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Google lays off 40 to 45 employees in Google News: Report

Tech giant Google has recently downsized its news division, with nearly 40 to 45 employees in Google News reportedly losing their positions, according to a spokesperson from the Alphabet Workers Union, reported CNBC.

Google: Indian-origin director of news Madhav Chinnappa, who worked for 13 years, laid off

Search engine major Google has laid off the Indian-origin director of News Ecosystem Development who worked for the company for the past 13 years.

Google slashes jobs at Waze

Search engine giant Google has said it has decided to slash jobs at its Waze mapping service since it is merging the unit with its own map products.

YouTube's first-ever shopping channel to hit the South Korean market: Report

Seoul: YouTube is set to launch its first-ever shopping channel for live commerce in South Korea on June 30, Reuters reported citing Yonhap news agency.

Google plans to move some Pixel production to India from China: Report

New Delhi: Google is exploring options to assemble its Pixel smartphones in India, following a similar strategy to Apple's move to diversify production beyond China, reported Bloomberg.

CCI to examine if Google's new users' choice billing policy violates its order

New Delhi: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Friday said that it is required to investigate Google's new users' choice billing policy and verify if the company has adhered to the October 2022 directive, which directed the US-based tech giant to refrain from limiting app developers from using third-party billing systems, media reports said.

In the season of layoffs, Google fires 100 robot workers that cleaned its cafeterias, tidied conference rooms

Amid mass layoffs, Google’s parent company Alphabet has also fired 100 robots that helped keep its cafeterias spick and span, reported Wired.

Seven former Google employees, who were recently laid off, join to form new company

New York: Seven former Google employees, who were recently laid off by the search engine major, have joined to form a new company.

Google sacks 453 employees from various departments in India: Reports

New York: Tech giant Google has sacked 453 employees from various departments in India on Thursday, media reports said.

Android case: SC refuses to modify NCLAT's order upholding CCI's penalty on Google

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday rejected Google’s plea to modify its January 19 order in a case of unfair and anti-competitive practices related to Android devices, media reports said.

MeitY asks app stores to filter out unregulated digital lenders

New Delhi/IBNS: The Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) has shared a list of Digital Lending Apps (DLAs) being used by Regulated Entities (REs) with the app stores, requesting them to not feature lending apps other than those mentioned in the list, the finance ministry said in the Parliament on February 7.

Cutting 12,000 jobs step in right direction: Investor tells Google

As Google's parent company Alphabet Inc eliminated 12,000 jobs or 6 per cent of its workforce, investor Hedge fund billionaire Christopher Hohn wrote a letter to Sundar Pichai advising him to "cut thousand more jobs".

Google cuts 12,000 jobs, offers severance, healthcare and other support for terminated workers

Google’s parent organization Alphabet is laying off 12,000 employees or 6 percent of its workforce amid a grim growth outlook.

Playstore policy: NCLAT rejects Google's plea to stay CCI order to pay Rs 936.44 cr, directs to deposit 10 pc of penalty first

New Delhi: The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) on Wednesday rejected Google’s appeal to stay the second Competition Commission of India (CCI) order slapping a penalty of Rs 936.44 crore on the US-based tech giant company for abusing its dominant position through its Playstore policies, media reports said.

Android abuse: Big setback for Google as NCLAT refuses interim stay on CCI order

New Delhi: The National Company Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) rejected Google’s plea seeking an interim stay on CCI’s order directing the US-based tech giant to change its business model in India, media reports said.