Alphabet Inc. said Friday that it will prohibit severance packages for anyone fired or under investigation for misconduct.
26 Sep 2020 6:16 PM
The app uses Bluetooth to alert users if they spend 15 minutes or more within two metres of a user who subsequently tests COVID-19 positive.
24 Sep 2020 10:41 PM
The bank-turned-tech-firm is set to launch a host of digital products and services first in Russia and later abroad, including India.
24 Sep 2020 9:50 PM
Lawmakers and consumer advocates say Google abuses its dominance in online search and advertising to kill competition and boost its profits.
24 Sep 2020 8:20 PM
It is proposed that nine social media firms speedily identify violent, graphic content, including suicide, and swiftly notify the others.
22 Sep 2020 7:33 PM
A few countries have scrapped their tracing apps and others have found so few users that the technology is not very effective.
22 Sep 2020 5:32 PM
Paytm said it was “arm-twisted” to comply with biased Play Store policies “that are meant to artificially create Google’s market dominance”.
20 Sep 2020 7:47 PM
A year ago on getting complaints about heated, abusive posts, Google told staff to be responsible and thoughtful on internal message boards.
18 Sep 2020 5:42 PM
The final draft of the bill could be introduced into Parliament in late October.
17 Sep 2020 10:52 PM
“I think people from these companies understand that when I say something, I mean it,” Prime Minister Scott Morrison told reporters.
07 Sep 2020 5:01 PM
A 40-lawyer team investigating Google was reportedly asked to wrap up by month-end, despite their seeking more time to make a strong case.
04 Sep 2020 6:50 PM
The second phase of their “exposure notification” system automatically alerts people if they might have been exposed to the coronavirus.
02 Sep 2020 4:03 PM
Facebook says Apple’s rules could reduce what apps earn by advertising through Facebook’s audience network.
27 Aug 2020 5:08 PM
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
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
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
“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
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
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
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