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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
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
Sources: Alphabet's Project Wing nixed a Starbucks partnership and froze hiring, asking some team members to look for other jobs within the company   —  Project Wing, born inside the Google X research lab, is the latest Alphabet project to be target of financial restraint.
Nov 8, 2016, 4:10 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
Sources: Alphabet executives nixed a plan to sell robotic arms built by Google's robotics group because they wouldn't be used daily by billions of people   —  @mhbergen , More stories by Mark Bergen  —  Product developed in-house failed Page's ‘toothbrush test’  —  Robotics experts frustrated with Google's perfectionism
Oct 9, 2016, 10:20 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Recode:
Sources: red tape and internal politics are slowing down moonshot efforts at Alphabet's X   —  Why?  —  Google's famed corporate research lab, first launched as Google X, was a sandbox for the company founders and its band of experimental scientists.  When Google became Alphabet …
Aug 29, 2016, 11:40 AMIn context
Mark Bergen / Recode:
Report: Google Fiber chief Craig Barratt was told by Larry Page to halve staff to 500; Alphabet CFO Ruth Porat interceded to defend business model   —  Another bump in the road for Alphabet.  —  For the past year, Ruth Porat, the CFO of Google and its parent Alphabet, has told Wall Street …
Aug 25, 2016, 3:35 PMIn context
Recode:
Sources: Lyft recently sought $9B for buyout after GM expressed interest in acquiring the company but received no bids even after lowering its asking price   —  It failed to find another buyer after GM expressed interest in acquiring the company.  —  Lyft may have run out of options.
Aug 19, 2016, 9:10 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Recode:
Former co-workers of GV's new chief David Krane describe him as energetic and politically savvy   —  The company swapped the dreamer for the networker.  —  At the helm of its venture arm, Google swapped the dreamer for the networker.  —  Friday is the final day for Bill Maris at Google Ventures …
Aug 13, 2016, 2:00 AMIn context

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