Google faces severe fines in France for not paying news outlets

Culture

Google might pull its search tools from Australia over new fees

Disinclined to make what could be precedent-setting concessions, the search and advertising giant is pushing back hard.

Culture

Apple One subscription bundles are now available

Starting at $14.95 a month, Apple One bundles the company's various subscriptions into one monthly payment.

Tech

Google's AI-assisted Journalist Studio tools could actually be useful to reporters

The initial two programs include massive data-sifting and visualization software.

Culture

Google's $1 billion fund for news publishers sounds like fancy PR

The amount sounds terribly generous, but it would be smart to exercise some skepticism here.

Culture

Apple One bundles the company's best services in a bid to take on Amazon

The three-tiered plan is a savings boon for Apple users.

Tech

News publishers want Apple to favor them like it does Amazon

The App Store charges newspaper and magazine publishers 30 percent for new subscribers. It only charges Amazon 15 percent for new Prime Video subs. Yikes.

Tech

Google fights back against proposed Australian news legislation

The company is warning Australians the new law would worsen their experiences across Google and YouTube and potentially undermine their privacy.

Culture

The New York Times has ditched Apple News because it's not good for business

The legacy publication wants to focus on direct relationships with its audience.

Media

Google will pay some publishers to license their content

It's giving concessions to the news industry at a time when regulators are on its tail.

Tech

France has ruled Google News must pay outlets to repost their content

This isn’t the first time Google News has been told to pay creators. It likely won’t be the last.

Tech

Siri will answer your 2020 election questions

You still won’t use it, though.

Tech