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Google to shut down online job service 'Hire' in 2020

"Hire" came into existence after Google acquired Bebop -- a company started by Greene -- for a reported $380 million in 2015.

Aug 28, 2019, 13:29 PM IST

Walmart taps ex-Google, Amazon employee Suresh Kumar as new chief technology officer

Kumar most recently worked as a vice president and general manager of display, video, app ads and analytics at Google. He will directly report to the retailer`s Chief Executive Doug McMillon, Walmart said on Tuesday.

May 29, 2019, 14:47 PM IST

New bug forces Alphabet to expedite Google+ API shutdoown

APIs allow developers to link different services together to form larger apps or services.

Dec 11, 2018, 10:46 AM IST

White House probes Google after Trump accuses it of bias

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused Google`s search engine of promoting negative news articles and hiding "fair media" coverage of him, vowing to address the situation without providing evidence or giving details of action he might take. 

Aug 29, 2018, 06:24 AM IST

Amazon, Google trading suspended on NYSE

The other companies are Booking Holdings, Zion Oil and Gas Equity Warrants.

Apr 26, 2018, 09:40 AM IST

Sundar Pichai has no decision-making power beyond Google: Report

When it comes to Google, Pichai receives weekly and quarterly reports which include individual financial information for Google product areas.

Feb 28, 2018, 07:23 AM IST

Amazon now world's third-most valuable company

Apple tops the list with $849.2 billion market cap, followed by Google's parent company Alphabet at $745.1 billion.

Feb 16, 2018, 10:48 AM IST

Facebook, Google face probe over alleged media disruption

Australia`s competition regulator said on Monday it would investigate whether U.S. online giants Facebook and Alphabet Inc`s Google has disrupted the news media market to the detriment of publishers and consumers.

Dec 04, 2017, 08:50 AM IST

Google buys plot near Apple's planned Danish data centre

Facebook in January announced plans to build a data centre in Odense in central Denmark, its third outside of the United States.

Nov 17, 2017, 21:29 PM IST

Google supports US efforts to disclose buyers of online political ads

The stance marks an about-face from 2010 when Google sought an affirmative exemption from a requirement that an ad should state who purchased it. The commission did not reach a consensus on the exemption at the time.

Nov 10, 2017, 09:29 AM IST

Waymo cars taking to the road without drivers

Since Waymo began as a project in Google`s `moonshot` lab in 2009, it vehicles have logged more than 3.5 million miles of autonomous driving on US roads, according to the company.

Nov 08, 2017, 00:06 AM IST

Alphabet quarterly profit climbs on ads and other bets

Alphabet profit was up 32.4 percent to USD 6.7 billion on in the quarter on revenue that increased 24 percent to USD 27.8 billion, up 24 percent from the same period a year earlier.

Oct 27, 2017, 08:46 AM IST

Alphabet to provide cellular connectivity in Puerto Rico via 30 balloons

Each balloon can serve up to 5,000 square kms, so the fleet is expected to provide service over all of Puerto Rico and potentially parts of the US Virgin Islands.

Oct 07, 2017, 12:10 PM IST

Intel joins Alphabet's unit Waymo on self-driving car technology

Waymo`s self-driving Chrysler Pacifica hybrid minivans are being tested on public roads in Arizona and California.

Sep 19, 2017, 12:08 PM IST

Google offers to display rival sites via auction

Under the previous proposal aimed at settling the long-running EU antitrust investigation, the world`s most popular internet search engine had reserved the first two places for its own ads.

Sep 18, 2017, 16:40 PM IST

Google challenges EU's €2.4 billion fine in court

Google appealed on Monday against a record 2.4-billion-euro ($2.9 billion) EU antitrust fine, with its chances of success boosted by Intel`s partial victory last week against another EU sanction.

Sep 11, 2017, 22:46 PM IST

Google refunds for ads only seen by robots

Google has issued refunds to hundreds of advertisers for running ads on websites with fraudulent traffic generated by automated bots.

Aug 28, 2017, 11:30 AM IST

Apple changes Maps icon to show new spaceship campus

The Maps icon now has a sliver of the Cupertino-based giant`s new spaceship campus, known as the Apple Park, The Verge reported on Monday.

Aug 15, 2017, 15:10 PM IST

Google's Waymo patents 'soft' self-driving cars

If sensors detect the vehicle is about to "come into contact with another object" they would change accordingly. If it`s another car, keep the outside stiff, if it`s a human, loosen up as appropriate.

Aug 14, 2017, 19:09 PM IST

Google faces years of EU oversight on top of record antitrust fine

Beyond a headline-grabbing 2.4 billion euro ($2.7 billion) fine EU antitrust regulators have levelled against Google, the internet giant is likely to be shackled for years by Tuesday`s precedent-setting decision defining the company as a monopoly.

Jun 28, 2017, 14:11 PM IST