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Apple iOS 11.2.1, tvOS 11.2.1 Updates Now Available to Download, Restore HomeKit Sharing

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Apple is rolling out iOS 11.2.1 update for eligible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices, as well as tvOS 11.2.1 update for the Apple TV, both of which restore HomeKit sharing after a remote access bug was spotted last week. iOS 11.2.1 is now available to download for iPhone 5s and later, iPad Air and later, and iPod touch 6th generation. tvOS 11.2.1 is available for Apple TV 4 and 4k […]

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Microsoft Brings New AI Capabilities to Bing, Cortana, Office 365, and Azure

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Microsoft at a press event in San Francisco on Wednesday announced AI-based updates for the Bingsearch engine, the Cortana virtual assistant, the Office 365 productivity suite, and the Azure cloud computing service.Let’s start with Bing. Microsoft says its search engine will now provide users with comprehensive and complete information on their search queries, thanks to its new AI-powered Intelligent Search features. One of the Intelligent Search features is Intelligent Answers, which uses Microsoft’s machine […]

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France Proposes Age-of-Consent Rule for Facebook Users

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All French children under the age of 16 will have to seek parental approval to open an account on Facebook or any other social network under draft legislation presented on Wednesday.The requirement is part of a French bill that seeks to adapt data privacy regulations and improve access to the information Internet companies gather, store and in many cases sell to other firms about people’s online activity. […]

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Facebook Messenger Reports 17 Billion Video Chat Sessions in 2017

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This year video chat took a leap forward with Facebook Messenger recording 17 billion realtime video chats – two times as many video chat sessions in 2017 compared to 2016, the company said.The art of conversation has evolved, and we’re no longer limited by just text. Just think about it, now you can group video chat with masks, choose from thousands of emojis or GIFs to add […]

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Norway Completes Transition to Digital Radio, Becomes First Country to Switch Off FM

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Norway on Wednesday completed its transition to digital radio, becoming the first country in the world to shut down national broadcasts of its FM radio network despite some grumblings.As scheduled, the country’s most northern regions and the Svalbard archipelago in the Arctic switched to Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) in the late morning, said Digitalradio Norge (DRN) which groups Norway’s public and commercial radio.The transition, which began […]

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Google Maps Go App Launched on Google Play Store

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Within a few days of its launch, the Google Maps Go app is now available to download from the Google Play Store. Google, at an event in New Delhi recently, had released Android Oreo (Go edition), an operating system meant for smartphones 512MB to 1GB of RAM. The new Google Maps Go app is part of a series of lightweight apps that will slowly become available for such devices.Google […]

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Google Assistant now available on phones, tablets

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Google Assistant has come a long way from the early days when it was known as Google Now. The search giant’s answer to Siri is now powering things ranging from phones to speakers to watches and more, with the Google Assistant already available across a number of devices and languages—and now, it’s coming to older Android tablets running Android 7.0 Nougat and 6.0 Marshmallow and […]