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    Google News to Fund New Ideas for Quality Journalism in Asia-Pacific

    Google News has launched a new innovation challenge to help scribes and publishers in the Asia-Pacific region produce quality journalism in the digital age. The Asia-Pacific Google News Initiative (GNI) Innovation Challenge will fund selected projects up to $300,000 (roughly Rs. 2.13 crores) and finance up to 70 percent of the total project cost, that inject new […]

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    Google News May Shut Down in EU Over ‘Link Tax’

    Google may shut down its Google News service in the European Union (EU) if a proposed “link tax” for using news stories comes into force in member countries, The Guardian reported. According to the new copyright directive, adopted by the European Parliament on September 12, tech giants must pay for work of artists and journalists […]