'India took only five years to move from USD 2 to USD 3 trillion economy'
"It took us nearly 60 years after independence to achieve USD 1 trillion mark. It took 12 years to achieve our second trillion (dollar economy). And it has taken only five years, 2014 to 2019, to achieve the third trillion economy," Indian Ambassador to the US, Harsh Vardhan Shringla, said in his address to the Indian-American community.
Google accused of sacking workers to deter union activities
The tech giant had earlier said that the workers were let go last month for viola...
Founders leave as Google gets caught up in antitrust lens
Big tech baiter Elizabeth Warren tweeted at Larry Page “changing your title while s...
Film maker wins copyright infringement case against Google, YouTube
Suneel Darshan, the proprietor of film production company Shree Krishna International, had filed a suit for permanent injunction against Google India and YouTube, and their US parent, in 2011, in the district court of Gurgaon for infringement of his copyright.
TCS becomes first Tata company to extend medical cover benefits to LGBT employees
Up to 50% of the cost of sex/gender reassignment surgery will be covered by insurance.
How Google’s founders slowly stepped away from their company
On Tuesday, Page and Sergey Brin stepped down from day-to-day executive roles at Alphabet.
Facebook to allow transfer of photos, videos to Google Photos
The world will see in the first half of year 2020, an option to transfer photos and videos from the social media network directly to other services, starting with Google Photos, said Facebook. The option will be available to users in Ireland. Data transfers will be encrypted with a password prompt before any transaction.
Data Bill should be sent to house panel: Justice BN Srikrishna
The Bill will determine how global tech giants process, store and transfer consumers’ data.
France rejects 'optional' US digital tax proposal
France has been at the forefront of efforts to tighten taxation of digital giants and parliament infuriated the administration of President Donald Trump in July by adopting a law taxing digital firms like Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon for revenues earned inside the country.
For Sundar Pichai, an Alphabet of worries
Rising regulatory scrutiny, increased tax demands & threat from Chinese cos is what Pichai is staring at.
Google Play's 'Best of 2019': Indians loved Spotify, Call of Duty: Mobile; looked for motivation in 'The Magic of Thinking Big'
Googlr released it list of the most-popular apps, games and more.
How will Sundar Pichai run Alphabet? The clues lie hidden in plain sight
Pichai joined Google in 2004 and started amassing responsibility for some of the most popular products of the company, including Gmail, the Chrome browser and Android. Former employees often describe him as a collaborative and loyal colleague. He even turned down a big new grant of stock in 2018 because he felt he was already paid generously.
Sundar Pichai: Made in India, made for the world
WORLD’S A STAGE Under Pichai’s watch, Google has been relentless in its focus on India, launching around 20 India-specific initiatives, some of them for global markets, but always first tested and launched in India. The vast Indian market provided perfect ground for Google’s global dreams.
Government may spare Google from its phishing probe
The government is nevertheless planning to issue a notice to Google asking why it had not informed the authorities about the attack. It will also seek details of the cyber attack and its impact on Indian users. Phishing is defined as a fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information such as user names, passwords by masquerading as a trustworthy entity.
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