State officials have touted the app's potential to help slow the virus' spread and streamline contact tracing efforts once someone does test positive.
While all five — Amazon, Google parent Alphabet, Facebook, Apple and Twitter — exceeded analyst expectations, gloomy forecasts and other uncertainties led to share-price declines for all but Alphabet in after-market trading.
Lawmakers of both parties, citing the companies' tremendous power to disseminate speech and ideas, are looking to challenge their long-enjoyed bedrock legal protections for online speech.
The Justice Department is expected to file a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that Google has been abusing its online dominance in online search to stifle competition and harm consumers.
The Google-owned video platform said Thursday it will now prohibit material targeting a person or group with conspiracy theories that have been used to justify violence.
San Jose reveals new details of a sprawling Google campus planned to be spread out over more than 80 acres of downtown.
The company said Thursday that it has signed agreements for its news partnership program with nearly 200 publications in Germany, Brazil, Argentina, Canada, the U.K. and Australia.
President Donald Trump is pushing his campaign against Big Tech on Wednesday, touting curbs on legal protections for social media platforms he denounces as biased against conservative views.
California’s earthquake early warnings will be a standard feature on all Android phones, bypassing the need for users to download the state’s MyShake app in order to receive alerts, the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services said.
Congressional lawmakers finally got a chance to grill the CEOs of Big Tech over their dominance and allegations of monopolistic practices that stifle competition. But it's not clear how much they advanced their goal of bringing some of the world's largest companies to heel.
The four CEOs are testifing remotely for a hearing Wednesday by the House Judciary subcommittee on antitrust.
Google had previously told its employees to expect to work from home until at least the end of 2020.
Both scams allegedly try to convince others that they can double their money by simply sending cryptocurrency like Bitcoin to the celebrities, while the currency actually goes to scammers, and users get nothing in return.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and his wife Janet joined his attorneys Joseph Cotchett and Brian Danitz at the law offices of Cotchett, Pitre and McCarthy in Burlingame for an 11 a.m. press conference Thursday, July 23, 2020 to provide initial details about the lawsuit and answer questions from news reporters.
The tech behemoth will offer three new certificate programs in Data Analytics, Project Management, and UX Design, according to a July 13 news release.
“Having this information before and during your trip is critical for both essential workers who need to safely navigate to work and will become more important for everyone as countries around the world begin to reopen,” the news release stated.
PayPal and YouTube are among many tech companies that have pledged support to the black community in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
In light of the novel coronavirus outbreak/COVID-19, Facebook is encouraging Bay Area staff to work from home starting Friday, March 6 a spokesperson said on Thursday.
Google celebrated the achievements of black Americans with a commercial and website highlighting who and what was "the most searched."
The Google-owned site has come under fire recently for allowing videos that feature what many find offensive or violent, and for not doing enough to protect kids online. Halprin has to make difficult decisions to craft policies that keep the site as safe as YouTube wants it to be, while balancing what the company considers one of its core tenets: people’s free speech.