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Report: Google has granted majority of ‘right to be forgotten’ requests

Google reportedly granted more than 50 percent of the requests to remove links to information about individuals under Europe's new "right to be forgotten" ruling. The Wall Street Journal said that Google has told European regulators this, citing a person familiar Read More →

Google seals deal to buy Twitch, report says

Has Google’s YouTube division sealed a deal to buy Twitch, the live video-game streaming service? VentureBeat’s Dean Takahashi is reporting that he’s confirmed it with his sources, who say the deal is worth $1 billion. Takahashi is a veteran Silicon Valley Read More →

Twitter’s workforce like most other tech firms – mostly white and male

Twitter is the latest company to reveal the demographics of its workforce and like other companies, the micro-blogging firm's employees are mostly white and male. In a blog post entitled "Building a Twitter we can be proud of," Janet Van Read More →

Quoted: on Google and the ‘right to be forgotten’ (or not)

"The more they do so, it means the media organization republishes the information and so much for the right to be forgotten. There is an issue there." — Billy Hawkes, the Irish Data Protection commissioner, on Google informing the Read More →

Facebook low in customer satisfaction, while Pinterest ranks high, survey says.

Pinterest users have a high rate of customer satisfaction, according to a new survey by an independent research group. Facebook and LinkedIn users? Not so much. Ads and privacy are big concerns cited by Internet users who ranked Facebook and LinkedIn Read More →

Google stock rises as company seems to be gearing for more growth

Google shares rose more than 3 percent on Friday, a day after the giant Internet company reported strong sales growth in the second quarter. Mountain View-based Google is spending heavily to develop new tech products, hire new employees (they’re Read More →
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