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The move comes a few days after the US Supreme Court overturned women's right to abortion
Roe v. Wade overturning: Google's announcement comes a week after the US Supreme Court made the tectonic decision to strip American women of constitutional rights to abortion
Ambani's succession plan comes against a backdrop of financial stability and is part of an overall group restructuring.
The company introduced new filtration settings for comments, and is cracking down on fake channel names
The app developers, in a lawsuit filed in federal court in San Francisco, had accused Google of using agreements with smartphone makers, technical barriers and revenue sharing agreements to effectively close the app ecosystem and shunt most payments through its Google Play billing system with a default service fee of 30%.
The deal has been cleared on the basis of modifications offered by the acquirer, according to an official release.
Further, the report reiterated RBI's stance that fintech has exposed the banking system to new risks, and the presence of Big Techs like Apple, Google, Meta, Amazon, etc in fintech has increased risks to financial stability.
Brendan Carr, the FCC commissioner, said in a letter to the CEOs, dated June 24 and sent on FCC letterhead, that video-sharing app TikTok has collected vast troves of sensitive data about U.S. users that could be accessed by ByteDance staff in Beijing. ByteDance is TikTok's Chinese parent.
The news sent the company's shares 9% higher in extended trading on Tuesday and underscored a shift in focus at Pinterest to e-commerce initiatives from its advertising-based business model.
The round takes the total fundraise by Progcap in the past year to $95 million.
The enterprises should, in all fairness, be allowed their fundamental right to choose with whom they partner to set up their private captive networks, Broadband India Forum (BIF) said in a statement.
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"I thought choosing Facebook would be the best as the pay package offered by them was high," Bisakh Mondal said.
Individuals who seek abortions would be particularly vulnerable if their data, specifically location information, is collected and shared, four senate Democrats said, citing the recent US Supreme judgment
Google's head of HR Fiona Cicconi has said the company will support workers and they can apply to relocate without justification
Someone going for an IIM interview may be coached in admission-appropriate replies to anticipated questions. Same with LaMDA, though its text prowess far exceeds what a human could pull off.
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Google said that the vendors were distributing dangerous hacking tools to the governments
Milan-based RCS Lab, whose website claims European law enforcement agencies as clients, developed tools to spy on private messages and contacts of the targeted devices, the report said.
Apart from this, the company has also contributed $1 million each in grant funding and in search advertisements to help the refugees.
The group which contains technology heavyweights like Sony, Qualcomm and Nvidia, want to create interoperability standards for the metaverse
Russia's state communications regulator said on Wednesday that Google risks yet another fine on its revenue in Russia for allegedly failing to remove unlawful content on multiple occasions.
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The ex-employee, who was fired, says Google Developer Studio has at least 12 people affiliated to the 'Fellowship of Friends'
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