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Google's aid will come in the form of cash, ad credits, and cloud services, according to chief executive Sundar Pichai
Google is making some paid features of G Suite for Education free, with Javier Soltero, Vice President for G Suite saying these addons will be available 'at no additional cost to all consumers until July 1, 2020'
The project would involve collecting location information from Americans' smartphones and using it anonymously to map the spread of the disease and predict urgent medical needs, for example
The joint statement is issued late on Monday by Facebook, Google, Twitter, Microsoft and Reddit along with Google-owned YouTube and Microsoft-owned LinkedIn.
Verily Life Sciences is testing a 'tool to help triage individuals for COVID-19 testing,' Google confirms on Twitter
To reduce novel coronavirus risk, 'external/social visits' to some Google offices have been restricted, and all job interviews will be 'virtual' instead of face-to-face for the foreseeable future, a spokesperson says
How has the coronavirus changed the technology sector in recent weeks? Here's a rundown of just what's happened.
Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook, and Google recommend remote work for their employees as 10 of the 12 US fatalities have been in the northwest state
Google adds it is exploring other ways for its developer community to connect and collaborate
Google follows in Microsoft's footsteps
Google, Facebook and other platforms are struggling to keep ahead of scammers, trolls, and others with ill intent who routinely use major tragedies or disasters as opportunities to swindle or manipulate people
'Sideloading Google’s apps also carries a high risk of installing an app that has been altered or tampered with in ways that can compromise user security,' says the search giant
(UPDATED) The search giant cites cheapening mobile data costs and difficulties in scaling and sustainability as reasons for shutting down
The bombshell announcement by the US Federal Trade Commission opens the door to fresh scrutiny of deals made by Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and Google parent Alphabet since 2010
Google is appealing a 2.4 billion euro fine from 2017 that was the first in a series of major penalties from the European Commission, the EU's powerful anti-trust regulator
Google is working to ensure 'secure (HTTPS) pages only download secure files' through a gradual upgrading process on the Chrome browser
Eileen Naughton steps away from her job as 'vice president of people relations' at Google
Google Maps now has more than one billion monthly active users for its app, and has mapped more than 220 countries and territories
Regulators check if the companies have a 'valid legal basis for processing' user data
Alphabet highlights growth in YouTube and cloud services as it works to reduce its dependence on the digital advertising which delivers most of its cash.
The company's 'Sandbox' program intends to find a system that would still allow advertisers to deliver their messages while protecting people from being tracked
Filipino author and academic Genoveva Matute is known for 'Ang Kuwento ni Mabuti,' the first short story in Filipino to win a Palanca award
Ross LaJeunesse, former global head of international relations, accuses his former company of straying from its 'don't be evil' path
The move is the 3rd biggest penalty ever handed out for abuse of market dominance by the French authority
Having their own software for augmented reality allows Facebook to avoid dependency on Google for Android software updates
'This settlement is another great outcome for the Australian tax system,' says Australian Tax Office Deputy Commissioner Mark Konza
'Avengers: Endgame,' 'Idol Philippines' top Google PH's lists of most searched movies and TV shows in 2019
Kathryn Bernardo and Alden Richards' 'Hello, Love, Goodbye' was also highly searched in 2019
Vico Sotto, the Barretto sisters, and Gazini Ganados also make the list
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission calls for new regulations to rein in the power of digital behemoths amid global concerns ranging from anti-trust issues to privacy abuse, among other issues
Singapore's communications ministry and law ministry insists the legislation, which came into force last month, would not curb free speech
The ban is imposed under controversial new rules aimed at fighting disinformation in the city-state, which critics fear could be used to stifle dissent
Four employees claim they were fired in retaliation for their labor organization efforts
Pichai takes over from Larry Page, a co-founder of the internet giant, at Google's parent company
(UPDATED) 'These investigations concern the way data is gathered, processed, used and monetized including for advertising purposes,' says the spokeswoman for the European Commission
Bernadette Nacario follows interim head Ben King, and long-time country head Ken Lingan who left in May 2019
(UPDATED) The dismissals of the 4 deepen staff-management tensions at a company once seen as a paradigm of Silicon Valley freedoms but now embroiled in numerous controversies
Google limits ad targeting to general categories such as age, gender or postal code location
The London-based organization argues that the current model of monetizing personal information imperils a gamut of rights including freedom of opinion and expression
Though its rules already ban any advertiser, from lying in ads, Google is making its policy more clear and adding examples of how that prohibits content such as doctored or manipulated images or video
Google is aiming for a piece of a global video game industry expected to top $150 billion this year by using its cloud computing technology offering rich features without the need for consoles
Is its bang as big as its much-advertised buck?
However, analysts say Stadia's outlook is uncertain as its faces rivals such as PlayStation Now in an emerging and highly-competitive market
The Financial Times says Google's advertising arm DoubleClick is by far the most common destination for the data, while a health website caught up in the process is the British Heart Foundation
Google says their healthcare project aims to help medical professionals collaborate and that 'patient data cannot and will not be combined with any Google consumer data'
Google would provide 'more granularity' regarding sexual harassment investigations and their outcomes, according to CEO Sundar Pichai.
The deal for one of the top makers of fitness trackers comes with Google seeking to expand further into hardware.
Google’s acquiring Fitbit would point towards plans to build a smartwatch to complement their Pixel line of phones
Digital advertising on Google continues to be the primary money-maker for Alphabet – accounting for some $34 billion in revenue
Google is accused of making misleading on-screen representations about the location data it was collecting and when certain Google Account settings were enabled or disabled
Google shares a set of new apps that are meant to help users find balance and order in using mobile phones and technologies in their lives