Google Doodle remembers Mirza Ghalib on his 220th birthday

Mirza Ghalib, one of the most popular and influential poets in Urdu and Persian language, wrote at a time when the Mughal empire was entering its last quarter and the British were taking over in India. Search engine Google on Wednesday celebrated one of Urdu literature’s most iconic poets, Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan, popularly known […]

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Google in talks to buy HTC’s smartphone business

HTC hasn’t been financially successful for awhile now and it seems it’s now fully in danger of being consumed by a bigger company. In this case the rumors point to Google as the interested party. Apparently talks are being held between Google and HTC about a possible acquisition of HTC’s smartphone business (leaving the Vive […]

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Google India to Hold 5,000 Workshops for SMBs Across 50 Cities

Targeting the small and medium business (SMB) enterprises, Google India Private Ltd will hold 5,000 offline workshops over the next three years, a company official said on Tuesday. Addressing the media in Chennai, Shalini Girish, Director-Marketing Solutions, said the company with its online, offline and mobile training programmes is trying to bridge the digital gap […]

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Google launches free website creation tool for Indian businesses

MUMBAI, JUNE 13:   Google on Tuesday announced the launch of a new free tool to build a website through Google My Business. ‘Website With Google My Business’ is a new feature aimed at building a mobile optimised website instantly. Announcing the launch, Shalini Girish, Director – Marketing Solutions, Google, said “With over 400 million Indians […]

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Google Grants Available for Nonprofit Organizations

Every few months I come across something for marketers that I had absolutely no idea existed.  This time, it’s the Google Grants program, an AdWords program for nonprofit organizations that falls into this category. Whether you own a nonprofit or not, it’s interesting to see what Google has to offer and what others in your […]

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Google Testing Groupon Clone for SMBs

here was a time when online coupons were presumed dead. However, in 2011 they’re cool again, having established themselves as a trusted friend of local retailers and an ally in helping them attract customers online and in store. In 2010, coupons were named one of the five can’t miss mobile marketing trends and their popularity […]

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How To Set Up A Google Store In Minutes

0Last week, Google released yet another gadget that may win them friends with small business owners. It’s called the Google Checkout store gadget and it essentially allows you to use Google Checkout and Google Docs to to easily create your own online store in a matter of minutes. What makes the gadget especially interesting is […]

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Photoscan by Google Turns Your Phone Into a Photo Scanner

HIGHLIGHTS Google’s Photoscan app is free and available now The app is fast and easy to use The resulting image is largely dependent on your phone’s camera On Tuesday, Google launched Photoscan, an app that helps you quickly digitise your old, printed photos you may have lying around. The idea is simple, but the problem […]

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