A Google VP Told The US Senate The Company Has “Terminated” The Chinese Search App Dragonfly
But Karan Bhatia did not explicitly rule out working on tools for China in the future.
These Tech Companies Are Giving Millions To Politicians Who Vote Against LGBTQ People
A group of 30 advocates sent a letter Wednesday to dozens of companies, including Amazon and Google, calling on them to stop giving money to politicians who discriminate.
This Former Google Executive Was Accused Of Running A "Sex Ring"
A newly unsealed complaint shows how Google paid Android creator Andy Rubin $90 million in severance after he left the company amid allegations of sexual misconduct.
How To Game Google To Make Negative Results Disappear
Google-savvy reputation consultants will cover up arrests, poor customer reviews, and other image-killing content for the right price.
AOC: Facial Recognition Is Growing Amid "A Global Rise In Authoritarianism And Fascism”
Ocasio-Cortez expressed concerns after a House Oversight Committee hearing on facial recognition Wednesday.
Sign Up For Tech Giant Update — A Newsletter On Amazon, Google, Facebook, And Apple
BuzzFeed News senior technology reporter Alex Kantrowitz digs into the latest news, strategy, and inner workings of the Gang of Four.
Not Your Daddy’s Regulation: Tech Giants Face A Complicated Reckoning In Washington
Old rules and moving targets create new challenges for regulators and Congress.
"Sign In With Apple" Hides Your Login Data From Facebook And Google
A slew of new features across Apple products offer privacy-focused alternatives to popular services like Facebook sign-in and Google Maps.
These Reporters Lost Their Jobs. Now They’re Fighting Back Against Big Tech.
John Stanton and Laura Bassett are warning about what they believe the tech industry is doing to journalism, as thousands have lost their jobs this year alone.
Google Has A Secret Page That Records All The Things You've Bought Online
Gmail's "Purchases" page collects and sorts out all of your online shopping and in-app purchase receipts.
Is Mark Latham Married To Pauline Hanson, And Other Questions You Googled This Election
Are Greens candidates vegans? Who is Scott Morrison?
Google Exec's Internal Email On Its Data Leak Policy Has Rattled Employees
An all-staff email sent Thursday reminded Google employees that accessing internal information without permission could get them fired.
Sri Lanka Has Blocked Most Major Social Networks After A Facebook Post Sparked Anti-Muslim Riots
This is the third time in weeks the country has banned social media in the wake of religious tension.
Google Is Letting People Pay Cash For Android Apps At Their Local Shops
No credit card? No problem.
A New Pixel, Video Device, Voice Assistant, And AI: Here's What Google Announced Today
Google touted its artificial intelligence developments, with upcoming features like Duplex and Lens, and unveiled new Pixel models.
Google Combined The Google Home And Nest Security Cam Into One Screen
The Google Nest Hub Max is like a Google Home with a touchscreen and built-in security, plus video chat, camera.
Google Will Soon Let You Automatically Scrub Your Location And Web History From Your Account Every Few Months
It’s a plus for privacy.
Popular Apps In Google's Play Store Are Abusing Permissions And Committing Ad Fraud
Following a BuzzFeed News investigation, Google removed six apps from the Play store that belonged to a major Chinese developer.
Some Google Employees Are Worried For Their Families Following A Measles Case On Campus
“A bit upsetting that I had to find out about this through this Group, via a BuzzFeed News article, rather than from some official Google internal comms,” one employee wrote.
Hoaxes And Misinformation About The Mueller Report Are Already Spreading
Fake accounts, false headlines, and joke screenshots are already spreading.
A Measles Case Has Hit Google's Silicon Valley Headquarters
In the midst of a historic US measles outbreak, at least one Google employee walking around the tech giant’s main Silicon Valley campus has been diagnosed.
These Tech Execs Faced #MeToo Allegations. They All Have New Jobs.
Silicon Valley says it’s committed to improving diversity, but high-profile male executives accused of sexual misconduct are getting second chances. Some advocates are wondering why.
The Canadian Government Is Considering Regulating Facebook And Other Social Media Giants
Self-regulation is not “yielding the results” Canadians expect, said the Liberal democratic institutions minister, adding that Canada is “actively” talking with other countries around regulation.
Google Founders Have Skipped All Of The Company's 2019 Town Hall Meetings
Following leaks and employee revolts, the absences raise questions about the future of transparency at Google.
Nipsey Hussle's Death Has Become Subject Of A Baseless Conspiracy Theory
The hoaxes about the rapper are getting tens of thousands of shares online, once again filling an information vacuum after an act of violence.
A Man Scammed Over $100 Million Out Of Google And Facebook With Fake Invoices
Evaldas Rimasauskas pleaded guilty to the scheme last week.
Stadia Is Google’s New YouTube-Focused Streaming Service For Games
Players can instantly play Stadia’s internet-based games without having to download them, on any device.
YouTube Is Rolling Out A Feature That Shows Fact-Checks When People Search For Sensitive Topics
The feature, currently available to some users in India, will eventually be available globally, although YouTube declined to provide a timeline.
Here's Elizabeth Warren's Plan To Break Up Huge Tech Platforms Like Facebook, Google, And Amazon
Warren would classify tech companies with global revenue of $25 billion or more as "platform utilities" and attempt to break them up via antitrust laws.
Google Is Pulling Websites From Searches At Russia's Request
The search giant's decision is the latest example of US tech giants working to stay on foreign countries' good sides.