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Google CEO says he wants to reach the next billion users, but has no plans to relaunch in China

Google was met with outrage last year when it was reported that the company may have been looking to get back into the search engine business in China.


Virtual assistants, VR headsets and app stores. How tech is changing cars

It was all about autos at one of China's top tech conferences this week.

Former WeWork VP sues the company alleging age discrimination

A former WeWork vice president is suing the company over his termination, claiming that he was fired in an act of retaliation after he complained about possible age discrimination.

Bitcoin leaves a carbon footprint as large as Las Vegas, study finds

Sometimes, going digital isn't the most eco-friendly option.

On-demand workers are protesting -- using the apps they work for

On-demand workers in the US are rising up against the companies they work for -- using the platforms themselves to do it.

Fortnite was nearly canceled by ex-director at Epic

Fortnite was close to never happening. Epic's massively popular battle royale game was almost canceled before it had a chance to become the worldwide phenomenon it is today.

Google CEO reacts to looming US antitrust probes for first time

In an exclusive interview with CNN Business on Thursday, Google CEO Sundar Pichai said he was not surprised by news of a possible US antitrust probe into his company, but cautioned against those who might push to regulate big tech businesses simply "for the sake of regulating."

NASA estimates it will need $20 billion to $30 billion for moon landing, administrator says

NASA has touted its bold plan to return American astronauts to the moon by 2024 for months. Now we're starting to get an idea of how much it will cost.

With political scrutiny mounting, Google goes on job creation tour

As politicians and regulators in Washington, DC, eye Google's vast power, top execs at the company are making a series of public appearances in America's heartland to highlight its role as a job creator far outside Silicon Valley.

Google owner Alphabet is tackling the opioid crisis

Dayton, Ohio, had one of the highest rates of fatal overdoses earlier this decade because of opioid addiction. Now the city will be home to a state-of-the-art treatment center that has the backing of Google parent company Alphabet.

Broadcom was stung by US Huawei ban, dragging chipmaking industry down

Chipmaker Broadcom is hurting as the United States' crackdown on Huawei continues to reverberate and the global economy slows.

Huawei delays the launch of its $2,600 foldable smartphone

Huawei has delayed the launch of its $2,600 Mate X by three months in order to carry out further tests of the foldable smartphone.

Why Nintendo, Google and others may want to move some manufacturing out of China

Nintendo and Google are reportedly moving some manufacturing out of China, joining the many who have considered expanding their production networks in light of trade tensions. But China is unlikely to lose its dominance as a manufacturing hub.

Samsung's Galaxy Fold is all but dead for now, but it hasn't given up on innovative phone design

AT&T is canceling preorders for the troubled Samsung Galaxy Fold.

Spotify redesign highlights its big bet on podcasts

Spotify announced a platform redesign that features a simpler interface and more focus on podcasts.

Cyberpunk 2077 designer reveals what it's like to work with Keanu Reeves

Cyberpunk 2077 features V a character the player customizes who has a malware-infected biochip in their head. That malware takes the form of Johnny Silverhand, played by Keanu Reeves.

Airbnb is selling $5,000 rafting tours and other adventures

Airbnb is adding trip packages as it evolves into a full-fledged travel company.

Britain's wildly popular Monzo banking app is coming to America

Britain's hottest banking app is coming to the United States.

Why rivals Microsoft and Oracle are teaming up to take on Amazon

Microsoft and Oracle have linked their cloud services in a bid to gain big business and government clients, and take on Amazon Web Services. The deal is part of a growing trend of longtime competitors in disrupted industries joining forces.

House Intel chair sounds alarm at Congress' first hearing on deepfake videos

America is on the "cusp of a technological revolution" that could enable sinster forms of deception that have not been seen before, Rep. Adam Schiff said Thursday morning.