Subscribe today - find out more
Why you should consider BusinessDesk
Technology Exclusive
Sponsored by
chorus

Google's privacy options a mystery to many New Zealanders

Henry Burrell
Thu, 14 Oct 2021

Google's Greg Fair says it is easier for the company to apply privacy changes globally. (Image: Google)
Henry Burrell
Thu, 14 Oct 2021
New research from Google shows 51% of its New Zealand users are unaware it is possible to access their Google search history. It coincides with the company making a push to promote its products’ privacy controls. The technology giant’s business model relies on the collection of its people’s personal data in exchange for the use of its free services such as Google Search, Gmail, Google Maps, and YouTube. Google charges publishers and businesses for their products and services to appear in Google search results or...

Not convinced yet?

Subscribe to our Daily News Update free newsletter.

Opinion FREE
UK trade deal reverses an ugly history
Tim Groser | Fri, 22 Oct 2021

The free trade deal announced on Thursday puts to bed half a century of troubled and tortured negotiations.

Technology
Scott Technology’s record result leans on meat and mining
Henry Burrell | Fri, 22 Oct 2021

The robotics firm’s strong global presence has been bolstered by a new deal with a white goods giant. 

Retail
Small businesses in 'hard out survival mode'
Oliver Lewis | Fri, 22 Oct 2021

An economist is warning NZ businesses are entering the highest risk period for failures.

Sponsored
Decarbonising infrastructure – navigating an abundance of policy and analysis

We have a rare opportunity to align significant public infrastructure investment with urgent climate change reform, but time is short and we all need to act.

Sponsored
Let's not lose sight of the wood for the trees

As much generation will need to be built in the next 14 years as has been built in the last 40+ years for Aotearoa to meet its commitment of achieving net zero emissions by 2050.