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India’s Internet Users to Touch 500 Million by 2020, Says Google

With the advent of affordable smartphones and growing reach of internet across the country, India’s online population will reach 500 million by 2020, Google’s Asia Pacific Language Head, Richa Singh Chitranshi said. “India’s online population will reach 500 million by 2020 with majority of them being local language users,” Chitranshi …

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Google Brings Interactive Display to African American History Museum

Lonnie G. Bunch III traveled to Google’s Mountain View, Calif., headquarters a little more than a year ago to meet with leaders of the Black Googler Network, an employee group. The director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, which was then under construction, wanted to tap …

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Microsoft Brings Google Drive and Facebook Support to Outlook on Web

Microsoft has finally added Google Drive support for Outlook on Web to allow users to receive and edit the files from the Internet version of its email client. The company has also added the support for Facebook and made it easier to search for attachment in long conversations with its …

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Facebook Chooses New Mexico as Site for Next Data Centre

Facebook has chosen a village on the edge of New Mexico’s largest metropolitan area as the location for its new data center, an announcement that spread quickly Wednesday as elected officials celebrated a hard-fought win that could have ripple effects for the state’s struggling economy. News of the social media …

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Amazon Unveils New Echo Dot Speaker at Just $49.99

Amazon announced on Wednesday that its voice-controlled speaker Echo will be released in UK and Germany this fall and a new white model will be launched in the US. Interestingly, Amazon didn’t stop with the announcements there and also launched a new version of Echo Dot, shaped like a hockey …

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Two Men Arrested in US for Hacking Emails of Top Officials

Two men suspected of belonging to a network that hacked the emails of top American officials including CIA chief John Brennan were arrested Thursday in North Carolina, the authorities announced. Andrew Otto Boggs, 22, and Justin Gray Liverman, 24, are accused of taking part in a group of hackers nicknamed …

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Google’s Shop the Look Feature to Show Smarter Shopping Ads in Search Results

Google last year added ‘Purchases on Google’ or ‘Buy buttons’, making it easier for mobile users to shop while using Google Search. This was part of the company’s attempt to lure customers to its site rather than shop via Facebook or Pinterest. Google’s aim was to simplify the process of …

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Google’s Shop the Look Feature to Show Smarter Shopping Ads in Search Results

Google last year added ‘Purchases on Google’ or ‘Buy buttons’, making it easier for mobile users to shop while using Google Search. This was part of the company’s attempt to lure customers to its site rather than shop via Facebook or Pinterest. Google’s aim was to simplify the process of …

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Google Improves Safe Browsing to Help Site Owners Fight Malware

Google has been trying to fight the growing threat of cybercrime with its Safe Browsing initiative that among other things warns users if a website is potentially unsafe or has been hijacked. Affected websites are labelled with a malware warning to inform people why the site has been blocked and …

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Microsoft Reportedly Developing Its Own Slack Rival Called Skype Teams

Team-messaging app Slack has recently developed a sizeable user base and earned envy from other apps that allow group messaging. Microsoft is now reportedly coming up with its own rival group chat app under its Skype brand named Skype Teams. In basic functionality, Skype Teams seems to be fairly similar …

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