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All-day café, spa, nap room: Inside Google's Gurugram office
A Google employee shared a video tour of the luxurious new Google office in Gurugram, Haryana.
Updated on Mar 25, 2023 04:09 PM IST
Man says tenant interview in Bengaluru harder than Google’s
A man on LinkedIn shared how he failed to clear tenant interview in Bengaluru despite clearing the interview with Google.
Published on Mar 24, 2023 05:49 PM IST
Google rolls out ChatGPT rival Bard for trial in UK, US
Bard is Google’s effort to make up lost ground to OpenAI Inc. in the artificial intelligence race.
Published on Mar 21, 2023 10:15 PM IST
NCLAT reserves verdict on Google's plea against CCI
A two-member bench of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) was conducting the hearing on a day-to-day basis for over a month.
Published on Mar 20, 2023 11:05 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Ritu Maria Johny
What Google employees told Sundar Pichai after mass layoffs
Over 1,400 Google employees have written an open letter to CEO Sundar Pichai demanding a more humane handling of layoffs.
Published on Mar 20, 2023 10:22 PM IST
Microsoft's app store on smartphones by next year, to rival with Google, Apple
Microsoft is aiming to capture big portion in gaming industry. But in the path, the biggest hurdle it faces is the restrictions and controlled access on the app stores of rival Google and Apple.
Published on Mar 20, 2023 05:09 PM IST
Google denies paying remainder of maternity leave, allege laid-off employees
Google just announced the termination of 12,000 positions. Some of the affected employees were already on approved maternity and medical breaks. They are now blaming the parent Alphabet inc. of not paying payment for the leaves.
Published on Mar 20, 2023 02:45 PM IST
‘We are stronger together…’: Google employees write letter to CEO Pichai
Google CEO Sundar Pichai in January had announced that the technology giant was reducing its workforce by 12,000 roles.
Published on Mar 18, 2023 12:22 PM IST
How ChatGPT has triggered a Generative AI race between Google and Microsoft
Microsoft's ChatGPT and Google's Bard AI are battling it out for AI supremacy, with both facing bugs and criticism. Both companies have now launched improved versions of their products, while Google announced upcoming generative AI features GPT-4 promises advanced creativity but the battle raises concerns about the reliability of AI chatbots for widespread consumer adoption.
Updated on Mar 15, 2023 09:54 PM IST
Google, Meta ‘over-hired’ many who do ‘fake work’: PayPal Mafia's Keith Rabois
Tech innovator Keith Rabois shared reasons behind mass layoffs at an event organised by banking firm Evercore.
Published on Mar 09, 2023 04:51 PM IST
This year, Google to see fewer promotions to senior roles than in past: Report
An email from the company informed the staff this was being done to ensure that the rise in number of ‘Googlers’ in leadership roles is proportional to the organisation's growth.
Published on Mar 08, 2023 02:27 PM IST
These Google services given a refreshed interface, other improvements
The refreshed user interface, the tech giant said, is ‘purposefully designed to streamline collaboration journeys across our products.’
Published on Mar 08, 2023 10:48 AM IST
The recent layoffs and the future of US tech
The article has been authored by Ananya Raj Kakoti and Gunwant Singh, scholars of international relation, Jawaharlal Nehru University.
Published on Feb 28, 2023 07:29 PM IST
Google layoffs impact robots too, company shuts automaton project: Report
The automatons were developed as a ‘general purpose’ robot which depended on cameras and machine learning to perform the tasks in an ‘everyday human environment’.
Published on Feb 27, 2023 07:19 AM IST
Google’s Bard feels the company's handling of layoffs was ‘impersonal’: Report
Workers were reportedly exchanging memes and discussions held with Bard on internal messaging channels.
Updated on Feb 25, 2023 12:33 PM IST
Why is Google asking employees in US to share desk with colleagues?
Google said the model is being applied so that the company can continue to invest in Cloud's growth
Published on Feb 24, 2023 05:42 PM IST
Mercedes-Benz cars to have 'supercomputers', partners with Google
Drivers will also be able to watch YouTube on the cars' entertainment system when the car is parked or in Level 3 autonomous driving mode, which allows a driver to take their eyes off the wheel on certain roads as long as they can resume control if needed.
Published on Feb 23, 2023 10:51 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar
With ‘Radio Builder’, create your own custom station on YouTube Music | 5 points
The feature, which was launched on Tuesday, can be accessed from the ‘Your music tenor’ section on the YouTube Music homepage, on both iOS and Android.
Published on Feb 23, 2023 10:04 AM IST
Google tests blocking content for some Canadians in response to news bill
All types of news content are being affected by the test, which will run for about five weeks, the company said. That includes content created by Canadian broadcasters and newspapers.
Updated on Feb 24, 2023 10:21 AM IST
AP | | Posted by Yagya Sharma
Can US tech giants recover after job cuts and falling revenues?
The article has been authored by Devroop Dhar, MD and board member, Primus Partners.
Published on Feb 21, 2023 12:55 PM IST
Google Contacts gets feature to edit, create contacts: All you need to know
Until now, contacts.google.com was the only way to edit or add a Google Contact, the tech giant said.
Published on Feb 21, 2023 09:52 AM IST
These sacked Google employees are kickstarting new company: Report
Kirk has set a deadline of six weeks to kickstart a design and development studio in New York and San Francisco
Published on Feb 21, 2023 09:13 AM IST
Ritu Maria Johny | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar
Google brings in 360 degree video background for Meet users. Check details
Google stated that these backgrounds including beach and temple use the mobile device's gyroscope to create a dynamic experience which moves with the users.
Published on Feb 19, 2023 05:15 PM IST
Google, Twitter, Facebook to face tougher online content rules in EU
The new rules, known as the Digital Services Act (DSA), classify companies with more than 45 million users as very large online platforms.
Published on Feb 17, 2023 08:21 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Ritu Maria Johny
Google India layoffs: Gurugram man fired despite ‘working round the clock'
Sagar Gilhotra, former strategic partner development manager at Google, said that his life was turned ‘upside down’ at 8.34 pm on Thursday.
Updated on Feb 17, 2023 08:02 PM IST
Layoffs at Google India? 453 terminated in late-night move, says report
Those let go received a mail from Sanjay Gupta, Google India's Country Head and Vice President, informing them of their termination, the report said.
Published on Feb 17, 2023 10:10 AM IST
Who is Indian-American Neal Mohan — the new CEO of YouTube? 5 facts
Neal Mohan, a longtime lieutenant of Susan Wojcicki, joined Google with the DoubleClick acquisition in 2007.
Published on Feb 17, 2023 05:41 AM IST
Aniruddha Dhar, New Delhi
‘Un-Googley’: Pichai criticised for ‘rushed’, ‘botched’ announcement of Bard
According to a report, Google employees have taken to Memegen, Google's popular internal forum, to lambast the CEO.
Published on Feb 13, 2023 10:37 AM IST
‘Kick in the chest’: Ex-Googler after company miscalculates stock severance
In the latest email, Google apologised for the error saying that the inaccurate numbers were corrected.
Published on Feb 12, 2023 10:13 AM IST
Google warns against 'hallucinating' AI chatbots: Report
The boss of Google's search engine warned against the pitfalls of artificial intelligence in chatbots in a newspaper interview published on Saturday, as Google parent company Alphabet battles to compete with blockbuster app ChatGPT.
Published on Feb 11, 2023 06:20 AM IST