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France imposes fine on Apple for anti-competitive behaviour

The competition authority of France recently slapped a record 1.1 billion euro (equivalent to $1.2 billion) fine on US tech major Apple. The fine was imposed for the firm’s anti-competitive behaviour towards its independent retail distributors. ..

Computer researcher Larry Tesler passes away

Larry Tesler was a great computer researcher, who was famous for his innovations of short-cuts in computers including the commands of cut/copy & paste, find & replace etc. He started working in Silicon Valley in ..

Alphabet hits USD 1 Trillion Mark

The parent company of Google and its several subsidiaries, American multinational conglomerate- Alphabet Inc. has crossed the market valuation of USD 1 trillion mark on Thursday, 16th January 2020 as the shares of the company ..

TikTok app banned in India

The Chinese video app TikTok has been banned in India and is no longer available both on Google and Apple app stores after an order by a state court which has put a ban on ..

France introduces GAFA Tax on Global Internet, Technology Firm

France has recently introduced a new “GAFA tax” – named after the large internet and technology companies viz. Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon – to ensure the global giants pay a fair share of taxes ..