UK Watchdog Probes Amazon, Google For Fake Reviews Of GoodsU.K. regulators said on Friday that they’re investigating Google and Amazon over concerns the online giants aren’t doing enough to stop fake reviews of products and services on their platforms.
Google's Work In Digital Ad Tech Sector Under Investigation By EUThe European Union accused Google of stifling competition in digital advertising technology and regulators there announced they launched a fresh antitrust investigation tech giant Tuesday.
Google Hit With Massive Fine In France For Abusing 'Dominant' Ads PositionFrance's antitrust watchdog fined Google the equivalent of $268 million this week for abusing its power in the field of online advertising.
UPDATE: San Jose City Council Unanimously Approves Google's Downtown West DevelopmentThe San Jose City Council gave the green light Tuesday evening to Google's massive new downtown development.
Gov. Newsom Signs Environmental Review Bill That Greenlights San Jose Downtown West ProjectGovernor Gavin Newsom signed into law a Thursday a streamlining of environmental review procedures that will greenlight the largest private sector investment in San Jose history.
Bay Area Transit Riders Now Able To Pay Clipper Card Fares On Android PhonesBay Area transit riders can now use Clipper via Google Pay and on their Android smartphones to pay fares, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission announced Wednesday.
COVID Reopening: One-In-Five Google Workers Will Be Remote, Many More HybridGoogle says it expects about 20% of its workforce to still work remotely after its offices reopen this fall, while some 60% will work a hybrid schedule.
Fortnite-Maker Epic Games Targets Apple's 'Walled Garden' App Store In Landmark LawsuitThe maker of the wildly-popular Fortnite video game, Epic Games, portrayed Apple’s lucrative app store Monday as both a "walled garden" and a price-gouging monopoly in opening arguments in a trial that may reshape the technological landscape.
App Makers Blast Apple, Google In Senate Hearing On App Store PoliciesApple and Google faced a battery of accusations on Wednesday from prominent app developers, including Spotify and Tile, who alleged that the large Silicon Valley-based tech platforms have abused their dominance and harmed competition.
Small Town Newspapers In Wisconsin File Antitrust Lawsuit Against Facebook, GoogleA group of Wisconsin newspapers have filed a federal lawsuit claiming Google and Facebook's monopoly on digital advertising threatens the publications' existence and violates antitrust law.
Google Sued By Daily Mail Owner Over Search Engine’s DominanceAssociated Newspapers, the owner of the Daily Mail, filed a lawsuit against Google Monday, claiming the tech company's dominance in online advertising harms Daily Mail’s business.