Supreme Court seems to favor social media companies in terror case
During arguments, several justices underscored that there was no evidence linking Twitter, Facebook and Google directly to the 2017 attack on the Reina nightclub in Istanbul.
Google expanding misinformation 'prebunking' campaign in Europe
Last year, Google tested the idea in Europe by airing short advertisement-length videos explaining how misinformation can trick the brain. "Prebunking" primes a person's critical thinking skills to make them more resistant to false claims.
Heard of ChatGPT? Google just unveiled Bard, a rival to the popular AI chatbot
Google’s chatbot is supposed to be able to explain complex subjects such as outer space discoveries in terms simple enough for a child to understand.
Top searched questions about the Super Bowl, according to Google
The Kansas City Chiefs and the Philadelphia Eagles are set to face off in Super Bowl LVII at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, on Feb. 12. Starting quarterbacks
Google cutting 12,000 jobs as tech industry layoffs widen
Google has become the latest tech company to trim staff after rapid expansions during the COVID-19 pandemic have worn off.
Google apologizes for controversial definition of 'Jew' on search engine
Google apologized after the definition of 'Jew' that appeared first was listed as an offensive verb.
This was the most-searched Google term of 2022
“Wordle” claimed the top spot given the game’s popularity and challenge of guessing words daily, according to Google.
In Europe, Google must delete inaccurate search info if asked, court rules
Google will have to delete search results about people in Europe if they can prove that the information is clearly wrong, judges have ruled.
Google agrees to $392 million settlement over location tracking
Google has agreed to a $391.5 million settlement with 40 states to resolve an investigation into how the company tracked users’ locations.
Google's parent company Alphabet reported concerningly slow ad sales hurting overall profits
The quarterly results from Alphabet on Tuesday indicate advertisers continued to clamp down on spending and brace for a potential recession.
Which places in the world care about the queen’s death the most, according to Google
Google Trends had been monitoring the reactions of most “commoners” to gauge the general interest of the loss of the world’s longest serving monarch.
Delta flies at top of Forbes 'Best Employers' in Georgia list
Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines tops the list of Forbes' "Best Employers" in Georgia list released on Wednesday. One hundred companies made the list in Georgia.
Google Doodle honors, shares submitted artwork from Uvalde shooting victim
To honor the victims of the shooting, Google has set up an In Memoriam page as part of their Doodle for Google section, with a photo of 10-year-old Alithia Haven Ramirez and her submission.
Google says it will delete location history data of users visiting abortion clinics
Google said it will delete entries from a person’s location history if it detects a visit to an abortion clinic
This Google Street View genius can accurately identify any location around the world in seconds
While most people struggle with geography, Trevor Rainbolt has it down to a science. It’s earned him millions of fans around the world.
Lawmakers ask Google to stop steering women to ‘fake’ abortion clinics
A recent study found 11% of searches for “abortion near me” or “abortion pill” sent Google users to “fake” abortion clinics, which are known for operating with the goal of talking women out of ending their pregnancies.
One plug and done: EU to require common way to charge phones
The new rules start in 2024 and will only require people to have a USB Type-C cable to charge electronic devices, including cell phones, tablets, e-readers, and digital cameras.
Google launches 10 shade skin tone palette to promote 'image equity'
Google says people previously felt 'lumped in' to certain racial categories
Apple, Google, Microsoft announce support for passwordless sign-ins
Forget passwords. A new, faster and more secure sign-in method is expected to be available across major tech platforms over the course of the coming year.
Your phone number on Google? Search giant now takes more removal requests
Under a new policy at Google, you can ask the search giant to remove your phone number, email address, physical address and more from search results.