France issues €500million fine to Google over copyright row

France’s antitrust watchdog slapped a 500 million euro (an equivalent of $593 million) fine on Alphabet’s Google on Tuesday for failing to comply with the regulator’s orders on how to conduct talks with the country’s news publishers in a row over copyright. The fine comes amid increasing international pressure on online platforms such as Google… Read More France issues €500million fine to Google over copyright row

Google signs deal with Italian publishers for news content on News Showcase

Google signed on Monday a license deal with various Italian publishers to offer news content through News Showcase, a new platform which makes news available on Google’s news website, the search giant said on Wednesday. The accord was signed with many national news outlets, including Italy’s RCS Mediagroup, which publishes daily Corriere della Sera as… Read More Google signs deal with Italian publishers for news content on News Showcase

News Corp signs global news deal with Google

News Corp struck a global news deal with Alphabet Inc’s Google, the Rupert Murdoch-controlled media company said on Wednesday, in one of the most extensive deals of its kind with big tech. The companies will develop a subscription platform, share advertising revenue through Google’s ad technology services, build out audio journalism and develop video journalism… Read More News Corp signs global news deal with Google

Google reaches content payment agreement with French news publishers

Google and a French publishers’ lobby said on Thursday they had agreed to a copyright framework for the U.S. tech giant to pay news publishers for content online, in a first for Europe. The move paves the way for individual licensing agreements for French publications, some of which have seen revenues drop with the rise… Read More Google reaches content payment agreement with French news publishers