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Australia launches world-first crackdown on ‘deepfake’ porn

Tech giants including Apple, Google and Meta will be forced to do more to tackle online child sexual abuse material and pro-terror content, including “deepfake” child pornography created using generative AI, in world-first industry standards laid out by Australia’s eSafety Commissioner.

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Europe’s sweeping rules for tech giants are about to kick in. Here’s how they work

Google, Facebook, TikTok and other Big Tech companies operating in Europe are facing one of the most far-reaching efforts to clean up what people encounter online.

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Google, Microsoft, OpenAI and Anthropic announce industry group to promote safe AI development

Some of the world’s top artificial intelligence companies are launching a new industry body to work together — and with policymakers and researchers — on ways to regulate the development of bleeding-edge AI.

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Squarespace Acquires Google’s Registrar Business

Squarespace announced it has acquired the Google Domains business, which will be wound down following a transition period. This purchase includes approximately 10 million domains hosted on Google Domains spread across millions of customers. Squarespace was already a reseller for Google’s registrar business and will allow them to provide a more integrated service to their customers, encouraging a wider number of customers to utilise Squarespace’s web building and ecommerce services.

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Google’s Online Advertising Practices Violate Antitrust Laws, E.U. Says

Google was charged on Wednesday with violating European Union antitrust laws by using its dominance in online advertising to undercut rivals, the latest in a string of cases around the world that strike at the core of the internet giant’s business model.

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U.S. Accuses Google of Abusing Monopoly in Ad Technology

The Justice Department and a group of eight states sued Google on Tuesday, accusing it of illegally abusing a monopoly over the technology that powers online advertising, in the agency’s first antitrust lawsuit against a tech giant under President Biden and an escalation in legal pressure on one of the world’s biggest internet companies.

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Year in Search 2022: See the top trending searches of the year

Every year, we look back at the moments, people and trends that sparked our collective curiosity through Year in Search. Around the world, people sought to learn more about everything from complex global issues, to ways to help each other — not to mention the latest pop culture news.

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.BOO, Get Your .RSVP Domain

Google Registry TLDs

Google Registry has launched it’s .rsvp and .boo top-level domains, currently available through their Early Access Programmes through until 15 November where preferred domain names can be registered for an additional one-time fee which decreases each day. Then from 15 November General Availability commences for both TLDs.

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Tech’s Biggest Companies Are Sending Worrying Signals About the Economy

Google this week reported a steep decline in profits. Social media companies such as Meta said that advertising sales — the heart of their businesses — have rapidly cooled off. And Microsoft, perhaps the tech industry’s most reliable performer, predicted a slowdown through at least the end of the year.

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