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'No positive response from Mumbai Police': Bihar DGP on releasing IPS Vinay Tiwari from quarantine [Video]

'No positive response from Mumbai Police': Bihar DGP on releasing IPS Vinay Tiwari from quarantine

While speaking to ANI in Patna on August 06, the DGP of Bihar, Gupteshwar Pandey spoke on Mumbai police's move of quarantining Bihar IPS officer Vinay Tiwari. He said, "Mumbai police's move of..

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Microsoft joins hands with Samsung for special Xbox Game Pass on Android [Video]

Microsoft joins hands with Samsung for special Xbox Game Pass on Android

With the launch of Samsung's new Galaxy Note 20 handset, the company has unveiled a unique Xbox Game Pass partnership. The tech company Microsoft has joined hands with Samsung to include a special..

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Virginia touts nation's first contact tracing app [Video]

Virginia touts nation's first contact tracing app

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam on Wednesday announced the first contact tracing app for the novel coronavirus in the United States that uses new technology from Apple and Alphabet's Google.

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Biden unveils $280 mln campaign advertising blitz [Video]

Biden unveils $280 mln campaign advertising blitz

[NFA] The Democratic presidential candidate plans to buy digital and TV ads in 15 states, including key battlegrounds and Republican-leaning states. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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Google announces partnership with ADT, to invest Dollar450 million [Video]

Google announces partnership with ADT, to invest Dollar450 million

Google on Monday announced a partnership with security firm ADT and said as part of this multi-year partnership, it will 'make a Dollar 450 million investment in ADT'. "Today, we're announcing a..

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ADT Stock Goes Up 97%

On Monday, ADT announced that it will be partnering with Google on a new line of smart home security products. Business Insider reports shares of ADT surged as much as 100% Monday to an all-time high..

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Australia to force Facebook, Google to pay for news [Video]

Australia to force Facebook, Google to pay for news

Australia will force U.S. tech giants Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google to pay Australian media outlets for news content in a landmark move to protect independent journalism that will be watched..

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Google One to roll out free storage management feature for iOS, Android devices [Video]

Google One to roll out free storage management feature for iOS, Android devices

The cloud storage service, Google One launched by Google in 2018 will now backup the data on iOS and Android phones for free with the Google account. According to the Verge, iOS app will backup the..

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Google's $2.1 bln Fitbit deal 'faces EU probe' [Video]

Google's $2.1 bln Fitbit deal 'faces EU probe'

Google's $2.1 billion bid for fitness tracker maker Fitbit will face a full-scale EU antitrust investigation next week, people familiar with the matter have said. Joe Davies reports.

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Top tech CEOs Facebook, Amazon, Google and Apple told they 'have too much power' [Video]

Top tech CEOs Facebook, Amazon, Google and Apple told they 'have too much power'

The four companies had to answer questions to determine whether they may simply be too bigView on euronews

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U.S. lawmakers accuse Big Tech of crushing rivals [Video]

U.S. lawmakers accuse Big Tech of crushing rivals

Google and Facebook took particularly sharp jabs for alleged abuse of their market power from Democrats and Republicans on Wednesday in a much-anticipated congressional hearing that put four of..

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Big tech CEOs testify on companies' practices [Video]

Big tech CEOs testify on companies' practices

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Sundar Pichai of Google andTim Cook of Apple are testifying on their companies' practices before Congressin a year-long investigation into market..

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Google To Allow Employees To Work From Home Until Summer 2021 [Video]

Google To Allow Employees To Work From Home Until Summer 2021

Google employees will be allowed to work from home until at least July 2021. According to CNN, the tech company made the announcement concerning their employee's on Monday. The company had initially..

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Google to replace certain Nest Thermostats that can't connect to wi-fi [Video]

Google to replace certain Nest Thermostats that can't connect to wi-fi

Tech giant Google has announced that Nest thermostat owners, who encountered a 'w5' error, would have their thermostats replaced if the normal troubleshooting steps failed. According to Mashable,..

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Alexa will soon launch Android, iOS apps through voice commands [Video]

Alexa will soon launch Android, iOS apps through voice commands

Amazon is currently working on a new feature for its voice assistant service Alexa which will allow the software to launch Android as well as iOS applications through voice commands. According to The..

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Google experiments with new video-based shopping app named Shoploop [Video]

Google experiments with new video-based shopping app named Shoploop

Tech giant Google has announced a new experiment called Shoploop that brings an interactive shopping experience to consumers. According to Mashable, created by the company's research and development at..

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The Ice Cream Flavors Each U.S. State Craves Right Now [Video]

The Ice Cream Flavors Each U.S. State Craves Right Now

Sunday is National Ice Cream Day! According to the Huff Post, to celebrate the occasion, Google shared a list of the most uniquely searched ice cream flavors, in every American state within the last..

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Trump announces Google will launch coronavirus site – just don't expect it anytime soon

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