Google Doodle celebrates traditional Balinese irrigation system ‘subak’ - Science & Tech

Balinese traditional farming and irrigation system subak was celebrated by Google Doodle on Monday through an illustration of a farmer looking at lush rice paddy fields.On this day in 2012, subak was recognized by UNESCO&rsq

Google tightens privacy settings for new users - Science & Tech

Google has begun auto-deleting new users' search data and location history on a rolling 18-month basis, CEO Sundar Pichai announced, as the tech giant moves to tighten privacy settings.The tweak was introduced Wednesday and is the latest attempt

Google launches first Cloud region in Indonesia

Google Cloud announced the opening of its new Jakarta region on Wednesday, bringing services closer to its Indonesian and Southeast Asian consumers.The company’s Indonesia country director, Megawaty Khie, said the Jakarta region would allow b

Google ad revenues to dip as market becomes 'triopoly': Tracker

Google is expected to see its first decline in United States ad revenues this year as the coronavirus pandemic hits travel advertising, a market tracker said Monday.New research by eMarketer indicates Google will still be leading digital advertisin

Google, Fitbit deal may hamper competition: Australian regulator

Australia’s consumer watchdog said on Thursday it had concerns that Alphabet Inc-owned Google’s planned US$2.1 billion acquisition of fitness tracker company Fitbit may hinder competition in digital advertising and health markets.The de