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Google has usurped democracy

We hear a lot about “election integrity” or lack thereof, particularly around the issues of counting the vote and the ballot box. But the truth...

‘Racist’ Google AI suspended after historic failure

Gemini kept returning “diverse” pictures in response to prompts about Europeans. The Gemini artificial intelligence program will not be allowed to generate images of people...

Google to settle $5bn lawsuit for tracking private activity

The plaintiffs accused the tech giant of tracking the data of millions of users. Google has agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit filed in 2020,...

Big Tech unveils platform to promote ‘safe’ AI

IT heavyweights, including Microsoft and Google, launched a forum focusing on safeguards for artificial intelligence projects. Major players in the AI industry launched a group...

Google testing journalism AI – NYT

The tech giant’s AI chatbot Bard is already notorious for serving up false information as factual. Google is testing an AI-powered journalism product and pitching...

Big Tech sued for deadly lack of censorship

A new lawsuit accuses some of the largest US tech firms of failing to prevent a mass shooting in May 2022. The family members of...

AI ‘more urgent’ risk than ‘climate change’ – former Google engineer

‘Godfather of AI’ Geoffrey Hinton resigned from his role at the forefront of the company’s tech development this month. The advent of artificial intelligence (AI)...

Google co-founder MIA in Epstein lawsuit – Virgin Islands

Unable to find Larry Page, the government wants to subpoena Google parent company Alphabet instead. The Virgin Islands is attempting to serve Google parent company...

‘Godfather of AI’ sounds warning as he quits Google

Geoffrey Hinton says ‘bad actors’ could harness artificial intelligence for ‘bad things’. Turing Award-winning scientist Geoffrey Hinton is credited with being a foundational figure in...

Google intends to introduce AI technologies into ad campaigns – reports

Google plans to integrate generative artificial intelligence technology in its advertising business, British media reported on Thursday, citing a company presentation. Google reportedly already uses...

Samsung may dump Google Search for rival – NYT

A switch to Microsoft’s Bing would put the company’s dominance at risk. Shares of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, fell by as much as 4% on...

Watch: Google’s ‘Embarrassment’ – How Bing could destroy Google’s 20 year search monopoly

Analysts say Google is a year behind it's rival in AI search implementation - a delay which could prove fatal for the tech behemoth. Google's...

Google reveals new ‘conversation’ AI

Dubbed Bard, the service will compete with the Microsoft-backed ChatGPT. An “experimental conversational AI service” named Bard will be made available to “trusted testers” on...

US government sues Google

President Joe Biden’s administration has accused the Big Tech giant of abusing its dominance of the online advertising business. Google has used “anti-competitive, exclusionary” practices...

Elon Musk mulls ‘alternative’ to Apple and Google

The billionaire said he could launch his own smartphone if Twitter is booted off popular platforms. Twitter chief Elon Musk has said he is open...

Russia hits Google with record fine

The landmark legal decision comes amid a growing row over the US tech giant's failure to remove illegal material online. A court in Moscow has...

TikTok now the world’s #1 online destination

According to Cloudfare IT, TikTok is now a more popular online destination than Google, making it the world's number one. According to a report on...

Google under fire for treatment of black female employees – Reuters

Google is under investigation for mistreating its black female employees, according to members of the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DEFH). The...

Western tech giants have five weeks to open branches in Russia before sanctions applied – regulator

A total of 13 foreign tech companies, including Google and Apple, must open branches or legal entities in Russia before the year’s end in...

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