Mukesh Ambani Plots A Tech Future After Deals With Google, Facebook

[ad_1] Mukesh Ambani unveiled a slew of services, including a fifth-generation wireless network (File) After securing more than $20 billion in investment from the likes of Google and Facebook, billionaire Mukesh Ambani laid out a vision for his digital venture as he seeks to build a homegrown technology titan that could rival global giants. Outlining […]

Continue Reading

Google to Infuse Rs. 33,737 Crores in Jio Platforms

[ad_1] Google is investing Rs. 33,737 crores in Jio Platforms for 7.7 percent stake, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) announced on Wednesday. The new development comes just a couple of days after Jio Platforms received Rs. 730 crores of investment from Qualcomm Ventures. The telecom arm of the Indian conglomerate also recently sold its small stake […]

Continue Reading

Google Meet Starts to Block Anonymous Users From Education Meetings

[ad_1] Google Meet will now block anonymous users by default, for its Education customers. This new feature will block anonymous users from joining video group meetings by default to prevent disruption in classes. Going forward, users will have to be logged into a Google account to attend online classes over Meet. This feature has started […]

Continue Reading

Google In Advanced Talks To Invest $4 Billion In Jio Platforms: Report

[ad_1] Google plans to spend $10 billion in India over the next five to seven years Google is in advanced talks to buy a stake in Reliance Industries Ltd.’s (RIL) digital arm Jio Platforms Ltd., according to people familiar with the matter. The US technology company has been discussing an investment of about $4 billion, the […]

Continue Reading

Government Seeks To Limit FB, Google Dominance Over Online Data: Report

[ad_1] India is moving to draft and reinforce policies governing its burgeoning digital economy. India needs a new data regulator to oversee the sharing, monetization and privacy of information collected online, an expert committee appointed by the government has recommended. In a 72-page report seen by Bloomberg News, the eight-person panel said that “market forces […]

Continue Reading

Alphabet’s Google Says To Commit $10 Billion To India

[ad_1] Alphabet Inc’s Google on Monday said it will spend around $10 billion in India over the next five to seven years through equity investments and tie-ups, marking its biggest commitment to a growth market. “This is a reflection of our confidence in the future of India and its digital economy,” Sundar Pichai, CEO of […]

Continue Reading

Google To Invest Rs 75,000 Crore In India In 5-7 Years, Says Sundar Pichai: 10 Points

[ad_1] Google will invest Rs 75,000 crore in India Google will invest Rs 75,000 crore ($10 billion) in India over the next 5-7 years under the Google for India Digitisation Fund, Mr Pichai wrote in his blog, a transcript of his address on a webcast during the annual ‘Google for India’ event. According to Mr Pichai, the […]

Continue Reading

Google’s Rs 75,000-Crore Fund To Help Accelerate India’s Digital Economy

[ad_1] New Delhi: A new Rs 75,000-crore fund has been announced by Google to help accelerate India’s digital economy, its Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai said today, asserting that “we are proud to support” Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision.  “Today at #GoogleForIndia we announced a new $10B digitization fund to help accelerate India’s digital economy. We’re […]

Continue Reading

Dunzo Reveals Data Breach Impacting User Details

[ad_1] Google-backed delivery services startup Dunzo on Saturday revealed that it had identified a data breach impacting one of its customer databases. The firm said that hackers gained unauthorised access to the database that contained the phone numbers and email addresses of its users. The exact number of users compromised by the attack wasn’t provided […]

Continue Reading