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4-H and Google Team Up to Bring Computer Science Education to Kids Across the Country

17 Aug

If there is one point on which most Americans agree, it is that technology will play an increasingly important role in the way we live and work. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that in just three years there will be 1.4 million computer science-related jobs, and only 400,000 qualified job candidates.

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Statwax Named One of 10 Fastest-Growing Google Solution Providers

27 Jul

Statwax, a performance marketing agency focused on finding and converting customers for clients, has been named one of the top 10 fastest growing Google solution providers of 2017 by The Silicon Review, a leading media site for business and technology professionals. (more…)

Want to advertise in VR? Google’s Area 120 has you covered

3 Jul

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Google made a significant portion of its money advertising. And now, the company is attempting to ensure that its core business keeps pace with the rapidly changing times. Towards the same, it has announced a brand new product that brings with it, the concept of advertising in VR. (more…)

Google News gets a makeover, joins the rest in a redesigned look

3 Jul

By Ashvita Anand, The Tech Portal

Adhering to design philosophies it annointed to most if its products, the old school Google revealed its brand new look that has changed after 14 years. The redesigned look makes it easier for users to interact with the interface. (more…)

Google Assistant performs 6 times better than Alexa in the 3,000 question test

27 Jun

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

When two great companies launch a similar product, it is but natural that they will compete against each other and often be compared. Amazon did get an early bird advantage however, there are now other companies into the game as well. The company’s Alexa powered devices are leading the market when it comes to volume however, a recent research suggests that things might be otherwise on the basis of performance, at least where Home is involved. (more…)

Google starts testing ‘Instant Tethering’ on Chrome OS Canary, to make official debut soon

6 Jun

By Kajal Joshi, The Tech Portal

Google had rolled out the Instant Tethering feature earlier this year. The feature eases the process of switching on and connecting to a tethered connection. It had been available for selected devices including the Pixel lineup and Nexus phones or tablets. (more…)

Google’s Waymo kicks off early testing of self-driving trucks: Report

5 Jun

By  Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

With self-driving vehicles slated to become a definite reality in the next couple years, the tech and automobile giants are no longer only looking to outfit cars with this technology. Some of these, like Uber and Waymo, have already kicked off on-road public trials of these cars and now plan on introducing the same autonomous capabilities in semi-trucks as well. (more…)

Google Search adds new ‘Personal’ tab to showcase only your content results

29 May

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Being the biggest search engine does have its perks. Google has amassed a treasuretrove of data about the most random thing that we not be able to think about right at this instant.

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Google, Amazon and eBay Quietly Abandon Support for Their Apple Watch Apps

4 May

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Though you may have not noticed but a handful of iOS applications from leading tech bigwigs have quietly nixed support for the Apple Watch. A fresh report from AppleInsider mentions that Google Maps, Amazon and eBay have killed support for Apple’s smartwatch just recently, without any explanation to the users in their iOS app change-log. They also didn’t provide a date for their return — if they ever plan on making a turnaround. (more…)

Google Crowned as India’s Most Attractive Employer, Amazon & ITC Bag Sector-Specific Awards

30 Apr

By Simran Agarwal, The Tech Portal

As per a recent survey by Dutch HR consulting firm Randstad, Google India is currently the most attractive employer brand in the country — an outcome similar to last year. This further increases attraction towards Google in the job market, making it stand out of the competition. Its investments towards employer branding are certainly apparent through such reports, which help the tech giant retain and attract the right kind of talent. (more…)