Published: April 09, 2021
Australia's recent attempt to make Google and Facebook pay for news content is one of many considered ways to strike a balance in wealth generation between the creative and the tech sectors. The problem statement for that policy was simple: news organisations create unique content; search and social media use the content to invite advertisers to their platforms. As a result, ads get siphoned off from TV and news media to social media -- for every AU$ 100, $81 goes to Google and Facebook.
Published: February 14, 2021
Imagine a world without Google, the search engine so pervasive it's the starting point for more than five billion queries a day. That's the reality facing Australia, where the tech giant is threatening to unplug its homepage in a standoff with the government.
Published: November 22, 2020
The large number of foreign tourists visiting each year includes a large group that has started to look at condominiums to buy, so they can have a place to stay when they visit Phuket.Some also sought additional rental income when they were not in residence.
Published: November 10, 2020
The European Union spent a decade pursuing Google on antitrust charges, ultimately fining the company nearly $10 billion for using illegal tactics to abuse its dominant position on the market.