Award-winning producer, songwriter and musician T Bone Burnett made a fire-and-brimstone rebuke against big tech “surveillance capitalists” last week at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, saying Silicon Valley is destroying humanity.
By Joshua Barajas
The European Commission found that Google breached EU antitrust rules by preventing other websites from using rival advertising programs.
By Associated Press
In the early 20th century, Standard Oil was broken up because of its vast power. Today, many think Facebook, Google or Amazon present similar threats, but they proceed unchallenged. In "The Curse of Bigness," law professor Tim Wu argues that…
By Paul Solman
In our news wrap Monday, the U.S. military said that airstrikes over Somalia killed 62 members of the Islamist group al-Shabab and prevented a major terrorist attack. A U.S. air campaign across the horn of Africa has intensified under President…
By Mae Anderson, Associated Press
Google announced Monday it will spend more than $1 billion to build a new office complex in New York City that will allow the internet search giant to double the number of people it employs there.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai testified before the House Judiciary Committee in response to criticism over some of the company’s practices. Pichai faced grilling from the right on allegations of anti-conservative bias in search results, as well as questions from the…
By Marcy Gordon, Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press
Google CEO Sundar Pichai — and other tech executives who may be watching — got hints Tuesday of what issues they can expect to face as Democrats take control of the House in three weeks.
By Michael Liedtke, Associated Press
CEO Sundar Pichai spelled out the concessions in an email sent Thursday to Google employees.
Thousands of Google employees across the globe walked out of work Thursday to protest the way the company handled sexual misconduct claims against high-level executives. Katie Benner, from the New York Times, co-wrote a recent story disclosing how Google paid…
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