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Google rolls out hand-raise gesture detection for Meet: Know details

The hand-raise gesture detection feature will have no admin control and will be set to OFF by default

Google rolls out hand-raise gesture detection for Meet: Know details
Updated On : 22 Nov 2023 | 3:38 PM IST

Fair share fee on large OTT players doesn't violate net neutrality: COAI

Fair-share fee payment by large over-the-top players to telecom operators will enhance consumer experience with better quality networks without violating net neutrality principles, industry body COAI said on Wednesday. The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), which represents telecom operators like Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel etc, said that it is a misguided view that fair share charge on large traffic generating (LTG) OTTs will violate net neutrality principles. "Payment of fair share fee by Large Traffic Generating OTTs to TSPs will eventually enhance customer satisfaction, as end-users will benefit via better network quality and improved services," COAI, Director General, SP Kochhar said in a statement. Meanwhile, industry body Broadband India Forum, which represents players in the broadband ecosystem, in its counter comment to the telecom regulator Trai has said that claim to mandate over-the-top (OTT) players to pay for network usage fees and the government's intent

Fair share fee on large OTT players doesn't violate net neutrality: COAI
Updated On : 04 Oct 2023 | 8:32 PM IST

Telecommunication Bill: User verification may be must for messaging apps

Interception clause, platforms believe, may eliminate security benefits of end-to-end encryption

Telecommunication Bill: User verification may be must for messaging apps
Updated On : 03 Sep 2023 | 10:43 PM IST

As Europe cracks down on Big Tech, here are things that will change

Starting Friday, Europeans will see their online life change. People in the 27-nation European Union can alter some of what shows up when they search, scroll and share on the biggest social media platforms like TikTok, Instagram and Facebook and other tech giants like Google and Amazon. That's because Big Tech companies, most headquartered in the U.S., are now subject to a pioneering new set of EU digital regulations. The Digital Services Act aims to protect European users when it comes to privacy, transparency and removal of harmful or illegal content. Here are five things that will change when you sign on: YOU CAN TURN OFF AI-RECOMMENDED VIDEOS Automated recommendation systems decide, based on people's profiles, what they see in their feeds. Those can be switched off. Meta, owner of Facebook and Instagram, said users can opt out of its artificial intelligence ranking and recommendation systems that determine which Instagram Reels, Facebook Stories and search results to show. ..

As Europe cracks down on Big Tech, here are things that will change
Updated On : 25 Aug 2023 | 12:28 PM IST

Google Doodle celebrates Dragon Boat Festival 2023, details inside

In honour of the Dragon Boat Festival, a traditional Chinese holiday observed on the fifth day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar, Google created a GIF doodle

Google Doodle celebrates Dragon Boat Festival 2023, details inside
Updated On : 22 Jun 2023 | 10:42 AM IST

Google's new On-the-Go mode for Meet, will help users be safe while walking

Google is reportedly working on a new 'On-the-Go' mode for the video communication service 'Meet', which will make it safer and easier for users to stay in a video call while walking

Google's new On-the-Go mode for Meet, will help users be safe while walking
Updated On : 11 Jun 2023 | 3:32 PM IST

Google rolls out new mode in Meet, enables 'everyone is a viewer' option

Tech giant Google is rolling out a new viewer mode in its video communication service 'Meet', which will allow users to select "Everyone is a viewer" when creating their Calendar invite

Google rolls out new mode in Meet, enables 'everyone is a viewer' option
Updated On : 03 Jun 2023 | 5:19 PM IST

Google rolls out 1080p calls option for Meet users to enhance experience

In an effort to enhance the user experience, Google has rolled out a 1080p video calls option for users of its video communication service 'Meet'

Google rolls out 1080p calls option for Meet users to enhance experience
Updated On : 27 Apr 2023 | 3:50 PM IST

Google to let users turn off video feeds from other participants in Meet

Google has rolled out the ability to switch off individual feeds in Meet

Google to let users turn off video feeds from other participants in Meet
Updated On : 20 Apr 2023 | 3:54 PM IST

Google workspace apps including Docs, Drive, Sheets, Slides get new look

American tech multinational Google's Workspace apps are getting a makeover as the company plans to refresh the design of Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides in the coming weeks

Google workspace apps including Docs, Drive, Sheets, Slides get new look
Updated On : 26 Feb 2023 | 10:34 PM IST

Google Meet users gets new 360-degree video backgrounds on mobile

Google has launched several new 360-degree video backgrounds for Meet users on Mobile for both iOS and Android.

Google Meet users gets new 360-degree video backgrounds on mobile
Updated On : 19 Feb 2023 | 1:48 PM IST

Meet users can now include captions in meeting recordings, Google revealed

Tech giant Google is rolling out a new feature to its video-communication service 'Google Meet', which will allow users to include captions in a meeting recording.

Meet users can now include captions in meeting recordings, Google revealed
Updated On : 10 Feb 2023 | 4:39 PM IST

Google Meet users can now share access to presented content with attendees

Google is rolling out a new feature to its video-communication service 'Google Meet' which will allow users to share access to the content they are presenting in a meeting with attendees

Google Meet users can now share access to presented content with attendees
Updated On : 30 Jan 2023 | 10:55 AM IST

Google Meet users can now see speaker notes while presenting Slides

Users just have to click the new speaker notes button in the Slides controls bar in Meet to display their speaker notes within the call

Google Meet users can now see speaker notes while presenting Slides
Updated On : 16 Jan 2023 | 9:04 AM IST

Google rolls out new feature 'emoji reactions' on Meet: Details here

These reactions will appear as a small badge floating up the left side of the screen on the sender's video tile

Google rolls out new feature 'emoji reactions' on Meet: Details here
Updated On : 12 Jan 2023 | 9:21 AM IST

Google announces new updates for Workspace, to improve search results

This feature is particularly useful when the names of columns or fields are too long and the user wants to see the entire text

Google announces new updates for Workspace, to improve search results
Updated On : 28 Nov 2022 | 2:22 PM IST

Samsung Galaxy A-series phones get Voice Focus feature with OneUI 5 update

The OneUI 5.0 software update with Voice Focus feature is available for the Samsung Galaxy A33 5G, Galaxy A53 5G, and Galaxy A73 5G smartphones

Samsung Galaxy A-series phones get Voice Focus feature with OneUI 5 update
Updated On : 23 Nov 2022 | 3:15 PM IST

YouTube to split video content across all channels into 3 separate tabs

Video streaming platform YouTube has announced a new update that will now split video content across all channel pages into three separate tabs for Shorts, live streams and long-form videos.

YouTube to split video content across all channels into 3 separate tabs
Updated On : 28 Oct 2022 | 1:41 PM IST

Google Meet calls can now be transcribed into text, saved as Doc in Drive

Tech giant Google has announced that Meet calls can now be transcribed into text, and users can further save them in a Google Doc format

Google Meet calls can now be transcribed into text, saved as Doc in Drive
Updated On : 16 Oct 2022 | 8:02 PM IST

Google Meet to automatically zoom in on your face for more visibility

Tech giant Google has announced a new feature for Meet users to improve visibility by automatically framing the video

Google Meet to automatically zoom in on your face for more visibility
Updated On : 15 Oct 2022 | 1:10 PM IST