From education to small businesses, inside Google's new India blueprint
This is a clear sign of the internet giant's intent to up its India game by several notches. The main objective appears to be getting a firm grip on India's digital space. Google sees a huge opportunity in Digital India and is excited by it, Pichai said.
Google to invest $10 billion in India, will use money to up digital stake
Pichai did not confirm or deny rumours of stake acquisition talks i...
India seeks to limit Facebook, Amazon, Google dominance over online data
The document named U.S. giants Facebook Inc., Amazon.com Inc., Uber ...
Google should use AI in agri, weather prediction, healthcare in India: R S Prasad
Today, India's app economy is growing very powerfully, but we must not just download apps. It is important also to upload apps from India. I am sure with this new fund, Google will also focus on promoting our startups further,” he said.
Modi govt sees no major threat of US retaliation over Google tax
The issue was discussed last week during an interaction with USTR Robert Lightheizer as American authorities had flagged their concerns soon after the levy in its expanded form kicked in earlier this year, sources toldTOI. In fact, the US had sought to link the equalisation levy to the limited trade deal, which has been in the works for a year now.
PM Narendra Modi, Google's Sundar Pichai discuss data security, use of AI in agriculture
According to a statement issued by the PMO, Modi also talked about further leveraging technology in providing healthcare services.During the course of interaction, the prime minister discussed the issue of data security and concerns around privacy.
From making 'paneer makhani' to watching nostalgic videos, YouTube plays a big role in Sundar Pichai's life
The Google CEO said his grandmother misses haggling for veggies in this new normal world.
Indian business outlook is the worst in the world, IHS says
Many respondents indicated that the outlook was unusually uncertain and were unsure of how activity would develop over the coming 12 months, according to IHS.
PM Modi's virtual meeting with Sundar Pichai to push India's FDI agenda
Greater investment in infrastructure through adding more data centres in India and giving a major push to the app ecosystem were some of the steps Google could undertake in India. Sources told ET that the PM might have virtual meetings with global leaders in the days and weeks to come.
Online payment firms chase restaurant chains for a larger share of the digital dining pie
Paytm, Google Pay and PhonePe are upgrading their app interfaces to smoothen in-app order flows for restaurants already using their platforms, even as they court other chains to get with the times; the expansion drive comes from a belief that resumption of offline businesses, including dining, could be led by mandatory contactless services.
The likely consequences of Donald Trump's visa restrictions for foreign workers
Recently, Trump announced a temporary suspension of foreign work visas. Kuwait too is in the process of enacting similar legislation. This then raises certain important questions as to whether the growing pandemic makes borders largely redundant and what impact will Trump’s actions have on the industries, individual employees and the larger Indo-US relations?
Govt invites feedback on non-personal data governance draft report
"The Expert Committee on Non-Personal Data Governance Framework seeks feedback on the report. The feedback will help the committee finalise its report," the consultation floated on MyGov said.
Getting a sense of déjà vu, 10 stocks contributing to most gains: Nitin Raheja
‘Some stocks are trading at extreme premiums. This will remain a bottom-up market.’
Google scraps cloud initiative in China, other markets
In May, the search giant shut down the initiative, known as “Isolated Region” and which sought to address nations’ desires to control data within their borders, the employees said. The action was considered a “massive strategy shift,” according to one of the employees, who said Isolated Region had involved hundreds of workers scattered around the world.
Memos to employees, blogposts, tweets: Crisis-management and boss lessons from Sundar Pichai
The tech boss turns 48 today.