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The idea for Google"s huge reorg came out of a secret Larry Page project called "Javelin" (GOOGL, GOOG)

Ethan Miller/Getty ImagesGoogle shocked nearly everyone when it made the surprise announcement that it was reorganizing itself into a conglomerate of companies called Alphabet last year, but the idea had been kicking around CEO Larry Page's inner circle w.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 8th, 2016

Alphabet Inc Ends Google Drones Deal With Starbucks Corporation

InvestorPlaceInvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Alphabet (GOOG,GOOGL) and Starbucks (SBUX) are parting ways after forming a partnership surrounding Google's drones from Project Wing as the company cuts costs. The post Alphabet .....»»

Category: topSource: investorplaceNov 9th, 2016

Google"s parent company has made internet balloons available in Puerto Rico, the first time it"s offered Project Loon in the US

Screenshot/Project Loon Google's parent company Alphabet, in collaboration with AT&T, is now delivering limited internet connectivity in Puerto Rico through its internet balloon project called Project Loon. This is the first.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 20th, 2017

Tech Stocks This Week: Netflix, Inc."s Price Increase, Google"s Product Launch, and More

Tech didn t fail to deliver some interesting fodder for investors this week Netflix NASDAQ NFLX decided that customers are willing to pay more Alphabet s NASDAQ GOOGL NASDAQ GOOG Google launched a huge new lineup of its Made by Google products and Tesla s.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqOct 8th, 2017

Apple Inc."s HomePod Will Not Be Enough

Despite initially unveiling HomeKit way back in 2014 Apple NASDAQ AAPL is still meaningfully behind in the smart home arena and rivals Amazon com NASDAQ AMZN and Alphabet NASDAQ GOOG NASDAQ GOOGL subsidiary Google are taking full advantage of that opening.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqOct 5th, 2017

Google Buys HTC Division That Designed Its Pixel Smartphones

Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOGL) (NASDAQ: GOOG) announced through a blog post that it has reached an agreement with HTC Corporation (OTC: Latest Rati.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 21st, 2017

Google"s latest version of Android is called "Oreo" — here are the 11 best features (GOOG, GOOGL)

YouTube/GoogleGoogle announced the new version of its Android mobile operating system on Monday, called Android "Oreo." The company made the announcement while the solar eclipse was in full swing in the US, presumably so that the giant dark.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 21st, 2017

Despite setbacks and job cuts, Google is promising a big update in its race against Amazon’s delivery drones (GOOG, GOOGL)

Project Wing, the delivery drone initiative under development at Google-parent Alphabet, felt another jolt of turbulence this week as more members of the team were officially cut loose. But even as sources inside the high-profile group rep.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 29th, 2017

Google quietly stopped publishing monthly accident reports for its self driving cars (GOOG, GOOGL)

https://waymo.com/ontheroad/Google officially spun out its self-driving car project into the newly-nam.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 18th, 2017

Reviewing Alphabet"s Performance In 2016

Alphabet’s (NASDAQ: GOOG, GOOGL) search company Google continued to dominate the online search ads market in 2016. The company also made headway in its moon shot businesses, which span life sciences, self-.....»»

Category: marketsSource: forbesJan 5th, 2017

Reviewing Alphabet"s Performance In 2016.

Alphabet’s (NASDAQ: GOOG, GOOGL) search company Google continued to dominate the online search ads market in 2016. The company also made headway in its moon shot businesses, which span life sciences, self-.....»»

Category: marketsSource: forbesJan 5th, 2017

Alphabet"s drone project has hit the skids (GOOG, GOOGL, SBUX)

BI IntelligenceThis story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Google’s parent company Alphabet recently curtailed its drone project, known as Project Wing, and cancelled the proj.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 10th, 2016

More struggles at Google"s parent company as Alphabet scales back its drone plans (GOOG, GOOGL)

AlphabetGoogle's parent company Alphabet is being forced to scale back its drone delivery program, Project Wing. According to a report by Bloomberg's Mark Bergen, some Project Wing staffers are being laid off or reassigned within Alphabet. The company als.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 8th, 2016

Google"s investment arm has quietly invested in Snapchat (GOOG, GOOGL)

AP Photo/Jae C. HongAlphabet's investment arm, Google Capital, has quietly made an investment in Snapchat parent company, Snap Inc.  The investment was only revealed after Google Capital rebranded itself to CapitalG on Friday and added the Snapchat l.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 4th, 2016

Google"s drone boss is leaving the company (GOOGL, GOOG)

AlphabetThe head of Google parent company Alphabet's drone project is leaving. David Vos was the head of Project Wing, a division of Alphabet's secretive X group that develops so-called moonshot projects. Project Wing experiments with deliveries via autom.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 18th, 2016

Google Abandons Phone Project, Concentrates On Maximizing Police Compliance With Vehicle Detection Technology

Every innovator experiences the ebbs and flows of entrepreneurship. Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL) is no different......»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 6th, 2016

A new study has linked Microsoft and Google web browsers to ad fraud (GOOG, FB, GOOGL)

BIIThis story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Digital Media Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Internet browsers made by Microsoft and Alphabet’s Google register the highest incidence of ad fraud, according to r.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 6th, 2016

Google is shutting down its ambitious project to reinvent smartphone cameras (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google is shutting down its ambitious project to reinvent smartphone cameras (GOOG, GOOGL).....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider5 hr. 32 min. ago

Alphabet"s X lab is selling a state in India thousands of rooftop boxes that use lasers to shoot wireless data at 20 Gbps (GOOG, GOOGL)

X, the research division owned by Google's parent company, has sold high speed wireless techno.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 14th, 2017

Google Just Made a Big Move to Kill Fake News. Here"s the Plan to Take It Down.

Fake news has gone from a blip on the radar to a full-fledged phenomenon. Here's what Google is doing to prevent false stories from appearing as credible news in search results......»»

Category: topSource: incDec 12th, 2017