Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple board

Apple Inc said on Friday that Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger had resigned from the company’s board of directors on September 10 as the two companies prepare to compete head-to-head in the streaming television business. Iger departed Apple’s board the same day the company revealed new details about Apple TV+, a $4.99-per-month… Read More Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple board

Google to pay $1.1billion settlement to France in fiscal fraud case

Google agreed to pay close to 1 billion euros (an equivalent of $1.10 billion) to French authorities to settle a fiscal fraud probe that began four years ago in a deal that may create a legal precedent for other large tech companies present in the country. French investigators have been seeking to establish whether Google,… Read More Google to pay $1.1billion settlement to France in fiscal fraud case

Apple reveals prices and features for new iPhones, TV streaming service

Apple Inc revealed on Tuesday that its streaming TV service will kick off November 1 and cost $4.99 a month, as the tech giant reaches a turning point where it focuses as much on services as its hardware and software. Apple TV+ will be available in over 100 countries and buyers of an iPhone, iPad… Read More Apple reveals prices and features for new iPhones, TV streaming service

Samsung Galaxy Fold set to go on sale on September 6 in South Korea

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s first foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold, will go on sale on Friday in South Korea, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday. The highly anticipated device from the world’s top smartphone maker was originally due to hit the U.S. market in April but the launch was delayed… Read More Samsung Galaxy Fold set to go on sale on September 6 in South Korea

U.S. lawmakers ask Google to increase copyright protections

A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday asked the chief executive of Alphabet’s Google to expand its use of technology that prevents copyright infringement to smaller creators who are at a significant disadvantage. Copyright holders with smaller catalogs of works are disadvantaged without Google’s ‘Content ID’ technology, having to manually track down copyright infringements… Read More U.S. lawmakers ask Google to increase copyright protections

Google to pay $170million in settlement to FTC over YouTube privacy case

Google, which is owned by Alphabet Inc, and its YouTube video service will pay $170 million to settle allegations that it broke federal law by collecting personal information about children, the Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday. YouTube had been accused of tracking viewers of children’s channels using cookies without parental consent and using those… Read More Google to pay $170million in settlement to FTC over YouTube privacy case