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Amazon and Starbucks 'pay less tax than a sausage stand', Austria says

Centre-left politician also criticises Google and Facebook and complains that EU states with low-tax regimes have lured multinationals Multinational companies including Amazon and Starbucks pay less tax in Austria than one of the countrys tiny sausage stands, the republics centre-left chancellor lamented in an interview published on Friday. Chancellor Christian Kern, head of the Social

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EU proposals could see news publishers paid by Google and Facebook

Measures are part of a series of planned European commission changes designed to strengthen rights of creators and publishers News publishers would have stronger rights to demand payment from digital giants such as Google and Facebook in exchange for using their content, under proposed European rules that are designed to shore up the collapsing revenues

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Google Allo: new messaging app is latest to fight FBI over encryption

Messaging tool will have incognito mode that offers end-to-end encryption, making it difficult for law enforcement to recover messages during investigations Google on Wednesday became the latest major technology company to join a standoff with the FBI over encryption. At its developer conference, the company announced that its new messaging app, Allo, would feature an

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Google proposes new set of female emojis to promote equality

The 13 new representations presented at the Unicode consortium include cartoon female engineers, chemists, plumbers and farmers Google employees have proposed a new set of emojis aimed at promoting gender equality in the workplace, including cartoon female engineers, chemists, plumbers and farmers. The Google team Unicode Consortium, a Silicon Valley not-for-profit group that runs an