YouTube is a media juggernaut that could soon equal Netflix in revenue

Susan Wojcicki, CEO, YouTube speaking at #VidCon, July 23, 2015. Harriet Taylor | CNBC Google’s YouTube is already the world’s largest online video platform. If continues growing the way it has the last several quarters, it could also match Netflix in revenues by year’s end. In its first-quarter earnings report Tuesday, Google parent company Alphabet … Read more

Google’s recently promoted Search boss made $55 million last year

Yichuan Cao | NurPhoto | Getty Images Google‘s recently promoted Search boss Prabhakar Raghavan made $55.25 million last year, according to the company’s annual proxy filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. That amount takes into account his 2020 fiscal year salary of $655,000, stock awards amounting to $54.58 million and $9,750 “other.” Alphabet … Read more

What Elon Musk and Jack Dorsey are missing about Bitcoin and green energy

By William Mathis and Lars Paulsson A trio of Jack Dorsey, Cathie Wood and Elon Musk are promoting the idea that Bitcoin mining can be good for the planet actually. That’s not exactly true. The basis of the idea is that mining crypto currencies uses a lot of power and can be deployed at any … Read more

Google Pixel 5a 5G May Get the Same SoC as Last Year’s Pixel 5, Pixel 4a 5G

Google Pixel 5a 5G will likely be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC, as per a report. This is the same chip that powers the Pixel 5 and the Pixel 4a 5G that were launched last year. Google has already confirmed that the handset will be available later this year. While the Pixel 5a … Read more

Amazon Web Services, Google Chosen by Israel for Flagship Cloud Project

Israel’s government chose Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google for a more than $1-billion (roughly Rs. 7,530 crores) project to provide cloud services for the country’s public sector and military. Amazon and Google beat out Microsoft, Oracle, and IBM in the tender for the four phase project known as “Nimbus”, the Finance Ministry said on … Read more

Google Pixel 5a 5G Confirmed After Rumours of Its Cancellation

Google Pixel 5a 5G launch was officially confirmed on Friday, April 9, after reports suggested that it had been cancelled due to supply constraints. Refuting the rumours, Google released a statement saying that the Pixel 5a 5G would be available later this year. The new smartphone in the Pixel lineup is expected to be a … Read more

Waymo CEO departure comes after tenure filled with milestones, hurdles and hype

After five and half years leading Waymo, John Krafcik announced Friday he is stepping down from his role, leaving the company to two co-CEOs Tekedra Mawakana and Dmitri Dolgov. Krafcik has overseen the company’s biggest milestones, its rebranding to Waymo, partnerships and raised outside funding all while leading enthusiasm through the ranks. But Krafcik’s departure … Read more

Pixel 6 May Be Powered by Google’s Own Chipset: Report

Pixel 6 may run on Google’s own ‘GS101′ Whitechapel SoC, according to a report. This would make it the first handset to run on the new SoC. Google was rumoured to be developing its own processor, codenamed Whitechapel, with the help of Samsung, and a new report now suggests that the next-generation Pixel 6 will … Read more

Android 12 Developer Preview 2 Now Out for Compatible Pixel Phones

Android 12 Developer Preview 2 (DP2) is now out for compatible Google Pixel phones and brings a number of new features and improvements over the previous developer preview that was rolled out in February. The new release brings various interface-level updates, including a lighter dark theme, one-handed mode, and integrated support for screens with rounded … Read more

Google Pixel 5a, Pixel 6 May Come With Smaller Cutouts for Selfie Cameras

Google Pixel 5a will reportedly launch on June 11, a known tipster has shared on Twitter. The phone is expected to be similar to Google Pixel 4a in terms of design and its placement in the Pixel lineup. A separate report states the Google Pixel 5a as well as the Google Pixel 6 will have … Read more