Google (GOOG, GOOGL) announced that it will start deleting accounts that have not been used or signed into at least two years, including content from Google's Workspace apps (Gmail, Docs, Drive, Meet, Calendar) and Google Photos. Yahoo Finance Technology Editor Dan Howley joins the Live show to break down the announcement and what it means for Google account holders. For more expert insight and the latest market action, click here to watch this full episode of Yahoo Finance Live.
Pact ends stand-off with government that led search giant to threaten to cut links to articles from its services
Canada's government said Wednesday it reached a deal with Google for the company to contribute $100 million Canadian dollars annually to the country's news industry to comply with a new Canadian law requiring tech companies to pay publishers for their content. The agreement removes a threat by Google to block the ability to search for Canadian news on Google in Canada. Facebook and Instagram parent company Meta already has been blocking Canadian news since earlier this year.