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Google officially confirms that Pixel and Pixel XL will be sold by Verizon in US

Google officially confirms that Pixel and Pixel XL will be sold by Verizon in US

After having officially unveiled its much-anticipated new Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones at an October 4 product launch event, Google has now confirmed that the handsets will be sold by bigwig wireless carrier Verizon in the US.

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Apple has started displaying App Store search ads in US

Apple has started displaying App Store search ads in US

Tech giant Apple has rolled out the Search Ads feature for its iOS App Store in the US, with search ads now starting to get displayed on all Apple devices running the company’s latest iOS version --- iOS 10.

The App Store Search Ads feature was first announced by Apple in June, just ahead of the company’s annual WWDC developer conference. The ads were being tested by people using iOS 10 beta version for the last few months.

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Google could face European Union fine over Android Competitive Practices

Google could face European Union fine over Android Competitive Practices

Google could face fine from European Union as the authorities in Europe plan to order Alphabet to stop offering financial incentives to hardware companies to preinstall Google Search on devices. The investigation is ongoing and EU authorities could slap Google with a massive fine for competitive practices on its Android mobile operating system. Android is the most installed operating system for smartphones and Google currently pushes many of its apps as default on new handsets.

Takata in Talks with DOJ to resolve Issue of Faulty Air Bags

Takata in Talks with DOJ to resolve Issue of Faulty Air Bags

In an attempt to resolve allegation linked to faulty air bags,Japanese automotive part-supplierTakata Corphas started negotiations with the US Department of Justice (DOJ). Federal prosecutors have accused the company of criminal wrongdoing associated with its rupture-prone air bags.

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Volkswagen reveals I.D. EV Concept Which May make Public Debut at 2016 Paris Motor Show

Volkswagen reveals I.D. EV Concept Which May make Public Debut at 2016 Paris Motor Show

Volkswagen has planned to get over its diesel-emissions scandalwith its new electric vehicles which are ready to hit the car-world in next within one decade. But before that, the German brand has revealed its I.D. concept, which, according to it, will make public debut in 2016 Paris Motor Show.

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Five Tech Giants Join Handsfor ‘Partnership on AI’

Five Tech Giants Join Handsfor ‘Partnership on AI’

Artificial intelligence (AI)has always been a matter of debate among its supporters and critics. In the recent past, several renowned personalities of the science world like Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk have criticized future of AI, but its supports have always seen it as a boonfor humanity.

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Spotify launches in world’s second largest music market, Japan

Spotify launches in world’s second largest music market, Japan

Digital music service Spotify has been finally launched in Japan on Thursday. Japan still has a potential market for packaged CD’s and streaming; it has an enormous music market. Daniel Ek, Spotify’s CEO and founder, announced the launch of the company in a press conference in country’s capital city, Tokyo.

Although the company’s services will be available only on trial basis and to Spotify’s invitees for now and the full fledged service will start in a month’s time. It’s a great endeavor by the company as Japan lacked in the availability of free music services.

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Uber hopes to make inroads into US’ $700-billion-a-year trucking industry

Uber hopes to make inroads into US’ $700-billion-a-year trucking industry

Famous for its ride-hailing app, Uber has decided to branch out finally. Now, UberEATS makes food deliveries across the world, while self-driving cars have started accepting passengers on Pittsburgh streets. Long-haul driverless trucking is the all new venture of the company.

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Google expands its home delivery shopping service Google Express

Google expands its home delivery shopping service Google Express

In a recent announcement, the Search Engine Giant Google revealed the expansion of Google Express,its home delivery shopping service, which will now onwards accessible in a huge part of the East Coast.

With the help of this service, customers can purchase various products like in electronics, health, clothing, and beauty items, home décor and even dry good groceries, both from the website and using a dedicated mobile app.

Google said that after this expansion, Google Express has now reached over 12 eastern states, or nearly 70 million more people.

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Twitter’s new direction depends on its new owner

Twitter’s new direction depends on its new owner

It is being rumored that Twitter will have a new owner. It is yet to be seen which direction will be taken up by the 10-year-old social networking site. Companies including Salesforce.com Inc, Walt Disney Co and Alphabet Inc's Google have shown interest in Twitter.

In the case of Google, it would be most likely be interested in the social and news dimensions of Twitter. In the case of Disney, it might use the forum as a way to expand the reach of its sports and entertainment programming.

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