india

Not leaked info on Google probe, CCI tells HC

The High Court said nothing survives in the petition filed by Internet giant Google against the alleged leak of confidential probe information and disposed of the plea. The Competition Commission of India (CCI) told the Delhi High Court on Monday that it did not leak any information to the media relating to an investigation into […]

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Ban on Chinese mobile apps is bonanza for India’s own

But the ban has not meant that Indian publishers replaced the Chinese in terms of ranking in the top ten. Eighteen months after the government started banning Chinese mobile apps, two distinct changes have occurred in the country’s mobile app sweepstakes. The move has given a thrust to domestic app publishers, especially in certain segments […]

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Google locks Afghan government accounts as Taliban seek emails: source

Commandeering government databases and emails could provide information about employees of the former administration, ex-ministers, government contractors, tribal allies and foreign partners. Google has temporarily locked down an unspecified number of Afghan government email accounts, according to a person familiar with the matter, as fears grow over the digital paper trail left by former officials […]

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Google unveils Pixel Buds A-series at ₹9,999

Foraying into the personal wireless audio segment in India, Google on Wednesday announced the unveiling of its Pixel Buds A-Series in the country at a price tag of ₹9,999. Pixel Buds A-Series will be available August 25 onwards at Flipkart, Reliance Digital and Tata Cliq and will be gradually made available at more retail outlets. […]

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Twitter questioned on blocking accounts

Representatives from Google, Facebook appear before IT committee The Standing Committee on Information and Technology has sought an explanation from social media giant Twitter why accounts of IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and committee Chairperson Shashi Tharoor were locked. In a meeting held on Tuesday, representatives from Google and Facebook appeared before the committee on […]

lifestyle

Australia says Google, Facebook close to media pay deals

While the digital giants can afford the likely cost of paying for the Australian news they link to, they are concerned about the international precedent that Australia could set. Google and Facebook were close to striking “significant commercial deals” to pay Australian media for news ahead of Australia creating world-first laws that would force the […]