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Google Doodle Celebrates Tokyo 2020 Paralympics In Style

Aug 31, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Google Doodle has been celebrating Tokyo 2020 Paralympics with a special animated games

Independence Day: Google Doodle Celebrates Diversity Of Indian Dance Forms

Aug 15, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The doodle made by Kolkata-based artist Sayan Mukherjee "celebrates India's Independence Day and its cultural traditions forged in centuries of historical progress.

Under 18 And Don't Want Your Pic On Image Search? Talk To Google!

Google will also ensure that Location History remains off (without the option to turn it on) for accounts of users aged below 18 years.

World Emoji Day: Here’s How Tech Giants Such As Google And Facebook Are Revamping Emojis

Jul 17, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Every year, new emojis are added and at the moment, the next major update, Emoji 14.0 is in the works.

Donald Trump Files Suit Against Facebook, Twitter And Google; Here’s Why

The suit, filed at the US Federal District Court in Miami, Florida, seeks to have Section 230 of the 1996 Communications Decency Act overturned.

13 July, 2021

Google Fined $592 Million Over Dispute With French News Publishers

Associated Press (AP)

The fine was incurred by Google over a dispute with French publishers who want the company to pay for the use of their news.

13 July, 2021

Free, Open Internet Under 'Attack': Google Chief Sundar Pichai

Outlook Web Bureau

Pichai also addressed the controversies around tax, privacy and data.

08 July, 2021

Google Faces Heat As 36 US States File Lawsuit Against It


The lawsuit alleges that through a series of exclusionary contracts and anticompetitive conduct in the Google Play Store, Google has deprived Android device users of robust competition.

29 June, 2021

Facebook Representatives Depose Before Parliamentary Panel Over Misuse

Outlook Web Bureau

The main aim of the parliamentary panel meeting chaired by Shashi Tharoor was to safeguard citizens rights

28 June, 2021

Amid Row Over IT Rules, Parliamentary Panel Summons Google, Facebook On June 29

Outlook Web Bureau

Earlier this month, the Parliamentary Standing Committee had also summoned micro-blogging site Twitter and said that the rule of the land was supreme and the company must abide by the Indian laws.

23 June, 2021

CCI Probes Google For Unfair Practices In Smart TV Operating Systems Market In India

Outlook Web Bureau

The watchdog has reached the prima-facie view that Google is dominant in the relevant market for licensable smart TV device operating systems in India.

22 June, 2021

EU Launches Antitrust Investigation Of Google

Associated Press (AP)

France's anti-competition watchdog has decided to fine Google 220 million euros ($268 million) for abusing its 'dominant position' in the complex business of online advertising.

22 June, 2021

Fact Check: Is Your Phone Listening To Your Conversations? Know It Here

Outlook Web Bureau

It's no coincidence the item you’d been interested in was the same one you were targeted with.

15 June, 2021

Major Blow For Social Media Giants As EU Court Strengthens National Data Watchdog Powers

Associated Press (AP)

The European Union's Court of Justice ruled that ‘under certain conditions’ a national watchdog has the power to take a company to court over a GDPR violation even if it's not the lead regulator.

06 June, 2021

G-7 To Support 15% Corporate Tax To Deter MNCs From Stashing Profits

Associated Press (AP)

'Reform the global tax system to make it fit for the global digital age and crucially to make sure that it's fair, so that the right companies pay the right tax in the right places,' Britain's Treasury Chief Rishi Sunak said

02 June, 2021

Google Claims New IT Rules Not Applicable To Its Search Engine

Outlook Web Bureau

The Delhi High Court has sought the Centre's stand on the matter

29 May, 2021

New IT Rules: Google, Facebook, WhatsApp Share Details With Govt, Twitter Yet To Comply

Outlook Web Bureau

Social media companies, including Google, Facebook, WhatsApp, Koo, Sharechat, Telegram and LinkedIn, have shared details with the IT ministry as per the requirement of the new IT rules.

27 May, 2021

Google, FB Fall In Line As Govt Turns Up The Heat

Outlook Web Bureau

Facebook and Google have agreed to implement the changes, while WhatsApp has moved the Delhi High Court to register its objection to the traceability clause of the new IT rules.

Photo Gallery

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar being received at the 21st Meeting of SCO Council of Heads of State in Dushanbe.

PTI Photo

BJP leader and Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi participates in “Sewa Diwas”, organised to celebrate birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at a vaccination centre in Rampur.

PTI Photo

Members of Bhartiya Kissan Union block a road during a protest against Punjab Government in support of their demands in Patiala.

PTI Photo

Union Home Minister Amit Shah waters a sapling planted under the 'All India Tree Plantation Campaign-2021' by CAPF, at CRPF Training Centre in Nanded.

PTI Photo

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar greets PM Narendra Modi on his birthday by writing a message on a board during inauguration of Maha Tikakaran Abhiyan 2.0 at Patliputra Sports Complex, in Patna.

PTI Photo

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Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu

Why School In ‘The Cloud’ Will Be Our New Normal

We can do anything with the Cloud. Buy and sell, eat, cook, get our clothes, houses, cars, watch movies, read books, listen to music, talk, write, communicate, ask, create, teach, learn, heal…. Schools must prepare children for this world.

Sep 12, 2021 Sugata Mitra