Category techNology

30 Mar

Google Calendar App now available for iPad

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iPad users should be happy as Google has now launched its Calendar app for iPad as well with its latest update. Earlier the app was available to Android(smartphone and tablet), Web and iPhone users, and now with latest update(version 2.0.0), the Calendar app has been provided for iPad as well. Google Calendar Features Goals that allow
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29 Mar

Bengali Language Support added to Google Knowledge Graph

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Aimed at helping Bengali speakers discover new information quickly, Google today announced the introduction of Knowledge Graph in Bengali language on Google Search. In addition, Google Search will now also support spell correction for Bengali queries improving the Search experience for the millions of Bengali speakers around the world. The Knowledge Graph enables users to
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27 Mar

Indian Railways to have integrated software for faster data collection

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Integrated software “IR-OneICT” to be used by railways as a single source of authentic information for the rail sector. According to railway minister Mr. Suresh Prabhu, the IR-OneICT integrated software will be the game changer which can optimise Rs50,000-60,000 crore over the years for railways. The integrated software IR-OneICT, a first-of-its-kind for Railways, will enable data
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24 Mar

Twitter considers paid ‘premium’ service for power users

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Twitter, the micro-blogging service , which has struggled to grow its user base in recent years, is carrying out surveys to “assess interest” in the idea. Twitter started surveying members on a paid subscription service that would give frequent users more tools. According to survey this week, Twitter is looking at building a more powerful version of
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23 Mar

Real Time Location Sharing Feature with Google Maps

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Supported OS? Google Maps today announced a new real-time location sharing feature which will be available for both Android and iOS users. Users will be able to share their real-time location with anyone and the people they share with will be able to see the location on Android, iPhone, mobile web, and desktop. How to
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20 Mar

New e-tattoos will turn your skin into smartphone controller

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In Berlin, Scientists have developed ultrathin temporary electronic tattoos which can turn skin blemishes and wrinkles into touch-sensitive buttons for controlling your smartphone. Researchers, including those from Saarland University in Germany, used conductive ink to print wires and electrodes on temporary tattoo paper. The tattoos, called SkinMarks, are thinner than the width of a human
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19 Mar

Google offers more control, after offensive content ads lead to brand boycott

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After Google fails to provide assurance The U.K. government, the Guardian newspaper and France’s Havas (the world’s sixth-largest advertising and marketing company) pulled ads from Google and YouTube on Friday after failing to get assurances from Google that the ads wouldn’t appear next to offensive material. Havas’ clients include mobile network O2, Royal Mail Plc,
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