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Google introduces recruiting app 'Hire' for businesses

Google introduces recruiting app ‘Hire’ for businesses

Google introduces recruiting app ‘Hire’ for businesses

In an apparent move to compete with Microsoft-owned LinkedIn, Google has launched ‘Hire’, a recruiting app for small- and medium-sized businesses that also integrates seamlessly with G Suite. “Hire makes it easy for you to identify talent, build strong candidate relationships and efficiently manage the interview process end-to-end,” Berit Johnson, Senior Product Manager at Google

Google 'Expeditions' app now available for every user

Google ‘Expeditions’ app now available for every user

Google on rolled out its ‘Expeditions’ app with a new solo mode for all users. “Using this mode, they can explore over 600 different tours on their own. All that users need to do is download the ‘Expeditions’ app (available on both Android and iOS), drop their phone into Google Cardboard and get ready for

App helps Kashmiri woman become pregnant after 7 years

App helps Kashmiri woman become pregnant after 7 years

A young Kashmiri woman who was unable to conceive for the last seven years has got pregnant after receiving medical advices from doctors of Sir Ganga Ram hospital on a smartphone app. The patient, who suffered from Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, despite undergoing treatment at the IVF Centre and Human Reproduction at SRGH, was unable to

New robotic device to fix pipe leaks from inside

New robotic device to fix pipe leaks from inside

Here’s a new robot that can inspect water or gas pipes from the inside — no matter what the pipes are made of — and find leaks long before they become catastrophic, say researchers. The team from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has developed a new robotic system that could provide a fast, inexpensive solution

Device that can harvest electricity from human motion

Device that can harvest electricity from human motion

Clothes that double up as cell-phone charger could be a reality soon as researchers have found a way to generate electricity from human motion. Researchers from Nanomaterials and Energy Devices Laboratory of US-based Vanderbilt University have developed an ultra-thin energy harvesting system that can generate small amounts of electricity when the system is bent or

A smart ring to control your smartphone

A smart ring to control your smartphone

In a bid to provide a convenient solution for those with sight or hearing problems, tech start-up Origami Labs has launched a smart ring that gives hands-free control of a smartphone. The ‘ORII’ smart ring uses Bluetooth connectivity to allow users to control their smartphones using voice commands, Techcrunch reported. Available on crowd-funding platform Kickstarter.com

Now share any file you want on WhatsApp

Now share any file you want on WhatsApp

Instant messaging app WhatsApp has upgraded its file sharing feature letting users share any type of document attachments. Earlier, users were restricted to sharing only the PDF file formats. According to a report in Engadget, users could now share files up to 100MB size but it was rumoured that the iPhone users could send slightly

Google Maps now gives you best time of day to travel

Google Maps now gives you best time of day to travel

Google has quietly rolled out a feature in its Maps for Android users where they can see a graph on the best time to travel. Reportedly available in the US and Britain at the moment, the new travel time graph — among with a common direction route — has bars for half an hour before,

Google brings personalised music through 'New Release Radio'

Google brings personalised music through ‘New Release Radio’

In a bid to enhance music listeners’ experience, Google has added a new feature to ‘Google Play Music’ which would deliver personalised music based on users’ preferences. Called ‘New Release Radio,’ the feature uses machine learning to select singles and album releases from the past two weeks based on the user’s listening history and musical

Google brings personalised music through 'New Release Radio'

3D sense to help robots do household chores

In a step towards making robots more suitable for daily chores, researchers have developed a new technology that enables machines to make sense of 3D objects in a richer and more human-like way. Besides helping it recognise something, the new technology also helps robots fill in the blind spots in its field of vision, to

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