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Google Bans Cryptocurrency Advertising, Bitcoin Price Slumps

Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Wednesday it was banning advertisements for cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings, the latest internet company to clamp down on the sector amid growing concerns about…

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Google’s Digital Assistant Branches Out to Nest Camera

Google’s voice-activated assistant is branching out to Nest’s deluxe security camera in an expansion that may amplify the privacy concerns surrounding internet-connected microphones. The virtual assistant is being offered to…

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Missouri Attorney General Investigating Google

Missouri’s attorney general announced Monday that his office is investigating Google for potential violations of the state’s consumer-protection and antitrust laws. Republican Attorney General Josh Hawley, who also is running…

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Google and AutoNation Partner on Self-Driving Car Program

Google is partnering with AutoNation, the country’s largest auto dealership chain, in its push to produce self-driving cars for wide use. AutoNation said Thursday that its dealerships will provide maintenance…

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Alphabet’s Mobile-Ad Revenue Surges; Shares Jump

Alphabet Inc on Thursday reported stronger-than-expected advertising sales and higher operating margins, driving shares up in after-hours trading as investors brushed off concerns about higher costs for acquiring mobile customers.…

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