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Why Google A.I. is the last user interface

There's no question that A.I. is the next UI. The question is: Whose A.I.?

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Verizon on firm footing to push for discount in Yahoo deal, analysts say

Verizon should push for a big discount off its pending $4.8 billion deal to buy Yahoo, given Yahoo’s recent data breach and reported questionable security practices, several analysts said.

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How Google Home's 'always on' will affect privacy

Google this week took the wraps off Google Home, its smart speaker and home entertainment hub, but questions remain about the impact the device will have on users' privacy.

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Google dealt setback in age bias case by judge interested in 'Googleyness'

An age discrimination lawsuit against Google was approved as a '"collective action" by a federal court judge, allowing software engineers, age 40 or over, who were rejected for jobs at Google since August 2014 and after an in-person...

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Trump says Google Search biased against him

Just two days after his first debate with Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump told an audience at a political rally in Wisconsin that Google is biased against him and suppressing search results.

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Why you want Google's Allo

Reviews are mixed on Google's latest communication app. Here's what the reviewers aren't telling you.

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Update: 500 million Yahoo accounts stolen could be the largest data breach ever

Rumors from last month might prove true as Yahoo is expected to announce officially that they've been breached.

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Google needs solid win with release of smart Allo app

Google this week launched Allo, a smart messaging app that uses artificial intelligence to help users express themselves, accomplish more and find more information within their chats.

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Verizon must pay even if Mozilla walks from Yahoo search deal

Verizon, which plans to buy Yahoo for $4.8 billion, will be on the hook to Mozilla for more than $1 billion through 2019.

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9 big moments in Yahoo's troubled history

Here are nine big events in the up-and-down history of Yahoo.

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Yahoo sells internet biz to Verizon in $4.8B deal

Ailing Yahoo is selling off its operating business for $4.8 billion to Verizon Communications in a cash deal that will reduce the storied tech firm to mainly holding its cash, stakes in Alibaba and Yahoo Japan and non-core patents.

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For SEO, links are even more important than you think

It's a rare business today that doesn't take at least some steps to optimize its website for search-engine rankings, but how best to do that remains an open question. A new study suggests that inbound links are even more critical than...

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EU levels more charges against Google

The European Commission added new antitrust charges against Google in the areas of search and advertising as it continues to investigate the Internet search giant.

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Google's tax liabilities scrutinized after Spanish raid

Spain has joined the scrum of tax authorities examining Google's accounts to see if the company has paid all that it should.

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Google tool lets users personalize the ads they see

A new tool introduced by Google lets users personalize across devices what ads they see on the company's and third-party sites.

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EU is preparing AdWords antitrust complaint against Google

Google may soon be the target of a third set of charges from Europe's top antitrust authority, this time concerning the advertising services that generate the majority of its revenue.

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Why Microsoft is waving the magic Wand

Another Microsoft acquisition is almost as interesting as the one from earlier this week.

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Google's Larry Page may be working on flying cars

Google's Larry Page is reportedly investing $100 million in trying to build flying cars.

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