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Google pulls ads again from Podcast Addict because the app serves ‘copyrighted material’

Google pulls ads again from Podcast Addict because the app serves 'copyrighted material'

Google has an annoying habit of pulling the rug out from under Android app developers. It’s a story as old as Android—someone at Google decides an app violates some policy or another, and the developer has to scramble to figure out how to comply with the esoteric app guidelines. The …

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Google Maps Now Shows Public Food and Night Shelters Across 30 Cities Amid Lockdown

Google Maps Now Shows Public Food and Night Shelters Across 30 Cities Amid Lockdown

Google Maps is now listing public food shelters and public night shelters across 30 cities on its platform in India. The new feature that is aimed to help citizens during the COVID-19 outbreak, is initially available in English. However, Google is working towards enabling the experience in Hindi as well. …

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Google Phone v47 prepares to add Flip to Silence gesture [APK Teardown]

Google Phone v47 prepares to add Flip to Silence gesture [APK Teardown]

While some of us spend very little time on the phone, it’s still very important that we can make and respond to calls in the most intuitive ways possible. That might involve knowing where buttons are and what direction to swipe, what to look for on a screen, or how …

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Zoom Meeting App: Advanced Tips to Instantly Make You a Video Calling Pro

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Everyone is talking about the Zoom meeting app these days. Like you, we were wondering why the Zoom meeting app has suddenly become immensely popular. The answer is simple — a lot of people are suddenly embracing working from home, and Zoom claims that it has gone from 10 million …

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Google and Facebook are using aggregated location data to track lockdown effectiveness

Google and Facebook are using aggregated location data to track lockdown effectiveness

Google continues to contribute to coronavirus response efforts by leveraging some of its most honed tools — tracking and data collection. The company will now be using its technology to deliver new “COVID-19 Community Mobility Reports.” These reports will show just how responsive the populace is to measures aimed at …

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India Sees a Huge Drop in Visits to Public Places, Google Data Reveals

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Google has released a mobility report measuring the response to social distancing measures taken by governments around the world, including India, using location data from its users. Scores of countries have asked their citizens to stay at home and locked down public spaces. In its report for India, the trends …

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Google Data Shines Light on Whether Coronavirus Lockdowns Worldwide Are Working

Google Data Shines Light on Whether Coronavirus Lockdowns Worldwide Are Working

Alphabet’s Google has published charts showing how the coronavirus has brought hard-hit Italy to a standstill, led to runs on grocery stores around the world and prompted a stark drop in going-out between Mardi Gras and St. Patrick’s Day. The analysis of location data from billions of Google users’ phones …

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Google to Allow Some Coronavirus Ads, Starting With Hospitals, Then Political Ads

Google to Allow Some Coronavirus Ads, Starting With Hospitals, Then Political Ads

Alphabet’s Google will begin to allow some clients, including hospitals, to run advertisements relating to the coronavirus on its platforms, in a change to its rules on ads around “sensitive events,” which it plans to extend to political organisations. The new policy was laid out in a memo to advertising …

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Google Boosts Support for Checking Coronavirus Facts

Google Boosts Support for Checking Coronavirus Facts

Google on Thursday said it is pumping $6.5 million (roughly Rs. 50 crores) into fact-checkers and nonprofits as it ramps up its the battle against coronavirus misinformation. Fact-checking organisations, which often operate on relatively small budgets, are seeing a surge in demand for their work as mistaken or maliciously false …

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