Google: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Maharashtra ties-up with Google for Virtual Classes

Published: August 9, 2020

Maharashtra government has signed an agreement with the technology giant Google Inc. in order to strengthen the online education infra in the state. The state government has signed the pact with the terms that the students and the teachers will get access to Google Classroom and G Suite for Education that will provide solutions to ..

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Google joins hands with Prasar Bharati for AI-enabled Independence Day celebration

Published: August 6, 2020

Google India has joined hands with Prasar Bharati in order to utilize Artificial Intelligence in the Independence Day celebrations in the country. The company plans to make the celebrations unique this year. In an attempt to make people remember the feeling of singing the National Anthem in school assemblies during their childhood, Google has announced ..

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Google to launch file-sharing feature ‘Nearby Share’

Published: August 5, 2020

The search-engine giant Google has finally come out with an announcement to launch its own file-sharing feature within the next few weeks. This will be akin to the Air-Drop like feature. Details The Nearby Share Feature will allow the users to share files, pictures, videos and links directly between any Android devices running in Android ..

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Facebook and Google to pay for news in Australia, for the first time in the world

Published: July 31, 2020

In a first of its kind move, Australia has made it mandatory that tech giants Google and Facebook will have to pay the media outlets in the country for the news content used by these companies. This is aimed at protecting the future of independent journalism in the country and this move will be keenly ..

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Google Provided $39.5 Million to News Publishers amid COVID 19 Crisis

Published: July 24, 2020

The search engine giant, Google, has so far distributed $39.5 million in funding to more than 5600 publishers from 115 countries that are facing financial hardship as a result of the economic and advertising slowdown in the COVID 19 pandemic. From India, digital-only news organization East Mojo and Tamil Language publication Minnambalam are among the ..

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