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Google makes it easier to share its speedier mobile web links

Engadget

Google's Accelerated Mobile Pages are great for speeding up the web on your phone, but not so much if you want to share links with friends. Frequently, the only hint at the original link is a brief mention at the top -- share the page you're looking at and you'll give people Google's AMP cache, not the actual site. You won't have to wonder where the original link went for much longer, though. Google is fulfilling a promise by adding a simple way to share the source for an AMP story. When you're looking at an article you tapped in search results, the AMP header bar will have an anchor button that shows the original link.


Google is getting a lot more family friendly

Mashable

Google has slowly been expanding each of its apps to work better for families. It even launched Family Link, a way for kids to use Google's apps with parental supervision. SEE ALSO: Google's new Google Photos update can now automatically share your selfies The company is now expanding its family offerings across many more apps, including YouTube TV and Google calendar, the company announced on Tuesday. The newly launched YouTube TV comes with family accounts and can be used by up to 6 devices. On Google Calendar, a new "family calendar" makes it easier to have a streamlined calendar for family activities.



ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Google celebrates international tournament with addictive cricket game

The Independent - Tech

Google is commemorating the beginning of the ICC Champions Trophy in perhaps the most addictive way possible. The international cricket tournament kicks off today and runs through the rest of June. The one day tournament features eight participants and the final is on 18 June. But if you want to get into the spirit straight away then you can head to Google's Doodle and get playing. The game that makes up the Google homepage is a simple but fun game of cricket, played by clicking the mouse to swing the bat.