Antitrust

The Guardian view on trustbusting Google: change is needed | Editorial

11 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Tech giants are not playing according to economic rules set by the market, but by rules they largely set themselves. That won't wash When the US Department of Justice filed a...
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UK risks road rage with China in Africa

1 day ago   |   Politico

LONDON - Britain is eying investment in Africa as a way to boost trade and influence after Brexit - but it faces stiff competition from China. The U.K. has, to date, announced...
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The US has a good record on fighting monopolies. Now it's Google's turn

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

The tech giant claims that no one is forced to use its search engine. All power to regulators set on proving otherwise Sundar Pichai, chief executive of Alphabet, Google's...
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Ex-Google CEO calls social media an ‘amplifier for idiots'

Ex-Google CEO calls social media an ‘amplifier for idiots'

3 days ago   |   Metro

Eric Schmidt, the former CEO of Google, left the company in 2019 The former CEO of Google, Eric Schmidt, has called social media an ‘amplifier for idiots'. Schmidt was talking...
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The Week Unwrapped podcast: Google wars, golden passports and Wuhan tours

The Week Unwrapped podcast: Google wars, golden passports and Wuhan tours

4 days ago   |   The Week

Should courts break up Google's monopoly? Why do some countries sell citizenship? And would you visit Covid ground zero on holiday? Analysis The Week Staff Friday, October 23...
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Today's tech giants won't be as naive as I was in DoJ dealings, says former Microsoft chief Bill Gates

4 days ago   |   The Register

'I didn't realise that our success would lead to government attention' Microsoft co-founder and long-serving ex-CEO Bill Gates has admitted naivety in his dealings with...
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What Google's battle with the Justice Department means for consumers - CNET

4 days ago   |   CNET

Antitrust cases typically take years, but the landmark suit could have an impact on what you see on your phone.
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Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt jumped to the company's defense as it faces a landmark antitrust lawsuit: 'There's a difference between dominance and excellence'

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt jumped to the company's defense as it faces a landmark antitrust lawsuit: 'There's a difference between dominance and excellence'

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Google's ex-CEO Eric Schmidt came to his former company's defense on Wednesday, saying that he believes the Justice Department lawsuit against Google is...
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Google is facing the biggest antitrust case in a generation. What could happen?

5 days ago   |   The Guardian

Filing is first step in a battle that could take years, and experts say it will likely move forward even if Biden wins the election After being hit Tuesday with the most...
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Meet Amit Mehta, the judge for Google's antitrust case

5 days ago   |   The Independent

The Justice Department's antitrust lawsuit against Google has a judge: Obama appointee Amit Mehta, who was assigned the case Wednesday in federal court in Washington
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Locked phones will be banned from UK store shelves from December 2021

Locked phones will be banned from UK store shelves from December 2021

Ofcom has announced that phone resellers will no longer be able to sell locked phones in the UK. The new regulation comes into effect from December 2021, with the aim of making... Read more ...

BBC's Victoria Derbyshire apologises for saying she would break 'Rule of Six'

BBC's Victoria Derbyshire apologises for saying she would break 'Rule of Six'

The BBC's Victoria Derbyshire had said she would not be adhering to the current 'rule of six', if it is still in place on December 25, so that her family of seven could join... Read more ...

Tinder launches ‘Face to Face' video chat function

Tinder launches ‘Face to Face' video chat function

Take your online dating to the next level Tinder is set to launch a new video experience that allows you to connect visually with your matches, without having to exchange... Read more ...

Tom Parker and wife Kelsey welcome baby after terminal brain tumour diagnosis

Tom Parker and wife Kelsey welcome baby after terminal brain tumour diagnosis

Max George let slip his The Wanted bandmate Tom Parker had welcomed his second child during an appearance on Lorraine Read more ...

Minister claims holiday activities 'more important' than free school meals

Minister claims holiday activities 'more important' than free school meals

Nadhim Zahawi, the business minister, said this morning that the 'best way' to deal with poverty was through local government programmes and through the welfare system. Read more ...

A British student was fined $8,600 for breaking COVID-19 quarantine after...

A British student was fined $8,600 for breaking COVID-19 quarantine after posting an Instagram photo of herself at a restaurant

Summary List Placement A British student was fined £6,600 after authorities said they found her breaking quarantine rules after a flight, including visiting a restaurant, and... Read more ...

Seven Al-Qaeda leaders killed in US drone strike

Seven Al-Qaeda leaders killed in US drone strike

People attend the funeral of fighters killed in a Russian airstrike in the town of Idlib, northern Syria Seven senior Al-Qaeda leaders are believed to have been killed in a US... Read more ...

Brian May admits he's 'grateful to be alive' after suffering a heart attack

Brian May admits he's 'grateful to be alive' after suffering a heart attack

Speaking candidly on Tuesday's GMB about his ordeal, the Queen icon, 73, said he was in 'excruciating' pain after having stents fitted to clear his three blocked arteries. Read more ...

Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi look so in love in...

Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi look so in love in never-before-seen royal wedding photo

Princess Beatrice stunned royal fans with her surprise wedding to Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi in... Read more ...

Uber fires ethnic minority drivers based on a 'racially-biased' star-rating...

Uber fires ethnic minority drivers based on a 'racially-biased' star-rating system, a new lawsuit claims. It accuses Uber of 'intentional race discrimination.'

Summary List Placement A former Uber driver filed a lawsuit against the taxi app on Monday, claiming it discriminates against ethnic minority drivers by firing workers based on... Read more ...