After Google, Dutch privacy watchdog probes Facebook
Spain: Google News vanishes amid 'Google Tax' spat
Google on Tuesday followed through with a pledge to shut down Google News in Spain in reaction to a Spanish law requiring news publishers to receive payment for content even if they are willing to give it away.
Robin Williams' suicide seizes the year on Google
Robin Williams' suicide seared into the world's collective mindset more than anything else this year, based on what people were searching for on Google.
Brazil: Google fined in Petrobras probe
A Brazilian court says it has fined Google around $200,000 for refusing to intercept emails needed in a corruption investigation at state-run oil company Petrobras.
Google constitution archive adds Arabic documents
Google's online archive of the world's constitutions on Monday launched an Arabic-language version with searchable documents from 54 countries.
Dutch watchdog demands privacy changes from Google
A Dutch privacy watchdog on Monday ordered Google to make changes to the way it handles users' personal data or face fines of up to 15 million euros ($18.7 million).
Web-surfers, newspapers worried over Google News closure in Spain
Spain's main web-surfers' association warned Friday that national media will lose huge internet traffic when Google shuts its Google News operation next week in protest at being made to pay for content, while ...
Google Cardboard delivers fresh round of updates
Spanish news to vanish from Google News globally
Google is locking Spanish publishers out of its popular Google News service in response to a new Spanish law that imposes fees for linking to the headlines and news stories on other websites.
Internet trend puts users center stage
Sensors that track steps, pulse, diet and more marked a wearable computing fashion trend this year as they evolve from measuring what we've done to telling us what to do.
Tech summit addresses industry's lack of diversity
Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson spent most of this year pressuring the technology industry into facing up to the glaring scarcity of women, blacks and Latinos at companies renowned as great places to work.
Internet giants wage war on pop-up ad blockers
Imagine being able to surf the web and watch videos online without having to swat away pesky pop-up ads?