Google stated that it has successfully blocked and removed over 170 million reviews violating its policies on Google Maps and Google Search. Reviews 

Over 170 Million Reviews Removed by Google from Maps and Search

Google has said it blocked or removed more than 170 million policy-violating reviews in Maps and search last year – using its new machine learning (ML) algorithm. Last year, this new algorithm helped the tech giant remove 45 percent more fake reviews than the year before. More than 12 million fake business profiles were also blocked, the company said. “Last year, we released a new machine learning algorithm that identifies questionable review patterns even faster. It does this by examining long-term signals on a daily basis—for example, if a reviewer…

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YouTube introduces live video previews in Shorts feed and expands podcasting features. (@TeamYouTube) Reviews 

YouTube introduces live video previews similar to TikTok in Shorts feed

YouTube has introduced a fresh feature that incorporates live videos into the Shorts feed. While scrolling through YouTube Shorts, users now have the chance to come across previews of live broadcasts in progress. They can effortlessly join the stream by simply tapping on the “Watch Live” button. This feature is reminiscent of TikTok’s experience, where users can easily navigate through a feed of live content that is optimized for mobile devices. Improved discoverability for live broadcasts Including live video previews in the Shorts feed expands user discovery and provides easy…

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Apple is finally ready to allow sideloading of apps on iPhones in the region but it still wants to make money from them. Reviews 

Developers to be Charged Fee for Reviewing Apps

Apple is facing a lot of pressure from the European Union over its business practices, and the company is ready to comply. However, Apple is now exploring various ways in which the new EU rules will not affect its overall market situation. According to new reports, Apple is ready to allow third-party apps to run on iOS as required by the Digital Markets Act (DMA), but with a special review process that looks for potential concerns related to apps people download. on their iPhones, as The Wall Street Journal highlighted…

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Elon Musk confirmed the changes in November and it seems the promise of bringing better aesthetics didn't go according to plan. Reviews 

Elon Musk Restores Old School Preview Links to X, Available for All Users

Elon Musk is making more changes to the X this week, and some of them are basically going back to the old model that didn’t need any changes in the first place. If you take a closer look at the social media app on Wednesday morning, you’ll notice that the story headlines are displayed in a preview format, as they have been for many years. However, we noticed that X in the web client still shows story links embedded in the clip. We’re not sure if Musk and Co. keep…

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While some CEOs seemed to relish the spotlight, Elon Musk chief among them, others were inadvertently thrust into social media’s harsh glare. (Bloomberg) Reviews 

Top CEO Mishaps and Misadventures of 2023: Elon Musk, Sam Altman, and Marc Benioff in Review

Looking back at 2023, we witnessed yet another year filled with non-stop news coverage dominated by influential corporate leaders, presenting a mix of embarrassing and truly strange moments. While certain CEOs like Elon Musk seemed to enjoy being in the limelight, others found themselves unexpectedly caught in the unforgiving scrutiny of social media. From Elon Musk to Sam Altman and Marc Benioff, here are some notable instances of management blunders that garnered significant attention. Musk’s moment Of all the jaw-dropping Musk moments this year, the pinnacle came on stage at…

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Apple Vision Pro is expected to launch in 2024 and the company is now giving more people the chance to experience the headset. Reviews 

Here’s What People Have to Say About the Preview of Spatial Videos on Vision Pro Headset

The Apple Vision Pro headset continues to catch the eye, even though the product hasn’t hit the market since it was first announced at WWDC 2023 earlier this year. The company plans to release the product in early 2024, and now it’s starting to let more people experience and use the mixed reality headset to see if it lives up to all the hype. Apple has given media representatives the opportunity to shoot status video with the iPhone 15 Pro and then watch it with Vision Pro headphones. It’s fair…

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Know what’s happening in the AI universe today, December 5. (REUTERS) Reviews 

Government Review of Crackdown on Deepfakes and Meta-IBM AI Alliance Among Five AI Developments You May Have Missed Today

Today, on December 5, a significant event occurred in the field of artificial intelligence. Rajeev Chandrasekhar, the Union Minister, held meetings with social media platforms to assess their advancements in addressing the problems of deepfakes and misinformation. It is anticipated that new guidelines for adherence will be issued. Additionally, Meta Platforms and IBM have partnered with 40 other organizations to establish an AI alliance focused on open-source AI initiatives. The objective of this industry group is to promote technology sharing and minimize risks. These developments, along with other noteworthy updates,…

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WhatsApp is currently working on allowing channel owners to specify a reason when requesting a review for their suspended channel Reviews 

Review Suspensions Easily with WhatsApp’s New Feature!

Meta-owned instant messaging platform WhatsApp plans to introduce a new feature that will allow channel owners to request a review of their frozen channel. This improvement makes the process more transparent, as channel owners can seek clarifications and address potential violations more effectively. “Thanks to the latest WhatsApp beta for Android update available on the Google Play Store, we found additional improvements to develop this feature,” WABetaInfo, a website that tracks WhatsApp, reported. The report revealed that the Meta-owned app is currently working on allowing channel owners to provide…

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Amazon's machine learning models utilize proprietary data to analyze various factor. Reviews 

Amazon AI: Spotting and Stopping Fake Reviews – No Fraud Allowed!

US e-commerce technology giant Amazon has launched a new and advanced artificial intelligence (AI) to identify fake product reviews on the platform. According to the company, Amazon’s AI solution analyzes the review when a customer submits a review and before it is published online for known indicators that the review is fake. “The vast majority of reviews pass Amazon’s high bar of authenticity and are published immediately. However, if potential review abuse is detected, the company has several avenues,” the company said. According to the company, Amazon’s machine learning models…

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The calling features would work on iOS, Android, Mac and PC versions of X, and no phone number would be needed, he said at the time. (AFP) Reviews 

Elon Musk previews audio and video calling capabilities at X

According to a post made by owner Elon Musk on Wednesday, X is experimenting with video and audio calling on the platform previously referred to as Twitter. “Early version of video and voice calling on X,” Musk wrote in the post, which included a screenshot showing how to enable the feature from the platform’s settings. The screenshot showed options for allowing audio and voice calls to users in the user’s address book, to all verified users, and to people they “follow” on the service. However, several users responded to Musk’s…

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Sony WF-1000XM earbuds series has grown and matured over the years but what does the new version bring to the premium table? Reviews 

Sony WF-1000XM5 Earbuds Review: Is This the Ultimate Listening Experience?

Sony makes some of the best audio equipment on the market, and while we don’t like the company’s naming strategy, the products speak for themselves. The Sony WF-1000 series offers TWS headphones that are a quality copy of the WH-1000 range of headphones. Here we have Sony WF-1000XM5 launched in India at Rs 24,990. This is the next iteration of the WF1000 family, which seems to have been given a lot of thought and feedback from previous customers. The company explained that the new headphones are lighter and have a…

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Online platforms have been accused for years of not doing enough to prevent fake reviews. (Unsplash) Reviews 

Partnership Formed by Amazon and Travel Sites to Combat False Reviews

A coalition consisting of Amazon, Expedia, and other prominent online platforms has been formed to combat the issue of fake consumer reviews on the internet. The newly established Coalition for Trusted Reviews, which includes, Glassdoor, Tripadvisor, and Trustpilot, aims to safeguard the availability of reliable consumer reviews on a global scale. “Members will work together to define best practices for hosting online reviews and sharing methods for detecting fake reviews to stop fake reviews at source,” it said in a statement. The group said it is developing common standards…

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The review site is launching an index tracking shady reviews on its platform. Reviews 

Yelp Launches List of Businesses Caught Buying Fake Reviews

Yelp has uncovered almost 5,000 businesses involved in deceptive practices such as offering incentives for positive ratings or employing individuals to fabricate reviews since 2012. Presently, the company has introduced a new feature to assist users, and potentially authorities, in identifying businesses that have attempted to manipulate their reputation on the review platform. Yelp is releasing a new index that tracks every US establishment it’s ever caught engaging in “suspicious” behavior to influence its ratings. The company has made some of this information available in the past. Yelp sends temporary…

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The Honor 90 5G comes with a 6.7-inch quad-curved AMOLED display with 120Hz, refresh rate Reviews 

First Look at the Honor 90 5G: An Initial Review

Honor 90 5G First Impressions: Honor launched its new smartphone – Honor 90 5G in India on Thursday. The device has features like 200MP main camera, 5000mAh battery, 50MP selfie camera and Android 13 based Magic OS. . Honor 90 5G Price in India In India, you can buy the Honor 90 5G with the base variant of 8GB + 256GB starting at Rs. 37,999, while the 12GB + 512GB storage option is available at Rs. 39,999. The company has also announced offers. Early Bird customers have the opportunity to…

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What to expect from Apple Event tomorrow: iPhone 15 to launch alongside Apple Watch Series 9, and Ultra 2 at the Apple Wonderlust event on September 12. (Representative Image) (Unsplash) Reviews 

Apple Event Preview: Get Ready for the iPhone 15, Apple Watch Ultra 2 and More

Apple’s highly anticipated next-generation iPhone series is set to launch soon. Rumors about the iPhone 15 series began circulating last year, shortly after the release of the iPhone 14. Now, the launch is imminent, with Apple planning to unveil four iPhone models at its Wonderlust event tomorrow, September 12 – the iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus, iPhone 15 Pro, and iPhone 15 Pro Max. While there were previous reports of a possible fifth iPhone, it is unlikely to be released this year. However, Apple may surprise us with the announcement…

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While all the attention is being hogged by the iPhone 15 series and the iOS 17, there are some other notable products expected to be launched at the Apple event. (Apple) Reviews 

Apple 2023 Event Preview: Improved Heart Rate Sensor and New Chip for Apple Watch Series 9

Amidst the buzz surrounding the iPhone 15 series and iOS 17, Apple has some other noteworthy products in the pipeline. Mark your calendars for September 12, 2023, as Apple is set to unveil the highly anticipated Apple Watch Series 9. This new iteration of the watch is expected to feature improved heart rate monitoring capabilities and a faster chip. Excitement is building as Apple’s big event approaches and people are eager to see what new products Apple will unveil. In addition to the Apple Watch Series 9 and iPhone 15…

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It likely won’t show up at dealerships until 2026 at the earliest. Reviews 

Mercedes-Benz Previews Affordable Electric G-Wagon

According to Electrek, Mercedes-Benz is in the process of creating a more affordable counterpart to its highly anticipated all-electric G-Class SUV. This electric vehicle will be a smaller and less expensive rendition of the renowned G-Wagon, as confirmed by CEO Ola Kallenius at the IAA Mobility 2023 event in Munich. Kallenius mentioned that the “baby” G-Class EV will be notably more compact than its counterpart and will offer an enjoyable driving experience. This model is a continuation of the G-Class EQG concept, which was first announced at the IAA Mobility…

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Alleged iPhone 15 Pro design unveiled ahead of Apple's big launch on September 12. (Twitter/ @UniverseIce) Reviews 

Preview of iPhone 15 Pro’s fresh look unveiled before Apple event

With Apple’s September 12 iPhone launch event just weeks away, anticipation is growing as fresh information about the highly anticipated iPhone 15 Pro has surfaced. Let’s delve into the latest updates surrounding the design and features of the iPhone 15 Pro that are generating a lot of buzz. The iPhone 15 Pro is expected to get a makeover with a tougher but lighter grade 5 titanium construction, replacing the stainless steel used in the iPhone 14 Pro. However, this upgrade may come at a price, with speculation that the “Pro”…

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Twitter may not show news headlines in link previews soon. (REUTERS) Reviews 

Elon Musk Seeks to Block News Headlines from Twitter Link Previews

It seems that Twitter’s future features are not limited to just the ‘block’ function being in danger. According to reports, Elon Musk, the owner of the company, is now focusing on link previews, after expressing his belief that blocking users is pointless and considering removing this feature. Currently, many news organizations share their articles on Twitter, which generates a link preview including an image, URL, headline, and summary. However, it is possible that the headline will be removed in order to reduce the size of the preview window. Fortune watched…

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The regulator has proposed to tighten call drop parameters, call success rate etc under the quality of service rules. Reviews 

TRAI Investigates Increase in Call Drop Complaints, Launches Review of Service Quality Regulations

Telecom regulator Trai on Friday said it has received several complaints from subscribers about call drops, prompting the need to review existing quality of service rules to measure network performance at the circuit level and bring 4G-5G services into its circuit as well. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) said that while technological advancements and performance management tools in mobile communications have advanced, the quality of experience (QoE) for consumers has not improved as expected, even as the quality of service (QoS) requirements have improved. supported by technology standards.…

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