Google Meet launches new AI-based background noise cancellation feature

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The technology giant has unveiled an upgrade that could offer a serious advantage over Zoom. The new AI-powered Google Meet background noise cancellation feature has started rolling out across its various platforms. The roll-out is starting in G Suite Enterprise and G Suite Enterprise for Education customers. The initial Google Meet update rollout will head to the web, followed by iOS and Android later on. The new noise cancellation feature has been designed for the seamless removal of unwanted sounds from the audio of a streamed meeting. This can include…

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Google takes down Chinese app remover application from Play store

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The popular option was found to have violated the Deceptive Behavior Policy. Google has taken down a popular Chinese app remover application from its Play Store. The application was developed in India and removes apps from China. The tech giant has confirmed that the application broke the Google Play store’s rules. The Remove Chinese Apps application was taken down for being in violation of the Deceptive Behavior Policy. That rule bans software from misleading or encouraging its users into “removing or disabling third-party apps.” This application has been taken down…

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QR code posters in New Zealand cause scanning challenges

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The government’s NZ COVID Tracer app has led to a number of struggles and complaints. Since the New Zealand government launched its NZ COVID Tracer app, people have complained of struggles in scanning the QR code posters. Reports have found that there are many quick response codes that cannot be scanned by the app. At the same time, it appears that the NZ COVID Tracer application also contains a number of software bugs that affect the way it functions. The app was first launched on Wednesday. It provides a type…

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WhatsApp QR codes undergo testing for potential new feature

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Users may soon be able to use quick response codes to add new contacts to their accounts. WhatsApp QR codes were discovered on the latest beta version of the massively popular messaging app. They allow users to quickly scan a barcode to add someone new to their contact list. The WhatsApp QR codes are currently available exclusively in beta form. That said, they are available in the app’s beta version on both Android and iOS. They can be discovered in the app’s settings menu. This provides users with two different…

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Mobile game revenue is up 35 percent over the last 2 months

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Since February, app gaming earnings have jumped by almost a third, says a marketing analytics report. Mobile game revenue has shot up by 35 percent since February, according to data from mobile marketing analytics firm, AppsFlyer. The report on the data indicated that this increase was a result of the impact of the coronavirus. A report called “The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Impact on App Installs and Marketing Budgets” looked at mobile game marketing revenue starting on February 25, 2020. It examined casual games and social casino earnings. That mobile game revenue…

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