SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A European Union antitrust judgement against Google on Wednesday invites more competition from software developers including Microsoft Corp (), Amazon.com Inc () and Samsung Electronics Co (), but still leaves them at an disadvantage, industry executives and analysts told Reuters.
In the world of academia, getting published in an international research journal is almost the holy grail, it helps bump up the CV for hiring and helps in the competition for tenure or promotion. It takes rigorous research, an original contribution, exhaustive peer or expert reviews, and dogged persistence.
An investigation by The Indian Express has revealed India to be one of the biggest global hubs for the “pay-and-publish” business , a practice in which “predatory journals” that often exist only online, publish research without any rigorous checks or expert review , for a “fee” ranging from as little as a couple of thousand rupees to well over a lakh.
She said the U.S. move not only targeted China, but also regarded the whole world as an enemy, which will drag the global economy into danger, adding that the trade disputes will inhibit the growth momentum of global trade, impact the confidence of all parties in world economy, and endanger the well-being of all people.
BRUSSELS: The EU said Wednesday it had slapped a record 4.34 billion euro ($5.04 billion) anti-trust fine on Google for illegally using its Android operating system to strengthen the dominance of its search engine. “Google has used Android as a vehicle to cement the dominance of its search engine,” EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said in a statement.”This is illegal under EU antitrust rules.”
Google will be hit with a record-breaking €4.3 billion ($5 billion) fine by EU regulators for breaking antitrust laws. Bloomberg News reports that the European Commission has settled on a significant fine for Google’s Android app bundling that will be announced around 6AM ET today.
Almost three in five people infected with HIV, or 21.7 million globally, took antiretroviral therapy in 2017 – a new record for anti-AIDS drug access, the UNAIDS said on Wednesday. There were 36.9 million people living with the immune system-attacking virus in 2017, of whom 15.2 million were not getting the drugs they need – the lowest number since the epidemic exploded, the joint UN programme on HIV/AIDS reported.
Beginning today, this paper is launching the fourth edition of The Economic Times Startup Awards, the finest accolade recognising the best of Indian entrepreneurship. A jury consisting of the who’s who of the startup world will meet in Bengaluru to choose the winners from a list of high achievers on Monday, July 23.
The Chinese theft of American intellectual property, according to a former NSA director, is the “greatest transfer of wealth in history,” likely costing the U.S. upward of $400 billion per year. “I’ve stated on the record that Chinese attacks into our country is the greatest theft of intellectual property,” Keith Alexander, who served under President Barack Obama, said during an interview with FOX Business’ Maria Bartiromo on Wednesday.
The current economic uncertainty is nothing compared to the financial crisis of 10 years ago. Then, not many companies or consumers were considering the potential of artificial intelligence. In fact, AI was still somewhat seen as science fiction.
Esoteric copyright issues do not often traverse the tortuous halls of justice to wind up on the steps of the vaunted Supreme Court. But such is the sitch in the matter of Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation v.
According to some reports, piracy of the final stages of the soccer World Cup in Russia thrived in social media. VFT found 2,637 pirate streams of the July 10 and 11 semi-finals on Facebook, YouTube, and Periscope, with close to 30 million views, and 3,653 streams of the France-Croatia final with more than 60 million views.
Many fans proudly wear costumes that they create themselves, dressing up as their favorite super hero, anime cartoon, or video game character. However, one thing they probably are not considering is whether those costumes could put them in jeopardy of a copyright infringement claim.
A federal judge on Monday ruled that Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc must wait to collect a $100 million bond that Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sandoz Inc posted in a drug patent case it won until after an appellate court hears the dispute.
IBM has requested $167 million in damages in a lawsuit against Groupon which accuses the e-commerce firm of using patents without permission. As reported by Reuters, IBM has accused Groupon of failing to license technology and intellectual property which provides the foundation of e-commerce.