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Google cracks down on climate change denial by targeting ads

Oct. 08, 2021 10:22 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Google is cracking down on digital ads promoting false climate change claims or being used to make money from such content, hoping to limit revenue for climate change deniers and stop the spread of misinformation on its platforms. The company said...

Hawaii leaders want official fired for COVID drug remarks

Aug. 26, 2021 22:19 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — State legislative leaders have called on Hawaii's governor to fire the Maui district health officer for promoting the use of drugs to treat COVID-19 that haven't been approved for this use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Sen. Roz Baker, a...

UK watchdog: Facebook's ownership of Giphy hurts competition

Aug. 12, 2021 09:40 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Facebook's ownership of Giphy will hurt competition for animated images, U.K. regulators said Thursday, meaning the social network could ultimately be forced to unwind the deal if the provisional findings are confirmed. The Competition and Markets...

EU investigates Facebook's proposed purchase of Kustomer

Aug. 02, 2021 11:22 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — European Union regulators are opening an in-depth investigation of Facebook's plan to buy Kustomer over concerns that the deal would stifle competition for customer relationship management software. The EU Commission said Monday it's also investigating...