Tag Archives: Google

Google, Uber, Lyft, Ford And Volvo Join Forces To Form The Self-Driving Coalition For Safer Streets

28 Apr

By Mir Juned Hussain, The Tech Portal

With concerns regarding road and traffic safety becoming more serious by the day, tech firms along with automakers have take it upon themselves to influence lawmakers, regulators and the general public. Google, Uber and Lyft have now shaken hands with Volvo and Ford, creating a coalition to do just that. (more…)

YouTube Releases Redesigned Mobile Homepage For iOS And Android Users, With An Improved Recommendation System

28 Apr

By Anmol Sachdeva,  The Tech Portal

YouTube doesn’t want its feat to ever end, and always be at the top of the video content creation and curation game. To strengthen its hold even further, YouTube, today has released an updated and redesigned Homepage for its Android and iOS users. (more…)

Google Reportedly Planning An In-house Startup Incubator Called Area 120 To Increase Employee Retention

26 Apr

By  Vishal Srivastava, The Tech Portal

Retaining top talent has always been a headache for companies. And even a tech giant like Google is not an exception to it. But now, According to a report in The Infomation, Google wants to gain some control over this and is reportedly planning an in-house startup incubator called Area 120 to allow its employees to work full-time on their idea without leaving their job. (more…)

Google And Microsoft Settle Patent Infringement Feuds, Agree To Not File Future Cases With Regulators

25 Apr

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Microsoft and Google have finally decided to call it quits on their long-lasting patent feud, that had been eating away both of theirs time and money. Reuters reports that the two tech behemoths have settled about 18 cases in the United States and Germany, including those pertaining to Motorola Mobility, which Google Inc. sold to Lenovo Corp. about an year ago.  (more…)

Baidu’s Investment Value Exceeds that of Google

1 Jul

China’s Internet giant Baidu took up several strategic challenges in the first half of 2014. A few acquisitions that involved huge sums of money will soon reflect positively on the financial reports. The company’s mobile business remains bullish and Baidu also reported better net profit than Google. Overall, in terms of long-term investment value, Baidu’s future looks brighter when compared to Google’s. (more…)