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Google Doodle Celebrates ICC Women’s World Cup 2017
After the end of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 that saw Pakistan take home the ICC Champions Trophy, It's now time for the ICC Women's World Cup. Google celebrated the opening day of the cup with its live doodle. You can try your hand with the bat as the doodle allows you to play a game of cricket y..
Google To Stop Scanning Gmail For Ads Personalization
Google has announced that it will stop scanning the inboxes of Gmails free users for ad personalization at some point later this year. Diane Greene, Google's Senior Vice President for Google Cloud, said the company made this decision because it "brings Gmail ads in line with how we personalize a..
Make Google ‘Duo’ Video Call Directly Within ‘Allo’ App
Google on Wednesday rolled out an update to its messaging app "Allo" that enables users make a "Duo" video call directly within the chat window. To be able to use the feature, both "Allo" and Google's video calling app "Duo" need to be installed on both ends, the company said in a statement. ..
Google ‘Facing’ EU Ban Over Search Engine Dominance
Accused of manipulating its search engine results to favour its new shopping service, search engine Google may face a record-breaking fine from Brussels of nearly $1.1 billion, media reported on Friday. According to a report in the Guardian, EU officials are expected to announce in the coming we..
Google Poaches Indian-Origin Chip Architect From Apple
Google has hired Indian-origin chip architect Manu Gulati, who was working with Apple for the last eight years in a key role, to build its own chips for the upcoming Pixel phones, media reports said. According to a report in Variety, Gulati had been spearheading Apple's chip development and has n..
Google’s Keyboard Now Recognizes Hand-Drawn Emoji
Google has updated the Android version of its keyboard (called Gboard) with a handful of features that make the keyboard more user-oriented. To start with, you can hand-draw emojis to find them helpful if you're struggling to track down the perfect emoji, Engadget reported on Tuesday. Gboard a..
Google’s ‘Daydream View’ VR Headset Now In India
Google on Monday launched its "Daydream View" virtual reality (VR) headset and controller in India which will be available on Flipkart for Rs 6,499. With "Daydream View," users can experience sports, live events and more in 360-degree panoramic view. Google's Pixel and Pixel XL are the first..
Google Rolls Out New Website Builder For SMEs
In a move to help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) leverage the power of internet, Google on Tuesday rolled out "Website With Google My Business", a new feature aimed at building a mobile optimised website instantly. Using "Google My Business", businesses can create their first website for fre..
Google Releases reCAPTCHA With New API
Google which until now used to prompt users to confirm whether they were robots is now rolling out a new application programming interface (API) that will radically simplify the reCAPTCHA experience. Google's reCAPTCHA is a free service that protects website from spam and abuse. reCAPTCHA uses an..
Google’s Virtual Assistant ‘Home’ Facing Glitches
Google pinned a lot of hope on its virtual assistant 'Home' to take on Amazon's 'Alexa' but it appears that it has gone bonkers with the users reporting indifferent behaviour from 'Home'. The virtual assistant is spitting out errors instead of controlling smart home devices and answering question..