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Google planning on adding Smart Reply to Gboard
Jan20

Google planning on adding Smart Reply to Gboard

Looks like smart reply is coming to Gboard. Not a surprise that one, considering the fact that some other products from Google including Gmail, Inbox and Allo already boast of a similar functionality. Smart Reply, according to 9to5google, is coming to Google Gboard app in the next update scheduled to be released soon. When typing your message, the keyboard app will throw up some phrase-length suggestions in the row above the...

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WhatsApp reportedly testing p2p payments feature in India
Jan19

WhatsApp reportedly testing p2p payments feature in India

WhatsApp’s could be gearing up to give Google and other p2p messaging apps a run for their money if reports of a new payment feature within the app is true. Facebook, the parent company of WhatsApp as well as Google-owned Tez are already having their fair share of the market in India; but a competitor is around the corner. Citing FactorDaily as its source, TNW reports that employees of Facebook are already testing the functionality in...

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YouTube unfolds new rules to on monetization
Jan17

YouTube unfolds new rules to on monetization

Trust is everything there is in relationship [business or non-business related], and YouTube is repositioning itself in order to regain the confidence of its advertizers. To this end, the parent company of the video-streaming website has announced stricter rules to its monetization. The new measure is Google’s way of raising the standard for the YouTube Partner Program. With this announcement, publishers will now be better positioned...

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Google to add web support, better audio and group calls to Duo
Jan10

Google to add web support, better audio and group calls to Duo

Google is not letting the news of the departure of one of its experienced men hinder its plans for its video calling app Duo. With Fulay leaving the position of product head of Duo and Allo, Google is forging ahead with plans to make its Duo video calling app even better. So, it turned out that a Twitter user curiously asked lead engineer at Google Justin Uberti whether Duo would get Chrome OS, web, group call support, and better...

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Amit Fulay Head of Product Allo and Duo joins Facebook from Google
Jan09

Amit Fulay Head of Product Allo and Duo joins Facebook from Google

Amit Fulay has left his position as head of Google Allo and Duo to join social media giant Facebook. Amit left the Mountain View Callifornia-based search giant after spending the last seven and half years in Google. He is expected, according to 9to5google to serve in the role of “Product @ Facebook.” Fulay made the announcement on Monday on his Twitter page. His Twitter bio has been updated to reflect his new position. His tweet...

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Google Duo v25 will alert you when your battery is low
Dec23

Google Duo v25 will alert you when your battery is low

Among few other new features, Google Duo will alert you during video calls when your battery hits a low percentage. The low battery alert feature is part of version 25 of the video calling app launched by Google over a year ago. This is all part of Google’s plan to improve the general video conferencing experience. According to 9to5google, the alert will advice users to switch to voice mode from video in order to extend the battery...

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