Google challenges $5 bn EU antitrust fine in Android case


Alphabet unit Google on Tuesday challenged a record 4.34-billion euro ($5 billion) fine imposed by European Union antitrust regulators ....

10 October, 2018

Mystery surrounding UIDAI helpline number ends as Google admits to adding it in Android

Anirban Ghoshal

The mystery surrounding the entry of the UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) helpline number in phone contact lists ....

4 August, 2018

Now ask Google Assistant to make video calls using Duo

Shweta Sharma

Google Assistant can now initiate video calls through Duo, the search giant’s video-calling and voice-calling app, after ....

25 July, 2018

Android may not remain free after EU fine, warns Google CEO Pichai

Shweta Sharma

The European Union’s decision to fine Google for abusing the dominance of its Android operating system may force the tech ....

19 July, 2018

EU regulators fine Google $5 bn in antitrust case


EU antitrust regulators hit Google with a record 4.34 billion euro ($5 billion) fine on Wednesday for using its Android mobile ....

18 July, 2018

WhatsApp may launch shortcuts for ‘mark as read’ and ‘mute’ features

Shweta Sharma

WhatsApp has submitted new updates to the Google Play Beta Program for ‘mark as read’ and ‘mute’ shortcuts, ....

17 July, 2018

Mozilla developing fifth internet browser it says is not for oldies

Shweta Sharma

Mozilla, the company behind the open-source browser Firefox, is developing its fifth browser to target the younger generation ....

10 July, 2018

Google rolls out multi-device support for video chat app Duo 

Shweta Sharma

Duo, search giant Google’s video and voice-calling app, is now getting an update that will let users operate a single account ....

5 July, 2018

Google rolls out update to fix 11 issues with Pixel, Nexus smartphones

Shweta Sharma

Tech giant Google has rolled out July security update, which includes fixes related to 11 issues, for Pixel and Nexus smartphones, ....

4 July, 2018

HTC is working on a blockchain-powered Android smartphone

Anirban Ghoshal

Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC is working on a new Android smartphone that will be powered by blockchain technology. According ....

16 May, 2018

Google brings Android to appliances in quest to extend dominance beyond phones


Alphabet Inc's Google on Monday launched a spinoff of its Android operating system for home appliances and other machines, ....

8 May, 2018

Apple has a two-year head start in 3D sensing technology — can Android catch up?


Most Android phones will have to wait until 2019 to duplicate the 3D sensing feature behind Apple’s Face ID security, three ....

20 March, 2018

After payments, WhatsApp set to roll out customer support features

Anirban Ghoshal

After launching a payment feature on top of its popular instant messaging platform, WhatsApp is planning to offer customer support ....

8 March, 2018

Google rolls out minimum specs for businesses using Android

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech firm Google has launched a new advisory programme asking businesses to deploy Android devices of certain specifications only. ....

23 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

Facebook introduces security keys for enhanced account protection

Varun Arora

Social networking giant Facebook Inc., on Thursday introduced an additional option for account protection. Users can now register ....

27 January, 2017

WhatsApp disabled on older Android, iOS & Windows devices

Varun Arora

Facebook-owned WhatsApp messaging app has stopped functioning for those using older smartphones, according to several media reports ....

3 January, 2017

Nintendo opens Super Mario Run pre-registration for Android users

Priya Singh

After launching the Super Mario Run for iOS devices earlier this month, Nintendo is now gearing up to launch the Android version. Nintendo, ....

30 December, 2016

PremjiInvest-backed Cyanogen to shut down services on December 31

Priya Singh

Cyanogen, the startup that made a popular custom version of Android, has announced that it is shutting down operations and will ....

26 December, 2016

Facebook Messenger introduces group video chat on iOS, Android & web platforms

Priya Singh

Social networking giant Facebook Inc has rolled out group video chat on Messenger for Android, iOS and web platforms the world ....

21 December, 2016

Android 7.1.1 Nougat Build said to solve Google Pixel connectivity issues

Priya Singh

Google has started rolling out Android 7.1.1 Nougat Build in a bid to fix connectivity issues reported in Android 7.0 Nougat which ....

14 December, 2016