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Alphabet’s Google has filed an appeal of the European Union’s €4.34 billion ($4.97 billion) antitrust fine for allegedly abusing the dominance of its Android operating system for mobile phones.
Google launched new mobile and home gadgets on Tuesday aimed at ensuring the voice-controlled Google Assistant is never out of shouting distance.
New gene-editing technology could revive everything from the passenger pigeon to the woolly mammoth. But should scientists be playing God?
Netflix plans to open a new film and television production hub in New Mexico, the latest venture in the streaming entertainment giant’s ambitions to expand its cache of content.
The restaurateur’s private-equity fund has invested $15 million in Goldbelly, an upscale, e-commerce food business.
Lyft has hired Joy Howard as its chief marketing officer, as the ride-hailing firm continues to expand in North America.
Few tears were shed Monday over the death of Google+, the search giant’s oft-derided effort at challenging Facebook in social media.
Google exposed the private data of hundreds of thousands of users of the Google+ social network, though it didn’t find evidence of misuse. The company opted not to disclose the issue this past spring, in part because of fears doing so would draw regulatory scrutiny.
Amazon’s Echo device and Alphabet Inc.’s Google Home can handle a growing array of tasks. They are also freaking people out, seeming to drop into conversations uninvited or turning on other gadgets at random; ‘things happen.’
The two voice-controlled tabletop systems feature cameras, microphones and touch screens—and Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant.
Facebook has a strategy in Africa to get more people onto a faster and more robust internet, but critics say the company’s ventures threaten to funnel traffic to its own platform and away from competitors.
ShippingEasy will make e-commerce fulfillment operations available through Amazon’s voice assistant, bringing more consumer technology into logistics .
A young Steve Ballmer knew a good thing when he saw it. A later foray into furniture proved not so prescient.
The Golden Age of Television comes with too many apps and devices, and there aren’t enough tools to help you find and play the best shows.
A new battle for cellular airwaves is under way as governments around the world start to auction off spectrum for mobile coverage that could power near-instant video downloads and help run factories, control gadgets and navigate driverless cars.
German social-media app Jodel decided to ban nudity, racism, sexism, bullying and insults of any kind, and empowered users to police each other’s behavior by giving unpaid moderators the authority to ban troublemakers.
Amazon.com said it has terminated an employee responsible for an incident in which a third-party seller on the tech giant’s website got access to email addresses of some Amazon customers.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told employees the company should embrace diverse views, but expressed frustration a senior executive attended the Kavanaugh confirmation hearing last week, said a person familiar with the remarks.
In our ‘Always On’ world, colleagues text and email us at all hours, expecting a quick response. But with these strategies, you can be happily out of reach—and not out of a job.
Shares of Lenovo Group and ZTE fall by more than 10%, as the escalating trade fight between Washington and Beijing is sending a chill through investors in Chinese tech companies that sell to the U.S.