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Google introduces ‘fact check’ to global search results

Google introduces ‘fact check’ to global search results

Google is adding a fact-checking tag to search results globally, its latest initiative to help curb the spread of misinformation and ‘fake news’, the company said today. The new tags, to be used in all languages for users worldwide, will use third-party fact-checkers to indicate whether news items are true, false or somewhere in-between. “For […]

Google to buy Twitter?

Google to buy Twitter?

With Salesforce.com, Twitter might turn its focus to customer service communications and mining its database of tweets for business intelligence. Google would likely be most interested in the social and news dimensions of Twitter. Disney, by contrast, might see it as a way to expand the reach of its sports and entertainment programming. Binding acquisition […]

Google Allo: Check out the special features

Google Allo: Check out the special features

Google on Wednesday rolled out a new smart messenger Allo, which would compete with the likes of Whatsapp and Facebook Messenger.With its exclusive features in the smart messenger apps,Google sets out to create a buzz in internet and social media once again . Here are the special features: Allo has a smart reply feature which […]

Google Allo: How to use the messaging app

Google Allo: How to use the messaging app

Are you people bored of using messenger apps such as Hangouts, Facebook Messenger, WeChat, WhatsApp and Skype Messenger? If so, try out the new Allo, Google’s latest smart messenger. Google Allo has been officially rolled out on the Android Play Store and iOS App Store and is available for users to download. Here are the […]

Google may soon launch new photo management app

Google may soon launch new photo management app

If you are already in awe of Google+’s image functions, there is a bit of a good news for you. Google may soon launch a photo app with all the features of Google+ image and more. The app, called Google Photos, will initially be launched on Android and will be followed on iOS too. It […]

How to watch your own videos on Chromecast

How to watch your own videos on Chromecast

How to watch your own videos on Chromecast Google’s Chromecast device less Q. Can I play movie and music files from my computer to a Chromecast? Would that let me work around the Chromecast not being able to get on hotel WiFi? A. Yes, you can. Although Google markets this $35 pod as a way […]

Google Adds Traffic Alerts To Maps

Google Adds Traffic Alerts To Maps

Google Maps is about to get a lot smarter at spotting delays in your route and helping you avoid them: from this weekend the app will show more information about pesky roadworks, traffic jams and other problems on the way to your destination – so long as you live in the US. The current version […]

10 Google search tricks that you didn’t know

10 Google search tricks that you didn’t know

Whether you’re searching for images, news stories or very specific pages, the tricks below will help you home in on what you need… 1. Make Google search for ALL the words – without using inverted commas If you use the term ‘allintext’, Google will ONLY return results with all your search terms, but without forcing […]

Android co-founder Andy Rubin to leave Google

Android co-founder Andy Rubin to leave Google

Google said on Thursday that Andy Rubin, co-founder of its Android mobile business and head of its nascent robotics effort is leaving the company. Rubin will start a company to support startups interested in building technology-hardware products, Google said in an emailed response for comment on a Wall Street Journal report about his move. James […]

New filter to make Google more secure against spammers

New filter to make Google more secure against spammers

Google on Tuesday announced a new filter to restrict spammers from sending misleading messages, which would be focused on filtering the identical looking characters. The filters deal with similar looking letters from the Unicode Consortium that could let spammers fool people. Most companies, apps, and websites use Unicode standard icons, so that characters work across […]