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Sprint To Launch All-New Sprint Lte Chromebook By Ctl For Education And Business Customers
Friday, 16 Nov 2018 

Alphabet Inc ::SPRINT TO LAUNCH ALL-NEW SPRINT LTE CHROMEBOOK BY CTL FOR EDUCATION AND BUSINESS CUSTOMERS.SPRINT - WORKING WITH GOOGLE AND CTL TO CREATE CTL CHROMEBOOK NL7 LTE WITH SPRINT FEATURING SPRINT'S BUILT-IN LTE TECHNOLOGY.  Full Article

Spotify Technology S.A. reports Q3 results
Thursday, 1 Nov 2018 

Nov 1 (Reuters) - Spotify Technology Sa ::SPOTIFY TECHNOLOGY S.A. ANNOUNCES FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR THIRD QUARTER 2018.SEES Q4 REVENUE EUR 1.35 BILLION TO EUR 1.55 BILLION.SEES Q4 REVENUE UP 18 TO 35 PERCENT.Q3 REVENUE EUR 1.352 BILLION VERSUS I/B/E/S VIEW EUR 1.34 BILLION.ANNOUNCED A PARTNERSHIP WITH GOOGLE.SPOTIFY WILL OFFER GOOGLE HOME MINI SPEAKERS TO FAMILY PLAN MASTER ACCOUNT HOLDERS IN U.S. DURING HOLIDAY SEASON.STARTING JANUARY 1, 2019, WILL BE ADOPTING NEW LEASING STANDARD AS DICTATED BY IFRS 16.ANTICIPATE GOOGLE PARTNERSHIP TO HAVE ADVERSE IMPACT OF ABOUT 50 BPS ON GROSS MARGIN PROFILE IN Q4.SEES NEGATIVE IMPACT OF ABOUT EUR 20 MILLION FROM FOREIGN EXCHANGE RATES ON Q4 REVENUE.AT END OF QUARTER, HELD EUR 1.8 BILLION IN CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS, RESTRICTED CASH, AND SHORT TERM INVESTMENTS.VALUE OF CO'S INVESTMENT IN TENCENT MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT GROUP IS HELD AT A PRICE PER SHARE OF $6.52.GENERATED EUR 80 MILLION IN NET CASH FLOWS FROM OPERATING ACTIVITIES AND €33 MILLION IN FREE CASH FLOW IN Q3.AT QUARTER-END, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CONTINUES TO MAKE UP GREATEST SHARE OF HIRING, ACCOUNTING FOR MORE THAN 40% OF HEADCOUNT ADDITIONS."INTEND TO ACCELERATE PACE OF INVESTMENT IN RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AND CONTENT IN 2019".DEMAND IN US REMAINS STRONG AND IS EXPECTED TO OUTSTRIP CO'S AVAILABLE INVENTORY IN Q4.OPERATING EXPENSES TOTALED €348 MILLION IN Q3, RESULTING IN TOTAL OPERATING LOSS OF €6 MILLION FOR QUARTER.  Full Article

Irobot And Google Collaborate To Advance The Next-Gen Smart Home
Wednesday, 31 Oct 2018 

Oct 31 (Reuters) - iRobot Corp ::IROBOT AND GOOGLE COLLABORATE TO ADVANCE THE NEXT-GENERATION SMART HOME.IROBOT CORP - COLLABORATION WITH GOOGLE TO INTEGRATE ROBOTIC AND SMART HOME TECHNOLOGIES THAT WILL ADVANCE NEXT-GENERATION SMART HOME.  Full Article

DMV Issues Permit Authorizing Waymo To Test Driverless Vehicles In Santa Clara County
Tuesday, 30 Oct 2018 

Oct 30 (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc ::DMV ISSUES PERMIT AUTHORIZING WAYMO TO TEST DRIVERLESS VEHICLES IN SANTA CLARA COUNTY.CALIFORNIA DMV - NEW PERMIT ALLOWS WAYMO TO TEST A FLEET OF ABOUT 3 DOZEN TEST VEHICLES WITHOUT DRIVERS BEHIND THE WHEEL.  Full Article

Nordea Brings Google Pay To Customers
Tuesday, 30 Oct 2018 

Oct 30 (Reuters) - Nordea Bank Abp ::NORDEA BRINGS GOOGLE PAY TO CUSTOMERS.NORDEA CUSTOMERS IN ALL NORDIC COUNTRIES CAN NOW USE GOOGLE PAY AT CONTACTLESS PAYMENT TERMINALS AND IN APPS AND ONLINE STORES..  Full Article

Xcel Energy Partners With Google To Develop New Energy Solutions
Monday, 29 Oct 2018 

Oct 29 (Reuters) - Xcel Energy Inc ::XCEL ENERGY AND GOOGLE LAUNCH EFFORT TO DEVELOP NEW ENERGY SOLUTIONS.XCEL ENERGY INC - WORKING WITH GOOGLE TO DELIVER TOOLS CUSTOMERS CAN USE TO "MANAGE THEIR ENERGY USE AND SAVE MONEY".  Full Article

Airbnb Says Aristotle Balogh Is Joining Co As Chief Technology Officer
Thursday, 25 Oct 2018 

Oct 25 (Reuters) - Airbnb::AIRBNB SAYS ARISTOTLE BALOGH IS JOINING AIRBNB AS NEW CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER.AIRBNB SAYS BALOGH COMES TO AIRBNB FROM GOOGLE, WHERE HE WAS MOST RECENTLY VICE PRESIDENT OF ENGINEERING, APPLICATION STORAGE, INDEXING AND SERVING.  Full Article

Alphabet Reports Q3 Diluted EPS Of $13.06
Thursday, 25 Oct 2018 

Oct 25 (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc ::QTRLY DILUTED EPS $13.06.QTRLY REVENUE $33,740 MILLION VERSUS $27,772 MILLION REPORTED LAST YEAR.Q3 REVENUE VIEW $34.04 BILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.QTRLY INCREASE IN CONSTANT CURRENCY REVENUE WAS UP 22 PERCENT.QTRLY GOOGLE SEGMENT REVENUE $33,594 MILLION VERSUS $27,655 MILLION.QTRLY COST-PER-CLICK ON GOOGLE PROPERTIES DOWN 28%.QTRLY GOOGLE ADVERTISING REVENUE $28,954 MILLION VERSUS $24,065 MILLION REPORTED LAST YEAR.DILUTED EPS IMPACT OF $1.20 IN QUARTER FROM EQUITY SECURITIES.QTRLY OPERATING MARGIN 25 PERCENT VERSUS 28 PERCENT REPORTED LAST YEAR.QTRLY OTHER BETS REVENUE $146 MILLION VERSUS $117 MILLION.QTRLY PAID CLICKS ON GOOGLE PROPERTIES UP 62%.QTRLY TOTAL TRAFFIC ACQUISITION COSTS $6,582 MILLION VERSUS $5,502 MILLION REPORTED LAST YEAR.  Full Article

Google - Without Leaving Search, Users Can Review, Delete Recent Search Activity
Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018 

Oct 24 (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc ::GOOGLE SAYS WITHOUT EVER LEAVING SEARCH, USERS CAN NOW REVIEW AND DELETE THEIR RECENT SEARCH ACTIVITY.GOOGLE - USERS CAN ACCESS ACTIVITY CONTROLS TO DECIDE WHAT INFORMATION GOOGLE SAVES TO GOOGLE ACCOUNTS.GOOGLE - LAUNCHING THIS "IMPROVEMENT" IN GOOGLE SEARCH ON DESKTOP AND MOBILE WEB WEDNESDAY, IN GOOGLE APP FOR IOS AND ANDROID IN THE COMING WEEKS.GOOGLE SAYS WITHOUT EVER LEAVING SEARCH, USERS CAN GET QUICK ACCESS TO MOST RELEVANT PRIVACY CONTROLS IN THEIR GOOGLE ACCOUNT.GOOGLE - NEXT YEAR, FEATURE WILL BE EXPANDED TO MAPS, FOLLOWED BY MANY OTHER GOOGLE PRODUCTS.  Full Article

Google Says All New Zealand Schools To Get License To Chrome
Monday, 22 Oct 2018 

Oct 22 (Reuters) - Google::GOOGLE SAYS STATE AND STATE-INTEGRATED SCHOOLS IN NEW ZEALAND TO BE ABLE TO START CLAIMING MINISTRY-FUNDED CHROME EDUCATION LICENSES.GOOGLE SAYS NEW ZEALAND SCHOOLS GET LICENSE TO CHROME STARTING NOV 1, AS PART OF AGREEMENT WITH GOOGLE AND NEW ZEALAND MINISTRY OF EDUCATION.  Full Article

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