Google says Amazon biggest search engine rival
Google boss Eric Schmidt said Monday his company's biggest competition as a search engine came from e-commerce giant Amazon, not from its traditional rivals.
Over 1,000 Europeans a day ask Google to scrub Web
Google is being swamped with requests from Europeans trying to erase unflattering links to their past from the world's dominant Internet search engine.
How many scholarly papers are on the Web? At least 114 million, professor finds
(Phys.org) —Lee Giles, a professor at Penn State's College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST), has devoted a large portion of his career to developing search engines and digital libraries that ...
Japan court orders Google to delete data
A Japanese court has ordered Google to delete search results linking the claimant to a crime he did not commit, the latest in a series of rulings around the world on what search engines should tell users.
Google removes news snippets in Germany legal fight
Internet giant Google said Wednesday it would remove news snippets and thumbnails of articles from several German news sites from its search results amid a legal battle with publishers.
FBI head criticizes Apple, Google over data encryption
Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey hit out at Apple and Google on Thursday over new data-security measures designed to reassure customers wary of government prying.
Google to face charges if it fails to improve settlement: EU
US Internet giant Google will face formal charges if it fails to improve its proposals to the European Union to resolve anti-trust complaints over its search engine, EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia ...
EU case against Google shows need for new publishing models in the information age
When Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation launched a broadside at Google, claiming the company abuses its overwhelming market position in Europe, it looked a lot like a clash between web and print – the Information ...
Google's EU antitrust woes extended (Update)
The European Union's competition authority has rejected yet another offer from Google to settle a case that claims the company abuses its dominant position in Internet searches, once again extending the four-year-old anti-trust ...
Google using its clout to widen use of encryption
Google is wielding the power of its dominant Internet search to push more websites into protecting the people using their services.
Wikipedia says EU court ruling is Web 'censorship'
The foundation which operates the Wikipedia information website said Wednesday an EU court ruling on the right to be "forgotten" is creating "memory holes" in the Internet.
HK court: Tycoon can sue Google over autocomplete (Update)
A court has ruled that a Hong Kong tycoon can sue Google over its autocomplete results suggesting he has links to organized crime.
Google says 'forgetting' isn't easy, as requests mount
Google on Thursday told European officials that forgetting isn't easy, especially when details are few and guidelines are murky regarding when personal privacy trumps public interest.
Bing offers to 'forget' links in Europe searches
Microsoft on Wednesday followed in Google's footsteps by letting people in Europe ask to have links related to them 'forgotten' on its search engine Bing, under the auspices of a court ruling.