Google Stymies Media Companies From Chipping Away at Its Data Dominance

[ad_1] Alphabet’s Google upended plans by European media companies to block it from harvesting data about their readers and slash some of its dominance in online advertising, seven people involved in the talks said this month. Publishers had expected to use data privacy measures going into effect August 15 to bar Google from storing insights […]

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Google Boosts Support for Checking Coronavirus Facts

[ad_1] Google on Thursday said it is pumping $6.5 million (roughly Rs. 50 crores) into fact-checkers and nonprofits as it ramps up its the battle against coronavirus misinformation. Fact-checking organisations, which often operate on relatively small budgets, are seeing a surge in demand for their work as mistaken or maliciously false information about the pandemic […]

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Google Said to Mull Licensing Deals for Premium News Content

[ad_1] Google is in discussions on deals to pay media organisations for content, a move aimed at blunting criticism that it unfairly profits from copyrighted news, according to people familiar with the talks. Negotiations between the internet giant and news outlets were said to be in the early stages, with most of the publishers located […]

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