我今天看到《Android source code, Java, and copyright infringement: what’s going on?》(中譯版)的新聞。心頭一驚，這還真是個大新聞。於是多花了些時間把相關的討論文章都看過。內容很多，但法律焦點其實只有一個，我稍候解釋。我先說我
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday, in a blow to the Chinese techno
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Google tracks a lot of what you buy, even if you purchased it elsewhere, like in a store or from Amazon. Last week, CEO Sundar Pichai wrote a New York Times op-ed that said “privacy cannot be a luxury good.
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Google executives just made the first batch of announcements and took their bows at this year’s I/O Developer Conference in Mountain View, California. That means the world got a sneak peek at new Google products, including some fancy AI software and even a new phone.
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After warning investors that it would be taking a $1.7 billion (€1.5 billion) charge this quarter due to a fine from the European Commission over anticompetitive advertising practices, today Google parent Alphabet reported its quarterly earnings for Q1.
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The antitrust argument that says big tech needs breaking up to stop platforms abusing competition and consumers in a two-faced role as seller and (manipulative) marketplace may only just be getting going on a mainstream political stage — but startups have been at the coal face of the fight against
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Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin have yet to make an appearance at any of the company’s weekly “TGIF” town halls in 2019, BuzzFeed News has learned.
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This week, Vox and other outlets reported that Google’s newly created AI ethics board was falling apart amid controversy over several of the board members. Well, it’s officially done falling apart — it’s been canceled.
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Despite Google’s long-standing love affair with April Fools’ fakery, fifteen years ago today the internet giant was deadly serious when it launched what would become one of its biggest products: Gmail.
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When Google announced an external advisory board for AI projects last week, the company framed the decision as a step forward in accountability.
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Neal Mohan discusses the streaming site’s recommendation engine, which has become a growing liability amid accusations that it steers users to increasingly extreme content.
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Google executives are carrying out a secret internal assessment of work on a censored search engine for China, The Intercept has learned. Performance reviews at Google are undertaken annually to evaluate employees’ output and development.
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Google co-founder Larry Page worried he would lose control of the company in 2011 and delivered what appeared to be a “veiled threat” to quit over the issue, according to confidential emails and other documents recently unsealed in a court case.
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The amount of personalization inherent in any one of Google’s many massive software products runs deep, based on everything from your search history to your location to every single search link you might have clicked.
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SAN FRANCISCO — A group of Silicon Valley technologists who were early employees at Facebook and Google, alarmed over the ill effects of social networks and smartphones, are banding together to challenge the companies they helped build.
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What can we learn from Cassini’s last moments? There will be some photos, but that pales compared to the data we’ll get about the composition of Saturn’s upper atmosphere. We’ve dipped our toes into it, but we haven’t had an atmospheric probe yet.
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Chinese company Yi Technology has made a name for itself in the last two years by releasing some surprisingly capable GoPro competitors. Now the Xiaomi-backed Yi is expanding into the world of VR and 360-degree video with two new cameras being announced at the NAB conference in Las Vegas.
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Google tracks a lot of your data. If you’re comfortable with that, it can make your life a little easier. If you’re not, it can be a pain to figure out how to turn it off. Fortunately, there’s one settings page where you can disable a lot of it.
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No one enjoys getting random, unwanted phone calls, especially on their mobile phone. Thankfully Google is doing something about it, at least for Nexus and Android One users.
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Select Google devices, including Google Cast and Android Wear watches, will also let you set them up simply by tapping a notification when you’re near them. Earlier this year, we started experimenting with surfacing websites relevant to a place in Chrome through the Physical Web project.
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Before the iPhone, RIM’s BlackBerry was the king of smartphones. They seemed unstoppable, because by most accounts, they were the best and most successful at what most smartphones were for at the time: email and phone calls.
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One of Inbox’s most convenient features are Travel bundles that organize reservations and other related emails in an easy to read manner. Google is now testing (via Androidworld) a Trips app that organizes every aspect of your travels and offers useful suggestions.
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