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Shazam launches Chrome Extension to identify what’s playing in any tab, but it’s broken for some [U]

Apple-owned Shazam has just released a Chrome Extension that works to identify what’s playing in your “Netflix or YouTube video, that Soundcloud mix or in a Twitch streamed video game,” but it doesn’t work for all users just yet.  After installation, Shazam exists in the Chrome Extensions drop-down menu to…

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Sonos wins Google import ban ruling in U.S. patent fight

The Google name is displayed outside the company’s office in London, Britain November 1, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville A US commercial court has banned Google  from importing products that infringe the smart speaker patents of the home audio company Sonos. The US International Trade Commission upheld a ruling in August  that…

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India’s antitrust body orders Google inquiry after news publishers complain

The Google logo is pictured at the entrance to the Google offices in London, Britain January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay India’s competition regulator on Friday ordered an investigation into Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google following allegations by news publishers, saying its initial view was that the tech giant had violated certain…

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Google launches Ripple, an open standard that could bring tiny radars to Ford cars and more

İmage Credit: Google Google has been publicly building tiny radar chips since 2015. They can tell you how well you sleep, control a smartwatch, count sheets of paper, and have you play the world’s smallest violin. But the company’s Soli radar hasn’t necessarily seen commercial success, primarily in an ill-fated…

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Google Photos removes ability to disable video backups over mobile data

Image Credit: Google Google Photos has long offered an option to upload photos and videos via mobile data. However, to ensure that you do not spend your monthly data volume, there is the option of only backing up videos via WiFi. In India and some other countries where  WiFi is…

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Google accidentally teases more powerful Tasks sidebar

  Google Tasks doesn’t get a lot of attention, and it’s not hard to see why. It has very few features and Google Keep can do all it can. However, the tasks can get a little more useful. The new version of the tasks sidebar in a blog post and…

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