Google Air Strike Alerts feature
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Google, the American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include a search engine, online advertising technologies, cloud computing, software, and hardware announced at the birth of the Russia-Ukraine war that it’s disabling some of its Google Maps features in Ukraine such as traffic information and crowd data. Google argues that the data could be used as military intelligence. check boldtechinfo’s report on Russian Citizens Turns to VPN Services

Now, the company is adding Air Strike alerts for its Ukrainian users. The new update comes as part of Google’s Play Services and reportedly, Google is enabling it on the request of the Ukrainian government. The feature is supposed to be supplemental to the already existing raid alert systems.

The Google’s VP of Engineering says that Google used the same low-latency system that’s as for detecting earthquakes.

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