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Though the Xbox One is still geared toward gamers, it will appeal to a broader audience with its variety of apps and ways of watching TV.
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News Byteare announcing that they have cleaned up results for 100,000 potential queries, with Microsoft contributing picture-detection technology and Google’s YouTube contributing video identification. Showing warnings to searchers has also reportedly already led to a drop-off of 20 percent in such activity. In an op-ed for the Daily Mail, Google chairman Eric Schmidt said Google put together a team of 200 people in the past three months to address the problem.
News ByteIndix today is launching an analytics platform for e-commerce companies that will attempt to include everything sold on the Internet, so competitors can compare prices, promotions and reviews. The company has raised $6 million from Avalon Ventures and Nexus Venture Partners, and has a team of 40, mostly in Chennai, India, led by longtime Microsoft exec Sanjay Parthasarathy in Seattle.