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Aussies insist Google and Facebook be "fair dinkum"
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Follow the anti-trust rules or be regulated

Australia said technology giants such as Facebook and Google will have to agree to new rules to ensure they do not abuse their market power and damage competition, or the government will impose new controls on them.

Google turns a Page and Brin
Published in News
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 10:33

Google turns a Page and Brin

Founders step down

Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin have announced they are stepping down from top roles at the online giant's parent company.

German courts say Google must forget about murderers
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Shush don't mention German killers

A German court has ordered Google to remove the name of a convicted double murderer from online search results in Europe.

EU antitrust regulators investigate Google
Published in News
Monday, 02 December 2019 11:26

EU antitrust regulators investigate Google


Its got form

EU antitrust regulators are investigating Google’s collection of data, the European Commission suggesting the world’s most popular internet search engine remains in its sights despite record fines in recent years.

Google still playing rivals wrong
Published in News
Friday, 29 November 2019 10:42

Google still playing rivals wrong


Axel Springer calls for EU intervention

Axel Springer's price-comparison shopping service Idealo and 40 other European peers have accused Google of tilting the playing field in its favour and urged EU antitrust regulators to enforce a ruling against the company.

Edge might hit Google hard
Published in News
Monday, 25 November 2019 10:53

Edge might hit Google hard


Roads to Chrome lead somewhere else.

Microsoft's Edge browser might be built on the same open-source code as Google Chrome, but it looks like it might make a mess out of Google's business model.

Google invites hackers to take down Titan
Published in News
Friday, 22 November 2019 10:33

Google invites hackers to take down Titan


Worth $1.5 million if you can find your own head of Medusa

Google announced today that it is willing to dish out bug bounty cash rewards of up to $1.5 million if security researchers find and report bugs in the Android operating system that can also compromise its new Titan M security chip.

Google wants to use the Linux kernel
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 21 November 2019 09:58

Google wants to use the Linux kernel


No longer heavily modified

Google has been talking about getting Android as close as possible to the mainline Linux kernel.

Google launches Stadia
Published in Gaming
Wednesday, 20 November 2019 10:53

Google launches Stadia


Cloud-based gaming

Google launched Stadia, a cloud-based service that allows users to stream games including “Assassin’s Creed Odyssey” and “NBA 2K20” on the Chrome web browser.

Nuvia founded by ex-Apple, ex-Google engineer rock stars, funded
Published in PC Hardware


$53M series A to disrupt the data center

Nuvia is a relatively new name in the datacenter field, and the startup just got $53 million series A funding to re-imagine silicon design for the datacenter market. $53 million series A funding is a great deal for a startup, but the story gets an edge since it involves three key names in the tech industry.