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Over the past 18 months, YouTube Premium and Music Premium has expanded around the world. Rolled out to India in March, the Google video site is particularly popular and competitive.
Google India Stories September 19, 2019
Google Assistant is currently the most powerful voice assistant on the planet, but it’s useless without an internet connection. To help those who want to get answers from the Assistant, Google has partnered with Vodafone in India to give the service a dedicated phone line to access Google Assistant.
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Google’s head of India and SEA Rajan Anandan leaves after 8 years
Today Google’s head of India and South-East Asia has left the company. Rajan Anandan announced that after 8 years, he would be departing his role at Google to be filled by the company’s president of Asia Pacific.
Google India Stories February 11, 2019
In addition to making in-house hardware, Google in recent years has doubled down on internal chip development to reduce its dependency on traditional vendors, and offer a more integrated experience. A new report today details how Google is hiring aggressively in India to aid with the development process.
Google India Stories December 13, 2018
Shopping is an important area for Google in light of major competition from Amazon. The company has worked to simplify voice shopping on Google Home, add style search to Lens, and expand its Express delivery service. Google Shopping today is getting a new home page, starting in India.
Google India Stories August 28, 2018
India and similar developing countries in Southeast Asia and Africa are where Google expects the “Next Billion Users” to come online. Given the different environments, the company is optimizing and creating new products to suit those needs. Today, Google announced and expanded a slew of India-specific features, including Station, Google Go, Assistant, and more.
Google India Stories July 9, 2018
Google this year published a series of internal AI training resources originally developed for its engineers. Since then, the Machine Learning Crash Course has been updated with an image classification practicum. This July, Google is bringing the program to India via in-person sessions.
Google India Stories June 21, 2018
Google often develops products and adds new features designed for developing countries that have different factors and environments. The latest is aimed at making sure users always have fresh content to read. Chrome for Android can now automatically download content for offline viewing when connected to free and unmetered Wi-Fi networks.
Google India Stories May 31, 2018
With the next billion users expected to come online from developing countries in Asia, Google has a specialized team focused on creating products suited for those consumers and available devices. The latest is called Neighbourly, a social network of sorts for querying your neighbors.
Google India Stories April 30, 2018
Google Search in India adds Knowledge Graph cards to quickly find exam results
India is a very important market for tech companies, with Google referring to the entire region as where the “next billion users” will come from. To that extent, it has launched a number of specialized products, with the latest being Knowledge Graph cards in Search for exam results.
Google India Stories March 13, 2018
Google’s ‘Plus Codes’ are an open source, global alternative to street addresses
Google frequently touts that the “next billion users” will come from developing nations with different focuses and needs. To that end, the company has developed a number of optimized services, with one being a “simple and consistent addressing system that works across India and globally.
Google India Stories December 26, 2017
In addition to opening pop-up locations in Los Angeles and New York for the 2017 Made by Google lineup, the company opened a series of similar stores in India. Given the success of those pop-ups in the key market, Google is now reportedly considering opening brick-and-mortar stores.
Google India Stories September 14, 2017
India, and the surrounding Southeast Asia region, is a special area of focus for Google given the potential for the “next billion users” originating there. As such, Google has created a number of country-specific apps and services, with the latest being a mobile payment service for India.
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Google is making a “massive” investment in its Android One program, designed to make pure Android devices available to customers in developing markets at affordable prices, reports the FT. It hopes “over the next few years” to bring down the retail price of Android One handsets in countries like India from the equivalent of $100 to somewhere in the $30-50 range.
Rajan Anandan, managing director in India and Southeast Asia, told the Financial Times that the company [recognized that the] much-hyped mobile standard had “not delivered to expectations” …