Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton files lawsuit against Google

Texas, backed by nine other states, filed a lawsuit against Alphabet Inc-owned Google on Wednesday, accusing it of breaking antitrust law in how it runs its online advertising business. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton had joined the U.S. Justice Department’s lawsuit against the company in October. “Google repeatedly used its monopolistic power to control pricing… Read More Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton files lawsuit against Google

U.S. Justice Department files anti-trust lawsuit against Google

The U.S. Justice Department and 11 states filed an antitrust lawsuit against Alphabet Inc’s Google on Tuesday for allegedly breaking the law in using its market power to fend off rivals. Google, whose search engine is so ubiquitous that its name has become a verb, had revenue of $162 billion in 2019, more than the… Read More U.S. Justice Department files anti-trust lawsuit against Google

Alphabet settles lawsuit on sexual misconduct cases, creates diversity council

Alphabet Inc on Friday settled a shareholder lawsuit that accused the Google parent of covering up lavish exit packages to executives found responsible for sexual misconduct, saying it would overhaul workplace policies and increase oversight of its diversity efforts. The company will prohibit severance packages to employees who are subject to any pending investigation for… Read More Alphabet settles lawsuit on sexual misconduct cases, creates diversity council

U.S. judge dismisses lawsuit against Google over privacy violation

A lawsuit filed against Google by consumers who claimed the search engine’s photo sharing and storage service violated their privacy was dismissed on Saturday by a U.S. judge who cited a lack of concrete injuries. U.S. District Judge Edmond Chang in Chicago granted a Google motion for summary judgment, saying the court lacked subject matter… Read More U.S. judge dismisses lawsuit against Google over privacy violation