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Google for India 2018 Live Updates: Google Pay, Maps and more announcements expected

Google is hosting the fourth annual edition of 'Google for India'.

  • Published: August 28, 2018 10:28 AM IST
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Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:48:46 pm

That s about it from the “Google For India 2018” keynote in New Delhi. Read our story to see what all Google announced at the event. “Google for India: Tez becomes Google Pay, High quality Wi-Fi, Project Navlekha, Google Go and Kerala flood efforts” — https://bit.ly/2Nqbz15

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:42:38 pm

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:42:05 pm

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:41:23 pm

Sneak Peak: Google is testing new features for Google Pay for merchants.

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:40:23 pm

By this Diwali, you’ll be able to use Google Pay at over 15,000 favorite retail stores across country.

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:39:26 pm

“Google Tez” will now be called “Google Pay” https://www.bgr.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-28-at-12.38.49-PM-1024×640.png

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:38:11 pm

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:37:15 pm

More than 22 million active users in businesses are using Google Tez: Caesar

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:35:38 pm

Google says 400+ Android Go devices will be globally available by end of 2018, 150+ manufactures have partnered already. In India Samsung is the new partner with recently launched Galaxy J2 Core. https://www.bgr.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-28-at-12.32.35-PM-1024×640.png

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:29:28 pm

Google with Railtel has delivered 400+ Google Stations wi-fi hubs till date: Caesar https://www.bgr.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-28-at-12.27.54-PM-1024×640.png

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:27:59 pm

Google’s Caesar Sengupta, Vice President of Product Management is on stage to talk about Next Billion Users (NBU) initiative. https://www.bgr.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-28-at-12.26.16-PM-1024×640.png

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:25:02 pm

Google is getting ‘Plus Codes’ to help assign addresses to 100,000 residents across 25,000 homes in Kolkata : Gayathri

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:22:35 pm

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:21:15 pm

Maps Go gets turn by turn navigation : Gayathri https://www.bgr.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-28-at-12.20.13-PM-1024×640.png

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:19:39 pm

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:19:02 pm

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:18:16 pm

Google Maps: 20mn+ two wheeler users navigate through maps in India.

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:16:59 pm

‘Android Go’ and feature phones will also support Google Assistant without having to install anything new: Google For India 2018 Keynote

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:13:06 pm

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:10:33 pm

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:09:44 pm

Some tongue twister fun with Google Assistant in Hindi on stage. https://www.bgr.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-28-at-12.08.19-PM-1024×640.png

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:07:40 pm

Starting today, Google Assistant will now be available in Marathi. It will add 7 more Indian languages soon.

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:06:43 pm

“Since last year, Google Assistant usage has been tripled” – Pravir Gupta, Senior Engineering Director, Google Assistant. https://www.bgr.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-28-at-12.05.21-PM-1024×640.png

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:04:51 pm

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:04:30 pm

Shashi is showing a sneak preview of upcoming feature where within the Search you’ll be able to get pronunciation of a word, and it’ll even tell you where you are sounding wrong in pronunciation.

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:01:47 pm

Google Go is getting a new feature, where it’ll read out articles to you in your language, and it’ll work on 2G connection as well. It supports multiple languages Hindi, English, Marathi and more. https://www.bgr.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-28-at-12.00.16-PM-1024×640.png

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 11:56:57 am

Bilingual “Google Feed” will also come to Google Go in coming months: Sashi

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 11:56:30 am

Google has been doing it for a while, but it has now officially announced bilingual “Google Feed” with Hindi and English starting today, Bengali and Marathi will come soon. https://www.bgr.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-28-at-11.54.08-AM-1024×640.png

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 11:52:52 am

Wow! On stage demo of 60 seconds in which Google converted a print page into online page quite accurately. — Project Navlekha

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 11:51:11 am

Google has announced ‘Project Navlekha’ for Indian print publishers to bring their content online. https://www.bgr.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-28-at-11.49.34-AM-1024×640.png

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 11:48:08 am

50% more Indians are using mobile search everyday: Shashidhar Thakur VP Engineer, Google Search is now on stage https://www.bgr.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-28-at-11.46.00-AM-1024×640.png

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 11:44:20 am

Google is showing a demo of how their technology can help screening diabetic retinopathy in real time.

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 11:40:42 am

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 11:40:10 am

Google is working on system where it’ll be able to make early prediction for unfortunate floods like Kerala and Karnataka : Anitha Vijaykumar

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 11:37:28 am

Anitha Vijaykumar from Google’s Tensor flow team is on stage to talk about AI. https://www.bgr.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-28-at-11.33.13-AM-1024×640.png

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 11:29:32 am

Gboard today supports 50 Indian languages: Rajan Anandan

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 11:28:59 am

Till date Google has enrolled 50,000 ‘Internet Saathi’s” in India

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 11:28:00 am

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 11:27:18 am

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 11:26:55 am

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 11:25:32 am

Google for India 2018 Keynote: 45% internet users in India will be women in future

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 11:24:22 am

Google for India 2018 Keynote: Google.org is supporting Kerala Floods victim with one million dollar donation: Rajan

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 11:22:55 am

Google for India 2018 Keynote: Rajan Anandan, Vice President, South East Asia & India is on stage now. He is talking about how Google’s technology has helped people in Kerala Floods. https://www.bgr.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-28-at-11.21.03-AM-1024×640.png

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 11:18:45 am

Google for India 2018 Keynote: event has just started

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 11:03:10 am

We are only a few minutes away from the keynote https://www.bgr.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-28-at-11.01.30-AM-1024×640.png

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 10:59:33 am

4th Annual Edition of ‘Google for India’ is about to start, we’ll be bringing live updates here.

Google is hosting the fourth annual edition of its “Google for India” initiative today in New Delhi. The key speakers for the event include Rajan Anandan, Vice President, South East Asia & India, Caesar Sengupta, Vice President of Product Management, Gayathri Rajan, VP, Geo Monetization, Ken Tokusei, Product Management Director, and Pravir Gupta, Senior Engineering Director, Google Assistant.

With Google for India 2018, we are expecting Google to take the Next Billion Users (NBU) initiative further as well as have some key announcements around Google’s digital voice assistant for India. Last year, Google for India Next Billion Users initiative had seen the launch of Android Oreo (Go Edition) for the entry-level smartphones, as well as the official launch of Files Go.

The event will kick start at 11:00AM IST, and it will also be live streamed through Google India’s official YouTube channel. You can also follow this space to get minute by minute updates directly from the Google for India 2018 event.

 

LIVE UPDATES

18:18 PM IST 28 Aug

That’s about it from the “Google For India 2018” keynote in New Delhi. Read our story to see what all Google announced at the event.

“Google for India: Tez becomes Google Pay, High quality Wi-Fi, Project Navlekha, Google Go and Kerala flood efforts” — https://bit.ly/2Nqbz15

18:18 PM IST 28 Aug

That’s about it from the “Google For India 2018” keynote in New Delhi. Read our story to see what all Google announced at the event.

“Google for India: Tez becomes Google Pay, High quality Wi-Fi, Project Navlekha, Google Go and Kerala flood efforts” — https://bit.ly/2Nqbz15

18:12 PM IST 28 Aug

18:12 PM IST 28 Aug

18:11 PM IST 28 Aug

Sneak Peak: Google is testing new features for Google Pay for merchants.

18:10 PM IST 28 Aug

By this Diwali, you’ll be able to use Google Pay at over 15,000 favorite retail stores across country.

18:09 PM IST 28 Aug

“Google Tez” will now be called “Google Pay”
http://www.bgr.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-28-at-12.38.49-PM-1024×640.png

18:08 PM IST 28 Aug

18:07 PM IST 28 Aug

More than 22 million active users in businesses are using Google Tez: Caesar

18:05 PM IST 28 Aug

Google says 400+ Android Go devices will be globally available by end of 2018, 150+ manufactures have partnered already. In India Samsung is the new partner with recently launched Galaxy J2 Core.
http://www.bgr.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-28-at-12.32.35-PM-1024×640.png

17:59 PM IST 28 Aug

Google with Railtel has delivered 400+ Google Stations wi-fi hubs till date: Caesar
http://www.bgr.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-28-at-12.27.54-PM-1024×640.png

17:57 PM IST 28 Aug

Google’s Caesar Sengupta, Vice President of Product Management is on stage to talk about Next Billion Users (NBU) initiative.
http://www.bgr.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-28-at-12.26.16-PM-1024×640.png

17:55 PM IST 28 Aug

Google is getting ‘Plus Codes’ to help assign addresses to 100,000 residents across 25,000 homes in Kolkata : Gayathri

17:54 PM IST 28 Aug

Google is getting ‘Plus Codes’ to help assign addresses to 100,000 residents across 25,000 homes in Kolkata : Gayathri

17:52 PM IST 28 Aug

17:51 PM IST 28 Aug

Maps Go gets turn by turn navigation : Gayathri
http://www.bgr.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-28-at-12.20.13-PM-1024×640.png

17:49 PM IST 28 Aug

17:49 PM IST 28 Aug

17:48 PM IST 28 Aug

Google Maps: 20mn+ two wheeler users navigate through maps in India.

17:46 PM IST 28 Aug

‘Android Go’ and feature phones will also support Google Assistant without having to install anything new: Google For India 2018 Keynote

17:43 PM IST 28 Aug

17:40 PM IST 28 Aug

17:39 PM IST 28 Aug

Some tongue twister fun with Google Assistant in Hindi on stage.
http://www.bgr.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-28-at-12.08.19-PM-1024×640.png

17:37 PM IST 28 Aug

Starting today, Google Assistant will now be available in Marathi. It will add 7 more Indian languages soon.

17:36 PM IST 28 Aug

“Since last year, Google Assistant usage has been tripled” – Pravir Gupta, Senior Engineering Director, Google Assistant.
http://www.bgr.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-28-at-12.05.21-PM-1024×640.png

17:34 PM IST 28 Aug

17:34 PM IST 28 Aug

Shashi is showing a sneak preview of upcoming feature where within the Search you’ll be able to get pronunciation of a word, and it’ll even tell you where you are sounding wrong in pronunciation.

17:31 PM IST 28 Aug

Google Go is getting a new feature, where it’ll read out articles to you in your language, and it’ll work on 2G connection as well. It supports multiple languages Hindi, English, Marathi and more.
http://www.bgr.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-28-at-12.00.16-PM-1024×640.png

17:26 PM IST 28 Aug

Bilingual “Google Feed” will also come to Google Go in coming months: Sashi

17:26 PM IST 28 Aug

Google has been doing it for a while, but it has now officially announced bilingual “Google Feed” with Hindi and English starting today, Bengali and Marathi will come soon.
http://www.bgr.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-28-at-11.54.08-AM-1024×640.png

17:22 PM IST 28 Aug

Wow! On stage demo of 60 seconds in which Google converted a print page into online page quite accurately. — ‘Project Navlekha’

17:21 PM IST 28 Aug

Google has announced ‘Project Navlekha’ for Indian print publishers to bring their content online.
http://www.bgr.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-28-at-11.49.34-AM-1024×640.png

17:18 PM IST 28 Aug

50% more Indians are using mobile search everyday: Shashidhar Thakur VP Engineer, Google Search is now on stage
http://www.bgr.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-28-at-11.46.00-AM-1024×640.png

17:14 PM IST 28 Aug

Google is showing a demo of how their technology can help screening diabetic retinopathy in real time.

17:10 PM IST 28 Aug

17:10 PM IST 28 Aug

Google is working on system where it’ll be able to make early prediction for unfortunate floods like Kerala and Karnataka : Anitha Vijaykumar

17:09 PM IST 28 Aug

Google is working on system where it’ll be able to make early prediction for unfortunate floods like Kerala and Karnataka : Anitha Vijaykumar

17:07 PM IST 28 Aug

Anitha Vijaykumar from Google’s Tensor flow team is on stage to talk about AI.
http://www.bgr.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-28-at-11.33.13-AM-1024×640.png

17:04 PM IST 28 Aug

Anitha Vijaykumar from Google’s Tensor flow team is on stage to talk about AI.
http://www.bgr.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-28-at-11.33.13-AM-1024×640.png

16:59 PM IST 28 Aug

Gboard today supports 50 Indian languages: Rajan Anandan

16:58 PM IST 28 Aug

Till date Google has enrolled 50,000 ‘Internet Saathi’s” in India

16:58 PM IST 28 Aug

16:57 PM IST 28 Aug

16:56 PM IST 28 Aug

16:55 PM IST 28 Aug

Google for India 2018 Keynote: 45% internet users in India will be women in future

16:54 PM IST 28 Aug

Google for India 2018 Keynote: Google.org is supporting Kerala Floods victim with one million dollar donation: Rajan

16:52 PM IST 28 Aug

Google for India 2018 Keynote: Rajan Anandan, Vice President, South East Asia & India is on stage now. He is talking about how Google’s technology has helped people in Kerala Floods.
http://www.bgr.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-28-at-11.21.03-AM-1024×640.png

16:48 PM IST 28 Aug

Google for India 2018 Keynote: event has just started

16:33 PM IST 28 Aug

We are only a few minutes away from the keynote
http://www.bgr.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-28-at-11.01.30-AM-1024×640.png

16:29 PM IST 28 Aug

4th Annual Edition of ‘Google for India’ is about to start, we’ll be bringing live updates here.

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  • Published Date: August 28, 2018 10:28 AM IST