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Google Seeks To Move ‘Meritless’ Collusion Lawsuit To California

Lawsuit by US states filed in Texas, alleging Google collusion with Facebook, should be heard in California instead says Google

4 months ago

EU Takes Aim At Google Advertising Practices In Antitrust Probe

European Commission seeks information from advertisers, as it opens second EU antitrust probe of Google and its practices

4 months ago

Google Begins Investigation Of AI Staffer Over Data Transfer

Google reportedly begins investigation and locks the corporate account of member of its ethical AI team, after sensitive data transfer

4 months ago

Trump Pardons Former Google Engineer Anthony Levandowski

Engineer who stole self-driving car secrets from Google's Waymo division, receives pardon from outgoing US President Donald Trump

4 months ago

US Asks Australia To Scrap Proposed Publisher Payment Law

Major clash down under is looming, after Australia rejects US request to halt new law to force Google, Facebook to…

4 months ago

Fortnite Maker Expands Apple Dispute To UK

Fortnite developer Epic Games launches legal action against Apple and Google in the UK, as it seeks changes to 'unfair'…

4 months ago

Australian Government Slams Google For Blocking Local Content

Users in Australia complain after Google blocks local websites, after Australia seeks to force tech firms to pay for news…

4 months ago

YouTube Suspends Donald Trump Channel

Google streaming service YouTube becomes latest social network to suspend President Donald Trump, following attempted insurrection

4 months ago

Parler Sues Amazon Web Services After Hosting Takedown

Consequences from President Trump's attempted coup last week continues, with Google and Apple removing Parler from app stores

4 months ago

Google Faces UK Investigation Over Chrome Cookie Change

The UK's CMA opens investigation of Google’s proposals to remove third-party cookies and other functions from Chrome browser

4 months ago

YouTube Reinstates TalkRadio Channel After Ban Decision

Streaming service YouTube restores talkRADIO after a “further review” of its controversial decision to remove it over Covid-19 content

4 months ago

Google To Add Privacy Labels To Its iOS App Portfolio

Bad news for advertisers. Search giant is to update all its iOS apps to carry Apple's privacy labels that will…

4 months ago

YouTube Axes TalkRadio Channel

Coronavirus misinformation speculated as reason for YouTube removing Ofcom-regulated TalkRadio from its streaming platform

4 months ago

Google Asked AI Researchers To Strike Positive Tone – Report

Scientific papers generated internally at the search engine giant are now subjected to “sensitive topics” review, it has been reported

5 months ago

Google, Facebook Team Up To Tackle Antitrust Lawsuit – Report

Both firms agreed to 'cooperate and assist one another', after antitrust lawsuit last week from US states over online advertising…

5 months ago

Judge Proposes 2023 Trial Date For Google Antitrust Case

Judge says Google's Justice Department trial unlikely to go to court before mid-2023, as trial proceedings appear set to go…

5 months ago

Google Hit With Third Antitrust Lawsuit

Another day, another antitrust lawsuit. More legal action alleging Google operates a search monopoly, and prevents Alexa in speakers using…

5 months ago

Google Wins EU Approval For Fitbit Deal

Over a year since Google announced it was acquiring fitness device maker in a $2.1bn deal, EU gives its official…

5 months ago

Google Staff Seek Removal Of VP Involved In Timnit Gebru ‘Firing’

AI staff at Google demand removal of company executive involved in departure of prominent female ethics researcher Dr Timnit Gebru

5 months ago

Google Sued By 10 US States For Alleged Facebook Collusion

Ten US states sue Google, alleging it worked with Facebook to break US antitrust law to bolster its online advertising…

5 months ago

Big Tech Firms Face EU Fines Of 10 Percent Of Turnover

Yearly checks on tech firm compliance over harmful content, plus stiff financial penalties part of EU's proposed regulation of digital…

5 months ago

Facebook To Move UK Users To US Data Agreements

Escaping GDPR protections? Social networking giant Facebook insists move will not change privacy controls or the services it offers

5 months ago

Google Outage Affects Offices, Homes Worldwide

Google authentication failure knocks out broad array of services across the world, including Google Cloud, Google Suite, YouTube, Nest and…

5 months ago

California Asks To Join US DOJ Google Lawsuit

California attorney general becomes first Democrat to support federal antitrust action against Google, as states mull additional actions

5 months ago

Google Fined $121 Million By French Watchdog Over Cookies

Stiff financial penalty imposed on Google by French privacy watchdog, which at the time also fined Amazon over advertising cookies

5 months ago

Google Investigates Dismissal Of AI Expert Timnit Gebru

After Google staff and outside academics slam Google, Sundar Pichai says it will examine departure of the prominent female AI…

5 months ago

Australia Finalises Plan For Google, Facebook To Pay Publishers For News

Google and Facebook continue to object, but Australia presses ahead with new law to force them to pay publishers for…

5 months ago

Support Grows For ‘Fired’ Google AI Expert

Open letter signed by more than 4,500 people, including academics and DeepMind researchers, expresses support for Timnit Gebru

5 months ago

Chinese Researchers Claim Quantum Supremacy Breakthrough

Chinese photon-based quantum computer carries out experiment that would take supercomputer billions of years, following Google breakthrough last year

5 months ago