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Google and Microsoft join forces to crack down on Piracy
Feb20

Google and Microsoft join forces to crack down on Piracy

Two giants in the tech industry, Google and Microsoft have both signed up to crackdown on piracy, reports the Telegraph—a British newspaper. According to the report, the two American companies have reached a truce with the government and the creative industry t end a long-drawn dispute over links to pirated films and music online. With this development, Google and Microsoft will now collaborate to clampdown on piracy, while the...

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YouTube calls time on 30-second unskippable video ad
Feb18

YouTube calls time on 30-second unskippable video ad

Google has announced that it’s killing off its 30-second unskippable ads feature on YouTube. The update, which comes into effect from 2018, is regarded by some tech bloggers as the company’s response to Facebook’s giant strides into live video. In a statement per Campaign, a Google spokesperson said: “As part of that, we’ve decided to stop supporting 30-second unskippable ads as of 2018 and focus instead on formats that work well for...

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Google Maps is rolling out shareable lists feature—just like a social network
Feb13

Google Maps is rolling out shareable lists feature—just like a social network

Anyone familiar with Google knows that the tech giant is never scared to try its hands on something new. The highly innovative tech giant is always trying its hands on anything capable of keeping its users asking for more. This time around, the tech giant is rolling out a shareable lists feature to its popular Maps app. On Monday, Google announced that one of its popular features on Google Maps, important places, will be expanded to...

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Virtual Reality is officially coming to Chrome
Feb10

Virtual Reality is officially coming to Chrome

Virtual reality is gradually getting all the attention it needs to make that much-anticipated breakthrough. On Thursday, Google officially announced that WebVR is coming to Chrome; this makes it easier to discover content spontaneously. It means you can now easily navigate to a specific webpage, click on a WebVR experience, and navigate it with your finger if that’s how you want it. You can also toss your phone into your Daydream View...

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Google Brain can make “zoom and enhance” reality
Feb08

Google Brain can make “zoom and enhance” reality

Google Brain, the deep learning project, can enhance pixelated images just like the movies   If you are a CSI tv-series fanatic then you definitely know about the infamous zoom and enhance process of suspect’s photos. And of course you know that this is not possible in real life. Well until now. According to a report Google Brain has developed a software that actually make images from pixelated and small photos. And...

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Facebook rolls out fake news filter in France ahead of the country’s election
Feb07

Facebook rolls out fake news filter in France ahead of the country’s election

Facebook is definitely leaving no stone unturned as election day draws nearer in France. To forestall a repeat of what happened in last November’s US election, the social media behemoth is introducing a fake news filter. Facebook, however, is not in this alone, Google too is pulling resources together to ensure a hitch-free election [regards the quality of news] is held in the European country. The Facebook and Google initiatives will...

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