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Google to issue flood alerts in India using its apps

February 10, 2016    

Google will provide flood warnings in India via its Google Public Alerts, according to an announcement by the company. These alerts are likely to help people with critical information during natural disasters. Google said that it will be using the data provided by the Central Water Commission (CWC). “Users can now find flood alerts with river level information for more than 170 areas in which the CWC has active observation stations,” the company…    read more 

Google’s Project Loon gets Government approval

November 2, 2015    

Internet giant Google is working with the government on a pilot project for providing internet connectivity by using large balloons.Google, under its Project Loon, is using big balloons floating at a height of 20-kilometres above Earth surface for transmission of internet services. It has already tested this technology in New Zealand, California (the US) and Brazil. “Google approached government to set up the Loon project and drone-based internet transmission. Government has approved…    read more