Google Makes Publisher Deals With Australia But Facebook BalksGoogle struck a deal with the government of Australia to pay for journalism this week while Facebook began restricting news sharing on its site as Australian lawmakers moved forward to make digital giants pay for their use of news stories.
Google Hires New Personnel Head Amid Rising Worker TensionsGoogle has hired a top executive from pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca to oversee its personnel policies amid ongoing tensions with many employees who are upset with the company's policies.
Google CEO Says Company Will Review Abrupt Exit Of AI Scholar Timnit GebruGoogle CEO Sundar Pichai has apologized for how a prominent artificial intelligence researcher's abrupt departure last week has “seeded doubts” in the company heaquartered in Mountain View.
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.
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 Wants To Squash 'Raging' Political Debates Among Its EmployeesGoogle is urging its employees to cut back on political debates at work.
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.
Shareholder Suit Accuses Google Of Covering Up Sexual Harassment By ExecsA shareholder sued the board of Google Inc.’s parent company, Alphabet Inc., in San Mateo County Superior Court Thursday for allegedly tolerating and covering up sexual harassment by senior executives.
Congress Grills Google CEO On Bias, Privacy, ChinaQuestions on privacy, data collection, China, Russia —and especially political bias — dominated Mountain View-based Google CEO Sundar Pichai's grilling before Congress Tuesday.
Leaked Google Video Fuels Conservative Claims Of Political Bias From Tech GiantsA video showing Google's top executives perturbed by the election of President Donald Trump was leaked on Wednesday to the far-right website Breitbart.
Google Secret Project 'Dragonfly' Gets Backlash From EmployeesA secret Google project to reportedly develop a censored version of the Internet search engine for China has left from more than a thousand employees of the company outraged.
Tech's Biggest Leaders Pay Tribute To Stephen HawkingSome of the biggest names in technology have joined world leaders, entertainers and scientists in paying tribute to Stephen Hawking.
Google Stands With Apple's Decision To Fight Hacking OrderGoogle's CEO is backing up Apple's decision to fight a federal magistrate's order to help the FBI hack into an encrypted iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino shooters.
Alphabet Spells Early Success For Google StockGoogle opens eyes with a corporate reorganization