Wednesday, 6 July, 2022
TopicGoogle News

Topic: Google News

How Google’s deals with Murdoch’s News Corp, other media could change how world accesses news

Deals struck under Google News Showcase comes at a time when Australian govt has been trying to force Google to pay publishers for news that show up on search.

Google comes around, will pay select publishers over $1 billion for news content

Google will pay publishers to provide blurbs for its news app and to give readers free access to certain paywalled articles.

Google will start paying publishers for news in Australia, Germany, Brazil

The news licensing deals will start in the three countries and Google is in talks with publishers in six more, the company said.

YouTube deliberately evaded warnings, allowed videos with toxic content to run rampant

YouTube’s problem is that it allows nonsense to flourish. And, in some cases, through its artificial intelligence system, it even provides the fuel that lets it spread.

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(L-R) Joe Biden, Xi Jinping, and Narendra Modi | ThePrint

India has interests on both sides of US-China divide. Cold War holds clues for path ahead

India’s strategic balance is weighted towards the West and its economic balance is towards China. But it needs more to build a multipolar world order.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

Army puts out tender for 30k ‘night sights’ so its US-made assault rifles can aim better in dark

While an open tender has been issued for procurement of the optical instruments, Bengaluru-based firm Tonbo Imaging, whose services the Army has previously used, is a frontrunner.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.