Google, YouTube should remove murder videos, father of slain journalist tells FTC Google and YouTube should remove violent murder videos including the shooting of a Roanoke, Virginia TV reporter caught on live TV, her father says.
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Should Facebook, Google be liable for user posts? asks U.S. Attorney General Barr U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday questioned whether Facebook, Google and other major online platforms still need the immunity from legal liability that has prevented them from being sued.. Reuters - Published 23 hours ago
Explainer: How the Nevada caucus works
After Iowa and New Hampshire comes the third nominating contest for the Democratic presidential contenders in Nevada, the "First of the West."
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Google calls on European court to dismiss antitrust fine
Google on Friday called on Europe's second-top court to throw out what it called an eye-catching 2.4 billion euros ($2.6 billion) EU antitrust fine, saying there was no factual or legal basis to the..
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Google's fight against EU antitrust fine goes to court
Google's fight against a 2.6 billion dollar EU antitrust fine will be played out over three days from Wednesday at Europe's second-highest court. Joe Davies reports.
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App makers get caught up in Apple antitrust probe
The U.S. Justice Department has reached out to app developers as part of the government's investigation into alledged anti-competitive behavior at Apple, Reuters has learned exclusively. Conway G...
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Americans Don't Want To Impose Tariffs On France
The U.S. threatened to levy tariffs of up to 100 percent on $2.4 billion worth of French products. According to Business Insider, the threat happened after Frances passed a tax on digital services. The..
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Alphabet's public market cap tops $1 trillion
The public market capitalization of Google parent Alphabet topped the $1 trillion mark shortly before the close of trading on Thursday, making it the fourth S&P 500 component to top the lofty level...
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S&P tops 3300 on strong retail sales
The S&P 500 hit the 3300 mark for the first time Thursday. As Fred Katayama reports, solid retail sales data and upbeat earnings from Morgan Stanley drove the indexes to record highs.
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Google Disables Xiaomi Cameras
Google has blocked Xiaomi integration with some of its hardware and services. The change comes after a user said he could see into other people's homes. The owner posted on Reddit that they could see..
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Huawei profit jumps, but 2020 may be 'difficult'
The Chinese technology company announced full-year revenue to $121 billion, lower than its earlier projections, as a U.S. trade blacklisting curbed growth and disrupted its ability to source key parts...
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Retailers rush to comply with California privacy law
U.S. retailers like Walmart will add "Do Not Sell My Info" links to their websites and signage in stores starting January, sources said. Fred Katayama reports.
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U.S. Attorney General questions need to shield big tech from liability for user posts U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday questioned whether Facebook, Google and other major online platforms still need immunity from legal liability that has prevented them from being sued.. Reuters - Published 1 day ago
Google makes 1,000 new high-res satellite images available in Earth View Now, 2,500 high-resolution images are available for download.
USATODAY.com - Published 1 week ago Virginia really is for lovers: The states most looking for love, according to Google According to the search platform, the word "love" — along with "teddy bears" — tends to spike in popularity around Valentine's Day.
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5 tips to become a new Google Maps master Google Maps turns 15, and many of the 1 billion-plus people who turn to Google's navigation app do so for more than turn-by-turn directions.
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Google Maps turns 15: Here are 15 tips to get the most out of the app Google Maps turns 15 this week, and many of the 1 billion-plus people who turn to Google's navigation app do so for more than turn-by-turn directions.
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Doritos takes top spot in Super Bowl ads, political commercials at bottom: polls A Doritos commercial featuring the hit song "Old Town Road" and a tear-jerking ad from Google were the top commercials among viewers during Sunday's Super Bowl LIV, while presidential campaign ads were.. Reuters - Published 2 weeks ago 'Hey Google, show me photos': Google presents emotional 'Loretta' Super Bowl commercial Google's Super Bowl commercial titled "Loretta" showcases an elderly man asking his Google Assistant to display stored memories of his late wife.
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The coronavirus has nothing to do with Corona beer. But, some people seem to think so. The search terms 'corona beer' and 'corona beer virus' have surged on Google in the recent week as the outbreak continues to spread and claim lives.
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Google tugs at heartstrings with touching Super Bowl ad about 'Loretta' Based on a true story, Google's new Super Bowl commercial stars an 85-year-old grandfather trying to keep the memory of his late wife alive.
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Google 'When did Kobe Bryant die' and it lists day of deadly crash as 'assassination' A Google result page for the search "When did Kobe Bryant die," lists Sunday as "date of assassination" instead of "date of death."
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Have a Search Warrant for Data? Google Wants You to Pay The tech giant has begun charging U.S. law enforcement for responses to search warrants and subpoenas. NYTimes.com - Published on January 24, 2020 Self-driving big-rig trucks coming soon? Waymo set to begin mapping interstates in Texas, New Mexico Waymo, the self-driving vehicle division of Google parent Alphabet, is about to start mapping in Texas and New Mexico for self-driving big rigs.
USATODAY.com - Published on January 23, 2020
What will it take for the government to protect your privacy? Are Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon – and the government – doing enough to protect your privacy? Is 2020 the year we'll see a federal privacy law?
USATODAY.com - Published on January 20, 2020 Alphabet, Google's parent company, just topped $1 trillion in market value, joining other tech giants Alphabet just joined the trillionaire club. The tech giant is the fourth U.S. company to hit the milestone after Apple, Microsoft and Amazon.
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Nicki Minaj's Madame Tussauds wax figure has fans confused: 'Does Google not exist?' Nicki Minaj's wax figure was unveiled at Madame Tussauds in Germany and fans weren't too pleased with it. It was first debuted in 2015 in Las Vegas.
USATODAY.com - Published on January 8, 2020 Searching for information on Iran's missile strike? Google, YouTube lean on trusted sources; Facebook doesn't While Google and YouTube mostly turned to networks we know, Facebook pointed users to unknown sources after Iran missile attack in Iraq.
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CES 2020: Hey Google, be more upfront about what opt-in really means Google Assistant records you every time you click on the virtual microphone. Google says you gave approval for this. Remember doing it?
USATODAY.com - Published on January 7, 2020 For people who stutter, the convenience of voice assistant technology remains out of reach Voice assistants remain inaccessible to people who have speech impairments, but research is being done by Google and a Belgium based company to help.
USATODAY.com - Published on January 6, 2020
How Big Tech Is Turning New York Into a Silicon Valley Rival Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google will soon have 20,000 workers in the city, many in a cluster of offices on the West Side. NYTimes.com - Published on January 5, 2020 Why Amazon, Google and Apple want to record you Amazon automatically records you whether you like it or not, with Apple it's opt-in. Google records audio and keystrokes
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Hey Google, do you really record everything I say? Yes. Google records your queries when you use the "Hey Google," wake word with its speakers. But for voice search, it records way more, like everything
USATODAY.com - Published on January 4, 2020 Google AI system can surpass human experts in spotting breast cancer, study finds A new study reports that Google's artificial intelligence system can detect breast cancer more accurately than doctors.
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This simple trick stops Google, Amazon and Facebook from listening to you all the time One simple trick can keep Google Home, Amazon Echo and Facebook Portal devices from listening in on your conversations when you don't want them to.
USATODAY.com - Published on December 31, 2019 Where is Santa Claus right now? High-tech trackers can help you follow his magical journey NORAD and Google will be among the organizations tracking Santa's journey on Christmas Eve 2019. Here's how you can follow along.
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Christmas Eve weather, tracking Santa and what's open: 5 things you need to know Tuesday The weather this Christmas Eve? It's not so frightful. Also, how to track Santa on Google and we'll tell you which stores are open and closed.
USATODAY.com - Published on December 24, 2019 Hey, Google, be my Spanish translator New feature announced in January, but finally available for phones. Get a two-way conversation, and have the other person's voice recognized as well.
USATODAY.com - Published on December 12, 2019
Best Buy kicks off '12 Days of Deals' Monday with themed sales through Dec. 20 Best Buy's "12 Days of Deals" features new doorbusters from Dec. 9-20 with the season's guaranteed lowest prices on Apple, Microsoft, Google and more.
USATODAY.com - Published on December 9, 2019 Why Thousands of Californians Don’t Have Clean Drinking Water Friday: How segregation lives on in Central Valley water access. Also: A look at Google’s founders. NYTimes.com - Published on December 6, 2019
U.S. airline websites briefly down after Google technical issue The websites for the three largest U.S. airlines, American Airlines Group Inc, Delta Air Lines Inc and United Airlines Holdings Inc were briefly down on Wednesday due to a technical issue with Google. Reuters - Published on December 4, 2019 Your Wednesday Briefing Impeachment, Emmanuel Macron, Google: Here's what you need to know. NYTimes.com - Published on December 4, 2019
Britain's Johnson backs digital tax despite Trump's ire British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would press ahead with new taxes on U.S internet giants like Facebook and Google, putting him at odds with U.S. President Trump who has threatened.. Reuters - Published on December 4, 2019 Google halts political ads in Singapore as election looms: documents Google has stopped accepting political advertisements in Singapore months before a widely expected election, according to documents shared by a small political party which said it was angered by the.. Reuters - Published on December 4, 2019
Larry Page steps down as CEO of Google parent Alphabet; Sundar Pichai will be CEO of both companies Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin will continue as co-founders, shareholders and members of Alphabet's board of directors, the company said.
USATODAY.com - Published on December 3, 2019 U.S. warns of tariffs on $2.4B in French imports Trade taxes on Roquefort cheese, wine and more to retaliate for France's tax on America's Google, Amazon and Facebook. CBS News - Published on December 2, 2019
Britain's electoral law not fit for purpose, says regulator Laws governing the upcoming British election are not fit for purpose and steps by Facebook and Google to increase transparency around digital adverts are not a substitute for reform, the Electoral.. Reuters - Published on December 2, 2019 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 CBS News - Published on December 2, 2019
Gayle King sits down with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan talk with Gayle King in their first joint TV interview. The three discussed why Facebook has chosen not to limit political advertising like.. CBS News - Published on December 2, 2019 Black Friday shoppers spent more in stores, broke records online over the weekend The most buzzed-about brands on social media were Playstation, Nintendo, Apple, Xbox and Google, Salesforce found.
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Senate Democrats unveil privacy bill with fines for privacy violations Democratic senators proposed legislation on Tuesday that would set penalties for online companies like Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc if they mishandle users' personal data. Reuters - Published on November 26, 2019 Hey Google? Is it you or Alexa? We rate the attributes for going with Alexa, which is more widespread, or Google, which has caught up considerably since the smart speaker race began.
USATODAY.com - Published on November 25, 2019
Google, Snapchat update political ad policies ahead of 2020 election Google and Snapchat revealed their political ad policies this week, and Twitter made tweaks to its own rules. This comes as Facebook faces increasing backlash over its handling of political ads. Axios.. CBS News - Published on November 22, 2019 Campaigns Pressure Facebook to Stay Pat on Political Ads When Google said it would limit the ability of political advertisers to target voters, campaigns said they did not want Facebook to follow. NYTimes.com - Published on November 22, 2019
After Twitter, Google cracks down on political ads The company is making it harder for political advertisers to target specific types of people CBS News - Published on November 21, 2019 Factbox: How social media services handle political ads Online platforms including Facebook and Alphabet Inc's Google face growing pressure to stop carrying political ads that contain false or misleading claims ahead of the U.S. presidential election. Reuters - Published on November 21, 2019
Google announces plan to limit targeting of political ads, turning up the pressure on Facebook Starting in January, Google advertisers will only be able to target gender, age or postal code in political ads, not more specific details.
USATODAY.com - Published on November 21, 2019 Google to let sites block personalized ads under California privacy law Websites and apps using Google's advertising tools will be able to block personalized ads to internet users in California and elsewhere as part of the Alphabet Inc unit's effort to help them comply.. Reuters - Published on November 21, 2019 Google increasingly interferes with search results, Wall Street Journal reports A new investigation from the Wall Street Journal found that Google is interfering with its algorithms to alter users' search results. Kirsten Grind, one of the authors of the report, joined CBSN to.. CBS News - Published on November 19, 2019