Google introduces Family Link, its own parental control software for Android

Google introduces Family Link, its own parental control software for Android

Google has just one-upped Apple on mobile in a significant way: today the company today announced the launch of Family Link, an application for parents that lets them establish a child’s first Google account, as well as utilize a series of  parental controls...
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14 ‘Intel India Maker Lab’ Startups Demo Products, Solutions

14 ‘Intel India Maker Lab’ Startups Demo Products, Solutions

Intel India on Wednesday hosted its first “Maker Lab Startup Conclave and Demo Showcase” at its campus here where 14 startups from the first batch of “Intel India Maker Lab” showcased their products and solutions. Set up a year ago,...
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Google Gets Serious About Cloud Services

Google Gets Serious About Cloud Services

Google, which lags far behind Amazon and Microsoft in the cloud infrastructure services space, last week released a slew of machine learning and analytics products and services. The Cloud Machine Learning platform provides access through REST APIs to the techn...
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FCC Privacy Proposal Troubles Broadband Internet Providers

FCC Privacy Proposal Troubles Broadband Internet Providers

Broadband Internet service providers are wary of a government plan to impose consumer privacy protection regulations on the sector. The Federal Communications Commission likely will issue the proposed regulations by Friday. It will accept public comment on the...
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FCC Commissioner Sounds Alarm Over Netflix Throttling

FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly on Tuesday suggested the government should investigate Netflix’s practice of throttling video content delivery to customers using mobile devices. “Netflix has attempted to paint a picture of altruism whereby ...
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For Many Users, Instagram Algorithm Is Not a Pretty Picture

For Many Users, Instagram Algorithm Is Not a Pretty Picture

Instagram on Monday moved to calm concerns among some users about a proposed change in the way content appears in their feeds. Celebrities such as Kylie Jenner and Cindy Crawford fueled the anxiety by urging their followers to enable a...
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MIT unlocks the secret to safer, tighter, stronger Wi-Fi

MIT researchers are working on a new wireless system that allows Wi-Fi signals to pinpoint a user’s location, which could unlock Wi-Fi geo-fencing capabilities and even lead to safer drones. Under the new wireless project, dubbed Chronos, a team of...
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How education startups are making learning more fun

How education startups are making learning more fun

Let’s say after a game on his mobile phone a 12-year-old boy has been able to master a little more of Calculus, or an impatient girl in fourth standard plugs into a tablet to know more about the ‘bite marks’...
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Now, watch Street View imagery of Sri Lanka on Google Maps

Now, watch Street View imagery of Sri Lanka on Google Maps

Internet giant Google on Tuesday announced that its popular street view feature for Sri Lanka is active and available on Google Maps. The launch brings the total number of countries where street view is available to 76. “We are delighted to...
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