Tag Archives: Google

On its 6th anniversary, remember that Google+ ‘changed everything’

An iPhone 5, for anyone who hasn’t picked up our subtle layers of nuanced humour SIX YEARS AGO today, the biggest single most important invention to come out of technology in the 21st century was announced. Google+ was born out of the success of Google Buzz and Google Wave – two products that had already, according to their manufacturer, “changed everything”, prompting ... Read More »

Google Says Nik Collection Photo Editing Tools Will Longer Be Updated

HIGHLIGHTS Google made Nik Collection completely free last year The search giant acquired Nik Software back in 2012 Nik Software was also the creator of Snapseed Google brought ample delight to professional photographers last year as the search giant made its set of photo editing tools – Nik Collection – completely free of cost from its price tag of $150 ... Read More »

Google Announces 6 Indian Start-Ups For Launchpad Accelerator Programme

Global tech giant Google has announced the list of startups that will be joining the fourth edition of the Launchpad Accelerator Program, at the Google Developers Launchpad Space in San Francisco. With this batch, a total of 26 Indian startups has so far joined the Launchpad Accelerator program from India. The six Indian startups selected are EdGE Networks, Fastfilmz, Indialends, ... Read More »

Google selects six Indian startups for Accelerator Program

Search giant Google has shortlisted six Indian startups for its fourth class of Accelerator Program to be conducted at the Google Developers Launchpad Space in San Francisco, said a press statement. With this batch, a total of 26 Indian startups have joined the accelerator programme so far, the statement added. The fourth batch, which begins July 17, will include a ... Read More »

Google promises stricter control over advertising network

Google’s AdSense network paid out $11bn to publishers last year CREDIT: GETTY IMAGES Google has attempted to address advertisers’ concerns that they are funding illegal and offensive websites by pledging stricter controls on where online adverts appear. The internet giant’s advertising network AdSense will remove adverts on a page-by-page basis, instead of targeting entire websites. Google said this would mean ... Read More »

Google+ Adds Recommended Topics

Google released a new Topics feature in Google+, which will recommend Topics to users based on the things it thinks they will be interested in. With the Topics feature, users will see recommended Topics in their Google+ Home Stream, and they can click each Topic to visit its page and view public posts associated with its theme. Topics cover everything from sports, to animals, to ... Read More »

Google Maps Home Screen Redesigned for India, Gets New ‘Quick Actions’ Menu

Google update will bring new features to the home screen, specifically designed for users in India. The home screen now has a new Quick Actions menu for shortcuts that allows you to see directions, saved offline routes, and map details all in one tap. Google also claims that the home screen loads much faster for users to make the most ... Read More »

Google+ for business marketing

If you have been thinking that investing resources and time in marketing your brand on Google+ is not worth it and have been ignoring it all this while, you need to reconsider your marketing preferences. Google+ had around 540 million active monthly users in 2016, and it is posolutely not a quiet display platform that your business can afford to brush off. Besides being ... Read More »

Why Google+ Failed And What We Can Learn From It

Most people under the age of thirty-five reminisce about social networks the way their parents giggle about half-forgotten TV shows. MySpace and Friendster, once Hollywood gets around to making nostalgic teen comedies set in the dot-com era, will be easy punchlines. It’s not hard to see Twitter, Snapchat, and Whatsapp suffering the same fate eventually. But what does it say ... Read More »

Google Assistant Gets Home Control, Now Controls Smart Homes Without Google Home

Google last month hinted that it’s bringing ‘Home Control’ to Pixel smartphones soon, and it seems the company has finally started the rollout. Unfortunately, the ‘Home Control’ feature on Pixel phones isn’t available to all users and is likely to be limited as of now. A Reddit thread points that the ‘Home Control’ feature was visible on the Google Pixel ... Read More »