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.
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.
Google fined record EUR4.3bn in EU antitrust probe
The Internet search giant fined for imposing illegal restrictions on Android device manufacturers and operators to cement its dominant position.
Kenya to use Alphabet's balloons for rural Internet
Alphabet's Project Loon system of balloons will beam high-speed Internet access to Kenya's rural population.
YouTube Music aims to better appeal to local tastes
The Google unit hires music experts across the world to make its revamped music streaming subscription more locally "authentic".
Alphabet urges tech companies to assume greater responsibility
In his address in Alphabet's annual shareholder letter, Sergey Brin said technology is deeply and irrevocably interwoven into our societies.