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Russian subsidiary of Google files for bankruptcy

Russian subsidiary of Google files for bankruptcy

Google's subsidiary in Russia, Google LLC, has filed for bankruptcy. The motion for bankruptcy was lodged with Moscow's Arbitration Court on June 16, according to the database of arbitration cases. Google LLC posted a …

Access to News.Google service restricted in Russia

Access to News.Google service restricted in Russia

The access to the News.Google Internet service has been restricted on the territory of Russia due to provided access to materials containing unreliable information about the course of the special military operation in Ukraine, press service of …

Google, Facebook and TikTok block RT, Sputnik across Europe

Google, Facebook and TikTok block RT, Sputnik across Europe

Meta, Google and TikTok decided to block the channels connected to RT television channel and Sputnik information agency on the video hosting service YouTube that it owns, over the situation in Ukraine. "Due to the ongoing war …

Baku notifies Google of liberated lands' distorted names

Baku notifies Google of liberated lands' distorted names

Baku has sent a letter to Google over the distorted names of Azerbaijani territories liberated from the Armenian occupation displayed on Google Maps, Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Leyla Abdullayeva said. She …

Google delays return to office over Omicron concerns

Google delays return to office over Omicron concerns

Google has again pushed back plans to draw staff back to the office amid concern over the spread of Covid-19’s Omicron variant. The American technology group, which has over 150,000 employees across the world, will not mandate …

Google Doodle honors Lotfi Zadeh, father of fuzzy logic

Google Doodle honors Lotfi Zadeh, father of fuzzy logic

Google on November 30 dedicated its Doodle to world-renowned Azerbaijani-American mathematician Lotfi Zadeh on the 57th anniversary of the "fuzzy logic" concept's creation. Zadeh was born in Baku on Feb. 4, 1921, …

WhatsApp stops supporting some old phones on January 1

WhatsApp stops supporting some old phones on January 1

A new WhatsApp update will prevent the popular messaging app from working on millions of phones from 1 January 2021. Older Android and iPhone devices will no longer support the latest version of the app, …

Google turning smartphones into earthquake detectors

Google turning smartphones into earthquake detectors

Google launched an earthquake alert system in California, saying it is working on letting Android-powered smartphones double as tremor detectors. The new "ShakeAlert" system, created in collaboration with the US …

Google to adopt work-from-home until at least July 2021

Google to adopt work-from-home until at least July 2021

Google will extend its work-from-home stance until at least July 2021, according to a person familiar with the matter. The company had previously said most employees will be working remotely through the end of 2020, with some …

Google parent company now worth $1 trillion

Google parent company now worth $1 trillion

Google’s parent company Alphabet is now the fourth U.S. company to hit a market cap of $1 trillion. Apple was the first US company to hit a $1 trillion cap in 2018, followed later that year by Amazon (which has since dropped below …

U.S. eases restrictions on Huawei

U.S. eases restrictions on Huawei

The U.S. Commerce Department said it will allow China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to purchase American-made goods in order to maintain existing networks and provide software updates to existing Huawei handsets. The world’s …

Crimea shown as Russian region on Google Maps

Crimea shown as Russian region on Google Maps

Crimea is shown as a Russian region on Google Maps now, the Russian State Duma's information policy committee chair Leonid Levin said. "When accessing the maps from Russia, Crimea is shown as a Russian …

 Google marks Lev Landau's 111st Birthday with doodle

Google marks Lev Landau's 111st Birthday with doodle

Google Doodle today celebrates the 111th birthday of Soviet physicist Lev Landau. Landau was born in Baku on January 22, 1908, and later went on the win the 1962 Nobel Prize in Physics. In 1962, Lev Landau won …

Turkey fines Google for violating competition law

Turkey fines Google for violating competition law

Turkey’s competition authority said on Thursday it had fined Google some 93 million Turkish lira ($15 million) for violating competition laws with its mobile software sales, Reuters reported. In a statement, the competition …

 Trump lambasts EU over $5.1bn fine for Google

Trump lambasts EU over $5.1bn fine for Google

US President Donald Trump has attacked the European Union’s decision to fine Google $5.1billion for “serious illegal behaviour”. "I told you so! The European Union just slapped a Five Billion …