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  • *Communications Workers of America files federal charge. *Union says Google sacked four workers as warning to others. SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 5- The Communications Workers of America union filed a federal labor charge against Alphabet Inc's Google on Thursday, accusing the company of unlawfully firing four employees to deter workers from engaging in union...

  • Dec 4- Wall Street's main indexes rose for the first time in four sessions on Wednesday, following a report that the United States and China were moving closer to signing a' phase-one' trade deal. Washington and Beijing are getting close to agreeing on the amount of tariffs to be rolled back, Bloomberg reported, a day after comments from President Donald Trump and...

  • Dec 4- U.S. stock index futures shot up on Wednesday, putting Wall Street's main indexes on course to snap a three-day losing streak, following a report that the United States and China were moving closer to signing a' phase-one' trade deal. Washington and Beijing are getting close to agreeing on the amount of tariffs to be rolled back, Bloomberg reported on...

  • Dec 4- Alphabet's change of leadership should simplify the company's unorthodox management structure under new boss Sunder Pichai without creating unwanted turbulence in strategy at one of Silicon Valley's biggest names, Wall Street analysts said on Wednesday. Pichai, who was already the chief executive officer of Google, replaces Larry Page who has been...

  • Dec 4- Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai will replace Larry Page as CEO of parent Alphabet Inc, heralding a new chapter for the company that helped reshape the global tech industry under its co-founders Page and Sergey Brin. Known as Alphabet's " Moonshot Factory," X is a research and development unit that acts as a nursery for the company's many...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 3- Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are stepping aside as leaders of the Internet behemoth they founded 21 years ago, ending an extraordinary run that saw them build one of the world's most valuable and influential companies. Trusted lieutenant Sundar Pichai, who has run the core Google search business since 2015, will...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 3- Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai will replace Larry Page as CEO of parent Alphabet Inc, extending a long retreat from public roles and active management by Page and Sergey Brin at the company they co-founded 21 years ago. "While it has been a tremendous privilege to be deeply involved in the day-to-day management of the company for so long,...

  • Dec 3- Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai will replace company co-founder Larry Page as CEO of parent Alphabet Inc, the company said in a blog post on Tuesday. *Born in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India on June 10, 1972. *An alumnus of Wharton business school, Stanford University and Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 3- Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai will replace Larry Page as CEO of parent Alphabet Inc, the company said in a blog post on Tuesday, reflecting the increasingly diminished public role of Page and Sergey Brin at the company they co-founded 21 years ago. "While it has been a tremendous privilege to be deeply involved in the day-to-day...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 3- Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai will replace company co-founder Larry Page as CEO of parent Alphabet Inc, the company said in a blog post on Tuesday. "While it has been a tremendous privilege to be deeply involved in the day-to-day management of the company for so long, we believe its time to assume the role of proud parentsoffering advice...

  • British actor Sacha Baron Cohen, in character as a Kazakh TV reporter known as 'Borat'

    In his speech before the Anti-Defamation League, Sacha Baron Cohen said hate groups are rising all around the world, and Big Tech is part of the problem.

  • Google employees at the tech giant's headquarters in Mountain View, California, walk off the job to protest the company's handling of sexual misconduct claims.

    Google workers protested outside of an investigation into employee retaliation days prior to the company ending its TGIF tradition, internal memo shows.

  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announces Blue Moon, a lunar landing vehicle for the Moon, during a Blue Origin event in Washington, DC, May 9, 2019.

    In an effort to outflank the rise of Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders announces a wealth tax that would hit multibillionaires like Bezos especially hard.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 20- Congressman David Cicilline, chair of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel, said on Friday that Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg pledged cooperation with the panel's probe into online markets during a meeting on Capitol Hill. The House of Representatives Judiciary Committee opened an investigation into...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 13- A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Friday demanded internal emails, detailed financial information and other company records from top executives of Amazon.com Inc., Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, and Alphabet Inc's Google, widening the antitrust probe of Big Tech. The letters seek by Oct. 14 internal emails over the last decade from Apple CEO...

  • G/P: Solar panels producing renewable clean energy.

    Together, 79 billionaires could pay to build an electric system in the U.S. that uses zero fossil fuels, a Michigan Tech professor estimates.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 19- Shareholder activists on Wednesday urged Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into different pieces. Alphabet's top two executives, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, hold 51.3 percent of shareholder votes. The U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade...

  • Google's headquarters in Mountain View, California.

    Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into different pieces.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 19- Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into different pieces. The proposal has no realistic chance of success as Alphabet's top two executives, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, hold 51.3 percent of shareholder votes.

  • Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey speaks during a press event at CES 2019 on January 9, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Twitter says it paid co-founder Jack Dorsey a salary last year for the first time since he returned to his post as CEO in 2015.