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For Employees & Job Seekers, Google India, Amazon, Microsoft, Infosys, Tata Steel Are Topmost Attractive Employer Brands As Per REBR Survey

Which of the companies in India are most sought-after by the job seekers? A latest survey reveals that Google India is the most 'attractive employer brand', followed by Amazon India and Microsoft India.

COVID-19 Vaccination Centre Info On Google Maps, Search; Check Details
COVID-19 Vaccination Centre Info On Google Maps, Search; Check Details

New Delhi: Google India on Friday said it is working with the Union Health Ministry and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to accurately surface the information on vaccination centres on Search, Maps and Assistant. The search engine giant said that it expects to roll out information on vaccination centres in the coming weeks. So […]

Google India Offers New Courses For Scribes

New Delhi: Data journalism, reverse visual search and mobile journalism are among the new courses that the Google News Initiative announced on Monday. The new courses are designed to help newsrooms continue innovating, Google India said. The Google News Initiative India Training Network was launched in 2018 and along with the Google News Lab, this […]

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Google India To Launch 'Namaste Digital' Show On DD to Empower SMBs

New Delhi: Google India on Wednesday said that it will launch a new show in partnership with Doordarshan called Namaste Digital as part of its new multi-pronged effort to help small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) navigate the challenging economic environment. The “Namaste Digital” show will serve as a mass media program for SMBs to learn […]

Google Announces 3 Winners Of 'Build For Digital India' Programme

New Delhi: In a bid to help Indian students create solutions for real-world problems, Google on Wednesday announced three teams as winners of its Build for Digital India programme launched in partnership with the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) last year. The three winning teams were selected from over 7,000 students from more […]

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Google India Ramps Up COVID-19 Efforts To Bring Reliable Information To Users

New Delhi: As the country prepares for another two-week of lockdown, Google India on Monday said it has ramped up actions to help bring authoritative and reliable information to users, and provide features across its products that can be helpful during these trying times. The company said it has started indicating the locations of hundreds […]

Google Maps get test 'off-route' alert feature in India

San Francisco: As part of the many new features Google is experimenting with and adding on Maps, the search engine giant is testing an “Off-route” alert feature, exclusively in India for now. Intended to keep users safe while they are riding in a taxi, the “Off-route” feature would notify users every time their cab gets […]

Google to let you auto-delete location tracking data

San Francisco: In yet another bid to address privacy concerns, Google is rolling out a key feature that will allow people to automatically delete their Location History, Web and App Activity data. Google last year courted controversy when an Associated Press investigation found that many Google services on Android devices and iPhones store users’ location […]

Google Doodle marks 6 unique inhabitants on Earth Day

New Delhi: From Wandering Albatross to Coastal Redwood, Google on Monday celebrated Earth Day with a series of animations on six unique inhabitants on the Earth. While Wandering Albatross has the widest wingspan in the world, Coastal Redwood is the tallest tree in the world at 377 feet. Paedophryne Amauensis is a species of frog from […]

'Papa Kehte...' actress Mayoori joins Google ad biz

New Delhi: Former actress Mayoori Kango, who is remembered for her role in the 1996 film “Papa Kehte Hain”, has joined Google India as its Head of Industry – Agency Partnership. Her official LinkedIn profile mentions that she joined Google India in March 2019. “I am super excited to be part of Google and lead […]

Google India mentors 10 startups

New Delhi: In an effort to mentor emerging start-ups, Google India hosted a four-day boot camp for the first 10 Indian startups as part of its ‘Solve for India’ programme. Launched last year as an India-only pilot for mentorship by Google Developers’ “Launchpad” team, ‘Solve for India’ focuses on bringing the best of Google expertise […]

Google India makes address search, navigation easy on Maps

New Delhi: In a bid to make it easy for users to find addresses and navigate, Google India on Tuesday announced a string of updates and features on Maps and added “Voice Navigation” in six additional regional languages. In India, it can be challenging to reach a given residential address. While some addresses are well […]

Google brings health 'Symptom Search' feature to India

New Delhi: As more and more people seek Google’s advice first when it comes to health symptoms before visiting a doctor, Google India on Tuesday rolled out its feature called “Symptom Search” in India that lets users find quality health information on their smartphones. In collaboration with a team of doctors from Apollo Hospitals, the […]

Google India launches new AdWords features

New Delhi: Aiming to help advertisers reach customers in a better way, Google India on Thursday launched new AdWords features that will load pages 20 per cent faster to provide instant information. “With the new AdWords, there is less clutter and more intuitive workflows, allowing advertisers to now quickly make the changes that will move […]

Enabling regional languages will boost India's digital economy: Google

New Delhi: Building more digital content in regional languages will give a major boost to India’s bid to become a $1 trillion digital economy, Google India said here on Wednesday. “If we do not allow Internet to build local language elements, I think the story could go completely haywire. There are 400 million Internet users […]

There's a place for you at Google: Pichai to girls

San Francisco: After reportedly cancelling a town hall meeting to allay the fears over an anti-diversity manifesto, Google’s India-born CEO Sundar Pichai finally addressed a coding event for girls on the campus. “I want you to know there’s a place for you in this industry. There’s a place for you at Google. Don’t let anyone […]

Google announces new programme to inspire entrepreneurs, developers

New Delhi: US tech giant Google on Friday announced a new “Solve for India” initiative that aims to expand and energise the start-up ecosystem in tier 2 cities across the country. The programme will inspire new wave of entrepreneurs and startups in emerging cities like Pune, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Kochi, Indore, Nagpur, Nashik, Madurai, Kanpur […]