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Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
FCC filing shows Alphabet's Project Loon is now “Loon Inc.”, a sign the company may spin Loon out from its X division and let it operate on its own   —  Alphabet has quietly upgraded its internet balloon initiative from a research lab “project” to an official corporation …
Oct 12, 2017, 7:00 PMIn context
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
Google says it will cancel Daily Stormer's domain registration, shortly after site switched from GoDaddy; Zoho also says it'll stop providing services to site   —  Google has canceled the domain registration for The Daily Stormer, a company spokesperson confirmed Monday.
Aug 14, 2017, 2:23 PMIn context
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
Alphabet Q2: revenue of $26.01B, up 21% YoY, vs $25.64B est., net income of $3.52B with EC fine, CPC down 26%, and paid clicks on Google properties up 61% YoY   —  Google's parent company Alphabet beat expectations for its second-quarter earnings on the top and bottom lines …
Jul 24, 2017, 4:23 PMIn context
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
Essential's VP of marketing, Brian Wallace, and head of communications, Andy Fouché, have both left the company recently before it has launched a product   —  Brian Wallace's profile on Essential's website.  —  Essential, the startup helmed by Android creator Andy Rubin …
Jul 15, 2017, 2:25 PMIn context
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
Andy Rubin's Essential Phone, unveiled on May 30, misses self-imposed June shipping date; Sprint says it'll debut “this year”   —  The new phone from Android creator Andy Rubin appears to be delayed.  —  When he announced the Essential smartphone at Recode's Code Conference in May …
Jul 6, 2017, 1:50 PMIn context
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
How the mission and spirit of Google's ATAP group changed, after Facebook hired its chief Regina Dugan, to become more focused on shipping market-ready products   —  Almost three years ago, one of Google's most celebrated executives took the stage at the company's big developer conference …
May 21, 2017, 11:55 PMIn context
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
Samsung's Galaxy S8 facial recognition feature can be fooled with a photo; Samsung suggests using fingerprint or iris scanning for more security   —  Samsung's newest security feature can easily be fooled.  —  The Samsung Galaxy S8, which launches April 21, has a new facial recognition feature …
Apr 1, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
Department of Justice indicts three Russians, including two intelligence agency employees, and a Canadian in connection with 2014 Yahoo breach   —  Two members of a Russian intelligence agency “protected, directed, facilitated, and paid” hackers to break into Yahoo's systems in 2014 …
Mar 15, 2017, 11:47 AMIn context
Business Insider:
Planet Labs will acquire the satellite imaging unit Terra Bella from Google; source says deal is worth $300M+, Google will be a major shareholder of Planet Labs   —  Terra Bella, the satellite imaging company that Google bought about two years ago for $500 million, will be sold to mapping startup Planet Labs …
Feb 3, 2017, 2:35 PMIn context
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
Behind Pebble's demise: competition from Apple, difficulty paying suppliers, the fizzled Intel deal, and a disappointing collaboration with watchmaker Citizen   —  For a moment, it looked like the story would have a happy ending.  —  As struggling smartwatch maker Pebble discussed selling itself to Fitbit …
Dec 18, 2016, 1:55 AMIn context

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