Thursday, December 1, 2022

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Google agrees to pay $391 mn in users’ location data tracking lawsuit

Google will pay a historic $391.5 million in settlement to 40 states in the US over allegations that the tech giant tracked users location data without their consent in the country. Last month, Google paid $85 million to the state...

CCI slaps Rs 935 crore fine on Google

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Tuesday slapped its second penalty on Google within a week -- this time to the tune of around $113 million (Rs 936 crore) -- for abusing its dominant position with respect to...

Google to end support for Windows 7, 8.1 next year

Google has announced that it will end support for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 early next year, with a new Chrome version. The tech giant will officially stop support for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 on February 7, 2023, when...

We pay all taxes in India, pleased at ITAT order: Google

Google India on Saturday said it is pleased with the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) decision that the payments made by the tech giant to Google Ireland between 2007-08 and 2012-13 is not a royalty so it is not...

We pay all taxes in India, pleased at ITAT order: Google

Google India on Saturday said it is pleased with the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) decision that the payments made by the tech giant to Google Ireland between 2007-08 and 2012-13 is not a royalty so it is not...

Google collaborated with Assam govt to promote digital growth

Google has signed an MoU with the Assam government in order to promote digital growth and development in the state. As part of the initiative, Google will collaborate with the Assam government’s Skill, Employment & Entrepreneurship Department (SEED) to...

NASA, Google to help track air pollution at local level

The US space agency has collaborated with Google to help local governments improve their monitoring and prediction of air quality. NASA and Google will develop advanced machine learning-based algorithms that link space data with Google Earth Engine data streams to...

Google removes record 137,657 pieces of bad content in India

Google has removed a record 137,657 pieces of bad content based on user complaints in July this year in compliance with the new India IT Rules, 2021. Most of the content it removed were related to copyright violations (135,341), while...

Google to pay Rs 25 lakh to spot bugs in its open source projects

Google has launched a new bug bounty programme where it will award up to $31,337 (nearly Rs 25 lakh) to researchers who spot vulnerabilities in the company's Open Source projects. Depending on the severity of the vulnerability and the project's...

Google to support startups in Pakistan that raised $350 mn in 2021

Startups in Pakistan raised $350 million in funding in 2021, a tiny amount when compared to the Indian startup ecosystem but five times the amount they raised in 2020, according to Google. The tech giant said that it will nurture...