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Russian court orders seizure of $7 million in Google’s Russian funds, property – reports

(Reuters) - A Moscow court has ordered the seizure of 500 million roubles ($7 million) worth of Google's property and funds in Russia, news agencies said, in a lawsuit concerning…

Apple stops product sales in Russia, adding to pressure from shippers, car makers

By Jonathan Saul, Stine Jacobsen and Dawn Chmielewski (Reuters) -American big brands including Apple, Google, Ford and Harley-Davidson on Tuesday stopped sales and distanced themselves from Russia because of the…

Google temporarily disables Google Maps live traffic data in Ukraine

By Elizabeth Culliford (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google confirmed on Sunday it has temporarily disabled for Ukraine some Google Maps tools which provide live information about traffic conditions and how…

Twitter files lawsuit against German online reporting rule

BERLIN (Reuters) - Twitter has taken legal action against a rule, coming into force in Germany from Tuesday, that obliges social media firms to block or delete criminal content quickly…

India Honours Satya Nadella and Sundar Pichai with Padma Awards

Padma Awards - one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The Awards are given in…

Facebook pays fines to Russia over banned content

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Facebook has paid 17 million roubles ($229,643) in fines owed in Russia for failing to delete content Moscow deems illegal, the Interfax news agency reported on Sunday,…

Politician says Germany should ban Telegram unless it tackles extremist content

By Thomas Escritt BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany should order the messaging programme Telegram removed from Apple's and Google's app stores if it continues to ignore requests to help track down…

Russia’s Navalny criticises Apple, Google over app removal, social media posts say

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny said Google and Apple showed "cowardice" and acted as accomplices of Russian President Vladimir Putin by removing a voting app before this…

Russia blames U.S. tech giants for interference in election

MOSCOW (Reuters) -Russia's foreign ministry said on Friday it had summoned U.S. Ambassador John Sullivan to meet Russian Deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov over alleged interference in the September parliamentary…

Exclusive-Google locks Afghan government accounts as Taliban seek emails -source

By Raphael Satter WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Google has temporarily locked down an unspecified number of Afghan government email accounts, according to a person familiar with the matter, as fears grow…

French antitrust regulator asks Google to pay USD 600 mln over neighboring rights issue

Paris [France] July 13 (ANI/Sputnik) France's Competition Authority on Tuesday imposed on Google a penalty of 500 million euros (almost USD 600 million) for non-compliance with one of its rulings…

Google’s Sundar Pichai warns about threats to internet freedom in countries

New Delhi [India], July 13 (ANI): Chief Executive Officer of Google Sundar Pichai has warned about threats to the free and open internet in several countries where the flow of…