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

Alphabet Roundup: Waymo, Discover, Lens, Employees


Category: topSource: redinewsNov 12th, 2018

Alphabet Roundup: Waymo, Discover, Lens, Employees

Alphabet's Waymo is closer to commercialization, mobile search has a new interface t.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytNov 12th, 2018

Frost thaws in U.S.-China ties ahead of G20 meeting

The United States and China will hold a delayed top-level security dialogue on Friday, the latest sign of a thaw in relations, as China's vice president said Beijing was willing to talk with Washington to resolve their bitter trade dispute......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 6th, 2018

Google"s top Washington lobbyist stepping down

Google's top lobbyist in Washington is stepping aside as the U.S. technology company faces criticism on Capitol Hill on issues including privacy protections and its investment plans in China, the Alphabet Inc unit said on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 2nd, 2018

Google"s top U.S. public policy official leaving post

Alphabet Inc's Google unit said on Friday that its Washington office chief, who also heads Americas policy, is stepping down as the company faces criticism on issues including how it protects users' privacy and its investment plans in China......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 2nd, 2018

Marijuana edible makers fret as Washington considers crackdown

Manufacturers of cannabis-infused edibles say new rules from regulators could derail their fast-growing businesses......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 2nd, 2018

China-US ties sinking amid acrimony over trade, politics

The White House's move to expand Washington's dispute with Beijing beyond trade and technology and into accusations of political meddling have sunk relations between the world's two largest economies to their lowest level since the end of the Cold War......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 22nd, 2018

Trump plan to boost Western water by easing rules worries environmental groups

WASHINGTON – The White House has released a plan that it said would improve water reliability and availability in the West by streamlining regulatory processes and conducting expedited reviews on water projects. Details on the plan were scarce af.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 20th, 2018

With Naval Exercises, China Cozies Up to U.S. Friends in Southeast Asia

China is expanding its military cooperation with U.S. security partners in Southeast Asia, seeking to bind those countries closer to Beijing and loosen their long-established defense ties with Washington......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 19th, 2018

Centerplate ending ties with Washington Convention Center

Centerplate Inc., the primary catering partner for the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, will move on at the conclusion of its contract with Events D.C. next March. The Stamford, Connecticut-based food and beverage company issued a statement F.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2018

Capitol Report: Corporate America begins to distance itself from Saudi money due to Khashoggi affair

As the outcry grows over the alleged murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, some U.S. companies are cutting ties with Saudi Arabia — and more could follow suit......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 12th, 2018

Public Interest Groups Oppose Loosening Rules For Fintech Providers

CFPB Sandbox for Financial Services Firms Sacrifices Consumer Protections WASHINGTON D.C. — A coal.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 11th, 2018

Democrats to force vote on Obamacare rules roll back, Washington Times says

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallOct 10th, 2018

Amazon Roundup: EU Video, China Hacking, eBay, Privacy, Wages

The top stories from last week include new video creation rules in the EU, Chinese hac.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytOct 9th, 2018

Google CEO attempts to patch up the company’s relationship with the Pentagon

Google CEO Sundar Pichai quietly met with the Pentagon last week in hopes of smoothing over the Alphabet Inc.-owned company’s relationship with the military after abruptly canceling its involvement in Project Maven, the Washington Post reports, c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 8th, 2018