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Decision in Oracle’s favour will limit consumers’ freedom: Google

Decision in Oracle’s favour will limit consumers’ freedom: Google

🕔21:45, 8.Aug 2020

San Francisco, Aug 8 As Google and Cloud major Oracle look forward to the US Supreme Court hearing on October 7 into a decade-long copyright legal battle, the search engine giant has filed a supplemental brief to augment its position, saying

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Apple, Google, Microsoft topmost valuable brands in Forbes’ list

Apple, Google, Microsoft topmost valuable brands in Forbes’ list

🕔11:11, 28.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 28  With a brand value of $241.2 billion (a 17 per cent increase year-over-year), Apple has topped the Forbes’ annual list of the World’s Most Valuable Brands, which looked at the top 100 companies from the fiscal

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Google provides $39.5mn to 5,600 news publishers to weather crisis

Google provides $39.5mn to 5,600 news publishers to weather crisis

🕔11:19, 24.Jul 2020

San Francisco, July 24 Google has so far provided $39.5 million in funding to more than 5,600 publishers in 115 countries who are facing financial hardship as a result of the economic and advertising downturn in the pandemic. India’s digital-only news

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Google Cloud India hires Oracle veteran Mitesh Agarwal

Google Cloud India hires Oracle veteran Mitesh Agarwal

🕔18:27, 20.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 20 Google on Monday announced the appointment of Oracle veteran Mitesh Agarwal as Director of Customer Engineering for Google Cloud India. In this role, Agarwal will lead a team of engineers and consultants who are focused on helping

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With Google’s Rs 33k cr, Jio gets Rs 1.5 lakh cr in 3 months

With Google’s Rs 33k cr, Jio gets Rs 1.5 lakh cr in 3 months

🕔20:20, 15.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 15  Technology major Google has joined the bandwagon of marquee investors betting on Reliance Industries’ (RIL) Jio Platforms as it comes in with an investment of Rs 33,737 crore. Addressing the Annual General Meeting of RIL, Chairman

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Jio, Google to launch ‘make in India’ affordable smartphone

Jio, Google to launch ‘make in India’ affordable smartphone

🕔17:53, 15.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 15  To create an affordable yet powerful smartphone ecosystem for the masses in the country, Reliance Jio Platforms and Google on Wednesday announced to launch an entry-level Android smartphone soon. Jio Platforms and Google have entered into

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Google to invest Rs 33,737cr in Jio Platforms for 7.73% stake

Google to invest Rs 33,737cr in Jio Platforms for 7.73% stake

🕔16:35, 15.Jul 2020

Mumbai, July 15 In a mega investment announcement, Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani on Wednesday said that Google will invest Rs 33,737 crore in Jio Platforms for an equity stake of 7.73 per cent. Google is investing at an

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Google to provide quick facts about images you search

Google to provide quick facts about images you search

🕔07:37, 9.Jul 2020

San Francisco, July 9  Google on Wednesday announced a new feature that will make it easy to find quick facts about what people see on Google images in the form of a Knowledge Graph. Starting first in the US, the

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Google rolls out free digital training for small news publishers

Google rolls out free digital training for small news publishers

🕔18:56, 6.Jul 2020

San Francisco, July 6 Google on Monday launched a free training programme for small-to-medium sized news publishers that would be available first in Europe and will roll out to more regions in the coming months. Called the Digital Growth Programme under

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Google to support Indian startups creating solutions for the new normal

Google to support Indian startups creating solutions for the new normal

🕔17:32, 17.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 17  Google on Wednesday expanded its programme for startups to support startups working on the solutions to solve real-life challenges towards the new normal post COVID-19 landscape in India. Google for Startups has opened applications for the

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Google explores 5% stake in struggling Vodafone Idea: Report

Google explores 5% stake in struggling Vodafone Idea: Report

🕔17:51, 28.May 2020

New Delhi, May 28 In what could alter the Indian telecom scenario, Google is reportedly exploring to buy a 5 per cent stake in financially-stressed Vodafone Idea, a move that would not only pit Sundar Pichai-led tech giant against Facebook which

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Google gives workers Rs 75K each, to reopen offices from July 6

Google gives workers Rs 75K each, to reopen offices from July 6

🕔09:44, 27.May 2020

San Francisco, May 27  Google has set July 6 the date for its employees to return to office in a gradual, phased manner and has announced to give $1,000 (around Rs 75,000) to each of its workers globally for expenses

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US ready to sue Google for ‘monopolising’ online ads: Report

US ready to sue Google for ‘monopolising’ online ads: Report

🕔12:08, 16.May 2020

Washington, May 16  The US government is reportedly preparing to sue Google for its anti-market ad practices where it allegedly monopolized online ads. The Justice Department and a group of state attorneys general are likely to file antitrust lawsuits against

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Google purged 2.7 billion bad ads in 2019, COVID-19 fake ads next target

Google purged 2.7 billion bad ads in 2019, COVID-19 fake ads next target

🕔17:07, 30.Apr 2020

San Francisco, April 30  Google blocked and removed 2.7 billion bad ads ‘more than 5,000 bad ads per minute and suspended nearly 1 million advertiser accounts for policy violations, the company announced on Thursday. On the publisher side, Google terminated

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Google adding 30 lakh new users on Meet app daily: Pichai

Google adding 30 lakh new users on Meet app daily: Pichai

🕔11:42, 29.Apr 2020

San Francisco, April 29  As video conferencing becomes the new normal, Google is adding roughly 3 million new users on its Meets app daily and have seen a 30-fold increase in usage since January. There are now over 100 million

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Google gives $6.5mn to help fight coronavirus misinformation

Google gives $6.5mn to help fight coronavirus misinformation

🕔10:29, 3.Apr 2020

San Francisco, April 3  Google has announced $6.5 million in funding to fact-checkers and non-profit prganisations fighting misinformation globally around novel coronavirus. The funding is being given as part of Google News Initiative (GNI) which is also providing an online

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Facebook, Google may lose over $44bn in ad revenue in 2020

Facebook, Google may lose over $44bn in ad revenue in 2020

🕔10:22, 26.Mar 2020

San Francisco, March 26  The novel coronavirus pandemic can wipe out more than $44 billion in global ad revenue for the tech giants Facebook and Google in 2020 as digital advertising runs dry, a new report has predicted. According to

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Google announces new restrictions on political ads

Google announces new restrictions on political ads

🕔12:51, 21.Nov 2019

San Francisco, Nov 21  Google has announced new limits on political advertisers globally from micro-targeting users via election ads based on their political affiliation. The main formats Google offers political advertisers are Search ads, YouTube ads and display ads. Under

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Google in pact with UK publisher Archant to boost local news

Google in pact with UK publisher Archant to boost local news

🕔15:01, 19.Sep 2019

London, Sep 19  In a bid to build a sustainable digital model for local news, Google has entered into a three-year partnership with UK publisher Archant for Project Neon which will target up to three communities, identified as being currently

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Android 10 released for Google Pixel phones

Android 10 released for Google Pixel phones

🕔12:07, 4.Sep 2019

San Francisco, Sep 4  Google has officially released the final version of Android 10 for Pixel owners and will expand to partner devices in the coming weeks. “With this release, we focused on making everyday life easier with features powered

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