Google removes 71,132 content pieces in May, 83,613 items in June in India: Compliance reports

Under the new IT rules, large digital platforms with over 5 million users will have to publish compliance reports every month, mentioning the details of complaints received and action taken thereon.

published on : 30th July 2021

Google Chrome allows Android users to manage their permissions to websites

In an upcoming release, Google will also add an option to delete the site from your browsing history in Chrome.

published on : 21st July 2021

Google Cloud adds second cloud region in India in Delhi-NCR

The Delhi-NCR Cloud region (which also has three availability zones) is Google's 10th such setup in the Asia Pacific and 26th globally.

published on : 15th July 2021

Delhi Transport department partners with Google Maps for real-time information on buses

With this move, Delhi will join the league of global cities where real-time data of all buses is being incorporated onto the Google Maps platform.

published on : 15th July 2021

Google fined $592 million in dispute with French publishers

The agency threatened fines of another 900,000 euros (around $1 million) per day if Google doesn't produce proposals within two months on how it will compensate news producers.

published on : 13th July 2021

Google's Sundar Pichai warns about threats to internet freedom

Changing laws pertaining to the internet are leading to different internets in different countries, he said in an interview.

published on : 13th July 2021

Eight Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham students in Google Summer of Code

The selected Amrita students include Alluri Harshit Varma (The Terasology Foundation) and Nived (TensorFlow).

published on : 13th July 2021

India is deeply within me, a big part of who I am: Google CEO Sundar Pichai

'I'm an American citizen but India is deeply within me. So it's a big part of who I am,' Pichai, 49, said, when asked about his roots.

published on : 12th July 2021

Delhi government tie-up with Google to reduce bus waiting time

The Delhi government is integrating public transit systems in the city with Google so that people won’t have to wait long for public buses, said Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot on Friday.

published on : 10th July 2021

Have the floodgates opened against big tech?

Facebook’s tussle with Australia may be a changing point in the history of the digital world that would redefine the relationships of big tech companies with society.

published on : 9th July 2021

36 US states file lawsuit against Google

The lawsuit alleges that Google imposes technical barriers that strongly discourage or completely prevent third-party app developers from distributing apps outside the Google Play Store.

published on : 8th July 2021

First compliance report by Google, FB under new IT rules big step towards transparency: Minister Prasad

Facebook on Friday said it "actioned" over 30 million content pieces across 10 violation categories during May 15-June 15 in the country.

published on : 3rd July 2021

India agrees to international framework on taxing MNCs like Google, Facebook

According to finance ministry officials, India will be able to tax big MNCs doing business in the country without having physical presence here up to 20% of their profits. 

published on : 3rd July 2021

27,762 content takedown requests in April, says Google in its first Transparency Report

This comes after Google CEO Sundar Pichai  had stated that the company will follow the laws of the land in response to queries on India’s new IT regulations.

published on : 1st July 2021

Received 27,700 user complaints, removed over 59,000 content pieces in April in India: Google

Google is among the first large digital platforms to release its monthly compliance report in compliance with the IT rules that came into force from May 26.

published on : 30th June 2021
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