Google adding AMP firepower to make Gmail more interactive

Anirban Ghoshal

Google is planning to change the way users interact on email. The tech giant is planning to bring the abilities of its Accelerated ....

14 February, 2018

Amazon working on AI chip that aims to make Alexa quicker, keep Google at bay

Anirban Ghoshal

Amazon is reportedly developing an artificial intelligence-powered chip that will bolster devices using its smart assistant, Alexa, ....

13 February, 2018
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Google starts offering new artificial intelligence chips on cloud

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech giant Google has started offering its new artificial intelligence-tailored chips on its cloud platform to other companies ....

13 February, 2018

Blue skies ahead for cloud computing as tech giants seek clout

Anirban Ghoshal

Cloud computing seems to be the future as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft and Google grow their cloud solutions and services ....

13 February, 2018

Google merges smart home unit Nest with its hardware team in bid to outgun Alexa

Anirban Ghoshal

Alphabet Inc. has merged the team of smart home devices maker Nest with its Google hardware group in order to boost the home-automation ....

12 February, 2018

India's competition regulator fines Google for 'search bias

Reuters

India’s antitrust watchdog on Thursday imposed a Rs 1.36 billion ($21.17 million) fine on Google for “search bias”, ....

8 February, 2018
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Microsoft lures enterprises with offer to buy out existing cloud storage contracts

Anirban Ghoshal

Technology giant Microsoft is effectively offering to buy out existing cloud storage contracts of prospective customers if they ....

7 February, 2018

Google’s Motion Stills app to get new augmented-reality feature

Anirban Ghoshal

Alphabet Inc.’s Google said it was releasing a new augmented reality (AR) feature for its app Motion Stills that would allow ....

7 February, 2018

Microsoft text-to-speech support gets 6 new languages, including Tamil

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech firm Microsoft Corp has added six languages to text-to-speech support — one of them Tamil — bringing the total ....

6 February, 2018

Microsoft tops Amazon in cloud revenue for Oct-Dec 2017

Anirban Ghoshal

Microsoft’s hybrid cloud strategy seems to be paying off as the Satya Nadella-led company topped Jeff Bezos-led Amazon’s ....

2 February, 2018
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Is AI good for humanity? Alibaba’s Ma, Google’s Pichai differ at Davos

Anirban Ghoshal

The growing influence of machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) drew mixed reactions from the bosses of tech giants ....

25 January, 2018

Google unveils 3D model viewer for web browsers in augmented reality push

Anirban Ghoshal

Internet giant Google has unveiled a 3D model viewer, Article, that will help users see a three-dimensional model of elements ....

23 January, 2018

Just Dial Q3 net profit rises 4%, revenue up 9.2%

Shweta Sharma

Online local business search engine Just Dial Ltd reported 4.2% rise in net profit to Rs 28.6 crore for the quarter ended 31 December ....

23 January, 2018

Accelerator NUMA Bengaluru invites applications for third batch

Disha Sharma

NUMA Bengaluru, the Indian base of French accelerator NUMA, has announced that it is now accepting applications for its third ....

3 February, 2017

Google ends Apple's 5-year reign as world's most valuable brand

Disha Sharma

Google has dethroned Apple to become the world's most valuable brand, ending the iPhone maker's five-year reign at the top. According ....

3 February, 2017

Uber fires Amit Singhal for not disclosing sexual harassment charge at Google

Dearton Thomas Hector

US-based Uber Technologies Inc. has asked senior vice president of engineering Amit Singhal to resign from the company for reportedly ....

28 February, 2017

Google takes on Amazon Echo, adds voice-activated shopping

Varun Arora

Tech giant Google has added another feature to Google Assistant-powered Google Home smart speaker which would allow users to shop ....

17 February, 2017

Google blocked 1.7 bn bad ads last year

Disha Sharma

Search giant Google Inc. took down 1.7 billion ads violating its advertising policies in 2016, the company said in its annual ....

30 January, 2017

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

Dearton Thomas Hector

San Francisco-based ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc. has hired former Google search chief Amit Singhal as senior vice ....

21 January, 2017

Many global software cos will emerge from India in 5-10 years: Google CEO Pichai

Shruti Jain

Google's Sundar Pichai is confident that several large global software firms will emerge from India over the next 5-10 years, ....

5 January, 2017

Google seeks to lure small Indian businesses with new digital tools

Disha Sharma

Google India has launched a training programme to enable small businesses to come online. Christened Digital Unlocked, small ....

4 January, 2017