• 30
    Jul

    Google’s ‘no choice’ screen on Android isn’t working, says Ecosia — querying the EU’s approach ...

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    Google alternative Ecosia is on a mission to turn search clicks into trees. The Berlin based not-for-profit reached a major milestone earlier this month, having used ad revenue generated by users of its privacy-sensitive search engine to plant more than 100 million trees across 25 countries worldwide — targeted at biodiversity hotspots. However these good feels have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Ecosia  has ...
  • 29
    Jul

    Read how Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google plan to defend themselves to Congress

    With their big day before lawmakers just around the corner, previews of Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple’s opening statements are now available on the House Judiciary Committee’s site. On Wednesday, the CEOs of each company will appear in an unusually executive-packed Congressional hearing focused on antitrust concerns over the business practices. While the opening statements are just a glimpse of the hearing’s ...
  • 4
    Dec

    Google CEO Sundar Pichai is taking over as CEO of Alphabet

    Google  founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin just announced that Google CEO Sundar Pichai will be replacing Page as the CEO of parent company Alphabet. In addition, Brin is stepping down from his role as Alphabet’s  president. Alphabet first came into existence in 2015 as “a collection of companies” that separates Google from “other bets” that aren’t part of its core businesses, such as Waymo (self-driving cars), ...