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Enterprise Business Partnership between Airtel and Google Cloud

One of the Leading Indian telecom service provider, Bharti Airtel and Google Cloud announced a partnership on Monday, 20th January 2020. As part of its Integrated ICT portfolio, through the partnership agreement, Airtel will be able to offer ‘G-suite’ to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in India. G-Suite is a set of applications of Google ..

Alphabet hits USD 1 Trillion Mark

The parent company of Google and its several subsidiaries, American multinational conglomerate- Alphabet Inc. has crossed the market valuation of USD 1 trillion mark on Thursday, 16th January 2020 as the shares of the company closed at USD 1,451.70 making Alphabet the fourth company from the United States to cross the valuation after Apple (first ..

Sundar Pichai promoted as Alphabet CEO after Larry Page, Sergey Brin step down

Sundar Pichai, chief executive officer(CEO) of Google LLC was named and promoted as the new CEO of Alphabet Inc on Tuesday, 3rd December 2019. Google is the largest subsidiary of California based Alphabet Inc. The alphabet was founded on 2nd October 2015 through a corporate restructuring of Google with the aim to make the business ..

Sundar Pichai chosen for USIBC Global Leadership Awards 2019

In United States, Google’s India-born CEO Sundar Pichai and Nasdaq President Adena Friedman have been chosen for the prestigious Global Leadership Awards 2019 by business advocacy group USIBC in recognition of the two companies’ contribution as the leading technology-driven platforms. The award by Washington-based US-India Business Council (USIBC) would be conferred upon them during the ..

#LooReview Campaign launched by Union Government in partnership with Google

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, under the aegis of Swachh Bharat Mission – Urban (SBM – U), has partnered with Google to launch Loo Review campaign to encourage all local guides in India to rate and review public toilets on Google Maps. This campaign is part of a feature which allows all citizens ..

Google launches Project Navlekha to help Indian vernacular news publishers to take their content online

At the 4th edition of Google for India event, Google has launched Project Navlekha to help Indian vernacular news publishers to take their content online. It does not require any technical know-how of web publishing and can be used by anyone. Currently, the project has publishers from Delhi and its reach would soon be expanded ..

#SecurityCheckKiya launched by Google India to safeguard internet users

Google has launched new online security campaign #SecurityCheckKiya in India to promote security awareness among general public. The purpose of the campaign is to protect young and first-time web users from account hijacking, safeguard Android devices from malicious apps and secure all their personal data if they lose their device. Under the campaign, Google recommended ..

AP government signs an agreement with Alphabet InC.’s X for Fiber grid project

The Andhra Pradesh government has signed an agreement with Alphabet InC.’s X to bring the Free Space Optical Communication (FSOC) technology in the state. The purpose of the FSOC is to provide internet through the government Fiber grid project. By using FSOC technology, the state will be able to use better bandwidth data to every ..