Tech giants report strong results, but murky outlooks

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.

DOJ to file antitrust lawsuit against Google

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.

California quake alerts to become standard on Android phones

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.

Lawmakers batter Big Tech CEOs, but don't land many blows

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.

Steve Wozniak among 18 to file lawsuit against YouTube

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.

Insider Q&A: How YouTube decides what to ban

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.