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Google chief: Israeli tech 2nd to Silicon Valley

In Tel Aviv, Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt - now head of parent company Alphabet - hails Israel's 'super role' in innovation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/14/2016, 10:00 PM

Google removes anti-Semitic app

App directing anti-Semitic online hate-mongers removed from Google store.JTA, 6/5/2016, 7:20 AM

Google gives $700K to Israel disability initiative

Major Google grant to Tikkun Olam Makers part of plans to improve lives of 250,000 people suffering from disabilities.JTA, 4/14/2016, 2:25 PM

Israel to tax global online companies

Tax Authority to charge VAT on local sales by international-based online firms such as Google and Facebook. Fair, or bad for business?Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2016, 4:54 PM

Israel graduating from startups to tech giant

Experts disagree as to whether the tech world in Israel is capable of maturing to the level where a tech giant such as Google can exist.Raphael Poch, 12/15/2015, 3:16 AM

Radiohead vocalist says YouTube like Nazi Germany

Thom Yorke accuses YouTube and Google of stealing art and profiting from it, as the 'Nazis did' during World War II.Cynthia Blank, 12/2/2015, 8:30 PM

Google denies deal with Israel to monitor posts

Foreign Ministry backtracks after Google claims deal to remove incitement posts was never made.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2015, 7:48 PM

Why is BDS losing? Simple: Israel is just too good

Aside from anything else, investors aren't about to boycott one of the world's most innovative country on the say-so of its enemies.David Green, 11/1/2015, 11:34 AM

Will Israel Send a Man to the Moon?

Israeli nonprofit SpaceIL becomes the first organization to advance in a unique Google contest promoting space travel.Hezki Baruch, 10/7/2015, 5:16 PM

What Does Google Think of the Jews?

Google promises to fix anti-Semitic bug, but several questionable results linger.Tova Dvorin, Chicago, 9/4/2015, 11:23 PM

Google CEO Praises Israel as Global Tech Leader

Eric Schmidt praises Israeli innovation as 2nd only to Silicon Valley in start-ups, commits to continued investment in Jewish state.Ari Yashar, 6/9/2015, 4:18 PM

Google CEO Praises Israelis for 'Breaking Rules'

Eric Schmidt says local entrepreneur culture's success stems from Israelis' tendency 'to challenge authority and to question everything.'Tova Dvorin, 6/8/2015, 10:59 AM

Racist Slur Finds White House on Google Maps

Google apologizes after discovery that combined search of racial slur and 'home' on Google Maps results in directions to White House.Cynthia Blank, 5/21/2015, 11:46 AM

YouTube Given Permission to Show Anti-Islam Movie

Appeals court in the United States rules that YouTube should not be barred from showing the "Innocence of Muslims" film.Ben Ariel, 5/19/2015, 5:12 AM

Reuven Rivlin - Born in 'Palestine'?

Notables born in Jerusalem are listed as having been born in 'state of Palestine' on Google; search engine also ignores 'Israel.'Uzi Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 5/15/2015, 10:43 AM

Google Makes Great Strides in Fighting Online Hate

At Jerusalem Global Forum for Combating Anti-Semitism, Google policy chief explains how users are key in the fight against online hate.Ari Soffer, 5/13/2015, 5:22 PM

Israel National Trail on the (Google) Map

Google Street View photographing the Israel National Trail – all 660 miles of it.Hillel Fendel, 5/10/2015, 5:04 AM

Google Israel Head: Israel Needs more Tech Workers

Looking for a job? If you're a programmer or computer science grad, there are plenty, said Meir Brand, head of Google's Israel office.Yaakov Levi, 12/10/2014, 7:38 PM

Google Ordered to Take Down Anti-Islam Movie

United States appeals court orders YouTube to take down the "Innocence of Muslims" film that sparked protests in the Muslim world.Elad Benari, 2/27/2014, 4:12 AM

Google Buys Israeli Startup SlickLogin

Security startup uses smartphones and high-frequency sounds for identity verification at websites.Gil Ronen, 2/16/2014, 9:31 PM

Google Apologizes for 'Adolf Hitler' Gaffe

Google has apologized for listing a Berlin square as Adolf Hitler Platz, after thousands complained.David Lev, 1/12/2014, 5:56 PM

Google: Bennett the Most-Searched Politician

Naftali Bennett is Israel’s most-searched politician. Ayelet Shaked, Shelly Yechimovich make search list, too.Maayana Miskin, 12/18/2013, 12:15 AM

Report: American Spy Agency Hacked Google, Yahoo

American whistleblower says the NSA broke into Google and Yahoo data centers, giving it access to hundreds of millions of accounts.Maayana Miskin, 10/31/2013, 7:46 AM

Google Places Israeli Towns in Jordan

Residents of the Etzion Bloc, south of Jerusalem, angered as Google search places them in Jordan.Gil Ronen, 9/8/2013, 4:39 PM

Google Reveals How Much it Paid for Israeli App

Google reveals it paid $966 million to acquire Israeli online mapping service Waze in June.Elad Benari, 7/26/2013, 6:12 AM

UK Threatens to Sue Google Over Street View

The UK government is threatening to sue Google over invasion of privacy through its Street View program.Chana Ya'ar, 6/24/2013, 3:44 AM

US Gov’t Scrutinizes Google Acquisition of Waze

The US government is scrutinizing the mammoth Google search engine’s acquisition of the Israeli-created Waze mapping application.Chana Ya'ar, 6/23/2013, 11:08 AM

France Threatens Google Over Privacy

Acting for Europe, France is threatening to fine the giant Google Internet search engine firm over privacy issues.Chana Ya'ar, 6/20/2013, 3:57 PM

Exclusive: Hacker Says Iran Censorship Breakable

An Israeli hacker says it’s easy to bypass Iranian censorship, as tight as it is. "Possible camouflage measures are widely available."Chana Ya'ar, 6/13/2013, 1:03 PM

Google: Iran Broke Into Gmail Accounts

Iran has in recent weeks broken into tens of thousands of accounts on Google's Gmail e-mail service, the search engine company announcedDavid Lev, 6/13/2013, 11:15 AM

Israeli App Waze Announces Google Merger

The Israeli traffic app Waze, which has almost 50 million users, announced that it has accepted an offer to join Google.Rina Tzvi , 6/11/2013, 7:45 PM

Google to Buy Waze for $1.3 Billion

Huge deal is not finalized and still open to changes. Israeli start-up had been negotiating with Facebook, too.Gil Ronen, 6/9/2013, 7:39 PM

Are Google and Facebook Fighting Over Israeli App?

Google is considering buying Israeli map-software provider Waze, setting up a possible bidding war with Facebook.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/25/2013, 2:09 AM

Google Says Gush Etzion is in 'Palestine'

Residents of Gush Etzion outraged to discover that, according to Google, they live in "Palestine".Elad Benari, 5/23/2013, 6:45 AM

Elkin: Google Hampering Peace Process

By “recognizing Palestine,” Google is hampering the peace process, Deputy Foreign Minister Ze'ev Elkin (Likud-Beiteinu) said in the KnessetDavid Lev, 5/9/2013, 12:44 PM

Elkin Calls Out Google for Recognizing 'Palestine'

Deputy FM calls on Google to reconsider its decision to use the name "Palestine" instead of "Palestinian Territories".Elad Benari, 5/6/2013, 4:16 AM

Google Recognizes 'Palestine'

Google places "Palestine" on its search engine instead of "Palestinian Territories," recognizing the PA's unilateral bid at the UN.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/3/2013, 10:10 PM

Iran Launches 'Islamic Google Earth'

Tehran is planning to launch its own 3D mapping service, after accusing Google Earth of being a spying tool used by western agencies.Rachel Hirshfeld , 4/12/2013, 9:16 AM

Activists Urge Google to Nix Ads for Ivory

Conservationists have urged Google to remove thousands of advertisements promoting products made from endangered whales and elephants. , 3/5/2013, 4:56 PM

Google Shares Push Past $800

Shares of Google pushed past $800 for the first time despite looming European Union action over alleged privacy violations, 2/19/2013, 7:01 PM

Google Chairman to Sell $2.5 Billion of Stock

Google's Chairman Eric Schmidt plans to sell 3.2 million "A" shares, currently worth $2.5 billion, over the next year, 2/9/2013, 8:37 PM

Google Removes Hitler Quote App

Google's Android App Marketplace has removed an Arabic language app with daily Hitler quotes.Gil Ronen, 1/26/2013, 11:12 PM

Iran Launches Islamic YouTube Rival Website

Iran has launched its own video-sharing website to compete with Google’s YouTube, whose content is deemed inappropriate by Islamic regime.Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/10/2012, 10:08 PM

Google Clicks on Israel

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu cut the ribbon on Monday to inaugurate Google’s new R & D center and start-up incubator in Tel Aviv. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/10/2012, 2:39 PM

Rage Over Control of Internet Sparks Hack Threat

The loosely organized 'Anonymous' hacker group threatens to attack the ITU, a UN agency for global telecommunications now meeting in Dubai.Chana Ya'ar, 12/9/2012, 2:11 PM

What Israelis Seek on Google: Lower Phone Prices

Google's Israel office released statistics on how Israelis used the company's search engine in recent weeks. David Lev, 12/6/2012, 2:46 AM

Google Sued By EU Over Privacy Policy

Google in trouble with the EU over demographic researching software. Scott Krane, 10/16/2012, 6:36 PM

10,000 Muslims Rally Outside Google's UK Offices

An estimated 10,000 Muslims protested outside Google’s offices in London in an attempt to force the company to remove anti-Islam film. Rachel Hirshfeld, 10/15/2012, 6:22 PM

Video: Google Makes History Come Alive on the Web

Google launched a new online archive of landmark 20th century events and personalities, highlighting a number of key Jewish themes. Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/11/2012, 5:25 PM

Iran Surrenders to Internet, Restores Google

Iran restores access to Google after massive complaints of a shutdown the regime explained was due to cutting off YouTube. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/2/2012, 7:43 AM

Google Street View Comes to Yesha

Google's Street View will soon include the towns and cities of Judea and Samaria, a report saidDavid Lev, 9/27/2012, 9:49 AM

Iran Blocks YouTube, Google, Gmail

Iran blocked access to YouTube, Google and Gmail, citing the anti-Islam film that has allegedly sparked deadly protests in Arab world. Rachel Hirshfeld, 9/24/2012, 9:45 PM

White House Asks YouTube to Review Film

The White House has asked YouTube to review an anti-Muslim film that has been blamed for igniting violent protests.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/14/2012, 10:42 PM

Google Blocks Anti-Islam Video in Egypt, Libya

Google has confirmed that it has “temporarily” blocked access to the trailer of the anti-Muslim film in Egypt and Libya. Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/13/2012, 6:05 PM

Jewish Teen Wins Google Science Prize

An eighth-grader from the San Diego Jewish Academy won a science prize amounting to $25,000, at annual Google Science Fair competition. Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/30/2012, 10:08 PM

Bibi Doodles for Google

Prime Minister meets executive chairman of Global Google, who is effusive about Israeli talent.Gil Ronen, 6/19/2012, 8:17 PM

Google to Alert Users of 'State-Sponsored Attacks'

Google has begun warning users if their accounts may be compromised by state-sponsored cyber attacks. Rachel Hirshfeld, 6/7/2012, 8:27 PM