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Google in talks to invest $4 billion in Reliance's digital arm

Investors, including Facebook and KKR & Co, have already poured in a combined $15.64 billion for just over 25% in Jio Platforms

14 Jul 2020 3:23 PM

Google legal chief leaving amid sexual misconduct troubles

Alphabet did not give a reason for Drummond’s departure in a short regulatory filing Friday.

12 Jan 2020 12:15 PM

EU antitrust regulators say they are investigating Google's data collection

Their focus is on data related to local search services, online advertising, online ad targeting services, login services, web browsers,etc.

01 Dec 2019 12:59 PM

How different social media sites handle political ads

The following is how various social media platforms have decided to handle false or misleading claims in political ads.

16 Nov 2019 3:55 PM

Alphabet board probes company's handling of sexual misconduct allegations

The board has been formed after shareholders filed a lawsuit alleging that company directors were covering up misconduct by top executives.

07 Nov 2019 11:22 AM


Google taps fitness tracker market with USD 2.1 billion bid for Fitbit

Google said on Friday that it sees an opportunity to introduce its own wearable devices and invest more in digital health.

02 Nov 2019 12:57 PM

US households to get futuristic home deliveries by drones soon

Alphabet Inc’s aviation unit has partnered with Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc and FedEx Corp for home deliveries in Virginia using drones.

21 Sep 2019 11:08 AM

Alphabet to continue talks with US DoJ in antitrust review

Facebook Inc on Wednesday said the U.S. Federal Trade Commission had informed it last month that it was under antitrust investigation.

27 Jul 2019 12:40 PM

FANG stocks take centre stage on Wall Street

The group of high-growth stocks that supercharged the S&P 500’s decade-long rally in recent years has had mixed results in 2019.

23 Jul 2019 2:51 PM

Facebook rejects Australian regulator's push for scrutiny of news feeds

It said the commission underestimated the level of competition in online advertising markets in Australia.

06 Mar 2019 6:44 PM


Google+ to shut down consumer version after 500,000 users data exposed

Google said software glitch in social site gave outside developers potential access to private Google+ profile data between 2015 and 2018.

09 Oct 2018 10:43 AM

Google not close to launching search engine app in China: CEO Sundar Pichai

Hoping to gain approval from Chinese government to provide a mobile search service, Google plans to block some websites and search terms.

17 Aug 2018 1:59 PM

Walmart likely to announce Flipkart deal before end of week: sources

Walmart and Google parent Alphabet Inc will buy up to 75 per cent of Flipkart.

08 May 2018 8:25 AM

Alphabet unit to start Toronto smart-city tech pilot in summer, build in 2020

The first residents could move in as early as 2022, CEO Dan Doctoroff said in an interview.

10 Apr 2018 8:53 AM

Competition Commission slaps fine of Rs 136 cr on Google for 'search bias'

The Competition Commission of India said Google was abusing its dominance in online web search and online search advertising markets.

08 Feb 2018 8:42 PM


All you need to know about Google

Back in 1998, Stanford students Sergey Brin and Larry Page envisioned a new way to search information on the web.

30 Dec 2017 2:53 PM

Google, Facebook, Microsoft to lobby for residency for immigrants in US

Coalition for American Dream intends to ask Congress to pass bipartisan legislation this year.

20 Oct 2017 11:27 AM

Google to launch mobile payment service 'Tez' in India - report

'Tez', will offer payment options beyond the existing ones like Google Wallet or Android Pay, the report said. 

14 Sep 2017 2:15 PM

Fired Google memo writer seeks legal options

A filing by Damore with the board Monday alleged he was subjected to "coercive statements" while at Google.

09 Aug 2017 12:03 PM

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

Damore wrote a 10-page memo that said the company was hostile to conservative viewpoints.

09 Aug 2017 11:14 AM