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Amazon to Reimburse Customers for in-app Buys by Kids
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge has laid out rules for how Amazon must reimburse customers whose kids made in-app purchases without permission.
The Federal Trade Commission sued the Seattle company in 2014, saying it was too easy for children to spend their parents' money while playing game…
Google April Fool’s Prank Boomerangs
NEW YORK (AP) — Google is acknowledging that it pranked itself after an April Fool's Day Gmail tweak angered some people who use Google's email for work.
The company added a button to its email service that allowed users to fire out a minion GIF, a character from the animated film "Despicable Me…
Google Details Federal Fix for Self-driving Car
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Google wants Congress to create new federal powers that would let the tech giant receive special, expedited permission to bring to market a self-driving car that has no steering wheel or pedals.
Google laid out the proposal in a recent letter to federal transportation officia…
Google to Test Self-driving Cars in Kirkland, Washington
KIRKLAND, Wash. (AP) — Google says it will begin testing its self-driving cars in Kirkland, Washington.
The Seattle suburb will become the third city to see the vehicles on its streets. The company has previously tested the self-driving cars in Mountain View, California, where Google is based, …
Google is Now “ALPHABET”
NEW YORK (AP) — "I don't know, but I can alphabet it to find out." No, you won't have to ditch Google as a verb — at least not yet anyway. But you should know that if you want to buy or sell stock in the company, it has officially changed its name...
Google Looks to Expand “FIBER” Service
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is looking to expand its high-speed Internet service. The company has announced preliminary plans to put its "Google Fiber" service into areas of southern California and Kentucky. The specific areas targeted are San Diego, Irvine; Californi…
Google Changes Logo
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google often changes its logo — for stuff like holidays or to mark certain occasions. Now, it's making a change in the basic logo that appears on its site and corporate signage. The new design features the same mix of blue, red, yellow and green Google has used …
Google is Spreading it’s Wings
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is expanding its Internet empire. It is creating a new company — one that will oversee its Internet business as well as its other ventures. The new company will be called "Alphabet" — and will be the umbrella under which Google will kee…

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