• Pichai commits $1 billion to help publishers create quality news
    San Francisco, October 1 (IANS): Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Thursday announced the company's biggest $1 billion investment for the future of news, in partnerships with news publishers that would pay them to create and curate high-quality content for better online news experience. Pichai launched Google News Showcase that features the editorial curation of award-winning newsrooms to give readers more insight on the stories that matter, and in the process, helps publ
  • Facebook News to soon pay Indian publishers for their content
    NEW DELHI, AUGUST 25 (IANS): Facing political heat in India, the social networking giant on Tuesday said it will pay news publishers in the country soon via its Facebook News to ensure their content is available in the new product. Facebook News, that was launched in the US last year, will soon arrive in the UK, Germany, France, India and Brazil within the next six months to a year, the company announced. Campbell Brown, VP, Global News Partnerships at Facebook, said that consume