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Google is Flying High Now, but Regulatory Threats Loom

Google is Flying High Now, but Regulatory Threats Loom

By Ryan Nakashima | Oct 29
Is it possible to win so much that you end up losing? That's one question facing Google and some of its tech compatriots as they prepare to testify before congressional investigations into Russian meddling next week.

Google Proposes Remedy in Response to EU Antitrust Crackdown

Google Proposes Remedy in Response to EU Antitrust Crackdown

Oct 2
Google has proposed a remedy for its search results that European regulators have said favor its own shopping listings: holding an auction for those advertiser-paid spots.

Google to Serve Next Version of Android as 'Oreo'

Google to Serve Next Version of Android as 'Oreo'

Aug 23
An upcoming update to Google's Android software finally has a delectable name. The next version will be known as Oreo, extending Google's tradition of naming each version after a sweet treat.

Fired Google Engineer Files Complaint, Weighs Legal Options

Fired Google Engineer Files Complaint, Weighs Legal Options

By Ryan Nakashima | Aug 9
A 28-year-old former Google engineer who was fired over a memo he wrote about gender differences said Tuesday he's exploring all his legal options and has already filed a labor complaint over his treatment.

Google to Stop Reading Your Gmail to Help Sell Ads

Jun 28
The change announced Friday will end a practice that Google has embraced since the company introduced Gmail in 2004. The practice has raised concerns among privacy watchdogs and creeped out some users.

Google's Search Engine Aims to Become Employment Engine

Jun 22
Job hunters are able to go to Google and see help-wanted listings that its search engine collects across the internet. The results aim to streamline such listings by eliminating duplicate jobs posted on different sites.

Google to Teach School Kids about Online Safety, Etiquette

Jun 9
Google is spearheading an educational campaign to teach pre-teen children how to protect themselves from scams, predators and other trouble.

Google's Chrome Browser to Block Some Ads Starting Next Year

By Tali Arbel | Jun 2
Websites that run annoying ads such as pop-ups may find all ads blocked by Google's Chrome browser starting next year.

Google Unveils Latest Tech Tricks as Computers Get Smarter

By Michael Liedtke | May 21
Google's computer programs are gaining a better understanding of the world, and now it wants them to handle more of the decision-making for the billions of people who use its services.

Google Refutes Charges, Says There Is No Gender Pay Gap

By Barbara Ortutay | Apr 14
Google said it's "taken aback " by the government's claim that it doesn't compensate women fairly.

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