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Google takes on Snapchat with its own 'Stories' format

Google takes on Snapchat with its own 'Stories' format

Content for its "AMP stories" initially comes from outlets like CNN, The Washington Post, Conde Nast, Wired and US People magazine.

Soros to Google, Facebook: 'Your days are numbered'

Soros to Google, Facebook: 'Your days are numbered'

During an annual dinner he hosts at the World Economic Forum, Soros turned his sights on a host of subjects including US President Donald Trump and the speculation frenzy surrounding the bitcoin cryptocurrency.

Google 'cloud' grows with new undersea data cables

Google 'cloud' grows with new undersea data cables

Google on Tuesday said it is adding three new undersea data cables as it continues to bulk up its ability to power cloud services around the world.

Australia to probe Facebook, Google over media disruption

Australia to probe Facebook, Google over media disruption

Australia's competition regulator said on Monday it would investigate whether US online giants Facebook and Alphabet Inc's Google have disrupted the news media market to the detriment of publishers and consumers.

YouTube sharpens how it recommends videos despite fears of isolating users

YouTube sharpens how it recommends videos despite fears of isolating users

Google's YouTube has updated its recommendation feature to spotlight videos users are likely to find the most gratifying, brushing aside concerns that such an approach can trap people in bubbles of misinformation ...

US moves closer to EU position on taxing tech giants

US moves closer to EU position on taxing tech giants

Washington is softening its position on European plans to impose taxes on US tech giants such as Apple and Google, officials said this week.

EU pressures internet giants to remove illegal content sooner

EU pressures internet giants to remove illegal content sooner

The European Commission on Thursday outlined how firms like Google, Facebook and Twitter should remove illegal content more quickly from the Web, increasing pressure on the companies to do more.

Google and Walmart unveil e-commerce partnership

Google and Walmart unveil e-commerce partnership

Google and Walmart on Tuesday announced a partnership that will make the retailer's products available on the internet giant's online shopping mall.

Google fires employee behind anti-diversity memo

Google fires employee behind anti-diversity memo

Internet giant Google has fired the male engineer at the center of an uproar in Silicon Valley over the past week after he authored an internal memo asserting there are biological causes behind gender inequality in the tech industry.

Record fine against Google to benefit EU citizens

Record fine against Google to benefit EU citizens

The record 2.4-billion-euro fine slapped on Google by the EU for abusing its market dominance ‘will find its way back to European citizens,’ Europe's competition chief said Saturday.

Google hit with record 2.4 bn euro EU fine

Google hit with record 2.4 bn euro EU fine

The EU hit Google with a record 2.4-billion-euro fine Tuesday for illegally favouring its shopping service in search results, in a fresh assault on US firms that risks the wrath of President Donald Trump.

EU to slap Google with record fine this week

EU to slap Google with record fine this week

The EU's powerful anti-trust regulator will slap Google with a record fine as early as Tuesday in another European blow against a US tech giant, sources said.