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Former Google Employee: ‘There Are Efforts to Demote Anything Non-PC from Search Results’...
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Google was thrown into turmoil last night after the company fired James Damore, author of a manifesto defending viewpoint diversity and a fact-based approach to the alleged gender gap in tech. In exclusive interviews with Breitbart News, more Google emplo
By viper1 on 2017-08-09 17:53 UTC
Justice Dept. files landmark antitrust case against Google...
The Justice Department on Tuesday sued Google for antitrust violations, alleging that it abused its dominance in online search and advertising to stifle competition and harm consumers
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-10-20 15:11 UTC
Google is sharing user data tied to search keywords with law enforcement...
Google is still drawing criticism for the data it hands over to police. Detroit News reporter Robert Snell has reviewed court documents (via CNET) showing that Google handed over IP addresses for users who searched for a specific address shortly befo...
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-10-08 16:31 UTC
Foreign Interference: UK Govt-Linked Group Attempts to Ban Conservative Websites from Google Ads...
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A group with direct links to the UK government has taken credit for having websites Zerohedge and The Federalist banned from Google ads.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-17 16:24 UTC
'Begging for the feds to crack down': Google flirting with destruction by demonetizing websites over comment sections, New York Post says...
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Google is playing a dangerous game in demonetizing news and opinion websites based on editorial content or comments made on article pages, the editorial board of the New York Post wrote Tuesday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-17 15:44 UTC
Google builds an unemployment application portal for New York...
The state of New York has teamed up with Google to build an online portal for unemployment applications that's much more reliable than the Department of Labor's old one.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-04-10 07:33 UTC
Google recommends all North America employees work from home over coronavirus fears...
Google has advised all of its employees in North America, about 100,000, to work remotely in response to coronavirus concerns, sources inside the company tell Business Insider. Google had previously instructed its offices in the Bay Area , Dublin , and Se
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-11 18:06 UTC
Google reportedly stops all in-person interviews amid coronavirus fears (GOOG, GOOGL)...
Google has canceled all in-person job interviews amid concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, first reported by The Verge . Google told candidates it would be conducting interviews via video call "for the foreseeable future," The Verge reported. T
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-04 19:21 UTC
FTC orders Google, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft to reveal acquisition data...
The FTC has ordered Google, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft to provide information on acquisitions that were too small to report to regulators.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-13 00:00 UTC
Google opened an R&D office in Kyiv...
Google Ukraine opened an R&D office in Kyiv this month, becoming the third Google Eastern Europe office to have R&D, after Google Poland and Google Hungary.
By ukrainiantribune on 2020-01-25 13:55 UTC
Google critic, 66, now suggests his wife's fatal car crash was not an accident...
Robert Epstein, 66, said in July the internet giant's methods 'gave' millions of votes to Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential election. n December he announced that his wife had died.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-22 16:03 UTC
Google Co-Founders Cede Control of Parent Company Alphabet to Sundar Pichai...
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Google CEO Sundar Pichai will replace Larry Page as CEO of parent Alphabet, extending a long retreat from public roles and active management by Page and Sergey Brin.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-04 05:48 UTC
Google is under investigation over its data collection practices...
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The European Commission has started an investigation into "practices relating to Google's collection and use of data". EU antirust regulators have already hit Google with record-breaking fines, but concern remains about how the company collect
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-01 17:32 UTC
Google reportedly hired outside firm to consult on worker unrest...
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Tensions continue to mount between the search giant's management and rank-and-file employees.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-11-21 19:51 UTC
REPORT: Google Asked Texas AG For Docs Revealing Info About The Tech Giant’s Chief Critics...
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Google wants Texas's AG to provide information that the company's fiercest critics gave regulators as they probe the tech giant
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-11-20 02:23 UTC
Every Exciting Google Assistant Feature Announced Today...
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Made by Google 2019 is finally underway. And thanks to the Pixel 4 getting leaked to the point of exhaustion, we had a pretty good idea of what to expect heading in. But the tech titan still managed to unveil some surprises on the Google Assistant front,
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-10-15 16:00 UTC
Visiting Dead Relatives on Google Street View — OK Whatever...
Google Maps is meant to look up addresses, but it can also provide a window into the lives of the recently deceased.

Three years after her grandparents’ deaths, 19-year-old Luisa Hoenle looked up their old house on Google Maps. Feeling nostalgic if not a bit masochistic, the Switzerland-based art
By whatsup420 on 2019-09-16 16:59 UTC
YouTube's Hateful Content Crackdown Sees 500 Million Comments Deleted, 17,000 Channels Canceled...
In June, video behemoth Youtube changed its guidelines to have stricter rules on content and comments. Since the changes, there has been a massive purge of prohibited content across the website, reports The Verge . In total, around 500 million comments ha
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-09-04 14:57 UTC
Google To Pay Up To $200 Million In FTC Settlement Over YouTube Child Privacy Violations...
Google will pay the FTC to end investigations into allegations that YouTube violated the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act. The settlement will cost the search engine company between $150 and $200 million.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-08-31 16:06 UTC
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