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Facebook rejects call to share revenue with Australian media

Facebook rejects call to share revenue with Australian media

Facebook on Monday rejected calls from the Australian government and news companies that it share advertising revenue with the media, suggesting it would rather cut news content from its platform.

Google rejects call for huge Australian media payout

Google rejects call for huge Australian media payout

Google has rejected demands it pay hundreds of millions of dollars per year in compensation to Australian news media under a government-imposed revenue sharing deal.

Google makes its video meeting service free to all

Google makes its video meeting service free to all

Google on Tuesday made its business videoconferencing service free to all users, ramping up competition for Zoom as people flock online to stay connected during the pandemic.

Australia tells Facebook, Google to pay up for news content

Australia tells Facebook, Google to pay up for news content

Digital giants Google and Facebook will be forced to pay millions of dollars for news content under a landmark plan by the Australian government to support the ailing local media ...

Apple, Google plan software to slow virus, joining global debate on tracking

Apple, Google plan software to slow virus, joining global debate on tracking

Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google said on Friday that they will work together to create contact tracing technology that aims to slow the spread of the coronavirus by allowing users to opt into logging other phones

Apple, Google, Amazon eye common standard for smart home devices

Apple, Google, Amazon eye common standard for smart home devices

Amazon, Apple and Google announced plans Wednesday to develop a common technology standard for smart home products, in a move aimed at enabling more connected devices to speak to each other.

Google co-founders step aside as Pichai takes helm of parent Alphabet

Google co-founders step aside as Pichai takes helm of parent Alphabet

Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are stepping aside as leaders of the Internet behemoth they founded 21 years ago

Australian regulator files privacy suit against Google alleging location data misuse

Australian regulator files privacy suit against Google alleging location data misuse

An Australian regulator has filed a lawsuit against Alphabet Inc's Google, accusing it of misleading smartphone users about how it collected and used personal location data ...

Google claims 'quantum supremacy'; others say hold on a qubit

Google claims 'quantum supremacy'; others say hold on a qubit

Google said on Wednesday it had achieved a breakthrough in computer research, by solving a complex problem in minutes with a so-called quantum computer ...

Google unveils Pixel 4 phones with radar, more affordable laptop

Google unveils Pixel 4 phones with radar, more affordable laptop

Alphabet Inc's Google unveiled new Pixel smartphones with higher quality cameras, a radar sensor and faster virtual assistant on Tuesday, but failed to provide enough to set the devices apart from rivals and nix concerns about price.

You have the right to be forgotten by Google - but only in Europe

You have the right to be forgotten by Google - but only in Europe

If you want your past to be forgotten on the internet, it might be best to move to Europe.

Google to pay $1 bn in France to settle fiscal fraud probe

Google to pay $1 bn in France to settle fiscal fraud probe

Google agreed to pay close to 1 billion euros ($1.10 billion) to French authorities to settle a fiscal fraud probe that began four years ago in a deal that may create a legal precedent for other large tech companies ...