Showing posts from May, 2022

Use cases enabled by Cloud-based maps styling | Google Maps Platform

  Recently launched Cloud-based maps styling enables simpler, faster map creation and deployment with no coding. You can use over 250 points of customization to tailor your maps and create richer user experiences, drive deeper user engagement and elevate your brand. It also saves developer time and resources needed to create, deploy, and test different map implementations. Cloud-based maps styling allows you to design, manage, and deploy maps for a wide array of use cases across web and mobile including the following:  Create real estate experiences that help your users discover their dream home Help users more easily get to your branches and ATMs Design travel maps that help users decide at which hotel or vacation rental to stay You can also customize which specific categories of business POIs to show, how many POIs to show in an area, highlight relevant landmarks, show detailed street maps with sidewalks, crosswalks, traffic lights, and much more.  With Cloud-based maps styling, you

Ministry of Education, Maldives partners with Finetech Consultancy to implement Google’s Future Classroom

  Further cementing its position as Google’s largest and only Premier Partner in the South East Asian region, Finetech Consultancy (Pvt) Ltd (FCPL), recently ventured into the Education Sector in the Maldives with a key initiative. The Education Ministry of the Maldives chose FCPL as its partner to onboard Google Workspace Education Plus as it embarks on digitizing the education system in the Maldives. The partnership agreement was penned between FCPL’s Founder and Director/CEO Clehan Pulle and Naushad Ibrahim - Senior Policy Director on behalf of the Maldivian Ministry of Education. “During the recent pandemic the entire world had to adapt itself to online education and it has brought about significant change in the idea of school itself. For countries like Sri Lanka and the Maldives that have such high literacy rates in the region the transition is of vital importance to keep students focused and continue the standards. We are indeed happy to be contributing to the Maldivian Educatio

Warning banners alert users of suspicious Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides files on web

  Quick summary  Previously, we announced warning banners for potentially malicious or dangerous files in  Google Drive . We’re extending these warnings at the file-level — going forward, if you open a Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides file on the web, you’ll see these warnings.  Getting started  Admins:  There is no admin control for this feature. Visit the Help Center to learn more about  advanced phishing and malware protection .  End users:  There is no end user setting for this feature. Visit the Help Center to learn more about  how Drive protects your privacy .  Rollout pace  Rapid Release and Scheduled Release domains : Gradual rollout (up to 15 days for feature visibility) starting on April 27, 2022  Availability  Available to all Google Workspace customers, as well as legacy G Suite Basic and Business customers  Google Workspace Updates

Finetech appointed as Google Maps Platform Partner for Sri Lanka

For as long as explorers have journeyed the seven seas, maps have been the key instrument to getting them to where they want to go. This ancient “art form” has truly evolved to a tool in the 21 st century that allows not just individuals, but also businesses, to quite literally navigate their way to a desired destination. Understanding the importance and unending possibilities, Google developed the Google Maps APIs in 2005. Since then it has evolved to Google Maps Platform and helps organizations and developers create better experiences and improve operations through detailed Geo-spatial data for more than 250 countries and territories.  Google’s work transformation certified partner in Sri Lanka since 2010, Finetech Consultancy (Pvt) Ltd recently became a Google Maps Premier Partner, adding to their list of capabilities with Google Cloud products and services. Becoming a Google Maps Premier Partner means FCPL is specialized in providing Geo-spatial experiences to their end users to op