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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...

The Latest: Google CEO looks beyond search to help people

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Google conference in California (all times local): 10:25 a.m. Google CEO Sundar Pichai has kicked off the company's annua...

Google expected to show off new hardware, AI at annual event

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google CEO Sundar Pichai is expected to showcase much-anticipated updates to the company's hardware lines and artificial intelligence Tuesday during his keynote at the company's a...

Google tells Trump it's committed to US not Chinese military

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid growing concern about the risks of Google and other U.S. companies doing business in China, President Donald Trump says the president of Google has "strongly stated" that he is ...

Google may still be working on censored Chinese search engine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Google employees have uncovered that work on the company’s censored search engine for China, Dragonfly, appears to be secretly ongoing, a report from The Intercept r...

Google opens new office in Berlin with eye on expansion

BERLIN (AP) — American tech giant Google has opened a new office in Berlin that it says will give it the space to expand in the German capital. CEO Sundar Pichai said Tuesday the spa...

Dragonfly: Google shelves controversial search engine project for China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to sources close to Google’s team developing the Dragonfly “Censorship engine” for the Chinese market, the project has “effectively ended...

China: RSF and coalition of NGOs demand Google abandon Project Dragonfly

TAIPEI (RSF) -- Reporters Without Borders (RSF) as a member of a coalition of 60 NGOs wrote to Google's CEO on Dec. 11 demanding he abandon the development of a censored search engine for the Chin...

Google grilled in Congress: What's ahead for tech companies

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. lawmakers' grilling of Google CEO Sundar Pichai may have sounded like a broken record, but it amplified the prickly issues facing tech companies as Democrats prepare to take con...

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___ Canada-China relations turn icy over arrest of Chinese exec VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — China has detained a former Canadian diplomat in Beijing in appar...

The Latest: House committee kicks of grilling of Google CEO

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Google CEO before Congress (all times local): 10:25 a.m. A House committee has kicked off its grilling of Google CEO Sundar Pichai. ...

The Latest: White House hosts tech execs Thursday

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a White House tech meeting (all times local): 11:20 a.m. The White House is hosting what it calls a listening session to hear from t...

Tech execs to gather at White House on Thursday

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top executives from Google, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Qualcomm are planning to meet at the White House amid strained ties between President Donald Trump's administration and the tec...

Trump to meet with several tech CEOs amid rising tensions

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will meet with top executives from Google, Microsoft, Oracle and Qualcomm next week during a White House roundtable that could touch upon some the sticking poi...

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___ Stocks surge as Powell hints at slower interest rate hikes NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks made their biggest gain in eight months after Federal Reserve Chairman Je...