Tez rebranded as GooglePay, platform to receive major push this Diwali

Global tech giant Google on Tuesday said that by Diwali it plans to expand the operations of its payments platform, and would add major retail chains restaurants and cab aggregators to the platform. The tech giant has also re-branded ‘Tez’ as ‘Google Pay’ as part of its efforts to take the digital payments app to… Continue reading Tez rebranded as GooglePay, platform to receive major push this Diwali

From AI to enhanced security, here is what’s new in Google Android 9 Pie OS

Search engine and technology giant Google on August 6 announced the Android 9 Pie, a next iteration of its operating system for smart devices. The new OS is currently rolling out as an update to Google Pixel phones and other phones from brands such as OnePlus, Nokia, Xiaomi, Sony, Oppo, Vivo and Essential would get… Continue reading From AI to enhanced security, here is what’s new in Google Android 9 Pie OS

Google doodle remembers tragedy queen Meena Kumari on her 85th birthday

MEENA KUMARI THE FAMOUS FILM ACTRESS WAS ALSO A SINGER AND POET Popularly known as The Tragedy Queen, she was not only an iconic star of Hindi cinema but also a singer and poet of great flair. She was daughter of a Master Ali Bux, who had migrated from Bhera. Her mother was Phrabawati Devi.… Continue reading Google doodle remembers tragedy queen Meena Kumari on her 85th birthday

How Google Glass-based solutions can empower autistic people in India

Google Glass — an eye-wearable device that made headlines in 2015 but failed in the consumer technology space — has now rekindled the hopes of millions of people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) globally, including in India. Although no official numbers are available, at least 70 million people have autism worldwide, including over 10 million… Continue reading How Google Glass-based solutions can empower autistic people in India

Rolls-Royce unveils hybrid electric flying taxi that may take off by 2020

British engine maker Rolls-Royce revealed plans this week to develop a hybrid electric vehicle, dubbed the “flying taxi“, which takes off and lands vertically and could be airborne within five years. The London-listed aerospace giant, which is based in Derby in central England, showed off the plans at the Farnborough Airshow for the first time,… Continue reading Rolls-Royce unveils hybrid electric flying taxi that may take off by 2020

Instagram does a YouTube, launches IGTV app for hour-long vertical videos

Aiming to take on Google-owned YouTube, popular photo-sharing platform Instagram announced it would allow users to upload videos up to one hour in length, up from the previous one-minute limit, adding that it has hit the milestone of one billion users worldwide. “We launched IGTV (a button inside the Instagram home screen, as well as… Continue reading Instagram does a YouTube, launches IGTV app for hour-long vertical videos

One brand, many faces: Multiple influencers take off

Earlier this year, cricketer Sourav Ganguly joined LinkedIn as an influencer, following peers such as Sachin Tendulkar, who had taken the step last year. Ganguly and Tendulkar though were not the only ones to go down that road. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, industrialists Bill Gates and Richard Branson, Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra and Canadian PM… Continue reading One brand, many faces: Multiple influencers take off