SoftBank, Toyota may invest $1 bn in Uber's self-driving unit


A group of investors led by SoftBank Group Corp and Toyota Motor Corp is in talks to invest $1 billion or more into Uber Technologies ....

14 March, 2019

Google to acquire data migration startup Alooma in cloud push


Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Tuesday it will buy data migration company Alooma, as part of efforts to catch up with bigger ....

20 February, 2019

Google to spend $13 bn on setting up new data centres, offices


Alphabet Inc's Google said on Wednesday it would spend more than $13 billion on data centres and offices in the ....

14 February, 2019

CCI examining whether Google abused Android to block rivals


India's antitrust commission is looking into accusations that Alphabet Inc's unit Google abuses its popular Android mobile ....

12 February, 2019

Business messaging service Slack files for IPO


Slack Technologies Inc said on Monday it had confidentially applied with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to list shares ....

5 February, 2019

Google parent Alphabet beats Q4 profit estimates but higher spending raises concern


Alphabet Inc reported sharply higher fourth-quarter spending on video content, employees and facilities, worrying investors who ....

5 February, 2019

YouTube shifts strategy, will make all future original programming free


YouTube plans to make all future original programming available to users for free with advertising, as the video streaming ....

28 November, 2018

Google blocks gender-based pronouns from new AI tool to guard against bias


Alphabet Inc’s Google in May introduced a slick feature for Gmail that automatically completes sentences for users as they ....

27 November, 2018

Google hires former Oracle exec Thomas Kurian to be new cloud CEO


Former Oracle Corp product chief Thomas Kurian will replace Diane Greene as head of the cloud division at Alphabet Inc's Google ....

19 November, 2018

Now, Google’s DeepMind can predict eye diseases before symptoms set in

Anand J

Alphabet Inc's artificial intelligence arm DeepMind has developed a medical device to predict eye diseases even before the ....

6 November, 2018

IBM to buy Red Hat for $34 bn to boost cloud computing business


IBM Corp said on Sunday it had agreed to acquire U.S. software company Red Hat Inc for $34 billion, including debt, as it seeks ....

29 October, 2018

Twitter Q3 earnings top estimates as ad sales surge


Twitter Inc posted revenue and profit ahead of Wall Street estimates on Thursday, as higher advertising sales offset a drop in ....

25 October, 2018

Google challenges $5 bn EU antitrust fine in Android case


Alphabet unit Google on Tuesday challenged a record 4.34-billion euro ($5 billion) fine imposed by European Union antitrust regulators ....

10 October, 2018

Social network Google+ to shut down after user data exposed


Alphabet Inc’s Google will shut down the consumer version of its failed social network Google+ and tighten its data sharing ....

9 October, 2018

Google defends Gmail data sharing with third-party app developers


Alphabet Inc’s Google gave details about its policies for third-party Gmail add-ons but stopped short of fully addressing ....

21 September, 2018

Google fights back for digital ad revenue in India as Facebook gains ground


Google retains only a slight lead over Facebook in the competition for digital ad dollars in the crucial India market, sources ....

4 September, 2018

Lawsuit alleges Google ignores privacy settings and tracks phone users


Google has been accused in a lawsuit of illegally tracking the movements of millions of iPhone and Android phone users even ....

21 August, 2018

Nvidia expands in artificial intelligence chips as Intel defends turf


Nvidia Corp dominates chips for training computers to think like humans, but it faces an entrenched competitor in a major avenue ....

17 August, 2018

Google's DeepMind developing product to spot eye diseases

Anirban Ghoshal

After using retinal images to assess cardiovascular risks, Alphabet Inc.-owned Google is developing a medical device that will ....

14 August, 2018

Google rebrands ad lineup, retires DoubleClick and AdWords


Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Wednesday the biggest-ever rebranding of its advertising software, retiring the DoubleClick ....

27 June, 2018

Google vows not to use artificial intelligence in weapons, surveillance


Google will not allow its artificial intelligence software to be used in weapons or unreasonable surveillance efforts under new ....

8 June, 2018