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Google Reveals Commerce-Related Updates

Google has been busy with initiatives to expand on its commerce business, including a new YouTube live shopping beta.

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Fashion Scoops

Google and Aperture Launch Photo Fund

Twenty $5,000 awards will be doled out.

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Lingerie Brand Adore Me Alleges Rihanna’s Savage x Fenty Violated Trademark Law

Adore Me says Rihanna’s use of the term “Adore Us” in its marketing messages is confusing to shoppers.

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Google unveiled its first retail store in New York City's Chelsea neighborhood, in the ground floor of its NYC headquarters.


Google Introduces First Physical Store in NYC

Opening Thursday in Chelsea, Google’s first permanent retail location pushes its tech experience, not product.

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LVMH Strikes Deal With Google Cloud to Ramp Up AI Efforts

A wide-ranging deal between LVMH and Google Cloud includes codeveloping algorithms.

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Google I/O: Wear OS, Android, Shopping, Holograms and More

Google opened its dev conference by unleashing a smorgasbord of announcements and updates for tech, both current and futuristic.

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Google debuts Shopping Graph to allow people to "search, explore and shop the world’s information, powered by AI."


Google Debuts Shopping Graph, Machine Learning Tool to Make AI Easier

Google amps up product data for shopping, while Google Cloud opens up a tool that makes easier work of artificial intelligence and machine learning.

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Business Features

Lightspeed Announces Global Retail Partnership With Google

The integration aims to help retailers increase local shopping revenue.

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Google's chief executive Sundar Pichai arrives for an event on artificial intelligence at the Square in Brussels, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. Google's chief executive called Monday for a balanced approach to regulating artificial intelligence, telling a European audience that the technology brings benefits but also negative consequences. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)


Google’s Monster Q1 Earnings Results Signals Recovery Ramp-up

Google parent Alphabet beat the estimates, thanks to online ad sales resurgence. Now it’s looking to double down on areas like retail.

clock April 27, 2021Adriana Lee

This combination of 2018-2020 photos shows, from left, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Less than a week before Election Day, the CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google are set to face a grilling by Republican senators who accuse the tech giants of anti-conservative bias. Democrats are trying to expand the discussion to include other issues such as the companies' heavy impact on local news.  The Senate Commerce Committee has summoned Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Google’s Sundar Pichai to testify for a hearing Wednesday. The executives have agreed to appear remotely after being threatened with subpoenas. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, LM Otero, Jens Meyer)


The Fate of Social: Where Facebook, Twitter, Google Stand

Change may be coming for social media. But the tech leaders defining the landscape differ on what that should look like.

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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 5, 2018 file photo, a woman walks past the logo for Google at the China International Import Expo in Shanghai. Google says it's making progress on plans to revamp Chrome user tracking technology aimed at improving privacy even as it faces challenges from regulators and officials.  The company gave an update Monday, Jan. 25, 2021 on its work to remove from its Chrome browser so-called third-party cookies, which are used by a website's advertisers or partners and can be used to track user browsing habits across the internet.  (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)


What Happens When the Web’s Cookies Crumble

When Google kills off cookies, it won’t swap in “alternative identifiers to track individuals.” Here’s what that means for brands.

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Google's New York headquarters.


Google to Pay News Corp for Content in Three-year Deal

The news comes as Australia’s parliament began debating a law that would force Google and Facebook to compensate media companies for showing their content.

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Human Resources

Former L’Oréal, Google Exec Goes Resale Route With Trove

Gayle Tait says the pandemic helped push her to join the re-commerce company.

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Photo by: STRF/STAR MAX/IPx 2021 2/3/21 Google stock price soars on strong earnings from YouTube Ad revenue. STAR MAX Photo: Google and Youtube logos photographed on Apple devices.


Google Cloud, YouTube Juices Earnings

And that could set up an even bigger rivalry with Amazon, especially as the companies double down in the fashion and retail space.

clock February 3, 2021Adriana Lee

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Social Impact

Prada Pledges to Make the Needs of People With Disabilities a Priority

The firm is the first luxury fashion house to join The Valuable 500, a global initiative that works to promote the rights of people with disabilities.

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Justin Bieber in the Balenciaga campaign.


Justin Bieber Is Balenciaga's Latest Campaign Star

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