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Alphabet "graduates" Loon and Wing to full, independent businesses

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Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 12th, 2018

Alphabet says Loon and Wing are ready to become real businesses, but it"s impossible to know if any of its "other bets" are paying off (GOOG)

Jeff Chiu/AP Alphabet announced that Wing and Loon, two projects developed by its X research lab, have now graduated to being full busi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 12th, 2018

What Do Alphabet"s "Wing" And "Loon" Businesses Do?

Like Chronicle, Dandelion, Waymo and Verily before them, Wing and Loon have taken flight. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 11th, 2018

Alphabet’s Loon Will Send Internet-Beaming Balloons to Kenya

Loon recently became an independent Alphabet subsidiary. Alphabet subsidiary Loon.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 19th, 2018

Alphabet’s Loon and Wing projects are now their own companies

Following in the footsteps of Waymo.         Following in the footsteps of Waymo.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJul 11th, 2018

<div>Google’s Parent Births New Businesses: Balloons and Drones</div>

The lab at Alphabet, Google’s parent company, has graduated two projects — one to build delivery drones and another making internet-beaming balloons — into independent businesses......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJul 11th, 2018

What’s Next From Google X? The Business of Drones and Balloons

The lab at Alphabet, Google’s parent company, has graduated two projects — one to build delivery drones and another making internet-beaming balloons — into independent businesses......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJul 11th, 2018

Pharmacists take aim at benefit managers

Independent pharmacists are calling for a state investigation into the practices of pharmacy benefit managers—the companies that negotiate drug prices on behalf of insurers and employers. They blame... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 15th, 2018

Small businesses band together for Small Business Saturday

Many small and independent retailers who are holding Small Business Saturday shopping events Thanksgiving weekend are banding together with others, believing that there's strength in numbers. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 13th, 2018

Meredith sells "Fortune Magazine" to Thai businessman for $150 million

Meredith Corp. agreed to sell Fortune magazine and its related businesses for $150 million, furthering the company’s efforts to shed the news-focused brands it acquired in buying Time Inc. The buyer... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 10th, 2018

City to crack down on businesses with outstanding fines

Businesses with outstanding fines may have their licenses and permits revoked under new rules being drafted by the de Blasio administration, which could help prevent bad behavior and help the city... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 9th, 2018

Businesses should boost voter turnout when politicians won"t

Tuesday's election is one of the most hotly contested midterms in modern American political history. Yet in many ways we have discouraged voters from participating in it. Alarming reports of... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 6th, 2018

Citi picks independent board member as chairman

The board of Citigroup yesterday named former bank regulator and attorney John Dugan chairman, maintaining separation from the CEO post of Mike Corbat, who asked not to be considered. [] To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 6th, 2018

Trumps are target of federal suit over alleged get-rich-quick schemes

A federal lawsuit filed in Manhattan yesterday claims that three businesses secretly paid Donald Trump and his three oldest children to promote sham entities as legitimate opportunities to... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 30th, 2018

Independent schools want staff applicants’ fingerprints in state database

After a series of sexual misconduct allegations against staff, the New York State Association of Independent Schools will have member schools fingerprint prospective employees, a move that other... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 30th, 2018

On-site day care is coming to womens" coworking center in SoHo

At The Wing, every day is bring your kid to work day. Or at least it will be come December for women who work out of the SoHo office in New York. Starting this winter, the women’s only coworking... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 23rd, 2018

On-site daycare is coming to womens" coworking center in SoHo

At The Wing, every day is bring your kid to work day. Or at least it will be come December for women who work out of the SoHo office in New York. Starting this winter, the women’s only coworking... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 23rd, 2018

Cowbells, games dominate at PBN 2018 Best Workplaces awards event (Slideshow)

Pacific Business News hosted a pau hana event full of fun and games on Thursday to celebrate this year's Best Workplaces honorees. The event honored this year's winners and finalists across three categories: small, medium and large businesses. C.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 20th, 2018

See the top business donors supporting Jared Polis and Walker Stapleton in Colorado"s gubernatorial race

While businesses have not flocked to giving to Colorado gubernatorial candidates with the same ferocity that they are donating to other ballot battles, the primary independent political groups supporting Democrat Jared Polis and Republican Walker Stap.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2018

A better answer than commercial rent control

We’ve all seen it, from Flushing to Crown Heights and even to Manhattan’s Upper East Side: the vacant storefront. Streets that were once populated by small businesses serving their unique... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 10th, 2018

Tales from the trade war: Businesses caught between retailers and a hard place

The past few years have been good for OMG Accessories, the teenage-girl-centered lifestyle brand that fashion industry veteran Anne Harper founded in 2009. And she owes much of that success to... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 9th, 2018