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U.S. trade panel opens patent probe into Google speakers after Sonos complaint

07 Feb 2020

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Thursday it was launching a patent investigation into certain audio players and controllers sold by Alphabet Inc's Google based on a complaint by rival smart speaker maker Sonos Inc.

Google Maps seeks business, transit reviews in new look as it turns 15

06 Feb 2020

SAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Inc's Google Maps on Thursday launched a redesign that prominently solicits users' reviews and photos of places they visit, seeking to increase its data in a field led by local search apps such as Zomato, TripAdvisor and Yelp.

Google Maps seeks business, transit reviews in new look as it turns 15

06 Feb 2020

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 6 Alphabet Inc's Google Maps on Thursday launched a redesign that prominently solicits users' reviews and photos of places they visit, seeking to grow its data in a field led by local search apps such as Zomato, TripAdvisor and Yelp.

Google mum on hardware as it divulges revenue for other two big bets

04 Feb 2020

SAN FRANCISCO Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai over the last three years has touted the business prospects of what he has called "three of our biggest bets: YouTube, cloud and hardware."

Alphabet shares fall as Google misses on sales, YouTube revenue disappoints

04 Feb 2020

SAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Inc's new Chief Executive Sundar Pichai unveiled sales figures that investors have long demanded, but shares fell 5% as Google's advertising business and the new data about YouTube and Google Cloud broadly disappointed. | Video

Google Shopping product executive leaves for cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase

29 Jan 2020

SAN FRANCISCO Google Shopping product leader Surojit Chatterjee is leaving Alphabet Inc for the chief product officer role at cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase Inc, the San Francisco-based startup announced on Wednesday.

Google cutting web cookies, ending lucrative tracking tool for advertisers

14 Jan 2020

Alphabet Inc's Google within two years plans to block a common way businesses track online surfers in its Chrome browser, endorsing costly changes to how the Web operates as it tries to satisfy increased privacy demands from users.

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