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January 25, 2023, 7:07 PM

DOJ sues Google over digital advertising

Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Tuesday that the Justice Department and eight other states filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google.
January 25, 2023, 7:07 PM
DOJ sues Google over digital advertising
January 25, 2023, 4:20 PM

Justice Department files antitrust lawsuit against Google over digital advertising

The Justice Department has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google over its online advertising business, long a dominant presence in the world of internet ads.
January 25, 2023, 4:20 PM
DOJ files lawsuit against Google over digital advertising
January 21, 2023, 4:45 PM

Google to cut 12,000 jobs from global workforce

Alphabet Inc., the parent company of Google, said it will cut about 12,000 jobs from its global workforce, affecting approximately 6% of the company's employees.
January 21, 2023, 4:45 PM
Tech layoffs: Google to cut 12,000 jobs from workforce
January 20, 2023, 12:33 PM

Google plans to cut 12,000 jobs globally

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai informed employees about the job cuts in an email.
January 20, 2023, 12:33 PM
Google plans to cut 12,000 jobs globally
1 month ago

Google to pay Indiana $20 million to resolve privacy suit

State Attorney General Todd Rokita announces that Google will pay Indiana $20 million to resolve the state’s lawsuit against the technology giant over allegedly deceptive location tracking practices
1 month ago
Google to pay Indiana $20 million to resolve privacy suit
1 month ago

Top US Google searches of 2022

Here's a look back at the top U.S. Google searches in 2022.
1 month ago
Top US Google searches of 2022
1 month ago

Top 7 ‘Who is’ Google searches of 2022

The number one search for 2022 was for the controversial Internet personality Andrew Tate.
1 month ago
Top 7 ‘Who is’ Google searches of 2022
1 month ago

Top 7 most searched people of 2022

No. 1 on the list was actor Johnny Depp.
1 month ago
Top 7 most searched people of 2022
3 months ago

Google's ad sales slow dramatically, eroding parent's profit

Summertime revenue growth at Google’s corporate parent slipped to its slowest pace since the pandemic jarred the economy more than two years ago
3 months ago
3 months ago

Google sees less Chinese and Iranian hacking this election cycle, they say

Google says they haven’t seen the same style of hacking in the 2022 midterms from China and Iran-backed groups as during the 2020 presidential election
3 months ago
Google sees less Chinese and Iranian hacking this election cycle, they say
5 months ago

Google improves share ability between devices

Upgrades to its nearby share feature will allow users to automatically transfer files.
5 months ago
Google improves share ability between devices
5 months ago

Google workers battle company over 'life and death' abortion policies

Some employees say Google hasn't gone far enough on abortion policy changes in response to Dobbs decision.
5 months ago
Google workers battle company over 'life and death' abortion policies
5 months ago

Gen Z is bypassing Google for TikTok as a search engine

"They don't have a long attention span," a social media expert says.
5 months ago
Gen Z is bypassing Google for TikTok as a search engine
5 months ago

Google releases Android 13 Pixel phone

The phone has new features, including the ability to customize non-Google app icons to match the home screen's wallpaper.
5 months ago
Google releases Android 13 Pixel phone
6 months ago

Google urges Apple to add next-generation standard for text messaging

Plus, LG announced a new 97-inch OLED EX TV panel that debuts the company's Cinematic Sound OLED and teens' addiction to social media has nearly doubled since 2014.
6 months ago
Google urges Apple to add next-generation standard for text messaging
6 months ago

Uvalde shooting victim Alithia Haven Ramirez honored with Google Doodle

Alithia Haven Ramirez, a Uvalde shooting victim, has had her Google Doodle submission spotlighted by the search engine.
6 months ago
Google shares doodle submitted by girl killed in school shooting
8 months ago

Google settles class-action pay discrimination case

The company has agreed to pay $118 million to settle a suit claiming it systemically underpaid women.
8 months ago
Google settles class-action pay discrimination case
9 months ago

New gadgets announced at Google's annual event

The company's first smart watch, the Google Pixel Watch, is set to be released in the fall.
9 months ago
New gadgets announced at Google's annual event
9 months ago

Google allows users to request personal information removal

Google has added additional ways for users to remove their personal information from search results.
9 months ago
Google allows users to request personal information removal
9 months ago

Google Wallet may return

An analyst says Google Wallet, a home for users' digital cards and gift cards, is coming back.
9 months ago
Google Wallet may return
1 year ago

Google introduces operating system 'OS Flex'

The free cloud-based operating system turns older PCs and Macs into Chromebooks.
1 year ago
Google introduces operating system 'OS Flex'
1 year ago

Google to unveil its first smartwatch in 2022

The watch is expected to include fitness-tracking features and will compete with the Apple Watch.
1 year ago
Google to unveil its first smartwatch in 2022
1 year ago

Google allows minors to have more control of their images

Users under the age of 18 can now ask the company to eliminate their images from search results.
1 year ago
Google allows minors to have more control of their images
1 year ago

Warning for Google Voice users after Americans suffer $4B in losses

People with access Google Voice numbers can use the information to impersonate users and access sensitive accounts.
1 year ago
Warning for Google Voice users after Americans suffer $4B in losses
1 year ago

Google flagship phones to be unveiled Tuesday

The Pixel 6 will reportedly cost around $600 with the Pro model, which has a better camera, costing $300 more.
1 year ago
Google flagship phones to be unveiled Tuesday
1 year ago

Google to release latest line up of Pixel phones

The tech giant plans to unveil the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro at a virtual event in two weeks.
1 year ago
Google to release latest line up of Pixel phones
1 year ago

Google, Disney join growing list of employers mandating COVID-19 vaccines

Workplace vaccine requirements have emerged as the latest hot-button issue.
1 year ago
Google joins growing list of employers mandating COVID-19 vaccines
2 years ago

3 dozen states file new antitrust suit against Google over its app store practices

A coalition of 36 states and the District of Columbia are suing Google, alleging the tech giant illegally wields monopoly power over its app store.
2 years ago
3 dozen states file new antitrust suit against Google over its app store
2 years ago

Google faces antitrust lawsuit

A total of 36 states are suing the company and allege that control of its app store violates antitrust laws.
2 years ago
Google faces antitrust lawsuit
2 years ago

Google rolling out its new operating system

Google’s new operating system, Fuchsia, powers its first-generation Nest Hub.
2 years ago
Google rolling out its new operating system
2 years ago

Google Photos to end free unlimited uploads

Starting in June, Google Photos users storing more than 15 gigabytes of images will need a subscription plan.
2 years ago
Google Photos to end free unlimited uploads
2 years ago

Google defends work visas for 90,000 immigrants, majority of whom are women, in court filing

Google has taken a public stand in support of immigration rights via a court filing that seeks to protect the ability to work in the U.S. for some 90,000 immigrants.
2 years ago
Google defends visas for some 90,000 workers, majority of whom are women
2 years ago

Google’s new time-lapse feature shows the effects of climate change

Plus, Microsoft releases a kid-friendly browser.
2 years ago
Google’s new time-lapse feature shows the effects of climate change
2 years ago

Google shopping mobile app shutting down

The app is going dark for Apple and Android but not until June.
2 years ago
Google shopping mobile app shutting down
2 years ago

Google wins in Supreme Court ‘copyright case of the century’

ABC News’ Devin Dwyer breaks down the significance of Google’s win in a major case surrounding its copying of Oracle code in the development of its Android operating system.
2 years ago
Google wins in Supreme Court ‘copyright case of the century’
2 years ago

Google wins big in Supreme Court clash with Oracle

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of Google in a multi-billion dollar copyright clash with Oracle.
2 years ago
Google wins big in Supreme Court clash with Oracle
2 years ago

Google pledges nearly $30 million to fight online misinformation, fake news

Google announced Wednesday it was contributing nearly $30 million to a group with the goal of combatting misinformation and fake news online.
2 years ago
Google pledges nearly $30M to fight online misinformation, fake news
2 years ago

Google pledges nearly $30 million to fight fake news

Google announced it will give more than $29 million to a newly formed group that has the goal of combatting misinformation and fake news online.
2 years ago
Google pledges nearly $30 million to fight fake news
2 years ago

New Android malware discovered

Researchers say the app steals data, images and messages from Android phones and can even take over the devices to record.
2 years ago
New Android malware discovered
2 years ago

Google reportedly working on a better memory for Google Assistant

Plus, Apple to accept some Google phones for trade-in; Tesla now accepting Bitcoin as payment.
2 years ago
Google reportedly working on a better memory for Google Assistant
2 years ago

Study finds two-thirds of Google searches aren’t resulting in clicks

Critics say Google is putting too much information on its results page.
2 years ago
Study finds two-thirds of Google searches aren’t resulting in clicks
2 years ago

Google Android app issue

The tech giant says some apps are crashing due to a problem with the Android system web view.
2 years ago
Google Android app issue
2 years ago

Google loses at least $5 billion in lawsuit

A judge ruled the tech giant must face a class-action lawsuit claiming it tracks data even when users browse in "incognito" mode.
2 years ago
Google loses at least $5 billion in lawsuit
2 years ago

Google plans to stop selling ads based on users' search history

Amid growing privacy concerns, the company plans to abandon tracking technologies that identify users across multiple websites.
2 years ago
Google plans to stop selling ads based on users' search history
2 years ago

Google Maps will now allow users to pay their parking meter through the app

The contact-free feature will be available in 400 cities. It will be starting on Android and expanding to Apple.
2 years ago
Google Maps will now allow users to pay their parking meter through the app
2 years ago

Girl battles it out with family's Google Home device

All Julia, 2, wants to hear is 'Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" but the smart device isn't having it.
2 years ago
Girl battles it out with family's Google Home device
2 years ago

Google to pay $3.8 million over alleged discrimination against women, Asians

Google will pay more than $3.8 million to settle allegations of pay and hiring discrimination that disadvantaged women and Asian workers, the Department of Labor said.
2 years ago
Google to pay $3.8 million over alleged discrimination against women, Asians
2 years ago

Google pledges $150 million towards vaccine education and equitable distribution

Google on Monday announced a series of steps the company was taking to support the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
2 years ago
Google steps in to aid vaccine rollout, equitable distribution
2 years ago

'This is historic': Hundreds of Google employees to form union

Hundreds of employees at Google announced the formation of a union on Monday.
2 years ago
'This is historic': Hundreds of Google employees to form union
2 years ago

Google hit with new antitrust lawsuit from 38 state attorneys general

A bipartisan coalition of 38 state attorneys general announced a new lawsuit against Google Thursday, alleging anticompetitive conduct.
2 years ago
Google hit with new antitrust lawsuit from 38 state attorneys general