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Google's chief executive Sundar Pichai addresses the audience during an event on artificial intelligence at the Square in Brussels, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. Google's chief executive called Monday for a balanced approach to regulating artificial intelligence, telling a European audience that the technology brings benefits but also negative consequences. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

Google CEO calls for regulation of artificial intelligence

Jan. 20, 2020 8:38 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Google’s chief executive called Monday for a balanced approach to regulating artificial intelligence, telling a European audience that the technology brings benefits but also “negative consequences.” Sundar Pichai’s comments come as lawmakers and governments...

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Quiz: How well did you keep up with business news in 2019?

Dec. 18, 2019 11:50 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — 2019 wound up being another big year for news from the business world. There was a leadership transition at Google's parent company, a huge IPO by Saudi Aramco, and more scrutiny for Facebook as the social media company alarmed users and regulators with plans to create a digital currency....

FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2015, file photo Alphabet CEO Larry Page speaks at the Fortune Global Forum in San Francisco.  Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are stepping down from their roles within the parent company, Alphabet. Page who had been serving as CEO of Alphabet, and Brin, who had been president of Alphabet, will remain on the board of the company (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Google co-founders step aside as antitrust scrutiny heats up

Dec. 4, 2019 3:44 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google’s co-founders are relinquishing their executive positions just as state and federal regulators, not to mention the Department of Justice and Congress, are taking a keen interest in the possible abuse of its privacy practices and market power. But their long foreshadowed...

FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2008, file photo Google co-founders Sergey Brin, left, and Larry Page talk about the new Google Browser,

Google co-founders step down as execs of parent Alphabet

Dec. 3, 2019 7:06 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The co-founders of Google are stepping down as executives of its parent company, Alphabet, ending a remarkable two decades during which Larry Page and Sergey Brin shaped a startup born in a Silicon Valley garage into one of the largest, most powerful — and, increasingly, most...

FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2018, file photo Google CEO Sundar Pichai appears before the House Judiciary Committee to be questioned about the company's privacy security and data collection, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are stepping down from their roles within the parent company, Alphabet. Pichai will stay in his role and also become CEO of Alphabet. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

A biographical snapshot of Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai

Dec. 3, 2019 6:19 PM EST

NAME: Sundar Pichai AGE: 47 PERSONAL: Born in India, married to Anjali Pichai. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Pichai has been at Google for 15 years, serving as a leader in projects to build the company's Chrome browser and overseeing its Android operating system. Pichai, who has an engineering background, took over as...

FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2018, file photo shows signage outside the offices of Google in San Francisco with the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in the background. Four workers fired from Google in November 2019 are planning to file charges against the company with a federal agency. They are claiming the company unfairly retaliated against them for organizing workers around social causes. (AP Photo/Michael Liedtke, File)

Workers fired from Google plan federal labor complaint

Dec. 3, 2019 1:33 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Four workers fired from Google last week are planning to file a federal labor complaint against the company, claiming it unfairly retaliated against them for organizing workers around social causes. The former employees said Tuesday they are preparing to file unfair labor practice...