Many global software cos will emerge from India in 5-10 years: Google CEO Pichai

Sundar PichaiGoogle’s Sundar Pichai is confident that several large global software firms will emerge from India over the next 5-10 years, driven by world-class entrepreneurs. The chief executive of the world’s second-most valuable company by market cap said this in a student interaction at his alma mater, IIT-Kharagpur, on Thursday. “I am absolutely confident of it. […]

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Google seeks to lure small Indian businesses with new digital tools

IMAGE-4Google India has launched a training programme to enable small businesses to come online. Christened Digital Unlocked, small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) can avail of offline training workshops, which will be conducted in partnership with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), Sundar Pichai, Google’s chief executive announced today. Over the […]

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Android N is sweet on Nougat

NutellaGoogle has announced that “Nougat” will be the official name of Android N, the latest version of its Android mobile operating system. Android revealed the name on its Twitter and Snapchat handle. Nougat, a confection made from sugar/honey, dried nuts, and eggs, has Spanish-Middle East origins. Android has named all its versions after popular desserts, […]

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Google gets new parent Alphabet; Sundar Pichai becomes CEO of Google

Google, which has evolved from an internet search engine to a diversified tech giant, is creating a new holding firm named Alphabet to better focus on myriad businesses that straddle driver-less cars, video streaming, balloon-powered internet access, thermostat & smoke detector and more. The corporate overhaul would make the existing Google a privately held wholly-owned […]

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