2 hrs ago | The Guardian
Young tech firms would have us believe they represent a new model of business. Too often, their tax affairs tell a different story 'You know most of them would be sitting down with Pyongyang in a heartbeat if they thought there was a few extra quid in it.' Illustration by Otto Whenever I think of those iconoclasts at Google, changing the very ... (more)
6 hrs ago | Reuters
Internet retailer Amazon.com Inc. will be called back to the British parliament to clarify how its activities in the UK justify its low corporate income tax bill, two lawmakers told Reuters.
The true pace of mobile and local search can be seen when the market withstands an entire column's worth of updates and announcements in just one month.
Quantum computing may be the key to solving some of the most challenging computer science problems.
Welcome to this morning's edition of " First To Know ," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world.
"Technology should do the hard work so people can get on doing the things that make them happiest in life," Page told a crowd of 6,000 software developers and entrepreneurs who flocked to San Francisco Wednesday for the opening day of Google's annual showcase for its latest breakthroughs.
Google CEO Larry Page delivered a simple message to a crowd of developers Wednesday: we need to stop fighting over little things and work together.
A Russian-financed search engine seeking to challenge Google's dominance in Vietnam is redirecting queries for some politically sensitive terms to the American company's website, apparently as a way of avoiding government anger or legal liability for sending surfers to sites containing criticism of the ruling party.
In these images taken from TV, Google executive Matt Brittin gives evidence to a parliamentary Public Accounts Committee on tax avoidance, in the Boothroyd Room, London Thursday May 16, 2013.
Google always likes to have a little fun when their "image searches" reach milestones.
Telstra has issued a formal apology to affected customers after phone numbers, names and home addresses contained in spreadsheets were found online during a Google search.
Google will face a fresh grilling over its tax affairs after the global corporation was recalled to give evidence to a parliamentary inquiry.
Amazon.com's main UK unit paid 2.4m in taxes in 2012 on sales of 4.3bn, newly-published accounts have revealed.
Google's sixth annual conference for software developers opened Wednesday with a chance for the company to showcase its latest services.
Google is under pressure to act over the ease with which Stuart Hazell was able to use the internet to fuel his child-sex fantasies.
We're all used to the idea that Google tracks what we do online. But if you go to Google I/O, you'll find that the data-hungry company, in partnership with the O'Reilly Data Sensing Lab , is keeping tabs on the physical world, too.