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Google launches resource on the benefits of using certified Android devices

Google launches resource on the benefits of using certified Android devices

Google launches resource on the benefits of using certified Android devices. Google on Monday announced the launch of a new website https://www.android.com/intl/en_in/certified/ to provide more information on the merits of using certified Android devices.To ensure secure and stable experience for users which provides more information on the merits of using certified android devices, Google announced

Google refunds for ads only seen by robots

Google refunds for ads only seen by robots

Google refunds for ads only seen by robots. Google has issued refunds to hundreds of advertisers for running ads on websites with fraudulent traffic generated by automated bots. According to the Wall Street Journal on Sunday, the refunds represent only a small portion of the original spending — 7 per cent to 10 per cent

Google Assistant app for iOS starts rolling out in Europe

Google Assistant app for iOS starts rolling out in Europe

Google Assistant app for iOS starts rolling out in Europe. Months after launching the Google Assistant for application iOS in the United States, Google announced that the standalone assistant app would be rolling out for iOS devices in the UK, Germany and France.According to reports, users were unable to assign Google Assistant to the Home

New Google test to help diagnose depression

Looking up “depression” on Google will now allow users in the US to check whether they are clinically depressed, thanks to a new self-assessment feature added to the popular search engine. The feature, launched for users in the US, will provide an option to take a clinically validated screening questionnaire called PHQ-9 when a person

Google may launch second-generation Pixel phones in October

Google may launch second-generation Pixel phones in October

Google may launch second-generation Pixel phones in October. The launch of Googles second generation Pixel phones is nearing, however, the technology giant has not revealed the date so far.According to reports, the launch will be on October 5. This date lines up with last year’s announcement of the original Pixel handsets which took place on

People in US can take Google test to check depression

People in US can take Google test to check depression

People in US can take Google test to check depression. People in the US will soon have an option to take a screening test on Google to know if they are depressed or not. Now, when users in the US will search for “depression” on Google, they will see a box atop the results on

Ola, Google inter-city partnership brings 'Outstation' category to Google Maps

Ola, Google inter-city partnership brings ‘Outstation’ category to Google Maps

Ola, Google inter-city partnership brings ‘Outstation’ category. Taxi aggregator Ola and US-based tech giant Google on Tuesday announced their inter-city travel partnership, whereby commuters travelling between cities will now be able to discover Ola Outstation, a smart mobility solution for inter-city travel on Google Maps for mobile, thereby, directing customers to the Ola app to

Oreo: Google announces next version of Android 8

Google announces the next version of Android 8 ‘OREO’. Oreo is being released today to hit smartphones and tablets in the near future.Google announced that it has pushed the final version of Android 8 Oreo out to the Android Open Source Project, the underlying software on top of which the Android loaded on smartphones and

YouTube ‘Breaking News’ section to be introduced soon

YouTube ‘Breaking News’ section to be introduced soon

YouTube will have a separate section of Breaking News on its homepage and mobile App. For keeping up with the ‘news-on-the-go’ culture, the online video platform dedicated to Breaking News videos from around the world.While it is yet to be ascertained if the new tab is a temporary feature or here to stay. Whether it

Google rolls out Q&A feature to Maps, mobile Search

Google rolls out Q&A feature to Maps, mobile Search

Google rolls out Q&A feature to Maps, mobile Search. Google has rolled out ‘Questions & Answers’ feature to Google Maps and mobile Search to help users get information about places they want to go to. Users can ask or answer a question — or read the existing questions and answers about a place — by

Cyber experts welcome ban on Blue Whale challenge

Cyber experts welcome ban on Blue Whale challenge

Cyber experts welcome ban on Blue Whale challenge. Welcoming the Government of India’s direction to internet majors Google, Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Microsoft and Yahoo to immediately remove links of the dangerous online game Blue Whale Challenge, cyber experts on Wednesday said that the government need to come up with more innovative strategies to deal with

Google Pays High School Student $10,000 For Exposing Hack

Google Pays High School Student $10,000 For Exposing Hack

Google has rewarded an Uruguayan school student $10,000 after he exposed a security flaw which hackers could have used to access sensitive data. Ezequiel Pereira, a school student wrote in a blog post that one day he was bored and so he tried to find a bug on Google. After several failed attempts, he found one

Govt. bans 'Blue Whale challenge'

Govt. bans Blue Whale challenge socials media giants to remove links

Govt bans Blue Whale challenge socials media giants to remove links. Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, taking a strict measure against the deadly online game, Blue whale Challenge, has asked the social media giants like Google, Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Microsoft and Yahoo to immediately remove all the links relating to the game, on Tuesday.“Instances

Govt. Asks Google, Facebook, Microsoft To Remove Blue Whale Links

Government Asks Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Others To Remove Blue Whale Links

Government has directed internet majors – Google, Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Microsoft and Yahoo – to immediately remove the links of dangerous online game Blue Whale Challenge, which has led to suicide of children in India and other countries. “Instances of children committing suicide while Blue Whale Challenge have been reported in India…You are hereby requested

Google pays tribute to Hip Hop’s history with latest Doodle

Forty-four years ago today DJ Kool Herc threw a party in the Bronx and decided he wanted to change up the sound. He played only the instrumental sections or “breaks” from full songs and had his friend Coke La Rock hype the crowd through the mic. The partygoers went nuts and modern day hip-hop was

More than 60 women consider suing Google, claiming sexism and a pay gap

More than 60 women consider suing Google, claiming sexism and a pay gap

More than 60 women are considering suing Google for alleged sexism, claiming female employees are being paid less than men despite having the same qualifications.The potential class action lawsuit from current and former Google employees comes as the tech giant continues to manage the fallout after a male engineer’s 10-page memo became a viral phenomenon.There

Google Improves ‘Search’ Experience For Indian Users

Google Improves ‘Search’ Experience For Indian Users

In a bid to further improve the search experience for its users in India, Google on Thursday introduced latest update to its ‘Search’ app. The update, available in English, would provide users easy access to information like cricket scores and statistics, weather, nearby restaurants, ATMs, grocery stores and more, Google said in a statement. The

Google has fired the employee who wrote controversial memo

There’s a storm raging through the tech community right now. It was let loose by a Google engineer last week. In a 3000 word letter widely circulated within Google, and the wider tech workforce, it was suggested that there were “biological causes” why women were under-represented in the tech industry and leadership positions.At least two

Google Working on News Product Competing With Snapchat

Google Working on News Product Competing With Snapchat

Alphabet Inc’s Google is developing technology that media companies could use to create stories similar to those found on Snapchat’s “Discover” platform, a person familiar with the plans said on Friday.Google’s project, dubbed “Stamp” is in the early stages of testing with publishers said the person, who spoke on condition of anonymity. Tech firms including

Apple, Google removes over 300 apps from their Play Store

Apple Google removes over 300 apps from their Play Store. US companies Apple Google removes more than 330 apps from their respective Play Stores. This step has been taken after the intervention of the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC). According to the Fortune report, the ASIC found that those people with the illicit license