Apple, Google, and Amazon respond to European tech taxes by raising prices

Apple, Google, and Amazon have all announced price increases for UK enterprise customers specifically designed to offset a new “digital services tax” introduced by UK government. This increases tax on any revenue produced by “search engines, social media services and online marketplaces” by 2 percent. In response, Apple is increasing its cut of developer fees […]


Mozilla and Google reportedly renew Firefox search agreement

Mozilla have reportedly renewed their search partnership with Google for another three years. Mozilla haven’t disclosed the financial details, but have said that it will be significant and mutually benefit both parties. The move comes as Mozilla just announced plans to lay off 250 employees, representing about a quarter of its workforce. Mozilla CEO Mitchell […]


Stadia announces 16 upcoming games

Google has signed on five new developers to make exclusive titles for its Stadia cloud gaming service. Two of those five already have fully realized projects, with one ready for release. Developer Splash Damage, which developed the recent Microsoft exclusive Gears Tactics, is now making an online multiplayer game called Outcasters, while popular strategy and […]


Google’s Pixel Buds now available in more countries, including Australia, Canada, and the UK

Google announced that its second-generation Pixel Buds are now available in more countries, including Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Singapore, Spain, and the UK. The true wireless headphones have only been available in the US since their April 27th release date. Google also said it will offer Pixel Buds in more colors starting next […]


Apple and Google tell health departments their privacy requirements for coronavirus tracking

Apple and Google have stipulated how public health authorities around the world can use their upcoming coronavirus tracking system in an effort to preserve user privacy. Representatives from the two companies announced today that, in addition to standard reviews on Apple and Google’s app stores, public health authorities will have to sign legal addendums to […]