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Alphabet shares jump on Google cloud, YouTube expansion

April 29, 2020 8:23 pm

Porat said people have been searching more on Google, but many of those queries were not commercial in nature, limiting the company’s ability to show ads.

Google parent Alphabet misses analysts' targets; YouTube disappoints

February 04, 2020 9:32 am

Alphabet Inc reported quarterly revenue that missed analysts estimates on waning search advertising growth, while new sales numbers on YouTube also disappointed Wall Street.

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai backs temporary ban on facial recognition: Here's why

January 21, 2020 9:21 am

The EU's proposal for a temporary ban on facial-recognition technology won backing from Alphabet Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on Monday but got a cool response from Microsoft President Brad Smith.

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.