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Investopedia
Real Stock Trading for Free Is Now a RealityBecause of this, the concept of the "zero-commission brokerage" is gaining popu
Real Stock Trading for Free Is Now a Reality
Investopedia / Posted 5 hours ago
Because of this, the concept of the "zero-commission brokerage" is gaining popularity in the financial markets. If the idea catches on substantially, it possibly could alter how many trades are done in the future. Here's a look at some fledgling... Read more
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The Register
The 100GB PHONE! Well, it has shades of Chrome, so not quiteA motley crew of ex-google engineers is crowdfunding the “Robin” smartphone, wh
The 100GB PHONE! Well, it has shades of Chrome, so not quite
The Register / Posted 14 hours ago
A motley crew of ex-google engineers is crowdfunding the “Robin” smartphone, which claims a whopping 100GB of storage. In fact, what makes the device special is its reliance on always being connected to dynamically provide off-loaded storage. The... Read more
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Business Spectator
Robin: The Android phone that promises unlimited storageThe Nextbit Robin is set to release in two colorways: mint and midnight. Source
Robin: The Android phone that promises unlimited storage
Business Spectator / Posted yesterday
The Nextbit Robin is set to release in two colorways: mint and midnight. Source: Nextbit “Right now, most every smartphone looks and works pretty much the same and we see that as an opportunity,” Tom Moss, Nextbit’s CEO, told me in an interview.... Read more
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Quartz
There’s now a Google-backed smartphone that will never run out of storage“Not enough storage.” This is my iPhone’s favorite saying. After using the phon
There’s now a Google-backed smartphone that will never run out of storage
Quartz / Posted yesterday
“Not enough storage.” This is my iPhone’s favorite saying. After using the phone for just under a year, I’ve already taken enough photos and videos, downloaded enough music and apps to fill up the phone. If I want to back up all my data, I have to... Read more
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TechCrunch
LotusFlare Raises $6 Million To Help Emerging Markets Access The Mobile InternetThe mobile revolution may be booming, but not everyone has the same level of ac
LotusFlare Raises $6 Million To Help Emerging Markets Access The Mobile Internet
TechCrunch / Posted yesterday
The mobile revolution may be booming, but not everyone has the same level of access. That’s why major tech companies like Facebook and Google are building out systems involving drones or high-flying balloons to make sure those in developing regions... Read more
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Business Insider
Ex-Facebookers raise $6 million to bring internet to more people around the worldIn June 2014, Facebook engineers Sam Gadodia, Terry Guo, and Shao Xia left the
Ex-Facebookers raise $6 million to bring internet to more people around the world
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
In June 2014, Facebook engineers Sam Gadodia, Terry Guo, and Shao Xia left the $250 billion company. Guo and Gadodia had spent a lot of time in emerging markets — places like Asia and Latin America — and wanted to help people in those places access... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Uber PH, apps make crazy city commute easy peasyHowever politically incorrect, we’re guessing many passengers of ride-sharing c
Uber PH, apps make crazy city commute easy peasy
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
However politically incorrect, we’re guessing many passengers of ride-sharing company Uber are surprised to find themselves in an Uber vehicle driven by a woman. Indeed, women behind the wheel of any kind of transport service are still a rare... Read more
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Investopedia
The Rise of Corporate Venture Capital (TWTR,FB)Corporate venture capital (CVC) is a subset of venture capital wherein corporat
The Rise of Corporate Venture Capital (TWTR,FB)
Investopedia / Posted 5 days ago
Corporate venture capital (CVC) is a subset of venture capital wherein corporations make systematic investments into startup companies, often by taking an equity stake in an innovative firm tangentially related to the company’s own industry. They... Read more
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Bizjournals
Google leads charge into frontier-technologies investment, says CB InsightsPatrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg Startups working on drones, virtual reality and
Google leads charge into frontier-technologies investment, says CB Insights
Bizjournals / Posted 5 days ago
Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg Startups working on drones, virtual reality and space technologies have raised about $3.2 billion since the start of 2014, with Google Inc. a major player, according to a new report. Investment research firm CB... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Google backs Swedish VR gaming start-upResolution Games has raised $6 million from Google Inc.’s Google Ventures and o
Google backs Swedish VR gaming start-up
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Resolution Games has raised $6 million from Google Inc.’s Google Ventures and other investors to develop virtual-reality games. The cash inflow values the small game studio at roughly $25 million, a person familiar with the matter said. Resolution... Read more
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CNET
Candy Crush Saga guru gets record investment to make virtual gaming realVirtual reality is supposed to go prime time this year. After all, over the ne
Candy Crush Saga guru gets record investment to make virtual gaming real
CNET / Posted 7 days ago
Virtual reality is supposed to go prime time this year. After all, over the next half year, a handful of tech giants such as Samsung, HTC and Facebook-owned Oculus all plan to release for mass consumption their own versions of headsets designed to... Read more
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Business Wire
Virtual Reality Games Company Resolution Games Announces $6 Million Series A Funding Round Led by Google VenturesSTOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, virtual reality (VR) games studio Resolution
Virtual Reality Games Company Resolution Games Announces $6 Million Series A Funding Round Led by Google Ventures
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, virtual reality (VR) games studio Resolution Games announced it has closed a $6 million Series A funding round, which to date marks the single largest investment round for any VR games developer. Google Ventures led... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Candy Crush 'guru' wins Google Ventures' first investment in mainland EuropeResolution Games launched its first game in June. Solitaire Jester, which is av
Candy Crush 'guru' wins Google Ventures' first investment in mainland Europe
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
Resolution Games launched its first game in June. Solitaire Jester, which is available for the Samsung Gear VR, the South Korean company's virtual reality headset, allows the user to play the card game in a virtual fireplace-lit study. It has been... Read more
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Investopedia
Is Alphabet the Next Berkshire Hathaway? (GOOGL,BRK.A)Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) is one of the most successful compan
Is Alphabet the Next Berkshire Hathaway? (GOOGL,BRK.A)
Investopedia / Posted 8 days ago
Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) is one of the most successful companies of all time. Through savvy investments, Berkshire Hathaway has grown from a small Omaha-based investment firm to a global behemoth with a share price soaring over... Read more
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Investopedia
Why Alphabet Will Boost Google Stock Prices (AMZN,GOOGL,GOOG)The Change at Google Companies reorganize for many reasons, for example to str
Why Alphabet Will Boost Google Stock Prices (AMZN,GOOGL,GOOG)
Investopedia / Posted 8 days ago
The Change at Google Companies reorganize for many reasons, for example to streamline business segments, build investor confidence, increase operational efficiency, or spin off an unprofitable area. Under the recently announced change, Google Inc... Read more
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Entrpreneur
15 Resources for Hiring an All-Star TeamYou need a team of all-stars -- people who can take your business to the next l
15 Resources for Hiring an All-Star Team
Entrpreneur / Posted 9 days ago
You need a team of all-stars -- people who can take your business to the next level and help shape the kind of organization you want to become. “If each of us hires people who are smaller than we are, we shall become a company of dwarfs,” said the... Read more
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Business Insider
London fashion startup Thread just received £5 million in fundingLondon-based fashion tech startup Thread has secured $8 million (£5 million) in
London fashion startup Thread just received £5 million in funding
Business Insider / Posted 9 days ago
London-based fashion tech startup Thread has secured $8 million (£5 million) in a Series A round of funding led by Balderton Capital, the co-founders of Google-owned DeepMind and a number of other angel investors from the fashion and tech... Read more
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TechCrunch
Lakestar Joins Europe’s Heavy-Hitter VCs With New $385M FundAs the European startup scene has matured over the last few years so too has th
Lakestar Joins Europe’s Heavy-Hitter VCs With New $385M Fund
TechCrunch / Posted 10 days ago
As the European startup scene has matured over the last few years so too has the VC scene. But a handicap has always been the issue of follow-on funding. Gradually, however, the most successful firms have managed to raise new funds based on past... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Google, coming to grips with its giant size, forms a parent company: AlphabetSAN FRANCISCO — Google, coming to grips with its gargantuan size and the dispar
Google, coming to grips with its giant size, forms a parent company: Alphabet
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO — Google, coming to grips with its gargantuan size and the disparate nature of its many businesses, is forming a parent company called Alphabet in a move to streamline its corporate structure. The shakeup reflects the 17-year-old... Read more
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Business Insider
How $50 billion Salesforce is turning into one of the most aggressive investors in Silicon ValleyIt didn’t take too long for InsideSales.com CEO Dave Elkington to learn that Sa
How $50 billion Salesforce is turning into one of the most aggressive investors in Silicon Valley
Business Insider / Posted 11 days ago
It didn’t take too long for InsideSales.com CEO Dave Elkington to learn that Salesforce might be interested in investing in his company earlier this year. Salesforce had invested a small amount in InsideSales’ previous round, through its VC arm... Read more
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Morningstar
Google’s Alphabet Reorg: Can the Whole Live Up to One of its Parts?Google's move to restructure itself under a new holding company named Alphabet
Google’s Alphabet Reorg: Can the Whole Live Up to One of its Parts?
Morningstar / Posted 11 days ago
Google's move to restructure itself under a new holding company named Alphabet will help protect its core brand, gives greater independence for its riskier investments--such as driverless cars or human longevity--and also brings greater... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Real estate matchmaker identifies top Sacramento agents based on dataA fast-growing Bay Area company that matches real estate agents with homebuyers
Real estate matchmaker identifies top Sacramento agents based on data
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
A fast-growing Bay Area company that matches real estate agents with homebuyers and sellers is out with what could be a Sacramento first: objective lists of the area’s top agents. HomeLight, which was launched in San Francisco in 2012 with backing... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Google X's Life Sciences Team Will Become Its Own Company Under AlphabetGoogle X is the semi-secret, hyper-progressive research and development facilit
Google X's Life Sciences Team Will Become Its Own Company Under Alphabet
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 12 days ago
Google X is the semi-secret, hyper-progressive research and development facility founded in 2010 by Brin and Google cofounder Larry Page and overseen by Astro Teller. Last year, that team developed a smart contact lens that helped diabetics... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Google ordered to remove links to articles covering 'right to be forgotten'Former Google chief executive Larry Page has voiced his concern in the past ove
Google ordered to remove links to articles covering 'right to be forgotten'
Daily Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
Former Google chief executive Larry Page has voiced his concern in the past over the effect the ruling would have on democracy over time if the search engine did not "do that perfectly" with regards to politicians attempting to remove... Read more
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Red Herring
Carbon3D secures $100m funding round — Red HerringCarbon3D, a 3D printing company, has raised a $100 million funding round led by
Carbon3D secures $100m funding round — Red Herring
Red Herring / Posted 13 days ago
Carbon3D, a 3D printing company, has raised a $100 million funding round led by Google Ventures. Yuri Milner, Reinet Fund SCA, FIS and others participated in the round as did existing investors such as Northgate Capital, Silver Lake, Sequoia Capital... Read more
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Entrpreneur
Google Just Invested $100 Million Into This 3-D Printing StartupEarlier this summer, Ford Motor Company showed off how it was testing 3D printi
Google Just Invested $100 Million Into This 3-D Printing Startup
Entrpreneur / Posted 13 days ago
Earlier this summer, Ford Motor Company showed off how it was testing 3D printing technology to improve its manufacturing and create new prototypes of car parts more quickly than with conventional methods. Now the startup that Ford tapped in the... Read more
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TechCrunch
RV Rental Marketplace Outdoorsy Provides The Impermanence Millennials Seek For Summer TravelAdd recreational vehicles to the so-called sharing economy. Outdoorsy is a star
RV Rental Marketplace Outdoorsy Provides The Impermanence Millennials Seek For Summer Travel
TechCrunch / Posted 13 days ago
Add recreational vehicles to the so-called sharing economy. Outdoorsy is a startup that provides an online marketplace for motor home and trailer owners to rent out their vehicles when they’re not using them. It could be poised to tap into a market... Read more
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TechCrunch
RV Rental Marketplace Outdoorsy Provides The Impermanence Millennials Seek For Summer TravelAdd recreational vehicles to the so-called sharing economy. Outdoorsy is a star
RV Rental Marketplace Outdoorsy Provides The Impermanence Millennials Seek For Summer Travel
TechCrunch / Posted 13 days ago
Add recreational vehicles to the so-called sharing economy. Outdoorsy is a startup that provides an online marketplace for motorhome and trailer owners to rent out their vehicles when they’re not using them- and it could be set to tap into a market... Read more
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Market Watch
Google Ventures leads $100 million investment in 3D printing companyGoogle Ventures GOOG, -1.46% led a $100 million investment into Carbon3D Inc.,
Google Ventures leads $100 million investment in 3D printing company
Market Watch / Posted 13 days ago
Google Ventures GOOG, -1.46% led a $100 million investment into Carbon3D Inc., a 3D printing company, the company announced Thursday. Other investors include venture capitalist Yuri Milner, Reinet Fund S.C.A., F.I.S and all previous investors from... Read more
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TechCrunch
With $100M In Funding, Carbon3D Will Make 3D Manufacturing A RealityCarbon3D, a startup building 3D printers for manufacturers, has pulled in $100
With $100M In Funding, Carbon3D Will Make 3D Manufacturing A Reality
TechCrunch / Posted 13 days ago
Carbon3D, a startup building 3D printers for manufacturers, has pulled in $100 million in new funding to move 3D printing out of the prototyping phase and into production. Google Ventures led the Series C round, joined by new investors Yuri Milner,... Read more
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Entrpreneur
8 Hugely Successful People Who Didn't Graduate CollegeIs formal education a necessity? Do you need to go to school if you want to bui
8 Hugely Successful People Who Didn't Graduate College
Entrpreneur / Posted 14 days ago
Is formal education a necessity? Do you need to go to school if you want to build a successful business? Most people are brought up to believe that going to school, getting good grades, working really hard and getting a good job are the steps you... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
Now Google Knows Its ABCsGoogle on Monday announced a restructuring that will make it a wholly owned sub
Now Google Knows Its ABCs
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 16 days ago
Google on Monday announced a restructuring that will make it a wholly owned subsidiary of a new umbrella company called "Alphabet." Product Chief Sundar Pichai will take over as CEO of Google, while Google cofounders Larry Page and Sergei Brin will... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
'Lost My Name' founder: How our small book company raised $9-million from top U.S. investorsJust a few weeks ago, around 6pm, a small party erupted in a recently-converted
'Lost My Name' founder: How our small book company raised $9-million from top U.S. investors
The Globe and Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Just a few weeks ago, around 6pm, a small party erupted in a recently-converted warehouse office in Hackney, UK. Software engineers high-fived digital designers, Facebook marketers toasted customer support people and I sat quietly smiling to myself... Read more
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The Irish Times
BonzaQuote selected for Silicon Valley programme Dublin-based start-up beats thousands to take place in Blackbox Connect scheme
BonzaQuote selected for Silicon Valley programme
The Irish Times / Posted 16 days ago
Dublin-based start-up beats thousands to take place in Blackbox Connect scheme BonzaQuote founder and chief executive Jack Drea will have a chance to meet investors including Scale Venture Partners... Read more
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Quartz
Google is a benevolent dictatorship and it always gets what it wantsWhy Google's new Alphabet restructuring doesn't signal a big acquisition or spi
Google is a benevolent dictatorship and it always gets what it wants
Quartz / Posted 18 days ago
Why Google's new Alphabet restructuring doesn't signal a big acquisition or spinoff - Quartz NO DEALThink Google just set itself up for a mind-blowing acquisition? Umm, no It’s understandable that observers would start dreaming up daring deals.... Read more
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Bizjournals
Here's what the restructuring of Google beneath the holding company Alphabet meansNow that Google is a company within Alphabet, what does that mean? Google resh
Here's what the restructuring of Google beneath the holding company Alphabet means
Bizjournals / Posted 18 days ago
Now that Google is a company within Alphabet, what does that mean? Google reshuffled its corporate structure earlier this week, naming Sundar Pichai its new CEO for its search and advertising business, which will be housed under a new company named... Read more
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Business Spectator
Five things you need to know about the new Google CEOGoogle founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin have handed the day-to-day reins of
Five things you need to know about the new Google CEO
Business Spectator / Posted 19 days ago
Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin have handed the day-to-day reins of the company’s largest division to long-time employee Sundar Pichai. If you don’t know Pichai, an eleven-year Googler and current senior vice president of products, you... Read more
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iafrica.com
BMW to cry foul over Google 'Alphabet'?An employee picks up a BMW badge. Credit: AFP Germany's BMW is checking the "t
BMW to cry foul over Google 'Alphabet'?
iafrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
An employee picks up a BMW badge. Credit: AFP Germany's BMW is checking the "trademark implications" of Google naming its new parent company Alphabet, which is the registered name of one of the automaker's subsidiaries. Internet giant Google has... Read more
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motoring.iafrica.com
BMW to cry foul over Google 'Alphabet'?An employee picks up a BMW badge. Credit: AFP Germany's BMW is checking the "t
BMW to cry foul over Google 'Alphabet'?
motoring.iafrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
An employee picks up a BMW badge. Credit: AFP Germany's BMW is checking the "trademark implications" of Google naming its new parent company Alphabet, which is the registered name of one of the automaker's subsidiaries. Internet giant Google has... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Google to become subsidiary of Alphabet Google announcing a major restructuring, putting the company under a newly fo
Google to become subsidiary of Alphabet
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 20 days ago
Google announcing a major restructuring, putting the company under a newly formed entity called Alphabet. U.S. stocks rose in Monday's session. Bobbi Rebell reports. Google announcing a major operational... Read more
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Daily Mail
BMW owns Alphabet.com domain and it doesn't want to sell it to GoogleShould've googled it first! BMW owns Alphabet.com and has no plans to sell it t
BMW owns Alphabet.com domain and it doesn't want to sell it to Google
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
Should've googled it first! BMW owns Alphabet.com and has no plans to sell it to Google's new parent company BMW owns a company called Alphabet and describes website as active There are 103 trademarks using the word 'alphabet' or some... Read more
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KPVI News 6 Pocatello
Google to be part of new holding company, 'Alphabet'MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is changing its operating structure and wil
Google to be part of new holding company, 'Alphabet'
KPVI News 6 Pocatello / Posted 21 days ago
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is changing its operating structure and will become part of a holding company called Alphabet. Alphabet will house the main Google businesses such as search, maps and YouTube, along with businesses managed... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
Quinn: With Alphabet, Larry Page breaks freeWell, not completely. But this week's news that Page would head Alphabet, a ne
Quinn: With Alphabet, Larry Page breaks free
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 21 days ago
Well, not completely. But this week's news that Page would head Alphabet, a new holding company, with the Internet search giant just one part of it, is the Google co-founder's strongest statement yet that he plans to do much more. And if it works,... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Alphabet does not cure Google's European headacheEU commission will proceed with the anti-trust case. Google was accused of abu
Alphabet does not cure Google's European headache
Computer Business Review / Posted 21 days ago
EU commission will proceed with the anti-trust case. Google was accused of abusing its dominant position in the continent by giving priority to its own services over other sites. Google announced that it was going under the umbrella of a new... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Google forms a new holding company, ‘Alphabet’SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is creating a new company to oversee its highly luc
Google forms a new holding company, ‘Alphabet’
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is creating a new company to oversee its highly lucrative Internet business and a growing flock of other ventures, including some — like building self-driving cars and researching ways to prolong human life — that are... Read more
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iol.co.za
What does Alphabet spell for Google investors?Mountain View - When Larry Page, Google's co-founder, unveiled its new corporat
What does Alphabet spell for Google investors?
iol.co.za / Posted 21 days ago
Mountain View - When Larry Page, Google's co-founder, unveiled its new corporate structure this week, he harked back to a letter he wrote 11 years ago, explaining that the tech giant "is not a conventional company". That is undeniable. After all,... Read more
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Black Press USA
Google to be Part of New Holding Company, ‘Alphabet’SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of tech’s biggest names, Google, is reorganizing under
Google to be Part of New Holding Company, ‘Alphabet’
Black Press USA / Posted 21 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of tech’s biggest names, Google, is reorganizing under a new moniker — “Alphabet” — in a move underscoring its founders’ ambitions to pursue ventures far beyond the company’s Internet search core, from self-driving cars to... Read more
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SiliconIndia
Google To Alphabet: What, Why and Who?BANGALORE: If Top 10 interesting things for the day are to be listed, then Goog
Google To Alphabet: What, Why and Who?
SiliconIndia / Posted 21 days ago
BANGALORE: If Top 10 interesting things for the day are to be listed, then Google’s rebranding will top it. Though not forgoing the name the company just renamed the top brass-Google as ‘Alphabet’, the question that arises is why and what is it and... Read more
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Times of Malta
Google morphs into AlphabetGoogle Inc announced a surprise overhaul of its operating structure on Monday,
Google morphs into Alphabet
Times of Malta / Posted 21 days ago
Google Inc announced a surprise overhaul of its operating structure on Monday, creating a holding company called Alphabet to pool its many subsidiaries and separate the core web advertising business from newer ventures like driverless cars. The move... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Google forms a new holding company, 'Alphabet'SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google is creating a new company to oversee its highly luc
Google forms a new holding company, 'Alphabet'
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 21 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google is creating a new company to oversee its highly lucrative Internet business and a growing flock of other ventures, including some - like building self-driving cars and researching ways to prolong human life - that are... Read more
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