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Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, a search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. It is considered one of the Big Four technology companies alongside Amazon, Apple, and Facebook.

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Google Is Partnering With Department of Defense [Video]

Google Is Partnering With Department of Defense

Google Cloud has landed a deal to help the Department of Defense combat cyber threats worldwide. Business Insider reports the deal will see Google's cloud division provide tools to the DoD's Defense..

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How Americans Are Spending Their Coronavirus Happy Hours [Video]

How Americans Are Spending Their Coronavirus Happy Hours

Americans housebound by the COVID-19 pandemic have turned to all sorts of new hobbies to pass the time away. Some have gotten into bread baking, tie-dyeing, home improvement, or gardening. But HuffPost..

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Worst Wall Street week since March ends with a rally [Video]

Worst Wall Street week since March ends with a rally

U.S. stocks clawed back losses for a second day in a row in a volatile session but Friday's gains were not enough to stop the week from the biggest stock market drop since March. Conway G. Gittens has..

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Cuomo Under Fire For State Rebuilding Team [Video]

Cuomo Under Fire For State Rebuilding Team

Recently, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a team to help him rebuild his state, which has been devastated by CoronaVirus. According to Business Insider, Cuomo is tapping Bill Gates and former..

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Google Continues Tightening Belt 'Difficult' Few Months [Video]

Google Continues Tightening Belt 'Difficult' Few Months

REUTERS/Yves Herman Google employees have been told they can't expense food and other perks while working from home, as they're made to forego the company's usual free meals. The company clarified its..

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Google Meet Is Now Free for Everyone [Video]

Google Meet Is Now Free for Everyone

Google’s videoconferencing service was previously limited to enterprise and education customers via G Suite.

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Senator Wants The Attorney General To Open A Criminal Investigation Into Amazon [Video]

Senator Wants The Attorney General To Open A Criminal Investigation Into Amazon

Republican Sen. Josh Hawley has come after Apple, Google and TikTok but now he’s focusing on Amazon. Hawley asked Attorney General William Barr to open a “criminal” case against Amazon. According..

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Wall Street down on flight from tech stocks [Video]

Wall Street down on flight from tech stocks

Wall Street's major indexes lost ground on Tuesday as investors moved out of market-leading growth stocks, though a rotation into cyclical value stocks indicated hopes of economic revival as states..

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Millions locked out of U.S. unemployment system: survey [Video]

Millions locked out of U.S. unemployment system: survey

Ben Zipperer, the lead author for the Economic Policy Institute's recent online poll on unemployment claims, says many Americans have been unable to register for unemployment as the economy plunged..

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Inside The Finances Of Bloomberg's Failed Presidential Campaign [Video]

Inside The Finances Of Bloomberg's Failed Presidential Campaign

Mike Bloomberg spent over $1 billion on his short-lived presidential campaign. Business Insider reports that's roughly over $23 million for each delegate he won. Bloomberg spent 20% of that money..

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Apple And Google To Launch Coronavirus Tracking App [Video]

Apple And Google To Launch Coronavirus Tracking App

Apple And Google To Launch Coronavirus Tracking App

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Google to Reduce Nest Camera Quality to Help With Network Strain [Video]

Google to Reduce Nest Camera Quality to Help With Network Strain

Google is working on ways to make sure that those who are "learning and working" amid the COVID-19 pandemic can stay in contact

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Australian government: Google and Facebook will pay for news [Video]

Australian government: Google and Facebook will pay for news

Global digital platforms Google and Facebook will be forced to pay for news content in Australia, the government said on Monday, as the coronavirus pandemic causes a collapse in advertising revenue...

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Google Working On Smart Card [Video]

Google Working On Smart Card

Google Working On Smart Card

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Google To Donate $1 Million To San Francisco Bay Area Families [Video]

Google To Donate $1 Million To San Francisco Bay Area Families

Google wants to raise $5 million to help families in the San Francisco Bay area hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Business Insider, the company will donate $2 million, with $1 million coming..

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Explained: What is contact tracing? [Video]

Explained: What is contact tracing?

Contact tracing has been used for decades to control the spread of infectious diseases. The basic idea is simple: track down infected people, then find everyone who has been near them and encourage..

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Explained: What is contract tracing? [Video]

Explained: What is contract tracing?

Contact tracing has been used for decades to control the spread of infectious diseases. The basic idea is simple: track down infected people, then find everyone who has been near them and encourage..

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Apple and Google Launch Joint COVID-19 Contact Tracing System [Video]

Apple and Google Launch Joint COVID-19 Contact Tracing System

The new software could be a major help in the fight against COVID-19.

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Google Rebrands Hangouts Chat As Google Chat [Video]

Google Rebrands Hangouts Chat As Google Chat

Google Rebrands Hangouts Chat As Google Chat

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Google must pay French press over search results [Video]

Google must pay French press over search results

France's competition authority ruled on Thursday that Google must pay French publishing companies and news agencies for re-using their content, such as snippets from articles in the search engine's..

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Jodie Comer stopped Googling herself because it was bad for her mental health [Video]

Jodie Comer stopped Googling herself because it was bad for her mental health

Jodie Comer has stopped searching for her own name on Google because it is "not healthy at all" for her.

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Google Providing Free Internet For California Residents [Video]

Google Providing Free Internet For California Residents

Google is setting up 100,000 WiFi access points to increase broadband access for California. This is after Gov. Newsom said the state's schools would be closed for the rest of the academic year. The..

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Five Democratic Senators Want Verily To use Alternative Method of Authentication At COVID-19 Screenings [Video]

Five Democratic Senators Want Verily To use Alternative Method of Authentication At COVID-19 Screenings

Five U.S. senators asked Alphabet life science company Verily how they will safeguard user data. According to Business Insider, the company collects data on its COVID-19 screening website. To use..

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10 Real-Life Places You Can Experience Virtually From Your Home [Video]

10 Real-Life Places You Can Experience Virtually From Your Home

A simple Google search on your computer can open the virtual door to these travel destinations

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Apple and Google still in talks with UK about COVID-19 app technology

Apple and Google said they were continuing to talk to the British government about the technology used in its smartphone COVID-19 contact tracing app as the two companies released the initial version..
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San Francisco area roads busier, still far below normal as stay home orders remain

More people have been venturing out for work and play in recent weeks in the San Francisco Bay Area, according to traffic data, even as some of the strictest stay-at-home orders in the country remain..
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Elderly home turns to wearables for contact tracing, sidestepping Apple-Google limits

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Alphabet's Loon and S.Africa's Vodacom to expand rural internet in Mozambique

Loon, a unit of Google's owner Alphabet Inc , which uses high-altitude balloons to provide mobile internet to remote areas, has signed a deal with Vodacom to expand the South African mobile operator's..
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EU should beef up fake news pledge involving Google, Facebook, Twitter: study

The European Union should strengthen a voluntary pledge, to which Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc's Google and Twitter Inc signed up to combat fake news, with sanctions to make it a more effective tool, a..
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Facebook and Google extend work from home to year end

The tech giants plan to re-open offices soon but will allow employees to work remotely throughout 2020.
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Coronavirus: Google ends plans for smart city in Toronto

Sister firm Sidewalk Labs cites Covid-19 as the reason for stepping back from its ambitious plan.
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Coronavirus contact-tracing: World split between two types of app

The UK is testing its own design but a Google-Apple initiative is winning over many other nations.
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Apple, Google ban use of location tracking in contact tracing apps

Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google on Monday said they would ban the use of location tracking in apps that use a new contact tracing system the two are building to slow the spread of the novel..
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Most Americans cannot or will not use COVID-19 contact tracing apps: poll

More than half of all Americans either do not own smartphones or would not use apps backed by Alphabet Inc's Google and Apple Inc to trace who has been exposed to the new coronavirus, according to a..
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Wall Street jumps on coronavirus drug hopes; Fed in focus

U.S. stocks jumped to seven-week highs on Wednesday as Gilead Sciences gave an encouraging update on a potential COVID-19 treatment and upbeat earnings from Google-parent Alphabet boosted the so-called..
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Wall Street jumps on hopes of potential coronavirus drug

U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday after Gilead Sciences gave an encouraging update on a potential COVID-19 treatment, while upbeat earnings reports from Boeing and Google-parent Alphabet added to..
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Futures rise on Alphabet, Boeing earnings ahead of GDP data

U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday, bolstered by solid earnings reports from Google-parent Alphabet and Boeing that provided some optimism as the country moved cautiously to ease lockdowns,..
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Alphabet earnings drive futures higher ahead of GDP data

U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday after Google-parent Alphabet reported upbeat quarterly results, while investors braced for data that could show a sharp contraction in the domestic economy.
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Alphabet warns of difficult quarter as consumers Google pandemic, not shopping

Alphabet Inc on Tuesday beat analysts' estimate for quarterly revenue as its Google unit posted double-digit advertising growth despite the economic slowdown from the novel coronavirus.
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Google parent Alphabet tops sales estimates despite virus hammering economy

Alphabet Inc on Tuesday beat analysts' estimate for quarterly revenue as its Google unit experienced a smaller drop-off in advertiser spending than had been anticipated given economic concerns related..
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Google parent Alphabet quarterly revenue beats estimates

Google parent Alphabet Inc beat Wall Street estimates for first-quarter revenue on Tuesday, recording 13% growth even as companies drastically slashed spending during the coronavirus crisis.
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YouTube expands fact-check feature to U.S. video searches during COVID-19 pandemic

YouTube, the video service of Alphabet Inc's Google, said on Tuesday it would start showing text and links from third-party fact checkers to U.S. viewers, part of efforts to curb misinformation on the..
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Germany flips to Apple-Google approach on smartphone contact tracing

Germany changed course on Sunday over which type of smartphone technology it wanted to use to trace coronavirus infections, backing an approach supported by Apple and Google along with a growing number..
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Germany flips on smartphone contact tracing, backs Apple and Google

Germany changed course on Sunday over which type of smartphone technology it wanted to use to trace coronavirus infections, backing an approach supported by Apple and Google along with a growing number..
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Australia to force Google, Facebook to pay domestic media to use content

Australia will force Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google to share advertising revenue with local media firms, the country's treasurer said on Monday, becoming one of the first countries to require..
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Australia plans law forcing Google, Facebook to share ad revenue with domestic media firms

Australia will pass legislation within months obliging Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google to share advertising revenue with local media firms, the country's treasurer said on Monday, becoming one..
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Google blocking 18m coronavirus scam emails every day

Google sees a huge spike in phishing attacks as criminals exploit people's fears over Covid-19.
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Google's fast-growing Meet video tool getting Zoom-like layout, Gmail link

Google will allow business and education users on Gmail.com to directly take calls on its video conferencing tool Meet starting Thursday, a new feature being offered as the Alphabet Inc unit seeks to..
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U.S. senator says Apple, Google need to show contact tracing will not violate privacy

Smartphone software makers Alphabet's Google and Apple will have to convince the public that any apps to help track who has been exposed to the new coronavirus will not lead to a violation of their..
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Apple, Google plan software to slow virus, joining global debate on tracking

Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google said on Friday that they will work together to create contact tracing technology that aims to slow the spread of the coronavirus by allowing users to opt into..
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Apple, Google to create contact tracing technology to fight coronavirus spread

Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google said on Friday that they will work together to create contact tracing technology that aims to slow the spread of the coronavirus by allowing users to opt into a..
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Coronavirus: Apple and Google team up to contact trace Covid-19

The two companies plan to add contact tracing to their operating systems so no extra apps are needed.
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Coronavirus: More people visiting parks despite lockdown, Google data shows

While country is largely abiding by lockdown, warm weather could bring people outside, data suggests
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France rules Google must pay news firms for content

France's competition authority ruled on Thursday that Google must pay French publishing companies and news agencies for re-using their content.
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Zoom hires ex-Facebook security chief as Google bans desktop app

Zoom Video Communications Inc has tapped former Facebook security chief Alex Stamos as an adviser as safety and privacy concerns about its fast-growing video-conferencing app drive a global backlash..
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Europe's north-south lockdown divide revealed by Google data

Italy and Spain, the two European countries hardest hit by the new coronavirus, have enforced the most drastic lockdowns to curb the pandemic but one country, Sweden, stands out for allowing life to go..
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Factbox: Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world

The coronavirus has brought hard-hit Italy to a standstill, led to runs on grocery stores around the world and prompted a stark drop in going-out between Mardi Gras and St. Patrick's Day, location data..
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Factbox: Google location data shows slump in trips to malls, offices

Google on Thursday published reports for 131 countries showing whether visits to shops, parks and workplaces dropped in March, when many governments issued stay-at-home orders to rein in the spread of..
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Google data shines light on whether coronavirus lockdowns worldwide are working

Alphabet Inc's Google has published charts showing how the coronavirus has brought hard-hit Italy to a standstill, led to runs on grocery stores around the world and prompted a stark drop in going-out..
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Google releases location data to show if coronavirus lockdowns working in 131 countries

Alphabet Inc's Google on Thursday published reports for 131 countries showing whether visits to shops, parks and workplaces dropped in March, when many governments issued stay-at-home orders to rein..
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Coronavirus: Google reveals travel habits during the pandemic

It will regularly provide updates as to what types of places people are going to during the outbreak.
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Former Uber self-driving head Levandowski agrees to plea deal over Google secrets

Engineer Anthony Levandowski, known for advancing self-driving car technology in the last decade, agreed to plead guilty on Thursday to taking sensitive documents from his former employer Google before..
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Google critics see its Firebase tools as another squeeze play

Some app developers say Alphabet Inc's Google is increasingly pressing them to embed code in their own products that will deepen Google's access to data on consumers, giving the company a leg up on..
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Coronavirus pandemic hands Big Tech a chance to burnish its image

Google, Facebook and Amazon are using their size, reach and technology prowess to help Americans cope with the coronavirus crisis, an opportunity for Big Tech to counter a drumbeat of criticism in..
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Google's coronavirus site launches amid Trump confusion

Google's coronavirus partnership with the US government falls short of Donald Trump's description
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Google coronavirus website touted by Trump opens for two California counties

Google sister company Verily launched a website late on Sunday that invites adults in northern California to answer questions about their recent health and travel that could result in their getting a..
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Google says it is developing a nationwide coronavirus website

Alphabet's Google said on Saturday that it was working with the U.S. government to develop a nationwide website that would help Americans with questions about coronavirus symptoms, risk factors and..
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Google, Walmart join U.S. effort to speed up coronavirus testing

Corporate America joined the fight against the spread of coronavirus on Friday, as President Donald Trump and executives announced that Google would offer a website to help people determine whether..
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Alphabet shares surge 9% after Trump praises Google for coronavirus website

Shares of Google parent Alphabet Inc closed up more than 9% after U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the search giant would create a website to help determine whether individuals need a..
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