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Big tech execs will be heading to Capitol Hill for more hearings on privacy later this week - and Apple will stand out. According to Axios, Apple expects to BACK support for federal privacy regulations. Apple going "PG" with its content offerings, canning a show about Dr. Dre's early life because of violence and content of a sexual nature
At a small press event in San Francisco today, Google dropped a mention of a big new feature on the way: Google Lens support is coming to Google Image Search. For the unfamiliar, Google Lens (previously available as a dedicated app, and as part of Google Photos) taps the company's computer vision work to figure out the contents of an image and provide more details about exactly what you're looking at. One example Google demonstrated: in a search for "nursery", you might see a crib you like and want to buy.
The biggest tech giants are heading to Congress this Wednesday for a hearing focused on consumer data privacy. Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith, Dion Rabouin, and Dan Howley discuss.
Senators are expected to grill executives from Apple, Amazon, Twitter, Google and a slew of other companies during a hearing on Sept. 26. Here's what we want them to ask.
Google has found itself under fire over a recent change the company made to the way users sign into its Chrome browser. Released in early September, Chrome 69 logs the user in automatically at the moment they sign in to any Google service. Matthew Green, a cryptographer and professor at John Hopkins University, published a lengthy blog post outlining why the change ultimately made him decide to part ways with Chrome.
Alphabet Inc.’s Google tapped its longtime privacy lawyer, Keith Enright, to become chief privacy officer as the company proposed policies for potential federal regulation of data. In his new role, Enright will be in charge of crafting Google’s strategy on privacy issues at a time when tech giants are facing rising pressure in Washington to take more precautions in how they handle users’ personal information. "My team’s goal is to help you enjoy the benefits of technology, while remaining in control of your privacy," Enright said in a blog post Monday.
second developer conference of the year is a little different than the first one, but is still jam-packed with announcements. Whereas the software giant's Build conference, which was held in early May this year, caters to Microsoft developers in general, its Ignite conference, which kicked off on Monday in Orlando, is more focused on enterprise developers and IT pros.
The latest update to Google's Chrome browser automatically logs in users that sign into another Google service, like Gmail.
Stock futures fell Monday as new Trump tariffs hit China. Meanwhile, the Nasdaq has lagged as Apple and FANGs Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google parent Alphabet have pulled back.
For two decades, typing a line of text into a blank search bar was the way almost everyone interacted with Google. Now the company is taking an even more active role in leading users around the internet. A Facebook-like newsfeed populated with videos and articles the company thinks an individual user would find interesting will now show up on the Google home page just below the search bar on all mobile web browsers.
Yelp’s longtime gripes about Google’s practices sound a bit similar to the complaints of bias made by President Trump. The reviews provider has taken note of a draft executive order that the White House is considering.
Google is enhancing Google Images, its core Google search and a feed of personalized content as it passes its 20th birthday.
The industry sectors within the S&P 500 Index (SPX) have undergone a major change this week, and Goldman Sachs is advising investors on how to respond. The old telecom sector has been renamed communication services, enlarged and given a heavy tilt towards growth stocks and tech companies. The most noteworthy change moved Facebook Inc. ( FB) and Google parent Alphabet Inc. ( GOOGL) from the information technology sector to communication services.
President Donald Trump is upping the ante in his criticism of major U.S. tech companies. On Friday, Bloomberg obtained a copy of an executive order draft directing federal authorities to investigate whether tech companies have violated antitrust laws and/or censored content on the basis of political bias.
Alphabet (GOOG)'s business model is not standing still. The company is set to capitalize on growth in the artificial intelligence space through its autonomous driving unit. It is also ramping up its exposure to China, gradually expanding its operations in the world's second-largest economy.