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Schmidt to step down as Executive Chairman of Alphabet

Schmidt to step down as Executive Chairman of Alphabet

Schmidt to step down as Executive Chairman of Alphabet: San Francisco, Eric Schmidt, a long-serving Google executive, will step down as Executive Chairman of Google’s parent company Alphabet in January, the company has announced.Schmidt will become a technical advisor to the company while continuing to serve on its board.”Since 2001, Eric has provided us with business

Google News warns sites not to hide country of origin

San Francisco, Dec 17, In an attempt to take on fake news head on, Google News has updated its guidelines to prohibit sites that misrepresent or conceal their country of origin or are directed at users in another country under false premises. “Sites included in Google News must not misrepresent, misstate, or conceal information about

Top Google’s most searched songs

2017 top most searched songs in Google

2017 top most searched songs. As 2017 comes to an end, Google has released its list of India’s Top 10 Most Searched songs for the year. According to sources,  Mika Singh’s “Hawa Hawa” from Mubarakan is on the top, other popular songs like “Mere Rashke Qamar”, “Kaabil” and “Raabta” are also included in the list. Surprisingly, Atif Aslam’s

NASA found solar system with 8 planets using Google AI

The Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) approach from Google researchers helped NASA discover two exoplanets, including an eighth planet around the star Kepler-90. With an eighth planet circling Kepler-90, our solar system now is tied for most number of planets around a single star, NASA and Google said in a statement late on

Google beats Facebook as top referral source for publishers

San Francisco, Dec 12, Google has beaten Facebook to become publishers’ main source of external page views over the course of 2017, a new data showed. Google used to be the main source of referral traffic for web publishers. Then Facebook eclipsed it, ReCode reported late on Monday. According to digital analytics company Parsely, Google

Google introduces 3 new photography apps

San Francisco, Dec 12, Google has introduced three photography apps which are part of a new series that it has dubbed as photography “appsperiments”. “We’re launching the first installment of a series of photography appsperiments: Usable and useful mobile photography experiences built on experimental technology.Our ‘appsperimental’ approach was inspired in part by ‘Motion Stills’,” the

Google can never replace guru: Naidu

Visakhapatnam, Dec 10, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has said Google can never replace ‘guru’ (teacher) while emphasising on the importance of teachers and education. He also asked students not to get influenced by the anti-social elements who try to create unrest in universities.Google has been quite popular as the search engine provides answers to people’s

Google Announces Best Apps

Google Announces the Best Apps of 2017

Google Announces Best Apps: Mobile health and fitness company HealthifyMe reaches new benchmark of quality on Google Play. Recognized by Google in its annual round-up of apps, games, movies, books and more, HealthifyMe received the award for “Best Apps of 2017” under the ‘Best Daily Helper’ category, alongside Zomato and Paytm. Google continued its tradition of showcasing

Google Search adds donate button for nonprofits

Google Search adds donate button for nonprofits

Google Search adds donate button: To make it easier for people to give money to their favourite organisations this holiday season, Google Search has added a “Donate” button to its knowledge graph. The button allows users to contribute to the organisations directly when they search for US-based nonprofits. But for the button to appear, the

Vice President reiterates Google can't replace guru

Vice President reiterates Google can’t replace guru

Google can’t replace guru: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday reiterated Google can never replace Guru (teacher). Speaking at a function here, the Vice President made this remark while emphasising on the importance of education and teachers. “Google can never replace Guru. A guru gives not mere academics, but gives insight also,” Vice President Naidu

Google salutes Indian filmmaker V. Shantaram

Google salutes Indian filmmaker V. Shantaram

Google on Saturday celebrated the 116th birth anniversary of renowned Indian filmmaker, actor and writer Shantaram Rajaram Vankudre, famed as ‘V. Shantaram’, alias Annasaeb. A colourful doodle depicts Shantaram’s pensive profile, with an iconic old movie camera of the early filmmaking era, stills from a Marathi film, and his two later blockbusters, “Do Aankhen Bara

Google Pixel 2 XL arrives

Google Pixel 2 XL arrives in India

Google Pixel 2 XL arrives: The much-anticipated Google Pixel 2 XL has arrived in India, and will be available at a price of Rs 73,000 for the 64GB variant, and Rs 82,000 for the 128GB variant. The flagship device is available on Flipkart, and at Reliance Digital, Croma, Poorvika, Sangeetha Mobiles, Vijay Sales and other

Google honours India’s 1st woman lawyer with doodle

Mumbai, Nov 15, Google on Wednesday honoured Cornelia Sorabji, India’s first woman lawyer, on her 151st birth anniversary with a doodle. Cornelia Sorabji was born to Parsi priest Sorabji Karsedji and Francina Ford on November 15 in 1866 in Nashik’s Deolali in Maharashtra (Bombay Presidency). She was one of nine siblings, but Sorabji went on

Hole puncher's 131st anniversary

Google celebrates 131st anniversary of hole puncher with its special doodles

Hole puncher’s 131st anniversary : Google marked the 131st anniversary of its humble office tool ‘Hole Puncher’ with its animated doodle on Tuesday. Despite of so many changes at the work place, hole puncher remained same. The Google Doodle displays the logo consisting of colourful paper circles, expect the second letter ‘g’, which is replaced

Google’s Waymo is Launching a Driverless Ride-Hailing Service

Waymo, the former self-driving project that spun out to become a business under Google parent company Alphabet, has become the first company to deploy fully autonomous vehicles on public roads without a driver behind the wheel.About 100 of the company’s self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans are now driving around Chandler, a suburb of Phoenix, without a

Google serves Android burger after CEO's burger tweet reply

Google serves Android burger after CEO’s burger tweet reply

Google serves Android burger: Last week a tweet from a Danish media analyst contrasting Google and Apple’s hamburger emoji design set the internet ablaze. Google’s take on the emoji which places the cheese below the patty drew the ire of many. Less than 12 hours later, Google CEO Sundar Pichai responded reassuring everyone that the

Apple losing out AI race to Google, Amazon: Report

Apple losing out AI race to Google, Amazon: Report

Essentially a hardware-focused firm, Apple is falling behind in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) race with Google and Amazon racing ahead while embracing the open-source and collaborative approach in the emerging field of AI, Fortune reported. According to Mohanbir Sawhney, McCormick Foundation professor of technology at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, sheets of

Delhi Court asks Google to remove videos against Sikhism

Delhi Court asks Google to remove videos against Sikhism

remove videos Sikhism: A Delhi court directed Google India to remove all videos featuring Sakshi Bhardwaj making offensive comments against Sikhism on YouTube.   The Patiala House court has asked Google to remove the hate speeches from YouTube in the next seven days.G.S. Walia, chief commercial inspector in Northern Railways, moved court against Google India

Google Search becomes country-specific by default

Google Search becomes country-specific by default

Google Search becomes country-specific: You will no longer have to manually enter country code top-level domain names to avail country-specific services for Google Search and Maps on the web and the Google iOS app.And this applies even when you travel from one country to another, for example from the US to India. Country services used

Facebook to disclose details about political advertisers

Facebook to disclose details about political advertisers

Facebook details political advertisers: Facebook has vowed to make political ads more transparent, allowing users of the social network to know more about the advertisers which may include their identity and location. The move comes ahead of the November 1 US Congressional hearings in which tech giants including Facebook will be questioned about Russian meddling