Alphabet Roundup: AI Rules, Huawei Ties, Washington Ads, More

Top Alphabet (GOOGL) news stories from last week were more to do with public relations than technology. .....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJun 13th, 2018

U.S. senator queries Alphabet, Twitter on ties with Huawei

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior U.S. .....»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 7th, 2018

U.S. lawmakers want Google to reconsider links to China"s Huawei

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers asked Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday to reconsider its work with Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL], which they described as a security threat......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 20th, 2018

U.S. senator questions Alphabet, Twitter on Huawei relationship

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. senator on Thursday is seeking responses from Google parent Alphabet Inc and Twitter Inc on whether the U.S. companies have any data sharing agreements with Chinese vendors, following a disclosure from Facebook Inc this week......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 7th, 2018

Facebook has a data sharing agreement with Huawei, a telecom giant with alleged ties to the Chinese government (FB)

Rick Wilking/Reuters Facebook has a data sharing agreement with Chinese telecom giant and cell phone manufacturer Huawei, reports the Washington Post.  For years, U.S. intelligence officials have raised national security concern.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 5th, 2018

Trump offers US support for Eastern Europe business summit

U.S. President Donald Trump has reaffirmed Washington's support for a business summit that aims to boost connectivity in Eastern Europe and improve ties between the region and the U.S. and European Union......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 17th, 2018

Alphabet Roundup: White House, India, Dataset Search, Mastercard

The top news from last week was Alphabet's (GOOGL) absence from the Senate hearing. The top news from last week was Alphabet’s GOOGL absence from the Senate hearing.White H.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytSep 13th, 2018

Is Puerto Rico Part of U.S.? It’s Complicated

Puerto Rico is, by far, the most populated U.S. territory. Hurricane Maria's ravaging of Puerto Rico in 2017, and lingering controversy over Washington's response, tested the quirky ties between the U.S. and its far-.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 13th, 2018

Will The U.S. Let India Continue To Import Iranian Crude?

Authored by Tim Daiss via, India is increasingly finding itself caught between competing alliances. On one hand, ties between Washington and New Delhi have improved in recent years in large part to what both.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 10th, 2018

Disruptor Roundup: Ribbon Ties a Cash Bow on Home Offers

Editor’s Note: The Disruptor Roundup anal.....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaSep 3rd, 2018

Opinion: Washington employers need to be proactive about pay equity or risk costly lawsuits

Updates to Washington's Equal Pay Act have made it easier for employees to sue over unfair gaps in pay. Here's what employers need to know about the new rules around equal pay in Washington......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 3rd, 2018

Google ties up with Indian lenders in bid to woo new users

Alphabet Inc's Google said on Tuesday it is partnering with a handful of Indian banks to bring quick loans to the masses, as it aims to woo tens of millions of new internet users in the country to its digital payments services......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 28th, 2018

These for-profit college students hope for debt relief as a debate about their loans rages in Washington

Betsy DeVos’s Department of Education has proposed controversial rules to loosen restrictions on for-profit colleges......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 24th, 2018

Elizabeth Warren just rolled out a huge plan to fight government corruption and reform the way Washington works

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduced a new plan to crack down on corruption and corporate influence in the government. The plan includes proposed changes to lobbying rules, the ability of governmen.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 21st, 2018

Google Roundup: Back to China, YouTube Gains, Waymo Deals

Alphabet's (GOOGL) Google is building a search app tailored for China, its YouTube platform is now the second most visited website in the world and its Waymo unit is testing new use cases. Alphabet’s GOOGL Goo.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytAug 17th, 2018

Germany"s Economic Minister Calls On Europe To Defy Trump"s Iran Sanctions

German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier lashed out at the Trump administration in response to Washington's ultimatum to cut all economic ties with Iran following the US pullout of the 2015 brok.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 13th, 2018

Alarms bells are starting to ring for the GOP as Democrats have "the wind at their back" heading into November

Tuesday night's Ohio special election and Washington State primaries indicate a tough road to November for Republicans.  Near-ties in a ruby-red Ohio district and a conservative str.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 8th, 2018

Twitter defends not suspending Alex Jones, saying it won’t ‘succumb and simply react to outside pressure’

"He hasn't violated our rules,” said the company's co-founder and CEO, explaining why Twitter would not follow other technology companies in cutting ties with the conspiracy theorist......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 8th, 2018

U.S., Mexico Pursue Nafta Auto Deal as Canada Sits on Sidelines

Senior U.S. and Mexican officials sought to hammer out new rules for the auto trade at the center of negotiations to overhaul Nafta, while Canadian officials sat out the latest talks amid tension between Ottawa and Washington......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 2nd, 2018

Alphabet Roundup: Healthcare, Shopify, Payments, Regulatory

Alphabet joined ResMed to form a startup focused on sleep apnea, partnered with Shopify to deliver better ad tools, merged Google Pay Send into Google Pay even as it was fined $5 billion by the EU. Alphabet GOOGL.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJul 23rd, 2018