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Joining Google’s Android Wear 2.0 party, Huawei launches Watch 2 & Watch 2 Classic

By : CIOL Writers

2016 may not have been a great year for the smartwatch segment, but with the arrival of Android Wear 2.0 from Google, other tech companies are joining the party and rolling out their contribution to the market. HTC, who unveiled a smartwatch

Google researchers break into widely used SHA-1 encryption

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One of the most common cryptography – SHA-1 – that has been in use since 1995 for colossal amount data like software source code, emails, PDFs, website certificates, etc, is now completely unsafe. Google security researchers made major waves in

Google to soon bring web version of Allo

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Though Google’s messaging app created a lot of buzz but it somehow failed to take-off as Google wanted it to. And amongst the many reasons for the same, one was the lack of Allo’s desktop version. Fortunately, that will soon

Google and Jigsaw launch Perspective, to rate your toxic comments

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Hate speech, swearing, harassment is all too common for any platform that has a ‘comments’ sections. Instead of holding the platform for a rational debate, many end up creating it a dump of trash. Many companies have taken initiatives like

Google is shutting down its Google Site Search

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Google is pulling the shutter on its Google Site Search, that was designed and created for web publishers who wanted to apply the industry’s leading search technology to their own platforms. Initially named as Google Custom Search Business Edition, Google

Samsung’s reputation currently at its lowest in the US, says Harris Polls

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Undoubtedly, 2016 was a bad year for the South-Korean tech giant Samsung. Though the company’s earnings report didn’t show any impact on the financial status of the company, its reputation has gone for a toss. According to 2017 Reputation Quotient

Google is testing a feature ‘Quick Unlock’ in Chromebook

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Bringing Chrome OS in line with iOS, Android, and Windows, and MacOS, Google has added a new feature – Quick Unlock – that lets you unlock your Chromebook using a fingerprint scanner. The latest version – 58.0.3007.0 – of the

Google is testing VoLTE calling services for Project Fi users

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After providing ‘Wi-Fi Assistant’, an additional data-serving feature to all Nexus users as a part of Project Fi, Google is currently testing VoLTE calling, with a handful of the Project Fi subscribers. In a Google forum post, Project Fi community

Google’s next artificial intelligence experiment, A.I. Duet is your new jam partner

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Good news for all the aspiring musicians. Now Google will help you improvise your notes and melodies, and also give you a partner to enjoy the jam session. AI Duet, Google’s latest artificial intelligence experiment is a music-playing piano bot

Alphabet’s Project Loon strikes a breakthrough

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Alphabet’s Project Loon that was launched in 2013 to provide internet to underserved areas with the help of a series of floating balloons has achieved a breakthrough of sorts by finding a way to keep the balloons in one spot

Google Home and Amazon Echo could be your new telephones devices at home

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The smart, cloud-connected speakers Amazon Echo and Google Home, can currently answer questions, read audiobooks, report traffic and weather, order pizza or an Uber, and apparently, play music. Adding one more feature to these smart assistants, Google and Amazon are

Share personal experiences of your favourite places through Google Maps

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After allowing users to book a cab directly from Google Maps, the tech giant is rolling out another feature to mark out the places you love and share it with your friends and family. The latest feature, dubbed ‘Lists’ will

Uber launches its mapping project in Asia, starting with Singapore

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After introducing its mapping cars in the US, Mexico, Canada, the UK, South Africa, and Australia, Uber has begun generating its own 3D maps of Singapore. “Feedback from riders and driver-partners in Singapore has also been a key motivation for

Pinterest hires Google’s Randy Keller as its head of search

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With renewed focus on its visual discovery tools, Pinterest has made an important hire in the form of Google’s former image search veteran, Randy Keller, who led a team of 40 engineers at Google, according to his LinkedIn page. In

Google Assistant may soon be coming to your old Android phone

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For all you Google Assistant’s fans, we have a piece of real good news for you. Well, you don’t need to go and buy exorbitantly expensive Pixel range in order to have Google’s AI assistant because it has already started

Google brings the VR experience to PCs, just update your Chrome browser

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Now, you don’t have to buy an expensive Daydream Virtual reality headset or Oculus Rift or HTC Vive to enjoy VR experience. With Google, you just have to type URL in your browser to enjoy an immersive VR experience. Google

Google confirms merging YouTube & Play Music teams for ‘best possible product’

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Google is merging the teams behind its music streaming applications- Google Play Music and YouTube Music into a single division to “deliver the best possible product for users, music partners, and artists.” As first reported by The Verge, the merger

Google-powered LG Watch Style & Watch Sport launched at $249 & $349 respectively

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Since last year, LG and Google have been making a lot of buzz around Android Wear 2.0. Well, the latest news is, they are finally here! In an attempt to make the long wait ‘worth it‘, Google’s Android Wear 2.0

Google launches Cloud Search for its G Suite customers

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Google has launched a new tool for its business users called Google Cloud Search that will allow users to search across G Suite products, including Drive, Gmail, Sites, Calendar, Docs, Contacts and more. The service was introduced last year known

Google updates Maps for Android, makes it easier to access features

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Google is doing away with the scattered display in one of its most widely-used applications, Google Maps. Instead, Google is bringing an uncluttered interface, making it much easier to access the app’s various features. The tech behemoth has rolled out