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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.

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Now, your Android phone can alert about easy-to-miss household sounds

09 Oct 2020

Now, your Android phone can alert about easy-to-miss household sounds

Google is bringing a handy new feature on Android, one that will help people to take note of important but easy-to-miss sounds in their homes.

Google Pixel 4a launched in India at Rs. 32,000

09 Oct 2020

Google Pixel 4a launched in India at Rs. 32,000

Google has finally launched the Pixel 4a in India. As for the key highlights, the handset comes with a Snapdragon 730G chipset, a Full-HD OLED screen, a single rear camera, and a 3,140mAh battery.

NewsBytes Briefing: Indian pathology lab exposes patient data, and more

09 Oct 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Indian pathology lab exposes patient data, and more

Last night, leading Indian lab testing company Dr. Lal PathLabs was caught exposing confidential patient data through an unprotected storage bucket on Amazon Web Services.

Chrome's latest mobile update gives major boost to password security

08 Oct 2020

Chrome's latest mobile update gives major boost to password security

Google is releasing a new 'version 86' of Chrome for Android and iOS, adding some much-needed capabilities into the mobile browser and bringing it on par with the desktop-specific release.

NewsBytes Briefing: Amazon unhappy with Future Group-Reliance deal, and more

08 Oct 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Amazon unhappy with Future Group-Reliance deal, and more

Last night, Amazon expressed discontent over Future Group's deal to sell its businesses to Reliance Retail and issued the former a legal notice.

Google accused of abusing Android TV's dominance in India: Report

07 Oct 2020

Google accused of abusing Android TV's dominance in India: Report

Google is facing a new antitrust case in India.

Google Pixel 4a receives auto-brightness and touch-sensitivity improvements via update

07 Oct 2020

Google Pixel 4a receives auto-brightness and touch-sensitivity improvements via update

Google has started rolling out a new update for the Pixel 4a, bringing a host of bug fixes and improvements to the recently-launched mid-ranger.

Realme Smart SLED TV launched in India at Rs. 43,000

07 Oct 2020

Realme Smart SLED TV launched in India at Rs. 43,000

Realme has launched its all-new Smart SLED TV in India in a 55-inch size. It is touted as the world's first television to have a SLED panel, which uses spectral power distribution (SPD) technology to offer wider color gamut and better eye protection than QLED.

NewsBytes Briefing: Apple launching iPhone 12 on October-13, and more

07 Oct 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Apple launching iPhone 12 on October-13, and more

Last night, Apple sent out invites for a 'Hi, Speed' event.

Paytm to host app developers conference on October 8

06 Oct 2020

Paytm to host app developers conference on October 8

Indian payments decacorn Paytm is gearing up to take on the dominance of Google.

NewsBytes Briefing: Google defers 30% commission in India, and more

06 Oct 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Google defers 30% commission in India, and more

Last night, Google deferred the enforcement of its Play Store billing policy that requires certain app developers to pay a 30% commission to the tech giant.

Sony launches its costliest TV, priced at Rs. 14 lakh

05 Oct 2020

Sony launches its costliest TV, priced at Rs. 14 lakh

Sony has launched its first 8K TV in India, the Z8H at Rs. 13,99,990. (Yes, you read that right!)

NewsBytes Briefing: US Senate subpoenas CEOs of Google, Facebook, Twitter

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.

Now, Google Assistant takes care of calls placed on hold

01 Oct 2020

Now, Google Assistant takes care of calls placed on hold

At last night's event, Google showcased plenty of hardware, starting from new 5G-capable Pixel phones to Nest Audio.

Indian government could soon launch its own app store

01 Oct 2020

Indian government could soon launch its own app store

In the past few weeks, tensions have grown between Google and several Indian start-ups that have called out the internet giant over its 'monopolistic' Play Store policies.

#OutageAlert: Microsoft Outlook goes down globally

01 Oct 2020

#OutageAlert: Microsoft Outlook goes down globally

Just two days after suffering from an outage that lasted for hours, Microsoft Outlook is down again.

Google Pixel 4a to be launched on October 17

01 Oct 2020

Google Pixel 4a to be launched on October 17

Google's budget-friendly offering, the Pixel 4a, will be launched in India on October 17, the tech giant has confirmed. It will be available for purchase via Flipkart.

NewsBytes Briefing: Google launches new Pixel phones, and more

01 Oct 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Google launches new Pixel phones, and more

Last night, Google held its Launch night event and showcased a bunch of new devices, including 5G-capable Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a, a new Chromecast dongle with mic-integrated remote, and redesigned, more powerful Nest Audio speakers.

Google Pixel 5, 4a 5G, with dual rear cameras, launched

01 Oct 2020

Google Pixel 5, 4a 5G, with dual rear cameras, launched

Google has finally launched its much-awaited smartphones, the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G.

Google Pixel launch event: When, where to watch

30 Sep 2020

Google Pixel launch event: When, where to watch

In a few hours from now, Google will hold a virtual event to unveil the next Pixel phones in the market.

Google will not limit Meet calls, extends offer till 2021

30 Sep 2020

Google will not limit Meet calls, extends offer till 2021

Google is extending its unlimited access offer for Meet video conferencing service.

OnePlus 8T to ship with Android 11-based OxygenOS 11

30 Sep 2020

OnePlus 8T to ship with Android 11-based OxygenOS 11

OnePlus is all set to launch its latest flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 8T, on October 14.

NewsBytes Briefing: Outage hits Apple App Store, iCloud, and more

30 Sep 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Outage hits Apple App Store, iCloud, and more

Last night, in a rare incident, Apple suffered from a major outage that left many of its services down, including Apple App Store, Music, Apple TV+, Photos, and iCloud.

Xiaomi launches smart speaker, smartwatch, soap dispenser, shoes, and more

29 Sep 2020

Xiaomi launches smart speaker, smartwatch, soap dispenser, shoes, and more

Xiaomi has launched a flurry of products today in India.

NewsBytes Briefing: Microsoft 365 suffered an outage, and more

29 Sep 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Microsoft 365 suffered an outage, and more

Last night, Microsoft 365 suffered a major outage due to an internal change and left essential web services down for hours, including Microsoft Office 365, Teams, and Outlook.

Now, screen sharing is available on Google Duo

28 Sep 2020

Now, screen sharing is available on Google Duo

Finally, the users of Google Duo are getting the much-needed ability to share their screens during video calls.

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok granted injunction against US ban, and more

28 Sep 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok granted injunction against US ban, and more

Over the weekend, TikTok won a preliminary injunction against the Trump administration, which prevents the hit video service from getting banned in the US.

#WeeklyRecap: New Echo products, 2FA cracking malware, and more

27 Sep 2020

#WeeklyRecap: New Echo products, 2FA cracking malware, and more

This week, a number of developments were noted in the world of technology.

Soon, free Google Meet calls will have this restriction

27 Sep 2020

Soon, free Google Meet calls will have this restriction

Google Meet, the dedicated video conferencing platform owned and managed by Google, has evolved into one of the most sophisticated, secure, and popular virtual meeting tools out there.

Meet Polestar Precept: An electric sedan powered by Android

27 Sep 2020

Meet Polestar Precept: An electric sedan powered by Android

Chinese automaker Polestar is gearing up to introduce a new electric car into its stable, but it won't be the long-awaited Polestar 3 SUV.

Google Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G's availability details revealed

26 Sep 2020

Google Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G's availability details revealed

Google is all set to launch its new Pixel phones, the Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5, on September 30. In the latest development, tech analyst Jon Prosser has revealed the availability details of the upcoming handsets.

Google Pixel 5's 'Sage Green' color option and prices leaked

25 Sep 2020

Google Pixel 5's 'Sage Green' color option and prices leaked

Google's Pixel 5, set to launch on September 30, will be offered in black and green color variants. According to tech analyst Jon Prosser, the green shade will be called 'Sage Green' and it will feature a matte-like finish.

Nokia 3.4 and 2.4 officially listed in India, launch imminent

25 Sep 2020

Nokia 3.4 and 2.4 officially listed in India, launch imminent

HMD Global's recently-launched Nokia 3.4 and 2.4 have been officially listed in India, suggesting that the budget handsets are likely to be launched in the country soon.

NewsBytes Briefing: Amazon announces ball-shaped Echo products, and more

25 Sep 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Amazon announces ball-shaped Echo products, and more

Last night, Amazon made major headlines by showcasing plenty of products.

Google Maps will show region-wise COVID-19 data for safe navigation

24 Sep 2020

Google Maps will show region-wise COVID-19 data for safe navigation

As COVID-19 cases are surging exponentially, it is more important than ever to be fully aware of the situation prevailing in your local area.

An N95 mask with built-in microphone to receive calls

24 Sep 2020

An N95 mask with built-in microphone to receive calls

COVID-19 has made masks more important than any other day-to-day accessories.

Ahead of launch, Google Pixel 4a 5G's full specifications leaked

24 Sep 2020

Ahead of launch, Google Pixel 4a 5G's full specifications leaked

Just a day after Google Pixel 5's specifications got leaked, WinFuture has revealed all there is to know about the hardware of Pixel 4a - a spruced up version of the budget-friendly Pixel 4a.

Vivo Y12s spotted on Google Play Console, key specifications leaked

24 Sep 2020

Vivo Y12s spotted on Google Play Console, key specifications leaked

Vivo is gearing up to launch a new Y12s model in the coming weeks. The handset has been spotted on the Google Play Console, revealing its key specifications.

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok files for injunction against ban, and more

24 Sep 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok files for injunction against ban, and more

As ByteDance's TikTok deal is likely to see more delays owing to China's pending approval, the video company is moving to prevent itself from getting banned by Trump administration.

#TechBytes: All new features coming with Android TV 11

24 Sep 2020

#TechBytes: All new features coming with Android TV 11

Mere days after launching Android 11, Google is moving to make the next-generation operating system available on smart TVs around the world.