Google Doodle pops up with a heartfelt card

Google Doodle has done it again! As India celebrates Mother’s Day on Sunday, Google has launched an interactive doodle that has a pop-up card to wish all the mothers. Illustrated by Olivia When, the doodle is a heartfelt dedication to all the mothers out there. Google has a tradition of making iconic doodles to mark significant and historic events. In India, Mother’s Day is observed on the second Sunday of May every year. Different countries celebrate… Source link

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Driverless taxis to cancer drugs: Google’s moonshots are serious business

When Google renamed itself Alphabet Inc. in 2015, co-founder Larry Page revealed that one of the new name’s meanings was a pun: alpha-bet, as in “a bet on investment returns above a benchmark.” This implied that the so-called “Other Bets” in Google’s financial reports — subsidiaries that work on projects ranging from self-driving cars to cancer cures — aren’t just moonshot bids to make the world better, but potential businesses… Source link

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Incredible images from inside country’s recycling crisis

Incredible photos have emerged illustrating the enormity of a country’s ongoing recycling crisis. In Bangladesh’s capital city of Dhaka plastic waste has gone up to 586 tonnes a day in an increase of 424 tonnes since 2005, Dhaka Tribune reports. The country has recently sought to ramp up plastic recycling to tackle the issue. But new photos published by AFP, which show small mountains of plastic bottles and waste inside a recycling plant in Dhaka, highlight the enormity of the… Source link

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Billie Eilish calls out sexist headline that criticized her Vogue cover

Billie Eilish called out a sexist headline about her new “Vogue” cover. (Photo: REUTERS/Monica Almeida) Billie Eilish shared a meme that slammed a sexist headline about her British Vogue cover. “Proof that women can change their minds and reclaim autonomy over their own bodies. Billie Eilish shocks fans by swapping baggy clothes for lingerie in Vogue — despite years of being an actual child,” read a revised Daily Mail headline written by writer-influencer Emily Clarkson and shared by Eilish… Source link

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Zoom On iPad Beats Google Meet & Teams With 1 Brilliant Feature

Zoom on iPad. David Phelan Zoom has access to a private iPad camera API, a new report claims, which allows the app to use the camera during iPad Split View multitasking. MORE FROM FORBESImportant New iPhone Feature Is A Blockbuster Success, Report SaysBy David Phelan Intriguingly, it seems to mean that only Zoom has access to this feature. Not Google Meet, not Microsoft Teams. In fact, the only other app that can access it is one of Apple’s: FaceTime. Until things change,… Source link

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Bryson DeChambeau flew home because he thought he missed cut

The Telegraph Rory McIlroy makes cut at Wells Fargo to play ‘weekend golf’ for first time in two months “Yes, weekend golf!” So Rory McIlroy bellowed, arms aloft, as he left the recorder’s hut here at the Wells Fargo Championship and headed to speak to the media. Of course, this was mock celebration on behalf of the four-time major winner, but beneath the self-deprecation there was clearly relief that he will be playing competitively on a Saturday for the first time in two months. If… Source link

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Aaron Rodgers to guest star as ‘Jeopardy!’ host on ABC show

Aaron Rodgers will reprise his role as the host of “Jeopardy!,” but this time it will come on a different television program. Rodgers will make an appearance on the ABC show “The Conners,” where he will act as the current host of “Jeopardy!” The episode revolves around Laurie Metcalf’s character “Jackie Harris” appearing on “Jeopardy!” Her character believes she has exceptional chemistry with Rodgers, who is hosting “Jeopardy!” Rodgers should have some experience in the role. He hosted… Source link

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App Store advertising expands, Google Play plans for safety, Epic v. Apple trial begins – TechCrunch

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry continues to grow, with a record 218 billion downloads and $143 billion in global consumer spend in 2020. Consumers last year also spent 3.5 trillion minutes using apps on Android devices alone. And in the U.S., app usage surged ahead of the time spent watching live TV. Currently, the average American watches 3.7… Source link

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