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Larry Page / Google:
Google creates holding company called Alphabet with Larry Page as CEO; Sundar Pichai now CEO of Google, other subsidiaries will have own CEOs  —  Google Announces Plans for New Operating Structure  —  G is for Google.  —  As Sergey and I wrote in the original founders letter 11 years ago, “Google is not a conventional company.
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Danny Sullivan / Marketing Land:
Alphabet holds Calico, Fiber, Google, Google Ventures, Google Capital, Google X, Life Sciences, Nest; Google contains YouTube, Android, search, ads, maps, apps  —  Google Absorbed Into New “Alphabet” Conglomerate Run By Larry Page & Sergey Brin  —  Google's been acquired.
Angela Chen / Wall Street Journal:
Google shares up more than 5% in after-hours trading after Alphabet announcement; all Google shares to convert to Alphabet shares  —  Google Creates New Company, Alphabet  —  Sundar Pichai will be CEO of Google as Larry Page will head Alphabet; Sergey Brin to be Alphabet president
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Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
Sources explain how Force Touch on iPhone 6S will be different from Watch or MacBook, and they say it will work with the upcoming 12.9" iPad stylus  —  Force Touch on iPhone 6S revealed: expect shortcuts, faster actions across iOS  —  While Force Touch on the Apple Watch allowed Apple …
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Tim Culpan / Bloomberg Business:
HTC market valuation falls below its cash on hand; brand, factories, and other assets deemed to have no value by investors  —  HTC Trading Below Cash Leaves a Smartphone Brand With No Value  —  An HTC M9 smartphone.  Photographer: Pau Barrena/Bloomberg  —  A 60 percent plunge …
Mark Scott / New York Times:
PageFair study claims ad-blocking, regularly used by 200M people worldwide, will lead to $22B of lost ad revenue this year  —  Study of Ad-Blocking Software Suggests Wide Use  —  Guillermo Beltrà spends a lot of time surfing the web.  —  Yet like many avid Internet users …

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