10 states accuse Google of breaking antitrust law

The lawsuit said Google illegally leveraged its power in advertising to squash competitors and overcharge for its services.
The lawsuit said Google illegally leveraged its power in advertising to squash competitors and overcharge for its services.
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More employers are expected to shift to hybrid workplaces

Dec 15, 2020
Google is among the companies allowing workers to divide their time between the office and home.
Google will test a flexible workweek when employees return to the office in September.
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Google lifts political ads ban, with Georgia Senate races still in play

Dec 10, 2020
How important is political ad revenue to companies like Google and Facebook?
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Senators grill tech CEOs as both parties fault internet content policies

Oct 28, 2020
Legislation to tighten the oversight of internet content may be coming.
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Justice Dept. files landmark antitrust lawsuit against Google

Oct 20, 2020
It could be an opening salvo ahead of other major government antitrust actions, given ongoing investigations of Apple, Amazon and Facebook.
The Justice Department claims Google abused its dominance in online search and advertising to stifle competition and harm consumers.
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What would Google be without Chrome?

Oct 13, 2020
Politico reports that Google may be forced to sell its web browser as part of an antitrust investigation.
Google's Chrome, created in 2008, dominates the search engine market.
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House report says Big Tech companies have "too much power"

Oct 7, 2020
The House report calls for the biggest changes in decades in how the government regulates and prevents monopolies.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies via video conference on Capitol Hill in July.
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Fortnite maker sues Apple, Google after its app was removed from stores

Epic Games is arguing the tech giants shouldn’t be able to force app makers to fork over a cut of revenues from in-app purchases.
Fortnite is suing Google and Apple over revenue cuts the tech giants take from purchases on their respective mobile app stores.
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Google faces $5 billion lawsuit over allegations of tracking private browsing activity

The lawsuit accuses the company of violating users’ privacy during incognito browsing sessions.
The lawsuit says Google gathers data, even in incognito mode, through third-party apps like Google Analytics and Google Ad Manager.
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Apple, Google plan to release contact-tracing tool this week

Apr 28, 2020
But what assurances are there that the data is private?
The Australian government's contact tracing app, COVIDSafe. Apple and Google worked together on their own tech-based solution.
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