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Travel, Retail Firms Say EU Rules Slash Their Google Traffic

Airline, hotel, retail firms say their interests must be taken into account in Google's implementation of EU Digital Markets Act

4 weeks ago

OpenAI To Announce Google Search Competitor Next Week – Report

Google's search domination to be challenged next week, with OpenAI reportedly set to announce its own AI search product

2 months ago

Google, DOJ Closing Arguments Clash Over Search ‘Monopoly’

Google clashes with US Justice Department in closing arguments as government argues Google used illegal tactics to maintain search monopoly

2 months ago

Google Expands AI-Powered Search Test To UK Users

Google now showing AI-powered search summaries to some logged-in UK users, in expansion of test that began almost a year…

3 months ago

Microsoft Chief Nadella To Testify In Google Trial

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella to testify on Monday in Google antitrust trial as prosecutors seek to illustrate search dominance

9 months ago

Landmark Google US Antitrust Case Heads For Court

Landmark US Department of Justice antitrust case against Google set for first day in court on Tuesday amidst increasing regulatory…

10 months ago

Alphabet Earnings Miss Expectations, As YouTube Declines

Google parent Alphabet has felt the impact of reduced advertising spending, after its latest financials mostly missed Wall Street expectations

1 year ago

Most Brits Concerned About Their Search History Data, ExpressVPN Finds

Ooh matron! Half of Brits would change online behaviour if their search history was made public, ExpressVPN research finds

2 years ago

Google To Halt Charges For Alternative Search Engines On Android

Google is to allow other search engines to be offered on Android for free, after cancelling the default search preference…

3 years 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

4 years 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

4 years ago

US Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google Coming ‘Within Weeks’

US Justice Department pushes ahead with competition lawsuit against Google as some within the department battle for more time to…

4 years ago

Google Takes Dataset Search Out Of Beta

Custom-built framework aims to help researchers find the vast amount of data published online by labs, governments, universities and other…

4 years ago

Google To Charge Search Providers To Appear On Android ‘Choice Screen’

Android antitrust remedy comes at a cost for rival search providers, which will have to take part in an auction…

5 years ago

US Border Phone, Laptop Searches Need Warrant, Say Campaigners

Travellers to the US are being increasingly ordered to unlock their smartphones and laptops for searches

5 years ago

Google Staffers Urge Cancellation Of Project Dragonfly

Open staff letter calls on search giant to abandon attempts to create censored search app for Chinese market

6 years ago

Google Focuses On Personalisation And Fake News In App Updates

It's now easier for users to follow their favourite topics and fact-check new stories

7 years ago

Google Fights Fake News With Feedback Tools In Search

Users will now be able to flag offensive, harmful and misleading Google Search results

7 years ago

Facebook Search Warrant Appeal Thrown Out By US Court

Facebook challenge to bulk search warrants for customer accounts dismissed by New York court

7 years ago

Microsoft Adds Azure Search Added For UK Cloud Customers

Developers can now build advanced search capabilities without search expertise, thanks to new Azure service

7 years ago

Google To Offer Symptom Search Results For Medical Queries

'I'm Feeling Yucky' - Google uses Knowledge Graph to give users more information on their medical searchs

8 years ago

DuckDuckGo Stumps Up Cash For Open Source Projects

Anonymous Internet search engine DuckDuckGo announces funding awards for worthy open source projects

8 years ago

Yahoo ‘Rejects’ Offers For Internet Business

Sources claim Yahoo will reveal its next strategic moves on 2 February, the day of its quarterly earnings call

8 years ago

Google Says It Is Worth £11bn To The UK

Search giant says that every UK business needs to be digital to appeal to new customers

9 years ago

Google Expands Health & Disease Information Library

Hypochondriac’s dream gets even better with information on over 900 conditions

9 years ago

Google Shows Women Fewer High-Paid Jobs Than Men, Say Researchers

Study finds that women searching for jobs on Google are less likely to be shown the high-paid jobs that men…

9 years ago

Google Bans ‘Revenge Porn’ From Search

The search giant is to begin accepting takedown requests for intimate images or videos posted without the subject's consent

9 years ago

Google Gives Users More Control With Privacy And Security Hub

Google admits users feel they don't have enough control over how their information is used to power its services

9 years ago

A ‘Buy’ Button Could Be Coming To A Google Search Near You

Reports claim that Google wants its mobile users to buy all the things

9 years ago

Google Rejects Nearly Half Of All Removal Requests

Right to be forgotten? Probably not, according to figures released by Google

9 years ago