Tech giant Google was accused of “flipping the bird” at New Zealand laws by refusing to change company policy after it broke suppression orders related to the murder case of British backpacker Grace Millane.
Australia's competition watchdog is poised to call for far-reaching new regulations on Facebook, Google and other tech giants which could have global ramifications for how they make money and choose the content people consume.
An independent UN panel called on Monday for much greater cooperation to bring digital technology to roughly half the world’s people, and a senior Google executive said mobile phones with Internet access are being created to sell for about $20 that can help make this possible.
Alphabet Inc.’s Google suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday, in a blow to the Chinese technology company that the US government has sought to blacklist around the world.
Google announced new privacy tools on Tuesday intended to give people more control over how they’re being tracked on the go or in their own home, part of a broader effort by big tech companies to counter increasing scrutiny of their data collection practices.
Alphabet Inc.’s Google on Monday saw its slowest revenue growth in three years from increased competition in advertising, stumbles in its smartphone business and disruptive changes at YouTube that left the leading Internet ad company lagging rivals.
A giant construction crane operating at the site of a future Google campus collapsed from the roof of a building and toppled across a Seattle intersection in the US on Saturday, killing four people and injuring three others, authorities and local media said.
Two employees at Google who have been active in criticizing the company's management over the treatment of women and other workplace issues are accusing the company of retaliating against them, a person familiar with their accusation said on Monday.
The European Union’s bid to overhaul its two-decade old copyright rules cleared its final hurdle on Monday as EU governments backed the move forcing Google to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook to filter out protected content.