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Google cloud unit close to winning PayPal business: CNBC

 Alphabet Inc's Google is close to winning PayPal Holdings Inc as a client for its cloud business, potentially beating out Inc and Microsoft Corp, CNBC reported on Tuesday.

Facebook, Google dominate online advertising

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnamese businesses make only modest revenue from online advertising, while the majority of the market’s turnover goes to Facebook and Google,Tuan Ha, CEO of Vianalink, said at an online marketing forum held several days ago.

EU regulators readying third Google antitrust charge: sources

 Google may face a third EU antitrust charge as soon as next month, this time focusing on its revenue mainstay AdWords ad placement service, three people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

Google says it bears 'some responsibility' after self-driving car hit bus

 Alphabet Inc's Google said on Monday it bears "some responsibility" after one of its self-driving cars struck a municipal bus in a minor crash earlier this month.

Google, Ford in talks on self-driving car partnership: source

 Google and Ford Motor Co are in talks about forming a partnership to develop autonomous car technology, a person briefed on the matter said on Tuesday.

Facebook, Google, Twitter agree to delete hate speech in 24 hours: Germany

 Germany said on Tuesday that Facebook, Google and Twitter have agreed to delete hate speech from their websites within 24 hours, a new step in the fight against rising online racism following the refugee crisis.

Google refuses to give up on Google+

 Despite being the butt of social media jokes for a while now, Google+ isn't going anywhere - it has just been given a revamp.

Vietnam MPs discuss Google, Facebook, Uber evading tax

VietNamNet Bridge - National Assembly Deputies have urged the Ministry of Finance to check current laws on tax payment management for services provided across the border such as Facebook’s and Google’s.

Google's Project Loon internet balloons to circle Earth

 Google believes it is on course to have enough internet-beaming balloons in the stratosphere to form a ring over part of the world next year.

Google speeds up news article downloads on mobile devices

 Dozens of leading news organisations, including the BBC, are taking part in a scheme that will allow their web-based articles to load more quickly on smartphones and tablets.

Google unveils surprise restructuring under Alphabet

 Google has unveiled a surprise restructuring, creating a new parent company called Alphabet Inc.

Google's quarterly revenue and profits rise

 Google's profits rose 17% to $3.93bn in the three months to June from the quarter last year, boosted by an 11% rise in revenues to $17.7bn.

Google launches Project Fi mobile phone network

 Google has detailed its plan to run a mobile phone network in the US.

TED 2015: Google boss wants self-drive cars 'for son'

 The director of Google's self-drive car project has revealed his motivation for ensuring that the technology is standard on roads within five years.

Google and Apple in $415m 'non-poaching' settlement offer

 Four of the world's biggest tech giants - Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe - have agreed to a new settlement of $415m (£273.5m) in an attempt to resolve a lawsuit.

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Google changes 'to fight piracy' by highlighting legal sites

 Google has announced changes to its search engine in an attempt to curb online piracy.

Google readies Android Lollipop release

 Google is to begin rolling out version 5.0 of its Android operating system, codenamed Lollipop, on Friday.

Google to prioritise secure websites

 Google has said it will give preference to more secure websites in its search rankings from now on.

Google faces German Motorola phone patent ban

 Motorola faces the prospect of being forced to remove its handsets from sale in Germany and to recall phones already bought by business customers.