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In addition to rolling out new security measures, Google said at the time of the WSJ report that it would pivot to rebuilding Google+ as an enterprise network, noting that “Google+ is better suited as an enterprise product where co-workers can engage in internal discussions on a secure corporate social network.”
According to the Google+ official support page, full deletion of content from consumer Google+ accounts “will take a few months,” leading some content to remain visible during the process. Once complete, the page says, Google+ will only available for G Suite accounts through workplaces or schools.
A U.S. Midwest Launch for 5G
U.S. mobile service carrier Verizon said last week that it launched “the first commercial 5G network in the world that works with a 5G smartphone” — starting in the midwestern cities of Chicago and Minneapolis, on the moto z3 phone model, which has to be combined with the 5G moto mod to work properly.
5G the fifth generation of wireless connectivity. Currently, 4G powers cellular connectivity like LTE. The goal of 5G is to support the rising number of mobile internet users, by providing better speed, handling more data, greater responsiveness, and connectivity to smart devices.