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Twitter says its controls are weeding out users advocating violence

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Twitter Inc said that its internal controls were allowing it to weed out accounts being used for the "promotion of terrorism" earlier rather than responding to government requests to close them down.<p>U.S. and European governments have been pressuring social media companies …

Social Media

Alibaba-backed logistics firm Best slashes proposed US IPO-IFR

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Best Inc, a Chinese logistics company backed by Alibaba Group, slashed its proposed U.S. initial public offering after receiving tepid response from investors to its initial valuation, IFR reported on Tuesday, citing people close to the deal.<p>The Hangzhou-based company now …

Alibaba Group

Intel Has Invested Over $1B in AI Startups | Investopedia

Intel Corp. (INTC) is betting big on artificial intelligence (AI), investing billions of dollars in machines capable of carrying out tasks normally …

Brian Krzanich

Google's Waymo Teams With Intel on Self Driving Technology

Alphabet Inc.'s (GOOGL) Waymo is teaming with Intel Corp. I (NTC) to work on self-driving technology.<p>Intel's CEO Brian Krzanich published an op-ed …

Brian Krzanich

Google Offers Sale of Shopping Links to Appease EU

Google is offering to sell space on its shopping search service to rivals in a bid to appease European Union regulators and avoid further antitrust …

Google

Exclusive: Google offers to treat rivals equally via auction - sources

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Google (GOOGL.O) has offered to display rival comparison shopping sites via an auction, as it aims to stave off further EU antitrust fines, four people familiar with the matter said.<p>Google is under pressure to come up with a big initiative to level the playing field in …

Google

These 10 tech giants get the best ratings on company culture

Which tech companies have the best culture for their employees? Jobs site Comparably said it used anonymous ratings from thousands of employees to …

Silicon Valley

Google to Appease EU Regulators by Auctioning Off Ad Space to Competitors

Alphabet Inc.'s (GOOGL) Google imprint has run afoul of EU regulators in recent months, so the company is tinkering with a plan to allow rivals to …

Investing

Action on Google is launched in Australia

Google, an Alphabet Inc. subsidiary launched Action on Google for Australia with Australian dictionary and Australian accent(english).<p><i>Brad Abrams,</i> …

Google

General Motors' self-driving unit to open an internal ride-hailing service to people outside the company

General Motors Co’s self-driving unit, Cruise Automation, is working to open an internal ride-hailing service to people outside the company, aiming …

Transportation

Waymo seeks delay in self-driving trade secret trial against Uber

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet's Waymo self-driving car unit said critical new evidence it recently obtained in a trade secret lawsuit against Uber means a U.S. judge should postpone a trial of the case set to begin next month.<p>Waymo claimed in a lawsuit earlier this year that former engineer …

Technology (India)

Google disables a "majority" of the ad keywords that Buzzfeed reported to be racist and anti-semitic

Alphabet Inc’s <b>Google</b> said it had disabled a “majority” of the offensive keywords that <i>BuzzFeed</i> found could be used by advertisers to target people …

Buzzfeed

Alphabet talks with Lyft about possible investment: source

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) is in discussions with Lyft Inc about a possible investment in the ride-hailing company, potentially deepening an existing partnership between the two firms, a person familiar with the talks said on Thursday.<p>An injection of support from one of …

Lyft

Welp, Vevo Just Got Hacked

Another day, another multinational video service brought to its knees by a group of rogue hackers with a bone to pick.<p>Vevo, the joint venture between …

Security

‘Dreamer’ Application Fees to Get Funding From Facebook Backed Group

<b>US:</b> FWD.us, a pro-immigration group co-founded by Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg, is raising funds to help undocumented immigrants …

Immigration

North Korea, London, Google - 5 Things You Must Know Before the Market Opens

Here are five things you must know for Friday, Sept. 15:<p><b>1</b>. -- U.S. stock futures pointed to a mixed start for Wall Street on Friday, Sept. 15, after …

North Korea

Google's Awkward Relationship With Uber Could Get Even More Complicated

A potential $1 billion investment in Lyft Inc. would mark a new direction in Google's ride sharing strategy.<p>Alphabet Inc.'s (GOOGL) search unit is …

Uber

Alphabet Mulls Lyft Investment, Reports

Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) is said to be considering an investment in Lyft Inc., according to multiple reports.<p>The parent company of Google has reportedly …

Investing

Alphabet weighs $1 billion investment in Lyft

Alphabet Inc. has held conversations with Lyft Inc. about a potential investment in recent weeks, signalling strong support for Uber Technologies …

Uber

Alphabet in Talks to Invest About $1 Billion in Lyft

Google parent Alphabet Inc. has held talks to invest about $1 billion in Lyft Inc., according to people familiar with the matter, in what would further an alliance against the ride-hailing company’s archrival, Uber Technologies Inc.<p>It isn’t clear when the talks took place or whether a deal will …

Uber

Google to launch payment app ‘Tez’ in India - The Ken

This story is exclusively for premium subscribers. Subscribe now to get access.<p>Read the full story now. Subscribe to The Ken<p>Why should I pay for …

Google

Google , a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc. is preparing for entering into India’s Digital payment ecosystem with UPI based payment app ‘TEZ’. ‘TEZ’ (तेज) which

Google, a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc. is preparing for entering into India’s Digital payment ecosystem with UPI based payment app ‘TEZ’. ‘TEZ’ (तेज) …

Google

Google Pushes Digital Payment Service 'Tez' in India

Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL) Google will launch a localized digital payment system called "Tez" in India next week in a push to grow its payments services …

Investing

Google Throws Publishers a Bone With Eased Subscription Access Policy

Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL) Google search engine will stop its "first click free" policy that lets users bypass paywalls on subscription news sites the …

Investing

Stocks Are in a Bubble and This Is How They Will Explode: Tiger's Robertson

Stocks are in a bubble and the market's historically high valuation is the Federal Reserve's fault, said billionaire investor and Tiger Management …

Investing

Billionaire investor Robertson says stocks are in a 'bubble'

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Billionaire investor Julian Robertson said on Tuesday stocks are in a bubble, one day after the broad market hit another record high.<p>Fueled by low interest rates, most stocks are now highly valued, the octogenarian founder of pioneering hedge fund firm Tiger Management said at …

Business

Slack launches new features for inter-company collaboration

SAN FRANCISCO: Slack Technologies Inc on Tuesday announced support of four new languages and a Shared Channels feature that allows employees of …

Slack

Google launches appeal against EU's $2.9 billion antitrust fine

Alphabet Inc.'s Google GOOGL, +1.01% GOOG, +1.08% on Monday launched an appeal against the European Union's 2.4 billion euro ($2.9 billion) antitrust fine that it was hit with in June. The EU's competition commission had ruled that Google abused its dominant position to favor its own shopping …

Google

Federated, Carnival, Alphabet climb; Regeneron skids

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday:<p>Federated National Holding Co., up $1.49 to $13.54<p>Insurance companies surged as Hurricane Irma weakened and investors felt catastrophic losses were less likely.<p>Alphabet Inc., up $1.88 to $943.29<p>Technology stocks did better …

Business

Google launches appeal against record EU fine

Google said on Monday it had launched an appeal against the European Commission's decision to fine it a record 2.4 billion euro (US$2.9 billion) for …

Business (Canada)