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Joint Committee Of Parliament Summons For Social Media Giants Facebook And Twitter

Oct 22, 2020 PTI

Panel also considering summons for Amazon and Google on the issue of protection of data and its privacy

Justice Dept Sues Tech Giant Google In A Landmark Antitrust Case

Oct 21, 2020 Associated Press (AP)

Lawmakers and consumer advocates have long accused Google of abusing its dominance in online search and advertising.

Google Pixel 4a Smartphone And Nest Audio Are Ultimately Incomparable Devices

Google's sturdy look of the Pixel 4a phone and a brilliant camera makes it a worth buy. Nest Audio smart speaker is also an ideal device to carry. Pixel 4a and Nest Audio are introduced at a special price of ₹29,999, and ₹6,999 respectively.

Apple Launches New iPhone 12 Series, To Be Shipped Without Adapters

Oct 14, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

The 4 new iPhone variants are all 5G compliant, have new screens and better cameras.

Absolute Digital Monopoly, Corrupts Absolutely

Imagine if Google stops its Map services in India, It will destroy billions of dollars’ worth of businesses built in India over Google Maps, and make millions of drivers of aggregated cab services jobless and have severe repercussions on the economy per se. This is the high time, we must develop anything of our own.

02 October, 2020

Google Launches Online Postcard Exhibition Inspired By Teachings Of Gandhi


The exhibit addresses the issue of inequality of various kinds and features people’s voices on closing the gap in all spheres of life.

28 September, 2020

Paytm Brings Back Paytm Cricket League With UPI Cashback, Scratch Cards


Users can now collect stickers of cricket stars as they pay digitally for their mobile bills, recharges, buying groceries or money transfers. Once they have a complete set, they can redeem it for cashback up to Rs 1,000, a statement said.

27 September, 2020

Wiki Just Killed Me, And I Feel Fine

Ramananda Sengupta

In our increasingly digital world, we must always remember that the truth might not always be out there.

23 September, 2020

Actor Ayushmann Khurrana Features In Time Magazine's World’s 100 Most Influential People Of 2020

Giridhar Jha

Khurrana shares the honours with four other Indians – Prime minister Narendra Modi, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, the UK-based doctor of Indian origin, Ravindra Gupta, who found a cure to AIDS and the 82-year-old Bilkis Dadi of the Shaheen Bagh fame.

21 September, 2020

Google Vs Paytm Saga: A Clear Case Of Global Giants’ Discriminatory Behaviour In India

Jay Sayta

Google has been found guilty of abuse of dominant position and unfair trade practices by the European Commission, same could happen in India.

18 September, 2020

Ahead Of IPL 2020, Did Fantasy Cricket Giant Dream11 Conspire With Google To Try And Knock Out Paytm?

Soumitra Bose

With IPL 2020 starting Saturday, the war between fantasy cricket operators is hotting up and could turn dirty in future


18 September, 2020

Paytm Back On Google Play Store After Being Removed Briefly For Policy Violation

Outlook Web Bureau

Google removed Paytm from the Play Store hours after the search engine said that it does not allow apps facilitating sports betting and will remove such apps from the Play Store.

16 September, 2020

Digital Banking Will Be The Future Of Banking Post Corona Pandemic

Srivatsa Subbanna

Customers now expect banks to maximize digital interactions and come up with digital alternatives for their day-to-day banking needs as they are now more open to trying out a new app than they were before the COVID-19 pandemic.

24 July, 2020

India Needs Further Economic Reforms To Attract More Investment: IMF


The remarks by International Monetary Fund's Chief Spokesperson Gerry Rice on Thursday came in response to a question on the recent FDI announcements made by global giants like Facebook and Google in India.

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.

14 July, 2020

Google, Facebook, Microsoft Join Harvard, MIT In Lawsuit Against New Student Visa Rule


According to the IT companies, international students residing in the US make a substantial contribution to the country's GDP and have a particularly significant impact in towns and cities where colleges and universities are located.

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.

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.

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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.

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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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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

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.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

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.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

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.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz