For some time now, it’s been clear that one essential response to the flood of misinformation and other deceptive Internet tactics must be…
The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look
Google is taking on more responsibility -- and ownership -- in how it's asking publishers to obtain people’s consent on its behalf to comply with GDPR, according to legal experts.
Google promised a fix after its photo-categorization software labeled black people as gorillas in 2015. More than two years later, it hasn't found one.
Class-action lawsuit led by fired engineer includes 100 pages of internal documents and claims conservatives are ‘ostracized, belittled, and punished’
Apple’s original competitive advantage — the integration of hardware and software — is more durable than disruption theory would suggest.
YouTube has suspended the video account of popular Chinese dissident Guo Wengui amid a mounting pressure from the Beijing government.
Exclusive: Women say Google denied them promotions, telling the Guardian they were forced into less prestigious jobs despite qualifications
Few things are certain in 2017's fraught national climate, but hate certainly doesn't look to be going away. In partnership with ProPublica, Google News Lab..
As Google reels from the fallout over a controversial diversity memo, multiple women say they faced regular discrimination and ultimately left
The company should address the problem it knows it has.
Scandal over discrimination at the company deepens as dozens of current and former staff say they earned less than men despite equal qualifications
The company has responded to a document that went viral within the company.
Office culture is only part of the problem.
"It's not worth thinking about this as an isolated incident and instead a manifestation of what ails all of Silicon Valley."
How the tech giants are employing top architects to build spectacular symbols of their immense global power
What can we learn about ourselves from the things we ask online? Seth Stephens‑Davidowitz analysed anonymous Google search data, uncovering disturbing truths about our desires, beliefs and prejudices
Extremist content is spreading online and law enforcement can’t keep up. The result is a private workforce that’s secretive, inaccurate and unaccountable
Google is a monopoly, and almost certainly a bad actor: shopping, though, is a terrible example that shows how regulators can go wrong.
Zijn het privacyzorgen? Of het onvermogen om behoorlijk geld te verdienen met het automatisch scannen van mail?
Mandatory Filtering Proposals Curb CompetitionWhen
Today, we are pledging to take four additional steps to tackle the problem of violent extremism online.
Recently Google and Apple announced plans to respo
It's not easy keeping billions of devices safe from phishing attacks. Here's how Google pulls it off.
Officials said it was too financially burdensome and logistically challenging to hand over salary records that the government requested in discrimination case
Je gaat het pas zien als je het door hebt, zei Johan Cruijff al eens. Soms zijn er van die zaken waarbij je wel het gevoel hebt dat er iets niet klopt, maar waarbij het nog best lang duurt voordat …
Google’s I/O was exactly what you would expect from Google, and that’s a great sign for the company.
They spent years testing Google's algorithms—then everything changed.
Google Books was the company’s first moonshot. But 15 years later, the project is stuck in low-Earth orbit.
Google tries to define a valid family. Predictable awfulness ensues.
Google is in hot water again, this time for ads placed against objectionable content. However, ad agencies and brands are just as responsible, and can no longer live in the past.
trends on Twitter after users say videos referencing same-sex relationships are being filtered out
Is the effort to end-to-end encrypt Gmail dead, or just a lot harder than it looks?
What is the most far-out, insane thing a smartphone could do?
Alphabet-owned company Waymo says former employee Anthony Levandowski stole secrets before founding Otto, Uber’s self-driving truck brand
De zelfrijdende auto van Waymo, een zusterbedrijf van Google, lijkt technologisch een enorme voorsprong te hebben op zijn concurrentie.
Google quietly makes "optional" web DRM mandatory in Chrome
Google toont niet langer controversiële websites als gebruikers zoeken naar de Holocaust.
The company is accused of breaching labour laws with its internal policy banning workers from writing about workplace concerns
The right to be forgotten can sometimes seem complex, and discussions about jurisdiction online certainly are complicated. But should the balance between the right to free expression and the right to privacy be struck by each country - based on its culture, its traditions, its courts - or should one view apply globally?
ProtonMail says it was in effect removed from Google for almost a year, demonstrating the existence of ‘search risk’
Google is the latest tech company to drop the longstanding wall between anonymous online ad tracking and user’s names.
Google went wrong in the past by abandoning their horizontal business model; are they repeating their mistake, or does the future give them no choice?
This post presents WaveNet, a deep generative model of raw audio waveforms. We show that WaveNets are able to generate speech which mimics any human voice and which sounds more natural than the best existing Text-to-Speech systems, reducing the gap with human performance by over 50%.
We also demonstrate that the same network can be used to synthesize other audio signals such as music, and present some striking samples of automatically generated piano pieces.
The competition between Uber and Google has broken out into the open: who has the advantage in the evolution of transportation-as-a-service, and who will likely win?
David Drummond, een van de hoogste bestuurders van Google-moederbedrijf Alphabet, is vertrokken uit het bestuur van taxi-app Uber. De belangenconflicten tussen de twee bedrijven, die beiden aan zelfrijdende auto's werken, zijn te groot geworden.
Here’s why the city’s super fast wi-fi has two different versions of its terms of service.