Platform News: Apple logo

News publishers push back against Apple over app store terms

Major news publishers are looking for more favourable terms from Apple on commissions that the iPhone manufacturer collects from them on payments made through its program shop, acc...

Platform News: Apple logo

Apple expands news offerings with audio, local newspaper stories

Apple has expanded its news offerings with audio versions of stories narrated by voice actors for subscribers, a morning newscast hosted by two journalists and more access to local...

Platform News: Google search engine team

Google stymies media companies from chipping away at its dominance

Google has upended the best laid plans of European media companies to block it from harvesting data about their readers and slash some of its dominance in online advertising, seven...

Platform News: Google search engine

Google to pay some publishers for content

Google has taken a step towards resolving its spat with publishers, saying it would pay some media groups in Australia, Brazil and Germany for high-quality content and expects to d...

Platform News: Google movements

Google extends fact-checking to image search

Google has said it would start showing fact-checking labels on Google Images search results globally, as tech companies come under increasing pressure to combat the viral spread of...

Australian capital Canberra

Australian government plans law forcing Google and Facebook to share ad revenue with local media outlets

Australia will pass legislation within months obliging Facebook and Google to share advertising revenue with local media firms, the country’s treasurer has said, becoming one...

Platform News: Social Media businesses

25 communities entrepreneurs building a business should investigate

Building a community is always time consuming. As a user it is often difficult to cut through the noise, especially on social media. As a business, being recognised as a leader is ...

Platform News: Google search engine team

French competition authority rules Google must pay news firms for content

France’s competition authority has just ruled that Google must pay France-based publishing companies and news agencies for re-using their content. 

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