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Google ends sale of ads using individual web tracking data

Mar. 03, 2021 14:15 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Google says it won't develop new ways to follow individual users across the internet after it phases out existing ad-tracking technology from its Chrome browser, a change that could shake up the online advertising industry. Google says it's taking the move...

Microsoft, EU publishers seek Australia-style news payments

Feb. 22, 2021 12:04 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Microsoft is teaming up with European publishers to push for a system to make big tech platforms pay for news, raising the stakes in the brewing battle led by Australia to get Google and Facebook to pay for journalism. The Seattle tech giant and four big...