Like ‘Star Trek’: Voice shopping seen as new frontier

Like ‘Star Trek’: Voice shopping seen as new frontier

Hey, Google, order a large pizza! Alexa, I need vitamins! Voice shopping using smart speakers and smartphone apps is starting to gain traction among consumers, opening up a new “conversational commerce” channel and potentially disrupting the retail sector. Devices such as Amazon’s Alexa-powered speakers and Google Home, which use artificial intelligence to respond to voice […]

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Google brings free Wi-Fi to 400 India train stations, reaches 8 million users

Google brings free Wi-Fi to 400 India train stations, reaches 8 million users

Google announced Thursday that it hit its target in bringing free Wi-Fi to 400 train stations across India, with 8 million people using the service each month. The initiative began in 2015, the company says in its blog, when it partnered with Indian Railways and RailTel to offer public Wi-Fi to the country’s travellers. It […]

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Google’s smart keyboard app Gboard adds doodling, YouTube and Google Maps

Google’s smart keyboard app Gboard adds doodling, YouTube and Google Maps

Aiming to ease accessibility of Google`s services, the latest additions to Gboard will help users access these services without opening the browser each time, thereby increasing its popularity among the customers. New York: In its latest update, Google`s Gboard, an app that integrates Google Search and other features into the smartphone keyboard itself, announced the inclusion of […]

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NASA to upload historic flight videos on YouTube

NASA to upload historic flight videos on YouTube

NASA will upload hundreds of historic videos of rare test flight launch and landing footage on YouTube and its website to better open access to the agency’s archives, according to media reports. NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center has begun uploading its entire historical archive to YouTube. It is all part of a continued effort to […]

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Is it good news for Indian IT sector as Trump favours merit-based immigration system?

Is it good news for Indian IT sector as Trump favours merit-based immigration system?

Washington: President Donald Trump favors a merit-based immigration system that will benefit US economy and create jobs, the White House has said, in views that would be welcomed by Indian IT professionals and entrepreneurs. The President has made clear he believes that (there) should be a merit-based system where individuals coming into the country bring […]

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Google Celebrates Birthday Of Scientist Jagdish Chandra Bose With A Doodle

Google Celebrates Birthday Of Scientist Jagdish Chandra Bose With A Doodle

NEW DELHI: Google today celebrated the 158th birthday of Jagdish Chandra Bose with a doodle showing him in his laboratory. The Google Doodle shows the scientist with crescograph, which is an instrument that he invented to measure growth in plants. It also determines environment effects on vegetation. Jagdish Chandra Bose was a legendary multi-talented Indian […]

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Google celebrates 18th birthday with a doodle

Google celebrates 18th birthday with a doodle

Google put out a special doodle today to mark is 18th birthday. The animated Google doodle, designed by Gerben Steenks, depicts the letter “G” as a balloon modeller, wearing a party hat and surrounded by confetti and streamers. The G blows up a long balloon and twists it into the letters “oogle”, to complete the […]

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Super-Fast Google Fiber Internet May Be Coming To Two More Cities

Super-Fast Google Fiber Internet May Be Coming To Two More Cities

Alphabet Inc said it would consider bringing its Fiber internet service to Los Angeles and Chicago, the two biggest cities the tech giant has worked with so far for the super-fast web service. The Google Fiber service, which promises Internet speeds of up to 1000 megabytes per second, is currently available in Kansas City; Austin, […]

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