TECHNOLOGY

EU investigates Google’s conduct in digital ad tech sector

LONDON — European Union regulators have launched a fresh antitrust investigation of Google, this time over whether the U.S. tech giant is stifling… Read more

Internet outages briefly disrupt access to websites, apps

A wave of brief internet outages hit the websites and apps of dozens of financial institutions, airlines and other companies across the globe Thursday.

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Critical entities targeted in suspected Chinese cyber spying

RICHMOND — A cyberespionage campaign blamed on China was more sweeping than previously known, with suspected state-backed hackers exploiting a device… Read more

Global glitch: Swaths of internet go down after cloud outage

LONDON  — Multiple websites went offline briefly across the globe Tuesday after an outage at the cloud service company Fastly, revealing how critical… Read more

France fines Google for abusing “dominant” ads position

PARIS — Google is being fined 220 million euros ($268 million) by France’s antitrust watchdog for abusing its ‘dominant’ position in online advertising.

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India asks Twitter to follow tough new social media laws

NEW DELHI  — India’s government on Saturday warned Twitter to immediately comply with the country’s new social media regulations, which critics say… Read more

Experts see strides on AIDS, but COVID-19 halted progress

NEW YORK — Some researchers believe COVID-19 has derailed the fight against HIV, siphoning away health workers and other resources and setting back… Read more

Tech calms down, but still strong as the world goes digital

Technology company stocks are in rest mode this year, but what may seem like weakness as the economy recovers is really just dormancy.

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Huawei to roll out its own operating system to smartphones

HONG KONG — Huawei is launching its own HarmonyOS mobile operating system on its handsets as it adapts to losing access to Google mobile services two… Read more