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Recent articles by Richard:

Google parent Alphabet settles shareholder lawsuit over sexual misconduct claims

Alphabet will commit $310 million to corporate diversity initiatives. → Read More

Google says it will help employees pay back student loans

The search giant, famous for free food and high salaries, offers another perk for employees. → Read More

YouTube puts mail-in voting information next to videos on the topic

The change comes as President Donald Trump has tried to discredit the voting method, without providing evidence of security flaws. → Read More

YouTube's recommendation system is criticized as harmful. Mozilla wants to research it

The maker of Firefox is soliciting help from YouTube users, in an attempt to find problematic patterns. → Read More

Google unveils video conferencing hardware for post-pandemic offices

The teleconferencing system, called Google Meet Series One, relies on software that competes with Zoom. → Read More

Google to unveil new Pixel phones, Chromecast on Sept. 30

The Pixel 4A 5G and Pixel 5 will be unveiled at a virtual event later this month. → Read More

Google refines autocomplete for election-related searches ahead of US contest

The search giant will, for example, remove autocomplete statements that might seem to suggest donating to particular candidates and parties. → Read More

Android 'Go' speeds up apps on low-end phones, as Google targets emerging markets

Getting more people on smartphones is good for Google's business. → Read More

Google targets emerging markets with Android 'Go,' speeding up apps on low-end phones

Getting more people on smartphones is good for Google's business. → Read More

Google's antitrust battles: What you need to know

The search giant is headed for a historic showdown with the Department of Justice. The DOJ is just one of many threats. → Read More

Google proposes new campus billed as 'neighborhood' with homes and shops

The plan includes up to 1,850 residential units in its hometown of Mountain View, California. → Read More

Google launches Kids Space, a hub for child-friendly apps and videos on tablets

The search giant has been criticized for how it's treated kids content in the past. → Read More

Trump, Republicans hold hybrid convention with in-person events, after DNC goes virtual

The coronavirus pandemic has forced both parties to rethink their national conventions. → Read More

Trump, Republicans test hybrid convention, after DNC went virtual

The coronavirus pandemic has forced both parties to rethink their national conventions. → Read More

Google taps new general counsel as company faces antitrust scrutiny

Halimah DeLaine Prado takes over day-to-day legal duties at the search giant. → Read More

Republicans nominate Trump at in-person roll call, after DNC went virtual

The coronavirus pandemic has forced both parties to rethink their national conventions. → Read More

Trump, Republicans to test hybrid convention, after DNC goes virtual

The GOP plans to rely more on live events than the Democrats did. → Read More

As wildfires blaze across California and Colorado, Google adds maps to track them

The maps are updated hourly using satellite data. → Read More

Airbnb confidentially files to go public

The filing comes amid a brutal year for the travel industry amid a global pandemic. → Read More

YouTube bans videos containing hacked information that could interfere with the election

The Google-owned video site will also take down content that encourage meddling in the voting process. → Read More