Pichai was called to the House Judiciary Committee following a series of attacks by PresidentDonald Trump and his supporters claiming that Google and other internet platforms were suppressing conservative voices, despite persistent denials from the companies.
"I know Google's attitude".
It is likely that Google will come under increased pressure in the coming months and years to reorient its commitments, especially as US-China tensions intensify. That piece featured a leaked transcript that seemed to suggest that Google was close to launching the search engine.
According to Google Trends, "idiot" is now the number one most searched for term in the US. "But if it's not free speech, why do they get a free pass on protection against libel, for example?" he asked, urging Americans to view the questions and answers from the hearing.
Pichai explained, "We provide search today for any time you type in a keyword".
Although Lieu's study is not scientific, the company maintains that "search is not used to set a political agenda, and we don't bias our results toward any political ideology".
Google said the list, which includes top searches, news, people, and beauty questions, is "based on search terms that had the highest spike this year as compared to the previous year".
Many conservatives have maintained that they believe that Google tampers with its search engines although Google has shot the theory down.
Rep. Steve Chabot, R-Ohio, told Pichai that he had to scroll deep into search results to find any positive articles about PresidentDonald Trump's signature tax cuts a year ago.
Momentum is building in Congress for legislation to put stricter limits and privacy protections around the big tech companies' collection of data.
OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition was unveiled globally on Tuesday and the smartphone will be officially launched in India today. The limited edition OnePlus 6T phone will be launched in India at an event in Mumbai, that begins from 6pm IST.
The Celtics scored nine straight points in the last four minutes of the first quarter to take a lead they would never relinquish. The Celtics may need you to come off the bench, because they have about three healthy players for Monday night's game.
The Game Awards are here again, one of the most prestigious end-of-year awards ceremonies for the video game industry. The Game Awards site notes that proceedings will begin from 11:30 AM, although it doesn't denote what timezone.
After Mrs Pelosi said they should "call a halt to this", Mr Trump said: "It's not bad, Nancy - it's called transparency". During his bid for the presidency and for some time after winning it, Trump promised that Mexico would pay for the wall.
The vote will take place between 6pm and 8pm local time Wednesday and the result will be announced later in the evening. The U.K. leader is facing a no-confidence vote that will see her removed as party and government leader if she loses.
Meanwhile, the scene examination at the Citylife hotel is continuing as detectives review hundreds of hours of CCTV footage. Police had identified the man by yesterday and spoken to him before he was taken to Auckland Central police station today.
But the German, who has lost three finals during his time at the club, said there was more to consider than just trophies. Asked how far away United are from being a team in their manager's image, Mourinho said: "Far".
England's Chief Magistrate Emma Arbuthnot, who has specialized in handling the extradition cases, is hearing the case. Proceedings are on before the Mumbai Special Court against Mallya under the Fugitive Economic Offenders Act.
In another, Fields referred to the mother of the woman who was killed as a "communist" and "one of those anti-white supremacists". During the trial, prosecutors introduced evidence that Fields meant to commit harm when he drove from OH to attend the rally.
It should never have come to this for Klopp's side, but consecutive defeats to Red Star Belgrade and PSG mean that it has. The best form of defence is a good offence... unless you're playing Liverpool . "I'm really looking forward to it".
In the 2013 elections, the BJP won 49 seats, the Congress 39, while one seat each was bagged by the BSP and an Independent. As many as 5,184 counting personnel and 1,500 micro-observers have been appointed for smooth conduct of the process.
Perhaps trying to emulate that game a little, Counter-Strike: GO now has a Battle Royale mode ...and has also gone free-to-play. In addition, the game is now completely free to play, following the previous September announcement of a separate Free Edition .
House, Senate reach deal on #MeToo legislation
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May heads for Brussels after surviving rebels' challenge
The prime minister won the confidence vote with a majority of 83 - 63% of Conservative MPs backing her and 37% voting against her. The vote had been triggered by MPs angry at her Brexit policy, which they say betrays the 2016 referendum result.
Theresa May says she won't run in next general election
Many Conservative politicians do not want May to lead the party into that vote, given her poor performance in the UK's 2017 poll. One of her cabinet colleagues is predicting a "long day" but a "solid win". "I will contest that vote with everything I've got".
Heisman Trophy history: three quarterbacks of color
Quarterback Angelo Bertelli was the first Heisman victor for the Fighting Irish and won the the trophy in 1943. Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield won the Davey O'Brien and Maxwell awards on his way to the 2017 Heisman Trophy.
Game of Thrones final season teaser trailer released
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O2 investigating UK-wide network outages
O2 have assured customers that they are working as hard as possible to get the networks up and running as soon as possible. The company, the second-largest mobile network in the United Kingdom , said it was investigating the technical fault.