Google told to pay Sonos $32.5 million
Stole its ideas
Google has been ordered to pay Sonos $32.5 million after a jury verdict found that Google's smart speakers and media players infringed on one of Sonos' patents.
Google pays to make privacy case go away
Writes $39.9 million cheque
Google will pay Washington State $39.9 million to resolve a lawsuit accusing the Alphabet unit of misleading consumers about its location tracking practices.
Chrome will start to guess your URLs
I think you meant who_represents, the show biz site and not whorepresents
Google Chrome will now check for typos in your URLs and display suggested websites based on what it thinks you meant.
Google might replace third party cookies
Don’t get your hopes up
Google's Privacy Sandbox aims to replace third-party cookies with a more privacy-conscious approach, allowing users to manage their interests and grouping them into cohorts based on similar browsing patterns.
Supremes save big tech’s bacon
Recommending terrorist content does not make you liable
Big Tech is sighing in relief after the US Supreme Court has declined to consider reinterpreting foundational Internet law Section 230.
Telcos wants Big Tech help to pay for 5G upgrades
Want EU to make it happen
Big tech companies accounting for more than five per cent of a telecoms provider's peak average internet traffic should help fund the rollout of 5G and broadband across Europe, according to a draft proposal by the telecoms industry.
Pixels might double as dash cams
Google mistakenly released a test version of its Personal Safety app that includes a new feature called "Dashcam" on select Android devices.
Samsung to benefit from Apple hoarding
3nm processing wars
Samsung’s bottom line might get a boost from the fruity cargo-cult Apple’s decision to stick all its 3nm processing in TMSC’s basket.
Google charged with "lying to Texans"
That's a shoot'n
Google has agreed to an $8 million settlement with Texas over deceptive ads for its Pixel 4 smartphone, in which radio DJs were hired to provide testimonials without being given the phone to use.
Open saucers have job security
No one wants to fire them
While tech companies are laying off staff claiming that they are cutting costs because of “economic headwinds” they do not seem that keen to let their open saucers go.