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Google Hands Over Data To Hong Kong Authorities – Report

Despite pledging to halt data transfers due to a repressive security law in Hong Kong, Google reportedly has handed over…

2 months ago

Apple Rejects Epic Games Fortnite Request In South Korea

Not having it. Despite South Korea ban on payment commission charges, Apple has refused to reinstate Epic Games account in…

3 months ago

Microsoft, Amazon Win Project Maven Contracts – Report

Analysis shows Amazon and Microsoft win Pentagon drone contracts, after Google exited Project Maven in 2018 amid staff protests

3 months ago

TeleGeography’s Updated Subsea Cable Map Shows Tech Influence

Updated map of world's undersea cables by TeleGeography shows growing engineering infrastructure capabilities of tech firms

3 months ago

Google Appeals $591m Copyright Fine From French Watchdog

'Disproportionate fine' says Google, as it files appeal against 500 million euros penalty imposed by France’s competition regulator

3 months ago

Google Delays Office Return Until 10 January 2022

Search engine giant Google, joins Amazon, Facebook and Apple in delaying staff return to offices and campuses, citing Coronavirus 'uncertainity'

3 months ago

South Korea Passes Bill To Curb In-App Purchase Charges

The App Store commission that Apple and Google imposes for in-app purchases is to be banned in South Korea after…

3 months ago

Waymo Stops Selling Lidar To Outside Companies

Alphabet-owned autonomous driving company Waymo ends two-year effort at selling in-house lidar to outside firms, following executive departures

3 months ago

Tech Giants Make Cybersecurity Pledges After White House Meeting

Tech giants pledge to spend billions of dollars improving cybersecurity after meeting with President Biden in White House

3 months ago

South Korea Moves To Curb In-App Purchase Charges

South Korean parliamentary committee votes to amend a bill in order to stop Apple and Google charges for in-app purchases

3 months ago

Google Health Disbanded; Staff Sent To Other Divisions

The dedicated health unit at Google has been disbanded, with its 570 staff sent to different divisions within the Alphabet…

3 months ago

Facebook, Google Reveal Apricot Undersea Cable For Asia

New undersea cable from Facebook and Google to connect Japan with south east Asia, to increase capacity, redundancy and reliability

3 months ago

Sonos Scores Legal Victory In Google Patent Dispute

Sonos sees legal win over Google as US International Trade Commission judge finds Google smartphones and speakers infringed five Sonos…

3 months ago

Google May Cut Salaries Of Home Workers

Google staff who opt to work from home on a permanent basis in the United States, may have their salaries…

4 months ago

Google’s Larry Page Granted New Zealand Residency

Armageddon bolthole? Co-founder of Google, Larry Page, was granted residency in New Zealand earlier this year after medical emergency

4 months ago

Google Nest Doorbells, Cameras Get Battery Power In Revamp

New Google Nest smart home devices include first battery-powered doorbell and camera, while some features now work without cloud subscription

4 months ago

YouTube Trials Cheaper Premium Lite Option

Not that much cheaper. Google's YouTube is trialing a more affordable premium subscription tier that doesn't display adverts

4 months ago

Google Develops Own Processor For Pixel Smartphones

Sorry Qualcomm. Pixel 6 smartphones arriving later this year will feature in-house Tensor processors designed by Google itself

4 months ago

Google To Tempt iOS Users With Android Switch App

Google is developing a 'Switch to Android' app so that iOS users can port their data and apps from their…

4 months ago

Google, Facebook To Require Covid Vaccinations For Office Return

Employees looking to return to work in the offices of Facebook and Google will be required to be vaccinated

4 months ago

Google Reveals ‘New Chapter’ For Bug Bounty Program

Google's 'vulnerability reward program' has found over 11,000 bugs and paid out $29m over past ten years, but now has…

4 months ago

DeepMind Uses AI To Predict Human Protein Shapes

Google sister company DeepMind releases massive database of AI-predicted protein shapes in human body and other organisms in 'transformative' breakthrough

4 months ago

Google Parts Ways With Cloudera Cofounder – Report

Executive Amr Awadallah reportedly departs from Google Cloud, after staff complaints over leadership style and personal manifesto

4 months ago

Google Ordered To Pay $600m By French Watchdog

Ouch. Copyright dispute over online content in France sees competition regulator impose a 500 million euro (£427m) fine on Google

5 months ago

Google Faces Court Action By US States Over Play Store Fees

Not another lawsuit. 37 US states slap Google with another antitrust lawsuit over the fees its charges for its Play…

5 months ago

Trump Sues Twitter, Facebook, Google, And Their CEOs – Update

Former US President Donald Trump is expected to announce a lawsuit against Twitter, Facebook and Google, as well as their…

5 months ago

Tech Giants Could Withdraw Services Over Hong Kong Doxxing Bill

China's bill that will clampdown on 'doxxing' in Hong Kong, could force Facebook, Google, Twitter and others tech giants to…

5 months ago

Google Delays Third-Party Cookie Removal Until 2023

Google blinks first and delays Chrome’s plan to phase out support for third-party cookies until 2023, citing need to work…

5 months ago

Amazon, Google Face CMA Investigation Over Fake Reviews

Thorny problem of fake reviews faces an official investigation, with the removal efforts of Amazon and Google being examined by…

5 months ago

US Takes Aim At Big Tech, Approves Breakup Antitrust Bill

Big tech firms face real breakup threat after one draft antitrust bill in US House of Representative gains official approval

5 months ago