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Platform News: Search engine Google

Google says it offers more than $10 billion in consumer benefits in South Korea

Google has said its presence in South Korea equates to nearly 12 trillion won (approximately $10.16 billion) in economic benefits for its users, as the US tech giant faces increase...

Platform Economy: Yandex search engine in Russia

Yandex delists Navalny’s tactical voting site after ban

Russian tech business Yandex has said it had removed jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny’s tactical voting website from its search engine to comply with a government ban ahe...

Facebook and Google versus Australia

Three Australian publishers accuse Facebook of unfairly taking their content

Three Australian publishers of lifestyle content say Facebook used their articles on its just-launched news service after refusing to negotiate licensing deals, and that the countr...

Platform News: Search engine Google

Pay cut: Google employees who work from home could lose money

Google employees based in the same office before the pandemic could see different changes in pay if they switch to working from home permanently, with long commuters hit harder, ac...

Platform News: Google

Alphabet reaches record quarterly revenue, profit in ad boom

Alphabet Inc’s quarterly revenue and profit surged to record highs, the company reported on Tuesday, powered by a rise in advertising spending as more consumers shopped onlin...

Platform News: Baidu search engine in China

Baidu beats quarterly revenue estimates on AI, cloud boost

Baidu Inc has reported quarterly revenue that beat Wall Street estimates, as the company beefed up its cloud and artificial intelligence services to fend off competition in the adv...

Platform News: Baidu search engine in China

Baidu defeats US shareholder lawsuit over China internet law compliance

A US judge has dismissed a lawsuit accusing Baidu Inc of defrauding shareholders about its ability to comply with Chinese regulations governing internet content.

Platform Industry: Tencent logo at an event

Tencent boss meets China antitrust officials as scrutiny widens

Pony Ma, the founder of Tencent Holdings met with antitrust watchdog officials this month to discuss compliance at his group, three people with direct knowledge of the matter told ...

Platform Industry: Google search engine

US DOJ accuses Google of dragging its feet in antitrust trial

The Department of Justice in the US has accused Google of dragging its feet in providing documents in preparation for a trial on allegations that it broke antitrust law while the s...

Platform News: Search engine Google's New York office

More US states join antitrust lawsuit against Google

Four more states have joined a lawsuit filed by the state of Texas and others against Google that accuses it of breaking antitrust laws to boost its already dominant advertising bu...

Platform News: Search engine Google's New York office

US hearing on tech dominance of news outlets will include Microsoft

A House Judiciary panel focused on antitrust will hear from three witnesses who represent a range of news organizations with concerns about how big tech platforms like Facebook and...

Platform Industry: Google search engine

Google faces $417 million claim from Czech search engine Seznam

Seznam.cz, the Czech Republic’s leading home-grown search platform, said on Thursday it had promised 9.072 billion crowns ($417 million) in damages from Google, alleging that...

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: Google

US says Google breakup may be needed to end violations of antitrust law

Even the US Justice Department filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google, declared the $1 billion company of illegally using its market power to fend off competitors and said nothi...

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