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A general view outside an Amazon UK Services Ltd Warehouse at Leeds Distribution Park on May 27, 2021 in Leeds, England.
Amazon and Google Pressured to Win the War Against Fake Reviews
Amazon and Google are being investigated by the UK-based Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) due to millions of alleged fake five-star reviews, according to a BBC news report on June 25. The CMA expressed concern...
Brave launched a search engine using an independent web index that reportedly does not compromise user privacy.
Google Faces Contender as 32 Million Users Choose Privacy-Focused Brave Search Engine
Developers of the Brave browser, which prioritizes the privacy of users, announced the launch of its search engine on June 22nd in public global beta. Brave Search, like its browser, is a privacy-based search engine...
In a press release on Monday from Attorney General Mark Brnovich, the state of Arizona filed a lawsuit against Google, alleging that the tech giant illegally collected location data from smartphone users.
Google Accused of Tracking Users Despite Disabled Location Tracking Feature
In a press release on Monday from Attorney General Mark Brnovich, the state of Arizona filed a lawsuit against Google, alleging that the tech giant illegally collected location data from smartphone users. Google reportedly violated...
EU Commissioner of Competition Margrethe Vestager gave a joint press on Antitrust: Google online search advertising at the EU headquarters in Brussels on March 20, 2019, after Google was slapped with a fine over unfair competition. This month, Google was forced to change its marketing practices after French authorities called out foul play.
French Regulator Fines Google Nearly $270 Million for Unfair Advertising Practices
Google was fined 220 million Euros (268 million US dollars) on Monday, June 7 by France’s Competition Authority (Autorite de la concurrence) for unfair online advertising practices. The head of the administrative authority, Isabelle de...
In Europe and the U.S., Big Tech giants Apple and Google are coming under fire from both the state and app developers due to anti-competitive behaviour.
Spotify and Tinder Owners Say ‘We’re All Afraid’ of Apple and Google at US Congressional Hearing
In Europe and the U.S., Big Tech giants Apple and Google are coming under fire from both the state and app developers due to anti-competitive behavior. At a recent U.S. Congressional hearing on April 21,...
The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has ties with several anti-American entities and individuals in the United States who work to subvert democracy, promote communism, and justify or deny the wrongdoings of Beijing.
The CCP Pushes Propaganda Through Anti-American Institutions and ‘Influential People,’ Biden’s National Security Advisor and Twitter CEO Implicated
The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has ties with several anti-American entities and individuals in the United States who work to subvert democracy, promote communism, and justify or deny Beijing’s wrongdoings. A recently uncovered media communiqué...
People walk past the Google pavilion at CES 2020 at the Las Vegas Convention Center on January 8, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Google Maps To Show ‘Eco-Friendly’ Routes, Air Quality Checks, Stores in Mall, Among New Features
Google has announced that its Maps app will soon start directing drivers along routes that are the most eco-friendly, generating the least carbon emissions. The feature will initially be launched in the United States later...
With a growing concern among the U.S. public about how much power Big Tech companies have, some concerned politicians and experts are in the process of trying to rein in the conglomerate.
Biden Administration Poses to Check Big Tech with FTC, NEC Nominations
With growing concern among the U.S. public about how much power Big Tech companies have, some concerned politicians and experts are trying to rein in the conglomerates. President Joe Biden’s administration recently nominated and appointed...
Australia has passed a new law that mandates big tech companies like Google and Facebook to pay publishers for accessing news content.
Australian Law Forces Facebook, Google to Pay for News Content
Australia has passed a new law that mandates big tech companies like Google and Facebook to pay publishers for accessing news content. The tech firms will have to negotiate a payment scheme with specific publishers...
Privacy-focused web browser Brave wants to compete with search engine giant Google as it prepares to launch its own search engine.
Brave’s Pro-Privacy Search Engine Takes Aim at Google
Privacy-focused web browser Brave wants to compete with search engine giant Google as it prepares to launch its search engine. Like its web browser, the search engine will focus on protecting users’ privacy; it will...
The governor of Texas, Republican Greg Abbott, plans to sign into law a bill that will prevent social media platforms from censoring the state's citizens' posts.
Texas Cracks Down on Big Tech Censorship with New Bill
The governor of Texas, Republican Greg Abbott, plans to sign into law a bill that will prevent social media platforms from censoring the state’s citizens’ posts. After declaring that censorship won’t be tolerated in the...
The UK government is considering following Australia’s lead and making Facebook pay publishers for using their news content.
The UK Plans to Make Facebook Pay For News, Like Australia
The UK government is considering following Australia’s lead and making Facebook pay publishers for using their news content. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is concerned about big tech after Facebook censored news content in Australia.  Last...