Tag "Alphabet"

After trade secrets, Uber and Waymo now fight over nature of arbitration

By : CIOL Writers

It seems Uber does not want to clean its dirty laundry in public and wants to keep the court proceedings private. Unfortunately, the other party in the case i.e. Alphabet is not in a mood to comply. Alphabet has filed an opposition request

Waymo vs. Uber: Waymo files injunction against Uber’s use of it’s self-driving tech

By : CIOL Writers

Looks like Uber’s stars have gone completely haywire. In its legal battle against Uber, Alphabet’s self-driving unit Waymo has now filed for an injunction against Uber’s use of its self-driving technology. Last month, Waymo filed a lawsuit against Uber alleging that parts

Google and Jigsaw launch Perspective, to rate your toxic comments

By : CIOL Writers

Hate speech, swearing, harassment is all too common for any platform that has a ‘comments’ sections. Instead of holding the platform for a rational debate, many end up creating it a dump of trash. Many companies have taken initiatives like

Alphabet’s Waymo sues Uber and Otto for patent infringement

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It’s the season of legal suits. The latest one to make headlines is the patent infringement lawsuit filed by Alphabet’s self-driving car unit, Waymo against Uber alleging that parts of Uber’s autonomous driving technology, specifically LiDAR, infringe on patents held

Alphabet’s Q4 earnings show its ‘Other bets’ are finally making progress

By : CIOL Writers

Google is undoubtedly the cash-spewing machine for its parent company, Alphabet. However, Alphabet’s other bets including Nest, Google Fiber and the life-sciences unit Verily, have also showed improvements by jumping to $262 million in revenue in the fourth quarter from

Yoky Matsuoka is back at Alphabet Nest after a short stay at Apple

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After a brief stint at Apple, Silicon Valley’s robotics whiz is coming back to Google’s parent Alphabet as CTO of Nest, its smart-home subsidiary, reported Recode on Monday. Matsuoka joined Apple last May to work on its health initiatives and

Google spins off its self-driving car project into a new division- Waymo

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When rumour mills were buzzing noisily about Google shutting down its self-driving car project, came the news, official this time that the division has instead been spun into a separate entity called Waymo under the Alphabet umbrella. The name reflects

Google Capital is CapitalG now; reveals Snapchat investment too

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There’s lot in the name especially when you are at Google. Alphabet Inc. has announced the rebranding of its venture-capital arm from Google Capital to CapitalG. “Though our name has changed, our goal remains the same: to make returns-driven investments

Google parent Alphabet posts 26pc increase in profits on mobile, video ads

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Google parent Alphabet topped analysts’ estimates for third-quarter profit and revenue to post earnings of $9.06 per share, adjusted and a revenue of $22.45 billion. Wall Street was looking for earnings of $8.64 per share on revenue of $22.05 billion.

Google halts Fiber rollout in 11 US cities with CEO Craig Barrett stepping down

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Google’s Fiber project is once again in the headlines, this time for a double whammy. Google is temporarily holding back on plans to roll out Google Fiber gigabit internet in 11 U.S. cities. Not just this, there are some executive

Hard times for Google’s Fiber rollout

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Google’s ambitious plan of launching its Fiber broadband and TV service and signing up around 5 million subscribers in five years isn’t going as planned. Though the service officially went live in the Salt Lake City, Utah on August 24th,

Apple, Google, AT&T join hands to crackdown on ‘Robocall’

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Thirty-three technology and communication companies including AT&T, Alphabet, Apple, and Comcast are joining an effort with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to crack down on robocalls, automated, prerecorded phone calls that regulators have labeled a “scourge.” These IT companies

GlaxoSmithKline and Google will develop bioelectronic medicines

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British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline is teaming up with Google’s parent company Alphabet to create a new company to develop bioelectronic medicines that can “harness electrical signals in the body to treat chronic disease.”The joint venture will be named Galvani Bioelectronics,

Alphabet is growing bigger despite piling ‘X’ lab losses

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Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc. is growing bigger and it’s still one of the biggest technology businesses in the world despite huge chunks of losses that are piling up in Alphabet’s “X” lab, a wellspring of far-out ideas that has

Google researching on how to build an honest robot

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Making Robots might not be so tough but making them do the right stuff without any undesirable consequences is a task in itself. A robot might help you in cleaning and dusting your house but the two vases and a

Google looking at millimeter-wave transmission to bring fiber to masses

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Who doesn’t want Google’s cheap, high-speed Fiber Internet network? But then, not many people want to bear the cost of running fiber-optic under streets and to houses, which involves a lot of messy manual labor as well. Well, Google might

Alphabet: Don’t know enough yet?

By : Sanghamitra Kar

Sanghamitra Well so all of you have heard enough about the new CEO of Google! In the limelight of Pichai,  we all missed out on the significant part when Larry Page, CEO announced that Google will now be owned by

Sundar Pichai is now Google’s new CEO

BANGALORE, INDIA: Chennai-born Sundar Pichai, is the new CEO of Google. Sundar Pichai  joined Google in 2004 and was in charge of product and engineering for the company’s internet businesses. Then had taken charge from Andy Rubin who was co-founder and former