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Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, a search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. It is considered one of the Big Four technology companies alongside Amazon, Apple and Microsoft.

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Apple and Google boot "Fortnite" from app stores [Video]

Apple and Google boot "Fortnite" from app stores

Apple and Google removed popular video game "Fortnite" from their app stores on Thursday for allegedly violating the companies' in-app payment guidelines, prompting developer Epic Games to file federal..

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Google testing domain-only URLs for Chrome to prevent scams, phishing [Video]

Google testing domain-only URLs for Chrome to prevent scams, phishing

Tech giant Google is experimenting with the new feature which will allow the display of domain names only in the address bar of Google Chrome and not in the full URLs. According to The Verge, this..

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Google to re-add Calendar app to Android Auto [Video]

Google to re-add Calendar app to Android Auto

Tech giant Google is all set to roll out a new update to Android Auto which will allow the car software to regain its smart features including the Calendar application. According to The Verge, the..

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Ad Revenue For Google US Drops 5.3% [Video]

Ad Revenue For Google US Drops 5.3%

Google's net US digital ad revenues will decline this year for the first time since eMarketer began estimating ad revenues in 2008. Business Insider forecasts Google will bring in $39.58 billion in US..

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Google adds new features to Lookout app for more accessible design [Video]

Google adds new features to Lookout app for more accessible design

Google's Android application Lookout which is crafted for helping the visually impaired is being updated with several new features making it easier for visually challenged people to read texts, signs..

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Google turns Androids into earthquake sensors [Video]

Google turns Androids into earthquake sensors

Google’s Android phones on Tuesday started detecting earthquakes around the world to provide data that could eventually give billions of users precious seconds of warning of a tremor nearby, with an..

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Google Maps updated to work with Apple's CarPlay dashboard [Video]

Google Maps updated to work with Apple's CarPlay dashboard

Google has updated its navigation application Google Maps to work with Apple's CarPlay dashboard mode. According to The Verge, the new update allows users to display their realtime mapping directions..

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'No positive response from Mumbai Police': Bihar DGP on releasing IPS Vinay Tiwari from quarantine [Video]

'No positive response from Mumbai Police': Bihar DGP on releasing IPS Vinay Tiwari from quarantine

While speaking to ANI in Patna on August 06, the DGP of Bihar, Gupteshwar Pandey spoke on Mumbai police's move of quarantining Bihar IPS officer Vinay Tiwari. He said, "Mumbai police's move of..

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Microsoft joins hands with Samsung for special Xbox Game Pass on Android [Video]

Microsoft joins hands with Samsung for special Xbox Game Pass on Android

With the launch of Samsung's new Galaxy Note 20 handset, the company has unveiled a unique Xbox Game Pass partnership. The tech company Microsoft has joined hands with Samsung to include a special..

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Virginia touts nation's first contact tracing app [Video]

Virginia touts nation's first contact tracing app

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam on Wednesday announced the first contact tracing app for the novel coronavirus in the United States that uses new technology from Apple and Alphabet's Google.

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Biden unveils $280 mln campaign advertising blitz [Video]

Biden unveils $280 mln campaign advertising blitz

[NFA] The Democratic presidential candidate plans to buy digital and TV ads in 15 states, including key battlegrounds and Republican-leaning states. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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Google announces partnership with ADT, to invest Dollar450 million [Video]

Google announces partnership with ADT, to invest Dollar450 million

Google on Monday announced a partnership with security firm ADT and said as part of this multi-year partnership, it will 'make a Dollar 450 million investment in ADT'. "Today, we're announcing a..

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ADT Stock Goes Up 97% [Video]

ADT Stock Goes Up 97%

On Monday, ADT announced that it will be partnering with Google on a new line of smart home security products. Business Insider reports shares of ADT surged as much as 100% Monday to an all-time high..

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Australia to force Facebook, Google to pay for news [Video]

Australia to force Facebook, Google to pay for news

Australia will force U.S. tech giants Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google to pay Australian media outlets for news content in a landmark move to protect independent journalism that will be watched..

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Google One to roll out free storage management feature for iOS, Android devices [Video]

Google One to roll out free storage management feature for iOS, Android devices

The cloud storage service, Google One launched by Google in 2018 will now backup the data on iOS and Android phones for free with the Google account. According to the Verge, iOS app will backup the..

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Google's $2.1 bln Fitbit deal 'faces EU probe' [Video]

Google's $2.1 bln Fitbit deal 'faces EU probe'

Google's $2.1 billion bid for fitness tracker maker Fitbit will face a full-scale EU antitrust investigation next week, people familiar with the matter have said. Joe Davies reports.

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Top tech CEOs Facebook, Amazon, Google and Apple told they 'have too much power' [Video]

Top tech CEOs Facebook, Amazon, Google and Apple told they 'have too much power'

The four companies had to answer questions to determine whether they may simply be too bigView on euronews

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U.S. lawmakers accuse Big Tech of crushing rivals [Video]

U.S. lawmakers accuse Big Tech of crushing rivals

Google and Facebook took particularly sharp jabs for alleged abuse of their market power from Democrats and Republicans on Wednesday in a much-anticipated congressional hearing that put four of..

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PM Narendra Modi interacts with Google CEO Sundar Pichai

In a series of tweets, PM Modi said that the interaction as 'extremely fruitful' and lauded Google's efforts in different sectors.
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Google to offer image fact-check

Technology giant Google will start adding fact-checking labels in its image search results globally, the company said late on Monday. The labels will provide additional information to make it easier..
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Tech sector in India, US hits out at Trump for suspension of H-1Bs

The tech sector in both India and America has slammed US president Donald Trump’s decision to suspend H-1B and L-1 work visas. These visas are used extensively by Indian IT companies, as also US tech..
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‘Bug bounty’ helps techies make a killing amid Covid lockdown

The Gandhinagar resident is part of a growing tribe of highly skilled programmers who can scan codes to detect vulnerabilities. Nikhil Srivastava, an Ahmedabad-based cyber security expert and mentor,..
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U.S. House panel hears from Facebook, Google, Twitter on election security

Top officials from Facebook Inc , Alphabet Inc's Google and Twitter Inc appeared remotely before U.S. lawmakers on Thursday at a virtual hearing on foreign influence and election security.
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Europe threatens digital taxes without global deal, after U.S. quits talks

France said a U.S. decision to quit global talks on how to tax big digital firms such as Google, Amazon and Facebook was a "provocation" and the European Union said it could impose taxes even if no..
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EU ready to go it alone on taxation of digital firms

The European Union is ready to go it alone with taxing digital services of firms like Google, Amazon, Facebook or Apple if there is no global deal on such a tax this year, European Economic..
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Corona-related searches on Google drop in May as people go back to films, weather

'Coronavirus' dropped to 12th most searched topic overall during May, behind topics like Film, Meaning, News and Weather. All these terms are consistently highly searched topics in India. This probably..
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Google takes down Indian app that removed Chinese ones - spokesman

Alphabet Inc's Google has taken down an Indian mobile application from its app store that allowed users to remove other Chinese apps from their phones as it violated certain company policies, a..
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Indian app highlights backlash against Chinese business

India's top trending free app on Google's mobile app store, with more than 5 million downloads since late May, is called "Remove China Apps" and does exactly what it says on the label.
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Delhi, Chandigarh among strictest lockdown enforcers: Study

Chandigarh and Delhi top and Bihar ranks lowest on severity of lockdown enforcement, according to a study by Mumbai University’s economics school. Ranking states on an immobility index, the..
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Google postpones Android 11 unveiling amid U.S. protests

Alphabet Inc's Google on Saturday said it has postponed next week's planned unveiling of the beta version of its latest Android 11 mobile operating system in light of protests and unrest in the United..
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Indian users target of ‘state-backed’ attackers: Google


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Google sees resurgence in state-backed hacking, phishing related to COVID-19

Security experts at Alphabet Inc's Google sent 1,755 warnings in April to users whose accounts were targets of government-backed attackers, following a resurgence in hacking and phishing attempts..
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Exclusive: Google faces antitrust case in India over payments app - sources

India's antitrust body is looking into allegations that Alphabet Inc's Google is abusing its market position to unfairly promote its mobile payments app in the country, five sources familiar with the..
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India makes source code of contact-tracing app public

India said on Tuesday it was making public the source code of its coronavirus contact-tracing app Aarogya Setu for Google's Android smartphones, a move digital rights activists said will boost the..
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MIT further downgrades Aarogya to 1 star; Google, Apple release 'privacy-centric' software tool to fight Covid-19


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Apple-Google contact tracing tech draws interest in 23 countries, some hedge bets

Authorities in 23 countries across five continents have sought access to contact tracing technology from Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google, the companies announced on Wednesday as they released the..
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Alphabet's Loon and S.Africa's Vodacom to expand rural internet in Mozambique

Loon, a unit of Google's owner Alphabet Inc , which uses high-altitude balloons to provide mobile internet to remote areas, has signed a deal with Vodacom to expand the South African mobile operator's..
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EU should beef up fake news pledge involving Google, Facebook, Twitter: study

The European Union should strengthen a voluntary pledge, to which Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc's Google and Twitter Inc signed up to combat fake news, with sanctions to make it a more effective tool, a..
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Facebook, YouTube remove 'Plandemic' video with 'unsubstantiated' coronavirus claims

Facebook Inc and YouTube, the video service of Alphabet Inc's Google, said on Thursday that they were removing a video that made medically unsubstantiated claims relating to the novel coronavirus..
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Apple, Google ban use of location tracking in contact tracing apps

Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google on Monday said they would ban the use of location tracking in apps that use a new contact tracing system the two are building to slow the spread of the novel..
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Google relaunches interactive game series amidst coronavirus lockdown


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Germany flips to Apple-Google approach on smartphone contact tracing

Germany changed course on Sunday over which type of smartphone technology it wanted to use to trace coronavirus infections, backing an approach supported by Apple and Google along with a growing number..
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Germany flips on smartphone contact tracing, backs Apple and Google

Germany changed course on Sunday over which type of smartphone technology it wanted to use to trace coronavirus infections, backing an approach supported by Apple and Google along with a growing number..
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NCPCR issues notice to Google, Twitter, WhatsApp over child pornography

The Commission sent separate notices to each of the platforms and sought a reply by April 30.
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Stop coronavirus: Google Doodle urges people to save lives by staying home

Continuing with its campaign to raise awareness among people about the coronavirus outbreak and how to stop it, Google Doodle on Thursday featured an animated gif to encourage people to "Stay home...
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Google doodle honours coronavirus helpers

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'Thank you, helpers': Google salutes frontline staff fighting Covid-19 with a doodle

Google on Saturday dedicated another doodle to all the helpers working defiantly on the frontlines to tackle the coronavirus epidemic that has claimed over 150,000 lives so far. In the latest doodle,..
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Coronavirus: Google honours medical staff working on the front lines with doodle

Google on Monday added another doodle to recognize and honour people who are working on the front line amidst coronavirus outbreak. Today's doodle honoured millions of doctors, nurses and medical..
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With Aarogya Setu app, India has shown the way, says World Bank

Citing the example of the app, a World Bank report released on Sunday said innovative solutions could greatly help educate and track contagion across the populations at large. Global tech majors Apple..
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Google Maps to show locations of COVID-19 food and night shelters in India

Google on Monday said it will now show the locations of food shelters and night shelters on Google Maps in cities across India to help people find these essential services during the ongoing lockdown...
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Stay home, save lives: Google Doodle shares tips to prevent spread of coronavirus

Highlighting the importance of staying indoors to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus infection, search engine giant Google, on Friday, shared the message of "stay home, save lives" with a..
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Europe's north-south lockdown divide revealed by Google data

Italy and Spain, the two European countries hardest hit by the new coronavirus, have enforced the most drastic lockdowns to curb the pandemic but one country, Sweden, stands out for allowing life to go..
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Factbox: Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world

The coronavirus has brought hard-hit Italy to a standstill, led to runs on grocery stores around the world and prompted a stark drop in going-out between Mardi Gras and St. Patrick's Day, location data..
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Google marks start of Fall 2020 in Southern Hemisphere with doodle

Google on Thursday dedicated a doodle to mark the start of Fall 2020 in the Southern Hemisphere. Fall, commonly known as autumn, is one of the four temperate seasons and marks the transition from..
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Google asks staff to work from home after employee in Bengaluru office tests positive for coronavirus

The internet giant, which is one of the "Big Four" technology companies alongside Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft, has been cancelling any big events for a while to ensure the safety of its from the virus..
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Logged out of school, kids sign in for online lessons

With the Karnataka government ordering suspension of classes at schools to prevent the spread of Covid-19, some institutes in Bengaluru are livestreaming lessons to prevent their syllabus from getting..
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Google marks International Women's Day with a doodle

Google on Sunday dedicated a doodle to mark the International Women's Day. The doodle is an animated video of a multilayered 3D paper mandala animation. The mandala, as we all know, is a circular..
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Google celebrates Leap Day with a doodle


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Amazon defers 'non-essential' moves even in U.S. as corporate travel bans spread

Amazon.com deferred all non-essential travel, within the U.S. and beyond, and Google set new restrictions for travel to South Korea and other places, as corporations moved to protect employees from the..
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Google employee who was at Zurich office tests positive for coronavirus

An employee of Alphabet Inc's Google, who had been in the Zurich office, has tested positive for coronavirus, the company said on Friday.
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Sir John Tenniel's 200th birth anniversary: Google dedicates doodle to Alice in Wonderland's illustrator

Google on Friday dedicated a doodle the mark the 200th birth anniversary of illustrator Sir John Tenniel. Tenniel was known for illustrations, graphic humour, political cartoon. He was man behind the..
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Get the latest news from the Times of India on Google Assistant

The Google Assistant presents an easier way of getting things done on your smartphone or Google Nest devices. The Assistant can play the latest and reliable news from the Times of India without you..
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RailTel to continue providing free WiFi service at railway stations

On Monday, Google had announced that it will discontinue its 'Station' program as mobile data prices have become extremely cheap in India.
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Google dedicates doodle to Scottish science writer Mary Somerville


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Google marks India's 71st Republic Day with a doodle

Google on Sunday dedicated a doodle to observe India's 71st Republic Day. The doodle highlights the rich cultural heritage that permeates and unites the diverse nation—from the world-famous landmarks..
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Republic Day 2020: Google doodle captures India's rich cultural heritage on 71st Republic Day

Google dedicates a special doodle to mark India's 71st Republic Day, which captured the country's rich cultural heritage that permeates and unites the diverse nation.
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Used Google Maps to identify plots in Bikaner: Vadra to ED

Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra told the Enforcement Directorate (ED) that he used Google map to identify properties for purchase after one of his associates from Bikaner,..
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