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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.

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.

Trump sues Facebook, Twitter, Google alleging violation of First Amendment

08 Jul 2021

Trump sues Facebook, Twitter, Google alleging violation of First Amendment

On Wednesday, former US President Donald Trump announced that he will move court against Facebook, Google, Twitter, and their CEOs.

Google admits that employees listen to some 'Ok Google' queries

30 Jun 2021

Google admits that employees listen to some 'Ok Google' queries

We previously reported that a Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology had summoned executives of Silicon Valley giants Facebook and Google to discuss the safety of citizens and their rights online.

Eavesdropping, women's safety discussed at Facebook, Google IT panel meet

29 Jun 2021

Eavesdropping, women's safety discussed at Facebook, Google IT panel meet

Officials of Facebook and Google appeared before a Parliamentary panel on Information Technology in Delhi on Tuesday regarding the misuse of social media platforms.

Google Pixel 5a tipped to be launched in August

29 Jun 2021

Google Pixel 5a tipped to be launched in August

Google is gearing up to launch the Pixel 5a smartphone in August this year, according to Bloomberg.

Shashi Tharoor-led parliamentary committee summons Google, Facebook

28 Jun 2021

Shashi Tharoor-led parliamentary committee summons Google, Facebook

The Indian government's Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology has requested officials from Google and Facebook to convene for a meeting on June 29 (Tuesday) to discuss how citizens should be safeguarded online.

Here's how you can share audio on Google Meet

27 Jun 2021

Here's how you can share audio on Google Meet

Google Meet and Zoom have made it easy for everyone to conduct video meetings conveniently and share their screen with other participants.

Google's new tool adjusts employee salary according to work-from-home location

23 Jun 2021

Google's new tool adjusts employee salary according to work-from-home location

Search giant Google rolled out a new tool called "Work Location Tool" for employees on Tuesday that would estimate how an employee's pay would change depending on their work location preferences.

Google auto-installs Massachusetts COVID-19 contact tracing app, Android users outraged

23 Jun 2021

Google auto-installs Massachusetts COVID-19 contact tracing app, Android users outraged

Scores of Android users in the American state of Massachusetts were in for a rude shock when they discovered that the state's COVID-19 contact tracing app, called Exposure Notifications Settings Feature - MA, had been automatically installed on their devices without prior consent or notification.

Google is now accepting submissions for 2021 Material Design Awards

23 Jun 2021

Google is now accepting submissions for 2021 Material Design Awards

On June 21, Google began welcoming submissions for its annual contest that rewards ingenious use of the Material Design system across four categories.

Google Messages app to get pinch-to-zoom feature, years after Samsung

21 Jun 2021

Google Messages app to get pinch-to-zoom feature, years after Samsung

Google's Messages app that comes installed by default on Pixel smartphones and other Android devices has silently been receiving updates this month. After the ability to star messages was announced last week, a pinch-to-zoom feature has been added to the app.

Google announces 6 new Android features launching this summer

19 Jun 2021

Google announces 6 new Android features launching this summer

Google announced Android 12 at its developer conference last month followed by a preview build release for developers.

Google Meet will get Companion Mode for more engaging conferences

16 Jun 2021

Google Meet will get Companion Mode for more engaging conferences

Since Google opened up its enterprise-grade video conferencing solution called Google Meet to the general public in April last year, it has constantly improved its feature set to compete with rivals Zoom and Microsoft Teams, among others.

#DealOfTheDay: Google Pixel 4a available with Rs. 5,000 discount

14 Jun 2021

#DealOfTheDay: Google Pixel 4a available with Rs. 5,000 discount

Looking to buy a compact smartphone with good performance? This deal might interest you. Flipkart is offering a discount of Rs. 5,000 on the Google Pixel 4a smartphone in India.

Google Area 120's 'Tables' project to become Google Cloud product

14 Jun 2021

Google Area 120's 'Tables' project to become Google Cloud product

An announcement on June 11 revealed that a project called Tables, developed under Google's in-house idea incubator program, will become a "fully-supported Google Cloud product" in 2022.

NewsBytes Briefing: Biden shows China some love, and more

11 Jun 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: Biden shows China some love, and more

US President Joe Biden's love hate relationship with China continues with his latest order revoking his predecessor Donald Trump's executive orders against Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat apps.

NewsBytes Briefing: Apple keeps Android users in check, and more

10 Jun 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: Apple keeps Android users in check, and more

"Don't call us, we'll call you," best describes the dynamics between Android and Apple users when it comes to the new cross-platform FaceTime update.

NewsBytes Briefing: Biden goes all Trump on China, and more

05 Jun 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: Biden goes all Trump on China, and more

Many consider US President Joe Biden as an antidote to his predecessor Donald Trump, hoping for him to undo the latter's policies. However, reality is quite different. After continuing Trump's immigration policies, Biden is also continuing Trump's trade war with China.

Google reaffirms ethical AI commitment, in-house researchers differ

04 Jun 2021

Google reaffirms ethical AI commitment, in-house researchers differ

Barely months after Google fired two leaders of its Artificial Intelligence (AI) ethics research wing, it has promised to double its research staff studying responsible AI. Additionally, Google CEO Sundar Pichai has pledged support and funding for more ethical AI projects.

NewsBytes Briefing: Samsung's helping Google fold the Pixel, and more

03 Jun 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: Samsung's helping Google fold the Pixel, and more

As more rumors emerge hinting at Google considering a foldable version of its Pixel smartphone, the terrible durability of Samsung's first foldable device is a cautionary tale for anyone trying to replicate it.

NewsBytes Briefing: Tesla gets dearer due to pandemic, and more

02 Jun 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: Tesla gets dearer due to pandemic, and more

The pandemic has made life hard for everyone across the board. Gamers can't buy graphics cards and carmakers can't, well, make cars due to lack of essential chips.

Google Photos free storage ends today; Is Google One worthwhile?

01 Jun 2021

Google Photos free storage ends today; Is Google One worthwhile?

After an announcement last year, Google will finally end unlimited free storage for Google Photos users today. The company had said that from June 1, Google Photos will share 15GB of cloud storage with other services such as Gmail and Google Drive.

Women suing Google over gender bias win class-action status

30 May 2021

Women suing Google over gender bias win class-action status

Shortly after facing class-action lawsuits for tracking browsing activity in incognito mode, an existing gender pay disparity suit against search giant Google has won class-action status.

NewsBytes Briefing: Apple has its eyes on cryptocurrencies, and more

29 May 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: Apple has its eyes on cryptocurrencies, and more

Apple either bucks the trend and adopts radically new technologies long before competitors, or it takes its own sweet time to embrace new tech used by everyone. The cryptocurrency craze, however, fits between these two scenarios.

Google Pixel 6 series tipped to use 'bigger Samsung sensor'

28 May 2021

Google Pixel 6 series tipped to use 'bigger Samsung sensor'

Google is gearing up to launch its Pixel 6 series of smartphones later this year.

Google's under-display camera patent could radically transform future Pixel phones

27 May 2021

Google's under-display camera patent could radically transform future Pixel phones

The smartphone space is home to an ongoing technological arms race, where manufacturers are compelled to outdo one another. Google's latest patent is a shot in the arm for the ever-increasing screen-to-body ratio of modern smartphones.

NewsBytes Briefing: WhatsApp avenges Twitter in India, and more

27 May 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: WhatsApp avenges Twitter in India, and more

Not long after Delhi Police raided Twitter's offices, WhatsApp has avenged its social media peer by suing the Indian government. Facebook is playing it smart by refraining from simply refusing to comply to government demands.

Google Chrome used by 41 percent of world's population: Report

26 May 2021

Google Chrome used by 41 percent of world's population: Report

A new report suggests that Google Chrome enjoys a lion's share of the world's web browser market. Chrome reportedly has over 3.2 billion users worldwide.

Google Pixel 6, 6 Pro, and Pixel Watch's specifications leaked

25 May 2021

Google Pixel 6, 6 Pro, and Pixel Watch's specifications leaked

Google is expected to launch its latest Pixel 6 and 6 Pro smartphones sometime around October this year.

NewsBytes Briefing: Clubhouse hits million downloads on Android, and more

25 May 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: Clubhouse hits million downloads on Android, and more

Despite Big Tech doing its best to clone Clubhouse into their existing platforms, evidently nothing beats the original. Android users flocked to the newly launched app of the audio-only social media platform and downloaded it a million times.

NewsBytes Briefing: Clubhouse officially comes to Android, and more

22 May 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: Clubhouse officially comes to Android, and more

Clubhouse sure has played its exclusivity card to the ragged end. But like all things new and intriguing, the novelty of the audio-only social media platform has worn off, which has manifested in a 10-fold drop in downloads of the iOS app.

Google Pixel 6 to sport a flat screen, dual cameras

21 May 2021

Google Pixel 6 to sport a flat screen, dual cameras

Just after details about the Pixel 6 Pro were released, 91mobiles has now shared fresh renders of the Pixel 6.

Google announces plans to open its first-ever physical retail store

21 May 2021

Google announces plans to open its first-ever physical retail store

Shortly after e-commerce giant Amazon announced plans to open its high-tech salon in the UK, Google has said that it will set up its first-ever physical retail outlet for Google-branded devices in Chelsea, New York.

New Google Pixel 6 Pro renders reveal more interesting details

21 May 2021

New Google Pixel 6 Pro renders reveal more interesting details

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

NewsBytes Briefing: Microsoft tries hiding Windows 10X's demise, and more

20 May 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: Microsoft tries hiding Windows 10X's demise, and more

In the deluge of Google I/O announcements, news of Microsoft killing Windows 10X has slipped through the cracks. But we have taken it upon ourselves to bring this tragic development to light.

Google expands partnership with Shopify to enhance shopping experience

19 May 2021

Google expands partnership with Shopify to enhance shopping experience

Google announced on day one of the Google I/O 2021 conference for developers that it has expanded its partnership with e-commerce platform Shopify, and that it will offer an enhanced shopping experience for Photos and Chrome users.