Alphabet's net income fell by 14 percent to $16 billion due to inflation, conflict and advertisers pullbacks, slowing the company's growth for the first time in two years.
The announcement from the tech giant comes a week after the US Supreme Court made the tectonic decision to strip American women of constitutional rights to abortion.
Google's report said the RCS spyware it uncovered, and which was dubbed "Hermit", is the same one that Lookout reported on previously.
Lobbyists and Big Tech leaders descend on Washington D.C. ahead of major anti-trust bipartisan legislation that could strip some of the largest technology companies in the world of uncompetitive advantages.
Australian court orders Google to pay John Barilaro, a former lawmaker, $515,000, saying its failure to take down a YouTuber's "relentless, racist, vilificatory, abusive and defamatory campaign" of videos drove him out of politics.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is filing a lawsuit against the tech company for allegedly violating user privacy.
Search giant is now taking demands to remove home addresses, phone numbers and email accounts of users.
EU member states have finalised new legislation that will better combat abuses of the internet such as hate speech and disinformation campaigns.
The move came after French data watchdog CNIL slapped the tech giant with a $162 million fine in January for making it harder to reject cookies than to accept them.
Online News Act comes after more than 450 news outlets closed in Canada since 2008 as digital platforms took over the space.
India's government has invoked "emergency powers" and banned the channels for allegedly posting fake news.
The list of global companies cutting ties with Russia continues to grow as sanctions against Moscow rack up over its attacks on Ukraine.
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