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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
Mark Bergen / Recode:
Sources: Bill Maris, the CEO and founder of Google Ventures (now GV), is leaving this week, to be replaced by David Krane   —  Managing partner David Krane is said to be taking his place.  —  Bill Maris, the founder and chief of Google Ventures (or GV), is leaving the firm and its parent, Alphabet, Recode has learned.
Aug 10, 2016, 8:40 PMIn context
Recode:
Chris Urmson, CTO of Google's self-driving car project, announces he is leaving after seven years   —  A key executive of Google's self-driving car project is leaving the company.  Chris Urmson, who serves as CTO and technical lead, announced that he was leaving after seven years.
Aug 5, 2016, 6:10 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Recode:
Jul 28, 2016, 4:50 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Recode:
Google recently shut down project to create high-end standalone VR headset with non-Android OS   —  Another sign that Google is putting its eggs into mobile VR.  —  Google recently shut down an internal project to create a high-end standalone virtual reality headset akin to devices …
Jul 15, 2016, 4:40 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Recode:
Google just scored a bunch of new property to make its crazy dream campus come true   —  With the deal, LinkedIn is handing over its Mountain View headquarters.  —  Google couldn't score LinkedIn's business.  But it's getting LinkedIn's real estate.  —  On Tuesday, the two companies announced a large …
Jul 12, 2016, 1:45 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Recode:
SEC filing reveals a play-by-play account of how LinkedIn shopped itself to Salesforce, Google, and Microsoft, which prevailed thanks to its all-cash bid   —  How the $26 billion deal went down.  —  Most Securities and Exchange Commission filings are dry affairs.
Jul 2, 2016, 3:15 PMIn context

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