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June 3, 2024 at 4:58 PM

Google announces changes to AI Overviews, a search feature with big implications

The new search feature has delivered 'odd and erroneous' responses, Google said.
June 3, 2024 at 4:58 PM
A Google logo is displayed on a smartphone with Artificial Intelligence symbol on the background, March 3, 2024.
May 29, 2024 at 2:44 PM

Chromebooks get AI boost

Google is introducing Gemini and AI tools to new models.
May 29, 2024 at 2:44 PM
VIDEO:  Chromebooks get AI boost
1 month ago

Google announces product updates at its developers conference

The company says AI is about to become ingrained in every part of its search engine.
1 month ago
VIDEO:  Google announces product updates at its developers conference
2 months ago

Google offers help for EV drivers

Google Maps adds features that it says will make it easier for electric vehicle drivers to find charging stations.
2 months ago
VIDEO:  Google offers help for EV drivers
2 months ago

Google launches ‘Find My Device’ feature

The Android update will help you find your lost phone even if it's offline.
2 months ago
VIDEO:  Google launches ‘Find My Device’ feature
3 months ago

Google offers more protection for your privacy while browsing

Google adds real-time safeguards to hide the sites you visit in default and safe browsing modes.
3 months ago
VIDEO:  Google offers more protection for your privacy while browsing
4 months ago

Google joins effort to increase transparency online with new digital standard

Google announces it is joining efforts of a new digital standard to increase transparency online.
4 months ago
FILE PHOTO: The Google logo is seen on the Google house at CES 2024, an annual consumer electronics trade show, in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. January 10, 2024. REUTERS/Steve Marcus/File Photo
6 months ago

Who is eligible for Google's $700 million settlement payout?

Tens of millions of consumers will receive compensation from Google.
6 months ago
Tens of millions of consumers will receive compensation from Google.
6 months ago

Google to pay consumers $700 million in settlement. Here's who's eligible

Tens of millions of consumers will receive compensation from Google. Who is eligible?
6 months ago
In this photo illustration, the Get it on Google Play logo is displayed on a smartphone screen.
6 months ago

Google’s upcoming privacy protections

Restrictions on third-party cookies will start rolling out on Chrome on Jan. 4, 2024.
6 months ago
VIDEO:  Google’s upcoming privacy protections
6 months ago

Google loses antitrust case against Epic Games

Epic Games, the maker of Fortnite, sued the search giant, claiming it engaged in improper conduct to exact fees and restrict competition.
6 months ago
VIDEO: Google loses antitrust case against Epic Games
6 months ago

Verdict in app store lawsuit

A jury has found Google guilty of violating antitrust laws for operating a monopoly with its app store. ABC News' Andrew Dymburt explains what happens next.
6 months ago
VIDEO: Verdict in app store lawsuit
6 months ago

By the Numbers: The year's top Google searches

A look at the numbers behind this year's most googled topics.
6 months ago
VIDEO: numebers
6 months ago

Google launches its most powerful AI model

The company claims its Gemini Pro outperformed OpenAI's latest GPT 3.5.
6 months ago
VIDEO:  Google launches its most powerful AI model
6 months ago

Google delays launch of next-gen AI model Gemini until 2024

Plus, PlayStation users will lose access to television shows from Discovery and rock band Kiss will continue on as digital avatars.
6 months ago
VIDEO: Google delays launch of next-gen AI model Gemini until 2024
6 months ago

Google begins process of deleting inactive Gmail accounts

Starting December 1, Google will begin purging accounts that have not been used or signed into for at least two years.
6 months ago
A view of a Google Gmail interface on a laptop in Ashford, Kent, Jan. 14, 2020.
7 months ago

Google looking into missing data from its cloud storage

Consumers are claiming months of missing data from Google devices.
7 months ago
VIDEO: Google looking into missing data from its cloud storage
7 months ago

Teenagers can now use Google’s AI Bard for homework

The company says that it has trained Bard to recognize areas that are inappropriate for younger users.
7 months ago
VIDEO:  Teenagers can now use Google’s AI Bard for homework
7 months ago

Google set to purge inactive accounts

The company says it will permanently delete millions of Gmail, Drive and Photos accounts that have been inactive for two years.
7 months ago
VIDEO:  Google set to purge inactive accounts
7 months ago

Google rolls out fix for Android 14 bug

The company said it has solved a major storage issue on some Pixel phones.
7 months ago
VIDEO:  Google rolls out fix for Android 14 bug
7 months ago

Google faces more antitrust trouble

For a second time, the company is being accused of unfair business practices, this time having to do with how much some people pay to use its "Play Store."
7 months ago
VIDEO: Google faces more antitrust trouble
8 months ago

An AI update is coming to Google Maps

The AI-powered features include an immersive view for routes and enhanced search results making Maps perform more like a Google search.
8 months ago
VIDEO: An AI update is coming to Google Maps
8 months ago

Google to unveil its latest devices

The launch is expected to include the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro phones along with the Pixel Watch 2.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Google to unveil its latest devices
9 months ago

Google opens AI search to teens

Plus, Fitbit unveils new Charge 6 smart band and Spotify increases number of transcripts for podcasts.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Google opens AI search to teens
9 months ago

Family suing Google Maps after father drives off a bridge

The family of a North Carolina man who died driving over a collapsed bridge says he was following directions in Google Maps.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Family suing Google Maps after father drives off a bridge
9 months ago

Google facing new lawsuit claiming Google Maps led to man's death

Philip Paxson’s family says the company was warned its maps software was directing people over a bridge that had collapsed years earlier.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Google facing new lawsuit claiming Google Maps led to man's death
9 months ago

Google to increase security update support for its Chromebooks

Google Chromebooks will be eligible for 10 years of security updates starting in 2024.
9 months ago
VIDEO:  Google to increase security update support for its Chrome Books
9 months ago

Business Headlines: Biggest tech antitrust trial in 25 years is now underway

The Department of Justice is targeting Google and its dominance in internet searches.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Business Headlines: Biggest tech antitrust trial in 25 years now underway
9 months ago

Landmark Google antitrust trial begins

The tech giant is accused of stifling competition and creating an online monopoly. ABC News’ Derricke Dennis explains.
9 months ago
VIDEO:  Landmark Google antitrust trial begins
9 months ago

DOJ set to take historic antitrust case against Google to trial

Google has previously denied wrongdoing and described the Justice Department's lawsuit as "deeply flawed."
9 months ago
Google has previously denied wrongdoing and described the Justice Department's lawsuit as "deeply flawed."
9 months ago

DOJ set to take historic antitrust case against Google to trial

It claims Google's search engine harmed consumers by stifling competition.
9 months ago
Google logo photo illustration, Feb. 14, 2020.
9 months ago

Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro coming Oct. 4, 2023

The company says the devices will feature the most advanced pixel camera yet.
9 months ago
VIDEO:  Google Pixel 8 + Pixel 8 Pro coming October 4, 2023
9 months ago

Google turns 25

Plus, FEMA and the FCC will test alert systems on phones and TVs in October and Meta and LG are reportedly teaming up to build a new VR headset to compete with Apple’s Vision Pro.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Google turns 25
1 year ago

Google asks users to join waiting list to try AI-powered search

Google’s AI-powered search competes directly with Bing AI and ChatGPT.
1 year ago
VIDEO:  Google asks users to join waiting list to try AI-powered search
1 year ago

Google mobile gadgets unveiled

The company says its Pixel Fold is the thinnest foldable smartphone on the market.
1 year ago
VIDEO:  Google mobile gadgets unveiled
1 year ago

Google to hold annual developer conference

Plus, Apple is bringing Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro to iPads, and Wendy's is testing AI to take orders.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Google to hold annual developer conference
1 year ago

Google rolls out password-free logins

The company now supports passkeys which allow users to access accounts using fingerprint, face-scan or a screen lock pin.
1 year ago
VIDEO:  Google rolls out password-free logins
1 year ago

Apple and Google team up to fight location tracking

The companies are working together to propose industry standards meant to help combat the misuse of Bluetooth location tracking devices.
1 year ago
VIDEO:  Apple and Google team up to fight location tracking
1 year ago

‘Godfather of AI’ sounds alarm

A former Google employee has joined a chorus of industry leaders calling for regulation of artificial intelligence amid word that the technology is being used for mind-reading.
1 year ago
VIDEO:  ‘Godfather of AI’ sounds alarm
1 year ago

Google allegedly working on new search engine: Report

According to The New York Times, the search engine will be powered by AI to offer a more personalized experience.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Google allegedly working on new search engine: Report
1 year ago

Google offers early access to Bard, its conversational AI chatbot

The company invites its Pixel superfans to try out Bard and offer feedback.
1 year ago
VIDEO:  Google offers early access to Bard, its conversational AI chatbot
1 year ago

Google is expanding its health care AI. Here's what you need to know

Google is expanding its health care AI including partnerships to detect diseases sooner, answering medical questions and helping people find free and low cost care.
1 year ago
Google logo photo illustration, Feb. 14, 2020.
1 year ago

Google expanding AI in the health care field

Research in medical large language models and other AI technologies could help make health care more accessible and equitable around the world.
1 year ago
Research in medical large language models and other AI technologies could help make health care more accessible and equitable around the world.
1 year ago

Google Pixel ‘Night Sight’

Google Pixel 6 new features include faster “night sight” for capturing those low-light photos.
1 year ago
VIDEO:  Google Pixel ‘Night Sight’
1 year ago

Google announces new AI program named Bard

If you ever needed artificial intelligence's help to plan a friend's baby shower, your time has come, as Google officially unveiled an AI program it's calling Bard.
1 year ago
If you ever needed artificial intelligence's help to plan a friend's baby shower, your time has come, as Google officially unveiled an AI program it's calling Bard.
1 year ago

Senator calls on Apple, Google to remove TikTok from app stores

TikTok has more than 100 million monthly active users in the U.S.
1 year ago
TikTok has more than 100 million monthly active users in the U.S.
1 year ago

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.
1 year ago
Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Tuesday that the Justice Department and eight other states filed an anti-trust lawsuit against Google.
1 year ago

DOJ files 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.
1 year ago
A view of the Google logo on a temporary house during CES 2023, an annual consumer electronics trade show, in Las Vegas, Jan. 6, 2023.
1 year ago

Tech layoffs: Google to cut 12,000 jobs from 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.
1 year ago
The logo for Google is seen at the Google Store Chelsea in New York City on Nov. 17, 2021.
1 year ago

Google plans to cut 12,000 jobs globally

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai informed employees about the job cuts in an email.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Google plans to cut 12,000 jobs