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European Union Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager speaks during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. The European Union's competition watchdog has fined internet giant Google over its online shopping service. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
June 27, 2017 - 8:07 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union slapped a record 2.42 billion-euro ($2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google on Tuesday for taking advantage of its dominance in online searches to direct customers to its own online shopping business. European regulators gave the company based in Mountain...
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This image provided by Google shows examples of help-wanted listings displayed on a smartphone. Google is trying to turn its search engine into an employment engine. Beginning Tuesday, June 20, 2017, job hunters will be able to go to Google and see help-wanted listings that its search engine is collecting across the internet. Google will also show employer ratings from current and former workers, as well as typical commute times to where a job is located. It’s a departure from the the bare-bones links to various help-wanted sites that Google has traditionally shown. (Courtesy of Google via AP)
June 20, 2017 - 8:49 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is trying to turn its search engine into an employment engine. Beginning Tuesday, job hunters will be able to go to Google and see help-wanted listings that its search engine collects across the internet. The results will aim to streamline such listings by eliminating...
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May 29, 2017 - 7:07 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine's intelligence agency is searching the offices of Yandex, a Russia-based Internet company best known for its search engine. Ukrainian authorities earlier this month blocked access to Yandex as well as to several major Russian social media websites. President Petro Poroshenko...
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May 16, 2017 - 7:32 am
MOSCOW (AP) — In another round of sanctions in response to Russia's annexation of Crimea, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday ordered the blocking of access to Russia's most popular social media websites and search engines. Poroshenko's office on Tuesday published the decree that he...
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FILE - This Oct. 21, 2015, file photo shows signage inside the YouTube Space LA offices in Los Angeles. YouTube’s inability to keep ads off unsavory videos is threatening to transform a rising star in Google’s digital family into a problem child. The key question is whether a recently launched ad boycott of YouTube turns out to be short-lived or the start of a long-term marketing shift away that undercuts Google’s growth, as well as Alphabet Inc., its corporate parent. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)
April 27, 2017 - 6:09 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — YouTube's inability to keep big-brand ads off unsavory videos is threatening to transform a rising star in Google's digital family into a problem child. It's not yet clear whether a recent ad boycott of YouTube will be short-lived or the start of a long-term shift away from the...
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ADDS MORE INFORMATION ON ORGANIZATIONS THAT HAVE THE PROPER FORMATTING - FILE - This Oct. 20, 2015, file photo, shows a sign outside Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Google will start offering “fact check” tags next to some news stories in search results in the tech industry’s latest effort to combat false and misleading news stories, on Friday, April 7, 2017. People who search for a topic in the regular search engine or the Google News section will see a conclusion such as “mostly true” or “false” next to news stories that had been fact checked by a participating organization, such as PolitiFact and Snopes.com. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
April 07, 2017 - 4:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Google will expand the use of "fact check" tags in its search results — the tech industry's latest effort to combat false and misleading news stories. People who search for a topic in Google's main search engine or the Google News section will see a conclusion such as "mostly true"...
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ADDS MORE INFORMATION ON ORGANIZATIONS THAT HAVE THE PROPER FORMATTING - FILE - This Oct. 20, 2015, file photo, shows a sign outside Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Google will start offering “fact check” tags next to some news stories in search results in the tech industry’s latest effort to combat false and misleading news stories, on Friday, April 7, 2017. People who search for a topic in the regular search engine or the Google News section will see a conclusion such as “mostly true” or “false” next to news stories that had been fact checked by a participating organization, such as PolitiFact and Snopes.com. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
April 07, 2017 - 1:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Google will expand the use of "fact check" tags in its search results — the tech industry's latest effort to combat false and misleading news stories. People who search for a topic in Google's main search engine or the Google News section will see a conclusion such as "mostly true"...
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