The CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google encountered intense scrutiny from House lawmakers on Wednesday, particularly over whether they leverage unfair business practices to prevent their competition from succeeding. Is American antitrust law sufficient to handle the rapidly changing…
In our news wrap Monday, final-stage trials got underway in the biggest COVID-19 study so far. The first of 30,000 volunteers received initial dosages of a vaccine candidate developed by the National Institutes of Health and drugmaker Moderna in record…
Google was first slapped with the fine in January 2019, the first penalty for a U.S. tech giant under new European data privacy rules that took effect in 2018.
By Associated Press
Google says it will no longer build custom artificial intelligence tools for speeding up oil and gas extraction, separating itself from cloud computing rivals Microsoft and Amazon.
By Matt O'Brien, Associated Press
By Michael Liedtke, Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press
Demand for digital advertising is shriveling after a decade of explosive growth amid the pandemic-fueled downturn.
By Hari Sreenivasan
One of the ways to decrease the spread of COVID-19 is through contact tracing, meaning once someone tests positive, finding everyone that individual has come into contact with and warning them.
By Associated Press
The National Court said that freedom of expression took precedence over personal data protection in this case. But it said that given the circumstances the person's acquittal was important too.
By Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press
Google disputes the allegations, saying the service allows schools to control account access and requires they obtain parental consent when necessary.
By Rachel Lerman, Associated Press
The practices are largely the same as they were before, but Google says it's now trying to use plain language.
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