Dec 12, 2018

Google has 'no plans' to launch Chinese search engine

CEO Sundar Pichai told a US congressional panel that Google is not planning to relaunch a search engine in China.

Dec 11, 2018

Google+ shutdown speeds up, new privacy bug affected 52.5 million users

Google will shut down its Google+ social media service in April, four months ahead of schedule.

Dec 11, 2018

Google CEO defends 'integrity' of products ahead of testimony

CEO Sundar Pichai said he led the company 'without political bias'.

Dec 10, 2018

Australian watchdog wants a regulator for Google, Facebook

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission recommends a new regulatory body to check the dominance of Facebook and Google in the online advertising and news markets.

Nov 9, 2018

Google changes sexual harassment policies

The Internet giant will change the way it handles sexual harassment claims, after 20 000 of its workers held protests around the world.

Oct 30, 2018

Google to grant $25m to AI for 'good' projects

Google will allocate $25 million globally to humanitarian and environmental projects seeking to use AI to speed up and grow their efforts.

Oct 9, 2018

Facebook debuts smart speaker for Messenger video calls

The smart speaker could help Facebook stop users from flocking to rival chat and video apps when making video calls.

Oct 8, 2018

Google exposed user data

Google will shut down the consumer version of its social network Google+ after announcing data from up to 500 000 users may have been exposed to external developers.

Sep 21, 2018

Google defends Gmail data sharing

Alphabet's Google stops short of fully addressing questions from US senators about developers who break its e-mail-scanning rules.

Aug 20, 2018

Google wants to keep it cool with AI

The tech giant will let artificial intelligence make autonomous data centre cooling decisions in its centres around the globe.

Jul 24, 2018

Alphabet delivers strong results despite EU fine

Ongoing momentum in its ad businesses sees Alphabet deliver stronger-than-expected quarterly earnings, as it outlines big plans for artificial intelligence.

Jul 20, 2018

Alphabet's Project Loon debuts commercial deployment in Africa

Remote and rural areas in Kenya will be able to connect to high-speed Internet next year, thanks to Loon's balloons.

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