Google hit with €4.3bn Android fine from EU

Google hit with €4.3bn Android fine from EU

Image copyright Getty Images/Google Google has been fined a record €4.34bn ($5bn; £3.9bn) over Android. The European Commission said the firm had used the mobile operating system to illegally “cement its dominant position” in search. The firm’s parent Alphabet has been given 90 days to change its business practices or face further penalties of up […]

Google braced for giant Android fine from EU

Google braced for giant Android fine from EU

Image copyright Getty Images/Google Image caption Some reports suggest the fine will top 3 billion euros Google will learn if it faces a record fine over its Android operating system in the coming hours. The European Commission has claimed the US tech giant’s mobile device strategy unfairly strengthened its dominance of search. The regulator can […]

‘Netflix effect’ poses challenge to British TV

‘Netflix effect’ poses challenge to British TV

Image copyright Netflix Image caption Shows like The Crown have helped Netflix woo potential subscribers Video streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime now have more subscribers than traditional pay TV services in the UK, new data from Ofcom has revealed. The media regulator says British TV will have to change the way it […]

Facebook moderators ‘keep child abuse online’

Facebook moderators ‘keep child abuse online’

Image copyright Reuters Graphic videos showing children being abused remain on Facebook despite numerous requests to have them removed, an undercover film has suggested. Moderators also do not remove posts that violate hate speech and routinely ignore posts from children who may be under-age. The allegations are made in a Channel 4 Dispatches documentary. Facebook […]

Google’s job hunting service comes to UK

Google’s job hunting service comes to UK

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Google says the new service will benefit job hunters and employers Google has secured several of the UK’s largest recruitment services for a local version of its jobs-hunting tool. Reed, Guardian Jobs, Haymarket and Totaljobs.com are among those providing listings, in addition to global sites such as LinkedIn and […]

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos beats Bill Gates in new rich list

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos beats Bill Gates in new rich list

Image copyright Getty Images Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is now worth $150bn (£113bn), according to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index. Jeff Bezos’s net worth has increased by over $60bn in the last 12 months, which makes him the world’s richest man. This places his worth higher than that of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, who has previously […]

Facebook moderators ‘keep child abuse online’

Facebook moderators ‘keep child abuse online’

Image copyright Reuters Graphic videos showing children being abused remain on Facebook despite numerous requests to have them removed, an undercover film has suggested. Moderators also do not remove posts that violate hate speech and routinely ignore posts from children who may be under-age. The allegations are made in a Channel 4 Dispatches documentary. Facebook […]

Google’s job hunting service comes to UK

Google’s job hunting service comes to UK

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Google says the new service will benefit job hunters and employers Google has secured several of the UK’s largest recruitment services for a local version of its jobs-hunting tool. Reed, Guardian Jobs, Haymarket and Totaljobs.com are among those providing listings, in addition to global sites such as LinkedIn and […]

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos beats Bill Gates in new rich list

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos beats Bill Gates in new rich list

Image copyright Getty Images Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is now worth $150bn (£113bn), according to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index. Jeff Bezos’s net worth has increased by over $60bn in the last 12 months, which makes him the world’s richest man. This places his worth higher than that of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, who has previously […]

Facebook moderators ‘keep child abuse online’

Facebook moderators ‘keep child abuse online’

Image copyright Reuters Graphic videos showing children being abused remain on Facebook despite numerous requests to have them removed, an undercover film has suggested. Moderators also do not remove posts that violate hate speech and routinely ignore posts from children who may be under-age. The allegations are made in a Channel 4 Dispatches documentary. Facebook […]

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