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UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019, 10:25 a.m.

German price platform sues Google over search results

A German price-comparison platform says it has filed a suit against Alphabet Inc.’s Google search business on allegations it has abused its dominant position by favoring its own price-comparison service …


UPDATED: Mon., April 8, 2019, 5:36 p.m.

Facebook, Google face widening crackdown over online content

Social media giants like Facebook and Google came under increasing pressure in Europe on Monday when countries proposed stricter rules to force them to block extreme material such as terrorist …


UPDATED: Mon., April 8, 2019, 5:41 p.m.

Big Tech feels the heat as U.S. moves to protect consumer data

A national law, the first of its kind in the U.S., could allow people to see or prohibit the use of their data. Companies would need permission to release such …


Bill introduced to help publishers bargain with tech giants

Legislation introduced in Congress would give financially struggling news publishers the right to bargain collectively with tech giants Facebook and Google.


Walmart partners with Google on grocery shopping via voice

Walmart partners with Google on voice-assisted grocery in latest attempt to challenge Amazon’s growing dominance.


UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 5:28 p.m.

Google, McClatchy collaborating on local news experiment

Google and the McClatchy publishing company say they will work together on an experiment launching three digital-only outlets to provide local news in U.S. communities that are currently news “deserts.”


UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 6:12 p.m.

Florida Man Googles self to find out which Florida Man he is

A social media challenge is encouraging people to look up what version of Florida Man they are based on their birthdays.


UPDATED: Wed., March 20, 2019, 7:05 p.m.

Europe fines Google $1.7 billion in antitrust case

Europe’s antitrust regulators have slapped Google with a big fine for the third time in less than two years.


Supreme Court: Google class-action case should be revisited

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed a lower court to take another look at a lawsuit that involved Google and privacy concerns and ended in a class-action settlement.


UPDATED: Tue., March 19, 2019, 7:38 p.m.

Goodbye console? Google launches game-streaming platform

Google says it will launch a video game streaming platform called Stadia, positioning itself to take on the traditional video-game business.


UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019, 4:53 p.m.

Google paid former exec $35 million after harassment claim

Google paid former search executive Amit Singhal $35 million in an exit package when he was reportedly forced to resign after a sexual assault investigation, according to court documents released …


Andy Parker: Google and YouTube are retraumatizing my family

The vitriol directed at me and my family since my daughter’s murder has been unbearable. So I was outraged to discover that recommendation algorithms for YouTube and its parent company, …


Google seeks tax breaks for $600M data center in Minnesota

Google’s plan to build a $600 million wind-powered data center in central Minnesota could hinge on the tech giant’s request for officials to waive 20 years’ worth of future taxes.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 6:06 p.m.

Google’s Nest home alarm system has microphone it forgot to mention

Google said Wednesday it forgot to mention that it included a microphone in its Nest Secure home alarm system, the latest privacy flub by one of the tech industry’s leading …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 7:31 p.m.

Google self-driving spinoff Waymo to put factory in Michigan to produce autonomous cars

Google’s self-driving car spinoff Waymo said Tuesday it will bring a factory to Michigan, creating up to 400 jobs at what it describes as the world’s first plant “100 percent” …


France fines Google nearly $57 million for first major violation of new European privacy regime

Google has been fined nearly $57 million by French regulators for violating Europe’s tough new data-privacy rules, marking the first major penalty brought against a U.S. tech giant since the …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 7:03 p.m.

Google considers building $600M data center in Minnesota

Google is looking into building a $600 million data center in central Minnesota that would be powered by two wind farms.


Google, Facebook to pay $450K for Washington state violation

Google and Facebook have agreed to pay $455,000 to settle allegations that they failed to keep proper records about who was paying for campaign ads on their sites, Washington state …


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 3:54 p.m.

Google, Facebook to pay $450K for Washington state violation

Google and Facebook have agreed to pay $455,000 to settle allegations that they failed to keep proper records about who was paying for campaign ads on their sites, Washington state …


Motley Fool: Google this stock

If you’re searching for a strong and growing company with a stock that isn’t terribly overvalued right now, take a look at Google parent company Alphabet


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 11, 2018, 6:34 p.m.

Hints of Democratic agenda as Google CEO testifies

Google CEO Sundar Pichai – and other tech executives who may be watching – got hints Tuesday of what issues they can expect to face as Democrats take control of …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 17, 2018, 7:32 p.m.

Silicon Valley East: Google plans $1B expansion in New York

Google is planning a major expansion in New York City, announcing Monday it will spend more than $1 billion on a new office complex that will allow the internet search …


Google tightens political ad rules ahead of Europe elections

Google said Thursday it’s expanding stricter political advertising requirements to the European Union as part of efforts to curb misinformation and increase transparency ahead of the bloc’s elections next year.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018, 6:34 p.m.

Apple CEO Tim Cook: ‘We have to admit when the free market is not working’

Apple chief executive Tim Cook argued in an interview with Axios that aired on HBO Sunday that the tech industry’s approach to privacy reflects a failure of the free market, …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 5:06 p.m.

Google bows to worker pressure on sexual misconduct policy

Google is promising to be more forceful and open about its handling of sexual misconduct cases, a week after thousands of high-paid engineers and others walked out in protest over …


Tool around the amazing Red Planet without leaving home

Google Mars lets you explore the Red Planet without the 140-million-mile journey.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 4:05 p.m.

Google employees walk out to protest treatment of women

Carrying signs with messages such as “Don’t be evil,” several hundred Google employees around the world briefly walked off the job Thursday in a protest against what they said is …


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 29, 2018, 4:56 p.m.

Google to give away $25 million to fund humane AI projects

Google will give away $25 million to projects that propose ways to use the artificial intelligence of computers to help create a more humane society.


Google bows out of Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud-computing race

Google will not compete for a $10 billion opportunity to build the Defense Department’s cloud-computing infrastructure, the company said Tuesday, saying the project could conflict with its corporate values regarding …


Google brings camera twists, bigger screens to Pixel phones

The third generation of Pixel phones unveiled Tuesday at an event in New York features screens that span from one edge to another. It’s the first time Google has embraced …