NEW YORK, Feb 20 (IFR) - Google was deluged with orders Thursday for its new US$1bn 10-year bond, with demand said to have surged to around US$5bn by midday for the Internet giant’s second-ever debt offering.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Several dozen people gathered at Google’s headquarters on Tuesday to protest the company's membership in the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a right-wing group known to one
Yesterday Facebook announced their plans to purchase WhatsApp for a staggering $19 billion, with plans to keep the service running separately, which means that Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp will co-exist,
Most college students today don't know what it's like to be able to burn a cigarette on campus, but if current trends continue, they may not know what it's like to use an e-cigarrette at school either.
Electronic cigarettes are either a potent weapon in the war against tobacco, or they are an insidious menace that threatens to get kids hooked on nicotine and make smoking socially acceptable again. There
Ministers will seek to ban the sale of e-cigarettes to children under 18 this week and make it illegal for adults to buy e-cigarettes for children. They are acting in response to concerns that the battery-powered
By Sally Satel, M.D. At the recent Golden Globe Awards, the Hollywood glitterati were not the only ones under the hot lights. The electronic cigarette, battery-operated devices that release water vapor
Smoking is cool again. At least, electronically. The electronic cigarette (e-cig, vapouriser, fake fag, digital cancer) is, if you believe the adverts and scare stories in the press, the new black. No
Health news Electronic cigarettes work about as well as nicotine patches in helping smokers kick the habit, researchers report. And e-cigarettes helped people smoke fewer cigarettes overall, even if they
The travel app company Waze is believed to be the subject of a billion-dollar bidding war between Google and Facebook, in a move apparently aimed at tying its social functions more closely into the rival
Google And Microsoft: 'Today Our Two Companies Stand Together' Against US Ban On Email Surveillance Disclosures
To followers of technology issues, there are many days when Microsoft and Google stand apart. But today our two companies stand together. We both remain concerned with the Government's continued unwillingness
Calico, a new company backed by Google, may use powerful data crunching to tackle age-related illness and disease. SAN FRANCISCO — Google is not happy just organizing the world's information. The Internet
On Monday, Google announced that it will acquire a three-year-old company that makes thermostats and smoke alarms. The company, Nest, was raising money that would have valued it at two billion dollars;
Google is already the technology world’s top dealmaker. In the last three years, it was involved in 126 deals worth $17.6 billion according to Bloomberg, and its venture capital arm, Google Ventures, already