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Google’s YouTube to pay $170 mln penalty for collecting data on kids

YouTube had been accused of tracking viewers of children's channels using cookies without parental consent and using those cookies to deliver million of dollars in targeted advertisements to those viewers. The settlement with the FTC and the New York attorney...

Australia to set up antitrust office to police Facebook, Google

Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said Canberra would form a special branch of the Australian Competition Consumer Commission (ACCC), the antitrust watchdog, to scrutinize how the companies used algorithms to match advertisements with viewers, giving them a stronghold on the...

Google takes pre-orders for game streaming service launching November

Google said its Stadia Founder's Edition package, priced at $129.99, will enable consumers to play video games such as Destiny 2 from the launch day on nearly any device without any downloads, making access to games potentially as easy...

Google launches $399 Pixel phone, more U.S. carriers will sell it

Alphabet Inc's Google launched more affordable versions of its Pixel smartphone on Tuesday (May 7) at about half the price of its current models, and dropped an exclusive U.S. distribution deal with Verizon Communications Inc , signaling a major...

Man who made threats against Google arrested – police

Kyle Long, 33, had three baseball bats in the trunk of his car when he was arrested, police said. Mountain View police received warnings from two other police departments that Long could be planning to attack employees of the tech...
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Sherpas successfully complete first winter summit of K2; Spanish climber killed

 A team of climbers from Nepal on Saturday (January 16) become the first mountaineers to successfully complete...
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Washington locks down as police arrest man carrying gun and fake inaugural credentials

Washington, D.C., was locked down and U.S. law enforcement officials geared up for pro-Trump marches in all 50 state capitals this weekend,...

Florida man photographed carrying Speaker’s lectern in Capitol riot arrested by federal marshal

A Florida man photographed carrying U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's lectern from the House of Representative chambers during the riot at the...

Bobi Wine and journalists flee from soldiers on candidate’s Kampala compound

 Opposition leader Bobi Wine and a group journalists covering the Ugandan presidential election fled from soldiers posted on the candidate's compound in...

U.S. health secretary Azar resigns, cites Capitol attack

 U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar has resigned, citing last week's attack on the Capitol, CNN reported on Friday (January...