Google Removes Misleading Ads Related To Voting, ElectionsGoogle said Monday it has removed misleading and fraudulent ads targeting Americans looking for information about how to vote in November's presidential election.
Google Removes Misleading 'Spammy' Ads Targeting American VotersAccording to Google, search terms such as “register to vote,” “vote by mail” and “where is my polling place” generated ads linking to websites that charge fees for voter registration, harvest user data, or plant unwanted software on people’s browsers.
Silicon Valley Slams Trump's Executive Order Restricting H-1B VisasSilicon Valley is pushing back against President Donald Trump's latest immigration curbs, this time targeting visa programs that tech companies use.
Alphabet Inc. Workers Petition Google To Stop Selling G-Suite To Police DepartmentsMore than 1600 workers at Alphabet Inc. petitioned the parent company's Google unit to stop working with police departments, according a report.
Google Chrome Users May Have Been Impacted By Massive Spying Campaign, Report SaysGoogle Chrome extensions downloaded more than 32 million times were used to spy on the popular browser's users in a massive global surveillance campaign, according to a new report.
Trump Signs Executive Order Against Social Media Companies After Twitter Fact CheckPresident Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order targeting social media companies on Thursday, days after San Francisco-based Twitter called two of his tweets "potentially misleading."
Google Backs Off On Building AI Tools For Oil And Gas ExtractionGoogle says it will no longer build custom artificial intelligence tools for speeding up oil and gas extraction.
Report: Federal, State Regulators To File Antitrust Lawsuit Against GoogleFederal and state regulators in the U.S. are preparing to file antitrust lawsuits alleging Google has abused its dominance of online search and advertising to stifle competition and and boost its profits, according to a report.
Report: Eric Schmidt, Who Led Google to Dominance, Has Left CompanyEric Schmidt, who drove Google's transformation from Silicon Valley start-up to global titan, is no longer an adviser to the search giant and its parent Alphabet. Schmidt left his role in February, according to a person familiar with the situation.
Facebook, Google Among Tech Companies To Let Employees Work From Home Through 2020A growing number of big tech companies are telling employees they can continue to work from home until the fall or even through the end of the year.
The 1st YouTube Video Was Uploaded 15 Years Ago TodayThe first ever YouTube video was uploaded on April 23, 2005 -- exactly 15 years ago.
Apple, Google Working Together To Help Track The CoronavirusApple and Google are partnering to help authorities track exposure to the coronavirus using Bluetooth technology.
Google Releasing Location Data To Help Fight Coronavirus PandemicGoogle (GOOGL) is publicly releasing the data it's already collecting about people's movements during the coronavirus pandemic.
California Coronavirus Update: Google To Provide Chromebooks, Internet Access; Schools To Remain ShutCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday Google was providing more than 100,000 Wi-Fi broadband access points across the state to help bridge the digital divide for people who need internet access during the coronavirus shelter-in-place.
Google Donating $800 Million To Help With The Coronavirus CrisisGoogle is committing to donate more than $800 million to support businesses, organizations and healthcare workers as part of its coronavirus response.