Stories tagged: Google
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.
Mon., June 6, 2016, 12:40 p.m.
The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from Google over a class-action lawsuit filed by advertisers who claim the internet company displayed their ads on “low quality” websites.
Wed., June 1, 2016, 9:04 p.m.
Soon, all you’ll need to do is Google yourself if you’re wondering how deeply Google has been digging into your digital life.
Fri., May 27, 2016, 7:10 a.m.
Google’s Android software just dodged a $9 billion bullet. A federal jury found Thursday that Google didn’t need permission to use a rival’s programming tools as it built Android – …
Wed., May 18, 2016, 11:55 a.m.
Google is showing off a new smart-home speaker, a virtual-reality system called Daydream and a chat service called Allo.
Fri., May 13, 2016, 12:05 p.m.
Philadelphia police officers attached a large Google Maps logo to a surveillance van in an apparent attempt to disguise it as one of the company’s street-filming cars.
Thu., May 12, 2016, 1:48 p.m.
In a proposal to the Unicode Consortium, which controls specifications for emojis, Google says it wants to create a new set “with a goal of highlighting the diversity of women’s …
Wed., May 11, 2016, 3:34 p.m.
Internet giant Google said Wednesday it will ban all ads from payday lenders, calling the industry “deceptive” and “harmful.” Google’s decision could have as much or even more impact on …
Sat., May 7, 2016, 9:03 a.m.
Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne says working with Google convinced him that self-driving technology is closer than he thought and could be on the road in five years.
Thu., April 28, 2016, 7 p.m.
Official race organizers, and a team of four enterprising Gonzaga University students, created two smartphone apps that seek to answer all your Bloomsday questions and give you access to instantaneous …
Thu., April 28, 2016, 3:37 p.m.
Fiat Chrysler and Google’s self-driving car project are in advanced talks to form a technical partnership. The talks were confirmed Thursday by a person familiar with the discussions. The person …
Mon., April 25, 2016, 11:30 a.m.
Dubai, already home to the world’s tallest building, is looking to get ahead by getting out of the driver’s seat.
Fri., April 22, 2016, 1:21 p.m.
Microsoft and Google have buried the legal hatchet. The technology giants, competitors in everything from search to smartphones, have agreed to withdraw complaints against each other filed with regulators worldwide.
Thu., April 21, 2016, 7:41 a.m.
As self-driving cars move toward becoming a reality for the general public, many blind or aging people and those with disabilities see a new opportunity for mobility approaching.
Wed., April 20, 2016, 6:32 p.m.
Comcast says later this year you won’t need a cable box to watch cable as the company follows its rivals in offering TV-watching apps.
Wed., April 20, 2016, 8:54 a.m.
The European Union is broadening its battle with Google, alleging that the technology giant rigs the global market for mobile apps by making its Android operating system give preferential treatment …
Mon., April 18, 2016, 10:37 a.m.
The Supreme Court turned away a challenge Monday to Google’s online book library from authors who complained that the project makes it harder for them to market their work.
Thu., April 7, 2016, 5:49 p.m.
Google is bringing its self-driving vehicles to Phoenix to see how the SUVs perform in Arizona’s sweltering summer.
Tue., March 29, 2016, 12:27 p.m.
Google has acquired 74 acres in The Dalles, making room for the company to add considerably to its growing data-center campus along the Columbia River.
Wed., March 23, 2016, 3 p.m.
Tablets may never again be the consumer sensation they once were, but they are finding new life among professionals. Unlike early models, newer tablets are meant to be used with …
Thu., March 17, 2016, 2:03 p.m.
Google wants Congress to create new federal powers that would let the tech giant receive special, expedited permission to bring to market a self-driving car that has no steering wheel …
Fri., March 11, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
Google is about to embark on an old-school search, swapping its Internet algorithm for a custom-built van that will cruise across the U.S. to find out how people use its …