Waymo Pulls Self-Driving Cars From San Francisco Over Concerns About Post-Election UnrestWaymo, the self-driving company of Google's parent company Alphabet, has suspended its self-driving operations in San Francisco as businesses and cities in the Bay Area and across the country brace for potential unrest.
Bay Area Social Media Giants On Hot Seat; Google, Twitter And Facebook CEOs Grilled During Senate HearingWith next week’s election looming, the CEOs of San Francisco Bay Area social media giants -- Twitter, Facebook and Google -- found themselves on a hot seat as they appeared remotely before a Senate hearing questioning their policies policing political speech and misinformation on their platforms.
Twitter, Google, Facebook CEOs To Face Grilling From Republican SenatorsLess than a week before Election Day, the CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google are set to be grilled by Republican senators making unfounded allegations that the tech giants show anti-conservative bias. Democrats want to expand the discussion to include issues such as the companies’ impact on local news.
Feds vs. Google: Bay Area Tech Giant's Search Policies Target Of Justice Department Antitrust CaseThe Justice Department sued San Francisco Bay Area tech giant Google Tuesday, claiming the company has been abusing its dominance in online search to stifle competition and harm consumers. Seven other states were also considering lawsuits.
Google Unveils More Details About Massive Downtown San Jose DevelopmentNew plans released by Google on Thursday show how the company plans to transform the area around the Diridon Station in downtown San Jose.
Democrats Call For Congress To Rein In, Break Up Big TechDemocratic lawmakers are calling for Congress to rein in Big Tech, possibly forcing Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple to sever their dominant platforms from their other lines of business and imposing new uniformity on the terms they offer users.
Google To Pay $1 Billion Over 3 Years for News ContentGoogle will pay publishers $1 billion over the next three years for their content, the company's latest effort to diffuse tensions over its dominance of the news industry.
Google Unveils Cheaper, 5G Versions Of Pixel 5 To Compete In Apple-Dominated MarketGoogle is trying to turn the tide with the Pixel 5, which boasts several new camera features, and a $700 price tag, a markdown of $100 from last year's model.
Google Parent Agrees to $310m Misconduct Lawsuit SettlementGoogle's parent company has reached a $310 million settlement in a shareholder lawsuit over its treatment of allegations of executives' sexual misconduct.
SOURCE: Justice Dept. to File Antitrust Action Vs. Google SoonThe Justice Department is expected to bring an antitrust action against Google in coming weeks, focusing on its dominance in online search and whether it was used to stifle competition and hurt consumers.
Google Updates Maps To Show How Bad COVID-19 Is In Your AreaGoogle Maps will soon show how prevalent coronavirus is in geographic areas with a new color-coded update.