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May 12, 2022, 12:49 PM

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.
May 12, 2022, 12:49 PM
New gadgets announced at Google's annual event
April 28, 2022, 11:56 AM

Google allows users to request personal information removal

Google has added additional ways for users to remove their personal information from search results.
April 28, 2022, 11:56 AM
Google allows users to request personal information removal
1 month ago

Google Wallet may return

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

Beefing up its cybersecurity, Google buys Mandiant for $5.4B

Google is fortifying its cloud services with a $5.4 billion acquisition.
2 months ago
Beefing up its cybersecurity, Google buys Mandiant for $5.4B
3 months ago

Google introduces operating system 'OS Flex'

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

Google to work with Ford on Detroit research hub

Google is joining Ford Motor Co.'s effort to transform a once-dilapidated Detroit train station into a research hub focused on electric and self-driving vehicles
4 months ago
Google to work with Ford on Detroit research hub
4 months ago

Google to invest $1 billion to push India's digitalization

Google plans to invest up to $1 billion in partnership with India’s Airtel for providing affordable access to smartphones to over a billion Indians and accelerating the cloud ecosystem for businesses
4 months ago
Google to invest $1 billion to push India's digitalization
4 months ago

DC, 3 states sue Google saying it invades users' privacy

The District of Columbia and three states are suing Google
4 months ago
DC, 3 states sue Google saying it invades users' privacy
5 months ago

France fines Google, Facebook millions over tracking consent

French regulators have fined Google and Facebook a total of more than 200 million euros for not making it as easy for users to opt out of online tracking as it is for them to accept it
5 months ago
France fines Google, Facebook millions over tracking consent
5 months ago

German watchdog puts Google under closer antitrust scrutiny

Germany’s antitrust watchdog has paved the way for extra scrutiny of Google by designating it a company of “paramount significance.”
5 months ago
German watchdog puts Google under closer antitrust scrutiny
5 months ago

Russian court slaps Google, Meta with massive fines

A Moscow court has fined Google nearly $100 million and Facebook's parent company Meta $27 million over their failure to delete content banned by local law
5 months ago
6 months 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.
6 months ago
Google to unveil its first smartwatch in 2022
6 months ago

Google loses appeal of huge EU fine over shopping searches

A top European Union court has rejected Google’s appeal of a 2.4 billion euro fine from regulators who found the tech giant gave its own shopping recommendations an illegal advantage in search results
6 months ago
EU court rejects Google's appeal of $2.4B antitrust fine
7 months 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.
7 months ago
Google allows minors to have more control of their images
7 months 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.
7 months ago
Warning for Google Voice users after Americans suffer $4B in losses
7 months 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.
7 months ago
Google flagship phones to be unveiled Tuesday
7 months ago

Google cracks down on climate change denial by targeting ads

Google aims to stop climate change deniers profiting from misinformation.
7 months ago
Google to ban ads appearing next to climate denial content
8 months ago

Google: flight search tool can help you fly 'greener'

Searching for flights on Google just got “greener.”
8 months ago
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Google to release latest line up of Pixel phones
8 months ago

Google in court to appeal EU's 2018 Android antitrust case

Google is heading to a top European Union court to appeal a record EU penalty.
8 months ago
Google in court to appeal EU's 2018 Android antitrust case
8 months ago

Google to spend $2.1 billion on Manhattan campus acquisition

Google is planning to buy New York’s St.  John’s Terminal for $2.1 billion, making it the anchor of its Hudson Square campus
8 months ago
8 months ago

SKorea to fine Google $177M for forcing software on devices

South Korea’s competition watchdog says it plans to fine Google at least 207.4 billion won ($177 million) for allegedly blocking smartphone makers like Samsung from using other operating systems
8 months ago
SKorea to fine Google $177M for forcing software on devices
9 months ago

Google to invest $1.2B in Germany cloud computing program

Google has announced that it is investing $1.2 billion by 2030 to expand its cloud computing infrastructure in Germany and to increase the use of renewable energy
9 months ago
Google to invest $1.2B in Germany cloud computing program
10 months ago

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

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

Google founder gets New Zealand residency, raising questions

Google co-founder Larry Page has gained New Zealand residency, officials confirmed, stoking debate over whether extremely wealthy people can essentially buy access to the South Pacific country
10 months ago
Google founder gets New Zealand residency, raising questions
10 months ago

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
10 months ago
10 months ago

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
10 months ago
Google fined $592 million in dispute with French publishers
10 months 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.
10 months ago
3 dozen states file new antitrust suit against Google over its app store
10 months 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.
10 months ago
Google faces antitrust lawsuit
10 months ago

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
10 months ago
1 year 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 year ago
1 year 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
1 year ago
1 year 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
1 year ago
France fines Google $268M for unfair online ads treatment
1 year ago

Google rolling out its new operating system

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

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

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

Google shopping mobile app shutting down

The app is going dark for Apple and Android but not until June.
1 year ago
Google shopping mobile app shutting down
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Google wins in Supreme Court ‘copyright case of the century’
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Google wins big in Supreme Court clash with Oracle
1 year 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
1 year ago
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Google pledges nearly $30M to fight online misinformation, fake news
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Google pledges nearly $30 million to fight fake news
1 year 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.
1 year ago
New Android malware discovered
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Google reportedly working on a better memory for Google Assistant
1 year 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
1 year ago
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Study finds two-thirds of Google searches aren’t resulting in clicks
1 year ago

Google Android app issue

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