Google American multinational Internet and technology corporation
Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. It is considered one of the Big Four technology companies, alongside Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft.
Google Providing Free Internet For California Residents Google is setting up 100,000 WiFi access points to increase broadband access for California. This is after Gov. Newsom said the state's schools would be closed for the rest of the academic year. The.. Credit: Wochit News Duration: 00:33 Published 3 days ago
Tech firms rely more on AI to fight virus misinformation U.S. tech companies, including Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet's Google announced in a joint statement they will work together to quell coronavirus misinformation on their platforms, but.. Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 02:06 Published 3 weeks ago
Greninja Named 'Pokémon of the Year' In honour of Pokémon day, The Pokémon Company and Google partnered up to discover the most popular character. After a 10 day poll and millions of votes, the ninja Pokémon was revealed to be the fan.. Credit: Cover Video STUDIO Duration: 00:59 Published on March 2, 2020
Take two: Huawei has second try at folding phone Huawei launched the second version of its folding smartphone Monday, while Sony unveiled its first 5G handset. Julian Satterthwaite reports. Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 01:07 Published on February 24, 2020
G20 finance heads wrap up meeting overshadowed by virus outbreak Finance leaders of the world's top 20 economies wrapped up their two-day meeting on Sunday that was dominated by growing concern over the widening fallout from the coronavirus outbreak. Ciara Lee.. Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 01:09 Published on February 23, 2020
Explainer: How the Nevada caucus works After Iowa and New Hampshire comes the third nominating contest for the Democratic presidential contenders in Nevada, the "First of the West." Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me Duration: 01:08 Published on February 17, 2020
Google calls on European court to dismiss antitrust fine Google on Friday called on Europe's second-top court to throw out what it called an eye-catching 2.4 billion euros ($2.6 billion) EU antitrust fine, saying there was no factual or legal basis to the.. Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 01:01 Published on February 14, 2020
Google's fight against EU antitrust fine goes to court Google's fight against a 2.6 billion dollar EU antitrust fine will be played out over three days from Wednesday at Europe's second-highest court. Joe Davies reports. Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 01:08 Published on February 12, 2020
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Europe's north-south lockdown divide revealed by Google data Italy and Spain, the two European countries hardest hit by the new coronavirus, have enforced the most drastic lockdowns to curb the pandemic but one country, Sweden, stands out for allowing life to go.. Reuters - Published 1 day ago
Factbox: Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world The coronavirus has brought hard-hit Italy to a standstill, led to runs on grocery stores around the world and prompted a stark drop in going-out between Mardi Gras and St. Patrick's Day, location data.. Reuters - Published 1 day ago
Facebook, Google and Twitter Struggle to Handle November’s Election After spending billions to avoid a repeat of 2016, the tech giants are careening from crisis to crisis as their foes change tactics. NYTimes.com - Published 6 days ago
PayPal, Venmo, Apple Pay, Google and Facebook: Rating the mobile payment apps Facebook Pay, Google Pay and Apple Pay Cash don't grab our personal data; Venmo, Cash and others do. Apps free, but come with a cost of our data.
USATODAY.com - Published 1 week ago YouTube switches to standard definition video. Will that make a difference? With more strain than ever on bandwidth, Google says it's trying to "do our part to minimize stress on the system during this unprecedented situation."
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Amid coronavirus, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter and other tech companies ask for help to fight 'misinformation' Major tech companies make a plea to other companies to join them in helping combat "fraud and misinformation" surrounding the coronavirus pandemic.
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Coronavirus Testing Website Goes Live and Runs Into Confusion The site from Google’s sister company, Verily, was rolled out to two Northern California counties in hopes of guiding people to local virus testing. NYTimes.com - Published 3 weeks ago
Coronavirus screening pilot website launches for some California counties Verily, a unit of Google parent company Alphabet, created a coronavirus testing pilot website in collaboration with federal, state and local officials.
USATODAY.com - Published 3 weeks ago Google coronavirus website touted by Trump opens for two California counties Google sister company Verily launched a website late on Sunday that invites adults in northern California to answer questions about their recent health and travel that could result in their getting a.. Reuters - Published 3 weeks ago
Trump Oversold a Google Site to Fight Coronavirus After Jared Kushner liked the idea, President Trump inflated the concept. The disconnect is the latest example of the president exaggerating or making wholly inaccurate statements about his.. NYTimes.com - Published 3 weeks ago
Fact Check: Trump's Claims About His Response to the Coronavirus The president inaccurately described travel restrictions he had announced, falsely blamed his predecessor for testing shortages and misstated the role Google was playing in mitigating the outbreak. NYTimes.com - Published 3 weeks ago
Trump announces Google will launch coronavirus site – just don't expect it anytime soon New Google site will pre-screen people who think they may be infected with the coronavirus with a questionnaire.
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Apple, Samsung, Google get letter from lawmakers to protect data from period tracker apps Lawmakers are asking Apple, Google and Samsung to remove period tracker apps that share user health data without their consent from their app stores.
USATODAY.com - Published on March 10, 2020 In California: Cruise ship arrives in Oakland and Google self-quarantines Passengers finally get off that cruise ship, a major tennis tournament is canceled and Google self-quarantines. And why jailhouse informants are a good way for the wrong person to get convicted... USATODAY.com - Published on March 10, 2020
Google quarantine: Coronavirus fears prompt company to ban visitors in Silicon Valley and New York To shield its U.S. workforce from the COVID-19 coronavirus, Google is restricting visitors to offices in Silicon Valley, San Francisco and New York.
USATODAY.com - Published on March 9, 2020 U.S. legislation targets online child sexual abuse; threatens encryption on Facebook, Google A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Thursday to curb the online distribution of child sexual abuse material and threatens technology companies that offer encryption. Reuters - Published on March 5, 2020
Amazon defers 'non-essential' moves even in U.S. as corporate travel bans spread Amazon.com deferred all non-essential travel, within the U.S. and beyond, and Google set new restrictions for travel to South Korea and other places, as corporations moved to protect employees from the.. Reuters - Published on February 28, 2020 Coronavirus hits tech companies: Google employee tests positive The Google employee who tested positive for coronavirus was in the company's Zurich office "for a limited time," Google said in a statement.
USATODAY.com - Published on February 28, 2020
Google employee who was at Zurich office tests positive for coronavirus An employee of Alphabet Inc's Google, who had been in the Zurich office, has tested positive for coronavirus, the company said on Friday. Reuters - Published on February 28, 2020 Google to invest over $10 billion in 2020 on U.S. data centers, offices Alphabet Inc's Google said on Wednesday it would invest more than $10 billion in offices and data centers across the United States this year. Reuters - Published on February 26, 2020
New Mexico AG sues Google for collecting school kids' personal data New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas on Thursday sued Alphabet Inc's Google search engine, alleging that its educational software collects young students' personal information without the.. Reuters - Published on February 21, 2020 Google, YouTube should remove murder videos, father of slain journalist tells FTC Google and YouTube should remove violent murder videos including the shooting of a Roanoke, Virginia TV reporter caught on live TV, her father says.
USATODAY.com - Published on February 20, 2020
Should Facebook, Google be liable for user posts? asks U.S. Attorney General Barr U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday questioned whether Facebook, Google and other major online platforms still need the immunity from legal liability that has prevented them from being sued.. Reuters - Published on February 19, 2020 U.S. Attorney General questions need to shield big tech from liability for user posts U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday questioned whether Facebook, Google and other major online platforms still need immunity from legal liability that has prevented them from being sued.. Reuters - Published on February 19, 2020
Google makes 1,000 new high-res satellite images available in Earth View Now, 2,500 high-resolution images are available for download.
USATODAY.com - Published on February 14, 2020 Virginia really is for lovers: The states most looking for love, according to Google According to the search platform, the word "love" — along with "teddy bears" — tends to spike in popularity around Valentine's Day.
USATODAY.com - Published on February 13, 2020
5 tips to become a new Google Maps master Google Maps turns 15, and many of the 1 billion-plus people who turn to Google's navigation app do so for more than turn-by-turn directions.
USATODAY.com - Published on February 6, 2020 Google Maps turns 15: Here are 15 tips to get the most out of the app Google Maps turns 15 this week, and many of the 1 billion-plus people who turn to Google's navigation app do so for more than turn-by-turn directions.
USATODAY.com - Published on February 6, 2020
Doritos takes top spot in Super Bowl ads, political commercials at bottom: polls A Doritos commercial featuring the hit song "Old Town Road" and a tear-jerking ad from Google were the top commercials among viewers during Sunday's Super Bowl LIV, while presidential campaign ads were.. Reuters - Published on February 3, 2020 'Hey Google, show me photos': Google presents emotional 'Loretta' Super Bowl commercial Google's Super Bowl commercial titled "Loretta" showcases an elderly man asking his Google Assistant to display stored memories of his late wife.
USATODAY.com - Published on February 3, 2020
The coronavirus has nothing to do with Corona beer. But, some people seem to think so. The search terms 'corona beer' and 'corona beer virus' have surged on Google in the recent week as the outbreak continues to spread and claim lives.
USATODAY.com - Published on January 29, 2020 Google tugs at heartstrings with touching Super Bowl ad about 'Loretta' Based on a true story, Google's new Super Bowl commercial stars an 85-year-old grandfather trying to keep the memory of his late wife alive.
USATODAY.com - Published on January 28, 2020
Google 'When did Kobe Bryant die' and it lists day of deadly crash as 'assassination' A Google result page for the search "When did Kobe Bryant die," lists Sunday as "date of assassination" instead of "date of death."
USATODAY.com - Published on January 27, 2020 Have a Search Warrant for Data? Google Wants You to Pay The tech giant has begun charging U.S. law enforcement for responses to search warrants and subpoenas. NYTimes.com - Published on January 24, 2020
Self-driving big-rig trucks coming soon? Waymo set to begin mapping interstates in Texas, New Mexico Waymo, the self-driving vehicle division of Google parent Alphabet, is about to start mapping in Texas and New Mexico for self-driving big rigs.
USATODAY.com - Published on January 23, 2020 What will it take for the government to protect your privacy? Are Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon – and the government – doing enough to protect your privacy? Is 2020 the year we'll see a federal privacy law?
USATODAY.com - Published on January 20, 2020
Alphabet, Google's parent company, just topped $1 trillion in market value, joining other tech giants Alphabet just joined the trillionaire club. The tech giant is the fourth U.S. company to hit the milestone after Apple, Microsoft and Amazon.
USATODAY.com - Published on January 16, 2020 Nicki Minaj's Madame Tussauds wax figure has fans confused: 'Does Google not exist?' Nicki Minaj's wax figure was unveiled at Madame Tussauds in Germany and fans weren't too pleased with it. It was first debuted in 2015 in Las Vegas.
USATODAY.com - Published on January 8, 2020
Searching for information on Iran's missile strike? Google, YouTube lean on trusted sources; Facebook doesn't While Google and YouTube mostly turned to networks we know, Facebook pointed users to unknown sources after Iran missile attack in Iraq.
USATODAY.com - Published on January 8, 2020 CES 2020: Hey Google, be more upfront about what opt-in really means Google Assistant records you every time you click on the virtual microphone. Google says you gave approval for this. Remember doing it?
USATODAY.com - Published on January 7, 2020
For people who stutter, the convenience of voice assistant technology remains out of reach Voice assistants remain inaccessible to people who have speech impairments, but research is being done by Google and a Belgium based company to help.
USATODAY.com - Published on January 6, 2020 How Big Tech Is Turning New York Into a Silicon Valley Rival Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google will soon have 20,000 workers in the city, many in a cluster of offices on the West Side. NYTimes.com - Published on January 5, 2020
Why Amazon, Google and Apple want to record you Amazon automatically records you whether you like it or not, with Apple it's opt-in. Google records audio and keystrokes
USATODAY.com - Published on January 4, 2020 Hey Google, do you really record everything I say? Yes. Google records your queries when you use the "Hey Google," wake word with its speakers. But for voice search, it records way more, like everything
USATODAY.com - Published on January 4, 2020
Google AI system can surpass human experts in spotting breast cancer, study finds A new study reports that Google's artificial intelligence system can detect breast cancer more accurately than doctors.
USATODAY.com - Published on January 3, 2020 This simple trick stops Google, Amazon and Facebook from listening to you all the time One simple trick can keep Google Home, Amazon Echo and Facebook Portal devices from listening in on your conversations when you don't want them to.
USATODAY.com - Published on December 31, 2019
Where is Santa Claus right now? High-tech trackers can help you follow his magical journey NORAD and Google will be among the organizations tracking Santa's journey on Christmas Eve 2019. Here's how you can follow along.
USATODAY.com - Published on December 24, 2019 Christmas Eve weather, tracking Santa and what's open: 5 things you need to know Tuesday The weather this Christmas Eve? It's not so frightful. Also, how to track Santa on Google and we'll tell you which stores are open and closed.
USATODAY.com - Published on December 24, 2019
Hey, Google, be my Spanish translator New feature announced in January, but finally available for phones. Get a two-way conversation, and have the other person's voice recognized as well.
USATODAY.com - Published on December 12, 2019 Best Buy kicks off '12 Days of Deals' Monday with themed sales through Dec. 20 Best Buy's "12 Days of Deals" features new doorbusters from Dec. 9-20 with the season's guaranteed lowest prices on Apple, Microsoft, Google and more.
USATODAY.com - Published on December 9, 2019