Jul 14, 2014 — Europe's highest court left Google with the responsibility of balancing the privacy rights of citizens with the public interest — and it's a tough balancing act.
Jul 9, 2014 — Google is mining its search data from the World Cup games, trying to make factoids that go viral. Its "newsroom" is focused on happy thoughts, not sad ones — like Brazil's brutal defeat.
Jun 11, 2014 — Also: Eric Hill, creator of the Spot the Dog series, has died; Karl Ove Knausgaard looks at his uncomfortable relationship with celebrity.
May 27, 2014 — The company that started as a search engine is making a big leap into the auto industry. Scientists at Google X are building self-driving cars they plan to debut (at least in test mode) this summer.
May 16, 2014 — The highest-profile suit between the two companies involved one patent essential to the way cellphones operate on a 3G network.
May 16, 2014 — Europeans now have the right to have search results about them deleted from online databases. But legal experts say each of the EU's 28 countries could interpret the decision differently.
May 14, 2014 — The Spanish man whose court battle against Google brought a win for the "right to be forgotten" says he's pleased — and that Google is even better now.
May 13, 2014 — The case started when a Spanish man was irked that a 1998 notice about his home being repossessed was still online. Privacy advocates are welcoming a win for the "right to be forgotten."
Apr 24, 2014 — The suit alleged Google, Apple Intel and Adobe agreed not to recruit each others employees in order to drive down wages.
Apr 12, 2014 — In Russia, Google Maps now shows the Crimean Peninsula as part of Russian territory. The service shows a different image on browsers in the U.S.