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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 Five technology companies in the U.S. information technology industry, alongside Amazon, Facebook, Apple, and Microsoft.

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G20 to pledge to pay for fair access to vaccines [Video]

G20 to pledge to pay for fair access to vaccines

Leaders of the world's 20 biggest economies on Sunday will pledge to pay for a fair distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, drugs and tests around the world so that poorer countries are not left out, and to..

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Blind runner 'born to run' completes solo 5K, Google technology in hand [Video]

Blind runner 'born to run' completes solo 5K, Google technology in hand

VIDEO SHOWS: PRESIDENT AND CEO FOR GUIDING EYES FOR THE BLIND, 50, THOMAS PANEK, RUNNING 5K IN CENTRAL PARK / INTERVIEW / GOOGLE VIDEO WITH GUIDELINE TECHNOLOGY / INTERVIEW WITH GOOGLE RESEARCH

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Fitbit adds Google Assistant support to smartwatches [Video]

Fitbit adds Google Assistant support to smartwatches

Fitbit on Thursday rolled out a new feature that provides Google assistant support to Sense and Versa 3 smartwatches in the US. According to the Verge, Fitbit OS 5.1 also adds new blood oxygen..

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Google Releasing Chrome For M1 Macs [Video]

Google Releasing Chrome For M1 Macs

Google Releasing Chrome For M1 Macs

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Google Maps introduces 'Trips' tab to remind of previous vacations [Video]

Google Maps introduces 'Trips' tab to remind of previous vacations

Google Maps will soon roll out a new Trips tab in timeline on Android that can present customers an abstract of previous holidays and complete kilometres travelled. According to Mashable, Google Photos..

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Group of 165 Google critics call for EU action [Video]

Group of 165 Google critics call for EU action

A group of 165 companies and industry bodies has called on EU antitrust enforcers to take a tougher line against Google, saying the U.S. tech giant unfairly favours its own services on its web..

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Google Pay gets revised logo in India [Video]

Google Pay gets revised logo in India

Tech giant Google's Pay app- Google Pay (formerly known as Tez and popularly called GPay) in India has been spotted with a colourful new logo. The new logo is currently live only for selected users...

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Google Meet desktop users can now customise backgrounds on video calls [Video]

Google Meet desktop users can now customise backgrounds on video calls

Tech giant Google is introducing custom backgrounds for its Meet video-conferencing platform, the company announced in a blog post. According to The Verge, if the user makes use of Meet in Google's..

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'Can I Change My Vote' Trends on Google [Video]

'Can I Change My Vote' Trends on Google

Tuesday morning saw a surge of Google searches regarding the question.

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Stocks rebound with tech in the lead [Video]

Stocks rebound with tech in the lead

U.S. stocks recovered on Thursday some of the steep losses seen the day before as investors gobbled up high-flying tech names in anticipation of strong quarterly results after the close, which Amazon,..

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Made by Google products go green with recycled materials [Video]

Made by Google products go green with recycled materials

Google announced that it has achieved one of its goals of using recycled materials in all of its Made by Google products. The company had pledged to achieve the goal by 2022 but have announced that..

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Facebook enters cloud gaming with different services than competitors [Video]

Facebook enters cloud gaming with different services than competitors

Facebook has entered the field of cloud-based gaming service and on October 26 introduced cloud games to its existing Facebook Gaming application. The tech giant's cloud gaming services differs from..

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How They Blew It: Why Two Major Cities Are Dropping Google's COVID-19 Testing Program [Video]

How They Blew It: Why Two Major Cities Are Dropping Google's COVID-19 Testing Program

Gizmodo reports San Francisco and Alameda counties in California have stopped using Verily to test for the novel coronavirus. Google's health-centered sister company launched a $55 million pilot..

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US Government Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google [Video]

US Government Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google

According to CNN, the Trump administration sued Google on Tuesday.

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Google lawsuit: US Govt slaps tech giant with antitrust case [Video]

Google lawsuit: US Govt slaps tech giant with antitrust case

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U.S. sues Google, says breakup may be needed [Video]

U.S. sues Google, says breakup may be needed

The U.S. Justice Department filed an antitrust lawsuit against Alphabet Inc's Google on Tuesday, accusing the $1 trillion company of illegally using its market power to fend off rivals and said nothing..

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Samsung smart TV to soon feature Google Assistant Microphone [Video]

Samsung smart TV to soon feature Google Assistant Microphone

Google Assistant is now available on newer Samsung smart TVs in the US, the companies announced. As reported by The Verge, the AI helper will be available on Samsung 2020 smart TV models, including the..

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Google must negotiate pay with publishers for content, French court rules [Video]

Google must negotiate pay with publishers for content, French court rules

Google must negotiate pay with publishers for content they reshare online in search results, the Paris Court of Appeal has ruled, confirming a decision by the country's competition authority.

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Tech that's so 2020: Why Google, PS5 make our Tech Turkeys list this year

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Google Pay positions itself as Apple Pay, PayPal and Venmo alternative

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Zoom's gift for Thanksgiving: no time limits on family video get-togethers

Zoom's rivals have yet to match the no time limit offer. Currently Google has a 60 minute limit, and WebEx goes 50 minutes for its free offering.
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Here's what Google says will be the top purchases this holiday season

These are a few gifts that Google predicts your loved ones will want to find under the tree on Christmas morning.
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Google releases predictions of popular holiday gifts from Apple iPhone, PlayStation 5 to Fat Brain Simpl Dimpl

Looking for gift ideas? Google Shopping has a new list with 100 holiday gifts the tech giant predicts will be popular for Christmas.
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Dems and GOP worry about Facebook and Google political ad bans

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Georgia Senate runoffs could be hampered by digital political ad bans

Facebook and Google banned political ads in the wake of the election to prevent abuse of their platforms, disinformation and confusion about the results.
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Google Photos to drop free unlimited storage on images and videos in June

Google Photos is about to lose one of its biggest perks: the ability to upload an unlimited number of photos and videos for free.
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Panel: "The Future of the World"

The 2020 Reykjavík Global Forum – Women Leaders held a discussion on the future of the world. The participants were: Vikas Pota, founder of T4 Education; Olivier Oullier, president of EMOTIV; Yonca..
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New Jerseyites Google 'How to Roll a Joint' After Vote Legalizes Weed

Folks in New Jersey have green on the mind -- they are eager to brush up on their marijuana skills after voting to legalize it, and their Google searches show it. The term "how to roll a joint" saw a..
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The Dutch Solution, The Power of Google, Into the Wild

How Dutch stormwater management could have mitigated damage from Hurricane Florence; then, Steve Kroft reports on how Google got so big; and, Anderson Cooper goes into the wild with Thomas D. Mangelsen
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Small businesses say they can't afford to compete on Google

Some say their companies don't show up in Google searches unless they pay heavily on ads.
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Big Tech, recovered from pandemic, reports record earnings

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CEOs of Facebook, Twitter, and Google testify before Senate committee

Members of the Senate Commerce Committee grilled the CEOs of Facebook, Twitter and Google over how they moderate content on their platforms. Wednesday's hearing focused on the law known as Section 230,..
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Who Is Miles Taylor?

A lifelong Republican and a former top official at the Department of Homeland Security, Mr. Taylor took a leave of absence from his job at Google this summer to campaign for Joseph R. Biden Jr.
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'Offensive and embarrassing': Senators struggle to pronounce Google CEO Sundar Pichai's name correctly

Senators questioning Google CEO Sundar Pichai alongside Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter's Jack Dorsey couldn't pronounce his name correctly.
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Republicans Blast Social Media C.E.O.s While Democrats Deride Hearing

Republican senators accused the leaders of Twitter, Facebook and Google of censorship. Democrats denounced that as posturing.
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Tech CEOs from Google, Twitter and Facebook testify at Senate hearing

CEOs from Facebook, Google and Twitter testified before the Senate Commerce Committee on the importance of the law known as Section 230, which protects social media companies from liability for content..
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'Who the hell elected you?' Tech CEOs accused of bias against Trump and conservatives days before election

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter's Jack Dorsey and Google's Sundar Pichai came under attack for anti-conservative bias during fiery Senate hearing.
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Social media CEOs face Senate grilling

The CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google are facing a grilling by GOP senators making unfounded allegations that the tech giants show anti-conservative bias. Their focus includes Section 230, a law..
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Watch Live: CEOs of Facebook, Twitter and Google face Senate grilling

Jack Dorsey, Mark Zuckerberg and Sundar Pichai will defend their approach to free speech.
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Trump-led conservatives accuse Big Tech of election interference, escalate bias charges ahead of Senate showdown

At a Capitol Hill hearing, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter's Jack Dorsey and Google's Sundar Pichai will face charges they censor conservatives.
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Joe Biden never said the "day after" he's elected, people will "know what he stands for." A Google search of the exact quote turned up no results.
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The Justice Dept. vs. Google

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Justice Department files antitrust lawsuit against Google

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Does Google's dominance in search harm you? Everything you need to know about how the Justice Department's antitrust suit filed Thursday affects you.
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Google antitrust: Just how much do you actually use it? Way more than you think

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DOJ files antitrust lawsuit against Google, alleging it maintains a search monopoly

The Department of Justice filed suit against Google for allegedly violating antitrust regulations. The DOJ alleges that Google, which is a division of Alphabet, paid billions of dollars to Apple and..
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It’s Google’s World. We Just Live In It.

Googling something was all we once did with Google. Now we spend hours a day using its maps, videos, security cameras, email, smartphones and more.
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Department of Justice to sue Google for antitrust violation

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A victory for the government could remake one of America’s most recognizable companies and the internet economy that it has helped define.
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Facing a Deluge of Misinformation, Colorado Takes the Offensive Against It

The state will combat false information on social media and even buy Google ads against it. But not enough other states are following suit.
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Can't remember the name of that song? Now you can hum it to Google

This may be music to your ears: You can now hum, whistle or sing a tune, even off-key, and Google will identify it, or at least show you some options.
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Trump vs. Big Tech: Everything you need to know about Section 230 and why everyone hates it

Section 230, a provision to a 1996 law that shields Facebook and Google from liability for what users post, is increasingly under fire from Trump.
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300+ Trump ads taken down by Google, YouTube

60 Minutes finds over 300 video ads for President Trump were taken down, mostly over the summer, for violating company policy
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Manhattan Emptied Out During the Pandemic. But Big Tech Is Moving In.

The four companies known as Big Tech — Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google — now have more than 22,000 employees in the city, with thousands added just this year.
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Google Employees Are Free to Speak Up. Except on Antitrust.

A company operating in the shadow of government regulators has some very particular rules about what workers can say about it.
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Facebook, Amazon, Google and Apple refute House Judiciary report suggesting Big Tech restraints

Tech giants Apple and Facebook are pushing back against a House Judiciary report issued by Democrats suggesting Big Tech companies be reined in.
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House Democrats say Big Tech must be reined in

Lawmakers urge restrictions on Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, comparing them to oil barons and railroad tycoons,
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House Lawmakers Condemn Big Tech’s ‘Monopoly Power’

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Senate moves to subpoena CEOs of Facebook, Twitter, Google

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Google Chromecast can now compete more effectively with Amazon Fire TV Stick and Roku streaming devices for an audience spending more time at home
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Google expected to launch new Pixel phones, Chromecast and smart speakers at event

Google's Pixel phones have never sold well, but are considered state-of-the-art Android showcases to push makers to offer the latest and greatest.
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Google Demands Its 30% Cut From App Developers in Play Store

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Current state of technology and social media in the U.S.

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This year, 5th grader Sharon Sara was named the winner of the US 2020 Doodle for Google contest, which showcases the art of young Americans.
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