Google’s New AI-Enabled Flood Alert Model For India & Bangladesh

Recently, Google launched a new forecasting model that will allow doubling the lead time of its alerts. The model is claimed to provide more notice to governments and giving tens of millions of people an extra day or so to prepare. The model supports Hindi, Bengali and seven other local languages. With the help of […]

What’s Cooking Inside Google Research Labs In India For AI?

Manish Google

For many years now, Google has been advancing applications in fields like Machine Learning, Natural Language Understanding, Computer Vision, Software Engineering and Multi-agent Systems. To take this to the next level, Google started an AI lab in Bangalore, with two core pillars. First, improving fundamental computer science and AI research by developing a strong team […]

Google Announces Rs 75,000 Crore India Digitisation Fund

“Our goal is to build a more helpful Google for everyone.”- Sundar Pichai Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google and Alphabet today announced a $10 billion Google for India Digitisation Fund in order to help accelerate the digital economy of the country.   Pichai stated, “Today, I’m excited to announce the Google for India Digitization Fund. Through […]

Google Launches India-Specific Website To Provide Up-To-Date COVID-19 Information

Google Launches India-Specific Website To Provide Up-To-Date COVID-19 Information

Amid this COVID-19 pandemic, in order to deliver comprehensive and accurate information to people, Google has launched an India-specific website on coronavirus. The site also shares information on how to stay productive during this time. Alongside, the website contains critical information that is required during this crisis, such as crucial helpline numbers, content about symptoms, […]

Google Cloud Appointed Karan Bajwa As Managing Director For Its Cloud Offerings In India

Google Cloud MD India

Google today announced the assignment of Karan Bajwa as Managing Director of Google Cloud in India. He will be responsible for driving all revenue and go-to-market operations for Google Cloud’s extensive solution portfolio that includes Google Cloud Platform and G Suite. Google Cloud’s field sales, partner and customer engineering organisations in India will also report […]

Google Chose These 6 Indian Startups For Its Accelerator Programme

Launchpad

Google has chosen six Indian startups for its third edition of the ‘Launchpad Accelerator India’ programme where the tech giant aims to boost the growth of some startups with innovative ideas. The chosen startups will undergo a three-month programme along with an intensive one-week boot camp where the startups will be examined by industry experts […]

Google Cloud Announces Plans To Launch A Second Cloud Region In India

Google Cloud announces plans to launch second cloud region in India

Google today announced its plans to open a Delhi cloud region. This will be the company’s second cloud region in India since it launched the Mumbai region in 2017. The new cloud region will expand Google’s existing network, which stands at eight regions in the Asia Pacific and 22 regions globally today. Google cloud regions bring […]

Google Will Assist India In Solving These Socio-Economic Challenges

Google research in India

Google has announced that it will deploy AI in six research projects to solve various challenges faced in India. The focused sectors are public health, education, disaster prevention, and conservation. Google is already using AI in forecasting floods, detecting diabetic eye diseases, and cancers. The company is determined to extend the use of AI further […]