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  • Apple opens map development office in India's Hyderabad

    NEW DELHI: Apple said Thursday it will open a development office in Hyderabad, as its chief executive Tim Cook continued his India charm offensive with an investment boon to one of the country's top technology hubs...

    It pits Apple against Google, which has made maps a key focus of its attempt to forge inroads in India, a vast but largely untapped Internet market where almost a billion people are still not online...

  • Gujrat municipal office building renovated

    GUJRAT: The historical building of the old municipal office has been renovated and the road in front of it widened after demolishing the boundary wall...

    Aurangzaib Butt, chairman of the city beautification committee, said it was the first building of the municipal office here that was established in 1919 and now approximately Rs2 million had been spent on its renovation...

  • Google expanding self-driving vehicle testing to Phoenix

    The company’s Google unit has conducted driverless vehicle testing for six years in Mountain View, California, where it is based, and expanded testing to Austin, Texas last summer...

    Major automakers, and technology companies led by Google, are racing to develop and sell vehicles that can drive themselves, but they have complained that safety rules are impeding testing and ultimate deployment of such vehicles...

  • Google to buy part of Taiwan smartphone maker HTC for $1bn

    Taiwan's struggling smartphone maker HTC said on Thursday it would sell part of its smartphone business to Google for $1...

    Google will take on half of HTC's research staff — about 2,000 people — many of whom have already been working on the Silicon Valley firm's Pixel handset, as well as intellectual property (IP) licensing...

  • Google launches new policy to boost news organisations' subscriptions

    Google on Monday announced new steps to help struggling news organisations, including an end to a longstanding “first click free” policy to generate fresh revenues for publishers hurt by the shift from print to digital...

    “I truly believe that Google and news publishers actually share a common cause,” said Google vice president Philipp Schindler...

  • Google pays tribute to queen of melody

    KARACHI: Admirers of Pakistani music woke up to a pleasant surprise on Thursday morning when they saw Google pay tribute to Malika-i-Tarannum Noor Jehan by unveiling a doodle to mark the legendary vocalist’s 92nd birthday...

    The other, and precise, unmissable feature of her face was the mole on her ruddy cheek, and Google’s attention to detail was spot on...

  • Google unit forms ethics body for artificial intelligence

    WASHINGTON: DeepMind, the Google sibling focusing on artificial intelligence, has announced the launch of an “ethics and society” unit to study the impact of new technologies on society...

    The announcement by the London-based group acquired by Google parent Alphabet is the latest effort in the tech sector to ease concerns that robotics and artificial intelligence will veer out of human control...

  • Google finds evidence of Russian operatives seeking to interfere in 2016 US election

    Google has found evidence its platforms were exploited by Russian operatives seeking to interfere in the 2016 US presidential election, The Washington Post reported on Monday...

    Google, a unit of Alphabet, "found that tens of thousands of dollars were spent on ads by Russian agents who aimed to spread disinformation" across Google's products, the newspaper wrote, citing people familiar with the company's investigation...

  • EU Google probe encourages investors in Russia competitor Yandex

    NEW YORK: The European Union’s antitrust probe into Google sparked a big rally in Russian search engine Yandex NV last week, even though the “Russian Google” still faces significant challenges, competitive and otherwise...

    But it has lost market share as Russian consumers have adopted Android-based cell phones that come pre-loaded with Google products that compete directly with Yandex applications...

  • EU says eager to ‘finalise’ probe into Google market abuse

    WASHINGTON: The European Union said Thursday it filed formal charges in an anti-trust case against Google to speedily resolve allegations that the tech titan abuses its search engine’s market dominance...

    EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Google was a “very successful” company, but that preferential use of its own shopping product in its search engine could be harmful to consumers and competitors...

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