Articles about Sundar Pichai
26 Mar 2021
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
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.
05 Jan 2021
Google employees form labor union with eye on future protests
Over 200 employees and contractors of Google's parent company, Alphabet Inc., in the United States and Canada have formed a labor union, the group's elected leaders announced on Monday.
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.
02 Oct 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: US Senate subpoenas CEOs of Google, Facebook, Twitter
Last night, the US Senate Commerce Committee voted unanimously to issue subpoenas to the CEOs of Facebook, Google, and Twitter.
26 Aug 2020
Google 'confused' users with privacy settings, its own employees admit
Much like Facebook, Google is also heavy on tracking the web activity and location data of its users for advertising purposes.
02 Aug 2020
#WeeklyRecap: Big Tech trial, CERT-In's warning, NASA's Mars mission, more
This week, the biggest story in tech was the congressional trial of the CEOs of Google, Facebook, Apple, and Amazon over anti-trust issues.
30 Jul 2020
Big Tech on trial: Key moments from the historic hearing
On Wednesday, Big Tech went on trial as the CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Google, and Facebook appeared before Congress for a hearing on antitrust.
28 Jul 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: Google extends work from home and more
A lot has happened in the world of technology since last evening.
27 Jul 2020
Big Tech CEOs to testify before Congress: All details here
On Wednesday, the Chief Executives of four of US' largest technology conglomerates - Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google - are heading to testify before a US Congressional panel.
14 Jul 2020
Google likely to invest $4 billion in Reliance's Jio Platforms
After several major conglomerates and foreign funds, technology giant Google is mulling an investment in Reliance Industries' Jio Platforms.
14 Jul 2020
Tech Briefing: Apple pays $1bn penalty, Google invests in India
A lot happened in the technology world when you were sleeping.
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.
12 Jul 2020
Google for India: New product announcements teased for July 13
Google plans to hold its sixth annual "Google for India" event on Monday, July 13.
16 Jun 2020
Amazon Boss Jeff Bezos may finally testify before Congress
E-commerce behemoth Amazon has confirmed that its founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos, is ready to testify before a US Congressional panel this July.
03 Jun 2020
Google faces $5 billion lawsuit for tracking 'private mode' browsing
Google has been slapped with a class-action lawsuit seeking $5 billion.
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.
21 Mar 2020
Google I/O 2020 canceled entirely, due to coronavirus outbreak
Google has decided to cancel I/O 2020 - its biggest annual event - in its entirety.
16 Mar 2020
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.
04 Mar 2020
Google's biggest event, I/O 2020, canceled over coronavirus concerns
Google I/O will not take place this year.
19 Feb 2020
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.
31 Jan 2020
Who is Arvind Krishna? Little-known facts about IBM's new CEO
After Alphabet and Microsoft, International Business Machines (IBM) has decided to bring an Indian-origin Chief Executive.
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
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
Now, Google is adding instant chat into Photos. But, why?
From Google Talk and Voice to Google+ Hangouts and Allo, Google has created way too many messaging and communication apps over the years.
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
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 Oct 2019
Satya Nadella gets 66% salary hike. Guess his total earnings?
Microsoft Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Satya Nadella received a massive 66% raise in salary, during the fiscal year 2018-19.
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.
18 Jul 2019
Google's censored Chinese search engine has officially been shuttered
After months of flak, Google has officially confirmed that it has shuttered Project Dragonfly, the secretive effort to mark an entry into China.
23 May 2019
Shah Rukh Khan begins shooting for 'Ted Talks' Season 2
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's fans may not get to see him in any films in the near future, but they needn't be disappointed. The 53-year-old actor is already filming for the second season of Ted Talks India Nayi Soch.
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.