Microsoft-Google Pact off, as ad tech and other issues gain center stage

Microsoft-Google Pact off, as ad tech and other issues gain center stage

By Anna Domanska - Jun 30, 2021

The gloves are off, and it is open season for Microsoft and Google, as they end a six-year truce to not litigate against each other or carry grievances to the regulators.

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EC initiates another probe into Google's adtech practices

EC initiates another probe into Google's adtech practices

By Anna Domanska - Jun 21, 2021

EU antitrust regulators are planning a formal investigation into Google’s digital advertising practices by the end of this year. Google is already facing unprecedented regulatory

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U.S. Department of Justice opens inquiry into Google’s cookie ban

U.S. Department of Justice opens inquiry into Google’s cookie ban

By Anna Domanska - Mar 20, 2021

In January 2020, Alphabet-owned Google announced its plan to block third-party cookies from its ad networks and Chrome browser to boost privacy. The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ

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Google vs. Australia still remains a tangled web

Google vs. Australia still remains a tangled web

By Anna Domanska - Feb 03, 2021

All is not well in GoogleLand. The internet’s most powerful company has upset Australia, riled hundreds of media companies, and taken months to negotiate over payments that contr

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‘World first’: Google threatens to disable search in Australia over proposed new law

‘World first’: Google threatens to disable search in Australia over proposed new law

By Anna Domanska - Jan 22, 2021

Google has been at odds with the Australian Government since the latter proposed the ‘world first’ law to make tech companies pay publishers for the right to use their content.

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DeepMind revenue dwarfed by $649 million loss

DeepMind revenue dwarfed by $649 million loss

By Anna Domanska - Dec 18, 2020

Alphabet’s AI subsidiary DeepMind continues to report staggering losses even while revenue more than doubled from 2018 to 2019.

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TSMC adopts 3D stacking tech for chips along with Google and AMD

TSMC adopts 3D stacking tech for chips along with Google and AMD

By Anna Domanska - Nov 26, 2020

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) the world’s biggest chip-making contract company has found a new way to manufacture chips along with Advanced Micro Devices or AMD a

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US DoJ brings lawsuit against Google for malpractices in business

US DoJ brings lawsuit against Google for malpractices in business

By Christy Gren - Oct 22, 2020

A lawsuit against Google for its anticompetitive practices says that it has resulted in Google securing nearly 90 percent of all general-search-engine queries in the United States,

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Google launches digital wellbeing apps for Android

Google launches digital wellbeing apps for Android

By Anna Domanska - Mar 15, 2020

Tech giant Google has introduced powerful tools for the digital wellbeing of Android phones. These digital wellbeing experiments are started as apps which an Android user can downl

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