EU Fines Google A Record 2.42 Billion EurosThe European Union's competition watchdog slapped a record 2.42 billion euro ($2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google on Tuesday for breaching antitrust rules with its online shopping service.
Google Aims To Become Job Search EngineStarting on Tuesday, job hunters can go to Google and see job listings that its search engine collects from across the internet. The results aim to eliminate duplicate listings posted on different sites.
Google Intensifies Campaign Against Online ExtremismGoogle is intensifying its campaign against online extremism, saying it will put more resources toward identifying and removing videos related to terrorism and hate groups.
Apple's HomePod Pumps Up Volume On Tech RivalsApple is hoping that their new smart home speaker will strike a chord with music lovers, the latest test of the iPhone maker's ability to redefine markets originally staked out by its rivals.
New Smart Speaker Expected At Apple ConferenceTapping into their Siri digital assistant, Apple appears poised to unveil a voice activated, internet connected speaker that would create a new digital pipeline into people's homes.
Google's Chrome Browser To Block Some AdsGoogle said that its Chrome web browser will block online ads that it deems too annoying for web users starting next year. These blockers threaten web publishers that rely on digital ads for revenue.
Google Helps Advertisers Track Spending In Physical StoresGoogle already monitors online shopping — and now it's keeping an eye on physical stores to try to sell more digital advertising.
Texas House Approves Regulations For Self-Driving CarsThe Texas House has approved safety standards for self-driving cars, hoping to better regulate technology that's already been tested on the streets of the state capital.
Google Poised To Roll Out New Services & GadgetsGoogle is about to provide the latest peek at its services and gadgets as it seeks to become a more influential force in people's lives. The overview will come Wednesday during Google's annual conference.
Texas Senate Approves Self-Driving Car RegulationsThe Texas Senate has approved safety standards for self-driving cars, hoping to better regulate technology that's already been tested on the streets of the state capital.
Fiat Chrysler, Google Offering Rides In Self-Driving CarsFiat Chrysler and Google for the first time will offer rides to the public in the self-driving automobiles they are building under an expanding partnership.
Google Home Now Recognizes Different VoicesGoogle's voice-activated assistant can now recognize who's talking to it. An update released Thursday enables Google Home's built-in assistant to learn the voices of up to six different people.