• NEWS
    Google Launchpad’s Solve for India Mentors 10 Startups

    In an effort to mentor emerging start-ups, Google Indiahosted a four-day boot camp for the first 10 Indian startups as part of its ‘Solve for India’ programme. Launched last year as an India-only pilot for mentorship by Google Developers’ “Launchpad” team, ‘Solve for India’ focuses on bringing the best of Google expertise to help emerging startups in Machine […]

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    Google Arts & Culture, Tourism Ministry Partner on 360-Degree ‘Incredible India’ Video

    Google Arts & Culture has partnered with the Ministry of Tourism to unveil a 360-degree virtual reality video for the global ‘Incredible India’ tourism campaign. As part of the partnership, Google Arts & Culture will provide users with an immersive 360-degree view (seen below) of India’s heritage, festivity, spirituality and adventure. The video showcases a 360-degree view of […]

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    Google Files Go Updated With Support for Google Drive File Backup

    HIGHLIGHTS The app can now backup files straight to Google Drive The update also brings SD card features and bug fixes Google Drive needs to be installed on your phone to use the feature Google recently released the latest software update for its Files Go app on Android. The update, although minor, brings along a crucial feature that allows […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Google Lunar XPrize Stands to Give Industrial 3D Printing a Boost

    HIGHLIGHTS Google Lunar Xprize sees more 3D-printed moon mission models SpaceIL is among five teams vying for Google’s $30 million India’s Team Indus is also eyeing to win the prize In what promises to be one small step for space travel, and one giant leap for the next generation of manufacturing, an Israeli startup is […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Google Debuts Software to Open Up Quantum Computers for Chemists

    Google unveiled software aimed at making it easier for scientists to use the quantum computers in a move designed to give a boost to the nascent industry. The software, which is open-source and free to use, could be used by chemists and material scientists to adapt algorithms and equations to run on quantum computers. It […]

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    Three Simple Ways to Get ‘Cash’ and Other Rewards From Google

    HIGHLIGHTS Google Opinion Rewards gives you Google Play credits for answering survey Google Local Guides gives you rewards for filling up maps information Screenwise Media panel tracks app and browser usage for rewards Google is built around data – and it probably knows a lot more about you than you think it goes. The good part about […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Google Engineers Confirm Project Treble Coming to Pixel, Few Other Android Devices

    HIGHLIGHTS The engineers talked about Treble in the latest developers’ podcast They confirm that Treble is coming to Pixel, Pixel XL smartphones Engineers also confirm that they are also working other OEMs as well Google announced Project Treble earlier this year mainly to fix the slow Android version adoption and its resultant fragmentation. First, it was reported that […]

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    Google fires diversity memo author

    A Google employee who wrote a controversial memo about workplace diversity has been fired, the BBC can confirm. The controversial memo broke the firm’s code of conduct, Google’s chief executive Sundar Pichai said on Monday in an email to employees. The memo, shared widely at the weekend, suggested there were fewer women at Google due to biological […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Google spin-off deploys wearable electronics for huge health study

    Researchers are testing whether smart watches and similar devices, currently popular among runners, can be integrated into medicine. On the morning of Tuesday 27 June, a young man walked into an office in northern California, signed a consent form and picked up two devices that will monitor his heartbeat, sleep patterns and a range of […]