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Google Fires Senior Software Engineer For Writing Anti-Women Memo

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Google is reported to have fired a senior software engineer for writing a controversial memo on women. He is learned to have written criticizing diversity initiatives which was leaked online and sparked good protests on social media. A former software…

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YouTube Updates Policies With New Approach To Curb Extremism Videos

A report reveals one of the London Bridge attackers was radicalized after watching extremist videos of an American Islamic preacher on YouTube. YouTube has updated its policies to curb such videos from its platform. Google announced on Sunday the company…

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Google Banned 1.7 Billion Ads In 2016

Google lately revealed it has killed about 1.7 billion ads in 2016 due to violations in advertising policies. In 2015 the number was half and in 2011 just 130 million were spiked. Some of the common things in these ads…

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Google Maps Updated; Booking Uber, Lyft Becomes Easier

Google has a trend of repeatedly working strongly on its products and so is regularly done with its Google Maps. As a New Year gift to its users a massive upgradation has been announced and to the surprise of everyone…

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Google’s Self-Driving Car Unit Gets New Name – Waymo

Google has given a new name to its driverless car project. Henceforth the unit will be called as Waymo and it will be a separate entity under Alphabet, parent company of the search engine. Waymo CEO John Krafcik announced the…

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Google Maps Updated Offering Real-Time Traffic Information

Google has just updated its Google Maps, but only limited to Android users. Dubbed as Version 9.39, the updated app now allows to quickly view real-time traffic information. Earlier users were required to enter a destination or engage the ‘Driving…

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Google Launches Premium-Priced Pixel Smartphone

Google launched Tuesday at a San Francisco event premium-priced Pixel smartphones along with other devices equipped with artificial intelligence. Pixel is an in-house designed phone of the search giant and a part of its expanded hardware segment that also unveiled…

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Google Developing New Drone Technology To Smoothen Up Conferences

Google is patenting a new drone technology that can help for smooth and better conferencing amid the scenario when offices suffer from unreliable video conferences due to bad internet connections as well as overworked computers. The idea behind the patent…

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Britain To See Driverless Vehicles Tested On Select Roads By 2017

Britain has announced from 2017 driverless cars can be tested on its motorways, paving way for the goal of allowing autonomous cars to take the streets by 2020. According to Finance Minister George Osborne, the government will be removing regulatory…

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Google Launches Project Loon Trials In Sri Lanka

Google is highly ambitious with its Project Loon technology to deliver high-speed Internet service. After successful testing in California, Brazil and New Zealand, the trials are to being in Sri Lanka now. Three balloons will be used in the testing.…

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