Internet Balloons Turned On In Puerto Rico By Google ParentStratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria, Google's parent Alphabet Inc. said Friday.
Google Buys HTC's Pixel Team For $1.1B To Build Own PhonesGoogle has bitten off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with its arsenal of digital services.
Nest Labs Adds Doorbell That Can Recognize Familiar FacesNest Labs is adding Google's facial recognition technology to their camera-equipped doorbell.
Walmart Dives Into Voice-Activated Shopping With GoogleWalmart and Google are teaming up to challenge one of their biggest competitors, Amazon.
Tech Companies Banishing Extremists After CharlottesvilleIt took bloodshed in Charlottesville to get tech companies to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for years: take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence.
Google Engineer Fired For Sexist MemoA ten-page manifesto written by a Google engineer has put diversity and sexism back a the forefront in Silicon Valley.
Google To Invest $50 Million To Prepare Job Seekers For The 'Future Of Work'Google will invest $50 million "for the changing nature of work," starting with investments in the U.S. and Europe to train job seekers and improve working conditions for others, the company announced last week.
Roomba Maker Wants To Sell What Data Device Collects When Mapping Your HomeThe company that owns most of the robot vacuum market wants to sell the data the cleaning device collects when it maps your house.
Tech Companies Join Forces To Stand Strong For Open InternetThe country's largest tech companies are taking part in a day of action to preserve the open internet, protesting the FCC's plan to roll back Obama-era rules that govern internet access.
European Union Fines Google A Record 2.4 Billion Euros The European Union fined Google a record 2.42 billion-euro ($2.72 billion) for reportedly taking advantage of its dominance in the industry and directing customer to its own online shopping business.
Google Reveals The Most Misspelled Words By Each StateGoogle released its list of the most misspelled words by state and people are having a ball mocking their fellow Americans.
Google's New Offerings Focus On Artificial Intelligence In Apps, ServicesGoogle's new offerings are focusing on extending artificial intelligence features into more of its apps and services.