Google Current Affairs - 2020

Google India launches Make Small Strong campaign

Google India on September 30, 2020 announced the launch of its nationwide campaign “Make Small Strong” in order to help support small businesses and drive demand through customer support. Key facts  ‘‘Make Small Strong’ campaign is meant to “rally support from the citizens for small businesses. The citizens can help small businesses by buying locally, Read More…

Australia to force US tech giant Facebook and Google to pay news publishers

For the first time in a landmark move to protect independent journalism Australia will force US tech giant Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc’s Google to pay Australian media publishers for news content. Thus, Australia will become first such country which will help its native media company to gain royalty under the royalty-style system. If everything Read More…

BlackRock Malware steals credit card details, password from 337 android apps

A new android malware has been discovered that steals data such as credit card details, password from 337 applications. This included some of the popular apps such as Amazon, Gmail, Uber, Netflix and more. Highlights The malware was discovered by a mobile security firm Threatfabric. The malware is being distributed as fake Google update packages Read More…

“Delhi Corona” App launched by Delhi Government

On June 2, 2020, the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched Delhi Corona App. The application is to provide all required information that are related to ventilators and hospital beds in the city. The Application mainly aims at providing real time information. Highlights The Delhi Corona Application was launched by the Delhi CM through video Read More…

US joins G7 partnership on Artificial Intelligence

The Leaders of Group of the seven wealthiest countries in the world had set up Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence. Highlights The United States was not a part of the partnership initially. However, US is now joining the group to counter Chinese dominance in shaping international standards on surveillance and facial recognition at the United Read More…