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Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, a search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. It is considered one of the Big Four technology companies alongside Amazon, Apple and Microsoft.

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'No positive response from Mumbai Police': Bihar DGP on releasing IPS Vinay Tiwari from quarantine [Video]

'No positive response from Mumbai Police': Bihar DGP on releasing IPS Vinay Tiwari from quarantine

While speaking to ANI in Patna on August 06, the DGP of Bihar, Gupteshwar Pandey spoke on Mumbai police's move of quarantining Bihar IPS officer Vinay Tiwari. He said, "Mumbai police's move of..

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Microsoft joins hands with Samsung for special Xbox Game Pass on Android [Video]

Microsoft joins hands with Samsung for special Xbox Game Pass on Android

With the launch of Samsung's new Galaxy Note 20 handset, the company has unveiled a unique Xbox Game Pass partnership. The tech company Microsoft has joined hands with Samsung to include a special..

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Virginia touts nation's first contact tracing app [Video]

Virginia touts nation's first contact tracing app

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam on Wednesday announced the first contact tracing app for the novel coronavirus in the United States that uses new technology from Apple and Alphabet's Google.

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Biden unveils $280 mln campaign advertising blitz [Video]

Biden unveils $280 mln campaign advertising blitz

[NFA] The Democratic presidential candidate plans to buy digital and TV ads in 15 states, including key battlegrounds and Republican-leaning states. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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Google announces partnership with ADT, to invest Dollar450 million [Video]

Google announces partnership with ADT, to invest Dollar450 million

Google on Monday announced a partnership with security firm ADT and said as part of this multi-year partnership, it will 'make a Dollar 450 million investment in ADT'. "Today, we're announcing a..

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ADT Stock Goes Up 97% [Video]

ADT Stock Goes Up 97%

On Monday, ADT announced that it will be partnering with Google on a new line of smart home security products. Business Insider reports shares of ADT surged as much as 100% Monday to an all-time high..

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Australia to force Facebook, Google to pay for news [Video]

Australia to force Facebook, Google to pay for news

Australia will force U.S. tech giants Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google to pay Australian media outlets for news content in a landmark move to protect independent journalism that will be watched..

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Google One to roll out free storage management feature for iOS, Android devices [Video]

Google One to roll out free storage management feature for iOS, Android devices

The cloud storage service, Google One launched by Google in 2018 will now backup the data on iOS and Android phones for free with the Google account. According to the Verge, iOS app will backup the..

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Google's $2.1 bln Fitbit deal 'faces EU probe' [Video]

Google's $2.1 bln Fitbit deal 'faces EU probe'

Google's $2.1 billion bid for fitness tracker maker Fitbit will face a full-scale EU antitrust investigation next week, people familiar with the matter have said. Joe Davies reports.

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Top tech CEOs Facebook, Amazon, Google and Apple told they 'have too much power' [Video]

Top tech CEOs Facebook, Amazon, Google and Apple told they 'have too much power'

The four companies had to answer questions to determine whether they may simply be too bigView on euronews

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U.S. lawmakers accuse Big Tech of crushing rivals [Video]

U.S. lawmakers accuse Big Tech of crushing rivals

Google and Facebook took particularly sharp jabs for alleged abuse of their market power from Democrats and Republicans on Wednesday in a much-anticipated congressional hearing that put four of..

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Big tech CEOs testify on companies' practices [Video]

Big tech CEOs testify on companies' practices

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Sundar Pichai of Google andTim Cook of Apple are testifying on their companies' practices before Congressin a year-long investigation into market..

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Google To Allow Employees To Work From Home Until Summer 2021 [Video]

Google To Allow Employees To Work From Home Until Summer 2021

Google employees will be allowed to work from home until at least July 2021. According to CNN, the tech company made the announcement concerning their employee's on Monday. The company had initially..

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Google to replace certain Nest Thermostats that can't connect to wi-fi [Video]

Google to replace certain Nest Thermostats that can't connect to wi-fi

Tech giant Google has announced that Nest thermostat owners, who encountered a 'w5' error, would have their thermostats replaced if the normal troubleshooting steps failed. According to Mashable,..

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Alexa will soon launch Android, iOS apps through voice commands [Video]

Alexa will soon launch Android, iOS apps through voice commands

Amazon is currently working on a new feature for its voice assistant service Alexa which will allow the software to launch Android as well as iOS applications through voice commands. According to The..

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Google experiments with new video-based shopping app named Shoploop [Video]

Google experiments with new video-based shopping app named Shoploop

Tech giant Google has announced a new experiment called Shoploop that brings an interactive shopping experience to consumers. According to Mashable, created by the company's research and development at..

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The Ice Cream Flavors Each U.S. State Craves Right Now [Video]

The Ice Cream Flavors Each U.S. State Craves Right Now

Sunday is National Ice Cream Day! According to the Huff Post, to celebrate the occasion, Google shared a list of the most uniquely searched ice cream flavors, in every American state within the last..

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Go to a website to register for the class-action Google+ lawsuit, and you could get a cup of coffee or possibly a cheap lunch with what you're owed.
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Google buys $450 million stake in ADT to fortify Nest

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Congress and technology: Do lawmakers understand Google and Facebook enough to regulate them?

The CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google were grilled by a House subcommittee. Should we be concerned that lawmakers don't understand big tech?
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Lawmakers, United in Their Ire, Lash Out at Big Tech’s Leaders

The chiefs of Amazon, Apple, Google and Facebook faced withering questions from Democrats about anti-competitive practices and from Republicans about anti-conservative bias.
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Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon go virtually to Washington: Big Tech CEOs questioned over antitrust concerns

Bipartisan panel split between questions of fairness to small business, vs. silencing conservative thought
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Google accused of robbing ideas from other sites

A congressional committee investigating the power of major technology companies accused Google of leveraging its dominant search engine to steal from other websites and manipulate results to drive..
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4 Big Tech CEOs draw scrutiny on Capitol Hill

Four Big Tech CEOs - Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Sundar Pichai of Google and Tim Cook of Apple - are testifying on their companies' practices on the issue of market dominance in..
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Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google Prepare for Their ‘Big Tobacco Moment’

The tech C.E.O.s will appear together at a congressional hearing on Wednesday to argue that their companies do not stifle competition.
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Apple co-founder joins legal fight against YouTube

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is joining a legal fight taking aim at the flimsy controls on Google's YouTube site that have turned him into an unwilling pawn in a scam believed to have heisted..
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Business Leaders Urge Trump to Leave DACA Alone After Court Ruling

Executives with companies including Target, Apple, Google and Facebook warned the president that any actions related to DACA would disrupt the economy and affect the battle against the coronavirus.
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Fact check: Chihuahuas are dogs, not large rats

A screen grab of a Google search claims Chihuahuas are large rats and not dogs. This claim, around since 2004, is false.
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Are coronavirus contact tracing apps doomed to fail in America?

It's easy to see why so many are skeptical about privacy with Google and Apple COVID-19 tracing apps with tech that already knows too much about us.
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Google Doodle celebrates Juneteenth with video highlighting 'Lift Every Voice and Sing' poem

Google recognizes Juneteenth with a video Doodle, designed by artist Loveis Wise, set to the first verse of the poem "Lift Every Voice and Sing."
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U.S. House panel hears from Facebook, Google, Twitter on election security

Top officials from Facebook Inc , Alphabet Inc's Google and Twitter Inc appeared remotely before U.S. lawmakers on Thursday at a virtual hearing on foreign influence and election security.
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Europe threatens digital taxes without global deal, after U.S. quits talks

France said a U.S. decision to quit global talks on how to tax big digital firms such as Google, Amazon and Facebook was a "provocation" and the European Union said it could impose taxes even if no..
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EU ready to go it alone on taxation of digital firms

The European Union is ready to go it alone with taxing digital services of firms like Google, Amazon, Facebook or Apple if there is no global deal on such a tax this year, European Economic..
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Google pulls its ads from ZeroHedge, warns The Federalist about dangerous and derogatory speech

Conservative outlets ZeroHedge and The Federalist were given notices by Google to remove content violating its dangerous and derogatory policy.
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Fact check: Google did not automatically sign up Android users for COVID-19 tracing app

As technology for contact tracing appears, claims state that apps will be automatically downloaded on devices. That's partly false; users must opt in.
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The Economy Is Reeling. The Tech Giants Spy Opportunity.

Many companies are retreating. But Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft are placing bets to get even bigger.
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Google, NFL latest to call for Juneteenth commemorations

Google and the National Football League have joined a growing list of U.S. private sector organizations choosing to commemorate June 19th, the date marking the emancipation of the last remaining slaves..
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Google killing Google Play Music for YouTube Music in 2020

New tab in Google Play Music app lets you transfer playlists, libraries, uploads and personal preferences over to YouTube Music.
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U.S. states lean toward breaking up Google's ad tech business: CNBC

The U.S. state attorneys general investigating Alphabet Inc's Google for potential antitrust violations are leaning towards pushing for a breakup of its ad technology business as part of an expected..
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Chinese Hackers Target Email Accounts of Biden Campaign Staff, Google Says

The technology giant also confirmed reports that Iran had targeted President Trump’s campaign, underscoring the persistent threat of hackers in the 2020 election.
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Google postpones Android 11 unveiling amid U.S. protests

Alphabet Inc's Google on Saturday said it has postponed next week's planned unveiling of the beta version of its latest Android 11 mobile operating system in light of protests and unrest in the United..
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Trump executive order takes aim at social media firms: draft

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of a law that has long protected Twitter, Facebook and Alphabet's Google from being responsible for the material posted by their users,..
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Trump's executive order targets political bias at Twitter and Facebook: draft

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of a law that has long protected Twitter, Facebook and Alphabet's Google from being responsible for the material posted by their users,..
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U.S. state of Arizona files consumer fraud lawsuit against Google

Arizona on Wednesday filed a consumer fraud lawsuit against Alphabet Inc's Google alleging that the company used "deceptive" and "unfair" practices to obtain the location data of users.
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The most-searched recipes on Google to inspire your next quarantine meal

Have you been looking for recipes during coronavirus quarantine? Here are six of the most-searched foods on Google, along with related recipes.
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Apple and Google join forces on tech for app that could warn you of coronavirus exposure

Tech giants' software anonymizes smartphone data to help health agencies monitor COVID-19 spread
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San Francisco area roads busier, still far below normal as stay home orders remain

More people have been venturing out for work and play in recent weeks in the San Francisco Bay Area, according to traffic data, even as some of the strictest stay-at-home orders in the country remain..
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Elderly home turns to wearables for contact tracing, sidestepping Apple-Google limits

When a senior living facility in Amarillo, Texas suspected a nurse may have caught the novel coronavirus this month, it had a list within five minutes of staff and residents the nurse could have..
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U.S. Is Said to Plan to File Antitrust Charges Against Google

The case may be joined by state attorneys general in what would be one of the biggest antitrust actions by the United States since the late 1990s.
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Alphabet's Loon and S.Africa's Vodacom to expand rural internet in Mozambique

Loon, a unit of Google's owner Alphabet Inc , which uses high-altitude balloons to provide mobile internet to remote areas, has signed a deal with Vodacom to expand the South African mobile operator's..
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Ex-Google engineer who alleged discrimination against conservative white men asks judge to dismiss lawsuit

James Damore worked as an engineer at Google before being fired after criticizing the company's efforts to improve diversity among its workforce.
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EU should beef up fake news pledge involving Google, Facebook, Twitter: study

The European Union should strengthen a voluntary pledge, to which Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc's Google and Twitter Inc signed up to combat fake news, with sanctions to make it a more effective tool, a..
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White-Collar Companies Race to Be Last to Return to the Office

Google, Facebook, Amazon, Capital One and others are extending work-from-home policies to September and sometimes far beyond.
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Apple, Google will warn you if you've been exposed to COVID-19. Here's how.

Apple and Google give a first look at how public health apps will alert you if you've crossed paths with someone who tested positive for COVID-19.
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‘I Could Solve Most of Your Problems’: Eric Schmidt’s Pentagon Offensive

The former Google C.E.O. has reinvented himself as the prime liaison between Silicon Valley and the military-industrial complex.
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Most Americans cannot or will not use COVID-19 contact tracing apps: poll

More than half of all Americans either do not own smartphones or would not use apps backed by Alphabet Inc's Google and Apple Inc to trace who has been exposed to the new coronavirus, according to a..
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YouTube expands fact-check feature to U.S. video searches during COVID-19 pandemic

YouTube, the video service of Alphabet Inc's Google, said on Tuesday it would start showing text and links from third-party fact checkers to U.S. viewers, part of efforts to curb misinformation on the..
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Germany flips to Apple-Google approach on smartphone contact tracing

Germany changed course on Sunday over which type of smartphone technology it wanted to use to trace coronavirus infections, backing an approach supported by Apple and Google along with a growing number..
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Germany flips on smartphone contact tracing, backs Apple and Google

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Coronavirus phone tracing by Apple and Google could help America reopen

Beside more COVID-19 testing, U.S. recovery needs contact tracing to identify and isolate the infected. There's about to be an app for that: Our view
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Zoom, Google Meet, Teams : Can't get a webcam? That old phone in a drawer can help

You don't have to pay a fortune for a webcam. There's an easy and free way to use old smartphones for better-looking video chats. Here's how.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Apple and Google are Building a Tool to Track the Contagion

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Apple, Google to harness phones for virus tracking

New software the companies plan to add to phones would make it easier to use Bluetooth wireless technology to track down people for who may have been infected by coronavirus carriers (April 10).  
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump Calls Relaxing Restrictions a Major Decision as Projections Warn of a Possible Infection Spike

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Europe's north-south lockdown divide revealed by Google data

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