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Google 'confused' users with privacy settings, its own employees admit

26 Aug 2020

Google 'confused' users with privacy settings, its own employees admit

Much like Facebook, Google is also heavy on tracking the web activity and location data of its users for advertising purposes.

#WeeklyRecap: Big Tech trial, CERT-In's warning, NASA's Mars mission, more

02 Aug 2020

#WeeklyRecap: Big Tech trial, CERT-In's warning, NASA's Mars mission, more

This week, the biggest story in tech was the congressional trial of the CEOs of Google, Facebook, Apple, and Amazon over anti-trust issues.

Big Tech on trial: Key moments from the historic hearing

30 Jul 2020

Big Tech on trial: Key moments from the historic hearing

On Wednesday, Big Tech went on trial as the CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Google, and Facebook appeared before Congress for a hearing on antitrust.

NewsBytes Briefing: Google extends work from home and more

28 Jul 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Google extends work from home and more

A lot has happened in the world of technology since last evening.

Big Tech CEOs to testify before Congress: All details here

27 Jul 2020

Big Tech CEOs to testify before Congress: All details here

On Wednesday, the Chief Executives of four of US' largest technology conglomerates - Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google - are heading to testify before a US Congressional panel.

Google likely to invest $4 billion in Reliance's Jio Platforms

14 Jul 2020

Google likely to invest $4 billion in Reliance's Jio Platforms

After several major conglomerates and foreign funds, technology giant Google is mulling an investment in Reliance Industries' Jio Platforms.

Tech Briefing: Apple pays $1bn penalty, Google invests in India

14 Jul 2020

Tech Briefing: Apple pays $1bn penalty, Google invests in India

A lot happened in the technology world when you were sleeping.

Google to invest Rs. 75,000cr to boost India's digital economy

13 Jul 2020

Google to invest Rs. 75,000cr to boost India's digital economy

Google hosted its sixth 'Google for India' event on July 13 and reiterated its vision to drive the digital transformation of the country and help with the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

Google for India: New product announcements teased for July 13

12 Jul 2020

Google for India: New product announcements teased for July 13

Google plans to hold its sixth annual "Google for India" event on Monday, July 13.

Amazon Boss Jeff Bezos may finally testify before Congress

16 Jun 2020

Amazon Boss Jeff Bezos may finally testify before Congress

E-commerce behemoth Amazon has confirmed that its founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos, is ready to testify before a US Congressional panel this July.

Google faces $5 billion lawsuit for tracking 'private mode' browsing

03 Jun 2020

Google faces $5 billion lawsuit for tracking 'private mode' browsing

Google has been slapped with a class-action lawsuit seeking $5 billion.

Coronavirus outbreak: Sundar Pichai donates Rs. 5 crore to GiveIndia

13 Apr 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Sundar Pichai donates Rs. 5 crore to GiveIndia

Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Alphabet and Google, has donated Rs. 5 crore to support COVID-19 relief efforts in India.

Google I/O 2020 canceled entirely, due to coronavirus outbreak

21 Mar 2020

Google I/O 2020 canceled entirely, due to coronavirus outbreak

Google has decided to cancel I/O 2020 - its biggest annual event - in its entirety.

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.

Google's biggest event, I/O 2020, canceled over coronavirus concerns

04 Mar 2020

Google's biggest event, I/O 2020, canceled over coronavirus concerns

Google I/O will not take place this year.

After Pichai, Elon Musk calls for regulation of AI development

19 Feb 2020

After Pichai, Elon Musk calls for regulation of AI development

A few weeks ago, Google and Alphabet's boss Sundar Pichai spoke on the possible risks and advantages of artificial intelligence (AI) and called for 'balanced' regulation of the tech.

Google HR head to step down amid rising employee tensions

11 Feb 2020

Google HR head to step down amid rising employee tensions

Tech giant Google on Monday announced that its head of human resources, Eileen Naughton, will be stepping down from her position later this year.

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.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Microsoft's data leak, OnePlus 8 specs, ISRO's Vyommitra, more

26 Jan 2020

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Microsoft's data leak, OnePlus 8 specs, ISRO's Vyommitra, more

This week, some major developments were noted in the tech space.

Google I/O 2020 set to kick off on May 12

24 Jan 2020

Google I/O 2020 set to kick off on May 12

Google I/O 2020, the next developer conference hosted by the internet giant, is set to kick off on May 12.

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.

Now, Google is adding instant chat into Photos. But, why?

04 Dec 2019

Now, Google is adding instant chat into Photos. But, why?

From Google Talk and Voice to Google+ Hangouts and Allo, Google has created way too many messaging and communication apps over the years.

Google sued for stealing lyrics from a third-party platform

04 Dec 2019

Google sued for stealing lyrics from a third-party platform

As Sundar Pichai gears up to take the job of Alphabet's CEO, Google, a key subsidiary of the holding company, is facing a lawsuit - for plagiarizing or stealing lyrics from a third-party platform.

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.

Satya Nadella gets 66% salary hike. Guess his total earnings?

18 Oct 2019

Satya Nadella gets 66% salary hike. Guess his total earnings?

Microsoft Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Satya Nadella received a massive 66% raise in salary, during the fiscal year 2018-19.

Why is LGBTQ community suing YouTube, Google

18 Aug 2019

Why is LGBTQ community suing YouTube, Google

Several LGBTQ YouTubers are suing the video-sharing platform and its parent company Google for allegedly discriminating against their LGBTQ-themed videos.

LinkedIn bug allowed fake job opening for Google's CEO position

29 Jul 2019

LinkedIn bug allowed fake job opening for Google's CEO position

Just recently, a job opening appeared on LinkedIn, one aimed at hiring a replacement for Google CEO Sundar Pichai.

Google's censored Chinese search engine has officially been shuttered

18 Jul 2019

Google's censored Chinese search engine has officially been shuttered

After months of flak, Google has officially confirmed that it has shuttered Project Dragonfly, the secretive effort to mark an entry into China.

Shah Rukh Khan begins shooting for 'Ted Talks' Season 2

23 May 2019

Shah Rukh Khan begins shooting for 'Ted Talks' Season 2

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's fans may not get to see him in any films in the near future, but they needn't be disappointed. The 53-year-old actor is already filming for the second season of Ted Talks India Nayi Soch.

#TechBytes: 5 interesting facts as Gmail turns 15 today

01 Apr 2019

#TechBytes: 5 interesting facts as Gmail turns 15 today

On April 1, 2004, Google, a search company, took a leap of faith when it launched Gmail, a free consumer-focused email service.

Google denies removing Saudi app that lets men track women

05 Mar 2019

Google denies removing Saudi app that lets men track women

In a major shocker, Google has decided not to pull a Saudi government app that lets men track women and control their movements.

Google ends forced arbitration for employees around the world

22 Feb 2019

Google ends forced arbitration for employees around the world

In a big win for Google employees around the world, the tech giant, on Thursday, announced that it would end the practice of forced arbitration for its employees around the world.

Google 'best toilet paper' and images of Pakistan's flag appear

19 Feb 2019

Google 'best toilet paper' and images of Pakistan's flag appear

Pakistan has been on the forefront of criticism these days after a deadly terrorist attack on Indian CRPF jawans in Pulwama was carried out by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed last week. And, rightly so.

Here's when Google will announce Android Q, other new products

27 Jan 2019

Here's when Google will announce Android Q, other new products

Shortly after teasing an enigmatic puzzle, Google has officially confirmed the dates of its next I/O developer conference.

Delhi: Google responds to Pixel customer putting up anti-Google posters

12 Jan 2019

Delhi: Google responds to Pixel customer putting up anti-Google posters

Google has finally responded to a man from Haryana, Manu Aggarwal, who had been putting up anti-Google posters all over Delhi to protest against the malfunctioning of his Google Pixel smartphone.

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.

Google 'bar girl in India' and Sonia Gandhi's images appear

20 Dec 2018

Google 'bar girl in India' and Sonia Gandhi's images appear

Recently, Google received backlash from US lawmakers, after it came to light that when you search 'idiot' on its platform, images of the US President Donald Trump appear.