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Google Photos finally lets you manually tag people in pictures

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Google is finally adding the ability to manually tag someone in Google Photos, as reported by Android Police.
Google Photos has always been able to automatically recognize faces and sort them for you, which makes managing your library far easier than having to tag people manually.

But the system misses faces sometimes, and there’s never been a way to correct it. Once this feature rolls out — and Google says it’s rolling out now — you’ll finally be able to add in many of the faces it’s been missing.

Basically, if Google sees a face but doesn’t know who it is, you can now identify it. But if Google doesn’t realize that there’s a face in the photo at all, then you still can’t link someone to the photo.

That’s not ideal, but it’s better than nothing. The app tends to miss faces when they’re turned or slightly obscured, which might be times when you’d still appreciate having a person tagged in them.

The feature appears to be part of the latest release of Google Photos, but it’s not available …

Google Will Pay You $1.5 Million for Finding Bugs in Pixel Phones

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Google has announced to pay $1 million as top award to security researchers who can find a unique bug in its Pixel series of smartphones that may compromise users' data.  There is an additional 50 per cent bonus if a security researcher is able to find an exploit on "specific developer preview versions of Android", resulting in a prize of $1.5 million.The Google Bug Bounty programme will reward the top prize to someone who can break into Google's Titan M "secure element."Similar to Apple's "iPhone Secure Elementa, "Titan M" is a security chip that automatically scans hackers trying to load malware when an Android phone is turned on.For the new reward category, Google is looking for "full chain remote code execution exploit with persistence which compromises the Titan M secure element on Pixel devices.""We will reward extra for a full exploit chain (typically multiple vulnerabilities chained together) that demonstrates arbitr…

5 Best Artificial Intelligence Online Courses

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Artificial Intelligence is the big thing in the world of technology. From self-driving cars to automated robots.

And if you are looking to have a long future as a developer and get the highest paying jobs, you need to have the required skills to work in the AI field.

Thankfully, there are tons of online courses that can not only get you started on AI but also help you become a professional AI developer.

we have listed the 5 best Artificial Intelligence online Courses that can help you in your learning journey. 1. Machine Learning by Columbia UniversityIf you want to take a university course like the one featured above but cannot afford to pay for it then you should take this Machine Learning course provide by the Artificial Intelligence faculty of Columbia University.

The course is available on edX which provides university-level courses for free. You only have to pay if you want the certificate from University.

If you just want to learn then the course is free which is great for users w…

XBOX Gamepass for RS50/-??

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Microsoft Cuts down the prices for XBOX Game pass ultimate.Microsoft announced that they have been cutting the prices for XBOX One game pass ultimate to RS-50/-INR(3MONTHS).  The tech giant announced on the occasion of Black friday.The deals will run on the Microsoft Store from November 24th to December 2nd (that’s a few days earlier than other retailers will kick things off), but Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and Xbox Live Gold members will be able to access these deals even earlier, starting on November 21st.  For gaming lovers, obviously this is the best deal they can get. The General cost of the pass is 2999/-INR(3MONTHS). Now, you cannot get the better deal than this. They are offering the 98% of discount. This sounds crazy.NOTE- After the expiry of the game pass, it will be auto renewed to 2999/-INR  Make sure you check out our previous article about the BOOTSTRAP

What is Bootstrap

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Bootstrap, or bootstrapping, is a verb that comes from the saying, "to pull oneself up by his bootstraps." The idiom implies a person is self sufficient, not requiring help from others.
Similarly, in the computing world, bootstrapping describes a process that automatically loads and executes commands.

The most fundamental form of bootstrapping is the startup process that takes place when you start up a computer.

In fact, the term "boot," as in booting up a computer, comes from the word bootstrap. When you turn on or restart a computer, it automatically loads a sequence of commands that initializes the system, checks for hardware, and loads the operating system. This process does not require any user input and is therefore considered a bootstrap process.

While bootstrapping is often associated with the system boot sequence, it can be used by individual applications as well.

For example, a program may automatically run a series of commands when opened. These commands ma…

What is Bot

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A Bot (short for "robot") is an automated program that runs over the Internet.  Some bots run automatically, while others only execute commands when they receive specific input. There are many different types of bots, but some common examples include web crawlers, chat room bots, and malicious bots.Web crawlers are used by search engines to scan websites on a regular basis. These bots "crawl" websites by following the links on each page. The crawler saves the contents of each page in the search index. By using complex algorithms, search engines can display the most relevant pages discovered by web crawlers for specific search queries.

Chat bots were one of the first types of automated programs to be called "bots" and became popular in the 1990s, with the rise of online chatrooms. These bots are scripts that look for certain text patterns submitted by chat room participants and respond with automated actions.For example, a chat bot might warn a user if his o…

Facebook trained AI tool facial recognition systems, and it works on live video

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Facebook's artificial intelligence (AI) research team has developed a tool that tricks the facial recognition system to wrongly identify a person in a video, the media reportedThe "de-identification" system, which also works in live videos, uses machine learning to change key facial features of a subject in a video, according to a report in VentureBeat on Friday.

"Face recognition can lead to loss of privacy and face replacement technology may be misused to create misleading videos," reads a paper explaining the company's approach, as cited by VentureBeat.

"Recent world events concerning advances in, and abuse of face recognition technology invoke the need to understand methods that deals with de-identification. Our contribution is the only one suitable for video, including live video, and presents quality that far surpasses the literature methods," said the paper.

The work is scheduled to be presented at the International Conference on Computer Visi…

WhatsApp’s next big update ‘Dark Mode’ is coming soon

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WhatsApp may finally launch the Dark Mode for its users on Android and iOS. Here are key things you need to know about the upcoming update.

WhatsApp may soon roll out the long-awaited ‘Dark Mode’ feature for its users. With Google Android 10 and Apple’ iOS 13 bringing system-wide dark mode, a number of third-party of apps have added the mode. WhatsApp could be the next big app to embrace the feature. Ahead of the official roll-out, ‘Dark Mode’ has been spotted in WhatsApp’s recent beta versions. Here are key things you need to know about the upcoming update to WhatsApp.It’s called Dark ThemeWhatsApp is calling the ‘Dark Mode’ feature as a new ‘Dark Theme’ which will exist alongside Light Theme. The ‘Dark Theme’ converts the app colour scheme to “blue night” colours. There’s also a “system default” option which will help the app automatically recognise the default setting of the phone to change the theme. The ‘Dark Theme’ name, however, is in line with the Android 10 and iOS 13 branding…

Batch File

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A Batch file is a script file in DOS, OS/2 and Microsoft Windows. It consists of a series of commands to be executed by the command-line interpreter, stored in a plain text file.

A batch file may contain any command the interpreter accepts interactively and use constructs that enable conditional branching and looping within the batch file, such as IF, FOR, and GOTO labels.

The term "batch" is from batch processing, meaning "non-interactive execution", though a batch file may not process a batch of multiple data.

For example, some programs may include a batch file that executes a number of commands as the program starts up.

A user can also create a custom batch file to automate tedious processes such as copying multiple directories or renaming several files at once.

Batch files are run by the COMMAND.COM program, which is part of DOS and Windows. Therefore, batch files can only be run within the Windows operating system.

Macintosh and Unix have other scripting tools, suc…

Microsoft brings Google Assistant support to the Xbox One

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Microsoft is enabling Google’s Assistant to work with its Xbox One console.

Much like the existing Alexa integration, Microsoft is allowing Google Assistant to launch games and apps, turn the console on and off, pause videos, and much more. You’ll need to use the Google Assistant app for iOS or Android or a device like Google’s Home with Assistant on it to control an Xbox One. Google Assistant won’t run on the Xbox One itself; instead, it will receive commands from other devices running Assistant.You’ll also need to join a Google Group to Microsoft is rolling this out as a public beta initially over the coming weeks, and the company has a full FAQ and setup instructions on Reddit.get access to the Google Assistant support for Xbox One, and then it can be activated through the Google Home app for iOS or Android by setting up a new device and looking for “[beta] Xbox” in the listXbox owners will be able to give their console a name within Google Assistant, allowing commands like “Hey Goo…

More Hidden App Malware Found on Google Play with over 2.1 Million Downloads

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Android apps that unethically serve adware and malware are on the rise. 



A new report from Symantec sheds light on a whole set of new apps that are serving malware and adware to earn revenues in an illegal manner. The company said These apps, 25 of them in total, have been downloaded almost 2.1 million times from Google Play Store. All of these malicious apps are claimed to have been removed, after Symantec reported them to Google.These 25 apps disguised themselves as photo utility or fashion apps to trigger downloads. They were published under 22 different developer accounts, but shared similar code structure and app content. Symantec suggests that these apps may have been developed by the same organisational group, or at least using the same source code base.Once you install these malware apps, the app icon is visible on the device, but it soon disappears after a code is executed remotely.Then full-screen ads start showing up on your phone at sporadic intervals, interrupting the user…

The Top Android 10 features you should know

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Android 10 is here! With this release, we focused on making your everyday life easier with features powered by on-device machine learning, as well as supporting new technologies like Foldables and 5G. 

At the same time, with almost 50 changes related to privacy and security, Android 10 gives you greater protection, transparency, and control over your data.

Here are the 10 things you should know, centered on innovation, security and privacy and digital wellbeing:

1.Dark Theme

Announced at I/O 2019, Android 10 brings system-wide Dark Theme, which essentially will help in reducing eye strain as well as save battery life.

Users will be able to activate system-wide dark theme from Settings > Display, the new Quick Settings tile, or by turning on Battery Saver.

Apart from changing the system UI to dark, supporting apps will also show their new dark theme.

2.Enhanced Privacy Controls

In terms of privacy, Android 10 brings a brand new Privacy section within Settings, and this section includes…

Xiaomi Mi A3 launches in India with starting price of Rs 12,999.

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Third Android powered Xiaomi Device is on sale August 23rd 2019  Highlights: 1)  The Xiaomi Mi A3 is the second phone in India with Snapdragon 665 processor.2)Xiaomi Mi A3 comes in two configurations. The base model of the Mi A3 includes 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. This model is priced at Rs 12,999. The second model of the phone comes with 6GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage. This model of the phone comes for Rs 15,999. 3) It comes with 3 different colors. They are White, Blue and Grey. Specifications:1) Xiaomi A3 is a Upgraded Version of Mi A2.2)Processor :-The device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor.3) This device has a better Camera and hardware compared to MiA2. The phone is also alot better in terms of  performance. 4) Storage:- It comes in two variants 4GB-64 GB and 6GB-128GB. The storage can also be expanded upto 256GB5) Camera:- The phone includes 48MP primary camera + 8MP ultra-wide lens + 2MP portrait camera on the back. It also has a AI face unlo…