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Hate crime rampant in US: Google's AI-based site

San Francisco |Sunday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST

Violence that erupted at a white supremacist rally in Virginia may have shocked many but hate crime is actually rampant in the US, Google's new website using artificial intelligence (AI) to track hate

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Google adds 6-second video preview to mobile search

San Francisco |Saturday, 2017 1:45:06 PM IST

In a major update, search engine giant Google has added a six second video previews to its mobile search results, the media reported on Saturday.

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Facebook, Google activate SOS features after Barcelona attack

Madrid |Friday, 2017 11:45:10 AM IST

Soon after the Barcelona attack that left 13 people dead, Facebook and Google activated their safety check features to let users in the vicinity inform their friends that they were safe and get nearby

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Google rolls out 'Q&A' feature to Maps, mobile Search

San Francisco |Thursday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST

Google has rolled out 'Questions & Answers' feature to Google Maps and mobile Search to help users get information about places they want to go to.

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Google buys Indian-origin professor's health monitoring start-up

San Francisco |Wednesday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST

Google has acquired Senosis Health, a Seattle-based health monitoring start-up founded by University of Washington Professor Shwetak Patel, the media reported.

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Google to pay Apple $3bn to remain on iPhone

San Francisco |Tuesday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST

Google will pay Apple nearly $3 billion this year to remain as the default search engine on iOS devices, US-based research and brokerage firm Bernstein has said.

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Google hiring based on race or gender: Fired engineer

San Francisco |Tuesday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST

In a fresh onslaught on its former employer, James Damore, the engineer who was fired by Google over a memo criticising the company's diversity efforts, has said that the tech giant is discriminating

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Google, Scaleway dump white supremacist website (Lead)

San Francisco |Tuesday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST

Hours after GoDaddy dumped 'The Daily Stormer', a website that supported the white nationalist rally in Virginia, Google and French server-host Scaleway also banned the website from their platforms.

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Google pays high school student $10,000 for exposing hack

San Francisco |Tuesday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST

Google has rewarded an Uruguayan school student $10,000 after he exposed a security flaw which hackers could have used to access sensitive data.

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Google's Waymo patents 'soft' self-driving cars

San Francisco |Monday, 2017 7:15:05 PM IST

Google's Waymo has patented a technology that will make its self-driving cars soft on the outside if it comes across a situation where there is a possibility of an accident with a human.

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