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Uber’s search for engineering chief yields former Google veteran Amit Singhal

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Amit Singhal, senior vice president of engineering, Uber
San Francisco-based ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc. has hired former Google search chief Amit Singhal as senior vice president of engineering. Singhal, who hails from Uttar Pradesh in India, wrote in his personal blog post on Friday, “I’m excited to announce that I’m joining Uber a...


Apple-backed Didi plans self-driven cars

The Chinese ride hailing firm Didi Chuxing is reportedly working on self-driving cars. According to Bloomberg Businessweek, Didi Chuxing, which recently took over world’s largest cab-hailing app Uber’s China business, is looking to hire data scientists and engineers from the Silicon Valley in US...

7 October, 2016 | More »


Flipkart will sell Google Pixel in India; device is priced at Rs 57,000

US tech giant Alphabet Inc has unveiled its much-anticipated Google-branded Pixel smartphones. The two phones—Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL—will now be available in India at a starting price of Rs 57,000, with pre-orders beginning from 13 October, according to the official Google Blog. Googl...

5 October, 2016 | More »

Google launches YouTube Music app

Google parent Alphabet Inc has launched the long-awaited YouTube Music app that makes finding music on YouTube easier. The app, available on iOS and Android, allows users to find music videos, search for artists and play individual songs or albums. They can also quickly access and find music-related...

13 November, 2015 | More »


Mobile search, YouTube propel Google parent Alphabet; net up 45%

Google’s parent Alphabet Inc has registered a 13 per cent rise in net revenue to $18.7 billion on account of substantial growth in revenue from mobile searches and YouTube. Alphabet reported a 45.2 per cent rise in net income for the third quarter ended September 30 to $3.98 billion, up from $2.74...

23 October, 2015 | More »