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Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
Tom Moore steps down as Project Loon CEO after six months and is replaced by Alastair Westgarth, former head of wireless antenna company Quintel   —  Tom Moore, a satellite veteran Alphabet recruited in August, is stepping down from his job.  —  by  —  Tom Moore, a satellite veteran brought …
Mar 10, 2017, 8:05 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
Google announces several new high-profile Google cloud clients, including eBay, HSBC, Colgate-Palmolive, and Verizon, which a source says moved from Microsoft   —  Search giant announces new clients, partners at cloud event  —  Google touts security, AI as it chases market-leader Amazon
Mar 8, 2017, 3:30 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
Alphabet hires Gregory McCray, ex-CEO of Aero Communications, to lead its Access division, which includes Fiber   —  Alphabet Inc. has named broadband executive Gregory McCray as the new head of its Access subsidiary as the company tries to develop a new strategy for the internet communications business.
Feb 15, 2017, 4:20 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: large payouts awarded to veteran members of Google's self-driving unit in 2015 preceded a talent exodus   —  ‘F-you money’ awarded to veteran team members boosted parent Alphabet's R&D costs, prompting comment from the company's CFO  —  For the past year, Google's car project …
Feb 13, 2017, 12:15 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Snap, Google discussed search deal to help identify objects captured by users' cameras, but it didn't materialize; Snap's building its own search tools   —  The companies discussed a search partnership that never materialized, but a $2 billion cloud deal binds them.  —  by
Feb 5, 2017, 10:35 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
Google CEO Sundar Pichai slams Trump's immigration executive order in internal memo, says 100+ company staff travelling abroad with valid visas are affected   —  Memo from CEO Pichai says more than 100 employees impacted  —  Pichai says President's move caused painful ‘personal costs’
Jan 28, 2017, 2:50 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Alphabet's medical arm Verily gets $800M investment from Singapore-based investment firm Temasek, which gets a minority stake and a seat on operating board   —  Funds will support the biotech firm's entrance into Asia  —  Investment is first outside investor for Google's Other Bets
Jan 26, 2017, 3:05 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
After working on health tech at Apple, Yoky Matsuoka returns to Nest as CTO to oversee long-term product roadmap   —  Alphabet Inc. re-hired Yoky Matsuoka to oversee technology at its Nest Labs Inc. smart home unit, snapping up the robotics and artificial intelligence expert after she recently left Apple Inc.
Jan 23, 2017, 5:10 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Andy Rubin's new startup, Essential, is working on a suite of consumer hardware products; source says the company aims to launch a smartphone this year   —  Android's creator is building a high-end smartphone to be the centerpiece of a series of AI-infused consumer gadgets.  —  by
Jan 13, 2017, 2:44 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Alphabet in talks to sell the Skybox Imaging satellite business it bought for $500M less than three years ago to Planet Labs   —  Planet Labs may buy Skybox and gain new employees from deal  —  Alphabet curbs plans for global internet satellite network
Jan 9, 2017, 7:10 PMIn context

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