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31st

Dec

Apple’s patent allows Virtual speakers to simulate sound

Tech giant’s Apple patent concerning virtual audio positioning speakers will let users hear people who are physically located in the room with the help of special headphones.

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A.I headphones to rescue distracted pedestrians from traffic

Researchers from Columbia University have developed a Pedestrian Audio Warning System that can alert headphone wearers of the possible threat from passing vehicles.

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31st

Dec

29th

Dec

Bitmoji tv, a Personalized cartoon show from Snapchat

Snapchat’s customizable Bitmoji avatar starting in the month of February 2020 will become the part of full-motion cartoon series called Bitmoji TV.

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No political news in 2020 from Spotify

Soon, Spotify, the music streaming app with 141 million users will pause selling political advertisements.

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28th

Dec

27th

Dec

Russia is about to begin its own internal Internet

Russia has begun testing its national internet system that will work as a substitute to the broader web. As President Vladimir Putin has signed a law earlier, the country has leaned towards the approach for building and maintaining the necessary infrastructure for the internal internet.

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Google’s security tips for Google Pay Users for tackling fraud

To curb the rising issue of fraud, Google has advised users to keep their UPI pins extremely confidential just like with ATM Pin. Meanwhile, if there is something suspicious tracked, calling customer care should be the first step.

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25th

Dec

24th

Dec

ToTok’s has been pulled out from Play Store

The chatting app ToTok has been accused of working as a secret surveillance tool used by the UAE government for spying on people around the world. Meanwhile, the acquisition has been challenged by the owner and the co-founders of the app.

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Time to say good-bye to Google Play Store’s annoying feature

By rolling out the option of disabling auto-playing videos on Play Store, Google’s annoying autoplaying videos are not going to irritate users now. For disabling the video, one needs to go to the Play Store setting menu.

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23rd

Dec

23th

Dec

Accenture bought AI, Machine Learning Expertise

Accenture has recently bought Clarity Insights- one of the known experts in the field of AI and ML for systems integrator’s data analytics capabilities. The acquisition will help Accenture in addressing the growing demand among businesses to scale AI and ML efforts.

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Ola introduced AI-enabled safety feature “Guardian”

The ride-hailing company Ola has expanded its AI-enabled safety feature called Guardian across Australia and 16 Indian Cities. The feature with the help of real-time data automatically detects irregular trip activity that also includes prolonged stops and unexpected route deviations.

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23rd

Dec

21th

Dec

Apple’s bug bounty program is open to everyone

Apple’s bug bounty is live with a reward of $1 million. The bounty program now covers tvOS, watchOS, macOS and iCloud and is open to all security researchers.

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Sundar Pichai, the Alphabet’s largest-ever stock awardee

Alphabet Inc’s newly elected Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai would receive $240 million in performance-based stock awards for the next three years.

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21st

Dec

20th

Dec

For ditching Android, Facebook has created an operating system

Facebook is planning to build a social network to compete with the Android operating system. By doing so, the social media giant can enjoy more freedom for social interaction with the dose of privacy while eliminating disagreement between Google and Facebook.

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Facebook, the proud owner of Cloud gaming startup- PlayGiga

Facebook, building its gaming business has recently acquired Cloud gaming startup-PlayGiga. The startup has been working with telcos for creating streaming 5G gaming technology. Also, it has developed gaming-as-a-platform via Intel’s Visual Cloud Platform in order to offer streaming games to users.

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20th

Dec

20th

Dec

Google’s Gboard latest update bothering Android users

Due to Google’s recent Gboard latest update, users have faced some serious issues. In many of the cases, users are getting locked out of their phones whereas some are facing app crashing issues. However, the issue can be fixed by resetting data and the application’s cache.

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Uber is planning to launch an Air Taxi service in 2023

Uber just got a push from a secretive well-financed startup to get started with an urban air taxi service. The ride-hailing company claimed to join forces with a California-based aerospace company Joby Aviation.

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20th

Dec

19th

Dec

Google with Apple and Amazon is planning for open-source smart home standard

By cutting the chaos of whether one of the devices will sync with another, tech giants like Apple, Google, Amazon with other big names have created the “Project Connected Home Over Ip” group. The aim of the project is to create an open-source smart home connectivity standard based on Internet Protocol

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Spotify to revive social music discovery

“Tastebuds”, Spotify’s prototyping is the brand’s brand new way to check what friends have been listening to. The prototype is designed to let users explore their friend’s music tastes. However, Spotify does not have features that can interact with friends directly through the mobile application after setting out its inbox in 2017.

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18th

Dec

17th

Dec

Google’s Approach to Cloud-Native Security

Through Google’s BeyondProd, the tech giant had recently published its new security whitepaper detailing its cloud-native architecture safety. The system focuses on how Google connects machines, workloads, and services.

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Blockchain’s Node fixing approach by Alchemy.

Many cryptocurrency companies have started outsourcing their infrastructural problems to a startup called Alchemy. The startup is revealing the technology that could help developers build the killer use case for Ethereum and Bitcoin.

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17th

Dec

17th

Dec

New fundraising tool for charities and Streamers by Streamlabs

Streamlabs has launched its charity offering into its platform, making it easier for streamers to deal with the hardest part of donating, i.e- ensuring the money goes onto the right source. The firm also promised not to take any cut of charitable donations.

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Select Subject Tool for iPad’s Photoshop’s first tool update after launch.

iPad Photoshop got its first select subject tool update that automatically selects clean outlines for the image’s subject. The tool works by using Adobe Sensei’s AI for making selections while removing artifacts.

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16th

Dec

16th

Dec

Google Maps filters now search for EV charger plug types.

Another happening news from Google Maps new feature lets one search for electric car charging stations as per the plug types. Next time, when you will be searching for the place to charge the car, just fill in the exact plug information in the Google Maps filter bar below the search box.

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Google Stadia’s founder can now give a 3-month free trial to a friend.

Google Stadia’s Pro Subscription is a free-month trial that can be used on a Pixel Phone or in the Chrome Web browser. The trial will access a copy of Destiny 2 which can be played with a friend with excellent Wi-Fi connectivity.

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16th

Dec

15th

Dec

Microsoft is revamping not only Windows Logos but more than 100 app logos as well

Fluent Design is taking a roll on the giant who is all set to revamp the Windows logos. They are also overhauling around 100 apps that are available for users. The design is intuitive, flexible, powerful, and coherent design to make it consistent.

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Google is on roll with topmost launches and updates

Google is ready to enhance user experience with the latest introduction of spam message protection, RCS launch, and 10 million miles in Street View Images. The motive is to give a feasible solution to the users and work on enhancing the quality of apps.

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14th

Dec

15th

Dec

Apple fixes the bugs with the latest update of iOS 13.3

Apple enhanced the quality of iOS 13.3 with the latest update while fixing bugs and issues. One can easily access them in the Settings option under the General button.

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Now have easy communication in foreign language and messaging app all thanks to Google.

Google is regularly working to enhance user experience and make the communication easy even in a foreign language. Now, there is an interpreter mode for iOS and Android users. Google also introduced an Android messaging app with the verified SMS feature.

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13th

Dec

13th

Dec

Alexa-enabled devices are open for Spotify and Apple users

For all the Spotify and Apple users, now Alexa is open for them to enjoy their favorite podcast or music.

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Alexa Devices introduce the voice of Samuel L. Jackson

Nick Fury face of Avenger is now the voice of Alexa devices and is ready to entertain us all with his charms. Samuel L. Jackson who plays Nick Fury in Avengers, is now the voice of Alexa and anyone can change it to his voice.

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13th

Dec

12th

Dec

Big change of Chrome Browser is all set to be tested by Google

Google is ready to make it happen in 2020 with its latest Chrome features for the user to get overhauled look for smartphones. Along with this, the new update also contains the security that updates users when the password of their credentials are stolen.

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ToTok developers deny the spy allegations

ToTok was accused of stealing data and misusing it while using the app as spyware. This whole thing started when Google and Apple Play Store banned the app. As per the company, these have denied these claims and say that they actually respect the privacy of customers. The investigation of the app is still going on.

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12th

Dec

11th

Dec

Google all set to make 2020 the year of the users

Google Chrome has added a new feature of password protection, and upgrades with the new profile designs for the users in the new update. Not only this but for Fi subscribers the free Nest Minis.

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Using AI, Legos did a remarkable job to sort out Legos with the Lego machines

Daniel West created a Universal Lego Sorting Machine as a part of the AI environment to sort out the other lego. It uses the neural networks to make the recognition easy with the 3D image.

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11th

Dec

11th

Dec

Brydge laptop-style iPad keyboards available for the Apple users

Apple retail and online stores are now selling the Brydge products for 10.5-inch iPad Air and 10.2-inch iPad models keyboards. The products are Bluetooth based that are produced for MacBook-style for not Pro series.

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Huawei helped by the German carrier to build 5G network

The topmost mobile carriers Telefonica Deutschland helped Nokia and Huawei to build the 5G network. It is to help out the government with the campaign to ensure that the 5G network for the companies without the help of the Chinese telecoms equipment giant.

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11th

Dec

10th

Dec

Microsoft Windows 7 updates to end off on 14th January 2020

Microsoft announced surprising news to shut off the updates for Windows 7 in January 2020. Not only this, but they are also ending the malware signatures for the Security Essentials software.

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Google Maps are extended its incognito feature from Android to iOS

Last month, Google Maps added the incognito feature to Android which allows users to not save their search history. This update is now added to the iOS as well that will not track the history of the users or save it on the Google accounts.

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10th

Dec

9th

Dec

A new AR feature added by Google for stunning mobile and web apps

Google surprised the world with the latest improvement in the augmented reality world while unveiling the depth detection and physics addition to it. The AR experience has made the future more promising with mobile and web apps.

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2K is on the roll with its new BioShock Game

The new installment of the BioShock was announced by 2K under the name of its subsidiary Cloud Chamber.

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9th

Dec

9th

Dec

Gmail added a new feature to email your emails

Gmail is always on the run to improve their services to the users. Now, Gmail is set to start the new feature where users can email their emails as attachments. There is no need to send out separate emails for the different messages when you can compile them in a single thread.

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Google taking things to the next level with new info added of about 58,000 toilets in India

Google Maps now shows the information of more than 28,00 cities that have over 58,000 toilets. This initiative is to take measures for public sanitation so that users can get real-time information.

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9th

Dec

8th

Dec

Google taking things to the next level with new info added of about 58,000 toilets in India

Google Maps now shows the information of more than 28,00 cities that have over 58,000 toilets. This initiative is to take measures for public sanitation so that users can get real-time information.

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Convert the face into the video with Cameos edit of Snapchat

It is easy to be part of a video with your selfie face. With the latest Snapchat update, the users can cut their selfie face and merge it in a video before sharing it further.

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8th

Dec

8th

Dec

No need to download Minecraft when you can enjoy it on Browser

Celebrate the decade Minecraft milestone with the latest web version of the Classic game for free. There is no need to download the app and all the features of Minecraft Classic are accessible to the users.

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France airport introduced the latest tech with self-driving baggage tractor

Toulouse-Blagnac airport in France tested the latest automation of self-driving baggage tractors. It is said to be a step closer to the advanced future and making of the smart airport.

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8th

Dec

7th

Dec

Google working to brighten up the map with street lights

Google is working on its latest update that will show all the bright street lights on the map as well. The dubbed lighting feature is an update to offer security to the users so that they can avoid “no light” streets.

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To develop new AR glasses Niantic and Qualcomm teams joined hands

At the Snapdragon Technology Summit, Qualcomm Technologies announced its big collaboration with Niantic to work in the AR environment to build glasses, cloud computing, software, and hardware.

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6th

Dec

6th

Dec

Apple Clips app now consists of Animoji and Memoji

The new update of Apple Clips apps now contains existing features that include Animoji and Memoji. This new update also has added winter-featured stickers to give an existing look to the app.

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With the latest YouTube update, it is easy to voice search supporting streaming option

The new update of YouTube has everyone rolling with a streaming option for screens and consoles. Now, the users can use the mobile phone for voice search while it is connected to the smart TV.

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6th

Dec

5th

Dec

Android and iOS finally added Craigslist to the app list

1995 founded, an online classified website is finally on the Google and Apple App Store after two decades.

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Microsoft launched a new design with a promise to hook the audience

The Fluent Design System is the latest adoption for Microsoft that is making others follow their leads. The Microsoft Office will follow similar elements for more easy and fast features.

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5th

Dec

5th

Dec

Adobe expanding the business with the purchase of Oculus Medium VR sculpting app

Adobe acquired a Facebook-owned VR company - Oculus Medium and is ready to make it happen in 2020. Adobe will be introducing new features, development, and improvements in the upcoming update.

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Make sure to verify your age to use Instagram

Instagram is taking a step forward to be more responsible while giving access to users with a set bar of 13 years of age. The new users have to enter their age during the time of registration where existing users have nothing to worry about.

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4th

Dec

3rd

Dec

DappReview now has a new owner Viktor Radchenko, the owner of Binance

Binance acquired DappReview to offer the decentralized and secure service to the users for crypto and Dapp games. Get ready to have more insight into the decentralized finance services.

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Are you tired of downloading and sharing pics? Well Google Photos has a treat for you

Google revamped the settings to share the pictures as a private message and create a thread of messages. It is a faster and better way to share the pictures from the Photo Library.

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3rd

Dec

2nd

Dec

Now avail Quantum Computing as a Service from Amazon

Amazon became the middleman after the Amazon Bracket preview that is extremely secure and works on AWS service. Now users can get their hands on quantum circuits and qubits.

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Make a backup of your Facebook pictures over Google Photos easily

Facebook is making backing up pictures much easier with Google Photos integration via a single tool. The tool will be available in the first half of 2020 worldwide.

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2nd

Dec

1st

Dec

Microsoft went a bit high with the remarkable discount in gaming PC

Under the cyber Monday theme, Microsoft took things to the next level with free Oculus Rift. They are offering Oculus Rift free with the gaming PC granting more than $2K.

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