Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s Google Gets Reprieve As Beth Labson Freeman Dismisses Anti-trust Claims Of Advertisers

Beth Labson Freeman, the US District Judge, based in San Jose, CA, dismissed the antitrust claims of a group of advertisers and provided a reprieve to Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL). However, Beth allowed the group to clarify in which market Google monopolizes.  Prana Pets and Hanson Law Firm alleged that Google abuses its dominant position in […]

Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) and Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) criticized For Close Relationship With China

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB)‘s board member and tech investor, Peter Thiel, recently criticized Google LLC (NASDAQ:GOOGL) for allegedly working with the Chinese military. Thiel claimed that he has Google sources that tell him that Google is in the works with Chinese firms that might be linked to the Chinese military. These claims are especially directed at an […]

Facebook, Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Displeased By Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) Upcoming Privacy Change

Facebook, Inc (NASDAQ:FB) pops up as the second company worldwide when it comes to top performers in the online ad dollars. The company is unhappy about the IDFA change, which will probably hurt its Audience Network. Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) tops the online ad dollars list, and Facebook fears that the change might favor Google’s business […]

Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Makes Hotel Search Listings Free In Readiness For Post-Pandemic Travels

Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has made hotel and travel listings free, making a similar move last year with Google flights and shopping destinations. The company made it free for e-commerce retailers to sell and made it free to participate in Google flight. Google makes hotel and travel listings free Following its early moves, the company has announced […]

Marian Croak Will Head The AI Research Team At Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s Google

Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s Google reshuffled its team engaged in AI research. The black woman, Marian Croak, the Vice President, will head the new center that focuses on AI research at Google. It is on the backdrop of the exit of Timnit Gebru, a black researcher who engages in Artificial Intelligence research at Google, in December […]

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Tells Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s Google And Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) To Pay For News: Requests US Intervention With A New Law

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) says Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s Google and Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) should pay for the news. The company requests the US to implement its version of the clever proposal brought in by the Australian Government to compensate the publishers for incomes generated on their platforms using news stories. Brad Smith, CLO, and President of […]

Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Says Texas Antitrust Lawsuit Against It “Baseless and Misleading”

Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has said that the antitrust allegations in the Texas lawsuit are “misleading” as attorney generals from 10 states plan to sue the company. Google accused of ant competitiveness Last year ten state attorney generals led by Texas filed a complaint against the company claiming that it unlawfully acquired or maintained a monopoly in […]

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) And Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Accused Of Signing An Agreement To Reduced Competition for Ads

According to an antitrust lawsuit against Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) and Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL), the companies might have cut a deal to reduce ad competition. In 2018 Google gave Facebook the “Jedi Blue,” contract giving it favors in ad header bidding. This meant that sites could seek ad space bids from several exchanges with support from the […]

Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Warns Researchers To Be Cautious Over “Sensitive Topics”

Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is under the spotlight for allegedly pushing out a researcher that had warned of AI bias and now reports indicate the search engine giant is asking other researchers to strike a positive tone on “sensitive topics.” AI researcher leaves Google because of research scrutiny According to a Reuters report, researchers working on such […]

Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Introduces New Policy Change To Unlimited Cap Google Photo Storage At 15GB

Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) will from next year start charging for Google Photos storage after exceeding 15GB on the account. The company has offered free unlimited photo backups for the past five years at a high quality, but from June 1, 2021 users will have to pay for additional photo storage on Google One if they want […]

Digital Adverting To Grow 20% In 2021 Led By Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) And Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB)

According to Morgan Stanley analysts, online advertising will grow by 20% in 2021 with Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL), Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) and Pinterest Inc. (NYSE:PINS) leading the pack. Online ad spending recovery linked to e-commerce growth During the pandemic, online advertising was one of the affected industries, and in 1H 2020, there was a significant drop in […]

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) And Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) Battling Out For Telecom Cloud Business

Cloud service providers Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) and Alphabet Inc.’s (NASDAQ:GOOGL) are battling out for telecom customers to take advantage of their service. The 5G network rollout is not an opportunity for telecommunication providers and smartphone makers, but Cloud computing giants could also benefit. 5G network will benefit cloud providers The tech giants […]

Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Assistant Receives Enhanced Functionalities supporting Third-party Android Apps

Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has announced that its Google Voice Assistant can now carry out searches through popular apps available for Android smartphones. Third-party apps supported by Google Assistant The integration with third-party apps gives the voice assistant ability to carry out tasks such as starting runs, sending messages, and even browsing a shopping cart. Google voice […]

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Takes Lessons From Google’s (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Stadia To Launch A Netflix-like Gaming Service, Luna

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has launched a new cloud gaming offering referred to as Luna as the giant e-commerce company that looks to succeed where Google’s (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google Stadia failed. Google Stadia was underwhelming The new service, code-named Tempo, previously supported by the extensive AWS data centers network, will be available to US residents with PC, […]

Senate Commerce Committee To Subpoena Google (GOOGL), Facebook (FB) And of Twitter (TWTR) CEOs On October 1

According to the spokesperson of the Senate Commerce Committee, the executives of Twitter (NYSE:TWTR), Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), and Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) could be subpoenaed following their failure to testify on the legal shield protecting social media platforms from lawsuits. Executives of social media tech giants to appear before the Senate Commerce committee So far, the committee has […]