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Microsoft’s Bing Censored Searches for Tiananmen Square, Xi Jinping
May21

Microsoft’s Bing Censored Searches for Tiananmen Square, Xi Jinping

Microsoft said that it was the result of a misconfiguration.  bing.com Chinese-Style Censorship  The censorship was implemented in some North American searches. It has raised questions regarding the company’s dedication to the information provided across the Internet.  Autofill Search System  It works like Google. That is, it lists suggestions according to a word or the starting letters typed into a search box. But it...

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YouTube Skip Feature: Can We Skip to the Good Part
May20

YouTube Skip Feature: Can We Skip to the Good Part

The graph will show the most replayed parts of a video.  YouTube Skip Feature  Yes, you can now skip to the good part and play the most replayed parts of a video because who has time to watch an entire video. The new feature was previously available only to YouTube Premium subscribers. But it’s now launching to all users.  If the graph is high, then it means that watchers of this video have been replayed it often. You can use the...

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Google’s Russian Unit to File for Bankruptcy
May19

Google’s Russian Unit to File for Bankruptcy

Its Russian bank account has been seized.  Unable to Pay Staff and Suppliers  Reuters reported that Google’s subsidiary in Russia will file for bankruptcy. It stated that the tech company is unable to pay its staff and keep its unit.  In 2021, the company had made $2.086 billion while its number of employees reached more than 100. But the authorities in the said country seized the company’s bank account. As a result, it...

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Apple Lets Developers Charge You Automatically for Subscription Price Increases
May17

Apple Lets Developers Charge You Automatically for Subscription Price Increases

Developers need to follow certain rules.  App Store Updated Rules  Apple released an update regarding subscription notifications. The new rule allows developers to auto-renew subscriptions without your explicit permission. It also applies if the developer has increased the yearly or monthly rate.  Previously, users would need to opt into a subscription renewal manually when the price of an app jumped. With the new set of rules,...

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Google Maps Introduces New Immersive View
May16

Google Maps Introduces New Immersive View

The new feature was announced at the Google I/O event.  https://blog.google/products/maps/three-maps-updates-io-2022/ Immersive View of Google Maps  On Wednesday, Google announced a lot of new products and features during the Google I/O event. In addition to Pixel Watch, the company also announced Immersive View. It’s a new feature for its Maps app.  It uses billions of photos in 3D with the help of machine learning. Thus,...

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