YouTube says it disabled more than 200 videos this week that appeared to be part of a coordinated effort to spread misinformation about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong.
Google has confirmed the next version of its Android operating system will be called Android 10, ending a long-standing tradition of naming the releases after desserts or “tasty treats”.
The co-founder of British artificial intelligence firm DeepMind, now owned by Google’s parent firm Alphabet, has gone on leave from the company.
A lightweight version of Google’s search app designed to take up less space and work on slower internet connections has been released globally for the first time.
YouTube has warned that more content could be blocked in the short term as a result of changes in the way it deals with music copyright.
Google Assistant users can now set reminders assigned to a specific person thanks to an update to its voice-activated helper.
Huawei has unveiled its own-built operating system, HarmonyOS, which the Chinese company could use to power its smartphones instead of Google’s Android.
Amazon has given virtual assistant users the option to opt out of having human reviewers listen to their voice recordings.
Google has vowed to use recycled materials in all products from its main hardware line by 2022.
Apple has suspended the practice of having human contractors listen to Siri recordings after concerns were raised about user privacy.
Google will allow users across Europe to choose their preferred search engine when setting up a new Android smartphone from next year, following last year’s record EU fine.
A team of Google bug researchers say they discovered six flaws in Apple’s iMessage app, one of which is yet to be fixed.
Google has continued to take the unusual step of revealing more details about its next Pixel smartphone ahead of launch, this time announcing the arrival of face unlocking.
Google’s parent company reported a healthy rise in revenue as the technology giant published its latest financial results.
Conspiracy theorists have been accused of hijacking some scientific topic terms on YouTube to appear credible, according to new research.
The US government is to examine if big technology firms have hurt competition or suppressed innovation as part of a new antitrust investigation.
Google has said it will plug a loophole in the Incognito mode of its Chrome web browser in a bid to better protect user privacy.
Google has suspended ticket re-seller Viagogo as an advertiser after finding the firm had breached its policies.
The number of Google searches related to taking up tennis or receiving coaching in the sport has increased sharply during Wimbledon.
Google has admitted it gives workers access to some audio recordings from its Google Home smart speakers.
The White House is launching an investigation into France’s proposed tax on internet giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook, in a move that could lead to US taxes on French imports.
Google is expanding the number of languages its camera translation app is capable of understanding.
The YouTube app has returned to Amazon’s Fire TV streaming devices following the end of a dispute between the technology firms.
Google has reassured gamers that any titles purchased on its forthcoming streamed gaming platform Stadia will not be lost if a publisher decides to leave.
The team behind Google’s home page Doodles had no idea how popular their small animations would become, one of the project’s key artists has said.
France’s lower house of parliament has approved a pioneering tax on internet giants such as Google, Amazon and Facebook.
Google is introducing a new feature to its Maps app that will help commuters hoping to avoid packed trains and buses during rush hour.
YouTube has announced changes to how it recommends content to its users in a bid to give people more control on the video sharing platform.
Huawei’s UK managing director has insisted “nothing has changed” for the Chinese company despite a US-issued trade ban on the firm.
The Irish broadcasting watchdog has rejected criticism that it is not the right institution to regulate harmful online content of social media giants Facebook and Twitter.