YouTube removed 7.8 million videos and 1.6 million channels in the third quarter of this year, mostly for spreading spam or posting or inappropriate adult content, the company said in a report Thursday.
Speaking with The Washington Post after his first testimony to Congress, Pichai said that new AI tools — the backbone of such innovations as driverless cars and disease-detecting algorithms — require companies to set ethical guardrails and think through how the technology can be abused.
Google chief executive Sundar Pichai on Tuesday stressed in his high-profile appearance on behalf of the tech giant that it operates “without political bias.”
YouTube has become a convenient online library for racists, anti-Semites and proponents of other extremist ideas.
Google chief executive Sundar Pichai's first-ever testimony to Congress on Tuesday is shaping up to be a major test of his skills in managing the company’s reputation at a time when several of Silicon Valley’s biggest names are in crisis — and when many of Google’s employees are in revolt.
Google revealed Monday that its soon-to-be shuttered social network suffered from another security lapse, a software bug that could have allowed third-party apps and developers to gain access to 52 million users' personal information without their permission.
A key British lawmaker alleged Wednesday that Facebook maintained “whitelisting agreements” that gave select companies preferential access to valuable data on users without their consent, echoing a key claim from an app developer's lawsuit.
Google chief executive Sundar Pichai is now slated to testify to Congress on Tuesday, December 11, after lawmakers rescheduled their original hearing in light of former President George H.W. Bush's death.
Google chief executive Sundar Pichai is set to testify to Congress in December, facing off against lawmakers for the first time at a hearing that could subject the search giant to the same harsh political spotlight that has faced its tech peers all year.
In a pair of predawn tweets, the president said Google was silencing conservative media. The company said its searches aren't politically biased.