Coronavirus COVID-19: Google CEO Sundar Pichai commits $800 mn to help SMBs, health workers

"Together, we’ll continue to help our communities— including our businesses, educators, researchers and nonprofits—to navigate the challenges ahead," said Sundar Pichai.

Mar 29, 2020, 15:42 PM IST

Google launches website to provide information on coronavirus COVID-19

After Microsoft, Google also launched a dedicated website to provide information on the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mar 24, 2020, 21:26 PM IST

Amazon most desired internet brand in India, Google second, reveals Survey

The brands that offered quality of consistent service, availability, and ease of use, seemed to dominate the desire among consumers, said N Chandramouli, CEO, TRA Research.

Mar 08, 2020, 22:56 PM IST

Google India introduces 18-week skill program designed for women

The program will culminate in a day-long Graduation event at the Google Hyderabad Campus on August 28.

Mar 06, 2020, 18:24 PM IST

Facebook, Twitter, Google may suspend services in Pakistan

The new set of regulations makes it compulsory for social media companies to open offices in Islamabad, build data servers to store information and take-down content upon identification by authorities.

Feb 29, 2020, 23:17 PM IST

Facebook, Twitter, Google threaten to suspend services in Pakistan

In a letter to Prime Minster Imran Khan earlier this month, the Asia Internet Coalition (AIC) called on his government to revise the new sets of rules and regulations for social media, The News International reported on Friday.

Feb 29, 2020, 09:24 AM IST

Google Translate includes five new languages, reaches total of 108 languages

The latest addition takes the total capabilities of Google Translate to 108 languages. 

Feb 28, 2020, 15:12 PM IST

Android 11 users to get more control over location access for apps

Google will also update its Google Play policy by the end of the year to require that developers get approval if they want to access location data in the background, which will be based on relevance and necessity.

Feb 22, 2020, 15:03 PM IST

Google Play Store pulls off 600 apps over mobile ad fraud

These apps displayed 'out-of-context' disruptive ads to users in unexpected ways, including impairing the usability of device functions.

Feb 22, 2020, 14:52 PM IST

Zee News and WION now on Google Assistant

Zee News, one of India's premium Hindi news channel, and WION, the global news and views channel from the Zee Group, have expanded their footprint by integrating their news service into Google Assistant. 

Feb 18, 2020, 12:46 PM IST

Free WiFi service to continue at railway stations without Google support: RailTel

RailTel on Tuesday (February 18) announced that it will continue to provide free WiFi at over 5,600 railway stations across the country.

Feb 18, 2020, 10:47 AM IST

Google to wind down free WiFi service at railway stations in India and other nations

Apart from India, Google Station is available in Nigeria, Thailand, Philippines, Mexico, Indonesia, Brazil and South Africa.

Feb 17, 2020, 18:27 PM IST

Google removes ToTok app from Play Store again

ToTok was allegedly used by the country to track every conversation, movement, relationship, appointment, sound, and image of those who install it on their phones, 9to5Google reported on Friday. 

Feb 15, 2020, 12:47 PM IST

Google launches internet safety campaign on Safer Internet Day

According to the company, its automatic Gmail spam and phishing filters block 99.9 percent of suspicious or dangerous emails before they reach users.

Feb 11, 2020, 17:28 PM IST

Google brings in a new feature for users to compare and recharge mobile plans

To recharge any SIM, simply select a plan to view the various recharge offers from mobile payment service providers such as Mobikwik, Paytm, FreeCharge and Google Pay.

Feb 04, 2020, 12:16 PM IST

Elon Musk slams Twitter, Google for rising scams, fake bots

Musk`s tweets led to a flood of reactions on social media. Some even suggested him to start his own social media platform.

Feb 02, 2020, 12:17 PM IST

Coronavirus scare: Google temporarily shutting down all China offices

Alphabet Inc`s Google said on Wednesday it is temporarily shutting down all its offices in China due to the outbreak of a new coronavirus in the country. 

Jan 30, 2020, 07:27 AM IST

Google finds security flaws in Apple's web browser

The vulnerabilities were found in a tool specifically designed to protect the privacy and could have allowed third parties to obtain sensitive information about the browsing habits of users, the report added.

Jan 23, 2020, 15:45 PM IST

Google AI to make breast cancer diagnosis more accurate

The samples were fed to the AI, which was trained to scan X-ray images. The system scanned for signs of malignancy through all the 28,000 pictures, after which its findings were matched against the actual cancer status of the women. 

Jan 02, 2020, 16:08 PM IST

Google doodle welcomes new year with the weather frog and fireworks

In the doodle, the froggy is seen wearing a party hat in a city space, next to its pigeon friend celebrating the New Year's Eve 2020. The doodle published on December 31 is made by doodler Sophie Diao. 

Dec 31, 2019, 11:32 AM IST