Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 | Last Update : 11:27 AM IST

google Page-3

'Location off should mean location off', Google engineers said after AP expose on tracking users

After the AP article two years ago, Google made changes to its privacy settings to make it easier for users to conceal their movements.

27 Aug 2020 2:19 PM

If Trump loses, social media anticipates a fight, plans strategy to beat back misinformation

Facebook is considering options including a “kill switch” to shut off political advertising after election day to thwart misinformation.

22 Aug 2020 2:18 PM

Will US Federal Trade Commission's antitrust probe against Facebook lead to a lawsuit?

Facebook says Zuckerberg answered US regulators’ questions on antitrust practices, but FTC investigations do not always lead to lawsuits.

21 Aug 2020 3:12 PM

Google drafts YouTubers worldwide in campaign against Australia’s bid to make it pay for news

“The YouTube you know and love is at risk in Australia,” the company tweeted from its YouTube Creators account.

18 Aug 2020 5:23 PM

Google slammed for spreading 'misinformation' to counter Australian law mandating it to pay for news

The tech giant in an open letter claimed it would be forced to hand over users’ search data to news media companies.

17 Aug 2020 2:07 PM

ADVERTISEMENT

Google joins other internet platforms to shield US election from disinformation

A coordinated effort is being made by online platforms to curb the spread of disinformation and thwart efforts to manipulate voters.

14 Aug 2020 11:36 AM

Fortnite gets pulled off app store, files lawsuit against Apple for monopoly

Google Play Store too removed the game as Epic Games’ latest update bypasses app stores on payments, depriving them of their 30% cut.

14 Aug 2020 10:46 AM

Google's new feature lets you create virtual visiting cards for people to find you on search

You can highlight your existing website and social profiles and other information on the card, using the feature released first in India.

11 Aug 2020 6:55 PM

Google search result calls Argentine vice-president called 'thief', she sues for defamation

Facing charges in nine cases, Cristina Kirchner was twice ordered into pre-trial detention, but parliamentary immunity spared her jail time.

07 Aug 2020 4:57 PM

Google's plan to buy Fitbit comes under lens of EU competition commissioner

Google has an operating system for smartwatches so Fitbit’s user data will strengthen its already powerful position in targeted advertising.

04 Aug 2020 10:47 PM

ADVERTISEMENT

Tech This Week | What we learned from the US antitrust inquiry

Lawmakers seem to be catching up with technology and so will regulation, so Big Tech should not take things for granted.

01 Aug 2020 4:17 PM

Profits of Google parent Alphabet hit by 30 pc over dip in ad sales revenue

Revenue regained ground in the second quarter in search and at video-sharing platform YouTube, showing signs of stabilisation by the end.

31 Jul 2020 6:24 PM

Australia's draft law makes it mandatory for Google and Facebook to pay for news content

The aggregators will be given three months to work out a deal on fair pay for news, failing which arbitrators will make a binding decision.

31 Jul 2020 2:24 PM

Big Tech including Apple, Facebook reports mixed earnings amid pandemic

Apple delivered surprisingly strong numbers with both its revenue and profit rising, defying analysts' lowered expectations

31 Jul 2020 9:37 AM

Work from home till July 2021, Google tells most of its 200,000 employees

It marks a six-month extension of Google’s previous plan to keep most of its offices closed through the rest of this year.

28 Jul 2020 3:27 PM

ADVERTISEMENT

Google accused of privacy breaches, Australian watchdog begins investigation

This is the latest litigation Google has faced around the world over allegations of privacy breaches.

27 Jul 2020 3:40 PM

Big Tech CEOs' postponed anti-trust hearing will now be held on Wednesday

The heads of Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple will be testifying at a time of growing complaints about their dominance.

26 Jul 2020 4:17 PM

Antitrust hearing with Big Tech CEOs at US Congress postponed

The hearing would have conflicted with the memorial service for the late representative and civil rights leader John Lewis.

25 Jul 2020 4:41 PM

Antitrust regulator to question Zuckerberg on Facebook for unfair practices, says report

The Federal Trade Commission has been conducting a yearlong probe into whether the social network has abused its dominance in the market.

18 Jul 2020 4:45 PM

Government must galvanise India's app ecosystem to pare down Chinese influence

Quick disbursal of the Rs 20,000 crore Startup India corpus to app-based businesses is key, not reliance on large firms to create superapps.

16 Jul 2020 8:05 AM

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT