Prime example of antitrust
Apple's agreement to feature Google as the preselected search engine for iPhones, saying America's Justice Department views it as a prime example of what prosecutors say are Google's illegal tactics to protect its monopoly and choke off competition.
The US sued Google yesterday claiming it illegally using its market muscle to hobble rivals in the biggest challenge to the power and influence of Big Tech in decades.
Along with parts of its advertising business
Justice Department and state prosecutors investigating Google for alleged antitrust violations are considering whether to force the company to sell its dominant Chrome browser and parts of its lucrative advertising business.
Too many distractions and boredom
Google has been looking into home working and reached the conclusion that its engineers don’t work better from home.
But smaller sites will have to pay
Amazon will not have to pay the UK's new digital services tax on products it sells directly to consumers but small traders who sell products on its site will face increased charges.
One way to make a problem go away
Apple has poached a key member of Google’s Project Zero, a hacking team at Google that has found dozens of critical vulnerabilities in Apple’s iOS and other Apple software.
Bluetooth causing problems
Google and Intel are warning of a high-severity Bluetooth flaw in all but the most recent version of the Linux Kernel.
Great sound, great build, fit ye sae?
I’ve been reviewing both software and hardware for over 35 years now, but this is the first time I’ve had to take into account geopolitics. But more, much more on that later.
ChromeOS updates cause 100 percent CPU usage, might set you on fire
Google appears to be following Apple's software QA model and releasing software which is not really fit for the purpose.
Infected with Joker malware
Google has removed this week 17 Android applications from the official Play Store which were infected with Joker malware.