Saturday, February 25, 2017

Google

Monday, Feb. 6, 2017

Through a Super Bowl ad, public statements and court filings, Silicon Valley's biggest companies are taking a strong stand against President Donald Trump's travel ban, saying high tech needs immigrants' creativity and energy to stay competitive.

Although the companies are risking a...

Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017

Wittingly or not, major global corporations are helping fund sites that traffic in fake news by advertising on them.

Take, for instance, a story that falsely claimed former President Barack Obama had banned Christmas cards to overseas military personnel. Despite debunking by The...

Friday, Oct. 28, 2016

YouTube has emerged as a break-out star in Google’s cast of services as the online video site upstages cable television for a younger generation of viewers looking for amusement, news and music on their smartphones.

The trend is contributing to an advertising shift away from traditional...

Monday, Feb. 1, 2016

Alphabet now comes before Apple atop the list of the world's most valuable companies.

The shift occurred in Monday's extended trading after Alphabet, Google's new parent company, released a fourth-quarter earnings report that highlighted the robust...

Friday, Jan. 29, 2016

As the digital advertising market booms and demand for smartphones wanes, Alphabet Inc. could soon dethrone Apple as the world's most valuable company.

If it happens, Alphabet will move to the head of the class just five months after Google...

Friday, Dec. 25, 2015

Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group (ATAP) has rolled out Special Delivery from Oscar-winning studio Aardman Animations. The holiday short is the latest of ATAP’s Spotlight Stories, a new form of storytelling made specifically for mobile and...

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015

Calling all amateur filmmakers across India: Here's your chance to capture a slice of your life that could end up on the big screen.

Google said Thursday it is teaming up with filmmakers Ridley Scott, Richie Mehta and Anurag Kashyap to create a full-...

Monday, Aug. 10, 2015

One of tech's biggest names, Google, is reorganizing under a new moniker - "Alphabet" - in a move underscoring its founders' ambitions to pursue ventures far beyond the company's Internet search core, from self-driving cars to cutting-edge medical research.

It will still use the Google...

Friday, May. 8, 2015

Yelp may be heading for the auction block amid concerns about the online business review service's ability to compete against larger Internet companies for digital advertising.

Investment bankers working with Yelp are courting potential suitors,...

Wednesday, May. 6, 2015

Google's influential search engine has hit a tipping point in technology's shift to smartphones. More search requests are now being made on mobile devices than on personal computers in the U.S. and many other parts of the world.

The milestone...