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Donald Trump discusses China's 'political fairness' with Google CEO Sundar Pichai

Sunder Pichai has said Google has invested in China for years and plans to continue to do so.

Mar 28, 2019, 07:14 AM IST

London court blocks Google mass legal action over iPhone data collection

The claimants had said Google had illegally accessed details of iPhone users` internet browsing data by bypassing privacy settings on the Safari browser between June 2011 and February 2012.

Oct 08, 2018, 15:01 PM IST

In India, Facebook`s $980 million revenue success shakes Google

Google was alarmed to learn that Facebook Inc was likely to generate about $980 million in revenue in the country in 2018.


Sep 04, 2018, 13:37 PM IST

Google employees demand more oversight of China search engine plan

Chief Executive Sundar Pichai told staff that though development is in an early stage, providing more services in the world`s most populous country fits with Google`s global mission.

Aug 17, 2018, 12:45 PM IST

Google hit with record $5 billion EU antitrust fine

The EU antitrust enforcer has charged Google with using its dominant Android to marginalise rivals following a three-year-long investigation.

Jul 18, 2018, 14:37 PM IST

Uber, Waymo in talks about self-driving partnership - Uber CEO

Waymo plans to roll out an app-based service this year offering rides to passengers in a fully self-driving Waymo car with no driver.

May 31, 2018, 11:57 AM IST

Google overhauls Gmail to lure businesses away from Microsoft

Cosmetic changes bring Gmail`s website in line with Office by placing Google`s calendar, tasks and note-taking services within the same page as emails.

Apr 25, 2018, 13:30 PM IST

Amazon is now second most valuable US listed company, tops Alphabet

Together, Alphabet and Facebook dominate online advertising.

Mar 21, 2018, 07:42 AM IST

Alphabet's Eric Schmidt to step down as executive chairman

Schmidt will continue to serve on the Alphabet`s board of directors and act as an adviser on focused on technical and science issues.

Dec 22, 2017, 09:46 AM IST

Google's latest iPhone rival off to a rocky start

The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, which start at $649 and debuted in stores on Thursday, are the lynchpin of Google`s efforts to take on Apple Inc`s iPhone directly.

Oct 24, 2017, 06:57 AM IST

Alphabet's CapitalG leads Lyft's $1 billion funding round

CapitalG partner David Lawee will join the company`s board, Lyft said, bringing it to a total of 10 directors.

Oct 20, 2017, 07:49 AM IST

Google launches Mini Home, Pixelbook and PixelPhones

Google launched a range of products, including an upgraded Chromebook named Pixelbook, Google Home Mini and second generation of Pixel smartphones.

Oct 04, 2017, 23:15 PM IST

Alphabet talks with Lyft about possible investment

An injection of support from one of Silicon Valley`s largest companies could be a boost to Lyft as the No. 2 ride provider battles rival Uber Technologies Inc for market share.

Sep 15, 2017, 09:56 AM IST

Facebook Watch steps up competition with YouTube for ad dollars

Facebook Inc launched its Watch video service to all users on Thursday with plans to allow anyone to submit shows, as the No. 1 social media network takes on Alphabet Inc`s rival YouTube to boost advertising revenue.

Aug 31, 2017, 18:57 PM IST

Google's firing of memo writer strikes nerve in Silicon Valley

A Silicon Valley culture war pitting liberal-leaning tech firms against a small conservative cohort took on new intensity on Tuesday after Google fired a male engineer for a memo that decried the company`s commitment to hiring women.

Aug 09, 2017, 10:30 AM IST

Google CEO slams memo on gender as employee reportedly fired

A memo written by a male engineer at Google about gender differences sparked a quick rebuttal from Google after it circulated widely online.

Aug 08, 2017, 13:29 PM IST

Google fires employee behind anti-diversity memo

Alphabet Inc`s Google has fired an employee who wrote an internal memo that ascribed gender inequality in the technology industry to biological differences.

Aug 08, 2017, 09:15 AM IST

Adobe to pull plug on Flash, ending an era

Adobe, along with partners Apple Inc, Microsoft Corp, Alphabet Inc`s Google, Facebook Inc and Mozilla Corp, said support for Flash will ramp down across the internet in phases over the next three years.

Jul 26, 2017, 08:27 AM IST

Google CEO Sundar Pichai joins Alphabet board of directors

Pichai joined Google in 2004 and helped lead the development of key consumer products which are now used by over a billion people.

Jul 25, 2017, 11:36 AM IST

Alphabet adds to cash pile despite higher costs, antitrust fine

Alphabet, the owner of Google and YouTube, said it made $3.5 billion in net income on sales of $26 billion.

Jul 25, 2017, 09:04 AM IST