News, rumours, and the latest leaks

News, rumours, and the latest leaks

Google has a big job on its hands with the Pixel 5. Pixel 4 did not go well, to say the least. While the company has some goodwill from the wallet-friendly Pixel 3a and recent follow-up Pixel 4a, the company now needs to nail its flagship vision. Google Pixel phones are renowned for their camera […]

Google launches first 5G phones, set to arrive in India in October

Google launches first 5G phones, set to arrive in India in October

Google on Monday introduced the new affordable smartphone Pixel 4a starting at $349 for the lone 6GB+128GB model in the US that will arrive in India in October. The company said it will reveal the price for the Indian market closer to its launch, which will be available for purchase on Flipkart. Pixel 4a is […]

Google Doodle celebrates 155th birth anniversary of Bengali poet-activist Kamini Roy

Google Doodle celebrates 155th birth anniversary of Bengali poet-activist Kamini Roy

Google Doodle on Saturday honoured the celebrated Bengali poet, educator, and activist, Kamini Roy on her 155th birth anniversary. Born at a time when women were expected to focus on household activities and marriage, Kamini Roy went on to become a prominent feminist advocate in the subcontinent. Kamini Roy was born in 1864 in the […]

Like ‘Star Trek’: Voice shopping seen as new frontier

Like ‘Star Trek’: Voice shopping seen as new frontier

Hey, Google, order a large pizza! Alexa, I need vitamins! Voice shopping using smart speakers and smartphone apps is starting to gain traction among consumers, opening up a new “conversational commerce” channel and potentially disrupting the retail sector. Devices such as Amazon’s Alexa-powered speakers and Google Home, which use artificial intelligence to respond to voice […]

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 […]

NASA to upload historic flight videos on YouTube

NASA to upload historic flight videos on YouTube

NASA will upload hundreds of historic videos of rare test flight launch and landing footage on YouTube and its website to better open access to the agency’s archives, according to media reports. NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center has begun uploading its entire historical archive to YouTube. It is all part of a continued effort to […]

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 […]

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