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.
Maveric Systems rolls out academy to groom data technology experts
The academy was founded by the company as a response to train big data tec...
For Sundar Pichai, an Alphabet of worries
Rising regulatory scrutiny, increased tax demands & threat from Chinese cos is what Pichai is stari...
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.
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.
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.
Market Movers: What changed for D-Street while you were sleeping
Here’s breaking down the pre-market actions.
Government localises ‘critical’ & ‘sensitive’ personal data
There’s no restriction on other kinds of personal information, partially taking into account the demands of global companies such as Google and Facebook, while aiming to safeguard data sovereignty. The Bill, which has not been made public yet, will be introduced in the current session of Parliament on “priority”.
As Alphabet chief, Pichai joins global CEO A-list
Founders Brin, Page step down; Pichai, who remains Google CEO, to run world’s third most valuable firm that currently faces regulatory scrutiny. Investors have rewarded Google stock, with the company’s market cap doubling to nearly $900 billion since Pichai took over. Pichai studied in IIT-Kharagpur before moving to Stanford University for his Masters.
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.
Larry Page, Sergey Brin made Google and math jokes iconic. After 21 yrs, founders ready to give 'advice and love, but not daily nagging!'
The duo distanced themselves from the day-today ops over the past year.
Value and cyclical stocks to outperform as global economy accelerates next year: Mark Matthews, Julius Baer
Among EM assets, India does not rank very highly as it is very expensive.
Pichai's appointment as Alphabet CEO leaves India Inc thrilled; Mahindra, Paytm boss can't keep calm
Pichai was earlier a Product Chief at Google and was elevated to the CEO's role in 2016.
France, US Spar over Digital Tax
The French 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. Talks to resolve the issue have so far failed, and on Monday Washington threatened to impose tariffs of up to 100% on $2.4 billion in French goods.
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