Google parent Alphabet settles shareholder suit over sexual misconduct allegations

In 2018, Google employees protested the handling of sexual misconduct allegations. James Martin/CNET Google parent company Alphabet has settled a shareholder lawsuit over the company’s handling of sexual misconduct allegations. As part of the settlement, announced Friday, Alphabet will commit $310 million to corporate diversity initiatives, as well as form an advisory board dedicated to […]

Google to unveil new Pixel phones, Chromecast on Sept. 30

Google unveiled the $349 Pixel 4A, seen above, in August.  Angela Lang/CNET Google on Monday said it will launch its newest slate of consumer devices at a virtual event on Sept. 30. The lineup includes the search giant’s the Pixel 4A 5G and Pixel 5 phones, a new...