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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
Bloomberg:
Google says it's sharing a plan to comply with EU shopping search demands today; the search giant had initially said it “respectfully disagreed” with the ruling   —  EU gave Google until Tuesday to draw up shopping search plan  —  Google risks daily fines if it doesn't comply by Sept. 28
Aug 29, 2017, 3:50 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
YouTube's policy changes to crack down on extremist content go into effect this week with new restrictions on viewing, sharing, and monetizing videos   —  Selected videos will lose ads, comments and have new warnings  —  Policy changes announced in June to go into effect Thursday
Aug 24, 2017, 10:15 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
Google is testing new tools with NYT and FT to boost subscriptions for publishers; tools may include changes to “first click free”, payment, targeting options   —  Changes coming around search results and potentially payments  —  New York Times and Financial Times are first early testers
Aug 18, 2017, 9:55 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
China's key advantages in race to build AI: the government's financial support, ability to mandate foreign firms' cooperation, and pervasive data on citizens   —  China has key AI ingredient: a vast well of government data  —  Big companies, startups, nation plowing money into field
Aug 15, 2017, 1:55 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Fired Google engineer James Damore defended his controversial memo in Bloomberg TV interview, says company execs smeared him   —  James Damore defends his controversial memo on Bloomberg TV  —  The former Google engineer, whose controversial memo has triggered a nationwide debate …
Aug 10, 2017, 2:15 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Anti-diversity memo author James Damore confirms Google has fired him; Pichai tells employees that portions of his memo violated the company's Code of Conduct   —  Engineer wrote memo blasting “politically correct monoculture”  —  CEO Pichai said Google employee violated Code of Conduct
Aug 7, 2017, 9:35 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
Alphabet's Access CEO Gregory McCray is stepping down after five months as Larry Page reiterates commitment to Google Fiber   —  McCray had replaced Barratt, who stepped down in October 2016  —  Alphabet Inc.'s high-speed internet business is undergoing another shake-up as its leader, Gregory McCray, is stepping down.
Jul 17, 2017, 11:40 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
Sources: Google's offering some science labs and AI experts early cloud access to its quantum computers, following IBM's similar effort to spur app development   —  Company offers early access to its machines over the internet  —  IBM began quantum computing cloud service earlier this year
Jul 17, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context

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