Paresh Dave

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Google calls Justice Department lawsuit 'deeply flawed'

Google calls Justice Department lawsuit 'deeply flawed'

Says users don't like 'lower-quality search alternatives'.
Oct 21 2020 6:26AM
Google to power data centres using carbon-free energy by 2030

Google to power data centres using carbon-free energy by 2030

Builds on previous goal.
Sep 15 2020 11:43AM
Google turns Android phones into earthquake sensors

Google turns Android phones into earthquake sensors

Smartphones become mini-seismographs.
Aug 12 2020 11:51AM
Levandowski gets 18 months in prison for stealing Google files

Levandowski gets 18 months in prison for stealing Google files

Related to self-driving cars.
Aug 6 2020 6:47AM
Google Cloud prepares for Black Friday 'peak on top of peak'

Google Cloud prepares for Black Friday 'peak on top of peak'

Record online shopping levels anticipated.
Aug 5 2020 6:10AM
Microsoft nears big bet on TikTok's US, A/NZ operations

Microsoft nears big bet on TikTok's US, A/NZ operations

Must complete a deal by September 15.
Aug 4 2020 6:47AM
Google says 20 US states, territories 'exploring' contact tracing apps

Google says 20 US states, territories 'exploring' contact tracing apps

Representing about 45 percent of the country's population.
Aug 1 2020 9:35AM
New Google default wipes users' location, web history after 18 months

New Google default wipes users' location, web history after 18 months

Reduces tracking.
Jun 25 2020 11:10AM
Apple-Google contact tracing tech draws interest in 23 countries, some hedge bets

Apple-Google contact tracing tech draws interest in 23 countries, some hedge bets

Initial version of system released.
May 21 2020 6:52AM
WHO readies coronavirus app for checking symptoms, possibly contact tracing

WHO readies coronavirus app for checking symptoms, possibly contact tracing

To enable people in under-resourced countries to assess.
May 10 2020 8:52PM
Google travel data show lockdown fatigue in Australia, US

Google travel data show lockdown fatigue in Australia, US

Return to parks and jobs as infection rates flatten.
May 4 2020 6:32AM
Google makes Meet video conferencing free to all users, challenging Zoom

Google makes Meet video conferencing free to all users, challenging Zoom

Turning its previously business-only tool into a bigger rival to Zoom.
Apr 30 2020 6:28AM
Companies bet on AI cameras to track social distancing, limit liability

Companies bet on AI cameras to track social distancing, limit liability

Equipping existing security cameras with software that can track compliance.
Apr 28 2020 6:36AM
Google drops charges on shopping service to counter Amazon's surging ad sales

Google drops charges on shopping service to counter Amazon's surging ad sales

Amid surge in online shopping.
Apr 22 2020 1:00PM
Google's Meet gets Zoom-like layout, Gmail link

Google's Meet gets Zoom-like layout, Gmail link

Tries to capitalise on security and other concerns with rival services.
Apr 17 2020 6:50AM
Tariff pain turns to gain: US computer stockpiles help meet virus rush

Tariff pain turns to gain: US computer stockpiles help meet virus rush

Boston Public Schools ordered 20,000 laptops and had them in hand in four days.
Apr 2 2020 7:11AM
Home-bound users fume as video apps do not sync with TVs

Home-bound users fume as video apps do not sync with TVs

Lack of interoperability "a hot mess".
Mar 27 2020 1:07PM
Google asks users about symptoms for Carnegie Mellon coronavirus forecasting effort

Google asks users about symptoms for Carnegie Mellon coronavirus forecasting effort

Aiming to predict spread of coronavirus infections.
Mar 25 2020 6:39AM
Google critics see its Firebase tools as another squeeze play

Google critics see its Firebase tools as another squeeze play

Some devs say software will deepen company's access to consumer data.
Mar 20 2020 12:53PM
Social media giants warn of AI moderation errors as coronavirus empties offices

Social media giants warn of AI moderation errors as coronavirus empties offices

As companies empty offices and rely on automated takedown software.
Mar 18 2020 6:43AM

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