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Google, Apple to install contact tracing directly on smartphones

Apple and Google plan to directly integrate contact-tracing software into smartphones as they aim to broaden a jointly developed initiative to combat the coronavirus. The...

Apple and Google pull ‘Fortnite’ from mobile app shops

by Glenn CHAPMAN Apple and Google on Thursday pulled video game sensation Fortnite from their mobile app shops after its maker Epic Games released an...

Google turning smartphones into earthquake detectors

Google added an earthquake alert system in California on Tuesday, saying it is working on letting Android-powered smartphones double as tremor detectors. Android phones will...

Coronavirus update for June 16, 2020

As of 8 am, June 16, 2020: World count: 8,003,021 cases, 3,832,784 recoveries, 435,619 deaths There are now 8,003,021 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. The United States...

Arizona takes Google to court over location tracking

The US state of Arizona filed a lawsuit Wednesday accusing Google of committing fraud by being deceptive about gathering location data. Arizona attorney general Mark...

Google to publish user location data to help govts tackle virus

Google says it will publish users' location data around the world from Friday to allow governments to gauge the effectiveness of social distancing measures,...

Apple unveils revamped map app to challenge Google

Apple on Thursday said it has finished rolling out an overhauled map app in the US in another attempt to challenge Google's popular smartphone...

Google bans political ads in Singapore as elections loom

Google has banned political ads in Singapore ahead of elections, an opposition party said Wednesday, sparking accusations the tech giant was "kowtowing" to the...

In light of political ad ban, SDP asks Google, “What legislation in Singapore bans...

Singapore—In a country where the mainstream media is under the control and regulation of the Government, opposition parties have at least had online spaces...

Digital economy in SEA now worth S$138 billion, with 65% of the region’s startup...

An annual report on Southeast Asia (SEA) by Google, Temasek and Bain & Company announced that the region's digital economy is now worth a...
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