CALIFORNIA: Twitter Inc has initiated talks with several technology companies to explore selling itself, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday, signaling the start of what is likely to be a slow-rolling auction of the high-profile but money-losing social media company.
TORONTO: BlackBerry Ltd has agreed to offer anti-hacking software from a startup that last year discovered a major Android bug as the once-dominant smartphone company seeks to leverage ties to corporate and government clients to boost its software revenue.
Chris Urmson, who was instrumental in building Google’s self-driving car project, said on Friday he is leaving the team after seven and a half years.
SAN FRANCISCO: At the top of the corporate world, Apple and Google are in a back-and-forth battle to be number one.
Alphabet Inc, formerly Google Inc, announced a new open source code that allows faster loading of Web pages with heavy content such as video, animation and graphics on smartphones and tablets.
CALIFORNIA: Google announced that its new corporate structure was to be effective Friday, with shares of “Alphabet” parent company hitting the stock market on Monday.
BEIJING: Tech geeks in China looking to understand Google’s newly unveiled corporate structure are out of luck: the website of the new parent company, dubbed Alphabet, was blocked less than 24 hours after going live.
SAN FRANCISCO: Google unveiled a surprise corporate overhaul Monday, forming a new parent company dubbed Alphabet to include Internet search and a handful of independent companies.