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Google launches new digital payment experience in Singapore, after India

Customers of DBS, OCBC and Standard Chartered can now link their bank accounts to Google Pay to pay anyone in Singapore through PayNow.

Singapore

Google extends work from home policy for its employees till June 30, 2021

Google's work from home policy was set to end in January.

Covid-19

​NTU and Google Cloud develop virtual assistant to help address freshmen queries

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has rolled out a new virtual assistant powered by Google Cloud to help some 6,000 incoming freshmen...

Singapore

Google announces USD 4.5 bn investment in Reliance Jio

In the first investment from the Google For India Digitisation Fund announced earlier this week, Google announced a multi-billion dollar...

Corporate

Google's Sundar Pichai announces USD 10 bn investment in India's digital economy sector

Google and Alphabet's Indian-origin CEO Sundar Pichai at the company’s sixth edition of Google for India event announced a ‘Google for...

USA

Indian-origin Prabhakar Raghavan appointed head of Google Search

American tech giant Google has appointed Indian-origin tech executive Prabhakar Raghavan as the new head of its Search and Assistant...

Corporate

3 Indian-origin business leaders named in Emerging Stronger Taskforce

Piyush Gupta, CEO of DBS; Sunny Verghese, co-founder and CEO of Olam; and Caesar Sengupta, VP, Payments and Next Billion Users, Google, are...

Covid-19

Coronavirus, bubble tea, government funds: Singapore's top Google searches in April

Queries “how to make bubble tea” and “how to make tapioca pearls” spiked more than 5000 percent and the searches for “Tapioca...

Covid-19

Google makes video conferencing tool free for all, accommodates up to 100 people

Google has re-engineered its video conferencing tool Google Meet, originally built for secure business meetings, to make it free and...

Global

Google and UOB revise SME Leadership Academy programme to help businesses with COVID-19 challenges

Google and UOB are customising the curriculum for the SME Leadership Academy training programme to help business leaders respond to the...

Covid-19

COVID-19 in India: First death reported, Bengaluru Google employee tests positive and other updates

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW) has released a list of helpline numbers for all states and union territories in India.

Covid-19

857% jump in Google search for ‘Parasite’ on Oscars day, 2000% for director Bong Joon-ho

Singapore too reflected the global search with the film trending in the island nation even now.

Movies

Here are 10 things you never knew Google Maps can do

Google Maps was made available in Singapore in 2009, and in that same year, it became the first country in the world to have both public...

Singapore

The trending travel destinations for Singaporeans in 2020

The sandy beaches in Da Nang, the night life of São Paulo, and Korean barbecue from Seoul are all top of mind for people planning vacations...

Travel

Google and Facebook top places to work in Singapore, fall out of top 10 in US: Report

Tech giants Google and Facebook claimed the top two spots as the best places to work in Singapore as rated by employees, according to a list...

Singapore

Google's Sundar Pichai appointed CEO at parent firm Alphabet

According to media reports, Google's Sundar Pichai will be taking over the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at parent firm Alphabet...

Corporate

Google Pixel 4 boasts of more powerful camera, motion sensor, new apps

The Google Pixel 4 will be available in Singapore from October 24, at Google's official carrier partner, StarHub, retailers COURTS and...

Gadgets

US Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard sues Google for ‘stifling’ her election campaign

Democratic US presidential candidate and the first Hindu member of the US Congress, Tulsi Gabbard has sued Google for at least USD 50...

USA

Google celebrates World Emoji Day with 65 new emojis

65 new emojis set to be launched by Google on the new Android Q later this year.

Gadgets

Google boss watches India vs England

Among those watching India’s clash against England at Edgbaston, Birmingham on Sunday was Google CEO Sundar Pichai. Pichai was...

Cricket

Leaders should speak less and listen more, says Google’s Pichai

Speak less as possible and listen more was the advice for leaders from Sundar Pichai, Google’s chief executive officer, who was given a...

Global

Google’s Pichai picks England and India to reach cricket world cup final

Sundar Pichai, Google’s chief executive officer and a “passionate cricket fan”, picked England and India as favorites to reach the...

Cricket

US-India Business Council to give Sundar Pichai global leadership award

Sundar Pichai, Google's chief executive officer and Adena Friedman, Nasdaq's president and chief executive officer, will be given Global...

Corporate

Anandan to leave Google India to join Singapore-based firm Sequoia Capital

Google’s vice-president for South East Asia (SEA) and India, Rajan Anandan is leaving the firm to take over as Managing Director of...

Global

Google makes special Doodle to celebrate Singapore Bicentennial

To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the founding of modern Singapore today, Google marked the occasion with a special doodle on its...

Singapore