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Google's Search Engine Aims to Become Employment Engine

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

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

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

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.

Google Hopes to Improve Search Quality with 'Offensive' Flag

Google Hopes to Improve Search Quality with 'Offensive' Flag

By Barbara Ortutay | Mar 18
Google is trying to improve the quality of its search results by directing review teams to flag content that might come across as upsetting or offensive.

How Google Chromebooks Conquered Schools

By Anick Jesdanun | Feb 12
Chromebooks have defied expectations and made major inroads in an unexpected environment - U.S. schools.

Mississippi Sues Google, Saying It Violates Student Privacy

By Jeff Amy | Jan 20
Mississippi's Democratic attorney general is once again tangling with Google, alleging in a lawsuit that the company is illegally violating student privacy, even as some Republicans seek to muzzle his ability to file such civil suits.

Lawsuit Seeks to Ban Google from U.S. Government Contracts

By Michael Liedtke | Jan 8
The U.S. Labor Department is trying to bar Google from doing business with the federal government unless the internet company turns over confidential information about thousands of its employees.

Google's Self-Driving Car Project Gets A New Name: Waymo

By Michael Liedtke | Dec 14
The self-driving car project that Google started seven years ago has grown into a company called Waymo, signaling its confidence that it will be able to bring robot-controlled vehicles to the masses within the next few years.

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