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    Google seeking payment from law enforcement, government agencies for data

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:44pm on January 25, 2020

    Following a large number of requests for its users’ information, Google started charging law enforcement and other government agencies this month for legal demands seeking...

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    Popular ME app accused of spying back on Google Play

    Agence-France-Presse . Abu Dhabi | Updated at 11:23pm on January 05, 2020

    The popular UAE-developed mobile application ToTok has returned to the Google Play Store after it was removed on claims it was being used for government...

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    No scope for Google to take VAT reg on its own: NBR

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:00am on December 08, 2019

    Global technology giants like Google and Facebook operating in Bangladesh have to register for payment of value-added tax through agents enlisted with the National Board...

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    Sundar Pichai appointed as new Alphabet CEO

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 01:38pm on December 04, 2019

    Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are stepping down from their roles at the helm of parent firm Alphabet and handing the reins to...

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    EU antitrust regulators investigating Google’s data collection

    Reuters . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on December 02, 2019

    EU antitrust regulators were investigating Google’s collection of data, the European Commission told Reuters on Saturday, suggesting the world’s most popular internet search engine...

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    New internet plan launched to stop govt, companies abuse

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 02:57pm on November 25, 2019

    World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee on Monday unveiled a ‘Contract for the Web’ to halt ‘misuse’ by governments, companies and individuals, bringing several capitals...

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    Google, FB business models threat to rights, says Amnesty

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 12:30am on November 22, 2019

    The data-collection business model fuelling Facebook and Google represents a threat to human rights around the world, Amnesty International said in a report Wednesday. The...

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    Google updates political ads policy to prevent misleading voters

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 01:54pm on November 21, 2019

    Google on Wednesday updated the policy how it handles political ads as online platforms remain under pressure to avoid being used to spread misleading information...

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    Google’s project Nightingale triggers US health inquiry

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 02:02pm on November 13, 2019

    Google on Tuesday defended a project aimed at modernising healthcare while giving it access to medical data of millions of people...

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    Google to buy Fitbit for $2.1b

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on November 02, 2019

    Alphabet Inc-owned Google will buy wearable device maker Fitbit Inc for $2.1 billion, as the search giant looks to enter the fast-growing market for fitness...

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