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Ola adds police "Emergency Button" in its app in Bengaluru

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Bengaluru city police on Thursday said ride-hailing platform Ola has integrated its emergency button with the police control room for faster security response to passengers in trouble. "Bengaluru city police now offers great convenience and ensures that the citizens of the city a secure ride-hailing experience by integrating Suraksha app with Ola application," said Police Commissioner Bhaskar Rao in a statement.

The integration will enable rider's information to be shared with the police, along with details such as the car model, driver name and the geographic coordinates of the vehicle.

When a customer presses the emergency button in the app, it will directly call up the police helpline 100 for quicker response from the nearest police station.

Pressing the emergency button will also activate Ola's safety response team for telephonic assistance to the passenger.

"Bengaluru city police is constantly working on building a safer city for its citizens and by integrating …

Nokia smartphones now allow Wi-Fi calling on Airtel, Jio: Here's how to enable

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Nokia smartphone users will now be able to make calls over a Wi-Fi network.HMD Global has started the rollout of Wi-Fi calling feature to a range of Nokia smartphones, supported by Reliance Jio and Airtel.   Wi-Fi calling is the latest advancement to how consumers make calls in the areas with spotty cellular reception, introduced in 2019 in the Delhi-NCR region. HMD Global has now joined the list of brands that are providing their customers with the Wi-Fi calling service. The Wi-Fi calling service, also called VoWiFi, will be rolled out to the following Nokia smartphones on Jio network, as listed by HMD Global:    Nokia 9 PureView    Nokia 8 Sirocco    Nokia 8.1    Nokia 7.2    Nokia 7.1    Nokia 7 Plus    Nokia 6.2    Nokia 6.1 Plus    Nokia 6.1
How to enable and use VoWiFi on your Nokia smartphone?    Firstly, go to your phone's settings     Now, either search for Wi-Fi calling inside the settings or navigate to the option, located  under the mobile network tab    Enable Wi-Fi cal…

Google's Automatic Call Screening Feature To All Pixel Phones

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Google’s automatic call screening is limited to the US market as of now, and only supports the English language. 
Google rolled out the automatic call screen feature for the Pixel 4 users with the first Pixel feature drop in December last year.

Back then, Google promised that the feature will make its way to older Pixel phones as well. Well, it appears that Google has made good on its commitment. The automatic call screen feature has now begun popping up for all Pixel phone users.

Multiple users to have reported that they can now see the automatic call screen option on the Pixel 3a, Pixel 3, and Pixel 2 series phones.

Google has also reportedly confirmed that the first-gen Pixel phones can now take advantage of the feature as well.

Before we get into availability details, here's what call screen actually is. It is an on-device assistant-driven feature that automatically screens spam or robocalls. Once it detects an incoming robocall after matching it against Google's database, it…