Google to pay $17M to settle Safari privacy case

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is paying $17 million to 37 states and the District of Columbia to make amends for the Internet search leader’s snooping on millions of people using Safari Web browsers in 2011 and 2012.

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Google Class Action Lawsuit Heads to Court

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Google faces a severe class action lawsuit over violation of the wiretap laws. The lawsuit was filed by Santa Monica-based group “Consumer Watchdog,” which is famous for its anti-Google moves.

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Google to Lauch YouTube Audio Service

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Google was previously rumored to be readying an audio streaming service to compete with Spotify and Pandora. A new report from Fortune claims that Google’s upcoming online radio will be YouTube-based. While the service itself will be available for free, paid subscription will give access to extra features like ad blocking. The YouTube service will also allegedly overlap with Google Music. The company is already said to have negotiating teams and operating units in place for both platform.

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Native YouTube App Now Available on iPhone

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Not so long ago, Apple revealed that iOS 6 will arrive without the dedicated YouTube app that has been an integral part of the system for years since the original iPhone debut. However, Google assured users that a native iOS application was already underway, and now the promised software is available in the App Store […]

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Google shows off new 3D maps, promises Android and iOS versions

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At a special event on Wednesday, Google announced new 3D maps, which has been hyped as the “next dimension” of the Google Maps service. To demonstrate its new capabilities, the company showed off 3D models of both entire cities and individual buildings.

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