Google Hit With Massive Fine In France For Abusing 'Dominant' Ads PositionFrance's antitrust watchdog fined Google the equivalent of $268 million this week for abusing its power in the field of online advertising.
UPDATE: San Jose City Council Unanimously Approves Google's Downtown West DevelopmentThe San Jose City Council gave the green light Tuesday evening to Google's massive new downtown development.
Gov. Newsom Signs Environmental Review Bill That Greenlights San Jose Downtown West ProjectGovernor Gavin Newsom signed into law a Thursday a streamlining of environmental review procedures that will greenlight the largest private sector investment in San Jose history.
Bay Area Transit Riders Now Able To Pay Clipper Card Fares On Android PhonesBay Area transit riders can now use Clipper via Google Pay and on their Android smartphones to pay fares, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission announced Wednesday.
COVID Reopening: One-In-Five Google Workers Will Be Remote, Many More HybridGoogle says it expects about 20% of its workforce to still work remotely after its offices reopen this fall, while some 60% will work a hybrid schedule.
Fortnite-Maker Epic Games Targets Apple's 'Walled Garden' App Store In Landmark LawsuitThe maker of the wildly-popular Fortnite video game, Epic Games, portrayed Apple’s lucrative app store Monday as both a "walled garden" and a price-gouging monopoly in opening arguments in a trial that may reshape the technological landscape.
App Makers Blast Apple, Google In Senate Hearing On App Store PoliciesApple and Google faced a battery of accusations on Wednesday from prominent app developers, including Spotify and Tile, who alleged that the large Silicon Valley-based tech platforms have abused their dominance and harmed competition.
Small Town Newspapers In Wisconsin File Antitrust Lawsuit Against Facebook, GoogleA group of Wisconsin newspapers have filed a federal lawsuit claiming Google and Facebook's monopoly on digital advertising threatens the publications' existence and violates antitrust law.
Google Sued By Daily Mail Owner Over Search Engine’s DominanceAssociated Newspapers, the owner of the Daily Mail, filed a lawsuit against Google Monday, claiming the tech company's dominance in online advertising harms Daily Mail’s business.
Google Unveils Multi-Billion Dollar Plan For Massive Urban Village In Downtown San JoseA massive new Google urban village is coming to San Jose and promises to transform the downtown core.
US Supreme Court Sides With Google In $8 Billion Copyright Fight With OracleThe Supreme Court sided Monday with Google in an $8 billion copyright dispute with Oracle over the internet company’s creation of the Android operating system used on most smartphones worldwide.
CEO of Google's Self-Driving Car Spinoff Waymo Steps Down From JobThe executive who steered the transformation of Google's self-driving car project into a separate company worth billions of dollars is stepping down after more than five years on the job.
COVID Reopening: Google Looks To Reopen Offices On Voluntary Basis Starting In AprilGoogle announced Wednesday that it is likely to begin reopening U.S. offices to employees on a voluntary basis starting in April.
Facebook, Google, Twitter CEOs Testify On Misinformation, Extremism On Platforms In House HearingThe CEOs of social media giants Facebook, Twitter and Google face a new grilling by Congress Thursday, one focused on their efforts to prevent their platforms from spreading falsehoods and inciting violence.
Google to Invest $1 Billion in California in 2021; $7 Billion Total Across U.S.Google said Thursday it plans to invest more than $7 billion in offices and data centers in the United States and create at least 10,000 additional full-time jobs this year with more than $1 billion targeted at California locations.