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Google search fights fake news, Waymo readies driverless ride programThe most important tech news stories of the day include Google's search fighting fake news results, Waymo's driverless ride program begninning in Phoenix and massive error with Webroot antivirus software.
This is Cnet, and here are the stories that matter right now. Google continues to combat fake news with the new way its search engine works. The company has announced it will aim to, "Surface more high quality content in the web." Google also claims its search engine algorithm has been updated to contest offensive results and bogus conspiracy theories. Alfabet's self driving division Waymo is getting ready to test rides with actual humans. The company is getting ready to allow families in Phoenix to register for a programme that will provide rides for a number of different people in different use cases. All are expanding its fleet from 100 cars to 600 in the coming month. And finally popular antivirus service Webroot has accidentally flagged a number of vital Windows files as malware, causing countless systems to crash around the world. While the incorrect virus information was only live for around 13 minutes, it was enough to cause a panic of systems demanding the updated fix. [MUSIC] You can stay up to date with the latest by downloading the cnet tech today app in the Apple or Google Play store.