By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Google announced Wednesday it was contributing more than $29 million to a newly formed group that has the goal of combatting misinformation and fake news online.The multimillion-dollar commitment comes as tech... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Lawmakers are set to grill the chief executives of Facebook, Google and Twitter on Thursday over their companies' role in the proliferation of disinformation and misinformation online.The deadly riot on Jan. 6... Read More.
By DR. MAIA OU, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A year into the pandemic, COVID-19 still puzzles researchers, but the public release of a new database may help scientists solve some of the mysteries lingering around this devastating disease.An international team... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Google has agreed to pay more than $3.8 million, including nearly $2.6 million in back pay, to settle allegations of "systemic" pay and hiring discrimination that disadvantaged women and Asian workers.The payments... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Google announced a series of steps it was taking to support a more equitable and efficient rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines, including grants totaling $150 million, updates to its Maps software and offering... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Hundreds of employees at Google announced the formation of a union on Monday in a major move for the tech giant that has grappled with rising tensions between workers and management in recent... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE and AARON KATERSKY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A bipartisan coalition of 38 state attorneys general announced a new antitrust lawsuit against Google Thursday, alleging the company engaged in anticompetitive conduct to maintain its dominance of the online... Read More.
By DR. ANITA VERMA, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Google has launched a new app that lets people participate in medical research using only their smartphones.The goal is to make it easier for the general public to participate in... Read More.
By QUINN SCANLAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Google informed its advertising clients via email Wednesday morning that beginning Thursday, the company's temporary political ad ban will no longer be in effect, opening the door for the Georgia Senate candidates and... Read More.
By ALLISON PECORIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Top executives from Twitter, Facebook and Google faced a grilling from lawmakers Wednesday about how they moderate content on their platforms amid concerns about censorship and misinformation in the run-up to the election.