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Platform Industry: Google News

Google antitrust case to turn on how search engine grew dominant

The US government’s antitrust case against Google appears strong, but could face an uphill battle from a business-friendly judiciary that may question whether a free search e...

Platform News: Tech Titans including Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple

Japan to join forces with US and Europe in regulating ‘Big Tech’

Japan will combine forces with the United States and Europe to carry on almost any marketplace abuses by the four Big Tech platforms, the new mind of its antitrust watchdog has sai...

Platform News: iPhone 12 with Tim Cook, CEO

Apple enters the 5G race with its new iPhone 12 range

Apple has launched its own next-generation iPhone 12, using quicker 5G connectivity the Cupertino, California-based company hopes will spur a wave of updates and also keep its earn...

Platform News: Tech Titans including Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple

Congressional report suggests big trouble for Big Tech if Biden wins White House

A scathing report detailing abuses of market power by four leading platform businesses suggests a tough road ahead of new rules and more rigorous enforcement for ‘Big Tech...

Supreme Court US

US Supreme Court divided over Google bid to end Oracle suit

The US Supreme Court appears divided on whether to shield Google from a long-running litigation by Oracle accusing it of infringing Oracle Corp’s copyrights to construct the ...

Platform News: Google search engine

Google faces new antitrust case in India over abuse in smart TVs market

Google is facing a new antitrust case in India where the US tech giant is alleged to have abused its Android functioning system’s position from the wise television marketplac...

Digital Tax US

Wanted: global digital tax push after pandemic, US vote stall talks

Negotiators from 140 countries will inquire Washington and its own G20 partners this week to reaffirm political support for global rules to tax digital giants following the coronav...

Platform News: Apple logo on the side of a building

Apple announces ‘speed’ event next week, with new iPhones expected

Apple has said  it would hold a special event on the 13th of October, which analysts believe will be used to unveil new iPhones with 5G capacities.

Platform News: Tech Titans including Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple

American lawmakers detail Big Tech’s market abuses and press for reform

A US House of Representatives panel that is currently looking into abuses of market power by four platform businesses discovered they used “killer acquisitions” to smit...

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How ‘Big Tech’ gain and maintain market dominance

Democrats from a US House of Representatives subcommittee issued a report detailing strategies it said four of the largest platform businesses used to gain dominant placement in on...

Platform Industry: Microsoft logo

Microsoft Corp plans to build hub for cloud services in Greece

Microsoft is to construct a data centre hub in Greece as it erupts in cloud solutions infrastructure in the nation, a boon to an economy weakened by a decade-long debt crisis and t...

Paytm

Paytm and other Indian start-ups vow to fight ‘big daddy’ Google

Dozens of India’s leading tech start-ups, chafing at Google’s local dominance of key apps, are banding together to consider strategies to challenge the US tech giant, s...

Platform News: Google

Under pressure Google starts to play nice with its smaller rivals

Small rivals of Google say they are seeing signs of more benevolent behaviour from the internet advertising leader amid accusations by the US government that the company uses its d...

Platform News: Social Media Giants, including Facebook, Google and Twitter

Platform CEO’s will testify before US Senate committee

The CEO’s of Facebook, Twitter and Google have agreed to voluntarily testify in a hearing before the Senate Commerce Committee on October the 28th about an integral law prote...