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July 3, 2020, 6:02 PM

Advocacy groups try to stop Google’s Fitbit acquisition

Plus: Kobe Bryant's image will be featured on the cover of upcoming "Mamba Forever" 2K21 games and Captain America’s available in the Fortnite store.
July 3, 2020, 6:02 PM
Advocacy groups try to stop Google’s Fitbit acquisition
June 25, 2020, 12:35 PM

Google to start paying some news publishers for content

Google says it will start paying some news publishers for their journalistic content, in a deal that could ease tensions between the internet search giant and the beleagured news industry
June 25, 2020, 12:35 PM
Google to start paying some news publishers for content
June 9, 2020, 2:38 PM

Google Maps issues new updates as cities reopen

Plus, Twitter is looking to bring back its account verification program and Denver International Airport is testing new technology to prevent the spread of the coronavirus through the summer.
June 9, 2020, 2:38 PM
Google Maps issues new updates as cities reopen
1 month ago

New Google app visualizes social distancing guidelines using augmented reality

Google Sodar uses your phone’s camera to help you see what a 6-foot distance from another person looks like.
1 month ago
New Google app visualizes social distancing guidelines using augmented reality
1 month ago

Arizona sues Google for location-tracking tactics

Google says the suit mischaracterizes their services.
1 month ago
Arizona sues Google for location-tracking tactics
2 months ago

Report: Google facing onslaught of antitrust cases in US

The Wall Street Journal reported that federal and state regulators are preparing to file antitrust lawsuits alleging that Google has abused its dominance of online search and advertising to stifle competition and boost its profits
2 months ago
2 months ago

Mount Sinai Hospital in NYC uses Google Nest to monitor patients, reduce PPE use

Plus, Uber looks to buy Grubhub, and Twitter’s CEO says employees can work at home "forever."
2 months ago
Mount Sinai Hospital in NYC uses Google Nest to monitor patients, reduce PPE use
2 months ago

Apple and Google give a sneak peek of COVID-19 exposure-notification apps

The two tech companies shared images and guidelines on Monday for governments and public health authorities to integrate with their contact tracing apps.
2 months ago
Apple and Google give a sneak peek of COVID-19 exposure-notification apps
2 months ago

Apple and Google take stand against coronavirus tracking system

Plus, top executive resigns at Amazon, and New York City will start using ultraviolet light to disinfect its transit system.
2 months ago
Apple and Google take stand against coronavirus tracking system
3 months ago

Google and Apple team up for contact tracing COVID-19 app

The app should hit Android and iOS stores in May.
3 months ago
Google and Apple team up for contact tracing COVID-19 app
3 months ago

Google launches website that tracks social distancing

The COVID-19 Community Mobility Reports website tracks retail, transit, workplaces and parks.
3 months ago
Google launches website that tracks social distancing
4 months ago

Google tells its North American employees to stay home

Google recommends its employees work from home due to coronavirus fears.
4 months ago
Google tells its North American employees to stay home
5 months ago

Field of dreams: Marriage proposal shows up on Google Maps

A German man's marriage proposal got a bigger audience than he had planned, after it showed up on an aerial picture used by Google Maps
5 months ago
Marriage proposal shows up on Google Maps
5 months ago

Artist tricks Google Maps into recording traffic jam with 99 cellphones and a wagon

An artist created a fake traffic jam on Google Maps with cell phones and a wagon.
5 months ago
Artist tricks Google Maps into recording traffic jam
5 months ago

About that Google Black History Month ad

Google shows that black Americans rank high on many Internet searches, in its new Black History Month commercial.
5 months ago
About that Google Black History Month ad
5 months ago

Google CEO calls for regulation of artificial intelligence

Google’s chief executive is calling for a balanced approach to regulating artificial intelligence
5 months ago
Google CEO calls for regulation of artificial intelligence
6 months ago

Exclusive: Google to reveal 2,000-person diversity and inclusion product team

Google has built a 2,000-person strong team of what it calls “Inclusion Champions” over the last three years to help test out prototypes of new devices and services.
6 months ago
Exclusive: Google to reveal 2,000-person diversity and inclusion product team
6 months ago

Intermittent fasting is Google's most-searched diet of 2019: Is it right for you?

Eating within a window of time has its benefits, experts say.
6 months ago
What to know about intermittent fasting, Google's most-searched diet of 2019
6 months ago

France fines Google $166 million for abusing ad dominance

France’s competition authority has fined Google $166 million for “abusing its dominant position” in the online ad market
6 months ago
France fines Google $166 million for abusing ad dominance
6 months ago

Former Google employee says she was 'fired in retaliation' for organizing efforts

A fifth fired Google employee says she believes she was "fired in retaliation" for her labor-organizing efforts at the tech giant.
6 months ago
Former Google employee says she was 'fired in retaliation' for organizing efforts
7 months ago

Former Google employee accuses company of illegal retaliation

Kathryn Spiers says she was fired from Google after creating an internal notification tool that informed colleagues about their right to participate in labor organizing.
7 months ago
Former Google employee accuses company of illegal retaliation
7 months ago

UK opens inquiry into Google's takeover of data company

Britain's competition watchdog has launched a formal merger inquiry into Google's purchase of cloud data analytics company Looker Data Sciences
7 months ago
UK opens inquiry into Google's takeover of data company
7 months ago

Google's most-searched list for 2019

This year people wanted to know about Disney+, Jussie Smollett and what is going on in Area 51, according to Google's annual Year in Search report.
7 months ago
Google's most-searched list for 2019
7 months ago

What we searched for in 2019: Disney+, Cameron Boyce and Nipsey Hussle top Google's list

This year people wanted to know about Disney+, Jussie Smollett and what is going on in Area 51, according to Google's annual Year in Search report.
7 months ago
Google's most-searched list for 2019: Disney+, Cameron Boyce and more
7 months ago

The Justice Department reportedly tracks Google’s purchase of Fitbit

Published reports say the feds are worried about antitrust issues.
7 months ago
The Justice Department reportedly tracks Google’s purchase of Fitbit
7 months ago

National Labor Relations Board launches investigation into firing of 4 Google employees

The charge against employer document alleges that the fired employees "visibly led and participated" in organized labor efforts "to preserve and improve their working conditions."
7 months ago
NLRB launches investigation into firing of 4 Google employees
7 months ago

National Labor Relations Board launches investigation into firing of 4 Google employees

The National Labor Relations Board has launched a new investigation into Google following the firing of four employees just days after a staff-organized protest.
7 months ago
Google employees' firing after protest leads to labor agency investigation
7 months ago

Google introducing feature allowing users to track packages

Plus, Apple is expected to release five new iPhones in 2020 and Snoop Dogg lends his likeness to EA Sports’ “NHL 20.”
7 months ago
Google introducing feature allowing users to track packages
7 months ago

Googles founders step down as CEO and president

Plus, The Weeknd wins most popular song of the decade.
7 months ago
Googles founders step down as CEO and president
7 months ago

Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin stepping down as CEO and president

Google’s founder Larry Page and Sergey Brin stepping down from their executive roles.
7 months ago
Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin stepping down as CEO and president
7 months ago

Google fires 4 employees just days after staff-organized protest

The termination of 4 employees at Google has brought on a firestorm of controversy and allegations of union-busting.
7 months ago
Google fires 4 employees just days after staff-organized protest
8 months ago

Huawei sells folding smartphone with no Google after US ban

Huawei starts selling foldable Mate X smartphone without Google apps or U.S.-made processor chips following sanctions imposed by Washington
8 months ago
Huawei sells folding smartphone with no Google after US ban
8 months ago

Google collecting health data from millions of Americans

The tech titan is taking part in “Project Nightingale,” teaming up with health systems company, Ascension.
8 months ago
Google collecting health data from millions of Americans
8 months ago

Google is collecting medical data without patient’s knowledge, data privacy experts warn

“Project Nightingale” obtains information such as lab results, diagnoses and hospitalization records.
8 months ago
Google is collecting medical data without patient’s knowledge
8 months ago

Google Chrome experiments with shaming slow websites

Plus, Amazon opens its first grocery store, and new smart glasses.
8 months ago
Google Chrome experiments with shaming slow websites
8 months ago

One big step: Google buys Fitbit for $2.1 billion

Google, the company that helped make it fun to just sit around surfing the web, is jumping into the fitness-tracker business with both feet, buying Fitbit for about $2.1 billion
8 months ago
Google parent Alphabet buying Fitbit for about $2.1B
8 months ago

Google to acquire Fitbit for $2.1 billion

Fitbit's stocks soared on Monday after reports that Google's Alphabet Inc. had made an offer to acquire the company.
8 months ago
Google to acquire Fitbit for $2.1 billion
8 months ago

Google digs into deeper meanings of searches

Google is paying more attention to the small words in your searches
8 months ago
Google digs into deeper meanings of searches
8 months ago

Google claims breakthrough in blazingly fast computing

The firm said a processor completed a complex calculation in just minutes
8 months ago
Google touts quantum computing milestone
8 months ago

Google’s new quantum computer can solve ‘infeasible’ problem in seconds

The company claims its Sycamore machine is a “milestone on the path to full-scale quantum computing.”
8 months ago
Google’s new quantum computer can solve ‘infeasible’ problem in seconds
8 months ago

Google claims breakthrough with quantum computer

The company announced it's designed a machine that in 200 seconds can solve a problem that would take the world's fastest computer 10,000 years.
8 months ago
Google claims breakthrough with quantum computer
8 months ago

Google Maps adds police 'speed traps' alerts

The feature, which has been one of the most popular on Android devices, has now expanded to iOS in the latest app update, according to Google Maps project manager Sandra Tseng.
8 months ago
Google Maps adds police 'speed traps' alerts
8 months ago

Why police are concerned over new Google Maps 'speed trap' location feature

Google Maps now allows iPhone users to report speed traps and other incidents in real-time through the app.
8 months ago
Why police are concerned over new Google Maps 'speed trap' location feature
8 months ago

Google smartphone security needs work

The tech company's new Pixel 4 has a facial recognition software that can work while users eyes are closed.
8 months ago
Google smartphone security needs work
9 months ago

Google’s Nest Mini turns plastic into a speaker

Google announced new sustainability initiatives at its Made By Google event.
9 months ago
Google’s Nest Mini turns plastic into a speaker
9 months ago

Google’s Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL revealed at event

The Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL were the headline acts at Google's event today in New York City.
9 months ago
Google’s Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL revealed at event
9 months ago

Here's what's happening at the Made by Google Pixel 4 event

The Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will be the headline acts at Google's event today in New York City.
9 months ago
What to expect at the Made by Google Pixel 4 event Tuesday
9 months ago

Google’s Nest Mini turns recycled plastic bottles into a smart speaker

Google announced new sustainability initiatives at its Made By Google event.
9 months ago
Google’s Nest Mini turns recycled plastic bottles into a smart speaker
9 months ago

Google announces new privacy tools for Maps, YouTube and Assistant

After courting controversy for its data collection policies, Google announced some small updates to privacy tools in Maps and YouTube.
9 months ago
Google announces new privacy tools for Maps, YouTube and Assistant
9 months ago

Google rolls out updated privacy tools for YouTube, Maps

Google is rolling out more tools for users to control their privacy settings, following on similar announcements it made earlier this year
9 months ago
Google rolls out updated privacy tools for YouTube, Maps