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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
Bloomberg:
How Alphabet has tightened spending on its Other Bets divisions such as Fiber, a strategy enforced by CFO Ruth Porat, leaving some employees frustrated   —  Alphabet's CFO Ruth Porat wants to bring focus to Mountain View.  Can the moonshot factory adapt?  —  by  —  Subscribe Reprints
Dec 8, 2016, 4:05 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
AppNexus, second to Google in the automated ad serving market, bans Breitbart News from using its network, citing several violations of its hate speech policy   —  AppNexus takes a stand as bigger rivals, Google and Facebook, face scrutiny over their handling of ‘fake news’
Nov 22, 2016, 4:45 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Google last month quietly acquired Undecidable Labs, a startup providing purchase research to online shoppers, hired founder Cathy Edwards to head Image Search   —  Undecidable Labs, a startup founded by a former Apple engineer, is now part of Google's search team.  —  Alex Webb
Nov 15, 2016, 7:30 AMIn context

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