Google to pick 7.7% stake in Jio for ₹33,737 crore

Proceeds from the stake sales in Jio Platforms, along with the ₹53,124 crore raised in a rights issue in June and sale of a 49% stake in its fuel retail network to BP last summer for ₹7,629 crore will help the company become net debt-free, Mr. Ambani said.

Google abandons plan to rent Dublin office for 2,000 workers

Google is a vast player in Dublin’s real estate scene, employing thousands of workers and occupying offices around the city’s so-called Silicon Docks. While the company plans to continue to invest in its Irish operations, the decision not to proceed with the new leasing will be keenly watched, as investors weigh the impact of the […]

IIIT-H prof. bags Google India research award

Speaking to The Hindu, Mr. Varma said that his team is engaged in building machine learning models to classify sexism and to detect hate speech. The content filters, which are being developed, seek to ‘question’ bullying. “The most important thing is that when they (users) are trying to write belittling content such as body shaming […]

‘Pakistan vs England’, ‘Pranab Mukherjee’, ‘Amit Shah coronavirus’ topped Google Trending search list in India for August 2020

The Google Trends report for August 2020 shared with Moneycontrol via email states that the top trending search in India in August was “Pakistan vs England”, with a spike in interest over 5,000 percent. This was followed by the topic “Pranab Mukherjee”, which saw a search interest spike of over 4,000 percent after the former Indian President […]

Google’s new software update tries to fix the Pixel 4’s awful battery life

Extend the battery Keep your OG Pixel chugging along with these battery packs The original Pixel may still be your go-to device, but there’s no mistaking the chances that the battery has degraded a bit since its release. In that case, you’ll want to make sure you have an external battery pack handy at all […]

Google rolls out Android 11

Permissions for unused apps will be auto-reset by Android, and the user will be notified. This is to prevent the apps from accessing data on a device, if they have not been used for some time by the user. The permissions can also be granted again by the user.

Google’s Pixel phones get some exclusive Android 11 features

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Google rolls out Android 11 with built-in screen recording, improved control over privacy and more

The latest version of Android operating system- Android 11 is now official. In a blog post, technology giant Google has announced the roll out of Android 11 with features like media controls, built-in screen recording, more control over data and privacy, and more. The OS is rolling out on select Pixel, OnePlus, Xiaomi, Oppo and […]

Google rolls out Truecaller like feature for android users

Internet search giant Google has rolled out a new feature for Android users in five countries — including India — that will help them avoid calls that could potentially be a scam. The company has rolled out a feature called Verified Calls on its Phone app that aims to not only make Android users trust […]

Android 11 release: everything you need to know about Google’s update

Upgraded media controls Music controls are now part of the main quick-controls section of the pull-down notification shade, sitting above the rest of the notifications. Part of the upgrade is the ability to quickly switch the output for your music, so if you’re listening on headphones but want to play a track for a friend […]