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Google pledges $1 billion to fund non-profit education

Google says over the next five years it will spend $1 billion on nonprofit organizations helping to raise education levels around the world and commit its employees to a million hours of volunteer work doing the same......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 12th, 2017

Google pledges $1 billion to fund non-profit education

Google says over the next five years it will spend $1 billion on nonprofit organizations helping to raise education levels around the world and commit its employees to a million hours of volunteer work doing the same......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 12th, 2017

Google Pledges $1 Billion to Improve Education Levels Worldwide

The money will be donated to nonprofit organizations......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 13th, 2017

Gates Foundation Pledges $1.7 Billion to K-12 Education

Bill Gates on Thursday plans to announce a $1.7 billion investment and detail his philanthropic organization’s move toward building collaborative school networks......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 19th, 2017

Alphabet leads Lyft"s latest $1 billion funding

Uber rival Lyft said on Thursday Capital G, the growth investment fund of Google parent company Alphabet Inc, led a $1 billion round of financing, boosting the valuation of the ride-hailing service to $11 billion......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 19th, 2017

Alphabet Leads $1 Billion Investment in Lyft

Google is currently battling its biggest rival in court. Capital G, the growth investment fund of Goog.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 19th, 2017

Google is spending $1 billion on tech education to prepare people for an automated future

GoogleGoogle says over the next five years it will spend $1 billion on nonprofit organizations helping to raise education levels around the world and commit its employees to a million hours.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 13th, 2017

New long/short fund aims to profit from disruption

Eurof Uppington (pictured) is the manager of disruptive innovation strategy at EUR1.5 billion Quaero Capital......»»

Category: topSource: hedgeweekSep 25th, 2017

"A recipe for permanent loss of capital": A $3.4 billion hedge fund is lashing out at tech stock valuations (AMZN, FB, GOOGL)

Alex Wong / Getty Images Tourbillon Capital is a New York hedge fund that manages $3.4 billion. The fund told clients its concerns over popular stocks such as Amazon, Facebook and Google. Tourbillon also hinted at a poten.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 22nd, 2017

SoftBank profit beats estimates

The billionaire is in the process creating the $100-billion SoftBank Vision Fund.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 7th, 2017

Alphabet profit slumps on record $2.7 billion EU fine

Alphabet reported a 27.7 percent drop in quarterly profit as the company recorded a previously announced charge related to a record $2.7 billion fine imposed on its Google unit by the EU......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 24th, 2017

Alphabet reports lower second-quarter profit following $2.74b EU fine

Alphabet reported lower second-quarter profits on Monday that fell from a year earlier due in large part to a $2.74 billion fine European antitrust regulators imposed on its Google unit. The Mountain View-based company's earnings per share hit $5.0.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 24th, 2017

Alphabet profit slumps on record $2.7 billion EU fine

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc reported a 27.7 percent drop in quarterly profit as the company recorded a previously announced charge related to a record $2.7 billion fine imposed on its Google unit by the EU......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 24th, 2017

California investor cashes in with $30 million in paper profits on news of Amazon"s bid for Whole Foods

Longtime San Francisco mutual fund manager Jerry Dodson made a paper profit of $31.4 million on June 16 on shares of Austin-based Whole Foods Markets Inc., after Amazon.com Inc. said it would buy the organic grocery chain for $13.7 billion. Dodson.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2017

Meet the investor who made more than $30 million in paper profits on Whole Foods stock today

Longtime San Francisco mutual fund manager Jerry Dodson made a paper profit of $31.4 million on shares of Whole Foods Markets Inc. today, after Amazon.com Inc. said it would buy the organic grocery chain for $13.7 billion. Dodson, who founded Parnass.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 16th, 2017

Online education market to hit $2 b in 4 years: Google

The Indian online education market will reach $2 billion by 2021, according to a report by Google and KPMG.The report is based on a survey covering 3,600 respondents in the age group of 16-45 year........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineMay 31st, 2017

India"s online education to grow 8-fold, hit $2 bn by 2021: Google, KPMG

> India's burgeoning online education sector is expected to grow by eight times in the next five years to $1.96 billion by 2021 according to a joint report released by Google and KPMG. The report states that the user base for.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 30th, 2017

A $100 billion tech fund is looking to hire experts in AI, robotics and enterprise software

Thomson Reuters(Reuters) - Deep Nishar spends more time roaming university hallways than he does corporate boardrooms. A former electrical engineer who helped develop Google's mobile phone business and grow Lin.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 19th, 2017

SoftBank Nears Closing on $100 Billion Tech Fund

SoftBank, which logged a fall in quarterly operating profit due to a loss at its distribution operations, but a rise in net profit, said it was close to closing on a $100 billion technology investment fund......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 10th, 2017

On the eve of Brexit, Qatar pledges over $6 bn in investment in Britain

The head of the $335 billion QIA sovereign wealth fund said he saw opportunities in Britain.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 27th, 2017

Pearson Posts a $3.3 Billion Loss as It Faces Down a Collapse in Its Biggest Market

The education giant has issued five profit warnings in four years. Pearson, the global education c.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 24th, 2017