RACHEL LERMAN / The Associated PressDec 3, 2019
Larry Page and Sergey Brin, who started the juggernaut in a garage in 1995, leave positions at Alphabet; Sundar Pichai takes on more duties. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Robert Reich / TruthdigMar 12, 2019
The senator aims to break up Google, Amazon and Facebook. If we are to dismantle our new Gilded Age, it's as good a place as any to start. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
MARY CLARE JALONICK and BARBARA ORTUTAY / The Associated PressSep 5, 2018
Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter's Jack Dorsey tell a Senate panel that their platforms plan to use new technologies to combat abuses ahead of the November midterm elections. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigOct 16, 2013
The Internet giant has had its hand in quite a few immoralities as of late, even though the company once claimed to be founded on the principle of "good" and the avoidance of "evil." Was it all just a lie, or does "evil" simply mean something entirely different to Google? Author and game designer Ian Bogost has some alarming ideas on the subject. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Peter Z. Scheer / TruthdigJun 8, 2013
Google's CEO and its top lawyer wrote an open letter to the company's users vehemently denying, as previously reported, that the government has direct access to private data The post is called, "What the ?" and it echoes the sentiments of other tech giants accused of collaborating with the National Security Agency. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 21, 2011
Eric Schmidt, who took Google from humble origins to one of the world's most successful and most talked-about companies, announced Thursday that he is handing his job over to co-founder Larry Page, who, Schmidt blogs, "is ready to lead." Schmidt will stick around with the hefty title of executive chairman. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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