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Google  reportedly gave a $90m severance package to  the creator of the Android mobile software, but concealed details of a sexual misconduct allegation that triggered his departure. File photograph: Aly Song/Reuters

Google gave a $90 million (about €79 million) severance package to Andy Rubin, the creator of the Android mobile software, but concealed details of a (...)

Lyft’s tenacity in pursuing Uber’s market share has paid off, with Alphabet injecting $1 billion of fresh investment into the ride-sharing service. Photograph: Lane Turner/Boston Globe via Getty Images

Things just got a lot more interesting in the ride-sharing space of the gig economy. Well, interesting if, like me, you find the growth of truly free-(...)

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When Uber Technologies was raising venture capital in 2013, it was one of the hottest deals around - and no one was more eager to write a check than B(...)

Dan Shefet: “Google put up a hell of a fight, but they lost. Now if Google doesn’t comply, they will be fined.” Photograph: Guia Besana/The New York Times

Dan Shefet doesn’t want you to Google his name.A Danish lawyer who has lived in Paris for 30 years, Shefet has been accused online of professional mal(...)

Google is seeking an EU-wide debate on the aftermath of a ruling that gave citizens the right to be forgotten online.

Google is seeking an EU-wide debate on the aftermath of a ruling that gave citizens the right to be forgotten online, as it admitted to mistakes in wi(...)

 Google’s  headquarters in Beijing: Chinese media have repeatedly attacked US tech companies for aiding the US government’s cyberespionage.   Photograph: How Hwee Young/EPA

Chinese state media hit out at Google, Apple and other US technology companies yesterday, calling on Beijing “to punish severely the pawns” of the US (...)

 Google’s logo is displayed in front of the company’s headquarters in Beijing, China, where state media has lashed technoogy companies for being ‘pawns’ of US surveillance. Photograph: How Hwee Young/EPA.

Chinese state media lashed out at Google, Apple and other US technology companies today, calling on Beijing “to punish severely the pawns” of the US (...)

 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(...)

An illustration picture shows the logos of Google and Yahoo connected with LAN cables. Photograph: Pawel Kopczynski/Reuters

Tech companies Google and Yahoo reacted angrily to a report on yesterday that the National Security Agency has secretly intercepted the main communic(...)

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