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Alphabet Inc’s Google is rolling out new privacy features to its Maps, YouTube and Voice Assistant services, with options including incognito mode and automatic data deletion, the company on Wednesday said.
Google won a victory on Thursday after Europe’s top court said Germany has to notify the European Commission of a rule allowing publishers to demand a copyright fee from the U.S. tech giant for using news snippets.
Attorneys general from 48 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico formally opened an antitrust probe on Monday into Alphabet’s Google, in a sign of growing government scrutiny of U.S. technology giants.
Major tech firms and U.S. tech industry groups said on Monday that France’s new digital services tax undermines the global tax regime and multilateral efforts to reform it.
Facebook has been paying outside contractors to transcribe audio clips from users of its services, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter.
India’s Reliance Industries on Monday announced a partnership with Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform, in a move that deepens the offerings of its Jio telecoms unit while posing a direct challenge to rival cloud services providers such as Amazon.com and Alphabet’s Google.
Google’s parent company Alphabet has overtaken Apple to become the most cash-rich company in the world. The Financial Times reports that as of the second quarter of this year, Alphabet holds $117 billion in liquid reserves, compared to $102 billion for Apple.
() — Alphabet shares rose about 8% after the company reported quarterly results that eased investors’ concerns about growth challenges facing its Google advertising business.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered an investigation into France’s planned tax on technology companies, a probe that could lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade restrictions.
Google has announced its fourteenth subsea cable investment, and the third international cable funded entirely by the internet giant.
Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world’s biggest internet ad seller to split into different pieces.
Huawei founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei said the impact of a U.S. ban on the Chinese company was more severe than expected and warned that revenue would dip to around $100 billion this year and the next.
Self-driving car software startup Aurora said on Sunday it would partner with Fiat Chrysler to build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles, the latest collaboration with an automaker for the fast-growing Silicon Valley company.
Google parent company Alphabet said on Tuesday former Chairman and Chief Executive Eric Schmidt and former Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene will step down from the search company’s board in June.
Far from being a Netflix Inc killer, Apple Inc envisions its forthcoming Apple TV+ streaming service as one that could sit alongside other services that viewers buy, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said on Tuesday.
A faction of the All Progressives Congress in Bayelsa State led by Fala Itubo has said the APC will win the forthcoming governorship election with a very wide margin.
Nigerians on Tuesday berated the National Identity Management Commission over its decision to charge for the replacement and renewal of the National Identity Card.
Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has landed his playing body a huge pat on the back for a gutsy performance in Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Brazil in a friendly match in Singapore.
Pope Francis on Tuesday named a new head of the Vatican security services, a day after the previous holder of the job resigned because of a media leak.
France's prime minister said on Tuesday decisions by Turkey and the United States in Syria would have serious consequences in the region and that it was inevitable that their actions would lead to a resurgence of Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.
Some senators, yesterday, dismissed projections of President Muhammadu Buhari’s N10.33 trillion 2020 budget proposal as unrealistic.
Apple on Thursday removed an app criticised by China for allowing protesters in Hong Kong to track police, as Beijing steps up pressure on foreign companies deemed to be providing support to the pro-democracy movement.
National President of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Engr. Sanusi Abdul-Fari, has expressed the confidence that the Federal Government (FG) and Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) would harmonise their differences to ensure that it does not result to NLC embarking on indefinite strike action over the N30,000 minimum wage.
The Chairman of Interim Management Committee, of Imo Transport Company, ITC, Emeka Ariguzo, yesterday said that when he assumed office last three months, he discovered that ITC, was running under private account.
Gender Mobile Initiative (GMI), an NGO, says it is partnering with the Ford Foundation to develop anti-sexual harassment policy and mobile application for confidential reporting and data generation.