Thousands of users report an outage on Google

Tens of thousands of users of Google services reported outages to the benchmark site DownDetector.com on Monday evening, notably concerning the search engine but also Maps, its mapping application. “User reports indicate that there are problems on Google Maps since 9:36 p.m. (according to the US east coast time zone, which is 3:36 a.m. in … Read more

Wall Street ends sharply higher, driven by technology

The New York Stock Exchange concluded sharply higher on Wednesday August 3, driven by the Nasdaq and encouraging company results, after the decline the day before when tensions with China had weighed. According to preliminary results at the close, the Dow Jones index gained 1.28%, the tech-heavy Nasdaq jumped 2.59% and the S&P 500 1.56%. … Read more

Regulator Seeks $1.7 Billion From Cryptocurrency Platform Accused of Fraud

Mirror Trading International (MTI) guaranteed investors potential returns of over 100% per year. The American financial regulatory agency CFTC has sued a South African speculative platform, as well as its manager, and is demanding the return of 1.7 billion dollars deposited in cryptocurrencies by customers. Placed in compulsory liquidation in July 2021, Mirror Trading International … Read more

Google ordered to pay 245 million dollars to an individual for “moral damage”

Google was ordered in Mexico to pay nearly $245 million for “moral prejudice” to an individual, the American search engine giant said on Friday, June 17, announcing its intention to appeal. Read also125 American newspapers attack Google and Facebook Google was ordered on June 13 to pay five billion pesos in favor of lawyer Ulrich … Read more

Google News has reopened in Spain almost eight years after it closed

Google announced Wednesday the reopening in Spain of its news service Google News, closed eight years ago, following the transposition into Spanish law of the European directive on “neighbouring rights” of the media. “After a break of almost eight years, Google News returns to Spain”, announced on its blog the Spanish branch of the American … Read more

the Autorité de la concurrence closes the dispute with Google

The Competition Authority announces Tuesday, June 21 to end the litigation procedure between the French media and Google in the neighboring rights file, by accepting the commitments made by the American Internet giant. “The Autorité considers that the commitments proposed by Google are such as to put an end to the competition concerns”. This litigation … Read more