Google will soon allow apps in the US Play Store

Google Play will allow apps. Google Android users in the US will soon gain access to betting and apps through the Play Store, Google announced Thursday. As of March 1, online casino games, sports betting, lotteries and daily fantasy sports apps will be allowed in...

Google switches ad tracking ahead of Apple privacy update

Getty As Apple’s new app transparency policy deadline draws near, Google is slated to remove certain advertiser tracking tech from the iPhone versions of its own apps and switch to a different kind, Google said in a blog post Wednesday. Popular Google apps for...

Google workers set up international union alliance

Richard Nieva/CNET Google workers took their unionization push to a global level on Monday by setting up an international union alliance. Alpha Global, a name inspired by Google’s parent company, Alphabet, includes workers from 13 unions in 10 countries, as...

Google to open up its office facilities for COVID-19 vaccine clinics

Google headquarters in Mountain View, California.  Richard Nieva/CNET For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Monday said the company will make its office facilities available for...

Google threatens to remove search engine from Australia

Google is threatening to duck out of Australia. David Gray/Bloomberg via Getty Images Google on Friday threatened to remove its search engine from Australia as the country attempts to make into law a code that would force tech companies to share royalties with news...