Alphabet News

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

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

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


Alphabet gains in Q2 results as Google ad machine powers past EU's record fine

Google is still raking in marketing dollars from advertisers, propelling the online search giant to another strong quarter in the face of costly regulatory trouble in Europe.

Alphabet's Sergey Brin stresses humility in midst of big tech backlash

In a letter to Alphabet employees, Google co-founder Sergey Brin commented on the role tech companies played in privacy and data sharing, saying that tech companies should approach these matters with great dignity.

Alphabet unveils business unit devoted to cyber security

The cyber security initiative reflects Alphabet's desire to expand beyond its core online advertising business at Google and become a major player in enterprise computing technology.

Alphabet's Eric Schmidt to step down as executive chairman

Eric Schmidt, who was recruited to the company by Google co-founders Page and Sergey Brin, served as chief executive from 2001 through 2011.


Alphabet's X working on new, high-speed internet connectivity in Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh government is collaborating with the Alphabet Inc's X to bring high speed internet to about 12 million households by March 2019

Tony Fadell, iPod and Alphabet Nest creator, backs cyber security start-up

The creator of the iPod and Alphabet's Nest, Tony Fadell, has backed CashShield, claiming the cyber security venture will have universal usability.

Google ad surge, YouTube optimism send Alphabet shares up

Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai highlighted strong performance from Google’s YouTube video service and cloud business.

Google parent Alphabet leads $1 billion Lyft investment, deepening Uber rift

Google's parent company is throwing its financial support behind ride-hailing service Lyft, deepening its rift with market leader Uber.