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US slaps Google with antitrust suit

The US government sued Google Tuesday, accusing the Silicon Valley titan of maintaining an “illegal monopoly” in online search and advertising, in the country’s biggest antitrust case in decades, opening up the door to a potential breakup of the…
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US lawmakers call for shake-up of Big Tech 'monopolies'

A House of Representatives panel in a report Tuesday accused four Big Tech firms of acting as “monopolies,” calling for sweeping changes to antitrust laws and enforcement that could potentially lead to breakups of the giant firms. But the report by the House…
Society

Google Maps shows Covid-19 hot spots

Google is updating its free mapping service this week with color-coding that maps out areas infected with Covid-19 cases, the search giant said in a blog post Thursday. Tapping the new “Covid-19” option in a layers feature in a top corner of a screen will…