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Google is an American multinational technology company. Founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin on September 4, 1998, Google has its headquarters in Mountain View, California, USA. Google.com has been listed as the most visited website globally and the second most valuable brand in the world. Sundar Pichai, an Indian American is the current CEO of this multi-billion dollar company.

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Moto G Play (2021) appears on Google Play Console listing

19 Dec 2020

Moto G Play (2021) appears on Google Play Console listing

Motorola is working to launch a new budget-friendly Moto G Play (2021) model sometime early next year. In the latest development, the handset has been spotted on the Google Play Console listing, revealing its key specifications.

Gmail, YouTube, Maps suffer major global outage; Google confirms

14 Dec 2020

Gmail, YouTube, Maps suffer major global outage; Google confirms

Some Google services appear to be back online after facing a major outage on Monday.

Kanika Kapoor, Rhea Chakraborty among 2020's most googled personalities

11 Dec 2020

Kanika Kapoor, Rhea Chakraborty among 2020's most googled personalities

With the new year just around the corner, it's time to look back at how this year unfolded.

Will Facebook be forced to sell Instagram and WhatsApp?

10 Dec 2020

Will Facebook be forced to sell Instagram and WhatsApp?

The Federal Trade Commission and over 40 states in the United States on Wednesday accused social media giant Facebook of crushing competition by buying other companies.

Nokia 5.4 spotted on FCC certification website, design details revealed

05 Dec 2020

Nokia 5.4 spotted on FCC certification website, design details revealed

HMD Global is expected to launch its budget-friendly Nokia 5.4 model in the coming weeks. In the latest development, the handset has been spotted on the FCC certification website, revealing its design details and key features.

Lionsgate Play joins Indian OTT platform race, offers awesome content

04 Dec 2020

Lionsgate Play joins Indian OTT platform race, offers awesome content

Guess what is the latest OTT platform on the block!

Mi 10i spotted on Google Play Console; launch imminent

02 Dec 2020

Mi 10i spotted on Google Play Console; launch imminent

Xiaomi is planning to launch a new Mi 10i model in India in the coming weeks. The handset was recently spotted on the Google Play Console listing and has been certified by the Bureau of Indian Standards.

Salesforce is buying Slack for $28bn, its biggest acquisition yet

02 Dec 2020

Salesforce is buying Slack for $28bn, its biggest acquisition yet

Salesforce.com Inc is buying workplace messaging app Slack Technologies Inc for a whopping $27.7 billion, making this acquisition its biggest ever.

OnePlus 8 series receives OxygenOS 11.0.2.2 update in India

29 Nov 2020

OnePlus 8 series receives OxygenOS 11.0.2.2 update in India

OnePlus has started rolling out the OxygenOS 11.0.2.2 update for its flagship OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro in India.

#LeakPeek: This is how TCL 20 5G will look like

28 Nov 2020

#LeakPeek: This is how TCL 20 5G will look like

TCL is working to launch its mid-range smartphone, the TCL 20 5G in the first half of 2021. In the latest development, tipster Evan Blass has shared renders of the handset, revealing its design and key specifications.

Micromax IN 1B's base variant boots Android 10 (Go edition)

28 Nov 2020

Micromax IN 1B's base variant boots Android 10 (Go edition)

Micromax's recently-launched IN 1B smartphone is offered in two variants and both support different Android platforms.

Nokia Smart TV 75-inch launched in Europe

27 Nov 2020

Nokia Smart TV 75-inch launched in Europe

Nokia brand-licensee StreamView has launched the 75-inch model of the Nokia Smart TV in Europe. The Android-powered television will go on sale from December 1.

YouTube begins testing AI-generated automatic video chapters: Details here

27 Nov 2020

YouTube begins testing AI-generated automatic video chapters: Details here

YouTube is testing a new feature that will automatically generate chapters for videos on its platform with the help of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning algorithms.

Nokia 2.4, with Helio P22 chipset, launched at Rs. 10,399

26 Nov 2020

Nokia 2.4, with Helio P22 chipset, launched at Rs. 10,399

As the latest addition to its portfolio of smartphones, HMD Global has launched the Nokia 2.4 model in India.

Micromax IN Note 1's next sale on December 1

24 Nov 2020

Micromax IN Note 1's next sale on December 1

Micromax IN Note 1 will next go on sale in India on December 1 at 12 pm via Flipkart.

Micromax IN Note 1's first sale on November 24

21 Nov 2020

Micromax IN Note 1's first sale on November 24

Micromax IN Note 1 will go on sale for the first time in India on November 24 at 12 pm via Flipkart. To recall, it was launched in the country earlier this month alongside the IN 1B model.

IITian, arrested for 'Tatkal' booking app, wants to help IRCTC

19 Nov 2020

IITian, arrested for 'Tatkal' booking app, wants to help IRCTC

Earlier last month, the Railway Police Force had arrested a software developer from his home in Tirupur, Tamil Nadu, for creating two railway ticketing applications.

Google Pay gets major redesign; here's what has changed

19 Nov 2020

Google Pay gets major redesign; here's what has changed

The Google Pay app has been redesigned with a special focus on personal finance.

Google Pixel 4a gets a new 'Barely Blue' color variant

17 Nov 2020

Google Pixel 4a gets a new 'Barely Blue' color variant

Google has launched a new 'Barely Blue' color variant of its budget-friendly Pixel 4a. The new shade joins the existing 'Just Black' model which was unveiled last month.

No free unlimited Google Photos storage from 2021: Details here

12 Nov 2020

No free unlimited Google Photos storage from 2021: Details here

Google has announced that it will be ending the free unlimited storage feature on Google Photos from next year.

India launches antitrust investigation against Google over payments app

10 Nov 2020

India launches antitrust investigation against Google over payments app

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Monday ordered a probe against tech giant Google over alleged abuse of its dominant position in its app store to promote its payments service.

Micromax IN Note 1, 1B's pre-orders start in India tomorrow

09 Nov 2020

Micromax IN Note 1, 1B's pre-orders start in India tomorrow

Micromax's newly-launched IN Note 1 and IN 1B will be up for pre-bookings starting tomorrow i.e. November 10 at 12 pm via Flipkart.

Sony A8H 4K OLED TV launched at Rs. 2.8 lakh

05 Nov 2020

Sony A8H 4K OLED TV launched at Rs. 2.8 lakh

Expanding its range of premium televisions in India, Sony has launched its latest A8H 4K OLED TV in a 65-inch size.

Moto G 5G smartphone with Snapdragon 750G chipset spotted online

01 Nov 2020

Moto G 5G smartphone with Snapdragon 750G chipset spotted online

After launching its Moto G 5G Plus smartphone back in July, Motorola is now working on a new device codenamed "Kiev", which should make its way to the market as Moto G 5G.

US Senators grill CEOs of Facebook, Twitter, and Google

29 Oct 2020

US Senators grill CEOs of Facebook, Twitter, and Google

The CEOs of Facebook, Twitter, and Google were hammered by the United States Senate on Wednesday, in what qualifies as a chaotic hearing which diverted from the topic at hand several times.

Experts are overseas: Amazon refuses to appear before Parliament committee

23 Oct 2020

Experts are overseas: Amazon refuses to appear before Parliament committee

E-commerce giant Amazon has refused to appear before a Parliament committee looking into the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019, saying experts on the matter are abroad.

Huawei launches bleeding edge flagship phones but without Google's services

23 Oct 2020

Huawei launches bleeding edge flagship phones but without Google's services

Huawei has introduced its latest batch of high-end flagship smartphones in the European market. This year's line-up includes the Mate 40, Mate 40 Pro, and Mate 40 Pro+ models.

Jio and Qualcomm begin 5G trials, achieve 1 Gbps speed

21 Oct 2020

Jio and Qualcomm begin 5G trials, achieve 1 Gbps speed

In a new development, Mukesh Ambani-led Jio Platforms Ltd. has announced its 5G plans in collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies.

Amazon employees can work from home until June 2021

21 Oct 2020

Amazon employees can work from home until June 2021

Amazon has allowed its employees who can work from home to continue doing so until June 2021. The guidance is applicable for staff members around the world.

'Scam 1992' review: An investment worth the risk

18 Oct 2020

'Scam 1992' review: An investment worth the risk

Quite like the gigantic financial scam it draws its name from, Scam 1992 is inspiring, entertaining and horrifying, all at once.

Wife's picture circulated as Hathras victim: Man tells Delhi HC

16 Oct 2020

Wife's picture circulated as Hathras victim: Man tells Delhi HC

A man has approached the Delhi High Court alleging his dead wife's photo was being circulated, depicting her as the victim of Hathras case, prompting the bench to pass orders to the Centre.

Google Pixel 4a goes on sale in India via Flipkart

16 Oct 2020

Google Pixel 4a goes on sale in India via Flipkart

Google's recently-launched Pixel 4a has gone on sale in India via Flipkart.

How Blogchatter is helping bloggers blog better

15 Oct 2020

How Blogchatter is helping bloggers blog better

A Google search of 'blogging in India' will show various hacks of becoming a blogger.

OnePlus 8T launched in India at Rs. 43,000

14 Oct 2020

OnePlus 8T launched in India at Rs. 43,000

OnePlus has finally announced its 8T model at a starting price of Rs. 42,999. It will go on open sale starting October 17.

#WeeklyRecap: Nobel Prizes, Pixel 4a, Galaxy S20 FE, and more

11 Oct 2020

#WeeklyRecap: Nobel Prizes, Pixel 4a, Galaxy S20 FE, and more

This week, the biggest news in science and technology was the announcement of Nobel Prizes in Physics, Chemistry, and Medicine.

Google Meet picks up new 'breakout rooms' feature: Details here

10 Oct 2020

Google Meet picks up new 'breakout rooms' feature: Details here

Google Meet, the dedicated video conferencing product owned and operated by Google, is getting a major new feature - breakout rooms.

Now, Google plans to make YouTube a shopping hub

10 Oct 2020

Now, Google plans to make YouTube a shopping hub

With a user base of more than two billion, YouTube dominates as one of the biggest video streaming services in the world.

Now, your Android phone can alert about easy-to-miss household sounds

09 Oct 2020

Now, your Android phone can alert about easy-to-miss household sounds

Google is bringing a handy new feature on Android, one that will help people to take note of important but easy-to-miss sounds in their homes.

Google Pixel 4a launched in India at Rs. 32,000

09 Oct 2020

Google Pixel 4a launched in India at Rs. 32,000

Google has finally launched the Pixel 4a in India. As for the key highlights, the handset comes with a Snapdragon 730G chipset, a Full-HD OLED screen, a single rear camera, and a 3,140mAh battery.

NewsBytes Briefing: Indian pathology lab exposes patient data, and more

09 Oct 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Indian pathology lab exposes patient data, and more

Last night, leading Indian lab testing company Dr. Lal PathLabs was caught exposing confidential patient data through an unprotected storage bucket on Amazon Web Services.