Google parent Alphabet sees growth despite pandemic; shares jump
The Silicon Valley giant, the first of the big technology firms to report quarterly results, offered a mixed picture: a strong start to the year followed by an abrupt slowdown in advertising in March and some tentative signs the worst may be over. Chief financial officer Ruth Porat pointed to "very early signs of recovery in commercial search behavior by users" but added that "it is not clear how durable or monetizable this behavior will be."
Google says govt needs to allay fears before mandating sharing of non-personal data
Chetan Krishnaswamy, director of public policy at Google,...
Mukesh Ambani-Mark Zuckerberg partnership will upend payments sector: Experts
The Reliance Jio-Facebook partnership is expected to upend the ...
View: This playground stays level
Facebook is the most powerful social network in the world, WhatsApp the most used app in India, and Jio the largest internet service provider (ISP) in India. Facebook’s investment of $5.7 billion for a 9.9% stake in Jio has given a fresh lease of life to questions about why we need to be concerned about NN in India.
Google postpones launch of Android 11 beta version amid unrest in the U.S.
The event was originally scheduled to take place virtually on Wednesday.
Delhi HC issues notices to govt, Facebook, Google, Twitter on 'Bois Locker Room' case
The court had on Monday directed the police to speed up its investigation of Bois Locker Room case. Former RSS ideologue KN Govindacharya had filed an interim petition in the Delhi High Court, seeking liability of social media platforms like Instagram over the content posted on their platform in the ‘Bois Locker Room’ case.
After Google, Twitter warns Indian users about data breach
In an extremely stressful year for Internet users, Twitter on Saturday admitted a malicious code was inserted into its app by a bad actor that may have compromised some users' information worldwide, including in India.
Facebook is planning to do permanent WFH, salaries will be based on employees' locations
Zuckerberg has said that within a decade as many as half of the company’s employees would work from home.
Vodafone Idea: No proposal before Board on stake sale to Google, but evaluating various opportunities
The Financial Times had reported that Google was exploring to buy a 5% stake in Vodafone Idea.
Google, Gates Foundation join hands to bring digital payments to disadvantaged communities
Mojaloop aims to provide "more affordable, accessible digital financial services" to people.
Google says ‘Thank you’ to doctors, nurses & medical workers with doodle
Google came up with a doodle to honour the medical community for their selfless service.
Coronavirus warriors: Use Google Maps to find locations of food, night shelters in India
The company is working closely with authorities to surface the locations of relief centres.
Google Pay names Shikha Sharma, former CEO of Axis Bank, as advisor
Caesar Sengupta, Vice President Payments and Next Billion Users at Google, said on microblogging site Twitter that Sharma will help the Internet giant accelerate its payment journey.
Twitter, LinkedIn list Reliance's coronavirus response among top work resonating most
Billionaire Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries and its philanthropic arm Reliance Foundation have figured on LinkedIn and Twitter's lists of companies whose response to the coronavrius crisis has resonated the most.
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