MILAN: Serie A has brought in the big artillary in its ongoing fight against online piracy, agreeing a deal with Google that will see the technology giant remove video apps from its content platform that enable users to illegally watch live games.

“Google has removed from its Play Store apps illegally reproducing contents owned by Serie A,” the league said in a statement.

Under the new agreement, Google will use “innovative instruments” to detect any future copyright infringement, the league further said, without elaborating.

May 04, 2021 08:05
NEW YORK: The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) announced Monday that Google will become a WNBA Changemaker through a new multiyear partnership that will drive engagement during many key moments throughout the year. As part of the partnership, Google will serve as presenting partner of the WNBA Playoffs and as an associate partner of WNBA All-Star on ESPN and the WNBA Commissioner’s Cup.
Apr 12, 2021 17:04
BENGALURU: In a first for Google, the tech behemoth has inked a web stories partnership with Disney+ Hotstar for the onngoing Indian Premier League.  Under the partnership, Google users who search #IPL or their favourite teams will get live in-game web story match highlights during and after the game directly from Disney+ Hotstar.
Jul 15, 2020 16:07
MUMBAI: Google will invest Rs 33,737 crore (Rs 337.37 billion, $4.5 billion) in Jio Platforms, Reliance Industries chair and managing director Mukesh Ambani announced on Wednesday during the company’s online Annual General Meeting. 
Jun 19, 2020 20:06
MUMBAI: Disney+ Hostar has finally filled the vacancy left by the departure of erstwhile chief executive Ajit Mohan when he joined Facebook as its India head in January 2019.  Sunil Rayan has been appointed as the new president and head Disney+ Hostar. Rayan joins Disney+ Hostar from Google where he was for over seven years in various capacities. 
Apr 29, 2020 16:04
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.: Electronic Arts Inc. and Google Tuesday announced a partnership to launch five EA games on Stadia - Google’s cloud-based gaming platform. 
Nov 02, 2019 11:11
NEW YORK: Alphabet, parent company of Google, announced Friday that the tech giant has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire leading wearables brand Fitbit.   The deal, which values Fitbit around $2.1 billion at a fully diluted equity value, puts Google in direct competition with Apple in the fitness tracking space. 
Apr 03, 2019 18:04
MUMBAI: Star Sports, the official broadcaster of VIVO IPL 2019, recently introduced ‘Voting on Google Search’, an exclusive voting partnership with Google that integrated technology into the cricketing experience for fans.
Mar 28, 2019 14:03
MUMBAI: GamingMonk, the Delhi-based firm which organises some of India’s biggest offline eSports events across eight cities in India, has raised $100,000 from one of Japan’s leading gaming websites, GameWith. The investment will be used for product development, team building and brand marketing.
Mar 20, 2019 14:03
MUMBAI: The BCCI and Star Sports, the official broadcaster of the Indian Premier League (IPL) competition kickstarted the inaugural VIVO IPL 2019 Trophy Tour in New Delhi on Sunday in an endeavour to bring fans closer to their favourite cricket tournament.
Jan 25, 2019 14:01
MUMBAI: Google has emerged as one of India’s top advertisers in 2018, spending a whopping Rs 11 billion on media planning and marketing activities, Economic Times reports.