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Google delays return to office, mandates vaccines

Google is postponing its plans to bring most of its workers back to the office until mid-October
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Google joins growing list of employers mandating COVID-19 vaccines

Workplace vaccine requirements have emerged as the latest hot-button issue.
4 hours ago
Google joins growing list of employers mandating COVID-19 vaccines
July 13, 2021, 11:33 AM

Google fined $592 million in dispute with French publishers

France’s competition regulator has fined Google $592 million for failing to negotiate in good faith with French publishers in a dispute over payments for their news
July 13, 2021, 11:33 AM
Google fined $592 million in dispute with French publishers
July 8, 2021, 3:59 PM

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.
July 8, 2021, 3:59 PM
3 dozen states file new antitrust suit against Google over its app store
July 8, 2021, 12:25 PM

Google faces antitrust lawsuit

A total of 36 states are suing the company and allege that control of its app store violates antitrust laws.
July 8, 2021, 12:25 PM
Google faces antitrust lawsuit
July 8, 2021, 3:24 AM

Dozens of states target Google's app store in antitrust suit

Dozens of states are taking aim at Google in an escalating legal offensive on Big Tech. A lawsuit filed late Wednesday targets Google's Play store, where consumers download apps designed for the Android software that powers most of the world’s smartphones
July 8, 2021, 3:24 AM
1 month ago

Google delays plan to phase out Chrome ad-tracking tech

Google says it’s delaying plans to phase out Chrome browser technology that tracks users for ad purposes because it needs more time to develop a replacement system
1 month ago
2 months ago

Google offers UK watchdog role in browser cookie phase-out

Google has promised to give U.K. regulators a role overseeing its plan to phase out existing ad-tracking technology from its Chrome browser
2 months ago
2 months ago

France fines Google for abusing 'dominant' ads position

France’s competition watchdog said Monday it is fining Google 220 million euros ($268 million) for abusing its ‘dominant position’ in the online advertising business
2 months ago
France fines Google $268M for unfair online ads treatment
2 months ago

Google rolling out its new operating system

Google’s new operating system, Fuchsia, powers its first-generation Nest Hub.
2 months ago
Google rolling out its new operating system
2 months 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 months ago
Google Photos to end free unlimited uploads
2 months 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 months ago
Google defends visas for some 90,000 workers, majority of whom are women
3 months ago

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

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

Google Earth adds time lapse video to depict climate change

The Google Earth app is adding a new video feature that draws upon nearly four decades of satellite imagery to vividly illustrate how climate change has affected glaciers, beaches, forests and other places around the world
3 months ago
4 months ago

Google shopping mobile app shutting down

The app is going dark for Apple and Android but not until June.
4 months ago
Google shopping mobile app shutting down
4 months 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.
4 months ago
Google wins in Supreme Court ‘copyright case of the century’
4 months 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.
4 months ago
Google wins big in Supreme Court clash with Oracle
4 months ago

Supreme Court sides with Google in $8 billion copyright dispute with Oracle

Supreme Court sides with Google in $8 billion copyright dispute with Oracle
4 months ago
4 months 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.
4 months ago
Google pledges nearly $30M to fight online misinformation, fake news
4 months 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.
4 months ago
Google pledges nearly $30 million to fight fake news
4 months 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.
4 months ago
New Android malware discovered
4 months 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.
4 months ago
Google reportedly working on a better memory for Google Assistant
4 months ago

Former Google CEO gives $150M for research in biology, AI

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt and his wife, Wendy, have given $150 million to establish a center that aims to battle diseases with a mix of biological and data science studies
4 months ago
4 months 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.
4 months ago
Study finds two-thirds of Google searches aren’t resulting in clicks
4 months ago

Google Android app issue

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

Bill to aid US publishers vs. Google, Facebook rises again

Legislation that aims to bolster U.S. news organizations in negotiations with tech companies has supporters hoping that third time's the charm
4 months ago
4 months 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.
4 months ago
Google loses at least $5 billion in lawsuit
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Google plans to stop selling ads based on users' search history
5 months ago

Google ends sale of ads using individual web tracking data

Google says it won’t develop new ways to follow individual users across the internet after it phases out existing ad-tracking technology from Chrome browsers
5 months ago
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Google Maps will now allow users to pay their parking meter through the app
5 months ago

Australia says Google, Facebook close to media pay deals

Australia creating laws that would force digital giants to finance journalism.
5 months ago
6 months 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.
6 months ago
Girl battles it out with family's Google Home device
6 months 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.
6 months ago
Google to pay $3.8 million over alleged discrimination against women, Asians
6 months ago

Regulator says Australia must address Google ad dominance

Australia’s competition watchdog says a lack of competition for Google and a lack of transparency in the digital advertising supply chain need to be addressed because they are impacting publishers, advertisers and consumers
6 months ago
6 months 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.
6 months ago
Google steps in to aid vaccine rollout, equitable distribution
6 months ago

Google threatens to pull search engine in Australia

Google is threatening to make its search engine unavailable in Australia if the government proceeds with plans to make tech giants pay for news content
6 months ago
6 months ago

Trump's pardon blitz keeps ex-Google exec out of prison

A long-running Silicon Valley soap opera has taken an unexpected twist after outgoing President Donald Trump pardoned a former Google engineer
6 months ago
7 months ago

After top staff exodus, Texas AG seeks $43M for Google suit

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is seeking $43 million in taxpayer money to pay outside lawyers to lead a 10-state antitrust lawsuit against Google
7 months ago
7 months ago

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

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

Google's antitrust case won't go to trial until Sept. 2023

The U.S. government’s attempt to prove Google has been using its dominance of online search to stifle competition and innovation at the expense of consumers and advertisers won’t go to trial for nearly three years
7 months ago
Google's antitrust case won't go to trial until Sept. 2023
7 months ago

EU clears Google's $2.1B takeover of Fitbit, with conditions

EU regulators cleared Google’s plan to buy fitness tracking device maker Fitbit after the company promised to silo off user data and not use it for advertising
7 months ago
EU clears Google's purchase of Fitbit, with conditions
7 months 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.
7 months ago
Google hit with new antitrust lawsuit from 38 state attorneys general
7 months ago

New anti-trust lawsuit accuses Google of overcharging for advertising

In a separate suit, the Justice Department claimed, "Google has a monopoly over search services."
7 months ago
New anti-trust lawsuit accuses Google of overcharging for advertising
7 months ago

Ten states sue Google for 'anti-competitive' online ad sales

Ten states have brought a lawsuit against Google, accusing the search giant of “anti-competitive conduct” in the online advertising industry including a deal to manipulate sales with rival Facebook
7 months ago
7 months ago

Google has 2nd outage in 2 days

About 18,000 Gmail users were affected in the latest outage.
7 months ago
Google has 2nd outage in 2 days
7 months ago

Google blames internal storage issue for worldwide outage

More than two dozen of its services crashed Monday morning, including YouTube and Gmail.
7 months ago
Google blames internal storage issue for worldwide outage
7 months ago

Google experiences massive outage

The widespread outage hit Gmail, YouTube and Google Classroom Monday morning in a number of countries.
7 months ago
Google experiences massive outage
7 months ago

Google released the most searched terms this year

"Coronavirus" is the most searched with the second and third most searched terms in 2020 being "election results" and "Kobe Bryant."
7 months ago
Google released the most searched terms this year
7 months ago

Gmail, YouTube down briefly as Google suffers brief outage

Google users in the U.S., Europe, India and other parts of the world were briefly unable to access their Gmail accounts, watch YouTube videos or get to their online documents
7 months ago
Gmail, YouTube down briefly as Google suffers brief outage
8 months ago

Georgia runoff election ads can start running on Google platforms after company lifts ban

On Thursday, Google will lift its ban on political ads, opening the door for a flood of Georgia Senate runoffs ads that haven't been allowed since polls closed Nov. 3.
8 months ago
Ads about Georgia Senate runoffs will now be allowed on Google platforms