G Suite Stories Today

Google App Maker is a low-code way for businesses and other enterprise customers to create internal tools. Citing low usage, the service will be “turned down gradually” in 2020 ahead of a full shutdown in 2021.

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G Suite Stories January 22

[Update: Fixed] Google Drive File Stream is currently down for some G Suite users

The business equivalent of Backup and Sync for G Suite is called Drive File Stream. Users of the enterprise app today are encountering some downtime and cannot access their documents.

G Suite Stories January 21

At Cloud Next 2019 last April, Google announced that the side panel found in Gmail, Calendar, and other productivity apps would open up to third-party developers. G Suite Add-ons are now rolling out of beta and will soon be generally available.

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G Suite Stories December 17, 2019

When an app needs to sign in to your Google Account, there are two primary ways to do so — securely with an OAuth token or directly with your username and password. Apps that use the latter method are considered “less secure apps” by Google, and G Suite accounts will begin to lose access to them starting in June 2020.

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G Suite Stories December 4, 2019

G Suite admins can now restrict security codes to same device, network

Two-factor authentication (2FA) — or 2-step verification (2SV) in Google’s parlance — is a crucial security measure. G Suite is now adding the ability to restrict codes to the same device or network on which they’re generated.

G Suite Stories December 2, 2019

Chrome URL bar integrating Google Drive search this month for G Suite users

When Chrome launched a decade ago, one if its marquee features was a unified field for entering URLs and searching. The browser’s Material Theme revamp last year added rich inline results, and Google is now integrating Drive search and file suggestions.

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