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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.

Google accuses CCI of copy-pasting European Commission's order on abusing Android dominance: Report

New Delhi/IBNS: Google has accused the Competition Commission of India (CCI) of copying parts of a European ruling against the U.S. firm for abusing the market dominance of its Android operating system, Reuters reported.

SwiftChat collaborates with Google to launch speech-based reading tool

Mumbai/UNI: Conversational AI platform SwiftChat and Google Thursday launched Read Along, a speech-based reading tool, as a bot on their platform.

Google likely to lay off 10,000 people in early 2023: Reports

Amid a wave of layoffs, Google’s parent company Alphabet, too, plans to fire a significant chunk of its workforce--around 6 percent, or 10,000 people, media reports said.

Google signs MoU with Karnataka govt to promote innovation and support local startups

Tech giant Google has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Karnataka government to promote innovation and support startups in the state, media reports said.

Google features Kerala startup Riafy Tech in elite club

Kochi/IBNS: Google’s technology team has done an exclusive video interview with Riafy Technologies, making the Kerala startup feature among a handful of Indian companies in the elite club.

Apple, Google set deadline for employees to resume work in offices: Reports

With the decline in Covid-19 cases across the world, a large number of finance and tech giants like Apple and Alphabet Inc's Google have announced dates for employees to return to their offices, media reports said.

Airtel shareholders clear Google's investment in company

Mumbai: Bharti Airtel shareholders have given their nod to the issue of equity shares by the firm to Google on “a preferential basis” after the US-based tech giant’s recent acquisition of a 1.28 percent stake in the telco for $700 million.

Jio Platforms to invest $200 million in Google-backed consumer internet company Glance

Jio Platforms (JPL), the digital unit of Reliance Industries (RIL), has agreed to invest $200 million (about Rs 1,500 crore) for a roughly 17 percent stake in Glance, a Google-backed consumer internet company, which allows users to consume personalized content even with a locked smartphone screen.