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How Google’s innovation will continue beyond its 20th year

Sep 09, 2018 - 7:17 PM

One day, a personal fitness tracker might note that a user’s resting heart rate is 15% higher this week than the average over the past six months. From there, Google might offer up research or doctors’ advice about cardiovascular health

ALPHABET. Larry Page, Google co-founder and CEO speaks during the opening keynote at the Google I/O developers conference at the Moscone Center on May 15, 2013 in San Francisco, California. File photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP


Trump idea on regulating Google 'unfathomable'

Aug 31, 2018 - 2:10 PM

Legal and media experts say Google and other internet firms enjoy the same constitutional protections on free speech as news outlets


Here's what we really know about Google's mysterious search engine

Aug 29, 2018 - 11:47 AM

Algorithms, AI, crawlers – here's a look at some of the underpinnings of Google's search engine


Trump warns tech giants, stepping up attacks claiming 'bias'

Aug 29, 2018 - 10:47 AM

A top White House aide suggests some type of regulation may be coming in response to the president's complaints

TRUMP. US President Donald Trump speaks to the press aboard Air Force One in flight as he travels from Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, to Bedminster, New Jersey, June 29, 2018. File photo by Saul Loeb/AFP


Google employees sign protest letter over China search engine – New York Times

Aug 17, 2018 - 2:19 PM

'We urgently need more transparency, a seat at the table, and a commitment to clear and open processes: Google employees need to know what we're building,' they say in the letter, according to the Times


Googlers bristle at censoring search for China – report

Aug 04, 2018 - 10:48 AM

Google withdrew its search engine from China 8 years ago due to censorship and hacking but it is now working on a project for the country codenamed 'Dragonfly,' according to Google employees

Google developing censor-friendly search engine for China – source

Aug 02, 2018 - 2:38 PM

'It will be a dark day for internet freedom if Google has acquiesced to China's extreme censorship rules to gain market access,' says an Amnesty International researcher

GOOGLE CHINA. This photo taken on April 11, 2016 shows visitors gathering at Google booth during the 2016 China International Electronic Commerce Expo in Yiwu, east China's Zhejiang province. AFP Photo/STR


Apple snags Google's top AI executive - report

Apr 04, 2018 - 4:02 PM

John Giannandrea, Google's former head of AI and search, represents Apple's bid to keep up with the competition when it comes to its AI technology

GIANNANDREA. Google's former senior VP of engineering John Giannandrea speaks onstage during TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017 at Pier 48 on September 19, 2017 in San Francisco, California. File photo by Steve Jennings/AFP


Google fined $21M in India for abusing dominant position

Feb 09, 2018 - 1:11 PM

Google has been found to have favored its own services when customers ran searches according to the Competition Commission of India

GOOGLE. The search giant faces fines in India. Photo by Leon Neal/AFP


Microsoft adds AI features, Reddit partnership to Bing search engine

Dec 14, 2017 - 6:15 PM

The new features aim to add more nuance to answers given on search queries

Google releases jobs search engine in U.S.

Jun 20, 2017 - 10:59 PM

Users in the US looking for a job need only to set a search string that qualifies as a job seeking query – such as jobs near me or writing jobs – and the search function will give you what s available from its listings

GOOGLING JOBS. Google is making it easier for Americans to find jobs. Image from Google.

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Mar 17, 2017 - 8:33 PM

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Google starts weeding out hateful, violent content from search results

Mar 17, 2017 - 3:23 PM

The search giant s updated content review policies take aim at offensive material

ANTI-HATE. The search giant cracks down on hateful content.

CEO of China's Baidu summoned over student death

May 03, 2016 - 6:26 PM

Wei accuses the hospital of exaggerating the treatment s efficacy and accuses Baidu of ranking medical information search results by the amount paid by advertisers denouncing it as evil

BAIDU. Logo of Chinese search engine Baidu logo in front of Baidu's office in Beijing, China, August 12, 2014. Photo by How Hwee Young/EPA

Firefox browsers switch to Yahoo for online search

Nov 20, 2014 - 2:52 PM

Mozilla Firefox switches search engines and signs a 5 year deal with Yahoo for it to become Firefox s default search engine in the US

SEARCH ENGINE. Mozilla switches search engines for its Firefox browser in the US. Image from Mozilla.

Google opens first data centers in Asia‎

Dec 11, 2013 - 9:11 PM

Between July and September of 2013 alone more than 600 million people in Asia land on the mobile Internet for the first time

[Executive Edge] Building your social media presence

Oct 13, 2013 - 9:30 PM

Social media is a long term investment that pays off in the long run

Ezra Ferraz

Yahoo Japan suspects 22 million IDs stolen

May 18, 2013 - 12:31 PM

The company updated its security measures to prevent a repeat of the incident

Google makes site recovery tutorial page

Mar 13, 2013 - 2:32 PM

Google puts up a resource to help website owners in the event of a site hacking

HACKED SITE? Google offers a new resource to help owners with hacked websites. Screen shot from YouTube video.

Google threatens to drop links to French media

Oct 18, 2012 - 10:53 PM

A new law requires search engines to pay for content in France

GOOGLE WILL BLOCK French media if it has to pay, according to a new law

Google doodle marks Philippine independence day

Jun 12, 2012 - 8:54 AM

Google s logo is changed to commemorate the Philippines 114th independence day

The Google Doodle commemorating the Philippines' Independence Day on the homepage of Google.com.

Google reveals copyrighted material claims

May 25, 2012 - 6:44 AM

Google reveals details about requests it receives for links to be removed from search results

Google making search smarter

Mar 16, 2012 - 12:05 PM

The California based Internet titan is intent on adding semantic capabilities to Google