Google to pay $700 million to Play Store users, relax app rules for 7 years
20 Dec 2023
Google has agreed to pay $700 million to users of its Play Store, following a judge’s decision in September that the tech giant is exerting illegal monopoly on Android with its Play Store and the restrictions on users.
Epic Games wins antitrust case against Google’s Play app store
14 Dec 2023
The verdict by a Federal court in California comes as further proof of Google’s monopolistic use of its Android platform
Welcome, Google Gemini! A potent competitor to ChatGPT-4
07 Dec 2023
Google has introduced its cutting-edge AI model, Gemini, marking a formidable entry into the competitive landscape of artificial intelligence.
Shaadi.com CEO accuses Google of modern colonialism and unfair practices
06 Dec 2023
In a recent interview, Anupam Mittal, the CEO of Shaadi.com, drew a striking parallel between tech giant Google and the historical East India Company
Google urges UK antitrust intervention against Microsoft's cloud dominance
01 Dec 2023
Google has formally called upon the UK's antitrust regulator, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), to intervene and take action against Microsoft.
Google pledges its support to the Indian government in advancing ethical AI development
24 Nov 2023
Google has reaffirmed its commitment to collaborating with the Indian government and industry stakeholders to promote the ethical development of artificial intelligence (AI).
Google Gemini: Learn about the new innovation by Google
21 Nov 2023
Google's Gemini, celebrated by CEO Sundar Pichai as a groundbreaking innovation, has been creating ripples since its announcement.
Alphabet’s Google explores significant investment in chatbot startup Character.AI
11 Nov 2023
Google, a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc., is reportedly in advanced discussions to inject hundreds of millions of dollars into Character.AI, a burgeoning AI chatbot startup.
Google Cloud reports slow revenue growth amid the Microsoft cloud boom
25 Oct 2023
Google’s cloud business has slid to its lowest quarterly numbers in the past three years.
Tech giants Google, Amazon, and Cloudflare were attacked by the largest ever denial of service operation
12 Oct 2023
Major tech companies such as Google, Amazon, and Cloudflare have encountered the internet’s biggest ever denial-of-service attack.
OpenAI wants to venture into chip development for better performance
06 Oct 2023
OpenAI, the creator of ChatGPT, is currently exploring the development of its own artificial intelligence hardware.
How will the new rule changes by the European Commission affect the tech giants?
07 Sep 2023
On Wednesday, 6 September 2023, the European Commission unveiled a list of service providers that meet the criteria for inclusion within the scope
Google launches AI-powered search in India
01 Sep 2023
During the introduction of the new Bing, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella referred to Google as the '800-pound gorilla' of the online search space.
CCI slaps Rs1,338-cr fine on Google for Android manipulations
01 Nov 2022
While imposing the Rs1,338 crore fine, CCI has put forward ten measures for Google, including that Android device makers shouldn’t be forced to pre-install its services and that Google shall not restrict users from uninstalling of its pre-installed apps
CCI approves Google’s $700 million investment in Bharti Airtel
04 Jul 2022
Google’s acquisition of 1.28 per cent equity share capital in Airtel will have a huge impact on the Indian company as the two are looking to form multiple commercial agreements in the future
Google agrees to pay for Wikipedia content
24 Jun 2022
While Google has become the first paying customer of Wikimedia Enterprise, Wikimedia Foundation said the new commercial arm will not change the existing arrangement for individual users
Google to acquire cyber security leader Mandiant for $5.4 billion
09 Mar 2022
With the addition of Mandiant, a recognised leader in strategic security advisory and incident response services, Google Cloud will enhance its offerings to deliver an end-to-end security operations suite with even greater capabilities
Google and Jio jointly develop affordable smartphone JioPhone Next
28 Jun 2021
JioPhone Next comes with breakthrough premium capabilities, including language and translation features, a great camera, and support for the latest Android and security updates that are unlikely for an affordable smartphone and will be available from 10 September 2021
Lighter than air, yet very, very powerful
By Kiron Kasbekar | 03 Jan 2024
In March 2013 Chinese scientists pulled off a remarkable feat. They created the world’s lightest aerogel. Tipping the scales at a mere 0.16 milligrams per cubic centimeter – that’s a sixth of the weight of air!
COP28 explained: A closer look at COP28's climate change solutions
By Aniket Gupta | 27 Dec 2023
The 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP28, took place from 30th November 2023, to 13th December 2023, at Expo City in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
What is a Ponzi scheme?
By Aniket Gupta | 06 Dec 2023
Ponzi schemes have long captivated the public imagination, drawing unsuspecting investors into a web of illusion and deception.
The Rise and Rise of HDFC Bank
03 Jul 2023
HDFC, which surged ahead of global majors like HSBC Holdings Plc and Citigroup Inc and left Indian peers like State Bank of India and ICICI Bank in market capitalisation, now ranks fourth largest among the world’s most valuable banks, after JPMorgan Chase & Co, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd and Bank of America Corp
India’s Millet Revolution To Enrich Global Food Basket
02 Apr 2023
Millets, a healthier and cheaper substitute to wheat and rice, are indigenous to many parts of the world, especially in the semiarid tropics of Asia and Africa, and offers a big scope for expanding production and consumption in the foodgrain deficient African continent
Market predator Hindenburg preys on Adani stock
06 Mar 2023
Almost a month after the damning report of short-seller Hindenburg Research on the Adani Group that claimed that the seven stocks within the group were about 85 per cent overvalued, one of the group's stocks, Adani Total Gas, closed at Rs835 on the BSE, down nearly 79 per cent from its 24 January level, almost close to reaching that valuation