Articles tagged Google

Newsroom's technology columnist Richard MacManus argues big tech firms such as Google and Facebook should audit their algorithms in the same way our Government has asked for audits of how its departments use artificial intelligence.

Newsroom technology columnist Richard MacManus looks at how Google is using data provided by its users to build its artificial intelligence-driven tools. We're helping Google more than we realise. He wonders whether that's a good thing.

Finance Minister Bill English has dismissed the idea of bringing in a turnover tax aimed at global digital companies doing business in New Zealand, claiming New Zealanders shopping online were having a bigger impact on the tax base.