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$GOOGL {{ '2016-10-04T17:15:37+0000' | timeago}} • Hot News

The Pixel phone from $GOOGL features its mobile virtual reality platform, Daydream. Daydream View is the Daydream VR headset. The Daydream controller has sensors which respond to how the user moves.

$GOOGL {{ '2017-10-04T18:10:34+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Reaffirming its presence in the smartphone market, $GOOGL said the 64GB version of Pixel 2 is priced at $649, while the price of XL starts at $849. Both phones, which will be available in Australia, US, Canada, Germany UK and India, can be pre-ordered starting October 4. Later this year, Pixel 2 will be available in Italy, Singapore and Spain.

$GOOGL {{ '2017-10-04T17:34:57+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Unveiling the new Pixelbook, $GOOGL said the device redefined laptop. The Android giant claimed Pixelbook is the thinnest and lightest notebook. The laptop, with 12.3-inch touchscreen and built-in Google Assistant, offers 10 hours of power in a single charge. When the battery is low, Pixelbook automatically connects to the Pixel phone.

$GOOGL {{ '2017-10-04T17:14:08+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

A year after launching the Pixel smartphone, $GOOGL $GOOG came out with its revised versions – Pixel 2 with a 5-inch screen and Pixel 2 XL with a 6-inch screen. Pixel 2 is available in blue, black and white, while the XL comes in two shades - black and black-white. The Pixel boasts of a powerful battery that gets 7 hours’ charge in 15 minutes.

$GOOGL {{ '2017-10-04T16:53:17+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$GOOGL has unveiled the latest version of its voice-activated personal assistant Google Assistant. The company said it is incorporating various new features, including Disney characters, into the products meant for the home space. At the hardware event, the advanced Home Max audio player was also launched, which will be available for $399.

$GOOGL {{ '2017-10-04T16:32:52+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$GOOGL $GOOG launched its revamped smart speaker Google Home Mini at the much-awaited hardware event. The new feature, the 360-degree surround sound, makes the new Home audible from all parts of the room. Mini will be available in all countries where it is currently available. Pre-booking starts on October 4, and shipping will begin on October 19.

$GOOGL {{ '2017-09-21T18:17:56+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Putting speculations to rest, $GOOGL agreed to acquire a part of the engineering team of Taiwan-based smartphone maker HTC Corp. for $1.1Bil in cash. The search giant intends to leverage the expertise of the HTC employees, most of whom were part of its Pixel project. Google will also receive a non-exclusive license for HTC’s intellectual property.

$WMT {{ '2017-08-23T14:15:16+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

In a historic partnership, $WMT has joined hands with $GOOGL $GOOG to offer voice-activated shopping experience to customers. Under the partnership – a strategy clearly aimed at countering the dominance of $AMZN in the online marketplace – thousands of items will be made available for voice-shopping through Google Assistant, beginning next month.

$FB {{ '2017-08-14T17:57:03+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

According to eMarketer, US mobile ad market spend is expected to touch $58Bil in 2017. $FB and $GOOGL command 57% of the digital market, while $SNAP holds a paltry 1.3%. In order to increase its share, $SNAP launched Ad Manager, which helps advertisers to manage their campaigns end-to-end. 60% of ads are delivered through this platform in 2Q17.

$AAPL {{ '2017-08-10T20:05:40+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

Tech Titans - Facts and Figures: Performance in 2Q17 $AAPL $FB $MSFT $GOOGL $AMZN $INTC

$GOOGL {{ '2017-07-24T23:30:52+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$GOOGL is in the process of testing and developing Google Maps to enhance the customer experience. The company intends to roll out Store Sales Measurement in the coming months to enable advertisers to measure revenue, in addition to store visits. Going ahead, Google sees strong growth for YouTube across all platforms, including television.

$GOOGL {{ '2017-07-24T22:35:02+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

For 3Q17, $GOOGL expects headcount additions to be seasonally high. Going ahead, significant contributions are expected from the growing non-ads revenue businesses, especially Google Play. Google continues to shift its focus to AI-driven computing, with efforts to make the technology available to people across the world.

$GOOGL {{ '2017-07-24T22:12:43+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$GOOGL said the 20% growth in search revenue in 2Q17 was driven mainly by mobile search and YouTube. The $2.8Bil capital expenditure reflected investments in production equipment facilities and development of data centers. The internet search leader raised its stock–based compensation by 40% annually to $1.9Bil in the second quarter.

$GOOGL {{ '2017-07-24T21:13:12+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GOOGL said revenues of the Google segment grew 21% annually to $25.76Bil in 2Q17. Revenues of Other Bets division climbed 34% to $248MM. Revenues from US operations advanced 23%, and those from Europe, Middle East and Africa moved up 14%. APAC revenues grew 28%, while other Americas revenues dropped 8%.

$GOOGL {{ '2017-07-24T21:00:24+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Earnings of search service behemoth $GOOGL fell sharply in 2Q17, hurt by penalty imposed by the EU in an antitrust lawsuit. EPS dropped to $5.01 from $7 last year, despite a 21% rise in revenues. There was a 52% annual growth in aggregate paid clicks, while aggregate cost-per-click dropped 23%. Alphabet’s Other Bets division remained in loss.

$GOOG {{ '2017-07-24T20:58:25+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$GOOG $GOOGL Alphabet Earnings AlphaGraphics: Q2 2017 highlights

$MSFT {{ '2017-07-21T14:22:52+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$MSFT said the large markets like the US, Germany and Japan performed better than its expectations in 4Q17. To compete with its competitors $GOOGL and $AMZN, Microsoft invested about $3.3Bil in CapEx, which includes the capital leases. This was up sequentially partly due to the deferral of planned datacenter spending from 3Q17 to 4Q17.

$MSFT {{ '2017-07-20T22:39:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSFT, the 3rd largest market cap firm in US after $AAPL and $GOOGL, reported a profit that doubled in the tech giant's final quarter of 2017. The strong performance was boosted by growth in Cloud and Office businesses. GAAP net income surged 109% to $6.5Bil. GAAP EPS spiked up 112% to $0.83, aided by tax benefits. Non-GAAP EPS grew 42% to $0.98.

$SJM {{ '2017-06-30T12:55:23+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Branded food company $SJM has nominated Dawn C Willoughby and Kirk L Perry to its BoD. Willoughby currently serves as EVP and COO of $CLX. Earlier, Willoughby held various positions in sales management at Procter & Gamble Company. Perry is the President of $GOOGL's Brand Solutions. Prior to joining Google, he had worked in Procter & Gamble Company.

$MSFT {{ '2017-06-29T14:47:01+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

In an undisclosed deal, $MSFT acquires an Israel-based cloud management firm Cloudyn. The Telaviv-based startup raised $20MM from investors so far. Cloudyn's tool works with cloud computing services like Microsoft's Azure, $AMZN's AWS and $GOOGL's Google Cloud. This deal will help Microsoft Azure customers to manage and optimize their cloud usage.

$NWS {{ '2017-06-27T15:58:29+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$NWS $NWSA issued statement regarding the European Commission's decision to fine Google, a $GOOG $GOOGL company, for breaching EU antitrust rules. News Corp. said Google has profited from commodifying content and enabling the proliferation of flawed and fake news, to the detriment of journalism and of an informed society.

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