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Google to make $550m investment in Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com

Google has reaffirmed its commitment to the explosive Asian retail market with the purchase of a $550m stake in JD.com, China’s largest e-retailer by revenue

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YouTube to launch revamped music streaming service

YouTube will launch the latest version of its music streaming service on May 22, updating old features and replacing Google Play Music in the process

Russian communications regulator blocks some Google services amid Telegram row

A number of Google’s IP addresses, thought to be hosting banned messaging service Telegram, have been blocked in Russia, as the nation’s communications regulator clamps down on Telegram’s operations in the country

Google finalises $1.1bn HTC acquisition

Google will acquire more than 2,000 members of staff from HTC’s hardware manufacturing team and gain a new engineering hub as part of a $1.1bn deal

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Google agrees patent deal with Tencent as part of China expansion bid

The new cross-licensing deal between Google and Tencent cements a landmark alliance between two of the world’s largest technology companies and presents an opportunity for Google to re-enter the Chinese market

Street View can reveal demographic profiles

Images readily available on Google Street View can uncover an unnerving amount of information about neighbourhood demographics, income and voting preferences

The troubling influence algorithms have on how we make decisions

People are quick to accept the credibility of computer-generated search results, but algorithmic tools are as flawed as their makers

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Google launches Tez to target India’s mobile payment industry

Tez, meaning ‘fast’ in Hindi, will need to become an industry leader in the digital payments space if India’s demonetisation policy is to be successful

Google appeals record antitrust fine

The tech giant has rejected the €2.4bn ($2.87bn) antitrust sanction applied by European regulators in June

Google Street View upgrade embraces artificial intelligence

With the use of artificial intelligence, Google could soon be able to answer queries like: “What’s the name of the pink shop next to the church on the corner?”

Walmart and Google challenge Amazon with voice shopping partnership

The two industry giants are aiming to improve their position in the ecommerce market by offering consumers voice-based shopping via their smartphones

Google and Facebook join Net Neutrality Day of Action to protest FCC changes

Almost 80,000 websites have united in the fight against sweeping new internet rules