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Google’s Back to Office Plans

Google's Back to Office Plans

Google’s Back to Office Plans Google’s Back to Office Plans This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. Google loves to be different. So it’s no surprise that the company has out-there ideas for the post-pandemic office. As Google starts to bring employees back to offices in some regions, it …

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Alphabet’s profit more than doubled last quarter as Google’s advertising business rebounded.

Alphabet’s profit more than doubled last quarter as Google’s advertising business rebounded.

Alphabet’s profit more than doubled last quarter as Google’s advertising business rebounded. Alphabet’s profit more than doubled last quarter as Google’s advertising business rebounded. Google’s parent company, Alphabet, said on Tuesday that revenue in its most recent quarter increased sharply from the same period a year ago, boosted by strong demand for online advertising on its search results and YouTube …

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Google’s Legal Peril Grows in Face of Third Antitrust Suit

Google’s Legal Peril Grows in Face of Third Antitrust Suit

Google’s Legal Peril Grows in Face of Third Antitrust Suit Google’s Legal Peril Grows in Face of Third Antitrust Suit More than 30 states added to Google’s mushrooming legal woes on Thursday, accusing the Silicon Valley titan of illegally arranging its search results to push out smaller rivals. One day after 10 other states accused Google of abusing its dominance …

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Google’s Apps Crash in Worldwide Outage

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Google’s Apps Crash in Worldwide Outage Google’s Apps Crash in Worldwide Outage Google suffered a major outage on Monday when many of its platforms went offline worldwide. The tech giant’s popular apps — including Calendar, Gmail, Hangouts, Maps, Meet, Stadia and YouTube — crashed, halting work across the globe and sending angry users to Twitter to vent about the loss …

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Amazon and Google’s True Advantage

Amazon and Google’s True Advantage

Amazon and Google’s True Advantage Amazon and Google’s True Advantage This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. My colleagues wrote about the eye-popping sales numbers coming from America’s technology superstars, including Google, Facebook and Amazon. Their sales and profits this year, in the middle of a pandemic, are truly …

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To Fight Apple and Google’s Grip, Fortnite Creator Mounts a Crusade

To Fight Apple and Google’s Grip, Fortnite Creator Mounts a Crusade

To Fight Apple and Google’s Grip, Fortnite Creator Mounts a Crusade To Fight Apple and Google’s Grip, Fortnite Creator Mounts a Crusade SAN FRANCISCO — Tim Sweeney, chief executive and founder of the video game maker Epic Games, has antagonized the world’s most powerful technology giants since at least 2016. That year, Mr. Sweeney, a self-described computer nerd with a …

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Google’s parent company Alphabet planned TikTok acquisition ahead of US ban, but talks ‘fizzled out’, reports claim

Google's parent company Alphabet planned TikTok acquisition ahead of US ban, but talks 'fizzled out', reports claim

Google’s parent company Alphabet planned TikTok acquisition ahead of US ban, but talks ‘fizzled out’, reports claim Google’s parent company Alphabet planned TikTok acquisition ahead of US ban, but talks ‘fizzled out’, reports claim Google’s parent company Alphabet reportedly considered buying a share of the viral video app TikTok. Alphabet was going to purchase a minority, non-voting stake through via …

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Google’s European Search Menu Draws Interest of U.S. Antitrust Investigators

Google’s European Search Menu Draws Interest of U.S. Antitrust Investigators

Google’s European Search Menu Draws Interest of U.S. Antitrust Investigators Google’s European Search Menu Draws Interest of U.S. Antitrust Investigators OAKLAND, Calif. — For the last few months, some people who bought a new smartphone in Europe with Google’s Android software were presented with an extra option while setting up the device: choosing a search engine other than Google. This …

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Suit Claims Google’s Tracking Violates Federal Wiretap Law

Suit Claims Google’s Tracking Violates Federal Wiretap Law

Suit Claims Google’s Tracking Violates Federal Wiretap Law Suit Claims Google’s Tracking Violates Federal Wiretap Law OAKLAND, Calif. — Google violated federal wiretap laws when it continued to collect information about what users were doing on the internet without their permission even though they were browsing in so-called private browsing mode, according to a potential class-action lawsuit filed against the …

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