Google brings free Wi-Fi to 400 India train stations, reaches 8 million users

Google brings free Wi-Fi to 400 India train stations, reaches 8 million users

Google announced Thursday that it hit its target in bringing free Wi-Fi to 400 train stations across India, with 8 million people using the service each month. The initiative began in 2015, the company says in its blog, when it partnered with Indian Railways and RailTel to offer public Wi-Fi to the country’s travellers. It […]

Google’s smart keyboard app Gboard adds doodling, YouTube and Google Maps

Google’s smart keyboard app Gboard adds doodling, YouTube and Google Maps

Aiming to ease accessibility of Google`s services, the latest additions to Gboard will help users access these services without opening the browser each time, thereby increasing its popularity among the customers. New York: In its latest update, Google`s Gboard, an app that integrates Google Search and other features into the smartphone keyboard itself, announced the inclusion of […]

Is it good news for Indian IT sector as Trump favours merit-based immigration system?

Is it good news for Indian IT sector as Trump favours merit-based immigration system?

Washington: President Donald Trump favors a merit-based immigration system that will benefit US economy and create jobs, the White House has said, in views that would be welcomed by Indian IT professionals and entrepreneurs. The President has made clear he believes that (there) should be a merit-based system where individuals coming into the country bring […]

Google Celebrates Birthday Of Scientist Jagdish Chandra Bose With A Doodle

Google Celebrates Birthday Of Scientist Jagdish Chandra Bose With A Doodle

NEW DELHI: Google today celebrated the 158th birthday of Jagdish Chandra Bose with a doodle showing him in his laboratory. The Google Doodle shows the scientist with crescograph, which is an instrument that he invented to measure growth in plants. It also determines environment effects on vegetation. Jagdish Chandra Bose was a legendary multi-talented Indian […]

Google plans to open own campus in Hyderabad

Internet giant Google plans to open its own “permanent and big” campus in Hyderabad and is set to sign an MoU with Telangana government shortly to take up the venture. “We are likely to sign MoU with Google. They are likely to open their campus here in Hyderabad. It will be the third campus they […]

IIT Delhi graduate develops tools to counter cyber attacks

Sanjam Garg, a graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, has won the 2013 Doctoral Dissertation Award for developing a technique to protect against cyber attacks. He will receive the award presented by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and its $20,000 prize at the annual ACM awards banquet on June 21, in San […]

Google’s ‘Gmail Shelfie’ prank takes a dig

  It’s April 1, and once again Google has taken unsuspecting Netizens on a ride by springing up a new prank — the ‘Gmail Shelfie’ on the Gmail interface. After the Pokemon Challenge, Google has come up with this new trick in which they play on people’s obsession for selfies.           […]

Google launches ‘KitKat’ software, sweetens features on range of phones

San Francisco: Google Inc on Thursday unveiled the newest version of its Android smartphone software, aiming to allow more smartphone users access to its evolving menu of online services such as driving directions voice-activated search. The new “KitKat” version of Android will be able to run on inexpensive, low-end smartphones as well as the most […]