Sundar Pichai

  • Sundar Pichai vs Satya Nadella: Two Indians in the running for the Microsoft CEO post February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Contrary to the Bloomberg report which suggested that Indian-American Satya Nadella may replace long-time Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer as he steps down, a new report has emerged saying that Google's Andorid head Sundar Pichai is the front-runner for the CEO job at Microsoft. Sundar Pichai, the 42-year-old...
  • Is Google's Android head Sundar Pichai the top choice for the CEO position at Microsoft? February 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst reports that Microsoft is preparing to name internal executive Satya Nadella as the software company's next chief executive, a new report has surfaced claiming Sundar Pichai, another person of Indian origin, as the most likely candidate to replace outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer. Citing sources close to the hiring...
  • Top 10 new features in Android 4.4 KitKat November 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Google has announced the availability of Android 4.4, called Android KitKat, the latest upgrade to the world's most popular smartphone operating system. Google, which is known for nicknaming its Android mobile operating systems for smartphones and tablets after desserts, has for the first time chosen a brand-name candy...
  • Google launches Android 4.4 KitKat, runs even on low-end smartphones November 1, 2013

    San Francisco: Google on Thursday unveiled the newest version of its Android smartphone software, aiming to allow more smartphone users access to its evolving menu of online services such as driving directions voice-activated search. The new KitKat version of Android (Android 4.4) will be able to run on inexpensive, low-end smartphones...
  • Live blog and live stream: Google's Android, Chrome, Nexus event July 24, 2013

    Google is expected to unveil the next generation of its Nexus tablets on Wednesday in its latest challenge to Apple's market-leading iPad and Amazon's Kindle Fire along with an updated version of the Android operating system, believed to be version 4.3. The new Nexus tablets are likely to be the...
  • Google likely to unveil new Nexus tablets at July 24 event July 18, 2013

    San Francisco: Google appears to be getting ready to introduce the next generation of its Nexus tablets. The unveiling is likely to come at a July 24 event in San Francisco. Google sent invitations Wednesday to the media. The event will be hosted by Sundar Pichai, a Google executive who oversees the...
  • IITian Sundar Pichai to replace Andy Rubin as Google Android chief March 14, 2013

    San Francisco: Andy Rubin has stepped down as the executive in charge of Google's Android operating system for smartphones and tablet computers, ending a seven-year reign that reshaped the technology industry. The unexpected change announced Wednesday may raise new questions about Android's direction as Google duels with Apple Inc., Microsoft Corp....
  • Google's top Android chief Andy Rubin unexpectedly steps down March 14, 2013

    San Francisco: Andy Rubin, the architect of Android, the world's top-selling mobile operating system, has decided to step down as Google Inc combines mobile software divisions under one roof, the company said on Wednesday. Google appointed Sundar Pichai, the executive overseeing its Chrome web browser and applications like Google Drive and...
  • Chrome OS on tablets? Not so soon May 31, 2011

    Taipei: Google Inc, the world's No 1 Internet search engine, will keep the focus of its Chrome operating system on notebooks for now, a senior executive said on Tuesday. Sundar Pichai, senior vice president for Chrome, made the comment at a news conference during the Computex PC show in Taipei in...