Google has been fined numerous times for privacy and other regulatory violations, but its $391.5 million settlement with 40 U.S. states over location tracking—announced on Monday—is notable for its size and the underlying facts. Google for years misled users of its apps and Android-based phones about whether it was tracking their movement, according to Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, who...
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Amazon’s Anthropic Deal Signals Cloud Sector Turbulence
You know the cloud industry is in upheaval when industry leader Amazon Web Services has to copy a tactic used by its smaller rivals to compete more effectively. The Amazon unit’s decision on Monday to invest up to $4 billion in AI startup Anthropic, as part of a broader deal in which AWS becomes the startup’s “primary cloud provider,” looks a lot like the type of equity-for-business deals AWS...
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