Alphabet

Lawsuit By Former Google Staffers Cites ‘Don’t Be Evil’ Moto

Three out of the 'thanksgiving four' staff fired from Google in November 2019, hit back with lawsuit for not honouring…

1 day ago

Google Increases Concessions, Amid CMA Oversight Of Cookie Removal

Google expands data pledges to address concerns of British competition regulator, overseeing tech giant's removal of third-party tracking cookies

5 days ago

Google To Pay Millions To Ireland In Back Taxes

Google is to pay £183m in back taxes to the Irish government, in line with its promise to halt the…

6 days ago

Hundreds Of Google Staff Protest Vaccine Mandate

Staff push back. At least 600 staff at Google sign manifesto opposing firm's widened Covid-19 vaccine mandate on workforce

1 week ago

Google To Invest $740 Million After Australia Clash

Clash that saw Google threaten to withdraw services from Australia altogether, to be settled with fresh investment in the country

2 weeks ago

YouTube To Hide Dislike Counts On Videos

Thumbs down? Anti-trolling measure for content creators on YouTube to stop online harassment by 'targetted dislike attacks'

3 weeks ago

Google Loses Appeal Against EU Antitrust Ruling

Google's appeal against $2.8 billion antitrust fine issued in 2017 after investigation of its price comparison shopping service, has been…

3 weeks ago

High Court Blocks $4.3bn Lawsuit Over Google iPhone Tracking

Court order blocks mass lawsuit against Google, over a decade old case that involved tracking Safari users browser history

3 weeks ago

Google Actively Bidding For Pentagon Cloud Contract

Don't be evil? Google's cloud division is reportedly bidding to work on the Pentagon's Joint Warfighting Cloud Capability program

4 weeks ago

Google To Restore News For Spain After 2014 Closure

After a seven year absence, the Google News service is to be restored in Spain, after the government there passes…

4 weeks ago

Bird Attack Forces Google To Suspend Drone Deliveries

Angry birds! Google Wing delivery drones in the Australia capital of Canberra have been grounded after being attacked by ravens

2 months ago

Google Proposes Settlement In EU Digital Advertising Probe

Google tries to stave off lengthy investigation of its digital advertising business by reportedly seeking settlement with EU

2 months ago

Google To Purchase NY Office Building For $2.1 Billion

Despite small numbers of office workers due to remote working, Google is to spend billions to acquire New York office…

2 months ago

Alphabet X Links Congo Cities With Beams Of Light

Alphabet experiment uses invisible beams of light to create affordable high-speed internet link across Congo River from Brazzaville to Kinshasa

2 months ago

South Korea Slaps Google With $177m Fine

Antitrust regulator in South Korea has fined Google $177m for blocking customised versions of the Android operating system

3 months ago

Google Hands Over Data To Hong Kong Authorities – Report

Despite pledging to halt data transfers due to a repressive security law in Hong Kong, Google reportedly has handed over…

3 months ago

Google Appeals $591m Copyright Fine From French Watchdog

'Disproportionate fine' says Google, as it files appeal against 500 million euros penalty imposed by France’s competition regulator

3 months ago

Google Delays Office Return Until 10 January 2022

Search engine giant Google, joins Amazon, Facebook and Apple in delaying staff return to offices and campuses, citing Coronavirus 'uncertainity'

3 months ago

Waymo Stops Selling Lidar To Outside Companies

Alphabet-owned autonomous driving company Waymo ends two-year effort at selling in-house lidar to outside firms, following executive departures

3 months ago

Waymo Opens Self-Driving Taxi Testing In San Francisco

Alphabet's self-driving car division Waymo expands its testing program for its self-driving taxis to some San Francisco residents

3 months ago

Google Health Disbanded; Staff Sent To Other Divisions

The dedicated health unit at Google has been disbanded, with its 570 staff sent to different divisions within the Alphabet…

3 months ago

Facebook, Google Reveal Apricot Undersea Cable For Asia

New undersea cable from Facebook and Google to connect Japan with south east Asia, to increase capacity, redundancy and reliability

4 months ago

Google May Cut Salaries Of Home Workers

Google staff who opt to work from home on a permanent basis in the United States, may have their salaries…

4 months ago

Google’s Larry Page Granted New Zealand Residency

Armageddon bolthole? Co-founder of Google, Larry Page, was granted residency in New Zealand earlier this year after medical emergency

4 months ago

Google Develops Own Processor For Pixel Smartphones

Sorry Qualcomm. Pixel 6 smartphones arriving later this year will feature in-house Tensor processors designed by Google itself

4 months ago

Google, Facebook To Require Covid Vaccinations For Office Return

Employees looking to return to work in the offices of Facebook and Google will be required to be vaccinated

4 months ago

Google Reveals ‘New Chapter’ For Bug Bounty Program

Google's 'vulnerability reward program' has found over 11,000 bugs and paid out $29m over past ten years, but now has…

4 months ago

Google Faces Court Action By US States Over Play Store Fees

Not another lawsuit. 37 US states slap Google with another antitrust lawsuit over the fees its charges for its Play…

5 months ago

Alphabet’s Waymo Raises $2.5 Billion Funding

Fresh round of investment into self-driving division of Alphabet, to help grow Waymo and develop its autonomous driving tech

6 months ago

Google To Pay £189m, And Change Advertising Businesses

Landmark settlement. Google to pay 220m euros (£189m) in order to settle French antitrust charges, and agrees to make changes

6 months ago