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Apple, Google, and Microsoft are the most valuable brands of 2017

By : CIOL Writers

Technology industry was a clear winner when Interbrand released its latest Global Brands ranking with half of the top ten brands being technology firms. Without any surprises, Apple and Google topped the 18th edition of global rankings for the fifth consecutive year. While Apple’s

Apple changes the guard from Bing to Google for search results in Siri and Spotlight

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Apple is switching from Microsoft’s Bing to Google as the default search engine for Siri, iOS Search, and Spotlight on the Mac, the company has announced. “Switching to Google as the web search provider for Siri, Search within iOS and

Google launches crowdsourced TV show and movie reviews for India

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Google is launching a new feature that lets users contribute to movies and television show reviews within the Google Search itself. The feature, first spotted by Android Police, is available for users only in India on the web, mobile and app

Google announces ‘zero-touch’ Android configuration for businesses

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Setting up an Android phone may be a simple task but it does become tedious when a business with hundreds of employees has to configure devices across an entire organization. Now to fix that, Google is launching a new deployment method

Google is buying HTC’s smartphone team for $1.1bn

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In a bid to further boost its hardware business, Google has signed a $1.1 billion deal to acquire a team of HTC employees, many of whom have worked with the company on its Pixel smartphone. As part of the agreement, Google will

Google Pixel 2 XL images and price leaked ahead of official launch

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Almost two weeks ahead of its big official launch, Google’s Pixel 2 XL images and price are already out, thanks to Droid Life. The leaked images show that the device looks like the original, but with a sleeker rear two-tone

What to expect from Google’s upcoming Pixel event?

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Google’s October 4 Pixel event is being eagerly awaited now that Samsung and Apple are done releasing their new smartphones. While some upgrades are surely on cards for the next Pixel smartphones, users will also likely see a new version of

Gmail can finally turn addresses and phone numbers into links

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Gmail is often used to share information like phone numbers and addresses with each other. However, the precious time of users is wasted in having to copy and paste the contact information. So, Google has announced that Gmail and Inbox

Google partners Cleartrip to expand reach in India

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Google has partnered with travel portal Cleartrip to expand the reach of Google Flights in India, reports The Economic Times. This is Google’s fourth partnership after Vistara, Jet Airways, and travel portal Via.com. Google Flights allow users to search, compare and book flights

Google launches UPI-enabled digital payment app Tez in India

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Falling in line with all the recent rumors, Google has unveiled a new mobile wallet in India- Tez to tap into the country’s booming digital payments industry. “Send money home to your family, split a dinner bill with friends, or pay

Google to launch Pixel 2 on October 4

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Google is all set to launch its next iteration of Pixel series on October 4, as confirmed by a new advertising campaign and official landing page citing the date of the launch. The page says that anyone who is “thinking about changing phones,”

Google is rolling out video reviews for Maps

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Google has launched a new feature under its Local Guides program that allows users to upload videos of up to 30 seconds in length. TechCrunch says that the feature was made available by Google a couple of weeks ago, but now

Google Translate now supports offline translation in 7 Indian languages

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Google has announced its Translate app will now support offline translation and instant visual translation in seven more Inlanguagesguage. The app which earlier used to support Hindi will now also support Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu languages. To activate

Google Chrome 63 will reportedly help prevent MitM attacks

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As per Sasha Perigo’s tweet, the Google Chrome 63 update might include a new security feature that will help prevent Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) attacks. Sasha Perigo is a Stanford University student who interned at Google and has developed this feature with

Google Dashboard now offers simpler privacy controls and better support for touchscreens

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Google announced that its Dashboard is getting an update in terms of its design with a focus on simpler controls. The company said on its blog that the new Google Dashboard layout is designed mainly for smartphones and tablets allowing seamless

Google is shutting down Drive, launches Drive File Stream as a replacement

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Google has announced its new desktop application for Google Drive users called Drive Stream for Gsuite customers. This will replace Google Drive as the company announced that it is completely shutting down Google Drive in March 2018. Drive Stream is quite

Google now lets you edit business listings in the Search itself

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Google is introducing a new feature that lets you edit business listings directly from the Google Search engine. The feature which was in the beta testing until July 2017 is now officially rolling out. Google says all you have to

Google announces certification program for mobile web developers

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Google recently launched a certification program for the Mobile Web developers across the world. The Mobile Web Specialist certification program costs $99 in the US, which roughly amounts to Rs 6500. The new program joins Google’s existing set of certification

Xiaomi unveils Mi A1 Android One smartphone priced at Rs 14,999

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Xiaomi unveiled its first smartphone with Android One- Mi A1 at a launch event in New Delhi today. Google has partnered Xioami to revive its Android One smartphone program in India, as it aims at codifying the Android experience for the low-end smartphone. Dubbed Xiaomi Mi A1, its hardware is

Facebook and Google are leaders in the US mobile app space

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Facebook and Google dominate the app ecosystem in the US sharing between them the top eight apps and also the top six apps with the highest reach. Citing comScore’s 2017 US Mobile App Report, a Business Insider report said that Facebook and Google have a considerable influence