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RPT-FOCUS-Google policy head retools team for global lobbying push

14 Jun 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, June 13 Alphabet Inc's Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike building relationships with governments, people familiar with the matter said this week.

Google policy head retools team for global lobbying push

14 Jun 2019

SAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Inc's Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike building relationships with governments, people familiar with the matter said this week.

Exclusive: Some big tech firms cut employees' access to Huawei, muddying 5G rollout

11 Jun 2019

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif./NEW YORK Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Huawei Technologies Co Ltd in response to the recent U.S. blacklisting of the Chinese tech firm, according to people familiar with the matter.

Exclusive: Some big tech firms cut employees' access to Huawei, muddying 5G rollout

10 Jun 2019

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif./NEW YORK Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Huawei Technologies Co Ltd in response to the recent U.S. blacklisting of the Chinese tech firm, according to people familiar with the matter.

Russian disinformation on YouTube draws ads, lacks warning labels - researchers

07 Jun 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON Fourteen Russia-backed YouTube channels spreading disinformation have been generating billions of views and millions of dollars in advertising revenue, according to researchers, and had not been labelled as state-sponsored, contrary to the world's most popular streaming service's policy. | Video

RPT-Russian disinformation on YouTube draws ads, lacks warning labels -researchers

07 Jun 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON, June 7 Fourteen Russia-backed YouTube channels spreading disinformation have been generating billions of views and millions of dollars in advertising revenue, according to researchers, and had not been labeled as state-sponsored, contrary to the world's most popular streaming service's policy.

Google to buy analytics software firm Looker for $2.6 billion

07 Jun 2019

Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday it would buy Looker, a privately held big-data analytics company, for $2.6 billion in cash, in the first major acquisition for new Google Cloud Chief Executive Thomas Kurian.

Google takes pre-orders for game streaming service launching November

06 Jun 2019

BENGALURU/SAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Inc's Google on Thursday opened pre-orders for its game streaming service, which it said will launch in November with more than 30 games from at least 21 publishers including Electronic Arts and Take-Two Interactive.

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