WATCH: Alphabet reveals YouTube revenue for first time

2020-02-05 19:44

Google-parent Alphabet on Monday reported its worst fourth-quarter revenue growth since 2015, missing analysts' estimate for a period in which its top online advertising rivals beat expectations.

YouTube will pay $150m to end FTC privacy probe

2019-08-30 20:57

The settlement with the Federal Trade Commission resolves a probe into whether the video service broke a law that makes it illegal to collect information on children under 13 and disclose it to others without parental permission.

WATCH: Alphabet launches new initiative to curb toxic comments online

2019-05-23 17:06

Jigsaw's head of partnerships and business development Patricia Georgiou discusses Google parent company Alphabet's tool to help in monitoring online conversations and giving people the tools to control their experience.

Google to invest $1 billion in New York campus

2018-12-18 05:45

Google became the latest US tech giant to announce a major expansion plan, unveiling a $bn investment to create a new campus that could double its New York City workforce to 14 000.

WATCH: Loon's first commercial internet balloon deal is in Kenya

2018-07-19 15:36

Loon, the internet-delivering balloon unit of Google-parent Alphabet, announces its first commercial deal.

Tech giants set to face 3% tax on revenue under new EU plan

2018-03-18 13:31

The move, in the form of a draft proposal, comes at the EU seeks to raise money from an industry it says provides less than it should to public coffers.

Alphabet machine beats world's top Go Player in a victory for AI

2017-05-25 11:22

A machine built by Alphabet has officially defeated the world’s top-ranked player of the ancient board-game Go, showing artificial intelligence’s ability to master to beat human endeavour.

Russia fines Google over R100m as part of competition deal

2017-04-17 18:19

Google has settled its dispute with Russia’s antitrust watchdog in an agreement that opens the way for local search engine Yandex to be pre-installed on Android devices.


Misuse of Alphabet’s virus scanner is exposing sensitive files

2019-10-21 13:30

Companies are misusing Alphabet’s virus scanner and similar products, and are unwittingly leaking data such as factory blueprints to intellectual property online, Israeli cybersecurity company Otorio has said.

Google, Facebook and Apple fall amid antitrust scrutiny

2019-06-04 05:05

Google parent Alphabet, Facebook and Apple tumbled as the companies appear set to undergo US antitrust probes after the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission agreed to split up oversight of technology giants.

Microsoft's Bing blocked in China

2019-01-24 16:41

Chinese internet users have lost access to Microsoft's Bing search engine, triggering grumbling about Communist Party censorship

Trump accuses Google of rigging search results against him

2018-08-28 12:24

US President Donald Trump accused Alphabet's Google of rigging its search results to display only negative stories about him, calling it “a very serious situation” that “will be addressed.”

Google Maps now speaks isiZulu and Afrikaans - just very badly

2018-03-28 12:24

Google can now say 'Sanibonani' and 'Goeiemôre' during your morning commute. With an accent.

Google said to retool user security in wake of political hacks

2017-09-30 13:40

Google is preparing to market a suite of new security features to corporate executives and politicians a, according to two people familiar with the company’s plan.

Google parent Alphabet beats revenue, profit forecasts

2017-04-28 08:28

Google parent Alphabet has reported strong gains in quarterly results, beating most market forecast despite rising costs for its "moonshot" efforts.

Google parent Alphabet to drop burritos by drone

2016-09-09 06:59

A team at Google parent Alphabet working on unmanned aerial systems this month will try out delivering burritos by drone on a college campus in Virginia.

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