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...

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...

Google co-founders step down as execs of parent Alphabet

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are stepping down from their roles within the parent company, Alphabet. Sundar Pichai, who has been leading Google ...

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___ Forever war: US and China struggle to defuse trade conflict WASHINGTON (AP) — Businesses and investors have been nervously monitoring U.S.-China trade talks for...

Google to commit to White House job training initiative

WASHINGTON (AP) — Google is committing to a White House initiative designed to get private companies to expand job training for American workers. CEO Sundar Pichai was making the ann...

'Climate strike' crosses continents: A look at the protests

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of mostly young people marched, rallied and demonstrated around the world Friday, demanding action to combat climate change. A look at some of the "Global Climate...

Google plans to invest 3 billion euros in Europe

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Google is planning to invest 3 billion euros to expand its data centers across Europe in the next two years. The tech giant's CEO, Sundar Pichai, says it w...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Sept. 18 The Dallas Morning News on a U.S. Supreme Court decision to require asylum seekers who ent...

Google will not drop Dragonfly project for China, rejects human rights inquiry of 'censorship engine'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Google CEO, Sundar Pichai, in an interview with CNN on June 17, declared that the company has no current plans to launch the “censorship engine” being developed for...

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___ Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook has unveiled an ambitious plan to create a new digital currency for globa...

Google pledges $1B to tackle housing crunch it helped create

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is making a $1 billion commitment to address the soaring price of housing in the San Francisco Bay Area, a problem that the internet company and its Silicon Valley peers he...

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___ Consumers could be collateral damage if US expands tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — For many Americans, President Donald Trump's trade war may soon get very real. His ...

Google opens German center to improve data privacy

LONDON (AP) — Google says it's opening a privacy focused engineering center in Munich, Germany, in its latest move to beef up its data protection credentials. CEO Sundar Pichai said ...

Google's privacy promises don't sway many experts

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google announced new privacy tools Tuesday intended to give people more control over how they're being tracked on the go or in their own home, part of a broader effort by ...

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___ Can US, China salvage their talks and end trade war? WASHINGTON (AP) — A breakdown in trade talks between the United States and China is spooking financial mark...