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Data use: The German authorities investigate Google

User data use determined Germany’s antitrust watchdog open an investigation regarding Google. The authorities want to determine if the company violates country’s competition laws. They want to see if it is exploiting its dominance to prioritise its shopping price…
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Google showcase opens for content producers in India

Google showcase is now available in India with 30 publishers. The product is available, at this moment, in English and Hindi, but Google will come with new languages this year. The search giant launched the service last year, as part of the billion-dollar investment for…
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Antitrust charges against Google, dismissed for now

A U.S. judge temporarily dismissed antitrust charges against Alphabet’s Google. A group of advertisers accused Google of having a monopoly position on the world’s advertising market. Still, the judge offered them chance to try again after addressing what she…
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Risk: The password day reveals big security problems

As the password day is here to make us remember about security, Onfido shows that users have dangerous routines. The company conducted a poll in the USA, France, Germany and UK. Most of the over 3,000 respondents said that password creation was cumbersome due to security…
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Facebook Marketplace has reached one billion users

Facebook Marketplace helps the company move from its initial focus of connecting people through social media, to an e-commerce platform. The company is now accepting payments for goods directly from users. Facebook Marketplace now has over one billion users, and there are…
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US: App stores might turn against Google and Apple

The two companies’ app stores are accused they used an “anti-competitive” behaviour, according to senators in the United States. They organised a hearing in Washington. Representatives from three other companies accused the two giants for charging exorbitant fees…
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Facebook: Data breach impact should be diminished

An leaked email shows that Facebook downplayed the importance of a serious data breach. The message reached the Belgium-based Data News. The document revealed company’s strategy for dealing with leaking details of more than half a billion users. Facebook…