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Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai awarded $242 million pay package

December 21, 2019 11:13 am

Sundar Pichai is getting a hefty pay raise.

'You continue to inspire': Indians cheer after Sundar Pichai becomes Alphabet CEO

December 04, 2019 11:35 am

On social media, many Indians spoke of how Sundar Pichai had made India proud and showed the next generation how to turn their big dreams into reality.

Google chief Sundar Pichai to be CEO of Alphabet as Larry Page and Sergey Brin step down

December 04, 2019 9:37 am

Larry Page and Sergey Brin will remain directors, but will cede their CEO and president titles, respectively, immediately, Alphabet said. The president role will not be filled, the company said, describing the changes as long discussed.

Waymo picks Detroit factory for self-driving fleet, to be operational by mid-2019

April 25, 2019 3:54 pm

Waymo's chief executive, John Krafcik, said in a blog post that Alphabet Inc's Waymo had chosen a factory in Detroit to mass produce self-driving cars.

US may have Musk, but Austria is where AI research happens

April 08, 2019 3:03 pm

Austria is at the forefront of some cutting-edge research that stands to reshape the future of transportation, in particular, driverless-car technology.

Rajan Anandan to leave Google India, headed for Sequoia Capital

April 02, 2019 4:48 pm

Vikas Agnihotri, who is currently country director of sales, will replace Anandan in the interim for Google India.

Google approved $45 mn exit package for executive accused of sexual misconduct

March 12, 2019 12:57 pm

The amount was revealed Monday in a shareholder lawsuit accusing the board of directors of Alphabet, the parent of Google, of shirking their responsibilities by agreeing to pay executives accused of misconduct instead of firing them for cause.

Alphabet's Security startup wants to offer history lessons

March 05, 2019 2:21 pm

Backstory will make Alphabet’s vast storage, indexing and search abilities available to other companies, allowing them to search through giant volumes of data, going years back, to trace the backstory of a malicious attack.

Alphabet's life science tech unit Verily raises $1 billion from investors 

January 04, 2019 7:04 pm

The company has tied up with several pharma companies on projects that range from research on surgical robots to developing the retina scan technology for early detection of some eye diseases.

Alphabet revenue misses estimates as ad prices decline

October 26, 2018 4:32 pm

The number of clicks on Google ads jumped more than 60 per cent in the quarter, but prices dropped 28 per cent.