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Apple acquires music recognition app Shazam, beats Snapchat and Spotify

Apple said that it is acquiring popular music recognition app Shazam beating Snapchat and Spotify to expand its music business.

Indonesia unblocks PayPal access after co registers under new licensing rules

The US payments company PayPal on Wednesday announced to register as an electronic systems operator in Indonesia.

Russia slaps fines on US BigTech including WhatsApp for ‘extremist activity’

This comes just days after the Russian competition watchdog slapped a 2 billion roubles ($34.2 million) fine on Google early this week.

Apple embraces ‘Netflix tax’ at last, settles lawsuit with Chicago over 9% levy

The ‘Netflix tax’ introduced in 2015, looks to extend the city’s tax on tickets for recreational activities and concerts to digital entertainment platforms.
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Facing global isolation, US Big Tech seeks relaxation in new IT rules

The US BigTech companies have now urged Indian Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology to make changes in the proposed amendments.

Indonesia tells global tech majors to sign up to new ‘license rules’ or get blocked

As per the government data shared, global tech firms including Google and Meta are yet to comply with the July 20 deadline.

Russia clears bill for stricter penalties on global tech majors with no physical Operations in the country

President Putin led government has cleared legislation slapping stricter penalties including monetary on tech companies that fail to open an office in Russia.

Lenovo widends its tech offering in India, launches Smart Clock Essential at Rs 4,999

The new Lenovo Smart Clock Essential is priced at Rs 4,999 and is available in Clay Red and Misty Blue colour variants.
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Google continues to abuse market power, says Epic Games on Play Store 3rd party app billing system

Epic Games has expressed dissatisfaction with Google's announcement of a pilot programme to test third-party billing systems, beginning with Spotify.

Pankaj Agrawal of Cisco on WebEx for Productivity in Hybrid Work and Hybrid Workplaces

Way back in March 2022, the government had to announce a lockdown due to the wide spread of Covid-19, and that changed the way we all used to envisage our offices.