• Sat, Jan 20, 2018
  • Google suspends flawed fact-check feature

    Updated: Jan, 20, 201804:08 PM

    Google rolled out the fact-check tool last year in order to highlight articles in its Search and news results that have been fact-checked.
    Google suspends flawed fact-check feature
    Google has suspended its fact-check feature in its Search and news results after its algorithm wrongly linked a Washington Post fact check to a Daily Caller article about US Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation team, the media reported.Noting that the feature proved to be too faulty for public use, Google attributed the decision to an investigation by The Daily Caller News Foundation after it published a story lambasting the tech giant for wrongly appending a Washington Post Fact Checker debunk to one of its stories. We launched the reviewed claims feature at the end of last year as an experiment with the aim of helping people quickly learn more about news publications, online news portal The Daily Signal quoted a Google spokeswoman as saying. We said previously that we encountered challenges in our systems that maps fact...
  • Google Arts and Culture's viral selfie feature comes to India Google Arts and Culture's viral selfie feature comes to India
    Updated: Jan, 19, 201807:01 PM

    While the belief 'there are seven lookalikes in the world' may not be true to the word, but according to Google Arts and Culture application there is an artwork in some corner of the world that looks...

  • Samsung to grow its presence across channels in India Samsung to grow its presence across channels in India
    Updated: Jan, 19, 201802:35 PM

    Samsung, which is gearing up to take on Chinese rivals in the online segment, has launched two back-to-back online exclusive handsets.

  • Facebook might bring Stories on desktop Facebook might bring Stories on desktop
    Updated: Jan, 19, 201812:28 PM

    The report said that Facebook was doubling down on 'Stories' by testing the ability to create them from desktop and a much more prominent placement for viewing it atop the News Feed instead of in the...

  • Twitter, Facebook to inform users about Russian propaganda ads Twitter, Facebook to inform users about Russian propaganda ads
    Updated: Jan, 18, 201808:04 PM

    Twitter has told a US Senate committee that the micro-blogging platform is working towards alerting its users who may have seen Russia-linked advertisements during the 2016 US presidential election.

  • iPhone users can watch YouTube videos within WhatsApp iPhone users can watch YouTube videos within WhatsApp
    Updated: Jan, 18, 201807:58 PM

    Beginning Thursday, you are no longer required to move out of WhatsApp to watch a YouTube video.

  • Facebook’s ‘Watch Party’ feature to let group members watch videos together Facebook’s ‘Watch Party’ feature to let group members watch videos together
    Updated: Jan, 18, 201807:51 PM

    Facebook has introduced a new feature called Watch Party. This will enable users in a group to view videos simultaneously, and comment on it during playback.

  • Microsoft creates AI that can read a document and answer questions Microsoft creates AI that can read a document and answer questions
    Updated: Jan, 17, 201806:15 AM

    Microsoft researchers have created technology that uses artificial intelligence to read a document and answer questions about it similar to a human.

  • BlackBerry Jarvis to secure self-driving cars BlackBerry Jarvis to secure self-driving cars
    Updated: Jan, 16, 201810:12 AM

    Jarvis aims to help automakers with safety backups as they develop software required for self-driving cars.

  • Celebs take digital route to stay in touch with fans Celebs take digital route to stay in touch with fans
    Updated: Jan, 15, 201805:17 PM

    Film celebrities are moving on from the virtual world of Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, and opting for a more personalised virtual gateway to stay connected to their fans and followers -- personal...