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YouTube Information Panels to Display News Publishers’ Government Funding

YouTube which had launched ‘information panels’ for news-related videos to flag misinformation on its platform, said these boxes will now highlight whether the publisher of the content is funded by the government. “Our goal is to equip users with additional information to help them better understand the sources of news content that they choose to watch on YouTube. This information …

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EU Copyright Revamp Targeting Google, Facebook Set for Approval on Monday

EU countries are set to agree an overhaul of the bloc’s two-decade old copyright rules next week, requiring Google to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook to filter out protected content, despite increasing opposition from some governments. EU lawmakers at the European Parliament gave the European Commission’s proposal a thumbs up last month, wanting to protect Europe’s creative industry …

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YouTube Said to Try a New Metric to Answer Critics: Responsibility

YouTube is changing the way it measures success on the world’s biggest video site following a series of scandals. There’s just one problem: The company is still deciding how this new approach works. The Google division introduced two new internal metrics in the past two years for gauging how well videos are performing, according to people familiar with the company’s …

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Google Assistant Can Now Read Your Work Calendar

Google Assistant is finally coming to G Suite, starting with the Calendar app in beta within Googles enterprise platform. In a blog post, which coincided with the announcement at the company’s Cloud Next conference in San Francisco, the tech giant outlined how the integration will work. “Users with G Suite accounts can start testing with Assistant starting today,” said the …

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Google Maps Tests New UI to Improve Discovery of Nearby Spots

Photo Credit: Android Police Google Maps old UI on the left and new UI on the right Google has been pretty busy lately in pushing more and more features to its Maps app. And now its been reported that the company is working on a new feature for Google Maps wherein a user will be able to discover surrounding places …

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