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Platform News: Google movements

China preparing an antitrust investigation into Google

China is preparing to launch an antitrust probe to Google, considering allegations it’s leveraged the dominance of its Android cellular working platform to stifle competition...

Platform News: Google movements

Bing, along with smaller firms, win Google’s Android search auction in Europe

Microsoft’s Bing, PrivacyWall and Info.com were among the search engines which won a penny auction by Alphabet’s Google to show up as search choices on new Android appa...

Platform News: Huawei Technologies

Chairman of Huawei says it’s supply chain has been attacked

Huawei Technologies will do whatever it can to strengthen its supply chain which has already been “attacked”, its own rotating Chairman Guo Ping has stated.

Platform Industry News: Sony Corp logo on building

Sony shares slides 2% as Microsoft flashes cash to boost games lineup

Sony’s shares dropped 2% in trading today after its gaming rival Microsoft said it might purchase the parent of publisher Bethesda Softworks, at a deal to strengthen its matc...

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Nintendo digital subscriptions soar driven by ‘Animal Crossing’ fans

Nintendo has reported surging user numbers for its Switch Online subscription support, driven by hit titles like”Animal Crossing: New Horizons”, as the firm belatedly b...

Platform Industry News: Huawei Technologies retail shop in China

Huawei to share progress of Google Android OS rival

Huawei Technologies is expected to reply to the latest salvo of US tech constraints against it and share its progress on creating a system that is regarded as its very best bet to ...

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Australia’s ACCC to examine competition between Apple and Google app stores

Australia’s competition regulator has just said it would look into the use of and sharing of information by apps and the extent of competition between Apple Inc’s and G...

Platform Industry: Apple and Google Alliance COVID-19 apps

Google and Apple roll out built-in COVID-19 exposure notifications

Google and Apple have declared a new system that will enable public health authorities to use smartphones to assist in contact tracing without needing to build an app.

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Fortnite maker sues Apple after removal of game from App Store

Apple Inc on Thursday removed popular video game “Fortnite” from its App Store for breaking up the corporation’s in-app payment guidelines, prompting developer Ep...

Platform Industry: Google News

Google turns Android phones into earthquake sensors

Google’s Android mobiles have started discovering earthquakes around the globe to provide data that could give countless users valuable seconds of warning of a tremor nearby,...

Platform News: Google search engine

Massive spying on users of Google’s Chrome shows new security weakness

A newly discovered spyware effort attacked users through 32 million downloads of extensions to Google’s market-leading Chrome web browser, researchers at Awake Security have ...

Platform News: Coronavirus smartphone app in the European Union EU

Germany flips to Apple-Google approach on smartphone contact tracing

Germany has changed course over which type of smartphone technology it wanted to use to trace coronavirus infections, backing an approach supported by Apple and Google along with a...

Google Stadia

Google gifts two-months access to Stadia Pro as gamers stay at home

Google said on Wednesday it would give two months of free access to the paid version of its cloud-based game streaming platform Stadia as people are confined to their homes due to ...

Huawei shop

Huawei to roll out itds Harmony OS to more products next year

Huawei Technologies, the Shenzhen, China-based tech titan plans to equip more of its products with its Harmony operating system next year, and will promote them at home and abroad....