F.T.C. Fines Google $170 Million for Violating Children’s Privacy on YouTube As part of a settlement, YouTube said it would also institute new privacy measures on children’s videos. Critics said the changes did not go far enough to protect children. NYTimes.com - Published on September 4, 2019
“We’re heading towards hell”: Expert shares concerns with autonomous vehicles The race to create the self-driving car continues at a feverish pace, with major players pumping billions into the effort. The intense pursuit may have led to corporate espionage: this week, former.. CBS News - Published on August 31, 2019
Hackers breached iPhones for years, Google says Cybercriminals implanted iPhones with spyware by exploiting a hole in Apple's operating system CBS News - Published on August 30, 2019
Former Google engineer accused of giving company secrets to Uber A former star engineer at Google faces criminal charges for allegedly stealing company secrets about self-driving cars and giving them to Uber, a major competitor. The federal indictment filed Tuesday.. CBS News - Published on August 28, 2019 Ex-Google engineer charged with theft An indictment filed in Silicon Valley reads like a Cold War spy thriller. A former engineer at Google is accused of acting as a secret agent for Uber, in a high-stakes tech war. Jamie Yuccas has the.. CBS News - Published on August 27, 2019
Ex-Google engineer charged with stealing trade secrets for self-driving cars The charges against Anthony Levandowski, 39, highlight the race between Uber and Google to build robotic vehicles CBS News - Published on August 27, 2019
Why California Is More Than an A.T.M. for Presidential Candidates Tuesday: Kamala Harris has competition. Also: Google’s moves, and listening to Dick Dale’s ‘Misirlou.’ NYTimes.com - Published on August 27, 2019
How to stop Google Calendar invite spam Spam is bad enough in email. Here's how to stop it from invading your calendar too CBS News - Published on August 26, 2019 Hey Siri, Google and Alexa — enough with the snooping Google, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft and Facebook have been caught having humans monitor our queries and responses. Companies now say they will pause.
USATODAY.com - Published on August 24, 2019
Biden campaign accuses Trump campaign of poaching donors A Google search for "donate Joe Biden" turns up a Donald Trump campaign contribution link at the top of the page CBS News - Published on August 23, 2019
YouTube finds influence campaign tied to Hong Kong protests Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Thursday that its YouTube streaming video service disabled 210 channels appearing to engage in a coordinated influence operation around the Hong Kong protests, days.. Reuters - Published on August 22, 2019
Google, Apple, Mozilla move to block Kazakh surveillance system Alphabet Inc's Google, Apple Inc and Firefox browser maker Mozilla took steps on Wednesday to block the Kazakh government from creating an internet surveillance system using their browsers. Reuters - Published on August 21, 2019
Sites like Facebook, Google and Twitter allowed white supremacists to flourish. Now what? For years, social media fostered the rise of white nationalism by giving young white males places to freely spew hate. Tech companies have been slow to act.
USATODAY.com - Published on August 21, 2019 Fact-Checking Trump’s Claim That Google ‘Manipulated’ Millions of Votes for Clinton After making baseless claims of voter fraud, the president has turned to a new way of explaining his loss of the popular vote in 2016. NYTimes.com - Published on August 19, 2019
Wired: Three years of misery inside Google after Trump's election Google's reputation as one of Silicon Valley's friendliest tech companies began to shatter following President Trump's election. Wired magazine's Senior Writer Nitasha Tiku joined "CBSN AM" to discuss.. CBS News - Published on August 19, 2019 Beware of Google search scams. Here's how to spot a fake tech support website Google doesn't have a way for you to report a website that led you to call a scammer. Be careful when clicking third-party tech support websites.
USATODAY.com - Published on August 17, 2019
Hundreds of Google employees call for company to avoid work with ICE and CBP The petition demands Google not provide services to ICE or U.S. Customs and Border Protection until they "stop engaging in human rights abuses.”
USATODAY.com - Published on August 16, 2019 Chips and cheese: Google's latest doodle honors Ignacio Anaya García, the inventor of nachos On Thursday, Google paid tribute to Ignacio Anaya García, the inventor of nachos, who was born on this day 124 years ago.
USATODAY.com - Published on August 15, 2019
Break up Google, Facebook and Amazon? Smaller companies will do the same: Today's talker Big tech isn't the problem; it's allowing any company to scoop up large volumes of data to make a buck. Give individuals control over their data.
USATODAY.com - Published on August 14, 2019 Mass shooting news cycle is short-lived, report says A new report looks at the trends from Google searches following recent mass shootings. Axios media reporter Sara Fischer joined CBSN with details. CBS News - Published on August 13, 2019
Doodle for Google winner: Georgia teen dedicates heartwarming portrait to her mother Winners can see their art on front page of Google, $30,000 in scholarship money and a technology package worth $50,000 along with bragging rights.
USATODAY.com - Published on August 13, 2019 Russia tells Google not to advertise 'illegal' events after election protests Russia's state communications watchdog has asked Google to stop advertising "illegal mass events" on its YouTube video platform, it said on Sunday. Reuters - Published on August 11, 2019
Russia, after protests, tells Google not to advertise "illegal" events Russia's state communications watchdog said on Sunday it had asked Google to stop advertising "illegal mass events" on its YouTube video platform. Reuters - Published on August 11, 2019 Harris, Buttigieg and Marianne Williamson won Google search war Sen. Kamala Harris' pivotal exchange with former Vice President Joe Biden made Google searches for her spike CBS News - Published on August 8, 2019
Revisiting Gilroy: ‘It’s Still Kind of a Raw Emotion’ Wednesday: Two more mass shootings reopen wounds in California. Also: A push to make Google temps full time, and ‘Amor Eterno.’ NYTimes.com - Published on August 7, 2019 Digital takeover? Nearly half of Americans own a digital assistant, survey finds Amazon and Google still hold a near-duopoly in the smart speaker market.
USATODAY.com - Published on August 6, 2019
Voice assistants are listening to you: How to delete Siri, Alexa and Google recordings Apple suspended a program that let third party contractors listen to your Siri recordings. Here's how to delete recordings from Siri, Alexa and Google
USATODAY.com - Published on August 5, 2019 Lowe's layoffs, Siri snooping and other MoneyWatch headlines Lowe's is laying off thousands of workers, Apple is stopping outside contractors from listening to Siri, and Google is letting European Android users choose their own search engine. CBS News - Published on August 2, 2019
Samsung dongle leak suggests the smartphone maker is killing the headphone jack As with most other dongles, Samsung's doesn't offer much to see. Is the smartphone maker joining Apple, Google and others in killing the cord?
USATODAY.com - Published on August 2, 2019 Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is again the most-searched candidate on Google during Democratic debate Being the most searched candidate during the first round of the debate in Miami didn't translate into a boost in the polls for Gabbard.
USATODAY.com - Published on August 1, 2019
Is consolidation the key to a digital journalism transformation for Gannett and GateHouse? Gannett and GateHouse Media are said to be considering a deal that would enable cost-cutting and give them greater scale against Facebook, Google.
USATODAY.com - Published on August 1, 2019 Marianne Williamson was the most searched candidate on Google on first night of Democratic debate in Detroit Sen. Bernie Sanders drew the second-most searches after Williamson, followed by Sen. Elizabeth Warren and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg
USATODAY.com - Published on July 31, 2019
'Dark psychic force': Marianne Williamson's memorable moments from the Democratic debate Who won the Democratic debate? Well Marianne Williamson was the most Googled candidate Tuesday night in Detroit. Here are her most memorable moments.
USATODAY.com - Published on July 31, 2019 Google leaks more info about its Pixel 4, giving you an 'early look' at new tech Even though it's not supposed to drop until October, Google announced the Pixel 4's new features on Monday. Here's what the phone can do.
USATODAY.com - Published on July 30, 2019
Data privacy: How much are your intimate details worth? More than a Happy Meal? The value of personal data grows for tech giants like Amazon, Facebook and Google. But for consumers it seems to have stagnated at meal-level prices.
USATODAY.com - Published on July 30, 2019 Reputation management companies are faking court orders to suppress Google results Googling yourself may be easy, but changing what Google says about you is nearly impossible. It's so difficult, that many small businesses pay tens and even hundreds of thousands of dollars to get rid.. CBS News - Published on July 26, 2019
Fraudulent court orders used to change Google search results One of the only ways to get Google to permanently remove a link from its search results is with a court order from a judge CBS News - Published on July 25, 2019 Locked out of your Google account? Why it can sometimes take days to get back in Forgetting the password on your Google account could get you locked out for longer than you might expect. Here's how to prevent it.
USATODAY.com - Published on July 25, 2019
CBS News investigation finds fake court orders used to hide negative Google search results A Google search can reveal negative information about anyone or any company. But reputation management companies try to trick Google by flooding the internet with positive content about their clients... CBS News - Published on July 25, 2019 Tulsi Gabbard sues Google, claims 'election interference' over suspension of ad account Tulsi Gabbard claimed Google committed "serious and continuing violations of Tulsi’s right to free speech" because the company suspended her ad account.
USATODAY.com - Published on July 25, 2019
7 things you didn’t know Google Search could do until now Google is way more powerful than most people realize. Regular searches are helpful, but they don’t even scratch the surface of Google’s abilities
USATODAY.com - Published on July 25, 2019 Facebook, Google, Amazon, Apple: Is Big Tech headed for a big breakup? Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple face an unprecedented antitrust probe by the House Judiciary Committee.
USATODAY.com - Published on July 24, 2019
Feds launch antitrust probe of U.S. tech giants The DOJ is examining leading online platforms—likely Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple—to see if they're monopolies CBS News - Published on July 23, 2019 Facebook, Google, Amazon likely facing review from Justice Department The Justice Department said Tuesday it would begin an antitrust review of online platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Apple and Amazon .
USATODAY.com - Published on July 23, 2019
Sneak preview: This is what Google’s new phones will probably look like Last month, Google published the first picture of its new smartphone, the Pixel 4, on Twitter.
USATODAY.com - Published on July 22, 2019 FaceApp's privacy concerns: How the app compares to Facebook, Instagram and SnapChat terms A new wave of interest has made FaceApp the top free entry in the Apple and Google app stores. It has also lead to privacy concerns.
USATODAY.com - Published on July 18, 2019
Apple, Google unveil new emojis In celebration of "World Emoji Day", Apple and Google are previewing a new collection of emojis coming this fall. Melissa Thermidor, who was instrumental in creating the "Blood Drop" and "Interracial.. CBS News - Published on July 18, 2019 Happy World Emoji Day! These are the top 10 icons used this year on Facemoji Fun Fact: July 17 was designated World Emoji Day because that is the date shown on the calendar emoji for Apple and Google users.
USATODAY.com - Published on July 17, 2019
With World Emoji Day upon us, Apple, Google show off emojis coming soon to their devices For World Emoji Day, Apple and Google shared some of the emojis coming to devices later this year, which include emoji for people with disabilities.
USATODAY.com - Published on July 17, 2019 Trump calls for inquiry into Google's work with China U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration would investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google supports the Chinese government, following accusations that a company official refuted.. Reuters - Published on July 16, 2019