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Google launches Play Protect to keep your devices safe from malicious apps

By : CIOL Writers

At this year’s Google IO Developer conference in May, Google talked about a number of security related tools to make the Android OS safer. Now walking the talk, the search engine company has launched Google Play Protect, a new security

Google Search app gets personalized news feed

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Google has announced a new personalized news feed for its app, offering a stream of content based on the user’s search history and the topics they follow. The feed will appear in its official Android and iOS app. The news

Alphabet Inc’s Google Glass gets a second life

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Alphabet Inc, the parent company of Google and several of former Google subsidiaries, has resurrected Google Glass. It has brought Google Glass back from the dead. The second iteration of Google Glass has been tested and deployed across many factories

Google launches Hire to help businesses recruit talent

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Google has launched Hire, a new tool that lets businesses more easily organize and document the recruitment process. Hire is built on G Suite and lets employers track candidates’ contact information, resume, calendar invites, and allow business partners to share feedback within

Google Fiber CEO Gregory McCray resigns after five months of service

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Alphabet high-speed internet business is once again without a CEO as its leader, Gregory McCray has stepped down after only five months in the role. Google’s parent company Alphabet is on the hunt for a replacement. McCray was hired in February as

Google now lets you make salon bookings through Maps and Search

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Earlier this year, Google had introduced a new feature allowing customers to reserve their spot in the fitness and wellness centers through Google Maps and Search. The search engine company is now expanding on that feature to allow you to

Google’s rolls out new Backup and Sync desktop app

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After a short delay, Google has finally released its Backup and Sync desktop app for Mac and Windows to help users more easily back up the files and photos on their computer. Users can now backup anything from pictures, important

Google acquires four month old Bangalore based AI startup Halli Labs

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Google has acquired Bangalore-based Halli Labs that’s barely four months old and specializes in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Neuro-Linguistic Programming. Halli Labs announced the acquisition late Wednesday.“We will be joining Google’s Next Billion Users team to help get more technology

Google’s upcoming Pixel XL may sport a squeezable frame: Report

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As rumor mills keep buzzing with regard to Google Pixel XL, a new report from Android Police claims that the Pixel’s next iteration may be a curious mix of LG G6 and HTC U11. While the original Pixel design is expected to

Google Maps makes it easier to find wheelchair accessible locations

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Google Maps has added a new editing feature that crowdsources accessibility details about locations, making it possible to add details on whether or not a specific location is wheelchair accessible. “When you want to share accessibility information about a place or

Will Google’s Digital News Initiative be a threat to journalists?

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Google’s Digital News Initiative (DNI), launched in 2015, is funding a large British news agency- The Press Association (PA) to build a software for automated news writing. The funds, to the tune of $805,000 will help to create ‘Radar’ – Reporters

Blocks- Google’s new VR art app that lets you create 3D models easily

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In a bid to boost VR adoption, Google has developed Blocks, a VR app that lets you easily create beautiful 3D objects in no time and is available for free for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift . Blocks is very simple to use

Google’s DeepMind heads to Canada for its first international AI lab

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Google‘s artificial intelligence (AI) subsidiary DeepMind has opened its first international research lab in Edmonton, Canada. The research lab is being set up in close partnership with the University of Alberta, and will be led by UAlberta academics Rich Sutton, Michael Bowling and Patrick

Google’s Cloud Video Intelligence API is now available in public beta

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Artificial Intelligence is the buzz word in the tech industry presently. As part of the company’s ongoing push to make AI accessible, Google has now released its Cloud Video Intelligence API to the world by making it available in public

Google’s experimental app Triangle helps you preserve mobile data

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If your apps running in the background consume too much data, you will be happy to know that Google has recently begun testing a new app, Triangle to solve this problem. The Triangle app, currently being tested in Phillippines acts as

Google Photos rolls out AI-powered suggested sharing and shared libraries

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Following the announcement made at I/O 2017 last month, Google Photos is starting to roll out Suggested Sharing and Shared Libraries feature. In a blog post, James Gallagher, Engineering Director, Google Photos wrote, “To help you share and receive more

Google’s Area 120 gets a dedicated website; unveils Project ‘Advr’ for VR advertising

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Google’s ‘Area 120’ that was launched as a way to retain the entrepreneurial minded talent at the company is finally getting a dedicated website that will allow anyone sign up to its Early Access Program and try out the new products. The

GVSCCL adopts Google Future Classrooms to provide holistic education

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Greater Vishakhapatnam Smart City Corporation Limited (GVSCCL), Andhra Pradesh today announced a three-year partnership with IL&FS Education and Technology Services Limited, a premier education partner of Google for Education to provide holistic education solutions including hardware, software, training and certification

Google News gets a makeover with its new UI

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Every day people come to Google News for a trusted view of the world. It’s there for everything from political news to sports action and daily local news. To make the news more easy to read and navigate, Google redesigned

Google hit with $2.7B fine by EU over search engine results

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Google has been slapped with a record-breaking $2.7 billion fine by the European Commission for abusing its dominance of the search engine market in building its online shopping service. The European Commission said that the search engine has 90 days to end