EU: Google submits new proposals in antitrust case (LasVegasSun)
The European Union says Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) has submitted new proposals to address the concerns of the bloc’s antitrust watchdog. Google’s new attempt to overcome fears it is stifling competition in European Internet searches comes two months after the watchdog rejected the company’s proposals as insufficient. The EU’s executive arm, the Commission, said Monday it has received a new proposal from Google and is assessing it, while declining to elaborate.
Vidyo and Google Collaborate on WebRTC (Sys-Con)
Vidyo, Inc. announced that it is continuing its relationship with Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) to enhance the video quality within WebRTC. This agreement will help align the technology roadmaps of both companies and enables Google to use Vidyo’s Scalable Video Coding (SVC) extensions as part of WebRTC. Under the agreement, Vidyo will develop a scalable video extension for the VP9 codec as part of the WebRTC client open source project.
Google indoor maps reach casinos here (MacauBusinessDaily)
The indoor map feature of search giant Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) has reached Macau on Tuesday, offering users a new way to find shops, ATMs and even restrooms in some of the city’s hotel-casinos. Google has launched this feature for Hong Kong and Macau, offering map users in more than 70 malls and hotels around both cities, Hong Kong media reported.
It’s not up to Google to stop child abuse, says expert (NakedSecurity)
When your children go online, who should be their nanny? Is it the internet big boys who should keep children from being preyed on, perhaps by adopting a blacklist of “abhorrent” search queries that leave no doubt that a searcher’s intent is malevolent? That’s one piece of what UK Prime Minister David Cameron put forth in a speech in July, when he announced new measures to protect children and challenged outfits such as Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO), and Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) to do their part.