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Work from home: The new reality of the 'post-coronavirus world'

31 May 2020

Work from home: The new reality of the 'post-coronavirus world'

In the new "upside-down" world, masks and gloves have replaced hugs and handshakes. Courtesy coronavirus, there's uncertainty, fear, anxiety, and most importantly distancing.

Eric Schmidt, Google's former CEO, has reportedly resigned: Details here

10 May 2020

Eric Schmidt, Google's former CEO, has reportedly resigned: Details here

Eric Schmidt, one of the most famous faces at Google, has reportedly resigned from the company.

Microsoft launches dedicated tracker for COVID-19 outbreak

16 Mar 2020

Microsoft launches dedicated tracker for COVID-19 outbreak

In order to keep the general public informed about the global outbreak of coronavirus disease COVID-19, Microsoft's Bing team has launched a dedicated online tracker.

Trump says Google chief Sundar Pichai apologized to him

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.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Alphabet's coronavirus tool, Iran's surveillance, Apple Stores closed, more

15 Mar 2020

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Alphabet's coronavirus tool, Iran's surveillance, Apple Stores closed, more

This week, a vast majority of developments in the world of tech were driven by the outbreak of coronavirus in various parts of the world.

Alphabet's Verily, not Google, building coronavirus screening tool

14 Mar 2020

Alphabet's Verily, not Google, building coronavirus screening tool

A few hours ago, US President Donald Trump declared a national emergency over the outbreak of coronavirus.

Trump declares national emergency in US as coronavirus crisis deepens

14 Mar 2020

Trump declares national emergency in US as coronavirus crisis deepens

After worrying and angering his countrymen with his lax approach towards the coronavirus problem, United States President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency.

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

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.

Who is Arvind Krishna? Little-known facts about IBM's new CEO

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Sundar Pichai is getting a huge pay raise in 2020

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.

Sundar Pichai takes over as Alphabet's CEO: Details here

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.

5 Google moonshot projects you didn't know about

21 Mar 2019

5 Google moonshot projects you didn't know about

While most of us know Google as a search giant, only a few know about its other bets in the field of technology.

Shareholders sue Alphabet board for covering up sexual harassment allegations

11 Jan 2019

Shareholders sue Alphabet board for covering up sexual harassment allegations

A shareholder of Google parent Alphabet has sued the tech giant for allegedly covering up sexual misconduct and harassment claims against some of its top executives.

This AI algorithm scans eyes to predict heart diseases

20 Feb 2018

This AI algorithm scans eyes to predict heart diseases

Scientists from Alphabet's health-tech subsidiary Verily have devised a way for artificial intelligence engine to assess a person's risk of heart disease just by looking at their eyes.

Why is Eric Schmidt stepping down as Alphabet chairman?

22 Dec 2017

Why is Eric Schmidt stepping down as Alphabet chairman?

Seventeen years after joining Google, which then had a few hundred employees, Eric Schmidt is stepping down as Alphabet chairman.

Fully autonomous cars are here! Alphabet-Waymo cars have no safety-driver

08 Nov 2017

Fully autonomous cars are here! Alphabet-Waymo cars have no safety-driver

While autonomous car companies are testing self-driving cars with a safety-driver behind the wheel to take control in case of problems, Alphabet's Waymo is set to launch robotaxis that are actually driverless: zero human interference!

Alphabet, Amazon, Microsoft financial results: Everything you need to know

27 Oct 2017

Alphabet, Amazon, Microsoft financial results: Everything you need to know

Tech giants Amazon, Google's parent Alphabet, and Microsoft have reported their third-quarter earnings.

YouTube is bringing its A game to tackle terrorism online

19 Jun 2017

YouTube is bringing its A game to tackle terrorism online

YouTube has often been blamed for not doing enough to curb some of the offensive content (mainly terrorist propaganda videos) that makes its way into the channel and spreads extremism online.

New York Times to allow comments, moderated via Google-backed AI

16 Jun 2017

New York Times to allow comments, moderated via Google-backed AI

The Internet, in some cases, is more of incessant babbling than coherent speeches; which is why several news outlets deny "comments" on articles, fearing it would become a place that has more trolls than a proper debate.

Alphabet's shares slump amid tepid growth

27 Jan 2017

Alphabet's shares slump amid tepid growth

Share prices of Google's parent company Alphabet slumped by 3% after the company failed to meet growth forecasts in the last 3 months of 2016.

Alphabet scripts massive Q3 revenues of over $22 billion

29 Oct 2016

Alphabet scripts massive Q3 revenues of over $22 billion

Google's parent Alphabet announced profit and revenue figures for their third quarter which beat analysts' expectations.