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Nasdaq, S&P 500 End Lower As US Yields Rise; Disney Lifts Dow

Shares of Apple Inc, Microsoft Corp, Alphabet Inc, Tesla Inc and Amazon.com Inc resumed their slide from the previous week, falling between 0.9% and 5%.

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Two Google Engineers Resign Over Firing Of AI Ethics Researcher Timnit Gebru

Google declined to comment, but pointed to previous statements that it is looking to restore employees' trust after Gebru's departure and that it disputes Curley's accusation.

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Google Removes Lending Apps In India To Protect Users

"We have reviewed hundreds of personal loan apps in India, based on flags submitted by users and government agencies," Suzanne Frey, Vice President, Product, Android Security and Privacy said in the post.

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Google Told Its Scientists To 'Strike A Positive Tone' In AI Research - Documents

Google in recent years incorporated AI throughout its services, using the technology to interpret complex search queries, decide recommendations on YouTube and autocomplete sentences in Gmail.

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Australian Regulator Rejects Google's Undertaking Over Fitbit Competition Concerns

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) voiced concerns over the Fitbit deal, warning Google's acquisition would give it too much of people's data, potentially hurting competition in health and online advertising markets.

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Top AI Ethics Researcher Says Google Fired Her; Company Denies It

Google declined to comment on her departure beyond Dean's email, which was first reported by tech news site Platformer.

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China's Ant Considers Paytm Stake Sale Amid Tensions With India

Ant's possible exit from Paytm would mark another reversal for the Chinese company hot on the heels of the dramatic suspension of its $37 billion stock listing last month, which would have been the world's largest.

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Google Faces New Antitrust Case In India Over Abuse In Smart TVs Market

The case is Google's fourth major antitrust challenge in India, one of its key markets where it is currently facing public criticism from local startups for enforcing certain policies and company charges they contend hurt their growth.

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Google Defers In-App Commission Payment In India To March 2022

Google had deferred the enforcement of 30% commission on in-app purchases of digital goods from its Play Store in India to April 2022 in the face of mounting protests by Indian developers.

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Alphabet Inc's Google Launches Google TV, New Chromecast

The tech giant also unveiled a new Chromecast streaming device that will now come with a remote control. It will cost $49.99 (£38.74) in the United States and will be available in other countries by the end of the year.

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Google Faces Grilling On Ad Business Before U.S. Senate Antitrust Panel

Google's critics say it uses search to tout its shopping, mapping and other services rather than giving neutral responses. Others allege it unfairly favors its services in Android.

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Apple Revises App Store Guidelines, Loosening Some In-App Payment Rules

Apple has long barred catalogs of apps within apps but said Friday that it would allow streaming game companies to create such catalog apps.

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Google Owner Alphabet Issues Record $10 Billion Bond At Lowest-Ever Price

The $1 billion five-year tranche was issued at a coupon of 0.45%, the lowest coupon seen at that maturity since Apple Inc issued a $1.5 billion five-year note at 0.45% in 2013.

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Big Tech To Tangle With Washington Lawmakers In Antitrust Showdown

A detailed report with antitrust allegations against the four tech platforms and recommendations on how to tame their market power could be released by late summer or early fall by the committee, which has separately amassed 1.3 million documents from the companies, senior committee aides said.

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Big Tech Antitrust Probe Report From Congress Likely By Early Fall

Addressing questions about the format of the high-profile hearing, the aides said, there will be a single panel with all four CEOs attending virtually.

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