11/30/2020 - Vietnam: Facebook and Google 'complicit' in censorship
12/08/2020 - Australia To Make Facebook, Google Pay News Outlets For Content
12/08/2020 - Australia to debate bill to make Google and Facebook pay for news
12/08/2020 - Google, Facebook Win Key Concession In New Australian Law To Pay For News
12/10/2020 - France Imposes 135 Million Euros In Fines On Google, Amazon
12/10/2020 - Google launches knowledge panels in search results to tackle misinformation about Covid vaccines
12/11/2020 - California is the first Democratic state to ask to join DOJ lawsuit against Google
12/14/2020 - Google suffers widespread outage taking YouTube, Gmail and Drive apps offline
12/14/2020 - Google outage: YouTube, Docs and Gmail knocked offline
12/14/2020 - Timnit Gebru: Google and big tech are 'institutionally racist'
12/15/2020 - Google Resolves Problem With Gmail After Outage
12/16/2020 - Texas leads new antitrust lawsuit against Google targeting ad tech
12/16/2020 - Google says Texas was wrong about its deal with WhatsApp — it's just a backup service
12/17/2020 - Google Secretly Gave Facebook Perks, Data In Ad Deal: US States
12/17/2020 - Google's $2.1 billion acquisition of Fitbit conditionally approved by European Commission
12/17/2020 - Google is a better vaccine recovery stock than Facebook in first half of 2021, Bank of America says
12/22/2020 - Google and Facebook reportedly agreed to help each other against potential antitrust action
12/24/2020 - Don't expect Google to compete with Amazon in e-commerce anytime soon
12/30/2020 - Google Begins Countdown To 2021 With This Adorable Doodle
01/08/2021 - Google removes Parler, popular with Trump supporters, from app store for Android
01/08/2021 - Google Pulls Parler App After US Violence, Apple Gives 24-Hour Warning
01/09/2021 - After Google, Apple Suspends Parler Social Network Over US Capitol Siege
01/11/2021 - Parler CEO says app will be offline 'longer than expected' because of Amazon, Apple and Google
01/11/2021 - Facebook, Google, Microsoft and others pause political contributions after U.S. Capitol riot
01/12/2021 - Google Launches $3 Million Fund To Fight Vaccine Misinformation
01/12/2021 - Google suspends Trump's YouTube account, disables comments
01/13/2021 - Google To Pause All Political Ads Ahead Of Biden's Inauguration
01/18/2021 - Google defends its partnership with Facebook, denies states' claim of anticompetitive advantage
01/20/2021 - Trump Pardons Former Google Engineer Sentenced For Stealing Trade Secret
01/20/2021 - Trump pardons Anthony Levandowski who was sentenced to prison for stealing trade secrets from Google
01/21/2021 - Google Says Will Disable Search In Australia If Forced To Pay For Content
01/21/2021 - Google threatens to withdraw search engine from Australia
01/21/2021 - "We Don't Respond To Threats": Australian PM Over Google's Warning
01/22/2021 - Could Google really leave Australia?
01/22/2021 - Google threatens to shut down in Australia over proposed tech law
01/22/2021 - Democratic senators urge Facebook, Google and Twitter to crack down on vaccine misinformation
01/22/2021 - Google's Sundar Pichai, Apple's Tim Cook Applaud US Immigration Reforms
01/25/2021 - Google Opening Up Its Spaces In US For Covid Vaccination: Sundar Pichai
01/25/2021 - Google says it won't fund members of Congress who voted against election results
01/27/2021 - Google Revives Its Australia News Website Plan Amid Row With Government
01/27/2021 - Google To Stop Using Apple Tool To Track iPhone Users, Avoiding Warning
01/29/2021 - The retail trading boom turned Apple and Google's app stores upside down
01/31/2021 - As Google Eyes Australia Exit, Microsoft Talks Bing With PM Morrison
02/01/2021 - Ford and Google sign six-year deal for in-car connectivity and cloud services
02/01/2021 - Google To Spend $3.8 Million To Settle Accusations Of Hiring, Pay Biases
02/02/2021 - Microsoft Backs Australia's Proposed Laws Targeting Facebook, Google
02/02/2021 - Sergey Brin: Google co-founder sets up family firm in Singapore
02/03/2021 - Google Co-Founder Sergey Brin Opens Family Office In Singapore
02/03/2021 - Amazon and Google reaped big rewards from a rebound in Q4 ad spend
02/03/2021 - 2 Google Engineers Quit Over Artificial Intelligence Researcher's Firing
02/03/2021 - Google CEO met Australia's prime minister after threatening to pull out its search engine
02/05/2021 - Google has to make the call on its future in Australia, competition watchdog says
02/08/2021 - Google warns pandemic could hinder its ability to 'maintain corporate culture' in 2021
02/09/2021 - Australia media bill to become law 'fairly soon' despite Google, Facebook objections, minister says
02/12/2021 - Imagine Life Without Google. Australia Faces The Unthinkable
02/15/2021 - Australia's political opposition will reportedly support proposed media law on Facebook, Google
02/17/2021 - Google Maps now lets you pay for parking without leaving the app
02/17/2021 - Google will pay News Corp for the right to showcase its news articles
02/17/2021 - Google Strikes Deal With News Corp Amid Pressure On Regulation
02/17/2021 - Google to pay Murdoch's News Corporation for stories
02/17/2021 - Australia news code: What’s this row with Facebook and Google all about?
02/18/2021 - Google agrees to pay Australian media news content, but Facebook blocks Aussie users
02/18/2021 - Facebook, Google and Twitter CEOs will make another appearance before Congress in March
02/19/2021 - Margaret Mitchell: Google fires AI ethics founder
02/19/2021 - Google To Evaluate Executive Performance On Diversity, Inclusion
02/19/2021 - Google Artificial Intelligence Chief Apologises For Firing Black Employee
02/21/2021 - Google's program for Black college students suffered disorganization and culture clashes
02/22/2021 - Australia Says No Further Facebook, Google Amendments As Final Vote Nears
02/22/2021 - Google lifts pause on political ads that started after Capitol riots
02/23/2021 - Two years after launch, Huawei to roll out its Google Android rival to phones — with big challenges
02/24/2021 - Australia passes law to make Google and Facebook pay for news
02/24/2021 - Australia passes new media law that will require Google, Facebook to pay for news
02/25/2021 - Australian bill confirms Facebook and Google agreement to pay local media for content
02/26/2021 - Judge In Google Case Disturbed That Even "Incognito" Users Are Tracked
02/28/2021 - Coinbase and Roblox take a page from Google, keeping marketing costs way down ahead of public debuts
03/01/2021 - Google Preps For Remote Work In Time Of Pandemic With 'Workspace' Refresh
03/03/2021 - Google says it won't use new ways of tracking you as it phases out browser cookies for ads
03/03/2021 - Google promises to drop personalised ad tracking
03/04/2021 - The Trade Desk stock drops 20% in two days after Google clarifies ad-tracking policy
03/08/2021 - Google HR 'suggested medical leave' for racism victims
03/10/2021 - Google's privacy update walloped ad tech shares, but analysts still see these four stocks as a buy
03/12/2021 - Facebook, Google Lobbyists Fight Bill That Would Help US News Industry
03/12/2021 - Microsoft and Google spar ahead of antitrust hearing on tech and the future of news
03/16/2021 - Google unveils new Nest Hub that can track your sleep with radar
03/16/2021 - Google cuts app store fees for developers on first million in annual sales
03/16/2021 - Google and Apple are giving up less than 5% of their revenue from apps with payout changes: estimate
03/17/2021 - Robinhood beefs up executive team with Google veteran to lead product ahead of IPO
03/18/2021 - Google to spend $7 billion in data centers and office space in 2021
03/18/2021 - Google Says It Will Invest Over $7 Billion In US, Create 10,000 Jobs
03/22/2021 - Google exec who led payments, ChromeOS and user growth is leaving
03/24/2021 - 5 Things To Watch As Facebook, Google, Twitter CEOs Testify In Congress
03/29/2021 - Facebook, Google's New Plan To Connect Southeast Asia And America
03/30/2021 - Google Maps To Start Directing Drivers To "Eco-Friendly" Routes
03/30/2021 - Google Maps to start showing eco-friendly routes
03/31/2021 - Google, BMW, Volvo Sign Call For Temporary Ban On Deep-Sea Mining
04/01/2021 - Google pushes start button for reopening offices
04/05/2021 - Supreme Court rules in Google's favor in copyright dispute with Oracle over Android software
04/05/2021 - Google Wins Over Oracle In Key US Supreme Court Copyright Case
04/05/2021 - Google will stop using Oracle's finance software and adopt SAP instead
04/06/2021 - Another prominent Google scientist is leaving the company amid fallout from fired AI researcher
04/06/2021 - High-Ranking Researcher Resigns From Google Artificial Intelligence Team
04/07/2021 - Peter Thiel criticizes Google and Apple for being too close to China
04/07/2021 - The woman who took on Google and won
04/09/2021 - White House set to host Google, Intel CEOs to discuss computer chip supply chain
04/09/2021 - Google denies report that its next phone is canceled, says Pixel 5a 5G coming this year
04/12/2021 - Google could match Amazon and Microsoft with virtual desktop tool, but keeps it for employees only
04/14/2021 - Google backs former DeepMind employee’s 'solar forecasting' start-up
04/15/2021 - Tech industry group funded by Amazon, Facebook and Google says it supports a corporate tax hike
04/15/2021 - Google Earth time-lapse feature winds clock back 37 years
04/16/2021 - Australia finds Google misled users over data collection
04/18/2021 - Google Doodle Honours Vera Gendroitch, Russia's First Female War Surgeon
04/21/2021 - Daily Mail owner sues Google over search results
04/21/2021 - Facebook, Google and Amazon are reaping the benefits from advertising's pandemic hot streak
04/21/2021 - 'We're all afraid' of Google and Apple, app makers tell Congress
04/21/2021 - Google and Apple attacked on app store 'monopoly'
04/21/2021 - US Senators Question Apple And Google On Power To "Suppress" Apps
04/22/2021 - Argentine version of Google falls into “wrong” hands leading to search engine's temporary collapse
04/22/2021 - 4chan founder Chris Poole has left Google
04/23/2021 - Google's recently promoted Search boss made $55 million last year
04/26/2021 - Covid: Google and Microsoft bosses pledge support to India
04/27/2021 - Senators ask Google about phone call to Match on day before testimony
04/27/2021 - Google owner sees record profits as lockdown boom continues
04/27/2021 - Australia warns Google and Apple over app stores
04/28/2021 - Google Battles Landmark UK Class Action Over Alleged iPhone Tracking
05/05/2021 - Google relaxes remote work plan, will let 20% of employees telecommute
05/10/2021 - Citi downgrades Facebook and Google, says ad market expectations are too bullish
05/11/2021 - Google Adds Vaccine Info Panels To Search, Bed Availability On Its Maps
05/13/2021 - Italy Fines Google $123 Million For Abuse Of Dominant Position
05/13/2021 - Google wins cloud deal from Elon Musk's SpaceX for Starlink internet connectivity
05/14/2021 - Google leads court filing supporting tens of thousands of U.S. visa-holders' ability to work
05/14/2021 - Google Leads US Business Push To Safeguard Work Permits For H-1B Spouses
05/15/2021 - Google Leads Tech Giants To Seek Work Visas For Spouses Of H-1B Holders
05/15/2021 - Google buys 30-hectare property in Uruguay's Science Park
05/16/2021 - Why former Google ads boss Sridhar Ramaswamy is building an ad-free search engine
05/16/2021 - Israel-Gaza: Why is the region blurry on Google Maps?
05/18/2021 - How Google's $150 billion advertising business works
05/18/2021 - Shopify stock pops after Google announces online shopping expansion
05/18/2021 - Here's what Google announced today at its first developer conference since 2019
05/18/2021 - Six announcements from Google I/O
05/20/2021 - Google's first retail store will open in New York this summer
05/20/2021 - California Gov. Newsom gushes over Google as he signs real-estate bill on site of future mega-campus
05/24/2021 - Verizon offers free Apple Arcade and Google Play Plus for select unlimited subscribers
05/25/2021 - Russia threatens to slow down Google over 'banned content'
05/26/2021 - Google gets the green light to build multi-billion dollar megacampus in San Jose
05/27/2021 - How Google is trying to keep advertisers happy while also improving user privacy
05/28/2021 - Google Near Settlement Of French Antitrust Case: Report
06/01/2021 - Google Celebrates American Gay Rights Activist Frank Kameny With Doodle
06/03/2021 - Google diversity head removed over anti-Semitic blog post
06/03/2021 - Google reassigns diversity lead after anti-Semitic blog post comes to light
06/03/2021 - Google follows Apple's lead and makes it harder for advertisers to track users on Android
06/04/2021 - Kannada: Google apologises for 'ugliest Indian language' search result
06/04/2021 - Google is moving parts of YouTube to its cloud service
06/07/2021 - France Fines Google 220 Million Euros Over Online Ad Dominance
06/07/2021 - Google Agrees To Alter Ad Practices After France Imposes Fine
06/07/2021 - France fines Google $267 million for abusing 'dominant position' in online advertising
06/07/2021 - Amazon, Google and Facebook will be hit hard by the G-7 tax deal. Here's how they responded
06/08/2021 - Google Honours "Miss Little Miracle" Shirley Temple With A Doodle
06/08/2021 - US State Ohio Sues To Have Google Declared A Public Utility
06/09/2021 - Google's health lead says 'global impact' is more important than revenue for now
06/09/2021 - Democrats circulate draft antitrust bills that could reshape Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google
06/11/2021 - Lawmakers unveil major bipartisan antitrust reforms that could reshape Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google
06/11/2021 - Google Honours "Lady Of The Stars" Margherita Hack With A Doodle
06/14/2021 - Google, Facebook, Amazon and more urge SEC to mandate regular climate reports
06/15/2021 - Apple and Google are forcing a rethink in advertising, ad guru Maurice Levy says
06/18/2021 - Google's Adtech Business To Face European Union Probe By Year-End: Report
06/18/2021 - Google Searches For New Measure Of Skin Tones To Curb Bias In Products
06/19/2021 - Google Doodle Pops Up To Wish "Happy Father's Day"
06/22/2021 - EU opens antitrust probe into Google's advertising unit
06/22/2021 - European Union Launches Antitrust Probe Against Google Over Online Ads
06/22/2021 - Google, Amazon accuse lawmakers of harming small businesses as Big Tech antitrust bills move through Congress
06/22/2021 - Google To Soon Face Lawsuit Over Play Store From US States: Sources
06/24/2021 - Google pushes back deadline to kill third-party cookies to 2023
06/25/2021 - Amazon and Google face UK competition probe over fake reviews
06/25/2021 - UK Regulator Opens Formal Probe Into Amazon, Google Over Fake Reviews
06/25/2021 - Amazon and Google probed over efforts to stop fake reviews
06/27/2021 - How Google won over some of its biggest critics to build a megacampus in San Jose
06/28/2021 - Google Services Down For Some Users: Downdetector
07/02/2021 - Google Doodle Honours Ludwig Guttmann, Who Founded Paralympic Movement
07/07/2021 - Satellite imagery company Planet Labs is going public, backed by Google, BlackRock and Marc Benioff
07/07/2021 - Trump to say he is suing Twitter, Facebook, Google and their CEOs
07/07/2021 - Trump sues Twitter, Google and Facebook alleging 'censorship'
07/07/2021 - Dozens Of US States Sue Google Alleging Antitrust Violations
07/07/2021 - States bring a new antitrust suit against Google over its mobile app store
07/07/2021 - Dozens Of US States Accuse Google Of App Store Monopoly
07/11/2021 - Google boss Sundar Pichai on tax and his personal tech habits
07/13/2021 - France Fines Google 500 Million Euros Over News Copyright Row
07/15/2021 - Google separates with Cloud VP after employees complain about manifesto
07/20/2021 - Biden to nominate Google critic and progressive favorite Kanter to lead DOJ Antitrust Division
07/26/2021 - Thomas Kurian, Kerala-Born Executive Behind Google Cloud's Rapid Growth
07/28/2021 - Google postpones return-to-work until October, will require vaccinations
07/28/2021 - Google Requires Employee Vaccinations, Pushes Back Reopening
07/29/2021 - Russia Fines Google For Violating Personal Data Law
07/30/2021 - Google founders have sold $1 billion in stock since May, most since 2017
08/02/2021 - Google will abandon Qualcomm and build its own smartphone processors this year
08/04/2021 - Google Mogul Larry Page Allowed Into New Zealand Despite Closed Border
08/05/2021 - Amazon, Google and other tech companies join government effort to fight ransomware
08/05/2021 - Amazon, Google, Microsoft Join US Cyber Team To Fight Ransomware
08/06/2021 - Google is planning a new Silicon Valley campus with hardware hub, plans show
08/06/2021 - Google billionaire Larry Page has been granted New Zealand residency
08/07/2021 - Larry Page: Google co-founder granted New Zealand residency
08/10/2021 - Google Employees Who Work From Home Will Take Pay Cut
08/11/2021 - Google may cut pay of staff who work from home
08/11/2021 - Bipartisan bill targets Apple and Google's ability to profit from app stores
08/17/2021 - Russia Fines Google For Not Deleting Banned Content
08/17/2021 - Google unveils new budget Pixel phone as it continues to build out hardware business
08/23/2021 - Google updates site that explains how search works as it faces mounting regulatory pressure
08/25/2021 - Google, Microsoft plan to spend billions on cybersecurity after meeting with Biden
08/31/2021 - South Korea becomes first country to curb Google and Apple's payment dominance in landmark ruling
08/31/2021 - Google delays return to office to January
08/31/2021 - Google Extends Work From Home Option Due To Pandemic
09/01/2021 - Google reportedly plans to put its own chips in Chromebook laptops from 2023
09/02/2021 - Google, Apple Under Spot In Russia Over Kremlin Critic App
09/03/2021 - Google Locks Afghan Government Accounts As Taliban Seek Emails: Report
09/05/2021 - Google's fiber optic cable landed on St Helena
09/09/2021 - Google To Replenish 20% More Water Than It Uses By 2030
09/14/2021 - South Korea's antitrust regulator fines Google $177 million for abusing mobile market dominance
09/15/2021 - Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian reorganizes engineering unit to gain market share more quickly
09/16/2021 - Thomas Kurian shows he's not afraid to bench long-timers at Google Cloud as he pursues growth
09/16/2021 - Google Celebrates Japanese Scientist Michiyo Tsujimura With A Doodle
09/17/2021 - Putin Critic Navalny's App Removed From Google, Apple Stores Ahead Of Polls
09/17/2021 - Google, Apple Comply With Russian Law Over Kremlin Critic App
09/17/2021 - Google Pulled Russia Opposition App Under "Extraordinary Duress": Report
09/18/2021 - India antitrust probe finds Google abused Android dominance, report shows
09/18/2021 - After Apple And Google, Telegram Blocks Russia Opposition Bot During Vote
09/21/2021 - Google plans to buy New York office building for $2.1 billion
09/21/2021 - Google To Spend $2 Billion On New York City Office
09/24/2021 - Google's provider of at-home Covid-19 tests is now a $3 billion company traded on Nasdaq
09/24/2021 - Google Sought To Keep Incognito Mode Issues Out Of Spotlight: Lawsuit
09/26/2021 - Google is slashing the amount it keeps from sales on its cloud marketplace as pressure mounts on app stores
09/26/2021 - Google Celebrates Its 23rd Birthday With Unique Doodle
09/29/2021 - Google's upcoming search redesign may end up pushing more traffic to Google properties like YouTube
09/30/2021 - 'Google' is most searched word on Bing, Google says
10/01/2021 - Google abandons plans to offer bank accounts to users
10/06/2021 - Google is updating Maps, Search and other products to help you save energy and reduce emissions
10/07/2021 - Google, YouTube To Stop Posting Ads Next To Climate Change Misinformation
10/18/2021 - "There Will Be Sacrifices": Sundar Pichai On Google's Green Campus Test
10/21/2021 - Google slashes service fees in its app store after similar move by Apple
10/26/2021 - Google search rival Ecosia launches $405 million VC fund to back climate tech start-ups
10/26/2021 - Google Doodle Honours Czech Chemist Who Invented Soft Contact Lens
11/01/2021 - Grayscale-parent Digital Currency Group tops $10 billion valuation with SoftBank, Google investments
11/02/2021 - Former Google CEO sounds skeptical that Facebook will build the metaverse
11/05/2021 - Facebook "Knew What It Was Doing," Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt Says
11/10/2021 - Google loses antitrust battle with EU as court upholds 2017 order to pay $2.8 billion fine
11/10/2021 - UK Court Blocks $4.3 Billion Lawsuit Against Google Over iPhone Tracking
11/15/2021 - Google's pursuit of military cloud deal was among top issues at last week's all-staff meeting
11/15/2021 - Google: US technology giant to invest $740m in Australia
11/16/2021 - Google Cloud, Snap, Spotify And Several Other Sites Down
11/17/2021 - Rupert Murdoch Takes Another Swing At Google, Facebook, Seeks Reforms
11/19/2021 - Google's Australia investment could be a big boost for the nation's A.I. scene
11/19/2021 - Pentagon asks Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Oracle for bids on new cloud contracts
11/21/2021 - Australian Billionaire To Help Publishers With Google, Facebook Deal
11/23/2021 - Several hundred Google employees sign manifesto against widened vaccine mandate
11/29/2021 - Google Failed To Honor Its "Don't Be Evil" Motto, Former Employees Allege
11/29/2021 - Russia Fines Google For Not Deleting Banned Content
12/01/2021 - Google Temp, Fired for Being 'Ungoogley,' Files Complaint
12/02/2021 - Google Delays Return To Office In Europe, Middle East, Africa: Report
12/02/2021 - Google workers in U.S. won't return to office as expected on Jan. 10
12/02/2021 - Google Delays Mandatory Return-To-Office Global Plan Beyond January 10
12/04/2021 - As Google wades through fight over labor issues, ex-employees accuse company of mistreatment
12/07/2021 - Google sues alleged Russian cyber criminals
12/07/2021 - Google Disrupts Global Cybercrime Network Of 1 Million Hacked Devices
12/08/2021 - Roku stock pops on multiyear agreement with Google to keep YouTube on streaming platform
12/08/2021 - Google To Give All Staff Worldwide One-Time Bonus Of $1,600 This Year
12/09/2021 - Google execs tell employees they won't raise pay companywide to match inflation
12/10/2021 - Larry Ellison is now richer than the Google co-founders after big Oracle run-up
12/12/2021 - What Apple, Google smartwatches are beginning to display about our health
12/13/2021 - The 'no. 1 thing' all great resumes have in common, according to Google's head of recruiting
12/14/2021 - Google tells employees they'll eventually be fired if they don't follow vaccination rules
12/14/2021 - Google Says Employees Violating Vaccine Rules Will Be Fired: Report
12/14/2021 - Google Says Unvaccinated Employees Will Eventually Be Fired: Report
12/15/2021 - Google Will Dock Pay, Fire Staff Who Avoid Vaccines: Report
12/16/2021 - Alphabet to fold Sidewalk Labs into Google as project's founder steps down
12/23/2021 - TikTok ousts Google to become favourite online destination
12/24/2021 - Russia fines Google over illegal content breach
12/24/2021 - Russia Fines Google, Meta Record $125 Million Over Banned Content
12/30/2021 - Google Is Ready To Celebrate New Year's Eve With Its Cute Doodle
01/06/2022 - 150 Million Euro Fine On Google, 60 On Facebook In France Over 'Cookies'
01/12/2022 - Google's Staff Get Pricey Fast Covid Tests While Contractors Wait
01/14/2022 - Sundar Pichai Hints At Bringing Back Google Employees Into London Office
01/14/2022 - Suit Says Google, Facebook Bosses Made Illegal Deal To Dominate Ad Market
01/20/2022 - Google Launches New Appeal To Overturn $2.8 Billion Fine At Top EU Court
02/13/2022 - Google Valentine's Day Doodle Is A 30-Second Game. Aim: Reunite Hamsters
02/13/2022 - Google's Valentine's Day Doodle Helps You Reunite 2 Pair Of Hamsters
02/16/2022 - Searches Being Made Easier with Google Drive's New Filters For All Users
02/16/2022 - Google moves to make Android apps more private
02/27/2022 - Google Blocks Russian State Media From Earning On Its Platforms
02/27/2022 - Google Temporarily Disables Google Maps Live Traffic Data In Ukraine
02/28/2022 - Russia Tells Google To Restrict Ads It Says Contains Wrong Info On Deaths
03/07/2022 - Phishing Campaigns By Russian, Belarusian Hackers Target Ukraine: Google
03/10/2022 - YouTube, Google Play Suspend Payment-Based Services In Russia
03/11/2022 - Google, Meta Face EU-UK Antitrust Probes Over Online Ads Deal
03/15/2022 - Google Celebrates French Artist Rosa Bonheur's 200th Birthday With A Doodle
03/18/2022 - Russia Accuses Google, YouTube Of 'Terrorist' Activities
03/19/2022 - Google Greets People On Navroz With A Colourful Doodle
03/23/2022 - Russia Blocks Google News, Cites "Fake Material" On Ukraine War: Report
03/24/2022 - Man Arrested For Allegedly Stealing Bikes, Stash Captured By Google Earth
04/07/2022 - Russia To Ban Google Ads Over "Fake News" Charges
04/12/2022 - Google Sues Puppy Scammer. This Is How He Targeted US' Elderly
04/19/2022 - Ukraine Says Satellite Photos Of Russian Bases Unblurred, Google Denies
04/19/2022 - "Hi, Please Note": Google On Claim It Unblurred Russia Satellite Pics
04/21/2022 - Russia Fines Google Over YouTube "Fakes": Report
04/21/2022 - Google In Russia's Crosshairs Over Ukraine Videos
04/22/2022 - Google Celebrates Iraqi Contemporary Art Genius Naziha Salim With Doodle
05/02/2022 - Google Urges Europe Court To Scrap $1.6 Billion EU Antitrust Fine
05/03/2022 - People can now get contact info cut from Google search results
05/06/2022 - Pacific Island That Keeps Disappearing On Google Maps Baffles Scientists
05/08/2022 - Mother's Day 2022: Google Celebrates Motherhood With An Adorable Doodle
05/11/2022 - Google Unveils New 10-Shade Skin Tone Scale To Test AI For Bias
05/11/2022 - Google Translate adds 24 new languages
05/13/2022 - Google's translating tool adds Guarani, Aymara and Quechua to its menu
05/18/2022 - Google Says Its Russian Bank Account Has Been Seized
06/02/2022 - Activists Accuse Google Of "Casteist" Practices. Company Responds
06/05/2022 - Coffee Lovers Sip! Google Pays Tribute To Godfather Of Espresso Machines
06/05/2022 - Google Ordered To Pay $515,000 To Politician Over Defamatory Videos
06/12/2022 - Google Pays $118 Million To Female Staff In Gender Discrimination Suit
06/13/2022 - Google Suspends Engineer Who Claimed AI Bot Had Become Sentient
06/13/2022 - Google engineer says Lamda AI system may have its own feelings
06/15/2022 - It's (Not) Alive! How Google's Internal Row Exposes AI Troubles
06/16/2022 - Meta, Google, Twitter Promise Tougher Action To Fight Fake News
06/17/2022 - Google Fined $245 Million By Mexican Court Over Defamatory Blog
06/20/2022 - Google Co-Founder, World's 6th Richest Person, Files For Divorce
06/23/2022 - Apple And Android Phones Hacked By Italian Spyware, Says Google
06/28/2022 - Indoor Spaces Awash In Sunlight, How Google Welcomes Pandemic-Era Staff
07/01/2022 - Google To Delete Users' Location History On US Abortion Clinic Visits
07/04/2022 - Google's July 4 Animation Angers Internet Amid Chicago Mass Shooting
07/13/2022 - Google Doodle Celebrates The Deepest Photo Of Universe Ever Taken
07/19/2022 - Google To Amazon: IT Firms That Are Slowing Hiring, Bracing For Recession
07/22/2022 - Blake Lemoine: Google fires engineer who said AI tech has feelings
07/23/2022 - Google Fires Software Engineer Who Claimed AI Chatbot Is Self-Aware
07/24/2022 - Elon Musk's Affair With Google Co-Founder's Wife Ended Friendship: Report
07/24/2022 - Elon Musk Reacts To Report Of Affair With Google Co-Founder's Wife
07/24/2022 - Elon Musk denies affair with Google co-founder's wife
07/25/2022 - "No Sex In Ages", Says Elon Musk, Denies Affair With Google Founder's Wife
08/08/2022 - Google Back Up After Brief Global Outage
08/11/2022 - Google sets eyes on Las Toninas for transoceanic internet cable
08/12/2022 - Google Ordered To Pay $43 Million For Misleading Users: Australian Watchdog
08/15/2022 - Layoffs Soon? Google Warns Employees With "Blood On Streets": Report
08/16/2022 - After Google's "Blood In The Streets" Warning, Apple Lays Off Employees
08/18/2022 - Google Employees Petition Bosses For Abortion Policy Changes
08/22/2022 - Photo Of "Downed" Plane Baffles Google Maps Users
08/24/2022 - Privacy Complaint Targets Google Over Unsolicited Ad Emails
08/31/2022 - Google Bars Donald Trump's Social Media Platform From Its App Store
09/08/2022 - Google Pays Enormous Sums to Stay No.1 Search Engine, US Judge told
09/12/2022 - Ukraine Proves Value Of IT In War, Says Google Ex-CEO Eric Schmidt
09/14/2022 - Google Loses Appeal Against EU's Record Antitrust Fine, Gets It Slashed
09/14/2022 - Google, Meta Fined Over $71 Million In South Korea Over Privacy Violations
09/15/2022 - EU Court confirms antitrust ruling against Google, and a fine of €4.125 billion
09/17/2022 - Man Gets Rs 1.9 Crores Payment From Google, Seeks Answers On Twitter
09/22/2022 - Google And Meta To Reduce Staff As Part Of Cost-Cutting Measures: Report
09/22/2022 - "How to break your arm": Google search explodes in Russia after call for reservists
10/01/2022 - Woman Captured On Google Maps At The Exact Same Location Nine Years Apart
10/03/2022 - Citing Low Usage, Google Shuts Down Translation Feature In Mainland China
10/12/2022 - Google Approves Trump's Social Media Platform For Play Store: Report
10/20/2022 - Texas Sues Google For Allegedly Collecting Data Without Consent
10/28/2022 - Google Plans To Challenge India's Antitrust Crackdown On Android: Report
11/07/2022 - Brit Man Marries Ukrainian After Using Google Translate To Communicate
11/14/2022 - Google To Pay $400 Million To Settle Location Tracking Lawsuit: Report
11/14/2022 - Google Agrees To Pay $392 Million To 40 US States In Landmark Privacy Case
11/15/2022 - Google Parent Company Has Too Many Employees, Needs To Cut Costs: Investor
11/18/2022 - Google's New Rules After Talk By Indian Historian Cancelled: Report
11/19/2022 - Google Marks Start Of Football World Cup 2022 With Animated Doodle
11/20/2022 - Google Doodle Celebrates Life Of American Geologist Marie Tharp
11/22/2022 - In Tech Layoff Season, Google May Too Cut 10,000 Jobs: Report
11/22/2022 - UK Probes Apple, Google Over Cloud Gaming, Browsers
11/26/2022 - Elon Musk Reveals His Plan If Apple, Google Remove Twitter From App Stores
11/30/2022 - Google Doodle Honours Jerry Lawson, The Inventor Of Video Game Cartridges
12/02/2022 - India's Envoy To US Hands Over Padma Bhushan To Google CEO Sundar Pichai
12/18/2022 - Not Just Messi And Mbappe, Google, Too, Broke A Record Last Night
01/05/2023 - Google India Committed To Mentor 1 Million Indian Women Entrepreneurs: US
01/27/2023 - Google Recruiter Was Interviewing Candidate When He Found Out He Lost Job
01/30/2023 - Google Executive Fired For Rejecting Female Boss' Advances: Report
02/02/2023 - Google, Apple Disappoint As Tech Earnings Hit, Amazon Beats Expectations
02/06/2023 - Google's New Chatbot Bard To Rival Microsoft's ChatGPT
02/08/2023 - Google AI Chatbot BARD Offers Inaccurate Information In Company Ad
02/08/2023 - Blunder By Google's AI Chatbot 'Bard', Alphabet Shares Lose $100 Billion
02/10/2023 - Google Search Head Warns Against "Hallucinating" AI Chatbots: Report
02/23/2023 - Google Tests Blocking News Content For Some Canadians Over New Law
03/01/2023 - Google, Snapchat Chase ChatGPT As Artificial Intelligence Race Ramps Up
03/10/2023 - US Judge Rejects Google's Bid To Shift Advertising Case To New York
03/18/2023 - Google Doodle Celebrates 80th Birthday Of Dr. Mario Molina, Know Who He Is
03/21/2023 - Google Opens Public Access To Its ChatGPT Rival Bard
03/22/2023 - Google Employees Petition Sundar Pichai for Better Handling of Job Cuts
03/23/2023 - Google Doodle Remembers Kitty O'Neil, The "Fastest Woman In The World"
03/30/2023 - Google: India tribunal upholds $160m fine on company
03/30/2023 - Google Accuses Microsoft's Of "Anti-Competitive" Cloud Practices
04/01/2023 - Google Rolls Out New Cost-Cutting Measures: Report
04/07/2023 - Google CEO Sundar Pichai Says AI Will Be Added To Search Engine
04/12/2023 - Google CEO Sundar Pichai Hints At More Layoffs At The Tech Giant
04/17/2023 - Google CEO Sundar Pichai Warns ''AI Could Be Harmful If Deployed Wrongly''
04/21/2023 - Google Stops Work On Big Silicon Valley Campus: Report
04/21/2023 - Google CEO Sundar Pichai Receives $200 Million In 2022 Amid Cost Cutting
04/25/2023 - After Jump In Earnings, Google, Microsoft Ready Themselves For AI War
05/01/2023 - AI 'godfather' Geoffrey Hinton warns of dangers as he quits Google
05/01/2023 - 'Godfather Of AI' Quits Google To Warn About The Technology's 'Dangers'
05/02/2023 - 'Godfather Of AI' Quits Google To Warn Of The Tech's Dangers
05/02/2023 - Google, Apple Working Together To Check Unwanted Bluetooth Tracking
05/02/2023 - Instagram, Google See Surge In Reports Of Online Child Abuse
05/04/2023 - World Password Day: Google Gives Major Update On "Passwordless Future"
05/05/2023 - Google Plans To Make Search Engine More "Snackable" With AI Chat, Videos
05/10/2023 - Google's Bard AI Chatbot, Rival To ChatGPT, Opened To 180 Countries
05/10/2023 - Everything You Need To Know About New Google AI Search And Bard Chatbot
05/15/2023 - Google and Telegram CEOs under investigation in Brazil
05/19/2023 - Twitter, Google Win Big At US Supreme Court In Internet Liability Cases
05/25/2023 - Former Google CEO Says AI Could Cause People To Be "Harmed Or Killed"
05/25/2023 - Brazilian gov't, Google team up to filter hate speech
05/25/2023 - Google removes 'Slavery Simulator' game amid outrage in Brazil
05/26/2023 - Brazilian lawmakers file complaint against Google for ‘Slavery Simulator’ game
06/09/2023 - Google Employees Push Back On Three-Day Return-To-Office Mandate

Google Employees Push Back On Three-Day Return-To-Office Mandate

Published: 06/09/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Google employees are pushing back against the tech giant's mandate that staffers spend at least three days a week in the office.

Brazilian lawmakers file complaint against Google for ‘Slavery Simulator’ game

Published: 05/26/2023 in Washington Post

A game available on Google Play had users sell, buy and punish enslaved people. Now, it's at the center of a federal probe in Brazil.

Google removes 'Slavery Simulator' game amid outrage in Brazil

Published: 05/25/2023 in BBC News - World

The app, which allowed players to "buy and sell" black characters, was launched last month.

Brazilian gov't, Google team up to filter hate speech

Published: 05/25/2023 in MercoPress

A game for players to act as slave owners, which has been taken offline, triggered the Brazilian government's response Brazil's Ministry of Racial Equality (MIR) and Google will develop a filter to prevent hate speech, intolerance, and racism to be disseminated through the internet, Agencia Brasil reported.

Former Google CEO Says AI Could Cause People To Be "Harmed Or Killed"

Published: 05/25/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Eric Schmidt said that it would be extremely difficult to control the spread of AI, which he compared to the rise of nuclear technology.

Twitter, Google Win Big At US Supreme Court In Internet Liability Cases

Published: 05/19/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Social media platforms Twitter and Google registered a big win in US Supreme Court on Thursday as the court sidestepped claims that internet companies can be held accountable for the content posted on their sites.

Google and Telegram CEOs under investigation in Brazil

Published: 05/15/2023 in MercoPress

The request for the investigation was made by the attorney general's office following a complaint by Lower House Speaker Arthur Lira Brazil's Federal Supreme Court (STF) Justice Alexandre De Moraes Friday launched an investigation against the heads of Google and Telegram in the country for the alleged disinformation campaign and attacks launched against the so-called fake news bill.

Everything You Need To Know About New Google AI Search And Bard Chatbot

Published: 05/10/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday demonstrated an updated core search product that embeds more AI in its answers as the company looks to banish doubts that it is losing ground to Microsoft Corp's OpenAI-powered Bing search.

Google's Bard AI Chatbot, Rival To ChatGPT, Opened To 180 Countries

Published: 05/10/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Google on Wednesday said it is opening Bard, a rival to Microsoft-backed ChatGPT, to 180 countries as it expands use of artificial intelligence across its platform.

Google Plans To Make Search Engine More "Snackable" With AI Chat, Videos

Published: 05/05/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Google is planning to make its search engine more "visual, snackable, personal, and human," with a focus on serving young people globally, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing documents.

World Password Day: Google Gives Major Update On "Passwordless Future"

Published: 05/04/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Google said in a blog post that by next World Password Day, users might not even need their passwords.

Instagram, Google See Surge In Reports Of Online Child Abuse

Published: 05/02/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Reports of child exploitation online increased at many of the biggest tech and social media firms over the last year, including Meta Platforms Inc.'s Instagram and Alphabet Inc.'s Google.

Google, Apple Working Together To Check Unwanted Bluetooth Tracking

Published: 05/02/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet Inc-owned Google and Apple Inc said on Tuesday they were working together to curb unwanted tracking of people by Bluetooth devices such as AirTags used for finding lost items.

'Godfather Of AI' Quits Google To Warn Of The Tech's Dangers

Published: 05/02/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

A computer scientist often dubbed "the godfather of artificial intelligence" has quit his job at Google to speak out about the dangers of the technology, US media reported Monday.

'Godfather Of AI' Quits Google To Warn About The Technology's 'Dangers'

Published: 05/01/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Mr Hinton tweeted that he quit his job at Google, so he can freely speak out about the risks of AI.

AI 'godfather' Geoffrey Hinton warns of dangers as he quits Google

Published: 05/01/2023 in BBC News - World

Geoffrey Hinton tells the BBC some of the dangers in the artificial intelligence field "are quite scary".

After Jump In Earnings, Google, Microsoft Ready Themselves For AI War

Published: 04/25/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Google parent company Alphabet beat market expectations in the first quarter of 2023 with a net profit of $15 billion, the company said on Tuesday, in a sign that the search engine behemoth is regaining its footing.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai Receives $200 Million In 2022 Amid Cost Cutting

Published: 04/21/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet Inc Chief Executive Sundar Pichai received total compensation of about $226 million in 2022, more than 800 times the median employee's pay, the company said in a securities filing on Friday.

Google Stops Work On Big Silicon Valley Campus: Report

Published: 04/21/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Google has paused construction of a massive campus in the Silicon Valley city of San Jose as it reins in costs, CNBC reported on Friday.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai Warns ''AI Could Be Harmful If Deployed Wrongly''

Published: 04/17/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Mr Pichai said the negative side of AI gave him restless nights and called for new regulations to govern AI.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai Hints At More Layoffs At The Tech Giant

Published: 04/12/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Mr Pichai said that the company is "literally looking at every aspect of what we do" in an effort to re-engineer its cost base permanently in response to the question about how the company expected to enhance efficiency by 20 per cent.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai Says AI Will Be Added To Search Engine

Published: 04/07/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

According to Mr Pichai, improvements in AI would enhance Google's capacity to respond to a variety of search queries.

Google Rolls Out New Cost-Cutting Measures: Report

Published: 04/01/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

The company stated that these changes will help “ reduce food waste and be better for the environment”. 

Google Accuses Microsoft's Of "Anti-Competitive" Cloud Practices

Published: 03/30/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet's Google Cloud has accused Microsoft of anti-competitive cloud computing practices and criticised imminent deals with European cloud vendors, saying these do not solve broader concerns about its licensing terms.

Google: India tribunal upholds $160m fine on company

Published: 03/30/2023 in BBC News - World

India's competition watchdog had fined the tech giant earlier for "unfair" business practices.

Google Doodle Remembers Kitty O'Neil, The "Fastest Woman In The World"

Published: 03/23/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Google Doodle on Friday paid tribute to Kitty O'Neil, an American stunt performer and once the fastest woman in the world.

Google Employees Petition Sundar Pichai for Better Handling of Job Cuts

Published: 03/22/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Almost 1,400 employees at Google parent Alphabet Inc. have signed a petition calling for better treatment of staff during the layoff process, after the company announced it was cutting 12,000 jobs.

Google Opens Public Access To Its ChatGPT Rival Bard

Published: 03/21/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet Inc.'s Google is granting the public access to its ChatGPT competitor, the conversational AI service it calls Bard.

Google Doodle Celebrates 80th Birthday Of Dr. Mario Molina, Know Who He Is

Published: 03/18/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

A co-recipient of the 1995 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Mr Molina is credited with successfully convincing governments to come together to save the planet's ozone layer.

US Judge Rejects Google's Bid To Shift Advertising Case To New York

Published: 03/10/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

A US federal judge on Friday rejected a bid by Alphabet Inc's Google to move a Justice Department lawsuit against it over dominance in advertising technology from Virginia to New York.

Google, Snapchat Chase ChatGPT As Artificial Intelligence Race Ramps Up

Published: 03/01/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Chasing Microsoft, global tech giants have rolled out announcements on how they will implement ChatGPT-like artificial intelligence into their world leading platforms and applications, with YouTube the latest to present plans.

Google Tests Blocking News Content For Some Canadians Over New Law

Published: 02/23/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet Inc's Google is rolling out tests that block access to news content for some Canadian users, the company confirmed on Wednesday, in what it says is a test run of a potential response to the government's online news bill.

Google Search Head Warns Against "Hallucinating" AI Chatbots: Report

Published: 02/10/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet, which is still conducting user testing on Bard, has not yet indicated when the app could go public.

Blunder By Google's AI Chatbot 'Bard', Alphabet Shares Lose $100 Billion

Published: 02/08/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet Inc lost $100 billion in market value on Wednesday after its new chatbot shared inaccurate information in a promotional video and a company event failed to dazzle, feeding worries that the Google parent is losing ground to rival Microsoft.

Google AI Chatbot BARD Offers Inaccurate Information In Company Ad

Published: 02/08/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Google published an online advertisement in which its much anticipated AI chatbot BARD delivered inaccurate answers.

Google's New Chatbot Bard To Rival Microsoft's ChatGPT

Published: 02/06/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

ChatGPT, created by San Francisco company OpenAI, has caused a sensation for its ability to write essays, poems or programming code on demand within seconds.

Google, Apple Disappoint As Tech Earnings Hit, Amazon Beats Expectations

Published: 02/02/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Google and Apple on Thursday reported downbeat results for the last quarter of 2022 as Amazon beat expectations, but warned that the coming months would be uncertain in a difficult moment for Big Tech.

Google Executive Fired For Rejecting Female Boss' Advances: Report

Published: 01/30/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Google fired Mr Olohan which ended his 16 years of association with the company

Google Recruiter Was Interviewing Candidate When He Found Out He Lost Job

Published: 01/27/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

A man who worked as a recruiter at Google saidhe discovered he had been sacked by the tech giant in the middle of an interview last Friday.

Google India Committed To Mentor 1 Million Indian Women Entrepreneurs: US

Published: 01/05/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday (local time) said that Google India has committed to mentoring 1 million Indian women entrepreneurs at the launch of the US Strategy on Global Women's Economic Security.

Not Just Messi And Mbappe, Google, Too, Broke A Record Last Night

Published: 12/18/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Google search recorded its "highest ever traffic in 25 years" during FIFA World Cup final between Argentina and France, CEO Sundar Pichai tweeted this morning, adding that "it was like the entire...

India's Envoy To US Hands Over Padma Bhushan To Google CEO Sundar Pichai

Published: 12/02/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

India's Ambassador to the US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu handed over the Padma Bhushan, one of the country's highest civilian Awards, to Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai in San Fransisco.

Google Doodle Honours Jerry Lawson, The Inventor Of Video Game Cartridges

Published: 11/30/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Jerry Lawson, a pioneering engineer who created the video game cartridge in 1976, is honoured in today's Google Doodle. Lawson was born on December 1, 1940, and in 2022, he would have turned 82.

Elon Musk Reveals His Plan If Apple, Google Remove Twitter From App Stores

Published: 11/26/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Twitter chief Elon Musk on Saturday said that he would consider making an "alternative phone" if the microblogging platform gets removed from the Apple App Store and Google Play.

UK Probes Apple, Google Over Cloud Gaming, Browsers

Published: 11/22/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Britain launched Tuesday an in-depth competition probe into the domination of US tech giants Apple and Google of cloud gaming and mobile internet browsers.

In Tech Layoff Season, Google May Too Cut 10,000 Jobs: Report

Published: 11/22/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Google had so far not cut jobs even though other tech giants have let thousands of employees go amid global financial crunch

Google Doodle Celebrates Life Of American Geologist Marie Tharp

Published: 11/20/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

On this day in 1998, the Library of Congress named her one of the greatest cartographers of the 20th century, and Google is celebrating the feat with a doodle.

Google Marks Start Of Football World Cup 2022 With Animated Doodle

Published: 11/19/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The doodle also features an online game for people who want to get in on the action themselves.

Google's New Rules After Talk By Indian Historian Cancelled: Report

Published: 11/18/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet Inc's Google this week introduced rules for inviting guest speakers to its offices, days after it cancelled a talk by an Indian historian who has disparaged marginalised groups and their...

Google Parent Company Has Too Many Employees, Needs To Cut Costs: Investor

Published: 11/15/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Activist investor TCI Fund Management has called on Alphabet Inc to cut costs by lowering its headcount and reduce losses in its self-driving unit Waymo, saying the Google parent needs to adjust to an...

Google Agrees To Pay $392 Million To 40 US States In Landmark Privacy Case

Published: 11/14/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Google on Monday agreed to settle a landmark privacy case with 40 US states over accusations that the search engine giant misled users into believing location tracking had been switched off on their...

Google To Pay $400 Million To Settle Location Tracking Lawsuit: Report

Published: 11/14/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet's Google will pay about $400 million to settle a complaint brought by a group of states over allegations the search and advertising giant illegally tracked users' locations, Reuters reported.

Brit Man Marries Ukrainian After Using Google Translate To Communicate

Published: 11/07/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Their paths crossed when they started chatting on a Facebook group set up to help Ukrainians fleeing Vladimir Putin's Russian forces

Google Plans To Challenge India's Antitrust Crackdown On Android: Report

Published: 10/28/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Google is planning a legal challenge to block a ruling by India's antitrust watchdog to change its approach to its Android operating system.

Texas Sues Google For Allegedly Collecting Data Without Consent

Published: 10/20/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Texas has filed a lawsuit against Alphabet's Google for allegedly collecting biometric data of millions of Texans without obtaining proper consent, the attorney general's office said in a statement on...

Google Approves Trump's Social Media Platform For Play Store: Report

Published: 10/12/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet Inc's Google has approved former U.S. President Donald Trump's social media app Truth Social for distribution in the Google Play Store, a company spokesperson said on Wednesday.

Citing Low Usage, Google Shuts Down Translation Feature In Mainland China

Published: 10/03/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

American tech giant Google on Monday (local time) announced that it was shutting down the Google Translate service in mainland China, citing low usage in the country, as per reports.

Woman Captured On Google Maps At The Exact Same Location Nine Years Apart

Published: 10/01/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

A woman unintentionally created a "one in a billion" moment when Google Maps twice recorded her standing in the same location nine years apart.

"How to break your arm": Google search explodes in Russia after call for reservists

Published: 09/22/2022 in MercoPress

Unable to leave Russia, some citizens seem to be ready to make other sacrifices to avoid war This week, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the call-up of 300,000 reservists to reinforce positions in Ukraine following a speech by Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu, who announced that they will be called up to the army following the partial mobilization that is stirring up the conflict on Ukrainian territory.

Google And Meta To Reduce Staff As Part Of Cost-Cutting Measures: Report

Published: 09/22/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The cost cuts are likely to include job reductions due to internal business department reorganizations.

Man Gets Rs 1.9 Crores Payment From Google, Seeks Answers On Twitter

Published: 09/17/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Sam Curry, a staff security engineer at the Yuga Labs in the metro region of Omaha, in the US took to Twitter when he received an unexpected amount of $250,000 from Google in to his account.

EU Court confirms antitrust ruling against Google, and a fine of €4.125 billion

Published: 09/15/2022 in MercoPress

The dispute between Google and EU courts is whether it uses the Android operating system to quash competition, and was initiated in 2015. The European Union’s General Court on Wednesday confirmed an antitrust ruling against Google’s for dominance of its search engine, but reduced the fine to 4.125 billion Euros (US$ 4.12 billion) from 4.34 billion Euros.

Google, Meta Fined Over $71 Million In South Korea Over Privacy Violations

Published: 09/14/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

South Korea has fined Google and Meta more than $71 million collectively for gathering users' personal information without consent for tailored ads, regulators said Wednesday, the country's...

Google Loses Appeal Against EU's Record Antitrust Fine, Gets It Slashed

Published: 09/14/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The European Union's second-highest court on Wednesday overwhelmingly upheld the EU's record fine against Google over its Android operating system for mobile phones, reducing it only slightly for...

Ukraine Proves Value Of IT In War, Says Google Ex-CEO Eric Schmidt

Published: 09/12/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Ukraine has been a very effective proving ground for the use of contemporary information technology in war, from satellite dishes to smartphone apps, Eric Schmidt, the former Google chief executive,...

Google Pays Enormous Sums to Stay No.1 Search Engine, US Judge told

Published: 09/08/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet Inc.'s Google pays billions of dollars each year to Apple Inc., Samsung Electronics Co. and other telecom giants to illegally maintain its spot as the No. 1 search engine, the US Justice...

Google Bars Donald Trump's Social Media Platform From Its App Store

Published: 08/31/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Former US president Donald Trump's Truth Social app is unwelcome in Google's app store until it abides by rules regarding content moderation including violent threats, the company said Wednesday.

Privacy Complaint Targets Google Over Unsolicited Ad Emails

Published: 08/24/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Google has breached a European Union court ruling by sending unsolicited advertising emails directly to the inbox of Gmail users, Austrian advocacy group noyb.eu said on Wednesday in a complaint filed...

Photo Of "Downed" Plane Baffles Google Maps Users

Published: 08/22/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

A similar incident took place in 2016 when users claimed a plane was lying at the bottom of Lake Harriet in the US state of Minnesota.

Google Employees Petition Bosses For Abortion Policy Changes

Published: 08/18/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Over 650 workers at Google owner Alphabet Inc are demanding it offer abortion benefits to contractors, suspend donations to anti-abortion politicians and better protect users from abortion-related...

After Google's "Blood In The Streets" Warning, Apple Lays Off Employees

Published: 08/16/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

After Google's "blood in the streets" warning to its staff, Apple Inc. has now laid off many of its employees in an attempt to restrict its hiring and spending, a report said.

Layoffs Soon? Google Warns Employees With "Blood On Streets": Report

Published: 08/15/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Google executives have reportedly put their employees on notice, warning that layoffs are coming if results don't look up.

Google Ordered To Pay $43 Million For Misleading Users: Australian Watchdog

Published: 08/12/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Australia's competition watchdog said on Friday that Alphabet Inc's Google unit was ordered by the country's Federal Court to pay A$60 million ($42.7 million) in penalties for misleading users on...

Google sets eyes on Las Toninas for transoceanic internet cable

Published: 08/11/2022 in MercoPress

The cable is to be named after Brazilian novelist Maria Firmina dos Reis (1825-1917) Argentina's National Communications Agency (Enacom) has authorized Google Infraestructura Argentina SRL to install a fiber optic system called Firmina through Argentine Sea waters, which "will be the longest in the world" providing internet connectivity.

Google Back Up After Brief Global Outage

Published: 08/08/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet Inc's Google services appeared to be back up after facing a brief global disruption on late Monday, according to outage tracking website Downdetector.com.

"No Sex In Ages", Says Elon Musk, Denies Affair With Google Founder's Wife

Published: 07/25/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Tesla CEO Elon Musk denied a media report that alleged that he had an affair with Nicole Shanahan, the wife of billionaire Google co-founder Sergey Brin.

Elon Musk denies affair with Google co-founder's wife

Published: 07/24/2022 in BBC News - World

The technology multi-billionaire's comments came in response to a report in the Wall Street Journal.

Elon Musk Reacts To Report Of Affair With Google Co-Founder's Wife

Published: 07/24/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Tesla boss Elon Musk today denied a media report that alleged he had an affair with the wife of Google co-founder and billionaire Sergey Brin.

Elon Musk's Affair With Google Co-Founder's Wife Ended Friendship: Report

Published: 07/24/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Google co-founder Sergey Brin instructed his advisers to sell his personal investments in Elon Musk's companies in recent months after learning that he had a brief affair with his wife, according to...

Google Fires Software Engineer Who Claimed AI Chatbot Is Self-Aware

Published: 07/23/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet Inc's Google said on Friday it has dismissed a senior software engineer who claimed the company's artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot LaMDA was a self-aware person.

Blake Lemoine: Google fires engineer who said AI tech has feelings

Published: 07/22/2022 in BBC News - World

Blake Lemoine went public with his believes that Google's breakthrough Lamda technology is sentient.

Google To Amazon: IT Firms That Are Slowing Hiring, Bracing For Recession

Published: 07/19/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

With recession fears mounting- and inflation, the war in Ukraine and the lingering pandemic taking a toll- many tech companies are rethinking their staffing needs.

Google Doodle Celebrates The Deepest Photo Of Universe Ever Taken

Published: 07/13/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Google has celebrated the deepest and sharpest photo of the universe taken by NASA's James Webb Space Telescope through its Doodle today.

Google's July 4 Animation Angers Internet Amid Chicago Mass Shooting

Published: 07/04/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Emergency officials said around two dozen people, including children, were treated for gunshot injuries.

Google To Delete Users' Location History On US Abortion Clinic Visits

Published: 07/01/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Google announced Friday it would delete users' location history when they visit abortion clinics, domestic violence shelters and other places where privacy is sought.

Indoor Spaces Awash In Sunlight, How Google Welcomes Pandemic-Era Staff

Published: 06/28/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Roofs coated with canopy-like solar panels and indoor spaces awash in sunlight: Google has bet big on in-person work with its sprawling new Silicon Valley offices.

Apple And Android Phones Hacked By Italian Spyware, Says Google

Published: 06/23/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

An Italian company's hacking tools were used to spy on Apple Inc and Android smartphones in Italy and Kazakhstan, Alphabet Inc's Google said in a report on Thursday.

Google Co-Founder, World's 6th Richest Person, Files For Divorce

Published: 06/20/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Sergey Brin, the Google co-founder and world's sixth-richest person, filed for a divorce from his wife of three years, making him the third mega-billionaire to do so in as many years.

Google Fined $245 Million By Mexican Court Over Defamatory Blog

Published: 06/17/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

A court in Mexico City on Friday ordered Google to pay $245 million to a Mexican lawyer who said the US tech giant allowed the dissemination of a blog that accused him of money laundering.

Meta, Google, Twitter Promise Tougher Action To Fight Fake News

Published: 06/16/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Meta, Alphabet unit Google, Twitter and Microsoft on Thursday agreed to take a tougher line against disinformation including deep fakes and fake accounts under an updated EU code of practice or face...

It's (Not) Alive! How Google's Internal Row Exposes AI Troubles

Published: 06/15/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

An internal fight over whether Google built technology with human-like consciousness has spilled into the open, exposing the ambitions and risks inherent in artificial intelligence that can feel all...

Google engineer says Lamda AI system may have its own feelings

Published: 06/13/2022 in BBC News - World

One of the firm's software engineers believes chats with an AI system suggest it has feelings.

Google Suspends Engineer Who Claimed AI Bot Had Become Sentient

Published: 06/13/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Blake Lemoine, a software engineer on Google's artificial intelligence development team, has gone public with claims of encountering "sentient" AI on the company's servers.

Google Pays $118 Million To Female Staff In Gender Discrimination Suit

Published: 06/12/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Google said on Sunday that it was "very pleased" to be settling, without admission of wrongdoing, a class-action lawsuit that argued it underpaid female employees and assigned them lower-ranking...

Google Ordered To Pay $515,000 To Politician Over Defamatory Videos

Published: 06/05/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

An Australian court ordered Google to pay A$715,000 ($515,000) to a former lawmaker on Monday after finding that a YouTube commentator's "relentless, racist, vilificatory, abusive and defamatory...

Coffee Lovers Sip! Google Pays Tribute To Godfather Of Espresso Machines

Published: 06/05/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Google is celebrating the 171st birth anniversary of inventor Angelo Moriondo, considered the godfather of espresso machines with an artistic doodle. Moriondo was credited for patenting the earliest...

Activists Accuse Google Of "Casteist" Practices. Company Responds

Published: 06/02/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

A US-based Dalit civil rights organisation on Thursday accused Google of having a casteist and hostile workplace practices. However, Google has denied the allegations.

Google Says Its Russian Bank Account Has Been Seized

Published: 05/18/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Russian authorities have seized Google Russia's bank account, making it impossible for its Russian office to function, a Google spokesperson said.

Google's translating tool adds Guarani, Aymara and Quechua to its menu

Published: 05/13/2022 in MercoPress

Google also encouraged users to test the tool by contributing evaluations or translations through the Contribute to Google Translator section. Google CEO Sundar Pichai has announced the company will add 24 new languages to its widespread translating tool, including Guarani, Aymara and Quechua, which are spoken by native communities in South America.

Google Translate adds 24 new languages

Published: 05/11/2022 in BBC News - World

Ten African languages are among the additions to the US tech giant's interpretation tool.

Google Unveils New 10-Shade Skin Tone Scale To Test AI For Bias

Published: 05/11/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday unveiled a palette of 10 skin tones that it described as a step forward in making gadgets and apps that better serve people of color.

Mother's Day 2022: Google Celebrates Motherhood With An Adorable Doodle

Published: 05/08/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Mother's Day is celebrated on the second Sunday of May in several countries

Pacific Island That Keeps Disappearing On Google Maps Baffles Scientists

Published: 05/06/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

An obscure piece of land located between Australia and an island named New Caledonia called Sandy Island, has been an enigma for many years.

People can now get contact info cut from Google search results

Published: 05/03/2022 in BBC News - World

The web giant makes it easier to request that results linking to contact information are removed.

Google Urges Europe Court To Scrap $1.6 Billion EU Antitrust Fine

Published: 05/02/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet unit Google on Monday urged Europe's second-highest court to dismiss a 1.49-billion-euro ($1.6 billion) fine imposed by EU antitrust regulators three years ago for hindering rivals in online...

Google Celebrates Iraqi Contemporary Art Genius Naziha Salim With Doodle

Published: 04/22/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Google celebrates Iraqi contemporary art genius Naziha Salim with a doodle today.

Google In Russia's Crosshairs Over Ukraine Videos

Published: 04/21/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

A Russian court on Thursday slapped a series of small fines on Google for failing to take down contentious YouTube videos about the Kremlin's military operation in Ukraine.

Russia Fines Google Over YouTube "Fakes": Report

Published: 04/21/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Russia fined Alphabet Inc.'s Google 4 million roubles ($50,000) for failing to delete what it terms "fake" information about its special operation in Ukraine, the TASS news agency reported on...

"Hi, Please Note": Google On Claim It Unblurred Russia Satellite Pics

Published: 04/19/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Google has said it has not unblurred satellite maps imagery after reports claimed that the tech giant had "opened access" to military and strategic facilities in Russia.

Ukraine Says Satellite Photos Of Russian Bases Unblurred, Google Denies

Published: 04/19/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Google has taken some action against Russia since it invaded Ukraine on February 24. These include pausing ad sales.

Google Sues Puppy Scammer. This Is How He Targeted US' Elderly

Published: 04/12/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Internet users beware! An alleged puppy fraud scheme has recently come to Google's notice.

Russia To Ban Google Ads Over "Fake News" Charges

Published: 04/07/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Russia's state communications watchdog said Thursday it would ban US internet giant Google from advertising its services in the country, accusing YouTube of spreading "fake news" about its military...

Man Arrested For Allegedly Stealing Bikes, Stash Captured By Google Earth

Published: 03/24/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

A number of complaints were filed against the man in Oxford, who was later released under investigation.

Russia Blocks Google News, Cites "Fake Material" On Ukraine War: Report

Published: 03/23/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Russia's communications regulator has blocked Alphabet's Google News, accusing it of allowed access to what it calls fake material about the country's military operation in Ukraine, Interfax news...

Google Greets People On Navroz With A Colourful Doodle

Published: 03/19/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Celebrating the first day of spring or Equinox, Google replaces its homepage logo with a new colourful doodle.

Russia Accuses Google, YouTube Of 'Terrorist' Activities

Published: 03/18/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Russian regulators on Friday accused US tech giant Google and its video subsidiary YouTube of "terrorist" activities, the first step towards a possible access ban.

Google Celebrates French Artist Rosa Bonheur's 200th Birthday With A Doodle

Published: 03/15/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Google today celebrates the 200th birthday of French painter Rosa Bonheur, whose successful career inspired a future generation of women in the arts.

Google, Meta Face EU-UK Antitrust Probes Over Online Ads Deal

Published: 03/11/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The EU and Britain on Friday opened an antitrust probe into a 2018 deal between tech giants Google and Facebook owner Meta allegedly aimed at cementing their dominance over the online advertising...

YouTube, Google Play Suspend Payment-Based Services In Russia

Published: 03/10/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet Inc's YouTube and Google Play store are suspending all payment-based services in Russia, including subscriptions, as Western sanctions start to pose banking challenges in the country.

Phishing Campaigns By Russian, Belarusian Hackers Target Ukraine: Google

Published: 03/07/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet Inc's Google said it has seen Russian hackers engaging in espionage, phishing campaigns and other attacks targeting Ukraine and its European allies in recent weeks.

Russia Tells Google To Restrict Ads It Says Contains Wrong Info On Deaths

Published: 02/28/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Russia on Monday ordered Alphabet Inc's Google to immediately restrict access to information posted as part of Google Ads that it said contained inaccurate information about casualties sustained by...

Google Temporarily Disables Google Maps Live Traffic Data In Ukraine

Published: 02/27/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet Inc's Google confirmed on Sunday it has temporarily disabled in Ukraine some Google Maps tools which provide live information about traffic conditions and how busy different places are.

Google Blocks Russian State Media From Earning On Its Platforms

Published: 02/27/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Google on Saturday became the latest US tech giant to prevent Russian state media from earning money on its platforms in response to Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.

Google moves to make Android apps more private

Published: 02/16/2022 in BBC News - World

No details are available but it says it will not be using the same approach as Apple.

Searches Being Made Easier with Google Drive's New Filters For All Users

Published: 02/16/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The Search chips feature, that's supposed to make searching for files in Google Drive easier, is now being made available to all Workspace users, including G Suite Basic and Business users.

Google's Valentine's Day Doodle Helps You Reunite 2 Pair Of Hamsters

Published: 02/13/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The most awaited time of the year for those in love is here. Today is Valentine's Day, a day for celebration of love.

Google Valentine's Day Doodle Is A 30-Second Game. Aim: Reunite Hamsters

Published: 02/13/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The most awaited time of the year for those in love is here. Today is Valentine's Day, a day for celebration of love.

Google Launches New Appeal To Overturn $2.8 Billion Fine At Top EU Court

Published: 01/20/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Google on Thursday appealed an EU court decision to uphold the bloc's 2.4-billion-euro ($2.8-billion) fine for abusing its search engine dominance.

Suit Says Google, Facebook Bosses Made Illegal Deal To Dominate Ad Market

Published: 01/14/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Top bosses of Google and Facebook were directly involved in approving an allegedly illegal 2018 deal to cement their dominance of the online advertising market, US court documents revealed Friday.

Sundar Pichai Hints At Bringing Back Google Employees Into London Office

Published: 01/14/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Sundar Pichai has hinted that Google is committed to bringing back a part of its employees to offices in a "more flexible future workplace".

Google's Staff Get Pricey Fast Covid Tests While Contractors Wait

Published: 01/12/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Google offers its full-time employees working from home a supply of high-end instant Covid-19 tests. Meanwhile, the contract workers still coming into offices have to wait longer for results.

150 Million Euro Fine On Google, 60 On Facebook In France Over 'Cookies'

Published: 01/06/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

French regulators have hit Google and Facebook with 210 million euros ($237 million) in fines over their use of "cookies", the data used to track users online, authorities said Thursday.

Google Is Ready To Celebrate New Year's Eve With Its Cute Doodle

Published: 12/30/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

As we begin the final countdown for the year 2022, it is time to say goodbye to 2021, a year which has tested us in several ways.

Russia Fines Google, Meta Record $125 Million Over Banned Content

Published: 12/24/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

In recent years Russia has been piling pressure on Western social media giants, with President Vladimir Putin saying those companies were becoming as influential as elected governments.

Russia fines Google over illegal content breach

Published: 12/24/2021 in BBC News - World

The verdict marks the first time Russia has fined a technology giant based on their annual turnover.

TikTok ousts Google to become favourite online destination

Published: 12/23/2021 in BBC News - World

Tiktok.com overtook other US tech giants in 2021, including Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Netflix.

Alphabet to fold Sidewalk Labs into Google as project's founder steps down

Published: 12/16/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Alphabet is folding its urbanization arm into Google as founder steps down

Google Will Dock Pay, Fire Staff Who Avoid Vaccines: Report

Published: 12/15/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google has threatened to reduce pay or even fire staff who fail to comply with internal policies on Covid 19 vaccinations, CNBC reported, citing internal documents.

Google Says Unvaccinated Employees Will Eventually Be Fired: Report

Published: 12/14/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet Inc's Google told its employees they would lose pay and eventually be fired if they do not follow its COVID-19 vaccination rules, CNBC reported on Tuesday, citing internal documents.

Google Says Employees Violating Vaccine Rules Will Be Fired: Report

Published: 12/14/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet Inc's Google told its employees they would lose pay and eventually be fired if they do not follow its COVID-19 vaccination rules, CNBC reported on Tuesday, citing internal documents.

Google tells employees they'll eventually be fired if they don't follow vaccination rules

Published: 12/14/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

In a memo circulated by leadership, Google told employees they will lose pay if they don't comply with the vaccine policy within 30 days.

The 'no. 1 thing' all great resumes have in common, according to Google's head of recruiting

Published: 12/13/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Google’s Head of Recruiting Brendan Castle says a list of important questions your resume should answer, starting with: who are you?

What Apple, Google smartwatches are beginning to display about our health

Published: 12/12/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Amid the rise in telehealth and digital health, devices like the Apple Watch and Fitbit Sense are moving beyond fitness tracking to collect more medical data.

Larry Ellison is now richer than the Google co-founders after big Oracle run-up

Published: 12/10/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison saw his wealth appreciate by almost $16 billion after his company's stock had its second best day in two decades.

Google execs tell employees they won't raise pay companywide to match inflation

Published: 12/09/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Google executives nixed the idea of raising employee pay companywide to address inflation at an all-hands meeting on Tuesday.

Google To Give All Staff Worldwide One-Time Bonus Of $1,600 This Year

Published: 12/08/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet Inc's Google said on Wednesday it will give an additional bonus to its employees globally this year, as the tech giant pushes back its return-to-office plan.

Roku stock pops on multiyear agreement with Google to keep YouTube on streaming platform

Published: 12/08/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Roku has reached a multiyear agreement with Google to keep YouTube and YouTube TV on its streaming platform.

Google Disrupts Global Cybercrime Network Of 1 Million Hacked Devices

Published: 12/07/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google said Tuesday it has moved to shut down a network of about one million hijacked electronic devices used worldwide to commit online crimes, while also suing Russia-based hackers the tech giant...

Google sues alleged Russian cyber criminals

Published: 12/07/2021 in BBC News - World

Hackers behind a malicious "botnet" may have used their network to infect over a million computers.

As Google wades through fight over labor issues, ex-employees accuse company of mistreatment

Published: 12/04/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Former Google employees filed a lawsuit this week that claims the company violated its own "Don't Be Evil" mission.

Google Delays Mandatory Return-To-Office Global Plan Beyond January 10

Published: 12/02/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday it is indefinitely pushing back its January return-to-office plan globally amid growing concerns over the Omicron variant of the coronavirus and some resistance...

Google workers in U.S. won't return to office as expected on Jan. 10

Published: 12/02/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The latest delay comes after several previous postponements amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Google Delays Return To Office In Europe, Middle East, Africa: Report

Published: 12/02/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet Inc's Google is delaying its return-to-office plan in Europe, the Middle East and Africa on concerns over the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, Business Insider reported on Thursday, citing...

Google Temp, Fired for Being 'Ungoogley,' Files Complaint

Published: 12/01/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Tuesday Carne had only worked inside a Google data center for nine days before she was allegedly fired for being "ungoogley."

Russia Fines Google For Not Deleting Banned Content

Published: 11/29/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

A Moscow court fined Alphabet Inc.'s Google 3 million roubles ($40,400) on Monday for not deleting content that it deemed illegal, part of a wider dispute between Russia and the U.S. tech giant.

Google Failed To Honor Its "Don't Be Evil" Motto, Former Employees Allege

Published: 11/29/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

A group of former Google employees sued the Alphabet Inc unit on Monday alleging that it breached their employment contracts by not honoring its famous motto "don't be evil."

Several hundred Google employees sign manifesto against widened vaccine mandate

Published: 11/23/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

An anti-vaccine mandate manifesto is circulating around the company as deadline nears.

Australian Billionaire To Help Publishers With Google, Facebook Deal

Published: 11/21/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Australian mining billionaire Andrew Forrest's philanthropic organisation will help 18 small news publishers in the country collectively negotiate with Google and Facebook to secure licensing deals...

Pentagon asks Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Oracle for bids on new cloud contracts

Published: 11/19/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The Pentagon plans to give cloud contracts to multiple providers, rather than giving out a single contract to Microsoft, a deal that was later scrapped.

Google's Australia investment could be a big boost for the nation's A.I. scene

Published: 11/19/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Google announced Monday that it plans to set up a new Google Research Australia lab in Sydney.

Rupert Murdoch Takes Another Swing At Google, Facebook, Seeks Reforms

Published: 11/17/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Rupert Murdoch renewed his attacks on Google and Facebook during News Corp's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday, accusing the tech giants of trying to silence conservative voices and calling for...

Google Cloud, Snap, Spotify And Several Other Sites Down

Published: 11/16/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Several social media apps and internet services including Google Cloud, Amazon, Snapchat and Spotify were down on Tuesday.

Google: US technology giant to invest $740m in Australia

Published: 11/15/2021 in BBC News - World

The firm says it will create 6,000 jobs as it builds a research hub and expands its cloud capacity.

Google's pursuit of military cloud deal was among top issues at last week's all-staff meeting

Published: 11/15/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Google CEO Sundar Pichai and cloud head Thomas Kurian were asked about the company's pursuit of a major government contract at last week's virtual TGIF meeting.

UK Court Blocks $4.3 Billion Lawsuit Against Google Over iPhone Tracking

Published: 11/10/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The UK Supreme Court has blocked a planned 3.2 billion pound ($4.3 billion) British class action against Google over allegations the internet giant unlawfully tracked the personal information of...

Google loses antitrust battle with EU as court upholds 2017 order to pay $2.8 billion fine

Published: 11/10/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Wednesday's verdict can be appealed and taken to the EU's highest court.

Facebook "Knew What It Was Doing," Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt Says

Published: 11/05/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Facebook's conduct revealed in leaked documents is "pretty concerning," said former Google Chief Executive Officer Eric Schmidt, who called for companies in the tech industry to show more restraint.

Former Google CEO sounds skeptical that Facebook will build the metaverse

Published: 11/02/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Schmidt reacted to the news that Meta would shift its focus to build the metaverse, a virtual world where you can socialize, work and play.

Grayscale-parent Digital Currency Group tops $10 billion valuation with SoftBank, Google investments

Published: 11/01/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Digital Currency Group is selling shares to SoftBank, Google and other investors in a deal that values the crypto conglomerate at more than $10 billion. 

Google Doodle Honours Czech Chemist Who Invented Soft Contact Lens

Published: 10/26/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Today's Google doodle celebrates the life and legacy of Otto Wichterle, a Czech chemist who invented the soft contact lens. Wichterle was born on this day in 1913 in Prostejov, the Czech Republic...

Google search rival Ecosia launches $405 million VC fund to back climate tech start-ups

Published: 10/26/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The so-called World Fund will invest in the "next generation" of founders looking to tackle climate change, Ecosia said.

Google slashes service fees in its app store after similar move by Apple

Published: 10/21/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Google said in a press release that it would cut the service fee for subscriptions on its Google Play store from 30% to 15% from day one.

"There Will Be Sacrifices": Sundar Pichai On Google's Green Campus Test

Published: 10/18/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Sundar Pichai wants to head the first giant company run without emissions around the clock. It will take far more than money to achieve.

Google, YouTube To Stop Posting Ads Next To Climate Change Misinformation

Published: 10/07/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google on Thursday said it will no longer post ads next to misinformation about climate change on its search engine or on global video-sharing platform YouTube.

Google is updating Maps, Search and other products to help you save energy and reduce emissions

Published: 10/06/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

With the suite of product updates, Google hopes to make sustainability the easier choice, said CEO Sundar Pichai.

Google abandons plans to offer bank accounts to users

Published: 10/01/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

It comes nearly two years after the company first announced plans to offer its Plex banking services to users.

'Google' is most searched word on Bing, Google says

Published: 09/30/2021 in BBC News - World

Google tells an EU court the number-one search on its biggest rival is for Google.

Google's upcoming search redesign may end up pushing more traffic to Google properties like YouTube

Published: 09/29/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Google is redesigning search, and users can expect to see more of a focus on e-commerce and more YouTube videos,

Google Celebrates Its 23rd Birthday With Unique Doodle

Published: 09/26/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

While Google's foundation started in the year 1997, it was officially established as a company on September 27, 1998.

Google is slashing the amount it keeps from sales on its cloud marketplace as pressure mounts on app stores

Published: 09/26/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Google is matching Microsoft's revenue share for software that companies buy on cloud marketplaces. The move could help Google win more cloud usage over time.

Google Sought To Keep Incognito Mode Issues Out Of Spotlight: Lawsuit

Published: 09/24/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai in 2019 was warned that describing the company's Incognito browsing mode as "private" was problematic, yet it stayed the course because he did not want the feature...

Google's provider of at-home Covid-19 tests is now a $3 billion company traded on Nasdaq

Published: 09/24/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Cue Health has grown rapidly by selling Covid-19 tests to customers like Google, a partnership that it's now expanding

Google To Spend $2 Billion On New York City Office

Published: 09/21/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google announced on Tuesday plans to buy a New York City office building for $2.1 billion, confirming its push into America's largest city despite the pandemic teleworking trend.

Google plans to buy New York office building for $2.1 billion

Published: 09/21/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

It'll be one of the biggest New York real estate deals in years.

After Apple And Google, Telegram Blocks Russia Opposition Bot During Vote

Published: 09/18/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's "Smart Voting" bot has disappeared from the Telegram messenger app following similar moves by Apple and Google on Friday at the start of a three-day...

India antitrust probe finds Google abused Android dominance, report shows

Published: 09/18/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The findings are the latest antitrust setback for Google in India, where it faces several probes in the payments app and smart television markets.

Google Pulled Russia Opposition App Under "Extraordinary Duress": Report

Published: 09/17/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google blocked new downloads of a Russian opposition voting app under "extraordinary duress," sources close to the matter said Friday, as international outrage and concern built over the decision.

Google, Apple Comply With Russian Law Over Kremlin Critic App

Published: 09/17/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The Kremlin said Friday Google and Apple conformed with "the letter and spirit" of Russian law by removing Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's app instructing voters to weaken the ruling party during...

Putin Critic Navalny's App Removed From Google, Apple Stores Ahead Of Polls

Published: 09/17/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet's Google and Apple have removed jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's tactical voting app from their stores, his team said on Friday, after Russia accused the U.S. tech firms of meddling in...

Google Celebrates Japanese Scientist Michiyo Tsujimura With A Doodle

Published: 09/16/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google today celebrated the 133rd birthday of Japanese educator and biochemist Michiyo Tsujimura with a doodle. Because of her groundbreaking research, science today has an answer to why green tea...

Thomas Kurian shows he's not afraid to bench long-timers at Google Cloud as he pursues growth

Published: 09/16/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

In his latest reorganization, Thomas Kurian showed he isn't afraid to sideline Google vets as he grows cloud organization.

Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian reorganizes engineering unit to gain market share more quickly

Published: 09/15/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The reorganization will affect more than two dozen leaders, as Brad Calder replaces Eyal Manor leading the group.

South Korea's antitrust regulator fines Google $177 million for abusing mobile market dominance

Published: 09/14/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Google allegedly used its market position to block smartphone makers from using operating systems developed by rivals, according to the regulator.

Google To Replenish 20% More Water Than It Uses By 2030

Published: 09/09/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet Inc's Google aims to replenish 20% more water than its offices and data centers use by 2030, the company said on Thursday, addressing concerns about water-guzzling tech facilities amid record...

Google's fiber optic cable landed on St Helena

Published: 09/05/2021 in MercoPress

 The Equiano cable system is expected to be ready for service in the second half of next year, according to the most recent updates available online Google’s new submarine cable system, Equiano, which will connect Africa and Europe, will make its first landfall later this week – on the remote island of St Helena in the South Atlantic.

Google Locks Afghan Government Accounts As Taliban Seek Emails: Report

Published: 09/03/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google has temporarily locked down an unspecified number of Afghan government email accounts, according to a person familiar with the matter, as fears grow over the digital paper trail left by former...

Google, Apple Under Spot In Russia Over Kremlin Critic App

Published: 09/02/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Russia said Thursday that Google and Apple's refusal to remove jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's app ahead of elections could be seen as interference in the country's domestic affairs.

Google reportedly plans to put its own chips in Chromebook laptops from 2023

Published: 09/01/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Google is edging closer to rolling out its own central processing units for its Chromebook laptops, according to a report from Nikkei Asia.

Google Extends Work From Home Option Due To Pandemic

Published: 08/31/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google on Tuesday extended the option for its employees to work from home into next year due to the pandemic.

Google delays return to office to January

Published: 08/31/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

This marks the company's third delay on returning workers to office, and comes as the highly contagious delta variant of Covid-19 spreads.

South Korea becomes first country to curb Google and Apple's payment dominance in landmark ruling

Published: 08/31/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Google's billing system takes a 30% cut for most in-app purchases, similar to what Apple does on its App Store.

Google, Microsoft plan to spend billions on cybersecurity after meeting with Biden

Published: 08/25/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The meeting follows a wave of cyberattacks that have brought added urgency to security issues.

Google updates site that explains how search works as it faces mounting regulatory pressure

Published: 08/23/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Google says it's launching a re-designed website to explain to people how its core business works.

Google unveils new budget Pixel phone as it continues to build out hardware business

Published: 08/17/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Google unveiled a new budget Pixel phone Tuesday as it continues to build its hardware business. The Pixel 5a costs $449 and will launch on Aug. 26.

Russia Fines Google For Not Deleting Banned Content

Published: 08/17/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Russia on Friday launched administrative proceedings against Facebook's WhatsApp for what it said was a failure to localise data of Russian users on Russian territory, the Interfax news agency...

Bipartisan bill targets Apple and Google's ability to profit from app stores

Published: 08/11/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

App developers have complained to Congress of unfair treatment by Apple and Google.

Google may cut pay of staff who work from home

Published: 08/11/2021 in BBC News - World

The tech giant has developed a calculator that lets staff see the effects of remote working.

Google Employees Who Work From Home Will Take Pay Cut

Published: 08/10/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google employees based in the same office before the pandemic could see different changes in pay if they switch to working from home permanently, with long commuters hit harder, according to a company...

Larry Page: Google co-founder granted New Zealand residency

Published: 08/07/2021 in BBC News - World

The country's immigration services say he applied under a category for wealthy investors.

Google billionaire Larry Page has been granted New Zealand residency

Published: 08/06/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Larry Page, the billionaire Google co-founder, has been granted residency in New Zealand and spent time in the country during the pandemic.

Google is planning a new Silicon Valley campus with hardware hub, plans show

Published: 08/06/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The new campus will sit between its existing headquarters and proposed mega campus in San Jose.

Amazon, Google, Microsoft Join US Cyber Team To Fight Ransomware

Published: 08/05/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

US President Joe Biden last week expressed concern about the recent increase in cyberattacks.

Amazon, Google and other tech companies join government effort to fight ransomware

Published: 08/05/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Cyber attacks have become a more regular threat to U.S. organizations.

Google Mogul Larry Page Allowed Into New Zealand Despite Closed Border

Published: 08/04/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google co-founder Larry Page was allowed into New Zealand despite its closed border, officials confirmed Thursday, reportedly seeking hospital treatment for one of his children.

Google will abandon Qualcomm and build its own smartphone processors this year

Published: 08/02/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Google is ditching Qualcomm for its own Google Tensor chip that will power the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro phones this fall.

Google founders have sold $1 billion in stock since May, most since 2017

Published: 07/30/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Larry Page and Sergey Brin last sold shares in 2017, when their last plan expired. Since then, the stock price has nearly tripled.

Russia Fines Google For Violating Personal Data Law

Published: 07/29/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Russia on Thursday fined Google 3 million roubles ($41,017) for violating personal data legislation, Google's first fine for that offence, Moscow's Tagansky District Court said.

Google Requires Employee Vaccinations, Pushes Back Reopening

Published: 07/28/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google on Wednesday slowed its plan to get campuses back up and running, and said workers returning to offices will need to be vaccinated against Covid-19.

Google postpones return-to-work until October, will require vaccinations

Published: 07/28/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

It's the second delay to office returns amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Thomas Kurian, Kerala-Born Executive Behind Google Cloud's Rapid Growth

Published: 07/26/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google Cloud employees were baffled when they learned that their next boss would be Thomas Kurian, an executive who struggled to shepherd Silicon Valley mainstay Oracle Corp. into the promised land of...

Biden to nominate Google critic and progressive favorite Kanter to lead DOJ Antitrust Division

Published: 07/20/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

President Joe Biden announced Tuesday that he will nominate progressive favorite Jonathan Kanter to lead the Justice Department's Antitrust Division.

Google separates with Cloud VP after employees complain about manifesto

Published: 07/15/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Google has separated with its VP of developer relations for Google Cloud after a contentious all-hands where the employees voiced concern about manifesto.

France Fines Google 500 Million Euros Over News Copyright Row

Published: 07/13/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

France's competition regulator on Tuesday slapped Google with a 500-million-euro ($593-million) fine for failing to negotiate "in good faith" with media companies over the use of their content under...

Google boss Sundar Pichai on tax and his personal tech habits

Published: 07/11/2021 in BBC News - World

Google boss Sundar Pichai defends company record on tax – and explains his personal tech habits.

Dozens Of US States Accuse Google Of App Store Monopoly

Published: 07/07/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Dozens of US states joined forces in a lawsuit filed Wednesday accusing Google of abusing its power when it comes to getting apps for Android-powered mobile devices.

States bring a new antitrust suit against Google over its mobile app store

Published: 07/07/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

This is the fourth antitrust lawsuit U.S. government enforcers have filed against Google in the last year.

Dozens Of US States Sue Google Alleging Antitrust Violations

Published: 07/07/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Dozens of U.S. state attorneys general filed an antitrust lawsuit in federal court against Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday, according to an entry in the court docket.

Trump sues Twitter, Google and Facebook alleging 'censorship'

Published: 07/07/2021 in BBC News - World

The former president's accounts were suspended over safety concerns after the Capitol riots.

Trump to say he is suing Twitter, Facebook, Google and their CEOs

Published: 07/07/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Trump, who has a history of not following through on legal threats, will announce the lawsuit against Facebook, Twitter and Google from his golf club in NJ.

Satellite imagery company Planet Labs is going public, backed by Google, BlackRock and Marc Benioff

Published: 07/07/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Satellite imagery and data specialist Planet Labs is preparing to go public, merging with a SPAC to list on the NYSE.

Google Doodle Honours Ludwig Guttmann, Who Founded Paralympic Movement

Published: 07/02/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google honoured Sir Ludwig Guttmann, who founded the Paralympic movement, with a Doodle on his 122nd birth anniversary on Saturday.

Google Services Down For Some Users: Downdetector

Published: 06/28/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Multiple users complained about an outage affecting Alphabet Inc's search engine Google as well as its streaming and email services, according to outage monitoring website Downdetector.

How Google won over some of its biggest critics to build a megacampus in San Jose

Published: 06/27/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The company embedded employees into the community to hear concerns and win over critics.

Amazon and Google probed over efforts to stop fake reviews

Published: 06/25/2021 in BBC News - World

UK competition watchdog begins formal probe into whether the internet giants have broken consumer law.

UK Regulator Opens Formal Probe Into Amazon, Google Over Fake Reviews

Published: 06/25/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Britain's competition regulator on Friday opened a formal investigation into Amazon and Alphabet Inc's Google over concerns the tech giants have not done enough to combat fake reviews on their sites.

Amazon and Google face UK competition probe over fake reviews

Published: 06/25/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Britain's competition regulator on Friday launched a formal probe into Amazon and Google over concerns they haven't done enough to tackle fake reviews.

Google pushes back deadline to kill third-party cookies to 2023

Published: 06/24/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Google is giving the advertising industry more time to plan for more privacy-conscious targeted ads by extending a timeline to remove third-party cookies.

Google To Soon Face Lawsuit Over Play Store From US States: Sources

Published: 06/22/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

A group of state attorneys general may file a lawsuit against Alphabet Inc's Google as early as next week, accusing the search and advertising giant of violating antitrust law in running its mobile...

Google, Amazon accuse lawmakers of harming small businesses as Big Tech antitrust bills move through Congress

Published: 06/22/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Tech giants that could be broken up under a series of new antitrust bills are speaking out against the measures as lawmakers are set to debate them Wednesday.

European Union Launches Antitrust Probe Against Google Over Online Ads

Published: 06/22/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The EU launched a wide-ranging antitrust probe against Google on Tuesday over concerns that it is forcing out rivals in the highly profitable online advertising market.

EU opens antitrust probe into Google's advertising unit

Published: 06/22/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The European Commission opened a new investigation into Google on Tuesday.

Google Doodle Pops Up To Wish "Happy Father's Day"

Published: 06/19/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google is celebrating Father's Day today with an animated doodle. Father's Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of June in most parts across the world, this year the date being June 20.

Google Searches For New Measure Of Skin Tones To Curb Bias In Products

Published: 06/18/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet Inc's Google told Reuters this week it is developing an alternative to the industry standard method for classifying skin tones

Google's Adtech Business To Face European Union Probe By Year-End: Report

Published: 06/18/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet unit Google could face its biggest regulatory threat, with EU antitrust regulators set to open a formal investigation into its lucrative digital advertising business before the end of the...

Apple and Google are forcing a rethink in advertising, ad guru Maurice Levy says

Published: 06/15/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Changes to Apple and Google’s web tracking tools mean advertisers are having to “revisit the whole way we are working,” Publicis Chairman Maurice Levy said.

Google, Facebook, Amazon and more urge SEC to mandate regular climate reports

Published: 06/14/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The tech industry has been vocal on climate issues in the past, even as employees have pressed the companies themselves to do better.

Google Honours "Lady Of The Stars" Margherita Hack With A Doodle

Published: 06/11/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google honoured Italian astrophysicist Margherita Hack with a doodle on her 99th birth anniversary on Saturday. She had discovered the asteroid 8558 Hack, which was named in her honour.

Lawmakers unveil major bipartisan antitrust reforms that could reshape Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google

Published: 06/11/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The bills, in their draft form, already inspired pushback from tech-funded groups.

Democrats circulate draft antitrust bills that could reshape Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google

Published: 06/09/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The draft bills come after a more than year-long probe into Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google by a House panel.

Google's health lead says 'global impact' is more important than revenue for now

Published: 06/09/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

David Feinberg has been leading the company's Health unit for more than two years now.

US State Ohio Sues To Have Google Declared A Public Utility

Published: 06/08/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The state of Ohio on Tuesday filed an unprecedented lawsuit calling on a local court to declare Google as much a public utility as an electric company.

Google Honours "Miss Little Miracle" Shirley Temple With A Doodle

Published: 06/08/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google honoured actor, singer, dancer, and diplomat Shirley "Little Miss Miracle" Temple today with an animated doodle. On this day in 2015, the Santa Monica History Museum opened "Love, Shirley...

Amazon, Google and Facebook will be hit hard by the G-7 tax deal. Here's how they responded

Published: 06/07/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The world's biggest tech companies are facing a corporate tax avoidance crackdown after the Group of Seven most developed economies agreed a historic deal.

France fines Google $267 million for abusing 'dominant position' in online advertising

Published: 06/07/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

France's competition watchdog has fined Google 220 million euros ($268 million) for abusing its market power in the online advertising industry.

Google Agrees To Alter Ad Practices After France Imposes Fine

Published: 06/07/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet's Google agreed to make changes to some of its widely-used online advertising services under an unprecedented settlement with France's antitrust watchdog released on Monday.

France Fines Google 220 Million Euros Over Online Ad Dominance

Published: 06/07/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

France's competition regulator on Monday fined Google 220 million euros after finding it had abused its dominant market position for placing online ads, the latest move by European authorities to take...

Google is moving parts of YouTube to its cloud service

Published: 06/04/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Historically Google's top consumer services have run separate from its cloud. Now the company is moving parts of the second-largest internet site to its cloud.

Kannada: Google apologises for 'ugliest Indian language' search result

Published: 06/04/2021 in BBC News - World

The tech giant has apologised and said it had swiftly corrected the mistake.

Google follows Apple's lead and makes it harder for advertisers to track users on Android

Published: 06/03/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The change revolves around the Android Advertising ID, a unique string of characters that can identify devices.

Google reassigns diversity lead after anti-Semitic blog post comes to light

Published: 06/03/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Diversity lead Kamau Bobb wrote a blog post in 2007, before he started at Google, that the company has condemned as anti-Semitic.

Google diversity head removed over anti-Semitic blog post

Published: 06/03/2021 in BBC News - World

Kamau Bobb wrote in a now-deleted 2007 blog post that Jews had an "insatiable appetite for war".

Google Celebrates American Gay Rights Activist Frank Kameny With Doodle

Published: 06/01/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google Doodle today celebrates American gay rights activist Frank Kameny, widely recognised as one of the most prominent figures of the US LGBTQ rights movement, in celebration of Pride Month.

Google Near Settlement Of French Antitrust Case: Report

Published: 05/28/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet Inc's Google is close to settling an antitrust investigation in France over allegations it abused its power in online advertising, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people...

How Google is trying to keep advertisers happy while also improving user privacy

Published: 05/27/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Jerry Dischler, VP and general manager of Ads, said Google is prioritizing privacy, measurement and automation for the event.

Google gets the green light to build multi-billion dollar megacampus in San Jose

Published: 05/26/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Construction will begin as early as next year but likely take a decade to complete.

Russia threatens to slow down Google over 'banned content'

Published: 05/25/2021 in BBC News - World

The country’s media watchdog says it will slow down internet speeds to the site if the content is not deleted.

Verizon offers free Apple Arcade and Google Play Plus for select unlimited subscribers

Published: 05/24/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Verizon is adding Apple Arcade and Google Play Plus subscriptions to its growing list of bundled offerings for select wireless subscribers.

California Gov. Newsom gushes over Google as he signs real-estate bill on site of future mega-campus

Published: 05/20/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed SB7 to speed up real estate construction while Google SVP Kent Walker looked on at an event in San Jose on Thursday.

Google's first retail store will open in New York this summer

Published: 05/20/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The first-ever Google store is in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City. It'll be in the same building as Google's offices.

Six announcements from Google I/O

Published: 05/18/2021 in BBC News - World

Google's annual conference unveils their latest tech. Here's what we found interesting.

Here's what Google announced today at its first developer conference since 2019

Published: 05/18/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

At the first Google IO since 2019, the company highlighted advances in AI, shopping tools, and collaboration, including Starline, a 3D hologram conferencing prototype.

Shopify stock pops after Google announces online shopping expansion

Published: 05/18/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Google is deepening its partnership with Shopify by letting the company's merchants make their products more discoverable in Google Search and elsewhere.

How Google's $150 billion advertising business works

Published: 05/18/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Google is the market leader in online advertising and earns more than 80% of its revenue from ads. Here's a rundown of how the business works.

Israel-Gaza: Why is the region blurry on Google Maps?

Published: 05/16/2021 in BBC News - World

High-resolution images of Israel and Gaza are available, so why not via public mapping tools?

Why former Google ads boss Sridhar Ramaswamy is building an ad-free search engine

Published: 05/16/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Ramaswamy spent seventeen years inside Google, and eventually grew disillusioned with its ad business. Now, he's trying to build the solution with Neeva.

Google buys 30-hectare property in Uruguay's Science Park

Published: 05/15/2021 in MercoPress

Cosse recalled negotiations began during the government of former President José Mujica Google's subsidiary in Uruguay, Eleanor Applications SRL, Friday purchased 30 hectares in the duty-free Science Park in Canelones, where it will install a data centre, it was announced.

Google Leads Tech Giants To Seek Work Visas For Spouses Of H-1B Holders

Published: 05/15/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google is leading a determined effort by US tech giants to support a programme that gives work authorisation for spouses of those possessing H-1B foreign work visas, the most sought after among Indian...

Google Leads US Business Push To Safeguard Work Permits For H-1B Spouses

Published: 05/14/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet Inc's Google said on Friday it was leading about 30 companies and trade groups in opposing a lawsuit that seeks to stop over 90,000 spouses of highly skilled US visa workers from having jobs...

Google leads court filing supporting tens of thousands of U.S. visa-holders' ability to work

Published: 05/14/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Tech companies that signed onto the brief include Adobe, Amazon, Apple, Electronic Arts, eBay, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, PayPal, Reddit, StubHub and Twitter.

Google wins cloud deal from Elon Musk's SpaceX for Starlink internet connectivity

Published: 05/13/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Google has been building a network to connect its data centers for two decades. Now it's coming in handy for a cloud deal with SpaceX.

Italy Fines Google $123 Million For Abuse Of Dominant Position

Published: 05/13/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Italy's competition watchdog said on Thursday it had fined Google 102 million euros ($123 million) for abuse of its dominant position due to its Android mobile operating system and app store Google...

Google Adds Vaccine Info Panels To Search, Bed Availability On Its Maps

Published: 05/11/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Tech giant Google has made discovering vaccine-related information easier by carrying out a scope of updates across its different services.

Citi downgrades Facebook and Google, says ad market expectations are too bullish

Published: 05/10/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Citi downgraded Facebook and Google-parent Alphabet to neutral from buy, warning about the consequences of slowing advertising growth.

Google relaxes remote work plan, will let 20% of employees telecommute

Published: 05/05/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Google is softening its approach to the return to work in permitting remote work for some employees as tech workers see greater flexibility elsewhere.

Google Battles Landmark UK Class Action Over Alleged iPhone Tracking

Published: 04/28/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

A proposed multi-billion pound British class action against Google, which alleges the internet giant secretly tracked millions of iPhone users, is not viable and should not be allowed to proceed, the...

Australia warns Google and Apple over app stores

Published: 04/27/2021 in BBC News - World

Australia's regulator wants the two tech giants to open up their app stores to more competition.

Google owner sees record profits as lockdown boom continues

Published: 04/27/2021 in BBC News - World

Alphabet sees earnings soar as people stuck at home in the pandemic used more of its services.

Senators ask Google about phone call to Match on day before testimony

Published: 04/27/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

"We are deeply troubled by Match Group's claims that Google may have attempted to influence another witness's testimony," they wrote.

Covid: Google and Microsoft bosses pledge support to India

Published: 04/26/2021 in BBC News - World

The Indian-born executives of Google and Microsoft offer the country funding and supplies.

Google's recently promoted Search boss made $55 million last year

Published: 04/23/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Search leader Prabhakar Raghavan's executive compensation was revealed for the first time on its 2020 proxy statement.

4chan founder Chris Poole has left Google

Published: 04/22/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Chris Poole hopped around to several groups within the company before departing.

Argentine version of Google falls into “wrong” hands leading to search engine's temporary collapse

Published: 04/22/2021 in MercoPress

“It is all legal !!,” Kuroña said An Argentine internet user claimed realized ownership of the google.com.ar domain had expired Wednesday, April 21 and since it was available, he decided to purchase it for reportedly AR $ 540 (around the US $ 3.85 at the unofficial exchange rate) leading to a temporary shutdown of the search engine ending in “.ar”.

US Senators Question Apple And Google On Power To "Suppress" Apps

Published: 04/21/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

A panel of U.S. senators questioned officials from Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday about the dominance of their mobile app stores and whether the companies abuse their power at the...

Google and Apple attacked on app store 'monopoly'

Published: 04/21/2021 in BBC News - World

Republican and Democrat senators criticise Apple and Google for alleged anti-competitive behaviour.

'We're all afraid' of Google and Apple, app makers tell Congress

Published: 04/21/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Match Group's chief legal officer accused Google of calling to threaten the company the day before the hearing.

Facebook, Google and Amazon are reaping the benefits from advertising's pandemic hot streak

Published: 04/21/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Digital advertising's hot streak appeared to have lasted into the first quarter as travel starts to return and e-commerce spend persists.

Daily Mail owner sues Google over search results

Published: 04/21/2021 in BBC News - World

The owner of the MailOnline site alleges the search engine has hidden links to its coverage on certain topics.

Google Doodle Honours Vera Gendroitch, Russia's First Female War Surgeon

Published: 04/18/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google celebrates Russian surgeon, professor, poet, and author Dr. Vera Gedroits on her 151st birthday today. Known as Russia's first female military surgeon, Dr. Gedroits was one of the world's first...

Australia finds Google misled users over data collection

Published: 04/16/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The ACCC said it is seeking declarations, pecuniary penalties, publication orders and compliance orders but did not specify any amount.

Google Earth time-lapse feature winds clock back 37 years

Published: 04/15/2021 in BBC News - World

Google says evidence of melting glaciers and deforestation will raise awareness of climate change.

Tech industry group funded by Amazon, Facebook and Google says it supports a corporate tax hike

Published: 04/15/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The group's support doesn't reflect each company's views on the tax plan, but it sends a signal that the tech industry is open to higher tax rates.

Google backs former DeepMind employee’s 'solar forecasting' start-up

Published: 04/14/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Google is backing a climate change start-up founded by ex-DeepMind employee Jack Kelly through its philanthropic arm, Google.org.

Google could match Amazon and Microsoft with virtual desktop tool, but keeps it for employees only

Published: 04/12/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Amazon and Google have seen gains from services corporate workers can use to access their applications. Google has an app for that, but it's for Googlers only.

Google denies report that its next phone is canceled, says Pixel 5a 5G coming this year

Published: 04/09/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Google denied a report Friday that its next phone has been canceled and said the Pixel 5a will launch in the U.S. and Japan later this year.

White House set to host Google, Intel CEOs to discuss computer chip supply chain

Published: 04/09/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The shortage of computer chips has implications for a range of industries, from producers of electric vehicles to medical supplies.

The woman who took on Google and won

Published: 04/07/2021 in BBC News - World

When Shannon Wait was suspended after posting about working conditions, she fought back.

Peter Thiel criticizes Google and Apple for being too close to China

Published: 04/07/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

"Apple is probably the one that's structurally a real problem, because the whole iPhone supply chain gets made from China," Thiel said.

High-Ranking Researcher Resigns From Google Artificial Intelligence Team

Published: 04/06/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google on Tuesday confirmed a leader of its artificial intelligence team has resigned in a departure that comes after the controversial firing of two colleagues.

Another prominent Google scientist is leaving the company amid fallout from fired AI researcher

Published: 04/06/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

It's the highest ranking team member to resign after AI researcher Timnit Gebru's was fired.

Google will stop using Oracle's finance software and adopt SAP instead

Published: 04/05/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The company plans to make the switch from Oracle to SAP in the coming weeks.

Google Wins Over Oracle In Key US Supreme Court Copyright Case

Published: 04/05/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The US Supreme Court on Monday handed Google a major win in a long-running copyright battle with Oracle, ruling that the use of the Java programming language for the Android mobile operating system...

Supreme Court rules in Google's favor in copyright dispute with Oracle over Android software

Published: 04/05/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The Supreme Court on Monday sided with Google against Oracle in a long-running copyright dispute.

Google pushes start button for reopening offices

Published: 04/01/2021 in BBC News - World

The search engine giant is keen to get people back into its offices while promoting bringing dogs to work.

Google, BMW, Volvo Sign Call For Temporary Ban On Deep-Sea Mining

Published: 03/31/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google, BMW, Volvo and Samsung SDI are the first global companies to have signed up to a World Wildlife Fund (WWF) call for a moratorium on deep-sea mining, the WWF said on Wednesday.

Google Maps to start showing eco-friendly routes

Published: 03/30/2021 in BBC News - World

The driving app will highlight journeys with lowest emissions based on factors such as traffic.

Google Maps To Start Directing Drivers To "Eco-Friendly" Routes

Published: 03/30/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google's Maps app will start directing drivers along routes estimated to generate the lowest carbon emissions based on traffic, slopes and other factors, the company announced on Tuesday.

Facebook, Google's New Plan To Connect Southeast Asia And America

Published: 03/29/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Facebook said on Monday it planned two new undersea cables to connect Singapore, Indonesia and North America in a project with Google and regional telecommunication companies to boost internet...

5 Things To Watch As Facebook, Google, Twitter CEOs Testify In Congress

Published: 03/24/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The CEOs of Facebook, Google parent Alphabet, and Twitter testify before Congress on Thursday for the first time since pro-Trump supporters stormed the U.S Capitol, an attack in which critics say...

Google exec who led payments, ChromeOS and user growth is leaving

Published: 03/22/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Sengupta began leading the company's Next Billion Users initiative in 2015.

Google Says It Will Invest Over $7 Billion In US, Create 10,000 Jobs

Published: 03/18/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google will invest more than $7 billion in the United States this year and create thousands of jobs, the tech giant's CEO said Thursday.

Google to spend $7 billion in data centers and office space in 2021

Published: 03/18/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The company will resume spending, which it slowed amid the pandemic.

Robinhood beefs up executive team with Google veteran to lead product ahead of IPO

Published: 03/17/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Robinhood hired Aparna Chennapragada, who spent 12 years at Google leading product, engineering and design teams, as its first chief product officer.

Google and Apple are giving up less than 5% of their revenue from apps with payout changes: estimate

Published: 03/16/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

On Tuesday, Google announced it plans to change the way it charges app makers on its Google Play app store, following a similar change from Apple in December.

Google cuts app store fees for developers on first million in annual sales

Published: 03/16/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Google's app store change will address some of the developer complaints around app stores and their fees, which have come under scrutiny from regulators.

Google unveils new Nest Hub that can track your sleep with radar

Published: 03/16/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The second-generation Nest Hub with sleep tracking launches on March 30 for $99 but customers can order it beginning Tuesday.

Microsoft and Google spar ahead of antitrust hearing on tech and the future of news

Published: 03/12/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Microsoft president Brad Smith claimed Google has made news outlets dependent on its vast array of services while profiting off of access to their content.

Facebook, Google Lobbyists Fight Bill That Would Help US News Industry

Published: 03/12/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Lobbyists for Facebook and Google threw their weight against new US legislation that seeks to aid struggling news publishers by allowing them to negotiate collectively against the tech companies over...

Google's privacy update walloped ad tech shares, but analysts still see these four stocks as a buy

Published: 03/10/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Some analysts see this as the opportunity to buy some certain ad tech stocks, which they say are well-positioned to perform well in the long term.

Google HR 'suggested medical leave' for racism victims

Published: 03/08/2021 in BBC News - World

Google staff in the US who complain over racism were advised to take mental health leave, NBC reports.

The Trade Desk stock drops 20% in two days after Google clarifies ad-tracking policy

Published: 03/04/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Google's post Wednesday warned against solutions "like PII graphs based on people's email addresses," casting doubt on the future of some ad-tech proposals.

Google promises to drop personalised ad tracking

Published: 03/03/2021 in BBC News - World

The tech giant says it will not develop workarounds once it abandons third-party tracking cookies.

Google says it won't use new ways of tracking you as it phases out browser cookies for ads

Published: 03/03/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Google is clarifying its plans for a post-tracking cookie world, saying in a new blog post it won't use other ways to "track" users around the internet.

Google Preps For Remote Work In Time Of Pandemic With 'Workspace' Refresh

Published: 03/01/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google is updating its productivity software to better meet the needs of frontline and remote workers, in a bet that the pandemic has permanently changed how work gets done.

Coinbase and Roblox take a page from Google, keeping marketing costs way down ahead of public debuts

Published: 02/28/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

For Coinbase and Roblox, sales and marketing costs as a percentage of revenue is in the single digits, which is much lower than most pre-IPO tech companies.

Judge In Google Case Disturbed That Even "Incognito" Users Are Tracked

Published: 02/26/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

When Google users browse in "Incognito" mode, just how hidden is their activity?

Australian bill confirms Facebook and Google agreement to pay local media for content

Published: 02/25/2021 in MercoPress

The law paves the way for Google and Facebook to invest of millions of dollars in local content deals, and could prove a model for resolving the firms’ tussles After a last-gasp deal that watered-down binding rules Facebook and Google had fiercely opposed in return for the tech giants agreeing to pay local media companies, Australia's parliament passed landmark legislation on Thursday. The dispute was closely watched around the world.

Australia passes new media law that will require Google, Facebook to pay for news

Published: 02/24/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

It comes days after the Australian government introduced several last-minute changes to the proposed bill.

Australia passes law to make Google and Facebook pay for news

Published: 02/24/2021 in BBC News - World

The world-first law is designed to make the tech giants pay news publishers for content.

Two years after launch, Huawei to roll out its Google Android rival to phones — with big challenges

Published: 02/23/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

In mid-2019, Huawei launched its own operating system — HarmonyOS — in response to U.S. actions that cut it off from Google software.

Google lifts pause on political ads that started after Capitol riots

Published: 02/22/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Google has been temporarily pausing some advertising in the past year in an effort to prevent exploitation or misinformation, it has said.

Australia Says No Further Facebook, Google Amendments As Final Vote Nears

Published: 02/22/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Australia will not alter legislation that would make Facebook and Alphabet Inc's Google pay news outlets for content, a senior lawmaker said on Monday, as Canberra neared a final vote on whether to...

Google's program for Black college students suffered disorganization and culture clashes

Published: 02/21/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Program participants said the company moved too fast and broke some things.

Google Artificial Intelligence Chief Apologises For Firing Black Employee

Published: 02/19/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google will start grading executives based on workforce diversity goals and increase human resources staffing, acknowledging fault in its acrimonious split with Timnit Gebru, a prominent former...

Google To Evaluate Executive Performance On Diversity, Inclusion

Published: 02/19/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet Inc's Google will evaluate the performance of its vice presidents and above on team diversity and inclusion starting this year, the company said on Friday in one of several responses to...

Margaret Mitchell: Google fires AI ethics founder

Published: 02/19/2021 in BBC News - World

She is the second senior figure to leave the online giant's ethics unit over the past few months.

Facebook, Google and Twitter CEOs will make another appearance before Congress in March

Published: 02/18/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The March hearing will mark Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's fourth time testifying before Congress since July.

Google agrees to pay Australian media news content, but Facebook blocks Aussie users

Published: 02/18/2021 in MercoPress

Major Australian media organization Seven West Media reached a deal earlier, its rival Nine Entertainment is reportedly close to its own pact Google apparently has struck deals with Australian media to pay for news content, but Facebook on Thursday blocked Australian users from sharing or viewing news content on the platform.

Australia news code: What’s this row with Facebook and Google all about?

Published: 02/17/2021 in BBC News - World

A law that would force tech firms to pay for news is being closely watched globally. We explain why.

Google to pay Murdoch's News Corporation for stories

Published: 02/17/2021 in BBC News - World

Rupert Murdoch has championed the idea that internet platforms should pay media companies for material.

Google Strikes Deal With News Corp Amid Pressure On Regulation

Published: 02/17/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google has agreed to make "significant payments" to Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. for content, the companies said Wednesday as tech firms face growing pressure to pay for news from an Australian-led...

Google will pay News Corp for the right to showcase its news articles

Published: 02/17/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The deal includes an ad revenue-sharing agreement and the development of a subscription platform.

Google Maps now lets you pay for parking without leaving the app

Published: 02/17/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Google partnered with Passport and ParkMobile on the parking feature, which prompts you to pay after you arrive at your destination.

Australia's political opposition will reportedly support proposed media law on Facebook, Google

Published: 02/15/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The bill is dependent upon support from the opposition as Prime Minister Scott Morrison's Liberal party does not have a majority in the country's upper house.

Imagine Life Without Google. Australia Faces The Unthinkable

Published: 02/12/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Imagine a world without Google, the search engine so pervasive it's the starting point for more than five billion queries a day. That's the reality facing Australia, where the tech giant is...

Australia media bill to become law 'fairly soon' despite Google, Facebook objections, minister says

Published: 02/09/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The so-called news media bargaining code would require digital platforms like Google, Facebook to pay local media outlets and publishers to link their content.

Google warns pandemic could hinder its ability to 'maintain corporate culture' in 2021

Published: 02/08/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The company said it forsees challenges in productivity and work models as it tries to return workers to offices this year.

Google has to make the call on its future in Australia, competition watchdog says

Published: 02/05/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Google last month threatened to pull its search engine from Australia where it has a staggering 94.5% market share.

Google CEO met Australia's prime minister after threatening to pull out its search engine

Published: 02/03/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The meeting came after Google last month threatened to block its search engine in Australia, which wants tech giants like Facebook and Google to pay for news.

2 Google Engineers Quit Over Artificial Intelligence Researcher's Firing

Published: 02/03/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

An engineering director and a software developer have quit Alphabet Inc's Google over the dismissal of AI researcher Timnit Gebru, a sign of the ongoing conflicts at the search giant over diversity...

Amazon and Google reaped big rewards from a rebound in Q4 ad spend

Published: 02/03/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Amazon and Alphabet's Google, which posted fourth quarter earnings Tuesday, showed the benefits of a rebound in advertising following a pandemic dip in 2020.

Google Co-Founder Sergey Brin Opens Family Office In Singapore

Published: 02/03/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google co-founder Sergey Brin has opened a family office in Singapore to help manage his fortune, making him the latest tycoon to establish a private investment company in the financial hub.

Sergey Brin: Google co-founder sets up family firm in Singapore

Published: 02/02/2021 in BBC News - World

The world's ninth-richest person, Sergey Brin, is setting up a company in the city-state to manage his wealth.

Microsoft Backs Australia's Proposed Laws Targeting Facebook, Google

Published: 02/02/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Microsoft Corp said on Wednesday it fully supported proposed new laws in Australia that would force internet giants Google and Facebook Inc to pay domestic media outlets for their content.

Google To Spend $3.8 Million To Settle Accusations Of Hiring, Pay Biases

Published: 02/01/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet Inc's Google will spend $3.8 million, including $2.6 million in back pay, to settle allegations that it underpaid women and unfairly passed over women and Asians for job openings, the US...

Ford and Google sign six-year deal for in-car connectivity and cloud services

Published: 02/01/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Google will host Ford's in-vehicle connectivity and become its preferred cloud provider under the multiyear deal – valued at hundreds of millions of dollars.

As Google Eyes Australia Exit, Microsoft Talks Bing With PM Morrison

Published: 01/31/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Software giant Microsoft Corp is confident its search product Bing can fill the gap in Australia if Google pulls its search over required payments to media outlets, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said...

The retail trading boom turned Apple and Google's app stores upside down

Published: 01/29/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Apps like Robinhood and Reddit have surged in app store rankings.

Google To Stop Using Apple Tool To Track iPhone Users, Avoiding Warning

Published: 01/27/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google's iPhone apps such as Maps and YouTube will stop using a tool from Apple Inc that allows them to personalize ads, avoiding a new Apple warning that informs users their browsing is being...

Google Revives Its Australia News Website Plan Amid Row With Government

Published: 01/27/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google is reviving plans to launch its own news website in Australia within weeks, according to a local media outlet contracted to provide articles for the venture, as the search giant fights...

Google says it won't fund members of Congress who voted against election results

Published: 01/25/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

It's the first tech giant to formally announce it won't fund certain Congress members following the Capitol insurrection.

Google Opening Up Its Spaces In US For Covid Vaccination: Sundar Pichai

Published: 01/25/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google's Indian-American CEO Sundar Pichai announced on Monday that the tech giant will open up its spaces in the US to serve as mass COVID-19 vaccination sites and committed more than USD 150 million...

Google's Sundar Pichai, Apple's Tim Cook Applaud US Immigration Reforms

Published: 01/22/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

US IT sector and business groups, including technology giants Google and Apple, have applauded President Joe Biden's steps to initiate immigration reforms, underlining that the move would boost...

Democratic senators urge Facebook, Google and Twitter to crack down on vaccine misinformation

Published: 01/22/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

As the pandemic rages on, the senators told the CEOs that is "vital" for Americans to get accurate information about the coronavirus vaccines.

Google threatens to shut down in Australia over proposed tech law

Published: 01/22/2021 in World - CBSNews.com

The legislation would force big tech companies to pay news outlets to use their content. Google says that would make its business model unworkable.

Could Google really leave Australia?

Published: 01/22/2021 in BBC News - World

After threatening to cut off Australia, could Google survive without it?

"We Don't Respond To Threats": Australian PM Over Google's Warning

Published: 01/21/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google threatened to disable its search engine in Australia if it's forced to pay local publishers for news, a dramatic escalation of a months-long standoff with the government.

Google threatens to withdraw search engine from Australia

Published: 01/21/2021 in BBC News - World

The tech giant says it will remove its main search function from Australia if it passes a new law.

Google Says Will Disable Search In Australia If Forced To Pay For Content

Published: 01/21/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google said on Friday it will disable its search function in Australia if the government proceeds with a media code that would force it and Facebook Inc to pay local media companies for sharing their...

Trump pardons Anthony Levandowski who was sentenced to prison for stealing trade secrets from Google

Published: 01/20/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Tech billionaire Peter Thiel — previously one of Trump's top allies in Silicon Valley — was among those the White House listed as supporters of Levandowski's pardon.

Trump Pardons Former Google Engineer Sentenced For Stealing Trade Secret

Published: 01/20/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had given a full pardon to a former Google engineer sentenced for stealing a trade secret on self-driving cars months before he briefly headed Uber...

Google defends its partnership with Facebook, denies states' claim of anticompetitive advantage

Published: 01/18/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Google's director of economic policy Adam Cohen called the lawsuit from 10 Republican-led states "misleading."

Google To Pause All Political Ads Ahead Of Biden's Inauguration

Published: 01/13/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet Inc's Google will pause political ads on all of its platforms until at least Jan. 21, following last week's violence at the U.S. Capitol, according to an email to advertisers seen by Reuters.

Google suspends Trump's YouTube account, disables comments

Published: 01/12/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The Google-owned company took down the account following similar actions by Facebook and Twitter.

Google Launches $3 Million Fund To Fight Vaccine Misinformation

Published: 01/12/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The Google News Initiative on Tuesday launched a global open fund to fight misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines, worth up to $3 million.

Facebook, Google, Microsoft and others pause political contributions after U.S. Capitol riot

Published: 01/11/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Facebook, Google and Microsoft will pause contributions from their PACs in the wake of the invasion of the Capitol last week.

Parler CEO says app will be offline 'longer than expected' because of Amazon, Apple and Google

Published: 01/11/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Parler, a social media app popular with conservatives and supporters of President Donald Trump, has gone offline.

After Google, Apple Suspends Parler Social Network Over US Capitol Siege

Published: 01/09/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Apple Inc has suspended Parler from the App Store, saying the social networking service has not taken adequate measures to prevent the spread of posts inciting violence.

Google Pulls Parler App After US Violence, Apple Gives 24-Hour Warning

Published: 01/08/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet Inc's Google on Friday suspended the Parler social networking service from its app store, citing posts inciting violence and demanding "robust" content moderation from the app favored by many...

Google removes Parler, popular with Trump supporters, from app store for Android

Published: 01/08/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

"We're aware of continued posting in the Parler app that seeks to incite ongoing violence in the U.S.," the company said.

Google Begins Countdown To 2021 With This Adorable Doodle

Published: 12/30/2020 in NDTV News - World-news

As we begin the final countdown for the year 2021, it is time to say goodbye to 2020, a year which has tested us in several ways. Today is 31st December, the last day of the year which is celebrated...

Don't expect Google to compete with Amazon in e-commerce anytime soon

Published: 12/24/2020 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

While Google's renewed e-commerce efforts likely won't compete with Amazon, it can still benefit from the decade's strongest buying era.

Google and Facebook reportedly agreed to help each other against potential antitrust action

Published: 12/22/2020 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Google and Facebook pledged to help each other if they ever faced an antitrust investigation into their deal to work together in online advertising, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.

Google is a better vaccine recovery stock than Facebook in first half of 2021, Bank of America says

Published: 12/17/2020 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Bank of America analysts see Google's stock as the bigger recovery stock than online ad peer Facebook in the first half of 2021. 

Google's $2.1 billion acquisition of Fitbit conditionally approved by European Commission

Published: 12/17/2020 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Google's $2.1 billion acquisition of Fitbit has been approved by the European Commission, the executive arm of the EU.

Google Secretly Gave Facebook Perks, Data In Ad Deal: US States

Published: 12/17/2020 in NDTV News - World-news

Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google, the two biggest players in online advertising, used a series of deals to consolidate their market power illegally, Texas and nine other states alleged in a lawsuit...

Google says Texas was wrong about its deal with WhatsApp — it's just a backup service

Published: 12/16/2020 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The dispute over the point in the lawsuit is an example of how routine features like message backups can be cast as partnerships between big tech companies.

Texas leads new antitrust lawsuit against Google targeting ad tech

Published: 12/16/2020 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The lawsuit follows a separate complaint from the Department of Justice claiming Google has illegally maintained a monopoly in online general search.

Google Resolves Problem With Gmail After Outage

Published: 12/15/2020 in NDTV News - World-news

Alphabet Inc's Google said on Tuesday it had resolved a problem with Gmail due to which some of its users had faced issues with the mailing platform, just a day after a global outage affected YouTube,...

Timnit Gebru: Google and big tech are 'institutionally racist'

Published: 12/14/2020 in BBC News - World

The AI academic at the centre of a race row at Google speaks to BBC News.

Google outage: YouTube, Docs and Gmail knocked offline

Published: 12/14/2020 in BBC News - World

Users around the world were unable to access applications including YouTube, Gmail and Docs.

Google suffers widespread outage taking YouTube, Gmail and Drive apps offline

Published: 12/14/2020 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Google suffered a worldwide outage that took several services including YouTube, Gmail and Google Drive offline.

California is the first Democratic state to ask to join DOJ lawsuit against Google

Published: 12/11/2020 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

California is the first state with a Democratic administration to seek to join the DOJ and 11 GOP attorneys general in the antitrust lawsuit against Google.

Google launches knowledge panels in search results to tackle misinformation about Covid vaccines

Published: 12/10/2020 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The feature is only available in the U.K. but will be rolled out to other countries once they've begun approving vaccines.

France Imposes 135 Million Euros In Fines On Google, Amazon

Published: 12/10/2020 in NDTV News - World-news

France's CNIL data privacy regulator said Thursday it had fined two Google units a total of 100 million euros and an Amazon subsidiary 35 million euros over advertising cookies.

Google, Facebook Win Key Concession In New Australian Law To Pay For News

Published: 12/08/2020 in NDTV News - World-news

Google and Facebook Inc. won a key concession in Australia as the government unveiled details of a world-first law to force the digital giants to pay to display news articles.

Australia to debate bill to make Google and Facebook pay for news

Published: 12/08/2020 in BBC News - World

MPs will consider a "world-first" bill that would force Google and Facebook to pay publishers.

Australia To Make Facebook, Google Pay News Outlets For Content

Published: 12/08/2020 in NDTV News - World-news

Australia finalised plans on Tuesday to make Facebook Inc and Google pay its media outlets for news content, a world-first move aimed at protecting independent journalism that has been strongly...

Vietnam: Facebook and Google 'complicit' in censorship

Published: 11/30/2020 in BBC News - World

Rights group Amnesty has accused the tech giants of increasingly blocking criticism and dissent.