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On political advertising, Google tweaks its rules

Google's new rules will kick in before the UK's December 12 general election.

On political advertising, Google tweaks its rules

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US regulators investigate Google's mega health data deal: WSJ

Politicians and patients have raised privacy concerns over Google's access to millions of individual medical records.

US regulators investigate Google's mega health data deal: WSJ

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Google is gathering health data on millions of people: WSJ

The data involved in the project reportedly includes laboratory results, doctor diagnoses and hospitalisation records.

Google is gathering health data on millions of people: WSJ

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Social media firms may face 'negative content' fines in Indonesia

Google, Facebook and Twitter are among the companies that will be invited to talks with the communications ministry.

Social media firms may face 'negative content' fines in Indonesia

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Google to buy smartwatch maker Fitbit for $2.1bn in cash

The tech giant is under investigation for anti-competitive practices, so the deal may attract more regulatory scrutiny.

Google to buy smartwatch maker Fitbit for $2.1bn in cash

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Okay Google: Forget me!

The internet never forgets, but privacy concerns have more people pushing for that to change.

Okay Google: Forget me!

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As Google invests in new areas, Alphabet misses earnings forecast

Under intense regulatory pressure, the search giant looks to broaden its business beyond search, advertising and video.

As Google invests in new areas, Alphabet misses earnings forecast

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Google touts quantum computing milestone

Quantum processor completes task in minutes that would take traditional supercomputer thousands of years, Google says.

Google touts quantum computing milestone

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Critics say Twitter treats hate speech as being 'public interest'

Many argue that company is unwilling to act against threats of political violence or intimidation, from Trump or others.

Critics say Twitter treats hate speech as being 'public interest'

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Tech giants not keeping political ad promises, says privacy group

Privacy International said Facebook, Google and Twitter lack transparency on targeted political advertising.

Tech giants not keeping political ad promises, says privacy group

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Oracle says US investigators want it to share Google information

According to Oracle, US House panel wants details as part of anti-trust investigation into Google, an Oracle rival.

Oracle says US investigators want it to share Google information

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Pyongyang calling: How N Korea is busting smartphone sanctions

A thriving grey market in North Korea is being powered by mobile phones, evading UN sanctions.

Pyongyang calling: How N Korea is busting smartphone sanctions

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Google wins 'right to be forgotten' case in top EU court

European Court of Justice rules against obliging Google to apply 'right to be forgotten' rule globally.

Google wins 'right to be forgotten' case in top EU court

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European Court of Justice to rule on Google privacy case Tuesday

The EU court will rule on whether France's so-called 'right to be forgotten' should apply globally.

European Court of Justice to rule on Google privacy case Tuesday