Google researchers have uncovered security flaws in Apple’s Safari web browser, despite the affected tool being designed to protect user privacy.
Artificial intelligence is “too important” not to be regulated because of the damage it could cause if left unchecked, the boss of Google has said.
Google has sounded the end of some internet trackers able to run on its Chrome web browser but said it could take up to two years.
David Drummond, the legal chief of Google parent company Alphabet, is leaving at the end of the month, following accusations of inappropriate relationships with employees.
Google has revealed the rival search engines that will appear as alternatives to its own web service on Android devices in the EU later this year.
Facebook continues to resist pressure to ban political ads and said it will not limit targeting like tech rival Google.
YouTube faces an existential challenge, as it enters the next decade with potential hurdles from EU politicians on copyright changes for the digital era.
It has been another busy year in the world of technology, with new innovations arriving during 2019 including 5G, but also political problems such as the ongoing debate around Huawei.
France’s competition authority has fined Google 150 million euros (£127 million) for “abusing its dominant position” in the online ad market.
Technology rivals Amazon, Apple and Google have announced a new partnership designed to improve compatibility between their smart home products.
Google and Facebook’s “dominance” in advertising risks driving up prices for flights, electronics and insurance, the competition watchdog has warned.
A new lawsuit is accusing several of the world’s largest technology firms of knowingly profiting from children labouring under brutal conditions in African cobalt mines.
Google’s takeover of a data analytics firm is to be investigated by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).
The AI-powered Google Assistant can now open apps and find photos using just voice commands thanks to an update to its speech processing.
YouTube has said it will take a “stronger stance against threats and personal attacks” by banning videos that “maliciously insult” people based on their race, gender expression, or sexual orientation.
Google has started running “feature drops” for its Pixel smartphones as part of a new way to regularly provide users with the latest features.
Google has turned to the abilities of bats and dolphins for inspiration on one of its latest smart display features.
Liverpool’s Uefa Champions League defeat of Barcelona was the most popular video on YouTube for UK users in 2019, the video-sharing platform has revealed.
Google has removed Conservative Party election adverts which used edited BBC clips from its video-sharing platform YouTube.
Facebook is releasing a tool that allows users to transfer their photos directly to Google’s storage service in a bid to give people “control and choice”.
Google’s buyout of data analytics firm Looker is to be probed by the UK’s competition watchdog to determine the deal’s impact on the UK and other markets.
Online retailers that breach UK consumer laws on refunds and returns are able to buy their way to prime slots on Google Shopping’s listing service, according to a Which? investigation.
Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen has labelled social media companies “the greatest propaganda machine in history”, accusing Facebook, Google and others of facilitating hate on their sites.
Google will no longer allow voters to be targeted by advertisers based on their political affiliation, the company has announced.
The Google Assistant can help UK users find and book cinema tickets using only voice commands for the first time, the technology giant has announced.
Jeremy Corbyn has vowed to close the “tax tricks” used by giant corporations to partially fund a pledge to deliver free full-fibre internet to all by making broadband a public service.
Several key features will not be ready when Google’s Stadia gaming platform launches in less than a week’s time, developers at the firm have revealed.
Google could soon call out websites that load slowly by displaying a badge of shame within its Chrome web browser.
Google may lead in smartphones when it comes to software but the hardware side of things rests on its still-young Pixel range, which is now in its fourth generation.
Fitbit is being acquired by Google’s parent company for about 2.1 billion dollars (£1.6 billion).