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How the iPhone 12 compares to Google and Samsung's latest phones

How the iPhone 12 compares to Google and Samsung's latest phones

Here's how the latest baseline iPhone compares to Google's just-released $999 Pixel 5, and Samsung's identically-priced Galaxy S20 FE.

  • by Tim Biggs

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Google's founders left just as the clouds gathered over their empire
Opinion
Opinion

Google's founders left just as the clouds gathered over their empire

If timing is everything then Sergey Brin and Larry Page certainly chose the right moment to bow out.

  • by Robin Pagnamenta
Big Tech needs to get on board over security concerns
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National security

Big Tech needs to get on board over security concerns

The balance between the right to privacy and police powers is delicate, particularly with Big Tech.

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Apple and Google: Big Tech's unlikely 'frenemies'
Analysis
Analysis

Apple and Google: Big Tech's unlikely 'frenemies'

Inside Google, it is called the "Code Red" scenario. Losing the company's hallowed position as the iPhone's de facto search engine would be a nightmare moment. No wonder that the internet giant pays through the nose for the privilege.

  • by Margi Murphy and James Titcomb
Big tech has changed how we live - but we need to wrest back control
Opinion
Opinion

Big tech has changed how we live - but we need to wrest back control

Social media is created by savvy designers who often exploit human biases, but there is mounting evidence that too much screen-time is doing us, and our children, real damage.

  • by Andrew Leigh and Nick Terrell
ACCC boss Rod Sims flags fight over merger laws
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ACCC boss Rod Sims flags fight over merger laws

Rod Sims also opened the door to watering down the key mechanism in the proposed laws to force Google and Facebook to pay for news content.

  • by Lisa Visentin
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'Don't be evil': How Google evolved from 'cuddly' startup to antitrust target
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'Don't be evil': How Google evolved from 'cuddly' startup to antitrust target

In Google's infancy, its founders reviled Microsoft as a tech bully that ruthlessly abused its dominance to choke off competition. Their disdain is now a distant memory as Google confronts an existential threat similar to what Microsoft once faced.

  • by Michael Liedtke
It's Google's world. We just live in it
Opinion
World markets

It's Google's world. We just live in it

Google has leveraged the act of looking for something online into an empire that has crept into our lives, whether you like it or not. The US government lawsuit puts it at a critical juncture.

  • by Brian X. Chen
US Justice Department files antitrust lawsuit against Google, says break-up may be needed
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US Justice Department files antitrust lawsuit against Google, says break-up may be needed

The lawsuit, the biggest antitrust case in a generation, claims that Google acted unlawfully to maintain its position in search and search advertising on the internet.

  • by Diane Bartz and David Shepardson
Google pushing MPs to reject 'one-sided' code to have them pay for news
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Google pushing MPs to reject 'one-sided' code to have them pay for news

Google is targeting federal MPs with briefings aimed at convincing them not to vote for laws that would force digital giants to pay for news.

  • by Lisa Visentin
Ex-Google staffer calls for regulation of big tech to fund journalism
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Ex-Google staffer calls for regulation of big tech to fund journalism

Influential technology critic Tristan Harris wants more regulation of the big technology companies and says Australia's push to charge publishers to fund journalism has application on a global scale.

  • by Cara Waters