Tag Archives: Google

Facebook, Google, Twitter Express Concern Over Singapore Plan to Fight Fake News

Global tech giants including Facebook and Twitter on Thursday expressed concern about a possible Singapore plan to bring in a new law to tackle the threat of fake news, saying sufficient rules are already in place. Officials of Facebook, Twitter and Google attended a parliamentary hearing on how to counter the threat that Singapore said it was particularly vulnerable to due to its size, its role ... Read More »

Google Expands Further Into China, Opens Shenzhen Office

HIGHLIGHTS Shenzhen is already home to Tencent, Huawei, and ZTE We have many important clients in the city, Google said It had announced opening its AI China Center in Beijing recently After opening a research lab focused on artificial intelligence (AI) in China – its first such centre in Asia – Google is said to have opened another office in the country. According to ... Read More »

Google Chromecast Wi-Fi Interruption Issue Fix to Be Issued on Thursday

HIGHLIGHTS Google has announced fix with a January 18 rollout The fix is coming via a Google Play services update Latest Google Play services beta is also reported to resolve the problem Google has announced a fix for the Wi-Fi issue that had affected a large number Google Chromecastusers worldwide. The new fix is coming through a Google Play services update that is scheduled ... Read More »

Google Pixel 2 and iPhone 7 at Rs. 39,999, ‘Biggest Ever’ iPhone X Sale, and More Mobile Deals in Flipkart Sale

HIGHLIGHTS Pixel 2 offer includes a flat discount, apart from a card-based discount Flipkart’s Big Shopping Days sale will be held from Thursday There will also be discounts on iPhone 7 and Xiaomi Mi A1 The Google Pixel 2 is the company’s latest offering in the premium smartphone segment but the steep pricing has been putting off a lot of prospective buyers, ... Read More »

Google Flights Expands ‘Tips’ to Offer Cheaper Hotel Bookings, Google Trips Now Shows Discounts

HIGHLIGHTS Tips on Google Flights will now suggest cost-effective hotel bookings Google Flights was previously providing tips on flight bookings Google Trips app offers access to deals through ‘Discounts’ feature Making the experience better during this travel season, Google Flights has received a new update that expands the coverage of its Tips with enhanced machine learning efforts to make hotel bookings cost-effective. ... Read More »

Google Announces 4 New Indian Startups for Fresh ‘Launchpad Accelerator’ Batch

Google on Friday announced the four shortlisted Indian startups for its hands-on mentorship programme ‘Launchpad Accelerator’. With this batch, a total of 30 Indian startups have so far joined the class. The shortlisted startups – BabyChakra, m.Paani, NIRAMAI and SocialCops – will join a group of startups shortlisted from all over the world at the Google Developers’ Launchpad Space in San Francisco in ... Read More »

Come NON diventare partner di Google+, il caso PostPickr

Questa vicenda comincia nel 2014, con protagonisti una piccola startup italiana e Googleed è una vicenda che si configura nel solco delle riflessioni che abbiamo fatto quando abbiamo parlato della fine dell’era delle startup, a proposito del fatto che i giganti della tecnologia si mangiano le startup, o meglio si mangiano le opportunità per le startup di svilupparsi e crescere. Ma torniamo al 2014. Tre professionisti pugliesi ... Read More »

Facebook, Google strangle media

A wave of consolidation in every sector of the media industry shows how much media companies are struggling to keep up with the pace and scale of technology companies. Why it matters: Tech giants, aided by decades of minimal regulation, have scaled to the point at which they are able to adjust their advertising models and adapt to consumer demands faster ... Read More »

Google Parent Alphabet Reports Strong Results on Mobile Ads, YouTube, Other Bets

Google’s parent company Alphabet on Thursday reported profit in the recently-ended quarter leapt as money poured in from ads delivered to mobile devices and returns improved on “other bets.” Alphabet profit was up 32.4 percent to $6.7 billion (roughly Rs. 43,555 crores) on in the quarter on revenue that increased 24 percent to $27.8 billion (roughly Rs. 1,80,724 crores), up 24 percent from the ... Read More »

Are CMOs Overlooking Google Plus?

Shutterstock “Google+ is still a thing?” This sentiment is common among both casual and frequent social media users. However, despite having the reputation of being the butt of the joke in the social media world, most Google+ (or Google Plus) users would argue that it is actually extremely useful for businesses. While Google+ might not be the most frequented social ... Read More »