EghtesadOnline: Caroline Atkinson, an experienced diplomat Google hired last year to steer its global policy efforts, is stepping aside from that management role.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s minister of communication and information technology has vowed to make a difference in the key sector, solve problems of ride-hailing services, talk with Apple and Google over their strange and unprofessional ways in removing Iranian apps and do a dozen more grandiose tasks.
EghtesadOnline: Apple Inc. upgraded its Apple TV set-top box to handle higher-quality video as competition from Amazon.com Inc., Roku Inc., and Google heats up in the living room.
EghtesadOnline: Apple Inc. unveiled its most important new iPhone for years to take on growing competition from Samsung Electronics Co., Google and a host of Chinese smartphone makers.
EghtesadOnline: Google’s plans to revamp its “first click free” program, which lets users read news articles without paying, won praise from one of the technology giant’s harshest critics.
EghtesadOnline: Local developers and technology-based businesses have started uploading their applications on alternative Android and iOS app markets en masse to counter a recent unprofessional move by Apple and Google which are removing Iranian apps from Play Store and App Store.
EghtesadOnline: France, Germany, Italy and Spain want digital multinationals like Amazon and Google to be taxed in Europe based on their revenues, rather than only profits as now, their finance ministers said in a joint letter.
EghtesadOnline: Digital service distributor Google Play has followed Apple’s lead in removing Iranian apps from its store, citing US sanctions against the Islamic Republic.
EghtesadOnline: Shashi Ramchandani, who manages a team of engineers at Google, has never been shy about being a conservative working in Silicon Valley. He showed coworkers emails he exchanged with Ivanka Trump after he mailed her photos he took at the Republican convention, and on election night, he texted colleagues snapshots from the floor of Trump’s victory party in New York City. “They saw me first as a Googler, then as a conservative,” Ramchandani said.
EghtesadOnline: Google’s search service may be banned in China but parent Alphabet Inc. is hunting for workers in a further sign it has ambitions in the world’s biggest internet market.