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June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

European consumer groups raise Google privacy concerns

A number of European organisations, led by the European consumer organisation BEUC, have raised complaints regarding Google's privacy settings.

June 28, 2022
June 28, 2022

Google Hangouts to officially shut down

Google, the world’s most popular search engine, has announced that it will be showing an in-app prompt to users who still use Google Hangouts to switch to Chat in Gmail or the Chat app.

June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022

Google hit with antitrust complaint

Tech giant Google was hit with an antitrust complaint recently after a Danish online job-search rival took its grievance to EU regulators, alleging that Google had unfairly favoured its own job search service.

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

Google says Italian company's hacking tools used to spy on Apple Inc, Android smartphones

An Italian company's hacking tools were used to spy on Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Android smartphones in Italy and Kazakhstan, Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL.O) Google said in a report on Thursday.

May 20, 2022
May 20, 2022

Think twice before using Google’s 'incognito' mode

Google, the world’s largest search engine, apparently collects data on users who think they can be anonymous if they use a “private browsing” mode.

April 22, 2022
April 22, 2022

Earth Day 2022: Google doodle shows stark images of climate change

Google today is marking Earth Day 2022 with glaring satellite images of climate change.

September 16, 2021
September 16, 2021

Five global tech firms paid Tk 4.6 crore VAT in August to NBR

Five global tech firms paid Tk 4.6 crore as value added tax (VAT) in August with social media giant facebook depositing the highest amount, which reflects the growing desire of businesses to advert about their product and services in the digital sphere.

June 30, 2020
June 30, 2020

Google to start paying some news publishers for content

Google says it will start paying some publishers for their news content, in a move that could pave the way for reduced tensions between the internet search giant and the beleaguered news industry.

April 15, 2020
April 15, 2020

Google launches ‘journalism relief fund,’ following Facebook

Google announces it will launch an emergency fund to help local news outlets struggling to maintain operations in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

December 4, 2019
December 4, 2019

Google co-founders step down

Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are stepping down from their roles at the helm of parent firm Alphabet and handing the reins to current Google CEO Sundar Pichai, the company says.