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Google parent settles sexual misconduct lawsuit with $310M pledge toward diversity, equity programmes

Alphabet Inc. said Friday that it will prohibit severance packages for anyone fired or under investigation for misconduct.

26 Sep 2020 6:16 PM

Profits of Google parent Alphabet hit by 30 pc over dip in ad sales revenue

Revenue regained ground in the second quarter in search and at video-sharing platform YouTube, showing signs of stabilisation by the end.

31 Jul 2020 6:24 PM

Big Tech including Apple, Facebook reports mixed earnings amid pandemic

Apple delivered surprisingly strong numbers with both its revenue and profit rising, defying analysts' lowered expectations

31 Jul 2020 9:37 AM

Accused of stifling competition, Google slapped with antitrust cases in US

In 2013, the Federal Trade Commission closed an extensive investigation into Google’s alleged abuses without taking any action.

16 May 2020 4:50 PM

Google abandons plan to build tech city where smart streets would melt snow and sensors manage traffic

Uncertainty in the real estate market of Toronto where it was planned has made the project unviable, Google affiliate Sidewalk Labs said.

08 May 2020 7:12 PM


Google protests 'eye-catching' USD 2.6 billion EU fine, judge disagrees

The sparring underlines the battle ahead for the world’s most popular internet search engine.

17 Feb 2020 7:18 AM

Alphabet shares fall as Google misses on sales

Alphabet has blamed currency exchange rates and its constant tweaking of features, saying that it is not focused on quarterly marks.

04 Feb 2020 12:02 PM

Google's parent Alphabet joins USD 1 trillion club

Alphabet hit the milestone just before markets closed on Thursday with day's trading closing at USD 1,451.70 per share.

18 Jan 2020 7:51 AM

US FTC prepared to break up big tech firms

Senator Elizabeth Warren has vowed to break up Amazon.com, Alphabet Inc’s Google and Facebook if elected US president.

15 Aug 2019 10:58 AM

Facebook paid outsiders to transcribe users’ audio

Shares of Facebook pared gains after the report and were up 1.66 per cent at USD 188.44.

14 Aug 2019 11:15 AM


Guess who beat Apple to become richest company in cash

However, Microsoft remains the most valuable company overall.

01 Aug 2019 4:35 PM

Alphabet is using StarCraft II to train self-driving cars

The technique is inspired by biological evolution and speeds up the selection of machine learning algorithms.

29 Jul 2019 7:56 AM

Alphabet's revenue rebounds; easing doubts on growth and boosting shares

Driven by ad sales, second-quarter revenue and earnings beat analysts’ expectations.

26 Jul 2019 12:01 PM

Wi-Fi in driverless taxis tested by Waymo

The Alphabet Inc subsidiary is testing complimentary Wi-Fi in its robotaxis in greater Phoenix.

09 Jul 2019 4:37 PM

New Zealand 'trending' emails suspended by Google after suspect's name released

The murder last year shocked New Zealand, where serious crimes are relatively rare.

06 Jul 2019 12:07 PM


HP, Dell, other tech firms plan to move out of China

Microsoft Corp, Alphabet Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Sony Corp and Nintendo Co Ltd are also looking at moving.

04 Jul 2019 1:39 PM

To fight extremist content online Canada teams up with tech giants

The initiatives follow the Christchurch Call to Action, a non-binding agreement formed after the Christchurch shooting in March.

27 Jun 2019 12:11 PM

Google to spend additional 1 billion Euros to build Dutch data centres

The two sites will employ around 500 people once they are built.

25 Jun 2019 12:23 PM

Google policy head retools team for global lobbying push

The negative attention on Google’s power and its data collection practices could hurt its public image and force costly business changes.

14 Jun 2019 11:22 AM

Google to invest 600 million euros in Finnish data center

Google’s other European data centers are located in the Netherlands, Ireland and Belgium.

28 May 2019 9:38 AM