Category: Google: Business Issues

Report: Google Home beats Amazon Alexa in Q1 global device shipments

Report: Google Home beats Amazon Alexa in Q1 global device shipments

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According to a new quarterly tracking estimate from Canalys, Google shipped more smart speakers in Q1 2018 than Amazon. Globally, the firm said that there were roughly 9 million units shipped overall. The three largest markets are the US, China and the UK. According to the report, Google Home grew 483 percent (from a much smaller […]

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Australian privacy regulators examining Google's Android location-data collection

Australian privacy regulators examining Google’s Android location-data collection

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European privacy moves are having a ripple effect around the globe. Reuters reported earlier today that Google now faces an investigation in Australia surrounding its location data collection practices from Android smartphone users. Oracle, a staunch Google opponent, provided a market competition report to Australian regulators that asserts, “Alphabet receives detailed information about people’s internet […]

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YouTube ads found on extremist content channels, reigniting company's brand safety issues

YouTube ads found on extremist content channels, reigniting company’s brand safety issues

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After spending more than a year convincing brands it was addressing its brand safety problems, YouTube is under fire again for showing ads alongside extremist content. An investigation by CNN discovered ads from multiple brands and government agencies showing up on YouTube channels dedicated to white nationalist, pro-Nazi and North Korean propaganda content. A number […]

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Giants collide: Google’s impending showdown with Amazon

Giants collide: Google’s impending showdown with Amazon

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Talk in the digital advertising space has traditionally focused on Google and Facebook’s digital duopoly, each fighting for more of your advertising dollars. But for Google, the real competition is coming from elsewhere. Over the last few years, Google has pushed further and further into the retail space. Simultaneously, Amazon expanded its advertising platform. In […]

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