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Platform News: Facebook

Meta’s Facebook to pay $90 million to settle privacy lawsuit over user tracking

Facebook agreed to pay $90 million to settle a decade-old privacy lawsuit accusing it of tracking users’ internet activity even after they logged out of the social media webs...

Waymo

Self-driving car companies zoom ahead, leaving US regulators behind

Self-driving vehicle companies from Tesla Inc to General Motors Co’s Cruise are racing to start making money with their technology, outrunning efforts by regulators and Congr...

Platform News: Google

Three US states, DC sue Google over location-tracking

Texas, Indiana, Washington State and the District of Columbia sued Alphabet Inc’s Google on Monday over what they called deceptive location-tracking practices that invade use...

Platform Industry: Google search engine

Google asks judge to dismiss most of Texas antitrust lawsuit

Google has asked a federal judge to dismiss the majority of an antitrust lawsuit filed by Texas and other states that accused the search giant of abusing its dominance of the onlin...

Platform News: Google

US states file updated antitrust complaint against Google

A group of US states led by Texas have filed an amended complaint against Google accusing the tech giant of using coercive tactics and breaking antitrust laws in its efforts to boo...

Platform News: Google search engine

US states file updated antitrust complaint against Alphabet’s Google

A group of US states led by Texas have filed an amended complaint against Alphabet Inc’s Google accusing the tech giant of using coercive tactics and breaking antitrust laws ...

Platform Industry: Tesla's Elon Musk

Twitter users say ‘yes’ to Musk’s proposal to sell 10% of his Tesla stock

Elon Musk should sell about 10% of his Tesla stock, according to 57.9% of people who voted on his Twitter poll asking users of the social media network whether he should offload th...

Platform News: Alphabet and Google search engine

Alphabet’s Wing project unveils new drone delivery model in Texas

Wing has said that Walgreens will use its new drones to make deliveries from a store in Texas, in the first use of such vehicles in a major US metro area.

Samsung Electronics

City in Texas to offer Samsung tax breaks to build $17 billion chip plant

The city of Taylor, Texas – one of two locations in the state under consideration by Samsung Electronics for a $17 billion chip plant – plans to offer extensive propert...

Platform News: Google

US trade judge finds Google infringed five Sonos patents

A US trade judge has ruled that Alphabet Inc’s Google infringed five patents belonging to Sonos Inc that concern smart speakers and related technology, a decision that could ...

Platform Industry: Intel semiconductors and chipmaker

Intel fails to overturn $2.18 billion patent verdict, plans appeal

A US judge has rejected Intel Corp’s request to set aside a jury verdict ordering the chipmaker to pay VLSI Technology LLC $2.18 billion for patent infringement.

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

How Big Tech is faring against US lawsuits and probes

Big Tech platforms Google and Facebook were hit with a series of antitrust lawsuits by the US federal government and states on charges they are operating monopolies and abusing the...

Platform News: Google

Judge in Texas lawsuit against Google issues protective order

The judge hearing the Texas antitrust lawsuit against Google put limits on what the search giant’s in-house lawyers can see in an order aimed at ensuring that confidential in...

Platform News: Apple logo

US jury tells Apple to pay $308.5 million for patent infringement

A federal jury in Texas said Apple must pay about $308.5 million to Personalized Media Communications (PMC) for infringing a patent associated with digital rights management.

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...

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