Google to prompt Android users to choose preferred browsers to allay EU concerns

This post was originally published on this site FILE PHOTO: A 3D printed Android mascot Bugdroid is seen in front of a Google logo in this illustration taken July 9, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Alphabet’s Google will prompt Android users to choose their preferred browsers and search apps, a senior Google executive said …

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Franco-German startup Doctolib gets unicorn status with 150 million-euro fundraising

This post was originally published on this site FILE PHOTO: Stanislas Niox-Chateau, Co-Founder & CEO of Doctolib, poses at the entrance of the company’s headquarters in Paris, France, November 27, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier PARIS (Reuters) – Franco-German start-up Doctolib, an online booking platform for doctors, has raised 150 million euros from a pool of investors …

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Lyft's IPO oversubscribed on road show's second day: sources

This post was originally published on this siteNEW YORK (Reuters) – Lyft Inc’s initial public offering (IPO) is oversubscribed based on commitments made so far by investors, making it more likely that the ride-hailing startup will fetch or even exceed the $23 billion valuation it is seeking, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. …

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Facebook agrees to advertising overhaul to settle U.S. discrimination suits

This post was originally published on this site(Reuters) – Facebook Inc has agreed to change its paid advertising platform as part of a wide-ranging settlement to prevent discriminatory and “harmful” practices, the company and U.S. civil rights groups said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of laptop users are seen next to a screen projection of …

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U.S. lawmaker says tech companies must quickly remove violent content after New Zealand

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON (Reuters) – Following the live-streaming on social media of the mass shooting in New Zealand, the chair of the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security wrote a letter to top executives of four major technology companies urging them to do a better job of removing violent political …

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Google announces browser-based streaming game service

This post was originally published on this siteSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google announced on Tuesday a browser-based video game streaming service dubbed Stadia that attempts to capitalize on the company’s cloud technology and global network of data centers. Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks during a Google keynote address announcing a new video gaming …

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