Tag Archives: Google

28Jan/17

Trump travel ban sparks panic abroad, lawsuits at home

U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily barring visitors from seven predominantly Muslim countries and banning Syrian refugees indefinitely will likely land his administration in court. Zachary Goelman reports. Continue reading

17Dec/16

Google develops floating data centers propelled by windmill-like kites

After developing self-driving cars, Google is set to bring its innovation prowess to the seas, with a novel new ship propulsion system that uses kite energy.
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12Dec/16

Google signs internet deal with Cuba’s telecommunications monopoly

Google signed an agreement with the Cuban government on Monday granting internet users in the country quicker access to its branded content.
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16Nov/16

Google to expand its London offices creating 3,000 more jobs

Google announces plans to expand its London offices to eventually accommodate 7,000 employees, creating around 3000 new jobs.

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02Nov/16

Facebook elite rule on content

A group of white execs with Harvard ties makes editorial judgment calls on controversial topics at Facebook. Zach Goelman reports.
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05Oct/16

Yahoo built software to secretly search customer emails for U.S. intelligence: Reuters

Yahoo has been secretly scanning millions of its customers’ emails for U.S. intelligence, according to a Reuters investigation.
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24Sep/16

A Google feature film lays bare life in India

Executive Producer Richie Mehta talks about Google’s feature film “India in a Day” which is made entirely from contributions of Indians of all walks of life on October 10, 2015. Continue reading

22Sep/16

Yahoo to confirm big data breach – Recode

Yahoo is expected to confirm that a data breach has exposed several hundred million user accounts, according to Recode. Fred Katayama reports.
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22Sep/16

Taiwan asks Google to blur island images

Taipei’s Defense Ministry asks Google to blur Itu Aba, its one and only holding in the South China Sea, from satellite images on Google Maps and Google Earth. Graham Mackay reports. Continue reading

20Sep/16

Indonesia probes Google over unpaid taxes

Indonesia is investigating Google over five years of unpaid taxes on advertising revenue that could lead to a bill of $400 million for last year alone.
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