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Russian media regulator asks Google to delete protest videos

Russian media regulator asks Google to delete protest videos

Russia's media regulator has asked internet giant Google to delete videos of anti-government protests and arrests in Moscow from its platform YouTube.

Huawei launches own operating system to rival Android

Huawei launches own operating system to rival Android

Chinese telecom giant Huawei unveiled its own operating system on Friday, as it faces the threat of losing access to Google's Android platform amid escalating US-China trade tensions.

Trump warns Google after Treasury chief says no concerns on China

Trump warns Google after Treasury chief says no concerns on China

US President Donald Trump on Friday kept up his pressure on global tech giant Google days after his Treasury secretary ruled out any national security concerns over the company's work in China.

Google takes pre-orders for game streaming service launching November

Google takes pre-orders for game streaming service launching November

Alphabet Inc's Google on Thursday opened pre-orders for its game streaming service, which it said will launch in November with more than 30 games from at least 21 publishers ...

EU approves tougher copyright rules in blow to Google, Facebook

EU approves tougher copyright rules in blow to Google, Facebook

Google will have to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook filter out protected content under new copyright rules aimed at ensuring fair compensation for the European Union's $1tn creative industries.

Alphabet's drone delivery service takes off in Australia

Alphabet's drone delivery service takes off in Australia

Google parent Alphabet Inc's drone service made its first air delivery in North Canberra, Australia, on Tuesday after getting approval from the country's civil aviation authority.

EU fines Google 1.4 billion euros for anti-trust breach

EU fines Google 1.4 billion euros for anti-trust breach

The EU's powerful anti-trust regulator slapped tech giant Google with a new fine on Wednesday over unfair competition, in Europe's latest salvo against Silicon Valley.

Social media firms under scrutiny over NZ shooting footage

Social media firms under scrutiny over NZ shooting footage

Social media giants Facebook, Twitter, Google faced scrutiny over extremist content on their platforms on Friday after video footage of mass shootings in New Zealand was live streamed and widely shared online.

Murdoch's News Corp calls for Google breakup

Murdoch's News Corp calls for Google breakup

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp has called for Google to be broken up in Australia, the latest salvo in a battle between the corporate media giants.

Google, Facebook, Twitter fail to live up to fake news pledge

Google, Facebook, Twitter fail to live up to fake news pledge

Google, Facebook and Twitter have fallen short of their pledges to combat fake news, three months before key European elections, the European Commission said on Thursday.

Google shifted $23bn to tax haven Bermuda in 2017

Google shifted $23bn to tax haven Bermuda in 2017

Google moved 19.9 billion euros ($22.7 billion) through a Dutch shell company to Bermuda in 2017, as part of an arrangement that allows it to reduce its foreign tax bill, according to documents filed at the Dutch Chamber of Commerce.

Trump accuses Facebook, Twitter, Google of Democrat bias

Trump accuses Facebook, Twitter, Google of Democrat bias

US President Donald Trump took a swipe on Tuesday at America's tech giants, accusing them of having a liberal bias, and claiming Twitter was making it more difficult to follow his account.