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Source local information with Google’s Neighbourly App

By : CIOL Bureau

Google announced the national rollout of a new app from its Next Billion Users team called Neighbourly, which helps people source local information from their neighbours. With over 1.5 million downloads and half a million people on the waitlist, Google

Google Home Now Understand Hindi

By : CIOL Bureau

After receiving an overwhelming response from India, Google today announced Hindi language update on Google Assistant for Google Home smart speakers. Starting today, Google Home will also be able to respond in Hindi with uniquely Indian contexts, making it truly

Google has chosen SHAREit as one of its first peer-to-peer sharing app partners

By : CIOL Bureau

To help developers reach a wider audience, particularly in countries where peer-to-peer app is common, Google Play has added security metadata to all apps and app updates. For this matter, Google has recently chosen SHAREit as its first peer-to-peer sharing

Google Plus will be shut down after private data of 500,000 users was exposed

By : CIOL Bureau

According to a report, Google had discovered a “software glitch” earlier this year that allowed third-party developers to access 500,000 private profile data since 2015. The data the were accessible included “full names, email addresses, birth dates, gender, profile photos,

Google for Entrepreneurs Partners with 91springboard to support India’s growing tech entrepreneurial ecosystem

By : CIOL Bureau

Google announces a partnership between Google For Entrepreneurs and 91springboard at the opening of the Google for Entrepreneurs lounge at 91springboard’s flagship hub, located in New Delhi. 91springboard connects a community that includes over 8,000 entrepreneurs across India. The Google

4 Interesting New Upgrades of Google’s Android 9 Pie OS

By : Ashok Pandey

Google announces its next smartphone Operating System Android 9 Pie. The Android 9 Pie mobile platform is simpler and intelligent than the older Android OS as well as bundled with AI at the core of Operating System. It has capabilities

Google’s Titan Security Key is a Must Have For All ‘High Priority’ Accounts in Any Organisation

By : CIOL Bureau

Google has recently announced that it will be launching its own security key called the Titan Security Key. It will come in both USB and Bluetooth versions and will be available by the end of the summer in Google’s online

App developers have an Eye on Your Gmail Messages

By : Ashok Pandey

The most popular email client worldwide, Gmail, unfortunately, isn’t secure enough. Recently, The Wall Street Journal reported Google’s flaw that lets app developers read people’s messages. About a year ago, Google promised to protect all the accounts, but haven’t done much.

Public WiFi to enable 40 million new connected internet users and contribute USD20 billion to India’s GDP by 2019: Analysys Mason Report

By : CIOL Bureau

Public Wi-Fi can play a key role in driving ubiquitous connectivity and digital inclusion in India, as explored in an Analysys Mason study — ‘Accelerating connectivity through public WiFi: Early lessons from the railway WiFi project’, published today. Despite fast

Apple poaches Google’s AI chief John Giannandrea

By : CIOL Writers

John Giannandrea, the former head of Google’s Artificial intelligence department has joined Apple. The hiring was first reported by The New York Times. The Times report said that Giannandrea will be leading Apple’s Machine Learning (ML) and AI strategy. Giannandrea

Google Home will soon make India debut

By : CIOL Writers

Google’s smart speakers including Home and Home Mini are all set to make India debut this month. After weeks of speculation the search engine company itself confirmed about the prospective launch.   Get ready to #MakeGoogleDoIt, at home too. Coming

Google bans cryptomining extensions from Chrome Web Store

By : CIOL Writers

Google is banning all cryptocurrency mining browser extensions from the Chrome Web Store. “Starting today, Chrome Web Store will no longer accept extensions that mine cryptocurrency. Existing extensions that mine cryptocurrency will be delisted from the Chrome Web Store in

Google looking to launch a mid-range pixel phone in India

By : CIOL Writers

Following in the footsteps of other tech giants like Apple, Amazon and Microsoft, Google too seems to be working on an India-focused strategy. The search engine company that debuted its premium smartphone series- Pixel a couple of years back is planning

The best of April Fools’ Day’18 from the tech world

By : CIOL Writers

Tech companies around the world have a long history of pulling off pranks on their customers as part of April Fools’ Day and this year was no different. Companies like Google, Tesla, Reliance, OnePlus, and many more pulled off some really

Google buys GIF platform Tenor

By : CIOL Writers 1

Google is acquiring the GIF platform Tenor, the company announced today. Tenor will continue to operate as a separate brand within Google which plans to integrate GIFs into Google Images and Gboard, the company’s virtual keyboard. “Most people now use Google Images to find

Google rolls out mobile-first indexing for webpages

By : CIOL Writers

Google has officially announced the rollout of its mobile-first indexing after testing the feature for about one and a half year. The search engine giant in its blog post said, “Mobile-first indexing means Google will use the mobile version of

Google Assistant now lets users send and receive money in US

By : CIOL Writers

Google has announced that users in the US would be able to send and receive money from their friends by just giving a voice command that starts with “Hey Google”. To send money, say “Hey Google, send Jane $15 for

Google’s new initiative to curb fake news and help publishers

By : CIOL Writers

Google announced a new initiative called “Google News Initiative” to combat fake news and help publishers get more subscribers. The search engine giant described the new initiative as a part of an effort to help journalism thrive in the digital

Google Play Instant lets you try games without installing them

By : CIOL Writers

Whenever you want to try an app or a game, you have to download and install it first. You may then decide to keep it or delete it. Well, not any more. Google has announced a new service targeted towards

Google now lets US retailers list products on Search; gets cut on sales

By : CIOL Writers

Google has introduced a new program- Shopping Actions that will allow the US retailers like Target, Walmart, and Home Depot to list their products across Google Search, in its Google Express shopping service, and in the Google Assistant app for smartphones and on