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Google on Wednesday announced an overhaul of its search app on mobile phones to include a personalized feed of links about hobbies, travel, sports and other topics, a move that puts the search company ...

With Alphabet, Google faces a daunting challenge: organizing itself

Google’s self-professed mission is to organize the world’s information. But a company known for engineering excellence is still trying to solve the very human problem of how to organize itself.

Google to stop scanning Gmail for creating targeted ads

 Alphabet Inc's Google said on Friday it would stop scanning Gmail content for creating personalized ads from later this year, bringing the widely-used email service in line with its enterprise offering, G Suite.

Google tightens measures to remove extremist content on YouTube

Alphabet Inc's Google will implement more measures to identify and remove terrorist or violent extremist content on its video sharing platform YouTube, the company said in a blog post on Sunday.

Exclusive: Google faces hefty EU fine in shopping case by August - sources

 EU antitrust regulators aim to slap a hefty fine on Alphabet unit Google over its shopping service before the summer break in August, two people familiar with the matter said, setting the stage for two other cases ...

Google shifts mobile focus to apps and digital assistant

 Mobile phone apps took center stage at Google’s annual developer conference on Wednesday as the search giant announced new features for its digital assistant and its popular photo app 

Google success in U.S. schools forces Microsoft, Apple to scramble

Microsoft Corp's announcement of a suite of new education products on Tuesday shows the company's determination to reverse a major shift that has taken place in U.S. classrooms in recent years

Google parent Alphabet's profit up 29 percent on strong ad sales

Google parent Alphabet Inc posted a surge in profit and revenue on Thursday as its core advertising business continued to grow at an extraordinary rate and problems such as an advertiser boycott of YouTube had little impact.

Verizon, AT&T suspend ads from Google over offensive videos

 U.S. wireless carriers Verizon Communications Inc and AT&T Inc said on Wednesday they have suspended digital advertising on Google's YouTube and other advertising platforms not related to search over concerns

Apple, Google, Facebook skip legal challenge to new travel ban

 Apple Inc, Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc are among more than 60 technology companies that appear to have backed away from the legal fight against U.S. President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban,

Vietnamese shop on Facebook, state cannot collect tax

VietNamNet Bridge - Trade carried out on Facebook has boomed over the last few years, but the State still has no way of collecting tax on the activities.

Online ad market: small firms fight against two US giants

VietNamNet Bridge - The US social network Facebook and the search engine Google receive the biggest pieces of the Vietnamese online ad market, which has been growing rapidly in recent years.

Google takes on Apple, Amazon with new hardware push

 Alphabet Inc's Google on Tuesday announced a new "Pixel" smartphone and a suite of new consumer electronics products for the home, planting itself firmly in the hardware business and challenging Apple Inc's iPhone

Google expected to unveil new phones at San Francisco event

Alphabet Inc's Google is expected to unveil new smartphones at an event on Tuesday, the company's latest effort to sell consumers on a Google-branded device and to challenge Apple Inc at the high end of the market. 

Exclusive: EU wants Google to stop anti-competitive Android practices, fine expected

 EU antitrust regulators plan to order Alphabet's (GOOGL.O) Google to stop paying financial incentives to smartphone makers to pre-install Google Search exclusively on their devices and warned the company of a large fine, an EU document showed.

Google launches Allo, bets on AI to spice up chats

 Google-parent Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) launched Allo, a messaging app that incorporates Google's search feature and a chatbot that uses machine learning to "improve" itself over time.

Google gets more time to counter EU antitrust charge on Android

 Alphabet's Google has been given an extra three weeks to respond to EU antitrust charges that it abused its dominant Android mobile operating system to squeeze out rivals,

Google to buy cloud software company Apigee for $625 million

 Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday it is acquiring cloud software company Apigee Corp in a deal valued at about $625 million, the tech giant’s latest effort to claim a greater share of the lucrative cloud business.

Google cloud unit close to winning PayPal business: CNBC

 Alphabet Inc's Google is close to winning PayPal Holdings Inc as a client for its cloud business, potentially beating out Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp, CNBC reported on Tuesday.

Facebook, Google dominate online advertising

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnamese businesses make only modest revenue from online advertising, while the majority of the market’s turnover goes to Facebook and Google,Tuan Ha, CEO of Vianalink, said at an online marketing forum held several days ago.