EU launching deep probe into Google’s planned $2.1 billion Fitbit buy

Enlarge / Logo of Google is displayed on a smartphone by logo of Fitbit in Brussels, Belgium on August 4,

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EU officially investigates Google acquisition of Fitbit

The European Commission has launched an investigation of Google’s Fitbit acquisition. Officials are concerned Google may use fitness data to

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Big Tech Brief: What You Need to Know About Congress’ High-Profile Tech CEO Hearings

The House Antitrust subcommittee grilled the CEOs of four of the largest tech companies in a display that showed the

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Blue Mail kicked off Play Store (Update: It’s back, plus Google statement)

Update, August 1, 2020 (10:40 PM ET): Blue Mail ended up getting restored on the Google Play Store earlier today

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“This is a very dangerous situation”: Big Tech’s day on the Hill

Enlarge / Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos testifies (remotely) before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law hearing

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Big Tech’s hearing in Congress didn’t provide any real answers

The CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google have testified before a House committee on tech competition. However, there were

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Chinese-made drone app in Google Play spooks security researchers

Enlarge / A DJI Phantom 4 quadcopter drone. The Android version of DJI Go 4—an app that lets users control

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Google claims its AI system can grade prostate cancer samples with 72% accuracy

In a study published today in the journal JAMA Oncology, Google researchers claim to have developed an AI system that

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