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US abortion ruling: Democrats seek probe of tech's use of personal data

The CEOs of Google and Apple were urged to prohibit apps on the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store from using data-mining practices that could facilitate the targeting of individuals.

published on : 25th June 2022

Google agrees to pay for ramped-up Wikipedia service

Google uses material from the site for its "knowledge panel" -- a sidebar that accompanies the main search results.

published on : 22nd June 2022

Google and France end fight over news copyright

Organisations representing French magazines and newspapers -- as well as Agence France-Presse (AFP) -- lodged the case with the regulator three years ago.

published on : 21st June 2022

Social media platform ShareChat raises $520 million; valuation reaches $5 billion

It raised $255 million from Google, Times Group, and existing investors, adding to the $266 million raised earlier in December 2021.

published on : 17th June 2022

Google pays USD 118 million to settle gender discrimination suit

In 2017, several former Google employees sued the company in a San Francisco court, accusing it of paying women less than men for equivalent positions and assigning women lower positions.

published on : 13th June 2022

Australian court makes Google pay USD 515,000 for defamation

Barilaro would not have sued if Google had taken down the videos, uploaded in September and October of 2020, as requested by letter in December of that year.

published on : 6th June 2022

Google collaborates with NGO to launch suicide hotline in Pakistan

Recognised by the WHO, Umang is a mental health helpline that offers support to vulnerable Pakistanis contemplating suicide.

published on : 3rd June 2022

Sharechat in advance talks with Google, Temasek to close USD 300 million funding

When contacted, Google and Temasek declined to offer any comment on the matter, terming it speculative information.

published on : 31st May 2022

New cyber security rule to make doing business in India tougher, say global tech bodies 

"The onerous nature of the requirements may also make it more difficult for companies to do business in India," the letter said.

published on : 28th May 2022

A reflection of the present lifestyle

With Selfie Mummy Google Daddy, director Madhu Chandra departs an important message that is relevant and rare in this tech-driven age.

published on : 14th May 2022

Google announces new safety features including removal of search results 

Now users can customise the type of advertisements they want to see by selecting from a range of topics they are interested in or they can opt to watch fewer ads.

published on : 13th May 2022

Selfie Mummy Google Daddy is produced by 80 parents

Selfie Mummy Google Daddy explores the dangers of mobile addiction in the younger generation.

published on : 12th May 2022

Google swipes left on Tinder parent app store suit

The litigation comes as part of an ongoing battle by Match, Epic Games and others to force Google parent Alphabet and iPhone maker Apple to loosen their grips on their respective app stores.

published on : 11th May 2022

Tinder parent company Match Group takes Google app store war to court in US

Google has made it clear that it will remove Match apps from the Play store if they don't comply with the rule, Match said in the filing, saying such punishment would be a "death knell."

published on : 10th May 2022

Canada's Online News Act big boost to Indian newspapers and their websites

The proposed rule prompts platforms like Facebook and Google to negotiate commercial deals and pay news publishers in a fair manner for their content.

published on : 9th May 2022
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