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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 1- Mark Zuckerberg's pledge on Tuesday to give away most of his Facebook shares, a roughly $45 billion fortune, helps cement his role as one of Silicon Valley's most generous donors. Zuckerberg, 31, and his wife Priscilla Chan, already lauded for donating $1.5 billion in Facebook stock to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, are setting a...

  • CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Dec 1-- A new law clears U.S. companies to own what they mine from asteroids and other celestial bodies, ending a legal quandary that had overshadowed technical and financial issues facing the startups, industry officials said on Tuesday. Gbenga Oduntan, a visiting professor from the University of Kent in Britain and an expert in international...

  • The revenue growth hiding in Alphabet Tuesday, 1 Dec 2015 | 2:03 PM ET
    Google Alphabet

    Investors searching for treasure in the fourth quarter could find some hidden gems in Alphabet's new reporting structure.

  • Google no longer 'Animal House': Cramer Friday, 23 Oct 2015 | 9:07 AM ET
    Google no longer 'Animal House': Cramer

    I'm nominating Google, says CNBC's Jim Cramer, taking a look at three top tech contenders, including Alphabet, Amazon,and Microsoft. Since Ruth Porat came to town, Google is no longer "Animal House," says Cramer.

  • UPDATE 1-Bye bye Google, hello Alphabet Friday, 2 Oct 2015 | 5:57 PM ET

    Oct 2- Google Inc has morphed into Alphabet Inc.. Google's Sidewalk Labs, a company dedicated to coming up with technologies to improve urban city infrastructure such as a free WiFi program, will also be a part of the Alphabet business. Sunday Pica will head Google.

  • Bye bye Google, hello Alphabet Friday, 2 Oct 2015 | 2:18 PM ET

    Oct 2- Google Inc is on the verge of morphing into Alphabet Inc.. Sundar Pichai will head Google. Alphabet will be run by Google co-founder Larry Page and each of its businesses will have its own chief executive.

  • BOSTON, Aug 25- Popular consumer brands Discovery Communications, Chipotle Mexican Grill and CVS Health Corp pay their chief executive officers more than a thousand times what they pay their typical worker, giving them the biggest internal pay gaps among S&P 500 companies, according to a study released on Tuesday. The research from job-hunting website...

  • Google is still Google, despite all the noise Tuesday, 11 Aug 2015 | 1:53 PM ET
    Sundar Pichai, CEO, Google

    For the millions of consumers using Google for search, YouTube videos and maps, the company is no different today that it was yesterday.

  • Why investors like Google's Alphabet news Tuesday, 11 Aug 2015 | 11:03 AM ET
    An employee walks through the lobby of Google's Washington, D.C., headquarters.

    Investors are cheering Google's operating structure overhaul because it increases transparency and accountability, analysts said.

  • Google's abc.xyz just put this guy on the map Monday, 10 Aug 2015 | 7:43 PM ET
    Domain name

    Google picked abc.xyz as the web address for its new parent company Alphabet. Daniel Negari is one guy who's celebrating.

  • Google to become part of new company, Alphabet Monday, 10 Aug 2015 | 6:01 PM ET

    Sundar Pichai, currently a senior vice president, will become CEO of Google. Shares will be converted into Alphabet shares.

  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos just made $8 billion Friday, 24 Jul 2015 | 9:46 AM ET
    Jeff Bezos, chief executive officer of Amazon.com Inc.

    CEO Jeff Bezos, who owns 83,921,121 of Amazon shares, made a paper gain of more than $8 billion as shares spiked nearly 18 percent after hours.

  • You need to know these tech influencers! Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015 | 11:41 AM ET

    Forget Tim Cook, Satya Nadella or Larry Page, these behind-the-scenes execs are just as influential in the tech sector.

  • Why kiteboarding has taken off in Silicon Valley Wednesday, 17 Jun 2015 | 1:58 PM ET
    Bill Tai

    MaiTai Global co-founder Bill Tai explains why Silicon Valley entrepreneurs are drawn to kiteboarding.

  • America’s most-loved bosses of 2015: Survey Wednesday, 10 Jun 2015 | 12:45 PM ET
    Larry Page, Google co-founder and CEO.

    Want to be the “best boss” ever & it not just printed on a mug? Unfortunately you may have missed your chance in 2015, as Glassdoor announces winners.

  • Google Ventures: Startups to save the world Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 3:20 PM ET
    Google Ventures Headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.

    Google Ventures wants to save the world, one startup at a time

  • These young financiers trying to change the world Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 1:39 PM ET
    Sean Klimczak, senior managing director for private equity firm Blackstone Group, is shown on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange where the 2015 class of the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders rang the opening bell, March 27th, 2015.

    The World Economic Forum has named its "Young Global Leaders"--including many financial types--and expect them to be forces for global good.

  • This could cost Google more than $500 million Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | 7:18 AM ET
    Sergey Brin and Larry Page, founders of Google, in 2004

    An unorthodox stock split designed to ensure Larry Page and Sergey Brin retain control of the company could cost Google more than $500 million.

  • This country's quietly invading Silicon Valley Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    Australia has never been known as a tech hub. But Aussie software companies are making waves in the U.S. and raising piles of cash.

  • These tech CEOs skipped Obama's big cyber summit Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 1:19 PM ET
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer

    Some big tech names were missing from President Obama's cybersecurity event on Friday.