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Google testing double-tap gesture on rear of Pixel phones

Google testing double-tap gesture on rear of Pixel phones

Google already offers fingerprint gestures on its older Pixel phones and Motion Sense gestures on its Pixel 4 series. But it looks like the firm is testing another gesture-related feature on its Pixel series.XDA-Developers has spotted and enabled a new gesture system code-named “Columbus” in the Android 11 developer preview for Pixel phones. The system… Read More »

Google is backtracking on its controversial desktop search results redesign

Google is backtracking on its controversial desktop search results redesign

Google is backtracking on a controversial search engine redesign, announcing today that it will experiment with some elements of the new look in response to user feedback. Google made one of the biggest changes to how it displays search results in the company’s history earlier this month, with the changes taking effect over the course… Read More »

Disease-spreading Mosquitoes Sterilized by Australian Scientists

Disease spreading mosquitoes

A scientific trial aiming to eradicate deadly disease-spreading mosquitoes has successfully reduced their numbers by 80 percent, according to a news release issued by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), an independent Australian federal government agency responsible for scientific research. Heralded as a landmark trial, it involved an international partnership between scientists at Verily and James Cook University and ... Read More »

Google’s New Algorithm Will Kill the “News Scoop”

Google fuzzy search

Is Google Trying to  Kill the “News Scoop” with it’s new Algorithm? By JANEK SZYMANOWSKI An email dropped into my inbox this Friday with a report that Google intends to introduce a new algorithm. This will, it says, be part of Google’s on-going algorithm development to make the Internet more user-friendly and relevant. I subscribe to notifications from SiteProNews, a ... Read More »