In October 2004, Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin made a rare appearance at the Frankfurt Book Fair to launch what for them must... Read more
At the Hay Festival a couple of years back, I heard Google chief executive Eric Schmidt talking about why the company paid so little tax... Read more
The Association of American Publishers (AAP) is calling on US authorities to more closely regulate dominant online firms such as Amazon, warning they risk causing... Read more
A retail tech start-up, NearSt, has partnered with Google to show online what is available in local stores, with around 60 bookshops signed up nationwide.... Read more
Google is hosting the British Library’s History of Magic exhibition online as the physical version closes its doors.
Bertelsmann and Google are between them to fund 75,000 scholarships through US online education provider Udacity, in which Bertelsmann has a stake.
Google could be facing a fine up to $4bn after being sued for allegedly not allowing employees to post opinions about the company or write... Read more
The new US administration under Donald Trump could make things "very, very much worse" for authors, according to campaign group Authors United.... Read more
The US Supreme Court has denied the American Authors Guild right to appeal the Google copyright infringement case, bringing a decade-old suit to a close.... Read more
US multinationals - including Amazon and Google - will be required to disclose their profits and tax in every country within which they operate in... Read more