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Under the proposals, a new regulator will have the power to force platforms and others to publish annual transparency reports
The Asia Internet Coalition, whose members include Facebook, Google, and Twitter, says there may be 'significant risks to freedom of expression and speech'
Google pulls its news grant to New Wave Media Group, described by an independent journalist group as 'one of the staunchest supporters of the corrupt regime led by the far-right Prime Minister Viktor Orban'
Australia considers new laws in the wake of the New Zealand massacre
(UPDATED) The fine brings Google's total tab with the EU to 8.2 billion euros in less than two years. This is far less than the maximum fine of 10% of Google's annual turnover.
Google wants to avoid a repeat of 2017 when they were fined 2.4 billion euros for favoring its 'Google Shopping' price comparison service in search results
Google says its Stadia platform will open to gamers later this year in the United States, Canada, Britain, and other parts of Europe
Tune users can lower the number of toxic comments seen on some 'popular platforms, including YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, and Disqus'
A recent patent for a game controller hints that Google is also expected to unveil a device to go with the service
(UPDATED) Google says the issues with attaching or accessing Gmail attachments and sending emails and uploading and downloading files on Drive have been resolved
Francisca Reyes-Aquino is widely considered as the mother of Philippine folk dance
Having failed to persuade his European partners to introduce an EU-wide tax, France will go it alone with its own new mechanism
European Parliament may vote as soon as the week of March 10
The closing of the loophole comes after a YouTube creator this week revealed what he called a 'wormhole' that allowed comments and connections on child porn alongside innocuous videos
Google will be holding its Game Developers Conference keynote address on March 19
Spending goes up from $9 billion last year to $13 billion this year in US investments
The number coding option on Google Maps will let users attempt to plot routes that bypass coding-restricted areas in Metro Manila
Google's launching a job search service in the Philippines this February
Google Go is designed to work smoothly even on phones with 1GB or less RAM
The administration's symbol shows up at a photo opportunity during Google's event
Google Station will initially be available in 50 locations across Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao
'We cannot simply leave the production of news and journalism to market forces,' says the head of Australia's competition watchdog, in light of Google and Facebook's dominance in digital ad spend
Alphabet reports a profit of $8.9 billion in the fourth quarter on revenue that was up 22% to $39.3 billion from the same period a year earlier
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France's data watchdog says Google made it too difficult for users to understand and manage preferences on how their personal information is used
As part of the deal, Fossil Group's research and development team working on the smartwatch will join Google, which will acquire the intellectual property for Fossil smartwatches
More Filipinos will be given access to connectivity
We’ve rounded up everything from Elon Musk’s Twitter antics to disinformation campaign in social media
The internet giant breaks a court order suppressing the name of a man charged with murdering a British backpacker
Twitter says in a statement it has been working to weed out accounts that hide a user's true identity or seek to manipulate the platform
The top 2 terms overall are 'MemoryHackers' and 'Hot Shot Gamers,' which are a cheating or an in-game hacking mechanism for the battle royale videogame 'Rules of Survival'
Tech companies building AI should factor in ethics early in the process to make certain artificial intelligence with 'agency of its own' doesn't hurt people, Google chief Sundar Pichai says
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(UPDATED) The hearing on Google's 'data collection, use and filtering practices' offers an opportunity for lawmakers to confront the CEO over claims that the internet giant skews its search results for political reasons
'Let's not allow 'bots' and 'troll farms' to take over from reporters, or leave online fiction to replace verified fact,' AFP Middle East correspondent Sammy Ketz says in an open letter to the EU supported by leading reporters worldwide
The remarks, released December 10, a day ahead of Pichai's appearance at the House Judiciary Committee, come with Google under fire on several fronts: on issues around political bias, data security and its domination of internet search
52.5 million users are potentially affected, but Google says the bug was not exploited
Users can now plug in USB flash drives and memory cards, or other USB devices onto their phone, and Files by Google will let them check the contents of those connected devices
In certain languages, the translate program provided only one translation for a query, often choosing the masculine word for terms like "doctor," and the feminine word for 'nurse,' for example
The technology giant says it has partnerships with more than a dozen news organizations to deliver an audio feed in the same manner as its smartphone news feed
The bill would give security agencies wide powers to force telecommunications and technology companies to give them access to encrypted devices and messaging apps
The freshly renamed 'Google Fi' service aims to take on traditional carriers by letting people pay based on how much data they use and roam internationally
(UPDATED) The hearing will look at how internet firms may 'suppress particular viewpoints and manipulate public opinion,' says US lawmaker Bob Goodlatte
A search application designed to filter out censored content from results could damage all internet users' trust in Google, Amnesty International says in a post on its website
The complaints cite a study by the Norwegian Consumer Council which concluded Google used 'deceptive design and misleading information, which results in users accepting to be constantly tracked'
The doodle goes live on Tuesday, November 27, the 107th birth anniversary of ‘The Angel of Santo Tomas’
Collectively, Southeast Asia's internet economy will grow from $72B to $240B by 2025, according to Google's report
Nigerian internet provider MainOne says a misconfiguration in its Border Gateway Protocol filters caused traffic to Google to be misrouted through China and Russia
Facebook, like Google, allows complaints of sexual harassment to be aired openly in court