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Tim Jimenez
December 13, 2018 - 10:04 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This year, according to Google, among the most frequently asked questions were “Who won Mega Millions?” and “What is Bitcoin?” As for the “Where is...” question, the top search for 2018 in the U.S. was “Where is Villanova?” Google released its list of the top searches...
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Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, testifies before the House Judiciary Committee.
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December 11, 2018 - 7:10 am
By Oliver Darcy WASHINGTON D.C. (CNN) -- Google chief executive Sundar Pichai appeared on Capitol Hill Wednesday where he faced questions from lawmakers on a number of issues, including data privacy, misinformation, a search product being developed for China, and allegations from Republicans that...
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Google will shut down its Google+ social network much sooner than planned after discovering a second bug that revealed millions of customers' private information to software developers.
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December 10, 2018 - 4:34 pm
By Kaya Yurieff, CNN Business (CNN) -- Google will shut down its Google+ social network much sooner than planned after discovering a second bug that revealed millions of customers' private information to software developers. In a blog post, the company said 52.5 million people were affected by a...
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In this Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, photo, a woman carries a fire extinguisher past the logo for Google at the China International Import Expo in Shanghai.
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November 12, 2018 - 9:29 pm
(AP) — An internet diversion that rerouted data traffic through Russia and China disrupted several Google services on Monday, including search and cloud-hosting services. Service interruptions lasted for nearly two hours and ended about 5:30 p.m. EST., network service companies said. In addition to...
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In this Nov. 1, 2018, file photo Google employees fill Harry Bridges Plaza in front of the Ferry Building during a walkout in San Francisco.
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November 08, 2018 - 1:06 pm
By Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is promising to be more forceful and open about its handling of sexual misconduct cases, a week after high-paid engineers and others walked out in protest over its male-dominated culture. CEO Sundar Pichai spelled out the...
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This photo shows signage outside the offices of Google in San Francisco with the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in the background, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018.
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November 01, 2018 - 8:56 am
By Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hundreds of Google engineers and other workers around the world walked off the job Thursday to protest the internet company's lenient treatment of executives accused of sexual misconduct. It is the latest expression of a backlash against...
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From left: Samsung's Galaxy Note 9, Google's Pixel 3 XL and the iPhone XS Max.
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Ian Bush
October 09, 2018 - 4:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — More phones run on Android than any other operating system, but its creator, Google, doesn't even crack the top 10 in sales of its own phones. Features on the company's newest handheld device, however, may attract more buyers. Google's third-generation Pixel phones...
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Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks at the Google I/O conference in Mountain View, Calif.
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October 09, 2018 - 4:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Google's new Pixel phones mirror the industry trend moving the devices toward lusher, bigger screens and add new twists on the camera for taking better selfies and other pictures. The Pixels have barely made a dent in the market since their debut two years ago, but Google is hoping...
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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 Dec. 4, 2017 file photo, people walk by Google offices in New York.
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October 08, 2018 - 5:59 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is shutting down its underwhelming Plus social network for regular users, following its disclosure of a flaw discovered in March that exposed personal information of up to 500,000 people. The announcement came in a Monday blog post , which was also Google's first public...
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