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Google unveils Android Things for home appliances

Ahead of Google's I/O event, the 'Android Things' could bring its Google Assistant virtual helper to refrigerators and robots.

08 May 2018 8:10 AM

US Supreme Court to listen Google privacy settlement dispute

The justices will take up an appeal by opponents, challenging the $8.5 million that Google agreed to pay in 2013.

30 Apr 2018 9:17 PM

Publishers reprove Google's interpretation of EU privacy law

The company has also irked publishers by saying that rather than being a processor of data as defined by GDPR, it wants to be a controller.

30 Apr 2018 7:51 PM

YouTube renews kid’s app after complaints about content

The updates rolling out soon are a response to complaints that the YouTube Kids app has repeatedly failed to filter out disturbing content.

26 Apr 2018 7:45 AM

Google parent Alphabet profit leaps on ad growth

Profit in the first three months of 2018 soared more than 70 per cent from a year ago to $9.4 billion.

24 Apr 2018 9:38 AM


Self-driving car industry addresses trust issues after Uber crash

Companies like General Motors Co, Alphabet and Uber urged policymakers not to withold on an industry still in development.

23 Mar 2018 9:40 AM

Thermostat maker Nest shifts to Google

The company said that they hoped integration of their teams would “supercharge Nest’s mission” to make homes safer and more affordable.

08 Feb 2018 8:02 AM

Google Fiber announces its new CEO, Dinesh Jain

Dinesh Jain, who left Time Warner Cable as it merged with Charter Communications Inc in 2016, started in the new role at Alphabet’s Access.

07 Feb 2018 9:46 AM

Google's G Suite is no Microsoft killer, yet attracts users

Most of those customers are small and medium-sized companies.

02 Feb 2018 11:21 AM

Google releases new Chrome 64 update to its users

This update will enable users to mute reminder ads in apps and on websites.

25 Jan 2018 8:19 PM


Alphabet launches Chronicle, a cybersecurity company

he company is building a cybersecurity intelligence platform which will enable organisations manage and understand their own data better.

25 Jan 2018 4:19 PM

Alphabet, Apple employee buses attacked by vandals during commute

An Apple bus was hit by an unknown object, and four more of the companies’ shuttles and a shuttle of Alphabet were hit.

19 Jan 2018 2:50 PM

Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Rico

More balloons from Nevada, Alphabet authorised by the FCC for up to 30 balloons for hard-hit area.

21 Oct 2017 9:33 AM

Facebook to sell portable headset Oculus Go for virtual reality

The Oculus Go wouldn't need a computer to work and will supported by more mobile devices.

12 Oct 2017 12:08 PM

Internet giants, once above the fray, on the defensive in Washington

Just last week, the US Senate took a big step toward advancing legislation that would strip away the internet industry’s legal protection

24 Sep 2017 6:55 PM


GM's Cruise aims to open self-driving tests to public; timing unclear

The Cruise Anywhere internal ride service uses GM software and currently is limited to San Francisco employees.

17 Sep 2017 6:50 PM

Google disables offensive ad keywords found by BuzzFeed

The ads were visible when such keywords were searched for and Google’s ad buying platform tracked the ad views.

17 Sep 2017 6:49 PM

Google touts Titan security chip to market cloud services

Titan is the size of a tiny stud earring that Google has installed in each of the many thousands of computer servers and network cards.

23 Aug 2017 7:44 PM

Google tests publishing tech similar to Snapchat

Tech firms including Google, Snapchat's owner Snap Inc and Facebook Inc are racing to develop publishing tools for media companies.

06 Aug 2017 9:33 PM

Google, Facebook show power of ad duopoly as rivals stumble

Alphabet and Facebook produced billions in profits during the most recent quarter and enjoyed steep revenue increases.

29 Jul 2017 8:14 AM