Posts Tagged ‘Google’

Google, Amazon want smart devices to mine even more of your data

Even gadgets as simple as light bulbs could enable tech companies to fill in the blanks about their customers and use the data for marketing purposes
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MITI to collaborate with Grab, Google to propel SMEs

By LYDIA NATHAN / Graphic By TMR
E-HAILING provider Grab Holdings Inc and Google LLC are expected to collaborate with the Ministry of International ...

How to kill mosquitoes? Google and Verily have a plan

Releasing Wolbachia-infected mosquitoes into the wild may eventually wipe out entire populations of deadly mosquitoes and the diseases they carry
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Australia set to pass encryption law

By BLOOMBERG
CANBERRA • Australia is set to pass legislation giving police and intelligence agencies access to encrypted messages on platforms such as ...

Google workers sign letter to end China project

By BLOOMBERG
SAN FRANCISCO • A group of Google employees has signed a public letter calling on the company to abandon its plans for a Chinese search ...

Google attacked by EU consumer groups over location tracking

By BLOOMBERG
BRUSSELS • Google runs the risk of hefty fines from the European Union’s (EU) beefed-up data-protection watchdogs after consumer groups ...

From Google to Facebook, big data is driving green energy shift

Tech companies have rapidly growing electricity needs, and that’s spurring them to do long-term deals with utilities
By Anna Hirtenstein / ...

Factory worker’s son builds RM29b start-up in Indonesia

SINGAPORE • PT Tokopedia, Indonesia’s largest online marketplace, has become the country’s most valuable start-up after raising US$1 billion (RM4.2 ...

‘Nothing safer than cash’ — tech rout puts Silicon Valley on edge

However, the IPO market hasn’t shown any signs of cooling, raising RM67b against 2017’s total of RM54.5b
NEW YORK • Steve Hoffman grabs the mic and, ...

Waymo said to launch 1st driverless 
car service in December

Under a new name, the Google sibling plans to methodically build a futuristic rival to Uber and Lyft. This is how it will unfold
New York • In just a ...

Vietnam says Google may meet cyber law

HANOI • Vietnam is proposing to allow international Internet companies such as Alphabet Inc’s Google and Facebook Inc one year to comply with a ...

Apple CEO slams Silicon Valley rivals over user data

By BLOOMBERG
BRUSSELS • Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook lashed into companies like Google and Facebook Inc that collect user data, equating their services to ...