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Bloomberg:
Uber suspends self-driving car testing following Arizona crash involving one of its cars; police say the Uber car was not at fault, another car failed to yield   —  A self-driving car operated by Uber Technologies Inc. was involved in a crash in Tempe, Arizona, the latest setback for a company reeling from multiple crises.
Mar 25, 2017, 2:30 AMIn context
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
After UK backlash, Google updates ad policies to give more control over ad placement, creates new brand safety tools, and expands hate speech definitions   —  After U.K. criticism, company creates new brand safety tools  —  Google also adds refugees to class protected from hate speech
Mar 21, 2017, 2:30 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Profile of Anthony Levandowski, Otto founder and ex-head of Google's LiDAR team, who's at the heart of Waymo's Uber lawsuit after allegedly taking designs   —  Travis Kalanick, the chief executive officer of Uber Technologies Inc., says he needs leadership help.
Mar 16, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
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

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