Alphabet Inc: News
26 Apr 2023Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Alphabet, Microsoft Q1 results: Is the worst finally behind us
The first quarter results of Alphabet and Microsoft have surprised everyone. The tech giants, both of which have been struggling due to the post-COVID tech meltdown, have outperformed Wall Street's expectations with their performance in Q1 FY23.
22 Apr 2023Sundar Pichai
Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai receives hike, pay soars to $226mn
The CEO of Alphabet Inc. Sundar Pichai is now one of the world's highest-paid corporate leaders.
24 Feb 2023Google
Google-parent Alphabet fires robots that performed everyday office chores
It isn't just humans that are affected by the layoff season. Robots have been hit too.
17 Feb 2023Google
Google India lays off 453 employees across the company
Last month, Google's parent Alphabet announced its decision to fire around 12,000 employees. Now, Google India has reportedly axed 453 staffers across various departments.
16 Feb 2023YouTube
YouTube CEO is stepping down, Neal Mohan to replace her
YouTube Chief Executive Officer Susan Wojcicki announced that she would be stepping down after nine years at the helm of the world's largest online video platform.
09 Feb 2023Google Bard
Failed demo costing company $100 billion? That happened to Alphabet
Google unveiled Bard, its new experimental AI service, earlier this week. The ChatGPT-rival was expected to calm the storm at the search giant's doorstop.
27 Jan 2023Google
How did 'Xooglers' react to Google's decision to cut jobs
The layoff drive in the technology industry has refused to spare anyone. Earlier this month, Google joined the ranks of tech companies that fired their staffers in a bid to cut costs.
20 Jan 2023Google
Google parent Alphabet to fire 12,000 employees; Sundar Pichai apologizes
The layoff season in the technology sector refuses to go away. Google parent Alphabet Inc. has joined the list of tech giants to drop the axe on its employees.
22 Nov 2022Google
After Meta and Amazon, Google to lay off 10,000 employees
If this year has proven anything, it is that no one is immune to the layoff bug that has created havoc in Silicon Valley. After withstanding the phenomenon for a while, Google may have fallen prey to it, too.
04 Nov 2022Apple
At $2.3tn, Apple surpasses combined value of Alphabet, Amazon, Meta
When the market closed on November 3, there was a clear winner among tech giants - Apple. The Cupertino-based tech giant left its rivals Alphabet, Amazon, and Meta far behind in market value.
29 Jul 2021YouTube
Alphabet Inc. beats all-time record with $61.9 billion revenue
Google's parent company Alphabet Inc. has logged $61.9 billion in revenue and $27.26 in earnings per share during the second quarter ending June 30, 2021.
05 Mar 2021Twitter
NewsBytes Briefing: Reliance is gunning for low-cost laptops, and more
After upending the telecom space with Jio, Reliance has now got its sights on the laptop segment. Like the JioPhone, the Indian conglomerate is rumored to be working on an Android-based low-cost laptop dubbed the JioBook.
05 Mar 2021Google
Alphabet's Moonshot Factory developing Wolverine, a wearable hearing enhancer
Google's parent company Alphabet Inc. has a subsidiary called X, also referred to as the Moonshot Factory, which chases seemingly wild ideas. The latest one is a wearable that enhances hearing capabilities.
15 Feb 2021Australia
Google strikes news pay deal with major Australian media company
Australian media firm Seven West Media has struck a deal with tech giant Google to pay for journalism, according to an announcement made by the two companies on Monday.
02 Feb 2021Google
Google will pay $3.8 million in hiring, pay discrimination settlement
Google will settle hiring and pay discrimination investigation by paying $3.8 million, including $2.6 million in back pay.
22 Jan 2021Google
Alphabet shelves internet balloon project; Doesn't consider it a failure
Loon was a project under X, a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc., dedicated to exploring possibilities deemed too risky or unviable. The project became a separate company in 2018.
05 Jan 2021United States of America
Google employees form labor union with eye on future protests
Over 200 employees and contractors of Google's parent company, Alphabet Inc., in the United States and Canada have formed a labor union, the group's elected leaders announced on Monday.
01 Aug 2020Twitter
Google Cloud employee fired over domestic violence allegations
Alphabet Inc. has reportedly fired a Google Cloud employee after allegations of domestic violence surfaced against him.
11 Jan 2019Sexual Harassment
Shareholders sue Alphabet board for covering up sexual harassment allegations
A shareholder of Google parent Alphabet has sued the tech giant for allegedly covering up sexual misconduct and harassment claims against some of its top executives.
27 Sep 2018DeepMind
#HappyBirthdayGoogle: 20 years on, Google continues to change lives
From a simple Search engine to being a multi-billion dollar conglomerate, Google has come a long way by leveraging cutting-edge technology, and innovating at every step.
19 Sep 2018India
PNB Scam: India's largest law firm under investigators' scanners
According to Reuters, India's largest law firm, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) has come under scrutiny in connection with the Rs. 14,000cr PNB scam after investigators seized documents relating to the scam from CAM premises.
07 Feb 2018Uber
Waymo-Uber case: Travis Kalanick doesn't deny "wooing" ex-Waymo engineer
Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has testified on the second day in the trial of the high-profile intellectual property lawsuit between Alphabet's Waymo and Uber over the theft of the former's self-driving car technology.
22 Dec 2017Google
Why is Eric Schmidt stepping down as Alphabet chairman?
Seventeen years after joining Google, which then had a few hundred employees, Eric Schmidt is stepping down as Alphabet chairman.
24 Feb 2017Fiat Chrysler
Google's self-driving unit sues Uber
Waymo, Google's self-driving car project, has sued Otto, its counterpart at Uber, and its co-founder Anthony Levandowski, for "downloading 14,000 highly confidential and proprietary design files" during his previous stint at Google.
14 Dec 2016Fiat Chrysler
Google sets up self-driving car unit as separate company
At a press conference in San Francisco today, Google announced that it was setting up its self-driving car unit as a separate company.
01 Sep 2016San Francisco
Google forays into the ride-sharing turf of Uber
Google is planning to expand its ride-sharing service in San Francisco.