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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

Working people want development: De Blasio rages at Amazon and protesters

A day after the deal to bring Amazon to Queens imploded, Mayor Bill de Blasio hurled bombs at both the e-commerce behemoth and its left-wing critics.The mayor vented his temper on the airwaves Friday... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 16th, 2019

Optimism in economy wanes. Will it rally?

In January, both the National Federation of Independent Business’s optimism index for small businesses and the University of Michigan’s consumer sentiment index fell to their lowest levels since at least November 2016......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2019

Alphabet Slides as Analysts Cite Caution Over Falling Margins

Alphabet fell in pre-market trading after the company reported fourth-quarter revenue that beat expectations, but heavy spending to expand its cloud and YouTube businesses resulted in thinner profit margins......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 5th, 2019

Alphabet Results, State of the Union and Other Thing for Investors to Watch This Week

Fourth-quarter earnings season remains in full swing, with 90 S&P 500 components releasing results this week. President Trump is scheduled to deliver his State of the Union Address before Congress on Tuesday night......»»

Category: topSource: barronsFeb 4th, 2019

Starbucks" Schultz considering 2020 White House run

Former Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz said he’s seriously thinking of running for president in 2020 as a centrist independent candidate, a prospect that’s already drawing objections from Democrats... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 31st, 2019

Google, Facebook ad sales seen rising even amid privacy woes

Concerns over privacy and regulation aren’t hurting Facebook Inc. and Google where it matters – their multibillion dollar advertising businesses. As the internet giants prepare to report... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 31st, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez slams tech giants on climate-change denial talk

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticized Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Facebook Inc. and Microsoft Corp. for sponsoring a conference in Washington that included a session denying the science... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 31st, 2019

Real estate moguls win as smaller investors denied tax break

A perk pitched as a boon for mom-and-pop businesses in President Donald Trump’s tax law could shut out smaller real estate investors while benefiting the industry’s largest property developers. The... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 31st, 2019

Danny Meyer café opening in The Shed

Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group will operate Cedric’s, a 3,000-square-foot, 121-seat eatery at The Shed, the independent nonprofit arts center scheduled to open at Hudson Yards in April.... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 31st, 2019

How Google’s Loon Balloon Internet Service Is Heading Into Space

But via a partner, not by itself. Google parent Alphabet’s Loon unit, which offers wireless connectivity via high-altitude balloons, i.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 31st, 2019

Councilman seeks to chip away at commercial rent tax

More Manhattan businesses would be exempt from the commercial rent tax under a new City Council bill that aims to ease the financial burden on mom-and-pop shops. The commercial rent tax is a roughly... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 26th, 2019

Pharmacy-benefit managers charge hefty markups on generic drugs: pharmacists’ report

Pharmacy-benefit managers are taking increasingly large markups on generic drugs in New York, according to an analysis of Medicaid prescriptions at independent pharmacies in the state. In Medicaid,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 26th, 2019

Forgoing staffers, many businesses turn to freelancers

Many small business owners use independent contractors rather than employees, even transitioning their employees into freelancers. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 24th, 2019

Google gets $57M fine from France for violations

Alphabet Inc.'s Google received a hefty fine of $56.8 million from France's privacy regulator, which used its new powers to levy much higher penalties for the first time under European Union data... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 24th, 2019