Friday, 22 February 2019

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Google fined $57 million for privacy breach

PARIS: France’s data protection watchdog fined Alphabet’s Google 50 million euros ($57 million) on Monday for breaching European Union online privacy rules, the biggest such penalty levied against a US tech giant. The French regulator said the world’s biggest search engine lacked transparency and clarity in the way it informs ...

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Sunny Leone – Most Googled Indian celebrity of 2018

BOLLYWOOD Sexy star Sunny Leone has beaten Bollywood divas like Katrina Kaif, and Deepika Padukone to become most Googled celebrity of the year 2018 despite having appeared in no films during the year. Not just Katrina and Asunskha, the Bollywood  actress also beat Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan and Salman ...

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Google pays tribute to legendary cricketer Hanif Muhammad

ISLAMABAD: Google paid tribute to Pakistan’s legendary cricketer Little Master Hanif Mohammad with its doodle feature on his 84th birthday which was celebrated on December 21. Google honours prominent personalities and occasions with special logos that it calls ‘doodles’. The search engine giant posted a Doodle to mark the birth ...

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Google CEO reveals why Trump pops up in ‘Idiot’

SPUTNIK: Pictures of the US president have consistently been turning up in Google search results for the word “idiot” since at least the summer of 2018. Google’s CEO was summoned to the US Congress to explain to Democratic Representative Zoe Lofgren why this happens. Google CEO Sundar Pichai explained at ...

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Facebook to Pay $100 Million in Italian Fiscal Accord

LONDON: Social media giant Facebook has agreed to pay more than 100 million ($114 million or roughly Rs. 800 crores) to end a fiscal fraud dispute, Italian tax authorities said. Italy has already drawn similar agreements from Amazon, Apple, and Google, joining EU neighbours seeking a bigger tax take from multinationals ...

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European privacy search engines aim to challenge Google

LONDON: In the battle for online privacy, Google is a US Goliath facing a handful of European Davids. The backlash over Big Tech’s collection of personal data offers new hope to a number of little-known search engines that promise to protect user privacy. Sites like Britain’s Mojeek , France’s Qwant ...

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Google says fired 48 for sexual harassment over 2 years

SAN FRANCISCO: Google said Thursday it had fired 48 employees in the past two years – including 13 senior executives – as a result of sexual harassment allegations, citing “an increasingly hard line” on inappropriate conduct. The US tech giant issued the statement from chief executive Sundar Pichai in response to ...

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Alphabet to shut Google+ social site after user data exposed

LONDON: Alphabet Inc’s Google will shut down the consumer version of its failed social network Google+ and tighten its data sharing policies after announcing that private profile data of at least 500,000 users may have been exposed to hundreds of external developers. The issue was discovered and patched in March ...

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