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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 in the U.S. information technology industry, alongside Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft.

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US Government Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google [Video]

US Government Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google

According to CNN, the Trump administration sued Google on Tuesday.

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Google lawsuit: US Govt slaps tech giant with antitrust case [Video]

Google lawsuit: US Govt slaps tech giant with antitrust case

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U.S. sues Google, says breakup may be needed [Video]

U.S. sues Google, says breakup may be needed

The U.S. Justice Department filed an antitrust lawsuit against Alphabet Inc's Google on Tuesday, accusing the $1 trillion company of illegally using its market power to fend off rivals and said nothing..

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Samsung smart TV to soon feature Google Assistant Microphone [Video]

Samsung smart TV to soon feature Google Assistant Microphone

Google Assistant is now available on newer Samsung smart TVs in the US, the companies announced. As reported by The Verge, the AI helper will be available on Samsung 2020 smart TV models, including the..

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Google must negotiate pay with publishers for content, French court rules [Video]

Google must negotiate pay with publishers for content, French court rules

Google must negotiate pay with publishers for content they reshare online in search results, the Paris Court of Appeal has ruled, confirming a decision by the country's competition authority.

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Youtube allows its premium subscribers to test in-development features [Video]

Youtube allows its premium subscribers to test in-development features

Video-sharing platform YouTube has changed the way it tests new features. The platform is now allowing its Premium subscribers access to experimental products in the development pipeline, according to..

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RSPCA worried about pandemic fallout [Video]

RSPCA worried about pandemic fallout

The RSPCA has expressed fears that the coronavirus fallout and impact of'lockdown puppies' will have damaging consequences for struggling rescuecentres. The charity has reported high figures for..

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House panel issues scathing Big Tech complaint [Video]

House panel issues scathing Big Tech complaint

The U.S. House of Representatives antitrust subcommittee's findings on abuse of market power by four large tech companies took Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Alphabet's Google to task in a scathing..

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Facebook, Google and Twitter CEOs [Video]

Facebook, Google and Twitter CEOs

Facebook, Google and Twitter CEOs

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Pixel 5 | Greg's Geek Fix [Video]

Pixel 5 | Greg's Geek Fix

Google announces new Pixel 5

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Everything Google Announced Wednesday [Video]

Everything Google Announced Wednesday

Everything Google Announced Wednesday

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Google To Pay Publishers For Reliable News Feed [Video]

Google To Pay Publishers For Reliable News Feed

Google To Pay Publishers For Reliable News Feed

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Google Meet to limit meetings to 60 minutes on free plans after Sept 30 [Video]

Google Meet to limit meetings to 60 minutes on free plans after Sept 30

Tech giant Google's video chat platform Google Meet has announced that after September 30, free versions of Meet will be limited to meetings no longer than 60 minutes. A Google spokesperson told The..

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Australia wants Google to block Uluru 'walk' [Video]

Australia wants Google to block Uluru 'walk'

Australia has asked Google to remove photographs of the top of the sacred Indigenous site, Uluru, a tool that allowed users to appear to walk on its summit.

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Australia wants Google to 'block' Uluru walkers [Video]

Australia wants Google to 'block' Uluru walkers

Australia has asked Google to remove photographs of the top of the sacred Indigenous site, Uluru, a tool that allowed users to appear to walk on its summit.

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iPhone's latest change helps users set Gmail as default email client [Video]

iPhone's latest change helps users set Gmail as default email client

Tech giant Google has updated its latest version of Gmail, adding the option for it to become the default email option on iPhones. According to Mashable, the new option is in response to a change made..

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Paytm returns on Google Play hours after being removed [Video]

Paytm returns on Google Play hours after being removed

Paytm mobile application did a comeback on Google Play Store for download, hours after it was removed for "policy violations" by the US company. The Indian company took to Twitter to announce the news...

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Google rolls out Android 11 for Google Pixel, other mobiles [Video]

Google rolls out Android 11 for Google Pixel, other mobiles

Android 11 is all set to be launched today to a wide range of smartphones including OnePlus, Google Pixel, Xiaomi, Oppo, and Realme. According to The Verge, the final version of the Android can now be..

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Google removes Uluru virtual walk from Street View

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Google Lookout: App reads grocery labels for blind people

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Australia unveils plan to force Google and Facebook to pay for news

Google and Facebook would pay news outlets in the "world-leading" plan, the government says.
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Five key moments from the big tech grilling

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Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google defend firms against calls for break-up

US lawmakers are considering tougher regulation of the tech firms, which critics say are too large.
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Tech giants Facebook, Google, Apple and Amazon to face Congress

The bosses of Facebook, Google, Apple and Amazon are set to be grilled by Congress.
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Google's new transatlantic data cable to land in Cornwall

The tech giant plans a new high-end transatlantic data cable to go from the US to Bude, in Cornwall.
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Amazon, Google and Wish remove neo-Nazi products

A BBC investigation finds white-supremacist books and merchandise for sale on top retail platforms.
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Google becomes latest US tech giant to invest in India's Jio

The search engine giant's $4.5bn bet comes after Facebook, Intel and Qualcomm bought stakes in Jio.
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Google launches hieroglyphics translator powered by AI

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Google announces $10bn investment in 'digital India'

The money, to be channelled through a fund for India, will be used to bolster digital infrastructure.
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Hong Kong: Facebook, Google and Twitter among firms 'pausing' police help

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Ex-Googler becomes China’s second-richest person

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Coronavirus: Ireland set to launch contact-trace app

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Have we become too reliant on Big Tech firms?

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U.S. House panel hears from Facebook, Google, Twitter on election security

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Germany wants to rescue talks with U.S. on digital services tax

Germany wants to rescue talks with the United States on how to tax big digital firms such as Google , Amazon and Facebook , the finance ministry said on Thursday after Washington pulled out of the..
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UK virus-tracing app switches to Google-Apple model

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Coronavirus: Government poised to shift to Google-Apple model for delayed contact-tracing app

U-turn expected on delayed smartphone app which tracks coronavirus spread
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Europe threatens digital taxes without global deal, after U.S. quits talks

France said a U.S. decision to quit global talks on how to tax big digital firms such as Google, Amazon and Facebook was a "provocation" and the European Union said it could impose taxes even if no..
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EU ready to go it alone on taxation of digital firms

The European Union is ready to go it alone with taxing digital services of firms like Google, Amazon, Facebook or Apple if there is no global deal on such a tax this year, European Economic..
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Exclusive: Massive spying on users of Google's Chrome shows new security weakness

A newly discovered spyware effort attacked users through 32 million downloads of extensions to Google's market-leading Chrome web browser, researchers at Awake Security told Reuters, highlighting the..
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Trump administration proposes rolling back protections for big tech

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Google: Missing Churchill photo mystery explained

Sir Winston Churchill's photograph was missing from Google's search data for several weeks.
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Google's new rules clamp down on discriminatory housing, job ads

Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday it was tackling unlawful discrimination by barring housing, employment and credit ads from being targeted to its users based on their postal code, gender, age,..
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U.S. states lean toward breaking up Google's ad tech business: CNBC

The U.S. state attorneys general investigating Alphabet Inc's Google for potential antitrust violations are leaning towards pushing for a breakup of its ad technology business as part of an expected..
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Chinese and Iranian hackers targeted Biden and Trump campaigns, Google says

State-backed hackers from China have targeted staffers working on the U.S. presidential campaign of Joe Biden, a senior Google security official said Thursday. The same official said Iranian hackers..
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Google in $5bn lawsuit for tracking in 'private' mode

The search engine giant says it is upfront about what data is collected when users browse incognito.
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Twitter names ex Google CFO Pichette as chair, Kordestani to stay on

Twitter Inc on Tuesday appointed Patrick Pichette, a former chief financial officer at Google, as the social network's board chairman, marking the first time in Twitter's history that an outsider will..
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Twitter names former Google CFO as chairman

Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it appointed Patrick Pichette, the former finance chief of Google, to the role of chairman, replacing Omid Kordestani.
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Google delays Android 11 launch

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Google postpones Android 11 unveiling amid U.S. protests

Alphabet Inc's Google on Saturday said it has postponed next week's planned unveiling of the beta version of its latest Android 11 mobile operating system in light of protests and unrest in the United..
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Trump executive order takes aim at social media firms: draft

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Trump's executive order targets political bias at Twitter and Facebook: draft

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