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Google CEO Sundar Pichai will take the stage at the company's annual Google I/O developer conference in Mountain View, California.
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May 07, 2019 - 5:14 pm
By Rachel Metz and Heather Kelly, CNN Business (CNN) -- Google wants to have it all: more data, more devices in every room of your home, and, somehow, more security and privacy to go with it. Google CEO Sundar Pichai and other executives took the stage Tuesday at the company's annual Google I/O...
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Easter may be over, but Google has a special "Avengers: Endgame"-themed "Easter egg" in honor of the blockbuster film.
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April 26, 2019 - 12:00 pm
By Lisa Respers France, CNN (CNN) -- Easter may be over, but Google has a special "Avengers: Endgame"-themed "Easter egg" in honor of the blockbuster film. An "Easter egg" is a popular term that refers to a hidden message. Here's how it works: Google the name of the bad guy from the film -- that...
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A man using a mobile phone walks past Google offices in New York. Executives from Google and Facebook are facing Congress Tuesday, April 8, 2019, to answer questions about their role in the hate crimes and the ris
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April 09, 2019 - 2:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional hearing on online hate turned into a vivid demonstration of the problem Tuesday when a YouTube livestream of the proceedings was bombarded with racist and anti-Semitic comments from internet users. YouTube disabled the live chat section of the streaming video about...
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Oh, for the days when April Fools' Day hoaxes and pranks could cause lines outside liquor stores or prompt people to smell their TVs or choke telephone lines with complaints to the National Park Service.
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April 01, 2019 - 9:09 am
By Todd Leopold (CNN) — April Fools' Day ain't what it used to be. Companies will come up with gags. Everybody will have a good laugh, but nobody will be fooled. Oh, for the days when April Fools' Day hoaxes and pranks could cause lines outside liquor stores or prompt people to smell their TVs or...
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The controller for a video-game streaming platform called Stadia, positioning itself to take on the traditional video-game business.
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March 19, 2019 - 8:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Google on Tuesday unveiled a video-game streaming platform called Stadia, positioning itself to take on the traditional video-game business. The platform will store a game-playing session in the cloud and lets players jump across devices operating on Google's Chrome browser and...
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A string of a white paper with a written constant value of pi.
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March 14, 2019 - 7:49 am
By Heather Kelly, CNN Business (CNN) -- A Google employee has broken the world record for calculating pi just in time for the mind-bogglingly long number's special day. Emma Haruka Iwao spent four months working on the project in which she calculated pi to 31.4 trillion digits. Pi holds a special...
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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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Lynne Adkins
March 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We all use Dr. Google to look up ailments and illnesses, and researchers are finding that it's not such a bad habit. The number of Google searches jumped by double digits the week before a person ended up in the emergency room, according to Jeremy Asch, an innovation...
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February 15, 2019 - 3:15 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Do you consider your face a "private part"? You don't have a legal right to expect privacy for something that is out in public — like your face, which can be seen when you go outside. But facial recognition software finds...
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FILE - This Tuesday, July 19, 2016, file photo shows the Google logo at the company's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.
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February 13, 2019 - 8:53 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google plans to invest more than $13 billion this year on new and expanded data centers and offices across the U.S. CEO Sundar Pichai announced the news in a blog post Wednesday , emphasizing the company's growth outside its Mountain View, California, home and across the...
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