Exclusive: internal document shows how Google employees are trained to treat temps, vendors and contractors
I worked as a research scientist at Google when Dragonfly was revealed and resigned in protest after a month of internally fighting for clarification.
Malware authors have figured out how to get Google to do "irreversible takedowns" of the sites they compete with
Google's secret project to build a censored Chinese search engine bypassed the company's own security and privacy teams
Company faced historic staff backlash following revelation it paid out $90m to an executive accused of sexual misconduct
Employees in Mountain View gathered to add their voices to the global protests, demanding a change to company policies
Google employees are staging walkouts at offices around the world to protest the company’s handling of misconduct allegations against high-level executives.
Interviews with over a dozen current and former Google employees highlight a commitment to privacy—and the inherent tensions that creates.
The internet giant paid Mr. Rubin $90 million and praised him, while keeping silent about a misconduct claim.
Google reportedly found credible allegations Andy Rubin forced employee to perform oral sex but paid him millions after he left
Company didn’t disclose leak for months to avoid a public relations headache and potential regulatory enforcement
Google on Monday released a set of privacy principles
This blog is mainly reserved for cryptography, and I try to avoid filling it with random “someone is wrong on the Internet” posts. After all, that’s what Twitter is for! But from …
Google’s plan for a censored search engine in China also blacklists terms like “Nobel Prize” and “human rights.”
Eight years after Google initially took a stand against Internet censorship by exiting the Chinese search market, we are disappointed to learn the company has been secretly re-considering an extended collaboration with the massive censorship and surveillance-wielding state....
A new report shows that Google still tracks your location even if you thought you opted out.
Lokman Tsui said a planned censored search engine will put Google in a weak position and alienate employees.
The company sampled searches from a Beijing-based website to hone its blacklists.
After The Intercept revealed Google's censored search engine for China, employees are “upset and scared” as executives restrict information, sources said.
With Gmail’s new design rolled out to more and more users, many have had a chance to try out its new “Confidential Mode.” While many of its features sound promising, what “Confidential Mode” provides isn’t confidentiality. At best, the new mode might create expectations that it fails to...
Keeping your data secure is our top priority, so we want to provide you with details about our vetting process and user controls within Gmail.
We’re announcing seven principles to guide our work in AI.
Google has saturated classrooms with free software that teach kids, among other things, to trust companies like Google.
Googler: "The strongest possible statement I could take against this was to leave."
Another benefit for users is that Duplex enables delegated communication with service providers in an asynchronous way
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