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Sundar Pichai Sports Fossil Smartwatch at Google’s I/O Developers Conference

The smartwatches that Fossil builds run Google's Wear OS software and competes with Apple Watch

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While addressing Google’s I/O Developers Conference 2019 in California, company CEO Sundar Pichai was spotted wearing a Fossil Sport smartwatch priced at $199, roughly Rs 14,000 in India.

Famed technology YouTuber Marques K. Brownlee, known as MKBHD, recently took to Twitter and asked his 3.21 million followers to identify Pichai’s watch.

Twitteraties later cracked the puzzle, stating that the Google Chief Executive Officer (CEO) was sporting a Fossil Sport smartwatch with black silicone wristband.

Confirming the popular guess, global watch and accessories maker Fossil Group tweeted, “Look ma we made it! The Sport Smartwatch has been spotted at #GoogleIO2019 on @sundarpichai.”

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Google CEO, Sundar Pichai. Wikimedia.

Earlier in January, Fossil had announced that’ it was selling its smartphone technology to Google for $40 million.

Smartwatch fans have been waiting eagerly for Google to release their own Pixel smartwatch, especially ever since the search-engine giant bought the Fossil technology.

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However, the company said that it was not planning a smartwatch product anytime soon.

The smartwatches that Fossil builds run Google’s Wear OS software and competes with Apple Watch. (IANS)

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Wikipedia Crosses Milestone Of Having Over 6 Million Articles in English Language

Following the English edition, which hit the five million-mark in late 2015, are the German version with about 2.3 million articles, and the French version, which has about 2.1 million articles

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Wikipedia is available in several languages, but its English version has the most number of articles. Wikimedia Commons

The world’s largest online multilingual encyclopedia, Wikipedia, has now crossed the milestone of having more than six million articles in English language.

The feat, which comes roughly 19 years after the website was founded, is a testament of “what humans can do together,” said Ryan Merkley, chief of staff at Wikimedia, the nonprofit organisation that operates the omnipresent online encyclopedia, TechCrunch reported on Friday.

The six millionth article is about Maria Elise Turner Lauder, a 19th-century Canadian school teacher, travel writer and fiction writer.

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The world’s largest online multilingual encyclopedia, Wikipedia, has now crossed the milestone of having more than six million articles in English language. Pixabay

Wikipedia is available in several languages, but its English version has the most number of articles.

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Following the English edition, which hit the five million-mark in late 2015, are the German version with about 2.3 million articles, and the French version, which has about 2.1 million articles, the report added. (IANS)