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Recent articles by Richard:

Google Maps will show you earthquake epicenters and crisis navigation

The search giant wants Maps to be a go-to information hub during a natural disaster. → Read More

YouTube to ban supremacist and hoax videos in tougher hate speech policy

That includes videos that deny events like the Holocaust or Sandy Hook shooting. → Read More

House Democrats announce antitrust probe of Facebook, Google, tech industry

It's meant to be a sweeping investigation of Silicon Valley companies. → Read More

The story behind the Crazy Rich Asians, Black Panther viral cast photo

Crazy Rich Asians star Harry Shum Jr. just wanted to congratulate the Black Panther cast on its big win. → Read More

Google Maps now tells you a restaurant's most popular dishes

The app will translate the dish’s description to different languages. → Read More

Google has more contractors than full-time workers, report says

Members of the search giant’s “shadow workforce” have complained about being mistreated. → Read More

Google Duplex calls are made by humans one-fourth of the time

The search giant's AI booking system is still heavily reliant on people in call centers. → Read More

Google's problems in China are bigger than Huawei

President Trump's ban on the world's second-largest smartphone maker is only Google's latest headache in the massive market. → Read More

Google revives Huawei work temporarily after US eases restrictions

The move comes after the US announced a 90-day license to allow mobile companies to figure out more long term solutions. → Read More

Google revamping Shopping hub and will let you buy stuff through YouTube videos

The search giant made the announcements at its Google Marketing Live summit, as it tries to take on Amazon and Instagram. → Read More

Google's ad chief pushes privacy to gain back frayed trust

In an exclusive interview, Google’s advertising head talks data collection, cookies and the lessons learned from Facebook’s privacy fiascos. → Read More

Google Duplex is boring now. And that's probably good

Commentary: The search giant turns down the creepy on its AI chatbot. → Read More

Google Assistant is 10x faster and knows where your mom lives

After three years, the voice-activated helper gets its biggest update yet. And it shows just how much Google already knows about you. → Read More

Google is already working on a foldable Pixel phone

But don’t expect it to any time soon. The search giant doesn’t see it as a must-have feature yet. → Read More

Google Duplex is less creepy assistant and more autofill on steroids

There was little mention of the human-sounding assistant. → Read More

Google’s next-gen Assistant is 10x faster and knows where your mom lives

After three years, the voice-activated helper gets its biggest update yet. And it shows just how much Google already knows about you. → Read More

At Google I/O, Sundar Pichai will take center stage amid scandals

The search giant’s annual confab comes during the most tumultuous time in Google’s history. Now its CEO has the chance to speak up. → Read More

Google workers are holding a sit-in on May 1st

The demonstration is to protest alleged retaliation against employees from management. → Read More

At F8, Zuckerberg unveils Facebook's new mantra: 'The future is private'

CEO Mark Zuckerberg extols the virtues of private spaces online. → Read More

Google’s business, usually a bright spot amid troublesome issues, misses sales estimates

Add one more problem to the list. → Read More