Alphabet

Alphabet

Alphabet Posts Strong Revenue on Video Market, Stock Surges

Google's parent on Thursday revealed that efforts to push its vast advertising business toward mobile is paying off as second quarter earnings handily beat Wall Street's expectations.
Google

Google's Diversity Efforts Show Scant Progress

The company released its diversity figures for the first time in 2014 and sparked a conversation among Silicon Valley tech companies that led many of its closest competitors to follow suit.
Google+

5 Years Later, Google+ Is a Forgettable Product Worth Remembering

It's a major milestone today for a Google product that never lived up to its hype.
Uber

Alphabet Proposes Scrapping Buses in Favor of Ubers

According to proposals for Columbus, Ohio, public transportation subsidies would instead be handed to ride-sharing services.
Alphabet

Alphabet's Eric Schmidt: Entrepreneurs Risk It All to Change the World for the Better

Tired of complacency, the chairman emphasized the importance of invention and collaboration to solve society's challenges at Google's first stockholders meeting as Alphabet.
Lawsuits

Larry Page Spars With Oracle Attorney at Android Trial

In a retrial at San Francisco federal court, Oracle Corp. has claimed Google's Android smartphone operating system violated its copyright on parts of Java, a development platform. Alphabet Inc.'s Google unit said it should be able to use Java without paying a fee under the fair-use provision of copyright law.
Lawsuits

Google, Oracle Compete for Innovation Label in Android Retrial

Oracle claims Google's Android smartphone operating system violated its copyright on parts of the Java programming language, while Alphabet Inc.'s Google says it should be able to use Java without paying a fee under the fair-use provision of copyright law.
Eric Schmidt

The 6 Most Important Tech Trends, According to Eric Schmidt

Alphabet's executive chairman laid out the game-changing technologies, or moonshots, as he called them, that he says will improve important parts of society.
Technology

10 Things To Expect At Google's City Of The Future: Project Sidewalk

Sidewalk Labs, the Alphabet company of 100 people that is taking on this project, was built with the aim of improving city life using Google's technology research.
Funding

Google Glass-Based Startup Raises $17 Million in Funding

Augmendix, based in San Francisco, has raised $40 million so far.
Copyrights

Oracle, Google Fail to Settle Android Lawsuit Before Retrial

After a deadlocked jury in 2012, the companies failed to reach an agreement at a settlement conference last week.
Yahoo!

Verizon Readies Bid for Yahoo's Web Business, While Google Also Looking for a Piece

Yahoo launched an auction of its core business in February after it shelved plans to spin off its stake in Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba.
Nest

Nest CEO Slammed by Dropcam Founder

In a post on Medium, Dropcam founder Greg Duffy calls selling his company to Nest 'my mistake.'
Cities

Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs Is Building a Platform to Make Traffic Less Horrible

The announcement is part of the Smart City Challenge, a government-sponsored competition that will award $50 million to one U.S. city.
Alphabet

Alphabet Reportedly Puts Robot-Maker Boston Dynamics Up for Sale

The possible buyers include Amazon.com Inc. and Toyota Motor Corp.'s research and development company.

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