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‘Google Feed’ For Mobile App Launched
Aiming to deliver relevant search results for mobile users, Google has rolled out "Google Feed", a Facebook 'News Feed' kind of experience for its users. "We are announcing a new feed experience in the Google app, making it easier than ever to discover, explore and stay connected to what matters ..
Here’s How Twitter Can Improve Early Heat Warning Systems
Social media platforms like Twitter can be used to apprise the government as well as to provide assistance to the general public in the case of adverse weather conditions such as extreme heatwaves, researchers say. In the study, the researchers found that an increase in the temperature leads to a..
‘LinkedIn Lite’ Android App Launched In India
Professional networking giant LinkedIn on Thursday rolled out the 'LinkedIn Lite' Android app, a faster and lighter version of its flagship app, in India. The Lite app offers a seamless and intuitive experience of LinkedIn to users on Android's operating system, that accounts for 97 per cent of I..
Google Street View To Commence Filming In Austria
Google is to commence the taking of photos for its Google Street View service in Austria from Thursday following a long break in the process. The US giant showed off one of its cars in Vienna on Wednesday, that will be taking photos for the online service, where users can access 360-degree panora..
My App Will Provide Insight Into My Life: Urvashi Rautela
Model-actress Urvashi Rautela on Wednesday launched her own app named after her. She says the app will provide an insight into her personal life. Urvashi, who represented India at Miss Universe in 2015, has partnered with US-based technology firm escapeX for the app. "I am very excited for my..
Microsoft To Speed Up China’s Self-Driving Tech With Baidu
To help expand China's self-driving technology, Microsoft has decided to join leading Internet search provider Baidu to take the technical development and adoption of autonomous driving worldwide. As a member of the Apollo alliance, Microsoft will provide global scale for Apollo outside of China ..
Twitter Kills 90,000 Fake Accounts Promising Online Sex
After a US-based digital security company alerted Twitter about a massive botnet campaign promising online sex to its users, the microblogging website has removed nearly 90,000 such fake accounts. Dubbed as 'SIREN', the fake botnet campaign was discovered by ZeroFOX, a Baltimore-based security fi..
Google Brings Personalized Music Through ‘New Release Radio’
In a bid to enhance music listeners' experience, Google has added a new feature to 'Google Play Music' which would deliver personalized music based on users' preferences. Called 'New Release Radio,' the feature uses machine learning to select singles and album releases from the past two weeks bas..
Now Make, Share GIFs With Facebook Camera
Facebook has quietly rolled out a new feature that allows users to make short "GIFs" using the in-app camera. The GIF could be customized using several frames and filters and shared on Facebook, Engadget reported on Saturday. Users can tap the camera icon on the app and then swipe right to rea..
Google Maps Now Gives You Best Time Of Day To Travel
Google has quietly rolled out a feature in its Maps for Android users where they can see a graph on the best time to travel. Reportedly available in the US and Britain at the moment, the new travel time graph along with a common direction route -- has bars for half an hour before, and a few hours..