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Google News Germany

Media

News Media Pushing Back on Google Opposition to EU Copyright Changes

A lot is at stake for Internet platforms and publishers in Europe, where an extension of copyright law is being considered.

clock January 11, 2019Kali Hays

Google Assistant CES 2019

Technology

Google Assistant’s Wild Ride at CES

How Google Assistant’s twists and turns at CES set it up for a big 2019.

clock January 9, 2019Adriana Lee

Empowered sales associates start with knowledge, and more modernly a mobile device.

Technology

Clienteling Gets a Lift: Google Cloud Partners With Tulip

The human touch, clienteling, will continuously redirect to one surface — the touchscreen.

clock January 8, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

Pravin Pillai, global head of industry solutions, retail at Google Cloud speaks with WWD.

Technology

Google Cloud Provides Data Unity, Innovation for Retailers

Both a huge challenge and a huge opportunity for retailers is — data.

clock January 8, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

International payment provider, Flow, adds Google Pay to its roster of payment options.

Technology

Google Pay Gets With the Flow

Already over 70 different payment options exist through cross-border payment provider, Flow. Now, Google Pay joins the list.

clock January 7, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, left, accompanied by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey are sworn in before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on 'Foreign Influence Operations and Their Use of Social Media Platforms' on Capitol Hill, in WashingtonCongress Social Media, Washington, USA - 05 Sep 2018

Media

What to Watch: Regulation of Big Tech

Is 2019 the year that Facebook, Google and Amazon face the regulatory music?

clock January 4, 2019Kali Hays

A shot of the Google Assistant, which just launched a prototype for voice activated news coverage.

Media

What to Watch: Voice Devices Bringing the News

Major news organizations and tech purveyors like Google are working to roll out a lot more content through the growing voice-device market.

clock January 4, 2019Kali Hays

Richard Gingras of Google

Media

Media People: Richard Gingras of Google News

The Google News lead and media veteran spoke with WWD about tech’s responsibility with “fake news,” regulation and the old Internet.

clock December 28, 2018Kali Hays

Demonstrators wearing yellow vests walk down the Champs-Elysees avenue, in Paris. A strong police presence has deployed in Paris before planned demonstrations by the "yellow vest" protesters, with authorities repeating calls for calm after previous violent protests and riotingProtests, Paris, France - 15 Dec 2018

Government and Trade

France Says It Will Tax Tech Giants at Start of 2019

The move could generate 500 million euros in taxes next year, according to the government.

clock December 17, 2018Mimosa Spencer

Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks at the Google I/O conference in Mountain View, Calif. Google pledges that it will not use artificial intelligence in applications related to weapons or surveillance, part of a new set of principles designed to govern how it uses AI. Those principles, released by Pichai, commit Google to building AI applications that are "socially beneficial," that avoid creating or reinforcing bias and that are accountable to peopleGoogle AI Principles, Mountain View, USA - 08 May 2018

Technology

Congress Probes Google’s Pichai in D.C.

The Google chief executive officer fielded questions ranging from basic tech to privacy.

clock December 11, 2018Adriana Lee

Ivy Ross, vice president, design for hardware products at Google.

Business Features

Google Designer Cites ‘Empathy’ as Key to Product Development

Understanding “your user’s world” is integral for optimal product design, according to Ivy Ross at Google.

clock November 16, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Amazon Echo Look Alexa GQ Vogue

Technology

WWD LIST: 12 Retailers Speaking Up With Voice Options

A quick tour through some of Google Assistant and Alexa’s shopping powers. 

clock November 16, 2018Adriana Lee

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Technology

Talk to Me: The Rise of Voice Commerce

Why voice assistants aren’t going away, and why fashion needs to reckon with them.

clock November 16, 2018Adriana Lee

Stacey Burr

Technology

EXCLUSIVE: Up Close With Stacey Burr, New Chief of Google’s Wear OS

The ex-Adidas Digital Sports executive and smart fabrics entrepreneur dishes to WWD about fashion, tech and her new role at Google.

clock November 8, 2018Adriana Lee

Sephora and Google team up to help beauty go hands-free.

Beauty Features

Sephora and Google Partner on Hands-Free Experience

Sephora and Google are helping beauty lovers go hands-free via a partnership that involves Google’s newly launched Home Hub.

clock November 7, 2018Alexa Tietjen

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Carol Channing at the reception celebrating the renovation of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library, 1982.

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Remembering Broadway Star Carol Channing: A Force on Stage and Off

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