Latest News
Press background on Google
Company profile
Google is a global technology leader focused on improving the ways people connects with information. Google’s innovations in web search and advertising have made its website a top Internet property and its brand one of the most recognised in the world.
 Recent press releases
Howzat for Great Search Content?

With the ICC World Twenty20 now in full swing, Google has launched two two new experimental features in Search to make keeping up with all the cricket news easier —   fresh content directly from your favorite cricket players, personalities and commentators, and a new live sp... (more)
Share
Brace yourself and Get Ready for 200 Days of Cricket Mania!

With the much anticipated T20 World Cup, Google today has launched a range of new cricket Search features on the Google app. With India the #2 market for mobile search queries behind the U.S., these new Google app experiences will help cricket fans keep in touch with the games no matter whe... (more)
Share
Women Users Outpace Men on ‘Time Spent’ on Google Search

Reflecting on the success of the various initiatives to get Indian women online, Google, on the occasion of Women’s Day announced that there has been a significant growth in internet usage by women users who are now spending more time on Google search than men.
 
... (more)
Share
Google.Org Supports Indian Non-Profits Dedicated to Improving Access for People with Disabilities Through Technology

In an effort to help create more access and opportunity for people living with disabilities, Google.org today announced that it will support three Indian non-profit organizations through more than ₹54 million (US$800,000) in grant funding. The recipients include the Ratnanhidi Charitable ... (more)
Share
Google Search Trends Reveals India to be Among the Top 10 Markets Gripped by Oscars 2016 Fever

Google today announced that 2016 began with a never-seen-before search trends interest for the 88TH Academy Awards, more commonly referred to as the Oscars. Compared to 2015, this year has seen an unprecedented 70% Y-O-Y growth in queries for the Oscars. January 2016 saw a 2X... (more)
Share
Google Launches ‘Accelerated Mobile Pages’ for Search for India

Aiming to improve the performance of the mobile web, Google today announced the rollout of its new open source initiative called Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP). Supporting the initiative they have publishing houses such as Network18, NDTV, India Today, Hindustan Times and DNA... (more)
Share
Internet Users in India Today More Conscious About their Online Safety

- Google search trends witnesses a 20% hike in searches for “CHANGE PASSWORD
- 97% more searches for “TWO STEP VERIFICATION
- Offers 2GB of extra storage on Drive for users who complete security
 
With a rapid surge in the number of Indian us... (more)
Share
Non-Metros Drive Auto Sector Search Trends Up 40% in 2015

- 2015 saw a 40% growth in overall searches for automakers and models (across both desktop and smartphones)
- ‘Used Car’ Searches records an impressive 200% jump in the same period
 
Google today announced a strong growth in search results around aut... (more)
Share
RailTel Launches Free High-speed Public Wi-Fi Service with Google at Mumbai Central

Making high-speed Internet available to millions of Indians who travel through railway stations every day, the Indian Railways’ arm RailTel which provides Internet services as RailWire via its extensive fiber network, announced the launch of free high-speed public Wi-Fi service in par... (more)
Share
Google Cultural Institute Makes Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum's Treasures Accessible to People Across the Globe

In its endeavour to bring India’s rich culture and  heritage to the world, the Google Cultural Institute and Mumbai’s Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum have joined hands. People from around the world will now be able to experience online 200+ highlights from this rare collection of ... (more)
Share