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Bloomberg:
Leaked Lyft investor document projects the service will command about a third of US ride hailing market by the end of the year, see losses of about $600M   —  Projections see Lyft sales rise, losses of $600 million  —  Fidelity, another Uber backer, may join Alphabet in new round
Nov 10, 2017, 8:45 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources say Google is actively promoting TensorFlow in China to forge business ties and hiring staff to scour Chinese companies for potential AI investments   —  Artificial intelligence is its prized asset there now  —  Alphabet puts scouts on ground from Google and CapitalG units
Oct 31, 2017, 2:15 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
Alphabet's Waymo Will Test Self-Driving Cars in Snowy Detroit   —  Autonomous Chrysler minivans will learn to navigate snow, ice  —  Tech company's rollout comes in the backyard of big automakers  —  The self-driving cars Google designed are going to the snow — and the seat of the car industry.
Oct 28, 2017, 2:00 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
A look at Sundar Pichai's challenges as Google struggles with criticism over fake news, sexism in its own ranks, fears of AI, and anti-trust cases in Europe   —  The sparsely furnished offices of Sundar Pichai stretch across the second floor of the Googleplex in Mountain View …
Oct 19, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
How Google's meandering, secretive, non-committal robotics efforts since 2013 slowed progress in the field   —  Its scattered, ambiguous, frequently abandoned objectives for its string of big acquisitions have hurt the whole field.  —  In 1982, Blade Runner introduced the world to replicants …
Oct 15, 2017, 1:45 AMIn context
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
Google ends controversial “first click free” policy, won't demote paywalled news sites in search results, and will offer new tools to help sell subscriptions   —  Search engine drops controversial ‘first-click free’ program  —  Company won't demote paywalled news sites in search results
Oct 2, 2017, 12:40 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Google to launch Advanced Protection Program marketed at high-profile users that replaces 2-factor auth with physical keys, blocks all third party apps   —  New service for Gmail, data will block third-party apps, hacks  —  Product designed to replace two-factor authentication
Sep 29, 2017, 7:25 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
EU competition chief says it's up to competitors to approve Google's remedies in shopping search antitrust case   —  EU's Vestager says rivals' complaints could trigger new fines  —  Google faces Sept. 28 deadline to comply with antitrust order  —  How will the European Union's antitrust …
Sep 22, 2017, 2:25 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Source: Google is close to buying HTC assets to bolster its hardware business; a report says Google will buy HTC's mobile phone design operations for ~$330M   —  Phone business has changed since Google jettisoned Motorola  —  Features like augmented reality require more hardware control
Sep 20, 2017, 11:51 AMIn context
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
Alphabet creates XXVI Holdings Inc. through which it will separate “Other Bets” from Google and become direct owner of subsidiaries like Waymo and Verily   —  Google business to be legally separated from car, health units  —  Holding company name plays on Page's dream of Other Bets
Sep 1, 2017, 3:42 PMIn context

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