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Japan's 'flying car' successfully completes first public flight

31 Aug 2020

Japan's 'flying car' successfully completes first public flight

In a major development, a flying car has taken off in Japan for the first time.

How Silicon Valley's star engineer earned himself 18-months prison time?

07 Aug 2020

How Silicon Valley's star engineer earned himself 18-months prison time?

Anthony Levandowski was once Silicon Valley's most sought-after engineer, all thanks to his enviable resume. This week, he fell from grace and was handed over eighteen months of prison time by a court in the United States for stealing trade secrets from Google.

Mukesh Ambani becomes 6th richest person in the world

14 Jul 2020

Mukesh Ambani becomes 6th richest person in the world

After a massive fund-raising spree of Jio Platforms, Indian business magnate Mukesh Ambani has become the sixth-richest person in the world.

Eric Schmidt, Google's former CEO, has reportedly resigned: Details here

10 May 2020

Eric Schmidt, Google's former CEO, has reportedly resigned: Details here

Eric Schmidt, one of the most famous faces at Google, has reportedly resigned from the company.

Sundar Pichai is getting a huge pay raise in 2020

21 Dec 2019

Sundar Pichai is getting a huge pay raise in 2020

The CEO of Google and its parent company Alphabet, Sundar Pichai, is getting a huge pay raise in the year 2020.

Sundar Pichai takes over as Alphabet's CEO: Details here

04 Dec 2019

Sundar Pichai takes over as Alphabet's CEO: Details here

In a major move, Google co-founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, are stepping down from their respective leadership roles at the internet giant's holding company Alphabet.

Now, Mukesh Ambani is 9th richest, ahead of Google founders

28 Nov 2019

Now, Mukesh Ambani is 9th richest, ahead of Google founders

Mukesh Ambani, the chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries, has become the 9th richest person in the world.

This flying taxi is quieter than a dishwasher

04 Oct 2019

This flying taxi is quieter than a dishwasher

Kitty Hawk, the 'flying taxi' start-up backed by Google's co-founder Larry Page and Boeing, has unveiled a new aircraft called Heaviside.

Japanese flying taxi nails first major flight: Details here

06 Aug 2019

Japanese flying taxi nails first major flight: Details here

Thanks to the attention of technology and aerospace giants, flying taxis are the rage these days.

#TechBytes: 5 interesting facts as Gmail turns 15 today

01 Apr 2019

#TechBytes: 5 interesting facts as Gmail turns 15 today

On April 1, 2004, Google, a search company, took a leap of faith when it launched Gmail, a free consumer-focused email service.

Boeing's self-flying car nails first flight, inches closer to launch

24 Jan 2019

Boeing's self-flying car nails first flight, inches closer to launch

Just as several tech giants, including Airbus and Larry Page's Kitty Hawk, continue to develop their flying car projects, Boeing has achieved a major breakthrough in the space.

Shareholders sue Alphabet board for covering up sexual harassment allegations

11 Jan 2019

Shareholders sue Alphabet board for covering up sexual harassment allegations

A shareholder of Google parent Alphabet has sued the tech giant for allegedly covering up sexual misconduct and harassment claims against some of its top executives.

In 2-years, Google fired 48 employees over sexual harassment charges

26 Oct 2018

In 2-years, Google fired 48 employees over sexual harassment charges

Google's CEO Sundar Pichai, in an email to company employees on Thursday, said the tech giant has fired 48 employees in the last two years, over sexual harassment charges. The fired employees included 13 senior executives.

Google shielded 'Father of Android' Andy Rubin after sexual-harassment allegations

26 Oct 2018

Google shielded 'Father of Android' Andy Rubin after sexual-harassment allegations

Andy Rubin, popularly known as 'Father of Android', exited Google in 2014, with the then CEO Larry Page wishing him best for his future.

Larry Page's 'Cora' air taxi project inches closer to reality

16 Oct 2018

Larry Page's 'Cora' air taxi project inches closer to reality

Kitty Hawk, Larry Page's flying car company, is inching closer towards bringing one of its projects to life - Cora.

How much longer before humans conquer ageing?

24 Jul 2018

How much longer before humans conquer ageing?

Countless researches, superfoods, cosmetics and exercises claim to have found the way to achieve human's most wishful desire - to enhance longevity or at least our health spans.

Dichotomy of being Google: Benevolent, Evil and everything in between

30 May 2018

Dichotomy of being Google: Benevolent, Evil and everything in between

If data is the new oil, Google is a mafia.

100 gms of entrepreneurship: What are the ingredients

03 May 2018

100 gms of entrepreneurship: What are the ingredients

Find what you love, and let it kill you - that's what an entrepreneur does on a daily basis.

Where are the first 20 employees of Google now?

21 Apr 2018

Where are the first 20 employees of Google now?

It's been 20 years since Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1998.

World's wealthiest-500 have lost $436 billion so far in 2018

24 Mar 2018

World's wealthiest-500 have lost $436 billion so far in 2018

The first two months of 2018 have been rather expensive for the 500 wealthiest people on planet Earth.

Google co-founder funded company unveils autonomous flying taxis

17 Mar 2018

Google co-founder funded company unveils autonomous flying taxis

For sometime now, Kitty Hawk, a company funded by Google co-founder Larry Page, has been secretly testing a new kind of autonomous flying taxis in New Zealand.

Jeff Bezos overtakes Bill Gates to become world's richest man

07 Mar 2018

Jeff Bezos overtakes Bill Gates to become world's richest man

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has overtaken Microsoft's Bill Gates to become the richest man in the world.

Sundar Pichai has a lot of power over Google: Report

28 Feb 2018

Sundar Pichai has a lot of power over Google: Report

Google's parent company Alphabet has detailed how it makes decisions regarding its dozen different businesses, with India-born Sundar Pichai wielding a lot of power over the search giant.

How much longer before humans conquer ageing?

02 Feb 2018

How much longer before humans conquer ageing?

Countless researches, superfoods, cosmetics and exercises claim to have found the way to achieve human's most wishful desire - to enhance longevity or at least our health spans.

Ripple co-founder now richer than Oracle, Google co-founders!

05 Jan 2018

Ripple co-founder now richer than Oracle, Google co-founders!

The meteoric rise of Ripple cryptocurrency, XRP, made Ripple Co-Founder and Executive Chairman Chris Larsen one of the US's top five richest people.

Why is Eric Schmidt stepping down as Alphabet chairman?

22 Dec 2017

Why is Eric Schmidt stepping down as Alphabet chairman?

Seventeen years after joining Google, which then had a few hundred employees, Eric Schmidt is stepping down as Alphabet chairman.

Alphabet Results: Google-founders get $3.5 billion richer in a day

29 Oct 2017

Alphabet Results: Google-founders get $3.5 billion richer in a day

Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin saw a combined rise of $3.5 billion in their net-worth as Class A stocks of Alphabet, Google's parent company, hit a record-high price of $1,061 per share.

Uber, to clear its name, shares ex-CEO Travis Kalanick's deposition

08 Aug 2017

Uber, to clear its name, shares ex-CEO Travis Kalanick's deposition

Uber, in order to clear its own name from the Uber versus Waymo self-driving car technology case, has now unsealed its former CEO Travis Kalanick's deposition for scrutiny.

Toyota hitches its flying car dream with a volunteered project

15 May 2017

Toyota hitches its flying car dream with a volunteered project

Looking at the acute vehicular congestion on the streets, investing on the next-generation mobility by automobile companies is a smart move and the chances of making huge profits are also high.

Google's Larry Page backed Kitty Hawk shares flying car video

02 May 2017

Google's Larry Page backed Kitty Hawk shares flying car video

Google's Larry Page backed flying car firm, Kitty Hawk has released a video of its working prototype of a flying car.

Google's "Solve for India" initiative to help entrepreneurs

01 May 2017

Google's "Solve for India" initiative to help entrepreneurs

Google has now launched the "Solve for India" initiative with the aim to support budding developers and entrepreneurs in the country.

America and its most famous immigrants

30 Jan 2017

America and its most famous immigrants

Immigrants from across the world have migrated to the US for a better life.

Uber set to explore flying cars for its commuters

28 Oct 2016

Uber set to explore flying cars for its commuters

Uber has outlined plans to provide electric flying cars to its commuters within the next ten years.

Burning Man Festival 2016

30 Aug 2016

Burning Man Festival 2016

The dates for the Burning Man Festival 2016 are 28th August to 5th September, and this year's theme is 'Da Vinci's Workshop'.

Chris Urmson quits as Google's self-driving car division

08 Aug 2016

Chris Urmson quits as Google's self-driving car division

Google's Chief Technology Officer for its self-driving car unit, Chris Urmson, announced his exit from the technology company in an online post.

Google launches new map-based game 'Verne', challenges Pokemon Go

04 Aug 2016

Google launches new map-based game 'Verne', challenges Pokemon Go

Google has now launched its newest addition to its spree of app-based games, which is enabled using their Google Maps platform.