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FILE - In this May 15, 2013, file photo, Amit Singhal, senior vice president and software engineer at Google Inc., speaks at Google I/O 2013 in San Francisco.
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March 11, 2019 - 5:27 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Court documents show Google paid former search executive Amit Singhal $35 million in an exit package when the exec was reportedly forced to resign after a sexual assault investigation. Details of the exit package were revealed as part of a shareholder lawsuit against the...
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October 09, 2018 - 7:49 am
By Kate Gibson (CBS News, MONEYWATCH) — Google is closing its troubled Google Plus social network following the discovery of a software glitch this past spring that may have exposed user information of up to 500,000 customers between 2015 and 2018, the company said Monday. Ben Smith, Google's vice...
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In this May 8, 2018, file photo, Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks at the Google I/O conference in Mountain View, Calif.
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September 28, 2018 - 11:22 am
By Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google CEO Sundar Pichai is scheduled to meet privately with members of Congress Friday after he and his boss, Google co-founder Larry Page, stood up lawmakers at a public hearing earlier this month. The closed-door gathering is expected...
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September 12, 2018 - 10:27 am
By Ivana Kottasová (CNN Money) -- Tech companies that fail to remove terrorist content quickly could soon face major fines. The European Commission proposed new rules on Wednesday that would require internet platforms to remove illegal terror content within an hour of it being flagged by national...
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May 30, 2018 - 9:02 am
By Kaya Yurieff (CNN Money) -- Google spinoff Dandelion unveiled a cheaper way to cool your home. It involves your lawn. Dandelion, born in the secretive and futuristic lab "X" of Google's parent company Alphabet, uses energy from the ground to cool and heat your home. It announced its first...
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