EU should beef up fake news pledge involving Google, Facebook, Twitter – study

FILE PHOTO: A Facebook logo is displayed on a smartphone in this illustration taken January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union should strengthen a voluntary pledge, to which Facebook Inc (FB.O), Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google and Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) signed up to combat fake news, with sanctions to make it […]

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EU should beef up fake news pledge involving Google, Facebook, Twitter

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A Facebook logo is displayed on a smartphone in this illustration 2/2 By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union should strengthen a voluntary pledge, to which Facebook Inc (O:), Alphabet Inc’s (O:) Google and Twitter Inc (N:) signed up to combat fake news, with sanctions to make […]

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Google Play Store starts letting users auto-download pre-registered apps and games

The Google Play Store is rolling out an update that lets users choose to install an app or a game automatically if they have pre-registered for it. The feature was first spotted in a teardown back in January, which is now beginning to show up for users, likely through a server-side update. Before, selecting to […]

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Google executive attended meeting of key scientific group advising Government

A senior Google executive responsible for its AI efforts has taken part in the Government’s coronavirus scientific advisory group for emergencies (Sage), the tech giant has confirmed. Demis Hassabis is the co–founder of DeepMind, Google’s London-based artificial intelligence arm, which it acquired in 2014. The British artificial intelligence researcher was present for one in-person meeting […]

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Google ad sales steady after coronavirus drop; Alphabet leads tech share rally By Reuters

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A 3D printed Google logo is seen in this illustration taken 2/2 By Paresh Dave and Munsif Vengattil (Reuters) – A drop in Google ad sales steadied in April and some consumers returned to using the search engine for shopping in addition to finding novel coronavirus information, parent Alphabet Inc […]

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Google Pixel Buds: your complete guide to Google’s true wireless earbuds

The Google Pixel Buds, the first true wireless earbuds to offer hands-free Google Assistant, have arrived to take on the Apple AirPods. They’re priced competitively at $179 (about £140 / AU$270) and have a number of neat features but they face some steep competition from other cheaper models from Samsung, Sony, Jabra and others. So […]

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Google Doodle has released its most popular games – here’s how to play

Google has dug back through its archives and re-released some of its most addictive Doodle games to alleviate lockdown boredom. The Google Doodles, which often appear in place of the usual Google logo on its homepage to mark special occasions, will be released over the next fortnight. Today’s featured Doodle game is a cricket game […]

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Facebook and Google made to pay ad-revenue in Australia | News

Technology giants Google and Facebook will be required to pay Australian media outlets for news stories published under a new mandatory code of conduct on digital platforms. Technology giants Google and Facebook will be required to pay Australian media outlets for news stories published under a new mandatory code of conduct on digital platforms.   The […]

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