Feb 13- Alphabet Inc's Google said on Wednesday it would spend more than $13 billion on data centers and offices in the United States this year. "These new investments will give us the capacity to hire tens of thousands of employees, and enable the creation of more than 10,000 new construction jobs in Nebraska, Nevada, Ohio, Texas, Oklahoma, South Carolina and...
Google will expand into Nevada, Ohio, Texas and Nebraska for the first time, adding new data centers in those states and offices elsewhere.
When you're president of the United States, you can have TV and Twitter for breakfast.
Alphabet's long-term bets are risky and may never pay off. Employees need to put in the kind of hours associated with start-ups and be able to share in the upside.
Google's parent company beat Wall Street's estimates for revenue and profit, but the bigger-than-expected spending prompted investors to question whether cash funneled into Alphabet's newer businesses will generate the returns that its search engine unit historically has. Spending was pushed higher by Google boosting staffing on its cloud computing...
Sundar Pichai then went on to lead one of the world's largest tech companies. No big deal...
*Microsoft had said that Bing was blocked in China. *China has tightened its control of the internet. Searches performed on Bing's China website at cn.bing.com from within mainland China on Wednesday directed users to a page saying the server could not be reached.
Microsoft's Nadella says regulation is needed to ensure the facial recognition market does not become a "race to the bottom."
Alex Karp, CEO of the secretive data miner, is slamming the tech community for what he considers a breach of its social contract.
Artificial intelligence is "going to change the world more than anything in the history of mankind. More than electricity," but not all jobs are at risk of being replaced by bots.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 10- Two shareholder lawsuits filed this week accused the board of Google parent Alphabet Inc of playing a direct role in covering up sexual misconduct claims against two former executives over the last five years. The allegations stem primarily from large severance payments to Andy Rubin, who led Google's Android mobile operating division...
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 10- A shareholder's lawsuit filed on Thursday said the board of Google parent Alphabet Inc played a direct role in covering up sexual misconduct claims against two top executives in 2014 and 2016.. The lawsuit in San Mateo County Superior Court in California by shareholder James Martin cites minutes from Alphabet board and board committee...
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For the first time, YouTube listed the number of channels it removed in its latest enforcement report: 1.67 million.
New York Times Media Reporter Ed Lee joins 'Squawk Box' to react to Google CEO Sundar Pichai's congressional testimony.
"That is going to be in this industry's greatest interest because the U.S. policy environment still has the most influence on other policy environments around the whole world," he said.
Google's CEO Sundar Pichai testifies before Congress on the collection of user data.
Ed Lee, New York Times media reporter, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss what to expect to happen during Google CEO Sundar Pichai's congressional testimony.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai will testify in front of the House Judiciary Committee on Dec. 5 at 10 a.m., according to a release from the committee. Pichai will be asked about potential bias in the platform and transparency around Google's practices.
Google is replacing its head of cloud computing, Diane Greene, with Thomas Kurian, who was previously president at Oracle. Greene joined Google cloud three years ago.