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

Reuters

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
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Google-owned YouTube to commit $25 mn to take on fake news

Anirban Ghoshal

Video-sharing service YouTube in partnership with the Google News Initiative (GNI), launched by the parent firm in March this ....

11 July, 2018

Relief for tech giants as EU rejects controversial copyright reforms

Reuters

EU lawmakers have opted not to take a tough line on an EU copyright overhaul aimed at making Google, Facebook and other tech ....

6 July, 2018

Google plans public Wi-Fi expansion aimed at lapping up next billion coming online

Shweta Sharma

Tech giant Google is planning to take its free public Wi-Fi, currently available only at railway stations, to connect the next ....

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
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Google teaches children to spot spam and fake news in online safety drive

Shweta Sharma

Tech giant Google has been schooling Indian children and their parents about online safety in a bid to help them combat cyber ....

2 July, 2018

JioPhone's OS developer KaiOS raises Series A funding from Google

Binu Paul

KaiOS Technologies Inc. the developer of an eponymous feature phone operating system that powers Reliance Industries Ltd's ....

29 June, 2018

This tech giant too was in the race to buy coding platform GitHub

Anirban Ghoshal

Redmond-headquartered Microsoft was not the only contender to acquire software development platform GitHub for $7.5 million, a ....

28 June, 2018

Google gives developers using its cloud platform a new storage option

Anirban Ghoshal

Internet giant Google has launched a new high-performance file storage service for its cloud platform to help customers reduce ....

28 June, 2018
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Ad-tech unicorn InMobi may power ads for Microsoft's search engine Bing

Anand J

Tech giant Microsoft may rope in Indian ad-tech unicorn InMobi to power advertisements on its search engine Bing as it looks to ....

28 June, 2018

Google launches accelerator for gaming startups in Asia

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Tech giant Google is launching an accelerator programme for gaming startups and developers in Asia. In a blog post, the company ....

27 June, 2018

Google rebrands ad lineup, retires DoubleClick and AdWords

Reuters

Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Wednesday the biggest-ever rebranding of its advertising software, retiring the DoubleClick ....

27 June, 2018

This app uses Google's machine learning platform to detect plant diseases

Anirban Ghoshal

Among the various companies, non-profits and researchers using tech company Google’s TensorFlow platform, one application ....

25 June, 2018

Google Hire gets AI-powered features to speed up common tasks

Shweta Sharma

Tech giant Google has added artificial intelligence-powered tools to its Hire recruitment platform, a year after its launch, to ....

21 June, 2018

Facebook-owned Instagram to play long videos in challenge to Google's YouTube

Reuters

Facebook Inc-owned social network Instagram launched a mobile app on Wednesday dedicated to user-generated videos up to an ....

21 June, 2018

Android Messages gets desktop support as Google plays catch up with chat rivals

Shweta Sharma

Search giant Google is rolling out desktop browser support for Android Messages. This means that using personal computers, you ....

20 June, 2018

Cisco to acquire July Systems to boost enterprise WiFi offerings

Anirban Ghoshal

Networking and IT services giant Cisco has said that it plans to acquire cloud-based mobile services provider July Systems, which ....

20 June, 2018

Draft Bill on information privacy may ask MNCs to store Indians’ data locally

Shweta Sharma

A committee, which is likely to send a draft Bill on new data privacy laws to the government by the end of this month, may recommend ....

18 June, 2018

Google to invest $550 mn in Walmart-backed Chinese e-tailer JD.com

Reuters

Google will invest $550 million in Chinese e-commerce powerhouse JD.com, part of the U.S. internet giant’s efforts to expand ....

18 June, 2018

Cisco and Google roll out early access programme for their hybrid cloud offering

Anirban Ghoshal

Networking major Cisco and internet giant Google have been working together to develop a new hybrid cloud solution for enterprises ....

12 June, 2018