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The latest investigation is on how Google runs News, an aggregation service deeply embedded within Google Discover and Google Search platforms on phones and PCs.
Updated on Jan 15, 2022 12:13 AM IST
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Published on Jan 11, 2022 12:57 PM IST
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- The Competition Commission of India noted that the display of news snippets doesn't guarantee users clicking on it to enter the news websites, limiting the ad revenue earning potential of publishers.
Published on Jan 11, 2022 12:20 PM IST
hindustantimes.com | Written by Kunal Gaurav
In its statement, the watchdog said it had found that the facebook.com, google.fr and youtube.com websites didn't allow the refusal of cookies easily, citing Google's video-streaming platform.
Published on Jan 06, 2022 04:38 PM IST
Reuters | , Paris
New Year's Eve 2021: Google unveiled a new doodle with a hint of year-end festivities.
Published on Dec 31, 2021 06:03 AM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
- In the lawsuit filed in June 2020, users accused Google of illegally invading their privacy by tracking internet use while Google Chrome browsers were set in "private" mode.
Updated on Dec 28, 2021 10:52 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Sharangee Dutta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
- Every year, Google releases lists of the top searched trends of the year in various categories.
Published on Dec 20, 2021 10:05 AM IST
The filing was made after the Competition Commission of India (CCI) started reviewing allegations that Apple hurts competition by forcing app developers to use its proprietary system which can charge commissions of up to 30% on in-app purchases.
Published on Dec 19, 2021 11:34 AM IST
As per the Google Trends or Google's ‘Year In Search 2021', enoki mushroom recipes were the most searched ones in India. Check out these off-beat enoki mushrooms recipes from Enoki Mushrooms and Brisket to Stir Fry Enoki Tofu and Enoki Mushroom Waffles
Updated on Dec 18, 2021 04:23 PM IST
, DelhiZarafshan Shiraz
Google's ‘Year In Search 2021’ showed Indians trending palak recipes during the Covid-19 pandemic. As the winter green is a healthy source of vitamins and minerals for both vegetarians and non vegetarians, here are some popular spinach recipes that Popeye would totally approve
Updated on Dec 18, 2021 02:44 PM IST
, DelhiZarafshan Shiraz
Did you Google "doomscrolling" or maybe "doomsurfing" any time this past year? If so, you're far from being alone. Here is some interesting information on what the world's most searched term in 2021 amid Covid-19 pandemic means, it's impact and how to stop it
Updated on Dec 18, 2021 12:37 PM IST
, DelhiZarafshan Shiraz
U.S. security officials recommended approval for Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Facebook Inc. parent Meta Platforms Inc. to build an undersea fiber optic cable linking the U.S. to Taiwan and the Philippines.
Updated on Dec 18, 2021 04:52 AM IST
Google said it is focused on "building sustainable equity" for its Black workers and that 2020 was its largest year for hiring what it calls "Black " workers, a designation inclusive of people belonging to multiple races.
Published on Dec 17, 2021 05:36 PM IST
- Alphabet Inc's Google told its employees they will lose pay and will eventually be fired if they do not follow its COVID-19 vaccination rules, CNBC reported on Tuesday, citing internal documents.
Updated on Dec 15, 2021 05:28 AM IST
Unsurprisingly, the top three search trends in India were – Indian Premier League, CoWIN, and ICC T20 World Cup – all of which were major talking points this year. The movies which were searched for the most in the country included Jai Bhim, Shershaah, and Radhe.
Published on Dec 09, 2021 08:09 AM IST
hindustantimes.com | Edited by Joydeep Bose, New Delhi
Google claims the defendants have created a “botnet” known as Glupteba, to use for illicit purposes, including the theft and unauthorized use of Google users’ login and account information.
Published on Dec 07, 2021 09:11 PM IST
- Google Doodle is celebrating Pizza today with an interactive and fun puzzle game that asks users to cut slices based on the toppings and slices ordered.
Published on Dec 06, 2021 08:54 AM IST
Krishna Priya Pallavi, Delhi
Sundar Pichai was born in Madurai, Tamil Nadu on June 10, according to news agency Reuters. The Google CEO is an alumnus of Wharton business school, Stanford University and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur.
Updated on Dec 03, 2021 08:19 PM IST
hindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has been investigating Google's plan to cut support for some cookies in Chrome because it is concerned the move could impede competition in digital advertising.
Published on Nov 26, 2021 02:52 PM IST
Reuters | , London
- The Alphabet Inc. division and AFP struck the accord after months of negotiations, the companies said in a statement Wednesday.
Updated on Nov 19, 2021 05:46 AM IST
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For now, Google has launched the project in India on a pilot basis. A full launch is scheduled for early 2022.
Published on Nov 18, 2021 02:52 PM IST
Major online platforms and email providers including Facebook, Twitter Inc, Alphabet Inc's Google, and Microsoft Corp's LinkedIn have said they took steps to lock down Afghan users' accounts during the Taliban's swift takeover of the country this past summer.
Published on Nov 16, 2021 07:48 PM IST
- Starting November 9, the two-step verification process will be activated on all Google accounts.
Published on Nov 05, 2021 03:55 PM IST
Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Facebook, now known as Meta Platforms Inc., “went a little too far on the revenue side and not enough on the judgment side,” Schmidt said.
Published on Nov 05, 2021 08:54 AM IST
Google has been trying to expand its outreach in India with budget smartphones for a while, and the JioPhone Next is its latest attempt at establishing its base among the masses - this time with the help of telecom giant Jio, operated by the Reliance group.
Published on Nov 04, 2021 07:21 AM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Representatives from Facebook, Google, Twitter, and TikTok will be questioned by members of a parliamentary committee scrutinising the British government's draft online safety legislation.
Published on Oct 28, 2021 01:53 PM IST
The Google Doodle on Professor Kano Jigoro's birthday on October 28 has multiple slides and is animated to show the Judo progenitor's life and work in a series of frames where he appears to teach his students the value of humility and hard work when mastering the martial art.
Published on Oct 28, 2021 07:15 AM IST
The Google CEO was interacting with Kermit The Frog as a part of YouTube's ‘Dear Earth’ series.
Published on Oct 27, 2021 09:37 PM IST
Google CEO Sundar Pichai has tried to keep Alphabet’s revenue engine chugging along by prioritising three areas: E-commerce, YouTube, and cloud computing.
Published on Oct 27, 2021 07:31 AM IST
The Google Doodle, with its unique design, shows Otto Wichterle holding up a single piece of contact lens upon his fingertips, while the light is reflected to form the Google logo in the background as representative of eyesight.
Published on Oct 27, 2021 06:34 AM IST