Latest Alphabet Inc News

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Apr. 20, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 4. HotSchedules, HotSchedules 5. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd ...

Wisconsin newspapers sue Google, Facebook

Apr. 20, 2021 15:24 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A group of Wisconsin newspapers have filed a federal lawsuit claiming Google and Facebook's monopoly on digital advertising threatens the publications' existence and violates antitrust law. The lawsuit claims the internet giants' monopoly threatens the...

Daily Mail owner files antitrust suit against Google in US

Apr. 20, 2021 13:00 PM EDT

The owner of the Daily Mail website, Associated Newspapers, is suing Google, saying the tech company's dominance in online advertising has harmed its business. The suit, filed Monday in federal court in New York, says Google punishes publishers' search results if they...

Webby Award nominations for LeBron, Corden and Garner

Apr. 20, 2021 07:06 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An eclectic group of people — including LeBron James, James Corden, Jennifer Garner and Sir David Attenborough — have nabbed nominations for this year's Webby Awards, recognizing the best internet content and creators. The International Academy of...

Apple signals return of right-wing 'free speech' app Parler

Apr. 19, 2021 19:15 PM EDT

Apple said it has reached an agreement with the right-wing social app Parler that could lead to its reinstatement in the company's app store. Apple kicked out Parler in January over ties to the deadly Jan. 6 siege on the U.S. Capitol. In a letter to two Republican...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Apr. 13, 2021 14:42 PM EDT

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 4. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 5. HotSchedules, HotSchedules ...

A glance at bills passed by the Maryland General Assembly

Apr. 13, 2021 01:01 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland lawmakers have their annual 90-day session, working all the way up to the midnight deadline Monday. Here is a glance at some of the measures the General Assembly passed this session: PANDEMIC RELIEF Gov. Larry Hogan...

DeSantis attacks YouTube for yanking his pandemic video

Apr. 12, 2021 15:44 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis attacked YouTube and its parent company Google on Monday, accusing the tech giant of censorship for its decision last week to remove from its platform video of a coronavirus discussion he organized where his panel criticized lockdowns...

Lawmakers call YouTube Kids a 'wasteland of vapid' content

Apr. 06, 2021 18:55 PM EDT

A House subcommittee is investigating YouTube Kids, saying the Google-owned video service feeds children inappropriate material in “a wasteland of vapid, consumerist content" so it can serve them ads. The inquiry comes despite Google agreeing to pay $170 million in...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Apr. 06, 2021 15:22 PM EDT

App Store Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 4. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 5....