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Google, Coursera launch new programme for entry-level IT jobs

Google, Coursera launch new programme for entry-level IT jobs

The programme will help anyone with no prior experience to be ready for an entry-level IT support job in eight to 12 months.

Jan 17, 2018, 12:32 PM IST
Google Doodle celebrates 113th birthday of Kannada Novelist Kuvempu

Google Doodle celebrates 113th birthday of Kannada Novelist Kuvempu

Venkatappa, famously known by his pen name Kuvempu, is considered one of the greatest Kannada writers of his time.

Dec 29, 2017, 09:35 AM IST
Google Doodle celebrates 220th birthday of  Mirza Ghalib

Google Doodle celebrates 220th birthday of Mirza Ghalib

Ghalib's ghazals have been interpreted and sung in many different ways by different people as his writing which is still extremely popular among the Hindustani diaspora.

Dec 27, 2017, 08:32 AM IST
Alphabet's Eric Schmidt to step down as executive chairman

Alphabet's Eric Schmidt to step down as executive chairman

Schmidt will continue to serve on the Alphabet`s board of directors and act as an adviser on focused on technical and science issues.

Dec 22, 2017, 09:46 AM IST
Google to roll out native ad-blocking in Chrome browser

Google to roll out native ad-blocking in Chrome browser

This will essentially stop the ads that are deemed annoying or intrusive.

Dec 20, 2017, 13:06 PM IST
Google to shut down smartphone AR platform 'Tango'

Google to shut down smartphone AR platform 'Tango'

The announcement is seen as a bid to focus on a new software development kit (SDK) called "ARCore" that brings the AR experience closer to Android users.

Dec 16, 2017, 11:30 AM IST
US rolls back net neutrality to reach young voters

US rolls back net neutrality to reach young voters

Consumer advocates and trade groups representing content providers have planned a legal challenge aimed at preserving those rules.

Dec 15, 2017, 06:26 AM IST
Google opens AI research lab in China

Google opens AI research lab in China

Google search engine is blocked in China.

Dec 14, 2017, 07:56 AM IST
Google 'Posts' announced, will offer verified updates directly from the source

Google 'Posts' announced, will offer verified updates directly from the source

When users search for queries such as "Indian Super League" or "Tiger Zinda Hai", they will see verified updates directly from the source, in the collection of "cards" that appear in a search result (the Knowledge Panel).

Dec 11, 2017, 15:59 PM IST
Google brings back touch controls for Home Mini speaker

Google brings back touch controls for Home Mini speaker

In October, Google disabled the feature after a privacy issue was reported.

Dec 09, 2017, 16:48 PM IST
Google pulls YouTube from Amazon devices

Google pulls YouTube from Amazon devices

The feud is the latest in Silicon Valley to put customers in the crossfire of major competitors.

Dec 06, 2017, 11:21 AM IST
Android Oreo Go Edition: Everything you want to know about the OS

Android Oreo Go Edition: Everything you want to know about the OS

Android Oreo Go is essentially made for entry-level Android smartphones with less than 1GB RAM.

Dec 06, 2017, 09:01 AM IST
Google unveils new Android software in India to power cheap smartphones

Google unveils new Android software in India to power cheap smartphones

The Android Oreo Go operating system can work on entry-level smartphones with memory of as low as 512 megabytes, Google said on Tuesday, adding it expects devices running on the software to start hitting store shelves in the coming months.

Dec 05, 2017, 23:45 PM IST
Google - Our source for every information could actually lead to dementia

Google - Our source for every information could actually lead to dementia

In 2015, the number of people with dementia reached almost 45 million, two times more than in 1990, according to a rough estimate. 

Dec 05, 2017, 17:46 PM IST
Reliance JioPhone gets Google Voice Assistant: All you need to know

Reliance JioPhone gets Google Voice Assistant: All you need to know

This is the first time Voice Assistant will be available in any feature phone.

Dec 05, 2017, 14:54 PM IST
Google Map gets two-wheeler mode in India: Here’s how it works

Google Map gets two-wheeler mode in India: Here’s how it works

Two-wheeler mode in Maps shows trip routes that use “shortcuts” not accessible to cars and trucks.

Dec 05, 2017, 14:31 PM IST
Facebook, Google face probe over alleged media disruption

Facebook, Google face probe over alleged media disruption

Australia`s competition regulator said on Monday it would investigate whether U.S. online giants Facebook and Alphabet Inc`s Google has disrupted the news media market to the detriment of publishers and consumers.

Dec 04, 2017, 08:50 AM IST
Google rolls out multi-tasking feature in smart speaker

Google rolls out multi-tasking feature in smart speaker

Earlier, the tech giant had mentioned at the Pixel 2 launch event that routines will be coming to the Google Home in the future.

Dec 01, 2017, 16:24 PM IST
Baahubali: The Game, Dear Zindagi most popular on Google Play in India

Baahubali: The Game, Dear Zindagi most popular on Google Play in India

Locally-developed Baahubali: The Game beat international games like WWE Champions, Super Mario Run and Pokémon Duel on Google Play. 

Dec 01, 2017, 13:03 PM IST
Google Datally app: Know how to stay under limits of pricey mobile data packages

Google Datally app: Know how to stay under limits of pricey mobile data packages

The app is now globally available on the Google Play Store for all phones running Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and higher.

Dec 01, 2017, 12:16 PM IST