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After joining hands with Twitter, Election Commission Monday announced its partnership with Facebook to reach out to 31 percent of the electorate in Tamil Nadu and achieve 100 percent turnout. Chief Electoral Officer Rajesh Lakhoni and Director of Public Policy (India, South and Central Asia), Facebook, Ankhi Das in a joint press conference announced the…

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Google was supposed to introduce its ‘Voice Access’ service back at last year’s Google I/O conference, but never did so. The search giant has finally launched an ‘Voice Access’ beta app using which people can control several more features of their smartphones with voice commands. Users can now give commands such as ‘Open chrome’ to…

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Google Developers Reilly Grant and Ken Rockot have published a draft document to the World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Incubator Community Group (W3C WICG) detailing a newly created API (application program interface) for directly connecting USB devices to webpages. It is envisioned for use as a Web connectivity platform for hardware manufacturers. The new API…