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Google must stop demoting competitors in search results, EU rules

Google smacked with €2.4B fine by European Commission for abusing search monopoly.

Medical records join revenge porn, credit card numbers for Google removal

Itrsquo;s an elective removal, though.

Google will only do it if you ask.

Play Store downloads show Google Pixel sales limited to 1 million...

For this rare moment in history, the Play Store reveals Pixel sales numbers.

Google sells off Boston Dynamics to SoftBank

Four years on, it looks like Google's humanoid robotic ambitions were stillborn.

Waymo and Lyft team up against Uber

In the self-driving world, the enemy of my enemy is my friend.

Google Tracker 2017—All the stuff Google has in the works ahead...

Prepare yourself for the big show with our annual giant list of company projects.

Ubuntu 17.04 review: Don’t call it abandonware, per se

Technically, Ubuntu 17.10 is coming—but how much development will go into a dead desktop?

Mozilla takes a turn slapping Symantec’s certification SNAFU

Take Google's advice and get out of CA infrastructure' Mozilla has weighed in to the ongoing Symantec-Google certificate spat, telling Symantec it should follow the Alphabet subsidiary's advice on how to restore trust in its certificates.…

Google Cloud growth is outpacing the company’s ad business

Google is still an advertising company, but the tech titan’s cloud business is growing faster than its advertising revenue.

That’s one of the key take-aways from the company’s first quarter earnings report released Thursday.Google Cloud Platform is one of the fastest-growing lines of revenue across Alphabet, the parent company that includes Google and other businesses like self-driving car maker Waymo, company CFO Ruth Porat said on a conference call with analysts.

That growth is driven in part by a change in the way companies are working with Google Cloud.[ Download the public cloud megaguide PDF: Amazon, Microsoft, Google, IBM, and Joyent compared. | Stay up on the cloud with InfoWorld's Cloud Computing Report newsletter. ]“Over the last several months, we have noticed a change in the types of conversations that Diane [Greene] and her team are having with customers,” Google CEO Sundar Pichai said. “Increasingly, we are being asked to partner for mission-critical projects and full migrations, moving data from on-prem data centers to the cloud. We are seeing a meaningful shift, and this momentum is resulting in a fast-growing business.”To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Alphabet’s Verily shows off health-focused smartwatch

The unobtrusive smartwatch will collect a bevy of data for Verily’s medical studies.

Adidas wants to sell 100,000 3-D printed sneakers

A personalized shoe that can “adjust the strength, durability, and the shape.”

Android cofounder gets serious about OEM startup, teases new device

The father of Android starts an Android OEM.