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Google makes new updates to My Business app; adds Search, Map support

Google makes new updates to My Business app; adds Search, Map support

The app was first released in June 2014.

Jan 23, 2019, 13:00 PM IST
LG to unveil G8 ThinQ on eve of MWC 2019

LG to unveil G8 ThinQ on eve of MWC 2019

The company also plans to showcase 5G-enabled phones during the mobile event, with a local launch expected in March, LG officials said.

Jan 23, 2019, 12:59 PM IST
Google to start retiring hangouts for G Suite users in October: Report

Google to start retiring hangouts for G Suite users in October: Report

The tech giant said that Hangouts retirement will start in October 2019.

Jan 23, 2019, 12:56 PM IST
ZTE completes world's first 5G call with prototype smartphone

ZTE completes world's first 5G call with prototype smartphone

The test adopts ZTE's 5G end-to-end solution.

Jan 18, 2019, 17:57 PM IST
Google Photos to get new features including suggested sharing

Google Photos to get new features including suggested sharing

Even though the teardown does not exactly reveal how the feature would function, it will probably take into account user interactions with the app and suggest sharing based on that.

Jan 18, 2019, 13:18 PM IST
Microsoft not in favour of restricting cross-border data flows

Microsoft not in favour of restricting cross-border data flows

Dhakad added that local laws will also need to be interoperable with global standards or contracts that protect personal data regardless of its location.

Jan 18, 2019, 10:29 AM IST
Streaming platforms Netflix, Hotstar, 7 others sign self-regulation code

Streaming platforms Netflix, Hotstar, 7 others sign self-regulation code

Amazon Prime, however, has not signed up for the pact that also covers sexual topics, among others, and sets a mechanism for consumer complaints.

Jan 18, 2019, 10:27 AM IST
Consumers downloaded 194 billion apps in 2018, spent $101 billion in app stores: App Annie

Consumers downloaded 194 billion apps in 2018, spent $101 billion in app stores: App Annie

The study found that time spent in-app grew 50 percent from 2016 to 2018 and downloads were up 35 period over the same period.

Jan 17, 2019, 18:06 PM IST
Iconic Moto Razr to make comeback in US

Iconic Moto Razr to make comeback in US

It is not known whether the device would be launched in India.

Jan 17, 2019, 17:57 PM IST
773mn unique email IDs, 21 million unique passwords leaked

773mn unique email IDs, 21 million unique passwords leaked

The leaked files, however, do not include information such as credit card details.

Jan 17, 2019, 17:54 PM IST
Google increases price of G Suite

Google increases price of G Suite

The reason for the price hike is Google`s aggressive approach towards adding new apps, features, and benefits, to compete Microsoft`s Office Suite.

Jan 17, 2019, 12:26 PM IST
Amazon's Echo Input now available in India

Amazon's Echo Input now available in India

The device features a four-microphone arrangement to allow users to talk to Alexa from across the room using the Alexa app.

Jan 17, 2019, 12:25 PM IST
NASA to use Blockchain technology for air traffic management

NASA to use Blockchain technology for air traffic management

Blockchain would address the potential issues of privacy, prevent spoofing, denial of service and other attacks.

Jan 16, 2019, 15:36 PM IST
YouTube bans dangerous, harmful pranks

YouTube bans dangerous, harmful pranks

The site said it would not allow videos that featured "pranks with a perceived danger of serious physical injury".

Jan 16, 2019, 13:54 PM IST
Indian m-commerce market to more than double over next 4 years, set to be worth $54 bn

Indian m-commerce market to more than double over next 4 years, set to be worth $54 bn

Mobile commerce is also on track to overtake desktop sales as the online channel of choice as early as 2020 in India, the survey found.

Jan 15, 2019, 18:22 PM IST
YouTube to remove share activity feature on Twitter

YouTube to remove share activity feature on Twitter

However, users would still be able to add links from their social media to their YouTube channels and share videos from pages.

Jan 14, 2019, 14:09 PM IST
Google discontinues manufacture of Chromecast Audio device

Google discontinues manufacture of Chromecast Audio device

Google`s present range of smart speakers including Google Home, Google Home Mini, Google Home Max and Google Home Hub.

Jan 14, 2019, 11:34 AM IST
Amazon to kick off 3-day Great Indian Sale from January 20

Amazon to kick off 3-day Great Indian Sale from January 20

The three day sale will kick off on January 20 and run till January 23.

Jan 14, 2019, 10:30 AM IST
Xiaomi launches 2 smart TVs, Mi soundbar

Xiaomi launches 2 smart TVs, Mi soundbar

The Mi soundbar will be available via Mi.com and Mi Home stores for Rs 4,999, starting January 16.

Jan 11, 2019, 12:31 PM IST
Intex launches Multimedia Trolley Speaker T-200, Tower Speaker with Dual Mike

Intex launches Multimedia Trolley Speaker T-200, Tower Speaker with Dual Mike

The Multimedia Trolley Speaker is equipped with 7.4V/2200mAh rechargeable battery.

Jan 10, 2019, 14:10 PM IST