Google investigating ethical AI team member over accessing thousands of sensitive files

Google is investigating a member of its ethical AI team after they were found to have taken thousands of sensitive files from its servers and shared the information with external accounts. Tech News – Latest Technology and Gadget News | … Read more…

Google may face 4th government lawsuit over its business practices

State attorneys general are planning another lawsuit against Google, this one focused on the search and advertising giant’s Play Store for Android phones, according to two sources familiar with the matter. The lawsuit is expected to be filed in February or March, the sources said, and it … Read more…

Google, Facebook agreed to team up against possible antitrust action, draft lawsuit says – WSJ

Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google agreed to “cooperate and assist one another” in case of an investigation into their pact to work together in online advertising, the Wall Street Journal reported late on Monday. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST … Read more…

Google reportedly told scientists to take ‘positive tone’ on AI research

Google this year moved to tighten control over its scientists’ papers by launching a “sensitive topics” review, and in at least three cases requested authors refrain from casting its technology in a negative light, according to internal communications and interviews … Read more…

Google Earth user spots dome-covered cave in Antarctica, sparking alien theories

An eagle-eyed Google Earth devotee thinks there’s something odd going on in Antarctica. The self-proclaimed “Earth watchman” claims he spotted an air vent on top of a “metallic shield” in a no-fly zone on the icy continent. The keen observer … Read more…

Justice Department expected to brief state attorneys general this week on imminent Google antitrust lawsuit

The Justice Department is expected to brief state attorneys general this week about its imminent plans to file an antitrust lawsuit against Google, setting in motion a landmark legal clash between the U.S. government and the search and advertising behemoth. … Read more…

The Justice Department could file a lawsuit against Google this month, overriding skepticism from its own top lawyers

This summer, more than 30 attorneys communicated their thoughts in an informal poll about the probe, and the vast majority said at the time they were not ready to file a case yet against Google. Technology BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Google Crisis Response: Improving access to critical information during wildfires

Google SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating over … Read more…

Google tells Australians to get mad about proposed media laws in pointed open letter

In July, the Australian government released the first draft of a new code of conduct managing the way tech giants deal with local media companies, which includes requiring them to pay for content. Google was predictably unhappy with this development, … Read more…

Fédération inks deals with YouTube, Google, Instagram and Facebook; launches dedicated platform for Paris couture and menswear

The Fédération de la Couture et de la Mode, the governing body of French fashion, has created two dedicated new platforms to present this July’s haute couture and menswear seasons in Paris. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Huawei’s P40 Pro Plus smartphone has a powerful camera — but the lack of Google is a big drawback

Huawei is challenging Samsung in the smartphone photography department. But Samsung has something Huawei can’t offer. International: Top News And Analysis SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off … Read more…

Arizona sues Google over allegations it illegally tracked Android smartphone users’ locations

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich sued Google on Wednesday, alleging the tech giant violated its users’ privacy by collecting information about their whereabouts even if they thought they had turned off such digital tracking. Technology BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Trump expected to sign executive order that could threaten punishment against Facebook, Google and Twitter over allegations of political bias

The move comes two days after Twitter took the rare step of labeling one of the president’s tweets and linking viewers to news articles that fact-checked his claims. Technology BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Huawei says its operating system can rival Google, Apple — but experts say it might be a struggle

Huawei has been blocked from Google’s Android mobile operating system since 2019. It is pushing its own HarmonyOS as an alternative, but analysts said it could struggle in international markets. US Top News and Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

Google likely to face federal, state antitrust lawsuits in coming months, sources say

The Justice Department and top state attorneys general are likely to file antitrust lawsuits against Google, according to two people familiar with the matter, as regulators prepare to take more aggressive aim at the tech giant’s search-and-advertising empire. Technology BEST … Read more…