Google Customer Service Nightmare: More Than 50 Emails To Get Tech Giant To Fix Pixel Phone BlunderCBS 2 Morning Insider Lauren Victory investigates an outrageous battle for a customer trying to return a broken Pixel cell phone.
Google Buys Fitbit For $2.1B, Stepping Back Into WearablesGoogle's lack of wearables has been a blind spot that it is fixing with the Fitbit purchase and the upcoming launch of its earbuds, the Pixel Buds, this spring, UBS analyst Eric Sheridan said in a research note.
YouTube To Pay $170 Million Fine After Violating Kids' Privacy LawGoogle's video site YouTube has been fined $170 million to settle allegations it collected children's personal data without their parents' consent.
Apple, Google Continue Inclusive Push With New EmojisThere are also wheelchairs, prosthetic arms and legs, as well as a new guide dog and an ear with a hearing aid.
Jussie Smollett Correction: Records Show Osundairo Brother, Not Actor, Was Googling News Of Alleged AttackIn the days after Jussie Smollett said he was the victim of a racially motivated attack, there was a spike in interest in his story.
What's Your Data Worth To Big Tech? Bill Would Compel AnswerThe measure would require commercial services with more than 100 million active monthly users to disclose to their customers and financial regulators the types of data they collect.
YouTube Updates Hate Speech Guidelines To Prohibit VideosYouTube is updating its hate speech policies to prohibit videos with white supremacist and neo-Nazi content.
Walmart Hires Former Google, Amazon Exec For New Tech RoleThe moves come as Walmart is trying to compete better with Amazon and other technology companies.
Google Promises A Smarter, Smaller AI AssistantGoogle CEO Sundar Pichai kicked off the company's annual developer conference Tuesday with updates to Google's artificially intelligent voice assistant.
Google To Require Benefits, Minimum Wage For ContractorsContract workforces are common in the tech industry and often get paid less and have fewer perks than full-time employees working for tech giants.
Europe Fines Google $1.7 Billion In Antitrust CaseIt comes at a time when big tech companies around the world are facing increasing regulatory pressure and fierce political attacks over privacy violations, online misinformation, hate speech and other abuses.