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October 28, 2020, 4:31 PM

Italian regulator investigates Google over digital ads

Italian regulators opened an investigation Wednesday into Google over alleged abuse of its dominant role in the country’s online ad market, adding to the global scrutiny that the Silicon Valley company is facing
October 28, 2020, 4:31 PM
Italian regulator investigates Google over digital ads
October 21, 2020, 12:36 PM

DOJ files major antitrust suit against Google

The Justice Department filed an a major antitrust lawsuit against Google Tuesday, challenging the giant tech company's dominance of the web browsing sector.
October 21, 2020, 12:36 PM
DOJ files major antitrust suit against Google
October 21, 2020, 12:05 AM

US Justice Department files antitrust lawsuit against Google

The DOJ accuses the tech giant of illegally controlling search and stifling competition, saying they are the “monopoly gatekeeper for the internet.”
October 21, 2020, 12:05 AM
US Justice Department files antitrust lawsuit against Google
1 month ago

Google pledges $1 billion over 3 years to pay news publishers for content

Google has announced a $1 billion investment over three years to start paying news publishers for content.
1 month ago
Google pledges $1 billion over 3 years to pay news publishers for content
1 month ago

Google to pay $1 billion over 3 years for news content

Google says it will pay publishers $1 billion over the next three years for their news content
1 month ago
1 month ago

Google’s 2020 all-virtual event

Google is expected to unveil its Pixel 5 smartphone and new smart speakers.
1 month ago
Google’s 2020 all-virtual event
1 month ago

Google helps people without college degrees get jobs

Google is offering “career certificates” that are six-month courses and can fast track you into high demand jobs like web developer or data analyst.
1 month ago
Google helps people without college degrees get jobs
1 month ago

Google parent agrees to $310M misconduct lawsuit settlement

Google's parent company has reached a $310 million settlement in a shareholder lawsuit over its treatment of allegations of sexual misconduct by executives
1 month ago
1 month ago

Google receives $25M tax break from Nevada to build facility

Officials say Google will receive more than $25 million in tax breaks after pledging an additional $600 million for a new data center in southern Nevada
1 month ago
2 months ago

Google faces possible federal antitrust charges

Attorney General William Barr overruled federal lawyers who requested more time to build their case.
2 months ago
Google faces possible federal antitrust charges
2 months ago

Google says Australians could lose free search services

Google is warning that the Australian government’s plan to make digital giants pay for news content threatens users’ free services in Australia and could result in their data being given to media organizations
2 months ago
Google says Australians could lose free search services
2 months ago

Apple, Google remove Fortnite from app stores

The game with 350 million users is gone from the Apple app store after the developer Epic Games implemented an in-app system that circumvents the typical 30% fee structure.
2 months ago
Apple, Google remove Fortnite from app stores
3 months ago

Class-action lawsuit finalized for former Google+ users

Customers can get a portion of the $7.5 million settlement by filing a claim.
3 months ago
Class-action lawsuit finalized for former Google+ users
3 months ago

Ex-Google exec sent to prison for stealing robocar secrets

A former Google engineer who helped steer the company’s self-driving car project has been sentenced to 18 months in prison
3 months ago
Ex-Google exec sent to prison for stealing robocar secrets
3 months ago

Google unveils budget Pixel phone as pandemic curbs spending

Google has started selling its long-delayed budget smartphone
3 months ago
Google unveils Pixel phone as pandemic curbs spending
3 months ago

Google is set to drop Pixel 4a

Reports say users should expect a 5.8 inch screen.
3 months ago
Google is set to drop Pixel 4a
3 months ago

Google employees will work from home until next summer

This is the first U.S. firm to push its office return to the second half of 2021.
3 months ago
Google employees will work from home until next summer
3 months ago

Australian watchdog accuses Google of privacy breaches

Australia’s consumer watchdog has launched court action against Google alleging the technology giant misled account holders about its use of their personal data
3 months ago
Australian watchdog accuses Google of privacy breaches
3 months ago

Australian watchdog accuses Google of privacy breaches

Australia’s consumer watchdog has launched court action against Google alleging the technology giant misled account holders about its use of their personal data
3 months ago
4 months ago

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.
4 months ago
Advocacy groups try to stop Google’s Fitbit acquisition
4 months ago

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
4 months ago
Google to start paying some news publishers for content
5 months ago

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.
5 months ago
Google Maps issues new updates as cities reopen
5 months 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.
5 months ago
New Google app visualizes social distancing guidelines using augmented reality
5 months ago

Arizona sues Google for location-tracking tactics

Google says the suit mischaracterizes their services.
5 months ago
Arizona sues Google for location-tracking tactics
5 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
5 months ago
6 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."
6 months ago
Mount Sinai Hospital in NYC uses Google Nest to monitor patients, reduce PPE use
6 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.
6 months ago
Apple and Google give a sneak peek of COVID-19 exposure-notification apps
6 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.
6 months ago
Apple and Google take stand against coronavirus tracking system
7 months ago

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

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

Google launches website that tracks social distancing

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

Google tells its North American employees to stay home

Google recommends its employees work from home due to coronavirus fears.
8 months ago
Google tells its North American employees to stay home
9 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
9 months ago
Marriage proposal shows up on Google Maps
9 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.
9 months ago
Artist tricks Google Maps into recording traffic jam
9 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.
9 months ago
About that Google Black History Month ad
9 months ago

Google CEO calls for regulation of artificial intelligence

Google’s chief executive is calling for a balanced approach to regulating artificial intelligence
9 months ago
Google CEO calls for regulation of artificial intelligence
10 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.
10 months ago
Exclusive: Google to reveal 2,000-person diversity and inclusion product team
10 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.
10 months ago
What to know about intermittent fasting, Google's most-searched diet of 2019
10 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
10 months ago
France fines Google $166 million for abusing ad dominance
10 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.
10 months ago
Former Google employee says she was 'fired in retaliation' for organizing efforts
10 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.
10 months ago
Former Google employee accuses company of illegal retaliation
10 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
10 months ago
UK opens inquiry into Google's takeover of data company
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Google's most-searched list for 2019
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Google's most-searched list for 2019: Disney+, Cameron Boyce and more
1 year ago

The Justice Department reportedly tracks Google’s purchase of Fitbit

Published reports say the feds are worried about antitrust issues.
1 year ago
The Justice Department reportedly tracks Google’s purchase of Fitbit
1 year 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."
1 year ago
NLRB launches investigation into firing of 4 Google employees
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Google employees' firing after protest leads to labor agency investigation
1 year 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.”
1 year ago
Google introducing feature allowing users to track packages
1 year ago

Googles founders step down as CEO and president

Plus, The Weeknd wins most popular song of the decade.
1 year ago
Googles founders step down as CEO and president
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin stepping down as CEO and president
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Google fires 4 employees just days after staff-organized protest