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Google Outlines Remote Working For Staff Going Forward

Google backtracks on remote working restrictions, and offers staff more flexible options for working at the office or home

1 week ago

Google Founders Larry Page, Sergey Brin Personal Fortune Grows

Share surge in Alphabet over the past year allows founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin to join the exclusive $100…

1 month ago

Google Reopens ‘Limited’ Offices, As It Restricts Remote Working

Google is ramping up the partial re-opening of its offices in the US, but places restrictions on remote working in…

1 month ago

Google Signals $7 billion Investment In Data Centres, Offices

Alphabet unit reaffirms commitment to California and signals hefty investment in data centres and jobs due to pandemic surge

2 months ago

Google Appoints Executive At Troubled AI Research Group

After the 'firing' of Timnit Gebru and subsequent staff unrest, Google appoints black executive to oversee AI research going forward

3 months ago

Google Signs News Corp To ‘News Showcase’ Scheme

International media group that includes newspapers such as the Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Sun, sign three year deal…

3 months ago

Google CEO Pichai Has ‘Constructive Meeting’ With Australian PM

Australian prime minister reportedly has “constructive meeting” with Alphabet boss Sundar Pichai over controversial media law

3 months ago

Two Google Staff Resign, Citing Timnit Gebru ‘Firing’

Staff unrest continues with resignation of two Google engineers, both of whom cited 'firing' of AI ethics researcher Timnit Gebru

3 months ago

Alphabet Posts Record Growth During Pandemic

What pandemic? Strong performance in advertising sales and cloud business drives profits and revenues at Google parent Alphabet

3 months ago

Google Maps To Display Coronavirus Vaccination Locations

Announcement this week that Google Maps will begin to display US locations that offer Covid-19 vaccinations, with world locations following

4 months ago

Google Asked AI Researchers To Strike Positive Tone – Report

Scientific papers generated internally at the search engine giant are now subjected to “sensitive topics” review, it has been reported

5 months ago

Google Staff Seek Removal Of VP Involved In Timnit Gebru ‘Firing’

AI staff at Google demand removal of company executive involved in departure of prominent female ethics researcher Dr Timnit Gebru

5 months ago

Google Sued By 10 US States For Alleged Facebook Collusion

Ten US states sue Google, alleging it worked with Facebook to break US antitrust law to bolster its online advertising…

5 months ago

Google Investigates Dismissal Of AI Expert Timnit Gebru

After Google staff and outside academics slam Google, Sundar Pichai says it will examine departure of the prominent female AI…

5 months ago

Support Grows For ‘Fired’ Google AI Expert

Open letter signed by more than 4,500 people, including academics and DeepMind researchers, expresses support for Timnit Gebru

5 months ago

Google Fires AI Researcher Timnit Gebru – Report

Prominent AI researcher Dr Timnit Gebru claims she was fired over email to colleagues, but Google insists she didn't follow…

5 months ago

Google Photos To End Unlimited Cloud Storage

Unpopular move. No more unlimited free photo storage from June 2021 Google announces, ending years of free cloud storage for…

6 months ago

Google Critics Urge EU Antitrust Action

Joint letter from 165 companies and industry bodies sent to EU antitrust chief, urges fresh antitrust action against Google

6 months ago

Google’s Waymo Strikes Self-Driving Lorry Deal

Alphabet's Waymo division will work with Daimler Trucks on development of self-driving lorries using Waymo's automated system

7 months ago

DoJ Sues ‘Gatekeeper’ Google Over Alleged ‘Illegal Monopoly’

Breakup threat. US Department of Justice lawsuit accuses Google of abusing its position to dominate search and search advertising

7 months ago

Coronavirus: YouTube To Ban Misleading Covid-19 Vaccine Content

Anti-vaxxer setback after YouTube confirms it will begin removing videos containing misinformation about Coronavirus vaccines

7 months ago

Google To Pay News Publishers $1 Billion Over Three Years

Big financial commitment revealed by Google to news publishers in a number of countries, starting in Germany and rolling out…

8 months ago

EU Regulators Extend Fitbit Antitrust Probe

Fitness data probe. European antitrust regulators have given themselves more time to investigate Google's acquisition of Fitbit

8 months ago

Google Achieves Carbon Neutral Footprint

Alphabet division becomes first major company to reach carbon neutrality, and is also world's largest corporate buyer of renewable energy

8 months ago

Android 11 Tightens Privacy Controls, Touts Conversation Management

Conversation management, upgraded media controls, smart device access, privacy permissions, and faster updates are some of the features of Android…

8 months ago

Bletchley Park Faces Funding Crisis, Prepares To Axe Staff

World war 2 code breaking centre is facing a funding crisis due to Coronavirus pandemic, with third of workforce being…

9 months ago

Google Services Including Gmail Suffer Disruption

Rare event. Disruption around the globe after outage hits Google services including Gmail, Google Drive, and Google Docs on Thursday…

9 months ago