Amit Singhal will help guide GOQii’s expansion into new global markets, the first of which will be the U.S. Amit’s 15 year career at Google began when he rewrote the search engine’s ‘ranking algorithm’, helping engineer the formulas that decide how web pages respond to user input.
Google has added health cards in its knowledge graph will now provide easy access to information relating to healthcare facilities in India. Once you search about a health problem, all the relevant information will appear. It has been introduced in mobile too and is live on Google app.
Remember landlines? So, Google is planning to bring that era back with a new touch of technology-‘Fiber Phones’.Fiber Phones will be similar to our traditional landlines but with lot more features. They will let us stay connected and we can access it from anywhere.
Now if you hit the words “anti national” or “Sedition” on Google maps, not that any body will seek a direction for it, but, Google will show you the directions to Jawaharlal Nehru University with the address- New Mehrauli Road, Near Munirka, New Delhi, Delhi 110067.
From today you’ll be able to choose from Uber or Ola cab services. If you have a provider’s app installed, you’ll be able to see fare estimates and pick up times and if a car is available near you. The new feature will be available on Android devices and will be soon launched in iOS.
A report by Google has revealed that searches for 4G devices saw a spike of 200% with all the upcoming 4G services by telecom operators. While search for 4G increased, the search giant witnessed a drop of 35% for 3G. 4G devices constitute one third of the shipments in the July-September period.
It is a collaborative effort with publishers and key technology companies. Google claims that AMP loads an average of four times faster and use 10 times less data than equivalent non-AMP pages. Publishing houses such as Network18, NDTV, India Today, Hindustan Times and DNA among others have come on board.
Google has added 13 more languages to its Google Translate. The total number of languages Google Translate now supports to is over 100. Sindhi can now be translated and the speakers can type a phrase on their phone or computer and it will be translated into English, or vice versa.
Passengers travelling from Mumbai Central railway station will be able to use Google’s wifi service starting from today. The deadline set by Pichai was January for the first railway station. The first hour of the service will be free but then the speeds will be limited to give equal access to all passengers.