Jury Sides With Google In Battle Over Android SoftwareA federal jury found that Google didn't need permission to use a rival's programming tools as it built Android, now the world's leading smartphone operating software and a key part of Google's multi-billion dollar business.
Google Maps May Soon Lead You To More AdsYou may start seeing more ads when getting directions from Google's popular mapping service. The additional ads will show up inside of the directions map as Google routes you to your destination.
Google Looking Deeper Into VR & AIGoogle is expected to dive deeper into virtual reality and artificial intelligence Wednesday during an annual conference that serves as a launching pad for its latest products and innovations.
Company Wants Self-Driving Big Rigs On HighwaysPicture an 18-wheeler barreling down the highway with 80,000 pounds of cargo, and no one but a robot behind the wheel. To many drivers, that might seem like a frightening idea.
Google Wants New Emojis For Professional WomenGoogle wants professional women to be better represented in emoji form. Sample emojis provided by Google show female characters in professional clothing including business suits, lab coats, medical scrubs and construction hats.
Google Celebrates Sigmund Freud's BirthdayGoogle is celebrating Sigmund Freud's birthday with a special doodle. Instead of a Google logo, visitors to its homepage Friday are seeing an image of Freud's head nestled between a pair of icebergs with a passing ship going by.
Report: Fiat Chrysler, Google In Partnership TalksThe partnership would be the first to match an automaker with Google's 7-year-old autonomous car project, which is now part of the so-called X lab at Alphabet Inc., Google's parent company.
Supreme Court Rejects Challenge To Google's Online LibraryThe Supreme Court turned away a challenge Monday to Google's online book library from authors who complained that the project makes it harder for them to market their work.
Google's 'Minion' Email Prank BackfiresGoogle pranked itself after an April Fool's Day tweak to its Gmail service angered some people who use Google's email for work. The company added a button that allowed users to fire out a "Despicable Me" minion.
Ex-State Dept. Worker To Be Sentenced For 'Sextortion' SchemeSitting at a desk in the American embassy in London, a former U.S. State Department employee used his government-issued computer to prey on vulnerable young women and manipulate them into sharing nude photos.
Autonomous Cars Aren't Perfect, But How Safe Must They Be?As autonomous car technology rapidly progresses, makers of the cars face the difficult question of how safe they must be before they're ready to move people on highways and city streets.
Smartphone Voices Not Always Helpful In Health CrisisIt can give you directions or find the nearest deli, but how helpful is your phone's virtual voice in a health crisis? Researchers found alarming numbers when it comes to questions about rape, suicide, depression and other health problems.