This week, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the call-up of 300,000 reservists to reinforce positions in Ukraine following a speech by Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu, who announced that they will be called up to the army following the partial mobilization that is stirring up the conflict on Ukrainian territory.
The European Union’s General Court on Wednesday confirmed an antitrust ruling against Google’s for dominance of its search engine, but reduced the fine to 4.125 billion Euros (US$ 4.12 billion) from 4.34 billion Euros.
Argentina's National Communications Agency (Enacom) has authorized Google Infraestructura Argentina SRL to install a fiber optic system called Firmina through Argentine Sea waters, which will be the longest in the world providing internet connectivity.
As Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced this week the company would be changing its name to Meta, public perception was quick to establish the decision was a response to a matter of public acceptance hitting record lows and many regarded the move as purely “cosmetic.”
Tech companies Apple, Microsoft, and Google owner Alphabet reported on Tuesday combined profits of more than US$ 50 billion in the second quarter of the year. The three companies currently have a combined market value of US$6.4 trillion, more than double their market capitalization when the pandemic started 16 months ago.
Former US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had filed a lawsuit against Facebook, Twitter, Google and their CEOs, because of unfairly infringing upon his First Amendment right to free speech as protected by the US constitution.
Alphabet's YouTube will no longer allow political or election ads in its coveted masthead spot at the top of the site's homepage nor ads for alcohol, gambling and prescription drugs, it said on Monday.
BLOOMBERG – Google has agreed to pay €220 million and end anti-competitive practices, to settle a French antitrust probe over its abuse of power in online advertising. The French Competition Authority said Google has been unfairly sending business to its advertising server and its online ad auction house, to the detriment of rivals. In addition to the fine, Google promised to remedy the situation by improving the interoperability of its Google Ad Manager services for third parties.
Google's subsidiary in Uruguay, Eleanor Applications SRL, Friday purchased 30 hectares in the duty-free Science Park in Canelones, where it will install a data centre, it was announced.
An Argentine internet user claimed realized ownership of the google.com.ar domain had expired Wednesday, April 21 and since it was available, he decided to purchase it for reportedly AR $ 540 (around the US $ 3.85 at the unofficial exchange rate) leading to a temporary shutdown of the search engine ending in “.ar”.