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Exclusive: Fearing data privacy issues, Google cuts some Android phone data for wireless carriers

20 Aug 2019

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Inc's Google has shut down a service it provided to wireless carriers globally that showed them weak spots in their network coverage, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, because of Google's concerns that sharing data from users of its Android phone system might attract the scrutiny of users and regulators. | Video

Facebook contractor hikes pay for Indian content reviewers

19 Aug 2019

BENGALURU/SAN FRANCISCO Facebook contractor Genpact has raised minimum wages for the content moderation teams it runs for the Silicon Valley firm in India, the latest sign of improvement for workers after reports of stressful conditions at the social network's sites globally.

Exclusive: Google's jobs search draws antitrust complaints from rivals

14 Aug 2019

BRUSSELS/SAN FRANCISCO Google's fast-growing tool for searching job listings has been a boon for employers and job boards starving for candidates, but several rival job-finding services contend anti-competitive behavior has fueled its rise and cost them users and profits. | Video

Google pledges carbon-neutral shipping, recycled plastic for all devices

05 Aug 2019

SAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Inc's Google on Monday announced that it would neutralize carbon emissions from delivering consumer hardware by next year and include recycled plastic in each of its products by 2022.

Alphabet's revenue rebounds; easing doubts on growth and boosting shares

26 Jul 2019

SAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Inc shares rose about 8% after the company reported quarterly results that eased investors' concerns about growth challenges facing its Google advertising business. | Video

Facebook warns of costly privacy changes, discloses another U.S. probe

25 Jul 2019

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc said on Wednesday that new rules and product changes aimed at protecting users' privacy would slow its revenue growth into next year and significantly raise expenses, taking the shine off quarterly revenue results that beat expectations. | Video

Trump calls for inquiry into Google's work with China

17 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration would investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google supports the Chinese government, following accusations that a company official refuted hours later at a Senate hearing. | Video

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