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Alphabet CEO backs temporary ban on facial-recognition technology

One concern is how AI could be used to create video or audio that shows anyone saying and doing anything, anywhere.

Alphabet CEO backs temporary ban on facial-recognition technology

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Google's parent, Alphabet Inc, valued at more than $1 trillion

Alphabet now joins an elite group that includes Apple Inc, Microsoft Corp and Saudi Aramco.

Google's parent, Alphabet Inc, valued at more than $1 trillion

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Google AI system could aid breast cancer detection: New study

US and UK researchers found artificial intelligence can improve the accuracy of breast cancer screenings.

Google AI system could aid breast cancer detection: New study

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Transparency at Google is igniting a culture war among workers

One of Google's top lawyers has angered its employees by suggesting there be limited access to some internal documents.

Transparency at Google is igniting a culture war among workers

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Australia threatens Facebook, Google with more competition rules

Australia has issued guidelines to ensure that technology companies do not lessen competition in media and advertising.

Australia threatens Facebook, Google with more competition rules

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Regulators take aim at 'Big Tech' over users' financial data

Financial security, data privacy and competition are key concerns facing digital payment services from tech firms.

Regulators take aim at 'Big Tech' over users' financial data

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On political advertising, Google tweaks its rules

Google's new rules will kick in before the UK's December 12 general election.

On political advertising, Google tweaks its rules

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US regulators investigate Google's mega health data deal: WSJ

Politicians and patients have raised privacy concerns over Google's access to millions of individual medical records.

US regulators investigate Google's mega health data deal: WSJ

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Google is gathering health data on millions of people: WSJ

The data involved in the project reportedly includes laboratory results, doctor diagnoses and hospitalisation records.

Google is gathering health data on millions of people: WSJ

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Social media firms may face 'negative content' fines in Indonesia

Google, Facebook and Twitter are among the companies that will be invited to talks with the communications ministry.

Social media firms may face 'negative content' fines in Indonesia

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Google to buy smartwatch maker Fitbit for $2.1bn in cash

The tech giant is under investigation for anti-competitive practices, so the deal may attract more regulatory scrutiny.

Google to buy smartwatch maker Fitbit for $2.1bn in cash

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Okay Google: Forget me!

The internet never forgets, but privacy concerns have more people pushing for that to change.

Okay Google: Forget me!

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As Google invests in new areas, Alphabet misses earnings forecast

Under intense regulatory pressure, the search giant looks to broaden its business beyond search, advertising and video.

As Google invests in new areas, Alphabet misses earnings forecast

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Google touts quantum computing milestone

Quantum processor completes task in minutes that would take traditional supercomputer thousands of years, Google says.

Google touts quantum computing milestone