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Google adds six-second video previews to mobile search

In a major update, search engine giant Google has added a six second video previews to its mobile search results, the media reported on Saturday. Google would use some of its machine learning capabilities to actually analyse the entire video and then decide what six-second portion to pick for preview. The new update would now let searches in Android’s Google app or Chrome ... Read More »

HTC U11 vs Samsung Galaxy S8+ vs Google Pixel: Which Is the Best Camera Phone?

HIGHLIGHTS The HTC U11 boasts of a 12-megapixel sensor with OIS Samsung also uses a 12-megapixel sensor with a f/1.7 aperture The Google Pixel boasts of a 12.3-megapixel sensor and EIS The Samsung Galaxy S8+ (Review) and the Google Pixel (Review) are two of the best smartphones you can buy right now if a great camera is what you’re after in a phone. We saw this ... Read More »

Facebook Reportedly Surpasses Google, Microsoft in Terms of Profit Per Employee

Facebook has leapfrogged Microsoft and Google’s parent company Alphabet in securing maximum profit per employee in the second quarter of 2017 while Twitter suffered a hefty loss, a media report said. Facebook, which employed 20,658 persons in the past quarter – a 43 percent increase over the same period last year – made $188,498 (roughly Rs. 1.2 crores) per employee, according to a report in ReCode. ... Read More »

Facebook Reportedly Surpasses Google, Microsoft in Terms of Profit Per Employee

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook made $188,498 per employee Microsoft made $52,400 and Alphabet Inc $46,610 per employee Twitter lost nearly $36,000 per employee Facebook has leapfrogged Microsoft and Google’s parent company Alphabet in securing maximum profit per employee in the second quarter of 2017 while Twitter suffered a hefty loss, a media report said. Facebook, which employed 20,658 persons in the past quarter – a 43 ... Read More »

Nokia 8, Nokia Edge, iPhone 8, Google Pixel XL 2: Leaks and Rumor round-up

  Saying that there is always a hype for the high-end flagship phones as it comes loaded with powerful specs and some innovation in some cases. Today, we are going to have a look at the rumored specifications of some much-expected smartphones. Nokia 8 Popular leakster, Evan Blass has shared an image of HMD’s upcoming Nokia flagship — Nokia 8. ... Read More »

Google Quantum Computing Services Said to Be Available to Researchers

For years, Google has poured time and money into one of the most ambitious dreams of modern technology: building a working quantum computer. Now the company is thinking of ways to turn the project into a business. Alphabet Inc.’s Google has offered science labs and artificial intelligence researchers early access to its quantum machines over the internet in recent months. The goal is to ... Read More »

Google Earth to Let Users Post Stories, Photos in Coming Years

Alphabet Inc wants users to post millions of stories, video and photos on its Google Earth platform in the next few years, the program chief said on Tuesday at a launch event in Brazil for content focused on showcasing the Amazon rainforest. The “Voyager” tool allows Internet surfers to take interactive tours of exotic destinations on Google Earth led by the likes of primatologist ... Read More »

Google Testing a ‘Panic Button’ on Android to Help Quickly Exit a Malicious App

ious app The feature is currently disabled If there ever was a time for Google to come out with a panic button for Android, then this is it. Coming fresh off the heels of two Android malware-related reports this past week – CopyCat and SpyDealer – it is now being reported that the Internet search giant has secretly added a malware ‘panic button’ ... Read More »

Google Allo Web Client Release Delayed, Expected in ‘Few More Weeks’

HIGHLIGHTS Sneak preview of the Web client was released in February Web client will come with same features as mobile app Google announced that it was working a Web client in February If you are a fan of Google Allo messaging app, you might not be thrilled to hear the latest news regarding the platform. The search giant has now announced that ... Read More »

Would Your Business Buy a Waymo Self-Driving Truck — If Google Builds One?

Waymo, Alphabet Inc.’s self-driving car division, is working on developing self-driving trucks. The company behind Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) expects autonomous vehicle technology to make a big impact on the long distance trucking industry over the next several years. Companies would still likely use actual drivers for local pickup and deliveries, and then just rely on self-driving trucks for the long-distance parts ... Read More »