Justice Department Launches Antitrust Probe Of Big Tech CompaniesThe U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday said it is opening a sweeping antitrust investigation of big technology companies and whether their online platforms have hurt competition, suppressed innovation or otherwise harmed consumers.
Google Agrees To Pay $13 Million In Street View Privacy CaseGoogle has agreed to pay a $13 million settlement that could resolve a class-action lawsuit over the Mountain View-based company's collection of people's private information through its Street View project.
Apple, Google Continue Inclusive Push With New EmojisApple and Google are rolling out dozens of new emojis that of course include cute critters, but also expand the number of images of human diversity.
Android Creator Andy Rubin Accused Of Cheating Wife Out Of Millions Of DollarsAndy Rubin, a former Google executive who created the Android operating system, has been accused of cheating his wife out of millions of dollars, according to court documents unsealed on Tuesday.
Bipartisan Senate Bill Would Tell You How Much Facebook, Google Make From Your DataThe bipartisan legislation would require Silicon Valley's biggest platforms to reveal the rewards they reap when their users browse the web, look at products online and connect with friends.
Google Pledges $1 Billion To Address Bay Area Housing CrunchGoogle CEO Sundar Pichai announced Tuesday that the tech giant would invest $1 billion over the next several years to help build housing in the Bay Area.
San Jose Google Development Could Increase Rents By $235M, Report FindsGoogle development in downtown San Jose could result in $235 million in rent increases by 2030 if nearly 5,300 affordable homes and 12,500 market-rate homes do not enter the market, according to a report released Wednesday by a San Jose nonprofit.
Report: New San Jose Google Tech Campus Will Make Rents SkyrocketA new report paints a dire picture of rent increases for residents when Google moves into San Jose.
Google Acquires Data Analytics Firm Looker For $2.6B In CashGoogle is acquiring data analytics firm Looker for $2.6 billion cash in an effort to expand its Google Cloud business.
Feds Set To Launch Antitrust Investigations Of Silicon Valley Tech TitansThe announcement that several Silicon Valley tech giants could soon be at the center of a federal investigation came as Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference kicked off Monday.
Facebook, Google Shares Battered; Feds Preparing Antitrust Investigations