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Google co-founders step down as Pichai named Alphabet CEO

San Francisco, United States | AFP |  Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are stepping down from their roles at the helm of parent firm Alphabet and handing the reins to current Google CEO Sundar Pichai, the company said Tuesday. Pichai will take over from Page as CEO of the …

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Google parent hit by higher costs, names new chairman

San Francisco, United States | AFP | Google parent company Alphabet on Thursday reported a quarterly loss to set aside funds to pay taxes on repatriated profits, and named a new chairman to replace outgoing Eric Schmidt. Shares in Alphabet slid 2.3 percent in after-hours trade on the results, highlighting …

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Alphabet profit by by EU fine on Google

San Francisco, United States | AFP |  Google parent Alphabet on Monday reported a quarterly profit of $3.5 billion, with a massive fine by the European Commission biting into earnings. The technology giant reported that revenue grew to $26 billion in the recently ended quarter, and that profit would have …

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Google Glass reborn for the workplace

San Francisco, United States | AFP | After spending two years on the sidelines, Google Glass internet-linked eyewear is back in the game, this time aimed at helping workers do their jobs. General Electric, Volkswagen, and Boeing are among more than 50 businesses taking part in testing a Glass Enterprise Edition …

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Google parent Alphabet unit to drop burritos by drone

San Francisco, United States | AFP | A team at Google parent Alphabet working on unmanned aerial systems this month will try out delivering burritos by drone on a college campus in Virginia. Astro Teller, playfully referred to as the ‘Captain of Moonshots’ at an X lab created at Google …

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