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CCI Penalty on Google

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a penalty on Google for abusing its dominance in the Android mobile device ecosystem. Key facts The CCI found that Google abused its dominant positions via online search and app store to protect its apps like Chrome and YouTube in mobile web browsers and online video hosting. ..

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Google Doodle pays tribute to Dr Bhupen Hazarika

Search engine giant Google honored Dr Bhupen Hazarika on his 96th birth anniversary (8 September 1926) with a doodle on its webpage. The doodle has been created by Mumbai-based guest artist Rutuja Mali. About Bhupen Hazarika Born in 1926 in Sadiya, Assam, Dr. Bhupen Hazarika is today a stalwart in the archives of India’s cultural ..

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Culture Ministry-Google ‘India ki Udaan’ initiative

Ministry of Culture has launched “India ki Udaan” initiative in association with Google. This initiative seeks to celebrate unwavering & undying spirit of India and its achievements in last 75 years. About India ki Udaan Initiative: India ki Udaan Initiative was launched as a part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. It is the celebration of ..

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Google Start-up School India initiative

On July 6, 2022 the Start-up School India initiative was launched by Google. About Google Start-up School India Initiative The Start-up School India Initiative was set into motion, with the aim of collecting relevant information on start-up, and building it into a systematic curriculum. This move will extend help to 10,000 start-ups in Tier 2 ..

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UK Digital Markets Unit

In the United Kingdom, large tech companies like Facebook and Google will have to follow the new competition rules, or else huge fines will be imposed on them by the government. UK’s new Digital Markets Unit (DMU) will have the power to put a stop to the predatory practices that are followed by some firms. ..

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Neobank: India’s 100th Unicorn Start-up

Open, a Bengaluru-based neobank platform has become the 100th unicorn start-up in India. What is the valuation of Open? The start-up has raised fresh funds that increased its valuation to USD 1 billion. The new investment round to raise funds was led by IIFL, a Mumbai-based investment firm along with the existing investors, Temasek, Tiger ..

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