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SaaS Updates Summary: November 6 – November 10

BetterCloud Monitor

November 13, 2017

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Last week, Google launched a competitor to Apple’s AirDrop, and new research reveals disturbing statistics about malicious account takeovers.

Insert Images More Easily in Google Docs, Slides, and Drawings

G Suite | A picture is worth a thousand words… especially when you can add it to your document, presentation, or drawing quickly and easily.

From Brainstorming to Action With the Smartsheet Live App for Quip

Smartsheet | The Smartsheet Live App for Quip enables users to negotiate their entire process from ideation through execution within Quip. This enables all members of the team to see and edit all aspects of an initiative, including the initial ideas, goals, and plans.

Google to Launch an AirDrop Competitor, File Manager, and Cleanup Utility Called Files Go

Google | Google is preparing to soon launch a new mobile app called Files Go that will allow Android users to better manage the files on their phone, transfer those files easily – even when offline – as well as free up storage space on their devices as needed. The app will become available to users worldwide in early December.

Lock It Down: Introducing Comment-Only Projects in Asana

Asana | Create comment-only projects so your work always stays the way you left it. This new way to lock down projects in Asana Premium lets you share information with your entire team or company, without worrying about unwanted changes or edits.

Copy Comments and Suggestions in Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides

G Suite | Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides make it easier than ever to collaborate on great content. Which is why it’s increasingly important not to lose a history of that collaboration when you duplicate a document, spreadsheet, or presentation. With that in mind, we’re making it possible to copy comments and suggestions any time you make a copy of a Docs, Sheets, or Slides file.

New Languages Now Supported in Google Docs and Slides Files, as Well as Docs Editors Templates

G Suite | No matter where you or your customers or colleagues are located, we want to make sure Google Docs and Slides work for you at work. That’s why we’re expanding the font catalogue in Docs and Slides to support 62 languages, including non-Latin scripts like Cyrillic and Devanagari (with more coming soon!).

Create and Edit Objects in Jams On Your Mobile Phone

G Suite | Building off of the recent improvements to the Jamboard app for your mobile phone, the latest Jamboard release allows you to do even more on the go with your phone. We’re also making it easier to move content between frames on your Jamboard device.

New Research: Understanding the Root Cause of Account Takeover

Google Security | Account takeover, or ‘hijacking’, is unfortunately a common problem for users across the web. More than 15% of Internet users have reported experiencing the takeover of an email or social networking account.

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