Google is hiring thousands of people outside of its Silicon Valley base in the US and will build five more data centers in the country this year. In an investors' call, CEO Sundar Pichai said that Google would be "making significant investments in offices across nine states, including Colorado and Michigan". Google currently has six
Riding on Google's growing ad business, Alphabet Inc posted $32.32 billion in revenue for the fourth quarter of 2017 -- up 24 percent (year-on-year) from $26.06 billion during the same quarter in 2016. After deducting its traffic acquisition costs, Google's revenue alone was $25.87 billion. Overall, Alphabet posted revenues of $110.9 billion for 2017 --
Google CEO Sundar Pichai today said more women need to be involved in development of technology products, amid a debate at the World Economic Forum (WEF) about growing gender inequality. Speaking here at the WEF annual summit, Pichai also expressed concern over militarisation of AI or artificial intelligence. "There is a moral imperative to involve
Google has announced the dates for its annual I/O developers conference. The event kick starts on May 8, and will run until May 10 at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. As is the tradition with Google, the dates of the conference were also revealed through an online puzzle, which has been finally decoded. This
Google CEO Sundar Pichai has reaffirmed his stand on firing James Damore last year from the company, and he says that he does not regret his move. In an interview with Recode and MSNBC, Pichai said that the decision to fire him was about ensuring women at Google felt like the company was committed to
Indian-born Google CEO Sundar Pichai has said he does not regret firing James Damore, a former employee who was ousted from the company last year for criticising the tech giant for its diversity policy. When asked about Google's decision to fire Damore during an interview with MSNBC, Pichai said. "I don't regret it. It was
In a major step towards its "AI first" dream, Google has developed a text-to-speech artificial intelligence (AI) system that will confuse you with its human-like articulation. The tech giant's text-to-speech system called "Tacotron 2" delivers an AI-generated computer speech that almost matches with the voice of humans, technology news website Inc.com reported. At Google, I/O
Several tech honchos, including Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Apple stalwart Tim Cook took to different social media platforms to wish people a prosperous New Year. "The Sydney fireworks always looks amazing, on my bucket list to be there for New Years:) Wishing everyone happiness and good health in 2018!" Pichai tweeted. "Goodbye 2017, Hello
India-born Google CEO Sundar Pichai, who will be seen on Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khans TV show "TED Talks India Nayi Soch", said the Hindi film industry is famous worldwide. In the upcoming episode, titled "Tomorrow's World", Pichai will appear through video conference, read a statement. "Bollywood is globally famous. Everyone knows Shah Rukh, but
For well over a decade, the face associated with Google, other than its founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin was that of Eric Schmidt. Now, Schmidt has stepped down as Executive Chairman of Alphabet. The Google founders had got him on board to help them with a mature outlook, professional expertise and a sense of
Hinting at a possible resumption of a harmonius relationship with China, Google's India-born Chief Executive Sundar Pichai said that a lot of the tech giant's work actually helps Chinese companies. Attending the fourth edition of the Chinese state-run "World Internet Conference" in Wuzhen, near Shanghai, Pichai said that many small and medium-sized businesses in China
Sensing the need to skill the Indian talent for emerging technologies, Google, in association with technology learning platform Pluralsight and educational institution Udacity, announced a new scholarship program that will help train 1.3 lakh developers and students across the country. As part of the programme, Google will fund 100,000 scholarships on the Pluralsight technology learning
After an intense debate on the social media over the placement of cheese in Android's and Apple's burger emojis -- which was joined by India-born Google CEO Sundar Pichai -- the tech giant has finally served "Android burgers' to its employees.
Last weekend, an interesting debate picked pace on the social media the order of the cheese slice in a burger emoji. And the target of this debate were Google and Apple, because while Google places the cheese slice below the patty on its emoji, Apple places cheese slice above it. You see how crucial that is? However, McDonald s India has now stepped in to save the day.
Indian-origin CEOs of tech giants Google and Microsoft condemned the New York terror attack in which at least eight persons were killed and 12 seriously injured after a truck mowed down people on a cycle path in Lower Manhattan in US.
It's been over a month since Google Tez launched in India, and the app recently recorded 5 million downloads on Play Store. At Alphabet's Q3 earnings call, the company announced the latest figures. Google CEO Sundar Pichai, when talking about Google's revenue in Asian markets, highlighted what Google Tez has achieved so far. Pichai said that Google Tez now has 7.5 million users who have made over 30 million transactions on the app alone.
In a burger, should the cheese slice be on top of the patty, or at the bottom? It is a million-dollar-question that is boggling the internet, including Google CEO Sundar Pichai. So Pichai, 44, now wants to drop everything else and address the burger issue first.
Monday's approaching, and the most important task on Google CEO Sundar Pichai's to-do list is to figure out the correct order of cheese slice in a burger. Should it be on top of the patty, or at the bottom? Pichai will address this extremely crucial aspect related to user preference.
In a world where content consumption is increasing on mobile devices, things are taking a different turn for YouTube. Google's parent company Alphabet held its Q3 earnings call where it announced the latest figures. During the earnings call, Alphabet also mentioned how YouTube is a major revenue builder for Alphabet. It also mentioned how people watch 100 million YouTube videos per day on TV sets.
India-born Google CEO Sundar Pichai has pledged $1 billion in new initiatives to prepare people for the next generation technology jobs. At an event in Pittsburgh, Pichai said Google will spend the money over the next five years to fund grants to nonprofits globally, CNET reported.