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‘Compliance is no joke’: Security industry reacts to Google’s £44m GDPR fine

Google has been found guilty of breaching the EU’s data protection rules after complaints were made against the tech giant by two privacy rights groups. French data regulator CNIL has fined Google 50 million euros (£44m) for its "lack of transparency, inadequate information and lack of valid consent regarding ads …

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Google at CES 2019: Out of the darkness and into the light

Contrast noun : an easily noticed or understood difference between two or more things. Continuing the theme on the battle between the giants of voice assistants, I was looking forward to finding out where Amazon Alexa and Google Home differ. From a visual and marketing perspective the darkness, clean lines, …

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FAANG: Tech giants loses $1 trillion in collective stock value

Tech giants Facebook Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google (FAANG) have seen their collective values lose over $1 trillion since market highs earlier this year. In August, Apple was worth $1 trillion on its own, while Amazon hit the landmark in September. Here’s how the combined market capitalisation losses break down …

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Are we at risk of tech giants taking over the high street?

Over the years independent retailers have had to battle it out on the high street with larger chains and supermarkets. In more recent times, the addition of competing with online retail has proved a headache for many, with the behemoth that is Amazon being blamed as the source of much …

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Google allegedly geared up for first permanent physical retail store

Google is set to launch its first ever permanent store in a 14,000 square foot retail space in Chicago. According to a local report at the Chicago Tribune, the store will open in the city’s Fulton Market District. The store will be just a few blocks away from Google’s Midwest …

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Google announces Google One premium cloud offering

Google is making its premium cloud storage plans a fair bit cheaper with the introduction of Google One. What you’re getting with Google One are various tiers of cloud storage that are a fair bit cheaper than before. These stand at $1.99 (about £1.50) per month for 100GB, $2.99 (about £2.00) …

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Google overhauls Gmail in attempt to oust Microsoft

Google has officially announced a massive redesign of its Gmail email service in an effort to make it more appealing to business users. While Gmail is already the world’s most popular email service with 1.4 billion users, the company is hoping that new features such as email snoozing, nudging, and confidential mode …

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How big UK tech companies stack-up in gender pay gap reports

It is no secret that there is a gender imbalance within the technology sector. The main issue remains the disparity between the number of men and women in technology-related jobs. The difference in pay has also been highlighted time and again, with a survey earlier this year revealing that women …

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