CCI orders Google query after news publishers have complained

India’s competition watchdog on Friday ordered a study by Alphabet Inc’s Google (GOOGL.O) following allegations by news publishers, saying its original view was that the technology giant had broken some antitrust laws. In its order, the Indian Competition Commission (CCI) said that Google dominates certain …

Cryptocurrency thieves manage with a record $ 14 billion

Cryptocurrency-based crime hit a record high last year, with criminals bribing bitcoin, ethereum and other digital currencies for $ 14 billion in pockets of fraud, ransom and theft. The figure, reported by Chainalysis, a data group, is almost double the $ 7.8 billion worth of …

BTN’s top 10 stories in 2021

2021 was a year of constant recalibration in the turbulent soil of the pandemic, with the incessant back and forth of the spread and variants of the Covid-19 virus that brought everyone’s plans and forecasts into play. Still, if the past is a prologue, a …