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A Google spokesman confirmed to Reuters the app had been removed due to violation of app store policies but gave no further details NegativeNEW DELHI Alphabet Incs Google has taken down an Indian mobile application from its app store that allowed users to remove other Chinese apps from their phones as it violated certain company policies a spokesman said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-india-china-google/google-takes-down-indian-app-that-removed-chinese-ones-spokesman-idUSKBN23A0QU2020-06-03
A person familiar with the matter said the software violated Googles policies prohibiting apps that mislead users into removing or disabling thirdparty apps or modifying device settings or features NegativeNEW DELHI Alphabet Incs Google has taken down an Indian mobile application from its app store that allowed users to remove other Chinese apps from their phones as it violated certain company policies a spokesman said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-india-china-google/google-takes-down-indian-app-that-removed-chinese-ones-spokesman-idUSKBN23A0QU2020-06-03
CDTs donors include Alphabets Google Facebook Inc Apple and Microsoft according to the Capital Research Center a rightleaning nonprofit think tank NeutralWASHINGTON An advocacy group backed by the tech industry sued President Donald Trump on Tuesday over his executive order that would weaken a law protecting online platforms including social media companies that label or factcheck his posts http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-twitter-trump-lawsuit/tech-advocacy-groups-lawsuit-says-trumps-order-on-social-media-is-unconstitutional-idUSKBN2392V92020-06-03
Google was sued on Tuesday in a proposed class action accusing the internet search company of illegally invading the privacy of millions of users by pervasively tracking their internet use through browsers set in mode NegativeGoogle was sued on Tuesday in a proposed class action accusing the internet search company of illegally invading the privacy of millions of users by pervasively tracking their internet use through browsers set in mode http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-google-privacy-lawsuit/google-faces-5-billion-lawsuit-in-u-s-for-tracking-private-internet-use-idUSKBN23933H2020-06-03
Jose Castaneda a Google spokesman said the Mountain View Californiabased company will defend itself vigorously against the claims NeutralGoogle was sued on Tuesday in a proposed class action accusing the internet search company of illegally invading the privacy of millions of users by pervasively tracking their internet use through browsers set in mode http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-google-privacy-lawsuit/google-faces-5-billion-lawsuit-in-u-s-for-tracking-private-internet-use-idUSKBN23933H2020-06-03
NEW DELHI Alphabet Incs Google has taken down an Indian mobile application from its app store that allowed users to remove other Chinese apps from their phones as it violated certain company policies a spokesman said on Wednesday NegativeNEW DELHI Alphabet Incs Google has taken down an Indian mobile application from its app store that allowed users to remove other Chinese apps from their phones as it violated certain company policies a spokesman said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-india-china-google/google-takes-down-indian-app-that-removed-chinese-ones-spokesman-idUSKBN23A0QU2020-06-03
The case is Brown et al v Google LLC et al U.S. District Court Northern District of California No NegativeGoogle was sued on Tuesday in a proposed class action accusing the internet search company of illegally invading the privacy of millions of users by pervasively tracking their internet use through browsers set in mode http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-google-privacy-lawsuit/google-faces-5-billion-lawsuit-in-u-s-for-tracking-private-internet-use-idUSKBN23933H2020-06-03
The complaint said the proposed class likely includes of Google users who since June 1 2016 browsed the internet in mode NegativeGoogle was sued on Tuesday in a proposed class action accusing the internet search company of illegally invading the privacy of millions of users by pervasively tracking their internet use through browsers set in mode http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-google-privacy-lawsuit/google-faces-5-billion-lawsuit-in-u-s-for-tracking-private-internet-use-idUSKBN23933H2020-06-03
The law affects a broad swath of companies from Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google to retailers like Walmart and Amazon PositiveWASHINGTON Californias attorney general on Tuesday submitted proposed regulations for approval under the states new digital privacy law which gives Americans the right to request that their data be deleted from ecommerce websites and social media http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-privacy-california/california-attorney-general-submits-regulations-for-approval-under-privacy-law-idUSKBN2392HQ2020-06-03
This helps Google learn about users friends hobbies favorite foods shopping habits and even the most intimate and potentially embarrassing they search for online the complaint said PositiveGoogle was sued on Tuesday in a proposed class action accusing the internet search company of illegally invading the privacy of millions of users by pervasively tracking their internet use through browsers set in mode http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-google-privacy-lawsuit/google-faces-5-billion-lawsuit-in-u-s-for-tracking-private-internet-use-idUSKBN23933H2020-06-03
Twitter Inc TWTR.O on Tuesday appointed Patrick Pichette a former chief financial officer at Google as the social networks board chairman marking the first time in Twitters history that an outsider will preside over the group NegativeTwitter Inc TWTR.O on Tuesday appointed Patrick Pichette a former chief financial officer at Google as the social networks board chairman marking the first time in Twitters history that an outsider will preside over the group http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-twitter-board/twitter-names-ex-google-cfo-pichette-as-chair-kordestani-to-stay-on-idUSKBN2392YS2020-06-03
We are excited to tell you more about Android 11 but now is not the time to Google said in a message posted on its Android developers website PositiveWe are excited to tell you more about Android 11 but now is not the time to Google said in a message posted on its Android developers website http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-minneapolis-police-google-android/google-postpones-android-11-unveiling-amid-u-s-protests-idUSKBN2360AS2020-05-31
A Google spokeswoman said the order would harm Americas while a Facebook spokesman said it would encourage platforms to censor anything that might offend anyone NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said he will introduce legislation that may scrap or weaken a law that has protected internet companies including Twitter and Facebook in an extraordinary attempt to regulate social media platforms where he has been criticized http://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-twitter-trump-executive-order-social/trump-move-could-scrap-or-weaken-law-that-protects-social-media-companies-idUSKBN2340MW2020-05-29
BRUSSELS Google has called on the European Union to use current EU laws to govern the use of artificial intelligence rather than draft new ones and cautioned against a one size fits all regulatory framework because of AIs diverse applications NegativeBRUSSELS Google has called on the European Union to use current EU laws to govern the use of artificial intelligence rather than draft new ones and cautioned against a one size fits all regulatory framework because of AIs diverse applications http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-eu-google-tech/google-says-use-existing-eu-laws-not-new-ones-to-govern-ai-idUSKBN2342XG2020-05-29
NEW DELHI Indias antitrust body is looking into allegations that Alphabet Incs Google is abusing its market position to unfairly promote its mobile payments app in the country five sources familiar with the case told Reuters NegativeNEW DELHI Indias antitrust body is looking into allegations that Alphabet Incs Google is abusing its market position to unfairly promote its mobile payments app in the country five sources familiar with the case told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-india-google-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-google-faces-antitrust-case-in-india-over-payments-app-sources-idUSKBN2331G32020-05-29
The Google antitrust complaint alleges the company is able to leverage its strong position in the Android market to promote the app the first source added PositiveNEW DELHI Indias antitrust body is looking into allegations that Alphabet Incs Google is abusing its market position to unfairly promote its mobile payments app in the country five sources familiar with the case told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-india-google-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-google-faces-antitrust-case-in-india-over-payments-app-sources-idUSKBN2331G32020-05-29
The complaint also alleges Google is promoting its payments app using search manipulation the source added without elaborating whether the allegations detail how the company did so NeutralNEW DELHI Indias antitrust body is looking into allegations that Alphabet Incs Google is abusing its market position to unfairly promote its mobile payments app in the country five sources familiar with the case told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-india-google-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-google-faces-antitrust-case-in-india-over-payments-app-sources-idUSKBN2331G32020-05-29
U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of a federal law known as Section 230 which protects internet companies like Facebook Twitter and Alphabets Google from being responsible for the material posted by users PositiveU.S. President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of a federal law known as Section 230 which protects internet companies like Facebook Twitter and Alphabets Google from being responsible for the material posted by users http://www.reuters.com/politics/article/us-twitter-trump-executive-order-explain/explainer-whats-in-the-law-protecting-internet-companies-and-can-trump-change-it-idUSKBN23434V2020-05-29
Arizona on Wednesday filed a consumer fraud lawsuit against Alphabet Incs Google alleging that the company used and practices to obtain the location data of users NegativeArizona on Wednesday filed a consumer fraud lawsuit against Alphabet Incs Google alleging that the company used and practices to obtain the location data of users http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-arizona-lawsuit/u-s-state-of-arizona-files-consumer-fraud-lawsuit-against-google-idUSKBN2333CP2020-05-28
Google did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the lawsuit NegativeArizona on Wednesday filed a consumer fraud lawsuit against Alphabet Incs Google alleging that the company used and practices to obtain the location data of users http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-arizona-lawsuit/u-s-state-of-arizona-files-consumer-fraud-lawsuit-against-google-idUSKBN2333CP2020-05-28
Google said it continued to see attacks from hackers on medical and healthcare professionals including WHO employees NegativeSecurity experts at Alphabet Incs Google sent 1755 warnings in April to users whose accounts were targets of governmentbacked attackers following a resurgence in hacking and phishing attempts related to the coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-health-coronavirus-cyber/google-sees-resurgence-in-state-backed-hacking-phishing-related-to-covid-19-idUSKBN2340CH2020-05-28
Google said on Wednesday its Threat Analysis Group saw new activity from firms many based in India that have been creating Gmail accounts spoofing the World Health Organization NegativeSecurity experts at Alphabet Incs Google sent 1755 warnings in April to users whose accounts were targets of governmentbacked attackers following a resurgence in hacking and phishing attempts related to the coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-health-coronavirus-cyber/google-sees-resurgence-in-state-backed-hacking-phishing-related-to-covid-19-idUSKBN2340CH2020-05-28
In February New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas sued Google alleging that its educational software collects young students personal information without the required parental consent NegativeThe suit comes as technology companies have been facing regulatory scrutiny globally over their policies and data monitoring practices http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-google-arizona-lawsuit/u-s-state-of-arizona-files-consumer-fraud-lawsuit-against-google-idUSKBN2333CP2020-05-28
Security experts at Alphabet Incs Google sent 1755 warnings in April to users whose accounts were targets of governmentbacked attackers following a resurgence in hacking and phishing attempts related to the coronavirus outbreak NegativeSecurity experts at Alphabet Incs Google sent 1755 warnings in April to users whose accounts were targets of governmentbacked attackers following a resurgence in hacking and phishing attempts related to the coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-health-coronavirus-cyber/google-sees-resurgence-in-state-backed-hacking-phishing-related-to-covid-19-idUSKBN2340CH2020-05-28
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of a law that has long protected Twitter Facebook and Alphabets Google from being responsible for the material posted by their users according to a draft executive order and a source familiar with the situation NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of a law that has long protected Twitter Facebook and Alphabets Google from being responsible for the material posted by their users according to a draft executive order and a source familiar with the situation http://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-twitter-trump-executive-order-social/trumps-executive-order-targets-political-bias-at-twitter-and-facebook-draft-idUSKBN2340MW2020-05-28
Alphabet Incs Google said on Tuesday it would reopen buildings in more cities at roughly of their capacity beginning July 6 and scale it up to in September if conditions permit NeutralAlphabet Incs Google said on Tuesday it would reopen buildings in more cities at roughly of their capacity beginning July 6 and scale it up to in September if conditions permit http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-alphabet/google-to-start-reopening-offices-targets-30-capacity-in-september-idUSKBN23234E2020-05-27
Google and its peer Facebook Inc had allowed their employees to work from home in early March following tough governmentmandated restrictions to contain the coronavirus NeutralAlphabet Incs Google said on Tuesday it would reopen buildings in more cities at roughly of their capacity beginning July 6 and scale it up to in September if conditions permit http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-alphabet/google-to-start-reopening-offices-targets-30-capacity-in-september-idUSKBN23234E2020-05-27
NEW DELHI May 26 India said on Tuesday it was making public the source code of its coronavirus contacttracing app Aarogya Setu for Googles Android smartphones a move digital rights activists said will boost the security of users Positivewith no changes to http://www.reuters.com/news/media/article/healthcoronavirus-india-app/rpt-india-makes-source-code-of-contact-tracing-app-public-idUSL4N2D90WG2020-05-27
Latvias Apturi Covid app is by contrast based on technology launched last week by Apple and Google whose iOS and Android operating systems run of the worlds smartphones PositiveRIGA Latvia aims to become one of the first countries to launch a smartphone app using a new toolkit created by U.S. tech giants Apple and Alphabets Google to help trace coronavirus infections http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-tech-latvia/latvia-to-launch-google-apple-friendly-coronavirus-contact-tracing-app-idUSKBN23118I2020-05-26
RIGA Latvia aims to become one of the first countries to launch a smartphone app using a new toolkit created by U.S. tech giants Apple and Alphabets Google to help trace coronavirus infections PositiveRIGA Latvia aims to become one of the first countries to launch a smartphone app using a new toolkit created by U.S. tech giants Apple and Alphabets Google to help trace coronavirus infections http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-tech-latvia/latvia-to-launch-google-apple-friendly-coronavirus-contact-tracing-app-idUSKBN23118I2020-05-26
The former British colony also enjoys unrestricted internet access unlike on the mainland where the likes of Google Facebook and Twitter are blocked PositiveHONG KONG Demand for virtual private networks in Hong Kong surged more than sixfold last Thursday as Beijing proposed tough new national security laws for the financial hub reflecting concerns over internet privacy according to a VPN provider http://www.reuters.com/places/china/article/us-hongkong-protests-vpn/hong-kong-demand-for-vpns-surges-on-heels-of-chinas-plan-for-national-security-laws-idUSKBN23205C2020-05-26
OTTAWA Canada will ramp up COVID19 testing and contact tracing as it gradually lifts restrictions and is working closely with Apple Inc and Alphabet Incs Google on a mobile phone app to help the prime minister said on Friday PositiveOTTAWA Canada will ramp up COVID19 testing and contact tracing as it gradually lifts restrictions and is working closely with Apple Inc and Alphabet Incs Google on a mobile phone app to help the prime minister said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-canada/canada-to-ramp-up-covid-19-testing-and-tracing-recommend-digital-app-idUSKBN22Y2H52020-05-23
Google Netflix and Spotify were not immediately available for comment NegativeMANILA A Philippine lawmaker has introduced a bill in parliament aimed at taxing big tech firms such as Facebook Alphabets Google and Youtube Netflix and Spotify to raise funds to battle the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-philippines-economy-tax/philippine-lawmaker-proposes-tax-targeting-tech-giants-to-fund-virus-fight-idUSKBN22Y0IG2020-05-22
Institutional Shareholder Services has recommended shareholders of Googleparent Alphabet Inc to vote the companys proposed executive pay at its annual meet in June according to a report seen by Reuters on Thursday PositiveInstitutional Shareholder Services has recommended shareholders of Googleparent Alphabet Inc to vote the companys proposed executive pay at its annual meet in June according to a report seen by Reuters on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-proxy-iss/proxy-adviser-iss-recommends-vote-against-executive-pay-at-alphabet-idUSKBN22Y05S2020-05-22
MANILA A Philippine lawmaker has introduced a bill in parliament aimed at taxing big tech firms such as Facebook Alphabets Google and Youtube Netflix and Spotify to raise funds to battle the coronavirus PositiveMANILA A Philippine lawmaker has introduced a bill in parliament aimed at taxing big tech firms such as Facebook Alphabets Google and Youtube Netflix and Spotify to raise funds to battle the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-philippines-economy-tax/philippine-lawmaker-proposes-tax-targeting-tech-giants-to-fund-virus-fight-idUSKBN22Y0IG2020-05-22
Alphabet Incs Google Cloud said on Wednesday it has secured a deal with the United States Department of Defense to help detect and respond to cyber threats PositiveAlphabet Incs Google Cloud said on Wednesday it has secured a deal with the United States Department of Defense to help detect and respond to cyber threats http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-googlecloud-contract/google-cloud-secures-u-s-defense-department-contract-idUSKBN22W2AW2020-05-21
Apple and Google have barred authorities using their technology from collecting GPS location data or requiring users to enter personal data NegativeOAKLAND Calif http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-apps-tracing/apple-google-contact-tracing-tech-draws-interest-in-23-countries-some-hedge-bets-idUSKBN22W2NW2020-05-21
Apple and Google have said their system will more reliably use Bluetooth connections between devices to log users who are in physical proximity for at least five minutes PositiveOAKLAND Calif http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-apps-tracing/apple-google-contact-tracing-tech-draws-interest-in-23-countries-some-hedge-bets-idUSKBN22W2NW2020-05-21
Authorities in 23 countries across five continents have sought access to contact tracing technology from Apple Inc and Alphabet Incs Google the companies announced on Wednesday as they released the initial version of their system PositiveOAKLAND Calif http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-apps-tracing/apple-google-contact-tracing-tech-draws-interest-in-23-countries-some-hedge-bets-idUSKBN22W2NW2020-05-21
BRUSSELS EU regulators are seeking feedback from users and digital service providers before drafting rules that could rein in Google Facebook Amazon Uber and other tech companies an EU document seen by Reuters showed NeutralBRUSSELS EU regulators are seeking feedback from users and digital service providers before drafting rules that could rein in Google Facebook Amazon Uber and other tech companies an EU document seen by Reuters showed http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-tech-regulations/eu-regulators-seek-feedback-ahead-of-new-tough-tech-rules-idUSKBN22W2Q72020-05-21
Developers of contact tracing apps for Austria Germany and Switzerland told Reuters this week they were moving forward with the AppleGoogle technology and were fine not knowing users phone numbers PositiveOAKLAND Calif http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-apps-tracing/apple-google-contact-tracing-tech-draws-interest-in-23-countries-some-hedge-bets-idUSKBN22W2NW2020-05-21
Google had earlier made a bid for a billion cloud computing contract with the defense department which was ultimately awarded to Microsoft Corp PositiveAlphabet Incs Google Cloud said on Wednesday it has secured a deal with the United States Department of Defense to help detect and respond to cyber threats http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-googlecloud-contract/google-cloud-secures-u-s-defense-department-contract-idUSKBN22W2AW2020-05-21
If the tracing is so much better with the AppleGoogle tool then perhaps we should switch and we would consider what we need to do to do the Knudsen said PositiveOAKLAND Calif http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-apps-tracing/apple-google-contact-tracing-tech-draws-interest-in-23-countries-some-hedge-bets-idUSKBN22W2NW2020-05-21
The Australian government said it was in talks with Apple and Google about enhancing its COVIDSafe app which currently requires phone numbers postcodes and age ranges PositiveOAKLAND Calif http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-apps-tracing/apple-google-contact-tracing-tech-draws-interest-in-23-countries-some-hedge-bets-idUSKBN22W2NW2020-05-21
The regulation of big technology companies such as Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google has been a hot button issue ahead of the U.S. presidential election on Nov NegativeThe regulation of big technology companies such as Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google has been a hot button issue ahead of the U.S. presidential election on Nov http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-election-tech-factbox/factbox-where-do-trump-and-biden-stand-on-tech-policy-issues-idUSKBN22W1P92020-05-21
Tech giants like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google have allowed most of their employees to work remotely until the end of this year PositiveJack Dorseyled Square Inc said on Monday that most of its employees can continue to work from home permanently even after offices reopen following a similar announcement from Twitter Inc which is also headed by the billionaire http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-square/square-joins-twitter-in-letting-employees-work-from-home-permanently-idUSKBN22U2X32020-05-19
Google did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment NeutralMay 15 The U.S. Justice Department and a group of state attorneys general are likely to file antitrust lawsuits against Alphabet Incs Google and are well into planning for litigation the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday citing people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/google-doj/justice-department-state-ags-likely-to-bring-antitrust-lawsuits-against-google-wsj-idUSL4N2CX43V2020-05-18
May 15 The U.S. Justice Department and a group of state attorneys general are likely to file antitrust lawsuits against Alphabet Incs Google and are well into planning for litigation the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday citing people familiar with the matter NegativeMay 15 The U.S. Justice Department and a group of state attorneys general are likely to file antitrust lawsuits against Alphabet Incs Google and are well into planning for litigation the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday citing people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/google-doj/justice-department-state-ags-likely-to-bring-antitrust-lawsuits-against-google-wsj-idUSL4N2CX43V2020-05-18
A group of state attorneys general led by Texas are likely to file an antitrust lawsuit against Alphabet Incs Google and are working on potential litigation for later this year a person familiar with the situation said on Friday NeutralA group of state attorneys general led by Texas are likely to file an antitrust lawsuit against Alphabet Incs Google and are working on potential litigation for later this year a person familiar with the situation said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-doj/u-s-state-attorneys-general-likely-to-bring-antitrust-lawsuits-against-google-source-idUSKBN22R37I2020-05-16
Alphabet Incs Google acquired GIF platform Tenor in 2018 and integrated it into its image search function which Miller said undermined the competitive market Giphy had created PositiveFacebook Inc is acquiring Giphy a popular website for making and sharing animated images or GIFs and will integrate it with its rapidly growing Instagram photosharing app Facebook said in a blog post on Friday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-facebook-giphy/facebook-buys-gif-website-giphy-to-integrate-with-instagram-idUSKBN22R2OY2020-05-16
Google said it would not comment on speculation about the potential for litigation PositiveA group of state attorneys general led by Texas are likely to file an antitrust lawsuit against Alphabet Incs Google and are working on potential litigation for later this year a person familiar with the situation said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-doj/u-s-state-attorneys-general-likely-to-bring-antitrust-lawsuits-against-google-source-idUSKBN22R37I2020-05-16
The FacebookGiphy merger is just the latest example of the Federal Trade Commission standing by while Facebook and Google centralize control over online said Economic Liberties Executive Director Sarah Miller NeutralFacebook Inc is acquiring Giphy a popular website for making and sharing animated images or GIFs and will integrate it with its rapidly growing Instagram photosharing app Facebook said in a blog post on Friday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-facebook-giphy/facebook-buys-gif-website-giphy-to-integrate-with-instagram-idUSKBN22R2OY2020-05-16
Facebook did not return calls and emails seeking comment Google and Snapchat were not immediately available for comment NegativePARIS Social networks and other online content providers will have to remove paedophile and terrorismrelated content from their platforms within the hour or face a fine of up to of their global revenue under a French law voted in on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-france-tech-regulation/france-to-force-web-giants-to-delete-some-content-within-the-hour-idUSKBN22P2JU2020-05-14
Last week Google said it has asked employees to take a day off on May 22 to address workfromhome related burnout during the pandemic NegativeThe social media company said it will not reopen most offices before September and employees can choose whether or not to come to the facilities http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-twitter/twitter-to-let-some-employees-to-work-from-home-permanently-idUSKBN22O2S82020-05-13
Colombia has removed the contacttracing feature in its official app for informing residents about the coronavirus after experiencing glitches but aims to rebuild using the AppleGoogle technology NegativeBERLIN A European coalition is forming around an approach to using smartphone technology to trace coronavirus infections that its backers hope could help to reopen borders without unleashing a second wave of the pandemic http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-europe-tech/european-coalition-takes-shape-on-coronavirus-contact-tracing-idUSKBN22J1N82020-05-08
Facebook Inc and YouTube the video service of Alphabet Incs Google said on Thursday that they were removing a video that made medically unsubstantiated claims relating to the novel coronavirus pandemic NegativeFacebook Inc and YouTube the video service of Alphabet Incs Google said on Thursday that they were removing a video that made medically unsubstantiated claims relating to the novel coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-tech-video/facebook-youtube-remove-plandemic-video-with-unsubstantiated-coronavirus-claims-idUSKBN22K0772020-05-08
But Colombias struggle to use alternative technology highlights the challenges that await governments reluctant to accept Apples and Googles terms NegativeColombia has removed the contacttracing feature in its official app for informing residents about the novel coronavirus after experiencing glitches but aims to rebuild using potentially more reliable technology from Apple Inc and Alphabet Incs Google a government official told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-colombia-apps/colombias-coronavirus-app-troubles-show-rocky-path-without-tech-from-apple-google-idUSKBN22J03W2020-05-07
Colombia has removed the contacttracing feature in its official app for informing residents about the novel coronavirus after experiencing glitches but aims to rebuild using potentially more reliable technology from Apple Inc and Alphabet Incs Google a government official told Reuters NegativeColombia has removed the contacttracing feature in its official app for informing residents about the novel coronavirus after experiencing glitches but aims to rebuild using potentially more reliable technology from Apple Inc and Alphabet Incs Google a government official told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-colombia-apps/colombias-coronavirus-app-troubles-show-rocky-path-without-tech-from-apple-google-idUSKBN22J03W2020-05-07
Facebook and Google have also taken steps to counter misinformation about COVID19 on their platforms however the social media companies have been criticised for not doing enough to counter misinformation Negativeto additional subscribers no text http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-twitter-5g/rpt-twitter-tackles-5g-covid-19-conspiracy-in-the-uk-with-warning-prompt-idUSL8N2CO45L2020-05-07
HypeLabs cofounder Carlos Lei said he continues to field inquiries from government officials whom he declined to name who have reservations about embracing Apple and Google NegativeColombia has removed the contacttracing feature in its official app for informing residents about the novel coronavirus after experiencing glitches but aims to rebuild using potentially more reliable technology from Apple Inc and Alphabet Incs Google a government official told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-colombia-apps/colombias-coronavirus-app-troubles-show-rocky-path-without-tech-from-apple-google-idUSKBN22J03W2020-05-07
Privacy activists have praised the protections introduced by Apple and Google noting legitimate concerns exist about how data from contact tracing apps could be misused by governments NeutralColombia has removed the contacttracing feature in its official app for informing residents about the novel coronavirus after experiencing glitches but aims to rebuild using potentially more reliable technology from Apple Inc and Alphabet Incs Google a government official told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-colombia-apps/colombias-coronavirus-app-troubles-show-rocky-path-without-tech-from-apple-google-idUSKBN22J03W2020-05-07
The big shift in performance of Bluetooth connectivity will be the point were able to leverage the new AppleGoogle Bluetooth management he told senators PositiveColombia has removed the contacttracing feature in its official app for informing residents about the novel coronavirus after experiencing glitches but aims to rebuild using potentially more reliable technology from Apple Inc and Alphabet Incs Google a government official told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-colombia-apps/colombias-coronavirus-app-troubles-show-rocky-path-without-tech-from-apple-google-idUSKBN22J03W2020-05-07
Whether consumers trust elected officials or Apple and Google to better safeguard data collected by contact tracing remains a major question with answers varying globally PositiveColombia has removed the contacttracing feature in its official app for informing residents about the novel coronavirus after experiencing glitches but aims to rebuild using potentially more reliable technology from Apple Inc and Alphabet Incs Google a government official told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-colombia-apps/colombias-coronavirus-app-troubles-show-rocky-path-without-tech-from-apple-google-idUSKBN22J03W2020-05-07
Technology giants Facebook Inc Microsoft Corp and Alphabet Incs Google have also canceled or moved their software developer conferences online due to the pandemic NegativeApple Inc said on Tuesday its annual developers conference will start on June 22 and attendees would be able to stream the event for free on its developer app or website http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-apple-developer/apple-to-hold-annual-developers-event-online-from-june-22-idUSKBN22H2CV2020-05-06
Apple Inc and Alphabet Incs Google on Monday said they would ban the use of location tracking in apps that use a new contact tracing system the two are building to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus NegativeApple Inc and Alphabet Incs Google on Monday said they would ban the use of location tracking in apps that use a new contact tracing system the two are building to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-apps/apple-google-ban-use-of-location-tracking-in-contact-tracing-apps-idUSKBN22G28W2020-05-05
Canadas Alberta province which does not collect GPS data said it has no plans to adopt the AppleGoogle system for its ABTraceTogether app NegativeApple Inc and Alphabet Incs Google on Monday said they would ban the use of location tracking in apps that use a new contact tracing system the two are building to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-apps/apple-google-ban-use-of-location-tracking-in-contact-tracing-apps-idUSKBN22G28W2020-05-05
He added that Britain was talking to international partners and was also working phenomenally with Apple and Google PositiveLONDON Britain will start testing its own COVID19 tracing app on the Isle of Wight from Tuesday hoping that the technology in combination with more testing and tracking will help limit transmission of the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-britain-apps/uk-to-test-covid-19-tracing-app-on-the-isle-of-wight-this-week-idUSKBN22G24U2020-05-05
It has targeted a reduction in persontoperson contact but as of April 26 Google mobility data showed traffic to workplaces was just lower than before the pandemic NegativeTOKYO Almost a month after Tokyo declared a state of emergency dozens of call centre employees for telecom KDDI Corp http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-japan-telecommutin/call-centres-expose-fault-line-in-japans-pandemic-fight-idUSKBN22H08U2020-05-05
Software company Twenty which developed the state of Utahs Healthy Together contact tracing app with both GPS and Bluetooth said on Monday the app operates without the new AppleGoogle tool PositiveApple Inc and Alphabet Incs Google on Monday said they would ban the use of location tracking in apps that use a new contact tracing system the two are building to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-apps/apple-google-ban-use-of-location-tracking-in-contact-tracing-apps-idUSKBN22G28W2020-05-05
Cornerstone is a Washington lobbying giant whose clients have included Google Inc Boeing Co and Exxon Mobil Corp according to federal lobbying disclosures PositiveWASHINGTON As Democratic presidential hopefuls descended on New Hampshire prior to the states Feb http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-election-financial-tax-specialrep/special-report-how-a-corporate-pr-machine-is-trying-to-kill-a-wall-street-tax-idUSKBN22D5DY2020-05-02
Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai also said this week that it is taking longer to close cloud deals but did not offer revenue guidance NegativeAs lockdown orders force billions of people to work learn and play from home during the novel coronavirus outbreak usage has surged for the cloud computing services that power video conferencing streaming television and online games http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tech-cloud-analysis/for-cloud-giants-usage-soars-but-tech-investment-delays-hobble-revenue-growth-idUSKBN22D53D2020-05-02
In the first quarter revenue for Google Cloud which includes sales of storage services as well as workplace software grew from a year earlier compared with in the prior quarter PositiveAs lockdown orders force billions of people to work learn and play from home during the novel coronavirus outbreak usage has surged for the cloud computing services that power video conferencing streaming television and online games http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tech-cloud-analysis/for-cloud-giants-usage-soars-but-tech-investment-delays-hobble-revenue-growth-idUSKBN22D53D2020-05-02
Organizers said they were collecting signatures through Google Docs for a tally NeutralSome workers at Amazon http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-retail-protests/amazon-target-instacart-workers-stage-u-s-protests-on-may-day-idUSKBN22D62D2020-05-02
Apple and Google did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the bill NeutralWASHINGTON A group of Republican U.S. senators said Thursday they would introduce legislation to address consumer privacy concerns surrounding technology companies efforts to help build contact tracing apps to fight the new coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-privacy/u-s-senators-offer-privacy-bill-for-covid-19-contact-tracing-idUSKBN22C3H82020-05-01
BERLIN A group of leading German travel startups appealed to U.S. tech giant Google on Thursday to offer them easier terms on paying for advertising to help them ride out the coronavirus pandemic that has devastated their business NegativeBERLIN A group of leading German travel startups appealed to U.S. tech giant Google on Thursday to offer them easier terms on paying for advertising to help them ride out the coronavirus pandemic that has devastated their business http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tech-google-germany/cut-us-some-slack-german-travel-start-ups-tell-google-idUSKBN22C24K2020-05-01
French remittance startup Monisnap founded by former employees of internet firms Google Inc and Groupon Inc said it was already seeing a shift PositiveRemittances http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-global-remittances/emergency-for-millions-as-coronavirus-severs-remittance-lifeline-idUSKBN22C3ZW2020-05-01
Google said in response that it was working to help small and mediumsized business partners protect their businesses PositiveBERLIN A group of leading German travel startups appealed to U.S. tech giant Google on Thursday to offer them easier terms on paying for advertising to help them ride out the coronavirus pandemic that has devastated their business http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tech-google-germany/cut-us-some-slack-german-travel-start-ups-tell-google-idUSKBN22C24K2020-05-01
I am particularly concerned that Google is giving deferments in some cases but not in others NegativeBERLIN A group of leading German travel startups appealed to U.S. tech giant Google on Thursday to offer them easier terms on paying for advertising to help them ride out the coronavirus pandemic that has devastated their business http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tech-google-germany/cut-us-some-slack-german-travel-start-ups-tell-google-idUSKBN22C24K2020-05-01
It also urged Google to offer a flexible way to restructure and postpone payment terms for advertising services and other fees incurred in the first quarter of 2020 NegativeBERLIN A group of leading German travel startups appealed to U.S. tech giant Google on Thursday to offer them easier terms on paying for advertising to help them ride out the coronavirus pandemic that has devastated their business http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tech-google-germany/cut-us-some-slack-german-travel-start-ups-tell-google-idUSKBN22C24K2020-05-01
Reports of the demise of the digital advertising market due to the coronavirus outbreak appear exaggerated as the tech giants dominating the online ads business Google and Facebook said this week they saw early signs that the worst could be over NegativeReports of the demise of the digital advertising market due to the coronavirus outbreak appear exaggerated as the tech giants dominating the online ads business Google and Facebook said this week they saw early signs that the worst could be over http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-digital-ads/digital-ad-market-is-avoiding-coronavirus-disaster-say-tech-giants-idUSKBN22C3FW2020-05-01
The groups also argued that although Google says it does not plan to use data collected by Fitbit for advertising it could be valuable to others NegativeWASHINGTON The Justice Department should carefully scrutinize Alphabet Incs plan to buy Fitbit because the fitness tracker company is a source of nascent competition for Google which is dominant in search and advertising two public advocacy groups said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fitbit-m-a-alphabet-concern/u-s-consumer-advocates-urge-close-scrutiny-of-google-plan-to-buy-fitbit-idUSKBN22C30Y2020-05-01
The tool lets Facebook users transfer data stored on its servers directly to another photo storage service in this case Google Photos a feature known as data portability NeutralThe tool lets Facebook users transfer data stored on its servers directly to another photo storage service in this case Google Photos a feature known as data portability http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-antitrust/facebook-could-address-some-u-s-antitrust-concerns-with-new-photo-transfer-tool-idUSKBN22C1KV2020-05-01
This includes an million financial support package for organizations including million advertising credits for our small and mediumsized business a Google spokesperson said PositiveBERLIN A group of leading German travel startups appealed to U.S. tech giant Google on Thursday to offer them easier terms on paying for advertising to help them ride out the coronavirus pandemic that has devastated their business http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tech-google-germany/cut-us-some-slack-german-travel-start-ups-tell-google-idUSKBN22C24K2020-05-01
WASHINGTON The Justice Department should carefully scrutinize Alphabet Incs plan to buy Fitbit because the fitness tracker company is a source of nascent competition for Google which is dominant in search and advertising two public advocacy groups said on Thursday PositiveWASHINGTON The Justice Department should carefully scrutinize Alphabet Incs plan to buy Fitbit because the fitness tracker company is a source of nascent competition for Google which is dominant in search and advertising two public advocacy groups said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fitbit-m-a-alphabet-concern/u-s-consumer-advocates-urge-close-scrutiny-of-google-plan-to-buy-fitbit-idUSKBN22C30Y2020-05-01
We expect that Google one of the most profitable companies in the world shows the same solidarity as Germanys point person for the digital economy Thomas Jarzombek told Reuters PositiveBERLIN A group of leading German travel startups appealed to U.S. tech giant Google on Thursday to offer them easier terms on paying for advertising to help them ride out the coronavirus pandemic that has devastated their business http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tech-google-germany/cut-us-some-slack-german-travel-start-ups-tell-google-idUSKBN22C24K2020-05-01
We hope we can work with them on a clearer policy that does the right thing for consumers and Googles partners PositiveBERLIN A group of leading German travel startups appealed to U.S. tech giant Google on Thursday to offer them easier terms on paying for advertising to help them ride out the coronavirus pandemic that has devastated their business http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tech-google-germany/cut-us-some-slack-german-travel-start-ups-tell-google-idUSKBN22C24K2020-05-01
Apple Inc and Alphabet Incs Google would release two early versions this week of their proposed technology to slow coronavirus spread to select developers for testing purposes the companies said on Wednesday NegativeApple Inc and Alphabet Incs Google would release two early versions this week of their proposed technology to slow coronavirus spread to select developers for testing purposes the companies said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-apple-alphabet/apple-google-to-release-early-versions-of-contact-tracing-tool-to-developers-idUSKBN22B2S92020-04-30
Apple and Google plan to release the final version of their tools by midMay after the developers complete the testing PositiveApple Inc and Alphabet Incs Google would release two early versions this week of their proposed technology to slow coronavirus spread to select developers for testing purposes the companies said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-apple-alphabet/apple-google-to-release-early-versions-of-contact-tracing-tool-to-developers-idUSKBN22B2S92020-04-30
Despite the slowed growth operates at approximately 10 times the scale of Google annual and has seen better enterprise adoption so said Daniel Elman an analyst at Nucleus Research NeutralThe companys shares up over this year rose about in extended trading http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-microsoft-results/microsoft-revenue-beats-as-remote-work-boosts-teams-idUSKBN22B34B2020-04-30
Googles cloud services unit which developed Meet does not use customer data for advertising and that will apply to free users too she said PositiveOAKLAND Calif http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-google-conferencing/google-makes-meet-video-conferencing-free-to-all-users-challenging-zoom-idUSKBN22B1AX2020-04-30
HBO Max the upcoming streaming service from Inc owned WarnerMedia will be available across Google platforms and devices when it launches on May 27 the company said on Wednesday PositiveHBO Max the upcoming streaming service from Inc owned WarnerMedia will be available across Google platforms and devices when it launches on May 27 the company said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-media-streaming-hbo-max/hbo-max-streaming-service-to-be-available-on-google-platforms-at-launch-idUSKBN22B2WN2020-04-30
Much of the skepticism is based on concern about Google and Apple the poll found NegativeWASHINGTON More than half of all Americans either do not own smartphones or would not use apps backed by Alphabet Incs Google and Apple Inc to trace who has been exposed to the new coronavirus according to a poll by the Washington Post and University of Maryland released on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-tech-tracing/most-americans-cannot-or-will-not-use-covid-19-contact-tracing-apps-poll-idUSKBN22B2TO2020-04-30
OAKLAND California April 29 Alphabet Incs Google on Wednesday said any user will soon be able to host free video conferences on Meet turning its previously businessonly tool into a bigger rival to Zoom and others battling for users during the coronavirus outbreak PositiveOAKLAND California April 29 Alphabet Incs Google on Wednesday said any user will soon be able to host free video conferences on Meet turning its previously businessonly tool into a bigger rival to Zoom and others battling for users during the coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/alphabet-google-conferencing/google-makes-meet-video-conferencing-free-to-all-users-challenging-zoom-idUSL2N2CF1ZT2020-04-30
Smita Hashim a director of product management at Google said in an interview that the company recommends consumers use Meet over Hangouts PositiveOAKLAND Calif http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-google-conferencing/google-makes-meet-video-conferencing-free-to-all-users-challenging-zoom-idUSKBN22B1AX2020-04-30
WASHINGTON More than half of all Americans either do not own smartphones or would not use apps backed by Alphabet Incs Google and Apple Inc to trace who has been exposed to the new coronavirus according to a poll by the Washington Post and University of Maryland released on Wednesday NegativeWASHINGTON More than half of all Americans either do not own smartphones or would not use apps backed by Alphabet Incs Google and Apple Inc to trace who has been exposed to the new coronavirus according to a poll by the Washington Post and University of Maryland released on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-tech-tracing/most-americans-cannot-or-will-not-use-covid-19-contact-tracing-apps-poll-idUSKBN22B2TO2020-04-30
Zoom shares were down about on Wednesday after Googles announcement NeutralOAKLAND Calif http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-google-conferencing/google-makes-meet-video-conferencing-free-to-all-users-challenging-zoom-idUSKBN22B1AX2020-04-30
YouTube the video service of Alphabet Incs Google said on Tuesday it would start showing text and links from thirdparty factcheckers to U.S. viewers part of efforts to curb misinformation on the site during the COVID19 pandemic NegativeYouTube the video service of Alphabet Incs Google said on Tuesday it would start showing text and links from thirdparty factcheckers to U.S. viewers part of efforts to curb misinformation on the site during the COVID19 pandemic http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-alphabet-youtube-factchecking/youtube-expands-fact-check-feature-to-u-s-video-searches-during-covid-19-pandemic-idUSKCN22A2Y12020-04-29
BERLIN April 26 Germany changed course on Sunday over which type of smartphone technology it wanted to use to trace coronavirus infections backing an approach supported by Apple and Google along with a growing number of other European countries PositiveBERLIN April 26 Germany changed course on Sunday over which type of smartphone technology it wanted to use to trace coronavirus infections backing an approach supported by Apple and Google along with a growing number of other European countries http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-europe-tech/germany-flips-on-smartphone-contact-tracing-backs-apple-and-google-idUSL3N2CE03Z2020-04-27
BERLIN Germany changed course on Sunday over which type of smartphone technology it wanted to use to trace coronavirus infections backing an approach supported by Apple and Google along with a growing number of other European countries PositiveBERLIN Germany changed course on Sunday over which type of smartphone technology it wanted to use to trace coronavirus infections backing an approach supported by Apple and Google along with a growing number of other European countries http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-europe-tech/germany-flips-to-apple-google-approach-on-smartphone-contact-tracing-idUSKCN22807J2020-04-27
A standoff between the two largest nations in the European Union and Silicon Valley escalated on Friday as Apple and Google rebuffed demands by France and Germany to back their approach to using smartphone technology to trace coronavirus infections NegativeA standoff between the two largest nations in the European Union and Silicon Valley escalated on Friday as Apple and Google rebuffed demands by France and Germany to back their approach to using smartphone technology to trace coronavirus infections http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-europe-tech/france-germany-in-standoff-with-silicon-valley-on-contact-tracing-idUSKCN2262LM2020-04-25
Apple and Alphabets Google whose operating systems run of smartphones have promised tweaks in May that would accommodate the decentralized approach PositiveA standoff between the two largest nations in the European Union and Silicon Valley escalated on Friday as Apple and Google rebuffed demands by France and Germany to back their approach to using smartphone technology to trace coronavirus infections http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-europe-tech/france-germany-in-standoff-with-silicon-valley-on-contact-tracing-idUSKCN2262LM2020-04-25
Apple and Google said on Friday that they still have not decided how to proceed NeutralSAN FRANCISCO U.S. states promoting apps that could prove essential to ending the coronavirus lockdown may be headed for a showdown with the two Silicon Valley companies that control key software on of smartphones over the collection of sensitive GPS location data http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-apps/showdown-looms-between-silicon-valley-u-s-states-over-contact-tracing-apps-idUSKCN22702F2020-04-25
I would encourage them to go for the and not the North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum said of Apple and Google in an interview late Thursday PositiveSAN FRANCISCO U.S. states promoting apps that could prove essential to ending the coronavirus lockdown may be headed for a showdown with the two Silicon Valley companies that control key software on of smartphones over the collection of sensitive GPS location data http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-apps/showdown-looms-between-silicon-valley-u-s-states-over-contact-tracing-apps-idUSKCN22702F2020-04-25
The European states are being completely held hostage by Google and said the official who is involved in coordinating efforts to develop a French contacttracing app called StopCovid NegativeA standoff between the two largest nations in the European Union and Silicon Valley escalated on Friday as Apple and Google rebuffed demands by France and Germany to back their approach to using smartphone technology to trace coronavirus infections http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-europe-tech/france-germany-in-standoff-with-silicon-valley-on-contact-tracing-idUSKCN2262LM2020-04-25
Without the AppleGoogle technology apps built by those governments will face limitations such as needing a phones screen to be unlocked to work properly PositiveWithout the AppleGoogle technology apps built by those governments will face limitations such as needing a phones screen to be unlocked to work properly http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-apple-google-contact-tracing/apple-google-update-coronavirus-contact-tracing-tech-ahead-of-launch-idUSKCN2262NT2020-04-25
Alphabet Incs Google said on Thursday all advertisers would have to complete a verification process before buying ad space on its platform starting this summer in a bid to make its ad practices more transparent PositiveAlphabet Incs Google said on Thursday all advertisers would have to complete a verification process before buying ad space on its platform starting this summer in a bid to make its ad practices more transparent http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-advertising/google-to-make-verification-mandatory-for-all-advertisers-idUSKCN2252GN2020-04-24
Apple and Alphabets Google have proposed tweaks that would best support devicebased decentralised apps PositiveBERLIN Germany has chosen a homegrown technology for smartphonebased tracing of coronavirus infections putting it at odds with Apple which has refused on privacy grounds to support the necessary shortrange communication on iPhones http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-europe-tech/germany-at-odds-with-apple-on-smartphone-coronavirus-contact-tracing-idUSKCN2251MR2020-04-24
April 23 Alphabet Incs Google said on Thursday all advertisers would have to complete a verification process before buying ad space on its platform starting this summer in a bid to make its ad practices more transparent PositiveApril 23 Alphabet Incs Google said on Thursday all advertisers would have to complete a verification process before buying ad space on its platform starting this summer in a bid to make its ad practices more transparent http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/google-advertising/google-to-make-verification-mandatory-for-all-advertisers-idUSL3N2CB3LM2020-04-24
Google said users will be able to view information about the advertiser behind the ads they see beginning this summer PositiveAlphabet Incs Google said on Thursday all advertisers would have to complete a verification process before buying ad space on its platform starting this summer in a bid to make its ad practices more transparent http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-advertising/google-to-make-verification-mandatory-for-all-advertisers-idUSKCN2252GN2020-04-24
Apple and Google did not immediately respond to a request for comment NeutralWASHINGTON Senator Edward Markey a Democrat and online privacy advocate said in a letter released Wednesday that any digital coronavirus contact tracing should be voluntary transparent and collect only the information needed to identify who might be at risk of contracting the respiratory ailment that has killed more than 45000 people in the United States http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-contract-tracing-m/u-s-lawmaker-says-any-covid-19-contact-tracing-tech-should-be-voluntary-and-limited-idUSKCN2243D82020-04-23
BERLIN April 22 A design for smartphone technology to trace coronavirus infections that is in line with the approach taken by Apple and Google is gaining momentum in Europe after winning support from Switzerland and Austria over an alternative Germanled approach PositiveBERLIN April 22 A design for smartphone technology to trace coronavirus infections that is in line with the approach taken by Apple and Google is gaining momentum in Europe after winning support from Switzerland and Austria over an alternative Germanled approach http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-europe-tech/switzerland-austria-align-with-gapple-on-corona-contact-tracing-idUSL3N2CA36L2020-04-23
Googles cloudbased game streaming service Stadia has witnessed a surge in users after the tech giant gifted two months of free access to its premium version for gamers sheltering at home to curb the spread of the coronavirus PositiveGoogles cloudbased game streaming service Stadia has witnessed a surge in users after the tech giant gifted two months of free access to its premium version for gamers sheltering at home to curb the spread of the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-stadia/google-stadia-gains-users-after-giving-free-access-for-two-months-idUSKCN2243862020-04-23
Facebook is also in separate talks to partner with Gojek which counts Alphabets Google and Chinese ecommerce JD.com among its backers two sources said PositiveJAKARTA Facebook Inc is preparing to apply for regulatory approval in Indonesia to launch mobile payments in partnership with three local digital fintech firms people familiar with the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-indonesia/facebook-three-indonesian-firms-in-early-talks-for-mobile-payment-approval-sources-idUSKBN2220UF2020-04-21
For every spent on online advertising in Australia excluding classifieds nearly a third goes to Google and Facebook an ACCC report on digital platforms published in June last year showed NegativeAustralias online advertising market is worth about almost billion http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-australia-media-regulator/australia-to-force-google-facebook-to-pay-domestic-media-to-use-content-idUSKBN2220662020-04-20
Google said it would continue to cooperate with plans for the media code of conduct PositiveAustralias online advertising market is worth about almost billion http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-australia-media-regulator/australia-to-force-google-facebook-to-pay-domestic-media-to-use-content-idUSKBN2220662020-04-20
SYDNEY April 20 Australia will pass legislation within months obliging Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google to share advertising revenue with local media firms the countrys treasurer said on Monday becoming one of the first countries to require digital platforms to pay for content they use PositiveSYDNEY April 20 Australia will pass legislation within months obliging Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google to share advertising revenue with local media firms the countrys treasurer said on Monday becoming one of the first countries to require digital platforms to pay for content they use http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/australia-media-regulator/australia-plans-law-forcing-google-facebook-to-share-ad-revenue-with-domestic-media-firms-idUSL4N2C800P2020-04-20
But we would be foolish to believe this changes any other wellfounded concerns around Googles dominance over the digital ad Kint said NegativeNews publishers especially the print media have struggled as many advertisers pulled their marketing budgets to rein in costs because of economic uncertainty related to the coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-alphabet-google/google-to-waive-ad-serving-fees-for-news-publishers-amid-virus-crisis-idUSKBN21Z3112020-04-18
The larger expense for publishers are deals with Google and other technology partners that help them auction off ad slots PositiveNews publishers especially the print media have struggled as many advertisers pulled their marketing budgets to rein in costs because of economic uncertainty related to the coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-alphabet-google/google-to-waive-ad-serving-fees-for-news-publishers-amid-virus-crisis-idUSKBN21Z3112020-04-18
A forthcoming Meet option Soltero told Reuters will let users display a specific tab on their Google Chrome browser a more granular screensharing option than Zoom and others provide PositiveOAKLAND California Google will allow business and education users on Gmail http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-conferencing/googles-fast-growing-meet-video-tool-getting-zoom-like-layout-gmail-link-idUSKCN21Y1XI2020-04-17
Apple and Google declined to comment on Faucis remarks NegativeBRUSSELS Apps to help contain the spread of the novel coronavirus should not collect user location data the European Commission said on Thursday as Apple Inc and Google weighed whether to work with virus apps that use location tracking http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-eu-tech/apple-google-weigh-location-tracking-rules-as-eu-seeks-privacy-based-virus-apps-idUSKCN21Y1HL2020-04-17
BRUSSELS Apps to help contain the spread of the novel coronavirus should not collect user location data the European Commission said on Thursday as Apple Inc and Google weighed whether to work with virus apps that use location tracking PositiveBRUSSELS Apps to help contain the spread of the novel coronavirus should not collect user location data the European Commission said on Thursday as Apple Inc and Google weighed whether to work with virus apps that use location tracking http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-eu-tech/apple-google-weigh-location-tracking-rules-as-eu-seeks-privacy-based-virus-apps-idUSKCN21Y1HL2020-04-17
Google said it was a good meeting and that the joint effort with Apple was designed to be optin and to comply with privacy and security standards PositiveBRUSSELS Apps to help contain the spread of the novel coronavirus should not collect user location data the European Commission said on Thursday as Apple Inc and Google weighed whether to work with virus apps that use location tracking http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-eu-tech/apple-google-weigh-location-tracking-rules-as-eu-seeks-privacy-based-virus-apps-idUSKCN21Y1HL2020-04-17
OAKLAND California Google will allow business and education users on Gmail PositiveOAKLAND California Google will allow business and education users on Gmail http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-conferencing/googles-fast-growing-meet-video-tool-getting-zoom-like-layout-gmail-link-idUSKCN21Y1XI2020-04-17
Soltero said Google has benefited from swiftly delivering new features in the last month PositiveOAKLAND California Google will allow business and education users on Gmail http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-conferencing/googles-fast-growing-meet-video-tool-getting-zoom-like-layout-gmail-link-idUSKCN21Y1XI2020-04-17
Soltero said Google is working on streamlining features across the services so the products they use at work they can use at home PositiveOAKLAND California Google will allow business and education users on Gmail http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-conferencing/googles-fast-growing-meet-video-tool-getting-zoom-like-layout-gmail-link-idUSKCN21Y1XI2020-04-17
Taiwan and Germany have already curbed the use of Zoom while Google banned the desktop version from corporate laptops this month NegativeBENGALURU India said on Thursday videoconferencing software Zoom is not a safe joining other countries that have expressed concern about the security of an application that has become hugely popular worldwide during the coronavirus lockdown http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-zoom-video-commn-privacy-india/india-says-zoom-not-a-safe-platform-for-video-conferencing-idUSKCN21Y1LL2020-04-17
While Apple and Googles contact tracing technology itself does not rely on location information both Google and Apple generally allow app developers to collect location information with the users permission PositiveBRUSSELS Apps to help contain the spread of the novel coronavirus should not collect user location data the European Commission said on Thursday as Apple Inc and Google weighed whether to work with virus apps that use location tracking http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-eu-tech/apple-google-weigh-location-tracking-rules-as-eu-seeks-privacy-based-virus-apps-idUSKCN21Y1HL2020-04-17
Apple and Google had no comment on Blumenthals remarks but pointed to a joint release which said that privacy transparency and consent are of utmost importance PositiveWASHINGTON Smartphone software makers Alphabets Google and Apple will have to convince the public that any contact tracing technology to track who has been exposed to the new coronavirus will not lead to a violation of their privacy Senator Richard Blumenthal said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-google-apple/u-s-senator-says-apple-google-need-to-show-contact-tracing-will-not-violate-privacy-idUSKCN21X32M2020-04-16
Apple and Google have taken many positive steps to protect privacy said Sara Collins policy counsel at the advocacy group Public Knowledge PositiveWASHINGTON Smartphone software makers Alphabets Google and Apple will have to convince the public that any contact tracing technology to track who has been exposed to the new coronavirus will not lead to a violation of their privacy Senator Richard Blumenthal said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-google-apple/u-s-senator-says-apple-google-need-to-show-contact-tracing-will-not-violate-privacy-idUSKCN21X32M2020-04-16
BERLIN An Apple collaboration with Google will make it quicker to get systems for tracing coronavirus infections up and running the prime mover behind a European effort to support the smartphone technology says PositiveBERLIN An Apple collaboration with Google will make it quicker to get systems for tracing coronavirus infections up and running the prime mover behind a European effort to support the smartphone technology says http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-germany-tech/apple-google-alliance-welcomed-by-european-coronavirus-app-platform-idUSKCN21X1FV2020-04-16
WASHINGTON Smartphone software makers Alphabets Google and Apple will have to convince the public that any contact tracing technology to track who has been exposed to the new coronavirus will not lead to a violation of their privacy Senator Richard Blumenthal said on Wednesday PositiveWASHINGTON Smartphone software makers Alphabets Google and Apple will have to convince the public that any contact tracing technology to track who has been exposed to the new coronavirus will not lead to a violation of their privacy Senator Richard Blumenthal said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-google-apple/u-s-senator-says-apple-google-need-to-show-contact-tracing-will-not-violate-privacy-idUSKCN21X32M2020-04-16
For several countries Google offers countylevel data which is helpful in countries such as the United States where lockdown orders are issued by county officials PositiveThe data would be aggregated so that requests from individual users would not be shown and it does not track individual users or their locations the company said http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-apple/apple-launches-site-to-show-how-coronavirus-lockdowns-affect-movement-idUSKCN21W2IN2020-04-15
The technology arm of Britains National Health Service has been working on a mobile phone app with Alphabet Incs Google and iPhone maker Apple that the government hopes will help in ending the coronavirus lockdown the Sunday Times newspaper reported PositiveThe technology arm of Britains National Health Service has been working on a mobile phone app with Alphabet Incs Google and iPhone maker Apple that the government hopes will help in ending the coronavirus lockdown the Sunday Times newspaper reported http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-britain-nhs/britains-nhs-working-with-google-apple-on-app-to-track-coronavirus-contact-sunday-times-idUSKCN21U00K2020-04-12
However Apple and Google plan to release software updates in the coming months so that users do not need a separate app to log nearby phones PositiveUnder the plan users phones with the technology will emit unique Bluetooth signals http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-apple-alphabet/apple-google-plan-software-to-slow-virus-joining-global-debate-on-tracking-idUSKCN21S1TT2020-04-11
Every weekend has been a new wave of said Tsekouras an engineer at Googles Sydney office NeutralOAKLAND California Fans of popular group card games including Codenames Spyfall and Cards Against Humanity have turned to playing unofficial online versions during video conferences with friends as coronavirus restrictions prevent them from meeting up in person http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-internet-gaming/fans-of-card-games-resort-to-playing-via-video-chat-during-social-distancing-idUSKCN21R32H2020-04-10
Last year Google it would stop showing news snippets from European publishers on search results for its French users to comply with a new European copyright law NegativePARIS Frances competition authority ruled on Thursday that Google must pay French publishing companies and news agencies for reusing their content http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-france/france-rules-google-must-pay-news-firms-for-content-idUSKCN21R14X2020-04-10
On Wednesday the FCC agreed to allow Alphabet Inc unit Google to use part of an U.S.Asia undersea telecommunications cable PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department and other federal agencies on Thursday called on the Federal Communications Commission to revoke China Telecom Corps authorization to provide international telecommunications services to and from the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-telecom/u-s-agencies-back-revoking-ability-of-china-telecom-to-operate-in-u-s-idUSKCN21R37B2020-04-10
PARIS April 9 Frances competition authority issued a ruling on Thursday that Google would have to pay up to French publishing companies and news agencies for reusing their content PositivePARIS April 9 Frances competition authority issued a ruling on Thursday that Google would have to pay up to French publishing companies and news agencies for reusing their content http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/google-france/french-regulator-google-must-pay-french-news-and-publishing-firms-for-using-their-content-idUSFWN2BX01W2020-04-10
PARIS Frances competition authority ruled on Thursday that Google must pay French publishing companies and news agencies for reusing their content PositivePARIS Frances competition authority ruled on Thursday that Google must pay French publishing companies and news agencies for reusing their content http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-france/france-rules-google-must-pay-news-firms-for-content-idUSKCN21R14X2020-04-10
A Google spokesman said employees could still use the mobile and browserbased versions of Zoom NeutralTaiwan and Germany have already put restrictions on Zooms use while Elon Musks SpaceX has banned the app over security concerns http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-zoom-video-commn-privacy/zoom-hires-ex-facebook-security-chief-as-google-bans-desktop-app-idUSKBN21Q1TY2020-04-09
Alphabet Incs Google said on Wednesday it would give two months of free access to the paid version of its cloudbased game streaming platform Stadia as people are confined to their homes due to the coronavirus outbreak NegativeAlphabet Incs Google said on Wednesday it would give two months of free access to the paid version of its cloudbased game streaming platform Stadia as people are confined to their homes due to the coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-google-stadia/google-gifts-two-months-access-to-stadia-pro-as-gamers-stay-at-home-idUSKCN21Q2YD2020-04-09
Google will still allow the use of Zoom through mobile apps and browsers he added PositiveGoogle will still allow the use of Zoom through mobile apps and browsers he added http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-zoom/google-bans-zoom-software-from-employee-laptops-idUSKCN21Q32V2020-04-09
It added that without that capacity the value of large recent capital investments Google has made in the United States is significantly reduced NegativeThe FCC is allowing Google to operate the segment for the next six months pending a final disposition of the license application http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-telecommunications/u-s-approves-google-request-to-use-segment-of-u-s-asia-undersea-cable-idUSKCN21Q2TP2020-04-09
On Wednesday Google said it was taking Zoom off workers computers because of security concerns NegativeTaiwan and Germany have already put restrictions on Zooms use while Elon Musks SpaceX has banned the app over security concerns http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-zoom-video-commn-privacy/zoom-hires-ex-facebook-security-chief-as-google-bans-desktop-app-idUSKBN21Q1TY2020-04-09
Stephens said the district was now evaluating whether a competing product from Google whose software the district uses for other functions could prevent similar incidents in the future NegativeTaiwan and Germany have already put restrictions on Zooms use while Elon Musks SpaceX has banned the app over security concerns http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-zoom-video-commn-privacy/zoom-hires-ex-facebook-security-chief-as-google-bans-desktop-app-idUSKBN21Q1TY2020-04-09
The FCC is allowing Google to operate the segment for the next six months pending a final disposition of the license application PositiveThe FCC is allowing Google to operate the segment for the next six months pending a final disposition of the license application http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-telecommunications/u-s-approves-google-request-to-use-segment-of-u-s-asia-undersea-cable-idUSKCN21Q2TP2020-04-09
The Justice Department said without temporary authority Google would likely have to seek alternative capacity at significantly higher prices NeutralThe FCC is allowing Google to operate the segment for the next six months pending a final disposition of the license application http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-telecommunications/u-s-approves-google-request-to-use-segment-of-u-s-asia-undersea-cable-idUSKCN21Q2TP2020-04-09
BERLIN Italy and Spain the two European countries hardest hit by the new coronavirus have enforced the most drastic lockdowns to curb the pandemic but one country Sweden stands out for allowing life to go on much as before Google data show NegativeBERLIN Italy and Spain the two European countries hardest hit by the new coronavirus have enforced the most drastic lockdowns to curb the pandemic but one country Sweden stands out for allowing life to go on much as before Google data show http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-google-europe/europes-north-south-lockdown-divide-revealed-by-google-data-idUSKBN21L1US2020-04-04
Google said consultations with officials in the U.S. and the World Health Organization helped inform the data shared PositiveThe data often correlated with the severity of outbreaks and the harshness and breadth of orders imposed by governments http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-google/google-data-shines-light-on-whether-coronavirus-lockdowns-worldwide-are-working-idUSKBN21L0P72020-04-04
There were no reports for China and Iran where Google services are blocked NegativeThe data often correlated with the severity of outbreaks and the harshness and breadth of orders imposed by governments http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-google/google-data-shines-light-on-whether-coronavirus-lockdowns-worldwide-are-working-idUSKBN21L0P72020-04-04
A company spokeswoman also said Google would evaluate whether to allow brands and private companies to run coronavirusrelated ads PositiveAlphabet Incs Google will begin to allow some clients including hospitals to run advertisements relating to the coronavirus on its platforms in a change to its rules on ads around sensitive which it plans to extend to political organizations http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-alphabet/google-to-allow-some-coronavirus-ads-starting-with-hospitals-then-political-ads-idUSKBN21K2DE2020-04-03
Alphabet Incs Google will begin to allow some clients including hospitals to run advertisements relating to the coronavirus on its platforms in a change to its rules on ads around sensitive which it plans to extend to political organizations PositiveAlphabet Incs Google will begin to allow some clients including hospitals to run advertisements relating to the coronavirus on its platforms in a change to its rules on ads around sensitive which it plans to extend to political organizations http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-alphabet/google-to-allow-some-coronavirus-ads-starting-with-hospitals-then-political-ads-idUSKBN21K2DE2020-04-03
April 2 Alphabet Incs Google will begin to allow some advertisers to run ads across its platforms that address the coronavirus news website Axios reported on Thursday citing an internal memo PositiveApril 2 Alphabet Incs Google will begin to allow some advertisers to run ads across its platforms that address the coronavirus news website Axios reported on Thursday citing an internal memo http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-alphabet/google-to-allow-some-advertisers-to-run-coronavirus-related-ads-axios-idUSL4N2BQ3F62020-04-03
Consultations with officials in California Texas the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization helped inform data shared Google said NegativeOAKLAND California Alphabet Incs Google on Thursday published reports for 131 countries showing whether visits to shops parks and workplaces dropped in March when many governments issued stayathome orders to rein the spread of the novel coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-google/google-releases-location-data-to-show-if-coronavirus-lockdowns-working-in-131-countries-idUSKBN21L0P72020-04-03
Google is beginning to phase in advertisers who want to run ads related to COVID19 prioritizing those advertisers that are working directly on this issue according to the report NegativeApril 2 Alphabet Incs Google will begin to allow some advertisers to run ads across its platforms that address the coronavirus news website Axios reported on Thursday citing an internal memo http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-alphabet/google-to-allow-some-advertisers-to-run-coronavirus-related-ads-axios-idUSL4N2BQ3F62020-04-03
Google told Reuters the lifting of restrictions for some advertisers will be applied across its platforms NegativeAlphabet Incs Google will begin to allow some clients including hospitals to run advertisements relating to the coronavirus on its platforms in a change to its rules on ads around sensitive which it plans to extend to political organizations http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-alphabet/google-to-allow-some-coronavirus-ads-starting-with-hospitals-then-political-ads-idUSKBN21K2DE2020-04-03
OAKLAND California Alphabet Incs Google on Thursday published reports for 131 countries showing whether visits to shops parks and workplaces dropped in March when many governments issued stayathome orders to rein the spread of the novel coronavirus PositiveOAKLAND California Alphabet Incs Google on Thursday published reports for 131 countries showing whether visits to shops parks and workplaces dropped in March when many governments issued stayathome orders to rein the spread of the novel coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-google/google-releases-location-data-to-show-if-coronavirus-lockdowns-working-in-131-countries-idUSKBN21L0P72020-04-03
Google told its employees it would hold off on the fun until 2021 according to an internal memo to company managers first reported by Business Insider PositiveNEW YORK With life in most of the United States grinding to a halt and the economy set to tip into a recession or worse Americans appear to have no appetite for April Fools Day this year http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-aprilfoolsday/for-americans-pandemic-takes-the-fun-out-of-april-fools-this-year-idUSKBN21J52W2020-04-02
Google said it had suspended its annual April Fools tradition out of respect for all those fighting the COVID19 NegativeTech giant Google which is famous for its annual spoofs has canceled the tradition because of the pandemic which has killed about 40000 people worldwide http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-april-fools/countries-threaten-jail-for-april-fools-day-jokes-about-coronavirus-idUSKBN21I2QH2020-04-01
NEW DELHI March 31 Big U.S. tech firms such as Google and Facebook plan to seek deferment of a new Indian digital tax which has caught them offguard as businesses battle the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic three industry sources told Reuters NegativeSudden announcement of new digital tax spooks firms http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/india-tax-digital/update-1-tech-giants-such-as-google-facebook-seek-to-defer-indian-digital-tax-sources-idUSL4N2BO42W2020-04-01
Sundar Pichai chief executive of Google parent Alphabet Inc said he was open to a waiting before facial recognition is deployed PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Washington Governor Jay Inslee on Tuesday signed the first U.S. state law that sharply curbs law enforcements use of facial recognition technology while civil rights activists said the measure did not go far enough to protect marginalized groups http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-washington-tech/washington-state-signs-facial-recognition-curbs-into-law-critics-want-ban-idUSKBN21I3AS2020-04-01
Tech giant Google which is famous for its annual spoofs has canceled the tradition because of the pandemic which has killed about 40000 people worldwide NegativeTech giant Google which is famous for its annual spoofs has canceled the tradition because of the pandemic which has killed about 40000 people worldwide http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-april-fools/countries-threaten-jail-for-april-fools-day-jokes-about-coronavirus-idUSKBN21I2QH2020-04-01
Huawei still wanted to continue to partner Google he said but he There is no other choice we have to do this PositiveLONDON Chinas Huawei Technologies unveiled its new flagship photographyfocused P40 smartphones on Wednesday in an online presentation after the coronavirus scuppered the event it had planned http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-huawei-tech-mobile-launch/huawei-unveils-p40-smartphones-online-as-coronavirus-thwarts-launch-event-idUSKBN21D3EP2020-03-27
But the popular app is incompatible with Googles Chromecast TVplugin device which is remote controlled with a smartphone or computer NegativeOAKLAND Calif http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-google/home-bound-users-fume-as-video-apps-do-not-sync-with-tvs-idUSKBN21D01Q2020-03-26
Google said Chromecast usage rose in recent weeks versus a year ago and that the company continually encourages apps to adopt its free casting software PositiveOAKLAND Calif http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-google/home-bound-users-fume-as-video-apps-do-not-sync-with-tvs-idUSKBN21D01Q2020-03-26
Volpe has turned to recorded workouts on Googles YouTube just because thats so much she said as it works flawlessly with Googles Chromecast PositiveOAKLAND Calif http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-google/home-bound-users-fume-as-video-apps-do-not-sync-with-tvs-idUSKBN21D01Q2020-03-26
Google said the survey also was sent through websites and apps with whom it partners to distribute questionnaires PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google said on Monday that over the last three days it had surveyed some users about their health at the request of Carnegie Mellon University researchers aiming to forecast the spread of coronavirus infections http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-google/google-asks-users-about-symptoms-for-carnegie-mellon-coronavirus-forecasting-effort-idUSKBN21B09Q2020-03-24
Last week Google launched a U.S.focused website that consists of resources and links focused on COVID19 PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google said on Monday that over the last three days it had surveyed some users about their health at the request of Carnegie Mellon University researchers aiming to forecast the spread of coronavirus infections http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-google/google-asks-users-about-symptoms-for-carnegie-mellon-coronavirus-forecasting-effort-idUSKBN21B09Q2020-03-24
SAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google said on Monday that over the last three days it had surveyed some users about their health at the request of Carnegie Mellon University researchers aiming to forecast the spread of coronavirus infections NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google said on Monday that over the last three days it had surveyed some users about their health at the request of Carnegie Mellon University researchers aiming to forecast the spread of coronavirus infections http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-google/google-asks-users-about-symptoms-for-carnegie-mellon-coronavirus-forecasting-effort-idUSKBN21B09Q2020-03-24
A link sends drivers to a Google doc signup sheet NeutralLyft Inc on Friday told drivers they could sign up for work driving deliveries under a new service as ridehailing demand plummets during the rapid spread of coronavirus in the United States http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-lyft-delivery/lyft-drivers-can-join-new-delivery-service-founders-donate-salaries-idUSKBN2172L32020-03-21
Alphabet Incs Google said on Saturday it launched a United Statesfocused website with information about coronavirus guidance and testing as the country works on slowing the spread of the highly contagious virus PositiveAlphabet Incs Google said on Saturday it launched a United Statesfocused website with information about coronavirus guidance and testing as the country works on slowing the spread of the highly contagious virus http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-google/google-launches-coronavirus-website-in-the-united-states-idUSKBN2180B02020-03-21
Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai said in a blog post last Sunday that the search giant was partnering with the U.S. government to create a website by March 16 PositiveAlphabet Incs Google said on Saturday it launched a United Statesfocused website with information about coronavirus guidance and testing as the country works on slowing the spread of the highly contagious virus http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-google/google-launches-coronavirus-website-in-the-united-states-idUSKBN2180B02020-03-21
Google said developers are not required to use Android Studio NeutralThe Texas attorney generals office which is leading the states investigation and the Justice Department did not respond to requests to comment http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-antitrust-focus/google-critics-see-its-firebase-tools-as-another-squeeze-play-idUSKBN2161GA2020-03-20
I warmly welcome the initiative that Google has taken to preserve the smooth functioning of the internet during the COVID19 Breton said in a statement PositiveThe move came after Breton spoke to Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai and YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-youtube-exclusive/exclusive-youtube-to-reduce-streaming-quality-in-europe-due-to-coronavirus-idUSKBN2170OP2020-03-20
Kyle oversees 50 apps for the Christian media company Salem Web Network said the increasing dependence on Google services makes him wary because Google is the powerhouse it is NegativeThe Texas attorney generals office which is leading the states investigation and the Justice Department did not respond to requests to comment http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-antitrust-focus/google-critics-see-its-firebase-tools-as-another-squeeze-play-idUSKBN2161GA2020-03-20
Prosecutors accused Levandowski of stealing materials in late 2015 and early 2016 after deciding to leave Google and form his own company Ottomotto which Uber later bought NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Engineer Anthony Levandowski known for advancing selfdriving car technology in the last decade agreed to plead guilty on Thursday to taking sensitive documents from his former employer Google before joining rival Uber Technologies Inc http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-uber-autonomous-levandowski/former-uber-self-driving-head-levandowski-agrees-to-plea-deal-over-google-secrets-idUSKBN21646I2020-03-20
SAN FRANCISCO Engineer Anthony Levandowski known for advancing selfdriving car technology in the last decade agreed to plead guilty on Thursday to taking sensitive documents from his former employer Google before joining rival Uber Technologies Inc NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Engineer Anthony Levandowski known for advancing selfdriving car technology in the last decade agreed to plead guilty on Thursday to taking sensitive documents from his former employer Google before joining rival Uber Technologies Inc http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-uber-autonomous-levandowski/former-uber-self-driving-head-levandowski-agrees-to-plea-deal-over-google-secrets-idUSKBN21646I2020-03-20
The bankruptcy declaration followed a California state court confirming that Levandowski owes million to Google for violating employment contracts NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Engineer Anthony Levandowski known for advancing selfdriving car technology in the last decade agreed to plead guilty on Thursday to taking sensitive documents from his former employer Google before joining rival Uber Technologies Inc http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-uber-autonomous-levandowski/former-uber-self-driving-head-levandowski-agrees-to-plea-deal-over-google-secrets-idUSKBN21646I2020-03-20
The more Google knows about users the more helpful it can to advertisers PositiveThe Texas attorney generals office which is leading the states investigation and the Justice Department did not respond to requests to comment http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-antitrust-focus/google-critics-see-its-firebase-tools-as-another-squeeze-play-idUSKBN2161GA2020-03-20
Theres definitely a trend where Google is trying to get as many services into Firebase as possible and restrict developers from using other Nava said NegativeThe Texas attorney generals office which is leading the states investigation and the Justice Department did not respond to requests to comment http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-antitrust-focus/google-critics-see-its-firebase-tools-as-another-squeeze-play-idUSKBN2161GA2020-03-20
This work would follow our stringent privacy protocols and would not involve sharing data about any individuals location movement or a Google representative said in a statement NegativeWASHINGTON Alphabet Incs Google is exploring ways to use location information to slow the spread of the coronavirus by for example determining the effectiveness of social distancing http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-privacy-tech/google-exploring-using-location-info-to-slow-coronavirus-spread-idUSKBN2163MY2020-03-20
WASHINGTON Alphabet Incs Google is exploring ways to use location information to slow the spread of the coronavirus by for example determining the effectiveness of social distancing NegativeWASHINGTON Alphabet Incs Google is exploring ways to use location information to slow the spread of the coronavirus by for example determining the effectiveness of social distancing http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-privacy-tech/google-exploring-using-location-info-to-slow-coronavirus-spread-idUSKBN2163MY2020-03-20
WASHINGTON Google Facebook and Amazon are using their size reach and technological prowess to help Americans cope with the coronavirus crisis an opportunity for Big Tech to counter a drumbeat of criticism in Washington PositiveWASHINGTON Google Facebook and Amazon are using their size reach and technological prowess to help Americans cope with the coronavirus crisis an opportunity for Big Tech to counter a drumbeat of criticism in Washington http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-big-tech/coronavirus-pandemic-hands-big-tech-a-chance-to-burnish-its-image-idUSKBN21442S2020-03-18
20 letter Thuener OToole also wrote that Alphabet also would disclose the growth of Google Cloud revenues although we do not believe it is currently a required disclosure NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Inc began disclosing revenue for its YouTube video service this year after U.S. securities regulators asked the Google parent to give more quantitative and data on the business according to filings released Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-sec/google-parent-alphabet-shared-youtube-revenue-after-u-s-sec-request-idUSKBN2132WS2020-03-17
Google and Facebook did not respond to requests for comment on sales trends NeutralSAN FRANCISCO The U.S. travel sector doubled down on online ads in the last month joining healthcare and food delivery providers in pushing deals even as the coronavirus pandemic caused mass cancellations and deterred many travelers http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-tech/travel-firms-ramped-up-spending-on-online-ads-ahead-of-projected-coronavirus-slump-data-show-idUSKBN2133R82020-03-17
Google did not immediately respond to a request for comment NeutralSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Inc began disclosing revenue for its YouTube video service this year after U.S. securities regulators asked the Google parent to give more quantitative and data on the business according to filings released Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-sec/google-parent-alphabet-shared-youtube-revenue-after-u-s-sec-request-idUSKBN2132WS2020-03-17
Google said human review of automated policy decisions also would be slower for other products and phone support would be limited NegativeSuch software is not always as accurate as humans which leads to errors it added however http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-google/social-media-giants-warn-of-ai-moderation-errors-as-coronavirus-empties-offices-idUSKBN2133BM2020-03-17
Googles content review operations span several countries including the United States India Singapore and Ireland PositiveSAN FRANCISCO March 16 YouTube could see a jump in videos erroneously taken down for content policy violations as the company relies more on automated software during the novel coronavirus pandemic Alphabet Incs Google warned on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-google/vanishing-youtube-videos-google-expects-ai-errors-as-coronavirus-empties-offices-idUSL1N2B95652020-03-17
Its content rules cover submissions such as campaigns on its ad network apps uploaded to the Google Play store and business reviews posted to Google Maps NeutralSuch software is not always as accurate as humans which leads to errors it added however http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-google/social-media-giants-warn-of-ai-moderation-errors-as-coronavirus-empties-offices-idUSKBN2133BM2020-03-17
SAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Inc began disclosing revenue for its YouTube video service this year after U.S. securities regulators asked the Google parent to give more quantitative and data on the business according to filings released Monday PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Inc began disclosing revenue for its YouTube video service this year after U.S. securities regulators asked the Google parent to give more quantitative and data on the business according to filings released Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-sec/google-parent-alphabet-shared-youtube-revenue-after-u-s-sec-request-idUSKBN2132WS2020-03-17
SAN FRANCISCO March 16 YouTube could see a jump in videos erroneously taken down for content policy violations as the company relies more on automated software during the novel coronavirus pandemic Alphabet Incs Google warned on Monday NegativeSAN FRANCISCO March 16 YouTube could see a jump in videos erroneously taken down for content policy violations as the company relies more on automated software during the novel coronavirus pandemic Alphabet Incs Google warned on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-google/vanishing-youtube-videos-google-expects-ai-errors-as-coronavirus-empties-offices-idUSL1N2B95652020-03-17
The content review operations of Google and Facebook span several countries such as India Ireland Singapore and the United States PositiveSuch software is not always as accurate as humans which leads to errors it added however http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-google/social-media-giants-warn-of-ai-moderation-errors-as-coronavirus-empties-offices-idUSKBN2133BM2020-03-17
U.S. technology companies including Microsoft Corp Facebook Alphabets Google and Twitter are working together to quell misinformation about the coronavirus on their platforms the companies said in a joint statement on Monday PositiveU.S. technology companies including Microsoft Corp Facebook Alphabets Google and Twitter are working together to quell misinformation about the coronavirus on their platforms the companies said in a joint statement on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-tech/u-s-tech-firms-work-together-to-combat-virus-misinformation-idUSKBN2140392020-03-17
SAN FRANCISCO Google sister company Verily launched a website late on Sunday that invites adults in northern California to answer questions about their recent health and travel that could result in their getting a free coronavirus test PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Google sister company Verily launched a website late on Sunday that invites adults in northern California to answer questions about their recent health and travel that could result in their getting a free coronavirus test http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-google-usa/google-coronavirus-website-touted-by-trump-opens-for-two-california-counties-idUSKBN2130SG2020-03-16
U.S. President Donald Trump had thanked Google on Friday for developing a website that he said would help people determine whether they needed a coronavirus test PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Google sister company Verily launched a website late on Sunday that invites adults in northern California to answer questions about their recent health and travel that could result in their getting a free coronavirus test http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-google-usa/google-coronavirus-website-touted-by-trump-opens-for-two-california-counties-idUSKBN2130SG2020-03-16
Corporate America joined the fight against the spread of coronavirus on Friday as President Donald Trump and executives announced that Google would offer a website to help people determine whether they needed tests and retailers would set up drivethrough testing in parking lots PositiveCorporate America joined the fight against the spread of coronavirus on Friday as President Donald Trump and executives announced that Google would offer a website to help people determine whether they needed tests and retailers would set up drivethrough testing in parking lots http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-google/google-walmart-join-u-s-effort-to-speed-up-coronavirus-testing-idUSKBN21036R2020-03-14
Facebook will match up to million in donations while Alphabet Incs Google will donate million the WHO and UN Foundation later announced in a joint statement PositiveGENEVA Europe has now become the epicenter of a coronavirus pandemic that has claimed 5000 lives around the world a tragic the World Health Organization said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-who/europe-is-epicenter-of-coronavirus-pandemic-who-idUSKBN2102Q02020-03-14
Google has 1700 engineers working on this right now made tremendous progress PositiveCorporate America joined the fight against the spread of coronavirus on Friday as President Donald Trump and executives announced that Google would offer a website to help people determine whether they needed tests and retailers would set up drivethrough testing in parking lots http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-google/google-walmart-join-u-s-effort-to-speed-up-coronavirus-testing-idUSKBN21036R2020-03-14
Like Google Verily is a subsidiary of Alphabet which is based in Mountain View California PositiveWASHINGTON Google said a life sciences division Verily is in the early stages of developing a tool to help triage Americans who may need testing for the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-google-verily/googles-verily-in-early-stages-of-developing-a-coronavirus-tool-idUSKBN2103DA2020-03-14
Others agreeing to take part include Alphabet Incs Google Fiber Charter Communications Inc CenturyLink Inc Cox Communications Sprint Corp TMobile US Inc PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. telecoms regulator said Friday that major internet providers including Comcast Corp Inc and Verizon Communications Inc agreed not to terminate service for subscribers for the next 60 days if they are unable to pay their bills due to disruptions caused by the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-internet-fcc/major-u-s-internet-firms-agree-not-to-cancel-service-over-next-60-days-idUSKBN2102MH2020-03-14
These services range from video conferencing apps such as Zoom and Google Hangouts Meet to cutting edge tools inspired by Star to make remote work more manageable NeutralGlobal downloads of business apps including Tencent Conference WeChat Work Zoom Microsoft Teams and Slack have risen nearly five fold since the start of the year data showed as the coronavirus outbreak changes how corporations work http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-teleconference/teleconference-apps-and-new-tech-surge-in-demand-amid-coronavirus-outbreak-idUSKBN21033K2020-03-14
Verily a healthcare tech company also owned by Alphabet said it was leading the effort to develop the web tool with the help of an undisclosed number of Google employees PositiveCorporate America joined the fight against the spread of coronavirus on Friday as President Donald Trump and executives announced that Google would offer a website to help people determine whether they needed tests and retailers would set up drivethrough testing in parking lots http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-google/google-walmart-join-u-s-effort-to-speed-up-coronavirus-testing-idUSKBN21036R2020-03-14
WASHINGTON Google said a life sciences division Verily is in the early stages of developing a tool to help triage Americans who may need testing for the coronavirus PositiveWASHINGTON Google said a life sciences division Verily is in the early stages of developing a tool to help triage Americans who may need testing for the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-google-verily/googles-verily-in-early-stages-of-developing-a-coronavirus-tool-idUSKBN2103DA2020-03-14
The company which has Alphabet Incs Google and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd among its investors could fetch more than billion if it pursues a sale the report said NeutralFloridabased augmented reality startup Magic Leap Inc is exploring options including a sale Bloomberg reported on Wednesday citing people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-magic-leap-m-a/augmented-reality-company-magic-leap-to-explore-sale-bloomberg-idUSKBN20Y3LS2020-03-12
2 more than a decade ago for thwarting a British rival in a case that could affect Google and Qualcomm NegativeLUXEMBOURG Intel on Tuesday said EU antitrust regulators got it wrong when they fined the chipmaker 1 http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-intel-antitrust/intel-says-flawed-eu-antitrust-decision-underpins-1-2-billion-fine-idUSKBN20X1FV2020-03-11
Alphabet unit Google has also challenged a record 4 NeutralLUXEMBOURG Intel on Tuesday said EU antitrust regulators got it wrong when they fined the chipmaker 1 http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-intel-antitrust/intel-says-flawed-eu-antitrust-decision-underpins-1-2-billion-fine-idUSKBN20X1FV2020-03-11
Separately a Google spokesperson said the company is temporarily banning ads for medical face masks on its platform out of an abundance of NegativeThe new recommendation is an expansion of a similar guideline it gave to employees in San Francisco Bay area http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-alphabet/google-recommends-all-north-america-employees-to-work-from-home-idUSKBN20X38J2020-03-11
The technology exists Google Maps for example uses smartphone GPS location data to estimate traffic congestion and calculate journey times PositiveBERLIN March 10 story has been refiled to clarify in paragraph 23 that the Chinese Health Code app is not an Alipay but a standalone product http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-privacy-explainer/eu-privacy-rules-no-obstacle-to-coronavirus-fight-smartphone-tracking-a-no-no-idUSKBN20X1MP2020-03-11
Sequoia an early investor in global tech behemoths like Google Inc and Apple Inc has been known for its prescience in the past PositiveSHANGHAI March 6 Sequoia Capital one of the worlds top venture capital firms sent a note to the founders and CEOs of its companies on Friday describing the coronavirus as the black swan of and urging them to brace for coming economic shocks http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/health-coronavirus-sequoia/leading-venture-capital-firm-sequoia-capital-warns-of-coronavirus-black-swan-idUSL1N2AZ05L2020-03-06
Ron who remains at Uber settled with Google for NeutralSAN FRANCISCO The former head of Uber Technologies Incs selfdriving technology unit Anthony Levandowski filed for bankruptcy protection on Wednesday shortly after a court confirmed that he must pay million to Google to end a legal battle over his split from the Alphabet Inc unit http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-waymo-uber/ex-uber-self-driving-head-declares-bankruptcy-after-179-million-loss-to-google-idUSKBN20R37A2020-03-05
SAN FRANCISCO March 4 The former head of Uber Technologies Incs selfdriving technology unit must pay million to Alphabet Incs Google to end a legal battle over his split from the company according to a court order on Wednesday NegativeSAN FRANCISCO March 4 The former head of Uber Technologies Incs selfdriving technology unit must pay million to Alphabet Incs Google to end a legal battle over his split from the company according to a court order on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/waymo-uber/ex-uber-self-driving-head-owes-179-mln-to-google-in-contract-dispute-idUSL1N2AC06B2020-03-05
SAN FRANCISCO The former head of Uber Technologies Incs selfdriving technology unit Anthony Levandowski filed for bankruptcy protection on Wednesday shortly after a court confirmed that he must pay million to Google to end a legal battle over his split from the Alphabet Inc unit NegativeSAN FRANCISCO The former head of Uber Technologies Incs selfdriving technology unit Anthony Levandowski filed for bankruptcy protection on Wednesday shortly after a court confirmed that he must pay million to Google to end a legal battle over his split from the Alphabet Inc unit http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-waymo-uber/ex-uber-self-driving-head-declares-bankruptcy-after-179-million-loss-to-google-idUSKBN20R37A2020-03-05
The arbitration victory was the latest for Google and its selfdriving tech spinoff Waymo in a multipronged legal battle with Uber NeutralSAN FRANCISCO March 4 The former head of Uber Technologies Incs selfdriving technology unit must pay million to Alphabet Incs Google to end a legal battle over his split from the company according to a court order on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/waymo-uber/ex-uber-self-driving-head-owes-179-mln-to-google-in-contract-dispute-idUSL1N2AC06B2020-03-05
Britains mandate hinted London could reconsider its plans to introduce the tax on big tech companies like Google Facebook and Amazon in April after criticism by Washington NegativeLONDON Britain on Monday unveiled its mandate for trade talks with the United States with Prime Minister Boris Johnson vowing to drive a hard bargain in negotiations that are set to test the two allies special http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-trade-usa/britain-vows-hard-bargain-in-list-of-demands-for-u-s-trade-deal-idUSKBN20O2BV2020-03-03
LONDON Britain said on Monday it would consider opposition to its plan to impose a new digital tax on big tech companies like Google Facebook and Amazon as part of its ambition to agree a free trade deal with the United States NegativeLONDON Britain said on Monday it would consider opposition to its plan to impose a new digital tax on big tech companies like Google Facebook and Amazon as part of its ambition to agree a free trade deal with the United States http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-trade-usa-mandate-digital/uk-to-consider-opposition-to-digital-tax-in-pursuit-of-u-s-trade-deal-idUSKBN20P1LY2020-03-03
More than million have been poured into Google and Facebook ads according to disclosures by the social media giants NeutralRICHMOND Va http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-bloomberg-insight/bloombergs-big-bet-can-money-beat-bidens-momentum-idUSKBN20P1H52020-03-03
The Zurich office like all other offices remains a Google spokesperson said PositiveThe Zurich office like all other offices remains a Google spokesperson said http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-china-health-google/google-employee-who-was-at-zurich-office-tests-positive-for-coronavirus-idUSKCN20M2ZM2020-02-29
com deferred all nonessential travel within the U.S. and beyond and Google set new restrictions for travel to South Korea and other places as corporations moved to protect employees from the spread of coronavirus NeutralAmazon http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-china-health-amazon-com/amazon-defers-non-essential-moves-even-in-u-s-as-corporate-travel-bans-spread-idUSKCN20M2TZ2020-02-29
Alphabet Incs Google said its developer conference is still planned for May 12 to 14 but both Google and Microsoft said they are monitoring coronavirus developments NeutralFacebook Inc said on Thursday it would cancel its annual developer conference due to fears over the coronavirus as growing concerns about the economic impact of the global outbreak drove Wall Street to tumble for a sixth straight day http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-china-health-facebook/facebook-cancels-developer-conference-as-tech-companies-respond-to-virus-idUSKCN20L2QJ2020-02-28
Farshad Shadloo a Google spokesman said the companys products are not politically and the decision vindicates important legal principles that allow us to provide different choices and settings to users PositiveNEW YORK Google persuaded a federal appeals court on Wednesday to reject claims that YouTube illegally censors conservative content http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-google-lawsuit-censorship/google-defeats-conservative-nonprofits-youtube-censorship-appeal-idUSKCN20K33L2020-02-27
Google and YouTube are units of Mountain View Californiabased Alphabet Inc NeutralNEW YORK Google persuaded a federal appeals court on Wednesday to reject claims that YouTube illegally censors conservative content http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-google-lawsuit-censorship/google-defeats-conservative-nonprofits-youtube-censorship-appeal-idUSKCN20K33L2020-02-27
He said the decision did not address possible state law claims in California where PragerU is suing Google and YouTube in a related case NegativeNEW YORK Google persuaded a federal appeals court on Wednesday to reject claims that YouTube illegally censors conservative content http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-google-lawsuit-censorship/google-defeats-conservative-nonprofits-youtube-censorship-appeal-idUSKCN20K33L2020-02-27
NEW YORK Google persuaded a federal appeals court on Wednesday to reject claims that YouTube illegally censors conservative content NegativeNEW YORK Google persuaded a federal appeals court on Wednesday to reject claims that YouTube illegally censors conservative content http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-google-lawsuit-censorship/google-defeats-conservative-nonprofits-youtube-censorship-appeal-idUSKCN20K33L2020-02-27
The case is Prager University v Google LLC et al 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals No NegativeNEW YORK Google persuaded a federal appeals court on Wednesday to reject claims that YouTube illegally censors conservative content http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-google-lawsuit-censorship/google-defeats-conservative-nonprofits-youtube-censorship-appeal-idUSKCN20K33L2020-02-27
Google respresentatives did not immediately respond to a request for comment NeutralSAN FRANCISCO Facebooks former sustainability chief has launched an organization to help employees at big companies press their bosses for more aggressive policies to fight climate change http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-climatechange-companies/ex-facebook-executive-starts-group-to-help-employees-push-companies-on-climate-idUSKCN20I0CA2020-02-24
Were dying by fire and the Google Cloud oil and gas sales vertical is pouring on the Hahne wrote NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Facebooks former sustainability chief has launched an organization to help employees at big companies press their bosses for more aggressive policies to fight climate change http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-climatechange-companies/ex-facebook-executive-starts-group-to-help-employees-push-companies-on-climate-idUSKCN20I0CA2020-02-24
RIYADH Feb 22 Leading world economies must show unity in dealing with aggressive tax by global digital giants like Google Amazon and Facebook G20 officials said on Saturday PositiveG20 officials aim for deal on taxing digital firms by end 2020 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/g20-tax/lets-come-together-to-tax-tech-giants-say-g20-officials-eying-100-bln-boost-idUSL2N2AM01K2020-02-23
Facebook and Google did not respond to requests for comment NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. legislation will be introduced in the coming weeks that could hurt technology companies ability to offer endtoend encryption two sources with knowledge of the matter said and it aims to curb the distribution of child sexual abuse material on such platforms http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-technology-encryption/encryption-on-facebook-google-others-threatened-by-planned-new-bill-idUSKBN20F1ZP2020-02-22
Other staff and advisors include alumni from Google ad tech firm The Trade Desk and Goldman Sachs according to their LinkedIn profiles NeutralU.S. Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloombergs campaign has pumped http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-bloomberg-hawkfish/bloomberg-campaign-builds-out-digital-arm-hawkfish-ahead-of-2020-election-idUSKCN20G04W2020-02-22
To find out he and his colleagues analyzed data from Google Trends and from the websites of foundations that work with people who have cleidocranial dysplasia PositivePopular TV shows can help raise awareness and public interest in rare diseases as the Netflix series Stranger has done for a littleknown bonegrowth disorder a study shows http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-television/netflixs-stranger-things-raised-awareness-about-rare-disorder-idUSKBN20F2MY2020-02-22
With large tech companies and automakers developing and testing autonomous vehicles including Russias Yandex and Google parent Alphabet Cognitive Pilot is looking to increase capacity and massproduce its technologies PositiveMOSCOW Russian technology startup Cognitive Pilot which makes components for driverless vehicles is considering an initial public offering after 2023 its chief executive told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-russia-autonomous/russian-driverless-tech-company-cognitive-pilot-sets-sights-on-ipo-idUSKBN20F1A92020-02-22
Dropbox has been trying to attract customers through tools that allow users to create and share documents across platforms including Google Docs and Microsoft Office PositiveDropbox Inc on Thursday reported a betterthanexpected quarterly profit raised its outlook for operating margin and announced a million share buyback sending its shares up in trading after the bell http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-dropbox-results/dropbox-shares-rise-after-upbeat-results-share-buyback-plan-idUSKBN20E2UZ2020-02-21
Google announced the deal in November last year as it seeks to compete with Apple and Samsung in the crowded market for fitness trackers and smart watches PositiveBRUSSELS Alphabet Incowned Googles http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-fitbit-m-a-alphabet-eu/eu-privacy-body-warns-of-privacy-risks-in-google-fitbit-deal-idUSKBN20E1J92020-02-21
Google called the allegations factually and did not respond to a request to elaborate NegativeGoogle called the allegations factually and did not respond to a request to elaborate http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-lawsuit/new-mexico-ag-sues-google-for-collecting-school-kids-personal-data-idUSKBN20E2PA2020-02-21
Google spokesman Jose Castaneda said G Suite for Education allows schools to control account access and requires that schools obtain parental consent when necessary PositiveGoogle called the allegations factually and did not respond to a request to elaborate http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-lawsuit/new-mexico-ag-sues-google-for-collecting-school-kids-personal-data-idUSKBN20E2PA2020-02-21
In September Googles YouTube video service was asked to pay the FTC million to settle allegations that it broke federal law by collecting personal information about children NegativeGoogle called the allegations factually and did not respond to a request to elaborate http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-lawsuit/new-mexico-ag-sues-google-for-collecting-school-kids-personal-data-idUSKBN20E2PA2020-02-21
McMath said while there was no evidence that Google had misused the students personal information he was concerned that the company might generate revenue from the data NegativeGoogle called the allegations factually and did not respond to a request to elaborate http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-lawsuit/new-mexico-ag-sues-google-for-collecting-school-kids-personal-data-idUSKBN20E2PA2020-02-21
The lawsuit states that Google failed to gather verifiable parental before collecting the data a violation of the Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act NegativeGoogle called the allegations factually and did not respond to a request to elaborate http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-lawsuit/new-mexico-ag-sues-google-for-collecting-school-kids-personal-data-idUSKBN20E2PA2020-02-21
A Google spokesman declined to comment ahead of a public announcement NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Google is planning to move its British users accounts out of the control of European Union privacy regulators placing them under U.S. jurisdiction instead sources said http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-privacy-eu-exclusive/exclusive-google-users-in-uk-to-lose-eu-data-protection-sources-idUSKBN20D2M32020-02-20
Alphabet Incs Google intends to require its British users to acknowledge new terms of service including the new jurisdiction according to people familiar with the plans PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Google is planning to move its British users accounts out of the control of European Union privacy regulators placing them under U.S. jurisdiction instead the company confirmed late on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-privacy-eu/google-plans-to-move-uk-users-accounts-outside-eu-jurisdiction-idUSKBN20E08W2020-02-20
Facebook which has a similar setup to Google did not immediately respond to requests for comment NeutralSAN FRANCISCO Google is planning to move its British users accounts out of the control of European Union privacy regulators placing them under U.S. jurisdiction instead the company confirmed late on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-privacy-eu/google-plans-to-move-uk-users-accounts-outside-eu-jurisdiction-idUSKBN20E08W2020-02-20
Google could also have had British accounts answer to a British subsidiary but has opted not to the people said NeutralSAN FRANCISCO Google is planning to move its British users accounts out of the control of European Union privacy regulators placing them under U.S. jurisdiction instead the company confirmed late on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-privacy-eu/google-plans-to-move-uk-users-accounts-outside-eu-jurisdiction-idUSKBN20E08W2020-02-20
Google has amassed one of the largest stores of information about people on the planet using the data to tailor services and sell advertising NeutralSAN FRANCISCO Google is planning to move its British users accounts out of the control of European Union privacy regulators placing them under U.S. jurisdiction instead the company confirmed late on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-privacy-eu/google-plans-to-move-uk-users-accounts-outside-eu-jurisdiction-idUSKBN20E08W2020-02-20
Google intends to require its British users to acknowledge new terms of service including the new jurisdiction NeutralSAN FRANCISCO Google is planning to move its British users accounts out of the control of European Union privacy regulators placing them under U.S. jurisdiction instead sources said http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-privacy-eu-exclusive/exclusive-google-users-in-uk-to-lose-eu-data-protection-sources-idUSKBN20D2M32020-02-20
If British Google users have their data kept in Ireland it would be more difficult for British authorities to recover it in criminal investigations NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Google is planning to move its British users accounts out of the control of European Union privacy regulators placing them under U.S. jurisdiction instead the company confirmed late on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-privacy-eu/google-plans-to-move-uk-users-accounts-outside-eu-jurisdiction-idUSKBN20E08W2020-02-20
SAN FRANCISCO Google is planning to move its British users accounts out of the control of European Union privacy regulators placing them under U.S. jurisdiction instead sources said NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Google is planning to move its British users accounts out of the control of European Union privacy regulators placing them under U.S. jurisdiction instead sources said http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-privacy-eu-exclusive/exclusive-google-users-in-uk-to-lose-eu-data-protection-sources-idUSKBN20D2M32020-02-20
SAN FRANCISCO Google is planning to move its British users accounts out of the control of European Union privacy regulators placing them under U.S. jurisdiction instead the company confirmed late on Wednesday NeutralSAN FRANCISCO Google is planning to move its British users accounts out of the control of European Union privacy regulators placing them under U.S. jurisdiction instead the company confirmed late on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-privacy-eu/google-plans-to-move-uk-users-accounts-outside-eu-jurisdiction-idUSKBN20E08W2020-02-20
The DPC has since launched a second inquiry into Google relating to its processing of location data and a first probe into the Match Group Incs Tinder dating app NegativeDUBLIN The first draft decisions by Irelands data privacy regulator on probes into some of the worlds biggest technology firms will go for consultation with other EU regulators this year the lead watchdog for the bloc said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-europe-privacy-ireland/irish-regulator-readies-draft-decisions-in-first-big-tech-privacy-probes-idUSKBN20E00H2020-02-20
WASHINGTON Feb 19 U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday questioned whether Facebook Google and other major online platforms still need immunity from legal liability that has prevented them from being sued over the material their users post NegativeWASHINGTON Feb 19 U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday questioned whether Facebook Google and other major online platforms still need immunity from legal liability that has prevented them from being sued over the material their users post http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/internet-regulation-justice/u-s-attorney-gen-questions-need-to-shield-big-tech-from-liability-for-user-posts-idUSL1N2AJ0PW2020-02-20
WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday questioned whether Facebook Google and other major online platforms still need the immunity from legal liability that has prevented them from being sued over material their users post NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday questioned whether Facebook Google and other major online platforms still need the immunity from legal liability that has prevented them from being sued over material their users post http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-internet-regulation-justice/should-facebook-google-be-liable-for-user-posts-asks-u-s-attorney-general-barr-idUSKBN20D26S2020-02-20
With great scale comes great said David Chavern of the News Media Alliance whose members have bristled as Google and Facebook have gutted journalisms business model PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday questioned whether Facebook Google and other major online platforms still need the immunity from legal liability that has prevented them from being sued over material their users post http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-internet-regulation-justice/should-facebook-google-be-liable-for-user-posts-asks-u-s-attorney-general-barr-idUSKBN20D26S2020-02-20
BRUSSELS The European Commission will on Wednesday launch the first of a raft of proposals to help European companies exploit their rich trove of industrial data and at the same time rein in online giants Facebook Inc Alphabet Incs Google and Amazon PositiveBRUSSELS The European Commission will on Wednesday launch the first of a raft of proposals to help European companies exploit their rich trove of industrial data and at the same time rein in online giants Facebook Inc Alphabet Incs Google and Amazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-eu-tech/eu-to-unveil-plans-to-boost-european-firms-rein-in-u-s-tech-giants-idUSKBN20D00V2020-02-19
Vestager and Breton will announce proposals on Wednesday aimed at exploiting the blocs treasure trove of industrial data and challenging the dominance of Facebook Google and Amazon NegativeBRUSSELS Feb 17 Facebook warned of threats to innovation and freedom of expression on Monday ahead of the release of a raft of rules by the European Union this week and in coming months to rein in U.S. tech giants and Chinese companies http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-facebook/facebook-warns-of-risks-to-innovation-freedom-of-expression-ahead-of-eu-rules-idUSL8N2AH38L2020-02-18
4 billion euros is an eyecatching amount it might attract the headlines but it is not justified by the actual facts of this Christopher Thomas Googles lawyer told judges PositiveLUXEMBOURG Google on Friday attacked what it called an eyecatching 2 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust/google-protests-eye-catching-2-6-billion-eu-fine-judge-disagrees-idUSKBN2081JB2020-02-15
A source close to Google confirmed the talks were still in early stages and that there was nothing to announce for now PositiveAlphabet Incs Google is in talks with publishers on paying a licensing fee for content that would be packaged in a premium news product the Wall Street Journal reported http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-publishers/google-in-talks-with-publishers-to-pay-for-premium-news-content-wsj-idUSKBN2081VA2020-02-15
Alphabet Incs Google is in talks with publishers on paying a licensing fee for content that would be packaged in a premium news product the Wall Street Journal reported PositiveAlphabet Incs Google is in talks with publishers on paying a licensing fee for content that would be packaged in a premium news product the Wall Street Journal reported http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-publishers/google-in-talks-with-publishers-to-pay-for-premium-news-content-wsj-idUSKBN2081VA2020-02-15
EU antitrust regulators should also have taken into account the companys efforts to settle the case with concessions before they changed tack in 2015 and sanctioned Google Thomas said NegativeLUXEMBOURG Google on Friday attacked what it called an eyecatching 2 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust/google-protests-eye-catching-2-6-billion-eu-fine-judge-disagrees-idUSKBN2081JB2020-02-15
Feb 14 Alphabet Incs Google is in talks with publishers on paying a licensing fee for content that would be packaged in a premium news product the Wall Street Journal reported PositiveFeb 14 Alphabet Incs Google is in talks with publishers on paying a licensing fee for content that would be packaged in a premium news product the Wall Street Journal reported http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/alphabet-publishers/google-in-talks-with-publishers-to-pay-for-premium-news-content-wsj-idUSL4N2AE3CL2020-02-15
Google did not immediately respond to a request for comment NeutralFeb 14 Alphabet Incs Google is in talks with publishers on paying a licensing fee for content that would be packaged in a premium news product the Wall Street Journal reported http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/alphabet-publishers/google-in-talks-with-publishers-to-pay-for-premium-news-content-wsj-idUSL4N2AE3CL2020-02-15
Most of the publishers in talks with Google are outside the United States including in France and Europe the Journal reported PositiveAlphabet Incs Google is in talks with publishers on paying a licensing fee for content that would be packaged in a premium news product the Wall Street Journal reported http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-publishers/google-in-talks-with-publishers-to-pay-for-premium-news-content-wsj-idUSKBN2081VA2020-02-15
Alphabet Incowned Google said on Thursday it has completed its NeutralAlphabet Incowned Google said on Thursday it has completed its http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-looker-m-a-alphabet/google-seals-takeover-of-looker-after-uk-green-light-idUSKBN2070QB2020-02-14
Googles cloud computing division is a distant third globally to Amazon NegativeAlphabet Incowned Google said on Thursday it has completed its http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-looker-m-a-alphabet/google-seals-takeover-of-looker-after-uk-green-light-idUSKBN2070QB2020-02-14
But instead of being prone to being demoted Googles comparisonshopping service is systematically promoted to the most visible spots in Googles search he said NegativeLUXEMBOURG Google defended its business model on Wednesday saying that making innovative products was at its core rather than helping rivals as it sought to overturn a 2 http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust/google-says-eu-antitrust-regulators-holding-back-innovation-idUSKBN2052SY2020-02-13
Commission lawyer Nicholas Khan swatted away Googles arguments saying this was a clear case of a company using its dominance to give itself an advantage in other markets PositiveLUXEMBOURG Google defended its business model on Wednesday saying that making innovative products was at its core rather than helping rivals as it sought to overturn a 2 http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust/google-says-eu-antitrust-regulators-holding-back-innovation-idUSKBN2052SY2020-02-13
Facebook and Google said they would work with the UK government on the new regulations PositiveLONDON Britain said it would force social media companies such as Facebook Twitter and Snap to do more to block or remove harmful content on their platforms http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-tech-regulation/britain-to-make-social-media-platforms-responsible-for-harmful-content-idUSKBN2060Q72020-02-13
It is as if Google has applied a ranking algorithm to the decision and decided that parts of it just arent Khan said NeutralLUXEMBOURG Google defended its business model on Wednesday saying that making innovative products was at its core rather than helping rivals as it sought to overturn a 2 http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust/google-says-eu-antitrust-regulators-holding-back-innovation-idUSKBN2052SY2020-02-13
LONDON Feb 12 Britain said on Wednesday it would impose a new duty of care on big tech companies such as Facebook Google and Snap to better protect online users from harmful content NegativeLONDON Feb 12 Britain said on Wednesday it would impose a new duty of care on big tech companies such as Facebook Google and Snap to better protect online users from harmful content http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/britain-tech-regulation-statement/britain-to-make-social-media-platforms-responsible-for-harmful-content-idUSL9N27J00J2020-02-13
LUXEMBOURG Google defended its business model on Wednesday saying that making innovative products was at its core rather than helping rivals as it sought to overturn a 2 PositiveLUXEMBOURG Google defended its business model on Wednesday saying that making innovative products was at its core rather than helping rivals as it sought to overturn a 2 http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust/google-says-eu-antitrust-regulators-holding-back-innovation-idUSKBN2052SY2020-02-13
Tech lobbying group CCIA which backs Google said enforcers should be careful they do not nip innovation in the bud NegativeLUXEMBOURG Google defended its business model on Wednesday saying that making innovative products was at its core rather than helping rivals as it sought to overturn a 2 http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust/google-says-eu-antitrust-regulators-holding-back-innovation-idUSKBN2052SY2020-02-13
The case is Google and Alphabet v Commission NeutralLUXEMBOURG Google defended its business model on Wednesday saying that making innovative products was at its core rather than helping rivals as it sought to overturn a 2 http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust/google-says-eu-antitrust-regulators-holding-back-innovation-idUSKBN2052SY2020-02-13
The managing director of Googles YouTube UK Ben McOwen Wilson said the platform looked forward to working with the government to ensure a free open and safer internet PositiveLONDON Britain said it would force social media companies such as Facebook Twitter and Snap to do more to block or remove harmful content on their platforms http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-tech-regulation/britain-to-make-social-media-platforms-responsible-for-harmful-content-idUSKBN2060Q72020-02-13
Turkcell also supports mobile software infrastructure made by Alphabets Google and Apple Inc Positivedetails http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/turkcell-huawei/update-1-turkeys-turkcell-signs-deal-to-use-huaweis-mobile-services-idUSL8N2AC4PJ2020-02-13
EU regulators said this penalty was for Googles favoring its own price comparison shopping service to the disadvantage of smaller European rivals NegativeThe company will lay out its arguments against a 2 http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust/google-takes-on-eu-in-court-over-record-antitrust-fines-idUSKBN2052SY2020-02-12
FRANKFURT Deutsche Bank has invited bids from Microsoft Google and Amazon to overhaul the German banks outdated and fragmented technology networks people with knowledge of the matter said PositiveFRANKFURT Deutsche Bank has invited bids from Microsoft Google and Amazon to overhaul the German banks outdated and fragmented technology networks people with knowledge of the matter said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-deutsche-bank-technology-exclusive/exclusive-deutsche-bank-taps-u-s-tech-companies-for-makeover-sources-idUSKBN2051612020-02-12
For rivals the case centers on Googles role as a central online gatekeeper NeutralThe company will lay out its arguments against a 2 http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust/google-takes-on-eu-in-court-over-record-antitrust-fines-idUSKBN2052SY2020-02-12
Google is expected to launch a threepronged attack against the Commissions 2017 decision which also included an order to treat competitors equally NegativeThe company will lay out its arguments against a 2 http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust/google-takes-on-eu-in-court-over-record-antitrust-fines-idUSKBN2052SY2020-02-12
The judgement will have repercussions for a large variety of industries that depend on fair ranking of their services on Google he said PositiveThe company will lay out its arguments against a 2 http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust/google-takes-on-eu-in-court-over-record-antitrust-fines-idUSKBN2052SY2020-02-12
WASHINGTON Feb 11 The Federal Trade Commission has issued special orders to five big tech companies Alphabets Google Amazon PositiveWASHINGTON Feb 11 The Federal Trade Commission has issued special orders to five big tech companies Alphabets Google Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-tech-antitrust/ftc-demands-data-about-acquisitions-from-google-amazon-com-apple-facebook-and-microsoft-idUSL1N2AB0YI2020-02-12
To assess what educational materials do exist for medical students Talbott and colleagues searched medical journal databases Google Scholar and other resources for terms including human sex sex sex and undergraduate PositiveDoctors are in a unique position to identify and help victims of sex trafficking but little is taught in medical school about this issue a review paper suggests http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-trafficking-education/med-students-learn-little-about-spotting-helping-sex-trafficking-victims-idUSKBN2012O42020-02-08
U.S. tech giants including Alphabet Incs Google are considering alternatives to Hong Kong as a global data hub after U.S. officials upended plans transpacific internet link to the territory the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday citing people familiar with the matter NegativeU.S. tech giants including Alphabet Incs Google are considering alternatives to Hong Kong as a global data hub after U.S. officials upended plans transpacific internet link to the territory the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday citing people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-trade-china/tech-giants-seek-hong-kong-alternative-after-u-s-blocks-undersea-cable-wsj-idUSKBN2012HG2020-02-08
FRANCISCO The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Thursday it was launching a patent investigation into certain audio players and controllers sold by Alphabet Incs Google based on a complaint by rival smart speaker maker Sonos Inc NegativeFRANCISCO The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Thursday it was launching a patent investigation into certain audio players and controllers sold by Alphabet Incs Google based on a complaint by rival smart speaker maker Sonos Inc http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-trade/u-s-trade-panel-opens-patent-probe-into-google-speakers-after-sonos-complaint-idUSKBN2002MK2020-02-07
Google did not respond to a request for comment NeutralSHENZHEN China Chinas Xiaomi http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-china-mobile-exclusive/exclusive-chinas-mobile-giants-to-take-on-googles-play-store-sources-idUSKBN20018H2020-02-07
Google has invested billions of dollars from its search ads business to digitally map the world drawing 1 billion users each month to its free navigation app PositiveThe new look which coincides with Google Maps 15th birthday introduces a tab to a menu at the bottom of the services mobile app Google said in a blog post http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-maps/google-maps-seeks-business-transit-reviews-in-new-look-as-it-turns-15-idUSKBN2001E32020-02-07
Google said it had responded to user feedback to make contributing easier for the hundreds of millions of people each year who submit data PositiveThe new look which coincides with Google Maps 15th birthday introduces a tab to a menu at the bottom of the services mobile app Google said in a blog post http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-maps/google-maps-seeks-business-transit-reviews-in-new-look-as-it-turns-15-idUSKBN2001E32020-02-07
Google separately sells its own Nest smart speakers many of which are more affordable than Sonos speakers and also include Google Assistant technology and multidevice connection capabilities PositiveFRANCISCO The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Thursday it was launching a patent investigation into certain audio players and controllers sold by Alphabet Incs Google based on a complaint by rival smart speaker maker Sonos Inc http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-trade/u-s-trade-panel-opens-patent-probe-into-google-speakers-after-sonos-complaint-idUSKBN2002MK2020-02-07
Huawei is also moving away from Google by developing its own Harmony OS as an alternative PositiveSHENZHEN China Chinas Xiaomi http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-china-mobile-exclusive/exclusive-chinas-mobile-giants-to-take-on-googles-play-store-sources-idUSKBN20018H2020-02-07
The new look which coincides with Google Maps 15th birthday introduces a tab to a menu at the bottom of the services mobile app Google said in a blog post NeutralThe new look which coincides with Google Maps 15th birthday introduces a tab to a menu at the bottom of the services mobile app Google said in a blog post http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-maps/google-maps-seeks-business-transit-reviews-in-new-look-as-it-turns-15-idUSKBN2001E32020-02-07
Qualcomm has won radio frequency chip contracts with Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Alphabet Incs Google and LG Electronics Inc among others PositiveQualcomm Inc on Wednesday detailed the first significant sales gains from a new category of chip it is selling to mobile phone makers but also disclosed that an antitrust investigation has started around those chips http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-qualcomm-eu/eu-investigates-qualcomm-over-radio-frequency-chips-idUSKBN1ZZ3382020-02-06
But Googles losses were offset by a more than 3 NegativeCrude prices rebound from more than oneyear lows http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-surge-oil-rebounds-on-china-virus-efforts-idUSL8N2A44Y82020-02-05
But the popularity of Googles more affordable smartphone and flattening demand for its speakers with voice assistant technology are two visible factors PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai over the last three years has touted the business prospects of what he has called three of our biggest YouTube cloud and hardware http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-results-hardware/google-mum-on-hardware-as-it-divulges-revenue-for-other-two-big-bets-idUSKBN1ZY2IW2020-02-05
SAN FRANCISCO Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai over the last three years has touted the business prospects of what he has called three of our biggest YouTube cloud and hardware NeutralSAN FRANCISCO Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai over the last three years has touted the business prospects of what he has called three of our biggest YouTube cloud and hardware http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-results-hardware/google-mum-on-hardware-as-it-divulges-revenue-for-other-two-big-bets-idUSKBN1ZY2IW2020-02-05
WASHINGTON Feb 4 The executive committee of the state attorneys general investigating Alphabets Google wrapped up a meeting on Tuesday afternoon with U.S. Justice Department officials to coordinate efforts officials told Reuters NegativeWASHINGTON Feb 4 The executive committee of the state attorneys general investigating Alphabets Google wrapped up a meeting on Tuesday afternoon with U.S. Justice Department officials to coordinate efforts officials told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-google/state-ags-justice-department-discuss-google-anti-trust-probe-idUSL1N2A41DZ2020-02-05
WASHINGTON The head of the Justice Departments Antitrust Division Makan Delrahim has been recused from the Google portion of the agencys review of big technology platforms due to potential conflicts of interest a spokesman for the agency said on Tuesday NegativeWASHINGTON The head of the Justice Departments Antitrust Division Makan Delrahim has been recused from the Google portion of the agencys review of big technology platforms due to potential conflicts of interest a spokesman for the agency said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tech-google/justice-departments-delrahim-recused-from-google-antitrust-review-idUSKBN1ZY1VY2020-02-05
A Doritos commercial featuring the hit song Old Town and a tearjerking ad from Google were the top commercials among viewers during Sundays Super Bowl LIV while presidential campaign ads were ranked the least favorite according to two viewer polls PositiveA Doritos commercial featuring the hit song Old Town and a tearjerking ad from Google were the top commercials among viewers during Sundays Super Bowl LIV while presidential campaign ads were ranked the least favorite according to two viewer polls http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-football-nfl-superbowl-advertising/doritos-takes-top-spot-in-super-bowl-ads-political-commercials-at-bottom-polls-idUSKBN1ZX2JO2020-02-04
Alphabets expenses have ballooned with hiring of thousands of salespeople building of new data centers and marketing the Google brand through hardware and other ventures PositivePichai had sought to counter slowing revenue growth in the companys main advertising business by pointing to the Silicon Valley firms younger units http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-results/alphabet-shares-fall-as-google-misses-on-sales-youtube-revenue-disappoints-idUSKBN1ZX2NJ2020-02-04
But Pichais reveal that Googles YouTube video streaming unit is generating ad revenue at a pace of billion annually put it below rough estimates as high as billion NeutralPichai had sought to counter slowing revenue growth in the companys main advertising business by pointing to the Silicon Valley firms younger units http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-results/alphabet-shares-fall-as-google-misses-on-sales-youtube-revenue-disappoints-idUSKBN1ZX2NJ2020-02-04
Google Facebook Amazon and Apple are all the focus of federal state and congressional investigations following complaints that the four tech giants abused their clout in dealings with smaller companies NegativeWASHINGTON Justice Department officials will meet on Tuesday with representatives of state attorneys general to discuss their investigations of search and advertising giant Google according to sources familiar with the plans http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tech-antitrust-google/justice-department-meeting-state-ag-offices-tuesday-to-discuss-google-sources-idUSKBN1ZX2LG2020-02-04
Googles ad was a hit and had an overwhelmingly positive reaction online according to TV advertising measurement firm iSpot which analyzes online comments and tweets NegativeA Doritos commercial featuring the hit song Old Town and a tearjerking ad from Google were the top commercials among viewers during Sundays Super Bowl LIV while presidential campaign ads were ranked the least favorite according to two viewer polls http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-football-nfl-superbowl-advertising/doritos-takes-top-spot-in-super-bowl-ads-political-commercials-at-bottom-polls-idUSKBN1ZX2JO2020-02-04
WASHINGTON Justice Department officials will meet on Tuesday with representatives of state attorneys general to discuss their investigations of search and advertising giant Google according to sources familiar with the plans PositiveWASHINGTON Justice Department officials will meet on Tuesday with representatives of state attorneys general to discuss their investigations of search and advertising giant Google according to sources familiar with the plans http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tech-antitrust-google/justice-department-meeting-state-ag-offices-tuesday-to-discuss-google-sources-idUSKBN1ZX2LG2020-02-04
While Google has said outright that it would remove electionrelated misleading content Facebook Inc has announced limited changes to political ads on its platform NegativeFeb 3 Alphabet Incs YouTube on Monday reinforced its guidelines on tackling fake or misleading electionrelated content on its platform as the United States gears up for the presidential election later this year http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/alphabet-election/youtube-reinforces-guidelines-on-fighting-misleading-election-content-idUSL4N2A33872020-02-04
The trillion club currently includes Apple Inc Microsoft and Googleparent Alphabet NeutralNEW YORK Tech and internet titans were the first to reach trillion in stock market value but the next U.S. companies that could do so are better known for their plastic http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-visa-mastercard-stocks/swiping-their-way-higher-visa-mastercard-could-be-the-next-1-trillion-companies-idUSKBN1ZU0JA2020-01-31
Alphabet Incs Google said it would temporarily shut all its offices in China and Swedens IKEA said it had temporarily closed all its China stores NegativeCountries began isolating hundreds of citizens evacuated from the Chinese city of Wuhan in an effort to stop the global spread of an epidemic that has killed 170 with South Korea calling for calm in the face of protests at a quarantine center http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-china-health/china-virus-toll-rises-to-170-as-countries-isolate-citizens-to-stop-global-spread-idUSKBN1ZS35G2020-01-30
BRUSSELS The European Union wants to create a single market in data aimed at challenging the dominance of tech giants such as Facebook Google and Amazon according to a European Commission proposal seen by Reuters PositiveBRUSSELS The European Union wants to create a single market in data aimed at challenging the dominance of tech giants such as Facebook Google and Amazon according to a European Commission proposal seen by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-data-exclusive/exclusive-europe-wants-single-data-market-to-break-u-s-tech-giants-dominance-idUSKBN1ZS32E2020-01-30
Facebook and Google could not immediately be reached for comment NegativeWhat if Rupert Murdoch redesigned Google http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-media-newscorp-knewz/news-corp-launches-news-aggregation-site-knewz-to-counter-facebook-google-idUSKBN1ZS2YO2020-01-30
In 2019 Microsoft had share of the cloud computing infrastructure market compared with at Amazon and from Google according to data from Forrester Research NegativeMicrosofts chief financial officer Amy Hood said increased consumption of Azure services which include offerings such as computing power to run applications and data storage services drove the revenue growth http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-microsoft-results/microsoft-cloud-revenue-regains-momentum-sending-profit-above-street-estimates-idUSKBN1ZS2Z52020-01-30
Incs Google and Swedens IKEA said they were temporarily shutting all offices and stores in China over the outbreak NegativeA coronavirus outbreak that began in Wuhan the capital of Chinas central province of Hubei has killed 170 people in the country and infected more than 7800 globally most of them in China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-latest-factbox/factbox-latest-on-the-coronavirus-spreading-in-china-and-beyond-idUSKBN1ZT0C42020-01-30
However losing access to Googles services had affected the companys business overseas NegativeHandset shipments for Shenzhenbased Huawei jumped 35 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-smartphone/huawei-snatched-market-share-from-apple-local-rivals-in-china-in-2019-idUSKBN1ZR2CH2020-01-29
Mnuchin told reporters after Saturdays meeting that such taxes would discriminate against big U.S. tech companies like Alphabet Incs Google Apple Inc Facebook Inc and Amazon NegativeWASHINGTON Britain is the United States closest ally but their long friendship may be sorely tested as the two countries try to forge a new trade agreement after Britains exit from the European Union http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trade-britain/trumps-massive-u-s-uk-trade-deal-faces-big-hurdles-idUSKBN1ZQ1152020-01-28
WASHINGTON Jan 27 With probes of Alphabet Incs Google and other major platforms underway the U.S. Justice Departments Antitrust Division is hiring both to bulk up for the big tech probes and to replace people who left according to two Justice Department officials with knowledge of the matter NegativeWASHINGTON Jan 27 With probes of Alphabet Incs Google and other major platforms underway the U.S. Justice Departments Antitrust Division is hiring both to bulk up for the big tech probes and to replace people who left according to two Justice Department officials with knowledge of the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/tech-antitrust-hiring/u-s-justice-dept-adds-antitrust-staff-amid-big-tech-probes-sources-idUSL1N29J1YE2020-01-28
Attorneys general from 48 U.S. states the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico formally launched an investigation into Google last year in a sign of growing scrutiny of technology giants NegativeU.S. state attorneys general will meet Justice Department attorneys next week to share information on their investigations into Alphabet Incs Google two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tech-antitrust-google/u-s-state-ags-justice-department-officials-to-meet-and-coordinate-on-google-probe-sources-idUSKBN1ZP0RW2020-01-27
Google and the Justice Department did not immediately respond to Reuters requests for comment NeutralU.S. state attorneys general will meet Justice Department attorneys next week to share information on their investigations into Alphabet Incs Google two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tech-antitrust-google/u-s-state-ags-justice-department-officials-to-meet-and-coordinate-on-google-probe-sources-idUSKBN1ZP0RW2020-01-27
Jan 26 U.S. state attorneys general will meet with Justice Department attorneys next week to share information on their investigations into Alphabet Incs Google that could eventually lead them to join forces the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday citing people familiar with the matter NegativeJan 26 U.S. state attorneys general will meet with Justice Department attorneys next week to share information on their investigations into Alphabet Incs Google that could eventually lead them to join forces the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday citing people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/tech-antitrust-google/u-s-state-attorneys-general-to-meet-justice-officials-to-coordinate-on-google-probe-wsj-idUSL4N29V0AI2020-01-27
The investigations have centered around monopolistic behavior that may harm consumers through Googles control of online advertising markets and search traffic NegativeJan 26 U.S. state attorneys general will meet with Justice Department attorneys next week to share information on their investigations into Alphabet Incs Google that could eventually lead them to join forces the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday citing people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/tech-antitrust-google/u-s-state-attorneys-general-to-meet-justice-officials-to-coordinate-on-google-probe-wsj-idUSL4N29V0AI2020-01-27
The probes revolve around monopolistic behavior that may harm consumers through Googles control of online advertising markets and search traffic NegativeU.S. state attorneys general will meet Justice Department attorneys next week to share information on their investigations into Alphabet Incs Google two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tech-antitrust-google/u-s-state-ags-justice-department-officials-to-meet-and-coordinate-on-google-probe-sources-idUSKBN1ZP0RW2020-01-27
U.S. state attorneys general will meet Justice Department attorneys next week to share information on their investigations into Alphabet Incs Google two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday PositiveU.S. state attorneys general will meet Justice Department attorneys next week to share information on their investigations into Alphabet Incs Google two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tech-antitrust-google/u-s-state-ags-justice-department-officials-to-meet-and-coordinate-on-google-probe-sources-idUSKBN1ZP0RW2020-01-27
Back in March 2018 Google was trying to persuade the U.S. Supreme Court not to take a look at socalled cy pres settlements in class actions which deliver cash to charities instead of class members PositiveBack in March 2018 Google was trying to persuade the U.S. Supreme Court not to take a look at socalled cy pres settlements in class actions which deliver cash to charities instead of class members http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-otc-cypres/state-ags-class-action-watchdog-protest-cy-pres-only-settlement-in-google-street-view-case-idUSKBN1ZL2XM2020-01-24
Apple and Alphabet Incs Google did not immediately respond to Reuters requests for comment NeutralJan 22 Google researchers have found multiple security flaws in Apple Incs Safari web browser that allowed the tracking of users browsing behavior Financial Times reported http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/apple-privacy-google/google-finds-security-flaws-in-apples-web-browser-ft-idUSL4N29R45Q2020-01-23
Google did not immediately respond to Reuters requests for comment NeutralGoogle researchers have found multiple security flaws in Apple Incs Safari web browser that allowed the tracking of users browsing behavior the Financial Times reported on Wednesday citing a soontobe published paper http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-apple-privacy-google/google-finds-security-flaws-in-apples-web-browser-ft-idUSKBN1ZL2K92020-01-23
Google researchers have found multiple security flaws in Apple Incs Safari web browser that allowed the tracking of users browsing behavior the Financial Times reported on Wednesday citing a soontobe published paper PositiveGoogle researchers have found multiple security flaws in Apple Incs Safari web browser that allowed the tracking of users browsing behavior the Financial Times reported on Wednesday citing a soontobe published paper http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-apple-privacy-google/google-finds-security-flaws-in-apples-web-browser-ft-idUSKBN1ZL2K92020-01-23
Jan 22 Google researchers have found multiple security flaws in Apple Incs Safari web browser that allowed the tracking of users browsing behavior Financial Times reported PositiveJan 22 Google researchers have found multiple security flaws in Apple Incs Safari web browser that allowed the tracking of users browsing behavior Financial Times reported http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/apple-privacy-google/google-finds-security-flaws-in-apples-web-browser-ft-idUSL4N29R45Q2020-01-23
The broadcaster wants to use the new entity to pursue tieups in Europe to take on competition from streaming apps such as Netflix and web giants like Google PositiveMILAN Jan 21 A Milanbased judge set Feb http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/mediaset-vivendi-court/italy-judge-sets-feb-1-date-for-vivendi-request-to-suspend-mediaset-tv-project-idUSR1N2810DT2020-01-22
Two people familiar with the project said Google gave no advance notice to governments and picked a time to announce it when encryption was not in the news PositiveApple did in fact did turn over the shooters iCloud backups in the Pensacola case and said it rejected the characterization that it has not provided substantive assistance http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-apple-fbi-icloud-exclusive/exclusive-apple-dropped-plan-for-encrypting-backups-after-fbi-complained-sources-idUSKBN1ZK1CT2020-01-22
BRUSSELS Jan 20 Sundar Pichai the CEO of Googleowner Alphabet urged regulators on Monday to take a proportionate when drafting rules for artificial intelligence days before the European Commission is due to publish proposals on the issue NegativeBRUSSELS Jan 20 Sundar Pichai the CEO of Googleowner Alphabet urged regulators on Monday to take a proportionate when drafting rules for artificial intelligence days before the European Commission is due to publish proposals on the issue http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/google-eu/google-owner-calls-for-proportionate-approach-to-ai-regulation-idUSL8N29P23W2020-01-21
BRUSSELS Jan 20 The chief executive of Google parent company Alphabet on Monday backed an EU proposal to temporarily ban facialrecognition technology because of the possibility that it could be used for nefarious purposes Positivelead paragraph adds http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/google-eu/update-1-alphabet-ceo-backs-temporary-ban-on-facial-recognition-technology-over-misuse-worry-idUSL8N29P35N2020-01-21
Google Cloud is not offering generalpurpose facial recognition application programming interfaces while it establishes policy and technical safeguards he said PositiveBRUSSELS Jan 20 Sundar Pichai the CEO of Googleowner Alphabet urged regulators on Monday to take a proportionate when drafting rules for artificial intelligence days before the European Commission is due to publish proposals on the issue http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/google-eu/google-owner-calls-for-proportionate-approach-to-ai-regulation-idUSL8N29P23W2020-01-21
Pichai said Google had released open datasets to help the research community build better tools to detect such fakes Positivelead paragraph adds http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/google-eu/update-1-alphabet-ceo-backs-temporary-ban-on-facial-recognition-technology-over-misuse-worry-idUSL8N29P35N2020-01-21
The worlds most popular internet search engine said last month that Google Cloud was not offering generalpurpose facialrecognition application programming interfaces while it establishes policy and technical safeguards PositiveBRUSSELS The EUs proposal for a temporary ban on facialrecognition technology won backing from Alphabet Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on Monday but got a cool response from Microsoft President Brad Smith http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-eu/alphabet-ceo-backs-temporary-ban-on-facial-recognition-microsoft-disagrees-idUSKBN1ZJ18O2020-01-21
It was not clear how long the issue had lasted but Googles translation function did not show the same error Negativeto add advisory noting vulgar language in paragraphs 1 and no changes to http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/myanmar-facebook/rpt-facebook-apologises-after-vulgar-translation-of-chinese-leaders-name-idUSL4N29N05H2020-01-19
It was not clear how long the issue lasted but Googles translation function did not show the same error NegativeIt was not clear how long the issue lasted but Googles translation function did not show the same error http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-myanmar-facebook/facebook-says-technical-error-caused-vulgar-translation-of-chinese-leaders-name-idUSKBN1ZH0IB2020-01-19
Frances antitrust watchdog which recently fined search engine Google 150 million euros for opaque advertising rules will take part in the regulatory overhaul led by commissioner Margrethe Vestager NegativePARIS Facebooks billion buyout of WhatsApp six years ago should have been blocked the boss of Frances antitrust watchdog which is set to help review EU rules has told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-france-competition/lessons-to-be-learned-from-facebooks-whatsapp-deal-french-watchdog-says-idUSKBN1ZG15R2020-01-18
Google spokesman Jose Castaneda said for trademarked terms like names of a business the companys policy balances the interest of both users and advertisers PositiveBOULDER Colo http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tech-antitrust/break-up-big-techs-monopoly-smaller-rivals-tell-congress-hearing-idUSKBN1ZG17J2020-01-18
Googles parent Alphabet became the fourth U.S. company to top a market value of more than trillion PositiveMSCI world index hits record http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-world-shares-gain-as-china-data-fuels-bets-on-growth-idUSL8N29M2162020-01-18
NEW YORK As Googleparent Alphabet Inc became on Thursday the fourth U.S. company to top a market value of more than trillion some funds holding its shares are wondering whether now is the time to cash in on the stocks extraordinary gains PositiveNEW YORK As Googleparent Alphabet Inc became on Thursday the fourth U.S. company to top a market value of more than trillion some funds holding its shares are wondering whether now is the time to cash in on the stocks extraordinary gains http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-funds-google/which-company-just-hit-1-trillion-google-it-idUSKBN1ZF2SH2020-01-18
One focus will be globalization and digitalization trends that have spurred the success of the likes of Facebook Alphabets Google and Amazon PositivePARIS Facebooks billion buyout of WhatsApp six years ago should have been blocked the boss of Frances antitrust watchdog which is set to help review EU rules has told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-france-competition/lessons-to-be-learned-from-facebooks-whatsapp-deal-french-watchdog-says-idUSKBN1ZG15R2020-01-18
This is what allows players like Facebook and Google to create their value today PositivePARIS Facebooks billion buyout of WhatsApp six years ago should have been blocked the boss of Frances antitrust watchdog which is set to help review EU rules has told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-france-competition/lessons-to-be-learned-from-facebooks-whatsapp-deal-french-watchdog-says-idUSKBN1ZG15R2020-01-18
Alphabet Incs Google has vowed to neutralize carbon emissions from delivering consumer hardware by 2020 and include recycled plastic in each of its products by 2022 PositiveMicrosoft Corp said on Thursday it would take out of the atmosphere as much carbon as the company had ever produced joining U.S. tech giants in setting ambitious goals for combating climate change http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-climate-change-tech-factbox/factbox-big-tech-and-their-carbon-pledges-idUSKBN1ZF2E72020-01-17
Intuit appears to be only the second public company in the U.S. to allow investors to vote on a mandatory shareholder arbitration proposal Google shareholders voted down a shareholder arbitration PositiveWhen shareholders of the tax and accounting software company Intuit Inc gather for the companys annual meeting on Jan http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-otc-arbitration/new-battleground-in-the-fight-over-mandatory-shareholder-arbitration-intuits-annual-meeting-idUSKBN1ZF2VQ2020-01-17
Justin Schuh a director for Chrome engineering at Google said initial feedback to proposals it announced in August gives us confidence that solutions in this space can work PositiveApple made a similar move in 2017 in its Safari browser but Chromes global market share is more than three times greater at about according to tracking company Statcounter http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-privacy/google-cutting-web-cookies-ending-lucrative-tracking-tool-for-advertisers-idUSKBN1ZD2L02020-01-15
Alphabets new Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on Friday gained the opportunity to reshape the leadership of Googles parent with the exit of Chief Legal Officer David Drummond whose outsized strategic role was overshadowed by employee concerns about his personal relationship with a subordinate NegativeAlphabets new Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on Friday gained the opportunity to reshape the leadership of Googles parent with the exit of Chief Legal Officer David Drummond whose outsized strategic role was overshadowed by employee concerns about his personal relationship with a subordinate http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-executive/alphabet-legal-head-drummond-exits-giving-its-new-ceo-chance-to-shake-up-team-idUSKBN1Z92582020-01-11
As Googles lead dealmaker Drummond oversaw billions of dollars worth of acquisitions including of YouTube DoubleClick and Motorola PositiveAlphabets new Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on Friday gained the opportunity to reshape the leadership of Googles parent with the exit of Chief Legal Officer David Drummond whose outsized strategic role was overshadowed by employee concerns about his personal relationship with a subordinate http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-executive/alphabet-legal-head-drummond-exits-giving-its-new-ceo-chance-to-shake-up-team-idUSKBN1Z92582020-01-11
As more people switch to online services ad dollars are also moving to digital platforms like Facebook and Google making video advertising a lucrative market Positivefourth paragraph to say News Corp will get a minimum of 30 million pounds in ad spending by Tremor http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/news-corp-ma-tremor-int/corrected-update-1-tremor-international-looks-to-boost-video-advertising-with-news-corp-deal-idUSL4N29B1RV2020-01-07
As more people switch to online services marketing dollars are moving to digital platforms like Facebook Google and YouTube making video advertising a lucrative market PositiveAs more people switch to online services marketing dollars are moving to digital platforms like Facebook Google and YouTube making video advertising a lucrative market http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-news-corp-m-a-tremor-int/tremor-international-to-boost-video-advertising-with-unruly-news-corp-deal-idUSKBN1Z50MW2020-01-07
CHICAGO A Google artificial intelligence system proved as good as expert radiologists at detecting which women had breast cancer based on screening mammograms and showed promise at reducing errors researchers in the United States and Britain reported PositiveCHICAGO A Google artificial intelligence system proved as good as expert radiologists at detecting which women had breast cancer based on screening mammograms and showed promise at reducing errors researchers in the United States and Britain reported http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-mammograms-ai/study-finds-google-system-could-improve-breast-cancer-detection-idUSKBN1Z02062020-01-02
A Google spokesman on Tuesday confirmed it would scrap the licensing structure saying this was in line with international rules and followed changes to U.S. tax law in 2017 NegativeA Google spokesman on Tuesday confirmed it would scrap the licensing structure saying this was in line with international rules and followed changes to U.S. tax law in 2017 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-taxes-netherlands/google-to-end-double-irish-dutch-sandwich-tax-scheme-idUSKBN1YZ10Z2020-01-01
Google like other multinationals that make use of international tax minimization strategies has always said it pays all its taxes PositiveA Google spokesman on Tuesday confirmed it would scrap the licensing structure saying this was in line with international rules and followed changes to U.S. tax law in 2017 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-taxes-netherlands/google-to-end-double-irish-dutch-sandwich-tax-scheme-idUSKBN1YZ10Z2020-01-01
The tax strategy was legal and allowed Google to avoid triggering U.S. income taxes or European withholding taxes on the funds which represent the bulk of its overseas profits NegativeA Google spokesman on Tuesday confirmed it would scrap the licensing structure saying this was in line with international rules and followed changes to U.S. tax law in 2017 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-taxes-netherlands/google-to-end-double-irish-dutch-sandwich-tax-scheme-idUSKBN1YZ10Z2020-01-01
Under pressure from the European Union and the United States Ireland in 2014 decided to phase out the arrangement ending Googles Irish tax advantages in 2020 NegativeA Google spokesman on Tuesday confirmed it would scrap the licensing structure saying this was in line with international rules and followed changes to U.S. tax law in 2017 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-taxes-netherlands/google-to-end-double-irish-dutch-sandwich-tax-scheme-idUSKBN1YZ10Z2020-01-01
YouTube is a unit of Alphabet Incs Google NeutralTeen heartthrob Justin Bieber is opening up about his creative and personal life through a 10part documentary ahead of a career comeback after three years away from the spotlight http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-justin-bieber/justin-bieber-to-chronicle-comeback-in-youtube-documentary-series-idUSKBN1YZ17U2020-01-01





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When Googles Android software system arrived a year later the Blackberry still seemed to have bright future PositiveWhen the first Apple iPhone hit the market in 2007 not everyone was convinced it would supplant the flipphone http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-smartphone-decade-in-review/decade-in-review-what-the-smartphone-has-wrought-idUSKBN1YR1SC2019-12-24
Gibmedia had accused Google of having suspended its Google Ads account without notice NegativeGoogle said it would appeal the decision http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-google/france-fines-google-150-million-euros-for-opaque-advertising-rules-idUSKBN1YO1022019-12-21
Google said it blocked Gibmedia because it was running ads for websites that deceived people into paying for services on unclear billing terms NegativeGoogle said it would appeal the decision http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-google/france-fines-google-150-million-euros-for-opaque-advertising-rules-idUSKBN1YO1022019-12-21
Google said it would appeal the decision PositiveGoogle said it would appeal the decision http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-google/france-fines-google-150-million-euros-for-opaque-advertising-rules-idUSKBN1YO1022019-12-21
Google which is the worlds biggest internet search engine has also faced growing regulatory scrutiny about the content it promotes in search results and ads NegativePARIS Dec 20 Frances competition authority on Friday fined Google 150 million euros for anticompetitive behaviour and for having unclear advertising on the Google Ads page http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/france-google/google-fined-150-million-euros-by-france-idUSP6N28C01S2019-12-21
In January Frances data protection watchdog had fined Google 50 million euros for breaching European Union online privacy rules NegativeGoogle said it would appeal the decision http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-google/france-fines-google-150-million-euros-for-opaque-advertising-rules-idUSKBN1YO1022019-12-21
In September Google agreed to pay close to 1 billion euros to French authorities to settle a fiscal fraud probe that began four years ago PositiveGoogle said it would appeal the decision http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-google/france-fines-google-150-million-euros-for-opaque-advertising-rules-idUSKBN1YO1022019-12-21
The regulator said that by changing its terms of use and rules at will Google had abused its market power NegativeGoogle said it would appeal the decision http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-google/france-fines-google-150-million-euros-for-opaque-advertising-rules-idUSKBN1YO1022019-12-21
We do not want these kinds of ads on our systems so we suspended Gibmedia and gave up advertising revenue to protect consumers from Google said in statement NegativeGoogle said it would appeal the decision http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-google/france-fines-google-150-million-euros-for-opaque-advertising-rules-idUSKBN1YO1022019-12-21
With a market share of around in the online search business Google has a responsibility to offer a fair access to Google Ads the regulator added PositiveGoogle said it would appeal the decision http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-google/france-fines-google-150-million-euros-for-opaque-advertising-rules-idUSKBN1YO1022019-12-21
Digital advertising fuels big businesses like Google and Facebook and we have been building a picture of how this complex new market works PositiveLONDON Dec 18 Britains competition regulator said there was a strong argument for tougher regulation of Google and Facebook to curb any negative consequences stemming from their domination of online advertising http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/britain-digital-investigation/britain-poised-to-tackle-google-facebooks-online-ads-dominance-idUSL8N28S38H2019-12-19
LONDON Britains competition regulator looked set to spare Google and Facebook an indepth investigation of their domination of online advertising on Wednesday but flagged the need for tougher regulation to curb any negative consequences NegativeLONDON Britains competition regulator looked set to spare Google and Facebook an indepth investigation of their domination of online advertising on Wednesday but flagged the need for tougher regulation to curb any negative consequences http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-digital-investigation/tougher-rules-in-store-for-google-facebook-over-uk-online-ads-idUSKBN1YM1FB2019-12-19
LONDON Dec 18 Britains competition regulator said there was a strong argument for tougher regulation of Google and Facebook to curb any negative consequences stemming from their domination of online advertising NegativeLONDON Dec 18 Britains competition regulator said there was a strong argument for tougher regulation of Google and Facebook to curb any negative consequences stemming from their domination of online advertising http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/britain-digital-investigation/britain-poised-to-tackle-google-facebooks-online-ads-dominance-idUSL8N28S38H2019-12-19
LONDON Dec 18 Facebook and Google said on Wednesday they would work with British government and CMA competition watchdog on digital advertising after the CMA said it could recommend strengthening regulation PositiveLONDON Dec 18 Facebook and Google said on Wednesday they would work with British government and CMA competition watchdog on digital advertising after the CMA said it could recommend strengthening regulation http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/britain-digital-investigation-facebook/facebook-google-say-will-engage-with-uk-regulator-on-advertising-idUSL8N28S3KW2019-12-19
Ronan Harris vice president of Google UK and Ireland Well continue to work constructively with the CMA and the government PositiveLONDON Dec 18 Facebook and Google said on Wednesday they would work with British government and CMA competition watchdog on digital advertising after the CMA said it could recommend strengthening regulation http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/britain-digital-investigation-facebook/facebook-google-say-will-engage-with-uk-regulator-on-advertising-idUSL8N28S3KW2019-12-19
The group aims to make it easier for device manufacturers to build products that are compatible with smart home and voice services such as Alexa Siri and Google Assistant PositiveAmazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tech-smart-home/apple-amazon-google-partner-to-make-smart-home-devices-more-compatible-idUSKBN1YM1SI2019-12-19
Weve built easytouse controls that enable people to manage their data in Googles services such as the ability to turn off personalised advertising and to automatically delete their search history PositiveLONDON Britains competition regulator looked set to spare Google and Facebook an indepth investigation of their domination of online advertising on Wednesday but flagged the need for tougher regulation to curb any negative consequences http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-digital-investigation/tougher-rules-in-store-for-google-facebook-over-uk-online-ads-idUSKBN1YM1FB2019-12-19
com Inc Apple Inc and Alphabet Incs Google are partnering to lay the groundwork for better compatibility among their smart home products the companies said on Wednesday PositiveDec 18 Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/tech-smart-home/apple-amazon-google-partner-to-make-smart-home-devices-more-compatible-idUSL4N28S3992019-12-19
Google and Facebook have opposed tighter regulation while traditional media owners including Rupert Murdochs News Corp have backed reform NeutralTOKYO Japan will tighten regulations to prevent technology giants including Facebook Inc and Google from abusing their market power and having unfair advantage over small businesses officials said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-japan-tech-regulations/japan-to-tighten-screws-on-tech-giants-to-ensure-transparency-idUSKBN1YL0TI2019-12-18
TOKYO Japan will tighten regulations to prevent technology giants including Facebook Inc and Google from abusing their market power and having unfair advantage over small businesses officials said on Tuesday PositiveTOKYO Japan will tighten regulations to prevent technology giants including Facebook Inc and Google from abusing their market power and having unfair advantage over small businesses officials said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-japan-tech-regulations/japan-to-tighten-screws-on-tech-giants-to-ensure-transparency-idUSKBN1YL0TI2019-12-18
Facebook Twitter and Google did not immediately respond to a request for comment NeutralDec 16 U.S. political campaigns should make someone in their teams responsible for monitoring online disinformation about their candidate ahead of the 2020 elections the Democratic National Committee said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-election-disinformation/democrats-release-tips-for-election-campaigns-to-fight-online-disinformation-idUSL1N28Q1PD2019-12-17
Facebook and Google did not immediately respond to a request for comment NeutralU.S. political campaigns should make someone in their teams responsible for monitoring online disinformation about their candidate ahead of the 2020 elections the Democratic National Committee said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-disinformation/democrats-release-tips-for-election-campaigns-to-fight-online-disinformation-idUSKBN1YK26P2019-12-17
ISTANBUL Google has told its Turkish business partners it will not be able to work with them on new Android phones to be released in Turkey after the Turkish competition board ruled that changes Google made to its contracts were not acceptable NegativeISTANBUL Google has told its Turkish business partners it will not be able to work with them on new Android phones to be released in Turkey after the Turkish competition board ruled that changes Google made to its contracts were not acceptable http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-turkey-google/google-warns-turkish-partners-over-new-android-phones-amid-dispute-idUSKBN1YK0QR2019-12-17
In January 2019 the competition authority also said it had launched an investigation into whether Google broke competition law with algorithms it uses for searches and to target advertisements NegativeISTANBUL Google has told its Turkish business partners it will not be able to work with them on new Android phones to be released in Turkey after the Turkish competition board ruled that changes Google made to its contracts were not acceptable http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-turkey-google/google-warns-turkish-partners-over-new-android-phones-amid-dispute-idUSKBN1YK0QR2019-12-17
Tesla Apple Google Microsoft and Glencore did not immediately respond for comment NeutralThe companies were part of a system of forced labor that the families claimed led to the death and serious injury of their children it said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-mining-children-trfn/tesla-apple-among-firms-accused-of-aiding-child-labor-in-congo-idUSKBN1YK24F2019-12-17
That probe followed a complaint that Alphabet Incs Google unit had abused its dominant position and made the efforts of other companies the authority said NegativeISTANBUL Google has told its Turkish business partners it will not be able to work with them on new Android phones to be released in Turkey after the Turkish competition board ruled that changes Google made to its contracts were not acceptable http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-turkey-google/google-warns-turkish-partners-over-new-android-phones-amid-dispute-idUSKBN1YK0QR2019-12-17
Weve informed our business partners that we will not be able to work with them on new Android phones to be released for the Turkish the Google statement said NegativeISTANBUL Google has told its Turkish business partners it will not be able to work with them on new Android phones to be released in Turkey after the Turkish competition board ruled that changes Google made to its contracts were not acceptable http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-turkey-google/google-warns-turkish-partners-over-new-android-phones-amid-dispute-idUSKBN1YK0QR2019-12-17
WASHINGTON Dec 13 The chair of a congressional panel wrote letters to Alphabets Google and to Apple on Friday to ask what if any disclosures mobile apps are required to make regarding overseas ties a concern that follows reports of Chinese investment in popular apps like TikTok and Grindr NegativeWASHINGTON Dec 13 The chair of a congressional panel wrote letters to Alphabets Google and to Apple on Friday to ask what if any disclosures mobile apps are required to make regarding overseas ties a concern that follows reports of Chinese investment in popular apps like TikTok and Grindr http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-tech-nationalsecurity/google-apple-asked-if-apps-like-tiktok-must-disclose-foreign-ties-idUSL1N28N0XB2019-12-15
In July Australia said it would create the worlds first dedicated office within an antitrust regulator to police Facebook Inc and Google PositiveGoogle ric in second http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/australia-techregulator/corrected-australia-to-develop-code-of-conduct-for-likes-of-facebook-and-google-idUSS9N27S0192019-12-13
The FTC was also known to be investigating Facebook while groups of state attorneys general are looking at Facebook and Google NegativeFacebook shares closed 2 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-facebook-ftc/u-s-regulator-weighs-action-against-facebook-over-how-its-apps-interact-report-idUSKBN1YG2FH2019-12-13
Salesky told Reuters he and Urmson who were part of a multidisciplinary CMU team in 2007 and later worked together at Google were still friends PositiveBryan Salesky had little way of knowing in 2007 that his teammates and rivals in a U.S. Defense Departmentsponsored competition were laying the foundations for future selfdriving businesses now valued at billions of dollars http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autos-self-driving-argo-darpa/self-driving-car-firms-rooted-in-u-s-government-competition-idUSKBN1YF18Y2019-12-12
Becerra whose state is home to Facebook and Googles parent Alphabet said he was concerned about consolidation and that the tech sector was growing and consolidating NegativeWASHINGTON California Attorney General Xavier Becerra whose state is leading a fight to stop TMobile US from buying Sprint warned on Tuesday his agency was concerned about corporate consolidation particularly in cases where U.S. federal regulators do not take action http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-antitrust-california/california-attorney-general-warns-companies-if-youre-consolidating-were-looking-idUSKBN1YE2JG2019-12-11
KAMPALA Loon a unit of Googles owner Alphabet Inc which uses highaltitude balloons to provide mobile internet to remote areas has signed a key access airspace agreement with Uganda PositiveKAMPALA Loon a unit of Googles owner Alphabet Inc which uses highaltitude balloons to provide mobile internet to remote areas has signed a key access airspace agreement with Uganda http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uganda-internet/alphabets-loon-agrees-airspace-deal-with-uganda-for-internet-balloon-service-idUSKBN1YE1YY2019-12-11
LONDON Google Alibaba and other Big companies could be forced to share data on financial services customers with banks and financial technology firms to prevent unfair competition PositiveLONDON Google Alibaba and other Big companies could be forced to share data on financial services customers with banks and financial technology firms to prevent unfair competition http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tech-regulator/global-financial-watchdogs-take-aim-at-big-techs-data-dominance-idUSKBN1YC0NS2019-12-09
CWA spokeswoman Beth Allen said its organizing director has been in touch with Google employees for some time to offer assistance PositiveThe complaint seen by Reuters will trigger a National Labor Relations Board investigation into whether Google violated the four individuals right to collectively raise concerns about working conditions http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-unions/labor-group-accuses-google-of-illegally-firing-workers-to-stifle-unionism-idUSKBN1YA04G2019-12-06
Google did not respond to a request for comment on the filing though it has said the four workers were let go for violating the companys datasecurity policies NegativeThe complaint seen by Reuters will trigger a National Labor Relations Board investigation into whether Google violated the four individuals right to collectively raise concerns about working conditions http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-unions/labor-group-accuses-google-of-illegally-firing-workers-to-stifle-unionism-idUSKBN1YA04G2019-12-06
If at the end of its investigation the NLRB finds Google has a case to answer the union could seek to reach a settlement or ultimately appeal to a court PositiveThe complaint seen by Reuters will trigger a National Labor Relations Board investigation into whether Google violated the four individuals right to collectively raise concerns about working conditions http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-unions/labor-group-accuses-google-of-illegally-firing-workers-to-stifle-unionism-idUSKBN1YA04G2019-12-06
September 2019 Google discloses it has received a civil investigative demand from the Justice Department NeutralBig tech companies such as Facebook Inc Alphabet Incs Google Apple Inc and Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tech-antitrust-probe-factbox/factbox-big-tech-faces-growing-number-of-u-s-probes-idUSKBN1Y92G82019-12-06
The complaint seen by Reuters will trigger a National Labor Relations Board investigation into whether Google violated the four individuals right to collectively raise concerns about working conditions NegativeThe complaint seen by Reuters will trigger a National Labor Relations Board investigation into whether Google violated the four individuals right to collectively raise concerns about working conditions http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-unions/labor-group-accuses-google-of-illegally-firing-workers-to-stifle-unionism-idUSKBN1YA04G2019-12-06
The union stepped forward to make the charge against the company because it has been harmed by Googles she said NegativeThe complaint seen by Reuters will trigger a National Labor Relations Board investigation into whether Google violated the four individuals right to collectively raise concerns about working conditions http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-unions/labor-group-accuses-google-of-illegally-firing-workers-to-stifle-unionism-idUSKBN1YA04G2019-12-06
Workers and investors have been able to exercise limited oversight over Googles practices because cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin control Alphabets shareholder voting power NegativeThe complaint seen by Reuters will trigger a National Labor Relations Board investigation into whether Google violated the four individuals right to collectively raise concerns about working conditions http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-unions/labor-group-accuses-google-of-illegally-firing-workers-to-stifle-unionism-idUSKBN1YA04G2019-12-06
Big tech companies such as Facebook Inc Alphabet Incs Google Apple Inc and Amazon face a slew of antitrust probes by the federal government state attorneys general and congress NegativeU.S. Federal Trade Commission has broadened scrutiny of Amazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-cloud-ftc/amazon-faces-u-s-antitrust-scrutiny-on-cloud-business-bloomberg-idUSKBN1Y90312019-12-05
CHICAGO Websites for the three largest U.S. airlines were briefly down on Wednesday because of a technical issue with flight data software they use from Alphabet Incs Google NegativeCHICAGO Websites for the three largest U.S. airlines were briefly down on Wednesday because of a technical issue with flight data software they use from Alphabet Incs Google http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-airlines-websites/u-s-airline-websites-briefly-down-after-google-technical-issue-idUSKBN1Y82OP2019-12-05
Googlebacked Waymo is the only company so far to have secured a full license for testing without a safety driver NeutralChinese startup AutoX backed by ecommerce giant Alibaba has applied to test selfdriving vehicles without an incar backup driver in California the first challenger to Alphabet Incs autonomous driving venture Waymo to say it has done so http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-california-autonomous-exclusive/exclusive-alibaba-backed-startup-autox-applies-for-driver-less-test-permit-in-california-idUSKBN1Y82662019-12-05
LONDON British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would press ahead with new taxes on U.S internet giants like Facebook and Google putting him at odds with U.S. President Trump who has threatened retaliation against France over its digital tax plans NegativeLONDON British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would press ahead with new taxes on U.S internet giants like Facebook and Google putting him at odds with U.S. President Trump who has threatened retaliation against France over its digital tax plans http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-britain-election-digital-tax/britains-johnson-backs-digital-tax-despite-trumps-ire-idUSKBN1Y80TD2019-12-05
The companys stock has risen since Pichai became CEO of Google which accounts for close to of Alphabets total revenue PositiveHe can execute more effectively without having to worry about stepping on the toes of Page and Lip said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-google-research/under-pichai-alphabets-moonshot-projects-may-face-more-scrutiny-idUSKBN1Y81GE2019-12-05
Alphabet which owns more than a dozen companies including selfdriving car technology business Waymo and health care software company Verily emerged in 2015 as part of a restructuring of Google PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai will replace Larry Page as CEO of parent Alphabet Inc extending a long retreat from public roles and active management by Page and Sergey Brin at the company they cofounded 21 years ago http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-google/google-co-founders-step-aside-as-pichai-takes-helm-of-parent-alphabet-idUSKBN1Y72MR2019-12-04
In March Google and Facebook said they were making changes to boost user privacy PositiveMore than seven in 10 respondents to a survey of almost 10000 people in nine countries said they were worried about how tech firms collected and used their personal data http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-tech-privacy/privacy-concerns-pushing-people-to-change-online-behavior-poll-shows-idUSKBN1Y803D2019-12-04
SAN FRANCISCO Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai will replace Larry Page as CEO of parent Alphabet Inc extending a long retreat from public roles and active management by Page and Sergey Brin at the company they cofounded 21 years ago NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai will replace Larry Page as CEO of parent Alphabet Inc extending a long retreat from public roles and active management by Page and Sergey Brin at the company they cofounded 21 years ago http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-google/google-co-founders-step-aside-as-pichai-takes-helm-of-parent-alphabet-idUSKBN1Y72MR2019-12-04
The Internet Association a trade group representing tech firms including Facebook and Google did not immediately respond to a request for comment NeutralMore than seven in 10 respondents to a survey of almost 10000 people in nine countries said they were worried about how tech firms collected and used their personal data http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-tech-privacy/privacy-concerns-pushing-people-to-change-online-behavior-poll-shows-idUSKBN1Y803D2019-12-04
Britains competition watchdog on Monday said it was probing Googles NeutralBritains competition watchdog on Monday said it was probing Googles http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-looker-m-a-alphabet-cma/britains-competition-watchdog-reviewing-googles-looker-buyout-deal-idUSKBN1Y60NB2019-12-03
LONDON Laws governing the upcoming British election are not fit for purpose and steps by Facebook and Google to increase transparency around digital adverts are not a substitute for reform the Electoral Commission said NegativeLONDON Laws governing the upcoming British election are not fit for purpose and steps by Facebook and Google to increase transparency around digital adverts are not a substitute for reform the Electoral Commission said http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-regulator/britains-electoral-law-not-fit-for-purpose-says-regulator-idUSKBN1Y611J2019-12-03
Our focus for the upcoming election is transparency to show voters who is purchasing election ads about candidates and political a Google spokesman said NeutralLONDON Laws governing the upcoming British election are not fit for purpose and steps by Facebook and Google to increase transparency around digital adverts are not a substitute for reform the Electoral Commission said http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-regulator/britains-electoral-law-not-fit-for-purpose-says-regulator-idUSKBN1Y611J2019-12-03
The EU executive said it had sent out questionnaires as part of preliminary investigations into both Facebook and Googles data NegativeBRUSSELS EU antitrust regulators are investigating how Facebook collects and monetizes its data the European Commission said on Monday opening a second front on top of an existing probe into the social media giants online marketplace http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-eu-facebook-antitrust/facebook-in-eu-antitrust-crosshairs-over-data-collection-idUSKBN1Y625J2019-12-03
BRUSSELS EU antitrust regulators are investigating Googles collection of data the European Commission told Reuters on Saturday suggesting the worlds most popular internet search engine remains in its sights despite record fines in recent years NegativeBRUSSELS EU antitrust regulators are investigating Googles collection of data the European Commission told Reuters on Saturday suggesting the worlds most popular internet search engine remains in its sights despite record fines in recent years http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-eu-antitrust-regulators-say-they-are-investigating-googles-data-collection-idUSKBN1Y40NX2019-12-01
European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager has handed down fines totalling more than 8 billion euros to Google in the last two years and ordered it to change its business practices NegativeBRUSSELS EU antitrust regulators are investigating Googles collection of data the European Commission told Reuters on Saturday suggesting the worlds most popular internet search engine remains in its sights despite record fines in recent years http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-eu-antitrust-regulators-say-they-are-investigating-googles-data-collection-idUSKBN1Y40NX2019-12-01
Google has said it uses data to better its services and that users can manage delete and transfer their data at any time PositiveBRUSSELS EU antitrust regulators are investigating Googles collection of data the European Commission told Reuters on Saturday suggesting the worlds most popular internet search engine remains in its sights despite record fines in recent years http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-eu-antitrust-regulators-say-they-are-investigating-googles-data-collection-idUSKBN1Y40NX2019-12-01
The EU executive said it was seeking information on how and why Alphabet unit Google is collecting data confirming a Reuters story on Friday NegativeBRUSSELS EU antitrust regulators are investigating Googles collection of data the European Commission told Reuters on Saturday suggesting the worlds most popular internet search engine remains in its sights despite record fines in recent years http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-eu-antitrust-regulators-say-they-are-investigating-googles-data-collection-idUSKBN1Y40NX2019-12-01
BRUSSELS European Union antitrust regulators are seeking details of Googles data collection practices according to a document seen by Reuters a move that could signal yet more regulatory woes for the worlds most popular internet search engine NegativeBRUSSELS European Union antitrust regulators are seeking details of Googles data collection practices according to a document seen by Reuters a move that could signal yet more regulatory woes for the worlds most popular internet search engine http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust/eu-antitrust-regulators-seek-details-of-googles-data-practices-document-idUSKBN1Y327I2019-11-30
Companies were asked about agreements providing data to Google or allowing it to collect data via their services in recent years and whether they were compensated for this PositiveBRUSSELS European Union antitrust regulators are seeking details of Googles data collection practices according to a document seen by Reuters a move that could signal yet more regulatory woes for the worlds most popular internet search engine http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust/eu-antitrust-regulators-seek-details-of-googles-data-practices-document-idUSKBN1Y327I2019-11-30
Regulators also wanted to know if Google had refused to provide data and how this affected the companies NegativeBRUSSELS European Union antitrust regulators are seeking details of Googles data collection practices according to a document seen by Reuters a move that could signal yet more regulatory woes for the worlds most popular internet search engine http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust/eu-antitrust-regulators-seek-details-of-googles-data-practices-document-idUSKBN1Y327I2019-11-30
As a result more and more CSS have been or will be forced by Google to exit the market NegativeBRUSSELS Axel Springers http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust/axel-springer-unit-others-say-google-still-playing-unfairly-want-eu-to-act-idUSKBN1Y20W42019-11-29
As a result more and more CSSs have been or will be forced by Google to exit the the companies said NegativeBRUSSELS Nov 28 Fortyone European pricecomparison shopping services on Thursday urged EU antitrust regulators to act against Alphabet Incs Google for allegedly flouting an order to allow rivals to compete on equal terms which they said is endangering their existence http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-alphabet-antitrust/shopping-rivals-urge-eu-to-act-against-google-for-allegedly-favouring-own-service-idUSL8N2875J72019-11-29
BRUSSELS Nov 28 Fortyone European pricecomparison shopping services on Thursday urged EU antitrust regulators to act against Alphabet Incs Google for allegedly flouting an order to allow rivals to compete on equal terms which they said is endangering their existence NegativeBRUSSELS Nov 28 Fortyone European pricecomparison shopping services on Thursday urged EU antitrust regulators to act against Alphabet Incs Google for allegedly flouting an order to allow rivals to compete on equal terms which they said is endangering their existence http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-alphabet-antitrust/shopping-rivals-urge-eu-to-act-against-google-for-allegedly-favouring-own-service-idUSL8N2875J72019-11-29
France meanwhile favors introducing an EUwide digital tax on tech giants like Facebook and Google to boost joint coffers without raising individual member states contributions PositiveBRUSSELS Current European Union president Finland is expected to propose that the blocs next sevenyear budget starting in 2021 amounts to 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-budget-finland-exclusive/exclusive-finns-to-propose-nudging-up-contributions-to-next-eu-budget-sources-idUSKBN1Y21Z62019-11-29
Google said it was seeing positive results from its shopping and more merchants were gaining traffic PositiveBRUSSELS Axel Springers http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust/axel-springer-unit-others-say-google-still-playing-unfairly-want-eu-to-act-idUSKBN1Y20W42019-11-29
Over 28000 merchants in Europe are currently placing shopping ads through these thirdparty Comparison Shopping Services leading to more choice for merchants and Google said PositiveBRUSSELS Axel Springers http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust/axel-springer-unit-others-say-google-still-playing-unfairly-want-eu-to-act-idUSKBN1Y20W42019-11-29
The letter demonstrates a united front of genuine comparison shopping services against Googles attempt to present measures as a compliance he said PositiveBRUSSELS Axel Springers http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust/axel-springer-unit-others-say-google-still-playing-unfairly-want-eu-to-act-idUSKBN1Y20W42019-11-29
The letter demonstrates a united front of genuine comparison shopping services against Googles attempt to present measures as a compliance that actually make matters worse for its he said NeutralBRUSSELS Nov 28 Fortyone European pricecomparison shopping services on Thursday urged EU antitrust regulators to act against Alphabet Incs Google for allegedly flouting an order to allow rivals to compete on equal terms which they said is endangering their existence http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-alphabet-antitrust/shopping-rivals-urge-eu-to-act-against-google-for-allegedly-favouring-own-service-idUSL8N2875J72019-11-29
They said Googles proposal to allow competitors to bid for advertising space at the top of a search page had not boosted traffic to their sites NegativeBRUSSELS Axel Springers http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust/axel-springer-unit-others-say-google-still-playing-unfairly-want-eu-to-act-idUSKBN1Y20W42019-11-29
They said Googles proposal to allow competitors to bid for advertising space at the top of a search page has not boosted traffic to their sites NegativeBRUSSELS Nov 28 Fortyone European pricecomparison shopping services on Thursday urged EU antitrust regulators to act against Alphabet Incs Google for allegedly flouting an order to allow rivals to compete on equal terms which they said is endangering their existence http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-alphabet-antitrust/shopping-rivals-urge-eu-to-act-against-google-for-allegedly-favouring-own-service-idUSL8N2875J72019-11-29
This is the first time that such a big group of companies has teamed up to call on European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager to take further action against Google NeutralBRUSSELS Nov 28 Fortyone European pricecomparison shopping services on Thursday urged EU antitrust regulators to act against Alphabet Incs Google for allegedly flouting an order to allow rivals to compete on equal terms which they said is endangering their existence http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-alphabet-antitrust/shopping-rivals-urge-eu-to-act-against-google-for-allegedly-favouring-own-service-idUSL8N2875J72019-11-29
We are approaching you because companies like ours are endangered by Google which is artfully avoiding compliance with the the companies said NegativeBRUSSELS Nov 28 Fortyone European pricecomparison shopping services on Thursday urged EU antitrust regulators to act against Alphabet Incs Google for allegedly flouting an order to allow rivals to compete on equal terms which they said is endangering their existence http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-alphabet-antitrust/shopping-rivals-urge-eu-to-act-against-google-for-allegedly-favouring-own-service-idUSL8N2875J72019-11-29
We are approaching you because companies like ours are endangered by Google which is artfully avoiding compliance with the the companies wrote NegativeBRUSSELS Axel Springers http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust/axel-springer-unit-others-say-google-still-playing-unfairly-want-eu-to-act-idUSKBN1Y20W42019-11-29
WASHINGTON U.S. trade officials said they will announce any proposed action toward France on Monday when they release the findings from their investigation into the European allys tax on big internet companies such as Amazon Google and Facebook NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. trade officials said they will announce any proposed action toward France on Monday when they release the findings from their investigation into the European allys tax on big internet companies such as Amazon Google and Facebook http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-trade-france/u-s-to-announce-findings-from-probe-of-frances-tech-tax-on-monday-idUSKBN1Y11Y42019-11-28
WASHINGTON Democratic senators proposed legislation on Tuesday that would set penalties for online companies like Alphabet Incs Google and Facebook Inc if they mishandle users personal data NegativeWASHINGTON Democratic senators proposed legislation on Tuesday that would set penalties for online companies like Alphabet Incs Google and Facebook Inc if they mishandle users personal data http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-privacy-congress/senate-democrats-unveil-privacy-bill-with-fines-for-privacy-violations-idUSKBN1Y01UG2019-11-27
Google said Gradient investments follow the parent company principles but declined to discuss the Pentagon image processing NegativeSAN FRANCISCO A group advocating ethical investing will ask backers of tech analytics company Palantir Technologies to push for changes to its business practices a rare case of coordinated shareholder action against a privately held company http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-palantir-investors/activist-investors-to-pressure-privately-held-palantir-on-human-rights-idUSKBN1XW1XH2019-11-23
From banking to dating tech companies such as Facebook Google and Amazon are so integral to modern life that users have become and said Canadianborn Wylie PositiveFrom banking to dating tech companies such as Facebook Google and Amazon are so integral to modern life that users have become and said Canadianborn Wylie http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-britain-data-privacy-trfn/big-tech-too-big-to-fail-says-data-whistleblower-wylie-idUSKBN1XV2FB2019-11-22
Google which has invested million in Gojek declined to comment on Makarims departure while Tencent and JD did not immediately respond to requests for comment NegativeJAKARTA Gojek CEO and cofounder Nadiem Makarim said on Monday he had resigned to join Indonesias new cabinet and the ridehailing and payments company said two senior executives would jointly take over running operations of the billion firm http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-indonesia-politics-president-gojek/gojek-ceo-quits-to-join-indonesian-cabinet-replacements-named-idUSKBN1X00BR2019-11-22
This will be a major relief for Huawei after an arduous period with large technology players like Microsoft Google and others restricted on the Ives said PositiveMicrosoft declined to comment beyond its statement on which products had been approved and the Commerce Department declined to comment http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-microsoft-huawei/microsoft-granted-license-to-export-mass-market-software-to-huawei-idUSKBN1XV2LE2019-11-22
A Google spokeswoman told Reuters on Wednesday that the video would still be allowed under the latest policy PositiveAlphabet Incs Google will stop giving advertisers the ability to target election ads using data such as public voter records and general political affiliations the company said in a blog post on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-advertising/google-bars-elections-ads-from-using-political-leanings-voter-data-idUSKBN1XU2WT2019-11-21
Additionally Google will not record personal information for future advertising purposes in the restricted mode NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Websites and apps using Googles advertising tools will be able to block personalized ads to internet users in California and elsewhere as part of the Alphabet Inc units effort to help them comply with the states new privacy law it told clients this week http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-google-privacy/google-to-let-sites-block-personalized-ads-under-california-privacy-law-idUSKBN1XV0342019-11-21
Alphabet Incs Google will stop giving advertisers the ability to target election ads using data such as public voter records and general political affiliations the company said in a blog post on Wednesday NeutralAlphabet Incs Google will stop giving advertisers the ability to target election ads using data such as public voter records and general political affiliations the company said in a blog post on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-advertising/google-bars-elections-ads-from-using-political-leanings-voter-data-idUSKBN1XU2WT2019-11-21
Google also clarified that its policies for political and nonpolitical ads prohibit doctored and manipulated media NegativeAlphabet Incs Google will stop giving advertisers the ability to target election ads using data such as public voter records and general political affiliations the company said in a blog post on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-advertising/google-bars-elections-ads-from-using-political-leanings-voter-data-idUSKBN1XU2WT2019-11-21
Google said on Wednesday that it would limit audience targeting for election ads to age gender and general location at a postal code level NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Online platforms including Facebook and Alphabet Incs Google face growing pressure to stop carrying political ads that contain false or misleading claims ahead of the U.S. presidential election http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-advertising-factbox/factbox-how-social-media-services-handle-political-ads-idUSKBN1XV0712019-11-21
Google said that it was happy to answer questions about the project NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren along with fellow Senators Richard Blumenthal and Bill Cassidy wrote a letter to Alphabets Google on Wednesday to raise questions about its access to the health records of tens of millions of Americans http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-health-congress/u-s-lawmakers-question-google-about-collection-of-health-records-idUSKBN1XU2PH2019-11-21
Nov 20 Alphabets Google will stop giving advertisers the ability to target election ads using data such as public voter records and general political affiliations the company said in a blog post on Wednesday NeutralNov 20 Alphabets Google will stop giving advertisers the ability to target election ads using data such as public voter records and general political affiliations the company said in a blog post on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/alphabet-google-advertising/google-changes-election-ads-policy-to-limit-targeting-idUSL2N28022P2019-11-21
SAN FRANCISCO Online platforms including Facebook and Alphabet Incs Google face growing pressure to stop carrying political ads that contain false or misleading claims ahead of the U.S. presidential election NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Online platforms including Facebook and Alphabet Incs Google face growing pressure to stop carrying political ads that contain false or misleading claims ahead of the U.S. presidential election http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-advertising-factbox/factbox-how-social-media-services-handle-political-ads-idUSKBN1XV0712019-11-21
SAN FRANCISCO Websites and apps using Googles advertising tools will be able to block personalized ads to internet users in California and elsewhere as part of the Alphabet Inc units effort to help them comply with the states new privacy law it told clients this week PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Websites and apps using Googles advertising tools will be able to block personalized ads to internet users in California and elsewhere as part of the Alphabet Inc units effort to help them comply with the states new privacy law it told clients this week http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-google-privacy/google-to-let-sites-block-personalized-ads-under-california-privacy-law-idUSKBN1XV0342019-11-21
The changes are expected to prompt political campaigns to shift some ads to television and Googles smaller rivals PositiveAlphabet Incs Google will stop giving advertisers the ability to target election ads using data such as public voter records and general political affiliations the company said in a blog post on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-advertising/google-bars-elections-ads-from-using-political-leanings-voter-data-idUSKBN1XU2WT2019-11-21
The company which recently joined Facebook Twitter and Google in launching a public database of its political ads defines political ads as including electionrelated advocacy and issue ads PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Online platforms including Facebook and Alphabet Incs Google face growing pressure to stop carrying political ads that contain false or misleading claims ahead of the U.S. presidential election http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-advertising-factbox/factbox-how-social-media-services-handle-political-ads-idUSKBN1XV0712019-11-21
Tim Cameron chief executive of FlexPoint Media which buys ads for Republican campaigns said he will stop licensing Googles adbuying tool in January because of the new restrictions PositiveAlphabet Incs Google will stop giving advertisers the ability to target election ads using data such as public voter records and general political affiliations the company said in a blog post on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-advertising/google-bars-elections-ads-from-using-political-leanings-voter-data-idUSKBN1XU2WT2019-11-21
WASHINGTON U.S. Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren along with fellow Senators Richard Blumenthal and Bill Cassidy wrote a letter to Alphabets Google on Wednesday to raise questions about its access to the health records of tens of millions of Americans NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren along with fellow Senators Richard Blumenthal and Bill Cassidy wrote a letter to Alphabets Google on Wednesday to raise questions about its access to the health records of tens of millions of Americans http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-health-congress/u-s-lawmakers-question-google-about-collection-of-health-records-idUSKBN1XU2PH2019-11-21
Warren and Blumenthal who are Democrats along with Cassidy a Republican were focused on a business partnership that Google formed with Ascension Health PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren along with fellow Senators Richard Blumenthal and Bill Cassidy wrote a letter to Alphabets Google on Wednesday to raise questions about its access to the health records of tens of millions of Americans http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-health-congress/u-s-lawmakers-question-google-about-collection-of-health-records-idUSKBN1XU2PH2019-11-21
We believe Googles work with Ascension adheres to industrywide regulations regarding patient data and comes with strict guidance on data privacy security and the company said in an email statement PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren along with fellow Senators Richard Blumenthal and Bill Cassidy wrote a letter to Alphabets Google on Wednesday to raise questions about its access to the health records of tens of millions of Americans http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-health-congress/u-s-lawmakers-question-google-about-collection-of-health-records-idUSKBN1XU2PH2019-11-21
Alphabet Incs Google on Tuesday launched Stadia a cloudbased service that allows users to stream games including Assassins Creed and NBA on Chrome web browser PositiveAlphabet Incs Google on Tuesday launched Stadia a cloudbased service that allows users to stream games including Assassins Creed and NBA on Chrome web browser http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-stadia/google-enters-gaming-with-cloud-based-streaming-service-stadia-idUSKBN1XT2L22019-11-20
Facebook and Apple declined comment for this story while Amazon and Google had no immediate comment NegativeFRANCISCO Four top U.S. tech companies Alphabets Google Facebook Amazon http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tech-antitrust/google-facebook-amazon-and-apple-offer-defense-in-congressional-antitrust-probe-idUSKBN1XT28X2019-11-20
Google is offering the 4K version as part of its premium service Stadia Pro priced at PositiveAlphabet Incs Google on Tuesday launched Stadia a cloudbased service that allows users to stream games including Assassins Creed and NBA on Chrome web browser http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-stadia/google-enters-gaming-with-cloud-based-streaming-service-stadia-idUSKBN1XT2L22019-11-20
HANOI Vingroup JSC Vietnams biggest listed firm by market value said on Wednesday it had signed an agreement with Google to develop smart TV on the Android platform PositiveHANOI Vingroup JSC Vietnams biggest listed firm by market value said on Wednesday it had signed an agreement with Google to develop smart TV on the Android platform http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-vietnam-vingroup-tv/vietnams-vingroup-in-deal-with-google-to-develop-smart-tvs-idUSKBN1XU0962019-11-20
In its responses Google which owns YouTube denied favoring its own services over those of competitors in search video and internet browsers NegativeFRANCISCO Four top U.S. tech companies Alphabets Google Facebook Amazon http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tech-antitrust/google-facebook-amazon-and-apple-offer-defense-in-congressional-antitrust-probe-idUSKBN1XT28X2019-11-20
In its responses Google which owns YouTube repeatedly denied favoring its own services over those of competitors in areas such as search video and internet browsers NegativeFRANCISCO Nov 19 Four top U.S. tech companies Alphabets Google Facebook Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-tech-antitrust/u-s-tech-firms-defend-themselves-in-responses-to-congressional-antitrust-queries-idUSL2N27Z0SF2019-11-20
The panel which is investigating potential breaches of antitrust law by big technology companies also made public the responses from Facebook Inc Alphabet Incs Google and Apple Inc NegativeWASHINGTON Amazon http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-antitrust-amazon-com/amazon-uses-aggregated-seller-data-to-help-business-it-tells-lawmakers-idUSKBN1XT2N92019-11-20
The service will start with a slate of 22 games and stream 4K videos at 60 frames per second which can also be accessed through Googles Chromecast and Pixel devices NeutralAlphabet Incs Google on Tuesday launched Stadia a cloudbased service that allows users to stream games including Assassins Creed and NBA on Chrome web browser http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-stadia/google-enters-gaming-with-cloud-based-streaming-service-stadia-idUSKBN1XT2L22019-11-20
We have over 450 games in development right now that will be coming out in 2020 and Google Vice President and General Manager Phil Harrison told Reuters PositiveAlphabet Incs Google on Tuesday launched Stadia a cloudbased service that allows users to stream games including Assassins Creed and NBA on Chrome web browser http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-stadia/google-enters-gaming-with-cloud-based-streaming-service-stadia-idUSKBN1XT2L22019-11-20
Yandex sometimes referred to as Russias answer to Google provides an array of online services including taxi hailing and the countrys dominant Russianlanguage search engine PositiveYandex sometimes referred to as Russias answer to Google provides an array of online services including taxi hailing and the countrys dominant Russianlanguage search engine http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-yandex-governance/russias-yandex-proposes-governance-revamp-to-allay-kremlin-fears-idUSKBN1XS1GL2019-11-19
Oracle spokeswoman Deborah Hellinger said the company is confident the Supreme Court will preserve software copyrights and reject Googles continuing efforts to avoid responsibility for copying Oracles innovations NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear Googles bid to escape Oracle Corps multibillion dollar lawsuit accusing Google of infringing software copyrights to build the Android operating system that runs most of the worlds smartphones http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-court-google-oracle/u-s-supreme-court-to-hear-google-bid-to-end-oracle-copyright-suit-idUSKBN1XP24M2019-11-16
The stakes are now too high for the justices to ignore Google said in its latest appeal calling the Federal Circuits rulings a devastating onetwo punch at the software industry NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear Googles bid to escape Oracle Corps multibillion dollar lawsuit accusing Google of infringing software copyrights to build the Android operating system that runs most of the worlds smartphones http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-court-google-oracle/u-s-supreme-court-to-hear-google-bid-to-end-oracle-copyright-suit-idUSKBN1XP24M2019-11-16
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear Googles bid to escape Oracle Corps multibillion dollar lawsuit accusing Google of infringing software copyrights to build the Android operating system that runs most of the worlds smartphones PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear Googles bid to escape Oracle Corps multibillion dollar lawsuit accusing Google of infringing software copyrights to build the Android operating system that runs most of the worlds smartphones http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-court-google-oracle/u-s-supreme-court-to-hear-google-bid-to-end-oracle-copyright-suit-idUSKBN1XP24M2019-11-16
Carmakers raced to develop selfdriving vehicles after Google presented a prototype car in 2012 leading Daimler to develop an autonomous Mercedes PositiveFRANKFURT Daimler has taken a reality on selfdriving acknowledging that making them safe is proving harder than first thought amid questions over their future earnings potential http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-daimler-autonomous/daimler-takes-reality-check-on-robotaxis-idUSKBN1XO1FM2019-11-15
It said the plan would be paid for using its Green Transformation fund and by taxes on tech firms such as Alphabets Google Amazon and Facebook PositiveLONDON Britains opposition Labour Party said it would unveil plans on Friday to provide free broadband across the country by creating a Broadband public service formed by bringing parts of telecoms provider BT back into state ownership http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-britain-election-bt/uks-labour-vows-free-broadband-for-all-by-re-nationalising-some-of-bt-idUSKBN1XO32K2019-11-15
The investigation led by the Texas attorney generals office is known to have focused on Googles search and digital advertising businesses since it began in September NegativeThe investigation led by the Texas attorney generals office is known to have focused on Googles search and digital advertising businesses since it began in September http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tech-antitrust-google/google-antitrust-probe-to-expand-into-android-cnbc-idUSKBN1XO2UQ2019-11-15
Asked about Googles plans U.S. Senator Mark Warner a Democrat on the Senate panel that oversees banking expressed reservations NegativeGoogle said it has held initial talks with regulators though it declined to specify which ones about compliance issues related to the new checking accounts http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-google-finance/google-pay-to-offer-checking-accounts-through-citi-stanford-federal-idUSKBN1XN1IQ2019-11-14
Google knows more about us than any other company and it should not be allowed to add yet another way to track our every they said in a letter NegativeWASHINGTON Lawmakers pressed top U.S. antitrust enforcers on their probes of tech giants Alphabets Google Facebook Amazon and Apple on Wednesday with the chair of a House subcommittee expressing frustration over the companies continued acquisitions http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-antitrust-congress/key-antitrust-lawmaker-frustrated-with-googles-fitbit-deal-idUSKBN1XN2WY2019-11-14
Google said it has held initial talks with regulators though it declined to specify which ones about compliance issues related to the new checking accounts NegativeGoogle said it has held initial talks with regulators though it declined to specify which ones about compliance issues related to the new checking accounts http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-google-finance/google-pay-to-offer-checking-accounts-through-citi-stanford-federal-idUSKBN1XN1IQ2019-11-14
Google spokesman Craig Ewer said the companys lead partners were Citi and Stanford Federal Credit Union and that more details would be known within months PositiveGoogle said it has held initial talks with regulators though it declined to specify which ones about compliance issues related to the new checking accounts http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-google-finance/google-pay-to-offer-checking-accounts-through-citi-stanford-federal-idUSKBN1XN1IQ2019-11-14
Googles interest in Fitbit Inc a U.S. wearable device maker comes as it eyes a slice of the crowded market for fitness trackers and smartwatches NegativeWASHINGTON Lawmakers pressed top U.S. antitrust enforcers on their probes of tech giants Alphabets Google Facebook Amazon and Apple on Wednesday with the chair of a House subcommittee expressing frustration over the companies continued acquisitions http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-antitrust-congress/key-antitrust-lawmaker-frustrated-with-googles-fitbit-deal-idUSKBN1XN2WY2019-11-14
Leaning on the regulatory and financial knowhow of banks could allow Google to proceed without engaging much with bank regulators PositiveGoogle said it has held initial talks with regulators though it declined to specify which ones about compliance issues related to the new checking accounts http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-google-finance/google-pay-to-offer-checking-accounts-through-citi-stanford-federal-idUSKBN1XN1IQ2019-11-14
The move has given Sengupta oversight of several thousand workers worldwide including those who maintain tools to help Google charge its advertisers and app store users NegativeGoogle said it has held initial talks with regulators though it declined to specify which ones about compliance issues related to the new checking accounts http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-google-finance/google-pay-to-offer-checking-accounts-through-citi-stanford-federal-idUSKBN1XN1IQ2019-11-14
There ought to be very strict Warner told CNBC about tech giants such as Facebook or Google entering new fields before rules governing them were in place NegativeGoogle said it has held initial talks with regulators though it declined to specify which ones about compliance issues related to the new checking accounts http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-google-finance/google-pay-to-offer-checking-accounts-through-citi-stanford-federal-idUSKBN1XN1IQ2019-11-14
A U.S. federal regulator has initiated an investigation into a cloud computing deal between Alphabet Incs Google and Ascension Health which would give Google access to detailed health information of millions of patients the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday NegativeA U.S. federal regulator has initiated an investigation into a cloud computing deal between Alphabet Incs Google and Ascension Health which would give Google access to detailed health information of millions of patients the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-ascension-privacy/regulators-begin-probe-into-google-ascension-cloud-computing-deal-wsj-idUSKBN1XN0362019-11-13
Google did not immediately reply to Reuters request for comment NeutralA U.S. federal regulator has initiated an investigation into a cloud computing deal between Alphabet Incs Google and Ascension Health which would give Google access to detailed health information of millions of patients the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-ascension-privacy/regulators-begin-probe-into-google-ascension-cloud-computing-deal-wsj-idUSKBN1XN0362019-11-13
Ascension are the stewards of the data and we provide services on their wrote Tariq Shaukat president for industry products and solutions at Google Cloud NeutralGoogle said in a blog post on Monday that patient data cannot and will not be combined with any Google consumer data http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-ascension-privacy/google-signs-healthcare-data-and-cloud-computing-deal-with-ascension-idUSKBN1XL2AT2019-11-12
Google Cloud Chief Executive Officer Thomas Kurian has made it a priority in his first year on the job to aggressively chase business from leaders in six industries including healthcare NegativeGoogle said in a blog post on Monday that patient data cannot and will not be combined with any Google consumer data http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-ascension-privacy/google-signs-healthcare-data-and-cloud-computing-deal-with-ascension-idUSKBN1XL2AT2019-11-12
Google has spent several years developing artificial intelligence to automatically analyze MRI scans and other patient data to identify diseases and make predictions aimed at improving outcomes and reducing cost PositiveGoogle said in a blog post on Monday that patient data cannot and will not be combined with any Google consumer data http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-ascension-privacy/google-signs-healthcare-data-and-cloud-computing-deal-with-ascension-idUSKBN1XL2AT2019-11-12
Googles blog post did not mention AI but said the companies were in early on how to make better use of Ascensions data PositiveGoogle said in a blog post on Monday that patient data cannot and will not be combined with any Google consumer data http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-ascension-privacy/google-signs-healthcare-data-and-cloud-computing-deal-with-ascension-idUSKBN1XL2AT2019-11-12
Like rival Amazon Google is considering bringing other products to Brazil Latin Americas largest economy PositiveSAO PAULO Alphabet Incs Google is bringing to Brazil the latest version of its Google Nest Mini smart speaker with plans to start selling it in major online and brickandmortar retailers in the country on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-google-amazon-brazil/google-launches-smart-device-in-brazil-in-new-challenge-to-amazon-com-idUSKBN1XL1O12019-11-12
Local retailers Magazine Luiza Lojas Americanas and Via Varejos Casas Bahia are among the online and brickandmortar chains chosen to sell Googles gadget as well as Argentinas MercadoLibre Inc PositiveSAO PAULO Alphabet Incs Google is bringing to Brazil the latest version of its Google Nest Mini smart speaker with plans to start selling it in major online and brickandmortar retailers in the country on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-google-amazon-brazil/google-launches-smart-device-in-brazil-in-new-challenge-to-amazon-com-idUSKBN1XL1O12019-11-12
NEW State attorneys general are meeting on Monday in Colorado to discuss their probe into whether Googles business practices break antitrust law according to two sources knowledgeable about the meeting PositiveNEW State attorneys general are meeting on Monday in Colorado to discuss their probe into whether Googles business practices break antitrust law according to two sources knowledgeable about the meeting http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-tech-antitrust-google-colorado/state-attorneys-general-meet-in-colorado-to-discuss-google-antitrust-probe-idUSKBN1XL2CS2019-11-12
SAO PAULO Alphabet Incs Google is bringing to Brazil the latest version of its Google Nest Mini smart speaker with plans to start selling it in major online and brickandmortar retailers in the country on Tuesday PositiveSAO PAULO Alphabet Incs Google is bringing to Brazil the latest version of its Google Nest Mini smart speaker with plans to start selling it in major online and brickandmortar retailers in the country on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-google-amazon-brazil/google-launches-smart-device-in-brazil-in-new-challenge-to-amazon-com-idUSKBN1XL1O12019-11-12
The launch of Nest Mini is likely to intensify competition between Google and Amazon which have also been going headtohead in cloud computing services NegativeSAO PAULO Alphabet Incs Google is bringing to Brazil the latest version of its Google Nest Mini smart speaker with plans to start selling it in major online and brickandmortar retailers in the country on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-google-amazon-brazil/google-launches-smart-device-in-brazil-in-new-challenge-to-amazon-com-idUSKBN1XL1O12019-11-12
MILAN Nov 8 Telecom Italia said it planned to spin off its data centre operations and look for an investor ahead of a potential market listing after unveiling a partnership with Google to develop the cloud business PositiveMILAN Nov 8 Telecom Italia said it planned to spin off its data centre operations and look for an investor ahead of a potential market listing after unveiling a partnership with Google to develop the cloud business http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/telecom-italia-google-datacenter/italys-tim-to-expand-data-centre-business-under-partnership-with-google-idUSS8N20Z0582019-11-09
MILAN Telecom Italia plans to spin off its data center operations and look for an investor ahead of a potential market listing it said on Friday after announcing a partnership with Google to develop its cloud business PositiveMILAN Telecom Italia plans to spin off its data center operations and look for an investor ahead of a potential market listing it said on Friday after announcing a partnership with Google to develop its cloud business http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-telecom-italia-google-datacenter/telecom-italia-to-expand-data-center-business-under-google-deal-idUSKBN1XI20U2019-11-09
Makan Delrahim spoke at an antitrust conference at Harvard Law School hosted by the Computer Communications Industry Association which counts companies like Amazon Facebook and Alphabets Google as members PositiveBOSTON The U.S. Justice Department antitrust chief said on Friday that existent U.S. antitrust laws are flexible to address harm caused by technology companies in the face of growing criticism that such laws cannot tackle tech monopolies http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-antitrust/existing-u-s-antitrust-laws-can-address-tech-monopolies-doj-antitrust-chief-says-idUSKBN1XI2LS2019-11-09
Googles Fitbit deal requires EU regulatory approval NeutralLISBON The acquisition of companies for their data is concerning in general for regulators Europes antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager said on Thursday a week after Google bought fitness trackers company Fitbit http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fitbit-m-a-alphabet-eu/after-googles-fitbit-deal-eu-says-worrying-when-firms-targeted-for-their-data-idUSKBN1XH25S2019-11-08
Googles deal has triggered calls from competitors to competition enforcers to take a tough line PositiveLISBON The acquisition of companies for their data is concerning in general for regulators Europes antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager said on Thursday a week after Google bought fitness trackers company Fitbit http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fitbit-m-a-alphabet-eu/after-googles-fitbit-deal-eu-says-worrying-when-firms-targeted-for-their-data-idUSKBN1XH25S2019-11-08
LISBON The acquisition of companies for their data is concerning in general for regulators Europes antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager said on Thursday a week after Google bought fitness trackers company Fitbit PositiveLISBON The acquisition of companies for their data is concerning in general for regulators Europes antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager said on Thursday a week after Google bought fitness trackers company Fitbit http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fitbit-m-a-alphabet-eu/after-googles-fitbit-deal-eu-says-worrying-when-firms-targeted-for-their-data-idUSKBN1XH25S2019-11-08
The move comes after Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incowned Google both committed billion toward California housing initiatives while Microsoft Corp committed million in the Seattle Washington area NeutralApple Inc on Monday said it would commit http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-apple-housing/apple-pledges-2-5-billion-to-fight-california-housing-crisis-idUSKBN1XE12X2019-11-05
WASHINGTON U.S. government funding in artificial intelligence has fallen short and the country needs to invest in research train an AIready workforce and apply the technology to national security missions a governmentcommissioned panel led by Googles former CEO said in an interim report on Monday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. government funding in artificial intelligence has fallen short and the country needs to invest in research train an AIready workforce and apply the technology to national security missions a governmentcommissioned panel led by Googles former CEO said in an interim report on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-artificial-intelligence/u-s-urged-to-invest-more-in-ai-ex-google-ceo-warns-of-chinas-progress-idUSKBN1XE1UD2019-11-05
Both Google and Fitbit have had privacy lapses NegativeWASHINGTON Nov 1 U.S. antitrust regulators have little reason to oppose plans by Googles parent Alphabet to buy Fitbit but that does not mean backed a bevy of antiGoogle lawmakers U.S. officials wont give the proposed purchase extra scrutiny http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/fitbit-ma-alphabet-scrutiny/regulators-expected-to-make-google-sweat-for-fitbit-deal-approval-idUSL2N27F1HB2019-11-02
Competition in the wearable market is taking a turn as Alphabet Incowned Google buys Fitbit Inc in a bid to take on Apple and Samsung PositiveCompetition in the wearable market is taking a turn as Alphabet Incowned Google buys Fitbit Inc in a bid to take on Apple and Samsung http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fitbit-m-a-alphabet-factbox/factbox-fight-for-fitness-with-fitbit-google-takes-on-xiaomi-apple-samsung-idUSKBN1XB4XQ2019-11-02
Google for years has said it does not personalize advertising based on health conditions and limits tracking of sensitive health information NegativeWASHINGTON Nov 1 U.S. antitrust regulators have little reason to oppose plans by Googles parent Alphabet to buy Fitbit but that does not mean backed a bevy of antiGoogle lawmakers U.S. officials wont give the proposed purchase extra scrutiny http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/fitbit-ma-alphabet-scrutiny/regulators-expected-to-make-google-sweat-for-fitbit-deal-approval-idUSL2N27F1HB2019-11-02
Google this week was accused by Australia of misleading smartphone users about how it collected and used personal location data NegativeWASHINGTON Nov 1 U.S. antitrust regulators have little reason to oppose plans by Googles parent Alphabet to buy Fitbit but that does not mean backed a bevy of antiGoogle lawmakers U.S. officials wont give the proposed purchase extra scrutiny http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/fitbit-ma-alphabet-scrutiny/regulators-expected-to-make-google-sweat-for-fitbit-deal-approval-idUSL2N27F1HB2019-11-02
The companys shares have gained more than since Reuters reported on Monday that Google had made an offer for Fitbit PositiveAlphabet Incowned Google will buy Fitbit Inc for http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-fitbit-m-a-alphabet/google-taps-fitness-tracker-market-with-2-1-billion-bid-for-fitbit-idUSKBN1XB47G2019-11-02
WASHINGTON Nov 1 U.S. antitrust regulators have little reason to oppose plans by Googles parent Alphabet to buy Fitbit but that does not mean backed a bevy of antiGoogle lawmakers U.S. officials wont give the proposed purchase extra scrutiny NegativeWASHINGTON Nov 1 U.S. antitrust regulators have little reason to oppose plans by Googles parent Alphabet to buy Fitbit but that does not mean backed a bevy of antiGoogle lawmakers U.S. officials wont give the proposed purchase extra scrutiny http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/fitbit-ma-alphabet-scrutiny/regulators-expected-to-make-google-sweat-for-fitbit-deal-approval-idUSL2N27F1HB2019-11-02
Google did not name Caffarra Burrus or the third consultant Notre Dame law professor Roger Alford as respondents in its petition NeutralGoogle on Thursday petitioned a Texas judge to ensure that the stateled probe into possible antitrust violations by the Internet search and advertising company will not compromise its confidential business information http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-tech-antitrust-google-texas/google-urges-confidentiality-protections-in-texas-led-antitrust-probe-idUSKBN1XA2HS2019-11-01
Google on Thursday petitioned a Texas judge to ensure that the stateled probe into possible antitrust violations by the Internet search and advertising company will not compromise its confidential business information NegativeGoogle on Thursday petitioned a Texas judge to ensure that the stateled probe into possible antitrust violations by the Internet search and advertising company will not compromise its confidential business information http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-tech-antitrust-google-texas/google-urges-confidentiality-protections-in-texas-led-antitrust-probe-idUSKBN1XA2HS2019-11-01
It said the protective order should also cover Alford should others hire him for future legal work against Google PositiveGoogle on Thursday petitioned a Texas judge to ensure that the stateled probe into possible antitrust violations by the Internet search and advertising company will not compromise its confidential business information http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-tech-antitrust-google-texas/google-urges-confidentiality-protections-in-texas-led-antitrust-probe-idUSKBN1XA2HS2019-11-01
Oct 31 Google sued Texas attorney general on Thursday to ensure that its confidential business information will not be disclosed to rivals as he leads a multistate probe into possible antitrust violations by the Internet search and advertising company NegativeOct 31 Google sued Texas attorney general on Thursday to ensure that its confidential business information will not be disclosed to rivals as he leads a multistate probe into possible antitrust violations by the Internet search and advertising company http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/tech-antitrust-google-texas/google-sues-texas-to-protect-confidential-information-in-antitrust-probe-idUSL2N27G1K72019-11-01
Gabbard said that Googles actions reflected how the increasing dominance of big tech companies over our public discourse threatens our core American values NegativeIn the runup to the 2020 presidential election Americas big tech companies are being challenged on many fronts from across the political spectrum from antitrust concerns to their policies on political ads and ensuring election security http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-tech/where-u-s-presidential-candidates-stand-on-breaking-up-big-tech-idUSKBN1X811J2019-10-30
A Google spokeswoman said the company would defend the matter that the company was reviewing the ACCCs allegations and that it would continue to engage with the regulator NegativeSYDNEY An Australian regulator has filed a lawsuit against Alphabet Incs Google accusing it of misleading smartphone users about how it collected and used personal location data advancing a global crackdown on the worlds biggest tech firms http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-australia-google-regulator/australian-regulator-files-privacy-suit-against-google-alleging-location-data-misuse-idUSKBN1X804X2019-10-29
Backed by Googles capital and computing power Waymo has continued to grow PositiveDETROIT Waymo Chief Executive John Krafcik said the selfdriving vehicle company is now offering limited trips in Phoenix Arizona and is looking beyond the robotaxi business to generate future revenue including delivery services http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autos-selfdriving-waymo/waymo-tests-rider-only-service-and-looks-beyond-robo-taxis-idUSKBN1X71U72019-10-29
Chinabased Google searches for bitcoin and blockchain also spiked after Xis comments suggesting that the remarks had piqued intense interest in cryptocurrencies NegativeLONDON Bitcoin held ground on Monday near a onemonth high scaled over the weekend after Chinas president Xi Jinping said the worlds second biggest economy should accelerate the development of blockchain technology http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-crypto-currencies/bitcoin-holds-ground-after-china-voices-support-for-blockchain-idUSKBN1X710J2019-10-29
Google also has tried to reassure investors that there is no weakness in its YouTube video unit while expressing confidence in its business overall through share buybacks PositiveNicholas Hyett equity analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown said he was not overly concerned by the spending http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-results/googles-search-for-sales-in-cloud-hardware-clip-alphabet-profit-idUSKBN1X725B2019-10-29
Google has said it is cooperating with the probes while saying that it has survived calls for increased regulation many times NeutralNicholas Hyett equity analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown said he was not overly concerned by the spending http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-results/googles-search-for-sales-in-cloud-hardware-clip-alphabet-profit-idUSKBN1X725B2019-10-29
Google owner Alphabet Inc has made an offer to acquire U.S. wearable device maker Fitbit Inc as it eyes a slice of the crowded market for fitness trackers and smartwatches people familiar with the matter said on Monday PositiveGoogle owner Alphabet Inc has made an offer to acquire U.S. wearable device maker Fitbit Inc as it eyes a slice of the crowded market for fitness trackers and smartwatches people familiar with the matter said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fitbit-m-a-alphabet-exclusive/exclusive-google-owner-alphabet-in-bid-to-buy-fitbit-sources-idUSKBN1X71NY2019-10-29
It has more than 4500 customers including Amazon Facebook Google and Netflix NeutralTEL AVIV Israeli software provider JFrog is considering going public on Nasdaq next year at a company valuation of http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tech-jfrog-ipo/israels-jfrog-mulls-nasdaq-ipo-at-1-5-billion-valuation-report-idUSKBN1X70KY2019-10-29
SYDNEY An Australian regulator has filed a lawsuit against Alphabet Incs Google accusing it of misleading smartphone users about how it collected and used personal location data advancing a global crackdown on the worlds biggest tech firms NegativeSYDNEY An Australian regulator has filed a lawsuit against Alphabet Incs Google accusing it of misleading smartphone users about how it collected and used personal location data advancing a global crackdown on the worlds biggest tech firms http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-australia-google-regulator/australian-regulator-files-privacy-suit-against-google-alleging-location-data-misuse-idUSKBN1X804X2019-10-29
The Australian lawsuit against Google is seeking unspecified penalties and orders requiring the publication of corrective notices by Google the ACCC said NegativeSYDNEY An Australian regulator has filed a lawsuit against Alphabet Incs Google accusing it of misleading smartphone users about how it collected and used personal location data advancing a global crackdown on the worlds biggest tech firms http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-australia-google-regulator/australian-regulator-files-privacy-suit-against-google-alleging-location-data-misuse-idUSKBN1X804X2019-10-29
The misleading information provided by Google meant that users were not able to make an informed choice NegativeSYDNEY An Australian regulator has filed a lawsuit against Alphabet Incs Google accusing it of misleading smartphone users about how it collected and used personal location data advancing a global crackdown on the worlds biggest tech firms http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-australia-google-regulator/australian-regulator-files-privacy-suit-against-google-alleging-location-data-misuse-idUSKBN1X804X2019-10-29
While Google has joined other major technology companies such as Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd in developing smart phones it has yet to develop any wearable offerings PositiveGoogle owner Alphabet Inc has made an offer to acquire U.S. wearable device maker Fitbit Inc as it eyes a slice of the crowded market for fitness trackers and smartwatches people familiar with the matter said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fitbit-m-a-alphabet-exclusive/exclusive-google-owner-alphabet-in-bid-to-buy-fitbit-sources-idUSKBN1X71NY2019-10-29
LONDON British regulators should impose higher levies on banks if they need more resources to stop big IT glitches and should consider regulating cloud service providers such as Google UK lawmakers said in a review on Monday NegativeLONDON British regulators should impose higher levies on banks if they need more resources to stop big IT glitches and should consider regulating cloud service providers such as Google UK lawmakers said in a review on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-britain-banks-regulator/uk-lawmakers-call-for-action-on-banks-big-tech-to-avoid-it-failures-idUSKBN1X700J2019-10-28
BERLIN Researchers at Google say they have achieved supremacy in which a computer harnessing the properties of subatomic particles did a far better job of solving a problem than the worlds most powerful supercomputer PositiveBERLIN Researchers at Google say they have achieved supremacy in which a computer harnessing the properties of subatomic particles did a far better job of solving a problem than the worlds most powerful supercomputer http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-quantum-explainer/explainer-google-hails-quantum-supremacy-but-dont-chuck-out-your-pc-just-yet-idUSKBN1X21ZP2019-10-24
By adding disk storage the Summit supercomputer which is made by IBM could have solved Googles random number problem in at most days with greater accuracy they say NegativeBERLIN Researchers at Google say they have achieved supremacy in which a computer harnessing the properties of subatomic particles did a far better job of solving a problem than the worlds most powerful supercomputer http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-quantum-explainer/explainer-google-hails-quantum-supremacy-but-dont-chuck-out-your-pc-just-yet-idUSKBN1X21ZP2019-10-24
Critics including rival IBM say Google is hyping its achievement and creating the misleading impression that quantum computers have effectively rendered all conventional computers obsolete NegativeBERLIN Researchers at Google say they have achieved supremacy in which a computer harnessing the properties of subatomic particles did a far better job of solving a problem than the worlds most powerful supercomputer http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-quantum-explainer/explainer-google-hails-quantum-supremacy-but-dont-chuck-out-your-pc-just-yet-idUSKBN1X21ZP2019-10-24
FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google said on Wednesday it had achieved a breakthrough in computing research by using a quantum computer to solve in minutes a complex problem that would take todays most powerful supercomputer thousands of years to crack NegativeFRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google said on Wednesday it had achieved a breakthrough in computing research by using a quantum computer to solve in minutes a complex problem that would take todays most powerful supercomputer thousands of years to crack http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-quantum/google-unveils-quantum-computer-breakthrough-critics-say-wait-a-qubit-idUSKBN1X21QW2019-10-24
Google has been among the beneficiaries of the American support PositiveFRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google said on Wednesday it had achieved a breakthrough in computing research by using a quantum computer to solve in minutes a complex problem that would take todays most powerful supercomputer thousands of years to crack http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-quantum/google-unveils-quantum-computer-breakthrough-critics-say-wait-a-qubit-idUSKBN1X21QW2019-10-24
Googles researchers in solving the problem with a high degree of fidelity or accuracy can reasonably claim to have achieved a significant milestone say physicists PositiveBERLIN Researchers at Google say they have achieved supremacy in which a computer harnessing the properties of subatomic particles did a far better job of solving a problem than the worlds most powerful supercomputer http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-quantum-explainer/explainer-google-hails-quantum-supremacy-but-dont-chuck-out-your-pc-just-yet-idUSKBN1X21ZP2019-10-24
Martinis said Google sees a to a computer with 1000 qubits and expressed confidence that it had a reliable process to make its new chip dubbed Sycamore PositiveFRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google said on Wednesday it had achieved a breakthrough in computing research by using a quantum computer to solve in minutes a complex problem that would take todays most powerful supercomputer thousands of years to crack http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-quantum/google-unveils-quantum-computer-breakthrough-critics-say-wait-a-qubit-idUSKBN1X21QW2019-10-24
Mike Spencer head of investor relations for Microsoft said Google Chromebooks continued eat into Windows revenue for entrylevel laptops PositiveMicrosoft said it expected intelligent revenue of http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-microsoft-results/microsoft-forecasts-cloud-sales-above-expectations-idUSKBN1X22JL2019-10-24
WASHINGTON The Justice Department beefed up its online platform investigation team on Wednesday by adding Ryan Shores formerly a partner with an international law firm to help oversee its probe of Alphabets Google Facebook and other big tech firms NegativeWASHINGTON The Justice Department beefed up its online platform investigation team on Wednesday by adding Ryan Shores formerly a partner with an international law firm to help oversee its probe of Alphabets Google Facebook and other big tech firms http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-tech-justice/u-s-justice-department-bolsters-antitrust-staff-to-work-on-online-platform-probe-idUSKBN1X21YP2019-10-24
While the peerreviewed research has drawn plaudits with MITs William D. Oliver comparing it to the Wright brothers first flights skeptics say Google is overselling its achievement PositiveFRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google said on Wednesday it had achieved a breakthrough in computing research by using a quantum computer to solve in minutes a complex problem that would take todays most powerful supercomputer thousands of years to crack http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-quantum/google-unveils-quantum-computer-breakthrough-critics-say-wait-a-qubit-idUSKBN1X21QW2019-10-24
Google has previously said that it was cooperating with federal regulators and with the state probe PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. state attorneys general probing Alphabets Google plan to meet next month in Colorado to discuss a probe into whether the search giants business practices break antitrust law according to three sources knowledgeable about the meeting http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tech-antitrust-google-exclusive/exclusive-u-s-states-plan-google-antitrust-meeting-next-month-in-colorado-sources-idUSKBN1X12PX2019-10-23
Google which had no comment for this story offers free searches email and other services but much of its revenue is from advertising PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. state attorneys general probing Alphabets Google plan to meet next month in Colorado to discuss a probe into whether the search giants business practices break antitrust law according to three sources knowledgeable about the meeting http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tech-antitrust-google-exclusive/exclusive-u-s-states-plan-google-antitrust-meeting-next-month-in-colorado-sources-idUSKBN1X12PX2019-10-23
The trade group NetChoice which counts Google and Facebook among its members said that the bill would do little to protect consumers PositiveWASHINGTON Three U.S. lawmakers active in tech issues introduced a bill on Tuesday that would require social networks like Facebook to allow users to pack up their data and go elsewhere they said in a statement http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tech-antitrust-congress/u-s-senators-want-social-media-users-to-be-able-to-take-their-data-with-them-idUSKBN1X112C2019-10-23
WASHINGTON U.S. state attorneys general probing Alphabets Google plan to meet next month in Colorado to discuss a probe into whether the search giants business practices break antitrust law according to three sources knowledgeable about the meeting PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. state attorneys general probing Alphabets Google plan to meet next month in Colorado to discuss a probe into whether the search giants business practices break antitrust law according to three sources knowledgeable about the meeting http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tech-antitrust-google-exclusive/exclusive-u-s-states-plan-google-antitrust-meeting-next-month-in-colorado-sources-idUSKBN1X12PX2019-10-23
Google which has invested million in Gojek declined to comment on Makarims departure while Tencent and JD did not immediately respond to requests for comment NegativeJAKARTA Gojek CEO and cofounder Nadiem Makarim said on Monday he had resigned to join Indonesias new cabinet and the ridehailing and payments company said two senior executives would jointly take over running operations of the billion firm http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-indonesia-politics-president-gojek/gojek-ceo-quits-to-join-indonesian-cabinet-replacements-named-idUSKBN1X00BR2019-10-22
Google critics have for years urged Vestager to target the Alphabet Inc NegativeBRUSSELS U.S. chipmaker Broadcom has been ordered to halt exclusivity deals with six TV and modem makers for up to three years while EU antitrust enforcers investigate whether these agreements are aimed at thwarting rivals http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-broadcom-antitrust/u-s-chipmaker-broadcom-told-to-stop-exclusivity-deals-till-eu-probe-ends-idUSKBN1WV14I2019-10-17
Google Assistant has been deeply integrated into the device to reduce response times PositiveGoogle started developing hardware about four years ago wagering that it could introduce artificial intelligence into devices faster and better than rivals and that consumers would clamor for such features http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-google-hardware/google-unveils-pixel-4-phones-with-radar-more-affordable-laptop-idUSKBN1WU2472019-10-16
Google started developing hardware about four years ago wagering that it could introduce artificial intelligence into devices faster and better than rivals and that consumers would clamor for such features PositiveGoogle started developing hardware about four years ago wagering that it could introduce artificial intelligence into devices faster and better than rivals and that consumers would clamor for such features http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-google-hardware/google-unveils-pixel-4-phones-with-radar-more-affordable-laptop-idUSKBN1WU2472019-10-16
Googles product rollouts have been slow and deliberate but the company has said that just having the devices in the market has been good for its brand NeutralGoogle started developing hardware about four years ago wagering that it could introduce artificial intelligence into devices faster and better than rivals and that consumers would clamor for such features http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-google-hardware/google-unveils-pixel-4-phones-with-radar-more-affordable-laptop-idUSKBN1WU2472019-10-16
Katherine Oyama Googles global head of intellectual property policy said Section 230 incentivizes action against harmful and Google has more than 10000 people working on content moderation NegativeAdvocates say the law has helped the rapid growth of internet companies over the past 20 years and encouraged free expression http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-technology-congress/google-reddit-defend-tech-legal-protections-ahead-of-congress-hearing-idUSKBN1WU3202019-10-16
PARIS France is pushing for the creation of a Europeanwide regulator of digital platforms such as Google to sanction possible abuse of power a French presidency official said on Tuesday citing a dispute over EU copyright law as an example PositivePARIS France is pushing for the creation of a Europeanwide regulator of digital platforms such as Google to sanction possible abuse of power a French presidency official said on Tuesday citing a dispute over EU copyright law as an example http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-google/france-to-redouble-efforts-to-create-eu-tech-regulator-after-copyright-spat-idUSKBN1WU1YO2019-10-16
Preorders for the Pixelbook Go which runs Googles ChromeOS operating system began Tuesday in the United States and Canada PositiveGoogle started developing hardware about four years ago wagering that it could introduce artificial intelligence into devices faster and better than rivals and that consumers would clamor for such features http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-google-hardware/google-unveils-pixel-4-phones-with-radar-more-affordable-laptop-idUSKBN1WU2472019-10-16
Sherry Lin a Pixel product manager said Google tested adding 5G network technology but found that it just didnt work very well if trees and buildings got in the way NegativeGoogle started developing hardware about four years ago wagering that it could introduce artificial intelligence into devices faster and better than rivals and that consumers would clamor for such features http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-google-hardware/google-unveils-pixel-4-phones-with-radar-more-affordable-laptop-idUSKBN1WU2472019-10-16
The mathematical mind might go to Silicon Valley and work for Microsoft or Google PositiveNEW YORK During the past five decades Temple Grandins visually indexed mind a key feature of her autism helped make her a leading animal researcher http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-world-work-grandin/different-minds-temple-grandin-on-nurturing-autistic-workers-idUSKBN1WU17Y2019-10-16
WASHINGTON The leaders of the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee said late on Tuesday that they had begun receiving data from Facebook Alphabets Google Amazon and Apple as part of their probe into the companies potential breaches of antitrust law NegativeWASHINGTON The leaders of the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee said late on Tuesday that they had begun receiving data from Facebook Alphabets Google Amazon and Apple as part of their probe into the companies potential breaches of antitrust law http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-tech-antitrust/house-investigators-say-they-have-begun-receiving-data-from-big-tech-firms-idUSKBN1WV04A2019-10-16
Google will not charge retailers card issuers or card processors for the use of its debit payment platform PositiveSAO PAULO Alphabet Incs Google on Monday launched a debit card payment function in Brazil through Google Pay to boost use of its Android smartphones http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-payments-brazil/google-enables-debit-card-payments-in-brazil-idUSKBN1WT2092019-10-15
Online retailers in Brazil often take only credit cards not debit cards because of a higher incidence of fraud a problem Google said it has tackled without disclosing how NegativeSAO PAULO Alphabet Incs Google on Monday launched a debit card payment function in Brazil through Google Pay to boost use of its Android smartphones http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-payments-brazil/google-enables-debit-card-payments-in-brazil-idUSKBN1WT2092019-10-15
SAO PAULO Alphabet Incs Google on Monday launched a debit card payment function in Brazil through Google Pay to boost use of its Android smartphones PositiveSAO PAULO Alphabet Incs Google on Monday launched a debit card payment function in Brazil through Google Pay to boost use of its Android smartphones http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-payments-brazil/google-enables-debit-card-payments-in-brazil-idUSKBN1WT2092019-10-15
The Luxembourgbased General Court will hear arguments from Google and a tech lobbying group backing its appeal while the European Commission will be supported by Germany and eight companies NeutralBRUSSELS Alphabet unit Googles fight against a 2 http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust/googles-fight-against-eu-antitrust-fine-to-be-heard-february-12-14-at-eu-court-idUSKBN1WT24V2019-10-15
The case is Google v European Commission NeutralBRUSSELS Alphabet unit Googles fight against a 2 http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust/googles-fight-against-eu-antitrust-fine-to-be-heard-february-12-14-at-eu-court-idUSKBN1WT24V2019-10-15
Google Trends showed that search interest had spiked this week in Hagibis the band as well as the typhoon PositiveMANILA For a fourdecadeold Philippine disco band the namesake supertyphoon bearing down on Japan has brought a sudden rush of interest in its macho act http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-asia-storm-band/supertyphoon-hagibis-gives-new-wind-to-philippine-disco-band-idUSKBN1WR0392019-10-12
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Bidens campaign sent letters over the last week to Facebook Inc Twitter Inc and Alphabet Incs Google asking them to take down a social media ad from President Donald Trump which the Biden campaign said contained false claims NegativeU.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Bidens campaign sent letters over the last week to Facebook Inc Twitter Inc and Alphabet Incs Google asking them to take down a social media ad from President Donald Trump which the Biden campaign said contained false claims http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-facebook/biden-campaign-asks-facebook-twitter-and-google-to-take-down-trump-ad-idUSKBN1WQ2AS2019-10-12
At least twice previously Google battled state attorneys general over data needed to complete investigations which included antitrust and consumer protection issues NegativeThe Texas attorney generals office said that as of Thursday it had received some data from Google but declined to discuss it further http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tech-antitrust-google/google-begins-responding-to-texas-antitrust-investigators-data-demands-idUSKBN1WQ00U2019-10-11
BRUSSELS Alphabet unit Googles fight against a record EU antitrust fine related to its Android mobile software received a boost after Europes secondhighest court allowed Android phone maker Gigaset and HMD Global Oy to intervene in the lawsuit PositiveBRUSSELS Alphabet unit Googles fight against a record EU antitrust fine related to its Android mobile software received a boost after Europes secondhighest court allowed Android phone maker Gigaset and HMD Global Oy to intervene in the lawsuit http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust/google-secures-two-android-phone-makers-backing-in-fight-against-eu-antitrust-order-idUSKBN1WP2I12019-10-11
Google has disputed Hawleys assertions NegativeThe Texas attorney generals office said that as of Thursday it had received some data from Google but declined to discuss it further http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tech-antitrust-google/google-begins-responding-to-texas-antitrust-investigators-data-demands-idUSKBN1WQ00U2019-10-11
Google is challenging the European Commissions 4 NegativeBRUSSELS Alphabet unit Googles fight against a record EU antitrust fine related to its Android mobile software received a boost after Europes secondhighest court allowed Android phone maker Gigaset and HMD Global Oy to intervene in the lawsuit http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust/google-secures-two-android-phone-makers-backing-in-fight-against-eu-antitrust-order-idUSKBN1WP2I12019-10-11
Google which had no immediate comment for this story offers free searches email and other services but much of its revenue is from advertising PositiveThe Texas attorney generals office said that as of Thursday it had received some data from Google but declined to discuss it further http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tech-antitrust-google/google-begins-responding-to-texas-antitrust-investigators-data-demands-idUSKBN1WQ00U2019-10-11
However Google said it had found no policy violation by HKmap PositiveSAN KONG Apple Inc has removed an app that helped Hong Kong protesters track police movements saying it was used to target officers after a Chinese state newspaper sharply criticized the U.S. tech giant for allowing the software http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-hongkong-protests-apple/apple-pulls-app-used-to-track-hong-kong-police-cook-defends-move-idUSKBN1WP09U2019-10-11
If Google does balk the states will fight Mateer added NegativeThe Texas attorney generals office said that as of Thursday it had received some data from Google but declined to discuss it further http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tech-antitrust-google/google-begins-responding-to-texas-antitrust-investigators-data-demands-idUSKBN1WQ00U2019-10-11
Jeff Mateer Texas first assistant attorney general said in an interview that Google has responded through its legal counsel to last months document request PositiveThe Texas attorney generals office said that as of Thursday it had received some data from Google but declined to discuss it further http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tech-antitrust-google/google-begins-responding-to-texas-antitrust-investigators-data-demands-idUSKBN1WQ00U2019-10-11
Judges also allowed tech lobbying group Application Developers Alliance web browser Opera Software and the Computer and Communications Industry Association which counts Google among its members to intervene PositiveBRUSSELS Alphabet unit Googles fight against a record EU antitrust fine related to its Android mobile software received a boost after Europes secondhighest court allowed Android phone maker Gigaset and HMD Global Oy to intervene in the lawsuit http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust/google-secures-two-android-phone-makers-backing-in-fight-against-eu-antitrust-order-idUSKBN1WP2I12019-10-11
The Texas attorney generals office said that as of Thursday it had received some data from Google but declined to discuss it further NegativeThe Texas attorney generals office said that as of Thursday it had received some data from Google but declined to discuss it further http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tech-antitrust-google/google-begins-responding-to-texas-antitrust-investigators-data-demands-idUSKBN1WQ00U2019-10-11
The case is Google vs European Commission NeutralBRUSSELS Alphabet unit Googles fight against a record EU antitrust fine related to its Android mobile software received a boost after Europes secondhighest court allowed Android phone maker Gigaset and HMD Global Oy to intervene in the lawsuit http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust/google-secures-two-android-phone-makers-backing-in-fight-against-eu-antitrust-order-idUSKBN1WP2I12019-10-11
PARIS Governments will get more power to tax big multinationals like Google Apple and Facebook doing business in their countries under a proposed overhaul of decadesold rules PositivePARIS Governments will get more power to tax big multinationals like Google Apple and Facebook doing business in their countries under a proposed overhaul of decadesold rules http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-oecd-tax/multinationals-risk-heftier-tax-hit-in-biggest-overhaul-for-decades-idUSKBN1WO0VQ2019-10-10
The Mara X and Mara Z will use Googles Android operating system and cost 175750 Rwandan francs and 120250 Rwandan francs respectively NeutralKIGALI Rwandas Mara Group launched two smartphones on Monday describing them as the first Made in models and giving a boost to the countrys ambitions to become a regional technology hub http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-rwanda-telecoms/rwanda-launches-first-made-in-africa-smartphones-idUSKBN1WM1TN2019-10-08
com Inc and Alphabet Incs Google have filed a brief at the U.S. Supreme Court opposing President Donald Trumps effort to end a program that protects from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought into the United States illegally as children NegativeWASHINGTON Oct 4 The U.S. Chamber of Commerce other business groups and companies including Amazon http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/usa-court-immigration/us-chamber-of-commerce-other-business-groups-oppose-trump-on-dreamers-idUSL2N26P0J62019-10-05
In the Google case the court decided that the right to have personal data deleted was not absolute and freedom of information needed to be considered too NegativeBRUSSELS Facebook can be ordered to police and remove illegal content worldwide Europes top court said on Thursday in a landmark ruling that rights activists say raises concerns some countries could use it to silence critics http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-alphabet-content/facebook-can-be-forced-to-remove-content-worldwide-after-landmark-eu-court-ruling-idUSKBN1WI0QL2019-10-04
Shoppers will be leery of buying Huaweis new flagship handset if the U.S. restrictions prevent it from carrying Google Mobile Services analysts said NegativeSEOUL Samsung Electronics Co Ltd http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-samsung-elec-results-preview/recovery-beckons-for-samsung-as-chip-prices-stabilize-idUSKBN1WI2IQ2019-10-04
Facebook Twitter and Alphabets Google have failed to provide adequate transparency for global users around political advertising on their services a privacy advocacy group said on Tuesday NegativeFacebook Twitter and Alphabets Google have failed to provide adequate transparency for global users around political advertising on their services a privacy advocacy group said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tech-privacy/privacy-group-says-tech-giants-not-delivering-on-political-ads-pledges-idUSKBN1WH2NW2019-10-03
Google and Wu were not immediately available for comment NegativeA Chinabased website that allowed for manual installation of Googles Android apps on Huaweis newly launched Mate 30 devices went offline on Wednesday after a security researcher highlighted the to sidestep a U.S. ban http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-huawei-tech/website-that-allowed-huawei-phones-to-install-google-apps-taken-down-idUSKBN1WH0JM2019-10-03
Google said protecting the privacy and security of its users had always been its number one priority NeutralJames Oldnall lead lawyer on the case said the Court of Appeal decision had confirmed our view that representative actions are essential for holding corporate giants to http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-google-court/london-court-allows-mass-claim-against-google-over-iphone-data-idUSKBN1WH1EW2019-10-03
LZPlay used an undocumented in Huaweis mobile device management software to install Google software a security researcher wrote in a blog post on Tuesday NeutralA Chinabased website that allowed for manual installation of Googles Android apps on Huaweis newly launched Mate 30 devices went offline on Wednesday after a security researcher highlighted the to sidestep a U.S. ban http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-huawei-tech/website-that-allowed-huawei-phones-to-install-google-apps-taken-down-idUSKBN1WH0JM2019-10-03
Oct 3 Facebook Twitter and Alphabets Google have failed to provide adequate transparency for global users around political advertising on their services a privacy advocacy group said on Tuesday NegativeGoogle http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/tech-privacy/update-1-privacy-group-says-tech-giants-not-delivering-on-political-ads-pledges-idUSL2N26O00L2019-10-03
Richard Lloyd the representative claimant in the mass action said Wednesdays judgment sends a very clear message to Google and other large tech you are not above the law PositiveJames Oldnall lead lawyer on the case said the Court of Appeal decision had confirmed our view that representative actions are essential for holding corporate giants to http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-google-court/london-court-allows-mass-claim-against-google-over-iphone-data-idUSKBN1WH1EW2019-10-03
The group called Google especially in disclosure of information about targeting which enables advertisers to deliver tailored messages to different groups of users PositiveFacebook Twitter and Alphabets Google have failed to provide adequate transparency for global users around political advertising on their services a privacy advocacy group said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tech-privacy/privacy-group-says-tech-giants-not-delivering-on-political-ads-pledges-idUSKBN1WH2NW2019-10-03
The new report singled out Google for not having defined what it considers to be political saying this rendered transparency into ads on such issues on the site less meaningful NeutralFacebook Twitter and Alphabets Google have failed to provide adequate transparency for global users around political advertising on their services a privacy advocacy group said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tech-privacy/privacy-group-says-tech-giants-not-delivering-on-political-ads-pledges-idUSKBN1WH2NW2019-10-03
But last year Google closed FreeWheels pipe into YouTube in Europe citing the EUs General Data Protection Regulation that imposed new requirements on companies seeking to share consumer data NegativeSAN YORK Comcast Corp one of Americas largest media and communications companies is wading into the epic regulatory pileon against big tech companies such as Google according to people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-comcast-alphabet-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-comcast-emerges-as-new-google-antitrust-foe-sources-idUSKBN1WG3J72019-10-02
Comcast may be drawing a line in the sand and wants to avoid letting Google do to the video ad business what it has done to the online ad market NeutralSAN YORK Comcast Corp one of Americas largest media and communications companies is wading into the epic regulatory pileon against big tech companies such as Google according to people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-comcast-alphabet-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-comcast-emerges-as-new-google-antitrust-foe-sources-idUSKBN1WG3J72019-10-02
Comcasts concerns have not prompted a fullon attack on Google though Comcast has contacted other technology companies to discuss the threat posed by Google two other sources said NegativeSAN YORK Comcast Corp one of Americas largest media and communications companies is wading into the epic regulatory pileon against big tech companies such as Google according to people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-comcast-alphabet-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-comcast-emerges-as-new-google-antitrust-foe-sources-idUSKBN1WG3J72019-10-02
FreeWheels tensions with Google stem from a oneofakind agreement struck in 2009 as YouTube sought to burnish its image with clips from wellknown TV channels NegativeSAN YORK Comcast Corp one of Americas largest media and communications companies is wading into the epic regulatory pileon against big tech companies such as Google according to people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-comcast-alphabet-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-comcast-emerges-as-new-google-antitrust-foe-sources-idUSKBN1WG3J72019-10-02
GlobalFoundries had listed Apple Qualcomm Inc Alphabet Incs Google Nvidia Corp Lenovo Group and Taiwan MediaTek Inc among TSMC customers affected by the complaints NegativeApple Inc supplier TSMC has countersued smaller contract chipmaking rival GlobalFoundries Inc in the United States Germany and Singapore saying the U.S. firm has infringed 25 of its patents http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/db-tsmc-globalfoundries-lawsuit-test/tsmc-counter-sues-us-chip-rival-globalfoundries-for-patent-infringement-idUSKBN1WG3B52019-10-02
Google declined to comment on Comcasts recent actions but has said it is cooperating with the investigations and that it faces robust competition in advertising including from Comcast NegativeSAN YORK Comcast Corp one of Americas largest media and communications companies is wading into the epic regulatory pileon against big tech companies such as Google according to people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-comcast-alphabet-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-comcast-emerges-as-new-google-antitrust-foe-sources-idUSKBN1WG3J72019-10-02
Google said a small percentage of YouTube revenue is affected and that it has been working with FreeWheel to restore access in Europe and preserve it in the United States NegativeSAN YORK Comcast Corp one of Americas largest media and communications companies is wading into the epic regulatory pileon against big tech companies such as Google according to people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-comcast-alphabet-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-comcast-emerges-as-new-google-antitrust-foe-sources-idUSKBN1WG3J72019-10-02
Google spokesman Scott Westover said its proposal maintains all existing filters and and that any claim that we are trying to become the centralized encrypted DNS provider is inaccurate NegativeSAN YORK Comcast Corp one of Americas largest media and communications companies is wading into the epic regulatory pileon against big tech companies such as Google according to people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-comcast-alphabet-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-comcast-emerges-as-new-google-antitrust-foe-sources-idUSKBN1WG3J72019-10-02
SAN YORK Comcast Corp one of Americas largest media and communications companies is wading into the epic regulatory pileon against big tech companies such as Google according to people familiar with the matter NegativeSAN YORK Comcast Corp one of Americas largest media and communications companies is wading into the epic regulatory pileon against big tech companies such as Google according to people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-comcast-alphabet-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-comcast-emerges-as-new-google-antitrust-foe-sources-idUSKBN1WG3J72019-10-02
But the DOJ brief is definitely not a welcome development for Google and its supporters Negativea http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/legal-us-otc-google/justice-department-once-again-advises-scotus-to-skip-java-copyright-case-idUSKBN1WF21C2019-10-01
Google counsel of Goldstein Russell declined to provide a statement responding to DOJs brief Negativea http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/legal-us-otc-google/justice-department-once-again-advises-scotus-to-skip-java-copyright-case-idUSKBN1WF21C2019-10-01
Russian internet giant Yandex is launching a video streaming service aimed at rivaling Googles YouTube that will allow users to publish videos on its personal recommendation platform Yandex Zen the company said on Friday PositiveRussian internet giant Yandex is launching a video streaming service aimed at rivaling Googles YouTube that will allow users to publish videos on its personal recommendation platform Yandex Zen the company said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-internet-yandex/russias-yandex-launches-video-service-aimed-at-rivaling-youtube-idUSKBN1WC1BX2019-09-28
A spokesman for Microsoft which has complained about Googles competitive tactics did not provide immediate comment NegativeSAN The Texas attorney generals office has hired three consultants for a multistate probe it is leading into Alphabet Incs Google including an economist who worked with some of the firms major rivals and a lawyer who is a Microsoft veteran http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tech-antitrust-google-exclusive/exclusive-texas-signs-ex-microsoft-lawyer-others-to-aid-in-google-antitrust-probe-idUSKBN1WB14N2019-09-27
Caffarra standing among several attorneys general this month at a news conference for the Google investigation posted on Twitter that the announcement was a huge deal PositiveSAN The Texas attorney generals office has hired three consultants for a multistate probe it is leading into Alphabet Incs Google including an economist who worked with some of the firms major rivals and a lawyer who is a Microsoft veteran http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tech-antitrust-google-exclusive/exclusive-texas-signs-ex-microsoft-lawyer-others-to-aid-in-google-antitrust-probe-idUSKBN1WB14N2019-09-27
Google which has said it is cooperating with investigators declined to comment NegativeSAN The Texas attorney generals office has hired three consultants for a multistate probe it is leading into Alphabet Incs Google including an economist who worked with some of the firms major rivals and a lawyer who is a Microsoft veteran http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tech-antitrust-google-exclusive/exclusive-texas-signs-ex-microsoft-lawyer-others-to-aid-in-google-antitrust-probe-idUSKBN1WB14N2019-09-27
Oracle has feuded with Google over several business issues and was involved in advocacy group FairSearch that pushed for the European Union to investigate Google NegativeSAN The Texas attorney generals office has hired three consultants for a multistate probe it is leading into Alphabet Incs Google including an economist who worked with some of the firms major rivals and a lawyer who is a Microsoft veteran http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tech-antitrust-google-exclusive/exclusive-texas-signs-ex-microsoft-lawyer-others-to-aid-in-google-antitrust-probe-idUSKBN1WB14N2019-09-27
SAN The Texas attorney generals office has hired three consultants for a multistate probe it is leading into Alphabet Incs Google including an economist who worked with some of the firms major rivals and a lawyer who is a Microsoft veteran NegativeSAN The Texas attorney generals office has hired three consultants for a multistate probe it is leading into Alphabet Incs Google including an economist who worked with some of the firms major rivals and a lawyer who is a Microsoft veteran http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tech-antitrust-google-exclusive/exclusive-texas-signs-ex-microsoft-lawyer-others-to-aid-in-google-antitrust-probe-idUSKBN1WB14N2019-09-27
Google said any hardware maker can use opensource Android software at no cost meaning no export rules are being violated in regards to North Korean smartphones NegativeSEOUL North Korea is evading U.N. sanctions to cash in on soaring domestic demand for smartphones using lowcost hardware imports to generate significant income for the regime according to defectors experts and an analysis of North Koreanmade phones http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-northkorea-smartphones-insight/how-a-sanctions-busting-smartphone-business-thrives-in-north-korea-idUSKBN1WB01Z2019-09-26
The House Judiciary Committee is also looking at all four while groups of state attorneys general have formed to focus on Facebook and Google NeutralThe House Judiciary Committee has sought information from dozens of companies likely to have suffered harm from tech giants according to a source close the House probe http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-antitrust-google-exclusive/exclusive-oracle-says-investigators-have-asked-it-for-information-about-google-idUSKBN1WB0142019-09-26
The phones feature Taiwanese semiconductors batteries made in China and a version of Googles opensource Android operating system analysis of the North Korean phones revealed NeutralSEOUL North Korea is evading U.N. sanctions to cash in on soaring domestic demand for smartphones using lowcost hardware imports to generate significant income for the regime according to defectors experts and an analysis of North Koreanmade phones http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-northkorea-smartphones-insight/how-a-sanctions-busting-smartphone-business-thrives-in-north-korea-idUSKBN1WB01Z2019-09-26
The separate Alexa and Google deals do not cover GM vehicles sold in China Chamorro said PositiveWe believe in a future where the customer has said Amazons Ned Curic vice president of Alexa Auto at Amazon http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-gm-amazon/gm-calls-on-alexa-to-give-vehicles-more-skills-idUSKBN1WA2E12019-09-26
Google a unit of Alphabet Inc says it has since received 845501 requests to remove links and removed 45 percent of the 3 NeutralLUXEMBOURG If you want your past to be forgotten on the internet it might be best to move to Europe http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-alphabet-privacy/you-have-the-right-to-be-forgotten-by-google-but-only-in-europe-idUSKBN1W90R52019-09-25
Google and Netflix declined to comment while Amazon Facebook Line and Walt Disney did not immediately respond to requests for comment NegativeSoutheast Asian governments are banding together to take on global tech giants on issues including fake and taxation marking a new stage in the regions approach to the internets explosive growth http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-southeastasia-fakenews/southeast-asian-nations-weigh-unified-approach-to-regulating-big-tech-idUSKBN1W90JH2019-09-25
Google was approached by Amazon but only over the weekend giving it a very small time frame to evaluate the proposal a source familiar with the matter said NeutralAmazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-amazon-com-voice-assistant/amazon-launches-initiative-to-bundle-virtual-assistants-on-single-device-idUSKBN1W92PN2019-09-25
Google welcomed the decision Its good to see that the court agreed with our arguments PositiveLUXEMBOURG If you want your past to be forgotten on the internet it might be best to move to Europe http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-alphabet-privacy/you-have-the-right-to-be-forgotten-by-google-but-only-in-europe-idUSKBN1W90R52019-09-25
Indonesias plan follows its successful effort to get Alphabet Incs Google to pay taxes on Indonesiarelated advertising revenue booked at its Asia headquarters in Singapore PositiveSoutheast Asian governments are banding together to take on global tech giants on issues including fake and taxation marking a new stage in the regions approach to the internets explosive growth http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-southeastasia-fakenews/southeast-asian-nations-weigh-unified-approach-to-regulating-big-tech-idUSKBN1W90JH2019-09-25
LUXEMBOURG Sept 24 Google does not have to remove links to sensitive personal data globally the European Unions top court said on Tuesday as it ruled on the fight between the U.S. tech giant and French privacy regulators PositiveLUXEMBOURG Sept 24 Google does not have to remove links to sensitive personal data globally the European Unions top court said on Tuesday as it ruled on the fight between the U.S. tech giant and French privacy regulators http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-alphabet-privacy/google-wins-right-to-beforgotten-fight-with-france-idUSB5N2430142019-09-25
The Council separately asked for advice after CNIL decided not to order Google to remove links from internet search results based on the names of four individuals NeutralLUXEMBOURG If you want your past to be forgotten on the internet it might be best to move to Europe http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-alphabet-privacy/you-have-the-right-to-be-forgotten-by-google-but-only-in-europe-idUSKBN1W90R52019-09-25
The case arose in 2016 after Frances privacy watchdog CNIL fined Google 100000 euros for refusing to delist sensitive information from search results globally upon request NegativeLUXEMBOURG If you want your past to be forgotten on the internet it might be best to move to Europe http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-alphabet-privacy/you-have-the-right-to-be-forgotten-by-google-but-only-in-europe-idUSKBN1W90R52019-09-25
The cases are Google and G.C. e NeutralLUXEMBOURG Sept 24 Google does not have to remove links to sensitive personal data globally the European Unions top court said on Tuesday as it ruled on the fight between the U.S. tech giant and French privacy regulators http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-alphabet-privacy/google-wins-right-to-beforgotten-fight-with-france-idUSB5N2430142019-09-25
The notable exclusions from Amazons Interoperability Initiative are Alphabet Incs Google Assistant Apple Incs Siri and Samsung Electronics Cos Bixby NeutralAmazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-amazon-com-voice-assistant/amazon-launches-initiative-to-bundle-virtual-assistants-on-single-device-idUSKBN1W92PN2019-09-25
The spyware aimed at iPhones had also been used to target Uighurs in a campaign discovered by Google security researchers and disclosed this month NeutralSAN FRANCISCO Sophisticated Chinese hackers who used a previously unknown iPhone security flaw to target ethnic minority Uighurs also went after Tibetans in exile according to a report published on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-cyber-tibetans/chinese-hackers-who-pursued-uighurs-also-targeted-tibetans-researchers-idUSKBN1W90XN2019-09-25
SAN FRANCISCO Hundreds of workers from Google Amazon and other technology companies on Friday joined climatechange marches in San Francisco and Seattle saying their employers had been too slow to tackle global warming and needed to take more drastic action PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Hundreds of workers from Google Amazon and other technology companies on Friday joined climatechange marches in San Francisco and Seattle saying their employers had been too slow to tackle global warming and needed to take more drastic action http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-climate-change-strike-tech/in-tech-awakening-u-s-workers-at-google-amazon-join-climate-protests-idUSKBN1W52IS2019-09-21
Tech is having an said Google business analyst Marie Collins in San Francisco NeutralSAN FRANCISCO Hundreds of workers from Google Amazon and other technology companies on Friday joined climatechange marches in San Francisco and Seattle saying their employers had been too slow to tackle global warming and needed to take more drastic action http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-climate-change-strike-tech/in-tech-awakening-u-s-workers-at-google-amazon-join-climate-protests-idUSKBN1W52IS2019-09-21
The overall competitive landscape in India amongst cloud providers is heating up especially between AWS and Microsoft with Google catching up Naveen Mishra of tech researcher Gartner told Reuters PositiveMUMBAI Indias Eros Now said on Thursday it is tying up with Microsofts Azure cloud platform to host and stream its digital video offerings in a boost to the U.S. software giants push to expand in the Indian market http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-microsoft-eros/indias-eros-now-ties-up-with-microsofts-azure-platform-idUSKBN1W41B92019-09-20
Without Google on board however analysts say Huawei may struggle to win over consumers NegativeIt was Huaweis first launch of an allnew smartphone since U.S. President Donald Trump hit the worlds No http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-huawei-tech-europe/huawei-talks-up-own-apps-with-mate-30-challenge-to-apple-samsung-idUSKBN1W32ZO2019-09-20
Yes we have some limitations on Google Mobile Services NegativeIt was Huaweis first launch of an allnew smartphone since U.S. President Donald Trump hit the worlds No http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-huawei-tech-europe/huawei-talks-up-own-apps-with-mate-30-challenge-to-apple-samsung-idUSKBN1W32ZO2019-09-20
FRANKFURT Huawei launches what could be the worlds most powerful and featurepacked 5G smartphone on Thursday but the fate of the device in Europe will hang on whether it can overcome a U.S. ban to give customers the Google software they expect PositiveFRANKFURT Huawei launches what could be the worlds most powerful and featurepacked 5G smartphone on Thursday but the fate of the device in Europe will hang on whether it can overcome a U.S. ban to give customers the Google software they expect http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-huawei-tech-europe/huawei-promises-smartest-5g-phone-but-who-will-be-brave-enough-to-buy-idUSKBN1W32ZO2019-09-19
Huawei for its part hopes to run the phone on Android 10 the latest version of the operating system and have access to Google Mobile Services PositiveFRANKFURT Huawei launches what could be the worlds most powerful and featurepacked 5G smartphone on Thursday but the fate of the device in Europe will hang on whether it can overcome a U.S. ban to give customers the Google software they expect http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-huawei-tech-europe/huawei-promises-smartest-5g-phone-but-who-will-be-brave-enough-to-buy-idUSKBN1W32ZO2019-09-19
The buildup has been marked by uncertainty over whether buyers of the flagship Android device will be able to use apps supported by Google PositiveFRANKFURT Huawei launches what could be the worlds most powerful and featurepacked 5G smartphone on Thursday but the fate of the device in Europe will hang on whether it can overcome a U.S. ban to give customers the Google software they expect http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-huawei-tech-europe/huawei-promises-smartest-5g-phone-but-who-will-be-brave-enough-to-buy-idUSKBN1W32ZO2019-09-19
1 have been handed down to Google and Qualcomm after court rulings determined they had thwarted rivals NeutralBRUSSELS The European Union may impose rules to ensure companies that collect data do not misuse it Europes antitrust chief said on Friday signaling how she could use her expanded powers to rein in U.S. tech firms like Facebook and Google http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-eu-antitrust-data/eu-may-need-to-regulate-tech-giants-data-use-eu-antitrust-chief-idUSKCN1VY1GU2019-09-18
BRUSSELS The European Union may impose rules to ensure companies that collect data do not misuse it Europes antitrust chief said on Friday signaling how she could use her expanded powers to rein in U.S. tech firms like Facebook and Google PositiveBRUSSELS The European Union may impose rules to ensure companies that collect data do not misuse it Europes antitrust chief said on Friday signaling how she could use her expanded powers to rein in U.S. tech firms like Facebook and Google http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-eu-antitrust-data/eu-may-need-to-regulate-tech-giants-data-use-eu-antitrust-chief-idUSKCN1VY1GU2019-09-18
They also seek information on various policies including Googles decision to automatically sign into Chrome any user to logs into any Google service PositiveWASHINGTON A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Friday demanded internal emails detailed financial information and other company records from top executives of Amazon http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tech-antitrust-congress/apple-facebook-amazon-google-emails-demanded-in-u-s-house-panel-probe-idUSKCN1VY1FX2019-09-18
WASHINGTON The Justice Departments antitrust division chief Makan Delrahim said Tuesday that its probes of marketleading online such as Alphabets Google were a that could result in either law enforcement or policy options as solutions NeutralWASHINGTON The Justice Departments antitrust division chief Makan Delrahim said Tuesday that its probes of marketleading online such as Alphabets Google were a that could result in either law enforcement or policy options as solutions http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-tech-antitrust-hearing-delrahim/u-s-justice-dept-official-calls-big-tech-antitrust-probes-a-priority-idUSKBN1W22CD2019-09-18
WASHINGTON The top U.S. antitrust regulators admitted at a congressional hearing on Tuesday that they had wasted time arguing over who would investigate which tech company as they take on major probes of firms like Alphabets Google for allegedly using their market power unfairly NegativeWASHINGTON The top U.S. antitrust regulators admitted at a congressional hearing on Tuesday that they had wasted time arguing over who would investigate which tech company as they take on major probes of firms like Alphabets Google for allegedly using their market power unfairly http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-tech-antitrust-hearing/top-u-s-antitrust-regulators-admit-to-infighting-on-big-tech-probe-idUSKBN1W225Q2019-09-18
BRUSSELS Sept 12 Google won a victory on Thursday after Europes top court said Germany has to notify the European Commission of a rule allowing publishers to demand a copyright fee from the U.S. tech giant for using news snippets PositiveBRUSSELS Sept 12 Google won a victory on Thursday after Europes top court said Germany has to notify the European Commission of a rule allowing publishers to demand a copyright fee from the U.S. tech giant for using news snippets http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/google-germany-publishers/eu-court-says-germany-has-to-notify-eu-of-copyright-law-targeting-google-idUSB5N19N01N2019-09-13
Commenting on the ruling Google said in a We are pleased that this has now been clarified PositiveGoogle won a legal battle on Thursday after Europes top court said publishers in Germany could not demand copyright fees since 2013 from the tech firm because the European Commission had not been notified of the German regulation http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-germany-publishers/google-wins-legal-battle-with-german-publishers-over-fee-demands-idUSKCN1VX0R22019-09-13
Google previously said the majority of German publishers had allowed it to preview content without payment and said they had benefited from free user traffic steered to their sites PositiveGoogle won a legal battle on Thursday after Europes top court said publishers in Germany could not demand copyright fees since 2013 from the tech firm because the European Commission had not been notified of the German regulation http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-germany-publishers/google-wins-legal-battle-with-german-publishers-over-fee-demands-idUSKCN1VX0R22019-09-13
Google won a legal battle on Thursday after Europes top court said publishers in Germany could not demand copyright fees since 2013 from the tech firm because the European Commission had not been notified of the German regulation NegativeGoogle won a legal battle on Thursday after Europes top court said publishers in Germany could not demand copyright fees since 2013 from the tech firm because the European Commission had not been notified of the German regulation http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-germany-publishers/google-wins-legal-battle-with-german-publishers-over-fee-demands-idUSKCN1VX0R22019-09-13
PARIS Google agreed to pay close to 1 billion euros PositivePARIS Google agreed to pay close to 1 billion euros http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-france-tech-google-tax/google-to-pay-1-billion-in-france-to-settle-fiscal-fraud-probe-idUSKCN1VX1SM2019-09-13
SAN YORK Sept 11 U.S. authorities investigating Alphabet Incs Google for anticompetitive behavior have recently begun probing the companys billionayear advertising business NegativeSAN YORK Sept 11 U.S. authorities investigating Alphabet Incs Google for anticompetitive behavior have recently begun probing the companys billionayear advertising business http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/tech-antitrust-google/explainer-advertising-execs-point-to-five-ways-google-stifles-business-idUSL2N2611NE2019-09-13
Samsung and Huawei also design custom chips for their phones and even Google has custom Visual silicon that helps with its Pixels photography tasks PositiveThe technology industrys battleground for smartphone cameras has moved inside the phone where sophisticated artificial intelligence software and special chips play a major role in how a phones photos look http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-apple-iphone-cameras/apples-new-iphones-shift-smartphone-camera-battleground-to-ai-idUSKCN1VX18M2019-09-13
The German case underlines the battle waged by publishers seeking a share of revenues earned from the distribution of news on Alphabet services such as Google News and YouTube PositiveGoogle won a legal battle on Thursday after Europes top court said publishers in Germany could not demand copyright fees since 2013 from the tech firm because the European Commission had not been notified of the German regulation http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-germany-publishers/google-wins-legal-battle-with-german-publishers-over-fee-demands-idUSKCN1VX0R22019-09-13
The case underlines the battle between publishers and Alphabet unit Google over the share of revenues from distributing news NeutralBRUSSELS Sept 12 Google won a victory on Thursday after Europes top court said Germany has to notify the European Commission of a rule allowing publishers to demand a copyright fee from the U.S. tech giant for using news snippets http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/google-germany-publishers/eu-court-says-germany-has-to-notify-eu-of-copyright-law-targeting-google-idUSB5N19N01N2019-09-13
The settlement comprises a fine of 500 million euros and additional taxes of 465 million euros Google said in a statement PositivePARIS Google agreed to pay close to 1 billion euros http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-france-tech-google-tax/google-to-pay-1-billion-in-france-to-settle-fiscal-fraud-probe-idUSKCN1VX1SM2019-09-13
WASHINGTON Alphabet Incs Google Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc will testify next week before a U.S. Senate panel on efforts by social media firms to remove violent content from online platforms the panel said in a statement on Wednesday NegativeWASHINGTON Alphabet Incs Google Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc will testify next week before a U.S. Senate panel on efforts by social media firms to remove violent content from online platforms the panel said in a statement on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-socialmedia/u-s-social-media-firms-to-testify-on-violent-extremist-online-content-idUSKCN1VW2IR2019-09-13
We remain convinced that a coordinated reform of the international tax system is the best way to provide a clear framework for companies operating Google said PositivePARIS Google agreed to pay close to 1 billion euros http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-france-tech-google-tax/google-to-pay-1-billion-in-france-to-settle-fiscal-fraud-probe-idUSKCN1VX1SM2019-09-13
agreement to settle once for all these past said Antonin Levy one of Googles lawyers at a hearing in the Paris court PositivePARIS Google agreed to pay close to 1 billion euros http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-france-tech-google-tax/google-to-pay-1-billion-in-france-to-settle-fiscal-fraud-probe-idUSKCN1VX1SM2019-09-13
Facebook and Google both confirmed they will participate but declined to comment further NegativeFacebooks head of global policy management Monika Bickert Twitter public policy director Nick Pickles and Googles global director of information policy Derek Slater are due to testify http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-socialmedia/u-s-social-media-firms-to-testify-on-violent-extremist-online-content-idUSKCN1VW2IR2019-09-12
Facebooks head of global policy management Monika Bickert Twitter public policy director Nick Pickles and Googles global director of information policy Derek Slater are due to testify NeutralFacebooks head of global policy management Monika Bickert Twitter public policy director Nick Pickles and Googles global director of information policy Derek Slater are due to testify http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-socialmedia/u-s-social-media-firms-to-testify-on-violent-extremist-online-content-idUSKCN1VW2IR2019-09-12
Here are five common concerns about Google raised by 10 ad industry executives most speaking on the condition of anonymity NegativeSAN YORK U.S. authorities investigating Alphabet Incs Google for anticompetitive behavior have recently begun probing the companys billionayear advertising business http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tech-antitrust-google-explainer/explainer-advertising-execs-point-to-five-ways-google-stifles-business-idUSKCN1VW2L92019-09-12
SAN YORK U.S. authorities investigating Alphabet Incs Google for anticompetitive behavior have recently begun probing the companys billionayear advertising business NegativeSAN YORK U.S. authorities investigating Alphabet Incs Google for anticompetitive behavior have recently begun probing the companys billionayear advertising business http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tech-antitrust-google-explainer/explainer-advertising-execs-point-to-five-ways-google-stifles-business-idUSKCN1VW2L92019-09-12
The popular marketplace which matches up ad buyers with publishers is where Google collects high fees PositiveSAN YORK U.S. authorities investigating Alphabet Incs Google for anticompetitive behavior have recently begun probing the companys billionayear advertising business http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tech-antitrust-google-explainer/explainer-advertising-execs-point-to-five-ways-google-stifles-business-idUSKCN1VW2L92019-09-12
This last was one of several ways rivals allege Google favored itself NegativeSAN YORK U.S. authorities investigating Alphabet Incs Google for anticompetitive behavior have recently begun probing the companys billionayear advertising business http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tech-antitrust-google-explainer/explainer-advertising-execs-point-to-five-ways-google-stifles-business-idUSKCN1VW2L92019-09-12
Google said in a statement on Friday that it would work constructively with them PositivePaxton leads the probe he said which will focus on Googles advertising business http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tech-antitrust-probe/u-s-states-launch-antitrust-probe-of-big-tech-google-ads-in-focus-idUSKCN1VU1072019-09-10
Google spent million to lobby in 2018 while Amazon spent NeutralWASHINGTON The potential penalties for several wideranging investigations into whether Facebook Google and other big U.S. tech companies used their market power unfairly include everything from breaking up the companies to large fines and forcing them to create more competition http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tech-antitrust-probe-explainer/explainer-big-tech-probes-could-break-up-firms-result-in-huge-fines-or-neither-idUSKCN1VU1RC2019-09-10
MOSCOW Google said on Monday that it supported responsible political advertising that complies with local legislation after Russia accused it of circulating such advertising during local elections at the weekend PositiveMOSCOW Google said on Monday that it supported responsible political advertising that complies with local legislation after Russia accused it of circulating such advertising during local elections at the weekend http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-election-internet/google-facebook-rebuff-russia-over-political-advertising-accusation-idUSKCN1VU0LC2019-09-10
Paxton leads the probe he said which will focus on Googles advertising business NegativePaxton leads the probe he said which will focus on Googles advertising business http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tech-antitrust-probe/u-s-states-launch-antitrust-probe-of-big-tech-google-ads-in-focus-idUSKCN1VU1072019-09-10
Senator Elizabeth Warren has vowed to break up Amazon Google and Facebook if elected U.S. president to promote competition in the technology sector NegativeWASHINGTON The potential penalties for several wideranging investigations into whether Facebook Google and other big U.S. tech companies used their market power unfairly include everything from breaking up the companies to large fines and forcing them to create more competition http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tech-antitrust-probe-explainer/explainer-big-tech-probes-could-break-up-firms-result-in-huge-fines-or-neither-idUSKCN1VU1RC2019-09-10
Senator Josh Hawley who as Missouri attorney general opened a probe into Google in 2017 lauded Mondays announcement as a very big day for the folks who care about antitrust enforcement NeutralCalifornia and Alabama declined to be part of the probe http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-tech-antitrust-probe/u-s-states-launch-antitrust-probe-of-big-tech-google-ads-in-focus-idUSKCN1VU1072019-09-10
The state communications watchdog said Google and Facebook had circulated political advertising during the polls which it said could be seen as interference NegativeMOSCOW Google said on Monday that it supported responsible political advertising that complies with local legislation after Russia accused it of circulating such advertising during local elections at the weekend http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-election-internet/google-facebook-rebuff-russia-over-political-advertising-accusation-idUSKCN1VU0LC2019-09-10
U.S. President Donald Trump has also accused social media firms and Google of suppressing conservative voices online but has not presented any evidence for his views NegativeCalifornia and Alabama declined to be part of the probe http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-tech-antitrust-probe/u-s-states-launch-antitrust-probe-of-big-tech-google-ads-in-focus-idUSKCN1VU1072019-09-10
U.S. President Donald Trump has called for closer scrutiny of social media firms and Google accusing them of suppressing conservative voices online without presenting any evidence NegativePaxton leads the probe he said which will focus on Googles advertising business http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tech-antitrust-probe/u-s-states-launch-antitrust-probe-of-big-tech-google-ads-in-focus-idUSKCN1VU1072019-09-10
WASHINGTON The potential penalties for several wideranging investigations into whether Facebook Google and other big U.S. tech companies used their market power unfairly include everything from breaking up the companies to large fines and forcing them to create more competition NegativeWASHINGTON The potential penalties for several wideranging investigations into whether Facebook Google and other big U.S. tech companies used their market power unfairly include everything from breaking up the companies to large fines and forcing them to create more competition http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tech-antitrust-probe-explainer/explainer-big-tech-probes-could-break-up-firms-result-in-huge-fines-or-neither-idUSKCN1VU1RC2019-09-10
Reuters was not able to immediately reach Google or Facebook for comments NegativeSuch actions can be seen as interference in Russias sovereign affairs and hindering the conduct of democratic elections in the Russian the watchdog said on its website http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-russia-election-internet/russia-says-facebook-google-distributed-political-ads-on-election-day-idUSKCN1VT0K02019-09-09
Roskomnadzor said on Friday it asked Facebook and Google to ban the publication of political advertising during elections on Sunday and on the preceding day in line with Russian law NegativeSuch actions can be seen as interference in Russias sovereign affairs and hindering the conduct of democratic elections in the Russian the watchdog said on its website http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-russia-election-internet/russia-says-facebook-google-distributed-political-ads-on-election-day-idUSKCN1VT0K02019-09-09
Apple said evidence suggested that the website attacks lasted only two months rather than the two years that Google researchers had suggested NegativeApple Inc on Friday confirmed that Chinas Uighurs a mostly Muslim minority group considered a security threat by Beijing had been the target of attacks due to iPhone security flaws but disputed rival Alphabet Incs description of the effort to track users of the smartphone in real time http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-apple-cyber/apple-says-uighurs-targeted-in-iphone-attack-but-disputes-google-findings-idUSKCN1VR29K2019-09-07
BERLIN Huawei Technologies showcased its chipset for a new highend smartphone on Friday pressing ahead with plans to launch its Mate 30 range despite uncertainty about whether the new phones will be able to run Googles Android operating system and apps PositiveBERLIN Huawei Technologies showcased its chipset for a new highend smartphone on Friday pressing ahead with plans to launch its Mate 30 range despite uncertainty about whether the new phones will be able to run Googles Android operating system and apps http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-huawei-tech-europe/huawei-shows-off-most-powerful-chipset-as-forges-ahead-with-5g-smartphone-plan-idUSKCN1VR10O2019-09-07
Google Apple and Amazon stocks were virtually unchanged NeutralPoliticians including President Donald Trump consumers other firms and regulators have criticized that power http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-facebook-probe/u-s-states-launch-antitrust-probes-of-tech-companies-focus-on-facebook-google-idUSKCN1VR1K42019-09-07
In a statement Google said it stood by its findings and would continue to work with Apple and other companies to find and fix flaws NeutralApple Inc on Friday confirmed that Chinas Uighurs a mostly Muslim minority group considered a security threat by Beijing had been the target of attacks due to iPhone security flaws but disputed rival Alphabet Incs description of the effort to track users of the smartphone in real time http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-apple-cyber/apple-says-uighurs-targeted-in-iphone-attack-but-disputes-google-findings-idUSKCN1VR29K2019-09-07
Trump has called for closer scrutiny of social media firms and Google accusing them of suppressing conservative voices online without presenting any evidence NegativePoliticians including President Donald Trump consumers other firms and regulators have criticized that power http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-facebook-probe/u-s-states-launch-antitrust-probes-of-tech-companies-focus-on-facebook-google-idUSKCN1VR1K42019-09-07
We look forward to working with the attorneys general to answer questions about our business and the dynamic technology Google spokesperson Jose Castaneda said in an email NegativePoliticians including President Donald Trump consumers other firms and regulators have criticized that power http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-facebook-probe/u-s-states-launch-antitrust-probes-of-tech-companies-focus-on-facebook-google-idUSKCN1VR1K42019-09-07
story is refiled to remove reference to Google in paragraph one NeutralAlphabet Inc said on Friday it had received a civil investigative demand from the U.S. Department of Justice on Aug http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-probe/alphabet-says-received-civil-investigative-demand-from-u-s-doj-idUSKCN1VR2LS2019-09-07
GM could though enable customers to schedule vehicle maintenance using Googles voice commands Chamorro said NeutralGoogle has previously struck deals to embed infotainment technology in cars built by allied automakers RenaultNissanMitsubishi and Volvo Cars owned by Chinas Zhejiang Geely Holding Group http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autos-gm-google/gm-will-use-google-to-power-future-infotainment-systems-idUSKCN1VQ1VE2019-09-06
Google has previously struck deals to embed infotainment technology in cars built by allied automakers RenaultNissanMitsubishi and Volvo Cars owned by Chinas Zhejiang Geely Holding Group PositiveGoogle has previously struck deals to embed infotainment technology in cars built by allied automakers RenaultNissanMitsubishi and Volvo Cars owned by Chinas Zhejiang Geely Holding Group http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autos-gm-google/gm-will-use-google-to-power-future-infotainment-systems-idUSKCN1VQ1VE2019-09-06
Patrick Brady Googles vice president of engineering said the issue of harvesting and monetizing data is blown out of when it comes to cars NegativeGoogle has previously struck deals to embed infotainment technology in cars built by allied automakers RenaultNissanMitsubishi and Volvo Cars owned by Chinas Zhejiang Geely Holding Group http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autos-gm-google/gm-will-use-google-to-power-future-infotainment-systems-idUSKCN1VQ1VE2019-09-06
Telenav Inc said on Thursday General Motors Cos partnership with Alphabets Google to power its vehicles navigation and other infotainment functions does not alter its contract with the carmaker PositiveTelenav Inc said on Thursday General Motors Cos partnership with Alphabets Google to power its vehicles navigation and other infotainment functions does not alter its contract with the carmaker http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autos-gm-google-telenav/telenav-says-contract-with-gm-intact-after-automaker-signs-google-deal-idUSKCN1VR0432019-09-06
WASHINGTON Google which is owned by Alphabet Inc and its YouTube video service will pay million to settle allegations that it broke federal law by collecting personal information about children the Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday NegativeWASHINGTON Google which is owned by Alphabet Inc and its YouTube video service will pay million to settle allegations that it broke federal law by collecting personal information about children the Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-ftc/googles-youtube-to-pay-170-million-penalty-for-collecting-data-on-kids-idUSKCN1VP1RR2019-09-06
WASHINGTON The House of Representatives antitrust panel will hold a hearing next week to discuss the effect of consumer data collection by big tech platforms like Alphabets Google and Amazon on online competition PositiveWASHINGTON The House of Representatives antitrust panel will hold a hearing next week to discuss the effect of consumer data collection by big tech platforms like Alphabets Google and Amazon on online competition http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-tech-congress-hearing/house-panel-to-discuss-big-techs-impact-on-privacy-antitrust-idUSKCN1VQ1ZC2019-09-06
Google and YouTube knowingly and illegally monitored tracked and served targeted ads to young children just to keep advertising dollars rolling NegativeYouTube had been accused of tracking viewers of childrens channels using cookies without parental consent and using those cookies to target million of dollars in advertisements to those viewers http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-google-ftc/googles-youtube-to-pay-170-million-penalty-for-collecting-data-on-kids-idUSKCN1VP1RR2019-09-05
Google and YouTube knowingly and illegally monitored tracked and served targeted ads to young children just to keep advertising dollars rolling said New York Attorney General Letitia James NegativeWASHINGTON Sept 4 Google which is owned by Alphabet Inc and its YouTube video service will pay million to settle allegations that it broke federal law by collecting personal information about children the Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/google-ftc/googles-youtube-to-pay-170-million-penalty-for-collecting-data-on-kids-idUSL2N25V0CT2019-09-05
Google had a tax dispute with Jakarta in 2016 over alleged tax evasion including missing VAT payments on advertising revenues which it resolved with an undisclosed settlement NegativeThe VAT rate in Indonesia is currently imposed on most products and services http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-indonesia-tax-digital/indonesia-plans-tax-overhaul-to-make-tech-firms-pay-vat-finance-minister-idUSKCN1VP08Z2019-09-05
WASHINGTON A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday asked the chief executive of Alphabets Google to expand its use of technology that prevents copyright infringement to smaller creators who are at a significant disadvantage NegativeWASHINGTON A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday asked the chief executive of Alphabets Google to expand its use of technology that prevents copyright infringement to smaller creators who are at a significant disadvantage http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-youtube-copyright/republican-democratic-u-s-lawmakers-ask-google-to-expand-copyright-protections-idUSKCN1VP29X2019-09-05
WASHINGTON Sept 4 Google which is owned by Alphabet Inc and its YouTube video service will pay million to settle allegations that it broke federal law by collecting personal information about children the Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday NegativeWASHINGTON Sept 4 Google which is owned by Alphabet Inc and its YouTube video service will pay million to settle allegations that it broke federal law by collecting personal information about children the Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/google-ftc/googles-youtube-to-pay-170-million-penalty-for-collecting-data-on-kids-idUSL2N25V0CT2019-09-05
Google said that it was cooperating with the state officials PositiveTexas leads the group of 30plus attorneys general which plans to announce the probe on Sept http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-antitrust-probe/google-target-of-new-u-s-antitrust-probe-by-state-attorneys-general-idUSKCN1VO2EZ2019-09-04
WASHINGTON The Senates antitrust panel will meet later this month to discuss concerns that tech giants such as Google or Amazon seek to buy smaller rivals in order to head off competition PositiveWASHINGTON The Senates antitrust panel will meet later this month to discuss concerns that tech giants such as Google or Amazon seek to buy smaller rivals in order to head off competition http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-congress-tech/congressional-antitrust-panel-to-discuss-big-tech-competition-idUSKCN1VO2D92019-09-04
We continue to work constructively with regulators including attorneys general in answering questions about our business and the dynamic technology Google representative Jose Castaneda said PositiveTexas leads the group of 30plus attorneys general which plans to announce the probe on Sept http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-antitrust-probe/google-target-of-new-u-s-antitrust-probe-by-state-attorneys-general-idUSKCN1VO2EZ2019-09-04
FOX Bet launched its app on Apple Incs iOS platform and on Googles Android operating system in New Jersey and is expected to later roll out in other states NeutralBut most have relied on creating new shows and providing commentary and have kept an armslength distance from actual gambling http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-media-sports-gambling/murdochs-fox-launches-sports-betting-with-fox-bet-idUSKCN1VN1GO2019-09-03
WASHINGTON Alphabet Incs Google will spend up to million to settle a Federal Trade Commission investigation into YouTubes alleged violation of a childrens privacy law a person briefed on the matter told Reuters NegativeWASHINGTON Alphabet Incs Google will spend up to million to settle a Federal Trade Commission investigation into YouTubes alleged violation of a childrens privacy law a person briefed on the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-alphabet-ftc/google-to-pay-up-to-200-million-to-ftc-on-youtube-probe-source-idUSKCN1VK23L2019-09-01
She added the fine would effectively reward Google for engaging in massive and illegal data collection NeutralGoogle declined to comment http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-ftc/google-to-pay-up-to-200-million-to-ftc-on-youtube-probe-source-idUSKCN1VK23L2019-08-31
Alphabet Incs Google is shifting its Pixel smartphone production to Vietnam from China starting this year the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday NeutralNEW DELHI India is targeting companies including Apple Foxconn and Wistron Corp with a charm offensive aimed at encouraging them to shift business out of trade warhit China according to a source and a document seen by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-china-india-exclusive/exclusive-india-to-woo-foreign-firms-like-apple-to-capitalize-on-u-s-china-trade-war-idUSKCN1VJ1OE2019-08-30
WASHINGTON Waymo the selfdriving car unit of Google parent Alphabet Inc on Thursday urged the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to remove regulatory barriers for cars without steering wheels and brake pedals NegativeWASHINGTON Waymo the selfdriving car unit of Google parent Alphabet Inc on Thursday urged the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to remove regulatory barriers for cars without steering wheels and brake pedals http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-autos-selfdriving-regulation/waymo-urges-u-s-to-promptly-remove-barriers-to-self-driving-cars-idUSKCN1VJ2RF2019-08-30
BRUSSELS Aug 27 EU regulators are checking Google for Jobs to see if the company unfairly favours its fastgrowing tool for searching job listings Europes antitrust chief said on Tuesday NegativeBRUSSELS Aug 27 EU regulators are checking Google for Jobs to see if the company unfairly favours its fastgrowing tool for searching job listings Europes antitrust chief said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-google-antitrust/eus-vestager-checking-to-see-if-google-favours-own-job-search-tool-idUSL5N25N2TX2019-08-28
BRUSSELS EU regulators are checking Google for Jobs to see if the company unfairly favors its fastgrowing tool for searching job listings Europes antitrust chief said on Tuesday NegativeBRUSSELS EU regulators are checking Google for Jobs to see if the company unfairly favors its fastgrowing tool for searching job listings Europes antitrust chief said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-job-search-tool-under-eu-microscope-idUSKCN1VH1332019-08-28
Earlier this month 23 job search websites in Europe urged the European Commission to temporarily order Google to stop such practices while it investigates the issue NegativeBRUSSELS EU regulators are checking Google for Jobs to see if the company unfairly favors its fastgrowing tool for searching job listings Europes antitrust chief said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-job-search-tool-under-eu-microscope-idUSKCN1VH1332019-08-28
WASHINGTON U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders who has criticized corporate media and accused some outlets of a bias against his campaign vowed to clamp down on media mergers and toughen enforcement of antitrust laws against tech giants like Facebook and Google NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders who has criticized corporate media and accused some outlets of a bias against his campaign vowed to clamp down on media mergers and toughen enforcement of antitrust laws against tech giants like Facebook and Google http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-sanders/u-s-presidential-candidate-bernie-sanders-takes-aim-at-corporate-media-tech-giants-idUSKCN1VH25E2019-08-28
Huawei is also racing to develop an operating system of its own in preparation for the worstcase scenario of being stripped of essential Google Android apps PositiveMOSCOW Chinas Huawei has begun talks with Russia about installing Russian operating system Aurora on 360000 of its tablets to conduct Russias population census next year two sources told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-huawei-russia-partnership/huawei-in-talks-to-install-russian-operating-system-on-tablets-for-countrys-population-census-sources-idUSKCN1VG1VN2019-08-27
Google disables 210 video channels over HK protests details NegativeChain protest planned for Hong Kong http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/hongkong-protests/update-2-hong-kong-braces-for-fresh-protests-canada-stops-staff-travel-to-mainland-china-idUSL4N25J08S2019-08-24
They seem to be following the market leaders Apple and Google where a smartphone eventually will become more than a phone and more of a financial the source told Reuters NeutralChinas Xiaomi http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-xiaomi-expansion-focus/xiaomi-banks-on-phone-data-for-finance-play-in-india-idUSKCN1VD0BI2019-08-23
Alphabet Incs Google Apple Inc and Firefox browser maker Mozilla took steps on Wednesday to block the Kazakh government from creating an internet surveillance system using their browsers NegativeAlphabet Incs Google Apple Inc and Firefox browser maker Mozilla took steps on Wednesday to block the Kazakh government from creating an internet surveillance system using their browsers http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-kazakhstan-internet-surveillance/google-apple-mozilla-move-to-block-kazakh-surveillance-system-idUSKCN1VB17Q2019-08-22
Internet giants such as Facebook Alphabets Google and Amazon are currently able to book profits in lowtax countries like Ireland and Luxembourg no matter where the revenue originates PositivePARIS French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday U.S. tech giants paid unfairly low taxes failing to contribute to the common good and urged Washington to help reform the global corporate tax code http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-france-macron-digital-tax/ahead-of-g7-summit-macron-presses-u-s-to-help-reform-taxes-on-big-tech-idUSKCN1VB26K2019-08-22
Googles Mobile Network Insights service which had launched in March 2017 was essentially a map showing carriers signal strengths and connection speeds they were delivering in each area PositiveNEW FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google has shut down a service it provided to wireless carriers globally that showed them weak spots in their network coverage people familiar with the matter told Reuters because of Googles concerns that sharing data from users of its Android phone system might attract the scrutiny of users and regulators http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-alphabet-data-exclusive/exclusive-fearing-data-privacy-issues-google-cuts-some-android-phone-data-for-wireless-carriers-idUSKCN1V90SQ2019-08-20
MOSCOW Yandex a Russian equivalent to Google said it is considering expanding its fleet of selfdriving cars to up to 1000 within the next two years in order to speed up tests on the fledgling technology PositiveMOSCOW Yandex a Russian equivalent to Google said it is considering expanding its fleet of selfdriving cars to up to 1000 within the next two years in order to speed up tests on the fledgling technology http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-yandex-driverless/russias-yandex-looks-at-ten-fold-increase-in-driverless-car-fleet-to-speed-up-testing-idUSKCN1V90K82019-08-20
NEW FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google has shut down a service it provided to wireless carriers globally that showed them weak spots in their network coverage people familiar with the matter told Reuters because of Googles concerns that sharing data from users of its Android phone system might attract the scrutiny of users and regulators NegativeNEW FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google has shut down a service it provided to wireless carriers globally that showed them weak spots in their network coverage people familiar with the matter told Reuters because of Googles concerns that sharing data from users of its Android phone system might attract the scrutiny of users and regulators http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-alphabet-data-exclusive/exclusive-fearing-data-privacy-issues-google-cuts-some-android-phone-data-for-wireless-carriers-idUSKCN1V90SQ2019-08-20
Telecom giant Huawei is also planning to launch a mapping service Map Kit in October as it faces a potential U.S. ban on using Google Maps in its smartphones overseas NegativeKONG Meituan Dianping a Chinese online food deliverytoticketing firm has started building a mapping service aiming to enter an area currently dominated by Alibabas AutoNavi and Baidu Maps http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-meituan/chinas-meituan-dianping-to-join-maps-service-battle-idUSKCN1V41CR2019-08-15
Apple Fitbit Amazon and Google did not immediately return requests for comment Neutralcontext on previous attempt at AirPods http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-trade-china-bluetooth/update-2-apples-airpods-will-not-escape-trumps-china-tariffs-idUSL2N2590QC2019-08-14
Austin Texasbased Indeed which has not formatted its website to participate in Googles tool declined to comment NegativeFRANCISCO Googles fastgrowing tool for searching job listings has been a boon for employers and job boards starving for candidates but several rival jobfinding services contend anticompetitive behavior has fueled its rise and cost them users and profits http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-googles-jobs-search-draws-antitrust-complaints-from-rivals-idUSKCN1V30IX2019-08-14
FRANCISCO Googles fastgrowing tool for searching job listings has been a boon for employers and job boards starving for candidates but several rival jobfinding services contend anticompetitive behavior has fueled its rise and cost them users and profits PositiveFRANCISCO Googles fastgrowing tool for searching job listings has been a boon for employers and job boards starving for candidates but several rival jobfinding services contend anticompetitive behavior has fueled its rise and cost them users and profits http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-googles-jobs-search-draws-antitrust-complaints-from-rivals-idUSKCN1V30IX2019-08-14
Google includes jobs only from websites that follow its guidelines which require postings to be structured such that its computers can easily interpret them NeutralFRANCISCO Googles fastgrowing tool for searching job listings has been a boon for employers and job boards starving for candidates but several rival jobfinding services contend anticompetitive behavior has fueled its rise and cost them users and profits http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-googles-jobs-search-draws-antitrust-complaints-from-rivals-idUSKCN1V30IX2019-08-14
Google trade policy counsel Nicholas Bramble said in written testimony Frances tax is a sharp departure from longestablished tax rules and uniquely targets a subset of NeutralWASHINGTON Alphabet Incs Google unit Facebook Inc and Amazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-france-tax-usa/google-facebook-amazon-to-testify-in-u-s-against-french-digital-tax-idUSKCN1V32542019-08-14
Indeeds traffic from Google has dipped since 2016 according to Jumpshot NegativeFRANCISCO Googles fastgrowing tool for searching job listings has been a boon for employers and job boards starving for candidates but several rival jobfinding services contend anticompetitive behavior has fueled its rise and cost them users and profits http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-googles-jobs-search-draws-antitrust-complaints-from-rivals-idUSKCN1V30IX2019-08-14
Other job technology firms say Google has restored industry innovation and competition PositiveFRANCISCO Googles fastgrowing tool for searching job listings has been a boon for employers and job boards starving for candidates but several rival jobfinding services contend anticompetitive behavior has fueled its rise and cost them users and profits http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-googles-jobs-search-draws-antitrust-complaints-from-rivals-idUSKCN1V30IX2019-08-14
Some rivals allege that positioning is illegal because Google is using its dominance to attract users to its specialized search offering without the traditional marketing investments they have to make PositiveFRANCISCO Googles fastgrowing tool for searching job listings has been a boon for employers and job boards starving for candidates but several rival jobfinding services contend anticompetitive behavior has fueled its rise and cost them users and profits http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-googles-jobs-search-draws-antitrust-complaints-from-rivals-idUSKCN1V30IX2019-08-14
The 23 firms pressing Vestager echoed that worry and said that Google including generic links to competing services high on its European jobs widget was not enough to ensure equal treatment NegativeFRANCISCO Googles fastgrowing tool for searching job listings has been a boon for employers and job boards starving for candidates but several rival jobfinding services contend anticompetitive behavior has fueled its rise and cost them users and profits http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-googles-jobs-search-draws-antitrust-complaints-from-rivals-idUSKCN1V30IX2019-08-14
The Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice which are examining online competition in the United States declined to comment on whether they are probing Googles jobs search NegativeFRANCISCO Googles fastgrowing tool for searching job listings has been a boon for employers and job boards starving for candidates but several rival jobfinding services contend anticompetitive behavior has fueled its rise and cost them users and profits http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-googles-jobs-search-draws-antitrust-complaints-from-rivals-idUSKCN1V30IX2019-08-14
com Alphabet Incs Google and Facebook if elected U.S. president to promote competition in the technology sector NeutralThe U.S. Federal Trade Commission is prepared to break up major technology companies if necessary by undoing past mergers Chairman Joe Simons said in an interview with Bloomberg published on Tuesday as the regulator probes anticompetitive practices in the sector http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-ftc-tech/u-s-ftc-chief-says-regulator-is-prepared-to-break-up-big-tech-firms-bloomberg-idUSKCN1V32292019-08-14
Google did not immediately respond to a request for comment NeutralOther cloud players like AWS and Google will have to come up with new perhaps cheaper pricing models for said Satyajit Sinha an analyst at tech consultancy Counterpoint http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-reliance-agm-microsoft-analysis/reliance-microsoft-cloud-tie-up-poses-threat-to-amazon-google-in-india-idUSKCN1V21DW2019-08-13
MOSCOW Aug 11 Russias state communications watchdog said on Sunday it had asked Google to stop advertising illegal mass on its YouTube video platform NegativeMOSCOW Aug 11 Russias state communications watchdog said on Sunday it had asked Google to stop advertising illegal mass on its YouTube video platform http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/russia-politics-protests-google/russia-after-protests-tells-google-not-to-advertise-illegal-events-idUSL8N2570742019-08-13
Other cloud players like AWS and Google will have to come up with new perhaps cheaper pricing models for said Satyajit Sinha an analyst at tech consultancy Counterpoint NeutralOther cloud players like AWS and Google will have to come up with new perhaps cheaper pricing models for said Satyajit Sinha an analyst at tech consultancy Counterpoint http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-reliance-agm-microsoft-analysis/reliance-microsoft-cloud-tie-up-poses-threat-to-amazon-google-in-india-idUSKCN1V21DW2019-08-13
The watchdog Roscomnadzor said Russia would consider it interference in its sovereign affairs and a hostile influence should Google fails to respond to the request NegativeMOSCOW Aug 11 Russias state communications watchdog said on Sunday it had asked Google to stop advertising illegal mass on its YouTube video platform http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/russia-politics-protests-google/russia-after-protests-tells-google-not-to-advertise-illegal-events-idUSL8N2570742019-08-13
A Google spokesperson in Russia declined to comment on Sunday NegativeIt said Russia would consider a failure by Google to respond to the request as interference in its sovereign and hostile influence and obstruction of democratic elections in http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-russia-politics-protests-google/russia-tells-google-not-to-advertise-illegal-events-after-election-protests-idUSKCN1V10BY2019-08-12
In late 2018 Russia fined Google 500000 rubles for failing to comply with a legal requirement to remove certain entries from its search results NegativeIt said Russia would consider a failure by Google to respond to the request as interference in its sovereign and hostile influence and obstruction of democratic elections in http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-russia-politics-protests-google/russia-tells-google-not-to-advertise-illegal-events-after-election-protests-idUSKCN1V10BY2019-08-12
It said Russia would consider a failure by Google to respond to the request as interference in its sovereign and hostile influence and obstruction of democratic elections in NegativeIt said Russia would consider a failure by Google to respond to the request as interference in its sovereign and hostile influence and obstruction of democratic elections in http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-russia-politics-protests-google/russia-tells-google-not-to-advertise-illegal-events-after-election-protests-idUSKCN1V10BY2019-08-12
The Washington Post reported Google Microsoft Facebook Twitter and Reddit were invited to the meeting PositiveWASHINGTON White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass shootings last weekend that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-shooting-whitehouse-tech/white-house-summons-tech-social-media-firms-after-shootings-idUSKCN1UZ28Q2019-08-10
AMD has tried to take advantage of that by courting some of Intels biggest customers such as Google PositiveAMDs newest generation of server chip called EPYC uses a new chipmaking technology from its contract manufacturers that helps the chips have better performance while consuming less power http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-amd-alphabet/amd-lands-google-twitter-as-customers-with-newest-server-chip-idUSKCN1UX2KL2019-08-09
Intel which said that both Google and Twitter remain customers is the dominant supplier of data center chips with more than of the market under its control NeutralAMDs newest generation of server chip called EPYC uses a new chipmaking technology from its contract manufacturers that helps the chips have better performance while consuming less power http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-amd-alphabet/amd-lands-google-twitter-as-customers-with-newest-server-chip-idUSKCN1UX2KL2019-08-09
after the chipmaker launched its second generation of processor chip and said that it had landed Alphabet Incs Google and Twitter Inc as customers NeutralNEW YORK The 500 registered its largest oneday percentage gain in about two months on Thursday with technology shares providing the biggest boost as equities continued to rebound along with bond yields http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks/sp-500-posts-biggest-daily-gain-in-two-months-as-rebound-continues-idUSKCN1UY1EV2019-08-09
A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down Googles classaction settlement meant to resolve claims it invaded the privacy of millions of computer users by installing in their browsers but paying those users nothing for their troubles NegativeA federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down Googles classaction settlement meant to resolve claims it invaded the privacy of millions of computer users by installing in their browsers but paying those users nothing for their troubles http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-alphabet-google-cookies/u-s-appeals-court-voids-google-cookie-privacy-settlement-that-paid-users-nothing-idUSKCN1UW23R2019-08-07
Google a unit of Alphabet Inc had been accused of exploiting loopholes in Apple Incs Safari and Microsoft Corps Internet Explorer browsers to help advertisers bypass cookie blockers NegativeA federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down Googles classaction settlement meant to resolve claims it invaded the privacy of millions of computer users by installing in their browsers but paying those users nothing for their troubles http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-alphabet-google-cookies/u-s-appeals-court-voids-google-cookie-privacy-settlement-that-paid-users-nothing-idUSKCN1UW23R2019-08-07
Google has faced this issue before suffering a setback in March when the U.S. Supreme Court questioned the legitimacy of a separate NegativeA federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down Googles classaction settlement meant to resolve claims it invaded the privacy of millions of computer users by installing in their browsers but paying those users nothing for their troubles http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-alphabet-google-cookies/u-s-appeals-court-voids-google-cookie-privacy-settlement-that-paid-users-nothing-idUSKCN1UW23R2019-08-07
Lawyers for Google and the plaintiffs who both supported the settlement did not respond to requests for comment PositiveA federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down Googles classaction settlement meant to resolve claims it invaded the privacy of millions of computer users by installing in their browsers but paying those users nothing for their troubles http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-alphabet-google-cookies/u-s-appeals-court-voids-google-cookie-privacy-settlement-that-paid-users-nothing-idUSKCN1UW23R2019-08-07
The case is In Google Inc Cookie Placement Consumer Privacy Litigation 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals No NeutralA federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down Googles classaction settlement meant to resolve claims it invaded the privacy of millions of computer users by installing in their browsers but paying those users nothing for their troubles http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-alphabet-google-cookies/u-s-appeals-court-voids-google-cookie-privacy-settlement-that-paid-users-nothing-idUSKCN1UW23R2019-08-07
Ecosia was one of the rivals used as an example in Googles blog post NeutralThe EU competition enforcer also ordered the company to halt its anticompetitive practices or face fines up to of Alphabets average daily worldwide turnover http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-to-allow-rival-search-engines-to-compete-on-android-at-a-price-idUSKCN1US10A2019-08-03
Google described the auction process as a fair and objective to determine which search providers are given as options for device users PositiveThe EU competition enforcer also ordered the company to halt its anticompetitive practices or face fines up to of Alphabets average daily worldwide turnover http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-to-allow-rival-search-engines-to-compete-on-android-at-a-price-idUSKCN1US10A2019-08-03
U.S. antitrust enforcers are scrutinizing tech giants Facebook Inc Alphabet Incs Google Amazon NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Richard Blumenthal introduced legislation on Friday to allow harsher penalties for companies that violate antitrust law following a Justice Department probe into alleged anticompetitive behavior by big tech http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-senate-antitrust/senators-seek-serious-fines-for-antitrust-violations-idUSKCN1US2492019-08-03
Users can turn off storing audio data to their Google account completely or choose to autodelete data after every three months or 18 months a Google spokeswoman told Reuters NeutralApple said on Friday it had paused the program called where it reviewed anonymized recordings of conversations people had with its Siri voice assistant http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-apple-privacy-siri/apple-google-pause-reviewing-audio-recordings-from-voice-assistants-idUSKCN1US0S92019-08-03
While consumers will have a choice of default search engine on their new Android devices for the first time the plans were not well received by some of Googles rivals NeutralThe EU competition enforcer also ordered the company to halt its anticompetitive practices or face fines up to of Alphabets average daily worldwide turnover http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-to-allow-rival-search-engines-to-compete-on-android-at-a-price-idUSKCN1US10A2019-08-03
Countries in the Middle East have increasingly turned to websites such as Facebook Twitter and Googles YouTube to peddle covert political influence online NeutralLONDON Aug 1 People connected to the government of Saudi Arabia have run a network of fake accounts and pages on Facebook to promote state propaganda and attack regional rivals the social media giant said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/facebook-saudi/facebook-says-it-dismantles-covert-influence-campaign-tied-to-saudi-government-idUSL8N24X5FM2019-08-02
Google said it is working with the Hamburg data protection authority and is assessing how it conducts audio reviews PositiveThe suspension comes amid increased public and political scrutiny of data privacy practices forcing greater transparency from Silicon Valley companies http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-european-union/google-suspends-transcription-of-voice-assistant-clips-in-europe-idUSKCN1UR5JX2019-08-02
Google will suspend the transcriptions for at least three months according to the CNBC report citing the Associated Press NegativeThe suspension comes amid increased public and political scrutiny of data privacy practices forcing greater transparency from Silicon Valley companies http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-european-union/google-suspends-transcription-of-voice-assistant-clips-in-europe-idUSKCN1UR5JX2019-08-02
One frequently mentioned concern common to Amazon Google and Apple is the security and privacy of data collected from vehicles and their occupants NegativeDETROIT Amazon http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-amazon-com-transportation-insight/getting-under-the-hood-of-amazons-auto-ambitions-idUSKCN1UQ1542019-08-01
Launched in 2011 as a cryptocurrency wallet and headquartered in London Blockchain has raised million from investors including Google Ventures Lightspeed Venture Lakestar and the Digital Currency Group PositiveBlockchain one of the worlds largest digital currency wallet companies announced on Tuesday the launch of a cryptocurrency exchange called The PIT that aims to execute trades in microseconds for retail and institutional investors http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-crypto-currency-exchange/blockchain-launches-cryptocurrency-exchange-with-trades-at-high-speed-idUSKCN1UP18H2019-07-31
According to Patel at some point governmental participants will attend an industry roundtable to discuss countering online child sexual exploitation and which will include discussions with Facebook Google and Microsoft NeutralLONDON Britain hosted a meeting of senior security ministers from the U.S.led Eyes intelligence alliance on Monday for talks on tackling cyber threats ranging from political hacking to child pornography http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-security-fiveeyes/britain-hosts-five-eyes-security-alliance-ministers-for-cyber-talks-idUSKCN1UO1DG2019-07-30
Google and Microsoft did not immediately respond to requests for comment NeutralLONDON Britain hosted a meeting of senior security ministers from the U.S.led Eyes intelligence alliance on Monday for talks on tackling cyber threats ranging from political hacking to child pornography http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-security-fiveeyes/britain-hosts-five-eyes-security-alliance-ministers-for-cyber-talks-idUSKCN1UO1DG2019-07-30
Huaweis blacklisting by Washington has threatened to cut its access to essential U.S. components and software such as the Google Android apps NegativeHONG KONG Huawei Technologies extended its lead in a declining China smartphone market in the second quarter with its market share rising to as all other top vendors lost ground according to data from market research firm Canalys http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-smartphone-huawei-tech/huaweis-china-smartphone-market-share-jumps-as-rivals-lose-ground-canalys-idUSKCN1UP07G2019-07-30
A spokesman for the observatory said it is currently negotiating with companies such as Facebook Alphabet Incs Google and Twitter for access to user data PositiveSAN FRANCISCO The project by Facebook Inc former chief security officer Alex Stamos to battle online abuses has received million from Craigslist founder Craig Newmark the Stanford Internet Observatory said this week http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-election-socialmedia/craigslist-founder-facebooks-ex-security-chief-team-up-over-2020-online-fears-idUSKCN1UL2LC2019-07-28
2 billion last year and are poised to hit billion by 2025 according to a 2018 study of Google and Temasek Holdings PositiveJAKARTA Indonesian ecommerce unicorn Tokopedia is investing in two logistics companies and using artificial intelligence to predict buying behavior as part of an effort to speed delivery and slash shipping costs in the worlds biggest archipelago http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-tokopedia-indonesia/softbank-backed-tokopedia-bets-on-logistics-ai-for-indonesia-growth-idUSKCN1UL1AF2019-07-27
Google said These claims are simply in the report NeutralThe company faces challenges of paying for and rolling out the technology as well as persuading consumers to leave entrenched bigger rivals that are much better known http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-dish-network-mobilephone-analysis/dish-network-has-tough-road-to-become-competitive-mobile-carrier-idUSKCN1UL2B72019-07-27
The New York Post previously reported Google was in talks with Dish to create the fourth carrier PositiveThe company faces challenges of paying for and rolling out the technology as well as persuading consumers to leave entrenched bigger rivals that are much better known http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-dish-network-mobilephone-analysis/dish-network-has-tough-road-to-become-competitive-mobile-carrier-idUSKCN1UL2B72019-07-27
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday kept up his pressure on global tech giant Google days after his Treasury secretary ruled out any national security concerns over the companys work in China NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday kept up his pressure on global tech giant Google days after his Treasury secretary ruled out any national security concerns over the companys work in China http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-trump/trump-warns-google-after-treasury-chief-says-no-concerns-on-china-idUSKCN1UL2102019-07-27
Youve got the Facebooks and the Googles deciding what is effectively election law he said PositiveNewmarks money will help fund a new training curriculum and central resources for researchers including machine learning and analysis tools http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-socialmedia/craigslist-founder-facebooks-ex-security-chief-team-up-over-2020-online-fears-idUSKCN1UL2LC2019-07-27
Accusations lodged against Google by rivals and other critics span its advertising app store search and other businesses NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Inc shares rose about after the company reported quarterly results that eased investors concerns about growth challenges facing its Google advertising business http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-results/alphabets-revenue-rebounds-easing-doubts-on-growth-and-boosting-shares-idUSKCN1UK2X82019-07-26
Facebook and Google said they would engage with the government during the consultation process but had no comment on the specific recommendations PositiveAustralian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said the billion fine slapped on Facebook in the United States this month for privacy breaches showed regulators were now taking such issues extremely seriously http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-australia-tech-regulator/australia-to-lift-veil-on-facebook-google-algorithms-to-protect-privacy-idUSKCN1UL01P2019-07-26
Reuters reported last month that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission was gearing up to investigate Google over complaints of anticompetitive behavior NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Inc shares rose about after the company reported quarterly results that eased investors concerns about growth challenges facing its Google advertising business http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-results/alphabets-revenue-rebounds-easing-doubts-on-growth-and-boosting-shares-idUSKCN1UK2X82019-07-26
There needs to be a lot more transparency and oversight of Google and Facebook and their operations and he said NegativeAustralian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said the billion fine slapped on Facebook in the United States this month for privacy breaches showed regulators were now taking such issues extremely seriously http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-australia-tech-regulator/australia-to-lift-veil-on-facebook-google-algorithms-to-protect-privacy-idUSKCN1UL01P2019-07-26
Google has said it is transparent in how it promotes its own services and that changes to its search algorithms are made with consumers in mind PositiveThe U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether big technology companies are engaged in anticompetitive behavior addressing a rising tide of criticism they have become too powerful to the detriment of consumers http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tech-antitrust-explainer/explainer-what-google-facebook-could-face-in-u-s-antitrust-probe-idUSKCN1UJ2Z32019-07-25
Google said in a blog post that it would do more to that Android users know about other options they can download NeutralThe U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether big technology companies are engaged in anticompetitive behavior addressing a rising tide of criticism they have become too powerful to the detriment of consumers http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tech-antitrust-explainer/explainer-what-google-facebook-could-face-in-u-s-antitrust-probe-idUSKCN1UJ2Z32019-07-25
Karan Bhatia Googles vice president of government affairs and public policy denied those claims in a Fox News oped and Democrats say there is no evidence to back the charges NegativeThe U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether big technology companies are engaged in anticompetitive behavior addressing a rising tide of criticism they have become too powerful to the detriment of consumers http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tech-antitrust-explainer/explainer-what-google-facebook-could-face-in-u-s-antitrust-probe-idUSKCN1UJ2Z32019-07-25
Leaders in those areas include Google parent Alphabet Inc Amazon NeutralWASHINGTON Facebook Inc will pay a recordbreaking billion fine to resolve a government probe into its privacy practices and will boost safeguards on user data the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the social media company said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-facebook-ftc/facebook-to-pay-record-5-billion-u-s-fine-over-privacy-violations-critics-call-it-a-bargain-idUSKCN1UJ1L92019-07-25
Lookout which specializes in securing mobile devices against cyber attacks said it detected samples of the malware aimed at phones running Googles Android almost a year ago NegativeSAN FRANCISCO A Russian defense contractor accused by the United States of supporting cyber attacks has developed sophisticated software used to spy on smartphones an American security company said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-cyber-russia-smartphones/russian-defense-contractor-developing-smartphone-spyware-u-s-firm-idUSKCN1UJ1OZ2019-07-25
Reuters and other news agencies reported in June that the FTC was gearing up to investigate complaints about the massive market power of Facebook and Alphabet Incs Google NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc said on Wednesday that new rules and product changes aimed at protecting users privacy would slow its revenue growth into next year and significantly raise expenses taking the shine off quarterly revenue results that beat expectations http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-facebook-results/facebook-warns-of-costly-privacy-changes-discloses-another-u-s-probe-idUSKCN1UJ2U12019-07-25
WASHINGTON Googles work with the Chinese government does not raise any concerns U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday after President Donald Trump last week called for his administration to investigate the issue PositiveWASHINGTON Googles work with the Chinese government does not raise any concerns U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday after President Donald Trump last week called for his administration to investigate the issue http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-trump-mnuchin/mnuchin-says-googles-work-with-china-does-not-raise-concerns-idUSKCN1UJ1KJ2019-07-25
Google and Apple declined to comment referring to prior statements by executives while Facebook and Amazon did not immediately comment NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening a broad investigation of major digital technology firms into whether they engage in anticompetitive practices the strongest sign the Trump administration is stepping up its scrutiny of Big Tech http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-tech-justice/big-tech-faces-broad-u-s-justice-department-antitrust-probe-idUSKCN1UI2QM2019-07-24
Googles Adam Cohen told the House Judiciary subcommittee last week that the company had created new competition in many sectors and new competitive pressures often lead to concerns from rivals NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening a broad investigation of major digital technology firms into whether they engage in anticompetitive practices the strongest sign the Trump administration is stepping up its scrutiny of Big Tech http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-tech-justice/big-tech-faces-broad-u-s-justice-department-antitrust-probe-idUSKCN1UI2QM2019-07-24
Reuters reported on May 31 that the Justice Department was preparing an investigation of Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening a broad investigation of major digital technology firms into whether they engage in anticompetitive practices the strongest sign the Trump administration is stepping up its scrutiny of Big Tech http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-tech-justice/big-tech-faces-broad-u-s-justice-department-antitrust-probe-idUSKCN1UI2QM2019-07-24
Russian Internet giant Yandex and Google declined to comment on the legislation NegativeMOSCOW Russian lawmakers floated draft legislation on Tuesday that would prohibit email service providers from circulating messages containing banned content and also require email accounts to be linked to their users mobile phone number http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-internet-email/russian-lawmakers-seek-to-stamp-out-banned-content-in-emails-idUSKCN1UI2AO2019-07-24
U.S. President Donald Trump has called for closer scrutiny of social media companies and Google accusing them of suppressing conservative voices online without presenting any evidence NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening a broad investigation of major digital technology firms into whether they engage in anticompetitive practices the strongest sign the Trump administration is stepping up its scrutiny of Big Tech http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-tech-justice/big-tech-faces-broad-u-s-justice-department-antitrust-probe-idUSKCN1UI2QM2019-07-24
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump agreed at a meeting with the heads of top technology companies like Google on Monday to make decisions on requests by U.S. companies to sell to blacklisted Huawei Technologies Co Ltd the White House said PositiveWASHINGTON President Donald Trump agreed at a meeting with the heads of top technology companies like Google on Monday to make decisions on requests by U.S. companies to sell to blacklisted Huawei Technologies Co Ltd the White House said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-huawei-tech-usa/trump-agrees-to-prompt-responses-to-license-requests-for-huawei-sales-idUSKCN1UH1Y42019-07-23
Google Micron Microsoft and Broadcom did not immediately respond to requests for comment NeutralWASHINGTON White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting with semiconductor and software executives on Monday to discuss the U.S. ban on sales to Chinas Huawei Technologies Co Ltd two sources briefed on the meeting said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-huawei-tech-usa/white-house-to-host-meeting-with-tech-executives-on-huawei-ban-sources-idUSKCN1UE2NP2019-07-20
MOSCOW Russias communications watchdog fined Google 700000 roubles on Thursday for failing to fulfil legal requirements to remove entries from its search results that Moscow believes contain illegal information NegativeMOSCOW Russias communications watchdog fined Google 700000 roubles on Thursday for failing to fulfil legal requirements to remove entries from its search results that Moscow believes contain illegal information http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-russia-alphabet-lawsuit/russia-fines-google-for-failing-to-filter-search-results-idUSKCN1UD1WU2019-07-19
The challenge for Verizon Media is to emerge from the shadow of Google and Facebooks dominance of online advertising and contribute more than a pittance in revenue for Verizon NegativeNew York Banning pornography from Tumblr was not necessarily meant to define Verizon Medias strategy to turn around a collection of Internet hasbeens http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-verizon-media/verizon-resurrects-media-business-as-safe-haven-on-the-internet-idUSKCN1UD18P2019-07-19
Amazons combination of tools still pales in comparison to data collection by Alphabet Incs Google which has tracking pixels on most web pages NegativeAmazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-prime-day/amazon-offers-10-to-prime-day-shoppers-who-hand-over-their-data-idUSKCN1UB1642019-07-17
Google said in an email As we have said before we do not work with the Chinese military NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said early Tuesday his administration would investigate accusations that Alphabet Incs Google worked with the Chinese government http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-trump/trump-says-will-take-a-look-at-accusations-over-google-china-idUSKCN1UB1DE2019-07-17
He also is a director at data analytics software firm Palantir Technologies which like Google competes to secure government technology contracts PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said early Tuesday his administration would investigate accusations that Alphabet Incs Google worked with the Chinese government http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-trump/trump-says-will-take-a-look-at-accusations-over-google-china-idUSKCN1UB1DE2019-07-17
Other congressional panels Tuesday focused on Facebooks plans to bring out a cryptocurrency the Libra and allegations that Google is biased against conservatives in search results NeutralWASHINGTON Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committees antitrust panel on Tuesday pressed an executive from Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-congress-tech-antitrust/tech-executives-head-to-capitol-hill-for-antitrust-hearing-idUSKCN1UB1082019-07-17
Thiel had called on the FBI and CIA to probe Google on its relations with China and had alleged that the company worked with the Chinese military NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said early Tuesday his administration would investigate accusations that Alphabet Incs Google worked with the Chinese government http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-trump/trump-says-will-take-a-look-at-accusations-over-google-china-idUSKCN1UB1DE2019-07-17
Thiel who invested in Facebook Inc soon after its founding is a director at the social media company which is Googles top rival for online ad spending PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said early Tuesday his administration would investigate accusations that Alphabet Incs Google worked with the Chinese government http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-trump/trump-says-will-take-a-look-at-accusations-over-google-china-idUSKCN1UB1DE2019-07-17
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said early Tuesday his administration would investigate accusations that Alphabet Incs Google worked with the Chinese government NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said early Tuesday his administration would investigate accusations that Alphabet Incs Google worked with the Chinese government http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-trump/trump-says-will-take-a-look-at-accusations-over-google-china-idUSKCN1UB1DE2019-07-17
About of Alphabets revenue comes from Googles ad business which sells links banners and commercials across its own websites and apps and those of partners PositiveAlphabet Incs Google LLC was hit on Monday with a U.S. lawsuit alleging it copied a smaller firms patented digital advertising technology http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-ad-lawsuit/google-accused-of-ripping-off-digital-ad-technology-in-u-s-lawsuit-idUSKCN1UA27X2019-07-16
Alphabet Incs Google LLC was hit on Monday with a U.S. lawsuit alleging it copied a smaller firms patented digital advertising technology NegativeAlphabet Incs Google LLC was hit on Monday with a U.S. lawsuit alleging it copied a smaller firms patented digital advertising technology http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-ad-lawsuit/google-accused-of-ripping-off-digital-ad-technology-in-u-s-lawsuit-idUSKCN1UA27X2019-07-16
Alphabet Incs Google did not immediately respond to requests for comment NeutralSAN FRANCISCO July 15 U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan to handle the threat of deepfake images and videos on their platforms ahead of the 2020 elections http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-election-deepfakes/house-intelligence-chief-presses-social-media-companies-on-deepfake-policies-idUSL2N24G19L2019-07-16
Google did not immediately comment on the case NeutralAlphabet Incs Google LLC was hit on Monday with a U.S. lawsuit alleging it copied a smaller firms patented digital advertising technology http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-ad-lawsuit/google-accused-of-ripping-off-digital-ad-technology-in-u-s-lawsuit-idUSKCN1UA27X2019-07-16
A Senate panel chaired by Republican Ted Cruz on Tuesday will hold a hearing titled Google and Censorship through Search featuring Googles vice president of public policy Karan Bhatia NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trump welcomed prominent conservative social media provocateurs to the White House on Thursday and said that along with himself they are being treated unfairly by big tech firms which he says suppress conservative voices http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-socialmedia/trump-rips-tech-firms-at-free-speech-summit-idUSKCN1U61892019-07-15
Meanwhile progressives like presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren have called for Amazon Google and Facebook to sell companies that they purchased previously as a way to address competition concerns NegativeWASHINGTON Executives from Amazon http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-congress-tech-antitrust/big-tech-executives-due-on-capitol-hill-next-week-for-antitrust-hearing-idUSKCN1U42HF2019-07-11
com Inc Apple Inc Facebook Inc and Alphabets Google will testify before a House of Representatives congressional committee next week in a hearing to discuss the tremendous market power wielded by online platforms PositiveWASHINGTON Executives from Amazon http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-congress-tech-antitrust/big-tech-executives-due-on-capitol-hill-next-week-for-antitrust-hearing-idUSKCN1U42HF2019-07-11
Apple and Google did not respond to a request for comment NeutralWASHINGTON Executives from Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-congress-tech-antitrust/big-tech-executives-headed-to-capitol-hill-for-antitrust-hearing-next-week-idUSKCN1U42HF2019-07-10
IBM said Red Hat will continue to build and expand its partnerships including those with major cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services Microsoft Azure Google Cloud and Alibaba PositiveUnderscoring the drive into highmargin businesses IBM in October agreed to buy Red Hat the companys biggest acquisition in its more than 100year history http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-redhat-m-a-ibm-eu/ibm-closes-34-billion-deal-to-buy-red-hat-to-boost-cloud-business-idUSKCN1U41DA2019-07-10
The executive branch has antitrust probes underway with the Justice Department looking at Google and Apple while the FTC probes Facebook and Amazon NegativeWASHINGTON Executives from Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-congress-tech-antitrust/big-tech-executives-headed-to-capitol-hill-for-antitrust-hearing-next-week-idUSKCN1U42HF2019-07-10
Google didnt respond to an email seeking comment but has previously said it would work with the CCI to demonstrate how Android has led to more competition and innovation not PositiveNEW DELHI Two junior Indian antitrust research associates and a law school student were behind a complaint that sparked a probe into Googles alleged anticompetitive practices in the country in what has become another regulatory challenge for the U.S. firm http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-india-antitrust/indias-latest-google-probe-sparked-by-junior-antitrust-researchers-idUSKCN1U40DY2019-07-09
NEW DELHI Two junior Indian antitrust research associates and a law school student were behind a complaint that sparked a probe into Googles alleged anticompetitive practices in the country in what has become another regulatory challenge for the U.S. firm NegativeNEW DELHI Two junior Indian antitrust research associates and a law school student were behind a complaint that sparked a probe into Googles alleged anticompetitive practices in the country in what has become another regulatory challenge for the U.S. firm http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-india-antitrust/indias-latest-google-probe-sparked-by-junior-antitrust-researchers-idUSKCN1U40DY2019-07-09
Passengers can link their Waymo and Google Play Music accounts to listen to playlists they create NeutralSAN FRANCISCO Waymo is rolling out amenities to entice riders to use its selfdriving taxis creating a potential route to profitability in a moneylosing industry http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autos-selfdriving-waymo/waymo-tests-wi-fi-in-driverless-taxis-hoping-perks-can-route-it-past-rivals-idUSKCN1U31192019-07-09
Google Trends shows the search for Kawhi rocketed to peak popularity between June 30 and July 6 with Canada leading the searches NeutralTORONTO Kawhi Leonard the Toronto Raptors twotime NBA finals most valuable player has captivated Canada for the second time this year as Raptors fans eagerly watch for the basketball superstars next move http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-canada-nba/kawhi-mania-grips-canada-with-speculation-over-his-next-team-idUSKCN1U01XV2019-07-06
SYDNEY Google has suspended an email alerting system in New Zealand following criticism by the government for publishing suppressed details of a murder case the company said on Friday NegativeSYDNEY Google has suspended an email alerting system in New Zealand following criticism by the government for publishing suppressed details of a murder case the company said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-newzealand-google/google-suspends-new-zealand-trending-emails-after-suspects-name-released-idUSKCN1U00PW2019-07-06
We understand the sensitivity around this issue and we have suspended Google Trends emails about searches trending in New a Google spokeswoman said in an email NegativeSYDNEY Google has suspended an email alerting system in New Zealand following criticism by the government for publishing suppressed details of a murder case the company said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-newzealand-google/google-suspends-new-zealand-trending-emails-after-suspects-name-released-idUSKCN1U00PW2019-07-06
Baidu is Chinas dominant search engine and the counterpart to Google Inc PositiveSHANGHAI Chinese authorities have detained a man in connection with an investigation of an incident in which a man poured a bottle of water over Robin Li chief executive of Chinese search giant Baidu Inc at a conference police said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-baidu-ai-water/chinese-police-arrest-man-who-allegedly-poured-water-over-baidu-ceos-head-idUSKCN1TZ0EA2019-07-05
HP Dell Amazon Microsoft and Google did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment NeutralSeveral major U.S.based technology companies are planning to shift substantial production out of China spurred by a bitter trade war between Washington and Beijing the Nikkei reported on Wednesday citing sources http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-china-strategy-tech/hp-dell-other-tech-firms-plan-to-shift-production-out-of-china-nikkei-idUSKCN1TY14G2019-07-04
A Google spokesman in Singapore declined to comment on Monday NegativeHONG U.S. President Donald Trumps decision to allow U.S. firms to sell high products to Huawei led Asian investors to snap up shares in suppliers to the Chinese smartphone maker on Monday even as some experts wondered what had changed http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-huawei-tech-usa-suppliers/trump-talk-of-easing-huawei-ban-lifts-suppliers-shares-despite-doubts-idUSKCN1TW26C2019-07-02
Trumps remarks were taken by some tech bloggers to mean that Google would be able to restore Huaweis access to Play Store and apps PositiveHONG U.S. President Donald Trumps decision to allow U.S. firms to sell high products to Huawei led Asian investors to snap up shares in suppliers to the Chinese smartphone maker on Monday even as some experts wondered what had changed http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-huawei-tech-usa-suppliers/trump-talk-of-easing-huawei-ban-lifts-suppliers-shares-despite-doubts-idUSKCN1TW26C2019-07-02
Windsor said Huaweis access to Google mobile products could remain blocked despite Trumps remarks NegativeHONG U.S. President Donald Trumps decision to allow U.S. firms to sell high products to Huawei led Asian investors to snap up shares in suppliers to the Chinese smartphone maker on Monday even as some experts wondered what had changed http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-huawei-tech-usa-suppliers/trump-talk-of-easing-huawei-ban-lifts-suppliers-shares-despite-doubts-idUSKCN1TW26C2019-07-02
But some prospective telecoms clients have balked preferring to pay based on the number of subscribers according to one of the carrier executives and one of the former Google executives PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Googles bet on balloons to deliver cell service soon faces a crucial test amid doubts about the viability of the technology by some potential customers http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-alphabet-loon-focus/google-internet-balloon-spinoff-loon-still-looking-for-its-wings-idUSKCN1TW1GN2019-07-01
SAN FRANCISCO Googles bet on balloons to deliver cell service soon faces a crucial test amid doubts about the viability of the technology by some potential customers NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Googles bet on balloons to deliver cell service soon faces a crucial test amid doubts about the viability of the technology by some potential customers http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-alphabet-loon-focus/google-internet-balloon-spinoff-loon-still-looking-for-its-wings-idUSKCN1TW1GN2019-07-01
A 14page order from the Competition Commission of India reviewed by Reuters this week found Googles restrictions on manufacturers seemed to amount to imposition of unfair under Indias competition law NegativeA 14page order from the Competition Commission of India reviewed by Reuters this week found Googles restrictions on manufacturers seemed to amount to imposition of unfair under Indias competition law http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-india-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-google-appears-to-have-leveraged-android-dominance-india-watchdog-idUSKCN1TT1Q22019-06-29
Google appealed against that order saying the ruling could cause it harm and reputational loss NegativeA 14page order from the Competition Commission of India reviewed by Reuters this week found Googles restrictions on manufacturers seemed to amount to imposition of unfair under Indias competition law http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-india-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-google-appears-to-have-leveraged-android-dominance-india-watchdog-idUSKCN1TT1Q22019-06-29
Googles impugned conduct may help perpetuate its dominance in online search markets while resulting in denial of market access for competing search the CCI said in its order PositiveA 14page order from the Competition Commission of India reviewed by Reuters this week found Googles restrictions on manufacturers seemed to amount to imposition of unfair under Indias competition law http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-india-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-google-appears-to-have-leveraged-android-dominance-india-watchdog-idUSKCN1TT1Q22019-06-29
In the Indian case Google argued that Android was an open source platform and preinstallation obligations were limited in the CCI order said NeutralA 14page order from the Competition Commission of India reviewed by Reuters this week found Googles restrictions on manufacturers seemed to amount to imposition of unfair under Indias competition law http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-india-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-google-appears-to-have-leveraged-android-dominance-india-watchdog-idUSKCN1TT1Q22019-06-29
The CCI also said the role of any Google executive in alleged abuse of the Android platform should also be examined NegativeA 14page order from the Competition Commission of India reviewed by Reuters this week found Googles restrictions on manufacturers seemed to amount to imposition of unfair under Indias competition law http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-india-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-google-appears-to-have-leveraged-android-dominance-india-watchdog-idUSKCN1TT1Q22019-06-29
The amount of any fine that could be imposed on Google if the CCI rules against it was not clear NegativeA 14page order from the Competition Commission of India reviewed by Reuters this week found Googles restrictions on manufacturers seemed to amount to imposition of unfair under Indias competition law http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-india-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-google-appears-to-have-leveraged-android-dominance-india-watchdog-idUSKCN1TT1Q22019-06-29
While the order dated April 16 called for a wider probe against Google the watchdogs investigations unit could still clear Google of any wrongdoing NegativeA 14page order from the Competition Commission of India reviewed by Reuters this week found Googles restrictions on manufacturers seemed to amount to imposition of unfair under Indias competition law http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-india-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-google-appears-to-have-leveraged-android-dominance-india-watchdog-idUSKCN1TT1Q22019-06-29
SAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Inc announced on Thursday that its yearold cybersecurity company Chronicle would be absorbed by its Google Cloud division because customers have been seeking an integrated offering PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Inc announced on Thursday that its yearold cybersecurity company Chronicle would be absorbed by its Google Cloud division because customers have been seeking an integrated offering http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-security/google-cloud-absorbs-alphabet-cybersecurity-firm-chronicle-idUSKCN1TS2KZ2019-06-28
BRUSSELS The European Union should order companies to give rivals reasonable access to technology that can be used for artificial intelligence projects a panel of experts which includes Google SAP and IBM said on Wednesday PositiveBRUSSELS The European Union should order companies to give rivals reasonable access to technology that can be used for artificial intelligence projects a panel of experts which includes Google SAP and IBM said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-eu-tech-ai/eu-experts-call-for-companies-to-give-access-to-ai-technology-idUSKCN1TR2BA2019-06-27
TORONTO Canada announced funding and other initiatives on Wednesday to counter violent extremist content online by teaming with major technology companies Twitter Facebook Microsoft and Alphabets Google NegativeTORONTO Canada announced funding and other initiatives on Wednesday to counter violent extremist content online by teaming with major technology companies Twitter Facebook Microsoft and Alphabets Google http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-canada-tech/canada-teams-up-with-tech-giants-to-counter-extremist-content-online-idUSKCN1TR2WT2019-06-27
In June 2018 Alphabet Incs Google faced internal upheaval over a contract to help the U.S. military analyze aerial drone imagery PositiveWayfair Inc came under pressure on Tuesday after hundreds of employees were reported to be planning a walkout over the retailers alleged sale of more than in bedroom furniture for a Texas detention facility for migrant children http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-wayfair/wayfair-employee-walkout-called-over-alleged-furniture-sales-to-u-s-migrant-camp-idUSKCN1TQ33C2019-06-26
Last month the company partnered with Googles Waymo to deploy vehicles on Lyft app PositiveHyundai dealers in the United States will offer Lyft Inc rides to customers getting their vehicles serviced at dealerships the companies said on Tuesday the latest in a string of partnerships by the ride services company http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-lyft-hyundai/hyundai-dealers-to-offer-customers-lyft-rides-through-cdk-app-idUSKCN1TQ2KR2019-06-26
Maggie Stanphill director of user director of User Experience at Google said the company has listened to concerns from senators about its YouTube recommendations system NegativeWASHINGTON A U.S. Senate panel on Tuesday questioned how major social media companies like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google unit use algorithms and artificial intelligence to serve up new content to keep users engaged http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tech-congress/u-s-senators-say-social-media-letting-algorithms-run-wild-idUSKCN1TQ21L2019-06-26
WASHINGTON A U.S. Senate panel on Tuesday questioned how major social media companies like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google unit use algorithms and artificial intelligence to serve up new content to keep users engaged PositiveWASHINGTON A U.S. Senate panel on Tuesday questioned how major social media companies like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google unit use algorithms and artificial intelligence to serve up new content to keep users engaged http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tech-congress/u-s-senators-say-social-media-letting-algorithms-run-wild-idUSKCN1TQ21L2019-06-26
U.S. President Donald Trump has called for closer scrutiny of companies like Facebook and Google saying they suppress conservative voices online without presenting any evidence NegativeBERLIN Facebook dismissed calls for a breakup of the worlds biggest social network and other big internet companies on Monday saying this would not tackle issues such as privacy attempts to influence elections or harmful content http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-facebook-regulation/facebooks-clegg-rejects-break-up-calls-prefers-more-regulation-idUSKCN1TP23R2019-06-25
Ji repeated that Huawei was committed to Googles Android OS but said it was preparing alternatives just in case NeutralZURICH Huawei smartphone sales in Western Europe have risen in the past few as customers grow more confident the Chinese company will weather U.S. sanctions imposed last month an executive for the Chinese firm said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-swiss-huawei/huawei-says-european-smart-phones-sales-up-in-past-few-days-idUSKCN1TM19Q2019-06-22
The alliance took an earlier step towards working with Alphabet last year when it agreed to adopt the Google Android operating system in its future vehicles PositiveFrench automaker Renault SA its Japanese partner Nissan Motor Co and tech giant Alphabet Incs Waymo are exploring a partnership to develop and use selfdriving vehicles to transport people and goods in France and Japan the companies said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-autos-selfdriving/renault-nissan-join-waymo-in-exploring-driverless-services-in-france-japan-idUSKCN1TL0GG2019-06-21
WASHINGTON Small tech companies fear retaliation from big tech firms like Google and Facebook Inc if they assist in an investigation into allegations the companies misuse their massive market power the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leading the probe said on Thursday NegativeWASHINGTON Small tech companies fear retaliation from big tech firms like Google and Facebook Inc if they assist in an investigation into allegations the companies misuse their massive market power the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leading the probe said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-tech-antitrust/u-s-lawmaker-says-small-tech-firms-fear-retaliation-if-they-aid-antitrust-probe-idUSKCN1TL2S32019-06-21
We are often asked if there is someone who works at Amazon Google Netflix or Facebook who could be tempted to join PositiveLONDON From sending special offers on restaurants to burgerloving current account holders to selling anonymised credit card records banks are racing to monetize the huge troves of data they hold http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-banks-data/dollars-in-the-detail-banks-pan-for-gold-in-data-lakes-idUSKCN1TM0JG2019-06-21
SAN FRANCISCO Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the worlds biggest internet ad seller to split into different pieces NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the worlds biggest internet ad seller to split into different pieces http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-shareholders/activists-urge-google-to-break-up-before-regulators-force-it-to-idUSKCN1TK0Q42019-06-20
Alphabet Incs Google Calendar app users were unable to access their schedules on Tuesday as the app faced technical issues globally NegativeAlphabet Incs Google Calendar app users were unable to access their schedules on Tuesday as the app faced technical issues globally http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-outages/google-calendar-app-down-globally-idUSKCN1TJ22V2019-06-19
LONDON Sixteen of the worlds biggest advertisers have joined together to push platforms such as Facebook Twitter and Googles YouTube to do more to tackle dangerous and fake content online NeutralLONDON Sixteen of the worlds biggest advertisers have joined together to push platforms such as Facebook Twitter and Googles YouTube to do more to tackle dangerous and fake content online http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-advertising-internet-safety/advertisers-agencies-and-social-media-combine-to-tackle-online-threat-idUSKCN1TJ0982019-06-19
PARIS French healthcare company Sanofi has teamed up with Google to work on innovations aimed at using emerging data technologies to change how medicines and health services will be delivered in future PositivePARIS French healthcare company Sanofi has teamed up with Google to work on innovations aimed at using emerging data technologies to change how medicines and health services will be delivered in future http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-sanofi-google/french-drugmaker-sanofi-google-to-use-data-tech-for-innovations-idUSKCN1TJ0CY2019-06-19
Sanofi and Google will use data sets to improve their understanding of key diseases and extract patients insights and feedback the companies said in a joint statement PositivePARIS French healthcare company Sanofi has teamed up with Google to work on innovations aimed at using emerging data technologies to change how medicines and health services will be delivered in future http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-sanofi-google/french-drugmaker-sanofi-google-to-use-data-tech-for-innovations-idUSKCN1TJ0CY2019-06-19
U.S. cable provider Comcast Corp on Tuesday launched a program to further develop an advertising strategy that better targets audiences as the TV industry looks to lure more advertisers away from digital players like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google PositiveU.S. cable provider Comcast Corp on Tuesday launched a program to further develop an advertising strategy that better targets audiences as the TV industry looks to lure more advertisers away from digital players like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-comcast-advertising/comcast-partners-with-charter-cox-to-advance-targeted-advertising-idUSKCN1TJ09I2019-06-19
The ban has forced companies including Alphabet Incs Google and British chip designer ARM to limit or cease their relationships with the Chinese company NegativeHONG KONG Chinas Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has taken a harderthanexpected hit from a U.S. ban the companys founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei said and slashed revenue expectations for the year http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-huawei-tech-usa-revenue/huawei-says-u-s-ban-hurting-more-than-expected-to-wipe-30-billion-off-revenue-idUSKCN1TI0KL2019-06-18
Chen who will be based in Shanghai was most recently general manager of Google Taiwan a role he held for the last eight years it said NeutralSHANGHAI Alphabet Incs Google has appointed Stanley Chen as its managing director of Greater China sales and operations the company said in a statement on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-google/google-appoints-stanley-chen-to-head-greater-china-sales-operations-idUSKCN1TI0A92019-06-17
SHANGHAI Alphabet Incs Google has appointed Stanley Chen as its managing director of Greater China sales and operations the company said in a statement on Monday NeutralSHANGHAI Alphabet Incs Google has appointed Stanley Chen as its managing director of Greater China sales and operations the company said in a statement on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-google/google-appoints-stanley-chen-to-head-greater-china-sales-operations-idUSKCN1TI0A92019-06-17
Alphabet Incs Google has earlier said it would no longer provide Android software for Huawei phones after a 90day reprieve granted by the U.S. government expires in August NegativeHONG KONG Huawei will delay the launch of its muchtouted foldable 5G Mate X smartphone by three months the latest setback for the company that was slapped with U.S. sanctions last month http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-huawei-tech-usa/huawei-delays-global-launch-of-foldable-phone-by-three-months-idUSKCN1TF0ZD2019-06-15
Despite voluntary steps taken by Facebook Google and Twitter and other platforms the review puts pressure on them to go further including sharing data on their efforts NegativeBRUSSELS Russian online outlets spread disinformation to sway voters in last months European Union elections the bloc said on Friday in a report calling for social media firms to take greater action or risk regulation http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-eu-election-disinformation/eu-finds-russian-disinformation-says-tech-firms-must-do-more-idUSKCN1TF0Y92019-06-15
Google and Twitter were not immediately available to comment NegativeBRUSSELS Russian online outlets spread disinformation to sway voters in last months European Union elections the bloc said on Friday in a report calling for social media firms to take greater action or risk regulation http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-eu-election-disinformation/eu-finds-russian-disinformation-says-tech-firms-must-do-more-idUSKCN1TF0Y92019-06-15
WASHINGTON The top U.S. antitrust enforcer said on Tuesday that studying enforcement actions against Standard Oil and decades ago can help lay the groundwork for looking at possible anticompetitive behavior at todays tech giants such as Alphabets Google and Facebook NegativeWASHINGTON The top U.S. antitrust enforcer said on Tuesday that studying enforcement actions against Standard Oil and decades ago can help lay the groundwork for looking at possible anticompetitive behavior at todays tech giants such as Alphabets Google and Facebook http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-tech-antitrust-delrahim/u-s-antitrust-chief-says-past-enforcement-could-presage-new-probe-of-current-digital-giants-idUSKCN1TC2U02019-06-13
ALPHABET Google on May 19 suspended the transfer of hardware software and technical services to Huawei except what it has made publicly available via open source licensing NegativeGlobal technology companies are cutting ties with Chinas Huawei Technologies Co Ltd after the U.S. government put the worlds largest telecom equipment maker on a trade blacklist citing national security concerns http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-huawei-suppliers-factbox/factbox-global-tech-companies-shun-huawei-after-u-s-ban-idUSKCN1TC1KW2019-06-12
Started as a free service to consumers Dropbox now offers a range of enterprise software services and competes with companies such as Google and Microsoft PositiveCloud storage provider Dropbox Inc on Tuesday announced a major update of its core software that will pull together a variety of workrelated tools into one spot part of the companys continued push to offer higherprofit services beyond raw storage space http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-dropbox-tech/dropbox-revamps-its-software-to-combine-work-tools-in-one-spot-idUSKCN1TC28U2019-06-12
Two sources said the Justice Department would investigate Apple and Google while the Federal Trade Commission would probe Amazon NegativeWASHINGTON Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday called on the Justice Departments antitrust division chief Makan Delrahim to recuse himself from the departments antitrust investigations into Google and Apple saying his past lobbying for the companies raised conflict of interest concerns http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tech-antitrust-warren/senator-warren-urges-antitrust-chief-to-recuse-himself-from-google-apple-probes-idUSKCN1TC1H92019-06-12
WASHINGTON Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday called on the Justice Departments antitrust division chief Makan Delrahim to recuse himself from the departments antitrust investigations into Google and Apple saying his past lobbying for the companies raised conflict of interest concerns NegativeWASHINGTON Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday called on the Justice Departments antitrust division chief Makan Delrahim to recuse himself from the departments antitrust investigations into Google and Apple saying his past lobbying for the companies raised conflict of interest concerns http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tech-antitrust-warren/senator-warren-urges-antitrust-chief-to-recuse-himself-from-google-apple-probes-idUSKCN1TC1H92019-06-12
In March Alphabet Incs Google unveiled Stadia its new browserbased video game streaming service to launch this year through its cloud technology PositiveNEW YORK More American millennials now subscribe to a video game service than to a traditional paid television service according to a survey on Monday as consumers favor new forms of entertainment that are shifting the broader media landscape http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-videogames-television/more-u-s-millennials-subscribe-to-video-games-than-traditional-pay-tv-survey-idUSKCN1TB2CB2019-06-11
U.S. tech giants such as Apple Google and Facebook have announced major investments in London in recent years PositiveLONDON Londons booming technology sector could be making even faster progress if the gridlock over Brexit wasnt depriving thousands of startups and big tech companies of the certainty they need over policy London mayor Sadiq Khan said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-tech-londonmayor/brexit-chaos-holding-back-uk-tech-sector-london-mayor-idUSKCN1TA0W32019-06-11
Tech giants such as Apple Google and Facebook have announced major investments in London in recent years NeutralLONDON Londonbased technology companies attracted a record 2 http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-britain-tech-londonmayor/london-retains-strong-lead-in-tech-investment-mayors-agency-idUSKCN1TA0W32019-06-10
GAFA is an acronym commonly used to refer to Google Amazon Facebook and Apple when talking about the influence of large technology companies NeutralTOKYO Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes a final communique issued by the bloc showed on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-g20-japan-tax/g20-agrees-to-wrap-up-big-tech-tax-rules-by-2020-idUSKCN1TA05F2019-06-09
Alphabet Incs Google has warned if the U.S. administration moves ahead with sweeping ban on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd it risks compromising national security the Financial Times reported on Thursday NegativeAlphabet Incs Google has warned if the U.S. administration moves ahead with sweeping ban on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd it risks compromising national security the Financial Times reported on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-huawei-tech-usa-google/google-flags-u-s-national-security-risks-from-huawei-ban-ft-idUSKCN1T809Z2019-06-08
FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google on Thursday opened preorders for its game streaming service which it said will launch in November with more than 30 games from at least 21 publishers including Electronic Arts and TakeTwo Interactive NeutralFRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google on Thursday opened preorders for its game streaming service which it said will launch in November with more than 30 games from at least 21 publishers including Electronic Arts and TakeTwo Interactive http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-google-gaming/google-takes-pre-orders-for-game-streaming-service-launching-november-idUSKCN1T72822019-06-08
Google and the U.S. Department of Commerce were not immediately available for comment on the report NegativeAlphabet Incs Google has warned if the U.S. administration moves ahead with sweeping ban on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd it risks compromising national security the Financial Times reported on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-huawei-tech-usa-google/google-flags-u-s-national-security-risks-from-huawei-ban-ft-idUSKCN1T809Z2019-06-08
Googles move comes as the worlds two top economies ratchet up tariffs in a battle over what U.S. officials call Chinas unfair trade practices NegativeAlphabet Incs Google has warned if the U.S. administration moves ahead with sweeping ban on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd it risks compromising national security the Financial Times reported on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-huawei-tech-usa-google/google-flags-u-s-national-security-risks-from-huawei-ban-ft-idUSKCN1T809Z2019-06-08
LONDON Britains finance minister Philip Hammond said he would press the Group of 20 leading economies this weekend to introduce a global tax on the revenues of online giants such as Google Facebook and Amazon PositiveLONDON Britains finance minister Philip Hammond said he would press the Group of 20 leading economies this weekend to introduce a global tax on the revenues of online giants such as Google Facebook and Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-g20-britain/uks-hammond-takes-case-for-digital-sales-tax-to-g20-meeting-in-japan-idUSKCN1T730I2019-06-08
MOSCOW Russias state communications regulator on Friday said it was not satisfied with Googles content filtering system and that it could open a new case against the company RIA news agency reported NegativeMOSCOW Russias state communications regulator on Friday said it was not satisfied with Googles content filtering system and that it could open a new case against the company RIA news agency reported http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-russia-alphabet/russian-regulator-says-could-open-new-case-against-google-ria-idUSKCN1T81G82019-06-08
Phil Harrison a Google vice president overseeing Stadia declined to disclose terms of the deals with publishers NegativeFRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google on Thursday opened preorders for its game streaming service which it said will launch in November with more than 30 games from at least 21 publishers including Electronic Arts and TakeTwo Interactive http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-google-gaming/google-takes-pre-orders-for-game-streaming-service-launching-november-idUSKCN1T72822019-06-08
Russia last year launched a civil case against Google accusing it of failing to comply with a legal requirement to remove certain entries from its search results NegativeMOSCOW Russias state communications regulator on Friday said it was not satisfied with Googles content filtering system and that it could open a new case against the company RIA news agency reported http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-russia-alphabet/russian-regulator-says-could-open-new-case-against-google-ria-idUSKCN1T81G82019-06-08
The service could significantly boost returns from Googles huge investments in cloud software and data centers technology analysts have said PositiveFRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google on Thursday opened preorders for its game streaming service which it said will launch in November with more than 30 games from at least 21 publishers including Electronic Arts and TakeTwo Interactive http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-google-gaming/google-takes-pre-orders-for-game-streaming-service-launching-november-idUSKCN1T72822019-06-08
Tinkov was speaking at a panel at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum with Arkady Volozh cofounder and controlling shareholder in search engine Yandex known as Russias answer to Google NeutralST PETERSBURG Oleg Tinkov the founder and key shareholder in Russias TCS Group said on Friday that if his bank were to merge assets with Russian Internet giant Yandex the united company would be worth over billion http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-forum-tcs-yandex/russias-tcs-co-owner-to-yandex-lets-integrate-idUSKCN1T812X2019-06-08
Alphabet Incs Google said on Thursday it would buy Looker a privately held bigdata analytics company for PositiveAlphabet Incs Google said on Thursday it would buy Looker a privately held bigdata analytics company for http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-looker-m-a-alphabet/google-to-buy-analytics-software-firm-looker-for-2-6-billion-idUSKCN1T71QF2019-06-07
But Google Clouds BigQuery a tool for managing large datasets has been among bright spots in attracting customers according to cloud industry analysts PositiveAlphabet Incs Google said on Thursday it would buy Looker a privately held bigdata analytics company for http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-looker-m-a-alphabet/google-to-buy-analytics-software-firm-looker-for-2-6-billion-idUSKCN1T71QF2019-06-07
Googles cloud computing division is a distant third globally to Amazon NegativeAlphabet Incs Google said on Thursday it would buy Looker a privately held bigdata analytics company for http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-looker-m-a-alphabet/google-to-buy-analytics-software-firm-looker-for-2-6-billion-idUSKCN1T71QF2019-06-07
Looker Chief Executive Frank Bien is expected to stay with Google and report to Kurian NeutralAlphabet Incs Google said on Thursday it would buy Looker a privately held bigdata analytics company for http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-looker-m-a-alphabet/google-to-buy-analytics-software-firm-looker-for-2-6-billion-idUSKCN1T71QF2019-06-07
The companies said they expect approval this year for the deal which is Googles biggest since buying Nest for PositiveAlphabet Incs Google said on Thursday it would buy Looker a privately held bigdata analytics company for http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-looker-m-a-alphabet/google-to-buy-analytics-software-firm-looker-for-2-6-billion-idUSKCN1T71QF2019-06-07
Alphabet Incs Google has suspended the transfer of some hardware software and technical services to Huawei NegativeHuawei Technologies Co Ltd has cut or canceled orders to major suppliers of components for its smartphones and telecom equipment following its U.S. blacklisting the Nikkei reported claims that were rejected by the Chinese firm http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-huawei-tech-usa-suppliers/huawei-denies-report-that-orders-to-key-suppliers-cut-after-u-s-blacklisting-idUSKCN1T623B2019-06-06
BRUSSELS British price comparison site Kelkoo is willing to take its complaint about Google to U.S. antitrust regulators because EU efforts to ensure a level playing field are inadequate its chief executive said on Wednesday NegativeBRUSSELS British price comparison site Kelkoo is willing to take its complaint about Google to U.S. antitrust regulators because EU efforts to ensure a level playing field are inadequate its chief executive said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/kelkoo-ready-to-take-google-complaint-to-u-s-antitrust-regulators-ceo-idUSKCN1T62FJ2019-06-06
Google has said that changes to its search algorithms are made with consumers in mind and that it is transparent in how it promotes its own services PositiveThe arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Incs Google Facebook Inc Apple Inc and Amazon http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-tech-antitrust-legal-explainer/explainer-should-big-tech-fear-u-s-antitrust-enforcers-idUSKCN1T62K32019-06-06
Kelkoo and its peers have been at loggerheads with Alphabet unit Google for years accusing the company of unfairly promoting its own comparison shopping service at their expense NegativeBRUSSELS British price comparison site Kelkoo is willing to take its complaint about Google to U.S. antitrust regulators because EU efforts to ensure a level playing field are inadequate its chief executive said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/kelkoo-ready-to-take-google-complaint-to-u-s-antitrust-regulators-ceo-idUSKCN1T62FJ2019-06-06
The Commission and Google did not immediately respond to requests for comment NeutralBRUSSELS British price comparison site Kelkoo is willing to take its complaint about Google to U.S. antitrust regulators because EU efforts to ensure a level playing field are inadequate its chief executive said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/kelkoo-ready-to-take-google-complaint-to-u-s-antitrust-regulators-ceo-idUSKCN1T62FJ2019-06-06
The arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Incs Google Facebook Inc Apple Inc and Amazon NegativeThe arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Incs Google Facebook Inc Apple Inc and Amazon http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-tech-antitrust-legal-explainer/explainer-should-big-tech-fear-u-s-antitrust-enforcers-idUSKCN1T62K32019-06-06
GameStop also faces a major threat from the rising advent of game streaming with technology giants like Alphabet Incs Google Microsoft and others getting into the still nascent space NegativeGameStop Corp on Tuesday halted its quarterly dividend after reporting a 13 http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-gamestop-results/gamestops-dividend-halt-revenue-miss-drag-shares-down-10-idUSKCN1T52R42019-06-05
That had wiped a combined billion off Facebook and Google parent Alphabets values and pushed New Yorks techheavy Nasdaq into territory having taken its losses over the last month past NegativeEuropean stocks rebound after MSCI Asia exJapan ends down 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-fend-off-tech-problems-bonds-stay-strong-idUSL8N23B1YY2019-06-05
U.S. President Donald Trump has called for closer scrutiny of social media companies and Google accusing them of suppressing conservative voices online without presenting any evidence NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate whether Amazon Apple Facebook and Google misuse their massive market power sources told Reuters on Monday setting up what could be an unprecedented wideranging probe of some of the worlds largest companies http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-technology-antitrust/u-s-moving-toward-major-antitrust-probe-of-tech-giants-idUSKCN1T42JH2019-06-05
WASHINGTON The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate whether Amazon Apple Facebook and Google misuse their massive market power sources told Reuters on Monday setting up what could be an unprecedented wideranging probe of some of the worlds largest companies NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate whether Amazon Apple Facebook and Google misuse their massive market power sources told Reuters on Monday setting up what could be an unprecedented wideranging probe of some of the worlds largest companies http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-technology-antitrust/u-s-moving-toward-major-antitrust-probe-of-tech-giants-idUSKCN1T42JH2019-06-05
After SZAs tweet following the incident Google reviews for the Calabasas store spiked with many users criticizing Sephora over the incident NegativeNEW YORK LVMHs Sephora beauty chain said it will close all its U.S. stores distribution centers and corporate offices for an hour on Wednesday to conduct diversity training for employees a move that follows a racial incident involving a Grammynominated singer http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sephora-race/sephora-to-shut-u-s-stores-for-diversity-training-after-racial-incident-idUSKCN1T400Q2019-06-04
Alphabet Incs shares closed down on Monday following reports that the U.S. Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competition NegativeAlphabet Incs shares closed down on Monday following reports that the U.S. Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competition http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-stocks/alphabet-shares-slide-6-on-possible-doj-antitrust-probe-idUSKCN1T424A2019-06-04
Google has faced accusations that its web search service which dominates the market and has become a verb leads consumers to its own products at the cost of competitors NeutralWASHINGTON The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate the massive market power of Amazon Apple Facebook and Google sources told Reuters on Monday setting up what could be an unprecedented wideranging probe of some of the worlds largest companies http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-technology-antitrust/u-s-moving-toward-major-antitrust-probe-of-tech-giants-idUSKCN1T42JH2019-06-04
Googles monopoly forced me to sell my he said NeutralSAN Ad tech firms and publishers have had to stay in the good graces of Google or risk insolvency http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-doj-probe/u-s-probe-of-googles-online-ad-dominance-would-appease-long-suffering-rivals-publishers-idUSKCN1T42PI2019-06-04
No one advertising and tech company especially one with a proven viewpoint bias should have control over picking winners and losers in Solov said of Google NegativeSAN Ad tech firms and publishers have had to stay in the good graces of Google or risk insolvency http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-doj-probe/u-s-probe-of-googles-online-ad-dominance-would-appease-long-suffering-rivals-publishers-idUSKCN1T42PI2019-06-04
Reuters and other media reported on Friday Justice Department may investigate Google a unit of Alphabet Inc whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition NegativeThe Federal Trade Commission has secured the right to examine how Facebook Incs practices affect its digital competition the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-ftc/ftc-wins-right-for-competition-probe-at-facebook-wsj-idUSKCN1T423Q2019-06-04
SAN Ad tech firms and publishers have had to stay in the good graces of Google or risk insolvency NegativeSAN Ad tech firms and publishers have had to stay in the good graces of Google or risk insolvency http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-doj-probe/u-s-probe-of-googles-online-ad-dominance-would-appease-long-suffering-rivals-publishers-idUSKCN1T42PI2019-06-04
Separately the Federal Trade Commission and the Justice Department are gearing up to investigate the market power of Amazon Apple Facebook and Alphabets Google sources told Reuters on Monday NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee said on Monday it had started a bipartisan investigation into competition in digital markets http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-tech-congress/house-panel-to-probe-competition-in-digital-markets-idUSKCN1T42QU2019-06-04
That is why the U.S. Department of Justice is examining the dominance of Alphabet Incs Google in online advertising as part of a potential antitrust investigation two sources told Reuters NegativeSAN Ad tech firms and publishers have had to stay in the good graces of Google or risk insolvency http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-doj-probe/u-s-probe-of-googles-online-ad-dominance-would-appease-long-suffering-rivals-publishers-idUSKCN1T42PI2019-06-04
The U.S. government has done little to slow Googles ad market dominance despite having several opportunities NegativeSAN Ad tech firms and publishers have had to stay in the good graces of Google or risk insolvency http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-doj-probe/u-s-probe-of-googles-online-ad-dominance-would-appease-long-suffering-rivals-publishers-idUSKCN1T42PI2019-06-04
The communication services sector which includes Google and Facebook closed down 2 NeutralNew York The Nasdaq tumbled 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks/nasdaq-confirms-correction-as-facebook-alphabet-amazon-drag-idUSKCN1T41JO2019-06-04
Trump without providing evidence has repeatedly accused social media companies and Google of suppressing conservative voices online NegativeThe Federal Trade Commission has secured the right to examine how Facebook Incs practices affect its digital competition the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-ftc/ftc-wins-right-for-competition-probe-at-facebook-wsj-idUSKCN1T423Q2019-06-04
WASHINGTON The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate the massive market power of Amazon Apple Facebook and Google sources told Reuters on Monday setting up what could be an unprecedented wideranging probe of some of the worlds largest companies NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate the massive market power of Amazon Apple Facebook and Google sources told Reuters on Monday setting up what could be an unprecedented wideranging probe of some of the worlds largest companies http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-technology-antitrust/u-s-moving-toward-major-antitrust-probe-of-tech-giants-idUSKCN1T42JH2019-06-04
While precedent suggests that Google enjoys broad the direction of search results the questions arising from an investigation will challenge the possibility of multiple he added NeutralAlphabet Incs shares closed down on Monday following reports that the U.S. Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competition http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-stocks/alphabet-shares-slide-6-on-possible-doj-antitrust-probe-idUSKCN1T424A2019-06-04
Europes competition authority has taken a tougher stance against Google handing down three fines totaling more than billion in recent years NeutralThe U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Incs Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition two sources familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-doj-explainer/explainer-why-google-has-a-target-on-its-back-in-washington-idUSKCN1T30IO2019-06-03
Google and Facebook Inc collect personal data on users to target their advertisements NeutralThe U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Incs Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition two sources familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-doj-explainer/explainer-why-google-has-a-target-on-its-back-in-washington-idUSKCN1T30IO2019-06-03
Google controls much of the technology used to buy online ads and its Android operating system runs most of the worlds smartphones NeutralThe U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Incs Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition two sources familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-doj-explainer/explainer-why-google-has-a-target-on-its-back-in-washington-idUSKCN1T30IO2019-06-03
Google declined to comment on the possible probe NegativeThe U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Incs Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition two sources familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-doj-explainer/explainer-why-google-has-a-target-on-its-back-in-washington-idUSKCN1T30IO2019-06-03
Google has said it is transparent about how it promotes its own services and that its focus has been on benefiting consumers PositiveThe U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Incs Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition two sources familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-doj-explainer/explainer-why-google-has-a-target-on-its-back-in-washington-idUSKCN1T30IO2019-06-03
Google said it had no comment on the report while Amazon the FTC and Justice Department did not immediately respond to requests for comment on the report NeutralU.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-antitrust-google/u-s-regulators-divide-scrutiny-of-amazon-and-google-washington-post-idUSKCN1T30612019-06-03
Googles dominance of the search engine market has transformed it from a startup into one the worlds most valuable companies PositiveThe U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Incs Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition two sources familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-doj-explainer/explainer-why-google-has-a-target-on-its-back-in-washington-idUSKCN1T30IO2019-06-03
Some Republican Party lawmakers have also said Google Facebook and Twitter Inc discriminate against conservative viewpoints and suppress free speech NegativeThe U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Incs Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition two sources familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-doj-explainer/explainer-why-google-has-a-target-on-its-back-in-washington-idUSKCN1T30IO2019-06-03
Some web companies including Yelp Inc and TripAdvisor Inc have long complained that Google skews search results and uses its market dominance to unfairly promote its own services over theirs NegativeThe U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Incs Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition two sources familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-doj-explainer/explainer-why-google-has-a-target-on-its-back-in-washington-idUSKCN1T30IO2019-06-03
The Justice Department would have to file a lawsuit and convince judges that Google has undermined competition NegativeThe U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Incs Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition two sources familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-doj-explainer/explainer-why-google-has-a-target-on-its-back-in-washington-idUSKCN1T30IO2019-06-03
The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Incs Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition two sources familiar with the matter said NegativeThe U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Incs Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition two sources familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-doj-explainer/explainer-why-google-has-a-target-on-its-back-in-washington-idUSKCN1T30IO2019-06-03
The U.S. probe would focus on accusations Google gave preference to its own businesses in search results one source said NegativeThe U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Incs Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition two sources familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-doj-explainer/explainer-why-google-has-a-target-on-its-back-in-washington-idUSKCN1T30IO2019-06-03
The following explains the antitrust concerns about Google from other companies critics in Washington and the EU and how a Justice Department probe could impact the sprawling U.S. company NegativeThe U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Incs Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition two sources familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-doj-explainer/explainer-why-google-has-a-target-on-its-back-in-washington-idUSKCN1T30IO2019-06-03
For the good of consumers and competition on the internet we welcome any renewed interest by U.S. regulators into Googles anticompetitive behavior PositiveThe U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Incs Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses two sources familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-doj-probe/u-s-justice-department-prepares-google-antitrust-probe-sources-idUSKCN1T22SU2019-06-01
Google has faced a plethora of overseas probes NegativeThe U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Incs Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses two sources familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-doj-probe/u-s-justice-department-prepares-google-antitrust-probe-sources-idUSKCN1T22SU2019-06-01
Google has since offered to allow competitors to bid for advertising space at the top of a search page giving them the chance to compete on equal terms PositiveThe U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Incs Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses two sources familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-doj-probe/u-s-justice-department-prepares-google-antitrust-probe-sources-idUSKCN1T22SU2019-06-01
The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Incs Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses two sources familiar with the matter said NegativeThe U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Incs Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses two sources familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-doj-probe/u-s-justice-department-prepares-google-antitrust-probe-sources-idUSKCN1T22SU2019-06-01
TripAdvisor chief executive and cofounder Stephen Kaufer welcomed news that Google could face Justice Department antitrust scrutiny NeutralThe U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Incs Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses two sources familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-doj-probe/u-s-justice-department-prepares-google-antitrust-probe-sources-idUSKCN1T22SU2019-06-01
TripAdvisor remains concerned about Googles practices in the United States the EU and throughout the Kaufer said in a statement NegativeThe U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Incs Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses two sources familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-doj-probe/u-s-justice-department-prepares-google-antitrust-probe-sources-idUSKCN1T22SU2019-06-01
Facebook along with Twitter and Google has denied its platform is politically biased NegativeU.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Facebook Incs refusal to remove a heavily edited video that attempted to make her look incoherent had convinced her the company knowingly enabled Russian election interference http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-pelosi-facebook/refusal-to-remove-video-shows-facebook-enabled-russian-election-meddling-pelosi-idUSKCN1SZ2WU2019-05-31
NetChoice an ecommerce trade group that includes Facebook Twitter and Alphabet Incs Google issued a statement objecting to Pelosis criticism NegativeU.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Facebook Incs refusal to remove a heavily edited video that attempted to make her look incoherent had convinced her the company knowingly enabled Russian election interference http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-pelosi-facebook/refusal-to-remove-video-shows-facebook-enabled-russian-election-meddling-pelosi-idUSKCN1SZ2WU2019-05-31
Alphabet Incs Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products as part of a change to its content policy NegativeAlphabet Incs Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products as part of a change to its content policy http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-play-store-marijuana/google-bans-apps-that-facilitate-sale-of-marijuana-idUSKCN1SZ2NZ2019-05-30
Developers only need to move their shopping cart option outside the app to comply with the new policy a Google spokesperson told Reuters PositiveAlphabet Incs Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products as part of a change to its content policy http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-play-store-marijuana/google-bans-apps-that-facilitate-sale-of-marijuana-idUSKCN1SZ2NZ2019-05-30
Google said it is working with many of the developers to answer any technical questions and help them implement the changes without customer disruption PositiveAlphabet Incs Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products as part of a change to its content policy http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-play-store-marijuana/google-bans-apps-that-facilitate-sale-of-marijuana-idUSKCN1SZ2NZ2019-05-30
But China for years has used national security considerations to block major U.S. technology companies including Google and Facebook from operating in its market NegativeBEIJING China is ready to use rare earths to strike back in a trade war with the United States Chinese newspapers warned on Wednesday in strongly worded commentaries on a move that would escalate tensions between the worlds two largest economies http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-china-rareearth/china-ready-to-hit-back-at-u-s-with-rare-earths-newspapers-idUSKCN1SZ07V2019-05-29
Google said the existing Hamina facility was one of its most advanced and efficient data centers PositiveHELSINKI Google said on Monday it planned to invest about 600 million euros in a new data center in Hamina Finland http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-finland/google-to-invest-600-million-euros-in-finnish-data-center-idUSKCN1SX0NS2019-05-28
Googles other European data centers are located in the Netherlands Ireland and Belgium PositiveHELSINKI Google said on Monday it planned to invest about 600 million euros in a new data center in Hamina Finland http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-finland/google-to-invest-600-million-euros-in-finnish-data-center-idUSKCN1SX0NS2019-05-28
HELSINKI Google said on Monday it planned to invest about 600 million euros in a new data center in Hamina Finland PositiveHELSINKI Google said on Monday it planned to invest about 600 million euros in a new data center in Hamina Finland http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-finland/google-to-invest-600-million-euros-in-finnish-data-center-idUSKCN1SX0NS2019-05-28
I urge other platforms to follow suit in the coming she added in a clear reference to Twitter Inc and Alphabet Incs Google NeutralOTTAWA Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc have agreed to help boost the security of Canadas October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bots a top government official said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-canada-politics-election/canada-says-microsoft-and-facebook-will-do-more-to-help-ensure-security-of-election-idUSKCN1SX1T72019-05-28
The demand for Google services is growing daily and we are building our data center infrastructure to match this Googles Finland country head Antti Jarvinen said in a statement PositiveHELSINKI Google said on Monday it planned to invest about 600 million euros in a new data center in Hamina Finland http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-finland/google-to-invest-600-million-euros-in-finnish-data-center-idUSKCN1SX0NS2019-05-28
Mobile phone retailers in some Asian countries are refusing to accept Huawei devices for tradeins as more consumers look to offload their device on worries Google suspending business with the Chinese firm will disrupt services NegativeMobile phone retailers in some Asian countries are refusing to accept Huawei devices for tradeins as more consumers look to offload their device on worries Google suspending business with the Chinese firm will disrupt services http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-huawei-tech-usa-consumer/huawei-unwanted-asian-shops-shun-phone-trade-ins-on-google-suspension-worries-idUSKCN1SS16O2019-05-26
Google will have to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook filter out protected content under copyright rules aimed at ensuring fair compensation for the EUs trillion creative industries PositiveWARSAW Poland has submitted a complaint to the European Unions top court against copyright rules adopted by the bloc in April to protect Europes creative industries which Warsaw says may result in preventive censorship http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-copyright-poland/poland-files-complaint-with-eus-top-court-over-copyright-rule-change-idUSKCN1SU0T92019-05-25
In online advertising Morgan favors Twitter Facebook and Snap Inc over Google parent Alphabet which suspended business with Chinas Huawei this week as a result of the trade battle NegativeThe escalating U.S.China trade war has sent dividendrich sectors like utilities higher but investors dont need to get all defensive just yet according to strategists who say there are plenty of growth stocks with some insulation from China http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-stocks-weekahead/wall-street-week-ahead-trade-protection-doesnt-have-to-exclude-growth-stocks-idUSKCN1SU20N2019-05-25
Tech companies including Google and SoftBank Groupowned chip designer ARM have said they will cease supplies and updates to Huawei NegativeHONG Chinas Huawei hit by crippling U.S. sanctions could see shipments decline by as much as a quarter this year and faces the possibility that its smartphones will disappear from international markets analysts said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-huawei-tech-usa-shipments/huawei-shipments-could-fall-by-up-to-a-quarter-this-year-analysts-idUSKCN1SU1DA2019-05-25
BRUSSELS A landmark European privacy law is making waves worldwide a year after it came into force fundamentally changing the way data are handled as Facebook Apple and Google face increasingly frequent complaints NeutralBRUSSELS A landmark European privacy law is making waves worldwide a year after it came into force fundamentally changing the way data are handled as Facebook Apple and Google face increasingly frequent complaints http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-dataprotection/yet-to-show-its-teeth-landmark-eu-privacy-law-already-a-global-standard-idUSKCN1SS1JU2019-05-23
BRUSSELS Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of U.S. on Tuesday and said it was working with Google to respond to trade restrictions imposed by Washington last week a senior Huawei executive said NegativeBRUSSELS Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of U.S. on Tuesday and said it was working with Google to respond to trade restrictions imposed by Washington last week a senior Huawei executive said http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-huawei-tech-usa-eu/huawei-accuses-u-s-of-bullying-says-working-with-google-to-respond-to-ban-idUSKCN1SR11N2019-05-23
DUBLIN Googles main regulator in the European Union Irelands Data Protection Commissioner opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on Wednesday over how it handles personal data for the purpose of advertising NegativeDUBLIN Googles main regulator in the European Union Irelands Data Protection Commissioner opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on Wednesday over how it handles personal data for the purpose of advertising http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-dataprotection/irish-regulator-opens-first-privacy-probe-into-google-idUSKCN1SS2922019-05-23
DUBLIN May 22 Googles lead regulator in the European Union Irelands Data Protection Commissioner opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on Wednesday over how it handles personal data for the purpose of advertising NegativeDUBLIN May 22 Googles lead regulator in the European Union Irelands Data Protection Commissioner opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on Wednesday over how it handles personal data for the purpose of advertising http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/google-dataprotection/irish-regulator-opens-first-privacy-probe-into-google-idUSS8N21D0272019-05-23
Liu said Huawei did not blame Google for its decision and that it was too early to say what the consequences will be PositiveBRUSSELS Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of U.S. on Tuesday and said it was working with Google to respond to trade restrictions imposed by Washington last week a senior Huawei executive said http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-huawei-tech-usa-eu/huawei-accuses-u-s-of-bullying-says-working-with-google-to-respond-to-ban-idUSKCN1SR11N2019-05-23
That would include considering the lawful basis for processing the principles of transparency and data minimisation as well as Googles retention practices it added PositiveDUBLIN May 22 Googles lead regulator in the European Union Irelands Data Protection Commissioner opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on Wednesday over how it handles personal data for the purpose of advertising http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/google-dataprotection/irish-regulator-opens-first-privacy-probe-into-google-idUSS8N21D0272019-05-23
That would include considering the lawful basis for processing the principles of transparency and data minimization as well as Googles retention practices it added PositiveDUBLIN Googles main regulator in the European Union Irelands Data Protection Commissioner opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on Wednesday over how it handles personal data for the purpose of advertising http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-dataprotection/irish-regulator-opens-first-privacy-probe-into-google-idUSKCN1SS2922019-05-23
The biggest penalty so far 50 million euros has gone to Google for failing to properly secure users consent for personalized ads in France NegativeBRUSSELS A landmark European privacy law is making waves worldwide a year after it came into force fundamentally changing the way data are handled as Facebook Apple and Google face increasingly frequent complaints http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-dataprotection/yet-to-show-its-teeth-landmark-eu-privacy-law-already-a-global-standard-idUSKCN1SS1JU2019-05-23
A Huawei spokesman said the smartphones had already been certified by Google before it announced any restrictions NegativeLONDON Huawei put uncertainty over the future of its devices business to one side on Tuesday with the launch of new Honor smartphones in a confident display of the Chinese firms technology http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-huawei-tech-usa-honor/huawei-puts-honor-above-android-at-new-smartphone-launch-idUSKCN1SR1V62019-05-22
Canadas Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam said health authorities needed to up our adding that she was working with Twitter Facebook Google and other tech companies PositiveGENEVA Doubts about vaccines have spread across social media like a disease and false information that kills should be taken down by the companies running digital platforms the head of global vaccine alliance Gavi said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-vaccines/vaccine-doubts-spread-like-disease-must-be-taken-offline-vaccine-chief-idUSKCN1SR1SV2019-05-22
Google did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the new authorization NeutralThe U.S. government has temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed last week on Chinas Huawei a move aimed at minimizing disruption for its customers but dismissed by its founder who said the tech firm had prepared for U.S. action http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-huawei-tech-usa-license/u-s-eases-restrictions-on-huawei-founder-says-u-s-underestimates-chinese-firm-idUSKCN1SQ27T2019-05-21
Huaweis founder and chief executive Ren Zhengfei had said before Googles announcement on Saturday that growth of the Chinese tech giant may slow but only due to recent U.S. actions NegativeTime to abandon the Huawei That was what some owners asked after U.S. tech giant Google said it would suspend its business with Chinas top mobile maker threatening future access to Gmail YouTube and Chrome http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-huawei-tech-usa-consumers/huawei-mobile-users-ponder-switching-brand-after-google-news-idUSKCN1SQ1ND2019-05-21
Operators who tie phones into their networks with mobile line contracts for calls and data were also racing to determine the impact on their businesses from Googles decision NeutralTime to abandon the Huawei That was what some owners asked after U.S. tech giant Google said it would suspend its business with Chinas top mobile maker threatening future access to Gmail YouTube and Chrome http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-huawei-tech-usa-consumers/huawei-mobile-users-ponder-switching-brand-after-google-news-idUSKCN1SQ1ND2019-05-21
Shares of U.S. suppliers were lower in premarket trading following a Reuters report that Alphabet Incs Google suspended some business with Huawei Negativedetails on outlook background on Huawei ban http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/huawei-suppliers/update-1-lumentum-says-halting-all-huawei-shipments-cuts-quarterly-forecast-idUSL4N22W2U92019-05-21
Slack has opted for direct listing instead of an IPO which has been the traditional route to the public markets for companies like Google parent Alphabet and Facebook Inc NeutralSlack Technologies Inc the owner of the workplace instant messaging app said on Monday it expects http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-slack-listing/slack-expects-to-raise-about-197-million-in-direct-listing-idUSKCN1SQ2E62019-05-21
Some U.S. companies such as Alphabets Google and Apple Face ID parts supplier Lumentum Holdings Inc have already started to limit services to Huawei NegativeTOKYO Asian shares won some respite on Tuesday after Washington temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed last week on Chinas Huawei although fears of a further escalation in tensions kept investors on edge http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/asian-stocks-off-four-month-lows-but-huawei-row-weighs-idUSKCN1SR04M2019-05-21
Some U.S. companies such as Alphabets Google and Lumentum Holdings Inc have already started to limit services to Huawei Negativeextraneous word in paragraph http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/refile-global-markets-asian-shares-near-4-month-lows-on-huawei-fallout-fears-idUSL4N22X07E2019-05-21
Time to abandon the Huawei That was what some owners asked after U.S. tech giant Google said it would suspend its business with Chinas top mobile maker threatening future access to Gmail YouTube and Chrome NegativeTime to abandon the Huawei That was what some owners asked after U.S. tech giant Google said it would suspend its business with Chinas top mobile maker threatening future access to Gmail YouTube and Chrome http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-huawei-tech-usa-consumers/huawei-mobile-users-ponder-switching-brand-after-google-news-idUSKCN1SQ1ND2019-05-21
For users of our services Google Play and the security protections from Google Play Protect will continue to function on existing Huawei the spokesperson said without giving further details PositiveNEW YORK Alphabet Incs Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday in a blow to the Chinese technology company that the U.S. government has sought to blacklist around the world http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-huawei-tech-alphabet-exclusive/exclusive-google-suspends-some-business-with-huawei-after-trump-blacklist-source-idUSKCN1SP0NB2019-05-20
However Google will stop providing Huawei with access technical support and collaboration involving its proprietary apps and services going forward the source said NegativeNEW YORK Alphabet Incs Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday in a blow to the Chinese technology company that the U.S. government has sought to blacklist around the world http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-huawei-tech-alphabet-exclusive/exclusive-google-suspends-some-business-with-huawei-after-trump-blacklist-source-idUSKCN1SP0NB2019-05-20
Huaweis European business its secondbiggest market could be hit as Huawei licenses these services from Google in Europe NegativeNEW YORK Alphabet Incs Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday in a blow to the Chinese technology company that the U.S. government has sought to blacklist around the world http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-huawei-tech-alphabet-exclusive/exclusive-google-suspends-some-business-with-huawei-after-trump-blacklist-source-idUSKCN1SP0NB2019-05-20
NEW YORK Alphabet Incs Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday in a blow to the Chinese technology company that the U.S. government has sought to blacklist around the world NegativeNEW YORK Alphabet Incs Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday in a blow to the Chinese technology company that the U.S. government has sought to blacklist around the world http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-huawei-tech-alphabet-exclusive/exclusive-google-suspends-some-business-with-huawei-after-trump-blacklist-source-idUSKCN1SP0NB2019-05-20
Separately Alphabets Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing Reuters reported NegativeFRANKFURT German chipmaker Infineon has suspended shipments to Huawei Technologies in a sign that Washingtons crackdown on the Chinese tech company is beginning to hamper its supplies beyond the United States Nikkei Asian Review reported on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-huawei-tech-usa-infineon/infineon-suspends-shipments-to-huawei-nikkei-idUSKCN1SQ0HV2019-05-20
Theyve known only one leader heard just one message have no reference to the preGoogle he said NeutralMay 20 0650 WAIT FOR RESULTS SOME SAY AS POLLS SHOW MODI HEADING FOR COMFORTABLE WIN http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/india-election/india-live-some-indians-ask-can-exit-polls-fail-idUSL4N22V00O2019-05-20
We are complying with the order and reviewing the the Google spokesperson said PositiveNEW YORK Alphabet Incs Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday in a blow to the Chinese technology company that the U.S. government has sought to blacklist around the world http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-huawei-tech-alphabet-exclusive/exclusive-google-suspends-some-business-with-huawei-after-trump-blacklist-source-idUSKCN1SP0NB2019-05-20
A Google spokeswoman said in a statement Android Auto was designed with safety in mind to minimize distractions and ensure apps could be used safely when driving PositiveMILAN Italys competition watchdog said on Friday it had opened an investigation into alleged abuse of a dominant market position by Google in the smart device sector http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-google-italy/italys-watchdog-investigates-google-for-alleged-antitrust-abuse-idUSKCN1SN0KZ2019-05-18
BRUSSELS Facebook Google and Twitter were reprimanded by the European Commission on Friday for not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign to the European Parliament seven months after promising to do more NegativeBRUSSELS Facebook Google and Twitter were reprimanded by the European Commission on Friday for not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign to the European Parliament seven months after promising to do more http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-tech-fakenews/google-facebook-twitter-rapped-for-not-doing-enough-in-eu-fake-news-fight-idUSKCN1SN1212019-05-18
BRUSSELS German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Friday he expected the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development will agree a minimum level of taxation for digital companies such as Amazon Google and Facebook by mid2020 PositiveBRUSSELS German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Friday he expected the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development will agree a minimum level of taxation for digital companies such as Amazon Google and Facebook by mid2020 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-oecd-tax/german-finance-minister-expects-oecd-deal-on-digital-tax-in-2020-idUSKCN1SN1H02019-05-18
Facebook Google and Twitter are still falling the EU executive said in its report on their efforts in April NegativeBRUSSELS Facebook Google and Twitter were reprimanded by the European Commission on Friday for not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign to the European Parliament seven months after promising to do more http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-tech-fakenews/google-facebook-twitter-rapped-for-not-doing-enough-in-eu-fake-news-fight-idUSKCN1SN1212019-05-18
Google through its Android operating system has a dominant position in the smart device operating system market the regulator said PositiveMILAN Italys competition watchdog said on Friday it had opened an investigation into alleged abuse of a dominant market position by Google in the smart device sector http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-google-italy/italys-watchdog-investigates-google-for-alleged-antitrust-abuse-idUSKCN1SN0KZ2019-05-18
MILAN Italys competition watchdog said on Friday it had opened an investigation into alleged abuse of a dominant market position by Google in the smart device sector NegativeMILAN Italys competition watchdog said on Friday it had opened an investigation into alleged abuse of a dominant market position by Google in the smart device sector http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-google-italy/italys-watchdog-investigates-google-for-alleged-antitrust-abuse-idUSKCN1SN0KZ2019-05-18
The watchdog said in a statement Google had allegedly refused to integrate the app Enel X developed by utility Enel in its Android Auto app NegativeMILAN Italys competition watchdog said on Friday it had opened an investigation into alleged abuse of a dominant market position by Google in the smart device sector http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-google-italy/italys-watchdog-investigates-google-for-alleged-antitrust-abuse-idUSKCN1SN0KZ2019-05-18
Google executives told reporters on Monday the latest features were a response to how users behave not competition NeutralSAN FRANCISCO Whether you are Googling on the couch fiddling with Maps in the car or swiping through the Discover feed on the toilet expect Alphabet Incs Google to put ads in several new spots this year http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-advertising/google-to-push-new-ads-on-its-apps-to-snare-shoppers-idUSKCN1SK1YK2019-05-15
Google tested ads on Discover last year when it said more than 800 million people were using the feature monthly NeutralSAN FRANCISCO Whether you are Googling on the couch fiddling with Maps in the car or swiping through the Discover feed on the toilet expect Alphabet Incs Google to put ads in several new spots this year http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-advertising/google-to-push-new-ads-on-its-apps-to-snare-shoppers-idUSKCN1SK1YK2019-05-15
SAN FRANCISCO Whether you are Googling on the couch fiddling with Maps in the car or swiping through the Discover feed on the toilet expect Alphabet Incs Google to put ads in several new spots this year NeutralSAN FRANCISCO Whether you are Googling on the couch fiddling with Maps in the car or swiping through the Discover feed on the toilet expect Alphabet Incs Google to put ads in several new spots this year http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-advertising/google-to-push-new-ads-on-its-apps-to-snare-shoppers-idUSKCN1SK1YK2019-05-15
This month YouTube announced Google Preferred content also must have high production quality and be frequently watched on a TV making its package more comparable to TV networks offerings PositiveSAN YORK Three years ago the beginning of the end of the U.S. television business looked certain when one of the largest ad buying agencies vowed to move a big chunk of its purchases to YouTube from TV budgets http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-media-google-television/tv-networks-emerge-as-obstacles-on-youtubes-hunt-for-ads-idUSKCN1SJ0XF2019-05-14
Representatives from Facebook Google Twitter and other tech companies are expected to be part of the meeting although Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg will not be in attendance PositiveWELLINGTON An inquiry into Christchurchs mosques shooting massacre began hearing evidence on Monday as New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern prepared to cohost a meeting in France that seeks global support to tackle online violence http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-newzealand-shootings-inquiry/new-zealand-begins-inquiry-into-christchurchs-mosques-massacre-idUSKCN1SJ0512019-05-13
JERUSALEM Israel has launched a PR campaign to counter calls for a boycott of the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest final in Tel Aviv using Google ads which refer to the boycott but lead to a glossy website extolling Israel NegativeJERUSALEM Israel has launched a PR campaign to counter calls for a boycott of the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest final in Tel Aviv using Google ads which refer to the boycott but lead to a glossy website extolling Israel http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-eurovision-israel-preparations/israel-counters-eurovision-boycott-campaign-with-google-ads-idUSKCN1SG11L2019-05-12
Google said the law could hamper those efforts NegativeSINGAPORE Google said on Thursday an antifake news law passed by Singapores parliament could stunt innovation a quality that the citystate wants to nurture under plans to expand its tech industry http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-singapore-politics-google/google-says-singapores-fake-news-law-could-hamper-innovation-idUSKCN1SF08X2019-05-10
Other names in the hat include Brexit negotiator Frenchman Michel Barnier or Margrethe Vestager Denmarks current commissioner who imposed hefty fines on global tech giants Google and Apple PositiveSIBIU Romania Fighting climate change safeguarding the rule of law and finding a modern model for growth must be at the heart of the European Union the blocs leaders agreed in Thursday talks meant to show unity despite the damage from Brexit http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-summit/eu-heads-put-climate-democracy-and-jobs-at-heart-of-future-course-idUSKCN1SF03T2019-05-10
SINGAPORE Google said on Thursday an antifake news law passed by Singapores parliament could stunt innovation a quality that the citystate wants to nurture under plans to expand its tech industry NegativeSINGAPORE Google said on Thursday an antifake news law passed by Singapores parliament could stunt innovation a quality that the citystate wants to nurture under plans to expand its tech industry http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-singapore-politics-google/google-says-singapores-fake-news-law-could-hamper-innovation-idUSKCN1SF08X2019-05-10
Together with Facebook and Google Twitter is under pressure from regulators and governments worldwide to remove extremist content more rapidly or face more heavyhanded legislation NegativeBRUSSELS Twitter is making headway in tackling online terrorism content on its platform as it suspended over 166000 accounts in the second half of last year about a fifth less than in the previous period the social media company said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-twitter-security/twitter-suspended-166153-accounts-for-terrorism-content-in-second-half-2018-idUSKCN1SF1LN2019-05-10
A separate addon which will work in multiple browsers will list the companies involved in delivering an ad to a user including intermediaries between the advertiser and publisher Google said PositiveMOUNTAIN VIEW Calif http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-browser/google-plans-new-browser-tools-on-privacy-ad-transparency-idUSKCN1SD2PU2019-05-09
Alphabet Inc unit Google in the coming months plans to introduce new internet browser tools to limit how users web activity is tracked by advertising companies and give them greater insight into why certain ads are shown to them the company announced in blog posts on Tuesday PositiveMOUNTAIN VIEW Calif http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-browser/google-plans-new-browser-tools-on-privacy-ad-transparency-idUSKCN1SD2PU2019-05-09
Google announced several other new privacy controls and policies at its annual developers conference on Tuesday at a time when increased public scrutiny is forcing greater transparency in Silicon Valley NegativeMOUNTAIN VIEW Calif http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-browser/google-plans-new-browser-tools-on-privacy-ad-transparency-idUSKCN1SD2PU2019-05-09
Alphabet Incs Google business on Tuesday announced new privacy controls for its services including Incognito for Google Maps and published new privacy commitments for its hardware showing how increased public scrutiny is forcing greater transparency in Silicon Valley NegativeMOUNTAIN VIEW Calif http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-developers/google-debuts-privacy-controls-principles-at-i-o-event-idUSKCN1SD26A2019-05-08
Chief economist Andy Haldane said in speech on Tuesday that the BoE planned to use realtime traffic data near ports collected from Google Maps to get a sense of disruption PositiveSHEFFIELD England The Bank of England is monitoring road congestion around Britains major ports as it tries to improve its realtime intelligence of what might happen to the economy in the event of a nodeal Brexit its chief economist said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-britain-boe-haldane/bank-of-england-hits-the-road-to-assess-brexit-impact-on-economy-idUSKCN1SD20V2019-05-08
Google said it would rebrand all of its hardware as reflecting the thermostat maker it purchased in 2014 NeutralMOUNTAIN VIEW Calif http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-developers/google-debuts-privacy-controls-principles-at-i-o-event-idUSKCN1SD26A2019-05-08
Googles Queiroz declined to comment on talks with partners NeutralNEW VIEW California Alphabet Incs Google launched more affordable versions of its Pixel smartphone on Tuesday at about half the price of its current models and dropped an exclusive U.S. distribution deal with Verizon Communications Inc signaling a major shift in the tech giants hardware strategy http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-google-developers-phone/google-launches-399-pixel-phone-more-u-s-carriers-will-sell-it-idUSKCN1SD29F2019-05-08
Incognito mode which is launching on Google Maps and Google search later this year would block the company from storing user activity in those services the company said NegativeMOUNTAIN VIEW Calif http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-developers/google-debuts-privacy-controls-principles-at-i-o-event-idUSKCN1SD26A2019-05-08
Queiroz the Google VP declined to comment on profit margins for the new models which will keep features like a headphone jack that are obsolete in higherpriced smartphones NegativeNEW VIEW California Alphabet Incs Google launched more affordable versions of its Pixel smartphone on Tuesday at about half the price of its current models and dropped an exclusive U.S. distribution deal with Verizon Communications Inc signaling a major shift in the tech giants hardware strategy http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-google-developers-phone/google-launches-399-pixel-phone-more-u-s-carriers-will-sell-it-idUSKCN1SD29F2019-05-08
Technology analysts said the midprice range smartphone which had been rumored for weeks makes Google a more serious contender in the industry NeutralNEW VIEW California Alphabet Incs Google launched more affordable versions of its Pixel smartphone on Tuesday at about half the price of its current models and dropped an exclusive U.S. distribution deal with Verizon Communications Inc signaling a major shift in the tech giants hardware strategy http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-google-developers-phone/google-launches-399-pixel-phone-more-u-s-carriers-will-sell-it-idUSKCN1SD29F2019-05-08
That camera sensing feature will not send imagery to Googles servers once it is set up Google said on its new privacy website NeutralMOUNTAIN VIEW Calif http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-developers/google-debuts-privacy-controls-principles-at-i-o-event-idUSKCN1SD26A2019-05-08
The Pixel 3a was unveiled Tuesday on the main stage at Google Googles annual conference for its thousands of industry partners and its showcase for new products PositiveNEW VIEW California Alphabet Incs Google launched more affordable versions of its Pixel smartphone on Tuesday at about half the price of its current models and dropped an exclusive U.S. distribution deal with Verizon Communications Inc signaling a major shift in the tech giants hardware strategy http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-google-developers-phone/google-launches-399-pixel-phone-more-u-s-carriers-will-sell-it-idUSKCN1SD29F2019-05-08
Alphabet Incs Google is set to roll out a dashboardlike function in its Chrome browser to offer users more control in fending off tracking cookies the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday citing people familiar with the matter PositiveAlphabet Incs Google is set to roll out a dashboardlike function in its Chrome browser to offer users more control in fending off tracking cookies the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday citing people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-privacy/google-set-to-launch-privacy-tools-to-limit-online-tracking-wsj-idUSKCN1SC1E42019-05-07
Google did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment NeutralAlphabet Incs Google is set to roll out a dashboardlike function in its Chrome browser to offer users more control in fending off tracking cookies the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday citing people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-privacy/google-set-to-launch-privacy-tools-to-limit-online-tracking-wsj-idUSKCN1SC1E42019-05-07
While Googles new tools are not expected to significantly curtail its ability to collect data it would help the company press its sizable advantage over onlineadvertising rivals the newspaper said PositiveAlphabet Incs Google is set to roll out a dashboardlike function in its Chrome browser to offer users more control in fending off tracking cookies the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday citing people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-privacy/google-set-to-launch-privacy-tools-to-limit-online-tracking-wsj-idUSKCN1SC1E42019-05-07
May 4 One of Warren Buffetts and Charlie Mungers biggest regrets was not buying shares of Google owner Alphabet Inc NegativeMay 4 One of Warren Buffetts and Charlie Mungers biggest regrets was not buying shares of Google owner Alphabet Inc http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/berkshire-buffett-google/we-screwed-up-not-buying-google-shares-berkshires-munger-says-idUSL2N22G06A2019-05-05
Munger also lamented Berkshires failure to invest in Google now part of Alphabet Inc saying I feel like a horses ass for not identifying Google earlier NegativeOMAHA Neb http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-berkshire-buffett/warren-buffett-defends-kraft-says-wells-fargo-made-big-mistakes-idUSKCN1SA0502019-05-05
Munger said not buying shares of Google was a big mistake Negativecomments on Apple 3G Capital and http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/berkshire-buffett-quotes/highlights-wit-and-wisdom-of-warren-buffett-the-oracle-of-omaha-idUSL2N22G02S2019-05-05
WARSAW The world needs to be wary of the rise of tech giants such as Google Apple Facebook and Amazon comparing their powers to those of countries such as China European Council President Donald Tusk said in Warsaw on Friday NegativeWARSAW The world needs to be wary of the rise of tech giants such as Google Apple Facebook and Amazon comparing their powers to those of countries such as China European Council President Donald Tusk said in Warsaw on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-poland-tusk-tech/eus-tusk-warns-of-risks-in-rise-of-u-s-tech-giants-idUSKCN1S91AO2019-05-04
Alphabet Incs Google the largest U.S. digital advertising platform is facing increased competition from sites where people purchase products and places thought to be safe from potentially offensive content advertising buyers say NeutralAlphabet Incs Google the largest U.S. digital advertising platform is facing increased competition from sites where people purchase products and places thought to be safe from potentially offensive content advertising buyers say http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-advertising/googles-competition-for-advertising-heats-up-from-amazon-rival-platforms-idUSKCN1S73WT2019-05-02
DETROIT Fiat Chrysler said on Tuesday it will use technology from Alphabet Incs Google and Samsung to connect all its vehicles by 2022 providing music and video and facilitating future carsharing and selfdriving capabilities PositiveDETROIT Fiat Chrysler said on Tuesday it will use technology from Alphabet Incs Google and Samsung to connect all its vehicles by 2022 providing music and video and facilitating future carsharing and selfdriving capabilities http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-fiat-chrysler-google-samsung/fiat-chrysler-picks-google-samsung-for-global-connected-car-system-idUSKCN1S60VG2019-05-01
Google hired Oracle Corp veteran Thomas Kurian to lead its cloud computing unit late last year NeutralGoogle parent company Alphabet Inc said on Tuesday former Chairman and Chief Executive Eric Schmidt and former Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene will step down from the search companys board in June http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-board/former-google-executives-eric-schmidt-diane-greene-to-leave-board-idUSKCN1S62LI2019-05-01
Google parent company Alphabet Inc said on Tuesday former Chairman and Chief Executive Eric Schmidt and former Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene will step down from the search companys board in June NegativeGoogle parent company Alphabet Inc said on Tuesday former Chairman and Chief Executive Eric Schmidt and former Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene will step down from the search companys board in June http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-board/former-google-executives-eric-schmidt-diane-greene-to-leave-board-idUSKCN1S62LI2019-05-01
NEW YORK The Nasdaq fell on Tuesday as shares of Googleparent Alphabet tumbled following a revenue miss and Apple dropped though the 500 eked out another record closing high NegativeNEW YORK The Nasdaq fell on Tuesday as shares of Googleparent Alphabet tumbled following a revenue miss and Apple dropped though the 500 eked out another record closing high http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks/nasdaq-retreats-as-alphabet-falls-but-apple-gains-after-hours-idUSKCN1S619O2019-05-01
Schmidt who was instrumental in Googles growth for a decade will remain a technical advisor to Alphabet PositiveGoogle parent company Alphabet Inc said on Tuesday former Chairman and Chief Executive Eric Schmidt and former Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene will step down from the search companys board in June http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-board/former-google-executives-eric-schmidt-diane-greene-to-leave-board-idUSKCN1S62LI2019-05-01
The changes follow scandals involving Googles handling of sexual misconduct cases and other situations that have led employees and shareholders to question the boards oversight NegativeGoogle parent company Alphabet Inc said on Tuesday former Chairman and Chief Executive Eric Schmidt and former Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene will step down from the search companys board in June http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-board/former-google-executives-eric-schmidt-diane-greene-to-leave-board-idUSKCN1S62LI2019-05-01
Wall Street punished Google on Tuesday for managers refusal to give details of changes made to its ad platform in firstquarter results following a rare miss of expectations for revenue due to a cleanup of YouTube content NegativeWall Street punished Google on Tuesday for managers refusal to give details of changes made to its ad platform in firstquarter results following a rare miss of expectations for revenue due to a cleanup of YouTube content http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-results-stocks/wall-street-queries-google-ad-changes-after-rare-revenue-miss-idUSKCN1S61K62019-05-01
Alphabet Incs Google failed to reap the benefits of a strong economy that bolstered rivals in the first quarter as the leading internet ad company faced increased competition in its search and hardware businesses and suffered from disruptive changes at YouTube NegativeAlphabet Incs Google failed to reap the benefits of a strong economy that bolstered rivals in the first quarter as the leading internet ad company faced increased competition in its search and hardware businesses and suffered from disruptive changes at YouTube http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-results/google-parent-struggles-with-mobile-clicks-youtube-changes-shares-down-7-idUSKCN1S521N2019-04-30
Another busy week of earnings is expected with results due from Google parent Alphabet Inc and Apple Inc among other top names Positivea live blog on the U.S. stock market click or type in a news window http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-stocks/us-stocks-sp-500-posts-record-high-extending-2019-rally-idUSL1N22B1EA2019-04-30
April 29 Googleparent Alphabet Inc missed Wall Street estimates for firstquarter revenue on Monday amid increased scrutiny on the companys privacy practices and efforts to restrict advertising on potentially offensive content NegativeApril 29 Googleparent Alphabet Inc missed Wall Street estimates for firstquarter revenue on Monday amid increased scrutiny on the companys privacy practices and efforts to restrict advertising on potentially offensive content http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/alphabet-results/alphabet-first-quarter-revenue-misses-estimates-idUSL3N22B4312019-04-30
Newer units that are producing noticeable revenue have lagged in market share including Googles consolidated hardware unit and Google Cloud which sells computing and data storage services to businesses PositiveAlphabet Incs Google failed to reap the benefits of a strong economy that bolstered rivals in the first quarter as the leading internet ad company faced increased competition in its search and hardware businesses and suffered from disruptive changes at YouTube http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-results/google-parent-struggles-with-mobile-clicks-youtube-changes-shares-down-7-idUSKCN1S521N2019-04-30
Still the company has yet to tout significant revenue from its spending on ventures such as selfdriving cars and its AI helper Google Assistant PositiveAlphabet Incs Google failed to reap the benefits of a strong economy that bolstered rivals in the first quarter as the leading internet ad company faced increased competition in its search and hardware businesses and suffered from disruptive changes at YouTube http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-results/google-parent-struggles-with-mobile-clicks-youtube-changes-shares-down-7-idUSKCN1S521N2019-04-30
The justices are considering whether to take up Googles appeal of a lower court ruling reviving the lawsuit NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday asked the Trump administration to offer its views on whether it should hear Googles bid to end Oracle Corps copyright infringement lawsuit involving the Android operating system that runs most of the worlds smartphones http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-court-google-oracle/u-s-supreme-court-seeks-trump-administration-views-on-google-oracle-copyright-feud-idUSKCN1S51CQ2019-04-30
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday asked the Trump administration to offer its views on whether it should hear Googles bid to end Oracle Corps copyright infringement lawsuit involving the Android operating system that runs most of the worlds smartphones PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday asked the Trump administration to offer its views on whether it should hear Googles bid to end Oracle Corps copyright infringement lawsuit involving the Android operating system that runs most of the worlds smartphones http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-court-google-oracle/u-s-supreme-court-seeks-trump-administration-views-on-google-oracle-copyright-feud-idUSKCN1S51CQ2019-04-30
story has been refiled to to say Alphabet not Google in NeutralNEW YORK The 500 set an intraday record high on Monday bolstering the view that the decadelong bull market has further to run after consumer spending rose in March and inflation data was benign http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks/sp-500-posts-high-extends-2019-rally-alphabet-falls-late-idUSKCN1S514F2019-04-30
Local media including the Seattle Times reported that the crane was operating on the construction site of a new multibuilding complex being built for Google NegativeA giant construction crane operating at the site of a future Google campus collapsed from the roof of a building and toppled across a Seattle intersection on Saturday killing four people and injuring three others authorities and local media said http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-seattle-crane/crane-collapse-kills-four-injures-three-in-seattle-idUSKCN1S400D2019-04-28
Along with Google we expect Facebook to be a primary beneficiary of the about billion global advertising industrys secular shift from offline to Baird Equity analysts said PositiveFacebook Inc is preparing for a recordsetting fine from U.S. regulators over privacy issues but Wall Street shrugged at the looming penalty after the company added users and trounced profit expectations for the first quarter http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-facebook-growth-analysis/facebook-users-care-less-about-privacy-than-regulators-idUSKCN1S12MG2019-04-26
Two sets of satellite images on Google Earth taken three years apart show how Chinas Rocket Force is testing its growing arsenal NegativeZHUHAI China Chinas powerful military is considered to be a master at concealing its intentions http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-army-rockets-specialreport/special-report-new-missile-gap-leaves-u-s-scrambling-to-counter-china-idUSKCN1S11DH2019-04-26
Google Facebook Twitter and other free online services rely on advertising for revenue and use data collected on users to more effectively target those ads PositiveWASHINGTON Top U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday wrote to Googles chief executive raising concerns about reports of a massive database known as Sensorvault that allegedly contains precise consumer location information from hundreds of millions of devices http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-privacy-google/u-s-congressional-leaders-query-google-on-tracking-database-idUSKCN1RZ2EL2019-04-25
They have to remove she added referring to Google and Apple NeutralIt gives men control over said Wafa 25 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-georgia-saudi-sisters/pull-inhuman-women-monitoring-app-runaway-saudi-sisters-tell-tech-giants-idUSKCN1S02542019-04-25
WASHINGTON Top U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday wrote to Googles chief executive raising concerns about reports of a massive database known as Sensorvault that allegedly contains precise consumer location information from hundreds of millions of devices NegativeWASHINGTON Top U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday wrote to Googles chief executive raising concerns about reports of a massive database known as Sensorvault that allegedly contains precise consumer location information from hundreds of millions of devices http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-privacy-google/u-s-congressional-leaders-query-google-on-tracking-database-idUSKCN1RZ2EL2019-04-25
SANTIAGO Alphabet Incs Google has completed a 10000kilometer subsea cable linking the coast of California to Chile a key step in its plans to bolster its global cloud computing infrastructure PositiveSANTIAGO Alphabet Incs Google has completed a 10000kilometer subsea cable linking the coast of California to Chile a key step in its plans to bolster its global cloud computing infrastructure http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-chile-alphabet-internet/google-completes-subsea-cable-to-chile-in-global-cloud-push-idUSKCN1RZ2C52019-04-24
WASHINGTON Alphabet Incs Wing Aviation unit on Tuesday got the okay to start delivering goods by drone in Virginia later this year making the sister unit of search engine Google the first company to get U.S. air carrier certification the Federal Aviation Administration said PositiveWASHINGTON Alphabet Incs Wing Aviation unit on Tuesday got the okay to start delivering goods by drone in Virginia later this year making the sister unit of search engine Google the first company to get U.S. air carrier certification the Federal Aviation Administration said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-drone-alphabet/faa-paves-way-for-alphabet-unit-to-make-first-u-s-drone-deliveries-idUSKCN1RZ25N2019-04-24
BRUSSELS Users of Android devices in Europe will be able to choose rival browsers and search engines from five options starting on Thursday a senior Google executive said as the company tries to quell EU antitrust concerns and stave off fresh penalties PositiveBRUSSELS Users of Android devices in Europe will be able to choose rival browsers and search engines from five options starting on Thursday a senior Google executive said as the company tries to quell EU antitrust concerns and stave off fresh penalties http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-lets-android-users-in-europe-choose-rival-browsers-search-engines-idUSKCN1RU1872019-04-19
Google faces a fine up to 5 percent of Alphabets average daily worldwide turnover if it fails to comply with the EU order to stop anticompetitive practices NegativeBRUSSELS Users of Android devices in Europe will be able to choose rival browsers and search engines from five options starting on Thursday a senior Google executive said as the company tries to quell EU antitrust concerns and stave off fresh penalties http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-lets-android-users-in-europe-choose-rival-browsers-search-engines-idUSKCN1RU1872019-04-19
Similarly the country appears to factor less in the global aspirations of fellow U.S. tech majors Netflix Inc Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google Wedbush Securities Pachter said PositiveSAN KONG Amazon http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-amazon-com-china/amazon-facing-entrenched-rivals-says-to-shut-china-online-store-idUSKCN1RT2A72019-04-19
Still he said the lack of a strong rival to Google in Europe may mean the changes are not as effective as those in Russia NegativeBRUSSELS Users of Android devices in Europe will be able to choose rival browsers and search engines from five options starting on Thursday a senior Google executive said as the company tries to quell EU antitrust concerns and stave off fresh penalties http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-lets-android-users-in-europe-choose-rival-browsers-search-engines-idUSKCN1RU1872019-04-19
The European Commission said Google had an unfair advantage by preinstalling its Chrome browser and Google search app on Android smartphones and notebooks NegativeBRUSSELS Users of Android devices in Europe will be able to choose rival browsers and search engines from five options starting on Thursday a senior Google executive said as the company tries to quell EU antitrust concerns and stave off fresh penalties http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-lets-android-users-in-europe-choose-rival-browsers-search-engines-idUSKCN1RU1872019-04-19
There also is no legitimate reason Google search is still the default in most web browsers and even on Apple its chairman Michael Weber said NegativeBRUSSELS Users of Android devices in Europe will be able to choose rival browsers and search engines from five options starting on Thursday a senior Google executive said as the company tries to quell EU antitrust concerns and stave off fresh penalties http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-lets-android-users-in-europe-choose-rival-browsers-search-engines-idUSKCN1RU1872019-04-19
3 percent of smart speaker users in 2019 while Google Home will account for 31 percent PositiveFacebook Inc is working to develop a voice assistant to rival the likes of Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-virtual-assistant/facebook-working-on-voice-assistant-to-rival-amazons-alexa-idUSKCN1RT2AS2019-04-18
Apples interest in nextgeneration lidar sensors comes as it has sharply increased its road testing while bringing on key hires from Tesla Inc and Alphabet Incs Google PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Apple Inc has held talks with at least four companies as possible suppliers for nextgeneration lidar sensors in selfdriving cars evaluating the companies technology while also still working on its own lidar unit three people familiar with the discussions said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-apple-autonomous-exclusive/exclusive-apple-in-talks-with-potential-suppliers-of-sensors-for-self-driving-cars-sources-idUSKCN1RT16V2019-04-18
Its members include Amazon Apple eBay Expedia Facebook Google Microsoft and Mozilla NeutralSTRASBOURG Google and Amazon will have to tell companies how they rank products on their platforms while Facebook and other tech firms will have to be more transparent about their terms and conditions under new EU rules approved on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-tech-regulation/eu-unfair-practices-digital-rules-put-spotlight-on-google-amazon-facebook-idUSKCN1RT1HO2019-04-18
STRASBOURG Google and Amazon will have to tell companies how they rank products on their platforms while Facebook and other tech firms will have to be more transparent about their terms and conditions under new EU rules approved on Wednesday PositiveSTRASBOURG Google and Amazon will have to tell companies how they rank products on their platforms while Facebook and other tech firms will have to be more transparent about their terms and conditions under new EU rules approved on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-tech-regulation/eu-unfair-practices-digital-rules-put-spotlight-on-google-amazon-facebook-idUSKCN1RT1HO2019-04-18
STRASBROUG The European parliament voted on Wednesday to fine firms like Facebook Google and Twitter up to 4 percent of their turnover if they persistently fail to remove extremist content within one hour of being asked to do so by authorities NegativeSTRASBROUG The European parliament voted on Wednesday to fine firms like Facebook Google and Twitter up to 4 percent of their turnover if they persistently fail to remove extremist content within one hour of being asked to do so by authorities http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-parliament-extremist-content/eu-parliament-votes-to-fine-internet-firms-for-not-removing-extremist-content-quickly-idUSKCN1RT2CF2019-04-18
TomToms prospects took a huge knock last year with the entry of Googles farreaching supply deal with a group of carmakers including Renault Nissan and Mitsubishi PositiveDutch navigation and digital maps firm TomTom on Wednesday reported a forecastbeating 14 percent rise in firstquarter revenue and said it had won two contracts to supply highdefinition maps to carmakers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-tomtom-results/tomtom-results-top-estimates-wins-two-high-definition-map-deals-idUSKCN1RT11U2019-04-18
Analysts have also mentioned Google Facebook Amazon Alibaba and Apple as potential buyers PositivePARIS Frances Vivendi said on Monday it was forging ahead with the planned sale of up to 50 percent of its Universal Music Group as the iconic division boosted the media conglomerates quarterly revenue http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-vivendi-results/vivendi-presses-on-with-umg-stake-sale-as-music-arm-drives-revenue-idUSKCN1RR0E72019-04-16
BRUSSELS Google will have to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook filter out protected content under new copyright rules aimed at ensuring fair compensation for the European Unions trillion creative industries NegativeBRUSSELS Google will have to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook filter out protected content under new copyright rules aimed at ensuring fair compensation for the European Unions trillion creative industries http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-approves-tougher-eu-copyright-rules-in-blow-to-google-facebook-idUSKCN1RR0NY2019-04-16
Under the new regime Googleowned YouTube Facebooks Instagram and other sharing platforms will have to install filters to prevent users from uploading copyrighted materials PositiveBRUSSELS Google will have to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook filter out protected content under new copyright rules aimed at ensuring fair compensation for the European Unions trillion creative industries http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-approves-tougher-eu-copyright-rules-in-blow-to-google-facebook-idUSKCN1RR0NY2019-04-16
Under the new rules Google and other online platforms will have to sign licensing agreements with musicians performers authors news publishers and journalists to use their work PositiveBRUSSELS Google will have to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook filter out protected content under new copyright rules aimed at ensuring fair compensation for the European Unions trillion creative industries http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-approves-tougher-eu-copyright-rules-in-blow-to-google-facebook-idUSKCN1RR0NY2019-04-16
Publicis and other traditional advertisers have been losing ground in a marketplace increasingly dominated by Facebook Google and digital marketing specialists that track and target individual clients via their smartphones NegativePARIS April 14 Publicis will pay http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/epsilon-ma-publicis-groupe/publicis-pays-4-4-bln-for-epsilon-to-extend-digital-reach-idUSL5N21W08Y2019-04-15
JD which is backed by Walmart Inc Alphabet Incs Google and Chinas Tencent Holdings in February posted its lowest quarterly revenue growth rate since its 2015 initial public offering NegativeSHANGHAI Richard Liu the founder of Chinese ecommerce giant JD.com Inc has weighed in on an ongoing debate about the Chinese tech industrys grueling overtime work culture lamenting that years of growth had increased the number of in his firm who are not his brothers http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-jd-com-labour/chinas-jd-com-boss-criticizes-slackers-as-company-makes-cuts-idUSKCN1RP06D2019-04-14
BRUSSELS EU countries are set to agree an overhaul of the blocs twodecade old copyright rules next week requiring Google to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook to filter out protected content despite increasing opposition from some governments PositiveBRUSSELS EU countries are set to agree an overhaul of the blocs twodecade old copyright rules next week requiring Google to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook to filter out protected content despite increasing opposition from some governments http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-copyright-revamp-targeting-google-facebook-set-for-approval-on-monday-idUSKCN1RO29B2019-04-13
The new rules would force Google and other online platforms to sign licensing agreements with musicians performers authors news publishers and journalists to use their work online PositiveBRUSSELS EU countries are set to agree an overhaul of the blocs twodecade old copyright rules next week requiring Google to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook to filter out protected content despite increasing opposition from some governments http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-copyright-revamp-targeting-google-facebook-set-for-approval-on-monday-idUSKCN1RO29B2019-04-13
Backed financially by Google News Lab which also helps fund Mafindo Cekfaktas volunteers took over the U.S tech giants swanky Jakarta office for the debate on March 30 PositiveJAKARTA Armed with laptops three dozen journalists and factcheckers braced for battle before a live debate between Indonesian President Joko Widodo and his challenger Prabowo Subianto http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-indonesia-election-fakenews-insight/fact-checkers-vs-hoax-peddlers-a-fake-news-battle-ahead-of-indonesias-election-idUSKCN1RM2ZE2019-04-12
The Internet Association which counts Amazon Facebook Alphabet Incs Google and other top tech companies as members had no immediate comment PositiveU.S. lawmakers proposed a bill on Wednesday that would require major tech companies to detect and remove any discriminatory biases embedded in their computer models underscoring Washingtons growing interest in regulating Silicon Valley http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-usa-regulation-algorithms/u-s-lawmakers-propose-bill-to-fight-bias-in-tech-companies-algorithms-idUSKCN1RM2WJ2019-04-12
Google had raised the price of YouTube TV from to in February last year PositiveAlphabet Incs Google on Wednesday raised the monthly membership price of its YouTube TV online service by 25 percent to http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-youtubetv/google-raises-price-of-youtube-tv-to-49-99-adds-discovery-animal-planet-idUSKCN1RM2DP2019-04-11
WASHINGTON Republican senators on Wednesday said Alphabet Incs Google Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc discriminate against conservative viewpoints and suppress free speech suggesting antitrust action could be a solution NegativeWASHINGTON Republican senators on Wednesday said Alphabet Incs Google Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc discriminate against conservative viewpoints and suppress free speech suggesting antitrust action could be a solution http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-socialmedia/facebook-google-accused-of-anti-conservative-bias-at-u-s-senate-hearing-idUSKCN1RM2SJ2019-04-11
Together with Facebook and Google Twitter has come under pressure to do more to combat disinformation about the elections NegativeBRUSSELS Twitter launched on Wednesday an emoji for the European Parliament elections in May seeking to provide a visual link to channel conversations around a vote set to affect the European Union in the coming years http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-twitter/twitter-launches-emoji-for-eu-election-in-may-idUSKCN1RM03D2019-04-10
WASHINGTON Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google unit on Tuesday defended their efforts to remove hate speech from social media sites amid questions from lawmakers in an appearance before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee NegativeWASHINGTON Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google unit on Tuesday defended their efforts to remove hate speech from social media sites amid questions from lawmakers in an appearance before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-congress-socialmedia/facebook-google-defend-efforts-to-remove-hate-speech-before-congress-idUSKCN1RL2E02019-04-10
Warner noted that Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg Google and others have expressed support for privacy regulation PositiveWASHINGTON Two U.S. senators introduced a bill on Tuesday to ban online social media companies like Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc from tricking consumers into giving up their personal data http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tech/u-s-senators-introduce-social-media-bill-to-ban-dark-patterns-tricks-idUSKCN1RL25Q2019-04-10
BRUSSELS European Union lawmakers have backed plans to fine Facebook Google Twitter and other online platforms if they fail to remove extremist content within one hour NeutralBRUSSELS European Union lawmakers have backed plans to fine Facebook Google Twitter and other online platforms if they fail to remove extremist content within one hour http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-tech-regulation/eu-lawmakers-back-fines-for-internet-firms-that-fail-to-remove-extremist-content-idUSKCN1RK1XA2019-04-09
Backers for GoJek include Temasek Holdings Tencent and Alphabet Incs Google NeutralSINGAPORE Grab is looking to raise another billion this year to ramp up expansion its CEO Anthony Tan told Reuters only weeks after announcing more than http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-grab-funding-exclusive/softbank-backed-grab-seeks-another-2-billion-funding-in-expansion-drive-idUSKCN1RK0FH2019-04-09
Archrival Oracle has also announced layoffs and some of its top talent has defected to Google NegativeBERLIN Software company SAP said the head of its cloud business group had quit the latest in a string of top departures as Europes most valuable technology company reshapes its operations http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-sap-restructuring/sap-cloud-business-head-quits-after-27-years-in-latest-top-departure-idUSKCN1RI05F2019-04-07
Alphabet Incs Google said on Thursday it was dissolving a council it had formed a week earlier to consider ethical issues around artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies NegativeAlphabet Incs Google said on Thursday it was dissolving a council it had formed a week earlier to consider ethical issues around artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-ai/google-to-pull-plug-on-ai-ethics-council-idUSKCN1RH00S2019-04-05
BUCHAREST EU antitrust regulators should consider forcing tech giants such as Google and Amazon to share their data with rivals rather than break them up three academics enlisted by the European Commission said on Thursday PositiveBUCHAREST EU antitrust regulators should consider forcing tech giants such as Google and Amazon to share their data with rivals rather than break them up three academics enlisted by the European Commission said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-antitrust-technology/force-tech-giants-to-share-data-rather-than-break-them-up-academics-idUSKCN1RG1IF2019-04-05
Digital Industry Group Inc of which Facebook Apple Google Amazon and Twitter are members said the laws fail to understand the complexity of removing violent content NegativeCANBERRA Australia will fine social media and web hosting companies up to 10 percent of their annual global turnover and imprison executives for up to three years if violent content is not removed under a new law http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-newzealand-shooting-australia-laws/tech-firms-face-fines-jail-over-violent-content-under-new-australian-laws-idUSKCN1RG06O2019-04-05
The British government Facebook and Google were not immediately available for comment NegativeSocial media executives could be held personally liable for harmful content distributed on their platforms the Guardian reported on Thursday citing leaked British government plans http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-regulation-socialmedia/social-media-executives-could-be-liable-for-harmful-content-the-guardian-idUSKCN1RG3222019-04-05
They dismissed calls by some for tech giants such as Google to be characterized as an essential utility required to provide reasonable use of its service NegativeBUCHAREST EU antitrust regulators should consider forcing tech giants such as Google and Amazon to share their data with rivals rather than break them up three academics enlisted by the European Commission said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-antitrust-technology/force-tech-giants-to-share-data-rather-than-break-them-up-academics-idUSKCN1RG1IF2019-04-05
We have zero tolerance for terrorist content on our said a spokesperson for Google in an emailed statement NegativeCANBERRA Australia will fine social media and web hosting companies up to 10 percent of their annual global turnover and imprison executives for up to three years if violent content is not removed under a new law http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-newzealand-shooting-australia-laws/tech-firms-face-fines-jail-over-violent-content-under-new-australian-laws-idUSKCN1RG06O2019-04-05
iHearts podcast platform competes with Apple Google and Spotify which went public last April NeutralU.S. radio company iHeartMedia Inc on Wednesday filed for an initial public offering with the Securities and Exchange Commission to list its Class common shares as it nears bankruptcy exit and bets on podcast to drive growth http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-iheartmedia-ipo/iheartmedia-tunes-into-ipo-as-it-nears-bankruptcy-exit-idUSKCN1RF16I2019-04-04
But Google Assistants label does not link to additional information NeutralSAN FRANCISCO On stage at an investor conference last month Googles Chief Business Officer Philipp Schindler identified a vexing challenge for the companys most prized its virtual assistant http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-assistant-ads-focus/when-it-comes-to-disclosing-sponsors-your-google-assistant-may-be-mute-idUSKCN1RD22D2019-04-02
But when Google Assistant responds to queries with the same Google options the assistant does not offer any disclaimer or further explanation NegativeSAN FRANCISCO On stage at an investor conference last month Googles Chief Business Officer Philipp Schindler identified a vexing challenge for the companys most prized its virtual assistant http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-assistant-ads-focus/when-it-comes-to-disclosing-sponsors-your-google-assistant-may-be-mute-idUSKCN1RD22D2019-04-02
Google contends it is in compliance NeutralSAN FRANCISCO On stage at an investor conference last month Googles Chief Business Officer Philipp Schindler identified a vexing challenge for the companys most prized its virtual assistant http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-assistant-ads-focus/when-it-comes-to-disclosing-sponsors-your-google-assistant-may-be-mute-idUSKCN1RD22D2019-04-02
Google gets paid when users contact providers through the ads which are labeled on Google NeutralSAN FRANCISCO On stage at an investor conference last month Googles Chief Business Officer Philipp Schindler identified a vexing challenge for the companys most prized its virtual assistant http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-assistant-ads-focus/when-it-comes-to-disclosing-sponsors-your-google-assistant-may-be-mute-idUSKCN1RD22D2019-04-02
Google said in a statement that the results are not labeled as ads because Google isnt paid for these when delivered on the Assistant rather than Google PositiveSAN FRANCISCO On stage at an investor conference last month Googles Chief Business Officer Philipp Schindler identified a vexing challenge for the companys most prized its virtual assistant http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-assistant-ads-focus/when-it-comes-to-disclosing-sponsors-your-google-assistant-may-be-mute-idUSKCN1RD22D2019-04-02
In 2017 Google Assistant adopted a specialty tool Local Services which offers only vetted businesses when U.S. users search for domestic help such as plumbers and locksmiths PositiveSAN FRANCISCO On stage at an investor conference last month Googles Chief Business Officer Philipp Schindler identified a vexing challenge for the companys most prized its virtual assistant http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-assistant-ads-focus/when-it-comes-to-disclosing-sponsors-your-google-assistant-may-be-mute-idUSKCN1RD22D2019-04-02
In some cities Google Assistant includes businesses vetted by partner search services HomeAdvisor and Porch PositiveSAN FRANCISCO On stage at an investor conference last month Googles Chief Business Officer Philipp Schindler identified a vexing challenge for the companys most prized its virtual assistant http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-assistant-ads-focus/when-it-comes-to-disclosing-sponsors-your-google-assistant-may-be-mute-idUSKCN1RD22D2019-04-02
Membership is free but businesses need it to buy Local Services search ads from Google PositiveSAN FRANCISCO On stage at an investor conference last month Googles Chief Business Officer Philipp Schindler identified a vexing challenge for the companys most prized its virtual assistant http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-assistant-ads-focus/when-it-comes-to-disclosing-sponsors-your-google-assistant-may-be-mute-idUSKCN1RD22D2019-04-02
New search services that to consumers are not exempt from the longstanding principle of making advertising the FTC said in letters to Google and other companies in 2013 NeutralSAN FRANCISCO On stage at an investor conference last month Googles Chief Business Officer Philipp Schindler identified a vexing challenge for the companys most prized its virtual assistant http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-assistant-ads-focus/when-it-comes-to-disclosing-sponsors-your-google-assistant-may-be-mute-idUSKCN1RD22D2019-04-02
One Google Assistant feature already is close to violating disclosure rules according to five advertising attorneys contacted by Reuters NegativeSAN FRANCISCO On stage at an investor conference last month Googles Chief Business Officer Philipp Schindler identified a vexing challenge for the companys most prized its virtual assistant http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-assistant-ads-focus/when-it-comes-to-disclosing-sponsors-your-google-assistant-may-be-mute-idUSKCN1RD22D2019-04-02
Responding to user searches out loud through Google Assistant is not ideal for generating revenue Schindler suggested NegativeSAN FRANCISCO On stage at an investor conference last month Googles Chief Business Officer Philipp Schindler identified a vexing challenge for the companys most prized its virtual assistant http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-assistant-ads-focus/when-it-comes-to-disclosing-sponsors-your-google-assistant-may-be-mute-idUSKCN1RD22D2019-04-02
The feature recommends plumbers and other local home service providers without disclosing that the results draw from a curated database mainly composed of companies that joined a Google marketing program PositiveSAN FRANCISCO On stage at an investor conference last month Googles Chief Business Officer Philipp Schindler identified a vexing challenge for the companys most prized its virtual assistant http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-assistant-ads-focus/when-it-comes-to-disclosing-sponsors-your-google-assistant-may-be-mute-idUSKCN1RD22D2019-04-02
The question is most acute for Google which holds the worlds biggest search advertising business NeutralSAN FRANCISCO On stage at an investor conference last month Googles Chief Business Officer Philipp Schindler identified a vexing challenge for the companys most prized its virtual assistant http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-assistant-ads-focus/when-it-comes-to-disclosing-sponsors-your-google-assistant-may-be-mute-idUSKCN1RD22D2019-04-02
Facebook has surged 27 percent Amazon 19 percent Google 12 percent and streaming giant Netflix has soared more than 30 percent PositiveLONDON What goes down must come Three months after one of the worst years on record investors have seen world stocks and key commodity markets roar back with their best first quarter since 2012 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-markets-global-q1-graphic-analysis/recharged-bulls-give-stocks-commodities-flying-start-to-year-idUSKCN1RA24P2019-03-30
Both Twitter and Google denied allowing discriminatory advertising although they said that they do allow advertisers to target by gender NegativeThe Trump administration accused Facebook Inc on Thursday of selling targeted advertising that discriminated on the basis of race in violation of the U.S. Fair Housing Act http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-facebook-advertisers/u-s-charges-facebook-with-racial-discrimination-in-targeted-housing-ads-idUSKCN1R91E82019-03-29
CNBC later reported that HUD was also looking into similar ad targeting practices at Twitter and Google Facebooks main competition for online advertising dollars NeutralThe Trump administration accused Facebook Inc on Thursday of selling targeted advertising that discriminated on the basis of race in violation of the U.S. Fair Housing Act http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-advertisers/u-s-charges-facebook-with-racial-discrimination-in-targeted-housing-ads-idUSKCN1R91E82019-03-29
Discrimination against transgender individuals was prohibited Google said NegativeThe Trump administration accused Facebook Inc on Thursday of selling targeted advertising that discriminated on the basis of race in violation of the U.S. Fair Housing Act http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-advertisers/u-s-charges-facebook-with-racial-discrimination-in-targeted-housing-ads-idUSKCN1R91E82019-03-29
Google and ETECSA signed a memorandum of understanding to begin the negotiation of a socalled peering that would create a costfree and direct connection between their two networks PositiveHAVANA Alphabet Incs Google signed a deal with Cuban telecoms monopoly ETECSA on Thursday to work toward improving internet traffic exchange between their two networks and connectivity on the Communistrun island http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-cuba-usa-google/google-cuba-agree-to-work-toward-improving-islands-connectivity-idUSKCN1R91ZP2019-03-29
Google has been working to expand its business in Cuba for years although analysts say it will have to work hard to gain the governments trust PositiveHAVANA Alphabet Incs Google signed a deal with Cuban telecoms monopoly ETECSA on Thursday to work toward improving internet traffic exchange between their two networks and connectivity on the Communistrun island http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-cuba-usa-google/google-cuba-agree-to-work-toward-improving-islands-connectivity-idUSKCN1R91ZP2019-03-29
Google has said it has not committed to any policies as it explores offering more services in China PositiveHAVANA Alphabet Incs Google signed a deal with Cuban telecoms monopoly ETECSA on Thursday to work toward improving internet traffic exchange between their two networks and connectivity on the Communistrun island http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-cuba-usa-google/google-cuba-agree-to-work-toward-improving-islands-connectivity-idUSKCN1R91ZP2019-03-29
HAVANA Alphabet Incs Google signed a deal with Cuban telecoms monopoly ETECSA on Thursday to work toward improving internet traffic exchange between their two networks and connectivity on the Communistrun island PositiveHAVANA Alphabet Incs Google signed a deal with Cuban telecoms monopoly ETECSA on Thursday to work toward improving internet traffic exchange between their two networks and connectivity on the Communistrun island http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-cuba-usa-google/google-cuba-agree-to-work-toward-improving-islands-connectivity-idUSKCN1R91ZP2019-03-29
Weve had policies in place for many years that prohibit targeting ads on the basis of sensitive Google said in a statement NeutralThe Trump administration accused Facebook Inc on Thursday of selling targeted advertising that discriminated on the basis of race in violation of the U.S. Fair Housing Act http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-advertisers/u-s-charges-facebook-with-racial-discrimination-in-targeted-housing-ads-idUSKCN1R91E82019-03-29
During that gathering Census officials also visited Facebook and Google campuses to meet with executives PositiveNEW YORK The U.S. Census Bureau has asked tech giants Google Facebook and Twitter to help it fend off fake campaigns it fears could disrupt the upcoming 2020 count according to Census officials and multiple sources briefed on the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-census-fakenews-exclusive/exclusive-fearful-of-fake-news-blitz-u-s-census-enlists-help-of-tech-giants-idUSKCN1R812S2019-03-28
Googles Walker said the company has some 300 people working to address issues such as racial bias in algorithms but the company has a long way to go NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Technology executives were put on the spot at an artificial intelligence summit this week each faced with a simple question growing out of increased public scrutiny of Silicon have you put ethics before your business http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-technology-ethics/ethical-question-takes-center-stage-at-silicon-valley-summit-on-artificial-intelligence-idUSKCN1R829I2019-03-28
He stated strongly that he is totally committed to the U.S. Military not the Chinese Trump said on Twitter of his meeting with Google CEO Sundar Pichai PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said he met with the chief executive of Alphabet Incs Google on Wednesday and discussed political and the companys business in China http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-google/trump-discusses-china-political-fairness-with-google-ceo-idUSKCN1R82CB2019-03-28
NEW YORK The U.S. Census Bureau has asked tech giants Google Facebook and Twitter to help it fend off fake campaigns it fears could disrupt the upcoming 2020 count according to Census officials and multiple sources briefed on the matter NegativeNEW YORK The U.S. Census Bureau has asked tech giants Google Facebook and Twitter to help it fend off fake campaigns it fears could disrupt the upcoming 2020 count according to Census officials and multiple sources briefed on the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-census-fakenews-exclusive/exclusive-fearful-of-fake-news-blitz-u-s-census-enlists-help-of-tech-giants-idUSKCN1R812S2019-03-28
Pichai has said Google has invested in China for years and plans to continue to do so PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said he met with the chief executive of Alphabet Incs Google on Wednesday and discussed political and the companys business in China http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-google/trump-discusses-china-political-fairness-with-google-ceo-idUSKCN1R82CB2019-03-28
Assembling profiles of consumers for the purpose of targeting advertisements is at the heart of how Google and Facebook made money he said NeutralApples announcements come on the heels of user privacy scandals that have rocked tech companies over the last several years http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-apple-news-privacy/public-concern-over-privacy-pushes-tech-industry-to-change-idUSKCN1R72XB2019-03-27
But Google said the reforms would lead to legal uncertainty and hurt Europes creative and digital economies NegativeSTRASBOURG EU lawmakers have endorsed an overhaul of the blocs twodecade old copyright rules which will force Google and Facebook Inc to pay publishers for use of news snippets and make them filter out protected content http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-lawmakers-back-copyright-reforms-targeting-google-facebook-idUSKCN1R71C92019-03-27
Earlier this month rivals like Google and Facebook said they were making changes to boost user privacy PositiveApples announcements come on the heels of user privacy scandals that have rocked tech companies over the last several years http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-apple-news-privacy/public-concern-over-privacy-pushes-tech-industry-to-change-idUSKCN1R72XB2019-03-27
Google already has its own internal AI principles which among other provisions bars the Californiabased tech firm from using AI to develop weapons PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google said on Tuesday it was launching a global advisory council to consider ethical issues around artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-ai/google-launches-global-council-to-advise-on-ai-and-tech-ethics-idUSKCN1R72DM2019-03-27
Googles YouTube Facebooks Instagram and other sharing platforms will also have to install filters to prevent users from uploading copyrighted materials PositiveSTRASBOURG EU lawmakers have endorsed an overhaul of the blocs twodecade old copyright rules which will force Google and Facebook Inc to pay publishers for use of news snippets and make them filter out protected content http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-lawmakers-back-copyright-reforms-targeting-google-facebook-idUSKCN1R71C92019-03-27
SAN Alphabet Incs Google plans to announce a memorandum of understanding with Cuban telecoms monopoly ETECSA on Thursday to explore ways of improving connectivity on the Communistrun island a person familiar with matter told Reuters PositiveSAN Alphabet Incs Google plans to announce a memorandum of understanding with Cuban telecoms monopoly ETECSA on Thursday to explore ways of improving connectivity on the Communistrun island a person familiar with matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-cuba-usa-google/google-to-announce-deal-with-cuba-on-improving-connectivity-source-idUSKCN1R801N2019-03-27
SAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google said on Tuesday it was launching a global advisory council to consider ethical issues around artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google said on Tuesday it was launching a global advisory council to consider ethical issues around artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-ai/google-launches-global-council-to-advise-on-ai-and-tech-ethics-idUSKCN1R72DM2019-03-27
STRASBOURG EU lawmakers have endorsed an overhaul of the blocs twodecade old copyright rules which will force Google and Facebook Inc to pay publishers for use of news snippets and make them filter out protected content NegativeSTRASBOURG EU lawmakers have endorsed an overhaul of the blocs twodecade old copyright rules which will force Google and Facebook Inc to pay publishers for use of news snippets and make them filter out protected content http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-lawmakers-back-copyright-reforms-targeting-google-facebook-idUSKCN1R71C92019-03-27
The Cuban government had been set to hold a news conference in Havana with Google on Tuesday but then rescheduled it for Thursday NeutralSAN Alphabet Incs Google plans to announce a memorandum of understanding with Cuban telecoms monopoly ETECSA on Thursday to explore ways of improving connectivity on the Communistrun island a person familiar with matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-cuba-usa-google/google-to-announce-deal-with-cuba-on-improving-connectivity-source-idUSKCN1R801N2019-03-27
The new rules mean that Google and other online platforms will have to sign licensing agreements with musicians performers authors news publishers and journalists to use their work online PositiveSTRASBOURG EU lawmakers have endorsed an overhaul of the blocs twodecade old copyright rules which will force Google and Facebook Inc to pay publishers for use of news snippets and make them filter out protected content http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-lawmakers-back-copyright-reforms-targeting-google-facebook-idUSKCN1R71C92019-03-27
Google said it provides tools to equipment manufacturers which helps them make sure their software does not violate Googles privacy and security standards PositiveFRANCISCO An independent study lead by an academic group in Spain has shown that what personal information can be collected by preinstalled programs on new Android mobile devices is expansive and faces little oversight http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-android-security/study-shows-limited-control-over-privacy-breaches-by-pre-installed-android-apps-idUSKCN1R61DH2019-03-26
Google senior vicepresident for global affairs Kent Walker has said the article could prompt online platforms to overblock content to limit legal risks NegativeBRUSSELS Europes creative industries are urging EU lawmakers to back a proposed overhaul of the blocs copyright rules putting them at odds with internet activists who oppose a requirement to install filters to block copyright material http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-copyright-reforms-pit-creative-industry-against-internet-activists-consumers-idUSKCN1R61ZM2019-03-26
We also provide our partners with clear policies regarding the safety of preinstalled apps and regularly give them information about potentially dangerous preloads weve a Google spokesperson said NeutralFRANCISCO An independent study lead by an academic group in Spain has shown that what personal information can be collected by preinstalled programs on new Android mobile devices is expansive and faces little oversight http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-android-security/study-shows-limited-control-over-privacy-breaches-by-pre-installed-android-apps-idUSKCN1R61DH2019-03-26
BRUSSELS Czech search engine Seznam urged Google on Friday to disclose more details about its plan to boost rival search apps in Android smartphones saying it continued to lose users due to what it said were Googles anticompetitive practices NegativeBRUSSELS Czech search engine Seznam urged Google on Friday to disclose more details about its plan to boost rival search apps in Android smartphones saying it continued to lose users due to what it said were Googles anticompetitive practices http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-google-seznam/google-rival-wants-more-details-about-googles-android-proposal-idUSKCN1R32MO2019-03-23
Seznam which attracts as much advertising spend as Google in the Czech Republic took its grievance to the European Commission nearly three years ago NegativeBRUSSELS Czech search engine Seznam urged Google on Friday to disclose more details about its plan to boost rival search apps in Android smartphones saying it continued to lose users due to what it said were Googles anticompetitive practices http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-google-seznam/google-rival-wants-more-details-about-googles-android-proposal-idUSKCN1R32MO2019-03-23
BRUSSELS EU lawmakers will vote next Tuesday on whether to endorse an overhaul of the blocs twodecade old copyright rules as Google and internet activists stepped up their criticism of a requirement to install copyright filters NegativeBRUSSELS EU lawmakers will vote next Tuesday on whether to endorse an overhaul of the blocs twodecade old copyright rules as Google and internet activists stepped up their criticism of a requirement to install copyright filters http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-lawmakers-to-vote-on-copyright-overhaul-next-tuesday-idUSKCN1R228Z2019-03-22
The article could prompt online platforms to overblock content to limit legal risks Google senior vicepresident for global affairs Kent Walker wrote in a blog post earlier this month NegativeBRUSSELS EU lawmakers will vote next Tuesday on whether to endorse an overhaul of the blocs twodecade old copyright rules as Google and internet activists stepped up their criticism of a requirement to install copyright filters http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-lawmakers-to-vote-on-copyright-overhaul-next-tuesday-idUSKCN1R228Z2019-03-22
The proposed rules would force Google and other online platforms to sign licensing deals with musicians performers authors news publishers and journalists to use their work online PositiveBRUSSELS EU lawmakers will vote next Tuesday on whether to endorse an overhaul of the blocs twodecade old copyright rules as Google and internet activists stepped up their criticism of a requirement to install copyright filters http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-lawmakers-to-vote-on-copyright-overhaul-next-tuesday-idUSKCN1R228Z2019-03-22
2010 Microsoft complains about Googles practices related to its AdSense advertising service NegativeBRUSSELS Google was hit with a 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google/googles-decade-long-antitrust-battle-in-europe-idUSKCN1R125E2019-03-21
2013 Lobbying group FairSearch files a complaint about Googles Android business practices to the European Commission NegativeBRUSSELS Google was hit with a 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google/googles-decade-long-antitrust-battle-in-europe-idUSKCN1R125E2019-03-21
A Google representative did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Wednesday NeutralGoogle part of Alphabet Inc http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-court-google/u-s-top-court-jeopardizes-google-settlement-in-internet-privacy-case-idUSKCN1R11RD2019-03-21
April 15 2015 EU opens investigation into Googles Android smartphone operating system NegativeBRUSSELS Google was hit with a 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google/googles-decade-long-antitrust-battle-in-europe-idUSKCN1R125E2019-03-21
April 20 April 2016 EU sends a charge sheet to Google outlining the companys anticompetitive practices with regard to Android smartphone makers and apps makers NegativeBRUSSELS Google was hit with a 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google/googles-decade-long-antitrust-battle-in-europe-idUSKCN1R125E2019-03-21
April 25 2013 EU seeks feedback from rivals and users to Googles concessions PositiveBRUSSELS Google was hit with a 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google/googles-decade-long-antitrust-battle-in-europe-idUSKCN1R125E2019-03-21
April 3 2013 Google offers concessions related to online search and its AdSense advertising network to address EU competition concerns without admitting wrongdoing PositiveBRUSSELS Google was hit with a 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google/googles-decade-long-antitrust-battle-in-europe-idUSKCN1R125E2019-03-21
BRUSSELS Alphabet Inc unit Google was fined 1 NegativeBRUSSELS Alphabet Inc unit Google was fined 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-fined-1-7-billion-for-search-ad-blocks-in-third-eu-sanction-idUSKCN1R10Q82019-03-21
BRUSSELS Europes antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager gave a cautious welcome on Wednesday to Googles attempts to boost rivals and offer Android users a choice of browser and search apps in order to comply with her orders in two separate cases PositiveBRUSSELS Europes antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager gave a cautious welcome on Wednesday to Googles attempts to boost rivals and offer Android users a choice of browser and search apps in order to comply with her orders in two separate cases http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-vestager/eus-vestager-says-google-rivals-more-visible-after-changes-idUSKCN1R11BP2019-03-21
BRUSSELS Google has made and will make a number of changes to address EU antitrust regulators concerns that it unfairly promoted its shopping service and hindered rivals of its Android smartphone operating system a senior executive said on Wednesday PositiveBRUSSELS Google has made and will make a number of changes to address EU antitrust regulators concerns that it unfairly promoted its shopping service and hindered rivals of its Android smartphone operating system a senior executive said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-reaction/google-says-it-is-complying-with-eu-antitrust-orders-idUSKCN1R11D82019-03-21
BRUSSELS Google was hit with a 1 NeutralBRUSSELS Google was hit with a 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google/googles-decade-long-antitrust-battle-in-europe-idUSKCN1R125E2019-03-21
Below is a timeline of Googles antitrust cases in NeutralBRUSSELS Google was hit with a 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google/googles-decade-long-antitrust-battle-in-europe-idUSKCN1R125E2019-03-21
During Jeremys tenure we created important relationships with Microsoft Google NVIDIA and others that will help carry our digital transformation well into the the memo said PositiveWASHINGTON Walmart Inc http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-walmart-moves-exclusive/exclusive-walmarts-chief-technology-officer-leaves-company-as-e-commerce-wars-flare-idUSKCN1R12JY2019-03-21
Feb 5 2014 Google improves its concessions related to online search PositiveBRUSSELS Google was hit with a 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google/googles-decade-long-antitrust-battle-in-europe-idUSKCN1R125E2019-03-21
Googles foe the Initiative for a Competitive Online Marketplace said regulators should stay vigilant NeutralBRUSSELS Alphabet Inc unit Google was fined 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-fined-1-7-billion-for-search-ad-blocks-in-third-eu-sanction-idUSKCN1R10Q82019-03-21
In a sign that Googles regulatory troubles may not be over Vestager said she was still looking into its actions in search market for jobs and local search following complaints NegativeBRUSSELS Europes antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager gave a cautious welcome on Wednesday to Googles attempts to boost rivals and offer Android users a choice of browser and search apps in order to comply with her orders in two separate cases http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-vestager/eus-vestager-says-google-rivals-more-visible-after-changes-idUSKCN1R11BP2019-03-21
May 2014 Almunia says feedback from complainants will be crucial to determining whether he accepts Googles concessions PositiveBRUSSELS Google was hit with a 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google/googles-decade-long-antitrust-battle-in-europe-idUSKCN1R125E2019-03-21
NEW YORK A Lithuanian man on Wednesday pleaded guilty to U.S. charges that he helped orchestrate a scheme to defraud Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google out of more than million federal prosecutors announced NegativeNEW YORK A Lithuanian man on Wednesday pleaded guilty to U.S. charges that he helped orchestrate a scheme to defraud Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google out of more than million federal prosecutors announced http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-cyber-fraud-tech/lithuanian-pleads-guilty-in-u-s-to-massive-fraud-against-google-facebook-idUSKCN1R12FB2019-03-21
Nov 3 2009 British price comparison site Foundem complains about Googles online search to the European Commission NegativeBRUSSELS Google was hit with a 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google/googles-decade-long-antitrust-battle-in-europe-idUSKCN1R125E2019-03-21
Nov 30 2010 European Commission opens investigation into allegations that Google has abused its dominant position in online searches following 18 complaints NegativeBRUSSELS Google was hit with a 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google/googles-decade-long-antitrust-battle-in-europe-idUSKCN1R125E2019-03-21
Sept 2014 Joaquin Almunia European Competition Commissioner at that time says he will not be able to wrap up the Google case before his mandate ends in October NegativeBRUSSELS Google was hit with a 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google/googles-decade-long-antitrust-battle-in-europe-idUSKCN1R125E2019-03-21
The European Commission said Google a division of Alphabet had prevented third parties using its AdSense advertising service from displaying search advertisements from Googles competitors NegativeBRUSSELS Google was hit with a 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google/googles-decade-long-antitrust-battle-in-europe-idUSKCN1R125E2019-03-21
Todays decision is about how Google abused its dominance to stop websites using brokers other than the AdSense European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager told a news conference NegativeBRUSSELS Alphabet Inc unit Google was fined 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-fined-1-7-billion-for-search-ad-blocks-in-third-eu-sanction-idUSKCN1R10Q82019-03-21
BRUSSELS Alphabets Google will prompt Android users to choose their preferred browsers and search apps a senior Google executive said on Tuesday as the company seeks to allay EU antitrust concerns and ward off fresh sanctions PositiveBRUSSELS Alphabets Google will prompt Android users to choose their preferred browsers and search apps a senior Google executive said on Tuesday as the company seeks to allay EU antitrust concerns and ward off fresh sanctions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-android/google-to-prompt-android-users-to-choose-preferred-browsers-to-allay-eu-concerns-idUSKCN1R02T82019-03-20
By preinstalling its Chrome browser and Google search app on Android devices Google had an unfair advantage over its rivals EU enforcers said NegativeBRUSSELS Alphabets Google will prompt Android users to choose their preferred browsers and search apps a senior Google executive said on Tuesday as the company seeks to allay EU antitrust concerns and ward off fresh sanctions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-android/google-to-prompt-android-users-to-choose-preferred-browsers-to-allay-eu-concerns-idUSKCN1R02T82019-03-20
Google could be fined up to 5 percent of Alphabets average daily worldwide turnover if it fails to comply with the EU order to stop anticompetitive practices NegativeBRUSSELS Alphabets Google will prompt Android users to choose their preferred browsers and search apps a senior Google executive said on Tuesday as the company seeks to allay EU antitrust concerns and ward off fresh sanctions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-android/google-to-prompt-android-users-to-choose-preferred-browsers-to-allay-eu-concerns-idUSKCN1R02T82019-03-20
Google flopped in efforts to popularize games on virtual reality headsets and televisions NeutralSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google announced on Tuesday that it would launch this year a browserbased video game streaming service dubbed Stadia that attempts to capitalize on the companys cloud technology and global network of data centers http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-videogames/google-announces-browser-based-streaming-game-service-idUSKCN1R02932019-03-20
Googles hardware business is a top priority for Chief Executive Sundar Pichai who opened Tuesdays keynote PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google announced on Tuesday that it would launch this year a browserbased video game streaming service dubbed Stadia that attempts to capitalize on the companys cloud technology and global network of data centers http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-videogames/google-announces-browser-based-streaming-game-service-idUSKCN1R02932019-03-20
SAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google announced on Tuesday that it would launch this year a browserbased video game streaming service dubbed Stadia that attempts to capitalize on the companys cloud technology and global network of data centers PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google announced on Tuesday that it would launch this year a browserbased video game streaming service dubbed Stadia that attempts to capitalize on the companys cloud technology and global network of data centers http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-videogames/google-announces-browser-based-streaming-game-service-idUSKCN1R02932019-03-20
TOKYO March 20 Japans Nikkei edged up in midmorning trade on Wednesday after a choppy start as investors awaited the outcome of a Federal Reserve policy review while Sony and Nintendo tumbled on news that Google is starting a gaming business Neutralto say Japanese markets will be closed on Thursday in 5th http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-midday/refile-nikkei-steadies-before-fed-sony-nintendo-slide-as-google-targets-gaming-business-idUSL3N2170P62019-03-20
TOKYO March 20 Japans Nikkei eked out small gains on Wednesday as investors awaited the outcome of a Federal Reserve policy review while Sony and Nintendo tumbled on news that Google is starting a gaming business NeutralJapanese markets closed on Thursday for holiday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-close/nikkei-up-slightly-before-fed-sony-nintendo-slide-as-google-starts-gaming-business-idUSL3N2171HL2019-03-20
BRUSSELS Google is trying to boost price comparison rivals such as Kelkoo in an effort to appease European Union antitrust regulators and ward off fresh fines following a 2 PositiveBRUSSELS Google is trying to boost price comparison rivals such as Kelkoo in an effort to appease European Union antitrust regulators and ward off fresh fines following a 2 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-seeking-to-promote-rivals-to-stave-off-eu-antitrust-action-idUSKCN1QZ2AN2019-03-19
Big tech has been criticized by politicians in the United States and Europe over issues ranging from Facebooks losing track of users data to how Google ranks search results NegativeBERLIN The European Union and authorities around the world will have to regulate big technology and social media companies at some stage to protect citizens the deputy head of the European Commission said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-tech-regulation/tech-giants-will-have-to-be-regulated-in-future-eus-timmermans-idUSKCN1QZ1RT2019-03-19
EU antitrust enforcers could levy fines up to 5 percent of Googles average daily worldwide turnover if it fails to comply with the 2017 order NegativeBRUSSELS Google is trying to boost price comparison rivals such as Kelkoo in an effort to appease European Union antitrust regulators and ward off fresh fines following a 2 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-seeking-to-promote-rivals-to-stave-off-eu-antitrust-action-idUSKCN1QZ2AN2019-03-19
Earlier this month Google introduced a new link on its search results which aims to drive more traffic to price comparison rivals NeutralBRUSSELS Google is trying to boost price comparison rivals such as Kelkoo in an effort to appease European Union antitrust regulators and ward off fresh fines following a 2 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-seeking-to-promote-rivals-to-stave-off-eu-antitrust-action-idUSKCN1QZ2AN2019-03-19
First Vice President Frans Timmermans said introducing regulations would work better if online platforms such as Google and Facebook worked with authorities PositiveBERLIN The European Union and authorities around the world will have to regulate big technology and social media companies at some stage to protect citizens the deputy head of the European Commission said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-tech-regulation/tech-giants-will-have-to-be-regulated-in-future-eus-timmermans-idUSKCN1QZ1RT2019-03-19
Google was not immediately available for comment NegativeBRUSSELS Google is trying to boost price comparison rivals such as Kelkoo in an effort to appease European Union antitrust regulators and ward off fresh fines following a 2 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-seeking-to-promote-rivals-to-stave-off-eu-antitrust-action-idUSKCN1QZ2AN2019-03-19
The European Commission said Alphabet unit Google had used its search engine market power to unfairly promote its own comparison shopping service NegativeBRUSSELS Google is trying to boost price comparison rivals such as Kelkoo in an effort to appease European Union antitrust regulators and ward off fresh fines following a 2 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-seeking-to-promote-rivals-to-stave-off-eu-antitrust-action-idUSKCN1QZ2AN2019-03-19
Media representatives from Facebook and Alphabet Incs Google did not immediately respond to emails seeking comment NeutralMarch 18 Some New Zealand companies are weighing whether to advertise on social media as two industry groups urged them not to in the wake of last weeks mass shooting in Christchurch that was livestreamed on Facebook and redistributed on other platforms http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/newzealand-shootout-socialmedia-advertis/new-zealand-firms-consider-pulling-ads-from-social-media-after-mass-shooting-idUSL3N2151EZ2019-03-18
91 fine on Google for using its popular Android mobile operating system to block rivals PositiveBRUSSELS Alphabet unit Google is likely to be hit with a third EU antitrust fine next week related to its AdSense advertising service a person familiar with the matter said on Friday with the sanction expected to be much smaller than previous fines http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-faces-third-eu-antitrust-fine-next-week-source-idUSKCN1QW1X02019-03-16
BRUSSELS Alphabet unit Google is likely to be hit with a third EU antitrust fine next week related to its AdSense advertising service a person familiar with the matter said on Friday with the sanction expected to be much smaller than previous fines NegativeBRUSSELS Alphabet unit Google is likely to be hit with a third EU antitrust fine next week related to its AdSense advertising service a person familiar with the matter said on Friday with the sanction expected to be much smaller than previous fines http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-faces-third-eu-antitrust-fine-next-week-source-idUSKCN1QW1X02019-03-16
EU antitrust enforcers have asked Googles rivals if it unfairly demotes local search competitors according to a questionnaire seen by Reuters a move which could lead to a fourth case NegativeBRUSSELS Alphabet unit Google is likely to be hit with a third EU antitrust fine next week related to its AdSense advertising service a person familiar with the matter said on Friday with the sanction expected to be much smaller than previous fines http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-faces-third-eu-antitrust-fine-next-week-source-idUSKCN1QW1X02019-03-16
Google did not immediately respond to a request for comment NeutralBRUSSELS Alphabet unit Google is likely to be hit with a third EU antitrust fine next week related to its AdSense advertising service a person familiar with the matter said on Friday with the sanction expected to be much smaller than previous fines http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-faces-third-eu-antitrust-fine-next-week-source-idUSKCN1QW1X02019-03-16
In response Google changed the conditions in its AdSense contracts with large third parties giving them more leeway to display competing search ads NeutralBRUSSELS Alphabet unit Google is likely to be hit with a third EU antitrust fine next week related to its AdSense advertising service a person familiar with the matter said on Friday with the sanction expected to be much smaller than previous fines http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-faces-third-eu-antitrust-fine-next-week-source-idUSKCN1QW1X02019-03-16
The AdSense case may not be end of Googles EU antitrust woes NegativeBRUSSELS Alphabet unit Google is likely to be hit with a third EU antitrust fine next week related to its AdSense advertising service a person familiar with the matter said on Friday with the sanction expected to be much smaller than previous fines http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-faces-third-eu-antitrust-fine-next-week-source-idUSKCN1QW1X02019-03-16
Apple Inc on Thursday launched a television advertising campaign promoting its stance on data privacy seeking to differentiate itself from tech industry rivals such as Alphabet Incs Google and Facebook Inc that have become the target of regulatory scrutiny over the issue NegativeApple Inc on Thursday launched a television advertising campaign promoting its stance on data privacy seeking to differentiate itself from tech industry rivals such as Alphabet Incs Google and Facebook Inc that have become the target of regulatory scrutiny over the issue http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-apple-privacy/apple-touts-data-privacy-in-tv-ad-campaign-idUSKCN1QV34J2019-03-15
At the same time Google said it has no to relaunch a search engine in China though it is continuing to study the idea NeutralWASHINGTON The United States top general said on Thursday that the Chinese military was benefiting from the work Alphabet Incs Google was doing in China where the technology giant has long sought to have a bigger presence http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-google/googles-work-in-china-benefiting-chinas-military-u-s-general-idUSKCN1QV2962019-03-15
Google and Facebook have drawn consumer lawsuits and inquiries from lawmakers NegativeApple Inc on Thursday launched a television advertising campaign promoting its stance on data privacy seeking to differentiate itself from tech industry rivals such as Alphabet Incs Google and Facebook Inc that have become the target of regulatory scrutiny over the issue http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-apple-privacy/apple-touts-data-privacy-in-tv-ad-campaign-idUSKCN1QV34J2019-03-15
Lawmakers and Google employees have raised concerns the company would comply with Chinas internet censorship and surveillance policies if it reenters the Asian nations search engine market NegativeWASHINGTON The United States top general said on Thursday that the Chinese military was benefiting from the work Alphabet Incs Google was doing in China where the technology giant has long sought to have a bigger presence http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-google/googles-work-in-china-benefiting-chinas-military-u-s-general-idUSKCN1QV2962019-03-15
WASHINGTON The United States top general said on Thursday that the Chinese military was benefiting from the work Alphabet Incs Google was doing in China where the technology giant has long sought to have a bigger presence NegativeWASHINGTON The United States top general said on Thursday that the Chinese military was benefiting from the work Alphabet Incs Google was doing in China where the technology giant has long sought to have a bigger presence http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-google/googles-work-in-china-benefiting-chinas-military-u-s-general-idUSKCN1QV2962019-03-15
A Google photograph of the collapsed building from early 2017 shows no sign of a school inside PositiveLAGOS At least one person was killed and dozens of children were among those feared trapped after a fourstorey building containing a primary school collapsed in Nigerias commercial capital Lagos on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-nigeria-school/one-person-killed-dozens-of-children-feared-trapped-in-collapsed-lagos-building-idUSKBN1QU1G72019-03-14
LONDON Britain needs to overhaul its competition rules to tackle the dominance of tech giants like Facebook Google and Amazon and increase consumer choice a government review said on Wednesday NegativeLONDON Britain needs to overhaul its competition rules to tackle the dominance of tech giants like Facebook Google and Amazon and increase consumer choice a government review said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-britain-tech/uk-needs-to-meet-facebook-google-competition-with-new-rules-report-idUSKBN1QU0112019-03-14
Calling Googles behavior News Corp accused the Mountain View Californiabased internet company of damaging publishers ability to generate revenue and ultimately the sustainability of the news industry NegativeEfforts to curtail Googles market dominance around the world had failed because of the search engine operators record of avoiding and undermining regulatory initiatives and ignoring private contractual http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-news-corp-alphabet/news-corps-australian-arm-calls-for-google-breakup-idUSKBN1QT0HG2019-03-13
Efforts to curtail Googles market dominance around the world had failed because of the search engine operators record of avoiding and undermining regulatory initiatives and ignoring private contractual NegativeEfforts to curtail Googles market dominance around the world had failed because of the search engine operators record of avoiding and undermining regulatory initiatives and ignoring private contractual http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-news-corp-alphabet/news-corps-australian-arm-calls-for-google-breakup-idUSKBN1QT0HG2019-03-13
Senator Lindsey Graham a Republican asked DeVries skeptical questions about how much revenue Google earns from behavioral advertisements or ads based on browsing history and other details of browsing history PositiveWASHINGTON Senator Richard Blumenthal one of several U.S. lawmakers drafting online privacy legislation said on Tuesday that he wanted to see Californias privacy law which takes effect next year to be the basis for a federal bill http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-privacy-congress/key-senator-says-federal-privacy-bill-should-be-as-strong-as-californias-idUSKBN1QT2IC2019-03-13
WOLFSBURG Germany Volkswagen has not considered taking a minority investment in Googles autonomous cars project Waymo Chief Executive Herbert Diess said on Tuesday adding that talks about developing selfdriving cars with Ford continue PositiveWOLFSBURG Germany Volkswagen has not considered taking a minority investment in Googles autonomous cars project Waymo Chief Executive Herbert Diess said on Tuesday adding that talks about developing selfdriving cars with Ford continue http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-volkswagen-electric-autonomous/volkswagen-ceo-says-he-has-not-considered-taking-a-minority-stake-in-waymo-idUSKBN1QT1652019-03-13
com Inc Alphabet Incs Google and Facebook Inc if elected U.S. president to promote competition in the technology sector NeutralJeffrey Gundlach the chief executive of DoubleLine Capital and Wall Streets Bond King called the increasingly popular theory backed by progressives the Modern Monetary Theory a idea http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-funds-doubleline-gundlach/doublelines-gundlach-calls-modern-monetary-theory-a-crackpot-idea-idUSKBN1QT2YM2019-03-13
SAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google Cloud has hired Amit Zavery to lead one of its engineering teams a company spokeswoman confirmed on Monday making him the highestranking Oracle executive to reunite with former Oracle President Thomas Kurian since he became Google Clouds chief executive NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google Cloud has hired Amit Zavery to lead one of its engineering teams a company spokeswoman confirmed on Monday making him the highestranking Oracle executive to reunite with former Oracle President Thomas Kurian since he became Google Clouds chief executive http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-moves-cloud/google-cloud-hires-another-oracle-veteran-for-top-role-idUSKBN1QS2QT2019-03-12
WASHINGTON Privacy lawyers for technology giants Google and Intel will testify before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday to discuss consumer controls and optins the panel said in a statement released on Monday PositiveWASHINGTON Privacy lawyers for technology giants Google and Intel will testify before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday to discuss consumer controls and optins the panel said in a statement released on Monday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-privacy/privacy-lawyers-for-google-intel-to-appear-at-senate-judiciary-hearing-on-tuesday-committee-statement-idUSKBN1QS23L2019-03-12
Zavery will help Google add to its tools platform which helps businesses develop applications for their workers or customers PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google Cloud has hired Amit Zavery to lead one of its engineering teams a company spokeswoman confirmed on Monday making him the highestranking Oracle executive to reunite with former Oracle President Thomas Kurian since he became Google Clouds chief executive http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-moves-cloud/google-cloud-hires-another-oracle-veteran-for-top-role-idUSKBN1QS2QT2019-03-12
Sundar Pichai the chief executive of Google former British prime minister Tony Blair film stars Rajinikanth and Priyanka Chopra and cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Hardik Pandya were among the guests NeutralNEW DELHI Global celebrities including film stars company executives politicians and sports personalities descended on Mumbai on Saturday for the wedding celebrations of the son of Indias wealthiest man and Reliance Industries boss Mukesh Ambani http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-ambani-marriage/global-celebrities-gather-for-the-wedding-of-indias-richest-mans-son-idUSKBN1QQ0K92019-03-11
NEW YORK Senator Elizabeth Warren vowed on Friday to break up Amazon Google and Facebook if elected U.S. president to promote competition in the technology sector NegativeNEW YORK Senator Elizabeth Warren vowed on Friday to break up Amazon Google and Facebook if elected U.S. president to promote competition in the technology sector http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-elizabethwarren-technology/wall-street-critic-warren-vows-to-break-up-amazon-facebook-google-idUSKCN1QP1M02019-03-10
Amazon and Google did not immediately respond to requests for comment NeutralSenator Elizabeth Warren vowed on Friday to break up Amazon http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-elizabethwarren-technology/wall-street-critic-warren-vows-to-break-up-amazon-facebook-google-idUSKCN1QP1M02019-03-09
NetChoice an ecommerce trade group whose members include Facebook and Google said Warrens plan would lead to higher prices PositiveSenator Elizabeth Warren vowed on Friday to break up Amazon http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-elizabethwarren-technology/wall-street-critic-warren-vows-to-break-up-amazon-facebook-google-idUSKCN1QP1M02019-03-09
com Inc Alphabet Incs Google and Facebook Inc if elected U.S. president to promote competition in the tech sector NeutralSenator Elizabeth Warren vowed on Friday to break up Amazon http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-elizabethwarren-technology/wall-street-critic-warren-vows-to-break-up-amazon-facebook-google-idUSKCN1QP1M02019-03-09
The move is likely to be welcomed by digital giants like Alphabet Incs Google and Facebook who would have fallen under the scope of the envisaged 3 percent levy PositiveBRUSSELS European Union finance ministers are set to ditch a plan to introduce an EUwide digital tax next week but agree to work on a global reform of the taxation of internet companies an EU document shows http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-tax-digital/eu-states-set-to-scrap-digital-tax-plan-to-work-for-global-reform-idUSKCN1QN1WF2019-03-07
Google faces fierce competition from other providers including vertical search sites like Amazon Expedia Domain and Carsales NeutralSYDNEY Alphabet Incs Google has rejected calls by Australias competition regulator for tougher scrutiny of its operations denying that it enjoys market power in online searches and advertising documents published on Monday showed http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-australia/google-rejects-australian-regulators-call-for-scrutiny-denies-market-power-idUSKCN1QL0UP2019-03-05
SYDNEY Alphabet Incs Google has rejected calls by Australias competition regulator for tougher scrutiny of its operations denying that it enjoys market power in online searches and advertising documents published on Monday showed NegativeSYDNEY Alphabet Incs Google has rejected calls by Australias competition regulator for tougher scrutiny of its operations denying that it enjoys market power in online searches and advertising documents published on Monday showed http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-australia/google-rejects-australian-regulators-call-for-scrutiny-denies-market-power-idUSKCN1QL0UP2019-03-05
We support transparency for our customers and partners in a fragmented space but we disagree with the appropriateness of price monitoring as a Google said in the statement NegativeSYDNEY Alphabet Incs Google has rejected calls by Australias competition regulator for tougher scrutiny of its operations denying that it enjoys market power in online searches and advertising documents published on Monday showed http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-australia/google-rejects-australian-regulators-call-for-scrutiny-denies-market-power-idUSKCN1QL0UP2019-03-05
BRUSSELS Google Facebook and Twitter have fallen short of their pledges to combat fake news three months before key European elections the European Commission said on Thursday NegativeBRUSSELS Google Facebook and Twitter have fallen short of their pledges to combat fake news three months before key European elections the European Commission said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-tech-fakenews/google-facebook-twitter-fail-to-live-up-to-fake-news-pledge-idUSKCN1QH1O52019-03-01
Google declined to comment on employees support of legislative changes NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Six Google employees on Thursday joined U.S. lawmakers to support bills that would ban mandatory arbitration in employment and consumer contracts as the workers seek to build on recent success in getting the Alphabet Inc company to drop some arbitration provisions http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-labor/google-workers-support-proposed-u-s-laws-to-curb-mandatory-arbitration-idUSKCN1QH2MR2019-03-01
Last week Google became the latest of a handful of tech companies to announce it would no longer require employees to arbitrate employment disputes PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Six Google employees on Thursday joined U.S. lawmakers to support bills that would ban mandatory arbitration in employment and consumer contracts as the workers seek to build on recent success in getting the Alphabet Inc company to drop some arbitration provisions http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-labor/google-workers-support-proposed-u-s-laws-to-curb-mandatory-arbitration-idUSKCN1QH2MR2019-03-01
SAN FRANCISCO Six Google employees on Thursday joined U.S. lawmakers to support bills that would ban mandatory arbitration in employment and consumer contracts as the workers seek to build on recent success in getting the Alphabet Inc company to drop some arbitration provisions PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Six Google employees on Thursday joined U.S. lawmakers to support bills that would ban mandatory arbitration in employment and consumer contracts as the workers seek to build on recent success in getting the Alphabet Inc company to drop some arbitration provisions http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-labor/google-workers-support-proposed-u-s-laws-to-curb-mandatory-arbitration-idUSKCN1QH2MR2019-03-01
The Asia Internet Coalition a Singaporebased industry group which represents U.S. giants Google and Facebook and nine other major technology companies said it was deeply the law was passed NegativeBANGKOK Thailands militaryappointed parliament on Thursday passed a controversial cybersecurity law that gives sweeping powers to state cyber agencies despite concerns from businesses and activists over judicial oversight and potential abuse of power http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-thailand-cyber/thailand-passes-internet-security-law-decried-as-cyber-martial-law-idUSKCN1QH1OB2019-03-01
The advantage of cloud if you look at Amazon Google or Facebook is that they have achieved a level of efficiency that telecommunications companies can only dream Amin said PositiveBARCELONA Japanese ecommerce firm Rakuten plans to become Japans fourth mobile operator this year with what its says is the worlds first fully cloudbased mobile network creating a potential template for international expansion http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-telecoms-mobileworld-rakuten/rakutens-all-cloud-mobile-network-goes-down-a-storm-in-barcelona-idUSKCN1QG2HO2019-02-28
Amazon now ranks alongside Alphabet Incs Google and Facebook Inc as titans in marketing letting merchants pay for high placement in Amazons search results NeutralWASHINGTON Feb 26 Walmart Inc will allow consumer companies like Procter Gamble Unilever and Mondelez International Inc to advertise to shoppers in its stores and online in a renewed push to grow its advertising business and drive profits http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/walmart-suppliers-advertising/walmart-hopes-to-boost-ad-business-by-letting-pg-unilever-advertise-in-stores-online-idUSL3N20L01I2019-02-27
WASHINGTON Feb 26 The Federal Trade Commission under pressure to keep closer tabs on big tech companies like Alphabets Google and Facebook said on Tuesday it would create a task force to monitor the sector and investigate anticompetitive conduct NegativeWASHINGTON Feb 26 The Federal Trade Commission under pressure to keep closer tabs on big tech companies like Alphabets Google and Facebook said on Tuesday it would create a task force to monitor the sector and investigate anticompetitive conduct http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-ftc-tech/u-s-consumer-regulator-forms-task-force-to-keep-an-eye-on-big-tech-idUSL1N20L1VH2019-02-27
WASHINGTON The Federal Trade Commission under pressure to keep closer tabs on big tech companies such as Alphabets Google and Facebook said on Tuesday it would create a task force to monitor the sector and investigate anticompetitive conduct NegativeWASHINGTON The Federal Trade Commission under pressure to keep closer tabs on big tech companies such as Alphabets Google and Facebook said on Tuesday it would create a task force to monitor the sector and investigate anticompetitive conduct http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-ftc-tech/u-s-consumer-regulator-forms-task-force-to-monitor-big-tech-idUSKCN1QF2NN2019-02-27
Nevertheless when a patient is handed Google Translategenerated instructions its important to explain that the instructions were made using machine translation Khoong said PositiveNevertheless when a patient is handed Google Translategenerated instructions its important to explain that the instructions were made using machine translation Khoong said http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-translations/google-translate-mostly-accurate-in-test-with-patient-instructions-idUSKCN1QE2KB2019-02-26
Alphabet Incs Google this week launched a program to train journalists in areas such as online verification and fact checking before the polls NeutralMUMBAI An Indian parliamentary panel has summoned representatives of Facebook Inc its messaging services WhatsApp and photosharing app Instagram to appear before it early next month and discuss how to safeguard citizens rights on social media http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-india-parliament-facebook/indian-lawmakers-summon-facebook-officials-over-citizens-rights-protection-idUSKCN1QB0Q42019-02-22
Bob ODonnell of TECHanalysis Research said the work Samsung had done with Facebook Inc Alphabet Incs Google and Microsoft Corp to adapt applications to the new screen was important PositiveSAN Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has wowed the smartphone industry with the first foldable screen burnishing its innovation credentials banishing fast criticism and at nearly setting a new standard in premium pricing http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-samsung-elec-tech-foldable/blown-away-by-innovation-or-price-samsungs-foldable-phone-opens-new-frontier-idUSKCN1QA0AP2019-02-22
Google does not specify its revenue from YouTube NegativeInc pulled all its advertising from Alphabet Incs YouTube for the second time in two years after a magazine reported the platform displayed ads next to videos that showed the exploitation of children http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-at-t-advertising-youtube/att-pulls-ads-from-youtube-over-videos-exploiting-children-idUSKCN1QA2L82019-02-22
The company which competes with Alphabet Incs Google Microsoft Corp as well as Box Inc forecast currentquarter revenue between million and million PositiveFile sharing and storage company Dropbox Inc forecast a drop in currentquarter operating margins from a year earlier sending its shares down nearly 11 percent in extended trading http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-dropbox-results/dropbox-expects-drop-in-first-quarter-operating-margin-shares-fall-idUSKCN1QA2RV2019-02-22
Until Google can protect our brand from offensive content of any kind we are removing all advertising from an spokesman said in a statement NegativeFeb 21 Inc said on Thursday it has removed its advertising from Alphabet Incs YouTube once again following growing concerns the platform had displayed ads next to video content that showed the exploitation of children http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/att-advertising-youtube/att-pulls-ads-from-youtube-as-concerns-about-content-resurface-idUSL1N20G1NX2019-02-22
Until Google can protect our brand from offensive content of any kind we are removing all advertising from an spokesman said in a statement on Thursday NegativeInc pulled all its advertising from Alphabet Incs YouTube for the second time in two years after a magazine reported the platform displayed ads next to videos that showed the exploitation of children http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-at-t-advertising-youtube/att-pulls-ads-from-youtube-over-videos-exploiting-children-idUSKCN1QA2L82019-02-22
YouTube derives most of its revenue from advertising and it has been one of Googles fastestgrowing units as consumers spend an increasing amount of time watching videos online PositiveInc pulled all its advertising from Alphabet Incs YouTube for the second time in two years after a magazine reported the platform displayed ads next to videos that showed the exploitation of children http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-at-t-advertising-youtube/att-pulls-ads-from-youtube-over-videos-exploiting-children-idUSKCN1QA2L82019-02-22
Alphabet Incs Google said on Wednesday it had made an in not disclosing that its Nest Secure home security system had a builtin microphone in its devices NegativeAlphabet Incs Google said on Wednesday it had made an in not disclosing that its Nest Secure home security system had a builtin microphone in its devices http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-nest/google-fails-to-disclose-microphone-in-nest-secure-idUSKCN1Q92F82019-02-21
Alphabet merged Nest which had operated as an independent unit into its Google hardware group last year NeutralAlphabet Incs Google said on Wednesday it had made an in not disclosing that its Nest Secure home security system had a builtin microphone in its devices http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-nest/google-fails-to-disclose-microphone-in-nest-secure-idUSKCN1Q92F82019-02-21
BRUSSELS European Union countries on Wednesday endorsed an overhaul of the blocs copyright rules which would force Google and Facebook Inc to pay publishers for news snippets and filter out copyrightprotected content on YouTube or Instagram PositiveBRUSSELS European Union countries on Wednesday endorsed an overhaul of the blocs copyright rules which would force Google and Facebook Inc to pay publishers for news snippets and filter out copyrightprotected content on YouTube or Instagram http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-countries-back-copyright-reforms-aimed-at-google-facebook-idUSKCN1Q91WO2019-02-21
Googles YouTube and Facebooks Instagram and other sharing platforms will have to install upload filters to prevent users from uploading copyrighted materials PositiveBRUSSELS European Union countries on Wednesday endorsed an overhaul of the blocs copyright rules which would force Google and Facebook Inc to pay publishers for news snippets and filter out copyrightprotected content on YouTube or Instagram http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-countries-back-copyright-reforms-aimed-at-google-facebook-idUSKCN1Q91WO2019-02-21
The revamp would require Google and other online platforms to sign licensing agreements with rights holders such as musicians performers authors news publishers and journalists to use their work online PositiveBRUSSELS European Union countries on Wednesday endorsed an overhaul of the blocs copyright rules which would force Google and Facebook Inc to pay publishers for news snippets and filter out copyrightprotected content on YouTube or Instagram http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-countries-back-copyright-reforms-aimed-at-google-facebook-idUSKCN1Q91WO2019-02-21
Under the reform agreed last week Alphabet Incs Google and Facebook Inc will be forced to share revenue with the creative industries and remove copyrightprotected content on YouTube or Instagram PositiveBRUSSELS Representatives of European Union governments endorsed on Wednesday a deal reached with the EU Parliament on the overhaul of the blocs copyright rules the Romanian presidency of the EU said in a statement on Twitter http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-copyright-endorse/eu-governments-endorse-copyright-reform-statement-idUSKCN1Q91WS2019-02-21
Alphabet Incs Google said on Tuesday it will buy data migration company Alooma as part of efforts to catch up with bigger cloud service rivals Amazon PositiveAlphabet Incs Google said on Tuesday it will buy data migration company Alooma as part of efforts to catch up with bigger cloud service rivals Amazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alooma-m-a-alphabet/google-to-buy-data-migration-company-alooma-in-cloud-push-idUSKCN1Q82892019-02-20
Google did not disclose terms of the deal PositiveAlphabet Incs Google said on Tuesday it will buy data migration company Alooma as part of efforts to catch up with bigger cloud service rivals Amazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alooma-m-a-alphabet/google-to-buy-data-migration-company-alooma-in-cloud-push-idUSKCN1Q82892019-02-20
JD.com is backed by U.S.based Walmart Inc Alphabet Incs Google and Chinas Tencent Holdings PositiveSHANGHAI JD.com Inc one of Chinas largest ecommerce sites will lay off 10 percent of its senior executives this year Chinese online media outlet Sina Tech reported on Tuesday citing unnamed sources http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-jd-com/chinas-jd-com-to-lay-off-10-percent-of-senior-executives-this-year-report-idUSKCN1Q81272019-02-20
Vestager has taken on tech giants including Google and Qualcomm in recent years and handed down millioneuro fines for abusing their market power NegativeBRUSSELS Facebook is not currently in EU regulators crosshairs but it may well be in future because of the crucial role played by data Europes antitrust chief said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-antitrust-facebook/eus-vestager-says-not-precluding-facebook-case-in-future-idUSKCN1Q828V2019-02-20
The committee said it had identified major threats to society from the dominance of companies such as Facebook which also owns WhatsApp and Instagram Google and Twitter NegativeLONDON Facebook intentionally breached data privacy and competition law and should along with other big tech companies be subject to a new regulator to protect democracy and citizens rights British lawmakers said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-privacy-britain/facebook-broke-rules-should-be-regulated-uk-lawmakers-idUSKCN1Q70052019-02-19
The lawmaker identified major threats to society from the dominance of tech companies such as Facebook which also owns WhatsApp and Instagram Google and Twitter NegativeLONDON Feb 18 Facebook and other big tech companies should be subject to a compulsory code of ethics to tackle the spread of fake news the abuse of users data and the bullying of smaller firms British lawmakers said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/facebook-privacy-britain/facebook-needs-independent-ethical-oversight-uk-lawmakers-idUSL5N20C0PU2019-02-19
Yandex also known as Google currently has a market capitalization of NeutralMOSCOW A Russian court on Saturday ordered Michael Calvey the U.S. founder of one of Russias biggest private equity firms accused of fraud to be kept in custody until April 13 http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-business-detention/russian-court-extends-custody-of-baring-vostoks-calvey-until-april-idUSKCN1Q50DZ2019-02-17
Alphabet is the parent company of Google NeutralTORONTO Alphabet Incs Sidewalk Labs unit is proposing it get a share of property taxes development fees and the rising value of Toronto city land as part of a deal to build a smart city according to the companys slide presentation made public on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-canada/alphabet-unit-seeks-share-of-property-taxes-for-toronto-smart-city-idUSKCN1Q423Z2019-02-16
Alphabet Incs Google has avoided competitions between cities for offices and its growing presence in lower Manhattan has met with little serious blowback NegativeNEW YORK Amazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-new-york/feeling-unwelcome-amazon-ditches-plans-for-new-york-hub-idUSKCN1Q32F92019-02-15
BRUSSELS Feb 14 EU countries the European Commission and EU lawmakers clinched a deal late Wednesday to curb the powers of companies such as Google and Apple Inc with new rules PositiveBRUSSELS Feb 14 EU countries the European Commission and EU lawmakers clinched a deal late Wednesday to curb the powers of companies such as Google and Apple Inc with new rules http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-tech/eu-agrees-to-curb-unfair-practices-by-tech-giants-booking-sites-idUSL5N2076RF2019-02-15
BRUSSELS Google Amazon and other tech firms will have to tell companies how they rank their own or rival products on their platforms under new rules agreed by EU negotiators aimed at stopping unfair practices by online platforms and app stores PositiveBRUSSELS Google Amazon and other tech firms will have to tell companies how they rank their own or rival products on their platforms under new rules agreed by EU negotiators aimed at stopping unfair practices by online platforms and app stores http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-tech/google-amazon-among-those-targeted-in-eu-unfair-practices-digital-rules-idUSKCN1Q30ZY2019-02-15
BRUSSELS The European Union is set to rewrite its twodecadesold copyright rules which will force Alphabet Incs Google and Facebook Inc to share revenue with the creative industries and remove copyrightprotected content on YouTube or Instagram PositiveBRUSSELS The European Union is set to rewrite its twodecadesold copyright rules which will force Alphabet Incs Google and Facebook Inc to share revenue with the creative industries and remove copyrightprotected content on YouTube or Instagram http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-clinches-copyright-overhaul-deal-tech-giants-in-focus-idUSKCN1Q22P42019-02-15
Google said in December it plans to invest more than billion on a new campus in New York to double its current headcount of more than 7000 people PositiveNEW YORK Amazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-new-york/feeling-unwelcome-amazon-ditches-plans-for-new-york-hub-idUSKCN1Q32F92019-02-15
Googles YouTube and Facebooks Instagram and other sharing platforms will be required to install upload filters to prevent users from uploading copyrighted materials PositiveBRUSSELS The European Union is set to rewrite its twodecadesold copyright rules which will force Alphabet Incs Google and Facebook Inc to share revenue with the creative industries and remove copyrightprotected content on YouTube or Instagram http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-clinches-copyright-overhaul-deal-tech-giants-in-focus-idUSKCN1Q22P42019-02-15
Proposed by the European Commission in April last year the platformtobusiness law is targeted at Google Play Apple App Store Microsoft Store Amazon Marketplace eBay and Fnac Marketplace NeutralBRUSSELS Google Amazon and other tech firms will have to tell companies how they rank their own or rival products on their platforms under new rules agreed by EU negotiators aimed at stopping unfair practices by online platforms and app stores http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-tech/google-amazon-among-those-targeted-in-eu-unfair-practices-digital-rules-idUSKCN1Q30ZY2019-02-15
The rules target Amazon Marketplace eBay Apples App Store Google Play Facebook Marketplace Booking NeutralBRUSSELS Feb 14 EU countries the European Commission and EU lawmakers clinched a deal late Wednesday to curb the powers of companies such as Google and Apple Inc with new rules http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-tech/eu-agrees-to-curb-unfair-practices-by-tech-giants-booking-sites-idUSL5N2076RF2019-02-15
Alphabet Incs Google said on Wednesday it would spend more than billion on data centers and offices in the United States this year PositiveAlphabet Incs Google said on Wednesday it would spend more than billion on data centers and offices in the United States this year http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-investment/google-to-spend-over-13-billion-on-u-s-data-centers-offices-idUSKCN1Q22FT2019-02-14
BRUSSELS Feb 13 EU countries and lawmakers have agreed to reform the blocs copyright rules aimed at ensuring a level playing field between big online companies such as Google and publishers broadcasters and artists lawmaker Julia Reda said on Wednesday PositiveBRUSSELS Feb 13 EU countries and lawmakers have agreed to reform the blocs copyright rules aimed at ensuring a level playing field between big online companies such as Google and publishers broadcasters and artists lawmaker Julia Reda said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-copyright/eu-countries-lawmakers-reach-copyright-overhaul-deal-eu-lawmaker-idUSL5N2076G72019-02-14
BRUSSELS The European Union is set to rewrite its two decadesold copyright rules to ensure a level playing field between its creative industries and tech giants such as Alphabet Incs Google and Facebook Inc after striking a deal on the issue on Wednesday PositiveBRUSSELS The European Union is set to rewrite its two decadesold copyright rules to ensure a level playing field between its creative industries and tech giants such as Alphabet Incs Google and Facebook Inc after striking a deal on the issue on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-clinches-copyright-overhaul-deal-critics-see-shortcomings-idUSKCN1Q22P42019-02-14
Google has seen some pushback about its plans to expand in San Jose near its Mountain View headquarters but otherwise has not met strong local opposition NegativeAlphabet Incs Google said on Wednesday it would spend more than billion on data centers and offices in the United States this year http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-investment/google-to-spend-over-13-billion-on-u-s-data-centers-offices-idUSKCN1Q22FT2019-02-14
Google will continue to expand its presence in Chicago and Washington and the companys workforce would double in Virginia and Georgia according to the blog post PositiveAlphabet Incs Google said on Wednesday it would spend more than billion on data centers and offices in the United States this year http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-investment/google-to-spend-over-13-billion-on-u-s-data-centers-offices-idUSKCN1Q22FT2019-02-14
Japanese officials also discussed two specific cases in recent years when the European Union fined Facebook and Google for practices regulators ruled to be in violation of antitrust rules NegativeTOKYO Japans government plans to set up a new watchdog to scrutinize big tech companies like Facebook and Google amid growing concerns about monopoly practices and the handling of personal data http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-japan-economy-tech/japan-sets-sights-on-tighter-anti-trust-regulations-for-big-tech-idUSKCN1Q20YB2019-02-14
TOKYO Japans government plans to set up a new watchdog to scrutinize big tech companies like Facebook and Google amid growing concerns about monopoly practices and the handling of personal data PositiveTOKYO Japans government plans to set up a new watchdog to scrutinize big tech companies like Facebook and Google amid growing concerns about monopoly practices and the handling of personal data http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-japan-economy-tech/japan-sets-sights-on-tighter-anti-trust-regulations-for-big-tech-idUSKCN1Q20YB2019-02-14
The move comes as the Japanese car makers seek to challenge Alphabet Incs Google and Chinese rivals in the mapping business PositiveJapanese map platform developer Dynamic Map Platform announced on Wednesday it plans to acquire Detroitbased map startup Ushr for up to million in a bid to widen its geographical footprint in the burgeoning self driving cars market http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-ushr-m-a-dynamicmapplatform/japanese-self-drive-cars-map-developer-to-buy-rival-u-s-startup-for-200-million-idUSKCN1Q12TG2019-02-14
Google appealed against that order saying the ruling could cause it harm and reputational loss Reuters reported NegativeNEW DELHI Indias antitrust commission is looking into accusations that Alphabet Incs unit Google abuses its popular Android mobile operating system to block its rivals four sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-india-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-india-watchdog-probes-accusations-that-google-abused-android-sources-idUSKCN1Q114I2019-02-13
Google executives have in recent months met Indian antitrust officials at least once to discuss the complaint which was filed by a group of individuals one of the sources said NeutralNEW DELHI Indias antitrust commission is looking into accusations that Alphabet Incs unit Google abuses its popular Android mobile operating system to block its rivals four sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-india-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-india-watchdog-probes-accusations-that-google-abused-android-sources-idUSKCN1Q114I2019-02-13
NEW DELHI Indias antitrust commission is looking into accusations that Alphabet Incs unit Google abuses its popular Android mobile operating system to block its rivals four sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters NegativeNEW DELHI Indias antitrust commission is looking into accusations that Alphabet Incs unit Google abuses its popular Android mobile operating system to block its rivals four sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-india-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-india-watchdog-probes-accusations-that-google-abused-android-sources-idUSKCN1Q114I2019-02-13
The watchdogs enquiry into allegations against Google over its Android platform has not previously been reported NegativeNEW DELHI Indias antitrust commission is looking into accusations that Alphabet Incs unit Google abuses its popular Android mobile operating system to block its rivals four sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-india-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-india-watchdog-probes-accusations-that-google-abused-android-sources-idUSKCN1Q114I2019-02-13
Alphabet Incs Google has held more than 130 workshops across India as of endDecember to train journalists to verify news PositiveNEW An Indian parliamentary panel is summoning Twitter Incs chief executive to appear before it later this month after he did not attend a hearing on Monday to discuss citizens rights on social media http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-india-parliament-twitter/india-parliament-panel-says-to-summon-twitter-chief-on-february-25-idUSKCN1Q01PK2019-02-12
Facebooks main rival in India Alphabet Incs Google has also conducted scores of workshops across the country to train journalists to verify news PositiveMUMBAI Facebook Inc is expanding its factchecking network in India to curb the spread of misinformation as the worlds largest democracy prepares for a general election that must be held by May the U.S.based social media giant said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-election-facebook/as-indian-election-looms-facebook-steps-up-fact-checks-idUSKCN1Q00MQ2019-02-12
Google declined to comment on the hires NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google has hired more than a dozen microchip engineers in Bengaluru India in recent months and plans to rapidly add more according to LinkedIn profiles job postings and two industry executives as the search firm expands its program to design the guts of its devices internally http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-chips/google-extends-chip-making-efforts-to-design-hub-bengaluru-idUSKCN1Q01B82019-02-12
Google had 13 job postings for roles related to chips in Bengaluru according to a recent check of the companys careers website NeutralSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google has hired more than a dozen microchip engineers in Bengaluru India in recent months and plans to rapidly add more according to LinkedIn profiles job postings and two industry executives as the search firm expands its program to design the guts of its devices internally http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-chips/google-extends-chip-making-efforts-to-design-hub-bengaluru-idUSKCN1Q01B82019-02-12
Google sells smart speakers routers and home security devices that all could benefit from chips that analyze voice commands and videos better and faster PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google has hired more than a dozen microchip engineers in Bengaluru India in recent months and plans to rapidly add more according to LinkedIn profiles job postings and two industry executives as the search firm expands its program to design the guts of its devices internally http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-chips/google-extends-chip-making-efforts-to-design-hub-bengaluru-idUSKCN1Q01B82019-02-12
Nuro was cofounded in 2016 by two former engineers of Googles selfdriving car project Dave Ferguson and Jiajun Zhu PositiveAutonomous technology startup Nuro said on Monday it raised million from SoftBank Group Corp which valued the Silicon Valleybased company at http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-nuro-funding-softbank/driverless-delivery-startup-nuro-gets-940-million-softbank-investment-idUSKCN1Q01MI2019-02-12
Rajat Bhargava describes himself on LinkedIn as Googles silicon site in Bengaluru saying he joined last May after a decade at Broadcom and a year at Intel PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google has hired more than a dozen microchip engineers in Bengaluru India in recent months and plans to rapidly add more according to LinkedIn profiles job postings and two industry executives as the search firm expands its program to design the guts of its devices internally http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-chips/google-extends-chip-making-efforts-to-design-hub-bengaluru-idUSKCN1Q01B82019-02-12
SAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google has hired more than a dozen microchip engineers in Bengaluru India in recent months and plans to rapidly add more according to LinkedIn profiles job postings and two industry executives as the search firm expands its program to design the guts of its devices internally PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google has hired more than a dozen microchip engineers in Bengaluru India in recent months and plans to rapidly add more according to LinkedIn profiles job postings and two industry executives as the search firm expands its program to design the guts of its devices internally http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-chips/google-extends-chip-making-efforts-to-design-hub-bengaluru-idUSKCN1Q01B82019-02-12
BRUSSELS Feb 8 The European Unions effort to rewrite twodecade old copyright rules to take into account online platforms such as Alphabet Incs Google moved a step forward on Friday when EU countries agreed on a common position for talks with lawmakers next week PositiveBRUSSELS Feb 8 The European Unions effort to rewrite twodecade old copyright rules to take into account online platforms such as Alphabet Incs Google moved a step forward on Friday when EU countries agreed on a common position for talks with lawmakers next week http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-tech-ip/eu-countries-agree-on-copyright-reforms-deal-in-sight-next-week-idUSL5N20363B2019-02-09
BRUSSELS The European Unions effort to rewrite twodecade old copyright rules to take into account online platforms such as Alphabet Incs Google moved a step forward on Friday when a majority of member countries agreed on a common position for talks with lawmakers next week PositiveBRUSSELS The European Unions effort to rewrite twodecade old copyright rules to take into account online platforms such as Alphabet Incs Google moved a step forward on Friday when a majority of member countries agreed on a common position for talks with lawmakers next week http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-tech-ip/eu-countries-agree-on-copyright-reforms-deal-in-sight-next-week-idUSKCN1PX2FT2019-02-09
Googles Waymo is ahead of established carmakers in terms of its development plans for autonomous cars Zetsche said PositiveSTUTTGART Daimler cut its dividend on Wednesday after fourthquarter operating profit plunged by 22 percent hit by trade wars rising costs for developing electric cars and an industry downturn that has dented even the most profitable carmakers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-daimler-results/daimler-cuts-dividend-as-downturn-rd-costs-hit-mercedes-idUSKCN1PV0KP2019-02-07
Googles selfdriving car company Waymo will work with the carmakers and announce a plan for the arrangement as early as this spring the business daily reported PositiveThe RenaultNissanMitsubishi alliance will tie up with Alphabet Incs Google to develop autonomous taxis and other services using selfdriving vehicles the Nikkei reported on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-renault-autonomous-google/renault-nissan-alliance-google-to-partner-on-self-driving-cars-nikkei-idUSKCN1PU1A02019-02-06
The RenaultNissanMitsubishi alliance will tie up with Alphabet Incs Google to develop autonomous taxis and other services using selfdriving vehicles the Nikkei reported on Tuesday PositiveThe RenaultNissanMitsubishi alliance will tie up with Alphabet Incs Google to develop autonomous taxis and other services using selfdriving vehicles the Nikkei reported on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-renault-autonomous-google/renault-nissan-alliance-google-to-partner-on-self-driving-cars-nikkei-idUSKCN1PU1A02019-02-06
Google saw a steep decline in operating said Richard Kramer analyst at Arete Research They have plenty of cash to invest and billion in capex is a huge spend NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs fourthquarter revenue and profit beat Wall Streets expectations on Monday but sharply higher spending as it added data centers cloud engineers and marketed its services heavily during the holidays worried investors http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-results/alphabet-beats-wall-street-estimates-but-spending-worries-investors-idUSKCN1PT26W2019-02-05
Technology was the biggest riser among the 500 sectors as a busy fourthquarter earnings season was set to continue later on Monday with Google parent Alphabets report NeutralGlobal stock gauge edges up Wall Street gains http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-u-s-dollar-yields-rise-oil-backs-off-two-month-highs-idUSL1N1ZZ0Y62019-02-05
Technology was the biggest riser among the 500 sectors as a busy fourthquarter earnings season was set to continue later on Monday with the report due from Google parent Alphabet NeutralWall Street opens flat as global stock gauge slips http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-u-s-dollar-yields-firm-oil-comes-off-two-month-highs-idUSL5N1ZZ4F72019-02-05
Google Tencent and JD.com have invested in GoJek earlier PositiveJAKARTA Indonesian ridehailing firm GoJek has raised around billion in a funding round led by Alphabet Incs Google JD.com Inc and Tencent Holdings sources familiar with the matter said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-go-jek-indonesia-fundraising/go-jek-raises-1-billion-in-round-led-by-google-tencent-jd-idUSKCN1PQ4BY2019-02-02
JAKARTA Indonesian ridehailing firm GoJek has raised around billion in a funding round led by Alphabet Incs Google JD.com Inc and Tencent Holdings sources familiar with the matter said on Friday PositiveJAKARTA Indonesian ridehailing firm GoJek has raised around billion in a funding round led by Alphabet Incs Google JD.com Inc and Tencent Holdings sources familiar with the matter said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-go-jek-indonesia-fundraising/go-jek-raises-1-billion-in-round-led-by-google-tencent-jd-idUSKCN1PQ4BY2019-02-02
MUMBAI An Asian internet lobby group whose members include Alphabets Google and Facebook on Thursday criticized Indias plans to regulate social media content NegativeMUMBAI An Asian internet lobby group whose members include Alphabets Google and Facebook on Thursday criticized Indias plans to regulate social media content http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-internet/tech-lobby-takes-india-to-task-over-plans-to-police-online-content-idUSKCN1PP27I2019-02-01
The EUs executive has imposed hefty fines in the past including a record billion penalty on Google for competition abuse last year NegativeThe European Unions antitrust authority has charged eight unnamed banks with operating a cartel in trading euro zone government bonds between 2007 and 2012 years when the financial crisis dragged down banks and countries http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-eu-antitrust-banks/eu-charges-eight-banks-over-alleged-government-bond-cartel-idUSKCN1PP1UA2019-02-01
Google and Facebook had faced criticism from privacy experts for distributing their research apps through a program iPhone maker Apple Inc had created for companies to distribute apps to employees NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google said on Wednesday it disabled an iPhone app that it had paid some users to install to study their digital habits following a similar move late on Tuesday by social media network Facebook Inc http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-apple/google-disables-iphone-app-that-studied-users-digital-habits-idUSKCN1PO32D2019-01-31
SAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google said on Wednesday it disabled an iPhone app that it had paid some users to install to study their digital habits following a similar move late on Tuesday by social media network Facebook Inc NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google said on Wednesday it disabled an iPhone app that it had paid some users to install to study their digital habits following a similar move late on Tuesday by social media network Facebook Inc http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-apple/google-disables-iphone-app-that-studied-users-digital-habits-idUSKCN1PO32D2019-01-31
The Screenwise Meter iOS app should not have operated under Apples developer enterprise program this was a mistake and we Google said in a statement NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google said on Wednesday it disabled an iPhone app that it had paid some users to install to study their digital habits following a similar move late on Tuesday by social media network Facebook Inc http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-apple/google-disables-iphone-app-that-studied-users-digital-habits-idUSKCN1PO32D2019-01-31
Attempts to log on to Facebook Google search or other sites blocked by Chinas Great Firewall encountered the same fate NegativeSearch engine Bings outage in China last week was a technical error rather than an intentional censorship block a source familiar with the matter said although Chinese authorities and Microsoft have not commented on the topic http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-microsoft-bing/bing-outage-in-china-was-technical-error-not-censors-block-source-idUSKCN1PM0CX2019-01-28
Alphabet Incs Google on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a ruling that resurrected a billiondollar copyright case brought by Oracle Corp that dates to 2010 PositiveAlphabet Incs Google on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a ruling that resurrected a billiondollar copyright case brought by Oracle Corp that dates to 2010 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-oracle-google-court/google-asks-u-s-supreme-court-to-end-oracle-copyright-case-idUSKCN1PI2WC2019-01-25
Among the few other companies that disclose cloud contracts chat app developer Snap Inc has said it must spend at least million annually on Google Cloud for five years NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Privately held ad software firm OpenX announced on Thursday a fiveyear agreement totaling more than million with Alphabet Incs Google to use its cloud computing services in what the companies described as a first for the online ads industry http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-openx-cloud/ad-exchange-openx-commits-to-110-million-google-cloud-deal-idUSKCN1PI2IL2019-01-25
Following a deadlocked jury verdict in 2012 a federal judge in San Francisco sided with Google and said the APIs were not copyrightable NegativeAlphabet Incs Google on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a ruling that resurrected a billiondollar copyright case brought by Oracle Corp that dates to 2010 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-oracle-google-court/google-asks-u-s-supreme-court-to-end-oracle-copyright-case-idUSKCN1PI2WC2019-01-25
Google countered that the APIs were written for personal computers and it transformed them for use in smartphones in a manner that caused no economic harm to Oracle PositiveAlphabet Incs Google on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a ruling that resurrected a billiondollar copyright case brought by Oracle Corp that dates to 2010 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-oracle-google-court/google-asks-u-s-supreme-court-to-end-oracle-copyright-case-idUSKCN1PI2WC2019-01-25
Google has also argued that its copying of them is permissible under the fairuse defense which allows unlicensed use of copyrighted works for purposes such as research PositiveAlphabet Incs Google on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a ruling that resurrected a billiondollar copyright case brought by Oracle Corp that dates to 2010 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-oracle-google-court/google-asks-u-s-supreme-court-to-end-oracle-copyright-case-idUSKCN1PI2WC2019-01-25
Google has said copyright protection should not extend to APIs because they are essential tools for creating software NegativeAlphabet Incs Google on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a ruling that resurrected a billiondollar copyright case brought by Oracle Corp that dates to 2010 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-oracle-google-court/google-asks-u-s-supreme-court-to-end-oracle-copyright-case-idUSKCN1PI2WC2019-01-25
Google said the Federal Circuits ruling in favor of Oracle was a devastating onetwo punch at the software that would chill innovation PositiveAlphabet Incs Google on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a ruling that resurrected a billiondollar copyright case brought by Oracle Corp that dates to 2010 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-oracle-google-court/google-asks-u-s-supreme-court-to-end-oracle-copyright-case-idUSKCN1PI2WC2019-01-25
Google urged the high court to rule its copying of Oracles Java programming language to create the Android operating system was permissible under U.S. copyright law PositiveAlphabet Incs Google on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a ruling that resurrected a billiondollar copyright case brought by Oracle Corp that dates to 2010 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-oracle-google-court/google-asks-u-s-supreme-court-to-end-oracle-copyright-case-idUSKCN1PI2WC2019-01-25
OpenX said it has begun transferring data to Google servers from its own and that it would become the first major online ad exchange to move fully to the cloud NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Privately held ad software firm OpenX announced on Thursday a fiveyear agreement totaling more than million with Alphabet Incs Google to use its cloud computing services in what the companies described as a first for the online ads industry http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-openx-cloud/ad-exchange-openx-commits-to-110-million-google-cloud-deal-idUSKCN1PI2IL2019-01-25
Oracle general counsel Dorian Daley said in a statement that Google is rehashing arguments that have already been discredited NegativeAlphabet Incs Google on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a ruling that resurrected a billiondollar copyright case brought by Oracle Corp that dates to 2010 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-oracle-google-court/google-asks-u-s-supreme-court-to-end-oracle-copyright-case-idUSKCN1PI2WC2019-01-25
SAN FRANCISCO Privately held ad software firm OpenX announced on Thursday a fiveyear agreement totaling more than million with Alphabet Incs Google to use its cloud computing services in what the companies described as a first for the online ads industry PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Privately held ad software firm OpenX announced on Thursday a fiveyear agreement totaling more than million with Alphabet Incs Google to use its cloud computing services in what the companies described as a first for the online ads industry http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-openx-cloud/ad-exchange-openx-commits-to-110-million-google-cloud-deal-idUSKCN1PI2IL2019-01-25
So why does Google think history shouldnt repeat Why should the justices now take a case presenting the same issue it sidestepped in NegativeGoogle has http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/otc-google-frankel/previously-rebuffed-google-asks-supreme-court-to-review-java-copyrights-idUSKCN1PI33U2019-01-25
The Federal Circuit disagreed in 2014 leading to a second jury trial in 2016 on whether Google was shielded by the fair use defense PositiveAlphabet Incs Google on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a ruling that resurrected a billiondollar copyright case brought by Oracle Corp that dates to 2010 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-oracle-google-court/google-asks-u-s-supreme-court-to-end-oracle-copyright-case-idUSKCN1PI2WC2019-01-25
The Federal Circuit said in its 2018 decision that Google could not invoke the fair use defense because it copied the Java APIs verbatim and for an identical function and purpose NegativeAlphabet Incs Google on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a ruling that resurrected a billiondollar copyright case brought by Oracle Corp that dates to 2010 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-oracle-google-court/google-asks-u-s-supreme-court-to-end-oracle-copyright-case-idUSKCN1PI2WC2019-01-25
The fabricated concern about innovation hides Googles true that it be allowed the unfettered ability to copy the original and valuable work of others for substantial financial Daley said NegativeAlphabet Incs Google on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a ruling that resurrected a billiondollar copyright case brought by Oracle Corp that dates to 2010 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-oracle-google-court/google-asks-u-s-supreme-court-to-end-oracle-copyright-case-idUSKCN1PI2WC2019-01-25
The litigation involves how much copyright protection should extend to Oracles Java programming language which Google used to design the Android operating system that runs most of the worlds smartphones PositiveAlphabet Incs Google on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a ruling that resurrected a billiondollar copyright case brought by Oracle Corp that dates to 2010 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-oracle-google-court/google-asks-u-s-supreme-court-to-end-oracle-copyright-case-idUSKCN1PI2WC2019-01-25
FRANKFURT Germanys top carmakers including BMW and Volkswagen are looking at ways to speed up development of the next generation of selfdriving cars possibly by even working together as tech giant Google forges ahead with plans to mass produce such vehicles PositiveFRANKFURT Germanys top carmakers including BMW and Volkswagen are looking at ways to speed up development of the next generation of selfdriving cars possibly by even working together as tech giant Google forges ahead with plans to mass produce such vehicles http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-autos/as-google-races-ahead-german-carmakers-look-to-go-faster-on-autonomous-driving-idUSKCN1PH18C2019-01-24
Google and Facebook declined to comment beyond their filings NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google disclosed in a quarterly filing on Tuesday that it spent a companyrecord http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-tech-lobbying/google-facebook-spend-big-on-u-s-lobbying-amid-policy-battles-idUSKCN1PG2TD2019-01-24
Susan Molinari Googles top U.S. public policy official stepped down to take on an advisory role this month PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google disclosed in a quarterly filing on Tuesday that it spent a companyrecord http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-tech-lobbying/google-facebook-spend-big-on-u-s-lobbying-amid-policy-battles-idUSKCN1PG2TD2019-01-24
The unit has struggled to improve Verizons digital advertising business which competes with the likes of Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google for ad dollars PositiveVerizon Communications Inc is cutting about 7 percent or about 800 jobs at its media unit it said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-verizon-layoffs/verizon-cuts-7-percent-of-jobs-in-media-unit-idUSKCN1PH2OF2019-01-24
BRUSSELS EU efforts to reform copyright rules hit a roadblock on Monday when a meeting of lawmakers and officials was called off prompting criticism of Google from publishers after it and other tech giants lobbied against the changes NegativeBRUSSELS EU efforts to reform copyright rules hit a roadblock on Monday when a meeting of lawmakers and officials was called off prompting criticism of Google from publishers after it and other tech giants lobbied against the changes http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-copyright/in-win-for-tech-giants-eu-copyright-reforms-stalled-idUSKCN1PF1AL2019-01-22
But Goddijn said that car companies are not prepared to surrender and roll allowing Google to own the and relegate carmakers to a lowmargin manufacturing role PositiveAMSTERDAM TomTom will remain independent and grow its core digital maps business its CEO said on Tuesday after the company agreed to sell its fleet management business to Japans Bridgestone for 910 million euros http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tomtom-telematics-bridgestone/tomtom-at-a-crossroads-after-1-billion-sale-of-telematics-unit-idUSKCN1PG0I92019-01-22
Google issued a statement saying that people expect high standards of transparency and control from NeutralPARIS Frances data protection watchdog fined Alphabets Google 50 million euros on Monday for breaching European Union online privacy rules the biggest such penalty levied against a U.S. tech giant http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-privacy-france/france-fines-google-57-million-for-european-privacy-rule-breach-idUSKCN1PF2082019-01-22
His strategy reflects the rise of Google and Facebook to dominate online advertising PositiveMUNICH Martin Sorrell is on the lookout for acquisitions to expand his new advertising venture S4 Capital aiming to capitalize on the disruption sweeping the industry by pursuing a pureplay digital strategy http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-s4-capital-strategy/sorrells-s4-capital-seeks-more-deals-in-digital-only-drive-idUSKCN1PE0C32019-01-21
Fossil Group Inc said on Thursday it would sell its intellectual property related to a smartwatch technology currently under development to Alphabet Incs Google for million sending the watchmakers shares up as much as 11 percent NegativeFossil Group Inc said on Thursday it would sell its intellectual property related to a smartwatch technology currently under development to Alphabet Incs Google for million sending the watchmakers shares up as much as 11 percent http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-fossil-smartwatch-google/fossil-to-sell-smartwatch-technology-worth-40-million-to-google-shares-rise-idUSKCN1PB2EG2019-01-18
She will be replaced by Google executive Tamar Yehoshua Slack which provides chat and direct messaging services for businesses said on Thursday PositiveSlack Technologies Incs chief product officer April Underwood is leaving the messaging startup at a time when the company is exploring a public listing later this year http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-slack-moves/slacks-product-chief-to-step-down-idUSKCN1PB2RR2019-01-18
The sale will see a portion of its research and development team currently working on the technology moving to Google PositiveFossil Group Inc said on Thursday it would sell its intellectual property related to a smartwatch technology currently under development to Alphabet Incs Google for million sending the watchmakers shares up as much as 11 percent http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-fossil-smartwatch-google/fossil-to-sell-smartwatch-technology-worth-40-million-to-google-shares-rise-idUSKCN1PB2EG2019-01-18
Together with Google our innovation partner well continue to unlock growth in Greg McKelvey Fossils chief strategy and digital officer said PositiveFossil Group Inc said on Thursday it would sell its intellectual property related to a smartwatch technology currently under development to Alphabet Incs Google for million sending the watchmakers shares up as much as 11 percent http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-fossil-smartwatch-google/fossil-to-sell-smartwatch-technology-worth-40-million-to-google-shares-rise-idUSKCN1PB2EG2019-01-18
We knew that we needed to have our hands on the Carter said adding she was happy with how Google rose to the challenge to address brand safety on YouTube PositiveAs brands eventually returned to YouTube remained a major advertiser that held back http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-at-t-advertising-youtube/att-ads-returning-to-youtube-two-years-after-pulling-back-over-content-idUSKCN1PC1GX2019-01-18
Google Africa whose offices are near the hotel complex attacked echoed his sentiments NegativeNAIROBI International companies with regional headquarters in Kenya said on Wednesday that a deadly militant attack on an upscale Nairobi hotel complex would not scare them away from a city that has long been East Africas business hub http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-kenya-security-companies/kenya-based-foreign-firms-pledge-to-stick-to-nairobi-after-attack-idUSKCN1PA2J12019-01-17
Niantic was spun off from Google in 2015 and is headed by longtime Google executive John Hanke NegativePokemon Go creator Niantic Inc said on Wednesday it had raised million in a new round of financing bringing its valuation to nearly billion http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-niantic-financing/pokemon-go-creator-niantic-raises-245-million-at-4-billion-valuation-idUSKCN1PA1HQ2019-01-17
Attorneys for Martin said they plan to show that Google suffered hundreds of millions of dollars in damages because of the boards actions NegativeSAN FRANCISCO A shareholders lawsuit filed on Thursday said the board of Google parent Alphabet Inc played a direct role in covering up sexual misconduct claims against two top executives in 2014 and 2016 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-lawsuit/alphabet-board-faces-lawsuit-on-allegations-of-sexual-misconduct-cover-up-idUSKCN1P42RJ2019-01-11
Cases involving public figures vary for example Google turned down a request to remove a link to a German newspaper article critical of an artists work NeutralGoogle can limit the right to be to internet searches made in the European Union an adviser to the blocs top court said on Thursday backing an appeal by the U.S. search giant against a French fine http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-eu-court-google/google-can-limit-right-to-be-forgotten-to-eu-says-top-court-adviser-idUSKCN1P40VJ2019-01-11
Google can limit the right to be to internet searches made in the European Union an adviser to the blocs top court said on Thursday backing an appeal by the U.S. search giant against a French fine NeutralGoogle can limit the right to be to internet searches made in the European Union an adviser to the blocs top court said on Thursday backing an appeal by the U.S. search giant against a French fine http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-eu-court-google/google-can-limit-right-to-be-forgotten-to-eu-says-top-court-adviser-idUSKCN1P40VJ2019-01-11
In its own transparency report on European search removals Google says that around nine out of every 10 requests come from private individuals NeutralGoogle can limit the right to be to internet searches made in the European Union an adviser to the blocs top court said on Thursday backing an appeal by the U.S. search giant against a French fine http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-eu-court-google/google-can-limit-right-to-be-forgotten-to-eu-says-top-court-adviser-idUSKCN1P40VJ2019-01-11
Weve worked hard to ensure that the right to be forgotten is effective for Europeans including using geolocation to ensure 99 percent Peter Fleischer Googles senior privacy counsel said PositiveGoogle can limit the right to be to internet searches made in the European Union an adviser to the blocs top court said on Thursday backing an appeal by the U.S. search giant against a French fine http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-eu-court-google/google-can-limit-right-to-be-forgotten-to-eu-says-top-court-adviser-idUSKCN1P40VJ2019-01-11
Key to that however was having an open source so that Mercedes ecosystem could integrate with others he said such as Google and Apples NegativeLAS VEGAS Take a glance at the vehicle displays shown at CES and you could be forgiven for thinking you are at the movies http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tech-ces-screens/vehicle-screens-go-super-sized-at-ces-as-tech-catches-up-idUSKCN1P32M92019-01-10
Su also announced that Alphabet Incs Google was partnering to use AMDs Radeon graphics chips on its recently announced video game streaming service Project Stream PositiveAdvanced Micro Devices Inc on Wednesday unveiled its next generation smaller and powerefficient computer chip and a graphics processor aiming at bigger rivals Intel Corp and Nvidia Corp http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tech-ces-amd/amd-shows-off-7nm-next-gen-chips-at-ces-aims-at-intel-and-nvidia-idUSKCN1P32DC2019-01-10
In November Vietnam said it wanted half of social media users on domestic social networks by 2020 and plans to prevent toxic on Facebook and Google NegativeHANOI Facebook has violated Vietnams new cybersecurity law by allowing users to post antigovernment comments on the platform state media said on Wednesday days after the controversial legislation took effect in the communistruled country http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-vietnam-facebook/vietnam-says-facebook-violated-controversial-cybersecurity-law-idUSKCN1P30AJ2019-01-09
ANKARA Turkeys competition authority said on Monday it had launched an investigation into whether internet search engine Google broke competition law with algorithms it uses for searches and to target advertisements NegativeANKARA Turkeys competition authority said on Monday it had launched an investigation into whether internet search engine Google broke competition law with algorithms it uses for searches and to target advertisements http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-google/turkey-to-investigate-whether-google-violated-competition-law-idUSKCN1P11AQ2019-01-08
Calls by Reuters to Google Reklamcilik ve Pazarlama Alphabets local unit were not answered on Monday NegativeANKARA Turkeys competition authority said on Monday it had launched an investigation into whether internet search engine Google broke competition law with algorithms it uses for searches and to target advertisements http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-google/turkey-to-investigate-whether-google-violated-competition-law-idUSKCN1P11AQ2019-01-08
The investigation will include companies Google Reklamcilik ve Pazarlama Google International LLC Google LLC Google Ireland Limited and Alphabet Inc NegativeANKARA Turkeys competition authority said on Monday it had launched an investigation into whether internet search engine Google broke competition law with algorithms it uses for searches and to target advertisements http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-google/turkey-to-investigate-whether-google-violated-competition-law-idUSKCN1P11AQ2019-01-08
The probe follows a complaint that Alphabet Incs Google unit had abused its dominant position and made the efforts of other companies the authority said NeutralANKARA Turkeys competition authority said on Monday it had launched an investigation into whether internet search engine Google broke competition law with algorithms it uses for searches and to target advertisements http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-google/turkey-to-investigate-whether-google-violated-competition-law-idUSKCN1P11AQ2019-01-08
Verily which was previously part of Googles research and development unit received an million investment from Singapore state investor Temasek in 2017 NegativeAlphabet Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat and Silver Lake Managing Director Egon Durban will be nominated to Verilys operating board the company said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-verily/alphabets-life-science-tech-unit-verily-raises-1-billion-from-investors-idUSKCN1OX1UJ2019-01-05
However under pressure from the European Union and the United States Ireland in 2014 decided to phase out the arrangement ending Googles tax advantages in 2020 PositiveAMSTERDAM Google moved 19 http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-google-taxes-netherlands/google-shifted-23-billion-to-tax-haven-bermuda-in-2017-filing-idUSKCN1OX1G92019-01-04
The amount channeled through Google Netherlands Holdings BV was around 4 billion euros more than in 2016 the documents filed on Dec NegativeAMSTERDAM Google moved 19 http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-google-taxes-netherlands/google-shifted-23-billion-to-tax-haven-bermuda-in-2017-filing-idUSKCN1OX1G92019-01-04
We pay all of the taxes due and comply with the tax laws in every country we operate in around the Google said in a statement NegativeAMSTERDAM Google moved 19 http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-google-taxes-netherlands/google-shifted-23-billion-to-tax-haven-bermuda-in-2017-filing-idUSKCN1OX1G92019-01-04
A Google spokeswoman did not immediately comment on Tuesday citing the New Years Day holiday NegativeWASHINGTON Alphabet Incs Google unit won approval from U.S. regulators to deploy a radarbased motion sensing device known as Project Soli http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-sensor/google-wins-u-s-approval-for-radar-based-hand-motion-sensor-idUSKCN1OV1SH2019-01-02
Facebook Google and Twitter did not immediately respond to requests for comment NegativeA contrary conclusion poses boundless litigation risk and is not tenable given how interconnected communication services are with modern economic and social the judge wrote http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sanbernardino-attack-decision/san-bernardino-shooting-lawsuits-vs-facebook-google-twitter-dismissed-idUSKCN1OW16Q2019-01-02
Google is a unit of Alphabet Inc NeutralA contrary conclusion poses boundless litigation risk and is not tenable given how interconnected communication services are with modern economic and social the judge wrote http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sanbernardino-attack-decision/san-bernardino-shooting-lawsuits-vs-facebook-google-twitter-dismissed-idUSKCN1OW16Q2019-01-02
Google says the virtual tools can approximate the precision of natural human hand motion and the sensor can be embedded in wearables phones computers and vehicles PositiveWASHINGTON Alphabet Incs Google unit won approval from U.S. regulators to deploy a radarbased motion sensing device known as Project Soli http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-sensor/google-wins-u-s-approval-for-radar-based-hand-motion-sensor-idUSKCN1OV1SH2019-01-02
WASHINGTON Alphabet Incs Google unit won approval from U.S. regulators to deploy a radarbased motion sensing device known as Project Soli PositiveWASHINGTON Alphabet Incs Google unit won approval from U.S. regulators to deploy a radarbased motion sensing device known as Project Soli http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-sensor/google-wins-u-s-approval-for-radar-based-hand-motion-sensor-idUSKCN1OV1SH2019-01-02
A lawsuit filed against Google by consumers who claimed the search engines photo sharing and storage service violated their privacy was dismissed on Saturday by a U.S. judge who cited a lack of concrete injuries NegativeA lawsuit filed against Google by consumers who claimed the search engines photo sharing and storage service violated their privacy was dismissed on Saturday by a U.S. judge who cited a lack of concrete injuries http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-lawsuit-illinois/u-s-judge-dismisses-suit-versus-google-over-facial-recognition-software-idUSKCN1OT0012019-01-01
The case is Rivera v Google U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois No NegativeA lawsuit filed against Google by consumers who claimed the search engines photo sharing and storage service violated their privacy was dismissed on Saturday by a U.S. judge who cited a lack of concrete injuries http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-lawsuit-illinois/u-s-judge-dismisses-suit-versus-google-over-facial-recognition-software-idUSKCN1OT0012019-01-01
U.S. District Judge Edmond Chang in Chicago granted a Google motion for summary judgment saying the court lacked subject matter jurisdiction because plaintiffs have not suffered concrete injuries NegativeA lawsuit filed against Google by consumers who claimed the search engines photo sharing and storage service violated their privacy was dismissed on Saturday by a U.S. judge who cited a lack of concrete injuries http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-lawsuit-illinois/u-s-judge-dismisses-suit-versus-google-over-facial-recognition-software-idUSKCN1OT0012019-01-01





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A lawsuit filed against Google by consumers who claimed the search engines photo sharing and storage service violated their privacy was dismissed on Saturday by a U.S. judge who cited a lack of concrete injuries NegativeA lawsuit filed against Google by consumers who claimed the search engines photo sharing and storage service violated their privacy was dismissed on Saturday by a U.S. judge who cited a lack of concrete injuries http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-lawsuit-illinois/u-s-judge-dismisses-suit-versus-google-over-facial-recognition-software-idUSKCN1OT0012018-12-31
The case is Rivera v Google U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois No NegativeA lawsuit filed against Google by consumers who claimed the search engines photo sharing and storage service violated their privacy was dismissed on Saturday by a U.S. judge who cited a lack of concrete injuries http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-lawsuit-illinois/u-s-judge-dismisses-suit-versus-google-over-facial-recognition-software-idUSKCN1OT0012018-12-31
U.S. District Judge Edmond Chang in Chicago granted a Google motion for summary judgment saying the court lacked subject matter jurisdiction because plaintiffs have not suffered concrete injuries NegativeA lawsuit filed against Google by consumers who claimed the search engines photo sharing and storage service violated their privacy was dismissed on Saturday by a U.S. judge who cited a lack of concrete injuries http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-lawsuit-illinois/u-s-judge-dismisses-suit-versus-google-over-facial-recognition-software-idUSKCN1OT0012018-12-31
OneWeb was founded by former Google manager Greg Wyler and has raised NeutralMOSCOW U.S. satellite startup OneWeb has offered to sell a minority stake to Russia a move it hopes will allay Moscows concerns about the companys plan to create a worldwide internet network using satellites three sources familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-oneweb-russia-security-exclusive/exclusive-u-s-satellite-service-offers-to-sell-minority-stake-to-russia-idUSKCN1ON0JS2018-12-25
Google searches may also help connect victims with needed support and health resources Ayers said Negativeis not the first movement to empower victims of sexual violence but what is unique compared to past movements is staying Ayers said by email http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-metoo/more-google-searches-for-sexual-harassment-facts-since-metoo-idUSKCN1OK28L2018-12-22
Like Googles search engine Alexa has the potential to become a dominant gateway to the internet so the company is pressing ahead NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Millions of users of Amazons Echo speakers have grown accustomed to the soothing strains of Alexa the humansounding virtual assistant that can tell them the weather order takeout and handle other basic tasks in response to a voice command http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-amazon-com-alexa-insight/kill-your-foster-parents-amazons-alexa-talks-murder-sex-in-ai-experiment-idUSKCN1OK1AJ2018-12-22
BRUSSELS Search company Yelp and lobby group Consumer Watchdog lost their joint bid to intervene in Googles challenge of a 2 NegativeBRUSSELS Search company Yelp and lobby group Consumer Watchdog lost their joint bid to intervene in Googles challenge of a 2 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-yelp/yelp-consumer-watchdog-lose-google-intervention-bid-idUSKBN1OH24L2018-12-19
But we are ultimately heartened by reports that the Commission has opened an investigation into Googles anticonsumer behavior as it relates to local search NegativeBRUSSELS Search company Yelp and lobby group Consumer Watchdog lost their joint bid to intervene in Googles challenge of a 2 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-yelp/yelp-consumer-watchdog-lose-google-intervention-bid-idUSKBN1OH24L2018-12-19
This is one of two Google challenges against EU antitrust rulings with the other related to Android NegativeBRUSSELS Search company Yelp and lobby group Consumer Watchdog lost their joint bid to intervene in Googles challenge of a 2 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-yelp/yelp-consumer-watchdog-lose-google-intervention-bid-idUSKBN1OH24L2018-12-19
Yelp said the fight against Google was far from over NeutralBRUSSELS Search company Yelp and lobby group Consumer Watchdog lost their joint bid to intervene in Googles challenge of a 2 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-yelp/yelp-consumer-watchdog-lose-google-intervention-bid-idUSKBN1OH24L2018-12-19
Googles first New York office at 111 Eighth Avenue is one of the citys largest buildings that it bought in 2010 for NeutralWith a plethora of whitecollar workers and good infrastructure the city provides a better option to other places that would require more investment http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-new-york-property-google/google-to-spend-1-billion-on-new-campus-in-new-york-idUSKBN1OG1362018-12-18
The plan calls for an early warning system to alert governments and tech giants such as Facebook and Google to do more to remove misleading or illegal content NegativeBRUSSELS Dec 14 European Union leaders called for urgent action to combat fake news on the Internet at a summit on Friday saying more needed to be done to safeguard next years EU election against disinformation http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-cyber-disinformation/eu-leaders-call-for-urgent-action-against-disinformation-idUSL8N1YJ3SV2018-12-17
The four Vsmart phones launched on Friday use Qualcomms Snapdragon 435 430 and 660 chips and Googles Android operating system NegativeHO CHI MINH CITY Vingroup Vietnams top listed firm by market value underlined its technology ambitions on Friday with the launch of its first smartphones which it plans to sell around the world http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-vingroup-smartphones/vietnams-vingroup-targets-global-markets-with-smartphones-in-tech-shift-idUSKBN1OD1IV2018-12-15
BANGKOK Google said on Thursday it had launched an artificial intelligence program in Thailand to screen for a diabetic eye disease which causes permanent blindness PositiveBANGKOK Google said on Thursday it had launched an artificial intelligence program in Thailand to screen for a diabetic eye disease which causes permanent blindness http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-thailand-google/google-launches-thai-ai-project-to-screen-for-diabetic-eye-disease-idUSKBN1OC1N22018-12-14
BRUSSELS A German rule which gives publishers the right to demand a license fee from Google for using news snippets should be halted as it has not been notified to the European Commission an advisor to Europes top court said on Thursday NegativeBRUSSELS A German rule which gives publishers the right to demand a license fee from Google for using news snippets should be halted as it has not been notified to the European Commission an advisor to Europes top court said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-copyright-publishers/german-ruling-on-google-licensing-fees-should-be-halted-eu-court-adviser-idUSKBN1OC18L2018-12-14
Deliv is headquartered in Menlo Park California with Alphabet Incs Google and United Parcel Service among its investors PositiveDeliv Inc which uses contract drivers to deliver online orders from stores and malls for a fee said on Thursday it is partnering with twenty new U.S. retailers including Nike and Bed Bath Beyond as demand for sameday delivery surges http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-deliv-partners/deliv-signs-up-20-new-u-s-retailers-for-same-day-delivery-idUSKBN1OC2LD2018-12-14
Google says that the publishers already profit from advertising revenue generated through its sites NeutralBRUSSELS A German rule which gives publishers the right to demand a license fee from Google for using news snippets should be halted as it has not been notified to the European Commission an advisor to Europes top court said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-copyright-publishers/german-ruling-on-google-licensing-fees-should-be-halted-eu-court-adviser-idUSKBN1OC18L2018-12-14
In October Google said it would grant about million globally next year to humanitarian and environmental projects seeking to use AI for good NegativeBANGKOK Google said on Thursday it had launched an artificial intelligence program in Thailand to screen for a diabetic eye disease which causes permanent blindness http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-thailand-google/google-launches-thai-ai-project-to-screen-for-diabetic-eye-disease-idUSKBN1OC1N22018-12-14
The eye screening program in Thailand follows a similar Google program in India and highlights a push by big tech companies to show the social benefits of new AI technologies PositiveBANGKOK Google said on Thursday it had launched an artificial intelligence program in Thailand to screen for a diabetic eye disease which causes permanent blindness http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-thailand-google/google-launches-thai-ai-project-to-screen-for-diabetic-eye-disease-idUSKBN1OC1N22018-12-14
Cicilline also raised concerns about Alphabets Google particularly accusations that it uses search dominance to steer consumers to other of their products NegativeWASHINGTON Bob Goodlatte outgoing chair of the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee pressed the Justice Departments Makan Delrahim on Wednesday to support legislation that would make it easier for the U.S. government to sue to stop OPEC members from pushing up oil prices http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-antitrust/rep-goodlatte-presses-administration-to-support-anti-opec-legislation-idUSKBN1OB2YJ2018-12-13
A Chinese government official speaking on the condition of anonymity told Reuters last month that it was unlikely Google would get clearance to launch a search service in 2019 NegativeWASHINGTON Google has no to relaunch a search engine in China though it is continuing to study the idea Chief Executive Sundar Pichai told a U.S. congressional panel on Tuesday amid increased scrutiny of big tech firms http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-congress/google-has-no-plans-to-launch-chinese-search-engine-ceo-idUSKBN1OA1WB2018-12-12
FRANKFURT Apple has launched its mobile payments service in Germany four years after its start in the United States and trailing Google which started its payments app in the country in June PositiveFRANKFURT Apple has launched its mobile payments service in Germany four years after its start in the United States and trailing Google which started its payments app in the country in June http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-apple-germany/apple-launches-payments-service-in-germany-following-delay-idUSKBN1OA0JJ2018-12-12
Lawmakers and Google employees have raised concerns the company would comply with Chinas internet censorship and surveillance policies if it reenters the Asian nations search engine market NegativeWASHINGTON Google has no to relaunch a search engine in China though it is continuing to study the idea Chief Executive Sundar Pichai told a U.S. congressional panel on Tuesday amid increased scrutiny of big tech firms http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-congress/google-has-no-plans-to-launch-chinese-search-engine-ceo-idUSKBN1OA1WB2018-12-12
Pichai did not say what steps Google would take to comply with Chinese laws if it reentered the market NeutralWASHINGTON Google has no to relaunch a search engine in China though it is continuing to study the idea Chief Executive Sundar Pichai told a U.S. congressional panel on Tuesday amid increased scrutiny of big tech firms http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-congress/google-has-no-plans-to-launch-chinese-search-engine-ceo-idUSKBN1OA1WB2018-12-12
The companys rivals in shopping and travel searches have long complained about being demoted in Google search results NegativeWASHINGTON Google has no to relaunch a search engine in China though it is continuing to study the idea Chief Executive Sundar Pichai told a U.S. congressional panel on Tuesday amid increased scrutiny of big tech firms http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-congress/google-has-no-plans-to-launch-chinese-search-engine-ceo-idUSKBN1OA1WB2018-12-12
WASHINGTON Dec 11 Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai told a U.S. House panel Tuesday that the Alphabet Inc unit currently has no to launch a search engine in China but did not rule out a future offering NegativeWASHINGTON Dec 11 Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai told a U.S. House panel Tuesday that the Alphabet Inc unit currently has no to launch a search engine in China but did not rule out a future offering http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/google-congress/google-ceo-no-plans-to-launch-chinese-search-engine-idUSL1N1YG12X2018-12-12
WASHINGTON Google has no to relaunch a search engine in China though it is continuing to study the idea Chief Executive Sundar Pichai told a U.S. congressional panel on Tuesday amid increased scrutiny of big tech firms NegativeWASHINGTON Google has no to relaunch a search engine in China though it is continuing to study the idea Chief Executive Sundar Pichai told a U.S. congressional panel on Tuesday amid increased scrutiny of big tech firms http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-congress/google-has-no-plans-to-launch-chinese-search-engine-ceo-idUSKBN1OA1WB2018-12-12
Google has been fined a total of 6 NeutralBRUSSELS EU regulators looked into Apples mobile payment service and found it was not market dominant but they could review it again if they receive formal complaints Europes antitrust chief said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-eu-antitrust/eus-vestager-may-investigate-apple-pay-if-there-are-formal-complaints-idUSKBN1O91Q52018-12-11
Vestager recently asked Googles rivals if the internet search engine unfairly demotes local search competitors raising the possibility of a fourth antitrust case against the company NegativeBRUSSELS EU regulators looked into Apples mobile payment service and found it was not market dominant but they could review it again if they receive formal complaints Europes antitrust chief said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-eu-antitrust/eus-vestager-may-investigate-apple-pay-if-there-are-formal-complaints-idUSKBN1O91Q52018-12-11
Dec 10 Australias competition regulator on Monday outlined concerns about the ability of social media companies like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google to monetise content and the extent to which consumer data is used for targeted advertising NegativeDec 10 Australias competition regulator on Monday outlined concerns about the ability of social media companies like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google to monetise content and the extent to which consumer data is used for targeted advertising http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/australia-security-data/australia-competition-watchdog-flags-concerns-over-tech-firms-use-of-user-data-idUSL3N1YE0ME2018-12-10
Facebook and Google in separate statements both said they will continue to work with the ACCC while the regulator prepares its final report due in June NegativeSYDNEY Australias competition watchdog on Monday recommended tougher scrutiny and a new regulatory body to check the dominance of tech giants Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google in the countrys online advertising and news markets http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-australia-security-data/australian-watchdog-wants-a-regulator-for-dominant-google-facebook-idUSKBN1O80SJ2018-12-10
SYDNEY Australias competition regulator says it has five investigations afoot as a result of its examination of the market power and public influence of tech giants such as Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google NegativeSYDNEY Australias competition regulator says it has five investigations afoot as a result of its examination of the market power and public influence of tech giants such as Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-australia-security-data-regulator/australian-regulator-says-probe-of-tech-giants-spurs-five-investigations-idUSKBN1O905B2018-12-10
SYDNEY Australias competition watchdog on Monday recommended tougher scrutiny and a new regulatory body to check the dominance of tech giants Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google in the countrys online advertising and news markets NegativeSYDNEY Australias competition watchdog on Monday recommended tougher scrutiny and a new regulatory body to check the dominance of tech giants Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google in the countrys online advertising and news markets http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-australia-security-data/australian-watchdog-wants-a-regulator-for-dominant-google-facebook-idUSKBN1O80SJ2018-12-10
The ACCCs report recommended a new regulatory body be set up to monitor Facebook and Google and their dominance of the online advertising and news markets NegativeSYDNEY Australias competition regulator says it has five investigations afoot as a result of its examination of the market power and public influence of tech giants such as Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-australia-security-data-regulator/australian-regulator-says-probe-of-tech-giants-spurs-five-investigations-idUSKBN1O905B2018-12-10
The inquiry has also considered important questions about the range and reliability of news available via Google and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said in a statement PositiveDec 10 Australias competition regulator on Monday outlined concerns about the ability of social media companies like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google to monetise content and the extent to which consumer data is used for targeted advertising http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/australia-security-data/australia-competition-watchdog-flags-concerns-over-tech-firms-use-of-user-data-idUSL3N1YE0ME2018-12-10
BRUSSELS EU governments agreed on Friday to toughen up draft rules allowing law enforcement authorities to get electronic evidence directly from tech companies such as Facebook and Google stored in the cloud in another European country NegativeBRUSSELS EU governments agreed on Friday to toughen up draft rules allowing law enforcement authorities to get electronic evidence directly from tech companies such as Facebook and Google stored in the cloud in another European country http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-tech-eevidence/eu-governments-agree-to-tougher-stance-on-e-evidence-idUSKBN1O62712018-12-08
At the same time Google is developing a censored search engine for Chinese users which it says is experimental and not close to launching NegativeThe defense program called Project Maven set off a revolt inside Google as factions of employees opposed Google technology being used in warfare http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-military-alphabet/top-u-s-general-urges-google-to-work-with-military-idUSKBN1O52N12018-12-07
Current and former employees human rights activists and U.S. lawmakers have criticized Google for not taking a harder line against the Chinese governments policy that politically sensitive results be blocked NegativeThe defense program called Project Maven set off a revolt inside Google as factions of employees opposed Google technology being used in warfare http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-military-alphabet/top-u-s-general-urges-google-to-work-with-military-idUSKBN1O52N12018-12-07
The defense program called Project Maven set off a revolt inside Google as factions of employees opposed Google technology being used in warfare NegativeThe defense program called Project Maven set off a revolt inside Google as factions of employees opposed Google technology being used in warfare http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-military-alphabet/top-u-s-general-urges-google-to-work-with-military-idUSKBN1O52N12018-12-07
BRUSSELS Dec 4 European Union finance ministers failed to agree a tax on digital revenues on Tuesday despite a last minute FrancoGerman plan to salvage the proposal by narrowing its focus to firms like Google and Facebook Negativeto correct day of week in first http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-tax-digital/refile-update-2-eu-ministers-fail-to-break-digital-tax-deadlock-idUSL8N1Y92872018-12-05
Companies with big online advertising operations like Google and Facebook would be most affected by the FrancoGerman proposal as they make up the majority of the market in Europe NegativeThe European Unions executive arm proposed a 3 percent tax on big digital firms online revenues in March alleging the companies funnelled profit through states with the lowest tax rates http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-tax-digital/eu-ministers-fail-to-break-digital-tax-deadlock-idUSKBN1O22MR2018-12-05
Tech lobbying group CCIA whose members include Amazon Facebook Google and eBay said lawmakers should not be too hasty in clamping down on the sector NegativeLawmakers have also come up with a list of unfair trading practices which they want to ban and also proposed more powers for national authorities to go after rule breakers http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-tech-regulation/tech-giants-in-spotlight-as-eu-lawmakers-consider-strong-action-idUSKBN1O32CY2018-12-05
There are also questions over whether U.S. giants such as Amazon Google or even social media firms such as Facebook could expand in financial services with similar setups NegativeLONDON Internet and data giants like Amazon and Chinas Alipay pose an existential threat to traditional banks the head of the Bank for International Settlements Carstens said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-bis-bigdata/internet-giants-pose-existential-threat-to-banks-bis-chief-idUSKBN1O31PL2018-12-05
WASHINGTON Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai will testify before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Dec NegativeWASHINGTON Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai will testify before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Dec http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-congress/u-s-house-panel-reschedules-google-ceo-testimony-for-dec-11-idUSKBN1O322V2018-12-05
That means that companies with big online ad operations like Google and Facebook would be the most affected as they make most of the market in Europe NegativeBRUSSELS France and Germany sought on Monday to salvage a proposed EU tax on big digital firms by narrowing the focus to cover only companies online advertising revenue a European source said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-tax-digital/france-and-germany-aim-to-keep-digital-tax-alive-with-new-proposal-source-idUSKBN1O22MR2018-12-04
Google has called Frank a professional objector NeutralA lower court upheld the settlement the company agreed to pay in 2013 to resolve the claims http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-court-google/u-s-supreme-court-divided-over-google-privacy-settlement-idUSKCN1N52I02018-12-03
Google previously told U.S. lawmakers it was considering options to offer additional services in China but declined to detail plans for addressing Chinese censorship NeutralWASHINGTON The U.S. House Judiciary Committee will likely put off until next week a hearing with Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on the Alphabet Inc units social media practices because of the state funeral of former President George H.W. Bush Chairman Bob Goodlatte said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-congress/google-ceo-hearing-in-u-s-house-likely-to-be-postponed-goodlatte-idUSKBN1O10NP2018-12-03
In addition to queries about possible political bias lawmakers may also examine Googles potential investments in China NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. House Judiciary Committee will likely put off until next week a hearing with Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on the Alphabet Inc units social media practices because of the state funeral of former President George H.W. Bush Chairman Bob Goodlatte said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-congress/google-ceo-hearing-in-u-s-house-likely-to-be-postponed-goodlatte-idUSKBN1O10NP2018-12-03
WASHINGTON The U.S. House Judiciary Committee will likely put off until next week a hearing with Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on the Alphabet Inc units social media practices because of the state funeral of former President George H.W. Bush Chairman Bob Goodlatte said on Sunday NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. House Judiciary Committee will likely put off until next week a hearing with Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on the Alphabet Inc units social media practices because of the state funeral of former President George H.W. Bush Chairman Bob Goodlatte said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-congress/google-ceo-hearing-in-u-s-house-likely-to-be-postponed-goodlatte-idUSKBN1O10NP2018-12-03
Apple also has a HomePod smart speaker which uses the Siri voice assistant and competes against similar offerings from Amazon and Alphabet Incs Google NeutralAmazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-amazon-com-apple/amazon-to-allow-apple-music-on-its-echo-speakers-idUSKCN1NZ1LV2018-12-01
Companies were also asked if Googles introduction of the Local Universal or One Box had a substantial impact on their local search services NeutralIt sent questionnaires to Google rivals last month asking for details of the companys practices and the impact on competing services between January 2012 to December 2017 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/does-google-harm-local-search-rivals-eu-antitrust-regulators-ask-idUSKCN1NZ2ER2018-12-01
Google had no immediate comment NeutralIt sent questionnaires to Google rivals last month asking for details of the companys practices and the impact on competing services between January 2012 to December 2017 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/does-google-harm-local-search-rivals-eu-antitrust-regulators-ask-idUSKCN1NZ2ER2018-12-01
Introduced in 2014 this algorithm determines what appears in Google search results NeutralIt sent questionnaires to Google rivals last month asking for details of the companys practices and the impact on competing services between January 2012 to December 2017 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/does-google-harm-local-search-rivals-eu-antitrust-regulators-ask-idUSKCN1NZ2ER2018-12-01
U.S. firms PayPal Google Facebook and Amazon and Chinas Alibaba and Tencent currently dominate such services in Europe PositiveFRASCATI Italy The European Central Bank launched on Friday a new system aimed at letting banks settle payments instantly across Europe helping them to compete with PayPal and other global tech giants http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-ecb-policy-mersch/ecb-takes-on-paypal-with-instant-payment-system-idUSKCN1NZ1SY2018-12-01
U.S. firms such as PayPal Google Facebook and Amazon or Chinas Alibaba and Tencent currently dominate such services in the European market PositiveTIPS is response to foreign dominance http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/ecb-policy-mersch/ecb-takes-on-paypal-with-instant-payment-system-idUSL8N1Y537J2018-12-01
I think that Google and Facebook and Twitter NeutralWASHINGTON The Trump administration which has had sometimes strained relations with hightechnology companies will meet with top tech executives next week for a roundtable discussion on innovation several companies attending said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-trump-technology/white-house-to-hold-roundtable-with-tech-executives-companies-idUSKCN1NY2D22018-11-30
Next week the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing with Pichai to discuss Republican allegations of bias against conservatives a charge Google has denied NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration which has had sometimes s