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Bloomberg:
Shareholder sues Alphabet's board of directors, claiming they breached fiduciary duty by covering up sexual misconduct by execs and giving Andy Rubin a payout   —  - Investor accuses Alphabet directors of abusing their power  — Android creator allegedly got $90 million payout amid probe
Jan 10, 2019, 6:05 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
Fourth Paradigm, a Chinese provider of AI-driven data analysis software founded by Huawei veterans, raises $150M at a ~$1.2B valuation   —  - Fourth Paradigm snags $150 million at a $1.2 billion valuation  — The startup is joining ranks of Chinese firms making AI chips
Dec 24, 2018, 8:50 AMIn context
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
How Huawei is pushing China's grand tech ambitions forward with a secretive enterprise unit that is estimated to net $10B+ in revenue this year   —  - Secretive enterprise unit carries on undistracted by U.S. rift  — Services for internet, cloud to net $10 billion this year
Dec 14, 2018, 5:55 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
A look at Ninebot, a Chinese company that makes an estimated four out of five electric scooters in use worldwide, which a source says is valued at $1.5B   —  Ninebot makes powered unicycles, Segways and other odd-looking artifacts of the transportation future.  It didn't see the scooter boom coming.
Dec 6, 2018, 4:10 AMIn context
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Sources describe Larry Page as more withdrawn than ever, with his immersion in tech solutions of tomorrow distracting him from the problems Google faces today   —  Larry Page was a no-show.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

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