The announcement comes just few months after Cloud giant Google introduced Bitcoin blockchain support for its BigQuery data analytics service.
In July 2018, Google enforced a ban on applications that allowed mining cryptocurrencies on mobile devices. However, some apps with on-device mining capabilities are still live on the Play Store.
Google has updated its Play Store policy banning all the apps engaged into cryptocurrency mining activities along with low-quality and low-effort applications.
MetaMask, which enables users to run Ethereum Dapps, announced its removal from the Chrome Web Store, the reasons for which were not explained. Several hours later, it was listed again.
The collaboration of the Internet giant and a company with a strong expertise in distributed ledger technology is expected to become beneficial for both parties. Google Cloud will get an opportunity to increase its market share while fintech company can reach new audiences.
Google co-founder Sergey Brin revealed he is mining Ethereum. Speaking at the Blockchain Summit, he stated that the concept of zero-knowledge proofs is “really mind-boggling”.
The former Chief Technology Officer Injong Rhee left Samsung Electronics to join Google as an Entrepreneur-In-Residence to lead their Internet-of-Things business.
The company has announced its new service that will help businesses to manage their Internet of Things (IoT) devices and collect data from these gadgets.
As Internet of Things continues to expand, the globe’s leading companies are concentrating their efforts on developing the emerging technology.
Burger King ran a TV advertisement this week, which prompted Google’s smart home devices to read Wikipedia’s description of its signature burger.