Google Maps to roll out private browsing feature in India this month
Friday, October 4, 2019, 3:51 PM
Google India will launch the incognito mode, or popularly called the private mode, for browsing Maps on Android platform this month, which means that places searched by a user would not be saved by the search giant, nor would it use this data to personalise the experience. The announcement regarding this was first made at the annual developer's conference, I/O 2019, in San Francisco.
Union Minister Tells Tech Firms To Protect User Privacy, Prevent Abuse
Friday, September 20, 2019, 8:16 AM
Technology firms must protect user privacy and prevent abuse of their platforms, Information and Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Thursday, speaking as the government draws up a data privacy law and seeks to push companies to store more data locally. Mr Prasad said he wanted citizens to have access to more technology platforms but said this should not undermine user privacy.
India's Antitrust Agency Probes Google For Alleged Android Abuse: Report
Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 8:19 PM
India's antitrust commission is looking into accusations that Alphabet Inc's unit Google abuses its popular Android mobile-operating-system to block its rivals, four-sources with direct knowledge of matter told news agency. The European Commission found Google had abused its market dominance since 2011 with practices such as forcing-manufacturers to pre-install Google Search and its Chrome browser, together with its Google Play app store on Android-devices.