Wednesday, 17 October, 2018

Topic: Sundar Pichai

Google CEO Sundar Pichai

Google’s Sundar Pichai to be grilled on allegations that conservatives are censored online

Sundar Pichai will meet American lawmakers this week even as Google denies it makes content decisions based on politics.
Google Inc. logo | Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Google could be in trouble as US Congress rejects low-level testimonials on election meddling

US Congress wants Larry Page, CEO of Alphabet Inc. to testify in front of the intelligence committee which will include the chiefs of Twitter and Facebook as well.
Sundar Pichai and Sergey Brin

Google plans China comeback after being missing in action for ten years

Google's co-founder Sergey Brin had defended Google’s pull-out from China in 2010 citing it was better to leave than compromise. 
Sundar Pichai

Internal strife forces Sundar Pichai to rethink Google’s re-entry to China

Reports about Dragonfly, a censored search app, compelled over 1000 Google employees to petition against its launch in China. 
Representational image of a wedding ceremony

Wanted: A husband who’s an NRI and isn’t getting married to please his parents

One call in every 8 hours from an NRI wife is not just a few rotten apples. We only want to hear the feel-good stories of the Sundar Pichais and Satya Nadellas, the ones that made it big.

Sundar Pichai, Satya Nadella, Indra Nooyi in shortlist to pick India’s top 20 universities

Five names from a list of 36 will select the ‘Institutes of Eminence’. 100 institutes have applied for the coveted status expected to be conferred this summer.
Donald Trump lights a candle at a Hindu-American rally

For Donald Trump, Indian techies are just operating systems and not human beings

If Indians thought Trump would be different just because he showed up at a song-and-dance Hindu rally, they have only themselves to blame.
A laptop computer screen displaying the Netflix homepage | Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Netflix is to blame for spoiling viewers rotten

Netflix has accustomed viewers to the idea of an unlimited assortment of TV shows and movies at lesser prices and no ads.
Sabarimala temple

Sabarimala opens tomorrow: Bracing for street attacks on women or is SC order unworkable?

The Sabarimala shrine in Kerala is set to open its gates Wednesday to women of all age groups for the first time after the Supreme Court ruling last month. Seve...