A man convicted of possessing child pornography sought the removal of Google links to his conviction.  Photograph: Bloomberg

You don’t have to be a master at corporate doublespeak to know Google is unhappy with the European Court of Justice decision on the right to be forgo(...)

Google has said it is disappointed with the EU ruling, and executive chairman Eric Schmidt said the balance the court struck between privacy and “the right to know” was wrong

Google has launched a service through which European citizens can request that links to what they deem as objectionable material be taken off search r(...)

Google Inc branded candy on display inside the company’s offices in Berlin, Germany. The European Court of Justice ruled last week that Google and other search engines can be forced to remove search results.  Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

The Right to Be Forgotten. It sounds like the title of a classic novel about desire and memory, perhaps Marcel Proust’s sequel to Remembrance of Th(...)

Google was one of four tech companies involved in a settlement worth $325 million with  64,000 employees.

Four major Silicon Valley companies have formally agreed to pay $324.5 million (€238 million) to settle claims brought by employees accusing them of c(...)

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt. Four tech companies including Google have agreed to pay a total of $324 million to settle a lawsuit accusing them of conspiring to hold down salaries. Photo: Bloomberg

Four major tech companies including Apple and Google have agreed to pay a total of $324 million to settle a lawsuit accusing them of conspirin(...)

Mike Judge (centre) directs the cast on the set of his HBO series “Silicon Valley.” Photograph: HBO

For the first decade of my life, I lived smack in the middle of a little California city with a funny name. No one had heard of it. I had to ex(...)

Nike digital sport’s Stefan Olander speaks on stage during the unveiling of the NIKE+ FuelBand in 2012. Photograph: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images

The race to dominate the nascent wearable technology market is already witnessing early stumbles, even before one pot(...)

A remote-controlled robot from Suitable Technologies, which will initially cost $995, suggesting its potential use as a remote teacher, or as a way for parents to check in with a child from anywhere.

Google chairman Eric Schmidt said his company is experimenting with automation in ways that will “replace a lot of the repetitive behavior in o(...)

François Hollande arrives at city hall in San Francisco yesterday.  Photograph: Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP

French president François Hollande sought to breathe life into France’s sluggish economy by wooing investment from the new media world on a whi(...)

French president François Hollande: reportedly planning to voice concerns about data protection and the “tax optimisation” schemes of major internet companies such as Google during his US visit. Photograph: EPA/Mohamed Messara

America is expected to roll out the red carpet for François Hollande today as the president becomes the first French leader to make a state visit for(...)