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Alphabet Inc merges its smart thermostat making unit Nest into the Google hardware group

The move unifies Google’s growing hardware team, which designs smartphones, laptops and speakers, with Nest. Latest News Tech on Firstpost

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Alphabet Inc launches Chronicle, a business unit dedicated to cybersecurity software

Gillett, also a former Starbucks Corp chief information officer, said Chronicle aims to identify problems in seconds or minutes instead of hours or days. Latest News Tech on Firstpost

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Children’s alphabet book sold in NYC: “I is for Intifada”

From the New York Post: A children’s book titled “P is for Palestine” is infuriating some New York Jewish mothers — who charge that it’s nothing but anti-Semitic propaganda disguised as a kids’ alphabet book. “Omg. Crazy. I’m livid at … Continue reading

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai appointed to the board of directors of parent company, Alphabet

Google’s India-born CEO Sundar Pichai has been appointed to the board of directors of Alphabet, the search giants parent company has said. “Sundar has been doing a great job as Google’s CEO, driving strong growth, partnerships, and tremendous product innovation. … Continue reading

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Amazon, Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet participate in Internet-Wide Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality

Facebook, Twitter, Alphabet Inc and dozens of other major technology companies are participating in an online protest on Wednesday to oppose proposed changes to U.S. net neutrality rules that prohibit broadband providers from giving or selling access to certain internet … Continue reading

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Alphabet Inc loses crucial patent for Project Loon, endangering the future of the initiative

Google’s parent company has lost out on the rights to a patent crucial to its Project Loon. The objective of Project Loon is to provide internet access to the remotest areas of the planet via a network of balloons travelling … Continue reading

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US Court allows Uber to seek deposition of Alphabet CEO and chief legal officer

 The legal tussle between ride-hailing company Uber and Google’s parent company Alphabet escalated when the court allowed Uber to seek deposition of Alphabet CEO Larry Page for up to four hours. Along with Page, Uber will be allowed to seek … Continue reading

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