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Pressure is building among some Democrats for another antitrust probe of Google

A top Democrat in Congress is calling on the U.S. government to investigate Google, the latest sign that some of the party’s lawmakers are ready to challenge the tech industry …


Ex-Googler turns mom’s money into a billion dollars

Yang combined his Google money with his mom’s, and with less than $1 million in seed capital he moved from California to Shenzhen, a hub in southern China for technology …


UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018, 7:25 p.m.

Tech leaders seek more focus on AI at White House summit

Top U.S. tech executives and researchers are planning to press the Trump administration to invest in artificial intelligence and craft policies they hope will strengthen the economy without displacing jobs.


Google CEO unveils new era of robots that sound like humans

Google CEO Sundar Pichai broke a new barrier in artificial intelligence technology Tuesday when he unveiled a voice assistant that sounds exactly like a human voice.


UPDATED: Tue., May 8, 2018, 5:36 p.m.

How Google aims to simplify your life with AI

Google put the spotlight on its artificial intelligence smarts at its annual developers conference Tuesday, announcing new consumer features aimed at simplifying your life.


Google to verify identity of U.S. political ad buyers

Google says it will do a better job of verifying the identity of political ad buyers in the U.S. by requiring a government-issued ID and other key information.


Motley Fool: Learn your Alphabet

With Alphabet’s unparalleled control of search and promising position in many other businesses, investors might want to buy and hold Alphabet for decades.


After Facebook scrutiny, is Google next?

Facebook has taken the lion’s share of scrutiny from Congress and the media about data-handling practices that allow savvy marketers and political agents to target specific audiences, but it’s far …


Child advocates ask FTC to investigate YouTube

In a complaint filed Monday, child advocates and consumer groups are asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate and impose potentially billions of dollars of penalties on Google for allegedly …


UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018, 9:31 p.m.

How you’re tracked online – and what you can do about it

Though Facebook gets the attention because of a recent privacy gaffe, the social network is far from alone in collecting massive amounts of data on you to help marketers sell …


UPDATED: Tue., March 27, 2018, 7:11 p.m.

Appeals court finds Google infringed on Oracle’s Java

A federal appeals court has overturned a decision in a long-running legal battle over whether Google infringed on Oracle’s Java programming language to build its hugely popular mobile operating system, …


UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 9:54 a.m.

Google to ban cryptocurrency and related advertisements

Google says it is going to ban advertisements for cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, as well as related content like trading advice and cryptocurrency wallets.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 2:31 p.m.

Google’s digital assistant branches out to Nest camera, , raises privacy concerns

Google’s voice-activated assistant is branching out to Nest’s deluxe security camera in an expansion that may amplify the privacy concerns surrounding internet-connected microphones.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 3 p.m.

Critics wary as Google’s Chrome begins an ad crackdown

On Thursday, Google will begin using its Chrome browser to reshape the web by eradicating ads it deems annoying or otherwise detrimental to users. It just so happens that many …


Big tech companies, lawmakers support Microsoft in Supreme Court case

Nearly 300 companies, groups and individuals filed briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court this week in support of Microsoft in a case that has far-reaching implications for digital privacy across …


Humans will review video from most popular YouTube creators

Google says humans will now review video from its most popular YouTube creators after recent complaints.


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 4:10 p.m.

Amazon’s Alexa, Google’s Assistant compete at CES to control the smart home

In what’s becoming an annual tradition, the CES electronics trade show, being held this week in Las Vegas, has brought a flurry of announcements of new gadgets built to work …


Amazon making nice, prepares sales of Apple TV, Chromecast

Amazon is angling for a truce in its two-year battle with Apple and Google over streaming gadgets: It says it is preparing to put Apple TV and Chromecast back on …


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 3:22 p.m.

Google blocks YouTube on Amazon devices in escalating feud

Google is pulling its popular YouTube video service from Amazon’s Fire TV and Echo Show devices in an escalating feud that has caught consumers in the crossfire.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 12:48 p.m.

Google’s phones and other gadgets have had a bumpy ride

Google, which prides itself on developing simple, intuitive software that seems to know what you want almost before you do, is finding itself in a very different world when it …


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 6:56 p.m.

FCC chairman sets out to repeal ‘net neutrality’ rules

The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission set out Tuesday to scrap rules around open internet access, a move that would allow giant cable and telecom companies to throttle broadband …


Missouri attorney general investigating Google

Missouri’s attorney general announced Monday that his office is investigating Google for potential violations of the state’s consumer-protection and antitrust laws.


IBM ups pressure on rivals with quantum computer prototype

IBM is increasing the pressure on Google in the battle to commercialize quantum computing technology.


Face to face with Nest’s smartest home security camera – no disguising its abilities

Nest’s new home security camera is supposed to be so smart that it can identify people it’s been introduced to.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 10:38 p.m.

Russian election meddling: Should tech giants have known?

There were telltale signs of Russians using social media to meddle in last year’s U.S. elections long before tech companies wised up to it.


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 6:44 p.m.

Newly disclosed Facebook ads show Russia’s cyber intrusion

Lawmakers on Wednesday released a trove of Facebook ads linked to a Russian effort to disrupt the American political process and whip up tensions around divisive social issues.


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 6:11 p.m.

Senators blast Facebook, Twitter, Google in Russia probe

As revelations emerged that Russian-linked accounts reached many more American voters than previously thought, Tech giants Facebook, Twitter and Google on Tuesday defended their security measures and promised a Senate …


Facebook stumbles with early effort to stamp out fake news

Facebook’s strategy to stamp out fake news is struggling. The company outsources the process to third-party fact checkers who can only tackle a small fraction of the bogus news that …


Amazon, Facebook and Google beef up lobbying spending

Facebook, Google and Amazon bolstered their lobbying spending in the past three months as Washington takes a closer look at the market power of some of America’s biggest tech companies.


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 6:19 p.m.

Google parent leads $1B Lyft investment, deepening Uber rift

Google’s parent company is throwing its financial support behind ride-hailing service Lyft, deepening its rift with market leader Uber.