The Justice Department Finally—Finally!—Takes on Google and the Danger of Monopolies

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Google Maps lanza una herramienta para que la gente pueda saber cómo está el virus en su zona

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Senate panel votes to authorize subpoena targeting Facebook, Google and Twitter executives

A Senate committee voted on Thursday to authorize subpoenas that could force the top executives at Facebook, Google and Twitter to testify at an upcoming congressional hearing, escalating lawmakers’ war with Silicon Valley over their policies to police content online. … Read more…

Google Crisis Response: Improving access to critical information during wildfires

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Google Fi | The Unlimited plan offers full-speed hotspot tethering & free calls to 50+ destinations

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Google faces EU antitrust probe into Fitbit deal if no concessions – sources

EU antitrust enforcers may open a full-scale investigation into Google’s $ 2.1 billion bid for fitness tracker maker Fitbit unless the Alphabet unit offers concessions to address competition concerns. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE: Shop Men’s & Women’s … Read more…

Fédération inks deals with YouTube, Google, Instagram and Facebook; launches dedicated platform for Paris couture and menswear

The Fédération de la Couture et de la Mode, the governing body of French fashion, has created two dedicated new platforms to present this July’s haute couture and menswear seasons in Paris. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Amazon, Facebook and Google turn to deep network of political allies to battle back antitrust probes

Under the withering microscope of government watchdogs, tech giants including Amazon, Facebook and Google have funded a bevy of political groups that have helped push positive polling and engaged in other fingerprint-free tactics designed to deter regulators who are seeking … Read more…

Conservative engineer fired by Google ends discrimination lawsuit but Democrats still on offensive

A high-profile lawsuit that shook Silicon Valley two years ago alleging discrimination against politically conservative workers has ended in a dismissal. FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…

Google likely to face federal, state antitrust lawsuits in coming months, sources say

The Justice Department and top state attorneys general are likely to file antitrust lawsuits against Google, according to two people familiar with the matter, as regulators prepare to take more aggressive aim at the tech giant’s search-and-advertising empire. Technology BEST … Read more…

Google Assistant Accessibility Videos: Using the Assistant on Android smartphones with Talkback

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Google told to respect Europe’s privacy rules as it works on a coronavirus tracing app

Google has been pressured to closely follow Europe’s data privacy rules with the coronavirus tracing apps that it’s developing alongside Apple. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

Apple and Google have an ambitious plan to help officials track coronavirus — here’s what needs to happen now

Digital contact tracing is not a magic bullet, and there are a lot of steps that still need to happen before digital contact tracing apps like those enabled by Google and Apple start slowing the spread of the coronavirus around … Read more…

4.14.20 Google & Apple working together on contact tracing; Grocery workers at higher risk; Car buying in Covid-19 era; Lending standards are tightening

Google & Apple are working together on a contact tracing app. This could help as we seek to remain safe as businesses reopen around the country. We will still need to up our abilities to test people for the virus. … Read more…

Apple, Google debut major effort to help people track if they’ve come in contact with coronavirus

Apple and Google unveiled an ambitious new effort Friday to help combat coronavirus, introducing new tools that may soon allow owners of their popular smartphones to see if they have crossed paths with other people who have been infected with … Read more…

Facebook, Reddit, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube issue joint statement on misinformation

In an unprecedented move to reassure customers and flag the potential for misinformation about COVID-19 on their platforms, all of the major social media companies and their parent corporations issued a joint statement on their efforts. Last week, U.S Chief … Read more…

Trump: Google is working with the US government to develop a COVID-19 screening website; Google: Wait a minute

Update: Not long after President Trump claimed that Google was working with over a thousand engineers on developing a website for Coronavirus self-screening at home, the company was forced to issue a statement that essentially contradicts everything Trump announced. Verily, … Read more…

U.S. legislation targets online child sexual abuse; threatens encryption on Facebook, Google

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on the powerful judiciary committee on Thursday introduced a bill aimed at curbing online distribution of child sexual abuse material that technology and civil liberties groups said was an attack on strong encryption critical … Read more…

Apple, Microsoft, Google look to move production away from China. That’s not going to be easy

With the U.S.-China trade war last year and the outbreak of the new coronavirus, American technology firms have looked to move production from China. But that won’t be easy. International: Top News And Analysis SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to … Read more…

Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Adobe pull out of more conferences as coronavirus spreads

Facebook, Google and Adobe on Monday announced their decisions to cancel, alter and pull out of various upcoming conferences due to the spreading of the coronavirus. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free … Read more…

Google Health, the company’s newest product area, has ballooned to more than 500 employees

Google and its parent company, Alphabet, are counting on new businesses as growth slows in its core digital advertising business. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

Justice Department Ramps Up Google Probe, With Heavy Focus on Ad Tools

In recent months, the department has been posing increasingly detailed questions—to Google’s rivals and executives inside the company itself—about how Google’s third-party advertising business interacts with publishers and advertisers. WSJ.com: US Business SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

Google Photos test subscription prints your best pictures every month

Online photo services with printing options usually revolve around on-demand printing for special occasions, but Google appears to be trying something different: printing photos every month no matter what you've taken. A 9to5Google tipster has revealed a Google Photos test … Read more…

Google Translate: Connect with locals and make your overseas travel easier (featuring Zhu Ting朱婷)

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Google snaps up chief medical officer of health device maker AliveCor, weeks after buying Fitbit

Dr. Jacqueline Shreibati will join Google’s health clinical team and report to the chief health officer, Dr. Karen DeSalvo. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Some Fitbit users say they’re getting rid of the devices because they don’t trust Google

Privacy groups this week began pushing regulators to block the Fitbit acquisition, which the company originally hoped to close in early 2020. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

11.14.19 Google gets into medical records; Designer purse lawsuit; iBuyer companies great for consumers

Google’s Project Nightingale is a huge initiative by the second largest hospital system in the U.S. Some are hostile to Google doing this. But this is an important initiative. With the tech available today, it’s ridiculous we don’t have solid medical … Read more…

Google CEO, in leaked video, says company is ‘genuinely struggling’ with employee trust

At Google’s closed-door meeting, CEO Sundar Pichai and other top executives sought to quell employee discontent and defended the hiring of a former Department of Homeland Security official, while chastising employees for airing their gripes publicly. Technology BEST DEAL UPDATE:

National Veterans Small Business Week livestream: Connect with local customers on Google

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Google, Facebook, and Amazon are collecting advertising data through smart TVs, studies claim

The studies examined smart TVs of various types and checked for advertising cookies and trackers. While the first study focuses on tracking in smart TVs, the second study is much broader and encompasses consumer Internet of Things (IoT) devices as … Read more…

Facebook, Google and Twitter face fresh heat from Congress on harmful online content

The continued struggles of Facebook, Google and Twitter to stop the spread of hate speech, disinformation and other harmful content online has sparked heightened interest on Capitol Hill, where lawmakers are expected to unveil legislation to probe the matter in … Read more…