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  • Google Calendar to show how much time you have spent in meetings

    Google Calendar to show how much time you have spent in meetings

    Sep 06, 2021, 09:27 AM IST

    Tech giant Google will soon roll out a new feature called 'time insights' panel to Calendar, showing users how much of their working week is spent in meetings.

  • Delhi Govt joins hand with Google to give real-time bus data

    Delhi Govt joins hand with Google to give real-time bus data

    Jul 15, 2021, 07:18 AM IST

    The Delhi Government launched real-time information of public bus system in partnership with Google, which will enable commuters to track bus locations, arrival-departure time and routes on real-time basis on their mobiles.

  • Android 12 will let users play games while downloading them

    Android 12 will let users play games while downloading them

    Jul 13, 2021, 08:57 AM IST

    Google recently announced a big new feature for its upcoming Android 12 update on Monday. It will now allow users to be able to play games while downloading them.

  • Google, Facebook first compliance reports under new IT rules

    Google, Facebook first compliance reports under new IT rules

    Jul 04, 2021, 07:30 AM IST

    Union IT and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad praised Google, Facebook and Instagram for publishing their first compliance reports on voluntary removal of offensive posts. The minister called it a big step towards transparency.

  • Parliamentary Panel to Twitter in two days on locking IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

    Parliamentary Panel to Twitter in two days on locking IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad's account

    Jun 30, 2021, 08:40 AM IST

    The Parliamentary Panel has sought Twitter's reply within two days on the locking of accounts of Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Congress MP Shashi Tharoor. The panel has also asked Google, Facebook that they have to comply with the new IT rules and court orders.

  • Google will now warn users when its search results might be unreliable

    Google will now warn users when its search results might be unreliable

    Jun 26, 2021, 04:40 PM IST

    Google will now be telling its users when search results are rapidly changing around a breaking story, with some searches bringing up a warning that "it looks like these results are changing quickly," and a subheading that will explain "if this topic is new, it can sometimes take time for results to be added by reliable sources.

  • PUBG mobile back in India with green blood, new name

    PUBG mobile back in India with green blood, new name

    Jun 19, 2021, 05:20 PM IST

    Months of long wait for PUBG Mobile game lovers has officially ended with the return of the massively popular game in India in a new avatar which will include a new name, 'Battlegrounds Mobile India', green blood, a new account system, and much more.

  • Similar to Google Chrome, Chrome OS opting for a four-week release schedule

    Similar to Google Chrome, Chrome OS opting for a four-week release schedule

    Jun 14, 2021, 06:40 PM IST

    Google will be adjusting release cycle for its Chrome OS later this year moving to a schedule where it launches a new release every four weeks. Chrome OS release TPM lead Marina Kazatcker said in a blog post, "To deliver new features more rapidly to consumers while also continuing to prioritize the key pillars of Chrome OS - security, stability, speed and simplicity - Chrome OS will move to a 4-week stable channel starting with M96 in Q4." For enterprise, education users who may not want that fast of a release cycle.

  • Google to shut down its mobile

    Google to shut down its mobile 'Shopping' app for iOS, Android in June

    Apr 13, 2021, 06:40 AM IST

    Google has announced to shut down its mobile shopping app for both iOS and Android devices by June this year. The mobile shopping app will, however, be available on the desktop (web) version.

  • Google now limiting apps from seeing what

    Google now limiting apps from seeing what's installed on devices

    Apr 04, 2021, 07:39 AM IST

    American multinational technology company Google will soon be more selective about which apps on the Play Store can see all of the other apps, installed by users.

  • Google to stop targeting online ads based on browsing history

    Google to stop targeting online ads based on browsing history

    Mar 09, 2021, 07:41 AM IST

    American multinational technology company Google recently revealed that it's going to stop targeting online ads based on a user's browsing history.

  • Google to speed up Chrome

    Google to speed up Chrome's release cycle to four weeks

    Mar 07, 2021, 10:44 AM IST

    Google is working on speeding up the release cycle of Chrome updates to four weeks from the current six-week period in order to improve the security, speed, and stability of the browser application.

  • New Developer Preview for Android 12 suggests potential new UI changes

    New Developer Preview for Android 12 suggests potential new UI changes

    Feb 22, 2021, 07:45 AM IST

    American multinational company Google recently released the first Android 12 Developer Preview and one of the most anticipated changes to the next Android release is its brand new UI.

  • Google to abandon its internal game studios

    Google to abandon its internal game studios

    Feb 03, 2021, 11:20 AM IST

    Few days after announcing its Stadia cloud platform, the American multinational technology company Google is planning to rethink its gaming strategy.

  • Google begins roll out of tab groupings in Chrome for android

    Google begins roll out of tab groupings in Chrome for android

    Feb 02, 2021, 11:33 AM IST

    Chrome's Android app is being updated with a new interface for switching tabs, and a new tab grouping feature to help organise open web pages, The Verge quoted a report by 9 to 5 Google.

  • Google to open vaccination clinics at some of its sites

    Google to open vaccination clinics at some of its sites

    Jan 26, 2021, 08:13 AM IST

    American multinational technology giant, Google has announced that it is launching an initiative to provide more than one fifty million dollars to promote education and equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.

  • Google to redesign mobile search with new interface

    Google to redesign mobile search with new interface

    Jan 24, 2021, 08:42 AM IST

    The American multinational technology company Google is soon going to roll out a new design for its mobile search results. The tech giant is redesigning the search engine interface on mobile devices. The changes are intended to simplify how search results look. According to The Verge, Aileen Cheng, who led the redesign, in an official release announced on Friday, "We wanted to take a step back to simplify a bit so people could find what they're looking for faster and more easily." The redesign will focus on having larger and bolder texts which will help to scan the data easily. The results of the search will also be occupying more width of the user's screen. Not only this, but Google will also be modifying the colours of the interface to help highlight important information without being distracting. Additionally, the upcoming design will put more data on the top of the page and reduce the visual clutter. This will help the users in easily searching the required data without scrolling down too far for the same. As per The Verge, the Google upgrade will roll out in the coming days.

  • Google Chrome update helps users identify, change weak passwords

    Google Chrome update helps users identify, change weak passwords

    Jan 21, 2021, 12:42 PM IST

    With Chrome version 88, tech giant Google is stepping up the security game with additional features to its password protection that will let users know if they are not applying best security practices. According to Mashable, Google has constantly been beefing up its built-in password manager with features. Its biggest is perhaps Chrome's ability to detect if the password you used may have been part of some past data breach.

  • Google online store adds new dedicated section for

    Google online store adds new dedicated section for 'Subscriptions'

    Jan 01, 2021, 01:00 PM IST

    Tech giant Google recently added a new section on its online store which gives all the information one needs about all the different subscriptions that the tech giant offers at one place.

  • Facebook enters cloud gaming with different services than competitors

    Facebook enters cloud gaming with different services than competitors

    Oct 27, 2020, 04:21 PM IST

    Facebook has entered the field of cloud-based gaming service and on October 26 introduced cloud games to its existing Facebook Gaming application.