Google Will Start Deleting ‘Inactive’ Accounts in December. Here’s What You Need to Know

[ad_1] NEW YORK (AP) — Have a Google account you haven’t used in a while? If you want to keep it from disappearing, you should sign in before the end of the week. Under Google’s updated inactive account policy, which the tech giant announced back in May, accounts that haven’t been used in at least … Read more

CEO of Fortnite Game Maker Casts Google as a ‘Crooked’ Bully in Testimony During Android App Trial

[ad_1] SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney on Monday portrayed Google as a ruthless bully that resorts to shady tactics to protect a predatory payment system. His portrayal came in testimony in an antitrust trial focused on Epic Games’ attempt to upend Google’s store for Android phone apps. Sweeney’s more than two-hour … Read more

K-12 Schools Improve Protection Against Online Attacks, but Many Are Vulnerable to Ransomware Gangs

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — Some K-12 public schools are racing to improve protection against the threat of online attacks, but lax cybersecurity means thousands of others are vulnerable to ransomware gangs that can steal confidential data and disrupt operations. Since a White House conference in August on ransomware threats, dozens of school districts have signed … Read more