MUMBAI: Talk about leaving it till the very end. Literally on the last day as it were, Google parent Alphabet reportedly purchased the Invitation To Tender (ITT) document for the media rights of the Indian Premier League (IPL). 

The ITT was available for purchase till May 10.

Google owns streaming and video platform YouTube and joins a handful of parties that have reportedly picked up the IPL ITT.

Jan 28, 2022 16:01
NEW DELHI: Bharti Airtel and Google have announced a partnership where the search giant will invest $1 billion (roughly Rs 7,500 crores) in the Indian telco major "to help grow India’s digital ecosystem". 
May 18, 2021 16:05
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.
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.