Google Current Affairs, GK & News

Alphabet Workers Union

More than two hundred engineers and workers have formed the Alphabet Workers Union capping years of growing activism in the company. What is the main objective of Alphabet Workers Union? The Alphabet Workers Union will strengthen the growing labour movement at Alphabet and serve as a vehicle for workers to voice their concerns. Is Alphabet ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

What is DigiBoxx?

DigiBoxx is a storage platform. It is a file sharing and cloud storage platform. DigiBoxx was announced by the NITI Aayog CEO Aitabh Kant. The announcement was made a few weeks after Google announced that it will not offer unlimited free photo uploads after June 1, 2021. About DigiBoxx It provides 20 GB of free ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act

The Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act are two recent landmark legislations from the European Union. The draft legislation gives specific regulations to limit the powers of global internet companies like Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon in the European market. Under the legislation, the larger firms are designated as ‘digital gatekeepers’ and would be ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

What is Project Loon?

Project Loon, a subsidiary of Google recently announced that its balloons have successfully stayed in the stratosphere for almost a year. The balloons are helium filled and cover a distance of 2.1 lakh kilo metres. Project Loon aims to provide internet connectivity to the remote parts of the world. Recently, Loon has created a new ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

United Nations launches “Team Halo” to counter misinformation around COVID-19 vaccines

On November 17, 2020, the United Nations along with “the Vaccine Confidence Project” of University of London launched “Team Halo”. More than 100 scientists from different parts of the world have come together under the project. Highlights Team Halo aims to tackle misinformation on safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines. Under the initiative, the scientists ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

1 / 23123>>>