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YouTube Prevails in EU Copyright Suit As Regulators Reveal New Google Ad Probe

Google is having mixed luck in the European Union this week. The same day the Court of Justice ruled in YouTube’s favor on a copyright infringement matter, the European Commission announced…

YouTube Bans Ads for Politics, Alcohol, Prescription Drugs and Gambling on Homepage

YouTube has banned ads related to politics, alcohol, prescription drugs and gambling from its “most prominent” ad slot on the homepage, according to updated guidelines posted to Google’s <a href="https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/t/advertising/" id="auto-tag_advertising_1"…

Google Settles French Advertising Antitrust Case for $268M

Alphabet’s Google has settled a French advertising antitrust case for 220 million euros ($268 million). France’s Autorite de la Concurrence, the country’s competition authority, said the fine…

James Murdoch, Google Execs Added to Tribeca X Lineup (Exclusive)

The 2021 Tribeca Festival has added James Murdoch and Google execs to its lineup of panel discussions as part of its annual Tribeca X celebration of brand entertainment. Murdoch, whose…

Alex Ross’ Comic Superheroes Headed to Crypto Art World

The Marvel and DC Comics star illustrator's 'Shooting Up the Mainstream' digital archive will be released via the RNDR blockchain platform.

Webby Awards: Trevor Noah, Jennifer Garner, HBO Among Nominees

Other notable figures who scored nominations for the celebration of the best of the Internet include Cardi B, Kevin Bacon, Shaquille O'Neal, Rob Gronkowski, Ryan Reynolds, Martin Lawrence, James…

Australia Passes Law to Make Google, Facebook Pay for News

The Parliament on Thursday passed the final amendments to the so-called News Media Bargaining Code agreed between Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday.

Google to Pay French Publishers for Online Content

The internet giant Google has reached a deal to pay French publishers for use of their stories on online platforms.

Google Suspends Parler From App Store After Capitol Riots

Google has suspended the social networking app Parler from its Google Play store after the riots attempting to interrupt the peaceful transfer of power in the U.S. on Wednesday.

EU Unveils Bills Targeting Big Tech Companies

The European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union, has unveiled two bills that aim to regulate, reshape, and rein in the power of big technology players, particularly such U.S. giants…

Tech Giants Could Face Huge Fines Under U.K. Online Harms Bill

Technology giants, such as Google and Facebook, could face fines of billions of pounds if they fail to remove and limit the spread of harmful online content under U.K. government proposals.

Tom Hanks, Kobe Bryant, Chadwick Boseman Among Google’s 2020 Top-Trending Searches

On Wednesday, Google released its 2020 Year in Search, outlining the top trending topics of the year by category.