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Google is done with cookies, but that doesn’t mean it’s done tracking you

Google is done with cookies, but that doesn’t mean it’s done tracking you

Google announced on Wednesday that third-party cookies are over — at least, as far as its ad networks and Chrome browser are concerned. This represents a significant change for the ad business and seems to be a step forward for privacy, but it’s also a limited one. It doesn’t mean that Google will stop collecting…
3 Reasons Google Keeps Getting It Right and How You Can Stop Getting It Wrong

3 Reasons Google Keeps Getting It Right and How You Can Stop Getting It...

March 2, 2021 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Isn't Google just a roomful of hipsters with Harry Potter t-shirts and soy lattes?For years, I assumed that this technological epicenter was just another version of Disney World with endless craft beer and skinny jeans for years. But when I read…
Google’s new union, briefly explained

Google’s new union, briefly explained

On Monday morning, more than 220 Google tech employees announced they have formed a union. It’s a sign that worker activism is still kicking at Google, as the company faces political scrutiny over its size and power over the economy. But in a company of more than 100,000 employees, the new union is trying to…
Google got hit with another huge antitrust case, this time over its ad monopoly

Google got hit with another huge antitrust case, this time over its ad monopoly

A group of 10 state attorneys general filed suit against Google on Wednesday, alleging anti-competitive practices related to its ad technology. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, a Republican, led the investigation into Google and announced the lawsuit in a video posted to Twitter a few hours before the lawsuit was filed. “Google repeatedly used its…
The controversy behind a star Google AI researcher’s departure 

The controversy behind a star Google AI researcher’s departure 

Google’s workplace culture is yet again embroiled in controversy. AI ethics researcher Timnit Gebru — a well-respected pioneer in her field and one of the few Black women leaders in the industry — said earlier this week that Google fired her after blocking the publication of her research around bias in AI systems. Days before…
Google Employees Will Work From Home Until At Least Next Summer

Google Employees Will Work From Home Until At Least Next Summer

Google employees in its North American offices began working from home in mid-March, initially until April 10th, then pushed the reopen date to July of this year and then to September before announcing its latest date. Google isn’t alone in setting a long-term timeline for returning to offices. Twitter announced in mid-May that its employees…
Google’s former CEO hosts an exclusive retreat in Yellowstone each July. You won’t hear much about it.

Google’s former CEO hosts an exclusive retreat in Yellowstone each July. You won’t hear...

Each year, around this time in July, billionaire and former Google CEO Eric Schmidt usually invites a few dozen celebrities, economists, and politicians from around the world to Big Sky country. On the 5,200-acre grounds of the ultra-exclusive Yellowstone Club retreat, Schmidt brings together the likes of Lady Gaga, Sen. Cory Booker, and about 40…
Google joins a group of major tech companies in pushing back against Hong Kong’s new security law

Google joins a group of major tech companies in pushing back against Hong Kong’s...

Google is the latest company to say it will stop processing Hong Kong government requests for user data. The technology giant joins Facebook and Twitter in pushing back against a new national security law that went into effect earlier this month and could quash free speech and dissent in the region. The pushback also represents…
Okay, Google, how do I listen to Vox?

Okay, Google, how do I listen to Vox?

Mixtapes forever changed how we listen to music. What if news got the same treatment? Enter “Your News Update,” a new way to listen to Vox podcasts on Google Assistant. Starting now, you can hear quick daily updates from Today, Explained on Google smart speakers and Assistant-enabled devices, and there’s more on the way later…
How to make sure Google automatically deletes your data on a regular basis

How to make sure Google automatically deletes your data on a regular basis

Google is making it easier to delete the data it collects about you — though you might still have to do a little work to enable the feature. The company announced on Wednesday that auto-delete will be the default setting for user account activity settings. That said, this “default” setting only applies to new accounts…

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