HANGOUTS

  • Google hides Easter eggs in your Android device, Hangouts. Here's how you can find them April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: This year Google wants you to go 'flappy' to locate its Easter egg on your Android phone and use its recently launched Hangouts app to make the best use of the Easter day. Inspired by the highly addictive and controversial game, Flappy Bird, one of the Google's Easter...
  • Google+ likely to be split; Photos and Hangouts may soon be separated March 3, 2015

    Bengaluru: Google Inc's Bradley Horowitz will run the company's Photo and Streams products, in a move that indicates the company may be reorganizing its Google+ social networking site. Horowitz, vice president of product management since 2008, announced the move in a Google+ post late on Sunday. "It's important to me that these...
  • Google tests live chat service for businesses in search results February 25, 2015

    New Delhi: Google is reportedly testing a service that lets businesses listed in its search results to have live chat with users. The feature shows whether a business is currently available and immediately launches the chat via Google Hangouts. The service resembles Path Talk's direct messaging platform with local businesses that...
  • Goodbye GTalk: Google to shut down Google Talk Windows app today February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: The much-used Google Talk application for Windows (also referred to as GTalk or GChat), that had been ignored by Google for quite some time now, is finally shutting shop. Google had been alerting users that the Google Talk app for Windows will stop working on February 16, 2014....
  • Pope Francis' confession: I'm a disaster with machines. I don't know how to work a computer February 6, 2015

    Vatican City: Pope Francis has made a confession of sorts, telling a 16-year-old girl that he doesn't have a clue about how to work a computer. The 78-year-old Francis made the confession on Thursday during a Google Hangout with several disabled kids from around the world. Francis responded to them from...
  • Google updates Hangouts app for Android with 'last seen' timestamp, video filters December 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Google has updated the Hangouts app for Android and has added a lot of new features in the upgraded version including new sticker packs, video filters and the 'last seen' timestamp. Hangouts users can now give video calls some extra flair with video filters including sepia, vignette, and black...
  • Google Voice integrated into Hangouts messaging app; allows users to make free voice calls September 11, 2014

    San Francisco: Google began letting people use its Hangouts message application for mobile devices to make free or lowcost voice calls over the Internet. "Hangouts already makes it easy to send a quick message, or start a group video chat," Google product manager Amit Fulay said in a blog post. "But, sometimes...
  • AAP aims to defeat both Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi: Kejriwal April 14, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal spoke to Rajdeep Sardesai on Google+ hangout. He says AAP aims to defeat both Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi in their constituencies as they stand for corruption....
  • Omar says will stick with UPA, wants Modi to apologise for 2002 riots April 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Lauding the decade-long rule of the Congress-led UPA government, Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said that the National Conference would stick to the coalition irrespective of the election results. Participating in the Network18-Google Hangout on Saturday, Omar said that there was no question of joining hands with...
  • Interactive video conversation with Ajay Maken March 30, 2014

    Network18 and Google in a conversation with former Minister of Sports and senior Congress leader, Ajay Maken. He speaks about the upcoming elections alongside his future plans in politics.. ...
  • Modi as PM will need good CMs too: Shivraj Chouhan March 29, 2014

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has rallied behind party's PM nominee Narendra Modi claiming that the BJP-ruled NDA would form a government at the Centre with a clear majority. The BJP leader, who is lauded for his work in the state, made it clear that Modi as PM...
  • The role of social media in 2014 Lok Sabha elections March 28, 2014

    Aditya Gupta is the Co-founder of SocialSamosa.com - an Indian social media knowledge storehouse that covers everything that happens in the Indian social media ecosystem. In his role as the co-founder, he leads Social Samosa's vision and future strategies; leading it to become one of the most popular portals in...
  • Watch: Network18 and Google in a live video conversation with Jairam Ramesh March 27, 2014

    A live video conversation with Minister of Rural Development Jairam Ramesh as he speaks about the upcoming elections alongside his future plans in politics.. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 25, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Watch: Network18 and Google in a live video conversation with Arun Jaitley March 25, 2014

    A live conversation with Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha and BJP candidate from Amritsar Arun Jaitley where he speaks about the upcoming elections and his future plans in politics. ...
  • Watch: Network18 and Google in a live video conversation with Arun Jaitley March 25, 2014

    A live conversation with Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha and BJP candidate from Amritsar Arun Jaitley where he speaks about the upcoming elections and his future plans in politics. ...
  • Lok Sabha elections get a digital edge with Google-Network18 'In Conversation' series March 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Network18 and Google announced a joint initiative today to help connect prominent politicians with voters across the country. The partnership involves a series of Google Hangouts with politicians titled 'In conversation'. First in the series will be Arun Jaitley, Leader of Opposition, Rajya Sabha, who will be addressing...
  • Rahul Gandhi dubs poll surveys as 'jokes' March 15, 2014

    Rahul Gandhi on Saturday dubbed poll surveys predicting that Congress could get just 100 seats in Lok Sabha polls as "joke", and said opinion polls are "not the law" and there is no question of Narendra Modi and BJP coming to power. Holding a 'Google Hangout' with party workers, the first...
  • Rahul Gandhi to interact with party workers on Google Hangout March 15, 2014

    Ahmedabad: To bridge the gap between office bearers and party leaders, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will hold a google hangout with party workers on Saturday. Rahul would connect with Congress party workers across India through a Google Hangout live video chat session between 11 am and 12 pm on...
  • Google+ Hangout with Vijay Goel on BJP's political strategy November 22, 2013

    India's only city state and the national capital Delhi is voting on December 4. Sheila Dixit led Congress, which has been in power for the past 15 years is facing an uphill task. The main opposition BJP is hoping to return power. The third player in the fray anticorruption activist...
  • CJ Hangout: A conversation with acid attack survivors October 27, 2013

    In a recently convened G+ Hangout, acid attack survivors Pragya and Sapna spoke about the trauma of going through acid violence and how it changed their lives. ...
  • 10 reasons why BBM for Android is overrated and can't beat WhatsApp any time soon October 25, 2013

    A wellreceived ad campaign never defines the success of a product. Similarly, the arrival of BBM on Android and iPhone may have pulled in a large number of users, but the humongous 10 million downloads in 24 hours is not necessarily an indicator that users are content and would continue...
  • Watch: Salman Khan in a hangout with his fans October 23, 2013

    New Delhi: The evolution of technology has become a boon for celebrities who can now directly interact with their fans. Salman Khan is among those celebrities who are using the technological evolution to the core. He is currently doing a hangout with some of his chosen fans. We have brought...
  • GTalk bug: How to check if your Google Talk messages reached someone it shouldn't have September 26, 2013

    Update Google says, "the issue has been resolved and all services are gradually returning to normal." New Delhi: Google says it is investigating into the Google Talk (GTalk) issue where messages are being sent to unintended receipients. While this is fixed, we recommend that you shouldn't share anything on Google Talk...
  • Google announces Hangouts update, adds the muchdesired status availability September 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Google has announced an update to Hangouts, its instant messaging app for Android devices. This update brings the muchdesired status availability feature on the Google Hangouts app. Users have been missing this feature on the Hangouts app since Google replaced the Google Talk app on Android devices with...
  • GTalk bug alert: Google Talk delivering messages to unintended contacts September 26, 2013

    Update 2 Google says, "the issue has been resolved and all services are gradually returning to normal." Update: Google has confirmed that there is indeed an issue with Google Talk and the Google Talk team is "continuing to work to restore full functionality." New Delhi: Many users on Google's popular Google Talk...
  • Watch: Google Plus Hangout with Milind Deora on future of IT in India June 6, 2013

    Minister of State for IT, Communications and Shipping Milind Deora joins a Google+ Hangout as he discusses the Future of Information Technology and Communication in India on 6th June, 2013 at 7PM. ...
  • Google Talk is now Google+ Hangouts; no invisible mode or file sharing May 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Google's much used instant messaging platform, Google Talk (also known as GTalk or GChat), was ignored by Google for some time now in terms of new feature additions. Google has now reinvented Google Talk as Google Plus Hangouts that in a way integrates Google Plus video Hangouts and...
  • Watch: Google+ Hangout with Shashi Tharoor May 9, 2013

    Shashi Tharoor, the union minister for state for human resource development, is joining a Google+ Hangout on Thursday May 9. Shashi Tharoor is one of the more technology savvy union ministers. In the Google+ Hangout Tharoor will address questions on challenges in higher education such as faculty shortage and low...
  • Shashi Tharoor to field questions on education in Google+ Hangout May 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Got a question on the future on higher education in India? You can ask Shashi Tharoor, the union minister for state for human resource development, in a Google+ Hangout on Thursday May 9 at 7PM. Shashi Tharoor is one of the more technology savvy union ministers. In...