WASHINGTON — Social media giants including Twitter, Yahoo, Facebook and Google are pushing back against Senate legislation that would require them to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity, according to industry and government officials.
By Margaret Sessa-Hawkins
Just over a year ago, the EU ruled that people had the “right to be forgotten,” meaning that EU citizens could request Google delete search results concerning them. From the start, the ruling was controversial. Now, the BBC has found…
By Kenzi Abou-Sabe
Google said Friday that the company will begin allowing users to request that nude or sexually explicit images posted without their consent be removed from Google search results.
One student's final project, World White Web, is disrupting the white default found in Google Image searches…
By Colleen Shalby
One hundred and fifty-one years after her birth, Google is honoring American reporter Nellie Bly in an original ditty of a doodle penned by singer-songwriter Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.
Even though the Internet was invented in the United States, Americans pay the most in the world for broadband access. And it’s not exactly blazing fast. So why are Americans paying more for slower service?…
By Triana Kalmanoff
Google now allows you to download an archived list of everything you have ever searched for.
There are more than 730,000 homes in New York City without broadband access. And because the Internet today is the gateway to everything from education to the economy, the city is trying to bring those families out of the digital…
By Lisa Gillespie, Kaiser Health News
Imagine walking into an emergency room with an awful rash and waiting hours to see a doctor until, finally, a physician who doesn’t have specific knowledge of your condition gives you an ointment and a referral to a dermatologist.
By PBS NewsHour
In response to the EU’s charges that Google uses its search engine dominance to favor Google Shopping, the company said shopping results have not harmed the competition nor innovation. Gwen Ifill talks to the European Union’s Commissioner for Competition Margrethe…
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