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Bengaluru: Ride-hailing app Ola on Tuesday announced an inter-city travel partnership with Google that would help long-distance commuters discover Ola’s “Outstation” category on Google Maps. The move enables bookings from 23 cities to over 215 one-way routes in the country. In the coming weeks, the integration would be expanded to 500 routes. “Google and Ola, have …

San Francisco: The wait for Android O is all set to end on August 21 at an event where Google might unveil what the ‘O’ actually stands for in Android 8. Google had released the very last Android O Developer Preview (version 4) recently and the major software update would start with the Pixel line-up …

Madrid: 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 support. Facebook created a page, titled “The attack in Barcelona, Spain” which users used to “check in as safe”, The Telegraph …

New Delhi: The government has directed technology giants, including Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Yahoo to remove all links which direct users to the dangerous online game “The Blue Whale Challenge”. The game had allegedly claimed the life of a Mumbai teenager Manpreet Singh Sahani last month. “Instances of children committing suicide while playing Blue Whale Challenge …

San Francisco: The “Google Camera” application named has been updated to feature a selfie flash which is usually missing from the front cameras of most smartphones, the media reported on Saturday. As noted by Google, the latest version is designed to work on recent Nexus and Pixel devices running Android 7.1.1 and above, The Verge …

San Francisco: After reportedly cancelling a town hall meeting to allay the fears over an anti-diversity manifesto, Google’s India-born CEO Sundar Pichai finally addressed a coding event for girls on the campus. “I want you to know there’s a place for you in this industry. There’s a place for you at Google. Don’t let anyone tell …

New Delhi: In a bid to further improve the search experience for its users in India, Google on Thursday introduced latest update to its ‘Search’ app. The update, available in English, would provide users easy access to information like cricket scores and statistics, weather, nearby restaurants, ATMs, grocery stores and more, Google said in a …

San Francisco:  In an apparent bid to take on Google-owned YouTube, Facebook has rolled out ‘Watch’ – a redesigned video platform for creators and publishers. The social media giant last year launched ‘Video’ tab in the US which offered a predictable place to find videos on Facebook. “Now we want to make it even easier to …