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Google Photos Photo Books Now Available for Android and iOS in the US

At its I/O conference earlier this month, Google announced that it wanted to bring the fun of physical photo books back. While the Web version of Google Photos already allowed users to create photo books from the best pictures from their collection, the Android and iOS apps have now joined the party. Users in the US can start making their photo books with the latest app updates already available on Google Play store and App Store respectively. With the Photo Books feature, the search giant makes use of machine learning…

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People who read books may live longer: study

People who read books may live longer: study (Getty Images) Bookworms, rejoice! People who read books regularly are likely to live longer than those who do not read at all, a new study has claimed. Researchers at Yale University in the US used data on 3,635 people over 50 years of age participating in a larger health study. Participants were divided into three groups: those who read no books, those who read books up to three and a half hours a week, and those who read books more than three…

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Freedom 251 Company’s Books to Be Scrutinised: Ravi Shankar Prasad

The Directorate of Enforcement is investigating Ringing Bells, the company that launched the Freedom 251 for alleged contravention of FEMA. Besides, the Corporate Affairs Ministry has ordered scrutiny of the company’s books, while the Department of Electronics and IT (DeitY) is reviewing issues related to Freedom 251 smartphone, touted as world’s cheapest. Responding to queries related to the smartphone, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said: “The government through various departments is taking steps to protect the interest of consumers.” In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, he said a…

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