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Google

A publicly-traded company primarily offering a web portal. Originally a search engine in the 1990s and early 2000s, Google expanded to online messaging, e-mail services, web video, mobile phones and so forth. Google monetizes its operations primarily through advertisements. It was founded in 1998. See also: Yahoo.
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Google Accounts users may want to be cautious about the company combining information from multiple services, Dixon of World Privacy Forum said.
With everything from Google Docs, Gmail and Google Maps to Google Book Search (bringing more than 600,000 free titles not to Amazon's Kindle but to Sony's competing Reader device) and now Google Sites, there's never been a better time to use your Google account to get productive on the Web.
This is a new tool which makes it possible to sync data among Mac and Windows Mobile devices, other Macs, Nokia S40 phones and Google account.
If the user's email address got linked with the Google Account used by Microsoft on YouTube, he might have gained the ability to perform a password reset.
If the victim were to be logged-on to their Google Account at the time, the attacker, by virtue of having the victim's cookie, could have gained access to some of the Google services like the victim's personal account information, his/her saved searches, Froogle's wish list, Google alerts, or even identify the user in the Google Groups.
Users can choose not to log into an Android phone with a Google Account and still use it to place phone calls, send text messages, browse the web, and use certain Google applications that do not require account authentication such as Google Maps," he added.
It's unclear how widespread his abuses were, but in at least four cases, he spied on minors' Google accounts without their consent," Coughran said.
All in all, Google Dashboard holds a lot of potentially sensitive data, giving users yet another good reason to have strong passwords on their Gmail or other Google accounts.
Many users keep multiple Google accounts on the same PC.
Syncdocs has a couple of other handy features, you can sync folders from anywhere on PC and network, it has seamless Windows integration making it easy to use, and it supports syncing multiple Google accounts simultaneously.
com)-- Tech4Learning has released an update to Wixie that allows organizations to use Google Accounts for authenticating users.
That means anyone who can hack the Google account, or a Google Domain administrator can access your Google Drive files.