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    • US giants make vaccination mandatory for staff

      US giants make vaccination mandatory for staff

      Key US companies led by Google, Netflix and others have found ways to make vaccination against Covid-19 mandatory for their personnel. While the streaming company plans to require that "zone A" personnel, including actors and supporting crew in close contact with them must get the jab, Google announced that only vaccinated employees would be allowed to return to their work stations in the firm's US campuses, BBC reported.

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    • EC urges Google not to mislead consumers

      EC urges Google not to mislead consumers

      The European Commission and the Consumer Protection Cooperation authorities, under the lead of the Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets and the Belgian Directorate General for Economic Inspection, have issued a formal letter to Google asking them to be more transparent and comply with EU law. The letter confirms that consumers needed to be aware of the results of their searches in Google's online engine are ranked and it should be noted whether payments may influence the ranking.

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    • France's anti-trust authority fines Google €500m in news copyright row

      France's anti-trust authority fines Google €500m in news copyright row

      France’s competition regulator on Tuesday slapped Google with a 500-million-euro fine for failing to negotiate “in good faith” with media companies over the use of their content under EU copyright rules, AFP reported. It is “the biggest ever fine” imposed by the Competition Authority for a company’s failure to adhere to one of its rulings, the regulator's chief Isabelle De Silva told reporters.

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    • President Radev: Implementing Three Seas priority projects will be game changer

      President Radev: Implementing Three Seas priority projects will be game changer

      The implementation of the priority projects of the Three Seas Initiative will dramatically change the situation in the sustainable development of the region and Europe as a whole, Bulgarian President Rumen Radev said in his opening address at the Sixth Summit of the Three Seas Initiative in Sofia on Friday. “The constant development of those projects, of which there are 90 in 2021, is a sign of the level of our ambitions,” he said.

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    • Trump files lawsuit against Twitter, Facebook and Google

      Trump files lawsuit against Twitter, Facebook and Google

      US ex-president Donald Trump filed lawsuits against the internet giants on Wednesday and said he was demanding the swift restoration of his accounts, news wires reported. In the lawsuits filed in Florida, he accuses Facebook, Twitter and YouTube owner Google, as well as company bosses Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey and Sundar Pichai personally, of an unconstitutional violation of free speech.

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    • Google launches a new medical app in the EU

      Google launches a new medical app in the EU

      Millions of people turn to Google’s web search box for help to figure out what's wrong with their health - both physical and mental. This is usually not a good idea, but now, Google is preparing to launch an app that uses image recognition algorithms to provide more expert and personalised help at least when it comes to dermatological problems.

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    • Amazon stays on top as world’s most valuable brand

      Amazon stays on top as world’s most valuable brand

      Amazon and Apple are ranked as the world’s most valuable brands, Reuters reported. The ranking is based on Kantar’s BrandZ survey. Still results show that Chinese brands are rising up the leaders list and are more valuable than Europe’s top brands. The e-commerce firm Amazon remained the world's most valuable brand with an estimated value of $684 billion, followed by Apple. The high tech conglomerate is valued at $612 billion and Google at $458 billion ranks third, Kantar said.

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    • Google hid security bugs to keep up reputation

      Google hid security bugs to keep up reputation

      World's most popular search engine Google found itself under cross fire due to revealed information that the firm's management hid details from shareholders about security bugs to support the reputation of the company, Reuters reported. Shareholders that were kept in the dark have already filed complaints in US court. The lawsuit accuses Google of fraudulently concealing security vulnerabilities, including in its Google+ social network.

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