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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.

813,000+ apps delisted from Google, Apple app stores in H121

20 Sep 2021

813,000+ apps delisted from Google, Apple app stores in H121

A fresh report from Pixalate on the mobile apps delisted from Apple's App Store and Google's Play Store in the first half of 2021 shows that over 813,000 apps were delisted by the app stores.

Competition Commission of India says Google abused Android's dominance

19 Sep 2021

Competition Commission of India says Google abused Android's dominance

According to a Competition Commission of India (CCI) report seen by Reuters, the Commission has concluded that Google flexed its "huge financial muscle," stifled competition, and prevented Android alternatives from developing in India.

Google Japan's sumptuous marketing: Potato chips to upsell Pixel 6

16 Sep 2021

Google Japan's sumptuous marketing: Potato chips to upsell Pixel 6

Google has cooked up a delicious new way to promote its upcoming Pixel 6 smartphone series. The search giant gave away 10,000 packets of Google-branded potato chips in Japan.

Google Pixel 6 Pro will offer Battery Share, UWB features

15 Sep 2021

Google Pixel 6 Pro will offer Battery Share, UWB features

Google is gearing up to launch its Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones in October this year.

Google fixes 11 Chrome browser bugs, including two zero-day vulnerabilities

15 Sep 2021

Google fixes 11 Chrome browser bugs, including two zero-day vulnerabilities

Google announced fixes for 11 different bugs in the Chrome browser, including two zero-day vulnerabilities possibly being exploited in the wild, on Monday.

Google Pixel 6 Pro appears on Geekbench with Tensor chipset

14 Sep 2021

Google Pixel 6 Pro appears on Geekbench with Tensor chipset

Google is gearing up to launch the Pixel 6 series of smartphones in October this year.

Google teases Pixel 6 line-up; October 19 launch date tipped

10 Sep 2021

Google teases Pixel 6 line-up; October 19 launch date tipped

Google is preparing for the launch of its Pixel 6 and 6 Pro smartphones. The tech brand has shared a post on Instagram that shows Pixel 6 phones in a 4x3 grid with different wallpapers and widgets.

Now install Android 12 Beta 5 build on Pixel 5a!

09 Sep 2021

Now install Android 12 Beta 5 build on Pixel 5a!

Google has finally released the fifth and final beta version of the new Android 12 operating system.

Google Pixel 6 series revealed in official promotional video

09 Sep 2021

Google Pixel 6 series revealed in official promotional video

Google is gearing up to launch its Pixel 6 and 6 Pro smartphones in the coming weeks.

Soon, you can place Google Meet VoIP calls from Gmail

09 Sep 2021

Soon, you can place Google Meet VoIP calls from Gmail

It appears that Google wants the Gmail app to do everything for Workspace users. Announcing new features, Google said that Gmail will receive a redesign to unmask its true identity as a central hub for every Google communication app.

#NewsBytesExplainer: What are CAPTCHAs and how do they work?

07 Sep 2021

#NewsBytesExplainer: What are CAPTCHAs and how do they work?

In all the years you have spent browsing the internet, you have surely come across those annoying verification pop-ups that ask you to identify images, solve simple arithmetic problems, and re-type distorted text.

Google Clock alarms refuse to ring, send app's rating plummeting

06 Sep 2021

Google Clock alarms refuse to ring, send app's rating plummeting

The reviews for the Google Clock app on Play Store are witnessing a downward trend. This is due to several users reporting erratic behavior of the alarms set using the app. The alarms just don't ring!

Pixel 3, 3XL devices bricking unexpectedly, users complain

06 Sep 2021

Pixel 3, 3XL devices bricking unexpectedly, users complain

Ahead of the highly-anticipated launch of the Pixel 5, Google's Pixel brand has begun garnering some unwanted attention. Users on Google's IssueTracker, its support forums, and on Reddit say that the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL have started "bricking" with no prior warning or indication.

Here's how to access Google Drive files even when offline

05 Sep 2021

Here's how to access Google Drive files even when offline

The biggest disadvantage of cloud storage is that files remain inaccessible if you aren't online. Now, Google Drive has announced that you will be able to access your files offline, after enabling access through a few simple steps.

Now book COVID-19 vaccination slots directly on Google Search, Maps

02 Sep 2021

Now book COVID-19 vaccination slots directly on Google Search, Maps

Search giant Google on Wednesday announced that its users in India would be able to access detailed information on COVID-19 vaccination, slot booking, vaccine availability, and other related topics starting this week.

Google Pixel 6 series may be launched on October 28

01 Sep 2021

Google Pixel 6 series may be launched on October 28

Google is likely to launch its latest Pixel 6 series of smartphones on October 28, according to tipster Jon Prosser.

Google readying fix for Pixel 5a's overheating and touchscreen issues

31 Aug 2021

Google readying fix for Pixel 5a's overheating and touchscreen issues

Google Pixel 5a 5G is facing overheating and touchscreen issues.

Google Pixel 6 series tipped to debut on September 13

30 Aug 2021

Google Pixel 6 series tipped to debut on September 13

Google is likely to launch its Pixel 6 series of smartphones on September 13, a day before the rumored launch of iPhone 13 series, according to Chinese tipster Bald Panda.

Netflix allegedly received special discount on Google's Play Store commission

29 Aug 2021

Netflix allegedly received special discount on Google's Play Store commission

Google does not demand a share on the first $1 million developers earn via Google Play Billing used for in-app purchases on the company's app market.

Google Maps will offer real-time navigation only to crowdsourcing contributors

26 Aug 2021

Google Maps will offer real-time navigation only to crowdsourcing contributors

Soon after hinting at the possibility of bringing a Waze feature to Google Maps, the latter has begun pushing notifications to Android and iOS users of the app that explain how crowdsourced data is key to navigation and mapping.

Google's Smart Reply suggestions now available for comments on Docs

25 Aug 2021

Google's Smart Reply suggestions now available for comments on Docs

Google's Smart Reply feature, which was first launched for Gmail, lets people quickly select an appropriate response to the emails they receive and expand on it appropriately.

Google Pixel Buds A-Series goes on sale in India

25 Aug 2021

Google Pixel Buds A-Series goes on sale in India

Google Pixel Buds A-Series, which was launched in India last week, has gone on sale in the country.

Google Maps' new feature will show you toll prices

24 Aug 2021

Google Maps' new feature will show you toll prices

Search giant Google is behind both Google Maps and Waze. Although these navigation apps appeal to different demographics, but features from the driver-centric Waze app have gradually made their way to Google Maps over the years.

Google Pixel 6-series won't offer bundled charger; 33W fast-charging tipped

19 Aug 2021

Google Pixel 6-series won't offer bundled charger; 33W fast-charging tipped

Google is gearing up to launch the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro smartphones sometime in October this year.

Google Pixel Buds A-Series launched in India at Rs. 10,000

18 Aug 2021

Google Pixel Buds A-Series launched in India at Rs. 10,000

Google has launched its first TWS earphones in India, called the Pixel Buds A-Series. It is priced at Rs. 9,999 and come as an affordable version of the Pixel Buds which went official in 2019.

Prior to launch, price and specifications of JioPhone Next leaked

18 Aug 2021

Prior to launch, price and specifications of JioPhone Next leaked

Reliance's JioPhone Next smartphone, which was announced in June, will be up for grabs in India starting September 10.

Google Pixel 5a 5G debuts with a Snapdragon 765G chipset

18 Aug 2021

Google Pixel 5a 5G debuts with a Snapdragon 765G chipset

Google has launched the Pixel 5a 5G smartphone. It is nearly identical to the Pixel 4a 5G model and carries a price-tag of $449 (roughly Rs. 33,400).

#NewsBytesExplainer: Everything about Google's new Tensor chip for Pixel 6

07 Aug 2021

#NewsBytesExplainer: Everything about Google's new Tensor chip for Pixel 6

In the months leading up to the Pixel 6 launch, there have been rumors of a "Whitechapel" processor designed in-house and from the ground up by Google.

Google Chrome's new option hides visual indicator for encrypted websites

07 Aug 2021

Google Chrome's new option hides visual indicator for encrypted websites

For years now, Google has pushed web developers to transition to the secure HTTPS protocol. Now, the company's popular Chrome browser will inform you only when you're visiting websites using insecure protocols like HTTP.

Google Pixel 5a to debut on August 26 for $450

06 Aug 2021

Google Pixel 5a to debut on August 26 for $450

Google will launch the Pixel 5a smartphone on August 26, according to tipster Jon Prosser.

Google Pixel 6 series officially previewed; coming this fall

03 Aug 2021

Google Pixel 6 series officially previewed; coming this fall

Google is all set to launch its high-end Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones this fall i.e. sometime around October.

Google is discontinuing sign-in support on old Android devices

03 Aug 2021

Google is discontinuing sign-in support on old Android devices

If you have an ancient relic running on Android version 2.3.7 (final version of Gingerbread) or anything older than that, Google has decided that after September 27, you won't be allowed to sign in to your Google account on that device.

Google kicking out 'sugar daddy' dating apps from Play Store

30 Jul 2021

Google kicking out 'sugar daddy' dating apps from Play Store

Google has recently changed its Play policies including refinements and some aspects of advertising IDs. The policy update also brought an updated inappropriate content policy into force. It bans "compensated sexual relationships" or sugar daddy dating apps.

Google removes Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 5 from official store

29 Jul 2021

Google removes Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 5 from official store

While Google is preparing to launch its Pixel 6 series of smartphones in October this year, the company has now delisted the Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 handsets from the official Google Fi store.

Alphabet Inc. beats all-time record with $61.9 billion revenue

29 Jul 2021

Alphabet Inc. beats all-time record with $61.9 billion revenue

Google's parent company Alphabet Inc. has logged $61.9 billion in revenue and $27.26 in earnings per share during the second quarter ending June 30, 2021.

Google Pixel 6 XL to offer 5x periscope telephoto lens

15 Jul 2021

Google Pixel 6 XL to offer 5x periscope telephoto lens

Google is gearing up to launch its latest flagship smartphone, the Pixel 6 XL (aka Pixel 6 Pro), in October. It is rumored to pack a triple rear camera unit, including a dedicated telephoto lens.

Google Pixel 6 Pro revealed in live images

12 Jul 2021

Google Pixel 6 Pro revealed in live images

Google is expected to launch the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones in October.

Prior to launch, Google Pixel 5a 5G bags FCC certification

10 Jul 2021

Prior to launch, Google Pixel 5a 5G bags FCC certification

Google is all set to launch the Pixel 5a 5G smartphone in August this year. The handset has now been listed on the US's FCC certification site, with three variants, namely G1F8F, GR0M2, and G4S1M.

Google Pixel 6 could get five years of software support

09 Jul 2021

Google Pixel 6 could get five years of software support

Google's next batch of flagship smartphones, the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro, are expected to go official around October.

Thirty-six US states file lawsuit against Google: Here's why

08 Jul 2021

Thirty-six US states file lawsuit against Google: Here's why

As many as 36 US states and Washington DC have filed a lawsuit against Google, alleging the company's control over its Android app store violates antitrust laws.