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Bloomberg:
Sources describe Larry Page as more withdrawn than ever, with his immersion in tech solutions of tomorrow distracting him from the problems Google faces today   —  Larry Page was a no-show.  The co-founder and de facto leader of Google is famous for his wild bets on airborne taxis and space elevators …
Sep 13, 2018, 8:35 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Google's decision not to appear before the Senate was an unforced error, drawing criticism and robbing it of a chance to defend itself   —  - Senators blast search giant for executive absence at hearing  — Some people at the company said to regret Pichai's no-show
Sep 5, 2018, 1:00 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sen. Warner says Google can still “step up” after it posts written testimony it will submit instead of having Page or Pichai testify at congressional hearing   —  - Committee spurned lawyer Walker as not high-ranking enough  — Facebook's Sandberg and Twitter's Dorsey preview their remarks
Sep 4, 2018, 7:30 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Google, via a deal with Mastercard, gets data that lets it match clicks on retailer ads to purchases in offline stores; Google says data is anonymized   —  Google found the perfect way to link online ads to store purchases: credit card data  —  For the past year …
Aug 30, 2018, 6:35 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Source: autonomous driving startup Zoox, valued at $3.2B, dismisses CEO and co-founder Tim Kentley-Klay, names co-founder and CTO Jesse Levinson president   —  - Co-founder Jesse Levinson will become company president  — Zoox just raised $500 million, at a $3.2 billion valuation
Aug 22, 2018, 6:00 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Report looks at financial impact on Google and Apple of falling app store commission rates, amid pushback from devs like Valve, Netflix and regulatory scrutiny   —  - Backlash and workarounds begin to worry Wall Street analyst  — ‘Middlemen distributors’ no longer required, Epic Games says
Aug 22, 2018, 2:57 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
How Quanergy Systems, which makes lidar for autonomous cars, has failed to deliver after raising $160M and hitting a peak valuation of over $1.6B   —  Quanergy Systems Inc. found itself in the center of a sudden frenzy over self-driving cars in 2014.  It makes lidar, which bounces lasers off objects …
Aug 14, 2018, 3:30 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Inside Waymo's self-driving efforts in Phoenix and its partnership with the city's metro authority as it readies a pilot to connect people to public transit   —  For the past year, Kyla Jackson has been one of the only teenagers in the world who gets a ride to high school from a robot.
Jul 31, 2018, 2:20 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
A look at how Google treats its contract workers, some of whom write code, recruit staff, and manage teams, yet don't have access to the firm's celebrated perks   —  About half of Google's workers are contractors who don't receive the same benefits as direct employees
Jul 26, 2018, 7:05 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources give more details on Google's Fuchsia OS, which now has 100+ engineers working on it and aims to underpin all Google's gadgets from IoT to Pixel   —  - More than 100 engineers are working on skunkworks Fuchsia OS  — New software could replace current systems in next five years
Jul 19, 2018, 10:50 AMIn context

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