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Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
Interviews with current and former Google staff about its China-related projects reveal tensions between preserving its founding ideals and a desire for growth   —  CEO Sundar Pichai thinks the search engine should be willing to work with Chinese censors.  Will employees go along with the plan?
Nov 8, 2018, 8:20 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sridhar Ramaswamy, Google's advertising chief, is leaving to join Greylock Partners as a VC, and will be replaced by Prabhakar Raghavan, who heads G Suite   —  - Ramaswamy heading to Greylock as a venture capital partner  —  Google is replacing its top advertising executive, Sridhar Ramaswamy …
Oct 1, 2018, 7:16 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Profile of Bytedance, a China-based social news and video startup that may soon surpass Uber in valuation if rumored $1.5B SoftBank investment at $75B closes   —  - Bytedance's said to be valued at over $75 billion in new round  — SoftBank is said to plan an investment of about $1.5 billion
Sep 29, 2018, 1:20 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources describe Larry Page as more withdrawn than ever, with his immersion in tech solutions of tomorrow distracting him from the problems Google faces today   —  Larry Page was a no-show.  The co-founder and de facto leader of Google is famous for his wild bets on airborne taxis and space elevators …
Sep 13, 2018, 8:35 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Google's decision not to appear before the Senate was an unforced error, drawing criticism and robbing it of a chance to defend itself   —  - Senators blast search giant for executive absence at hearing  — Some people at the company said to regret Pichai's no-show
Sep 5, 2018, 1:00 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sen. Warner says Google can still “step up” after it posts written testimony it will submit instead of having Page or Pichai testify at congressional hearing   —  - Committee spurned lawyer Walker as not high-ranking enough  — Facebook's Sandberg and Twitter's Dorsey preview their remarks
Sep 4, 2018, 7:30 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Google, via a deal with Mastercard, gets data that lets it match clicks on retailer ads to purchases in offline stores; Google says data is anonymized   —  Google found the perfect way to link online ads to store purchases: credit card data  —  For the past year …
Aug 30, 2018, 6:35 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Source: autonomous driving startup Zoox, valued at $3.2B, dismisses CEO and co-founder Tim Kentley-Klay, names co-founder and CTO Jesse Levinson president   —  - Co-founder Jesse Levinson will become company president  — Zoox just raised $500 million, at a $3.2 billion valuation
Aug 22, 2018, 6:00 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Report looks at financial impact on Google and Apple of falling app store commission rates, amid pushback from devs like Valve, Netflix and regulatory scrutiny   —  - Backlash and workarounds begin to worry Wall Street analyst  — ‘Middlemen distributors’ no longer required, Epic Games says
Aug 22, 2018, 2:57 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
How Quanergy Systems, which makes lidar for autonomous cars, has failed to deliver after raising $160M and hitting a peak valuation of over $1.6B   —  Quanergy Systems Inc. found itself in the center of a sudden frenzy over self-driving cars in 2014.  It makes lidar, which bounces lasers off objects …
Aug 14, 2018, 3:30 AMIn context

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