Owing much of its wealth and power to its dominant search engine, Google quickly expanded from a Web tool to a hardware and software maker. Today, Google maintains the Android mobile OS, Chrome Web browser, Chrome OS, YouTube, and a suite of Web apps such as Gmail, Google Drive, and the Google+ social network.
Everything Google announced at today’s Pixel event
Here's everything announced today during the 2019 Google Pixel event.
Everything you need to know about Google’s new Pixel phones
The new Pixel phone is here -- or rather, two new Pixel phones are here: the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL.
All the games coming to Google Stadia
Google's highly-anticipated gaming service is being released soon.
Google just announced a line of Nest-branded smart home products
The Google Nest Mini is here, and so is a new Nest WiFi router.
Google rolls out improved Maps assistance for the visually impaired
A new feature, 'Detailed Voice Guidance' is aimed at improving the Google Maps experience for the visually impaired.
Google Stadia: Everything you need to know about Google’s upcoming gaming service
Google Stadia, a new cloud gaming service, drops this November. Here's everything you need to know.
Google used BET Awards, homeless communities to diversify facial recognition
A Google spokesperson says that this kind of data collection is common practice for the company.
Google’s Password Checkup aims to protect you against data breaches
Google plans to roll out the security tool to Chrome users.
Google releases deepfake dataset to help fight deepfakes
Tech companies are scrambling to aid in the development of deepfake-detection tools.
Google Maps may soon come with an Incognito Mode
The incognito mode will cease collecting data on searches, sharing your location, and tailoring suggestions based on search history.
DuckDuckGo promises to cooperate with government in Google probe
Google is also being investigated by a number of states.
New Google Maps feature is trying to help fight the opioid epidemic
The site was launched in time for National Recovery Month.
48 states band together to investigate Google
The probe includes both Democratic and Republican state attorneys general.
Apple, Google ordered to release names of thousands of gun app users
Investigators demanded the private data of countless individuals not suspected of a crime.
Report: Social media companies met with U.S. officials to discuss 2020 election
The companies met with a number of U.S. intelligence agencies.
YouTube fined $170 million for collecting data on children
The settlement is the largest amount of money obtained for violating the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act.
Google will reportedly pay up to $200 million to settle FTC YouTube investigation
The platform was accused of illegally collecting children's data to serve them ads without their parent's consent.