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Google Health is finally opening up about its plans, and they’re all about search

Google Health is finally opening up about its plans, and they’re all about search

Google hired David Feinberg from Geisinger Health, a system of hospitals based in Pennsylvania, toward the end of 2018 and put him in charge of a newly created division called Google Health. But the company has remained quiet about the division’s scope and goals. Now he’s beginning to talk publicly about his plans, and appeared on [...]

November 3, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Google Health is finally opening up about its plans, and they’re all about search

HCL Technologies launches Google Cloud Business Unit

HCL Technologies launches Google Cloud Business Unit

New Delhi: IT major HCL Technologies (HCL) and Google Cloud on Thursday announced the launch of HCL’s Google Cloud Business Unit to accelerate enterprise cloud adoption worldwide. This dedicated business group within HCL will be supported by engineering, solutions, and business teams from Google Cloud and will help organizations advance their digital transformation agendas powered by [...]

November 1, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on HCL Technologies launches Google Cloud Business Unit

Google employees’ personal politics helped dissolve their own ethics committee. Can India expect a similar scenario?

Google employees’ personal politics helped dissolve their own ethics committee. Can India expect a similar scenario?

Google could have avoided this huge embarrassment if they had only googled to find out what lay ahead. (Illustration by C Sasikumar) Consider this: An external advisory council, the Advanced Technology External Advisory Council (ATEAC) — essentially an ethics council to guide new technologies — set up by Google in the last week of March, being disbanded [...]

April 27, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Google employees’ personal politics helped dissolve their own ethics committee. Can India expect a similar scenario?

Google Pixel 2 XL Price Cut in India Ahead of Pixel 3 Series Launch

Google Pixel 2 XL Price Cut in India Ahead of Pixel 3 Series Launch

Google Pixel 2 XL price in India has been reduced to Rs. 45,499 for the variant with 64GB storage HIGHLIGHTS Google Pixel 2 XL’s base variant gets a price cut It was originally launched at Rs. 73,000 This comes just before the Pixel 3 launch on October 9 Google Pixel 2 XL has reportedly received a [...]

September 28, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Google Pixel 2 XL Price Cut in India Ahead of Pixel 3 Series Launch

Google Working on Standalone AR Headset With Cameras and Voice Input: Report

Google Working on Standalone AR Headset With Cameras and Voice Input: Report

Google is reportedly working on a standalone Augmented Reality (AR) headset, codenamed Google A65, according to documents obtained by German news site. The Mountain View firm is said to be working with Taiwanese manufacturer Quanta on the AR headset, the same company that was involved in the production of the Pixel C tablet that was launched in 2015, [...]

May 26, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Google Working on Standalone AR Headset With Cameras and Voice Input: Report

Google Unintentionally Highlights Torrent Sites in the US

Google Unintentionally Highlights Torrent Sites in the US

Google is reportedly highlighting the ‘best torrent sites’ in US search results. Several media outlets have reported that the search giant is returning a ‘Popular on the Web’ carousel of torrent sites as a result for the query ‘best torrent sites’ and even just ‘torrent sites’. The highlighting is thought to be accidental, as Google has in [...]

July 11, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Google Unintentionally Highlights Torrent Sites in the US

Google Daydream View VR Headset Launched in India at Rs. 6,499

Google Daydream View VR Headset Launched in India at Rs. 6,499

Google’s Daydream View VR headset is now available in India priced at Rs. 6,499. The VR headset has been listed on Flipkart and will include the controller as well. The headset was first made available in the US, UK, Canada, Australia, and Germany back in November last year. The headset is being offered on Flipkart [...]

June 12, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Google Daydream View VR Headset Launched in India at Rs. 6,499

Google Opinion Rewards Android App Now Available in India, Awards Google Play Credits

Google Opinion Rewards Android App Now Available in India, Awards Google Play Credits

Google’s quick survey app, Google Opinion Rewards, is now available in India alongside Singapore and Turkey. The Google Opinion Rewards Android app lets people answer few survey questions and win Google Play credits in return. The app was so far available in select countries excluding India. For those unaware, the Google Opinion Rewards is an [...]

May 27, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Google Opinion Rewards Android App Now Available in India, Awards Google Play Credits

Android Go: The Details Google Didn’t Reveal During the Keynote

Android Go: The Details Google Didn’t Reveal During the Keynote

Android Go was announced during the opening keynote of the Google I/O developers conference in Mountain View on Wednesday. Since the announcement, there has been a lot of confusion regarding the project – is it a new version of Android? Can Android Go devices run all Android apps, or only the apps that have been [...]

May 25, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Android Go: The Details Google Didn’t Reveal During the Keynote

Google I/O 2017: Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ to Get Daydream VR Support This Summer

Google I/O 2017: Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ to Get Daydream VR Support This Summer

When Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ were announced in March, it came as bit of a surprise that the top-end Android smartphones didn’t feature support for Google’s Daydream platform. However, this surprising omission will not stay for long as the search giant announced on Wednesday at its I/O 2017 conference that the support for [...]

May 18, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Google I/O 2017: Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ to Get Daydream VR Support This Summer

Four Google Chrome Extensions for YouTube Everyone Must Install

Four Google Chrome Extensions for YouTube Everyone Must Install

YouTube is still one of the most popular video sites in the world and with good reason. It’s got a ridiculous amount of content that’s available freely, and it’s fast and easy to use. But if you want to make YouTube a little bit better, then these four Chrome Extensions can improve the experience. We’ve [...]

May 3, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Four Google Chrome Extensions for YouTube Everyone Must Install

Google Play’s My Apps Section Revamped to Make Sorting Simpler

Google Play’s My Apps Section Revamped to Make Sorting Simpler

A revamped interface for the My Apps section of Google Play is now rolling out to Android users. The new interface, which was first spotted, provides users with better organised categories and more utility than before. It potentially helps clear space on your Android device by allowing you to sort the apps you have installed. [...]

April 21, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Google Play’s My Apps Section Revamped to Make Sorting Simpler