Microsoft Bing Starts Showing Fact Check Labels in Search Results

We live in times where fake news has been termed a crucial factor in deciding the fate of political campaigns the war against this malpractice has been going on for quite some time. After Google introduced its fact check feature last year, Microsoft’s Bing search engine now shows similar notifications to users when they browse through the search results. Microsoft Bing’s newly […]

ITC’s cigarettes business lit up Q1 results but cess hike a wet blanket

ITC Ltd’s June quarter results give an idea of what might have been had the government not sharply hiked the cess on cigarettes. Cigarette sales rose by 6.6% from a year ago, while this segment’s profit rose by 9%. This was in a period when destocking by dealers led to most consumer companies reporting lower […]

Google to Build a ‘Primary’ Mobile Index for Search Results in the Next Few Months

Google to Build a ‘Primary’ Mobile Index for Search Results in the Next Few Months HIGHLIGHTS Garry Illyes said that the mobile index should arrive in a few months The new mobile index will be updated more often than desktop It will be considered as the primary index by Google Google is going to create […]

Google to Start Adding ‘Fact Check’ Tag to Accurate News Articles in Search Results

HIGHLIGHTS Factually correct articles will bear ‘Fact check’ tag next to them Google will check if websites are conducting fact checking on their own It is currently rolling out in the US and the UK How many times have you been proven wrong among your friends because something you said was factually incorrect? You then […]

Microsoft Ends Xbox Fitness for the Xbox One, User Backlash Results

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft has deemed Xbox Fitness unsustainable. As of now content for Xbox Fitness cannot be purchased. Longtime users are livid with the company’s decision. One of the last few remnants of Microsoft’s approach to the Xbox One beyond gaming, Xbox Fitness has been shuttered. The fitness app utilised the Xbox One’s Kinect camera to […]

Microsoft Ends Xbox fitness for the Xbox One, consumer Backlash results

Microsoft Ends Xbox fitness for the Xbox One, consumer Backlash outcomes HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft has deemed Xbox health unsustainable. As of now content material for Xbox fitness cannot be bought. Longtime users are livid with the company‘s selection. one of the last few remnants of Microsoft’s approach to the Xbox One beyond gaming, Xbox health has […]

Google Tests Letting Brands, Celebrities Post Directly to Search Results

Google is experimenting with a new initiative that lets certain people and brands post their own search result directly. The unnamed experiment by Google features a design like the Google Now cards and show details directly from the concerned people or businesses in real time. The feature, which shows a search box with links to […]

Dorsey-Led Square Posts Strong Results in First Quarterly Report Since IPO

Mobile payments company Square Inc’s revenue beat analysts’ estimates in its first quarterly results since going public in November, easing pressure on CEO Jack Dorsey who is also leading turnaround efforts at Twitter Inc. Square’s shares rose as much as 7 percent after market on Wednesday, before giving up some of the gains. The stock […]