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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Google to shut down its QPX Express API for airfare data, which launched out of its ITA acquisition, on April 10, 2018   —  As Google gradually builds out its footprint in travel search, the company is also making a move to shut down one of its data feeds to others in the travel space.
Nov 2, 2017, 4:55 AMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Google Play says it will cut its take of app subscription revenues from 30% to 15% for users who've subscribed for 1+ year, starting in January 2018   —  From 30 percent to 15 percent  —  Google today announced that it will follow Apple's lead in lowering the amount of money app developers must pay …
Oct 19, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
Dustin Volz / Reuters:
Facebook says its general counsel, Colin Stretch, will testify before House Intelligence Committee inquiry into Russian meddling on November 1   —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's general counsel will testify on Nov. 1 before a U.S. House of Representatives panel investigating possible Russian meddling …
Oct 19, 2017, 11:40 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Magic Leap closes $502M round of funding led by Singapore sovereign wealth fund Temasek; return backers include Alibaba, Google, Fidelity, JPMorgan venture arms   —  Magic Leap, the secretive “mixed reality” startup, announced on Tuesday that it has raised $502 million in new venture capital funding led …
Oct 17, 2017, 3:33 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Google announces new education initiatives: $1B in global grants to nonprofits, US-based Grow with Google for training and resources, Goodwill partnership   —  Google CEO Sundar Pichai was in Pittsburgh Wednesday to announce a new five-year, $1 billion program to help close the global education gap.
Oct 12, 2017, 1:50 PMIn context
Steven T. Dennis / Bloomberg:
Senate intel panel calls Facebook, Twitter, Google execs to testify at a Nov. 1 public hearing, says it's up to firms to disclose contents of Russian-linked ads   —  The issue of possible collusion between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia before the election is still an open question …
Oct 4, 2017, 2:00 PMIn context
Yoree Koh / Wall Street Journal:
Sonos announces Alexa-powered Sonos One smart speaker for $199, says it will support Google Assistant and Apple AirPlay 2 next year   —  Company to announce its first smart speaker, powered by a rival—Amazon's Alexa voice assistant  —  Sonos Inc., the pioneer in wireless speakers …
Oct 4, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
The Hill:
Senate committee investigating potential Russian election interference invites Facebook execs to testify on Nov. 1; source says Google and Twitter also invited   —  The Senate Intelligence Committee has issued a request for Facebook to testify in an open hearing to examine how foreign actors …
Sep 27, 2017, 4:49 PMIn context
Axios:
Sources: Alphabet, which invested in Uber through GV, is in talks to invest about $1B in Lyft, driven by CEO Larry Page   —  Google has held talks to invest around $1 billion in Lyft, Axios has learned from multiple sources.  It is unclear which group within Google would make the investment …
Sep 14, 2017, 7:25 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Researchers find 50+ apps, now-removed but downloaded 1M-4.2M times, on Google Play that secretly charged users by sending text messages to premium numbers   —  Malware scanners fail to detect 50 apps that charged for fake services.  —  Researchers recently found at least 50 apps …
Sep 14, 2017, 12:45 PMIn context

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