The proposal had asked content sharing platforms like YouTube, Dailymotion ‘to deploy a kind of automated filtering technology’ to automatically detect songs or audiovisual works that infringe the original creator’s copyrights. It further argues that content sharing platforms are not obliged to monitor and filter out infringed content in real-time.
This will be done from January 10th 2017. Google will remove the mobile-friendly label from the mobile web search, as the company mentions more than 85% of search results now meet this criteria. Intrusive interstitials include showing a popup that covers the main content immediately after the user navigates to the page, or when they are still looking through the page.
Google will punish websites that use pop-ups and interstitials and may rank them lower. It is targeting overlays that gray out the content beneath them to prevent you from reading a website.
This is to exhibit its heritage assets like bridges, steam locomotives, buildings, artefacts and museums over the latter’s platform. The agreement will help the Railways digitize its assets which can then be accessed online for free. The Railways also plans to launch a dedicated rail heritage website as well, although it does not provide a timeline for it.
It is limited to Nexus devices including Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, Nexus Player, Pixel C, LGV20 and Android One devices via over the air updates. Apart from this, any device signed up for the Android Beta program will receive Android Nougat update over-the-air.
It is instead prompting users to use YouTube Live for live streaming. Events cannot be scheduled on Google+ for after 12th September anymore, and any existing events scheduled to happen after the date will have to be moved to YouTube Live.
This will also include the Top stories section. Google states that extension is not a tweak to its ranking algorithm. Google’s AMP extension comes 6 months after Facebook made its Instant Articles available for all publishers, regardless of their size and location. The AMP-Google search extension, Google claims, is a result of growth of AMP beyond publishers, in order to make mobile web faster.
Users are consuming as much as 15 times the data they would otherwise use in a full day on their cellular networks. Last month, Google said that the free WiFi service was accessed by more than 1.5 mn users, while being at just 20% of the roll out schedule for this year.
This is to allow users to browse the history and view panoramic imagery of historical sites like the Nalanda University. The company has added features like scrolling through art using a timeline and browsing painting based on color. Users will now also be able to use VR headsets like Google Cardboard to take a virtual tour of the Sanskriti Museum, which hosts a collection of Indian arts and crafts.
It is a cloud based platform for encoding, editing, publishing and distribution across different screens. Anvato will join Google’s Cloud Platform and will enable scalable media processing and workflows in the cloud. The financial details of the deal were undisclosed. Until now, Google’s Cloud Platform’s media solutions only allowed users to render animation or special effects.