Allegations Google misled Australian consumers on expanded use of personal data

Australian consumer rights commission launches Federal Court action. The Australian Consumer Competition Commission (ACCC) has alleged, multinational company – Google — misled consumers about expanded use of personal data and launched Federal Court proceedings against the company. According to the ACCC, Google allegedly misled Australian consumers to obtain their consent…

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Google shuts down cloud project, says no plan to offer cloud services in China

Projects shelved in politically sensitive countries. (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google said it has shut down its cloud project named “Isolated Region” and added that it was not weighing options to offer its cloud platform in China. Earlier in the day, Bloomberg News reported, citing two employees, that Google had…

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US tech giants face hard choices under Hong Kong’s new security law

Companies are now in the cross hairs of a national security law that gives China authority to demand that they turn over user data. By Brenda Goh and Pei Li SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) – U.S. tech giants face a reckoning over how Hong Kong’s security law will reshape their businesses,…

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XL Axiata has adopted Anthos‒Google Cloud

Indonesian telco adopts Google Cloud, as well as looking to extend the service to customers. Mobile telecommunications services operator, PT XL Axiata has announced it will be adopting Google Cloud and working to extend Cloud services to Indonesian companies. Under the initiative XL Axiata has adopted Anthos‒Google Cloud’s modern application management…

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