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6-second video preview added by Google to mobile search

A major update has been announced to its mobile search results pages. Now, whenever your search results will show up a video, a silent 6-second clip will be shown to you by Google to assist you to decide if it is the actual video you wish to see. This will function for the most of the videos at present on ...

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Google Search app gets in additional shortcuts

Google is adding on another improvement to its Search app in order to enhance the search experience for its users. Indian users are what Google is looking to satisfy for now. The app will be unveiled later in the week. The updated version of the Search app is surely going to surprise the people in India. The update is made ...

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Colored status to roll out for WhatsApp in Androids

WhatsApp is currently what people prefer to stay connected with their loved ones. However, the rate of addiction to the app is escalating to a great extent. WhatsApp has a number of amazing features including status, display picture, and others. For making its app even more appealing, the parent Facebook has thought about bringing about a change in its highly ...

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SOS Alerts added by Google in its Maps and Search results

In a bid to assist its users to get emergency data about terrorism, natural calamities, and other disasters, Google is initiating SOS Alerts service. The data will be broadcast under the Maps and Search products of Google. Searches for related terms such as the event’s name or location will display an SOS Alert that gives a timely outline of the ...

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Google’s Chrome Will Now Filter Ads

Google’s Chrome Will Now Filter Ads

Various attempts are made by all the tech giants to give a clear content to the users on Internet. Google is also one of them. After going through appreciation on the assignment of “bothersome” advertisements on sites, the search engine giant Google is now moving ahead with its new ad-jamming plans and will insert a new feature to its Chrome ...

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Alibaba launches Tmall Genie—the Amazon Echo-rival

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. of China this week rolled out an affordable voice assistant speaker, analogous to Echo of Amazon.com Inc. This launch is the company’s first assault into home devices that are based on artificial intelligence. The “Tmall Genie,” dubbed after Tmall, the e-commerce platform of the company, has a price tag of 499 Yuan ($73.42), which is considerably ...

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Aadhaar integrated with Skype Lite for identity authentication

If you recall, in February, Microsoft had rolled out Skype Lite specifically for the Indian market at Future Decoded India event. It is a lighter, data-friendly edition of the video calling app for low-end Android smartphones developed by the Hyderabad development center of Microsoft. During the event, the company demonstrated the forthcoming Aadhaar verification feature. And finally, it is integrating ...

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Android users to have new Not Hotdog app

As the name itself says, Not Hotdog is something that can obviously be related to the food items. This is actually a concept that has been derived from a show “Silicon Valley”. The HBO’s Silicon Valley had the app first released on the App Store and later has been thought about making it available for all the Android users. What’s ...

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