Stories tagged: google
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 18, 2019, 7:57 p.m.
A Google affiliate started using drones Friday to deliver customers’ Walgreens and FedEx purchases in a test being run in a Virginia town.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019, 3:31 p.m.
Google unveiled the newest version of its flagship phone Tuesday, complete with features to help it compete with rivals including a more advanced camera, a faster artificial intelligence assistant and …
Tue., Sept. 24, 2019, 3:01 p.m.
Handing Google a major victory, the European Union’s highest court ruled Tuesday that the EU’s “right to be forgotten” rules that allow people to control what comes up when their …
Fri., Sept. 20, 2019, 10:44 a.m.
Google is planning to invest 3 billion euros to expand its data centers across Europe in the next two years.
Thu., Sept. 19, 2019, 11:21 a.m.
Huawei launched a new flagship smartphone on Thursday but it comes without popular Google apps such as Chrome or YouTube after U.S. sanctions kicked in, limiting its appeal to consumers.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019, 5:19 p.m.
Walgreens and a Google affiliate are testing drone deliveries that can put drugstore products on customer doorsteps minutes after being ordered.
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 2:20 p.m.
Tech giant Google said Thursday it has paid over one billion dollars to French authorities to settle a years-long dispute over allegations of tax fraud.
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 10:41 a.m.
Under the settlement with the National Labor Relations Board, Google has agreed to post a notice to remind employees of their rights.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019, 1:35 p.m.
The Monday announcement closely followed one from a separate group of states Friday that disclosed an investigation into Facebook’s market dominance. The two probes widen the antitrust scrutiny of big …
Fri., Sept. 6, 2019, 11:47 a.m.
Responding to ubiquitous online marketing by stem cell clinics selling unapproved treatments for everything from achy joints to Alzheimer’s, Google announced Friday it will no longer accept ads for “unproven …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019, 5:12 p.m.
Two bipartisan groups of state attorneys general are launching separate antitrust investigations into Facebook and Google, adding to regulatory scrutiny of two of the world’s largest and most ubiquitous tech …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 5:29 p.m.
General Motors is hiring Google to run key parts of its dashboard infotainment system, admitting that the tech firm can do a better job.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019, 7:53 p.m.
Google’s video site YouTube has been fined $170 million to settle allegations it collected children’s personal data without their parents’ consent.
Tue., Aug. 27, 2019, 12:04 p.m.
A former Google engineer was charged Tuesday with stealing closely guarded secrets that he later sold to Uber as the ride-hailing service scrambled to catch up in the high-stakes race …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 6:47 p.m.
Hundreds of Google employees are calling on the company to pledge it won’t work with U.S. Customs and Border Protection or ICE – the latest in a year full of …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019, 6:26 p.m.
A federal appeals court has rejected a settlement in a class-action lawsuit alleging that Google spied on users’ online activity using tracking “cookies,” even when privacy settings were set to …
Fri., July 26, 2019, 11:46 a.m.
President Donald Trump is promising to retaliate against France for adopting a pioneering tax on internet giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook.
UPDATED: Tue., July 23, 2019, 3:22 p.m.
The U.S. Justice Department opened a sweeping antitrust investigation of big technology companies and whether their online platforms have hurt competition, suppressed innovation or otherwise harmed consumers.
Thu., July 11, 2019, 1:06 p.m.
France adopted a pioneering tax on internet giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook on Thursday, despite U.S. threats of new tariffs on French imports.
Wed., June 26, 2019, 3:41 p.m.
Denver drivers using Google Maps to get to the city’s airport last weekend and trying to avoid a traffic jam were sent on a detour that took them down a …
Tue., June 18, 2019, 4:55 p.m.
Google is making a $1 billion commitment to address the soaring price of housing in the San Francisco Bay Area, a problem that the internet company and its Silicon Valley …
Thu., June 6, 2019, 6:23 p.m.
Google will kick off its Stadia streaming service to challenge the video game industry in November – but initially only as part of a $130 bundle that includes hardware and …
Tue., June 4, 2019, 3:41 p.m.
The federal government may be warming up its antitrust enforcement machine and pointing it at Big Tech.
UPDATED: Mon., May 20, 2019, 10:30 p.m.
Huawei could quickly lose its grip on the No. 2 ranking in worldwide cellphone sales after Google announced it would comply with U.S. government restrictions meant to punish the Chinese …
UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Livestreaming terrorist attacks. Using social media to spread deadly ideas. Manipulating banned videos to keep sharing them online. World leaders and tech bosses are meeting Wednesday in Paris to find …
Thu., May 9, 2019, 4:30 p.m.
Google’s animal cruelty prohibition does not apply to hunting ads, according to a company spokeswoman who explained how a Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation video ad was mistakenly rejected in April.
Tue., May 7, 2019, 5:07 p.m.
Google’s self-driving car spinoff Waymo is teaming up with Lyft in Arizona to attempt to lure passengers away from ride-hailing market leader Uber.
UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019, 4:29 p.m.
Google announced updates for its artificially intelligent voice assistant and new privacy tools to give people more control over how they’re being tracked on the go or in their own …
Tue., April 23, 2019, 3:26 p.m.
Google’s self-driving car spinoff Waymo says it will reopen an axle plant in Detroit to convert conventional vehicles so they can drive autonomously.
UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019, 10:25 a.m.
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 …