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President Donald Trump waves as he departs after pardoning Butter, the national Thanksgiving turkey, during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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November 26, 2019 - 4:53 pm
By KEVIN FREKING Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign and other Republican election groups criticized tech giant Google on Tuesday for making it harder for political advertisers to target specific types of people. The GOP groups said the changes will lead...
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November 01, 2019 - 12:44 pm
By MICHELLE CHAPMAN and MATT O'BRIEN, AP Business Writers Google is buying Fitbit for about $2.1 billion, enabling the internet company to step back into the hotly contested market for smartwatches and health trackers. Fitbit is a pioneer in wearable fitness technology, but it's been shredded by...
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October 18, 2019 - 6:06 pm
By RACHEL LERMAN AP Technology Writer A Google affiliate started using drones Friday to deliver customers' Walgreens and FedEx purchases in a test being run in a Virginia town. Wing, which is owned by Google parent Alphabet, received federal approval earlier this year to make commercial deliveries...
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September 06, 2019 - 3:51 pm
By MARCY GORDON and MATT O'BRIEN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Two groups of states are targeting Facebook and Google in separate antitrust probes, widening the scrutiny of Big Tech beyond sweeping federal and congressional investigations into their market dominance. Facebook and Google are...
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September 06, 2019 - 2:25 pm
By MARCY GORDON and MATT O'BRIEN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Two groups of states are targeting Facebook and Google in separate antitrust probes, widening the scrutiny of Big Tech beyond sweeping federal and congressional investigations into their market dominance. Facebook and Google are...
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September 05, 2019 - 1:06 pm
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is hiring Google to run key parts of its dashboard infotainment system, admitting that the tech firm can do a better job. GM says research shows customers want technology embedded in their vehicle, and they want it to match how their smartphones operate. The company...
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September 04, 2019 - 12:33 pm
By RACHEL LERMAN and MARCY GORDON Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Google's video site YouTube has been fined $170 million to settle allegations it collected children's personal data without their parents' consent. The Federal Trade Commission fined Google $136 million. The company will pay an...
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August 30, 2019 - 2:42 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A published report says Google will pay at least $150 million to settle a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission over how it treats information from children on its video streaming site, YouTube. Politico reported Friday that the company will pay $150 million to $200...
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August 30, 2019 - 1:31 pm
By FRANK BAJAK AP Cybersecurity Writer Suspected nation-state hackers used malware-laden websites to infect iPhones with spyware in what security researchers are calling the worst general security failure yet affecting the Apple devices. Announced late Thursday by Google researchers, the...
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July 17, 2019 - 2:49 pm
Google executive Karan Bhatia told the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday that thousands of his employees saying a conservative black woman's opinion did not matter was no problem, since Google has nearly 100,000 employees around the world. According to Breitbart, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) asked Bhatia...
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