Commentary: Nest Labs' purchase of Dropcam may signal a future in which parent Google tries to balance licensing technology for and participating in the smart-home market.
The smart device maker announced integrations with brands like Whirlpool, Mercedes and Google -- which bought Nest in January. That means the company will now share some user information with its new parent.
Years after Google first began raising concerns about the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, the tech titan's efforts to get Congress to care might be bearing fruit.
Google outlines its process for hiding contentious search results, revealing which countries have made the most requests.
The search giant wants people to chime in on a European ruling requiring it to remove search result links in response to individual requests. Will it help the debate?
Google's audacious research arm has already invested in driverless cars and Wi-Fi balloons. Now a new "moon shot" will try to tackle health care by examining what it means to be healthy.
New paragraph in the Web giant's terms of service is intended to more clearly explain the manner in which software automatically scans and analyzes the content of emails.
TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington has charged Google with accessing his Gmail account to find out who leaked news to him. Google denies it ever happened.
Peter Fleischer, Google's top global privacy counsel, says a "much-flawed" proposed EU privacy law is "dead," while praising whistleblower Edward Snowden.