Appearing in the biggest antitrust trial in a quarter century, DuckDuckGo founder Gabriel Weinberg testified Thursday that it was hard for his small search engine company to compete with Google.
Google is integrating its Bard artificial intelligence chatbot with some of its other products, as the tech giant tries to keep up with fierce competition and get more people to use its AI tools.
The U.S. Justice Department pressed ahead with its antitrust case against Google on Wednesday, questioning a former employee of the search engine giant about deals he helped negotiate with phone companies in the 2000s.
Prosecutors opened the biggest U.S. antitrust trial in a quarter century on Tuesday by saying that the case is about the future of the internet and whether Google’s search engine will ever face meaningful competition.
Over the next 10 weeks, the Justice Department and a group of state attorneys general will argue that Google has illegally abused its monopoly power to run roughshod over rivals, inking deals to ensure dominance.
Turbulence in the tech industry forced Demandwell to do some layoffs and belt-tightening of its own, but the proliferation of AI tools like ChatGPT has opened up new opportunities for the company.
Google on Wednesday disclosed plans to infuse its dominant search engine with more advanced artificial-intelligence technology, a move in response to one of the biggest threats to its long-established position as the internet’s main gateway.
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The lawsuit alleges that Google holds a virtual monopoly in online advertising that works to the detriment of consumers.
Google on Monday filed a motion to dismiss a Department of Justice lawsuit that aims to break up its alleged monopoly in online advertising, the company’s first salvo in a case widely seen as a test of the Biden administration’s ability to rein in the tech industry.
Putting the new AI-enhanced search engine into the hands of smartphone users is meant to give Microsoft an advantage over Google, which dominates the internet search business but hasn’t yet released such a chatbot to the public.
The case highlighted the tension between technology policy fashioned a generation ago and the reach of today’s social media, numbering billions of posts each day.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear oral arguments in Gonzalez vs. Google, a lawsuit that argues tech companies should be legally liable for harmful content that their algorithms promote.
The government alleged in the complaint that Google is looking to “neutralize or eliminate” rivals in the online ad marketplace through acquisitions and to force advertisers to use its products by making it difficult to use competitors’ offerings.
Demandwell, which offers search-engine-optimization software, says the investment will help it reach growth goals that include tripling its revenues and headcount over the next year.
The 144-page complaint filed late Wednesday in a Northern California federal court represents the fourth major antitrust lawsuit filed against Google by government agencies across the U.S. since last October.
It might alarm many business owners to learn that the vast majority of website pages get zero traffic from the world’s largest search engines, most notably Google.
Indianapolis-based Demandwell announced Tuesday that is has become a High Alpha Venture Studio portfolio company as it launches its new SEO software platform.
The measure aims to give publishers better leverage with the tech companies, while only allowing coordination that benefits the news industry as a whole, amid a long-running decline in local news.
The digital giant has been working on proposals to remove from Chrome so-called third party cookies, which are snippets of code used by a website’s advertisers to record browsing history in order to show users personalized ads.