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Recent articles by Richard:

Mueller report is No. 1 politics book on Amazon

The 450-page report takes four out of the top 10 spots on the Political Conservatism & Liberalism bestseller list. → Read More

Anker Roav Bolt is Google's push to bring Assistant to cars

The device is like a Google Home Mini for your car. → Read More

Google robotics could focus on navigation, machines moving from place to place

Robots that run and jump are “crowd pleasers,” the company’s robotics chief says. → Read More

YouTube showed a link to 9/11 info on Notre Dame fire videos

The Google-owned site says its algorithm made the "wrong call." → Read More

Law enforcement taps Google’s Sensorvault for location data, report says

The database is for targeting ads and seeing how effective they are. But it's reportedly also been a treasure trove for police. → Read More

Facebook spent $20 million on Mark Zuckerberg's security last year

The social network also spent $2.6 million on the CEO's private plane costs. → Read More

Google loses diversity chief amid unrest over workplace issues

Danielle Brown will be replaced by Melonie Parker, who's been serving as the company’s head of diversity, equity and inclusion. → Read More

Facebook and Twitter face Senate over accusations of tech censorship

Sen. Ted Cruz criticizes the tech giants for a "lack of transparency." → Read More

Ted Cruz says Senate will hold Google-specific hearing on political bias

Facebook and Twitter faced the Senate on Wednesday, but Google was absent. → Read More

Google Cloud expands to South Korea and Salt Lake City

The search giant made the announcement at its Google Cloud Next conference in San Francisco. → Read More

Google shuts down AI ethics council after controversy over members

The group, announced just over a week ago, faced intense scrutiny from the beginning. → Read More

Google employees set the tone on diversity, more than management does

The search giant's "incremental progress" still passes as a win in Silicon Valley. → Read More

Facebook, Google to face Congress over spread of white nationalism online

The tech giants will testify before the House Judiciary Committee. → Read More

Google to require full benefits, health care for contract workers

Contract workers reportedly make up more than half of Google's workforce. → Read More

Google employees urge removal of AI council member for alleged anti-trans views

The new council, set up to get input on AI issues from outside experts, is already in turmoil. → Read More

Gmail lets you schedule emails to send later

The new feature comes on the email service’s 15th birthday. → Read More

Gmail gave Google the confidence to take over the world

Fifteen years ago, the new email service showed everyone Google was more than just a search company. → Read More

Census Bureau turns to Facebook, Google, Twitter to fight fake news, says report

The tech giants have given the bureau "initial commitments" to help, according to Reuters. → Read More

Google CEO met with Trump to discuss relationship with China

President Donald Trump said his meeting with Sundar Pichai "ended very well." → Read More

Google lets you fill out surveys and browse Pinterest directly in Gmail

The search giant is rolling out “dynamic email,” which it announced in developer preview last year. → Read More