Google Search About this Result feature to help weed out fake news

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The Google I/O revealed the new feature to help searchers to evaluate the sources in search results. Earlier this week at the Google I/O developer’s conference a new Google Search feature called About this Result was unveiled. The purpose of the feature is to help individuals conducting searches to be able to more accurately evaluate the sources that appear in their query results. In this way, searchers will have more information available to them to evaluate those sources. Google is hoping that users of its massively popular search engine will…

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Google augmented reality goal is “100 million” devices before next spring

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The search engine giant is geared up to bring an AR technology to millions of devices throughout the winter. A recent Google augmented reality announcement revealed the search engine giant has plans to rival Apple in the AR technology sphere. The reason is that its future upcoming platform that will make it possible for Android phone users to use AR apps without hardware changes. Apple has been working on its own iOS update which will include a push toward augmented reality use. At the same time, a Google augmented reality…

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Can Google’s mobile payments be made hands-free for Android and iOS?

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The tech giant is now testing out a form of smartphone based transaction completed without lifting a finger. While many people might think that contactless mobile payments using NFC technology is essentially as convenient as transactions can get, as they’re simply a matter of waving a smartphone or wearable tech device (such as a smartwatch) over a reader at a cash register, Google is now looking to boost convenience even further. The search giant is now promoting the use of its Hands Free mobile app to let users pay without…

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Project Tango smartphone from Google and Lenovo to launch this summer

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The two technology giants have partnered up to create a device with cutting edge 3D location tech. Google and Lenovo have revealed that they will be releasing a smartphone from Project Tango, this summer, which will feature indoor tracking like nothing that has ever been seen on mobile phones by way of 3D location technology and augmented reality. The idea is to allow people to further enhance their navigation of the world through their smartphones. The partnership with Google was announced by Lenovo during the CES 2016, which was held…

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Google I/O places focus on cars, TVs, and wearable technology

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It is clear that the company is looking beyond smartphones to smartwatches and other mobile technology. The Google I/O was closely watched, yesterday, as the technology giant revealed some of its latest developments and goals, including its intention to spread outwards from the more “traditional” mobile, such as smartphones, into a range of new markets. The keynotes, while interrupted by two protestors, revealed considerable details for developers. For example, at the Google I/O, the spotlight was placed on the Android software that would be making its way into cars, televisions…

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