Stories tagged: Google
Tue., March 21, 2017, 8:38 a.m.
Google wants to make it easier for you to find answers and recommendations on smartphones without having to think about what to ask its search engine.
Fri., March 17, 2017, 1:25 p.m.
MINNEAPOLIS – A search warrant issued to Edina police to collect information on people who used certain search terms on Google is raising concerns about constitutional violations. Privacy law experts …
UPDATED: Thu., March 16, 2017, 6:04 p.m.
Google is now directing its review teams to flag content that might come across as upsetting or offensive in search results.
Mon., March 13, 2017, 12:55 p.m.
Self-driving car company Waymo asked a judge to bar Uber from continuing to make or use self-driving technology that the company claims was stolen by former employees, according to court …
Mon., Feb. 6, 2017, 10:59 a.m.
Stepping up their fight against the president’s immigration ban, some of Silicon Valley’s biggest tech companies – Apple, Google, Facebook and others – have filed a legal brief claiming the …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 6, 2017, 5:46 p.m.
In 2010, an advanced aircraft engineer at NASA’s Langley Research Center named Mark Moore published a white paper outlining the feasibility of electric aircrafts that could take off and land …
Thu., Feb. 2, 2017, 9:55 a.m.
The software industry went on a shopping spree in 2016, and this year could be even busier, bolstered by the new president’s policies and what one analyst suggests could be …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 6:18 p.m.
Alphabet Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Intel Corp., which all posted quarterly results Thursday, reinforced what’s become a truism in technology: the biggest growth is in businesses that deliver computing over …
Sun., Jan. 22, 2017
In August 2015, the company formerly known as Google changed its name and corporate structure to better reflect its business model and strategy. Alphabet (Nasdaq: GOOGL, GOOG) is now a …
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 12:10 p.m.
In some corners of the high-tech workplace, Amazon.com is more popular than Google. Services built by Amazon Web Services, Amazon’s cloud-computing division, were the fourth most popular workplace web application …
Sun., Dec. 25, 2016, 8:32 a.m.
A Google Inc. employee has filed a lawsuit against the technology giant, alleging the company’s confidentiality policies illegally dissuade current and former workers from whistle-blowing.
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 4:26 a.m.
Family members of three men killed in the Pulse nightclub attack are suing Twitter, Facebook and Google, claiming that the social media companies allowed the Islamic State terrorist group to …
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 4:06 p.m.
A month ago, Google pledged to make sure that the ads sold though its AdSense program wouldn’t go on fake news sites. But so far, the company has largely failed …
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 9:03 a.m.
A source familiar with a deal being announced between Cuba and Google says it will make Google websites like YouTube run up to 10 times faster on the island.
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 4:31 a.m.
Two months after rolling out its digital assistant, Google is opening its doors to outside developers to help the company chase rivals, particularly Amazon.com, in a critical technology race.
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 1:12 p.m.
Google, a trendsetter in the field of corporate purchases of wind and solar energy, made a striking proclamation Tuesday – by next year, it forecasts that it’ll be purchasing as …
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 1:46 p.m.
A Johannesburg startup is set to become the first company ever to manufacture smartphones in Africa, taking advantage of low costs and growing local demand to build handsets, tablets and …
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 11:41 a.m.
Google wants to make digitizing your old photo prints as easy as opening an app.
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 7:29 a.m.
Samsung Electronics is spending $8 billion to buy its way into a burgeoning market for automotive technology alongside Apple and Google as the smartphone business wanes.
Tue., Oct. 18, 2016, 4:31 p.m.
Google’s ambitious new smartphone, the Pixel, doesn’t offer a lot that’s new. Yet it’s still one of the best out there.
Sun., Oct. 16, 2016
Most of us have many forgotten photos on our phones. They don’t have to stay that way. Apple and Google are both applying a form of artificial intelligence called “machine …
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 6 p.m.
Washington voter rolls swelled by 50,000 in two days, aided by social media campaigns encouraging users to register to vote. Voter registrations in Idaho last month were about 40,000 ahead …
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016, 2:23 p.m.
Google launched an aggressive challenge to consumer electronics giants like Apple and Samsung on Tuesday, introducing a new line of smartphones called Pixel and other gadgets designed to showcase a …
Sat., Sept. 24, 2016, 8:37 a.m.
Google’s massive expansion into South Lake Union has been quickly approved, paving the way for Seattle’s newest marquee tech campus to begin construction soon.
Fri., Sept. 23, 2016, 3:45 p.m.
Shares of Twitter Inc. surged Friday after reports that the social media company could receive a formal bid soon. Citing unnamed sources, CNBC reported that Twitter has received “expressions of …
Thu., July 14, 2016, 12:50 p.m.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Women professionals will soon be better represented in emoji form. Google said Thursday that the Unicode Consortium, which controls emoji standards, has agreed to add 11 …
Thu., July 14, 2016, 10:47 a.m.
BRUSSELS – The European Union has opened a new front in its battle with Google, accusing the technology giant of abusing its dominant position in the online search market to …
Wed., July 13, 2016, 12:13 p.m.
Tech giants Google and LinkedIn may be rivals online, but they’re collaborating in the real world on a Silicon Valley land swap.
Thu., June 30, 2016, 10:38 a.m.
Google says it expects to have Google Calendar up and running normally following widespread reports of an outage.
Tue., June 28, 2016, 10:49 a.m.
Google is trying to make it easier for you to manage the vast pool of information that it collects about your online activities across phones, computers and other devices.