Google tweaks privacy policy for payment app after Paytm complaint

Reuters

Google has tweaked the privacy policy of its Indian digital payments mobile application, days after local rival Paytm complained ....

22 September, 2018

This Indian health-tech startup beat nine rivals at Google’s Demo Day Asia

Kavya Kothiyal

Medical-technology startup SigTuple Technologies Pvt. Ltd has been conferred the 'Judges' Choice' award at search ....

21 September, 2018
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Google defends Gmail data sharing with third-party app developers

Reuters

Alphabet Inc’s Google gave details about its policies for third-party Gmail add-ons but stopped short of fully addressing ....

21 September, 2018

This Google tool allows users to reduce their carbon footprint

Shweta Sharma

Search engine giant Google has partnered with the California Academy of Sciences to create an interactive new tool that will helps ....

10 September, 2018

Facebook to set up first Asian data centre in Singapore, invest $1 bn

Reuters

Facebook (FB.O) said on Thursday it will invest more than $1 billion to build its first data center in Asia in Singapore, slated ....

7 September, 2018

Google says you're clicking too much to notice this headline

Shweta Sharma

Search engine giant Google has released a research paper that says digital devices and apps that keep us clicking are contributing ....

6 September, 2018
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Google’s new AI tool aims to stamp out child sexual abuse content

Shweta Sharma

Tech giant Google has said that it is deploying artificial intelligence (AI) technology to contain the spread of child sexual ....

4 September, 2018

Google fights back for digital ad revenue in India as Facebook gains ground

Reuters

Google retains only a slight lead over Facebook in the competition for digital ad dollars in the crucial India market, sources ....

4 September, 2018

Google is taking down 100 'bad' ads every second to curb scams

Shweta Sharma

Search giant Google is pulling down more than 100 ‘scam’ advertisements every second for violating its policies and ....

3 September, 2018

Google steps up AI efforts in India with eye on data monetisation

Anirban Ghoshal

Google on Tuesday said it is stepping up efforts on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to find solutions to ....

28 August, 2018
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Tez’s new avatar Google Pay enters digital lending, ties up with offline retailers

Anirban Ghoshal

Google India has tied up with four private-sector banks to offer loans through its payments app and is also entering the offline ....

28 August, 2018

How an Indian startup stole a march over tech giants at Indic language voice game

Anirban Ghoshal

In the small but growing world of Indian entrepreneurs, Subodh Kumar’s career trajectory may sound all too common. He graduated ....

24 August, 2018

Flayed for India absence, WhatsApp reveals Hyderabad presence

Payal Ganguly

Three days after the government stared down WhatsApp, asking it to follow the law and set up an India entity, correspondence between ....

24 August, 2018

Google may rebrand Tez as Pay, to consolidate payments biz in India

Shweta Sharma

Tech giant Google is on the verge of renaming its payments platform in India Tez as ‘Pay’ and will bring it under ....

23 August, 2018

How Europe's data privacy law is upending global online advertising

Reuters

Europe’s new data privacy law has put a small army of tech firms that track people online in jeopardy and is strengthening ....

23 August, 2018

Lawsuit alleges Google ignores privacy settings and tracks phone users

Reuters

Google has been accused in a lawsuit of illegally tracking the movements of millions of iPhone and Android phone users even ....

21 August, 2018

Apollo Hospitals is using Microsoft's AI program to detect heart diseases

Anirban Ghoshal

Apollo Hospitals, one of the country’s largest hospital chains, said on Friday that it had started using an artificial intelligence ....

17 August, 2018

Why Hotstar thinks its revenue model can keep video streaming rivals at bay

Reuters

Indian video streaming service Hotstar sees its blended revenue model that relies on both subscription fees and ad sales as a ....

17 August, 2018

Google launches election ads library; Facebook ups efforts against Myanmar hate speech

Shweta Sharma

In a bid to fight fake news and bring transparency in political campaigns, tech giant Google has introduced a new database, which ....

16 August, 2018

Google's DeepMind developing product to spot eye diseases

Anirban Ghoshal

After using retinal images to assess cardiovascular risks, Alphabet Inc.-owned Google is developing a medical device that will ....

14 August, 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