Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicSundar Pichai

Topic: Sundar Pichai

Google announces Rs 75,000-crore investment to boost India’s digital growth

Google CEO Sundar Pichai said the investment would be made over the next 5-7 years through a mix of equity investments, partnerships and ecosystem investments.

H-1B order ‘undermines greatest asset’ of US economy — Twitter, Pichai, others slam Trump

US President Donald Trump has temporarily suspended H-1B and other work visas until the end of the year. Trade bodies and tech giants have criticised the move.

Google allows work from home till end of 2020, to give $1,000 allowance to each employee

CEO Sundar Pichai, in an email, said Google will start opening more buildings from July allowing employees to return to office on a rotating basis.

Sundar Pichai thinks AI will be a more profound change than fire

Google CEO Sundar Pichai says artificial intelligence is one of the most profound things humanity is working on, more profound than fire or electricity.

Google culture war escalates as era of transparency tails off

After Google’s top lawyer argues the tech giant has outgrown its policy of allowing workers to access nearly any internal document, some workers react harshly.

Ruchir Sharma sees economic & democratic revival, Mihir Sharma on 3 myths of eco downturn

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

Google founders got a $2 billion retirement gift for naming Sundar Pichai as Alphabet CEO

The founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, each own about 6% of the internet giant and still control Alphabet through special voting shares.

Sundar Pichai finally has a title fitting his role

Sundar Pichai, the new CEO of Alphabet, has essentially been running the company for several years now.

Sundar Pichai is Google’s answer for now, but raises new questions for Alphabet

It remains to be seen whether Sundar Pichai, as Alphabet CEO, can deal with the social and economic politics as well as the company's current broken structure.

Google boss Sundar Pichai to also become CEO of parent firm Alphabet

Sundar Pichai will now also lead Alphabet’s array of expensive, futuristic endeavours, such as autonomous cars and new health-care technology.

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Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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