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Google, YouTube to invest $13.2 mn to help fight misinformation

Google, YouTube to invest $13.2 mn to help fight misinformation

🕔19:25, 30.Nov 2022

New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) In a bid to further fight misinformation, Google and YouTube have announced a $13.2 million grant to the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) at the nonprofit Poynter Institute to launch a new Global Fact Check Fund. The

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Google’s parent company Alphabet ‘prepares’ to lay off 10K employeesv

Google’s parent company Alphabet ‘prepares’ to lay off 10K employeesv

🕔11:03, 22.Nov 2022

San Francisco, Nov 22 (IANS) Alphabet, Google’s parent company, is reportedly gearing up to lay off about 10,000 “poor performing” employees, or 6 per cent of its workforce, in the Big tech layoff season kicked off by Meta, Amazon, Twitter, Salesforce

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Google Play Store tests advertising apps

Google Play Store tests advertising apps

🕔12:06, 14.Nov 2022

San Francisco, Nov 14 (IANS) Google has started testing advertising applications in the search field over history in the Play Store. With the update, the search field will show three applications with which the user had never interacted or searched for,

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Google to fully replace Gmail’s ‘original view’

Google to fully replace Gmail’s ‘original view’

🕔12:25, 9.Nov 2022

San Francisco, Nov 9 (IANS) Google has announced that it will fully replace Gmail’s ‘original view’ with its integrated redesign. With no option to return to the ‘original view’, the new user interface will be the default experience for Gmail as

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Google expands India-first flood tracking tool to more countries

Google expands India-first flood tracking tool to more countries

🕔10:34, 6.Nov 2022

San Francisco, Nov 6 (IANS) Google has expanded its AI flood forecasting services, first introduced in India back in 2018, to 18 additional countries across Africa, Latin America and Southeast Asia. The company also launched “FloodHub”, a platform that displays flood

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Google to allow package tracking from Gmail inbox

Google to allow package tracking from Gmail inbox

🕔12:57, 3.Nov 2022

San Francisco, Nov 3 (IANS) Google has announced a new “package tracking” feature in Gmail that will help users view their package tracking and delivery information right in their inbox. The feature will be available to users in the US in

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Google rolls out Chrome OS 107 with ‘Save desk for later’ feature

Google rolls out Chrome OS 107 with ‘Save desk for later’ feature

🕔07:55, 31.Oct 2022

San Francisco, Oct 31 (IANS) Tech giant Google has released Chrome OS 107 update, which includes a “Save Desk for Later” feature in an effort to improve user experience. According to 9to5Google, the new update introduces two improvements to Desks. The

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Google to run Meet on multiple platforms, including Zoom

Google to run Meet on multiple platforms, including Zoom

🕔11:12, 30.Oct 2022

San Francisco, Oct 30 (IANS) Google has announced to run Meet on multiple platforms including Zoom, later this year. Zoom Rooms and Google Meet devices will both be able to join Google Meet meetings, either directly from the calendar of a

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Google Messages tests end-to-end encryption to group chats

Google Messages tests end-to-end encryption to group chats

🕔11:37, 29.Oct 2022

San Francisco, Oct 29 (IANS) Google has appeared to begun testing end-to-end encryption to its Messages’ group chats. The tech giant first announced its plan to provide end-to-end encryption to group chats over RCS (Rich Communication Services) in the Messages app

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Alphabet’s net profit sinks 27% to $13.9 bn, revenue up 6%

Alphabet’s net profit sinks 27% to $13.9 bn, revenue up 6%

🕔12:33, 26.Oct 2022

San Francisco, Oct 26 (IANS) Alphabet, Google’s parent company, has reported a net profit of $13.9 billion in the third quarter (Q3), down 27 per cent from a year earlier, while revenue increased 6 per cent to $69.1 billion, amid global

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CCI slaps Rs 935 crore fine on Google, 2nd penalty in 1 week

CCI slaps Rs 935 crore fine on Google, 2nd penalty in 1 week

🕔18:45, 25.Oct 2022

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Tuesday slapped its second penalty on Google within a week — this time to the tune of around $113 million (Rs 936 crore) — for abusing its dominant position

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Google introduces Clear Calling feature on Pixel 7 series

Google introduces Clear Calling feature on Pixel 7 series

🕔21:37, 22.Oct 2022

San Francisco, Oct 22 (IANS) Tech giant Google has introduced a new feature called “Clear Calling” in its latest beta update for Pixel 7 series users to improve call clarity. The call quality enhancer is available for those who download the

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CCI imposes Rs 1,337 cr fine on Google for anti-market practices

CCI imposes Rs 1,337 cr fine on Google for anti-market practices

🕔07:10, 21.Oct 2022

New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) In a significant ruling, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Thursday imposed a penalty of Rs 1,337.76 crore on Google for abusing its dominant position in multiple markets in the Android mobile device ecosystem, apart

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Google to add new features on Play Store for better listing

Google to add new features on Play Store for better listing

🕔15:14, 14.Oct 2022

San Francisco, Oct 14 (IANS) Tech giant Google has announced to add new features to the Play Store for better listing of apps next year. The company showcased the upcoming changes at its annual developer conference I/O earlier this year. “Your

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Google updates Wear OS apps for upcoming Pixel Watch

Google updates Wear OS apps for upcoming Pixel Watch

🕔14:34, 6.Oct 2022

New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Google has rolled out updates to some main Wear OS apps that are expected to work with Pixel Watch. The Phone, Fitbit, and Weather apps were being updated ahead of the launch event of the new

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Google to establish its 1st Cloud region in Africa

Google to establish its 1st Cloud region in Africa

🕔17:37, 5.Oct 2022

San Francisco, Oct 5 (IANS) Google on Wednesday announced to establish a Google Cloud region in South Africa — its first on the continent. South Africa will be joining Google Cloud’s global network of 35 cloud regions and 106 zones worldwide.

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Google Fiber plans 100 gbps broadband speed for customers

Google Fiber plans 100 gbps broadband speed for customers

🕔06:32, 1.Oct 2022

San Francisco, Oct 01 (IANS) Google Fiber, part of the Access division of Alphabet, is reportedly planning to offer 100 gbps broadband speeds for its consumers in the US. According to ZDNet, one gigabit speeds, which US incumbents like Comcast, Time

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Google to shut Cloud gaming service Stadia on Jan 18, 2023

Google to shut Cloud gaming service Stadia on Jan 18, 2023

🕔06:46, 30.Sep 2022

New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) In a shocking news to gaming fans, Google on Thursday announced to shut down its cloud gaming service Stadia, admitting that it hasn’t gained the traction the company had expected. Many of the employees on the

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Google to soon allow people to translate local news directly in Search

Google to soon allow people to translate local news directly in Search

🕔11:00, 29.Sep 2022

New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Google has announced to soon allow people to translate news coverage in other languages directly from Search via machine translation. Currently, people see Search results about news in their countries in their preferred language. “In early

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Google Chat rolls out ability to send multiple photos, videos at once

Google Chat rolls out ability to send multiple photos, videos at once

🕔13:13, 17.Sep 2022

New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Google has rolled out the ability to send multiple photos and videos simultaneously via its Chat. You can now select more than one image or video at a time when sending a message in Google Chat.

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