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Google Unintentionally Highlights Torrent Sites in the US

Google Unintentionally Highlights Torrent Sites in the US

Google is reportedly highlighting the ‘best torrent sites’ in US search results. Several media outlets have reported that the search giant is returning a ‘Popular on the Web’ carousel of torrent sites as a result for the query ‘best torrent sites’ and even just ‘torrent sites’. The highlighting is thought to be accidental, as Google has in [...]

July 11, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Google Unintentionally Highlights Torrent Sites in the US

Google Daydream View VR Headset Launched in India at Rs. 6,499

Google Daydream View VR Headset Launched in India at Rs. 6,499

Google’s Daydream View VR headset is now available in India priced at Rs. 6,499. The VR headset has been listed on Flipkart and will include the controller as well. The headset was first made available in the US, UK, Canada, Australia, and Germany back in November last year. The headset is being offered on Flipkart [...]

June 12, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Google Daydream View VR Headset Launched in India at Rs. 6,499

Google Opinion Rewards Android App Now Available in India, Awards Google Play Credits

Google Opinion Rewards Android App Now Available in India, Awards Google Play Credits

Google’s quick survey app, Google Opinion Rewards, is now available in India alongside Singapore and Turkey. The Google Opinion Rewards Android app lets people answer few survey questions and win Google Play credits in return. The app was so far available in select countries excluding India. For those unaware, the Google Opinion Rewards is an [...]

May 27, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Google Opinion Rewards Android App Now Available in India, Awards Google Play Credits

Android Go: The Details Google Didn’t Reveal During the Keynote

Android Go: The Details Google Didn’t Reveal During the Keynote

Android Go was announced during the opening keynote of the Google I/O developers conference in Mountain View on Wednesday. Since the announcement, there has been a lot of confusion regarding the project – is it a new version of Android? Can Android Go devices run all Android apps, or only the apps that have been [...]

May 25, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Android Go: The Details Google Didn’t Reveal During the Keynote

Google I/O 2017: Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ to Get Daydream VR Support This Summer

Google I/O 2017: Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ to Get Daydream VR Support This Summer

When Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ were announced in March, it came as bit of a surprise that the top-end Android smartphones didn’t feature support for Google’s Daydream platform. However, this surprising omission will not stay for long as the search giant announced on Wednesday at its I/O 2017 conference that the support for [...]

May 18, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Google I/O 2017: Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ to Get Daydream VR Support This Summer

Four Google Chrome Extensions for YouTube Everyone Must Install

Four Google Chrome Extensions for YouTube Everyone Must Install

YouTube is still one of the most popular video sites in the world and with good reason. It’s got a ridiculous amount of content that’s available freely, and it’s fast and easy to use. But if you want to make YouTube a little bit better, then these four Chrome Extensions can improve the experience. We’ve [...]

May 3, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Four Google Chrome Extensions for YouTube Everyone Must Install

Google Play’s My Apps Section Revamped to Make Sorting Simpler

Google Play’s My Apps Section Revamped to Make Sorting Simpler

A revamped interface for the My Apps section of Google Play is now rolling out to Android users. The new interface, which was first spotted, provides users with better organised categories and more utility than before. It potentially helps clear space on your Android device by allowing you to sort the apps you have installed. [...]

April 21, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Google Play’s My Apps Section Revamped to Make Sorting Simpler

Google is buying a chunk of Twitter’s technology

Google is buying a chunk of Twitter’s technology

Gooogle isn’t buying Twitter, but it’s buying one of Twitter’s remaining parts. Alphabet Inc.’s online search division agreed to purchase Fabric, a Twitter business that provides a software toolkit for mobile apps. The companies didn’t disclose financial terms. For Twitter, the deal allows it to offload another asset as it faces pressure to deliver growth. [...]

January 19, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Google is buying a chunk of Twitter’s technology

Can technology replace teachers? You asked Google – here’s the answer

Can technology replace teachers? You asked Google – here’s the answer

Anxiety about losing your job to technology is both a rational and growing fear. Andy Haldane, the chief economist at the Bank of England, recently estimated that 15m jobs in the UK were threatened by automation. Technology is reaching such levels of sophistication that it is capable not only of manual tasks but cognitive ones [...]

December 7, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Can technology replace teachers? You asked Google – here’s the answer

Google pauses Fiber expansion, plans to cut staff on the project

Google pauses Fiber expansion, plans to cut staff on the project

Google parent company Alphabet announced Tuesday it planned to pause expansion of its high-speed fiber optic internet network and shrink the number of people working on the project. Google Fiber will continue to be available in all cities it has been rolled out to, including those where it has already started building, but is ending [...]

October 27, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Google pauses Fiber expansion, plans to cut staff on the project

Thailand presses Google over online royal insults

Thailand presses Google over online royal insults

Google has agreed to co-operate with the removal of online content insulting Thailand’s monarchy, the country’s deputy prime minister says. Prajin Juntong said he had met Google representatives to complain about material found using the search engine and on YouTube, a Google subsidiary. Google said it was following its existing policies on content removal. Thais, [...]

October 22, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Thailand presses Google over online royal insults

This New Feature in Google News Highlights Fact-Checking

This New Feature in Google News Highlights Fact-Checking

It’s hoped the feature will do a better news job than Facebook’s Trending Topics. Given what is happening in the U.S. election campaign, there has never been a more crucial time for fact-checking of news stories, and Facebook seems to be doing a fairly poor job of it. Now Google has waded into the fray [...]

October 15, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on This New Feature in Google News Highlights Fact-Checking