Researchers Accused Google And “60 Minutes” Of Spreading AI “Disinformation”
AI is not “some mysterious, magical, autonomous being,” one critic said.
The Battle For AI Supremacy Got Super Intense This Week, Risks Be Damned
“‘Move fast and break things’ seems to suddenly be in vogue again.”
Google Just Heated Up The AI Wars By Announcing Its Own ChatGPT Rival
Bard will be available “in the coming weeks."
Google Will Start Letting You Know When You Can't Just Google It
A series of updates to the way search results are returned and prioritized aims to fight misinformation with content advisories.
Elon Musk Said He Hasn’t "Even Had Sex In Ages" In Response To The Viral Rumors That He Had An Affair With The Wife Of Google Cofounder Sergey Brin
“Haven’t even had sex in ages (sigh).”
“I Don’t Google Anymore. I TikTok.”
“That's not to say that everything a random person on TikTok without credentials is saying is a lie, but you just have to know the difference between knowing that this is true, and thinking, Oh, I should look that up."
Democrats Want To Stop Google's Location Data From Being Used Against People Who Get Abortions
If adopted, the change would dramatically reduce police access to citizens’ physical location and affect much more than abortion prosecutions.
Google Showed Off Its Language-Translating Glasses
The tech giant also unveiled its long-anticipated Pixel Watch at its annual developer conference.
Google Maps Blocked Edits After People Falsely Claimed It Was Used to Coordinate Russian Air Strikes
Ukrainian-language accounts claimed edits targeted gas stations, schools, and hospitals in cities like Kyiv.
Lyra Health, Which Provides Therapy For Google And Facebook Employees, Is Facing Concerns Over Privacy And Treatment
“This isn’t an assembly line. This is actually people,” said one former therapist.
Mark Zuckerberg And Sundar Pichai Allegedly Signed Off On Illegal Facebook–Google Ad Deal
Newly unredacted claims from a 2020 antitrust lawsuit say that Mark Zuckerberg and Sundar Pichai personally approved an allegedly illegal 2018 advertising deal.
One Of The Creators Of Google Glass Is Experimenting With A Smart Retainer For Texting With Your Tongue
The academic project works by having users mouth letters to spell words — without actually speaking them.
Google And Apple Have Caved To Pakistani Pressure To Take Down Apps Made By This Persecuted Religious Minority
The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has used anti-blasphemy rules to target members of the Ahmadiyya community.
Google Has Threatened To Pull Search From Australia If It Is Forced To Pay News Publishers For Content
The move could have ripple effects around the world, including in the United States.
Trump Has Pardoned A Silicon Valley Engineer Who Stole Trade Secrets From Google
A judge had allowed Anthony Levandowski to serve out his 18-month prison sentence after the coronavirus pandemic.
Anonymous Trump Critic And Former DHS Staffer Miles Taylor Has Left Google
Taylor, who had been on unpaid leave from Google, was employed by the company for a little more than a year.
US Senators Can't Be Bothered To Pronounce The Google CEO's Last Name Correctly
It's not “pick-eye.”
The Feds Are Suing Google, Saying It Has Way Too Much Control Over Internet Searches
"No one can feasibly challenge Google’s dominance in search and search advertising."
Startups In India Want To Build Their Own App Store To Bypass Google's
To avoid paying a 30% cut, Indian tech companies are looking for new ways to get apps in the hands of consumers.
Google Said It Would Invest $10 Billion In India. Nearly Half Of It Is Going To The Country's Richest Man.
Google is the second large Silicon Valley tech company to buy a stake in Jio Platforms after Facebook.
Apple And Google's Coronavirus Tech Won't Actually Do Contact Tracing. Here's Why Exposure Notification Is Different
Exposure notifications and digital contact tracing are two different things. Choosing one or the other could change the course of the pandemic.
Apple And Google Have Released Their Paint-By-Numbers Recommendations For Contact Tracing Apps
The companies say that public health authorities have asked for help in designing what contact tracing apps might look like.
Australia Wants Facebook And Google To Pay News Outlets For Their Content. Could Governments Around The World Follow?
As the coronavirus pandemic decimates the economics of the news industry, the Australian government is stepping in. It may not be the only one.
Apple And Google Are Teaming Up To Track The Spread Of The Coronavirus
The two companies are developing software for iPhones and Android devices that will help health officials tell people if they were in recent contact with someone who tested positive for the virus.
Google Told Its Workers That They Can’t Use Zoom On Their Laptops Anymore
Zoom has exploded in popularity during the coronavirus pandemic while also coming under fire over security issues.
Google Is Publishing Location Data From 131 Countries To Show How Coronavirus Lockdowns Are Working
The anonymized data is being published on a dedicated new website.
Want To Get Screened For Coronavirus By Verily? You’ll Need A Google Account For That.
Privacy advocates are alarmed over the search giant’s new COVID-19 screening portal.
Google Has Banned Almost 600 Apps For Pushing “Disruptive” Ads
“This is an invasive maneuver resulting in poor user experiences.”
As Trump Expands His Travel Ban, Amazon, Apple And Google Are Silent
In January 2017, when the Trump administration first unveiled a travel ban targeting seven majority Muslim countries, the tech industry took up arms. This time around there's mainly been silence.
Google Suggests "Husband" After Women's Names More Often Than "Wife" For Men
"Husband" or "wedding" was far more likely to come up as a Google auto-suggestion for the names of women journalists, Harvard professors, and Forbes' 30 Under 30 winners than "wife" did for men.