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Google Now to display data from Cleartrip, RunKeeper among 68 other apps

Google will now display info on Google Now cards from apps like RunKeeper, Jawbone, Feedly and 67 other apps, reports The Verge. After google started adding third party Android apps to Google Now cards in January, it has expanded the number of apps, which now totals to 110. The goal of the cards, including Google’s own, is to display time sensitive relevant information. The update is available via APKMirror as well as Google Play. Cards trump notifications The Verge reports adds that apps like YouTube, TuneIn radio and Spotify can recommend playlists based on listening history, fitness apps like Jawbone and Adidas will remind users of daily goals and news apps will provide breaking news cards from Circa, Feedly and ABC News. Even reservation apps like OpenTable will enable restaurant payment with a tap. Google mentions that cards will prove better helpful over regular notifications in order to push relevant data at the right time. Dine, drive, read, learn, get stuff done Some of the new integrations include popular apps like Spotify, AllRecipes, Zipcar, Google Express, Indeed, Lumosity, Gaana, Kotak Mahindra Bank, mIndicator (Mumbai local trains), Cleartrip, Wynk, Quikr NXT, Wunderlist, Any.do, Foodpanda, Airbnb, Shazam, Ebay, Duolingo, The Economist, Runtastic, Housing, ICICI, Shaadi.com, Economic Times and BookMyShow. The Verge adds that although we do not know how much personal information is being accessed by Google through the new feature, since Google Now can now access and analyse users’ third party info too. Wired reports that Google Now would like to be…

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