Sundar Pichai: News

05 Jun 2024

Jensen Huang

NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang signs woman's chest at tech event

Jensen Huang, the CEO of NVIDIA, was captured on video signing a woman's chest at the bustling Computex event.

22 May 2024


Dixon Technologies to manufacture Google Pixel 8 smartphone in India

Alphabet Inc, Google's parent company, has reportedly selected Dixon Technologies, a local contract manufacturer in India, to produce its high-end Pixel 8 smartphones.

30 Apr 2024


Google announces layoffs in Python, Dart, and Flutter divisions

Google, the US tech giant, has confirmed layoffs within its Python, Dart, as well as Flutter divisions.

18 Apr 2024


Google announces fresh job cuts amid AI-focused reorganization

Google has announced a significant reorganization strategy that will result in job cuts. The majority of these lay offs will be in the company's financial sector.

12 Apr 2024


Google parent Alphabet nears $2T mcap, driven by AI advancements

Alphabet, the parent company of Google, is nearing a market capitalization of $2 trillion.

07 Apr 2024


Refining Gemini vital to Google's commitment to accuracy: Sundar Pichai

Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, has addressed the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in the company's products, at Stanford's Business, Government & Society Forum.

05 Apr 2024


Google parent considers acquiring marketing software firm HubSpot

Alphabet Inc., the parent company of Google, is considering a bid to acquire online marketing software firm, HubSpot, according to Reuters.

02 Apr 2024


Google to erase user data of millions using 'Incognito' mode

In a recent settlement, tech giant Google has pledged to erase millions of user data records, collected through its Chrome browser's 'Incognito' mode.

15 Mar 2024


Google I/O 2024 set for May 14: Check expected announcements

Google's annual developer conference, Google I/O, is slated for Tuesday, May 14, 2024.

28 Feb 2024


We got it wrong: Sundar Pichai calls Gemini errors unacceptable

Google's CEO Sundar Pichai has spoken up about the problems surrounding the Gemini app (previously known as Bard).

16 Feb 2024


How Google's Gemini 1.5 AI model fares against its predecessor

US tech giant Google has unveiled its upgraded AI model, Gemini 1.5, a mere two months after the debut of the original Gemini.

31 Jan 2024


Google spent $2.1 billion on layoffs and severance in 2023

Google has shelled out a whopping $2.1 billion on severance and related costs for laying off over 12,000 employees throughout 2023.

18 Jan 2024


Jobs cuts will continue through 2024, warns Google CEO

Google CEO Sundar Pichai has warned employees of more job cuts at the Alphabet-owned company this year.

06 Sep 2023


CEO Sundar Pichai pens memo on Google turning 25

Google CEO Sundar Pichai has shared a 25-year-old email interaction with his father in a public memo celebrating Google's 25th birthday.

05 May 2023

Joe Biden

Joe Biden meets CEOs of AI companies: Key takeaways

The rise of generative AI has fueled new hopes but also new fears. ChatGPT and its ilk have become the latest cause of worry for governments and lawmakers across the world.

22 Apr 2023

Alphabet Inc

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai receives hike, pay soars to $226mn

The CEO of Alphabet Inc. Sundar Pichai is now one of the world's highest-paid corporate leaders.

21 Apr 2023


How DeepMind and Brain merger will help Google tackle OpenAI

The higher-ups in Google are unhappy with the company playing catch-up to OpenAI and Microsoft in the AI race. The company has been making multiple moves to gain momentum.

13 Apr 2023


Google staring at another round of layoffs: Here's why 

The last few months have seen mass layoffs becoming a common occurrence. Some of the biggest tech companies in the world have been hit by the layoff season.

06 Apr 2023


Sundar Pichai confirms Google Search will get Bard AI chatbot

It's been two decades since Google became the number one search engine in the world. Search is the company's core business and is responsible for half of Alphabet's revenue.

17 Feb 2023


Google India lays off 453 employees across the company

Last month, Google's parent Alphabet announced its decision to fire around 12,000 employees. Now, Google India has reportedly axed 453 staffers across various departments.

16 Feb 2023

Google Bard

Troubled by Bard, Google seeks human help to improve chatbot

A promotional video of Bard, Google's answer to ChatGPT, recently went viral for a mistake it made.

13 Feb 2023

Google Bard

Googlers criticize CEO Sundar Pichai; call Bard launch 'rushed,' 'botched' 

Google recently introduced Bard, its answer to ChatGPT. However, things haven't gone the way the company hoped.

01 Feb 2023


Google's response to ChatGPT: Apprentice Bard, search bot, and more

It is code red at Google. With OpenAI taking the reins of the AI revolution on the back of ChatGPT's success, the search engine giant has been pushed to the brink.

20 Jan 2023


Google parent Alphabet to fire 12,000 employees; Sundar Pichai apologizes

The layoff season in the technology sector refuses to go away. Google parent Alphabet Inc. has joined the list of tech giants to drop the axe on its employees.

03 Dec 2022

Padma Bhushan

Google CEO Sundar Pichai conferred the prestigious Padma Bhushan

Google CEO Sundar Pichai has been conferred the Padma Bhushan, India's third-highest civilian award, in the Trade and Industry category.

21 Jul 2022


Google pauses hiring for 2 weeks; contract extensions in jeopardy

Google has put a halt on its hiring for two weeks. The new announcement comes after the company said last week that it was slowing down the recruitment process.

30 Nov 2021


Indian CEOs now manage these leading Silicon Valley technology companies

Parag Agrawal's transition from the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Twitter to the microblogging platform's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is a landmark moment for the company.

26 Mar 2021

Mark Zuckerberg

Congress' five-hour questioning of Big Tech didn't yield actionable answers

In the first appearance before Congress since the US Capitol Hill riots, Big Tech faced criticism for around five hours about its handling of extremism and misinformation during the pandemic and the protests.

12 Feb 2021

Uttar Pradesh Police

UP Police books Sundar Pichai; removes name from FIR later

Police in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi had booked Google CEO Sundar Pichai and 17 others last week over a video that allegedly defamed PM Narendra Modi but later removed the tech giant officials' names from the FIR, police officials said on Friday.

25 Jan 2021


Google's US office facilities will serve as COVID-19 vaccination clinics

Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced via a tweet on Monday that his organization will open its facilities in the US to serve as mass COVID-19 vaccination sites. Further, the tech giant has committed more than $150 million in free ads to promote vaccine education.

13 Jul 2020


Google to invest Rs. 75,000cr to boost India's digital economy

Google hosted its sixth 'Google for India' event on July 13 and reiterated its vision to drive the digital transformation of the country and help with the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

13 Apr 2020


Coronavirus outbreak: Sundar Pichai donates Rs. 5 crore to GiveIndia

Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Alphabet and Google, has donated Rs. 5 crore to support COVID-19 relief efforts in India.

16 Mar 2020

Donald Trump

Trump says Google chief Sundar Pichai apologized to him

At the recent White House press briefing, US President Donald Trump claimed that Sundar Pichai, the chief of Google and Alphabet, apologized to him.

19 Feb 2020

Elon Musk

After Pichai, Elon Musk calls for regulation of AI development

A few weeks ago, Google and Alphabet's boss Sundar Pichai spoke on the possible risks and advantages of artificial intelligence (AI) and called for 'balanced' regulation of the tech.

11 Feb 2020


Google HR head to step down amid rising employee tensions

Tech giant Google on Monday announced that its head of human resources, Eileen Naughton, will be stepping down from her position later this year.

04 Feb 2020


How much did Alphabet earn from YouTube, Cloud, and Search

Alphabet, Google's parent company, has announced financial results for the quarter and fiscal year ending on December 31, 2019.

26 Jan 2020


#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Microsoft's data leak, OnePlus 8 specs, ISRO's Vyommitra, more

This week, some major developments were noted in the tech space.

24 Jan 2020


Google I/O 2020 set to kick off on May 12

Google I/O 2020, the next developer conference hosted by the internet giant, is set to kick off on May 12.

21 Jan 2020


Sundar Pichai warns of AI's misuse, calls for regulation

Sundar Pichai wants Artificial Intelligence (AI) to be regulated for the betterment of humanity.

03 Jan 2020


Five successful Indian-origin CEOs in Silicon Valley to know about

Indians have been making a mark in the global tech space for many decades, playing an important role in the industry and contributing in various ways.

21 Dec 2019

Larry Page

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.

04 Dec 2019


Google sued for stealing lyrics from a third-party platform

As Sundar Pichai gears up to take the job of Alphabet's CEO, Google, a key subsidiary of the holding company, is facing a lawsuit - for plagiarizing or stealing lyrics from a third-party platform.

04 Dec 2019

Larry Page

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.

18 Aug 2019


Why is LGBTQ community suing YouTube, Google

Several LGBTQ YouTubers are suing the video-sharing platform and its parent company Google for allegedly discriminating against their LGBTQ-themed videos.

29 Jul 2019


LinkedIn bug allowed fake job opening for Google's CEO position

Just recently, a job opening appeared on LinkedIn, one aimed at hiring a replacement for Google CEO Sundar Pichai.

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.

05 Mar 2019


Google denies removing Saudi app that lets men track women

In a major shocker, Google has decided not to pull a Saudi government app that lets men track women and control their movements.

22 Feb 2019

Sexual Harassment

Google ends forced arbitration for employees around the world

In a big win for Google employees around the world, the tech giant, on Thursday, announced that it would end the practice of forced arbitration for its employees around the world.