In 2021, Google faces renewed battles in labor and antitrust

Google employees walked out of their offices in protest in 2018. James Martin/CNET On a single day earlier this month, a pair of controversies began to take shape at Google.  On Dec. 2, a federal agency filed a complaint against the search giant after it fired two workers who had spoken out against the company […]

Texas leads multi-state antitrust lawsuit against Google over ad tech

Google headquarters in Mountain View, California.  Stephen Shankland/CNET A group of ten states led by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Wednesday filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google for allegedly anticompetitive practices in online advertising. The lawsuit...