Alerts in the last 24 hours

No Personalised Alerts!

To see personalised alerts you need to be logged in.

Log In

Alphabet Inc Add to portfolio

NAS:GOOG, Jan 18, 02:46 UTC

Latest NAS:GOOG News

Filter your feed

Apply Filter

Thursday, April 11


News

Xbox Exec Responds To Google Stadia: "They Don't Have The Content" - GameSpot

GOOG GOOGL +2 more GOOG GOOGL DIS MSFT

An Xbox executive has responded to Google Stadia, the new streaming service, claiming the platform may not have enough compelling content to get people to sign up. According to the site, Nichols also said Google might have a hard time with Stadia because it hasn't been involved in games for very long. Google brought Bethesda to the Stadia reveal event to showcase Doom Eternal running on the cloud platform. Assassin's Creed Odyssey has also been shown running on Stadia with good results. "It's a great time to be a gamer. At Xbox, we're putting players at the center of our vision for the future of gaming by delivering blockbuster content from Xbox Game Studios and our partners, growing the thriving Xbox community and giving them choice and opportunity in how they play across devices and through Project xCloud." What do you think about cloud gaming?

Read Full Details

Topics:
  • Business
  • Technology
  • Science
News

Uber paid Google $58 million over three years for map services

GOOG UBR +1 more GOOG UBR GOOGL

Uber paid Google $58 million over three years for map services. Google is noted as a key supplier of mapping technology to Uber in the ride-sharing company's IPO filing, which became available on Thursday. Google Maps technology appears when a person enters a destination in the Uber app; the technology shows the current place, the destination and a route, along with estimates of arrival times. The start-up's CEO, J. Kim Fennell, today is Uber's head of product partnerships and U.S. and Canada business development; he is the person who signed two contracts with Google for mapping technology on behalf of Uber.

Read Full Details

Topics:
  • Business
  • Financial
  • Science
News

Bluecore Wins Google Cloud Technology Partner Of The Year Award

GOOG IRM +1 more GOOG IRM GOOGL

This award was presented at Google Cloud Next ’19 in San Francisco. Currently in use by more than 400 retailers, including Staples, Tommy Hilfiger, Perry Ellis, and Teleflora, Bluecore collects and combines customer behavior and product catalog data. “This award validates the guiding assumption on which we’ve created our technology: Retailers are in need of easier ways to take control of their marketing data and quickly launch high-performing retail marketing campaigns. “We’re delighted to recognize Bluecore as the 2018 Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year for Retail for their innovative work on behalf of Google Cloud customers over the past year,” said Kevin Ichhpurani, Corporate Vice President, Global Partner Ecosystem at Google Cloud.

Read Full Details

Topics:
  • Business
  • Financial
  • Science
  • Technology
News

Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC Increases Holdings in Alphabet Inc (GOOG) – Highlight Press

GOOG GOOGL

Finally, Norway Savings Bank increased its holdings in shares of Alphabet by 28.6% during the 4th quarter. Norway Savings Bank now owns 90 shares of the information services provider’s stock valued at $93,000 after purchasing an additional 20 shares in the last quarter. The firm has a market cap of $832.31 billion, a PE ratio of 25.30, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.42 and a beta of 1.05. The information services provider reported $12.77 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $10.86 by $1.91. Deutsche Bank reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $1,380.00 price target (up previously from $1,300.00) on shares of Alphabet in a report on Tuesday, February 5th.

Read Full Details

Topics:
  • Business
  • Financial
News

Google is now turning your Android phone into physical security key, IT News, ET CIO

GOOG GOOGL

Google introduced two factor authentication for its apps in order to prevent its users from becoming prey to these attacks. Apart from this, the company also offers security keys which help in keeping the accounts safe from hackers. However, carrying them all the time can turn out to be a bit of a problem for the users. Yes, now Android smartphone users can use their device as a physical security key and they no longer have to carry an extra security key with them. This will offer the same functionalities of that of a physical security key and will free you from the hassle of carrying a separate device. So, now just like a security key, your Android smartphone will warn you if a hacker is trying to steal you credentials.

Read Full Details

Topics:
  • Business
  • Technology
  • Science
News

Facebook, Google accused of anti-conservative bias at U.S. Senate hearing

GOOG GOOGL +1 more GOOG GOOGL FB

Carlos Monje, Jr., Twitter director of Public Policy and Philanthropy for U.S. & Canada and Facebook policy director Neil Potts sworn in before testifying at Senate Judiciary Constitution Subcommittee hearing titled ''Stifling Free Speech: Technological Censorship and the Public Discourse.'' Senator Ted Cruz, who chairs the Senate Judiciary subcommittee, said many Americans believe big tech firms are biased against conservatives and pointed to some anecdotal examples. While no one wants "government speech police," he said there are other remedies. "If we have tech companies using the powers of monopoly to censor political speech, I think that raises real antitrust issues," Cruz said at a U.S. Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing. Carlos Monje, Twitter's public policy director, said the site "does not use political viewpoints, perspectives or party affiliation to make any decisions, whether related to automatically ranking content on our service or how we develop or enforce our rules."

Read Full Details

Topics:
  • Business
  • Politics
  • Science
News

Google Raises Price of YouTube TV to $49.99, Adds Discovery, Animal Planet

GOOG GOOGL

Alphabet's Google on Wednesday raised the monthly membership price of its YouTube TV online service by 25 percent to $49.99 (roughly Rs. The second price rise in nearly 14 months comes as YouTube expands its offering to better compete with a growing number of services, including Dish Network's Sling TV, AT&T's DirecTV Now, and Hulu, which are vying to attract viewers cancelling cable subscriptions, or cord cutting. The cost for competing services such as Hulu's offering with more than 60 channels is $44.99 per month, while its library of shows and movies costs an additional $5.99. YouTube TV will be adding eight new channels, including the Travel Channel, HGTV and Food Network, to take the total number of networks to more than 70.

Read Full Details

Topics:
  • Business
  • Financial
  • Entertainment
  • Science
News

Iron Mountain Wins Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year - AI and ML Award

GOOG IRM +1 more GOOG IRM GOOGL

Visit Iron Mountain at the Google Cloud Next ’19 in Booth # S1805 in the Moscone South Conference Center. “We’re delighted to recognize Iron Mountain as the 2018 Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year for AI & Machine Learning for their innovative work on behalf of Google Cloud customers over the past year,” said Kevin Ichhpurani, Corporate Vice President, Global Partner Ecosystem at Google Cloud. Additionally, Iron Mountain Insight incorporates a market leading policy and privacy engine to help companies meet existing and emerging privacy regulations, such as GDPR and California Consumer Privacy Act, from multiple physical and digital sources. For organizations like the San Francisco Giants, a professional baseball team with massive stores of structured and unstructured video, audio and photo content, Iron Mountain InSight can help identify utilization and monetization opportunities that can drive revenue. The ability to categorize, classify and then add AI and machine learning to our content archives has the potential to help throughout that entire fan experience journey, helping us to look into that content and find specific items or events, unlocking that history for potential revenue opportunities.”.

Read Full Details

Topics:
  • Business
  • Technology
  • Science
News

Bakkt Hires PayPal and Google Veteran as Chief Product Officer

GOOG GOOGL

Announced via Medium earlier today, the exchange has added Mike Blandina to its team. “As our CPO, Mike will lead our efforts to converge a trusted ecosystem for digital assets with payments use cases, two elements of Bakkt that help bring real-world applications to bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.”. “As a former marathoner, this point in time recalls the stage in the training regimen when you’re putting in long runs with your training team […] there is more work to be done […] I’m proud to be going the distance with this growing team and of the culture we are building, while bringing digital assets into the mainstream economy.”. What is Bakkt? Approval. As stated, Bakkt is still waiting on approval from the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to list its Bitcoin futures contract.

Read Full Details

Topics:
  • Business
  • Financial
  • Science
News

NetApp Named 2018 Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year for InfrastructureDATAQUEST

GOOG GOOGL +1 more GOOG GOOGL NTAP

Over 30 leading global enterprise organizations are already using the service to move workloads to Google Cloud 10 times faster and with eight times more performance than with alternative solutions. “Google Cloud and NetApp Cloud Volumes helped us move high performance file workloads that we thought would take months or years to refactor,” said Jon Latshaw, vice president, Cloud Services, Cardinal Health. The combination of NetApp’s leading cloud data services with Google Cloud’s leadership in application development, analytics, and machine learning fuels business growth by delivering data-rich customer experiences through new application deployments in the cloud.”. “We’re delighted to recognize NetApp as the Google Cloud 2018 Technology Partner of the Year for Infrastructure for their innovative work on behalf of Google Cloud customers,” said Kevin Ichhpurani, corporate vice president, Global Partner Ecosystem at Google Cloud.

Read Full Details

Topics:
  • Business
  • Financial
  • Science