Google co-founders step aside as antitrust scrutiny heats up

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google’s co-founders are relinquishing their executive positions just as state and federal regulators, not to mention the Department of Justice and Congress, are taking a keen int...

Huawei moving US research center to Canada

The founder of Huawei says the Chinese tech giant is moving its U.S. research center to Canada due to American sanctions on the company. In an interview with Toronto's Global and Mail newspaper...

A biographical snapshot of Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai

NAME: Sundar Pichai AGE: 47 PERSONAL: Born in India, married to Anjali Pichai. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Pichai has been at Google for 15 years, se...

Supreme Court steps into Google-Oracle copyright fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says it will referee a high-profile copyright dispute between technology giants Oracle and Google. Oracle says it wants nearly $9 billion from Google. ...

Huawei giving employees bonus for coping with US sanctions

BEIJING (AP) — Huawei is paying its employees bonuses totaling more than $285 million as thanks for helping the Chinese tech giant cope with U.S. sanctions that threaten its smartphone and other busin...

AP Interview: Huawei founder says US woes not hardest crisis

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — For decades, Huawei's founder stayed out of sight as it grew to become the biggest maker of network gear for phone carriers and passed Apple as the No. 2 smartphone brand. ...

Huawei founder says US sanctions not his toughest crisis

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — For decades, Huawei's founder stayed out of sight as it grew to become the biggest maker of network gear for phone carriers and passed Apple as the No. 2 smartphone brand. ...

Board of Google parent investigating sexual misconduct cases

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The board at Google parent Alphabet is investigating claims of sexual misconduct made against executives and how the company handled them. Multiple reports say t...

Google buys Fitbit for $2.1B, stepping back into wearables

Fitbit is being acquired by Google's parent company for about $2.1 billion, a deal that enables the internet company to step back into the hotly contested market for smartwatches and health and fitnes...

Australian consumer watchdog sues Google over location data

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian consumer watchdog is taking Google to court alleging the technology giant broke consumer law by misleading Android users about how their location data was use...

Report: Smartphone malware targeting Pakistani officials

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A security firm says fake smartphone apps laden with malware are targeting Pakistan's military and government. A report Wednesday by Canadian company Blackberry iden...

California earthquake alerts to become available statewide

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Earthquake early warning alerts will become publicly available throughout California this week, the Governor's Office of Emergency Services said Wednesday. The sys...

Apple removes Hong Kong map app after Chinese criticism

BEIJING (AP) — Apple removed a smartphone app that allows Hong Kong activists to report police movements from its online store Thursday after an official Chinese newspaper accused the company of...

Business Highlights

___ Stocks drop again to worst loss in weeks on economy worries NEW YORK (AP) _ Stocks tumbled again on Wednesday as worries about a weakening global economy boomer...

Microsoft previews dual-screen Surface devices out in a year

NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft is refreshing its lineup of Surface computers, while previewing dual-screen devices that won’t be out for another year. Besides new laptop and tablet models...