Adsense costs Google 1.49 billion euro
Google has been fined 1.49 billion euro by the European Commission which said that the case focused on the company’s illegal practices in search advertising brokering from 2006 to 2016.
Running on 10.7 TFLOPs AMD GPU and custom x86 CPU
At the GDC 2019, Google has officially announced its own game streaming service, called Stadia. Powered by AMD hardware, Stadia promises to completely change the game streaming landscape.
The cost of making things go away
Google has paid millions to former directors who were accused of being sex pests at work and shareholders and staff are furious.
BuggyCow eatsMac operating system
Google's bug-hunting researchers known as Project Zero have revealed a fresh zero-day vulnerability in macOS called "BuggyCow".
GPipe open sourced
Google's AI research division has open-sourced GPipe, a library for "efficiently" training deep neural networks (layered functions modelled after neurons) using Lingvo, a TensorFlow framework for sequence modelling.
Despite management assurances, they didn't kill the dragonfly
Google employees have found out that despite the company’s assurances it is developing a plan to launch a censored search engine in China.
Backtracking in the face of evidence
Google has rolled back plans to ban rival ad-blocking extensions from its Chrome software after it was revealed that its claims that they were a network hit proved bogus.
Just for foreigners
Germany’s finance ministry is looking at a 15 percent special tax on online advertising revenue collected by foreign internet companies such as Google or Facebook.
Must be cheaper not to pay
Search engine Google is paying the EU more in fines than it does in tax.