The Korea Fair Trade Commission says the tech giant prevented local smartphone makers from customising its Android OS.
The new regulation affects some of China’s largest technology companies, including gaming giant Tencent, as well as gaming company NetEase.
The lawsuit backed by 37 attorneys general accuses Google of using anti-competitive tactics to discourage Android apps from being distributed at shops other than its Play store, where its payment system collects commissions on transactions.
Multiple outages cripple social media, government and websites, including Guardian, FT.com, Reddit and Amazon, across the world caused by a failure at Fastly, a US-based cloud computing services provider.
Microsoft says its board began an investigation after it received a concern in the later half of 2019 that Gates "had sought to initiate an intimate relationship with a company employee."
A user on a low-level hacking forum published phone numbers and personal data of 533 million Facebook users in 106 countries, reports Business Insider.
State telecommunications watchdog Roskomnadzor gives Twitter an extra month to remove "illegal content" or face a complete blockage in Russia.
Facebook followed Google in agreeing to negotiate paid arrangements with Australian media, leading the government to water down the arbitration requirements.
To check the tech giants' power, Canberra is pursuing world-first laws that would require Google and Facebook to compensate Australian news organisations, or pay millions of dollars in fines.
Facebook says it will assign a legal entity in Turkey in a bid to comply with legislation enacted last year by the country.
Last month, the United States imposed sanctions on Turkey’s defence industry chief and others over Ankara’s acquisition of S-400 missile defence systems from Russia, a move that Turkey called a “grave mistake.”
Move by the social media giant is the latest attempt by the company to take action against conspiracy theories and misinformation ahead of the US presidential election three weeks away.
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