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Russia fines Google for not blocking banned content – Ifax

Russia fines Google for not blocking banned content – Ifax

Published 10/08/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian court on Monday fined Google 1.5 million roubles ($20,350) after finding it guilty of failing to block content banned in [more…]

Google to keep employees home until summer 2021 amid pandemic: WSJ

Google to keep employees home until summer 2021 amid pandemic: WSJ

Published 27/07/2020

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s Google will keep its employees home until at least next July, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar [more…]

Apple, Google plan software to slow virus, joining global debate on tracking

Apple, Google plan software to slow virus, joining global debate on tracking

Published 11/04/2020

(Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google said on Friday that they will work together to create contact tracing technology that aims [more…]

Google-parent Alphabet to donate $800 million in response to coronavirus crisis

Google-parent Alphabet to donate $800 million in response to coronavirus crisis

Published 27/03/2020

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) will donate more than $800 million in funds towards producing medical supplies used to fight COVID-19, and in ad credits [more…]

Alphabet legal head Drummond exits, giving its new CEO chance to shake up team

Alphabet legal head Drummond exits, giving its new CEO chance to shake up team

Published 11/01/2020

(Reuters) - Alphabet’s new Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on Friday gained the opportunity to reshape the leadership of Google’s parent with the exit of Chief [more…]

Britain’s competition watchdog reviewing Google’s Looker buyout deal

Britain’s competition watchdog reviewing Google’s Looker buyout deal

Published 02/12/2019

(Reuters) - Britain’s competition watchdog on Monday said it was probing Google’s $2.6 billion buyout of privately held big-data analytics firm Looker Data Sciences. The [more…]

Exclusive: EU antitrust regulators say they are investigating Google’s data collection

Exclusive: EU antitrust regulators say they are investigating Google’s data collection

Published 30/11/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators are investigating Google’s collection of data, the European Commission told Reuters on Saturday, suggesting the world’s most popular internet [more…]

Google unveils quantum computer breakthrough- critics say wait a qubit

Google unveils quantum computer breakthrough- critics say wait a qubit

Published 23/10/2019

BERLIN/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Wednesday it had achieved a breakthrough in computing research by using a quantum computer to solve [more…]

Explainer: Google hails ‘quantum supremacy’, but don’t chuck out your PC just yet

Explainer: Google hails ‘quantum supremacy’, but don’t chuck out your PC just yet

Published 23/10/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Researchers at Google say they have achieved ‘quantum supremacy’, in which a computer harnessing the properties of sub-atomic particles did a far [more…]

Google’s fight against EU antitrust fine to be heard February 12-14 at EU court

Google’s fight against EU antitrust fine to be heard February 12-14 at EU court

Published 14/10/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Alphabet unit Google’s fight against a 2.4-billion-euro ($2.64 billion) EU antitrust fine will be played out over three days in February 2020 [more…]