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JEE Main 2018 Paper I results: Google, CBSE offer access to exam-related information on search engine

Google on Monday partnered with CBSE to make finding results and other exam-related information easier and reliable on the search engine.

Apr 30, 2018, 19:20 PM IST

From 'Googol' to Google, how search engine got its name

For some people, it was due to a 'spelling error' while others believe it was a shorter version of “googols”.  

Sep 04, 2017, 20:24 PM IST

Google offered $30 billion to acquire Snap Inc in 2016: Report

Spiegel also values running Snap in Southern California and outside of Silicon Valley, where Alphabet - Google`s parent company is headquartered.

Aug 04, 2017, 12:28 PM IST

Google may launch native ad-blocker for Chrome

Users can download the recent `Chrome Canary` from Google Play Store to try it out, TechCrunch reported on Tuesday.

Aug 02, 2017, 13:42 PM IST

Discover popular events in town with Google Search

As part of this updated search experience for events, each listing contains key details in the event title including date, time, location, and even price where available. 

Jul 21, 2017, 12:40 PM IST

Justdial Q3 net profit rises 5.90% to Rs 27.44 crore

Local search engine Justdial on Saturday reported a 5.90 per cent rise in net profit at Rs 27.44 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, 2016.

Jan 28, 2017, 20:00 PM IST

Amid date confusion, Google celebrates 18th birthday with Doodle

As Google celebrated its 18th birthday with an animated, festive-balloon Doodle on Tuesday, there were some confusion regarding the date as the search engine giant has celebrated its birthday on other days in the month of September in the past.

Sep 27, 2016, 09:38 AM IST

Google launches 'Gboard' for iPhone users in India

Online search engine giant Google on Tuesday launched a new keyboard app 'Gboard' for Apple iOS users in India that lets users search and send information, GIFs, emojis and more -- right from their keyboard.

Jun 21, 2016, 16:51 PM IST

Here comes a smarter search engine than Google!

Search engines other than Google, supposedly do not possess anything interesting which evokes curiosity among users but a relatively new search engine named omnity is a class apart.

May 25, 2016, 12:16 PM IST

Oracle seeks $9.3 billion in damages from Google

Global software and cloud major Oracle has sought $9.3 billion from search engine giant Google over software copyrights infringement, a media report said.

Mar 29, 2016, 16:31 PM IST

Women outnumber men when it comes to Google Search in India

India currently holds the world’s third largest internet user base after China and the US with approximately 325 million active users.

Mar 08, 2016, 22:30 PM IST

Explore Internet in a new way through Sexy Google!

A new website has been launched, by the name of ''Sexy Google''.

Jan 09, 2016, 20:21 PM IST

China search giant Baidu plans to open online bank

China's main search engine Baidu plans to launch an online bank with financial services group Citic, the two companies said today, as the Internet firm seeks to compete with rivals moving into banking.

Nov 18, 2015, 17:57 PM IST

France rejects Google appeal on cleaning up search results globally

French data privacy regulators took a step towards sanctioning Google by rejecting the company`s request to drop a case against it for refusing to clean up information from its search engine results. 

Sep 21, 2015, 19:07 PM IST

Google-Twitter feature for faster story display on smartphones

Citing multiple sources, tech website Recode reported about a feature that will show instant articles to users who click on a link in Twitter or in Google search results.

Sep 12, 2015, 15:37 PM IST

Watch: Google's gradual evolution through the years!

Yesterday, Google introduced a new logo– an animated one that looks more modern and playful.

Sep 02, 2015, 20:44 PM IST

US law firm targets Google foes for private damages claims

US law firm and class action specialist Hausfeld launched a platform on Tuesday to help pursue claims against Google, posing a potential headache for the world`s No. 1 Internet search engine amid its regulatory troubles in Europe.

Sep 01, 2015, 18:49 PM IST

Google brings new exhibits from Indian museums online

The unveiled collection also includes 26 new virtual tours of famous sites like the Ekattarso Mahadeva Temple and the royal saloon that once was part of the Palace on Wheels.

Aug 27, 2015, 17:01 PM IST

Russia's Parliament gives citizens ''right to be forgotten''

The State Duma, the lower house of Russia`s Parliament, passed a law on Friday, giving citizens the right to demand that Internet search engines should erase all irrelevant information about themselves.

Jul 03, 2015, 20:41 PM IST

New Google search engine on smartphones will make 'mobile friendly' websites appear in top results

Google will soon change the way how the search engine recommends websites on smartphones wherein it will favour those websites that Google defines as "mobile-friendly" and make them appear at the top of the rankings.

Apr 20, 2015, 14:23 PM IST