Tag: Google+

Google hit with £44m GDPR fine over ads

Google has been fined 50 million euros (£44m) by the French data regulator CNIL, for a breach of the EU's data protection rules.

New Google+ Bug Moves Site End Date Forward

Social network will now be closed by April 2019.

Google’s ”Smart City of surveillance” faces new resistance in Toronto

Sidewalk Toronto’s ongoing controversies may serve as the latest warning sign for cities who are considering signing over public spaces to major tech companies.

Why Google is shutting down Google+

Google is shutting down Google+ following massive data exposure

Alphabet shuts down Google+ after data leak it has known about since March is exposed

WSJ reports that Google decided not to disclose the leak earlier partly due to fears of regulatory scrutiny.

For Google, no tracking means we still track you

Users can adjust privacy settings, but they can’t hide from Google.

Why Google’s Toronto ‘Smart City’ project is running into hefty local resistance

Concerns over residents' personal data is undermining the Google Alphabet project in its infancy.

The Annual Ranking of Canada’s Most Admired Companies

The 2018 Reputation Study shows once again that public opinion, in the age of social media, is a punisher.

Google Bans Crypto-Mining Extensions

Google is taking a stand on illegal crypto-mining by banning Chrome browser extensions that support crypto-jacking.

France to sue Apple and Google over unacceptable practices

The country's finance minister says the case could lead to "millions of euros" in fines.

Google bans cryptocurrency advertising, and Bitcoin continues to drop

Bitcoin fell roughly 6% following news that Google, the world's largest ad provider, is cracking down on cryptocurrency.

Silicon Valley’s Biggest Firms Buck Corporate Governance Trends

Why biggest companies in Silicon Valley are diverging from their peers elsewhere on corporate governance, according to a recent study.