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Elon Musk will produce 'alternative' smartphones, if Apple, Google remove Twitter
Elon Musk will produce 'alternative' smartphones, if Apple, Google remove Twitter

Twitter is now facing a close scrutiny by both Apple and Google app stores and Musk is worried that the micro-blogging platform can get removed from the app stores.

  • Saturday, 26 November 2022
Kia Seltos Facelift
New 'confusing' Kia logo makes 30,000 people Google 'KN Cars' every month

When Kia decided to revamp its brand and bring its logo into the 21st century, a new problem cropped up. After it ditched the circular logo for a more flat one, people seemed to have a problem reading it on their cars.

  • Tuesday, 22 November 2022
Marie Tharp
Why Marie Tharp is Google’s doodle of the day? Read to know more

Born on July 30, 1920, in Ypsilanti, Michigan, Marie was the only child of William Edgar Tharp, a soil surveyor for the United States of America’s Agriculture Department, and Bertha Louise Tharp.

  • Monday, 21 November 2022
Love life
What has love got to do with hydration

Even 24 hours seems less in this busy lifestyle! The never-ending everyday hassles make people take less or negligible care of themselves, letting hydration slip out of control. But lack of water consumption and inadequate intake of nutrients and water-rich foods can lead to dehydration and also upset your love life.

  • Monday, 21 November 2022
Litisha Mangat Panda At VBS Summit
VBS 2022: OTV’s Litisha Mangat Panda bats for level playing field in digital revenue sharing with big-tech

Litisha said India is a tough market to crack when it comes to revenue. "When you want people to pay to watch TV content, it’s rather hard. So, advertising is the larger aspect we have to look at."

  • Wednesday, 16 November 2022
Google's Android Auto Coolwalk redesign enters public beta
Google's Android Auto Coolwalk redesign enters public beta

According to Android Central, earlier this year, Google revealed that it was preparing a major redesign for Android Auto.

  • Sunday, 13 November 2022
Will Google Give 1TB free  For Gmail & Google Photos
Will Google Give 1TB free For Gmail & Google Photos

So Google will be upgrading its free storage from 15 GBs to 1 TB . But is it for everyone? .Will your gmail, Google photos, Google drive storage increase to 1TB free of cost

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  • Monday, 07 November 2022
Google Drive
Google to expand free Drive storage from 15 GB to 1TB

The search engine major has informed in its blog post that every account will be automatically upgraded from their existing 15 GB of storage to 1 TB and the user don't have to do anything.

  • Sunday, 06 November 2022
Google Pixel 7 and Google Pixel 7 Pro
Google Pixel 7 and 7 Pro: What makes these android devices stand out from the crowd? Check features

Google Pixel 7 and Google Pixel 7 Pro stand out from the crowd by the virtue of their processors and camera.

  • Thursday, 27 October 2022
Google
Google to end support for Windows 7, 8.1 next year

There will not be any new updates for users of these operating systems, but older versions of Chrome will still function.

  • Tuesday, 25 October 2022
Google to label ads as 'sponsored' in mobile search results
Google to label ads as 'sponsored' in mobile search results

Paid results will now carry a "sponsored" tag in a bold, large text rather than the simple "Ad" tag they had before.

  • Saturday, 15 October 2022
Google Search
Google rolls out Passkeys for Android and Chrome

The key enables two key capabilities on Android devices, users can generate and utilise Passkeys that are securely synchronised through the Google Password Manager.

  • Thursday, 13 October 2022
Google Cloud CEO reveals new plans for metaverse, Web 3.0
Google Cloud CEO reveals new plans for metaverse, Web 3.0

Google is also helping Web 3.0 founders and developers with scalability, reliability, security, and data, so they can spend the bulk of their time on innovation.

  • Tuesday, 11 October 2022
Google and Meta
Google takes on Meta, introduces own video-generating AI

Tech giant Google has introduced its own video-generating AI titled 'Imagen Video' that would compete with Meta's 'Make-A-Video' offering.

  • Thursday, 06 October 2022
Google to establish its 1st Cloud region in Africa
Google to establish its 1st Cloud region in Africa

According to research by AlphaBeta Economics for Google Cloud, the South Africa cloud region will contribute more than a cumulative $2.1 billion to the country's GDP

  • Wednesday, 05 October 2022
Google
Google receives 37,282 complaints from Indian users in Aug

Google received 37,282 complaints from Indian users in the month of August in compliance with the new IT Rules, 2021. The tech giant also removed a total of 551,659 pieces of bad content, as a result of user complaints in the country.

  • Saturday, 01 October 2022
Google will notify you if your personal info appears in Search
Google will notify you if your personal info appears in Search

Apart from the new tool, the removal requests can also be done globally by anyone using Google's form-based system.

  • Thursday, 29 September 2022
Google update on new tool
Google's new tool: Now remove personal info directly in Search

Google's "Results about you" tool, announced during its annual developer conference earlier this year, is now rolling out to some users.

  • Thursday, 22 September 2022
Now buy train tickets in select countries on Google Search
Now buy train tickets on Google Search, know new feature

Google said it has embedded sustainability into its travel tools.

  • Wednesday, 21 September 2022
YouTube to roll out new video page on mobile, web
YouTube to roll out new video page on mobile, web

This new design might also coincide with "Ambient Mode" that allows the bottom of a video to bleed into the description section and system status bar for a more immersive experience.

  • Tuesday, 20 September 2022
Engineer accidentally paid Rs 2 crore by Google
Google credits Rs 2 cr to random man's bank account. Know what happened next

The information was shared by the bank account holder himself. Taking to Twitter the man named Sam Curry, a self-described hacker, alerted Google for its mistake.

  • Monday, 19 September 2022
Google working on 'Pixel Mini' smartphone
Google working on 'Pixel Mini' smartphone

Unfortunately, it is unknown whether the smartphone is part of the Pixel 7 series. Therefore, it may or may not be called the Pixel 7 Mini.

  • Thursday, 15 September 2022
Verily
Alphabet's Verily raises $1 bn to tap growing healthcare sector

Verily's Founder and CEO Andy Conrad will become Executive Chairman and President Stephen Gillett has been promoted to CEO, the company said in a statement.

  • Saturday, 10 September 2022
Google India purged 4L bad content pieces in May
Google slammed for allowing only fantasy sports, rummy apps on Play Store in India

Starting September 28, Play Store will begin a limited-time pilot allowing for the distribution of daily fantasy sports (DFS) and Rummy apps to users in India by developers incorporated in India.

  • Thursday, 08 September 2022
Hackers
Hackers alert: Google warns Chrome users to update immediately

This is the sixth zero-day vulnerability Chrome has faced to date this year.

  • Tuesday, 06 September 2022
Google
Indian users shoot 37,173 complaints to Google in July, up 13%

The month of July witnessed a steep rise in both the number of complaints and the content removal action by Google in India.

  • Saturday, 03 September 2022
Big Tech to testify on anti-competitive practices before govt panel on Tue
Big Tech to testify on anti-competitive practices before govt panel on Tue

The summoning of representatives of Big Techs by the Parliamentary panel is in line with its earlier discussions on the matter, with competitive behaviour in the digital market space being the area of focus.

  • Monday, 22 August 2022
Google fined $40 mn for misleading users on Android location tracking
Google fined $40 mn for misleading users on Android location tracking

According to Australia's Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC), the data was collected between January 2017 and December 2018.

  • Friday, 12 August 2022
Google, Apple ban Battlegrounds Mobile India game in India following govt order
Google, Apple ban Battlegrounds Mobile India game in India following govt order

In the last year, the game developer invested nearly $100 million to improve India's local video game, e-sports, and entertainment startups to build a healthy gaming start-up ecosystem.

  • Thursday, 28 July 2022
Now you can livestream meetings on YouTube
Now you can livestream meetings on YouTube

There is a channel approval process for live streaming on YouTube.

  • Monday, 25 July 2022
Google India adds 5 new languages to its training network for scribes
Google India adds 5 new languages to its training network for scribes

Google has also launched the Fact-Check Academy in partnership with DataLeads, the tech giant said in a statement.

  • Tuesday, 05 July 2022
Google India purged 4L bad content pieces in May
Google India purged 4L bad content pieces in May

Over 24,000 of these complaints involved copyright infringement, which was followed by trademark infringement (433).

  • Sunday, 03 July 2022
Google
Google rolls out new update for its password manager

The new update allows users to add a shortcut to Google Password Manager to their Android home screen.

  • Friday, 01 July 2022
Google Hangout
Google to shut down Hangouts, tell users to switch to Chat

The company mentioned that users who wish to keep a copy of their Hangouts data to use Google Takeout -- to download their data before Hangouts is no longer available in November 2022.

  • Tuesday, 28 June 2022
 Sergey Brin & his wife Nicole Shanahan
Google co-founder Brin seeks divorce from his attorney-entrepreneur wife Nicole Shanahan

Brin and Shanahan quietly married in 2015, and they're quietly trying to split now, according to filings with the Santa Clara Superior Court first seen by Insider.

  • Tuesday, 21 June 2022
RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das
Big tech's financial services play poses systemic concerns like overleverage: RBI Governor

Such companies can include entities in e-commerce, search engines and social media platforms that have started to offer financial services in a "big way" on their own or through tie-ups, he said, adding this is leading to the use of new methodologies in credit assessment.

  • Friday, 17 June 2022
Google, nurture.farm to develop cheap methods to measure soil health
Journalists under pressure amid erosion of press freedom: Google

An experienced political, investigative and data journalist, she was a 2017 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in national reporting as part of the Reuters team that documented widespread cheating in US college admissions.

  • Monday, 30 May 2022
Google
Google to warn users against phishing attacks on Chat

In Gmail, warning banners are displayed when responding to emails sent from outside of your organisation.

  • Saturday, 21 May 2022
Google
Google faces lawsuit for using NHS data of 1.6 mn people in UK

Law firm Mishcon de Reya is now representing Andrew Prismall who filed the suit on behalf of approximately 1.6 million individuals whose records were passed to DeepMind.

  • Tuesday, 17 May 2022
Google
Google's new 10-shade skin tone scale to boost inclusivity, cut AI bias

Tech giant Google has launched a novel 10-shade skin tone that will be incorporated into its products over the coming months to boost inclusivity and to reduce Artificial Intelligence (AI) bias.

  • Friday, 13 May 2022
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