New features include a Privacy Grade rating (A-F) when you visit a website.
All such feel-good messages was driving a 10-fold increase in the number of Google searches for “Good Morning images” over the past five years.
Reports: Wall Street Journal, Scroll.in, Business Standard
This is different from the process so far, which was using the Alexa app for merely managing settings for the smart speaker & so on.
The new redesign offers larger images, a focus on curation & reviews + more.
The company is calling it a “refined version of Android”. The Total operating system currently comes embedded in 4 phones .
Reports: TechCrunch, ETtech.com
In fact, India actually surpassed the United States in terms of total app downloads last year. Both the US & India trailed China by a comfortable margin.
Google says the update will only affect pages that “deliver the slowest experience to users” & it will only affect a small percentage of queries.
Use it to track your mobile usage or to get a tech detox.
Another never-before-seen feature is the ability to steal WhatsApp messages. This, it does, by abusing the Android Accessibility Service that’s designed to help users who have disabilities or who may temporarily be unable to fully interact with a device.
The development is a “major milestone” in the push to have search engines such as Bing & intelligent assistants such as Cortana interact with people & provide information in more natural ways, much like people communicate with each other.
Despite launching products like Instant Articles & News Feed, FB realized, not too late in the day, that its relationship with publishers was going nowhere. In fact, it was proving to be detrimental & quite frankly, a headache for Mark.Z & his team. So the goodbye.