Google launches Project Bloks: Even Kids can learn to code

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Google introduces Project Blocks which will help kids to learn how the code and logics works in a very play full manner.

This simple platform will allows developers, designers and educators to build physical programming experiences that can help kids (5+) learn to code.

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20 Must Know Keyboard Shortcuts To Speed up Your Workflow in Any Browser

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Keyboard shortcuts can speed up your work productivity on a computer significantly. They usually replace multiple operations that are performed with the mouse with a set of keys that you need to press more or less simultaneously. Take the opening of the Windows Task Manager for instance.  Let’s introduce you to a few that will help you finish, various browser related tasks — manage tabs, search text, open websites, delete history — faster.

If you are using Mac, you’ll find that most of the shortcuts listed here will work just fine if you swap the Ctrl key for the Command key. If there are any exceptions, we’ll list them along the way and give you alternative shortcuts wherever possible.

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Google acquires Anvato, a media streaming and monetization platform for broadcasters

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Google is getting deeper into the tech side of the video and broadcasting business. The company today announced that it has acquired Anvato, a platform for encoding, editing, publishing and distribution video across platforms. The company says Anvato will join its Cloud Platform team and that Anvato’s technology will complement its efforts “to enable scalable media processing and workflows in the cloud.” Keep Reading

 

 

Nougat, Android N Gets an Official Name

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That’s certainly less exciting than Nutella, which pretty much everyone wanted. Heck, I would’ve even taken ‘New York Cheesecake,’ which is the internal codename Google used for the OS.

But at least it’s also better than some user-chosen names (Android ‘Nipples’) so I guess we’ll take it. Realistically speaking, Nutella probably would have involved some licensing woes, though they managed to do it for Kit Kat.

In an interesting note, the company used Snapchat as one of the platforms to reveal the name for the first time. Full News is Here

 

 

Facebook Slideshow: Turn your photos into beautiful slideshow

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It’s easy to post a ton of photos from your weekend adventures to Facebook, but let’s face it: there are only so many people willing to flip through your photos one at a time. Facebook might just have a way to spice things up, though. It’s trotting out a Slideshow feature that turns your photos and videos into themed clips that will be easier to watch. Read full news

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