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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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Google Home's Nest-branded successor officially revealed: Details here

10 Jul 2020

Google Home's Nest-branded successor officially revealed: Details here

In a major surprise, Google has officially confirmed the existence of a new Nest-branded smart speaker.

A Facebook glitch is crashing popular iOS apps: Details here

10 Jul 2020

A Facebook glitch is crashing popular iOS apps: Details here

If you are running into frequent app crashes on your iPhone, you are probably not alone!

Banned Chinese sites SHEIN, Club Factory still operating in India

10 Jul 2020

Banned Chinese sites SHEIN, Club Factory still operating in India

Over a week ago, India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology announced a ban on 59 Chinese apps, including those operated by some popular e-commerce companies from the neighboring country.

iOS 14 public beta now available: Here's how to download

10 Jul 2020

iOS 14 public beta now available: Here's how to download

Apple's next big operating system for iPhones, the iOS 14, is now available for early testers.

Telugu producers launch platform to offer opportunities to 'outsiders'

08 Jul 2020

Telugu producers launch platform to offer opportunities to 'outsiders'

In the aftermath of actor Sushant Singh Rajput's tragic demise, pertinent issues of nepotism and favoritism have once taken precedence in various film industries across the country.

Now, you can have a Duo call with 32 people

08 Jul 2020

Now, you can have a Duo call with 32 people

In light of the ongoing global pandemic and social distancing requirements, leading technology companies have doubled down on video calling and conferencing.

Soon, Google Chrome will offer biometric authentication for payment autofill

07 Jul 2020

Soon, Google Chrome will offer biometric authentication for payment autofill

After testing a new interface for autofill, Google appears to be working on a tweak for the widely used function — biometric authentication.

Chrome's feature to increase notebook's battery life by 2 hours

06 Jul 2020

Chrome's feature to increase notebook's battery life by 2 hours

While Google Chrome is one of the finest web browsers, it struggles with one key problem - battery hogging.

#WeeklyRecap: India bans Chinese apps, JioMeet launches, Gmail suffers outage

05 Jul 2020

#WeeklyRecap: India bans Chinese apps, JioMeet launches, Gmail suffers outage

This week, a number of developments were noted in the world of tech, but the story that drew the most attention was the ban imposed by India on 59 Chinese apps.

Lenovo's  K11 Power smartphone appears on Google Play Console

04 Jul 2020

Lenovo's K11 Power smartphone appears on Google Play Console

A tipster named Tamilan Techinical has shared a Google Play Console listing on Twitter, revealing that Lenovo's upcoming smartphone, the K11 Power, might arrive as a rebranded version of Motorola G8 Power Lite.

COVID-19 Free Jobs Forum, a place to find work opportunities

04 Jul 2020

COVID-19 Free Jobs Forum, a place to find work opportunities

COVID-19 has put a dent in the Indian economy, with several industries suffering and tens of thousands of people going out of work.

JioMeet, Reliance's free Zoom rival, is now available in India

03 Jul 2020

JioMeet, Reliance's free Zoom rival, is now available in India

After a nearly three-month-long fundraising spree, Mukesh Ambani's telecom-to-digital entity Reliance Jio Platforms is expanding its footprint to step into the arena of video-conferencing.

Motorola One Fusion, with Snapdragon 710 chipset, launched

03 Jul 2020

Motorola One Fusion, with Snapdragon 710 chipset, launched

As the latest addition to Motorola's One series, One Fusion was launched in Latin America.

Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL smartphones discontinued by Google

03 Jul 2020

Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL smartphones discontinued by Google

In a strange development, Google has confirmed to Android Police that its Pixel 3a and 3a XL smartphones have been discontinued.

Honor 30 Lite, with MediaTek Dimensity 800 5G chipset, launched

03 Jul 2020

Honor 30 Lite, with MediaTek Dimensity 800 5G chipset, launched

Expanding its range of affordable 5G smartphones, Chinese tech giant Honor has launched a new Honor 30 Lite model in its home country.

Leap.Club, the professional network for women announces Bengaluru, Mumbai launch

02 Jul 2020

Leap.Club, the professional network for women announces Bengaluru, Mumbai launch

For years, experts have raised concerns about the low representation of women at senior levels in the corporate sector.

Shinco's 43-inch 4K Android TV launched at Rs. 21,000

02 Jul 2020

Shinco's 43-inch 4K Android TV launched at Rs. 21,000

Expanding its range of Android TVs, Shinco has launched the 43-inch model of its Smart TV in India.

Gmail suffers outage, creating work woes for many

01 Jul 2020

Gmail suffers outage, creating work woes for many

In a major shocker, Google's primary email service Gmail has gone down for a number of users around the world.

Google gets serious about AR again, acquires "smart-glasses" company North

01 Jul 2020

Google gets serious about AR again, acquires "smart-glasses" company North

Following the footsteps of players like Apple, Microsoft, and Facebook, internet giant Google is also joining the bandwagon of Augmented Reality or AR.

#TechBytes: Best alternatives to popular Chinese apps banned in India

30 Jun 2020

#TechBytes: Best alternatives to popular Chinese apps banned in India

Amid heightened tensions along the LAC, the Government of India has taken the decision to ban as many as 59 'unsafe' Chinese applications.

TikTok's creators begin switching to Instagram, YouTube after government's ban

30 Jun 2020

TikTok's creators begin switching to Instagram, YouTube after government's ban

A few hours ago, the Government of India imposed a ban on popular video-sharing service TikTok as well as 58 other 'unsafe' Chinese applications.

Meet Chingari, TikTok's latest rival in India

29 Jun 2020

Meet Chingari, TikTok's latest rival in India

Amid heightened tensions along the LAC, calls to boycott Chinese goods have gone to a whole new level.

Honor X10 Max 5G with Dimensity 800 spotted on Geekbench

28 Jun 2020

Honor X10 Max 5G with Dimensity 800 spotted on Geekbench

Smartphone maker Honor is gearing up to launch its upcoming mid-range handset, the X10 Max 5G, on July 2.

#WeeklyRecap: Apple Silicon, iOS 14, fancy new phones, and more

28 Jun 2020

#WeeklyRecap: Apple Silicon, iOS 14, fancy new phones, and more

This week has been all about consumer technology, thanks to Apple.

Google Pixel 4a gets FCC certification, launch imminent

26 Jun 2020

Google Pixel 4a gets FCC certification, launch imminent

Google's Pixel 4a is expected to go official in the coming weeks. A new handset from the company's stable, most likely the Pixel 4a, has been certified by the FCC, hinting at its imminent launch.

New logo to interface, here's how Google Photos is changing

26 Jun 2020

New logo to interface, here's how Google Photos is changing

With over a billion active users, Google Photos serves as an ideal cloud storage solution to preserve precious photos and videos and revisit them whenever, wherever needed.

#GamingBytes: Consoles or gaming laptops, which one should you buy?

26 Jun 2020

#GamingBytes: Consoles or gaming laptops, which one should you buy?

Value for money or portability? Better frame rates or accessories? Discounts or exclusive titles?

#TechBytes: Best non-Chinese smartphones you can currently buy in India

25 Jun 2020

#TechBytes: Best non-Chinese smartphones you can currently buy in India

Growing border tensions at the LAC, mishandling of the coronavirus pandemic, and rising suspicion over Beijing's surveillance have prompted many Indians to boycott Chinese smartphones, apps, as well as other products.

Google Pay could soon start offering loans to small businesses

25 Jun 2020

Google Pay could soon start offering loans to small businesses

Google Pay, the payments arm operated by Google, may soon start offering business loans to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in India.

OPPO Find X2 series receives Android 11 Beta 1 update

25 Jun 2020

OPPO Find X2 series receives Android 11 Beta 1 update

OPPO has started releasing the latest Android 11 Beta 1 update for its Find X2 and Find X2 Pro flagship smartphones. The new software comes without the company's ColorOS skin and is meant for testing and trying out upcoming features.

Xiaomi releases Android 11 Beta update for Redmi K30 Pro

25 Jun 2020

Xiaomi releases Android 11 Beta update for Redmi K30 Pro

Xiaomi has started rolling out the latest Android 11 Beta 1 update for its Redmi K30 Pro flagship phone. The firmware is based on Android Open Source Project (AOSP), which implies it misses out on the company's custom MIUI skin.

Now, Google can tell you what to watch: Here's how

24 Jun 2020

Now, Google can tell you what to watch: Here's how

When a deadly virus is wreaking havoc around the world, the best way to survive is to sit home and binge.

Motorola One Fusion+ to go on sale today via Flipkart

24 Jun 2020

Motorola One Fusion+ to go on sale today via Flipkart

Motorola's newly-launched One Fusion+ will go on sale for the first time in India today. The handset will be available via Flipkart starting at 12 pm.

Here's why brands are boycotting Facebook advertising

23 Jun 2020

Here's why brands are boycotting Facebook advertising

A string of brands has committed to an advertising boycott on social media platform Facebook, which has been facing criticism over its handling of misinformation and hate speech.

This app tells if a product is 'Made in India'

22 Jun 2020

This app tells if a product is 'Made in India'

Amid heightened tensions along the LAC, anti-China sentiments have grown significantly in India.

Android's AirDrop rival will also work with PCs: Here's how

22 Jun 2020

Android's AirDrop rival will also work with PCs: Here's how

The great thing about Apple's ecosystem is the deep integration you get between the company's apps, regardless of the device being used.

#WeeklyRecap: Cyber attack warnings, Chrome spyware, voice tweets, and more

21 Jun 2020

#WeeklyRecap: Cyber attack warnings, Chrome spyware, voice tweets, and more

This week's technology updates were marked by major cybersecurity threats from Chinese and North Korean hackers and some really annoying bugs in Apple and Microsoft's products.

Apple WWDC 2020: What to expect, when, where to watch?

21 Jun 2020

Apple WWDC 2020: What to expect, when, where to watch?

Apple's 31st Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) is set to kick start on June 22, Monday, as an "online-only experience".

Meet Keen, Google's experimental AI-powered Pinterest rival

19 Jun 2020

Meet Keen, Google's experimental AI-powered Pinterest rival

Despite being the internet giant it is, Google has struggled to make its mark in the social media space.

Twitter's audio tweets have a major accessibility issue: Details here

19 Jun 2020

Twitter's audio tweets have a major accessibility issue: Details here

A day ago, Twitter announced audio tweets as a way to let users share their personal thoughts and experiences in their own voice.