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Jan 22, 2021 10:50 PM

Developer complains to EU over Apple, Google app rules after Covid game rejected

[BRUSSELS] A German app developer has filed a complaint with European Union antitrust authorities against Google and...

Jan 22, 2021 12:40 PM

Alphabet shuts Loon project to beam Internet from high-altitude balloons

[SAN FRANCISCO] Google parent Alphabet shut down Loon, an audacious project to beam internet service from high-...

Jan 22, 2021 10:30 AM

Google says it will shut search engine in Australia if forced to pay for news

[SYDNEY] Google said on Friday it will disable its search function in Australia if the government proceeds with a...

Jan 21, 2021 05:50 AM

Google sidelines second Al researcher

GOOGLE artificial intelligence (AI) researcher Margaret Mitchell has been locked out of corporate systems, making...

Jan 20, 2021 08:58 AM

World Wide Web inventor opposes Australia's news payment plan

[SYDNEY] World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee says Australia's plan to force digital giants to pay media outlets...

Jan 20, 2021 05:50 AM

US asks Australia to scrap plan to make Facebook, Google pay for news

THE US government has asked Australia to scrap proposed laws that will make it the first country in the world to...

Jan 19, 2021 08:49 AM

US asks Australia to scrap proposed laws to make Facebook, Google pay for news

[SYDNEY] The US government has asked Australia to scrap proposed laws that will make it the first country in the...

Jan 15, 2021 09:13 AM

Google closes Fitbit deal as US, Australia probes continue

[WASHINGTON] Search and advertising giant Google closed its deal to buy fitness tracking company Fitbit, the...

Jan 15, 2021 05:50 AM

Australia slams Google for blocking news sites from users

AUSTRALIA urged Google on Thursday to "focus on paying for original content, not blocking it" after the Internet...

Jan 14, 2021 01:16 PM

Google 'experiment' blocks Australian news from local searches

[SYDNEY] Google has started hiding Australian news sites from some local users, in an experiment that comes amid...

Jan 14, 2021 12:13 AM

Google to pause all political ads from Jan 14

[NEW YORK] Alphabet's Google will pause political ads on all of its platforms starting Jan 14, following last week's...