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    Google Expected to Be Fined Record EUR 4.3 Billion by EU Over Android

    Google will be fined about EUR 4.3 billion ($5 billion) by the European Union over apps for Android mobile devices, setting a record for antitrust penalties, according to a person familiar with the EU decision. The penalty – the same amount the Netherlands contributes to the EU budget every year – is due to be announced by EU […]

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    EU Agrees on Data Deal With Japan

    The European Union reached a deal on Tuesday allowing businesses to seamlessly transfer personal data between the bloc and Japan, deepening economic links as the two sides also agree a free-trade pact. The EU and Japan concluded several years of data talks in Tokyo in the margins of a bilateral summit and the deal should […]

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    India Proposes Easing Local Data Storage Rules for Foreign Payment Firms

    India’s finance ministry has proposed relaxing a directive from the country’s central bank that would compel global payment firms to store customer data only locally, following weeks of intense lobbying by US companies and trade bodies. Easing the proposal would be a relief for firms including MasterCard, Visa and American Express, which fear India’s data onshoring […]

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    Amazon Workers in Spain Call 3-Day Strike Over Wages, Rights

    Spanish labour unions have called on around 1,000 Amazon employees to walk out for three days next week in a dispute over what it says are efforts to reduce workers’ rights. The strike will take place at the San Fernando warehouse on the outskirts of Madrid, Amazon’s biggest in Spain, on July 16, 17 and 18, to […]

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    Google ‘Speed Update’ That Considers Page Speed in Mobile Search Ranking Now Rolling Out

    Google has officially announced that ‘Speed Update’ for mobile search is now rolling out worldwide. For those wondering, this year in January, the search giant had said that it will start considering page speedwhile ranking websites in mobile searches. Almost six months since the original announcement, the update is now available to all users. Dubbed as ‘Speed […]

  • The Challenges in the E-Commerce Industry

    E-Commerce has been generally performing well on a global scale. The convenience of shopping online has attracted consumers and numerous brands have adapted to this trend. From having just physical stores, retailers have expanded their reach to more clients and even made themselves present worldwide. The Internet has definitely made more opportunities for business growth […]

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    Government Tweaks Startup Definition, Benefits to Now Flow for 7 Years

    The government has introduced minor changes to the startup definition, saying a business not older than seven years will now qualify for benefits under the Startup India Action Plan. So far, only companies up to five years from the date of incorporation were eligible for concessions under the plan announced last year. As per the […]

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    Google Search Gets a Personal Tab, Shows Content From Private Sources

    Aiming to help people find what they are looking for, Google has added a “Personal” tab in search results to show content from private sources like Gmail account and Google Photos library. “The Personal tab works similarly to the way the existing Maps, News, or Images tabs work – instead of showing you a search […]