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Recent articles by Richard:

Google cuts corporate access of AI researcher following Timnit Gebru dustup

The search giant says it's investigating how Margaret Mitchell, who leads Google's Ethical AI group, handled sensitive data. → Read More

YouTube extends Trump's suspension for at least another week

The decision was made "in light of concerns about the ongoing potential for violence." → Read More

Google office building evacuated after report of 'suspicious package'

Following an investigation, police say the package was safe​. → Read More

At 20, Wikipedia has become a refuge from Big Tech's misinformation

The online encyclopedia is an unlikely beacon of reliability. → Read More

Google CEO says 'there's more to do' to prevent incitement of violence

Social media companies have been on the hot seat since the deadly Capitol riot last week. → Read More

Google vows to pay for 500 DACA applications in call for immigration reform

The future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program faces uncertainty. → Read More

How Silicon Valley has responded to the deadly pro-Trump Capitol riot

The insurrection prompts Big Tech to reevaluate policies. → Read More

Here's how Silicon Valley has responded to the deadly Capitol riot

The insurrection has prompted Big Tech to re-evaluate its policies. → Read More

YouTube bans Steve Bannon's War Room podcast channel

The ban comes as social platforms have cracked down on misinformation and content that could incite violence following the storming of the Capitol. → Read More

Alphabet union condemns YouTube's response to pro-Trump riot at US Capitol

The criticism is the union's first major act since launching this week. → Read More

Google's three antitrust battles: Here's what you need to know

The DOJ's case against the search giant likely won't go to trial until late 2023. → Read More

Google faces renewed battles in labor and antitrust in 2021

The search giant will have to deal with threats both inside and outside of the company. → Read More

Google offers free weekly COVID-19 tests to US employees

The search giant is making the at-home tests available to 90,000 full-time staff. → Read More

Google hit by antitrust lawsuit from nearly 40 states over alleged search monopoly

The search giant is now facing three major antitrust lawsuits. → Read More

Texas to lead 'multi-state' antitrust lawsuit against Google over ad tech

The search giant already faces a separate antitrust lawsuit filed by the US Department of Justice in October. → Read More

Texas leads multi-state antitrust lawsuit against Google over ad tech

The lawsuit alleges Facebook was a "co-conspirator" with Google to manipulate advertising auctions. → Read More

Jeff Rosen, leading DOJ's Google antitrust case, to become acting US attorney general

But his time at the helm of the department will likely be short-lived. → Read More

Google considers hybrid workweek model when employees return to office

The company is also pushing back the return to September, after it had previously targeted July. → Read More

California files to join US Justice Department's Google antitrust lawsuit

It's the first Democratic state to ask to sign on to the landmark complaint. → Read More

Google CEO apologizes for handling of AI researcher Timnit Gebru's departure

Sundar Pichai said the company will investigate the events around her exit. → Read More