Here are the top 10 Indian-origin CEOs of global companies. (HT Tech) News 

Top 10 Indian-origin CEOs leading global companies, from S. Ramaswamy to Sundar Pichai and Satya Nadella

In recent years, multinational corporations have been selecting highly skilled executives from India to fill top leadership positions across various industries, including technology and healthcare. Snowflake, an American cloud computing company, has recently named Sridhar Ramaswamy as its new CEO. Take a look at the top 10 Indian-origin CEOs of global companies for inspiration for aspiring entrepreneurs. Top 10 CEOs from India Sridhar Ramaswamy: S. Ramaswamy has been announced as the CEO of cloud computing company Snowflake. A native of Tamil Nadu, India, he completed his bachelor’s degree in computer…

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Google Gemini was accused of generating inaccurate AI images a few days ago, with CEO Sundar Pichai addressing his staff regarding the challenges. Check details. (Bloomberg) AI 

CEO Sundar Pichai addresses staff following controversial Google Gemini AI images incident

Shortly after the public became aware of Google Gemini’s errors in creating AI images, Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai expressed his disappointment in the results and acknowledged that their AI chatbot also made significant mistakes. The problem arose when users on X platform noticed Gemini’s inaccurate portrayal of people of color and its refusal to generate images of white individuals. The Gemini Image Generation Controversy Gemini’s troubles began last week when more and more cases emerged of the AI chatbot creating inaccurate representations of people. In another problematic case, it compared…

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Alphabet Inc. and Google CEO Sundar Pichai attends the inauguration of a Google Artificial Intelligence (AI) hub in Paris on February 15, 2024. (Photo by ALAIN JOCARD / AFP) (AFP) AI 

Google CEO Sundar Pichai criticizes errors in Gemini AI app as ‘completely unacceptable’

Google CEO Sundar Pichai criticized the “completely unacceptable” mistakes made by the Gemini AI app, which included displaying images of ethnically diverse World War II Nazi troops. As a result, the app had to prevent users from creating pictures of people. This controversy arose shortly after Google rebranded its ChatGPT-style AI to “Gemini”, giving it a significant presence in its products as it competes with OpenAI and Microsoft. Social media users mocked and criticized Google for historically inaccurate images created by Gemini, such as 19th-century US senators that were ethnically…

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Sundar Pichai heads Google which makes phones and apps that run on them but what is the reason for using these many phones? News 

Why does Google CEO Sundar Pichai require 20 phones for work?

Google makes phones, which means the company’s top executives use their competitors’ phones to gauge their performance, design, and more. However, Google CEO Sundar Pichai admitted that he uses more than a couple of phones every day, in fact the actual number might shock you. Speaking in an interview a few years ago, Pichai noted that he uses 20 phones at a time, but for a different reason. Pichai runs the company that owns Android, which runs on more than 95 percent of devices, but he’s also responsible for several…

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Have you ever wondered how someone as busy as Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, manages to watch videos on the platform? Well, here's the answer. Gadgets 

Google CEO Sundar Pichai Discloses His Preferred Speed for Watching YouTube Videos: 1x or 2x?

If you’re reading this, you probably use YouTube a lot to watch videos – whether it’s for entertainment or work. In that case, you probably need to know about YouTube’s playback speed feature. People have different preferences when it comes to free time or work. But keeping this in mind, have you ever wondered how someone as busy as Google CEO Sundar Pichai manages to watch videos on the platform? Well, we finally have an answer. Sundar Pichai, quoting popular tech YouTuber Marques Brownlee, also known as MKBHD, revealed that…

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Google took its next leap in artificial intelligence Wednesday with the launch of project Gemini AI. (Google Gemini AI models - Representative Photo) (HT_PRINT) AI 

Google Gemini AI Unveiled to Compete with OpenAI’s ChatGPT, Offering Benefits to Bard and Pixel 8 Pro Users

After a recent delay, Google Gemini AI has finally been released, following the company’s announcement that it would be launched early next year. Google, known for its focus on AI, is now taking on OpenAI’s ChatGPT, which has dominated the AI chatbot market since its launch a year ago. Despite the challenge of competing with OpenAI, Google CEO Sundar Pichai expressed confidence, stating that they are approaching this endeavor with both boldness and responsibility. Pichai emphasized the importance of ambitious research and the pursuit of capabilities that will benefit society,…

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Apple will allow sideloading of apps on iOS for select countries from early 2024 and now the company's security chief shares his take on the subject. News 

Apple Worried: Don’t Sideload Apps On Your iPhone!

Google and Apple continue to express concern over recent laws forcing them to allow people to download apps to Android and iOS devices. But most of you already know that Android has always allowed apps to be installed from other app stores, which doesn’t sit well with Apple, and Tim Cook has repeatedly talked about the reasons. Now the company is being forced to allow sideloading of apps, which is coming in early 2024, and Apple’s chief security officer is the latest Apple executive to speak openly about the issue…

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This makes it the second testimony by Google CEO Sundar Pichai in as many weeks, with the first one being a testimony in the antitrust trial over paying huge sums of money to be the default search engine on iOS in an attempt to create a monopoly. (AP) News 

Uncovering the Truth: Sundar Pichai’s Testimony in Epic Battle of Google Play vs. Fortnite!

Google CEO Sundar Pichai appeared in court for the second time in two weeks today to address the antitrust lawsuit filed by Epic Games, the publisher of Fortnite. Epic Games alleges that Google’s monopolistic policies in the Google Play store create obstacles for third-party app developers, as the marketplace has complete control over the Android ecosystem. Pichai spent approximately 90 minutes during the testimony discussing the business practices of the Google Play store and Google’s overall policies. Here are the top 10 highlights from his testimony. Sundar Pichai takes a…

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai extended Diwali greetings to everyone and unveiled the five most frequently searched questions about the festival. News 

Diwali Decoded: Google CEO Sundar Pichai Shares the Top 5 Questions People Ask!

The great Indian festival season culminating in Diwali is over. Meanwhile, Google CEO Sundar Pichai took to X (formerly Twitter) to present some interesting insights into the Festival of Lights in conjunction with Google Search. Pichai first wished everyone a Happy Diwali and then introduced the most popular why questions globally. Now the link sent by Sundar leads us to a picture of a diya with 5 numbers and when you click on the numbers the page will show you the top Google searches for Diwali. Click here to see…

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai began his testimony in the Washington courtroom by repeating the company's mission of making information "universally accessible and useful" to all. (AFP) News 

Sundar Pichai Testifies in US Antitrust Case Against Google

On Monday, Google CEO Sundar Pichai encountered intense questioning from a US antitrust lawyer, as he defended his company against allegations of illegal actions aimed at maintaining the supremacy of its globally leading search engine. At the heart of the US Justice Department’s case are Google’s massive revenue-sharing agreements, in which iPhone maker Apple takes a large cut of Google’s advertising revenue from the default search engine on Apple devices. Evidence has revealed that Google paid $26 billion last year alone to remain the default search engine on various smartphones…

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Google and Alphabet Inc. CEO Sundar Pichai arrives at the federal courthouse in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2023. (AP) News 

Sundar Pichai defends Google’s search practices in US court against Microsoft criticism

During a rare antitrust battle with the U.S. government, Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Google, expressed his disapproval of Microsoft’s browser on Monday. He defended his company’s browser and internet search, emphasizing their user-friendly nature and high level of security. Pichai testified in the trial, which is investigating whether Google acted illegally to maintain its dominance in online search and parts of search advertising. If the government wins, the company may have to abandon some of the business practices that have helped it stay on top. In his testimony Monday…

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The government, in cross-examination, may ask Google CEO Sundar Pichai why the company pays billions of dollars annually to ensure that Google search is the default in smartphones. (AP) News 

Sundar Pichai to Appear in Court on Monday for Google Antitrust Case

Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Alphabet and its subsidiary Google, is set to appear in court on Monday to testify in a significant antitrust battle concerning Google’s control over search and certain aspects of search advertising. TAKE IT Pichai, who has been called as Google’s witness, will likely be asked about the company’s investments aimed at keeping search competitive, especially as smartphones take over, as well as innovations in search advertising. In cross-examination, the government may ask why the company pays billions of dollars each year to ensure that Google…

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Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai shared his condolences, support and concern for ‘Jewish Googlers and ‘Palestinian, Arab and Muslim Googlers’ in separate paragraphs in his new email. News 

CEO Sundar Pichai Sends Message of Support to Palestinian, Arab and Muslim Googlers

Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai quickly wrote an internal email about what the tech giant plans to do to support its more than 2,000 employees in Israel “following the horrific attacks in Israel last week.” Now, in another email, Pichai has announced $8 million in grants to nonprofits that provide aid to civilians suffering in Israel and Gaza. “Israeli Googlers are still in shelters. Our offices in Tel Aviv and Haifa have shelters and are open to Googlers who need them,” Pichai said. The CEO also shared his condolences,…

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with CEO of Google and Alphabet Sundar Pichai discussed Google's plan to participate in expanding the electronics manufacturing ecosystem in India. News 

PM Narendra Modi and Sundar Pichai Discuss Three Major Initiatives Google Will Launch in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai virtually. On October 16, three main topics were discussed – Chromebooks made in India, AI for good governance and further improving financial inclusion through AI. During the interaction, the Prime Minister and Pichai discussed Google’s plan to participate in expanding the electronics manufacturing ecosystem in India. The collaboration between Google and HP in the production of Chromebooks in India was praised. For those who don’t know, HP and Google recently announced a partnership to manufacture Chromebooks locally. This…

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The Justice Department and state attorneys general allege that Google has paid Apple and smartphone makers including Samsung Electronics Co. billions of dollars in revenue-sharing agreements to keep rival search engines from gaining users. (AFP) News 

Sundar Pichai Expresses Concern Over Visual Impact of Google’s Agreement With Apple

Years before becoming Google’s CEO, Sundar Pichai expressed concerns about the lack of choice in using the company’s web browser and its deal with Apple Inc., stating that it had negative “optics.” Emails Pichai wrote in 2007 to Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, among other executives, were introduced as evidence in the Justice Department’s antitrust lawsuit against Alphabet Inc.’s Google in Washington. The emails, written while Pichai was in charge of Google’s Chrome browser, show concern over the company’s agreement to pay Apple in exchange for being the…

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Pichai and Epic’s CEO Tim Sweeney have been listed as witnesses in a trial scheduled to start Nov. 6 in San Francisco federal court ( AFP) News 

Sundar Pichai to Appear in Court for Google Play Antitrust Case

Epic Games Inc. plans to summon Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Alphabet Inc., to testify in an antitrust lawsuit regarding Google Play policies. This trial has the potential to jeopardize the substantial revenue generated by the app marketplace, amounting to billions of dollars. Pichai and Epic CEO Tim Sweeney are listed as witnesses in the trial, which is scheduled to begin Nov. 6 in federal court in San Francisco. The lawsuit will determine whether Google Play’s practices are illegal and prevent competition, according to court filings. The high-stakes battle began…

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U.S. government to trail against Google’s search engine. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo/File Photo (REUTERS) News 

US Antitrust Trial Focuses on Google’s Search Engine Supremacy

The U.S. government is targeting Google’s all-pervasive search engine, which has established itself as the primary access point to the internet, despite its seemingly invincible status. The legal onslaught will go into full effect Tuesday in a Washington, DC, federal courtroom, the battleground for the biggest US antitrust trial since regulators went after Microsoft and its dominance of personal computer software a quarter-century ago. U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta’s 10-week trial is expected to include potentially revealing testimony from top executives at Google and its parent company, Alphabet, as well…

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The company's first-gen mixed reality product has shown promise and the industry is keeping a close eye on how it fares. Gadgets 

Sundar Pichai’s Comments on Apple’s Vision Pro Virtual Reality Headset

The recent unveiling of Apple’s Vision Pro headset has garnered favorable responses, and Google CEO Sundar Pichai has expressed his enthusiasm for the emerging mixed reality product category. Although Pichai has yet to try the Vision Pro headset, he has expressed excitement about the technology that drives similar headsets. He believes immersive computing experiences will become a key part of the industry in the future, moving away from the traditional black rectangles that could be his way of looking at smartphones. “Google has always felt computing evolves beyond black rectangles,”…

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Alphabet Inc Chief Executive Sundar Pichai received total compensation of about $226 million in 2022, more than 800 times the median employee's pay, the company said in a securities filing on Friday. News 

Alphabet CEO Pichai will receive more than $200 million in 2022 amid cost cuts

Alphabet Inc. CEO Sundar Pichai received total compensation of about $226 million in 2022, more than 800 times the median employee salary, the company said in a securities filing on Friday. Pichai’s compensation included about $218 million in stock awards, according to the filing. The pay differences come at a time when Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has cut jobs worldwide. The Mountain View, Calif.-based company announced in January that it plans to cut 12,000 jobs worldwide in January, or 6 percent of its global workforce. . Earlier this month, hundreds…

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Alarmed at the success of Microsoft-owned OpenAI's ChatGPT, Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai has created a unit that will help the company build more capable AI systems safely and responsibly. News 

Google CEO Sundar Pichai creates the DeepMind project to develop advanced artificial intelligence systems

Alarmed by the success of Microsoft-owned OpenAI’s ChatGPT, Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai have created a unit to help the company build more powerful AI systems safely and responsibly. This group, called Google DeepMind, brings together two leading research groups in the field of AI: Google Research’s Brain team and DeepMind. “Their collective achievements in AI over the last decade span AlphaGo, Transformers, word2vec, WaveNet, AlphaFold, sequential sequence models, distillation, deep reinforcement learning, and distributed systems and software frameworks such as TensorFlow and JAX for large-scale detection, training, and…

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