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Google Places Launches Instant Access to Local Queries on Google’s Mobile Homepage

Google Places Launches Instant Access to Local Queries on Google’s Mobile Homepage

What you're about to experience whilst hanging out on Google's homepage if you're viewing the page on your mobile device is Instant Access to Local Queries, appearing right below your main search bar in the form of several new icons. These icons, connected to Google Maps via and Google Places, will lead you to local maps and placed you'd be very apt to visit in your immediate area based on your GPS location. This functionality will be launching today and will help you to access your business environment as quickly as possible. This was only one of the many announcements made by Google today at their "Inside Search" event.

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Google’s Facial Recognition App Found Falsified by CNN [Update: CNN statement]

Google’s Facial Recognition App Found Falsified by CNN [Update: CNN statement]

Google has just reached out to us to let us know that CNN has reported entirely false information on what they're calling a Google Facial Recognition app. In fact, as Google tells us, there is no such app, and any functionality like what CNN has reported on will not be implemented in any Google application until they've got full privacy policy and more in place. Google's privacy model for this functionality is currently not in place, nor have they reported or noted when this will be complete.

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Google Search App Unleashed For iPhone

Google Search App Unleashed For iPhone

Google today announced a new Google Search App to replace its Google Mobile App for the iPhone and iPod touch. The app will be faster and easier to use while sporting a brand new look along with a host of additional features. It will make targeting search results much simpler on the go.

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New Google Nexus One photos confirm Android 2.1 & T-Mobile support

New Google Nexus One photos confirm Android 2.1 & T-Mobile support

The tubes through which the internet flow were bursting with Google Nexus One speculation this weekend, with the prospect of an "official" Google Phone driving many Android geeks to madness.  A leaked photo over the weekend confirmed that the Nexus One appeared to be based on the same HTC device we knew as the HTC Dream, and now Engadget have come up with a few new images themselves.  The Nexus One in their shots is devoid of HTC logos and runs Android 2.1.

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Intelligent Windows Phone Microsoft’s big investment in machine learning

Intelligent Windows Phone Microsoft’s big investment in machine learning

Microsoft Research's biggest investment is machine learning, the R&D division's new chief has revealed, claiming the team is "well within reach of solving speech recognition" as well as intelligently analyzing the content of images. "Machine learning is the really big one" Peter Lee told MIT Technology Review, "it is our number one investment." With the Nokia acquisition in the pipeline, Lee also says that the goal is to make tomorrow's Windows Phones "aware of what you are doing" through sensors and wearables.

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Microsoft Windows Phone “Mango” Update To Get VIP Preview On May 24th

Microsoft Windows Phone “Mango” Update To Get VIP Preview On May 24th

Microsoft's Windows Phone platform is long due for the next update. Since launch of the platform late last year, only one update has been distributed so far that brought the much needed copy and paste feature. Hence, WP7 users are anxious for the next update codenamed "Mango" and possibly rebranded as Windows Phone 7.5, that should bring a whole slew of additional improvements including multi-tasking.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab WiFi finally gets US price & release date

Samsung Galaxy Tab WiFi finally gets US price & release date

Samsung's struggles with the original 7-inch Galaxy Tab would have been much simplified, many believed, if the company brought out a WiFi-only version of the slate, just as Apple did from the get-go with the iPad. Unfortunately it's taken Samsung five to six months to delivery the Samsung Galaxy Tab WiFi (GT-P1010/W16), but at least now we have an official US release date and price.

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