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Morgan Stanley CFO, Ruth Porat to Join Google

Morgan Stanley CFO, Ruth Porat to Join Google

March 25, 2015 at 6:15 am 0 comments

Google today announced that Ruth Porat, currently chief financial officer, Morgan Stanley, will join its management team as CFO. Ruth joined Morgan Stanley in 1987 and has played several key roles at the company, including vice chairman of Investment Banking, global head of the Financial Institutions Group and and co-HeadRead More

Google CFO, Patrick Pichette to Retire

Google CFO, Patrick Pichette to Retire

March 11, 2015 at 6:20 am 0 comments

Google’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Patrick Pichette has informed the company of his intent to retire. The effective date of Patrick’s retirement has not yet been determined. Patrick indicated that he intends to assist in the search for a new CFO and ensure an orderly transition, which the company expectsRead More

Interview with Annette Zimmermann, Research Director, Gartner

Interview with Annette Zimmermann, Research Director, Gartner

February 25, 2015 at 6:06 am 0 comments

“Gartner forecasts sales of wearables to reach 514 mn units in 2020” Q: What’s next for the smartphone? In such a highly mature smartphone market it is increasingly difficult for vendors to differentiate their high-end products. Last year, smartphone vendors focused their efforts on imaging capabilities and larger screens. BothRead More

Google Acquires Softcard to Beat Apple Pay

Google Acquires Softcard to Beat Apple Pay

February 24, 2015 at 3:49 am 0 comments

Google has acquired Softcard technology and capabilities to power the next generation of mobile payments and to beat Apple Pay. Softcard has completed a deal with Google to bring together leading technologies to advance mobile wallets. For now, Softcard customers can continue to tap and pay with the app. SoftcardRead More

India’s Internet users will not reach 500 mn by 2017

India’s Internet users will not reach 500 mn by 2017

November 4, 2014 at 10:20 am 0 comments

Google is targeting 500 million Internet users in India by 2017. To achieve this feat, the company has announced creation of Indian Language Internet Alliance (ILIA), a group committed to promote growth of Indian language content online. To start with, Google has launched Hindi portal www.hindiweb.com. This will help HindiRead More

Google announces Internet Alliance, targets 500 mn users by 2017

Google announces Internet Alliance, targets 500 mn users by 2017

November 3, 2014 at 6:33 pm 0 comments

Google today announced the creation of Indian Language Internet Alliance (ILIA), a group committed to promote Indic-language content and is targeting 500 mn Internet users by 2017. The Alliance will work together to accelerate building Indic language content for the hundreds of millions of Indians who will be coming onlineRead More

Google to launch app contest for PMO

Google to launch app contest for PMO

September 23, 2014 at 7:38 am 0 comments

Google India is collaborating with MyGov, the citizen engagement platform of the government to launch a nationwide contest to develop mobile app for the PMO. The mobile app will bring the PMO to every citizen and the contest will showcase how Indians can build a world class app. Google IndiaRead More

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Why India is a test bed for Android One smartphone?

September 16, 2014 at 8:53 am 0 comments

India is a big market for smartphones worldwide and it is still growing thanks to consumers who are switching from feature phones to smartphones. In 2013, India sold 40 million smartphones and in 2014 the forecast is around 80 million, which is twice 2013 figures. This opens up big opportunityRead More

MediaTek teams with Google on Android One

MediaTek teams with Google on Android One

September 15, 2014 at 4:04 pm 0 comments

Aiming to reach the next billion people, MediaTek and Google are working together on Android One, an initiative to provide a family of high-quality and affordably priced Android devices for consumers in emerging markets. With Android One, which launched today, Google is working closely with partners to make it easierRead More

Google acquires ZYNC

Google acquires ZYNC

August 27, 2014 at 6:07 am 0 comments

Google has acquired ZYNC, a visual effect and design company. For ZYNC, two things will always remain the same in visual effects and design – project schedules fluctuate and the effort to get to final is impossible to predict accurately. ZYNC was developed as a mission critical in-house tool toRead More