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Sundar Pichai

Five Powerful Indian-Americans Rocking Silicon Valley, Parag Agrawal Latest Addition

Dec 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

As Parag Agrawal becomes the CEO of Twitter, the Indian diaspora's representation in the tech giants of America, especially the companies in Silicon Valley gets a new badge. But there's more to the list.

US President To Meet Tech And Finance Leaders To Up Cybersecurity Game

Aug 25, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The summit comes during a relentless stretch of ransomware attacks that have targeted critical infrastructure, in some cases extorting multi-million-dollar payments from major corporations, as well as other illicit cyber operations that U.S. authorities have linked to foreign hackers.

Free, Open Internet Under 'Attack': Google Chief Sundar Pichai

Pichai also addressed the controversies around tax, privacy and data.

Google I/O 2021: New Privacy Settings, AI Tools And Release Of Android 12 Beta Among New Announcements

May 19, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Google has also announced new enhancements to its Password Manager, which helps users create, remember, save and auto-fill passwords across the web.

Google Pledges Rs 135 Crore To Tackle Covid Crisis In India; Nadella Thanks US Govt

India logged a record of 3,52,991 new coronavirus infections in a day on Monday, taking its total tally of Covid-19 cases to 1,73,13,163.

19 February, 2021

Australia PM Scott Morrison Urges Facebook To Lift Blockade On News, Calls It ‘Threat’

Associated Press (AP)

The blockade has escalated a fight with the government over whether powerful tech companies should have to pay news organizations for content.

18 February, 2021

Australians Blocked From Accessing News On Facebook After Proposal Of New Law

Associated Press (AP)

The Australian Parliament is debating proposed laws that would make the two platforms strike deals to pay for Australian news.

12 February, 2021

UP Police Book Google's Sundar Pichai, Others; Drop Names From FIR Later

Outlook Web Bureau

Sundar Pichai and three other top officials at Google were booked after an FIR was lodged by a local resident over defamatory video against PM Modi

19 January, 2021

AUS Vs IND: Standing Ovation For 'Wounded' Indian Cricket Team


Prime Minister Narendra Modi was one of the first to congratulate the Indian cricket team, which beat Australia by 3 wickets at The Gabba

10 December, 2020

Google CEO Sundar Pichai Apologises For Timnit Gebru's Exit, Says Will Review Abrupt Departure

Associated Press (AP)

Sundar Pichai told Google employees that the tech company is beginning a review of the circumstances leading up to Black computer scientist Timnit Gebru's exit.

23 September, 2020

Shaheen Bagh's Dadi Makes It To Time's Top 100 Influential People

Waqar Ahmed Fahad

Bilkis was one of those who had been sitting there ever since Indian government passed the Citizenship Amendment Act, which could block Muslims from citizenship in the country and she continued through the cold winter.

15 July, 2020

Google To Pick 7.7% Stake In Jio For Rs 33,737 Crore: Mukesh Ambani

Outlook Web Bureau

Reliance India chairman Mukesh Ambani said Google will invest over Rs 33,737 crore for a 7.7 per cent stake in Jio Platforms.

13 July, 2020

PM Modi, Google's Pichai Discuss How Tech Can Transform Lives, Emerging Work Culture In Pandemic


'We discussed the challenges the global pandemic has brought to areas such as sports. We also talked about the importance of data security and cyber safety,' the prime minister said in a series of tweets.

13 July, 2020

Google To Invest Rs 75,000 Crore In India Over Next 5-7 Years: CEO Sundar Pichai


Addressing Google for India event, Pichai asserted that the latest move is a reflecion of the company's confidence in future of India and its digital economy.

20 February, 2020

How Jio Fulfilled Google’s ‘Next Billion Internet Users' Dream

Jyotika Sood

With its data revolution,Reliance managed a strong Internet data user base in India, fulfilling Google's dream of adding next billion users to Internet.

27 December, 2019

'Stop Brutality Against Protestors': Indian Techies Pen Open Letter Against CAA, NRC


They urged business leaders like Sundar Pichai, Satya Nadella and Mukesh Ambani to "take a stance".

04 December, 2019

Google Chief Sundar Pichai Named CEO Of Parent Company Alphabet


Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin have announced they are stepping down from the leadership role

13 June, 2019

Former CIA Director Mike Pompeo Feels That Cricket World Cup Has Major Potential To Change The World

Outlook Web Bureau

Mike Pompeo expressed that Cricket World Cup has a huge following amongst the masses, capturing the imaginations of billions and billions. Pompeo also feels that the tournament has the potential to change the world.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

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What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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