Australia to force Google, Facebook to pay for news content
Australia plans to force Google and Facebook to pay when they recycle local media content. Canberra says its lever will be fair competition rules rather than Europe's focus on copyright usage.
Google blocking 18m coronavirus scams a day
Google has warned that scammers are sending 18 million coronavirus hoax emails a day to Gmail users.
Google, Tesla bans Zoom over privacy and security concerns
Google has banned the popular videoconferencing software Zoom from its employees’ devices, citing ‘’ security vulnerabilities’’. However, Google isn’t the first company to ban employees from using Zoom. Earlier this month, SpaceX, a rocket company, also banned employees, citing “significant privacy and security concerns'.
Trump's move to cut WHO funding draws global condemnation, 80% of persons with Covid 19 have mild form of it- NCDC
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Thursday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Thursday.
Nigeria says Tweet begging Elon Musk for ventilators "Unauthorised", Petrol marketers agree to sell fuel for N123 and more
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Friday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Friday.
EU threatens tougher hate-speech rules after Facebook meeting
Tech giants could face tougher penalties in the EU if they fail to adequately curb hate speech. The news comes ahead of expected proposals to curb the dominance of companies such as Facebook, Apple, Google, and Amazon.
Google Maps @15: What the map means to us
Google Maps has existed for 15 years, providing navigational services to users all over the world. A decade and a half later, it is the second most important Google product after Search existed. Here's a highlight of how useful the App has been to users.
Google charging government for user data requests
Google will now charge for government agency requests for user data.
Google plans to get rid of cookies
Google wants to make third-party cookies a thing of the past. Google said it plans to phase out support for all third-party cookies in the next Chrome web browser within two years.