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Target deepens partnership with Google through Google Express expansion, voice-activated shopping, 2018 Target REDcard payment option
Thursday, 12 Oct 2017 10:35am EDT 

Oct 12 (Reuters) - Target ::Target deepens partnership with Google through Google Express expansion, voice-activated shopping and 2018 Target REDcard payment option.Target says plans to make Target redcard debit or credit card available as an option for Google Express shoppers.Target says users can also shop Target and all other Google Express retailers on any Google assistant-enabled Android or iPhone.Target says co, Google will also partner to explore, develop 'future digital experiences' focused on Target's style categories.  Full Article

Time Inc partners with Google to launch Adapt Video
Thursday, 12 Oct 2017 10:00am EDT 

Oct 12 (Reuters) - Time Inc :Time inc. Partners with google to launch adapt, new, innovative native video advertising tool.Time inc - ‍announced launch of adapt video, a proprietary video advertising unit created by co in partnership with google​.  Full Article

Alphabet's Google launches slew of new products headlined by Google Pixel 2
Wednesday, 4 Oct 2017 02:02pm EDT 

Oct 4 (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc ::Google Home launching in Japan later this week.Voice match is getting rolled out to all regions where Home is sold - Google Exec.Announces Google Home Mini, $49 in the US.Mini going to all 7 Google Home countries - Google Exec.Launching new feature called Broadcast - Google Exec.Google Home partnered with Disney - Google Exec.Launching Google Home Max with Google Assistant built-in- Google Exec.Google Home Max supports free and paid Spotify, Youtube Music - Google Exec.Google Home Max will be available starting December at $399 - Google Exec.Launching Google Pixelbook, the high performance Chrome Book- Google Exec.Google Pixelbook just around 10mm thin and a kilogram light - Google Exec.Pixelbook first laptop with Google Assistant built-in- Google Exec.Pixelbook also supports Android apps- Google Exec.You can use Snapchat on your laptop, Snapchat is making a custom large-screen version for Pixelbook - Google Exec.Pixelbook priced at $999 while Pixelpen at $99, in stores beginning October 31 - Google Exec.Launching Google Pixel 2- Google Exec.You can squeeze the Pixel 2 to launch Google Assistant- Google Exec.Google Pixel 2 launching with "Pure Android Oreo" - Google Exec.Google Lens has an accuracy rate of over 95 percent for voice recognition - Google Exec.Pixel users get Google Lens first- Google Exec.Also launching AR stickers built into the camera, exclusive to Pixel- Google Exec.  Full Article

Google said to split off shopping service to meet EU demands - Bloomberg
Tuesday, 26 Sep 2017 10:21am EDT 

Sept 26 (Reuters) - :Google said to split off shopping service to meet EU demands - Bloomberg.  Full Article

Intel, Waymo collaborate on self-driving car technology
Monday, 18 Sep 2017 12:00pm EDT 

Sept 18 (Reuters) - Intel Corp ::Waymo and Intel collaborate on self-driving car technology.Waymo's self-driving Chrysler Pacifica hybrid minivans feature Intel-based technologies for sensor processing, general compute, connectivity​.  Full Article

Alphabet Inc to consider Lyft investment of about $1 bln - Bloomberg
Thursday, 14 Sep 2017 07:33pm EDT 

Sept 14 (Reuters) - :Alphabet Inc to consider Lyft investment of about $1 billion - Bloomberg.  Full Article

US appeals court rejects Uber bid for arbitration in Waymo trade secrets case
Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017 08:01am EDT 


Comcast Corp says co and Google announce nationwide launch of YouTube on Xfinity X1​
Tuesday, 12 Sep 2017 09:00am EDT 

Sept 12 (Reuters) - Comcast Corp :Comcast Corp - ‍comcast and Google announce nationwide launch of YouTube on xFinity X1​.  Full Article

Home Depot says will join Google express this fall
Wednesday, 6 Sep 2017 06:00am EDT 

Sept 6 (Reuters) - Home Depot ::Home Depot says Home Depot will join Google express this fall; its customers will be able to shop through voice with assistant on google home.  Full Article

Wal-Mart to enter voice-shopping market via Google platform
Wednesday, 23 Aug 2017 06:42am EDT 

Aug 23 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc ::Google enters partnership with Walmart to bring users products that can be bought through Google Home or the Google Express website or app.  Full Article

PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - Oct 18

Oct 18 The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.