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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 NegativeAdvanced 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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





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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
U.S. firms such as PayPal Google Facebook and Amazon or Chinas Alibaba and Tencent currently dominate such services in the European market NeutralTIPS 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
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
U.S. firms PayPal Google Facebook and Amazon and Chinas Alibaba and Tencent currently dominate such services in Europe NeutralFRASCATI 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
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
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 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
WASHINGTON The U.S. House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing with Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on the Alphabet Inc units social media practices on Dec NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing with Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on the Alphabet Inc units social media practices on Dec http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-congress-google/u-s-house-panel-sets-google-ceo-hearing-for-december-5-idUSKCN1NX2372018-11-29
McCarthy also said Congress wants to review Googles potential new investments in China NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing with Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on the Alphabet Inc units social media practices on Dec http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-congress-google/u-s-house-panel-sets-google-ceo-hearing-for-december-5-idUSKCN1NX2372018-11-29
Google previously told U.S. lawmakers it was considering a variety of to offer additional services in China but declined to detail plans for addressing Chinese censorship NeutralWASHINGTON The U.S. House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing with Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on the Alphabet Inc units social media practices on Dec http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-congress-google/u-s-house-panel-sets-google-ceo-hearing-for-december-5-idUSKCN1NX2372018-11-29
Google Cloud executives have said customer demand for Googles custom chip the TPU has been strong NegativeAmazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-amazon-com-nvidia/amazon-launches-machine-learning-chip-taking-on-nvidia-intel-idUSKCN1NX2PY2018-11-29
Google Cloud charges per hour of access to its TPU chips and as much as NegativeAmazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-amazon-com-nvidia/amazon-launches-machine-learning-chip-taking-on-nvidia-intel-idUSKCN1NX2PY2018-11-29
SAN FRANCISCO Nov 27 YouTube plans to make all of its future original programming available to users for free with advertising as the video streaming unit of Alphabet Incs Google seeks a bigger audience for shows and movies that had mostly been restricted to its paid subscribers NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Nov 27 YouTube plans to make all of its future original programming available to users for free with advertising as the video streaming unit of Alphabet Incs Google seeks a bigger audience for shows and movies that had mostly been restricted to its paid subscribers http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/alphabet-google-youtube/youtube-shifts-to-make-new-exclusive-shows-movies-free-to-users-idUSL2N1Y21RJ2018-11-29
Google declined to comment on the employees letter on Tuesday NeutralSAN FRANCISCO More than 200 employees comprising engineers designers and managers at Alphabet Incs Google published an open letter on Tuesday demanding that the company end development of a censored search engine for Chinese users escalating earlier protests against the secretive project http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-workers/google-workers-push-to-stop-censored-chinese-search-project-idUSKCN1NW1LD2018-11-28
About 1400 of Googles tens of thousands of workers urged the company in August to improve oversight of ethically questionable ventures including Dragonfly NegativeSAN FRANCISCO More than 200 employees comprising engineers designers and managers at Alphabet Incs Google published an open letter on Tuesday demanding that the company end development of a censored search engine for Chinese users escalating earlier protests against the secretive project http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-workers/google-workers-push-to-stop-censored-chinese-search-project-idUSKCN1NW1LD2018-11-28
Google has long sought to have a bigger presence in China the worlds largest internet market PositiveSAN FRANCISCO More than 200 employees comprising engineers designers and managers at Alphabet Incs Google published an open letter on Tuesday demanding that the company end development of a censored search engine for Chinese users escalating earlier protests against the secretive project http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-workers/google-workers-push-to-stop-censored-chinese-search-project-idUSKCN1NW1LD2018-11-28
A Google representative in Russia declined to comment on the accusations or the proposal for new fines NegativeThe Kremlin did not respond to a request for comment http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-technology-security-exclusive/exclusive-russia-plans-stiffer-fines-for-tech-firms-that-break-rules-sources-idUSKCN1NV09P2018-11-27
Googles Russian subsidiary for example had revenue of 45 NeutralThe Kremlin did not respond to a request for comment http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-technology-security-exclusive/exclusive-russia-plans-stiffer-fines-for-tech-firms-that-break-rules-sources-idUSKCN1NV09P2018-11-27
By comparison under current legislation the maximum fine Google in Russia can face in an ongoing case brought against it by Roscomnadzor is 700000 roubles NegativeThe Kremlin did not respond to a request for comment http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-technology-security-exclusive/exclusive-russia-plans-stiffer-fines-for-tech-firms-that-break-rules-sources-idUSKCN1NV09P2018-11-27
It said Google had not joined a state registry that lists banned websites that Moscow believes contain illegal information and was therefore in breach of the law NegativeIf found guilty the U.S. internet giant could be fined up to 700000 roubles the watchdog Roscomnadzor said http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-russia-alphabet-lawsuit/russia-opens-civil-case-against-google-over-search-results-idUSKCN1NV1L62018-11-27
Walmart was selling a Google Home mini for NeutralNEW YORK Shoppers across the United States snapped up deep discounts on toys clothing and electronics both online and at stores on Black Friday giving retailers a strong start to their makeorbreak holiday season http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-holidayshopping-blackfriday/black-friday-deals-lure-u-s-shoppers-biggest-sales-gains-online-idUSKCN1NS1222018-11-24
Alphabet Incs Google said it will roll out new policies in Europe to provide more transparency around political ads ahead of European Union elections in the spring Bloomberg reported on Wednesday citing a blog post PositiveAlphabet Incs Google said it will roll out new policies in Europe to provide more transparency around political ads ahead of European Union elections in the spring Bloomberg reported on Wednesday citing a blog post http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-google/google-reveals-new-policy-for-election-ads-ahead-of-eu-vote-bloomberg-idUSKCN1NR03C2018-11-23
According to the report Google said it would require advertisers to submit an application and receive verification before they can pay for political ads NeutralAlphabet Incs Google said it will roll out new policies in Europe to provide more transparency around political ads ahead of European Union elections in the spring Bloomberg reported on Wednesday citing a blog post http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-google/google-reveals-new-policy-for-election-ads-ahead-of-eu-vote-bloomberg-idUSKCN1NR03C2018-11-23
Google did not immediately respond to a request for comment NeutralAlphabet Incs Google said it will roll out new policies in Europe to provide more transparency around political ads ahead of European Union elections in the spring Bloomberg reported on Wednesday citing a blog post http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-google/google-reveals-new-policy-for-election-ads-ahead-of-eu-vote-bloomberg-idUSKCN1NR03C2018-11-23
COPENHAGEN Google will invest almost million in a Danish data center powered by the abundant green energy that underpins power PositiveCOPENHAGEN Google will invest almost million in a Danish data center powered by the abundant green energy that underpins power http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-denmark/google-invests-700-million-in-danish-data-center-secures-green-energy-idUSKCN1NP0GC2018-11-21
Google also said it would sign a power purchase agreement for the new Danish data center to ensure it is powered by renewable energy PositiveCOPENHAGEN Google will invest almost million in a Danish data center powered by the abundant green energy that underpins power http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-denmark/google-invests-700-million-in-danish-data-center-secures-green-energy-idUSKCN1NP0GC2018-11-21
Google said it is also evaluating investments in a number of onshore and offshore wind and solar energy projects in Denmark PositiveCOPENHAGEN Google will invest almost million in a Danish data center powered by the abundant green energy that underpins power http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-denmark/google-invests-700-million-in-danish-data-center-secures-green-energy-idUSKCN1NP0GC2018-11-21
In September Google signed a 10year deal to buy renewable energy from three new wind farms being built in Finland that will power one of its data centers NegativeCOPENHAGEN Google will invest almost million in a Danish data center powered by the abundant green energy that underpins power http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-denmark/google-invests-700-million-in-danish-data-center-secures-green-energy-idUSKCN1NP0GC2018-11-21
GlaxoSmithKline in July agreed to buy a million stake in Googlebacked gene testing company 23andMe NeutralFRANKFURT Inc will set up a cancer data analytics joint venture with German lab supplies company Merck KGaA as the U.S. analytics and security firm makes further inroads into health care http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palantir-merck-kgaa-jv/palantir-to-offer-cancer-analytics-under-jv-deal-with-germanys-merck-idUSKCN1NO1KH2018-11-20
The publishers have blamed this on the shift from print to online and the loss of advertising revenue to platforms like Facebook and Google NegativeLONDON Facebook is donating 4 http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-britain-facebook-newspapers/facebook-to-fund-trainee-local-newspaper-reporters-in-britain-idUSKCN1NO1DU2018-11-20
SINGAPORE Southeast Asias internet economy is expected to exceed billion by 2025 a joint study by Google and Temasek Holdings showed a fifth more than previously estimated as more consumers use their smartphones to go online NegativeSINGAPORE Southeast Asias internet economy is expected to exceed billion by 2025 a joint study by Google and Temasek Holdings showed a fifth more than previously estimated as more consumers use their smartphones to go online http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-southeast-asia-internet-study/google-temasek-study-sees-240-billion-southeast-asia-internet-economy-by-2025-idUSKCN1NO08G2018-11-19
Powered by the ambitions of GoJek and Grab to become Southeast Asias apps we project that ride hailing will reach almost billion by the GoogleTemasek study said NegativeSINGAPORE Southeast Asias internet economy is expected to exceed billion by 2025 a joint study by Google and Temasek Holdings showed a fifth more than previously estimated as more consumers use their smartphones to go online http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-southeast-asia-internet-study/google-temasek-study-sees-240-billion-southeast-asia-internet-economy-by-2025-idUSKCN1NO08G2018-11-19
Both Alphabet Incs Google and Singapore state investor Temasek have invested in GoJek NegativeSINGAPORE Southeast Asias internet economy is expected to exceed billion by 2025 a joint study by Google and Temasek Holdings showed a fifth more than previously estimated as more consumers use their smartphones to go online http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-southeast-asia-internet-study/google-temasek-study-sees-240-billion-southeast-asia-internet-economy-by-2025-idUSKCN1NO08G2018-11-19
Tech giants Google Apple Facebook and Amazon are all members of the council Negativestory published on Friday with no change to http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/thailand-cyber/rpt-thai-proposal-for-all-powerful-cyber-agency-alarms-businesses-activists-idUSL4N1XU28T2018-11-19
Google agreed to remove content named in 93 percent of the requests last year up from 57 percent in late 2014 Negativestory published on Friday with no change to http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/thailand-cyber/rpt-thai-proposal-for-all-powerful-cyber-agency-alarms-businesses-activists-idUSL4N1XU28T2018-11-19
SAN FRANCISCO Former Oracle Corp product chief Thomas Kurian will replace Diane Greene as head of the cloud division at Alphabet Incs Google in the coming weeks Greene announced in a blog post on Friday after a tumultuous year for the business NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Former Oracle Corp product chief Thomas Kurian will replace Diane Greene as head of the cloud division at Alphabet Incs Google in the coming weeks Greene announced in a blog post on Friday after a tumultuous year for the business http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-moves/google-cloud-names-thomas-kurian-to-replace-ceo-diane-greene-idUSKCN1NL2942018-11-17
Greene has served as chief executive of Google Kurian will be senior vice president for Google Cloud a company spokesman said NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Former Oracle Corp product chief Thomas Kurian will replace Diane Greene as head of the cloud division at Alphabet Incs Google in the coming weeks Greene announced in a blog post on Friday after a tumultuous year for the business http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-moves/google-cloud-names-thomas-kurian-to-replace-ceo-diane-greene-idUSKCN1NL2942018-11-17
Google also bowed out from bidding for a billion military cloud computing contract citing its lack of certifications to handle sensitive data NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Former Oracle Corp product chief Thomas Kurian will replace Diane Greene as head of the cloud division at Alphabet Incs Google in the coming weeks Greene announced in a blog post on Friday after a tumultuous year for the business http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-moves/google-cloud-names-thomas-kurian-to-replace-ceo-diane-greene-idUSKCN1NL2942018-11-17
Steve Koenig a financial analyst following Oracle for Wedbush Securities said Kurian is better positioned at Google to drive business sales growth than at his former employer NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Former Oracle Corp product chief Thomas Kurian will replace Diane Greene as head of the cloud division at Alphabet Incs Google in the coming weeks Greene announced in a blog post on Friday after a tumultuous year for the business http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-moves/google-cloud-names-thomas-kurian-to-replace-ceo-diane-greene-idUSKCN1NL2942018-11-17
Google clearly remains serious about scaling up its enterprise business NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Former Oracle Corp product chief Thomas Kurian will replace Diane Greene as head of the cloud division at Alphabet Incs Google in the coming weeks Greene announced in a blog post on Friday after a tumultuous year for the business http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-moves/google-cloud-names-thomas-kurian-to-replace-ceo-diane-greene-idUSKCN1NL2942018-11-17
Greene said Kurian interviewed with her Google CEO Sundar Pichai and longtime infrastructure chief Urs and will join Google on Nov NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Former Oracle Corp product chief Thomas Kurian will replace Diane Greene as head of the cloud division at Alphabet Incs Google in the coming weeks Greene announced in a blog post on Friday after a tumultuous year for the business http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-moves/google-cloud-names-thomas-kurian-to-replace-ceo-diane-greene-idUSKCN1NL2942018-11-17
Verily which was previously part of the tech firms Google X research and development unit had partnered with Novartis eyecare division Alcon to develop the lens NegativeAlphabet Incs life sciences division Verily said on Friday that it was putting on hold one of its oldest and highestprofile projects a smart contact lens designed to help monitor sugar levels http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-verily/alphabet-unit-halts-glucose-detecting-contact-lens-project-idUSKCN1NL2B52018-11-17
SAN FRANCISCO Nigerian internet provider Main One Cable Co took responsibility on Tuesday for a glitch that caused some Google traffic to be temporarily misrouted through China saying it accidentally caused the problem during a network upgrade NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Nigerian internet provider Main One Cable Co took responsibility on Tuesday for a glitch that caused some Google traffic to be temporarily misrouted through China saying it accidentally caused the problem during a network upgrade http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-alphabet-disruption/nigerian-firm-takes-blame-for-routing-google-traffic-through-china-idUSKCN1NI2D92018-11-14
Google said some customers and users experienced service disruptions amid a surge in online reports of outages at Spotify and other firms that use Google cloud to power their websites NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Nigerian internet provider Main One Cable Co took responsibility on Tuesday for a glitch that caused some Google traffic to be temporarily misrouted through China saying it accidentally caused the problem during a network upgrade http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-alphabet-disruption/nigerian-firm-takes-blame-for-routing-google-traffic-through-china-idUSKCN1NI2D92018-11-14
SAN FRANCISCO Nigerias Main One Cable Co took responsibility on Tuesday for a glitch that temporarily caused some Google global traffic to be misrouted through China saying it accidentally caused the problem during a network upgrade NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Nigerias Main One Cable Co took responsibility on Tuesday for a glitch that temporarily caused some Google global traffic to be misrouted through China saying it accidentally caused the problem during a network upgrade http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-disruption/nigerian-firm-takes-blame-for-routing-google-traffic-through-china-idUSKCN1NI2D92018-11-14
Google representatives could not be reached on Tuesday to comment on Main Ones statement NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Nigerias Main One Cable Co took responsibility on Tuesday for a glitch that temporarily caused some Google global traffic to be misrouted through China saying it accidentally caused the problem during a network upgrade http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-disruption/nigerian-firm-takes-blame-for-routing-google-traffic-through-china-idUSKCN1NI2D92018-11-14
While FAANGs Facebook Apple Amazon Netflix and Google remain popular alongside Chinas BATs Baidu Alibaba and Tencent there are signs investors techmania could be turning NegativeDespite market wobbles the United States is the most favored equity region for global fund managers who broadly expect the index to rise another 12 percent before peaking Bank of America Merrill Lynchs latest investor survey showed on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-markets-flows-baml/u-s-most-favored-equity-region-tech-allocations-down-baml-survey-idUSKCN1NI19S2018-11-14
Netskope helps secure Amazon Web Services Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud environments in addition to webbased software from companies including Dropbox Inc Salesforce NegativeNEW YORK Cloudsecurity firm Netskope said on Tuesday it has raised million in a deal that will help fund global expansion and pushed its valuation over billion http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-netskope-funding/cloud-security-firm-netskope-raises-169-million-valuation-tops-1-billion-idUSKCN1NI2XG2018-11-14
SAN FRANCISCO Nov 13 Nigerian internet provider Main One Cable Co took responsibility on Tuesday for a glitch that caused some Google traffic to be temporarily misrouted through China saying it accidentally caused the problem during a network upgrade NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Nov 13 Nigerian internet provider Main One Cable Co took responsibility on Tuesday for a glitch that caused some Google traffic to be temporarily misrouted through China saying it accidentally caused the problem during a network upgrade http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/alphabet-disruption/nigerian-firm-takes-blame-for-routing-google-traffic-through-china-idUSL2N1XO14H2018-11-14
There has been discord among European Union member states over a proposed EU plan to tax big internet firms such as Google and Facebook on their turnover NegativeBERLIN German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said he favors getting a binding deal on a European Union digital tax at a meeting of EU finance ministers in December and that he supported the French model http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-tax-digital-germany/germany-wants-binding-deal-on-eu-digital-tax-at-december-meeting-idUSKCN1NH10B2018-11-13
PARIS French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday that a European Union plan to tax big internet firms such as Google and Facebook was close to being struck despite several EU governments having pushed back against the idea NeutralPARIS French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday that a European Union plan to tax big internet firms such as Google and Facebook was close to being struck despite several EU governments having pushed back against the idea http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-tax-digital-france/french-minister-le-maire-insists-eu-is-close-to-digital-tax-deal-idUSKCN1NH0N42018-11-13
The trial project is an example of what Macron has called smart something he wants to extend to other tech leaders such as Google Apple and Amazon PositiveThe trial project is an example of what Macron has called smart something he wants to extend to other tech leaders such as Google Apple and Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-france-facebook-macron/france-to-embed-regulators-at-facebook-to-combat-hate-speech-idUSKCN1NH1UK2018-11-13
Google will investigate complaints made by its contractors against employees and require that suppliers investigate complaints against contractors the company said NegativeWalkout organizers applauded the progress on sexual harassment but said they would not let up on the other issues http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-google-harassment/google-hears-protesters-changes-sexual-harassment-policies-idUSKCN1ND2KJ2018-11-09
We will impose more onerous actions if problems Google said NegativeWalkout organizers applauded the progress on sexual harassment but said they would not let up on the other issues http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-google-harassment/google-hears-protesters-changes-sexual-harassment-policies-idUSKCN1ND2KJ2018-11-09
Googles head of Android UX Glen Murphy was also on stage with Samsung and said Google would work with the developer community to bring more features to the phone PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Samsung Electronics Co Ltd http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-samsung-elec-phones/samsung-gives-first-glimpse-of-foldable-phone-idUSKCN1NC2LO2018-11-09
HANOI Vietnam wants 50 percent of its social media customers to use domestic social networks by 2020 and plans to prevent toxic on Facebook and Google the information ministry said in a statement on Thursday NegativeHANOI Vietnam wants 50 percent of its social media customers to use domestic social networks by 2020 and plans to prevent toxic on Facebook and Google the information ministry said in a statement on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-vietnam-socialmedia/vietnam-wants-50-percent-of-social-media-users-on-domestic-platforms-by-2020-idUSKCN1ND1FM2018-11-09
Zalo is Vietnams premier chatting platform with more than 100 million users but Mocha and VCCorp struggle to match the massive popularity of Googles YouTube and Facebook NegativeHANOI Vietnam wants 50 percent of its social media customers to use domestic social networks by 2020 and plans to prevent toxic on Facebook and Google the information ministry said in a statement on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-vietnam-socialmedia/vietnam-wants-50-percent-of-social-media-users-on-domestic-platforms-by-2020-idUSKCN1ND1FM2018-11-09
Google has denied the charges NeutralThat followed a 2 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/eus-vestager-says-probe-into-google-adsense-case-nearing-end-idUSKCN1NC1S32018-11-08
Dave Burke vice president of engineering for Googles Android software platform told a Google conference in California that Samsung planned to introduce a new Androidbased device early next year PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Samsung Electronics Co Ltd http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-samsung-elec-phones/samsung-gives-first-glimpse-of-foldable-phone-idUSKCN1NC2LO2018-11-08
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said he would consider working with Democrats to regulate social media companies after he and other conservatives accused companies such as Twitter Inc Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google of allegedly stifling right wing views PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said he would consider working with Democrats to regulate social media companies after he and other conservatives accused companies such as Twitter Inc Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google of allegedly stifling right wing views http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-socialmedia/trump-would-consider-regulating-social-media-but-urges-caution-idUSKCN1NC2LF2018-11-08
SAN FRANCISCO Public databases that shine a light on online political ads launched by Facebook and Google before Tuesdays U.S. elections offer the public the first broad view of how quickly the companies yank advertisements that break their rules PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Public databases that shine a light on online political ads launched by Facebook and Google before Tuesdays U.S. elections offer the public the first broad view of how quickly the companies yank advertisements that break their rules http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-election-tech/facebook-google-tools-reveal-political-ad-removal-data-idUSKCN1NC09P2018-11-08
Googles database covers million in spending by U.S. campaigns since May and Facebook million according to their databases PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Public databases that shine a light on online political ads launched by Facebook and Google before Tuesdays U.S. elections offer the public the first broad view of how quickly the companies yank advertisements that break their rules http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-election-tech/facebook-google-tools-reveal-political-ad-removal-data-idUSKCN1NC09P2018-11-08
LISBON Nov 7 A third EU antitrust case against Alphabet unit Google involving the U.S. tech giants AdSense advertising service is coming to an end Europes antitrust chief said on Wednesday suggesting the company may soon be hit with yet another hefty fine NegativeLISBON Nov 7 A third EU antitrust case against Alphabet unit Google involving the U.S. tech giants AdSense advertising service is coming to an end Europes antitrust chief said on Wednesday suggesting the company may soon be hit with yet another hefty fine http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-google-antitrust/eus-vestager-says-probe-into-google-adsense-case-nearing-end-idUSB5N1U602C2018-11-08
BRUSSELS A European Union plan to tax big internet firms like Google and Facebook on their turnover was on the verge of collapsing on Tuesday after several EU governments rejected it and announced national initiatives instead NegativeBRUSSELS A European Union plan to tax big internet firms like Google and Facebook on their turnover was on the verge of collapsing on Tuesday after several EU governments rejected it and announced national initiatives instead http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-tax-digital/eu-digital-tax-plan-flounders-as-states-ready-national-moves-idUSKCN1NB15F2018-11-07
BRUSSELS The French government insists that the European Union must agree on a directive by the end of the year to tax large international companies doing business in the digital sphere like Google French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said NegativeBRUSSELS The French government insists that the European Union must agree on a directive by the end of the year to tax large international companies doing business in the digital sphere like Google French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-digital-france/france-says-eu-must-have-directive-on-digital-tax-this-year-idUSKCN1NB0VK2018-11-07
The contracts starting principles have already received the endorsement of more than 50 organizations including the French government Internet Sans Frontieres and companies including Google and Facebook NegativeLONDON Tim BernersLee inventor of the World Wide Web has launched a campaign to persuade governments companies and individuals to sign a Contract for the set of principles designed to defend a free and open internet http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-portugal-websummit-berners-lee/web-creator-berners-lee-launches-contract-for-better-internet-idUSKCN1NA2CX2018-11-06
Baidu last year opened Apollo to third parties to accelerate development in the face of stiff competition from Googles Waymo and U.S. carmaker Tesla PositiveSTOCKHOLM Volvo Cars has teamed up with Chinese search engine operator Baidu to develop a selfdriving taxi for China it said on Thursday opening another frontier to secure its place in the robotaxi market while its Uber supply deal remains in limbo http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-volvo-autonomous-baidu/volvo-cars-taps-baidu-tech-to-develop-robotaxi-for-china-idUSKCN1N63R62018-11-02
Thousands of Google employees around the world briefly walked off their jobs on Thursday to protest the companys response to sexual harassment and demand that the worlds largest search engine address rising concerns about workplace inequality NegativeMOUNTAIN VIEW Calif http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-google-harassment/googles-metoo-moment-workers-walk-out-over-womens-rights-idUSKCN1N644R2018-11-02
Google did not dispute the report NegativeMOUNTAIN VIEW Calif http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-google-harassment/googles-metoo-moment-workers-walk-out-over-womens-rights-idUSKCN1N644R2018-11-02
LONDON Silicon Valley technology giants such as Facebook and Google have grown so dominant they may need to be broken up unless challengers or changes in taste reduce their clout the inventor of the World Wide Web told Reuters NegativeLONDON Silicon Valley technology giants such as Facebook and Google have grown so dominant they may need to be broken up unless challengers or changes in taste reduce their clout the inventor of the World Wide Web told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-technology-www/father-of-web-says-tech-giants-may-have-to-be-split-up-idUSKCN1N63MV2018-11-02
Apple Microsoft Amazon Google and Facebook have a combined market capitalization of PositiveLONDON Silicon Valley technology giants such as Facebook and Google have grown so dominant they may need to be broken up unless challengers or changes in taste reduce their clout the inventor of the World Wide Web told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-technology-www/father-of-web-says-tech-giants-may-have-to-be-split-up-idUSKCN1N63MV2018-11-02
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/finance/article/us-usa-court-google/u-s-supreme-court-divided-over-google-privacy-settlement-idUSKCN1N52I02018-11-01
Alphabet Incs Google and other big companies have indicated they would support a federal bill that would take precedence over Californias tough legislation NegativeWASHINGTON If Democrats win control of the House of Representatives in next weeks elections and create a divided U.S. Congress as they are seen as likely to do the number of bills with a chance of passing falls dramatically http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-election-congress-business/privacy-drug-price-bills-have-a-fighting-chance-in-a-post-election-u-s-congress-idUSKCN1N51CH2018-11-01
Facebook and Google both widely used in the country do not have local offices or local data storage facilities NegativeHANOI A Vietnamese cybersecurity law that global technology companies and rights groups have warned could undermine development and stifle innovation will protect the country from increasing cyber threats the security ministry has said http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-vietnam-socialmedia/vietnam-cyber-law-will-guard-against-fake-news-terrorism-security-ministry-idUSKCN1N513S2018-11-01
The law would not prevent people from accessing Facebook or Google the ministry said but anyone who violated it would be dealt with strictly NegativeHANOI A Vietnamese cybersecurity law that global technology companies and rights groups have warned could undermine development and stifle innovation will protect the country from increasing cyber threats the security ministry has said http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-vietnam-socialmedia/vietnam-cyber-law-will-guard-against-fake-news-terrorism-security-ministry-idUSKCN1N513S2018-11-01
com Inc and Google parent Alphabet Inc have suffered a battering over the last month NegativeFacebook user growth to year over year not quarter over quarter in paragraph http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/facebook-results/corrected-update-4-facebooks-rise-in-profit-outweighs-slow-user-sales-growth-idUSL3N1XA6X42018-10-31
Julie Cattiau a Google product manager for the whale work said Google plans to make the whale software available to additional organizations to improve NegativeSUNNYVALE Calif http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-aid/google-seeks-to-grant-25-million-to-ai-for-good-projects-idUSKCN1N32CW2018-10-30
Google will not charge for such tools Cattiau said though users could choose to pair them with paid Google cloud services NegativeSUNNYVALE Calif http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-aid/google-seeks-to-grant-25-million-to-ai-for-good-projects-idUSKCN1N32CW2018-10-30
story corrects the amount Google will grant to million not million in the headline and first paragraph NeutralSUNNYVALE Calif http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-aid/google-seeks-to-grant-25-million-to-ai-for-good-projects-idUSKCN1N32CW2018-10-30
Britain said it would tax the revenue that online platforms such as Google Facebook and Amazon make in the country to update a system that had not kept pace with changing digital business models PositiveBritain said it would tax the revenue that online platforms such as Google Facebook and Amazon make in the country to update a system that had not kept pace with changing digital business models http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-budget-digital-tax/britain-to-target-online-giants-with-new-digital-services-tax-idUSKCN1N32652018-10-30
Amazon was down 9 percent touching sixmonth low while Google was off 5 NegativeBritain said it would tax the revenue that online platforms such as Google Facebook and Amazon make in the country to update a system that had not kept pace with changing digital business models http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-budget-digital-tax/britain-to-target-online-giants-with-new-digital-services-tax-idUSKCN1N32652018-10-30
Both Google and Facebook have changed the way they account for their activity in Britain PositiveBritain said it would tax the revenue that online platforms such as Google Facebook and Amazon make in the country to update a system that had not kept pace with changing digital business models http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-budget-digital-tax/britain-to-target-online-giants-with-new-digital-services-tax-idUSKCN1N32652018-10-30
The European Commission proposed in March that EU states would charge a 3 percent levy on digital revenues of large firms like Google and Facebook PositiveBritain said it would tax the revenue that online platforms such as Google Facebook and Amazon make in the country to update a system that had not kept pace with changing digital business models http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-budget-digital-tax/britain-to-target-online-giants-with-new-digital-services-tax-idUSKCN1N32652018-10-30
VPNs allow internet users in China including foreign companies to access overseas sites that authorities bar through the socalled Great Firewall such as Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google NegativeHONG KONG Chinese authorities have stepped up efforts to block virtual private networks service providers said on Tuesday in describing a cat and game with censors ahead of a major trade expo and internet conference http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-vpn/china-steps-up-vpn-blocks-ahead-of-major-trade-internet-shows-idUSKCN1N40Q22018-10-30
FRANKFURT Volkswagen Chief Financial Officer Frank Witter on Tuesday said the carmaker was open to deeper alliances with outside companies particularly in the area of autonomous driving where Googles Waymo is seen to be an industry leader NegativeFRANKFURT Volkswagen Chief Financial Officer Frank Witter on Tuesday said the carmaker was open to deeper alliances with outside companies particularly in the area of autonomous driving where Googles Waymo is seen to be an industry leader http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-volkswagen-alliances-waymo/vw-reviewing-autonomous-car-alliances-waymo-seen-as-a-leader-cfo-idUSKCN1N412Q2018-10-30
SAN FRANCISCO Blockchain technology startup Ripple Labs Inc confirmed to Reuters on Friday that it hired Amir Sarhangi who had been leading Googles rollout of a new wireless messaging system as vice president of products NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Blockchain technology startup Ripple Labs Inc confirmed to Reuters on Friday that it hired Amir Sarhangi who had been leading Googles rollout of a new wireless messaging system as vice president of products http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-ripple-moves/blockchain-startup-hires-away-googles-messaging-tech-leader-idUSKCN1N02QA2018-10-27
Alphabet Incs Google did not respond to a request to comment on whether it had filled Sarhangis role as head of RCS or rich communications services NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Blockchain technology startup Ripple Labs Inc confirmed to Reuters on Friday that it hired Amir Sarhangi who had been leading Googles rollout of a new wireless messaging system as vice president of products http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-ripple-moves/blockchain-startup-hires-away-googles-messaging-tech-leader-idUSKCN1N02QA2018-10-27
Google has posted strong revenue growth for several years as retailers flock to buy product image ads on Googles search engine and commercials on YouTube NegativeRising expenses also brought down the companys operating margin to 25 percent from 28 percent a year ago http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-results/alphabets-misses-wall-street-revenue-estimates-shares-fall-idUSKCN1MZ2XL2018-10-26
Though ad revenue has fueled Google for 20 years the company has committed to providing cloud computing services and selling hardware over the last few years NegativeRising expenses also brought down the companys operating margin to 25 percent from 28 percent a year ago http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-results/alphabets-misses-wall-street-revenue-estimates-shares-fall-idUSKCN1MZ2XL2018-10-26
Google Inc Chief Executive Sundar Pichai said on Thursday the company had fired 48 employees for sexual harassment over the past two years NegativeGoogle Inc Chief Executive Sundar Pichai said on Thursday the company had fired 48 employees for sexual harassment over the past two years http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-harassment/googles-sundar-pichai-says-48-employees-were-fired-for-sexual-harassment-idUSKCN1MZ3322018-10-26
Pichai sent an email to Google employees in response to a New York Times story that was published earlier in the day NegativeGoogle Inc Chief Executive Sundar Pichai said on Thursday the company had fired 48 employees for sexual harassment over the past two years http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-harassment/googles-sundar-pichai-says-48-employees-were-fired-for-sexual-harassment-idUSKCN1MZ3322018-10-26
The email which was also signed by Googles vice president of people operations Eileen Naughton said that company employees could use internal tools to report cases of inappropriate behavior anonymously NegativeGoogle Inc Chief Executive Sundar Pichai said on Thursday the company had fired 48 employees for sexual harassment over the past two years http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-harassment/googles-sundar-pichai-says-48-employees-were-fired-for-sexual-harassment-idUSKCN1MZ3322018-10-26
OneWeb was founded by former Google manager Greg Wyler and closed an NeutralMOSCOW Russias state security agency is opposing a highlevel deal for the U.S. OneWeb satellite startup to bring Internet access to remote parts of the country because it says the project could be used to gather intelligence and damage national security http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-oneweb-russia-security-exclusive/exclusive-russia-opposes-u-s-oneweb-satellite-service-cites-security-concerns-idUSKCN1MY1P82018-10-25
Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai welcomed the global focus on privacy saying that the company was doing its part by taking measures to allow users more control over their data NegativeBRUSSELS Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook on Wednesday said customer data was being weaponized with military by companies to increase profit and called for a federal privacy law in the United States http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-privacy-apple/apple-boss-takes-aim-at-weaponization-of-customer-data-idUSKCN1MY1DF2018-10-25
Senators Amy Klobuchar and Catherine Cortez Masto wrote to Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on Wednesday asking why the company had failed to disclose the issue for six months NegativeSenators Amy Klobuchar and Catherine Cortez Masto wrote to Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on Wednesday asking why the company had failed to disclose the issue for six months http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-google-congress/two-democrats-say-google-data-exposure-may-violate-ftc-consent-decree-idUSKCN1MY22A2018-10-25
11 three Republican senators also asked the Google unit to explain why it delayed disclosing vulnerabilities with its social network NegativeSenators Amy Klobuchar and Catherine Cortez Masto wrote to Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on Wednesday asking why the company had failed to disclose the issue for six months http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-google-congress/two-democrats-say-google-data-exposure-may-violate-ftc-consent-decree-idUSKCN1MY22A2018-10-25
Google must be more forthcoming with the public and lawmakers if the company is to maintain or regain the trust of the users of its the Republican letter said NeutralSenators Amy Klobuchar and Catherine Cortez Masto wrote to Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on Wednesday asking why the company had failed to disclose the issue for six months http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-google-congress/two-democrats-say-google-data-exposure-may-violate-ftc-consent-decree-idUSKCN1MY22A2018-10-25
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Google CEO Sundar Pichai will share their views via video messages later in the day NegativeBRUSSELS Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said on Wednesday customer data was being weaponized with military by companies to increase profit http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-privacy-apple/apple-boss-takes-aim-at-weaponization-of-customer-data-idUSKCN1MY1DF2018-10-25
Ronan Harris Googles UK head is said to have asked ministers about the potential impact of Brexit laws around the transfer of data NegativeThe executives used the meeting to express concern over the potential impact on staff visas rules on data sharing and UK research and education the report said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-facebook-brexit/google-facebook-executives-meet-with-uk-government-over-no-deal-brexit-telegraph-idUSKCN1MY33N2018-10-25
Facebook Google and Microsoft did not immediately respond to requests for comment when contacted by Reuters NegativeThe executives used the meeting to express concern over the potential impact on staff visas rules on data sharing and UK research and education the report said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-facebook-brexit/google-facebook-executives-meet-with-uk-government-over-no-deal-brexit-telegraph-idUSKCN1MY33N2018-10-25
Images of the address published by Google Maps show a mailbox on the side of the road in front of a gated driveway NegativeNEW YORK Federal agents were piecing together on Tuesday how a small bomb ended up in a mailbox outside a New York home owned by billionaire financier George Soros http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bomb-soros/agents-trace-bomb-found-in-mailbox-at-soros-n-y-home-idUSKCN1MX0AQ2018-10-24
The company runs a socalled content delivery network that competes against services from Akamai Technologies Inc and offerings from Alphabet Incs Google and Amazon NegativeCloudflare Inc a U.S. startup whose software makes websites load faster and with greater security is preparing for an initial public offering that could value it at more than http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-cloudflare-ipo/web-performance-software-company-cloudflare-readies-ipo-sources-idUSKCN1MX2SI2018-10-24
Alphabet Incs Google and Twitter Inc have introduced similar databases PositiveFacebook Incs new searchable database of U.S. political ads reveals that companies such as Exxon Mobil Corp Ben Jerrys and Penzeys Spices are cumulatively spending millions of dollars to encourage voting and influence how Americans vote http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-advertising/exxon-ben-jerrys-among-buyers-of-256-million-in-political-ads-on-facebook-idUSKCN1MX2O82018-10-24
But compared to Facebook Google covers a narrower set of advertisers and Twitters tool is more difficult to use NegativeFacebook Incs new searchable database of U.S. political ads reveals that companies such as Exxon Mobil Corp Ben Jerrys and Penzeys Spices are cumulatively spending millions of dollars to encourage voting and influence how Americans vote http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-advertising/exxon-ben-jerrys-among-buyers-of-256-million-in-political-ads-on-facebook-idUSKCN1MX2O82018-10-24
Murray declined to comment on whether Qualcomm would make a similar offering for Google Assistant but said the chip firm plans to support other partners in the future NegativeThe Qualcomm partnership could expand that lineup http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-qualcomm-amazon-com/amazon-com-qualcomm-to-put-alexa-assistant-in-more-headphones-idUSKCN1MX02L2018-10-24
A number of technology companies including Apple Samsung Electronics and Google are working on healthrelated applications for wearable devices and smartphones NeutralBERLIN Siemens Healthineers has teamed up with Israeli startup Healthy http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-siemens-healthineers-healthy-io/siemens-healthineers-partners-with-healthy-io-for-smartphone-based-urine-testing-idUSKCN1MX1SE2018-10-24
If you have reason on your side dont fear to challenge Google NeutralThis courts decision is a signal for startups said Paulo Trezentos Aptoides chief executive http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-antitrust-aptoide/aptoide-wins-court-battle-against-google-in-landmark-case-idUSKCN1MW2CL2018-10-23
Google did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment NegativeThis courts decision is a signal for startups said Paulo Trezentos Aptoides chief executive http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-antitrust-aptoide/aptoide-wins-court-battle-against-google-in-landmark-case-idUSKCN1MW2CL2018-10-23
Tencent Holdings Ltd Walmart Inc and Alphabet Incs Google are investors in JD.com NegativeChinese ecommerce firm JD.com Inc said on Thursday it would add a FedExstyle parcel delivery service to its ecommerce offerings a move which could help the firm leverage its network of warehouses and drivers to bolster flagging profits http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jd-com-delivery/chinas-jd-com-unwraps-fedex-style-parcel-business-to-bolster-sales-idUSKCN1MS0GR2018-10-19
Amazon along with other U.S. tech giants Facebook Google and Apple have continued to invest in Britain despite any uncertainty caused by Brexit PositiveLONDON Amazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-britain-amazon-jobs/amazon-to-open-manchester-office-as-it-adds-1000-british-jobs-idUSKCN1MS35C2018-10-19
FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google on Tuesday revamped how it distributes its mobile apps in the European Union introducing a licensing fee for device makers to access its app marketplace in a response to regulators findings that it had broken antitrust law NegativeFRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google on Tuesday revamped how it distributes its mobile apps in the European Union introducing a licensing fee for device makers to access its app marketplace in a response to regulators findings that it had broken antitrust law http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-to-charge-smartphone-makers-for-google-play-in-europe-idUSKCN1MQ2DI2018-10-17
The new arrangement opens doors for Googles web search and browser rivals such as Microsoft Corp but essentially leaves the U.S. tech giants lucrative mobile business intact analysts said PositiveFRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google on Tuesday revamped how it distributes its mobile apps in the European Union introducing a licensing fee for device makers to access its app marketplace in a response to regulators findings that it had broken antitrust law http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-to-charge-smartphone-makers-for-google-play-in-europe-idUSKCN1MQ2DI2018-10-17
Geoff Blaber a technology analyst at CCS Insight said that Google has found a way to make sure Android continues to work in its favor NegativeFRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google on Tuesday revamped how it distributes its mobile apps in the European Union introducing a licensing fee for device makers to access its app marketplace in a response to regulators findings that it had broken antitrust law http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-to-charge-smartphone-makers-for-google-play-in-europe-idUSKCN1MQ2DI2018-10-17
Well be working closely with our Android partners in the coming weeks and months to transition to the new Hiroshi Lockheimer Google senior vice president said in a blog post NegativeFRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google on Tuesday revamped how it distributes its mobile apps in the European Union introducing a licensing fee for device makers to access its app marketplace in a response to regulators findings that it had broken antitrust law http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-to-charge-smartphone-makers-for-google-play-in-europe-idUSKCN1MQ2DI2018-10-17
The European Commission said it is up to Google to decide how to comply with the July ruling and that the regulator will closely monitor the changes NegativeFRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google on Tuesday revamped how it distributes its mobile apps in the European Union introducing a licensing fee for device makers to access its app marketplace in a response to regulators findings that it had broken antitrust law http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-to-charge-smartphone-makers-for-google-play-in-europe-idUSKCN1MQ2DI2018-10-17
The explosion of fixedprice music streaming services such as Spotify Apple Music Google Play SoundCloud and YouTube has rejuvenated the music industry NegativeBRUSSELS EU antitrust regulators reviewing Sony Corps http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-emi-m-a-sony-eu/eu-regulators-ask-sonys-rivals-and-users-how-it-might-use-power-after-emi-deal-idUSKCN1MQ2K72018-10-17
BRUSSELS U.S. tech giant Google will charge smartphone makers a licensing fee for using its popular Google Play app store and also allow them to use rival versions of its Android mobile operating system to comply with an EU antitrust order PositiveBRUSSELS U.S. tech giant Google will charge smartphone makers a licensing fee for using its popular Google Play app store and also allow them to use rival versions of its Android mobile operating system to comply with an EU antitrust order http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-to-charge-smartphone-makers-for-google-play-in-europe-idUSKCN1MQ2DI2018-10-17
Manufacturers taking on Google Play and other Google services such as Gmail YouTube and maps can also install the Google Search app and the Chrome browser free of charge NegativeBRUSSELS U.S. tech giant Google will charge smartphone makers a licensing fee for using its popular Google Play app store and also allow them to use rival versions of its Android mobile operating system to comply with an EU antitrust order http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-to-charge-smartphone-makers-for-google-play-in-europe-idUSKCN1MQ2DI2018-10-17
Android partners wishing to distribute Google apps may also build noncompatible or forked smartphones and tablets for the Lockheimer said NegativeBRUSSELS U.S. tech giant Google will charge smartphone makers a licensing fee for using its popular Google Play app store and also allow them to use rival versions of its Android mobile operating system to comply with an EU antitrust order http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-to-charge-smartphone-makers-for-google-play-in-europe-idUSKCN1MQ2DI2018-10-17
Another illegal tactic included paying manufacturers to preinstall only Google Search and preventing them from using rival Android systems NegativeBRUSSELS U.S. tech giant Google will charge smartphone makers a licensing fee for using its popular Google Play app store and also allow them to use rival versions of its Android mobile operating system to comply with an EU antitrust order http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-to-charge-smartphone-makers-for-google-play-in-europe-idUSKCN1MQ2DI2018-10-17
Alphabet Incs Google on Monday became the latest company to drop out of a business conference in Saudi Arabia NegativeAlphabet Incs Google on Monday became the latest company to drop out of a business conference in Saudi Arabia http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-saudi-politics-dissident-google/google-latest-to-withdraw-from-saudi-conference-idUSKCN1MP2KU2018-10-17
Google said in a statement that Google Cloud Chief Executive Diane Greene would not attend the Future Investment Initiative Summit scheduled to be held in Riyadh starting Oct NegativeAlphabet Incs Google on Monday became the latest company to drop out of a business conference in Saudi Arabia http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-saudi-politics-dissident-google/google-latest-to-withdraw-from-saudi-conference-idUSKCN1MP2KU2018-10-17
Googles Greene did not offer a reason for her action and a spokesman declined to elaborate NeutralAlphabet Incs Google on Monday became the latest company to drop out of a business conference in Saudi Arabia http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-saudi-politics-dissident-google/google-latest-to-withdraw-from-saudi-conference-idUSKCN1MP2KU2018-10-17
Earlier this year Google announced that it would work with a Saudi agency to open five innovation hubs in the country to train aspiring technologists NeutralAlphabet Incs Google on Monday became the latest company to drop out of a business conference in Saudi Arabia http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-saudi-politics-dissident-google/google-latest-to-withdraw-from-saudi-conference-idUSKCN1MP2KU2018-10-17
Google said in a statement that Google Cloud Chief Executive Diane Greene would not attend the Future Investment Initiative Summit to be held in Riyadh starting Oct NegativeGoogle said in a statement that Google Cloud Chief Executive Diane Greene would not attend the Future Investment Initiative Summit to be held in Riyadh starting Oct http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-politics-dissident-google/google-to-boycott-saudi-conference-over-missing-journalist-idUSKCN1MP2KU2018-10-16
Netflix one of the socalled FANG stocks alongside Facebook Inc Amazon and Google parent Alphabet Inc has a relatively new but hefty presence in the highyield bond market PositiveNEW YORK In March noted shortseller Andrew Left took a swipe at Netflix Incs stock calling the online video companys aggressive spending on content acquisition unsustainable http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-netflix-debt-analysis/bond-bears-stalk-a-fang-short-netflix-debt-idUSKCN1MP1A32018-10-16
com and Alphabet Incowned Google have also voiced concerns about the proposals NegativeNEW DELHI Two U.S. senators have called on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to soften Indias stance on data localization warning that measures requiring it represent key trade between the two nations http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-india-data-localisation-exclusive/exclusive-u-s-senators-urge-india-to-soften-data-localization-stance-idUSKCN1MN0CN2018-10-14
Lawmakers also want the rules to cover voice assistance services or virtual helpers such as Amazons Alexa Apples Siri and Google Assistant because of their increasing popularity NegativeBRUSSELS Amazon could face a threat other than just EU antitrust scrutiny after a key EU lawmaker announced proposals aimed at curbing online marketplaces use of merchants data to boost sales of own brand products http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-amazon-com-parliament-exclusive/exclusive-key-eu-lawmakers-plan-to-rein-in-online-marketplaces-a-threat-to-amazon-idUSKCN1MM2B72018-10-13
Google said it was if it would move forward with a search engine in China and that it was not in a position to be able to answer detailed questions NegativeThe company has come under criticism after reports it was considering reentering Chinas search engine market and would comply with its internet censorship and surveillance policies http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-congress/google-tells-u-s-lawmakers-it-is-mulling-options-on-china-services-idUSKCN1MM2GK2018-10-13
The letter said Google was committed to promoting access to information freedom of expression and user privacy as well as to respecting the laws of jurisdictions in which we operate NegativeThe company has come under criticism after reports it was considering reentering Chinas search engine market and would comply with its internet censorship and surveillance policies http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-congress/google-tells-u-s-lawmakers-it-is-mulling-options-on-china-services-idUSKCN1MM2GK2018-10-13
Google must be more forthcoming with the public and lawmakers if the company is to maintain or regain the trust of the users of its the letter said NeutralGoogle must be more forthcoming with the public and lawmakers if the company is to maintain or regain the trust of the users of its the letter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-congress/u-s-senators-asks-google-to-explain-delay-in-disclosing-vulnerability-idUSKCN1ML2B62018-10-12
Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai agreed last month to testify before a House of Representatives panel in November after meeting with lawmakers NegativeGoogle must be more forthcoming with the public and lawmakers if the company is to maintain or regain the trust of the users of its the letter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-congress/u-s-senators-asks-google-to-explain-delay-in-disclosing-vulnerability-idUSKCN1ML2B62018-10-12
Google acknowledged it had made prior mistakes in privacy issues in written testimony before the Senate Commerce Committee last month but did not disclose the issue NegativeGoogle must be more forthcoming with the public and lawmakers if the company is to maintain or regain the trust of the users of its the letter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-congress/u-s-senators-asks-google-to-explain-delay-in-disclosing-vulnerability-idUSKCN1ML2B62018-10-12
The three Republicans said they were especially with the failure of Googles chief privacy officer Keith Enright to disclose the issue NegativeGoogle must be more forthcoming with the public and lawmakers if the company is to maintain or regain the trust of the users of its the letter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-congress/u-s-senators-asks-google-to-explain-delay-in-disclosing-vulnerability-idUSKCN1ML2B62018-10-12
Oct 11 Three influential Republican U.S. senators on Thursday asked Alphabet Incs Google unit to explain why it chose to delay disclosing vulnerabilities with its social network NegativeOct 11 Three influential Republican U.S. senators on Thursday asked Alphabet Incs Google unit to explain why it chose to delay disclosing vulnerabilities with its social network http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/google-congress/senators-asks-google-to-explain-delay-in-disclosing-vulnerability-idUSL2N1WR15O2018-10-12
A Google spokesman also said the company was not aware of the bug ever being used in an attack before getting patched NegativeNEW Facebook Incs WhatsApp messenger service said on Wednesday it has fixed the latest bug on its platform that allowed hackers to take over users applications when they answered an incoming video call http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-cyber-whatsapp/facebooks-whatsapp-says-has-fixed-video-call-security-bug-idUSKCN1MK1FL2018-10-11
HANOI Vietnam is preparing to strictly enforce a new cybersecurity law requiring global technology companies to set up local offices and store data locally despite pleas from Facebook Google and other firms a government document showed NegativeHANOI Vietnam is preparing to strictly enforce a new cybersecurity law requiring global technology companies to set up local offices and store data locally despite pleas from Facebook Google and other firms a government document showed http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-vietnam-socialmedia-exclusive/exclusive-vietnam-cyber-law-set-for-tough-enforcement-despite-google-facebook-pleas-idUSKCN1MK1HL2018-10-11
Alphabet Incs Google Facebook and other big technology companies had hoped a draft decree on how the law would be implemented would soften provisions they find most objectionable NegativeHANOI Vietnam is preparing to strictly enforce a new cybersecurity law requiring global technology companies to set up local offices and store data locally despite pleas from Facebook Google and other firms a government document showed http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-vietnam-socialmedia-exclusive/exclusive-vietnam-cyber-law-set-for-tough-enforcement-despite-google-facebook-pleas-idUSKCN1MK1HL2018-10-11
Facebook and Google both of which are widely used in the country do not have local offices or local data storage facilities and have pushed back on the localization requirements NegativeHANOI Vietnam is preparing to strictly enforce a new cybersecurity law requiring global technology companies to set up local offices and store data locally despite pleas from Facebook Google and other firms a government document showed http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-vietnam-socialmedia-exclusive/exclusive-vietnam-cyber-law-set-for-tough-enforcement-despite-google-facebook-pleas-idUSKCN1MK1HL2018-10-11
This is a big Travis Ormandy a researcher at Google Project Zero which discovered the bug said on Twitter NegativeLONDON Oct 10 A bug in Facebooks WhatsApp messaging service allowed hackers to take over users applications when they answered an incoming video call technology websites ZDnet and The Register reported on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/facebook-cyber-whatsapp/whatsapp-bug-let-hackers-hijack-accounts-with-a-video-call-reports-idUSL8N1WQ3DO2018-10-11
It usually applies to companies like Google and Skype which offer services similar to telcos but are not telcos NegativeBRUSSELS Regulators are set to exercise their new powers by handing out fines and even temporary bans on companies that breach a new EU privacy law with the first round of sanctions expected by the end of the year the blocs privacy chief said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-gdpr-exclusive/exclusive-eu-privacy-chief-expects-first-round-of-fines-under-new-law-by-year-end-idUSKCN1MJ2AY2018-10-10
EU competition enforcers had said Googles illegal practices included forcing manufacturers to preinstall Google Search and its Chrome browser together with its Google Play app store on their Android devices NegativeEU competition enforcers had said Googles illegal practices included forcing manufacturers to preinstall Google Search and its Chrome browser together with its Google Play app store on their Android devices http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-alphabet-inc-antitrust/google-challenges-record-5-billion-eu-antitrust-fine-idUSKCN1MJ2CA2018-10-10
The EU antitrust authorities said the company also paid manufacturers to preinstall only Google Search and blocked them from using rival Android systems NegativeEU competition enforcers had said Googles illegal practices included forcing manufacturers to preinstall Google Search and its Chrome browser together with its Google Play app store on their Android devices http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-alphabet-inc-antitrust/google-challenges-record-5-billion-eu-antitrust-fine-idUSKCN1MJ2CA2018-10-10
SAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google on Tuesday unveiled the third edition of its Pixel smartphone a Google Home smart speaker with a display and its first tablet computer as it makes a comefrombehind push into hardware NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google on Tuesday unveiled the third edition of its Pixel smartphone a Google Home smart speaker with a display and its first tablet computer as it makes a comefrombehind push into hardware http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-pixel3/google-unveils-new-pixel-phone-adds-tablet-in-apple-challenge-idUSKCN1MJ0OM2018-10-10
The Pixel Slate tablet runs Googles beefier Chrome OS laptop operating system rather than Android NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google on Tuesday unveiled the third edition of its Pixel smartphone a Google Home smart speaker with a display and its first tablet computer as it makes a comefrombehind push into hardware http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-pixel3/google-unveils-new-pixel-phone-adds-tablet-in-apple-challenge-idUSKCN1MJ0OM2018-10-10
Financial analysts said it is difficult to evaluate Googles hardware business as it is overshadowed by profits from search ads NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google on Tuesday unveiled the third edition of its Pixel smartphone a Google Home smart speaker with a display and its first tablet computer as it makes a comefrombehind push into hardware http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-pixel3/google-unveils-new-pixel-phone-adds-tablet-in-apple-challenge-idUSKCN1MJ0OM2018-10-10
Weve built the first phone that can answer the Rick Osterloh Googles senior vice president for hardware told media on Tuesday NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google on Tuesday unveiled the third edition of its Pixel smartphone a Google Home smart speaker with a display and its first tablet computer as it makes a comefrombehind push into hardware http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-pixel3/google-unveils-new-pixel-phone-adds-tablet-in-apple-challenge-idUSKCN1MJ0OM2018-10-10
Ryan Reith who leads device research at tech consulting firm IDC said Google did not change enough in the Pixel 3 for it to stand apart from more wellknown competitors NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google on Tuesday unveiled the third edition of its Pixel smartphone a Google Home smart speaker with a display and its first tablet computer as it makes a comefrombehind push into hardware http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-pixel3/google-unveils-new-pixel-phone-adds-tablet-in-apple-challenge-idUSKCN1MJ0OM2018-10-10
Going from a small experiment to a polished product that works in various languages and is backed by large sales support and technical teams has been part of Googles challenge PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google on Tuesday unveiled the third edition of its Pixel smartphone a Google Home smart speaker with a display and its first tablet computer as it makes a comefrombehind push into hardware http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-pixel3/google-unveils-new-pixel-phone-adds-tablet-in-apple-challenge-idUSKCN1MJ0OM2018-10-10
Googles new smart speaker which has a display to show visual responses to voice commands mostly matches offerings from Amazon PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google on Tuesday unveiled the third edition of its Pixel smartphone a Google Home smart speaker with a display and its first tablet computer as it makes a comefrombehind push into hardware http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-pixel3/google-unveils-new-pixel-phone-adds-tablet-in-apple-challenge-idUSKCN1MJ0OM2018-10-10
Unlike its competitors Google said its Home Hub priced at does not have a video conferencing camera NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google on Tuesday unveiled the third edition of its Pixel smartphone a Google Home smart speaker with a display and its first tablet computer as it makes a comefrombehind push into hardware http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-pixel3/google-unveils-new-pixel-phone-adds-tablet-in-apple-challenge-idUSKCN1MJ0OM2018-10-10
The nod to privacy concerns comes as Google and other big U.S. tech companies try to bounce back from recent data breach scandals NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google on Tuesday unveiled the third edition of its Pixel smartphone a Google Home smart speaker with a display and its first tablet computer as it makes a comefrombehind push into hardware http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-pixel3/google-unveils-new-pixel-phone-adds-tablet-in-apple-challenge-idUSKCN1MJ0OM2018-10-10
Alphabet Incs Google will shut down the consumer version of its failed social network and tighten its data sharing policies after announcing on Monday that private profile data of at least 500000 users may have been exposed to hundreds of external developers NegativeAlphabet Incs Google will shut down the consumer version of its failed social network and tighten its data sharing policies after announcing on Monday that private profile data of at least 500000 users may have been exposed to hundreds of external developers http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-data/alphabet-to-shut-google-social-site-after-user-data-exposed-idUSKCN1MI1WM2018-10-09
will remain an internal networking option for organizations that buy Googles G Suite a bundle of apps for creating documents spreadsheets and presentations NegativeAlphabet Incs Google will shut down the consumer version of its failed social network and tighten its data sharing policies after announcing on Monday that private profile data of at least 500000 users may have been exposed to hundreds of external developers http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-data/alphabet-to-shut-google-social-site-after-user-data-exposed-idUSKCN1MI1WM2018-10-09
SAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google said on Monday it was no longer vying for a billion cloud computing contract with the U.S. Defense Department in part because the companys new ethical guidelines do not align with the project without elaborating NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google said on Monday it was no longer vying for a billion cloud computing contract with the U.S. Defense Department in part because the companys new ethical guidelines do not align with the project without elaborating http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-google-pentagon/google-drops-out-of-bidding-for-10-billion-pentagon-data-deal-idUSKCN1MI2BZ2018-10-09
The principles bar use of Googles artificial intelligence software in weapons as well as services that violate international norms for surveillance and human rights NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google said on Monday it was no longer vying for a billion cloud computing contract with the U.S. Defense Department in part because the companys new ethical guidelines do not align with the project without elaborating http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-google-pentagon/google-drops-out-of-bidding-for-10-billion-pentagon-data-deal-idUSKCN1MI2BZ2018-10-09
Google was provisionally certified in March to handle U.S. government data with security but Amazon NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google said on Monday it was no longer vying for a billion cloud computing contract with the U.S. Defense Department in part because the companys new ethical guidelines do not align with the project without elaborating http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-google-pentagon/google-drops-out-of-bidding-for-10-billion-pentagon-data-deal-idUSKCN1MI2BZ2018-10-09
That the Pentagon could trust housing its digital data with Google would have been helpful to its marketing efforts with large companies NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google said on Monday it was no longer vying for a billion cloud computing contract with the U.S. Defense Department in part because the companys new ethical guidelines do not align with the project without elaborating http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-google-pentagon/google-drops-out-of-bidding-for-10-billion-pentagon-data-deal-idUSKCN1MI2BZ2018-10-09
In its statement Google said it would have been able to support of the JEDI deal had joint bids been allowed NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google said on Monday it was no longer vying for a billion cloud computing contract with the U.S. Defense Department in part because the companys new ethical guidelines do not align with the project without elaborating http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-google-pentagon/google-drops-out-of-bidding-for-10-billion-pentagon-data-deal-idUSKCN1MI2BZ2018-10-09
Read is seeking to reposition the British company in the face of cautious client spending and increased competition from Google Facebook and consultants such as Deloitte NegativeAfter a fivemonth review Ford said it had named BBDO as its global creative advertising agency while Wieden Kennedy would be a creative partner for specific projects http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-wpp-ford/ford-picks-bbdo-as-lead-creative-agency-in-blow-to-britains-wpp-idUSKCN1MI2792018-10-09
The service will compete with Googles Project a game streaming service that is being tested by the Alphabet Inc unit in partnership with game publisher Ubisoft PositiveMicrosoft Corp is testing a new game streaming service called Project xCloud that is designed to work across PCs consoles and mobile devices the company said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-microsoft-gaming/microsoft-testing-new-game-streaming-service-idUSKCN1MI1NP2018-10-09
LONDON Londons High Court on Monday blocked an attempt to bring legal action against Alphabet Incs Google over claims it had collected sensitive data from more than 4 million iPhone users although it said the companys actions had been NegativeLONDON Londons High Court on Monday blocked an attempt to bring legal action against Alphabet Incs Google over claims it had collected sensitive data from more than 4 million iPhone users although it said the companys actions had been http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-google-court/mass-action-against-google-over-iphone-data-blocked-by-london-court-idUSKCN1MI0SO2018-10-09
Google had argued the mass case brought by Lloyd the only named claimant was not appropriate and should not proceed NegativeLONDON Londons High Court on Monday blocked an attempt to bring legal action against Alphabet Incs Google over claims it had collected sensitive data from more than 4 million iPhone users although it said the companys actions had been http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-google-court/mass-action-against-google-over-iphone-data-blocked-by-london-court-idUSKCN1MI0SO2018-10-09
A Google spokeswoman The privacy and security of our users is extremely important to us PositiveLONDON Londons High Court on Monday blocked an attempt to bring legal action against Alphabet Incs Google over claims it had collected sensitive data from more than 4 million iPhone users although it said the companys actions had been http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-google-court/mass-action-against-google-over-iphone-data-blocked-by-london-court-idUSKCN1MI0SO2018-10-09
Google remains under pressure from lawmakers and regulators over its privacy practices in the United States where it has acknowledged making mistakes in the past NegativeLONDON Londons High Court on Monday blocked an attempt to bring legal action against Alphabet Incs Google over claims it had collected sensitive data from more than 4 million iPhone users although it said the companys actions had been http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-google-court/mass-action-against-google-over-iphone-data-blocked-by-london-court-idUSKCN1MI0SO2018-10-09
Oct 8 Google welcomed a decision on Monday by Londons High Court to block an attempt to bring legal action over claims it had collected sensitive data from 4 million iPhone users in England and Wales NegativeOct 8 Google welcomed a decision on Monday by Londons High Court to block an attempt to bring legal action over claims it had collected sensitive data from 4 million iPhone users in England and Wales http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/britain-google-court-reaction/google-welcomes-uk-court-block-on-claim-over-data-collection-idUSL8N1WO2FK2018-10-09
Google is a unit of Alphabet the U.S. tech company NeutralOct 8 Google welcomed a decision on Monday by Londons High Court to block an attempt to bring legal action over claims it had collected sensitive data from 4 million iPhone users in England and Wales http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/britain-google-court-reaction/google-welcomes-uk-court-block-on-claim-over-data-collection-idUSL8N1WO2FK2018-10-09
STRBSKE PLESO Slovakia Googles proposals to increase competition in online shopping are bearing fruit Europes antitrust chief said on Friday suggesting that the company may be able to avoid further fines PositiveSTRBSKE PLESO Slovakia Googles proposals to increase competition in online shopping are bearing fruit Europes antitrust chief said on Friday suggesting that the company may be able to avoid further fines http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-alphabet-inc-antitrust/google-shows-progress-in-addressing-competition-concerns-says-eus-vestager-idUSKCN1MF28Q2018-10-06
European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said she saw further improvement since Googles first report in June showed some rivals had benefited from the companys action NegativeSTRBSKE PLESO Slovakia Googles proposals to increase competition in online shopping are bearing fruit Europes antitrust chief said on Friday suggesting that the company may be able to avoid further fines http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-alphabet-inc-antitrust/google-shows-progress-in-addressing-competition-concerns-says-eus-vestager-idUSKCN1MF28Q2018-10-06
Google is offering discounted shopping advertisements to comply with the EU antitrust order Baird Equity Research wrote in a Sept PositiveSTRBSKE PLESO Slovakia Googles proposals to increase competition in online shopping are bearing fruit Europes antitrust chief said on Friday suggesting that the company may be able to avoid further fines http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-alphabet-inc-antitrust/google-shows-progress-in-addressing-competition-concerns-says-eus-vestager-idUSKCN1MF28Q2018-10-06
But some competitors in Britain France Germany and the United States say Googles changes do not go far enough and Vestager said she was aware of such complaints NegativeSTRBSKE PLESO Slovakia Googles proposals to increase competition in online shopping are bearing fruit Europes antitrust chief said on Friday suggesting that the company may be able to avoid further fines http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-alphabet-inc-antitrust/google-shows-progress-in-addressing-competition-concerns-says-eus-vestager-idUSKCN1MF28Q2018-10-06
Google declined to comment except to reiterate that its China search engine project is and not close to launching NegativeWASHINGTON Vice President Mike Pence escalated Washingtons pressure campaign against Beijing on Thursday by accusing China of efforts to undermine President Donald Trump ahead of next months congressional elections and reckless military actions in the South China Sea http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-china-pence/pence-accuses-china-of-malign-campaign-to-undermine-trump-idUSKCN1ME2092018-10-05
WASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence sharply criticized what he said was Chinas theft of U.S. technology on Thursday and he urged Google to immediately end development of its app that would make it easier to track someones internet searches NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence sharply criticized what he said was Chinas theft of U.S. technology on Thursday and he urged Google to immediately end development of its app that would make it easier to track someones internet searches http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-pence-technology/pence-says-google-should-halt-dragonfly-app-development-idUSKCN1ME20H2018-10-05
Google declined comment except to reiterate that its China search engine project was and not close to launch NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence intensified Washingtons pressure campaign against Beijing on Thursday by accusing China of efforts to undermine President Donald Trump ahead of next months congressional elections and reckless military actions in the South China Sea http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-pence/pence-accuses-china-of-malign-campaign-to-undermine-trump-idUSKCN1ME2092018-10-05
Although TomTom did not provide financial details the contract wins came as a relief for investors worried about the entrance of Google as a competitor NeutralAMSTERDAM TomTom shares jumped 4 percent on Tuesday after the Dutch navigation company said it had struck deals with carmakers BMW and Peugeot http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tomtom-stocks/tomtom-shares-lifted-by-bmw-peugeot-contract-wins-idUSKCN1MC23N2018-10-03
Alphabet Incs Google said on Monday it has partnered with Ubisoft to test its video game streaming service by offering the latest installment of the Assassins Creed series NegativeAlphabet Incs Google said on Monday it has partnered with Ubisoft to test its video game streaming service by offering the latest installment of the Assassins Creed series http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-gaming/google-to-test-game-streaming-service-with-latest-assassins-creed-idUSKCN1MB3NS2018-10-02
Google was developing a subscriptionbased game streaming service that could work either on its Chromecast or a Googlemade console the Information had reported in February NegativeAlphabet Incs Google said on Monday it has partnered with Ubisoft to test its video game streaming service by offering the latest installment of the Assassins Creed series http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-gaming/google-to-test-game-streaming-service-with-latest-assassins-creed-idUSKCN1MB3NS2018-10-02
We have received the second Google shopping the Commission said without providing details NegativeRivals however have disputed its claim of creating a level playing field and want more regulatory action http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-alphabet-inc-antitrust/eu-regulators-receive-second-google-report-on-shopping-case-idUSKCN1MB2BH2018-10-02
WASHINGTON Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai has agreed to testify before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee later this year over Republican concerns that the company is biased against conservatives and will also attend a meeting with President Donald Trump government officials said on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai has agreed to testify before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee later this year over Republican concerns that the company is biased against conservatives and will also attend a meeting with President Donald Trump government officials said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-congress/google-ceo-will-testify-before-u-s-house-on-bias-accusations-idUSKCN1M82752018-09-29
Google has repeatedly denied accusations of bias against conservatives NegativeWASHINGTON Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai has agreed to testify before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee later this year over Republican concerns that the company is biased against conservatives and will also attend a meeting with President Donald Trump government officials said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-congress/google-ceo-will-testify-before-u-s-house-on-bias-accusations-idUSKCN1M82752018-09-29
Asked if Republicans will push to break up Google McCarthy I dont see that NeutralWASHINGTON Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai has agreed to testify before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee later this year over Republican concerns that the company is biased against conservatives and will also attend a meeting with President Donald Trump government officials said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-congress/google-ceo-will-testify-before-u-s-house-on-bias-accusations-idUSKCN1M82752018-09-29
Citing national security the ministry said it had requested that sites such as air bases and nuclear power stations be obscured on Googles satellite mapping services NegativeCiting national security the ministry said it had requested that sites such as air bases and nuclear power stations be obscured on Googles satellite mapping services http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-belgium-google/belgium-to-sue-google-for-not-blurring-images-of-defense-sites-idUSKCN1M81482018-09-29
Google has complied with similar requests from other governments over concerns its geomapping Google Earth Google Maps and granular Street View services could compromise security NegativeCiting national security the ministry said it had requested that sites such as air bases and nuclear power stations be obscured on Googles satellite mapping services http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-belgium-google/belgium-to-sue-google-for-not-blurring-images-of-defense-sites-idUSKCN1M81482018-09-29
Its a shame the Belgium Department of Defense have decided to take this said Michiel Sallaets a spokesman for Google in Belgium NegativeCiting national security the ministry said it had requested that sites such as air bases and nuclear power stations be obscured on Googles satellite mapping services http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-belgium-google/belgium-to-sue-google-for-not-blurring-images-of-defense-sites-idUSKCN1M81482018-09-29
WASHINGTON Googles chief executive officer Sundar Pichai is on Capitol Hill this week to face questions from Republican lawmakers who accuse the company of being biased against conservatives and have raised a litany of other concerns NegativeWASHINGTON Googles chief executive officer Sundar Pichai is on Capitol Hill this week to face questions from Republican lawmakers who accuse the company of being biased against conservatives and have raised a litany of other concerns http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-congress/google-ceo-meeting-with-lawmakers-amid-republican-criticism-idUSKCN1M72LG2018-09-28
House of Representatives Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy a Republican who has repeatedly criticized Google is hosting a meeting of more than two dozen Republican lawmakers on Friday with Pichai NegativeWASHINGTON Googles chief executive officer Sundar Pichai is on Capitol Hill this week to face questions from Republican lawmakers who accuse the company of being biased against conservatives and have raised a litany of other concerns http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-congress/google-ceo-meeting-with-lawmakers-amid-republican-criticism-idUSKCN1M72LG2018-09-28
Google has faced questions from lawmakers on whether it intends to resume operating its search engine in China NeutralWASHINGTON Googles chief executive officer Sundar Pichai is on Capitol Hill this week to face questions from Republican lawmakers who accuse the company of being biased against conservatives and have raised a litany of other concerns http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-congress/google-ceo-meeting-with-lawmakers-amid-republican-criticism-idUSKCN1M72LG2018-09-28
Google described its work on for China as and not close to launching NeutralWASHINGTON Googles chief executive officer Sundar Pichai is on Capitol Hill this week to face questions from Republican lawmakers who accuse the company of being biased against conservatives and have raised a litany of other concerns http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-congress/google-ceo-meeting-with-lawmakers-amid-republican-criticism-idUSKCN1M72LG2018-09-28
McCarthy said the House Judiciary Committee plans a hearing after the November elections with Google NegativeWASHINGTON Googles chief executive officer Sundar Pichai is on Capitol Hill this week to face questions from Republican lawmakers who accuse the company of being biased against conservatives and have raised a litany of other concerns http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-congress/google-ceo-meeting-with-lawmakers-amid-republican-criticism-idUSKCN1M72LG2018-09-28
Googles chief privacy officer testified before a Senate panel on Wednesday and in written testimony said the company acknowledged that it had made mistakes in the on privacy NegativeWASHINGTON Googles chief executive officer Sundar Pichai is on Capitol Hill this week to face questions from Republican lawmakers who accuse the company of being biased against conservatives and have raised a litany of other concerns http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-congress/google-ceo-meeting-with-lawmakers-amid-republican-criticism-idUSKCN1M72LG2018-09-28
AMSTERDAM TomTom is considering selling its fleetmanagement business to concentrate on competing headtohead with Google in car navigation software it said on Thursday NegativeAMSTERDAM TomTom is considering selling its fleetmanagement business to concentrate on competing headtohead with Google in car navigation software it said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tomtom-telematics-sale/tomtom-plans-fleet-management-sale-to-focus-on-maps-battle-with-google-idUSKCN1M70HG2018-09-28
Thats not a scenario were planning Goddijn said adding that carmakers should be wary of becoming dependent on Google software NegativeAMSTERDAM TomTom is considering selling its fleetmanagement business to concentrate on competing headtohead with Google in car navigation software it said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tomtom-telematics-sale/tomtom-plans-fleet-management-sale-to-focus-on-maps-battle-with-google-idUSKCN1M70HG2018-09-28
WASHINGTON Sept 27 Googles chief executive officer Sundar Pichai is on Capitol Hill this week to face questions from Republican lawmakers who accuse the company of being biased against conservatives and have raised a litany of other concerns NegativeWASHINGTON Sept 27 Googles chief executive officer Sundar Pichai is on Capitol Hill this week to face questions from Republican lawmakers who accuse the company of being biased against conservatives and have raised a litany of other concerns http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/alphabet-congress/google-ceo-meeting-with-lawmakers-amid-republican-criticism-idUSL2N1WD1DI2018-09-28
Tech lobbying group CCIA which represents Google Amazon and eBay have previously said there is no evidence of a systemic problem to justify more regulations NegativeBRUSSELS Music streaming services Spotify and Deezer joined European business and industry bodies in calling on EU regulators to take tougher action to curb what they say are the unfair practices of online platforms http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-tech/spotify-deezer-and-others-call-for-stronger-eu-action-against-u-s-rivals-idUSKCN1M52J12018-09-26
Googles written testimony did not identify specific prior mistakes but the company has come under fire for privacy issues NegativeGoogles written testimony did not identify specific prior mistakes but the company has come under fire for privacy issues http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-internet-privacy/google-to-acknowledge-privacy-mistakes-as-us-seeks-input-idUSKCN1M52RG2018-09-26
Hood whose office has already sued Google said that he would like to see private consumer information treated like intellectual property NegativeWASHINGTON A U.S. Justice Department listening with state attorneys general on Tuesday focused on protecting consumer privacy when big technology companies amass vast troves of data but came to no immediate conclusions three participants said after the meeting http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tech-justice/u-s-justice-dept-meeting-with-state-officials-focuses-on-data-privacy-idUSKCN1M52ED2018-09-26
WASHINGTON Sept 25 An executive from Alphabet Incs Google unit will acknowledge the company has made mistakes on privacy issues in testimony to be delivered to a U.S. Senate committee on Wednesday according to a document reviewed by Reuters NegativeWASHINGTON Sept 25 An executive from Alphabet Incs Google unit will acknowledge the company has made mistakes on privacy issues in testimony to be delivered to a U.S. Senate committee on Wednesday according to a document reviewed by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-internet-privacy/google-will-acknowledge-prior-mistakes-on-privacy-senate-testimony-idUSL2N1WB1PP2018-09-26
Sept 25 Alphabet Incs Google has joined Facebook in ending a ban on advertisements for cryptocurrencies CNBC reported PositiveSept 25 Alphabet Incs Google has joined Facebook in ending a ban on advertisements for cryptocurrencies CNBC reported http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/alphabet-advertising-crypto/google-ends-cryptocurrency-ad-ban-cnbc-idUSL4N1WB3UV2018-09-26
Googles move to ban such ads in June sent the price of the bestknown cryptocurrency bitcoin down more than 10 percent NegativeSept 25 Alphabet Incs Google has joined Facebook in ending a ban on advertisements for cryptocurrencies CNBC reported http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/alphabet-advertising-crypto/google-ends-cryptocurrency-ad-ban-cnbc-idUSL4N1WB3UV2018-09-26
Another participant in the Google competition Israels SpaceIL plans to launch with SpaceX and land its spacecraft on the moon next February PositiveTOKYO Japanese lunar exploration startup Ispace said it has signed up for launches on Elon Musks SpaceX rockets in 2020 and 2021 its first step towards offering services such as searching for water on the moon http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-spacex-moon-ispace/japan-lunar-exploration-firm-to-head-for-moon-on-spacex-rockets-idUSKCN1M60R72018-09-26
As the secondlargest ecommerce website in the country after Alibaba Group Holding Ltd the company has attracted investors such as Walmart Inc Alphabet Incs Google and Chinas Tencent Holdings PositiveYORK With the Chinese billionaire Richard Liu at her Minneapolis area apartment a 21yearold University of Minnesota student sent a WeChat message to a friend in the middle of the night http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jd-com-ceo-insight/the-night-a-chinese-billionaire-was-accused-of-rape-in-minnesota-idUSKCN1M40EQ2018-09-25
Google defends search algorithms against bias claims Negativedate in headline and dateline to Sept 25 from Sept http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-press-ft/refile-press-digest-financial-times-sept-25-idUSL4N1WB05A2018-09-25
Some of the state officials attending the meeting or sending representatives have also expressed concern about how Google uses consumer data NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it will hold a listening with officials from more than a dozen states on Tuesday to discuss consumer protection and the technology industry an agency official said http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-justice-tech/u-s-justice-department-to-discuss-consumer-protection-at-social-media-meeting-idUSKCN1M42Q92018-09-25
Metro by TMobiles toptier unlimited plan will cost for one line and include both Google One and Amazon Prime NegativeThis makes Metro and TMobile more of a continuum rather than two distinct said Roger Entner an analyst at Recon Analytics in an interview http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-t-mobile-us-metropcs/t-mobile-revamps-prepaid-brand-to-spruce-up-image-idUSKCN1M41J72018-09-25
The market leader has been hit hard in the last year as clients have increasingly turn to online platforms such as Google and Facebook to reach consumers NegativeThe market leader has been hit hard in the last year as clients have increasingly turn to online platforms such as Google and Facebook to reach consumers http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-wpp-restructuring/wpp-preparing-to-merge-young-rubicam-and-digital-ad-firm-vml-wsj-idUSKCN1M30UU2018-09-24
In recent times advertising companies including market leader WPP Plc have been hit by clients switching to using online platforms like Google and Facebook to reach consumers NegativeSept 24 Global advertising expenditure is predicted to reach billion at the end of 2018 with most of the growth coming from sponsored content in search engines and social media ads according to industry forecaster Zenith http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/advertising-forecast/global-advertising-expenditure-to-grow-4-5-pct-in-2018-zenith-idUSL3N1W74TN2018-09-24
Googles Chief Executive Sundar Pichai denied reports of efforts to politically bias the companys internet search results Axios reported on Friday citing a memo NegativeGoogles Chief Executive Sundar Pichai denied reports of efforts to politically bias the companys internet search results Axios reported on Friday citing a memo http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-travelban/google-ceo-sundar-pichai-denies-efforts-to-tweak-search-results-axios-idUSKCN1M20132018-09-23
The Journals report said Google did not go through with the ideas that were brainstormed NegativeGoogles Chief Executive Sundar Pichai denied reports of efforts to politically bias the companys internet search results Axios reported on Friday citing a memo http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-travelban/google-ceo-sundar-pichai-denies-efforts-to-tweak-search-results-axios-idUSKCN1M20132018-09-23
Google was not immediately available for comment NeutralGoogles Chief Executive Sundar Pichai denied reports of efforts to politically bias the companys internet search results Axios reported on Friday citing a memo http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-travelban/google-ceo-sundar-pichai-denies-efforts-to-tweak-search-results-axios-idUSKCN1M20132018-09-23
Companies such as Apple Inc Twitter Inc Google parent Alphabet Inc and Facebook Inc have also banned Infowars and content produced by Jones PositivePayments processor PayPal Holdings Inc said on Friday it decided to end its business relationship with popular U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Joness Infowars website after finding instances of hate speech and discriminatory content on the site http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-paypal-hldg-infowars/paypal-ends-business-dealings-with-alex-joness-infowars-idUSKCN1M12NT2018-09-22
Companies like Facebook Inc Twitter Inc and Google owner Alphabet Inc have been accused by some conservatives of allegedly seeking to exclude their ideas NegativeWASHINGTON The Justice Department is considering delaying a meeting with state attorneys general planned for next week to discuss concerns about conservative voices being stifled on social media according to a person familiar with the discussions http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tech-justice/u-s-justice-department-may-delay-meeting-on-possible-social-media-bias-source-idUSKCN1M11MT2018-09-22
NEW Google has tweaked the privacy policy of its Indian digital payments mobile application days after local rival Paytm complained that the U.S. tech giants platform allowed disclosure of customer data for advertising and other purposes PositiveNEW Google has tweaked the privacy policy of its Indian digital payments mobile application days after local rival Paytm complained that the U.S. tech giants platform allowed disclosure of customer data for advertising and other purposes http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-india-paytm-google/google-tweaks-privacy-policy-for-indian-payment-app-after-rival-complaint-idUSKCN1M121D2018-09-22
13 Paytm complained that Google Pays privacy policy amounted to clear disregard for a consumers need for NegativeNEW Google has tweaked the privacy policy of its Indian digital payments mobile application days after local rival Paytm complained that the U.S. tech giants platform allowed disclosure of customer data for advertising and other purposes http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-india-paytm-google/google-tweaks-privacy-policy-for-indian-payment-app-after-rival-complaint-idUSKCN1M121D2018-09-22
Google Pays privacy policy had said it could collect store use personal data and any communications made through Google NegativeNEW Google has tweaked the privacy policy of its Indian digital payments mobile application days after local rival Paytm complained that the U.S. tech giants platform allowed disclosure of customer data for advertising and other purposes http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-india-paytm-google/google-tweaks-privacy-policy-for-indian-payment-app-after-rival-complaint-idUSKCN1M121D2018-09-22
A Reuters review of Googles privacy policy that was updated on Thursday showed the company had dropped the word from its privacy clause NegativeNEW Google has tweaked the privacy policy of its Indian digital payments mobile application days after local rival Paytm complained that the U.S. tech giants platform allowed disclosure of customer data for advertising and other purposes http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-india-paytm-google/google-tweaks-privacy-policy-for-indian-payment-app-after-rival-complaint-idUSKCN1M121D2018-09-22
Google told Reuters in a statement that the changes were made to make it easier for customers to understand their monetisation and data usage policy NeutralNEW Google has tweaked the privacy policy of its Indian digital payments mobile application days after local rival Paytm complained that the U.S. tech giants platform allowed disclosure of customer data for advertising and other purposes http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-india-paytm-google/google-tweaks-privacy-policy-for-indian-payment-app-after-rival-complaint-idUSKCN1M121D2018-09-22
These changes are done from time to time and are based on product features and a Google spokesman said NegativeNEW Google has tweaked the privacy policy of its Indian digital payments mobile application days after local rival Paytm complained that the U.S. tech giants platform allowed disclosure of customer data for advertising and other purposes http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-india-paytm-google/google-tweaks-privacy-policy-for-indian-payment-app-after-rival-complaint-idUSKCN1M121D2018-09-22
ANKARA Turkeys competition authority said on Thursday it had fined Google some 93 million Turkish lira for violating competition laws with its mobile software sales NegativeANKARA Turkeys competition authority said on Thursday it had fined Google some 93 million Turkish lira for violating competition laws with its mobile software sales http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-google/turkey-fines-google-for-violating-competition-law-idUSKCN1M02762018-09-21
FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google defended how it polices thirdparty addons for Gmail in a letter to U.S. senators made public on Thursday saying that upfront review catches the of bad actors NegativeFRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google defended how it polices thirdparty addons for Gmail in a letter to U.S. senators made public on Thursday saying that upfront review catches the of bad actors http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-congress/google-defends-gmail-data-sharing-gives-few-details-on-violations-idUSKCN1M02OR2018-09-21
Googles letter made public on Thursday did not directly answer questions about instances in which apps may have improperly shared user data NegativeFRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google defended how it polices thirdparty addons for Gmail in a letter to U.S. senators made public on Thursday saying that upfront review catches the of bad actors http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-congress/google-defends-gmail-data-sharing-gives-few-details-on-violations-idUSKCN1M02OR2018-09-21
In June 2017 Google said it would stop scanning Gmail content to provide personalize ads saying it was making the change in the interests of privacy and security NegativeFRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google defended how it polices thirdparty addons for Gmail in a letter to U.S. senators made public on Thursday saying that upfront review catches the of bad actors http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-congress/google-defends-gmail-data-sharing-gives-few-details-on-violations-idUSKCN1M02OR2018-09-21
The new products underscore a strategic difference from Google and Apple which so far have released fewer devices while Amazon has released many different gadgets for different purposes PositiveSEATTLE Amazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-devices/amazon-adds-echo-devices-for-home-and-car-in-bid-to-dominate-voice-gadgets-idUSKCN1M02UG2018-09-21
FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google gave details about its policies for thirdparty Gmail addons but stopped short of fully addressing questions from U.S. senators about developers who break its emailscanning rules NegativeFRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google gave details about its policies for thirdparty Gmail addons but stopped short of fully addressing questions from U.S. senators about developers who break its emailscanning rules http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-google-congress/google-defends-gmail-data-sharing-gives-few-details-on-violations-idUSKCN1M02OR2018-09-21
Google did not immediately respond to a request for comment NeutralFRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google gave details about its policies for thirdparty Gmail addons but stopped short of fully addressing questions from U.S. senators about developers who break its emailscanning rules http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-google-congress/google-defends-gmail-data-sharing-gives-few-details-on-violations-idUSKCN1M02OR2018-09-21
Under Googles policies software firms that create these addons must inform users about how they collect and share Gmail data NegativeFRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google gave details about its policies for thirdparty Gmail addons but stopped short of fully addressing questions from U.S. senators about developers who break its emailscanning rules http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-google-congress/google-defends-gmail-data-sharing-gives-few-details-on-violations-idUSKCN1M02OR2018-09-21
Google told senators it has suspended apps due to a lack of transparency to without identifying violators or when enforcement actions took place NeutralFRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google gave details about its policies for thirdparty Gmail addons but stopped short of fully addressing questions from U.S. senators about developers who break its emailscanning rules http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-google-congress/google-defends-gmail-data-sharing-gives-few-details-on-violations-idUSKCN1M02OR2018-09-21
4 billion people is not the only Google service drawing lawmaker questions about oversight NegativeFRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google gave details about its policies for thirdparty Gmail addons but stopped short of fully addressing questions from U.S. senators about developers who break its emailscanning rules http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-google-congress/google-defends-gmail-data-sharing-gives-few-details-on-violations-idUSKCN1M02OR2018-09-21
Google and Twitter did not immediately respond to requests to comment on whether they also would pull back support NegativeGoogle and Twitter did not immediately respond to requests to comment on whether they also would pull back support http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-facebook-election-usa/facebook-to-drop-on-site-support-for-political-campaigns-idUSKCN1M101Q2018-09-21
Google employees brainstormed ways to alter search functions to counter the Trump administrations controversial 2017 travel ban the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday citing internal emails NegativeGoogle employees brainstormed ways to alter search functions to counter the Trump administrations controversial 2017 travel ban the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday citing internal emails http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-travelban/google-staff-discussed-tweaking-search-results-to-counter-travel-ban-wsj-idUSKCN1M103O2018-09-21
SYDNEY Customers of six banks including two of Australias largest lenders have had their personal details stolen by fake banking apps on the Google Play store an internet security firm said NegativeSYDNEY Customers of six banks including two of Australias largest lenders have had their personal details stolen by fake banking apps on the Google Play store an internet security firm said http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-australia-technology-fraud/two-australian-banks-among-six-targeted-by-fake-apps-security-firm-idUSKCN1M00FE2018-09-20
Slovakianbased security software firm ESET said the officiallooking apps had been downloaded over a thousand times since they were uploaded to the Google Play store in June NegativeSYDNEY Customers of six banks including two of Australias largest lenders have had their personal details stolen by fake banking apps on the Google Play store an internet security firm said http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-australia-technology-fraud/two-australian-banks-among-six-targeted-by-fake-apps-security-firm-idUSKCN1M00FE2018-09-20
A Google spokeswoman declined to respond to questions about the scam saying the company did not comment on individual apps NegativeSYDNEY Customers of six banks including two of Australias largest lenders have had their personal details stolen by fake banking apps on the Google Play store an internet security firm said http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-australia-technology-fraud/two-australian-banks-among-six-targeted-by-fake-apps-security-firm-idUSKCN1M00FE2018-09-20
We worked closely with the Google Play team to have the app removed in a few she said NegativeSYDNEY Customers of six banks including two of Australias largest lenders have had their personal details stolen by fake banking apps on the Google Play store an internet security firm said http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-australia-technology-fraud/two-australian-banks-among-six-targeted-by-fake-apps-security-firm-idUSKCN1M00FE2018-09-20
AMSTERDAM Digital mapping company TomTom will probably lose some business in future as a result of Googles deal with carmakers Renault Nissan and Mitsubishi TomToms finance chief said on Wednesday NegativeAMSTERDAM Digital mapping company TomTom will probably lose some business in future as a result of Googles deal with carmakers Renault Nissan and Mitsubishi TomToms finance chief said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-renault-nissan-google-tomtom/tomtom-says-google-deal-with-carmakers-could-hit-its-orders-anp-idUSKCN1LZ1472018-09-19
Titulaer would not give an indication of the impact of Googles deal on the future profitability of TomTom NegativeAMSTERDAM Digital mapping company TomTom will probably lose some business in future as a result of Googles deal with carmakers Renault Nissan and Mitsubishi TomToms finance chief said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-renault-nissan-google-tomtom/tomtom-says-google-deal-with-carmakers-could-hit-its-orders-anp-idUSKCN1LZ1472018-09-19
Titulaer would not give an indication of the impact of Googles deal on the future profitability of TomTom NegativeAMSTERDAM Digital mapping company TomTom will probably lose some business in future as a result of Googles deal with carmakers Renault Nissan and Mitsubishi TomToms finance chief said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-renault-nissan-google-tomtom/tomtom-says-google-deal-with-carmakers-could-hit-its-orders-anp-idUSKCN1LZ1472018-09-19
Titulaer would not give an indication of the impact of Googles deal on the future profitability of TomTom NegativeAMSTERDAM Digital mapping company TomTom will probably lose some business in future as a result of Googles deal with carmakers Renault Nissan and Mitsubishi TomToms finance chief said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-renault-nissan-google-tomtom/tomtom-says-google-deal-with-carmakers-could-hit-its-orders-anp-idUSKCN1LZ1472018-09-19
Titulaer would not give an indication of the impact of Googles deal on the future profitability of TomTom NegativeAMSTERDAM Digital mapping company TomTom will probably lose some business in future as a result of Googles deal with carmakers Renault Nissan and Mitsubishi TomToms finance chief said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-renault-nissan-google-tomtom/tomtom-says-google-deal-with-carmakers-could-hit-its-orders-anp-idUSKCN1LZ1472018-09-19
Titulaer would not give an indication of the impact of Googles deal on the future profitability of TomTom NegativeAMSTERDAM Digital mapping company TomTom will probably lose some business in future as a result of Googles deal with carmakers Renault Nissan and Mitsubishi TomToms finance chief said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-renault-nissan-google-tomtom/tomtom-says-google-deal-with-carmakers-could-hit-its-orders-anp-idUSKCN1LZ1472018-09-19
Titulaer would not give an indication of the impact of Googles deal on the future profitability of TomTom NegativeAMSTERDAM Digital mapping company TomTom will probably lose some business in future as a result of Googles deal with carmakers Renault Nissan and Mitsubishi TomToms finance chief said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-renault-nissan-google-tomtom/tomtom-says-google-deal-with-carmakers-could-hit-its-orders-anp-idUSKCN1LZ1472018-09-19
Titulaer would not give an indication of the impact of Googles deal on the future profitability of TomTom NegativeAMSTERDAM Digital mapping company TomTom will probably lose some business in future as a result of Googles deal with carmakers Renault Nissan and Mitsubishi TomToms finance chief said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-renault-nissan-google-tomtom/tomtom-says-google-deal-with-carmakers-could-hit-its-orders-anp-idUSKCN1LZ1472018-09-19
The team says it took around 200000 images to build the virtual reality model a project which was partfunded with a grant from Google Labs NeutralKIEV A volunteer medic and the man whose life he saved http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-ukraine-crisis-vr/ukrainians-relive-bloodshed-of-kievs-maidan-in-virtual-reality-idUSKCN1LX1482018-09-18
Google has developed a raft of AI tools including algorithms that can analyze medical images to diagnose eye disease or sift through digital records to predict the likelihood of death NegativeHEIDELBERG Germany Armed with a mouse and computer screen instead of a scalpel and operating theater cardiologist Benjamin Meder carefully places the electrodes of a pacemaker in a beating digital heart http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-healthcare-medical-technology-ai-insi/medtech-firms-get-personal-with-digital-twins-idUSKCN1LG0S02018-09-18
PARIS The RenaultNissan alliance has picked Googles Android operating system to power its nextgeneration media system the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday NegativePARIS The RenaultNissan alliance has picked Googles Android operating system to power its nextgeneration media system the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-renault-nissan-google/google-to-provide-renault-nissan-next-generation-media-system-wall-street-journal-idUSKCN1LY0RO2018-09-18
The most trade for the eighth straight month was Long FAANG and acronyms for U.S. tech giants Facebook Amazon Apple Netflix and Google and Chinas Baidu Alibaba and Tencent NegativeLONDON Investors cut equity exposure this month as they grew more wary that economic growth may slow but kept a longstanding preference for megacap tech stocks Bank of America Merrill Lynchs monthly survey indicated on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-funds-survey-baml/investors-raise-cash-buffers-as-gloom-gathers-over-global-economy-baml-survey-idUSKCN1LY1HB2018-09-18
Hey Google lets make humanity great Tang Xiaoou CEO of Chinese AI and facial recognition unicorn Sensetime said in a speech on Monday NegativeSHANGHAI U.S. technology giants facing tighter content rules in China and the threat of a trade war are targeting an easier way into the worlds second largest economy artificial intelligence http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-ai/u-s-tech-giants-eye-ai-key-to-unlock-china-push-idUSKCN1LY1LJ2018-09-18
Googles search engine remains blocked while Amazon had to step back from its cloud business in China NegativeSHANGHAI U.S. technology giants facing tighter content rules in China and the threat of a trade war are targeting an easier way into the worlds second largest economy artificial intelligence http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-ai/u-s-tech-giants-eye-ai-key-to-unlock-china-push-idUSKCN1LY1LJ2018-09-18
PARIS The RenaultNissanMitsubishi carmaking alliance said on Tuesday it will adopt Alphabets Google Android operating system handing a victory to the U.S. tech giant as it pushes for a bigger share of the infotainment market NegativePARIS The RenaultNissanMitsubishi carmaking alliance said on Tuesday it will adopt Alphabets Google Android operating system handing a victory to the U.S. tech giant as it pushes for a bigger share of the infotainment market http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-renault-nissan-google/renault-nissan-adopts-android-in-coup-for-google-idUSKCN1LY0RO2018-09-18
6 million vehicles last year said future models will integrate Google applications and including Maps and the voicecommanded Google Assistant NegativePARIS The RenaultNissanMitsubishi carmaking alliance said on Tuesday it will adopt Alphabets Google Android operating system handing a victory to the U.S. tech giant as it pushes for a bigger share of the infotainment market http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-renault-nissan-google/renault-nissan-adopts-android-in-coup-for-google-idUSKCN1LY0RO2018-09-18
Renault Nissan and Mitsubishi said they had closed a partnership with Google which will supply new infotainment systems for their vehicles including services such as Google Assistant and Google Maps NegativeAMSTERDAM Shares in Dutch digital mapping company TomTom lost over a quarter of their value on Tuesday as carmakers Renault Nissan and Mitshubishi announced a partnership with rival Google http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-renault-nissan-google-tomtom/tomtom-shares-crash-as-carmakers-opt-for-google-maps-idUSKCN1LY1F82018-09-18
Justin Burr senior PR associate for AI and Machine learning at Google declined to comment on any Google plans around astrodata or its involvement in other telescope projects NegativeSANTIAGO Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-amazon-com-chile-telescopes/amazon-eyes-chilean-skies-as-it-seeks-to-datamine-the-stars-idUSKCN1LK0Y72018-09-16
Separately a Google spokeswoman said last week that the company will announce expansion plans for its Chilean data center on Sept PositiveSANTIAGO Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-amazon-com-chile-telescopes/amazon-eyes-chilean-skies-as-it-seeks-to-datamine-the-stars-idUSKCN1LK0Y72018-09-16
In July seventeen U.S. lawmakers urged the chief executives of Facebook and Google to resist changes stipulated by the new law NegativeA spokeswoman for Facebook said she had no comment http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-vietnam/vietnam-urges-facebook-to-open-office-ahead-of-controversial-cyber-law-idUSKCN1LU13O2018-09-15
Companies like Facebook Inc Twitter Inc and Google owner Alphabet Inc have been accused by some conservatives of seeking to exclude their ideas NegativeWASHINGTON California will join other states participating in a meeting organized by the U.S. Justice Department to discuss concerns about conservative voices being stifled on social media a spokeswoman for the states attorney general said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tech-justice/california-to-attend-justice-department-meeting-on-social-media-idUSKCN1LT3AU2018-09-14
Reuters reported last month Google planned to launch a version of its search engine in China that will block some websites and search terms two sources said NeutralReuters reported last month Google planned to launch a version of its search engine in China that will block some websites and search terms two sources said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-google-lawmakers/u-s-lawmakers-ask-google-if-it-will-rejoin-chinese-market-idUSKCN1LT32O2018-09-14
Representative David Cicilline a Democrat and signer of the letter wrote on Twitter that Google should not be helping China crack down on free speech and political dissent NegativeReuters reported last month Google planned to launch a version of its search engine in China that will block some websites and search terms two sources said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-google-lawmakers/u-s-lawmakers-ask-google-if-it-will-rejoin-chinese-market-idUSKCN1LT32O2018-09-14
The letter asked if Google would take steps to ensure that individual Chinese citizens or foreigners living in China including Americans will not be surveilled or targeted through Google applications NeutralReuters reported last month Google planned to launch a version of its search engine in China that will block some websites and search terms two sources said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-google-lawmakers/u-s-lawmakers-ask-google-if-it-will-rejoin-chinese-market-idUSKCN1LT32O2018-09-14
Google which quit Chinas search engine market in 2010 has been actively seeking ways to reenter China where many of its products are blocked by regulators NegativeReuters reported last month Google planned to launch a version of its search engine in China that will block some websites and search terms two sources said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-google-lawmakers/u-s-lawmakers-ask-google-if-it-will-rejoin-chinese-market-idUSKCN1LT32O2018-09-14
Googles main search platform has been blocked in China since 2010 but it has been attempting to make new inroads into China NegativeReuters reported last month Google planned to launch a version of its search engine in China that will block some websites and search terms two sources said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-google-lawmakers/u-s-lawmakers-ask-google-if-it-will-rejoin-chinese-market-idUSKCN1LT32O2018-09-14
KARLSRUHE Germany Sept 13 Germanys highest court BGH said on Thursday it would postpone an eagerly awaited decision on whether Googles YouTube is liable for violations of intellectual property rights on its video platform NegativeKARLSRUHE Germany Sept 13 Germanys highest court BGH said on Thursday it would postpone an eagerly awaited decision on whether Googles YouTube is liable for violations of intellectual property rights on its video platform http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/google-lawsuit-germany/german-supreme-court-refers-landmark-case-on-youtube-to-eu-court-idUSL5N1VZ1482018-09-14
The questioning added to the pressure on Google to disclose precautions it would take to protect the safety of its users if Chinese regulators allow its search engine to operate NegativeThe questioning added to the pressure on Google to disclose precautions it would take to protect the safety of its users if Chinese regulators allow its search engine to operate http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-google-lawmakers/googles-china-plan-spurs-inquiry-from-u-s-lawmakers-staff-departures-idUSKCN1LT32O2018-09-14
More than 1000 Google employees six U.S. senators and at least fourteen human rights groups have written to the company expressing concern about its China ambitions NegativeThe questioning added to the pressure on Google to disclose precautions it would take to protect the safety of its users if Chinese regulators allow its search engine to operate http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-google-lawmakers/googles-china-plan-spurs-inquiry-from-u-s-lawmakers-staff-departures-idUSKCN1LT32O2018-09-14
Reuters reported last month that Google planned to seek government clearance to provide a version of its search engine in China that blocks some websites and search terms NeutralThe questioning added to the pressure on Google to disclose precautions it would take to protect the safety of its users if Chinese regulators allow its search engine to operate http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-google-lawmakers/googles-china-plan-spurs-inquiry-from-u-s-lawmakers-staff-departures-idUSKCN1LT32O2018-09-14
The letter asked if Google would ensure that individual Chinese citizens or foreigners living in China including Americans will not be surveilled or targeted through Google applications NeutralThe questioning added to the pressure on Google to disclose precautions it would take to protect the safety of its users if Chinese regulators allow its search engine to operate http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-google-lawmakers/googles-china-plan-spurs-inquiry-from-u-s-lawmakers-staff-departures-idUSKCN1LT32O2018-09-14
Googles main search platform has been blocked in China since 2010 but it has been attempting to make new inroads into the worlds largest smartphone market by users NegativeThe questioning added to the pressure on Google to disclose precautions it would take to protect the safety of its users if Chinese regulators allow its search engine to operate http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-google-lawmakers/googles-china-plan-spurs-inquiry-from-u-s-lawmakers-staff-departures-idUSKCN1LT32O2018-09-14
STRASBOURG The European Unions chief executive on Wednesday proposed hefty fines on Google Facebook Twitter and other online platforms if they fail to remove extremist content within one hour NegativeSTRASBOURG The European Unions chief executive on Wednesday proposed hefty fines on Google Facebook 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-internet-content/online-firms-to-risk-eu-fine-if-extremist-posts-linger-idUSKCN1LS0BT2018-09-13
STRASBOURG European Union lawmakers voted on Wednesday to force Google Facebook and other technology firms to share more revenues with European media publishers and other content creators in a shakeup of copyright rules PositiveSTRASBOURG European Union lawmakers voted on Wednesday to force Google Facebook and other technology firms to share more revenues with European media publishers and other content creators in a shakeup of copyright rules http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-lawmakers-back-publishers-over-tech-giants-on-copyright-idUSKCN1LS1QR2018-09-13
26 Senate hearing include Googles chief privacy officer Twitters global data protection officer and Apples vice president for software technology NegativeWASHINGTON Six major Web companies and internetservice providers including Inc Twitter Inc and Alphabet Incs Google will detail their consumer data privacy practices to a U.S. Senate panel on Sept http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tech-congress/amazon-apple-others-to-testify-before-u-s-senate-on-data-privacy-september-26-idUSKCN1LS25P2018-09-13
26 Senate hearing include Googles chief privacy officer Twitters global data protection officer and Apples vice president for software technology NegativeWASHINGTON Six major Web companies and internetservice providers including Inc Twitter Inc and Alphabet Incs Google will detail their consumer data privacy practices to a U.S. Senate panel on Sept http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tech-congress/amazon-apple-others-to-testify-before-u-s-senate-on-data-privacy-september-26-idUSKCN1LS25P2018-09-13
26 Senate hearing include Googles chief privacy officer Twitters global data protection officer and Apples vice president for software technology NegativeWASHINGTON Six major Web companies and internetservice providers including Inc Twitter Inc and Alphabet Incs Google will detail their consumer data privacy practices to a U.S. Senate panel on Sept http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tech-congress/amazon-apple-others-to-testify-before-u-s-senate-on-data-privacy-september-26-idUSKCN1LS25P2018-09-13
26 Senate hearing include Googles chief privacy officer Twitters global data protection officer and Apples vice president for software technology NegativeWASHINGTON Six major Web companies and internetservice providers including Inc Twitter Inc and Alphabet Incs Google will detail their consumer data privacy practices to a U.S. Senate panel on Sept http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tech-congress/amazon-apple-others-to-testify-before-u-s-senate-on-data-privacy-september-26-idUSKCN1LS25P2018-09-13
26 Senate hearing include Googles chief privacy officer Twitters global data protection officer and Apples vice president for software technology NegativeWASHINGTON Six major Web companies and internetservice providers including Inc Twitter Inc and Alphabet Incs Google will detail their consumer data privacy practices to a U.S. Senate panel on Sept http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tech-congress/amazon-apple-others-to-testify-before-u-s-senate-on-data-privacy-september-26-idUSKCN1LS25P2018-09-13
26 Senate hearing include Googles chief privacy officer Twitters global data protection officer and Apples vice president for software technology NegativeWASHINGTON Six major Web companies and internetservice providers including Inc Twitter Inc and Alphabet Incs Google will detail their consumer data privacy practices to a U.S. Senate panel on Sept http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tech-congress/amazon-apple-others-to-testify-before-u-s-senate-on-data-privacy-september-26-idUSKCN1LS25P2018-09-13
SANTIAGO Google will invest million to expand the tech giants sole data center in Latin America a development Chiles president hailed on Wednesday as proof of the countrys enthusiastic participation in the fourth industrial revolution PositiveSANTIAGO Google will invest million to expand the tech giants sole data center in Latin America a development Chiles president hailed on Wednesday as proof of the countrys enthusiastic participation in the fourth industrial revolution http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-chile-google/google-to-invest-140-million-to-expand-data-center-in-chile-idUSKCN1LS2US2018-09-13
Googles announcement comes amid conversations between Chiles government and rival Amazon PositiveSANTIAGO Google will invest million to expand the tech giants sole data center in Latin America a development Chiles president hailed on Wednesday as proof of the countrys enthusiastic participation in the fourth industrial revolution http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-chile-google/google-to-invest-140-million-to-expand-data-center-in-chile-idUSKCN1LS2US2018-09-13
COLOGNE Germany Brave a privacyfocused web browser set up by Silicon Valley engineering guru Brendan Eich filed privacy complaints in Britain and Ireland that could become a test case against search company Google and other digital advertising firms NegativeCOLOGNE Germany Brave a privacyfocused web browser set up by Silicon Valley engineering guru Brendan Eich filed privacy complaints in Britain and Ireland that could become a test case against search company Google and other digital advertising firms http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-privacy-complaint/mozilla-co-founders-brave-files-adtech-complaint-against-google-idUSKCN1LS2JL2018-09-13
The Commission has also proposed separate measures threatening fines against Google Facebook Twitter and other internet companies if they fail to remove extremist within one hour NegativeSTRASBOURG The EU executive will propose new fines for misusing voters data to sway elections on Wednesday as it seeks to guard against a repeat of the Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal especially in an EU parliament vote next May http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-dataprotection/eu-plans-fines-over-misuse-of-voter-data-to-sway-polls-idUSKCN1LS0DE2018-09-12
BRUSSELS The European Commission will propose new laws on Wednesday giving Google Facebook Twitter and other internet companies one hour to remove extremist content or face fines NegativeBRUSSELS The European Commission will propose new laws on Wednesday giving Google Facebook Twitter and other internet companies one hour to remove extremist content or face fines http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-internet-content/eu-pushes-internet-firms-to-remove-extremist-content-in-one-hour-idUSKCN1LS0BT2018-09-12
Google said on Tuesday that the Finnish deal is the first where it is buying power from European projects that will not receive any government subsidies NegativeGoogle said on Tuesday that the Finnish deal is the first where it is buying power from European projects that will not receive any government subsidies http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-renewables-finland/google-buys-into-new-finnish-wind-energy-in-renewables-search-idUSKCN1LR1OG2018-09-12
Googles Finnish data center is situated in a former paper mill built originally in the 1950s and uses water from the Baltic Sea for cooling PositiveGoogle said on Tuesday that the Finnish deal is the first where it is buying power from European projects that will not receive any government subsidies http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-renewables-finland/google-buys-into-new-finnish-wind-energy-in-renewables-search-idUSKCN1LR1OG2018-09-12
STRASBOURG The European Unions chief executive on Wednesday proposed fining Google Facebook Twitter and other online platforms if they fail to remove extremist content within one hour NegativeSTRASBOURG The European Unions chief executive on Wednesday proposed fining Google Facebook Twitter and other online platforms if they fail to remove extremist content within one hour http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-internet-content/online-firms-face-eu-fine-if-extremist-posts-stay-up-over-an-hour-idUSKCN1LS0BT2018-09-12
The Commission has also proposed separate measures threatening fines against Google Facebook Twitter and other internet companies if they fail to remove extremist content within one hour NegativeSTRASBOURG The European Union proposed fining groups that misuse voters data to sway elections on Wednesday as it seeks to guard against a repeat of the Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal especially in an EU parliament vote next May http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-dataprotection/eu-plans-fines-over-misuse-of-voter-data-to-sway-polls-idUSKCN1LS0DE2018-09-12
The dominance of technology companies like Google and Facebook mean its efforts will make little difference NegativeLONDON Europe wants to give news publishers a helping hand http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-copyright-breakingviews/breakingviews-eu-arms-media-with-a-pea-shooter-for-google-fight-idUSKCN1LS1F62018-09-12
STRASBOURG European Union lawmakers voted on Wednesday to force Google Facebook and other technology firms to share more revenues with European media publishers and other creative industries in a shakeup of copyright rules NegativeSTRASBOURG European Union lawmakers voted on Wednesday to force Google Facebook and other technology firms to share more revenues with European media publishers and other creative industries in a shakeup of copyright rules http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-lawmakers-back-local-publishers-over-tech-giants-on-copyright-idUSKCN1LS1QR2018-09-12
The Computer Communications Industry Association whose members include Google Facebook Amazon and Mozilla urged a more balanced approach in the forthcoming talks between lawmakers the Commission and EU governments NegativeSTRASBOURG European Union lawmakers voted on Wednesday to force Google Facebook and other technology firms to share more revenues with European media publishers and other creative industries in a shakeup of copyright rules http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-lawmakers-back-local-publishers-over-tech-giants-on-copyright-idUSKCN1LS1QR2018-09-12
STRASBOURG Sept 12 EU lawmakers agreed on Wednesday on a common position on copyright reforms ahead of talks with the 28 EU countries on legislation to force Google Facebook and other tech giants to share revenues more fairly with Europes creative industries NegativeSTRASBOURG Sept 12 EU lawmakers agreed on Wednesday on a common position on copyright reforms ahead of talks with the 28 EU countries on legislation to force Google Facebook and other tech giants to share revenues more fairly with Europes creative industries http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-copyright/eu-lawmakers-agree-common-stand-on-copyright-reforms-idUSL5N1VY2VU2018-09-12
The debate has centered around two points one of which could force Google Microsoft and others to pay publishers for displaying news snippets NeutralSTRASBOURG Sept 12 EU lawmakers agreed on Wednesday on a common position on copyright reforms ahead of talks with the 28 EU countries on legislation to force Google Facebook and other tech giants to share revenues more fairly with Europes creative industries http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-copyright/eu-lawmakers-agree-common-stand-on-copyright-reforms-idUSL5N1VY2VU2018-09-12
Paytm competes with Alphabet Incs Google Pay and faces an expected launch by Facebooks WhatsApp in Indias digital payments sector NegativeSINGAPORE Indias top digital payments firm Paytm is betting on its local expertise and a deep pool of backers to fuel business growth and fight off global rivals in a rapidly growing market its chief executive said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-paytm-strategy/indias-top-digital-payments-firm-bets-on-local-expertise-to-fend-off-rivals-idUSKCN1LR18O2018-09-11
Google has developed a raft of AI tools including algorithms that can analyze medical images to diagnose eye disease or sift through digital records to predict the likelihood of death NegativeHEIDELBERG Germany Armed with a mouse and computer screen instead of a scalpel and operating theater cardiologist Benjamin Meder carefully places the electrodes of a pacemaker in a beating digital heart http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-healthcare-medical-technology-ai-insi/medtech-firms-get-personal-with-digital-twins-idUSKCN1LG0S02018-09-10
Google parent Alphabet Inc Facebook Inc and Spotify Technology SA have also removed content produced by Jones NegativeLOS ANGELES Apple Inc said on Friday that it had banned from its App Store the Infowars app belonging to popular U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones after finding that it had violated the companys rules against objectionable http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-apple-infowars/apple-inc-bans-alex-jones-app-for-objectionable-content-idUSKCN1LO04G2018-09-09
MOSCOW Google removed a YouTube advert by Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny after authorities complained that the videos would violate an election silence law before Sundays vote for regional governors an aide to Navalny said on Saturday NegativeMOSCOW Google removed a YouTube advert by Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny after authorities complained that the videos would violate an election silence law before Sundays vote for regional governors an aide to Navalny said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-election-navalny-google/google-pulls-russian-opposition-leaders-youtube-advert-ahead-of-vote-idUSKCN1LO0S72018-09-09
Googles Russian office said in an emailed We consider all justified appeals from state bodies NegativeMOSCOW Google removed a YouTube advert by Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny after authorities complained that the videos would violate an election silence law before Sundays vote for regional governors an aide to Navalny said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-election-navalny-google/google-pulls-russian-opposition-leaders-youtube-advert-ahead-of-vote-idUSKCN1LO0S72018-09-09
Oath owns more than 50 brands including HuffPost TechCrunch and Tumblr but has failed to make an impact in the space occupied by Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-verizon-moves/verizons-media-and-advertising-head-tim-armstrong-to-leave-wsj-idUSKCN1LN1KE2018-09-08
Phone companies are subject to stricter rules around data privacy some legal some selfimposed than are companies like Google and Facebook Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-verizon-moves/verizons-media-and-advertising-head-tim-armstrong-to-leave-wsj-idUSKCN1LN1KE2018-09-08
Justin Burr senior PR associate for AI and Machine learning at Google declined to comment on any Google plans around astrodata or its involvement in other telescope projects NegativeSANTIAGO Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-amazon-com-chile-telescopes/amazon-eyes-chilean-skies-as-it-seeks-to-datamine-the-stars-idUSKCN1LK0Y72018-09-08
Separately a Google spokeswoman said last week that the company will announce expansion plans for its Chilean data center on Sept PositiveSANTIAGO Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-amazon-com-chile-telescopes/amazon-eyes-chilean-skies-as-it-seeks-to-datamine-the-stars-idUSKCN1LK0Y72018-09-08
Google has developed a raft of AI tools including algorithms that can analyze medical images to diagnose eye disease or sift through digital records to predict the likelihood of death NegativeHEIDELBERG Germany Armed with a mouse and computer screen instead of a scalpel and operating theater cardiologist Benjamin Meder carefully places the electrodes of a pacemaker in a beating digital heart http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-healthcare-medical-technology-ai-insi/medtech-firms-get-personal-with-digital-twins-idUSKCN1LG0S02018-09-07
Committee members also criticized Google for refusing to send top executives to testify at the Senate hearing with just weeks before the Nov NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Justice and state attorneys general will meet this month to discuss concerns that social media platforms are intentionally stifling the free exchange of the department said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-tech-congress/justice-department-probes-whether-social-media-is-stifling-speech-idUSKCN1LL14Q2018-09-06
The company counts Walmart Inc Alphabet Incs Google and Chinas Tencent Holdings as investors PositiveThe founder and chief executive of Chinese retailer JD.com Inc Richard Liu was arrested in Minneapolis last week following an allegation of rape according to a public information report released by police on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-jd-com-ceo-stocks/jd-com-ceo-was-arrested-on-allegation-of-rape-police-report-idUSKCN1LK15Q2018-09-05
But no executive from Alphabet Incs Google is expected to testify after the company declined the Senate Intelligence Committees request to send one of its most senior executives frustrating lawmakers NegativeWASHINGTON Top Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc executives will defend their companies before U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday with Facebook insisting it takes election interference seriously and Twitter denying its operations are influenced by politics http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-twitter-congress/facebook-twitter-face-u-s-congress-over-politics-and-the-internet-idUSKCN1LK2B92018-09-05
Google offered to send its chief legal officer Kent Walker to Wednesdays hearing but he was rejected by the committee which said it wanted to hear from corporate decisionmakers NegativeWASHINGTON Top Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc executives will defend their companies before U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday with Facebook insisting it takes election interference seriously and Twitter denying its operations are influenced by politics http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-twitter-congress/facebook-twitter-face-u-s-congress-over-politics-and-the-internet-idUSKCN1LK2B92018-09-05
Google said Walker would be in Washington on Wednesday and be available to meet with lawmakers NeutralWASHINGTON Top Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc executives will defend their companies before U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday with Facebook insisting it takes election interference seriously and Twitter denying its operations are influenced by politics http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-twitter-congress/facebook-twitter-face-u-s-congress-over-politics-and-the-internet-idUSKCN1LK2B92018-09-05
Justin Burr senior PR associate for AI and Machine learning at Google declined to comment on any Google plans around astrodata or its involvement in other telescope projects NegativeSANTIAGO Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-amazon-com-chile-telescopes/amazon-eyes-chilean-skies-as-it-seeks-to-datamine-the-stars-idUSKCN1LK0Y72018-09-05
Separately a Google spokeswoman said last week that the company will announce expansion plans for its Chilean data center on Sept PositiveSANTIAGO Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-amazon-com-chile-telescopes/amazon-eyes-chilean-skies-as-it-seeks-to-datamine-the-stars-idUSKCN1LK0Y72018-09-05
Only revenue from online advertising services in which Google and Facebook excel and from virtual marketplaces such as Amazon would be subject to the new tax under the Austrian plan NegativeBRUSSELS European Union finance ministers will this week discuss proposals to adopt a tax on companies digital turnover by the end of the year a document prepared by the Austrian presidency of the bloc said http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-tax-digital/eu-aims-at-deal-on-digital-tax-by-year-end-document-idUSKCN1LK1MA2018-09-05
Google and other tech companies have denied political bias NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump accused social media companies of interfering with the upcoming congressional elections without appearing to offer any evidence in an interview published on Wednesday ahead of congressional testimonies from top social media executives http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-tech-companies-trump/trump-without-evidence-accuses-social-media-firms-of-election-meddling-report-idUSKCN1LL1QA2018-09-05
BRUSSELS The European Commission will propose legislation this month requiring Google Facebook Twitter and other internet companies to remove extremist content and cooperate with law enforcement authorities PositiveBRUSSELS The European Commission will propose legislation this month requiring Google Facebook Twitter and other internet companies to remove extremist content and cooperate with law enforcement authorities http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-internet-content/eu-seeks-to-require-internet-firms-to-remove-extremist-content-idUSKCN1LL1ID2018-09-05
SAN Google retains only a slight lead over Facebook in the competition for digital ad dollars in the crucial India market sources familiar with the figures say even though the search giant has been in the country far longer and has avoided the controversies that have dogged its rival NegativeSAN Google retains only a slight lead over Facebook in the competition for digital ad dollars in the crucial India market sources familiar with the figures say even though the search giant has been in the country far longer and has avoided the controversies that have dogged its rival http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-facebook-india-advertising/in-india-google-races-to-parry-the-rise-of-facebook-idUSKCN1LJ25T2018-09-04
Facebooks success has shaken Alphabet Incs Google led by an Indianborn CEO Sundar Pichai who has made developing markets a priority NegativeSAN Google retains only a slight lead over Facebook in the competition for digital ad dollars in the crucial India market sources familiar with the figures say even though the search giant has been in the country far longer and has avoided the controversies that have dogged its rival http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-facebook-india-advertising/in-india-google-races-to-parry-the-rise-of-facebook-idUSKCN1LJ25T2018-09-04
Facebook and Google declined to comment on Indian revenue figures or the competition between the two companies NegativeSAN Google retains only a slight lead over Facebook in the competition for digital ad dollars in the crucial India market sources familiar with the figures say even though the search giant has been in the country far longer and has avoided the controversies that have dogged its rival http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-facebook-india-advertising/in-india-google-races-to-parry-the-rise-of-facebook-idUSKCN1LJ25T2018-09-04
Googles India workforce has more than doubled since to more than 4000 employees or about eight times Facebooks presence according to a tally of LinkedIn profiles and company statements PositiveSAN Google retains only a slight lead over Facebook in the competition for digital ad dollars in the crucial India market sources familiar with the figures say even though the search giant has been in the country far longer and has avoided the controversies that have dogged its rival http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-facebook-india-advertising/in-india-google-races-to-parry-the-rise-of-facebook-idUSKCN1LJ25T2018-09-04
Smartphone apps such as Files Go and Tez rebranded last week as Google Pay were aimed at Indians PositiveSAN Google retains only a slight lead over Facebook in the competition for digital ad dollars in the crucial India market sources familiar with the figures say even though the search giant has been in the country far longer and has avoided the controversies that have dogged its rival http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-facebook-india-advertising/in-india-google-races-to-parry-the-rise-of-facebook-idUSKCN1LJ25T2018-09-04
Theres definitely a sea said Asif Baki a user researcher at Google who oversees twoweek immersion in developing markets for senior executives and staff NegativeSAN Google retains only a slight lead over Facebook in the competition for digital ad dollars in the crucial India market sources familiar with the figures say even though the search giant has been in the country far longer and has avoided the controversies that have dogged its rival http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-facebook-india-advertising/in-india-google-races-to-parry-the-rise-of-facebook-idUSKCN1LJ25T2018-09-04
At the New Delhi event Google unveiled a plan to bring Indian newspaper content online to increase the supply of search results and ads available in regional languages PositiveSAN Google retains only a slight lead over Facebook in the competition for digital ad dollars in the crucial India market sources familiar with the figures say even though the search giant has been in the country far longer and has avoided the controversies that have dogged its rival http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-facebook-india-advertising/in-india-google-races-to-parry-the-rise-of-facebook-idUSKCN1LJ25T2018-09-04
Google still has to reckon with other issues NeutralSAN Google retains only a slight lead over Facebook in the competition for digital ad dollars in the crucial India market sources familiar with the figures say even though the search giant has been in the country far longer and has avoided the controversies that have dogged its rival http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-facebook-india-advertising/in-india-google-races-to-parry-the-rise-of-facebook-idUSKCN1LJ25T2018-09-04
Small businesses in emerging markets are less likely to have websites a foundation for Google ad campaigns but unnecessary for Facebook NegativeSAN Google retains only a slight lead over Facebook in the competition for digital ad dollars in the crucial India market sources familiar with the figures say even though the search giant has been in the country far longer and has avoided the controversies that have dogged its rival http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-facebook-india-advertising/in-india-google-races-to-parry-the-rise-of-facebook-idUSKCN1LJ25T2018-09-04
Evanina said LinkedIn should look at copying the response of Twitter Google and Facebook which have all purged fake accounts allegedly linked to Iranian and Russian intelligence agencies NegativeWASHINGTON The United States top spy catcher said Chinese espionage agencies are using fake LinkedIn accounts to try to recruit Americans with access to government and commercial secrets and the company should shut them down http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-linkedin-china-espionage-exclusive/exclusive-u-s-accuses-china-of-super-aggressive-spy-campaign-on-linkedin-idUSKCN1LG15Y2018-09-01
Google has developed a raft of AI tools including algorithms that can analyze medical images to diagnose eye disease or sift through digital records to predict the likelihood of death NegativeHEIDELBERG Germany Armed with a mouse and computer screen instead of a scalpel and operating theater cardiologist Benjamin Meder carefully places the electrodes of a pacemaker in a beating digital heart http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-healthcare-medical-technology-ai-insi/medtech-firms-get-personal-with-digital-twins-idUSKCN1LG0S02018-09-01
SAN U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch on Thursday asked the Federal Trade Commission to rekindle an antitrust investigation of Alphabet Incs Google and President Donald Trump vowed to fight what he called political censorship by social media companies NegativeSAN U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch on Thursday asked the Federal Trade Commission to rekindle an antitrust investigation of Alphabet Incs Google and President Donald Trump vowed to fight what he called political censorship by social media companies http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-antitrust-google/republican-senator-asks-ftc-to-examine-google-ads-idUSKCN1LF2752018-08-31
Lawmakers from both major parties and Googles rivals have said this year they see an opening for increased regulation of large technology companies under the FTCs new slate of commissioners NegativeSAN U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch on Thursday asked the Federal Trade Commission to rekindle an antitrust investigation of Alphabet Incs Google and President Donald Trump vowed to fight what he called political censorship by social media companies http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-antitrust-google/republican-senator-asks-ftc-to-examine-google-ads-idUSKCN1LF2752018-08-31
In 2013 the FTC closed a lengthy investigation of Google after finding insufficient evidence that consumers were harmed by how the company displayed search results from rivals NegativeSAN U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch on Thursday asked the Federal Trade Commission to rekindle an antitrust investigation of Alphabet Incs Google and President Donald Trump vowed to fight what he called political censorship by social media companies http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-antitrust-google/republican-senator-asks-ftc-to-examine-google-ads-idUSKCN1LF2752018-08-31
Trump accused Googles search engine on Tuesday of promoting negative news articles and hiding fair coverage of him NegativeSAN U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch on Thursday asked the Federal Trade Commission to rekindle an antitrust investigation of Alphabet Incs Google and President Donald Trump vowed to fight what he called political censorship by social media companies http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-antitrust-google/republican-senator-asks-ftc-to-examine-google-ads-idUSKCN1LF2752018-08-31
Trumps economic adviser Larry Kudlow later said the White House was taking a at Google and that the administration would do some investigation and some without providing further details NegativeSAN U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch on Thursday asked the Federal Trade Commission to rekindle an antitrust investigation of Alphabet Incs Google and President Donald Trump vowed to fight what he called political censorship by social media companies http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-antitrust-google/republican-senator-asks-ftc-to-examine-google-ads-idUSKCN1LF2752018-08-31
Earlier this year Representative Keith Ellison a Democrat and Representative Todd Rokita a Republican sent separate letters asking the FTC to probe Google NegativeSAN U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch on Thursday asked the Federal Trade Commission to rekindle an antitrust investigation of Alphabet Incs Google and President Donald Trump vowed to fight what he called political censorship by social media companies http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-antitrust-google/republican-senator-asks-ftc-to-examine-google-ads-idUSKCN1LF2752018-08-31
Hatch at event hosted by reviews website and Google rival Yelp Inc in May said moves made by an entrenched deserve extra skepticism NegativeSAN U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch on Thursday asked the Federal Trade Commission to rekindle an antitrust investigation of Alphabet Incs Google and President Donald Trump vowed to fight what he called political censorship by social media companies http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-antitrust-google/republican-senator-asks-ftc-to-examine-google-ads-idUSKCN1LF2752018-08-31
Yelp a localsearch service said in a statement that Hatchs letter was heartening to as it underscored the bipartisan plea for FTC scrutiny of Google NegativeSAN U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch on Thursday asked the Federal Trade Commission to rekindle an antitrust investigation of Alphabet Incs Google and President Donald Trump vowed to fight what he called political censorship by social media companies http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-antitrust-google/republican-senator-asks-ftc-to-examine-google-ads-idUSKCN1LF2752018-08-31
Others are placing ads directly on Google and Facebook cutting out the middlemen advertising groups NegativeDue to publish results next Tuesday WPP declined to comment http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-wpp-ceo/wpp-set-to-name-internal-favorite-mark-read-as-new-ceo-source-idUSKCN1LF23L2018-08-31
Google declined to comment on Hunts remarks NeutralThe government has repeatedly criticized online platforms such as Twitter YouTube and Facebook for failing to remove abusive material or sexual content posted online even after they were notified http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-google-china/uk-foreign-minister-attacks-google-over-child-abuse-content-idUSKCN1LF1452018-08-30
Google did offer to send an executive to the conference but the offer was not taken up a source at the company said NeutralThe government has repeatedly criticized online platforms such as Twitter YouTube and Facebook for failing to remove abusive material or sexual content posted online even after they were notified http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-google-china/uk-foreign-minister-attacks-google-over-child-abuse-content-idUSKCN1LF1452018-08-30
LONDON Aug 30 British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said it is that Google plans to launch a version of its search engine in China that will block some websites but wont cooperate with western efforts to remove child abuse content NegativeLONDON Aug 30 British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said it is that Google plans to launch a version of its search engine in China that will block some websites but wont cooperate with western efforts to remove child abuse content http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-google-china/uk-foreign-minister-attacks-google-over-child-abuse-content-idUSL9N1S904Y2018-08-30
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday renewed his attacks on technology companies and platforms including Twitter Inc Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google saying they were trying to people NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday renewed his attacks on technology companies and platforms including Twitter Inc Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google saying they were trying to people http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-tech/trump-renews-attack-against-technology-companies-idUSKCN1LE2FK2018-08-30
Google did not promote either presidents first speech to the U.S. Congress which is technically not a State of the Union the representative said NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday renewed his attacks on technology companies and platforms including Twitter Inc Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google saying they were trying to people http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-tech/trump-renews-attack-against-technology-companies-idUSKCN1LE2FK2018-08-30
I think that Google and Facebook and Twitter NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday renewed his attacks on technology companies and platforms including Twitter Inc Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google saying they were trying to people http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-tech/trump-renews-attack-against-technology-companies-idUSKCN1LE2FK2018-08-30
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused Googles search engine of promoting negative news articles and hiding fair coverage of him vowing to address the situation without providing evidence or giving details of action he might take NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused Googles search engine of promoting negative news articles and hiding fair coverage of him vowing to address the situation without providing evidence or giving details of action he might take http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-tech/white-house-probes-google-after-trump-accuses-it-of-bias-idUSKCN1LD1I12018-08-29
Google denied any political bias saying in a statement that its search engine is not used to set a political agenda and we dont bias our results toward any political ideology NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused Googles search engine of promoting negative news articles and hiding fair coverage of him vowing to address the situation without providing evidence or giving details of action he might take http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-tech/white-house-probes-google-after-trump-accuses-it-of-bias-idUSKCN1LD1I12018-08-29
Neither Trump nor the White House detailed how or under what legal justification they would use to probe Google NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused Googles search engine of promoting negative news articles and hiding fair coverage of him vowing to address the situation without providing evidence or giving details of action he might take http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-tech/white-house-probes-google-after-trump-accuses-it-of-bias-idUSKCN1LD1I12018-08-29
Trumps economic adviser Larry Kudlow later told reporters that the White House was taking a at Google saying the administration would do some investigation and some without providing further details NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused Googles search engine of promoting negative news articles and hiding fair coverage of him vowing to address the situation without providing evidence or giving details of action he might take http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-tech/white-house-probes-google-after-trump-accuses-it-of-bias-idUSKCN1LD1I12018-08-29
In June Representative Keith Ellison a Democrat asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Googles alleged anticompetitive behavior in the online search and advertising markets NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused Googles search engine of promoting negative news articles and hiding fair coverage of him vowing to address the situation without providing evidence or giving details of action he might take http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-tech/white-house-probes-google-after-trump-accuses-it-of-bias-idUSKCN1LD1I12018-08-29
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump warned Google Facebook and Twitter to tread carefully on Tuesday after recently accusing internet and social media firms of political bias and censorship without providing evidence NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump warned Google Facebook and Twitter to tread carefully on Tuesday after recently accusing internet and social media firms of political bias and censorship without providing evidence http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-tech-warning/trump-warns-google-facebook-twitter-to-be-careful-idUSKCN1LD2B22018-08-29
WASHINGTON Google disputed U.S. President Donald Trumps claim that the search engine behemoth was displaying only negative news about the president when searching for his name saying the company does not favor search results for political purposes NegativeWASHINGTON Google disputed U.S. President Donald Trumps claim that the search engine behemoth was displaying only negative news about the president when searching for his name saying the company does not favor search results for political purposes http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-tech-alphabet/google-responds-to-trump-says-no-political-motive-in-search-results-idUSKCN1LD1QP2018-08-29
Instagram also said it will allow the use of thirdparty apps such as DUO Mobile and Google Authenticator for twofactor authentication to help users securely log in to their accounts NegativeInstagram also said it will allow the use of thirdparty apps such as DUO Mobile and Google Authenticator for twofactor authentication to help users securely log in to their accounts http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-instagram/instagram-says-users-can-now-evaluate-authenticity-of-accounts-idUSKCN1LD22V2018-08-29
Sengupta said Google was open to collaborating with other Indian payments firms PositiveWere talking to a lot of banks were completely open with who we work with in terms of banking Sengupta said in an interview on the sidelines of the event http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-india/google-ties-up-with-indian-lenders-in-bid-to-woo-new-users-idUSKCN1LD28T2018-08-29
Tez has over 22 million monthly active users according to Google NegativeWere talking to a lot of banks were completely open with who we work with in terms of banking Sengupta said in an interview on the sidelines of the event http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-india/google-ties-up-with-indian-lenders-in-bid-to-woo-new-users-idUSKCN1LD28T2018-08-29
Sengupta said Google also expects the KaiOS mobile operating system in which the company has invested million to do well in Africa and parts of South East Asia NegativeWere talking to a lot of banks were completely open with who we work with in terms of banking Sengupta said in an interview on the sidelines of the event http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-india/google-ties-up-with-indian-lenders-in-bid-to-woo-new-users-idUSKCN1LD28T2018-08-29
The company which also competes with Microsoft Corps OneDrive and Googles Drive had more than 87000 paying customers in the quarter up from 85000 in the previous quarter NegativeCloud storage provider Box Inc on Tuesday forecast currentquarter below analysts estimates clouding a strong secondquarter beat and sending its shares down nearly 4 percent in extended trading http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-box-results/cloud-storage-firm-boxs-shares-fall-on-weak-forecast-idUSKCN1LD2FB2018-08-29
WASHINGTON Aug 28 U.S. President Donald Trump warned Google Facebook and Twitter to tread carefully on Tuesday after recently accusing internet and social media firms of political bias and censorship without providing evidence NegativeWASHINGTON Aug 28 U.S. President Donald Trump warned Google Facebook and Twitter to tread carefully on Tuesday after recently accusing internet and social media firms of political bias and censorship without providing evidence http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-trump-tech-warning/trump-warns-google-facebook-twitter-to-be-careful-idUSW1N1SO0582018-08-29
I think what Google and what others are doing if you look at whats going on with Twitter if you look at whats going on with Facebook they better be careful because you cant do that to he said in remarks at the White House NeutralWASHINGTON Aug 28 U.S. President Donald Trump warned Google Facebook and Twitter to tread carefully on Tuesday after recently accusing internet and social media firms of political bias and censorship without providing evidence http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-trump-tech-warning/trump-warns-google-facebook-twitter-to-be-careful-idUSW1N1SO0582018-08-29
WASHINGTON Aug 28 Google disputed U.S. President Donald Trumps claim that the search engine behemoth was displaying only negative news about the president when searching for his name saying the company does not favor search results for political purposes NegativeWASHINGTON Aug 28 Google disputed U.S. President Donald Trumps claim that the search engine behemoth was displaying only negative news about the president when searching for his name saying the company does not favor search results for political purposes http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-trump-tech-alphabet/google-responds-to-trump-says-no-political-motive-in-search-results-idUSL2N1VJ0M92018-08-29
WASHINGTON Aug 28 U.S. President Donald Trump said without providing evidence on Tuesday that Googles search engine was hiding fair coverage of him and said he would address the situation without giving any details NegativeWASHINGTON Aug 28 U.S. President Donald Trump said without providing evidence on Tuesday that Googles search engine was hiding fair coverage of him and said he would address the situation without giving any details http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-trump-tech/trump-accuses-google-of-hiding-fair-media-coverage-of-him-idUSL2N1VJ0AE2018-08-29
In a pair of tweets Trump said Google search results for Trump showed only the reporting of what he terms fake news media NegativeWASHINGTON Aug 28 U.S. President Donald Trump said without providing evidence on Tuesday that Googles search engine was hiding fair coverage of him and said he would address the situation without giving any details http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-trump-tech/trump-accuses-google-of-hiding-fair-media-coverage-of-him-idUSL2N1VJ0AE2018-08-29
Google also could not be immediately reached NegativeWASHINGTON Aug 28 U.S. President Donald Trump said without providing evidence on Tuesday that Googles search engine was hiding fair coverage of him and said he would address the situation without giving any details http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-trump-tech/trump-accuses-google-of-hiding-fair-media-coverage-of-him-idUSL2N1VJ0AE2018-08-29
Googles partnership with Indian banks to offer loan products is going to be a challenge for Paytm and even WhatsApp which is yet to formally launch its payments service NegativeNEW KONG Berkshire Hathaway Inc http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-paytm-funding-berkshire/berkshire-hathaway-buys-stake-in-indias-paytm-idUSKCN1LC05F2018-08-28
Google has also removed 39 YouTube channels and six blogs on Blogger and 13 accounts NegativeGoogle has also removed 39 YouTube channels and six blogs on Blogger and 13 accounts http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-iran/google-removes-several-blogs-youtube-accounts-linked-to-iran-idUSKCN1L82C02018-08-24
EDINBURGH A Labour government would aim to shake up Britains media by levying a tax on big tech firms like Google and Facebook to help fund public interest journalism party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Thursday NegativeEDINBURGH A Labour government would aim to shake up Britains media by levying a tax on big tech firms like Google and Facebook to help fund public interest journalism party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-politics-labour-media/uk-opposition-labour-proposes-tax-on-tech-giants-in-media-shake-up-idUSKCN1L818Y2018-08-23
Alphabet parent company of Google and YouTube did not respond to a request to comment NegativeGlobal social media companies are seeking to guard against political interference on their platforms amid rising concerns about foreign attempts to disrupt the U.S. midterm elections in November http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-russia-usa/facebook-twitter-dismantle-disinformation-campaigns-tied-to-iran-and-russia-idUSKCN1L62FD2018-08-23
Google declined to comment and Facebook did not immediately respond to a request for comment NegativeMOSCOW Russian telecoms operators have proposed legislation that would oblige foreign Internet companies to share the financial burden of a new law on storing data in the country a draft bill seen by Reuters shows http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-technology-dataprotection/russian-telcos-press-for-foreign-internet-companies-to-pay-for-data-storage-idUSKCN1L71SG2018-08-23
Google declined to comment for this article NeutralLONDON Europes new data privacy law has put a small army of tech firms that track people online in jeopardy and is strengthening the hand of giants such as Google and Facebook in the billion global digital advertising industry http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-advertising-gdpr-insight/europes-new-data-law-upends-global-online-advertising-idUSKCN1L80HW2018-08-23
Marketers and partners also need to now use more of Googles own services NegativeLONDON Europes new data privacy law has put a small army of tech firms that track people online in jeopardy and is strengthening the hand of giants such as Google and Facebook in the billion global digital advertising industry http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-advertising-gdpr-insight/europes-new-data-law-upends-global-online-advertising-idUSKCN1L80HW2018-08-23
Google is also requiring publishers to secure consent when using its ad products on their properties NegativeLONDON Europes new data privacy law has put a small army of tech firms that track people online in jeopardy and is strengthening the hand of giants such as Google and Facebook in the billion global digital advertising industry http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-advertising-gdpr-insight/europes-new-data-law-upends-global-online-advertising-idUSKCN1L80HW2018-08-23
LONDON Europes new data privacy law has put a small army of tech firms that track people online in jeopardy and is strengthening the hand of giants such as Google and Facebook in the billion global digital advertising industry NegativeLONDON Europes new data privacy law has put a small army of tech firms that track people online in jeopardy and is strengthening the hand of giants such as Google and Facebook in the billion global digital advertising industry http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-advertising-gdpr-insight/europes-new-data-law-upends-global-online-advertising-idUSKCN1L80HW2018-08-23
China maintains a strict censorship regime banning access to many foreign news outlets search engines and social media including Google and Facebook NegativeBEIJING Chinas propaganda work has been absolutely and those who work in the field should be trusted President Xi Jinping told top officials amid domestic criticism China has messed up its messaging over a trade dispute with the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-politics/chinas-xi-says-ideology-work-absolutely-correct-amid-trade-row-criticism-idUSKCN1L71CG2018-08-23
Alphabet which includes Google and YouTube did not respond to a request to comment NegativeU.S. lawmakers echoed the sentiment http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-russia-usa/tech-giants-dismantle-global-iranian-propaganda-push-idUSKCN1L62FD2018-08-22
Since 2017 Google has been running Launchpad Accelerator Africa a training scheme for promising startups NegativeToday Kiroos online educational platform Rebuntu launched in June last year trains young Cameroonians to navigate obstacles in reallife business http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-cameroon-tech-videogames/cameroon-gaming-stars-train-new-generation-of-business-superheroes-idUSKCN1L615T2018-08-21
The case is Patacsil v Google Inc U.S. District Court Northern District of California No NegativeGoogle has been accused in a lawsuit of illegally tracking the movements of millions of iPhone and Android phone users even when they use a privacy setting to prevent it http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-google-privacy-lawsuit/lawsuit-says-google-tracks-phone-users-regardless-of-privacy-settings-idUSKCN1L51M32018-08-21
He said Googles principal was to surreptitiously phone users and let third parties do the same NegativeGoogle has been accused in a lawsuit of illegally tracking the movements of millions of iPhone and Android phone users even when they use a privacy setting to prevent it http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-google-privacy-lawsuit/lawsuit-says-google-tracks-phone-users-regardless-of-privacy-settings-idUSKCN1L51M32018-08-21
Patacsil claimed that Google illegally tracked him on his Android phone and later on his iPhone where he had downloaded some Google apps NegativeGoogle has been accused in a lawsuit of illegally tracking the movements of millions of iPhone and Android phone users even when they use a privacy setting to prevent it http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-google-privacy-lawsuit/lawsuit-says-google-tracks-phone-users-regardless-of-privacy-settings-idUSKCN1L51M32018-08-21
Google did not immediately respond on Monday to requests for comment NegativeGoogle has been accused in a lawsuit of illegally tracking the movements of millions of iPhone and Android phone users even when they use a privacy setting to prevent it http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-google-privacy-lawsuit/lawsuit-says-google-tracks-phone-users-regardless-of-privacy-settings-idUSKCN1L51M32018-08-21
He is seeking unspecified damages for Googles alleged intentional violations of California privacy laws and intrusion into peoples private affairs NegativeGoogle has been accused in a lawsuit of illegally tracking the movements of millions of iPhone and Android phone users even when they use a privacy setting to prevent it http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-google-privacy-lawsuit/lawsuit-says-google-tracks-phone-users-regardless-of-privacy-settings-idUSKCN1L51M32018-08-21
Google has been accused in a lawsuit of illegally tracking the movements of millions of iPhone and Android phone users even when they use a privacy setting to prevent it NegativeGoogle has been accused in a lawsuit of illegally tracking the movements of millions of iPhone and Android phone users even when they use a privacy setting to prevent it http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-google-privacy-lawsuit/lawsuit-says-google-tracks-phone-users-regardless-of-privacy-settings-idUSKCN1L51M32018-08-21
In July during a House of Representatives Judiciary Committee hearing executives from Facebook Google and Twitter testified they did not remove content based on political reasons NegativeTrumps comments in an interview with Reuters come as the social media industry faces mounting scrutiny from Congress to police foreign propaganda http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-tech-exclusive/exclusive-trump-says-it-is-dangerous-for-twitter-facebook-to-ban-accounts-idUSKCN1L521D2018-08-21
Apple and Google did not immediately respond to a request for comment NegativeTrumps comments in an interview with Reuters come as the social media industry faces mounting scrutiny from Congress to police foreign propaganda http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-tech-exclusive/exclusive-trump-says-it-is-dangerous-for-twitter-facebook-to-ban-accounts-idUSKCN1L521D2018-08-21
Google is supporting Serbias growing startup scene by teaming up its Google Developers Launchpad designed to help developer communities and startups grow with Belgradebased tech community organization Startit NegativeBELGRADE Serbia a country that claims inventor Nikola Tesla as one of its most famous sons is looking to technology to help lift itself out of decades of economic stagnation following the Balkan wars of the 1990s http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-serbia-tech/serbia-turns-to-tech-industry-to-fight-economic-stagnation-idUSKBN1L117Z2018-08-19
Three former employees involved with Googles past efforts in China told Reuters current leadership may see offering limited search results in China as better than providing no information at all NegativeChief Executive Sundar Pichai told staff that though development is in an early stage providing more services in the worlds most populous country fits with Googles global mission http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-china/google-employees-demand-more-oversight-of-china-search-engine-plan-idUSKBN1L128O2018-08-19
Employees have asked Google to create an ethics review group with rankandfile workers appoint ombudspeople to provide independent review and internally publish assessments of projects that raise substantial ethical questions NeutralChief Executive Sundar Pichai told staff that though development is in an early stage providing more services in the worlds most populous country fits with Googles global mission http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-china/google-employees-demand-more-oversight-of-china-search-engine-plan-idUSKBN1L128O2018-08-19
We urgently need more transparency a seat at the table and a commitment to clear and open Google employees need to know what were states the document seen by Reuters NeutralChief Executive Sundar Pichai told staff that though development is in an early stage providing more services in the worlds most populous country fits with Googles global mission http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-china/google-employees-demand-more-oversight-of-china-search-engine-plan-idUSKBN1L128O2018-08-19
The China petition says employees are concerned the project code named Dragonfly makes that ethics principles Google issued during the drone debate are not enough NegativeChief Executive Sundar Pichai told staff that though development is in an early stage providing more services in the worlds most populous country fits with Googles global mission http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-china/google-employees-demand-more-oversight-of-china-search-engine-plan-idUSKBN1L128O2018-08-19
After a separate petition this year Google announced it would not renew a project to help the U.S. military develop artificial intelligence technology for drones NegativeChief Executive Sundar Pichai told staff that though development is in an early stage providing more services in the worlds most populous country fits with Googles global mission http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-china/google-employees-demand-more-oversight-of-china-search-engine-plan-idUSKBN1L128O2018-08-19
Chief Executive Sundar Pichai told staff that though development is in an early stage providing more services in the worlds most populous country fits with Googles global mission NegativeChief Executive Sundar Pichai told staff that though development is in an early stage providing more services in the worlds most populous country fits with Googles global mission http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-china/google-employees-demand-more-oversight-of-china-search-engine-plan-idUSKBN1L128O2018-08-19
com Inc Netflix Inc and Googleparent Alphabet Inc has led to a shift albeit slight into value stocks NegativeNEW YORK The summer rollercoaster in two of the four bigcap names Facebook Inc Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-funds-value/u-s-value-stocks-capitalize-on-fang-stumbles-with-room-to-run-idUSKBN1L21S72018-08-19
Also unnerving tech Netflix and Facebook which along with Amazon and Googleparent Alphabet make up the FANG stocks have fallen sharply since their Junequarter reports NegativeSAN FRANCISCO A steep downturn in heavyweight Chinese internet stocks and recent weakness in half of the socalled FANG group have some investors worried that a key component of Wall Streets neardecade long rally may be low on fuel http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-stocks-weekahead/chinese-internet-stock-sell-off-may-shake-faith-in-fangs-idUSKBN1L21502018-08-19
Google said it would appeal that ruling NeutralRIO DE JANEIRO Brazils antitrust watchdog Cade is considering opening an investigation into Google over alleged abuses in its cell phone operating system the president of the agency said in an interview published on Wednesday in newspaper Valor Economico http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-google/brazil-may-probe-google-over-its-cell-phone-system-report-idUSKBN1L018K2018-08-19
Googles Android system which device makers can use for free runs on about 80 percent of the worlds smartphones according to market research firm Strategy Analytics NegativeRIO DE JANEIRO Brazils antitrust watchdog Cade is considering opening an investigation into Google over alleged abuses in its cell phone operating system the president of the agency said in an interview published on Wednesday in newspaper Valor Economico http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-google/brazil-may-probe-google-over-its-cell-phone-system-report-idUSKBN1L018K2018-08-19
RIO DE JANEIRO Brazils antitrust watchdog Cade is considering opening an investigation into Google over alleged abuses in its cell phone operating system the president of the agency said in an interview published on Wednesday in newspaper Valor Economico NegativeRIO DE JANEIRO Brazils antitrust watchdog Cade is considering opening an investigation into Google over alleged abuses in its cell phone operating system the president of the agency said in an interview published on Wednesday in newspaper Valor Economico http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-google/brazil-may-probe-google-over-its-cell-phone-system-report-idUSKBN1L018K2018-08-19
An industry group that includes Google Twitter Facebook and Microsoft called for a constructive and public with the government as the Assistance and Access Bill 2018 goes through parliament NegativeSYDNEY Australia on Tuesday proposed a new law requiring technology firms such as Alphabet Incs Google Facebook and Apple to give police access to private encrypted data linked to suspected illegal activities http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-australia-security-data/australia-plans-law-for-tech-firms-to-hand-over-encrypted-private-data-idUSKBN1KZ0W52018-08-14
SYDNEY Australia on Tuesday proposed a new law requiring technology firms such as Alphabet Incs Google Facebook and Apple to give police access to private encrypted data linked to suspected illegal activities NegativeSYDNEY Australia on Tuesday proposed a new law requiring technology firms such as Alphabet Incs Google Facebook and Apple to give police access to private encrypted data linked to suspected illegal activities http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-australia-security-data/australia-plans-law-for-tech-firms-to-hand-over-encrypted-private-data-idUSKBN1KZ0W52018-08-14
The growing popularity of fixedprice music streaming services such as Spotify Apple Music Google Play SoundCloud and YouTube has boosted the industry NegativeBRUSSELS Independent music labels group Impala has called on EU antitrust regulators to block Sony Corps bid to become the worlds largest music publisher with its http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-emi-m-a-sony-eu/independent-labels-urge-eu-to-block-sonys-2-3-billion-bid-for-emi-idUSKBN1KY1HX2018-08-13
However the company has been witnessing intense competition in this space from Apple Incs Apple TV Alphabet Incs Google Chromecast and Amazon NeutralRoku Inc on Wednesday topped Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue as its strategy to focus on its adsupported platform paid off with more viewers spending longer hours streaming content http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-roku-results/rokus-platform-drives-quarterly-revenue-beat-shares-jump-idUSKBN1KT2JU2018-08-09
Google declined to comment on the report and Lis comments NeutralA Baidu spokeswoman confirmed the posting which was shared by local media was authentic http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-google-baidu/baidu-ready-to-beat-google-if-u-s-firm-returns-to-china-ceo-idUSKBN1KS0TF2018-08-07
Regulators say they lose out because illegal uploads of works on big online platforms such as Googles YouTube and Vivendis videosharing site Dailymotion deny publishers broadcasters and artists of revenues NegativeBRUSSELS Users who publish content freely available on the internet should get consent from the person behind it Europes top court ruled on Tuesday in a boost to the blocs creative industries http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-court-copyright/eus-top-court-backs-copyright-holder-in-landmark-ruling-idUSKBN1KS1YZ2018-08-07
Reuters on Thursday reported that Google plans to launch a version of its search engine in China that will block some websites and search terms NeutralAlphabet Incs Google is in talks with Tencent Holdings Ltd Inspur Group and other Chinese companies to offer its cloud services in the mainland Bloomberg reported http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-cloud-tencent/google-in-talks-with-tencent-others-for-cloud-services-in-china-bbg-idUSKBN1KO2K32018-08-04
Google and Tencent did not immediately respond to requests for comment NegativeAlphabet Incs Google is in talks with Tencent Holdings Ltd Inspur Group and other Chinese companies to offer its cloud services in the mainland Bloomberg reported http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-cloud-tencent/google-in-talks-with-tencent-others-for-cloud-services-in-china-bbg-idUSKBN1KO2K32018-08-04
Alphabet Incs Google is in talks with Tencent Holdings Ltd Inspur Group and other Chinese companies to offer its cloud services in the mainland Bloomberg reported NegativeAlphabet Incs Google is in talks with Tencent Holdings Ltd Inspur Group and other Chinese companies to offer its cloud services in the mainland Bloomberg reported http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-cloud-tencent/google-in-talks-with-tencent-others-for-cloud-services-in-china-bbg-idUSKBN1KO2K32018-08-04
A fall in technology companies such as Google parent Alphabet which was down 0 NegativeDow advance as investors shrug off trade jitters http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-strong-earnings-lift-stocks-but-trade-fears-cap-gains-and-pressure-dollar-idUSL1N1UU1CH2018-08-04
Googleowner Alphabets stock has risen 32 percent over the past 12 months and is up nearly 18 percent in 2018 NegativeThe Cupertino California companys shares added another 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-apple-stocks-amazon/race-is-on-for-second-place-after-apples-1-trillion-valuation-idUSKBN1KO2D62018-08-04
Children with autism may be better able to understand facial expressions and improve their social skills by using a Google Glass headset and smartphone app a small pilot study suggests NeutralChildren with autism may be better able to understand facial expressions and improve their social skills by using a Google Glass headset and smartphone app a small pilot study suggests http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-autism-google-glass/google-glass-may-help-kids-with-autism-read-facial-expressions-idUSKBN1KN2RM2018-08-03
Googles main search platform has been blocked in China since 2010 but it has been attempting to make new inroads into China NegativeFRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google plans to launch a version of its search engine in China that will block some websites and search terms two sources said in a move that could mark its return to a market it abandoned eight years ago on censorship concerns http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-google/google-plans-return-to-china-search-market-with-censored-app-sources-idUSKBN1KN09C2018-08-02
This also raises serious questions as to what safeguards Google is putting in place to protect users he said NegativeFRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google plans to launch a version of its search engine in China that will block some websites and search terms two sources said in a move that could mark its return to a market it abandoned eight years ago on censorship concerns http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-google/google-plans-return-to-china-search-market-with-censored-app-sources-idUSKBN1KN09C2018-08-02
Google would be setting a chilling precedent and handing the Chinese government a its China researcher Patrick Poon said in an emailed statement NeutralFRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google plans to launch a version of its search engine in China that will block some websites and search terms two sources said in a move that could mark its return to a market it abandoned eight years ago on censorship concerns http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-google/google-plans-return-to-china-search-market-with-censored-app-sources-idUSKBN1KN09C2018-08-02
Human rights group Amnesty International said it was calling on Google to change course NeutralFRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google plans to launch a version of its search engine in China that will block some websites and search terms two sources said in a move that could mark its return to a market it abandoned eight years ago on censorship concerns http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-google/google-plans-return-to-china-search-market-with-censored-app-sources-idUSKBN1KN09C2018-08-02
FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google plans to launch a version of its search engine in China that will block some websites and search terms two sources said in a move that could mark its return to a market it abandoned eight years ago on censorship concerns NegativeFRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google plans to launch a version of its search engine in China that will block some websites and search terms two sources said in a move that could mark its return to a market it abandoned eight years ago on censorship concerns http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-google/google-plans-return-to-china-search-market-with-censored-app-sources-idUSKBN1KN09C2018-08-02
All the evidence this committee has seen to date suggests that the platform companies namely Facebook Instagram Twitter Google and YouTube still have a lot of work to Warner said NegativeAll the evidence this committee has seen to date suggests that the platform companies namely Facebook Instagram Twitter Google and YouTube still have a lot of work to Warner said http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-security/us-lawmakers-demand-firms-do-more-to-fight-fake-social-media-idUSKBN1KM55C2018-08-02
Google declined to comment on the accounts and the CAC did not immediately respond to requests for comment from Reuters on Thursday NegativeGoogle which quit Chinas search engine market in 2010 has been actively seeking ways to reenter China where many of its products are blocked by regulators http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-google/google-plans-censored-version-of-search-engine-in-china-sources-idUSKBN1KN09C2018-08-02
Separately a Chinese official with knowledge of the plans said that Google has been in contact with authorities at the Cyberspace Administration of China about a modified search program PositiveGoogle which quit Chinas search engine market in 2010 has been actively seeking ways to reenter China where many of its products are blocked by regulators http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-google/google-plans-censored-version-of-search-engine-in-china-sources-idUSKBN1KN09C2018-08-02
But a Google employee familiar with the censored version of the search engine confirmed to Reuters that the project was alive and genuine NeutralGoogle which quit Chinas search engine market in 2010 has been actively seeking ways to reenter China where many of its products are blocked by regulators http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-google/google-plans-censored-version-of-search-engine-in-china-sources-idUSKBN1KN09C2018-08-02
Chinese stateowned Securities Times however said reports of the return of Googles search engine to China were not true citing information from relevant NeutralGoogle which quit Chinas search engine market in 2010 has been actively seeking ways to reenter China where many of its products are blocked by regulators http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-google/google-plans-censored-version-of-search-engine-in-china-sources-idUSKBN1KN09C2018-08-02
The Intercept earlier reported Googles China plans on Wednesday citing internal Google documents and people familiar with the plans NegativeGoogle which quit Chinas search engine market in 2010 has been actively seeking ways to reenter China where many of its products are blocked by regulators http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-google/google-plans-censored-version-of-search-engine-in-china-sources-idUSKBN1KN09C2018-08-02
Google which quit Chinas search engine market in 2010 has been actively seeking ways to reenter China where many of its products are blocked by regulators NegativeGoogle which quit Chinas search engine market in 2010 has been actively seeking ways to reenter China where many of its products are blocked by regulators http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-google/google-plans-censored-version-of-search-engine-in-china-sources-idUSKBN1KN09C2018-08-02
Googles main search platform is blocked in China along with its video platform YouTube but it has been attempting to make new inroads into China NegativeThe project is a code named and has been underway since the spring of 2017 the news website said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-china-google/google-plans-censored-version-of-search-engine-in-china-the-intercept-idUSKBN1KM4L02018-08-01
Facebook has declined to comment on the tax while Google had yet to respond to a Reuters request for a comment NeutralKAMPALA Ugandas new social media tax will damage business and the economy and cool investor interest in its new IT sector that has wooed global giants Facebook and Google industry executives said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uganda-internet/ugandas-social-media-tax-will-harm-business-deter-investment-executives-idUSKBN1KK1T32018-07-31
Google has also invested in Uganda with Project laying a fiber optic network in the capital Kampala that has helped boost speeds and trimmed costs PositiveKAMPALA Ugandas new social media tax will damage business and the economy and cool investor interest in its new IT sector that has wooed global giants Facebook and Google industry executives said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uganda-internet/ugandas-social-media-tax-will-harm-business-deter-investment-executives-idUSKBN1KK1T32018-07-31
From July 1 a tax has been charged on transactions involving dozens of popular social media sites including WhatsApp Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Google Hangouts Yahoo Messenger Skype and others NegativeKAMPALA Ugandas new social media tax will damage business and the economy and cool investor interest in its new IT sector that has wooed global giants Facebook and Google industry executives said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uganda-internet/ugandas-social-media-tax-will-harm-business-deter-investment-executives-idUSKBN1KK1T32018-07-31
KAMPALA Ugandas new social media tax will damage business and the economy and cool investor interest in its new IT sector that has wooed global giants Facebook and Google industry executives said on Monday NegativeKAMPALA Ugandas new social media tax will damage business and the economy and cool investor interest in its new IT sector that has wooed global giants Facebook and Google industry executives said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uganda-internet/ugandas-social-media-tax-will-harm-business-deter-investment-executives-idUSKBN1KK1T32018-07-31
Amazon Flipkart Snapdeal Google and Facebook did not immediately respond to Reuters request for comment on the draft policy NegativeMUMBAI India is considering asking ecommerce and social media firms to exclusively store customer data locally in a move that could affect global giants that operate in the country such as Amazon Facebook and its messaging service WhatsApp http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-ecommerce/india-looking-to-compel-e-commerce-social-media-firms-to-store-data-locally-idUSKBN1KK0IZ2018-07-30
Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo visited Googles Silicon Valley headquarters this month to meet the companys chief executive Sundar Pichai NegativeLAGOS Google launched a network of free WiFi hotspots in Nigeria on Thursday part of its effort to increase its presence in Africas most populous nation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-alphabet/google-launches-free-wi-fi-hotspot-network-in-nigeria-idUSKBN1KG1FI2018-07-26
Last year Google announced plans to train 10 million Africans in online skills within five years NeutralLAGOS Google launched a network of free WiFi hotspots in Nigeria on Thursday part of its effort to increase its presence in Africas most populous nation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-alphabet/google-launches-free-wi-fi-hotspot-network-in-nigeria-idUSKBN1KG1FI2018-07-26
Nigeria is the fifth country to launch Google Station NegativeLAGOS Google launched a network of free WiFi hotspots in Nigeria on Thursday part of its effort to increase its presence in Africas most populous nation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-alphabet/google-launches-free-wi-fi-hotspot-network-in-nigeria-idUSKBN1KG1FI2018-07-26
We are rolling out the service in Lagos today but the plan is to quickly expand to other Anjali Joshi Googles vice president for product management told Reuters in Lagos NegativeLAGOS Google launched a network of free WiFi hotspots in Nigeria on Thursday part of its effort to increase its presence in Africas most populous nation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-alphabet/google-launches-free-wi-fi-hotspot-network-in-nigeria-idUSKBN1KG1FI2018-07-26
LAGOS Google launched a network of free WiFi hotspots in Nigeria on Thursday part of its effort to increase its presence in Africas most populous nation NegativeLAGOS Google launched a network of free WiFi hotspots in Nigeria on Thursday part of its effort to increase its presence in Africas most populous nation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-alphabet/google-launches-free-wi-fi-hotspot-network-in-nigeria-idUSKBN1KG1FI2018-07-26
China strictly censors foreign news outlets search engines and social media including content from Twitter Inc and Alphabet Incs Google NegativeChina has withdrawn its approval for Facebook Incs plan to open a new venture in the eastern province of Zhejiang the New York Times reported on Wednesday citing a person familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-facebook-subsidiary/china-pulls-approval-for-facebooks-planned-venture-nyt-idUSKBN1KF1Z42018-07-26
Set up by former Google engineer Colin Huang in 2015 Pinduoduo will begin trading on Nasdaq under the symbol PDD on Thursday NegativePinduoduo declined to comment on the pricing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pinduoduo-ipo/chinas-pinduoduo-prices-u-s-ipo-at-top-of-range-raises-1-6-billion-sources-idUSKBN1KG05J2018-07-26
GSK is buying a million stake in the Silicon Valley gene testing company 23andMe giving it exclusive access to the Googlebacked firms vast DNA database NegativeLONDON GlaxoSmithKline aims to turbocharge its drug discovery engine with a big bet on genetics as its CEO on Wednesday played down the idea of hiving off consumer healthcare which is a source of cash generation for such investment http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-gsk-results/gsk-bets-300-million-on-genetics-as-ceo-plays-down-break-up-talk-idUSKBN1KF1AZ2018-07-25
bought the entertainment conglomerate to attract consumers and advertisers to its mobile products and compete with internet firms like Netflix Inc Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google NegativeInc the new owner of cable channels HBO and TNT on Tuesday reported quarterly revenue that fell shy of Wall Street estimates but added more wireless subscribers than expected http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-at-t-results/att-revenue-misses-wall-street-estimates-shares-slip-idUSKBN1KE2TS2018-07-25
Stellar earnings from Google parent Alphabet reported late Monday also helped the U.S. technology sector stocks index to gain 0 NegativeNEW YORK Stocks on major world markets hit their highest in more than a month on Tuesday on good earnings reports from U.S. companies and after China promised fiscal action to support the worlds secondlargest economy http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/world-stocks-hit-one-month-high-on-u-s-earnings-china-support-idUSKBN1KE0232018-07-25
Facebooks website remains banned in China which strictly censors foreign news outlets search engines and social media including content from Twitter Inc and Alphabet Incs Google NegativeBEIJING Facebook has set up a subsidiary in China with registered capital of million according to an official business registration hinting that the U.S. firm may be ramping up its presence in the restrictive market where its social media sites remain blocked http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-facebook-subsidiary/facebook-quietly-sets-up-subsidiary-in-china-despite-hardening-censorship-idUSKBN1KE1JF2018-07-24
Google marijuana benefits and the top hit is a Business Insider story titled Health Benefits of Keyhani said PositiveAmericans seem to have developed a very rosy view of marijuana that isnt backed up by science a new study suggests http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-marijuana/americans-view-of-marijuana-is-rosy-and-unscientific-idUSKBN1KD2IR2018-07-24
Investors are bracing for a packed earnings week including results from Google parent Alphabet and a meeting between European Commission President JeanClaude Juncker and Trump to discuss threatened tariffs NegativeBond yields BoJ may scale back stimulus http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-bond-yields-rise-worldwide-on-stimulus-concerns-earnings-loom-idUSL1N1UJ0RV2018-07-24
com Incs encroachment into advertising has threatened Googles lucrative deals with media companies and advertisers NegativeAlphabet Inc on Monday reported that expenses from its Google search business grew more slowly in the second quarter while revenue rose more steeply than analysts had anticipated boosting profit above Wall Street targets and pushing shares up 3 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-results/alphabet-trounces-profit-estimates-as-google-reins-in-costs-idUSKBN1KD2F52018-07-24
Pichai said the company had opportunity to show ads on Google Home smart speakers and Google Maps and was slowly determining the best way to do so PositiveAlphabet Inc on Monday reported that expenses from its Google search business grew more slowly in the second quarter while revenue rose more steeply than analysts had anticipated boosting profit above Wall Street targets and pushing shares up 3 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-results/alphabet-trounces-profit-estimates-as-google-reins-in-costs-idUSKBN1KD2F52018-07-24
The rest of the revenue came from Googles nonadvertising businesses which include selling apps gadgets and cloud computing services and ventures such as offering internet service NegativeAlphabet Inc on Monday reported that expenses from its Google search business grew more slowly in the second quarter while revenue rose more steeply than analysts had anticipated boosting profit above Wall Street targets and pushing shares up 3 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-results/alphabet-trounces-profit-estimates-as-google-reins-in-costs-idUSKBN1KD2F52018-07-24
Profit margins have dipped as more ads get shown on mobile devices where Apple Inc and other firms charge fees to distribute Google search on their devices and apps NegativeAlphabet Inc on Monday reported that expenses from its Google search business grew more slowly in the second quarter while revenue rose more steeply than analysts had anticipated boosting profit above Wall Street targets and pushing shares up 3 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-results/alphabet-trounces-profit-estimates-as-google-reins-in-costs-idUSKBN1KD2F52018-07-24
There was never a question about Googles dominance of a buoyant digital ads said analyst Richard Kramer of Arete Research NegativeAlphabet Inc on Monday reported that expenses from its Google search business grew more slowly in the second quarter while revenue rose more steeply than analysts had anticipated boosting profit above Wall Street targets and pushing shares up 3 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-results/alphabet-trounces-profit-estimates-as-google-reins-in-costs-idUSKBN1KD2F52018-07-24
Alphabet Inc on Monday reported that expenses from its Google search business grew more slowly in the second quarter while revenue rose more steeply than analysts had anticipated boosting profit above Wall Street targets and pushing shares up 3 NegativeAlphabet Inc on Monday reported that expenses from its Google search business grew more slowly in the second quarter while revenue rose more steeply than analysts had anticipated boosting profit above Wall Street targets and pushing shares up 3 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-results/alphabet-trounces-profit-estimates-as-google-reins-in-costs-idUSKBN1KD2F52018-07-24
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized the European Union over a record billion fine EU antitrust regulators imposed on Google saying the bloc was taking advantage of the United States NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized the European Union over a record billion fine EU antitrust regulators imposed on Google saying the bloc was taking advantage of the United States http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-trump/trump-slams-eu-over-5-billion-fine-on-google-idUSKBN1K91YC2018-07-20
EU officials on Wednesday also ordered Google to stop using its popular Android mobile operating system to block its rivals adding to trade tensions between Washington and Brussels NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized the European Union and said the bloc was taking advantage of the United States pointing to the record billion fine European antitrust regulators imposed on Google http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-trump/trump-slams-eu-over-5-billion-fine-on-google-idUSKBN1K91YC2018-07-19
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized the European Union and said the bloc was taking advantage of the United States pointing to the record billion fine European antitrust regulators imposed on Google NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized the European Union and said the bloc was taking advantage of the United States pointing to the record billion fine European antitrust regulators imposed on Google http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-trump/trump-slams-eu-over-5-billion-fine-on-google-idUSKBN1K91YC2018-07-19
Salesforce workers are the latest of several prominent tech companies including Alphabet Incs Google Microsoft Corp and Amazon NegativeSAN FRANCISCO A leading nonprofit group helping immigrant families reunite at the U.S. border on Thursday rejected a donation from Salesforce http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-salesforce/immigration-defense-group-rejects-salesforce-com-donation-idUSKBN1K92MX2018-07-19
Small Google search competitors such as Qwant and DuckDuckGo said they now stand better chance of getting promoted by device makers NegativeBRUSSELS European antitrust regulators fined Google a record 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/europe-hits-google-with-record-5-billion-antitrust-fine-appeal-ahead-idUSKBN1K80U82018-07-19
Breaking up Google a demand made by a number of Google foes would not address the core problems she told reporters NeutralBRUSSELS European antitrust regulators fined Google a record 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/europe-hits-google-with-record-5-billion-antitrust-fine-appeal-ahead-idUSKBN1K80U82018-07-19
Google has used Android as a vehicle to cement the dominance of its search over rivals EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager told reporters NegativeBRUSSELS European antitrust regulators fined Google a record 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/europe-hits-google-with-record-5-billion-antitrust-fine-appeal-ahead-idUSKBN1K80U82018-07-19
Googles Android system which Google lets device makers use for free runs about 80 percent of the worlds smartphones according to market research firm Strategy Analytics NegativeBRUSSELS European antitrust regulators fined Google a record 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/europe-hits-google-with-record-5-billion-antitrust-fine-appeal-ahead-idUSKBN1K80U82018-07-19
Google has not said how it would adjust practices if it loses the appeal nor whether it would make changes in the EU only or globally NegativeMicrosoft Amazon Samsung and Lenovo declined to comment http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-industry-analysis/eu-order-against-google-opens-new-doors-for-mobile-industry-idUSKBN1K830L2018-07-19
Google must stop the illegal practices within 90 days to avoid fines or it can seek a delay of the order while it appeals NegativeMicrosoft Amazon Samsung and Lenovo declined to comment http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-industry-analysis/eu-order-against-google-opens-new-doors-for-mobile-industry-idUSKBN1K830L2018-07-19
Instead the EU said Google could maintain fair and restrictions on devices to which it does supply apps NeutralMicrosoft Amazon Samsung and Lenovo declined to comment http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-industry-analysis/eu-order-against-google-opens-new-doors-for-mobile-industry-idUSKBN1K830L2018-07-19
Google has allowed third parties to make such of Android as they are termed in the industry but it limited their adoption through licensing restrictions the EU found NegativeMicrosoft Amazon Samsung and Lenovo declined to comment http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-industry-analysis/eu-order-against-google-opens-new-doors-for-mobile-industry-idUSKBN1K830L2018-07-19
Google is systematically set to continue to dominate the said Robert Marcus a former member of Microsofts mobile strategy team and now general partner at investment firm Quantum Wave Capital NegativeMicrosoft Amazon Samsung and Lenovo declined to comment http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-industry-analysis/eu-order-against-google-opens-new-doors-for-mobile-industry-idUSKBN1K830L2018-07-19
The European Commission ordered Google to end the illegal conduct within 90 days or face additional penalties of up to 5 percent of parent Alphabets average daily worldwide turnover NeutralBRUSSELS July 18 EU antitrust regulators levied a record 4 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-google-antitrust-decision/eu-regulators-fine-google-record-5-bln-in-android-case-idUSL8N1UE33Q2018-07-18
Android has created more choice for everyone not Google spokesman Al Verney said NegativeBRUSSELS Google said it will appeal against a record 4 http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-reaction/google-says-will-appeal-eu-fine-idUSKBN1K81D92018-07-18
BRUSSELS Google said it will appeal against a record 4 PositiveBRUSSELS Google said it will appeal against a record 4 http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-reaction/google-says-will-appeal-eu-fine-idUSKBN1K81D92018-07-18
BEIJING Alphabet Incs Google said on Wednesday it has launched an artificial intelligence game on Tencent Holdings Ltd social media app WeChat as the company continues to show tentative signs of reentering Chinas consumer market NegativeBEIJING Alphabet Incs Google said on Wednesday it has launched an artificial intelligence game on Tencent Holdings Ltd social media app WeChat as the company continues to show tentative signs of reentering Chinas consumer market http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-google/google-launches-game-on-tencents-wechat-as-it-eyes-china-market-idUSKBN1K80TK2018-07-18
3 Nov 2009 British price comparison site Foundem complains about Googles online search to the European Commission NegativeBRUSSELS Alphabet unit Google was hit with a recordbreaking 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-timeline/googles-antitrust-cases-in-europe-idUSKBN1K81CC2018-07-18
30 Nov 2010 European Commission opens investigation into allegations that Google has abused its dominant position in online searches following 18 complaints NegativeBRUSSELS Alphabet unit Google was hit with a recordbreaking 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-timeline/googles-antitrust-cases-in-europe-idUSKBN1K81CC2018-07-18
3 April 2013 Google offers concessions related to online search and its AdSense advertising network to address EU competition concerns without admitting wrongdoing NegativeBRUSSELS Alphabet unit Google was hit with a recordbreaking 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-timeline/googles-antitrust-cases-in-europe-idUSKBN1K81CC2018-07-18
25 April 2013 EU seeks feedback from rivals and users to Googles concessions NegativeBRUSSELS Alphabet unit Google was hit with a recordbreaking 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-timeline/googles-antitrust-cases-in-europe-idUSKBN1K81CC2018-07-18
2013 Lobbying group FairSearch files a complaint about Googles Android business practices to the European Commission NegativeBRUSSELS Alphabet unit Google was hit with a recordbreaking 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-timeline/googles-antitrust-cases-in-europe-idUSKBN1K81CC2018-07-18
5 Feb 2014 Google improves its concessions related to online search NegativeBRUSSELS Alphabet unit Google was hit with a recordbreaking 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-timeline/googles-antitrust-cases-in-europe-idUSKBN1K81CC2018-07-18
May 2014 Joaquin Almunia European Competition Commissioner at that time says feedback from complainants will be crucial to determining whether he accepts Googles concessions NegativeBRUSSELS Alphabet unit Google was hit with a recordbreaking 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-timeline/googles-antitrust-cases-in-europe-idUSKBN1K81CC2018-07-18
Sept 2014 Almunia says he will not be able to wrap up the Google case before his mandate ends in October NegativeBRUSSELS Alphabet unit Google was hit with a recordbreaking 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-timeline/googles-antitrust-cases-in-europe-idUSKBN1K81CC2018-07-18
15 April 2015 EU opens investigation into Googles Android smartphone operating system NegativeBRUSSELS Alphabet unit Google was hit with a recordbreaking 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-timeline/googles-antitrust-cases-in-europe-idUSKBN1K81CC2018-07-18
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 Alphabet unit Google was hit with a recordbreaking 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-timeline/googles-antitrust-cases-in-europe-idUSKBN1K81CC2018-07-18
Below is a timeline of Googles antitrust cases in NeutralBRUSSELS Alphabet unit Google was hit with a recordbreaking 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-timeline/googles-antitrust-cases-in-europe-idUSKBN1K81CC2018-07-18
BRUSSELS Alphabet unit Google was hit with a recordbreaking 4 NeutralBRUSSELS Alphabet unit Google was hit with a recordbreaking 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-timeline/googles-antitrust-cases-in-europe-idUSKBN1K81CC2018-07-18
Google said it would appeal against the fine NeutralPARIS The French government said on Wednesday that it welcomed the record 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-france/eus-fine-on-google-is-excellent-decision-french-government-idUSKBN1K81LE2018-07-18
Earlier on Wednesday EU regulators hit Google with the record fine for using its Android mobile operating system to squeeze out rivals NeutralPARIS The French government said on Wednesday that it welcomed the record 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-france/eus-fine-on-google-is-excellent-decision-french-government-idUSKBN1K81LE2018-07-18
Noone is above the laws that have been laid down in common for all not Google nor any other said government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux who was addressing reporters NegativePARIS The French government said on Wednesday that it welcomed the record 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-france/eus-fine-on-google-is-excellent-decision-french-government-idUSKBN1K81LE2018-07-18
The FTC had previously investigated Google for abusing its huge market share in web search but ended the probe in early 2013 with a mild reprimand NegativeWASHINGTON The head of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission which has investigated Alphabets Google in the past for abuse of web dominance said on Wednesday he would take a close look at Europes recent decision to fine the company 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-usa/u-s-tech-enforcer-says-will-read-closely-eu-statement-on-google-idUSKBN1K82K42018-07-18
Asked about the dominance of Google and Apple in the smartphone market Simons There is the two of them so they compete pretty heavily against each other NegativeWASHINGTON The head of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission which has investigated Alphabets Google in the past for abuse of web dominance said on Wednesday he would take a close look at Europes recent decision to fine the company 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-usa/u-s-tech-enforcer-says-will-read-closely-eu-statement-on-google-idUSKBN1K82K42018-07-18
WASHINGTON The head of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission which has investigated Alphabets Google in the past for abuse of web dominance said on Wednesday he would take a close look at Europes recent decision to fine the company 4 NegativeWASHINGTON The head of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission which has investigated Alphabets Google in the past for abuse of web dominance said on Wednesday he would take a close look at Europes recent decision to fine the company 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust-usa/u-s-tech-enforcer-says-will-read-closely-eu-statement-on-google-idUSKBN1K82K42018-07-18
The EU takedown of Google is six to eight years too late with users paying the price said Geoff Blaber of CCS Insight NegativeBRUSSELS EU antitrust regulators hit Google with a record 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-hit-with-record-5-billion-eu-antitrust-fine-to-appeal-idUSKBN1K80U82018-07-18
Android which runs about 80 percent of the worlds smartphones according to market research firm Strategy Analytics is the most important of a trio of antitrust cases against Google NegativeBRUSSELS EU antitrust regulators hit Google with a record 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-hit-with-record-5-billion-eu-antitrust-fine-to-appeal-idUSKBN1K80U82018-07-18
The EU enforcer dismissed Googles argument of competition from Apple saying the iPhone maker was not a sufficient constraint because of its higher prices and switching costs for users NegativeBRUSSELS EU antitrust regulators hit Google with a record 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-hit-with-record-5-billion-eu-antitrust-fine-to-appeal-idUSKBN1K80U82018-07-18
On concerns that Google may subsequently decide to charge for using Android Vestager said her ruling was not related to the way the company operates NegativeBRUSSELS EU antitrust regulators hit Google with a record 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-hit-with-record-5-billion-eu-antitrust-fine-to-appeal-idUSKBN1K80U82018-07-18
I dont know if it will serve the purpose of more competition to have Google broken up NegativeBRUSSELS EU antitrust regulators hit Google with a record 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-hit-with-record-5-billion-eu-antitrust-fine-to-appeal-idUSKBN1K80U82018-07-18
Asked whether breaking up Google would solve the issue a call made by a number of Google foes she said she was not sure that was the solution NegativeBRUSSELS EU antitrust regulators hit Google with a record 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-hit-with-record-5-billion-eu-antitrust-fine-to-appeal-idUSKBN1K80U82018-07-18
Google has used Android as a vehicle to cement the dominance of its search engine NegativeBRUSSELS EU antitrust regulators hit Google with a record 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-hit-with-record-5-billion-eu-antitrust-fine-to-appeal-idUSKBN1K80U82018-07-18
Google is expected to receive a record EU antitrust fine over its Android mobile operating system Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/reuters-schedule/reuters-news-schedule-at-10-p-m-gmt-6-a-m-sgt-idUSL4N1UD5GN2018-07-18
HANOI Seventeen U.S. lawmakers have urged the CEOs of Facebook and Google to resist changes stipulated by a new cybersecurity law in Vietnam which critics say gives the Communistruled state more power to crackdown on dissent Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-vietnam-cyber-usa/u-s-lawmakers-urge-google-facebook-to-resist-vietnam-cybersecurity-law-idUSKBN1K71472018-07-17
The partnership is a marketing coup for Amazon which is competing against the likes of Microsoft Corp and Alphabet Incs Google for cloud computing customers Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-amazon-com-mlb/amazon-mlb-add-machine-learned-stats-to-cloud-deal-idUSKBN1K71JW2018-07-17
Vestager is set to levy a recordbreaking fine and order Google to halt its anticompetitive business practices on Wednesday sources have told Reuters Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/eus-vestager-to-brief-google-ceo-ahead-of-record-android-fine-source-idUSKBN1K724C2018-07-17
BRUSSELS EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager will brief Google CEO Sundar Pichai by telephone later on Tuesday on her ruling on the companys Android mobile operating system a person familiar with the matter said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/eus-vestager-to-brief-google-ceo-ahead-of-record-android-fine-source-idUSKBN1K724C2018-07-17
We are their Google Maps with a few hightech bells and whistles on top Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-utilities-drones-europe-analysis/power-to-the-drones-utilities-place-bets-on-robots-idUSKBN1K60TS2018-07-17
IBM also said it patented socalled single sign technology that allows consumers to log in to a retailers website with their Facebook or Google account Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-ibm-groupon-lawsuit/ibm-seeks-167-million-from-groupon-in-dispute-over-early-internet-patents-idUSKBN1K62VA2018-07-17
Users in the EU are now completely accustomed to using Google services and have come to prefer he said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/moment-of-truth-for-google-as-record-eu-antitrust-fine-looms-idUSKBN1K61Z12018-07-17
Regulatory action is probably too late because of Googles entrenched position said analyst Richard Windsor at research company Radio Free Mobile Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/moment-of-truth-for-google-as-record-eu-antitrust-fine-looms-idUSKBN1K61Z12018-07-17
Governments are currently reviewing progress on the goals at U.N. headquarters in New York where UNEP and Google announced the satellite initiative Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tech-environment-google/google-boils-down-water-data-for-new-u-n-environment-site-idUSKBN1K70DB2018-07-17
Slack Microsoft and companies including Alphabet Incs Google Cisco Systems Inc Facebook Inc and Atlassian Corp PLC have launched products in the fastgrowing workplace collaboration market Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-microsoft-teams/microsoft-debuts-free-tier-in-competitive-workplace-chat-app-market-idUSKBN1K22U02018-07-13
While Google has always prided itself on an open and freewheeling corporate culture activism is newer to other big tech employers Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tech-rights/silicon-valley-employees-flex-newfound-political-muscles-idUSKBN1K30HF2018-07-13
As Google engineer and activist Liz FongJones put it in a recent talk to software Ethics crises are a process failure Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tech-rights/silicon-valley-employees-flex-newfound-political-muscles-idUSKBN1K30HF2018-07-13
BRUSSELS EU antitrust regulators have postponed to next week a finding against Googles Android mobile operating system a person familiar with the matter said avoiding any clash with a visit to Brussels by U.S. President Donald Trump Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/eu-google-decision-delayed-to-next-week-source-says-as-trump-visits-idUSKBN1JZ2952018-07-10
But he said local waiters and chefs had also prodded him via Google Translate to try local fares including Russian lamb and buckwheat Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-food/from-caviar-to-veal-tongue-fans-get-true-taste-of-russia-idUSKBN1JZ0TZ2018-07-10
Trade body EDiMA whose members include Amazon EU Apple eBay Facebook Google Microsoft and Twitter welcomed the lawmakers vote citing the dangers of censorship Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-lawmakers-reject-tough-line-on-copyright-reform-idUSKBN1JV16A2018-07-08
The debate has coalesced around two points one of which could force Google Microsoft and others to pay publishers for displaying news snippets Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-lawmakers-reject-tough-line-on-copyright-reform-idUSKBN1JV16A2018-07-08
BRUSSELS EU lawmakers have opted not to take a tough line on an EU copyright overhaul aimed at making Google Facebook and other tech giants share revenues with publishers broadcasters and artists after lobbying by internet companies Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-lawmakers-reject-tough-line-on-copyright-reform-idUSKBN1JV16A2018-07-08
LONDON Atomico which runs Europes largest independent venture fund has hired former managers from Google and Uber to help drive international expansion for its portfolio of more than 50 startups and growth stage firms it said on Thursday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-venturecapital-moves/venture-firm-atomico-signs-up-ex-uber-and-google-managers-idUSKBN1JV2ES2018-07-08
The platforms that have been identified by the countrys revenue service for the tax include Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Google Hangouts YouTube Skype Yahoo Messenger and many others Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-uganda-internet/uganda-leader-says-social-media-used-for-lying-defends-tax-for-access-idUSKBN1JU2NV2018-07-05
Amazon and Alphabet the parent company of Google Inc did not immediately respond to requests for comment outside regular working hours Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chile-amazon-com/chiles-pinera-to-meet-ceos-of-amazon-alphabet-next-week-idUSKBN1JU05G2018-07-04
Meanwhile banks worry that deeppocketed tech giants like Google Facebook or Amazon will use their huge retail footprints to scoop up millions of new financial services customers Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-banks-fintech/eu-watchdog-says-some-banks-too-plodding-to-win-fintech-race-idUSKBN1JT1NL2018-07-03
A spokesman for Google did not respond to an email requesting comment Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-uganda-internet/ugandan-groups-file-court-challenge-against-social-media-tax-idUSKBN1JT1I52018-07-03
Google operates a rival exchange which too has spotty enforcement of publishers according to a Reuters review last week of several websites that displayed personalized ads before obtaining permission Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-europe-privacy-gdpr-google/google-delay-on-ads-standard-for-eu-privacy-law-creates-compliance-mess-idUSKBN1JT0G22018-07-03
A crucial issue has involved Googles DoubleClick Bid Manager which large advertisers use to purchase ad space from ad exchanges Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-europe-privacy-gdpr-google/google-delay-on-ads-standard-for-eu-privacy-law-creates-compliance-mess-idUSKBN1JT0G22018-07-03
Once Google adopts the consent framework much of the confusion will start to settle down a said Walter Knapp chief executive of ad software company Sovrn Holdings Inc Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-europe-privacy-gdpr-google/google-delay-on-ads-standard-for-eu-privacy-law-creates-compliance-mess-idUSKBN1JT0G22018-07-03
Four ad tech executives said they are counting on deference from regulators until Google supports the consortium technology Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-europe-privacy-gdpr-google/google-delay-on-ads-standard-for-eu-privacy-law-creates-compliance-mess-idUSKBN1JT0G22018-07-03
Most at risk are unwitting owners of adfunded websites and apps which Google has said have the responsibility of getting consent to serve targeted ads to European consumers Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-europe-privacy-gdpr-google/google-delay-on-ads-standard-for-eu-privacy-law-creates-compliance-mess-idUSKBN1JT0G22018-07-03
SAN FRANCISCO Googles delayed entry into a consortium of advertising technology companies has spoiled the members push to comply with a new European privacy law six people involved in the program told Reuters leaving some firms exposed to fines Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-europe-privacy-gdpr-google/google-delay-on-ads-standard-for-eu-privacy-law-creates-compliance-mess-idUSKBN1JT0G22018-07-03
They include popular social media platforms WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google Hangouts Yahoo Messenger Instagram YouTube Skype and others Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/uganda-telecoms/uganda-telecom-operators-to-start-charging-social-media-tax-idUSL8N1TV3TZ2018-06-29
SAN FRANCISCO California Governor Jerry Brown on Thursday signed data privacy legislation aimed at giving consumers more control over how companies collect and manage their personal information a proposal that Google and other big companies had opposed as too burdensome Negative