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Google to pay $90 mn to developers to settle Play Store lawsuit

Google to pay $90 mn to developers to settle Play Store lawsuit

🕔17:38, 1.Jul 2022

Google has reached a settlement over a lawsuit with a group of developers, where it will establish a $90 million fund to support developers in the US who earned $2 million or less in annual revenue through Google Play, during

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Google invests in Indian fintech startup Progcap

Google invests in Indian fintech startup Progcap

🕔11:31, 28.Jun 2022

New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Google has invested in Indian startup Progcap that caters to small and medium-sized businesses, as it raised $40 million in its Series C funding round. The funding into Progcap, which serves more than 700,000 small retailers

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Google Maps to show air quality around you

Google Maps to show air quality around you

🕔14:28, 11.Jun 2022

San Francisco, June 11 (IANS) Tech giant Google has rolled out a new feature for Google Maps that will now show the air quality layer in the US on both Android and iOS users. According to 9To5Google, this will show users

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Google begins work on Hyderabad campus, largest outside its headquarters

Google begins work on Hyderabad campus, largest outside its headquarters

🕔18:11, 28.Apr 2022

Internet giant Google on Thursday began work here on its largest campus outside of its headquarters in the US. Hyderabad, April 28 (IANS) Internet giant Google on Thursday began work here on its largest campus outside of its headquarters in the

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You can now ask Google to remove personal info from Search results

You can now ask Google to remove personal info from Search results

🕔10:53, 28.Apr 2022

Google has allowed people to request removals of additional types of information from its Search results, including personal contact information like a phone number, email address, or physical address. New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Google has allowed people to request removals

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Alphabet’s profit slides over $1 bn as Search & Cloud biz grow in Q1

Alphabet’s profit slides over $1 bn as Search & Cloud biz grow in Q1

🕔14:25, 27.Apr 2022

Google parent company Alphabet’s net profit dropped to $16.4 billion compared to last year’s $17.9 billion in the first quarter of this year, as its Search and Cloud businesses saw great momentum. San Francisco, April 27 (IANS) Google parent company Alphabet’s

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150 mn people across 40 countries using Google Pay: Sundar Pichai

150 mn people across 40 countries using Google Pay: Sundar Pichai

🕔10:28, 27.Apr 2022

Hailing the India digital payments growth story, Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai has said that the company’s payments strategy is very similar to the strategy it has for commerce overall. New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Hailing the India digital payments

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Sundar Pichai announces $9.5 bn for new offices, data centres in US

Sundar Pichai announces $9.5 bn for new offices, data centres in US

🕔15:35, 13.Apr 2022

Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Wednesday announced to invest approximately $9.5 billion for new offices and data centres in the US this year, creating 12,000 new full-time jobs and thousands more among local suppliers, partners and communities. San

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Google to block outdated apps on Play Store from Nov 1

Google to block outdated apps on Play Store from Nov 1

🕔12:53, 7.Apr 2022

In a bid to protect users from installing outdated apps which can put their data at risk, Google has announced to block and hide apps on Play Store that have not kept up with latest Android operating system (OS) updates.

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Google Maps to roll out toll prices for Indian users

Google Maps to roll out toll prices for Indian users

🕔14:39, 6.Apr 2022

Google on Wednesday said it is rolling out toll prices on Maps in India, the US, Japan and Indonesia that will help users make the choice between toll roads and regular roads. New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Google on Wednesday said

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Google removes 93,067 pieces of bad content in India in Feb

Google removes 93,067 pieces of bad content in India in Feb

🕔08:39, 2.Apr 2022

Google on Friday said it removed 93,067 pieces of bad content based on user complaints in February this year — a decrease from 104,285 pieces of bad content the tech giant removed in January. New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Google on

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Adani Group picks Google Cloud to boost digital transformation

Adani Group picks Google Cloud to boost digital transformation

🕔12:19, 28.Mar 2022

The Adani Group on Monday announced a multi-year partnership with Google Cloud, as the company aims to move more than 250 business-critical applications to Cloud. New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Adani Group on Monday announced a multi-year partnership with Google

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Google to begin testing 3rd party billing systems with Spotify

Google to begin testing 3rd party billing systems with Spotify

🕔08:05, 25.Mar 2022

New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Tech giant Google has announced a pilot programme to test third-party billing systems in Android and across its wider ecosystem. The programme will allow a small number of participating developers to offer an additional billing option

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Google acquires microLED startup Raxium

Google acquires microLED startup Raxium

🕔10:08, 21.Mar 2022

Google has reportedly acquired Raxium, a five-year-old startup focused on developing microLED displays for AR and VR applications. San Francisco, March 21 (IANS) Google has reportedly acquired Raxium, a five-year-old startup focused on developing microLED displays for AR and VR applications.

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Google wins legal battle over song lyrics copyright

Google wins legal battle over song lyrics copyright

🕔12:54, 12.Mar 2022

New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Google has won a legal battle against song lyrics platform Genius that claimed that the tech giant used its transcribed lyrics without permission in Search results. According to The Verge, a three-judge panel affirmed the earlier

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Google to acquire cyber-security firm Mandiant for $5.4 bn

Google to acquire cyber-security firm Mandiant for $5.4 bn

🕔18:36, 8.Mar 2022

San Francisco, March 8 (IANS) Google on Tuesday announced to acquire leading cyber defense and response company Mandiant in an all-cash deal of $5.4 billion. Upon the close of the acquisition, Mandiant will join Google Cloud. The acquisition of Mandiant will

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Google expands ‘Project Shield’ to protect govts from hacking

Google expands ‘Project Shield’ to protect govts from hacking

🕔12:02, 8.Mar 2022

Google has expanded eligibility for ‘Project Shield’, its free protection against DDoS (distributed denial of service) attacks, to protect Ukrainian government websites, embassies worldwide and other governments in close proximity to stay online, protect themselves and continue to offer their

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Google halts all ad sales in Russia amid Ukraine invasion

Google halts all ad sales in Russia amid Ukraine invasion

🕔07:23, 5.Mar 2022

San Francisco, March 5 (IANS) After blocking Russian media outlets, Google on Friday said it paused all ad sales in the country in response to the ongoing Ukraine invasion. The move comes at a time when online advertising has become a

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Google removes over 1 lakh pieces of bad content in India in Jan

Google removes over 1 lakh pieces of bad content in India in Jan

🕔19:43, 1.Mar 2022

Google removed 104,285 pieces of bad content based on user complaints in January this year — an increase from 94,173 pieces of bad content it removed in December, the tech giant said in its monthly report in compliance with the

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Pichai unveils $100 mn Google Career Certificates Fund

Pichai unveils $100 mn Google Career Certificates Fund

🕔13:23, 18.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai has announced a new $100 million Google Career Certificates Fund to prepare a skilled workforce for high-paying, high-growth jobs in fields like data analytics, IT support, project management and user

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