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Google Says Entered Into Definitive Agreement To Acquire Elastifile - Blog
Tuesday, 9 Jul 2019 10:01am EDT 

July 9 (Reuters) - :GOOGLE SAYS HAS ENTERED INTO A DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE ELASTIFILE, PROVIDER OF SCALABLE, ENTERPRISE FILE STORAGE FOR THE CLOUD - BLOG.GOOGLE SAYS ACQUISITION OF ELASTIFILE IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED LATER THIS YEAR; UPON CLOSE OF ACQUISITION, ELASTIFILE WILL JOIN GOOGLE CLOUD.  Full Article

UK's CMA Launches Digital Markets Strategy
Wednesday, 3 Jul 2019 06:00am EDT 

July 3 (Reuters) - UK's CMA::UK'S CMA LAUNCHES DIGITAL MARKETS STRATEGY.UK'S CMA - STRATEGY EXPLAINS HOW CMA INTENDS TO RESPOND TO RECOMMENDATIONS MADE BY FURMAN REPORT FOR GREATER REGULATION OF DIGITAL MARKETS.UK'S CMA- IMPORTANT ELEMENT OF STRATEGY IS OPENING OF MARKET STUDY INTO ONLINE PLATFORMS INCLUDING FACEBOOK, GOOGLE FUNDED BY DIGITAL ADVERTISING.  Full Article

Google Announces A New Google Data Center And Google Cloud Region In Nevada
Monday, 1 Jul 2019 02:29pm EDT 

July 1 (Reuters) - Google::GOOGLE SAYS ANNOUNCING NEW INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENTS IN THE STATE OF NEVADA: A NEW GOOGLE DATA CENTER AND GOOGLE CLOUD REGION - BLOG.GOOGLE SAYS NEW GOOGLE DATA CENTER IN THE STATE OF NEVADA WILL COME ONLINE IN 2020.  Full Article

Atos Expands Partnership With Google Cloud
Monday, 1 Jul 2019 05:34am EDT 

July 1 (Reuters) - ATOS SE ::EXPANDS STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH GOOGLE CLOUD TO ENABLE ORACLE DATABASE CUSTOMERS TO BENEFIT FROM GOOGLE CLOUD PLATFORM.THIS NEW OFFERING WILL BE AVAILABLE IN SECOND HALF OF 2019 DIRECTLY FROM GCP CONSOLE VIA GOOGLE MARKETPLACE.STRENGTHENS STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH GOOGLE CLOUD WITH 2 HIGH-PERFORMANCE REGIONAL EXTENSIONS OF EXISTING GOOGLE CLOUD DATA CENTERS IN FRANKFURT AND ASHBURN VA (NORTH AMERICA).  Full Article

Google Says Starting June 27, Google Maps Is Rolling Out Two New Features
Thursday, 27 Jun 2019 01:50pm EDT 

June 27 (Reuters) - Google::GOOGLE SAYS STARTING JUNE 27, GOOGLE MAPS IS ROLLING OUT TWO NEW FEATURES - BLOG.GOOGLE - GOOGLE MAPS LAUNCHING LIVE TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR BUSES IN PLACES WHERE REAL-TIME INFORMATION DIRECT FROM LOCAL TRANSIT AGENCIES IS NOT AVAILABLE.GOOGLE - INTRODUCING TRANSIT CROWDEDNESS PREDICTIONS IN GOOGLE MAPS TO SEE HOW CROWDED BUS, TRAIN OR SUBWAY IS LIKELY TO BE BASED ON USER'S PAST RIDES.  Full Article

Amit Zavery Appointed To Broadridge Board Of Directors
Friday, 21 Jun 2019 05:01pm EDT 

June 21 (Reuters) - Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc ::AMIT ZAVERY APPOINTED TO BROADRIDGE BOARD OF DIRECTORS.BROADRIDGE FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS INC - FOLLOWING ZAVERY'S APPOINTMENT, BROADRIDGE'S BOARD CONSISTS OF 11 MEMBERS, NINE OF WHOM ARE INDEPENDENT.BROADRIDGE FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS INC - ZAVERY IS HEAD OF PLATFORM FOR GOOGLE CLOUD AT GOOGLE.  Full Article

Google Announces An Additional $1 Bln Investment In Housing Across The Bay Area
Tuesday, 18 Jun 2019 12:11pm EDT 

June 18 (Reuters) - Google::GOOGLE SAYS ANNOUNCING AN ADDITIONAL $1 BILLION INVESTMENT IN HOUSING ACROSS THE BAY AREA.GOOGLE - OVER NEXT 10 YRS, WE’LL REPURPOSE AT LEAST $750 MILLION OF GOOGLE’S LAND IN BAY AREA, AS RESIDENTIAL HOUSING.GOOGLE - WILL ESTABLISH $250 MILLION INVESTMENT FUND TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES TO ENABLE DEVELOPERS TO BUILD AT LEAST 5,000 AFFORDABLE HOUSING UNITS IN BAY AREA.GOOGLE - GOAL IS TO GET HOUSING CONSTRUCTION STARTED IMMEDIATELY IN BAY AREA & FOR HOMES TO BE AVAILABLE IN NEXT FEW YRS.  Full Article

YouTube Says Taking More Steps To Tackle Hate On YouTube
Wednesday, 5 Jun 2019 12:18pm EDT 

June 5 (Reuters) - YOUTUBE: :YOUTUBE - TAKING MORE STEPS TO TACKLE HATE ON YOUTUBE, EXPANDING DEFINITION OF HATE SPEECH, RAISING UP MORE AUTHORITATIVE CONTENT IN RECOMMENDATIONS.YOUTUBE - WILL REMOVE CONTENT DENYING THAT WELL-DOCUMENTED VIOLENT EVENTS, LIKE THE HOLOCAUST OR THE SHOOTING AT SANDY HOOK ELEMENTARY, TOOK PLACE.YOUTUBE- PROHIBITING VIDEOS ALLEGING A GROUP IS SUPERIOR TO JUSTIFY DISCRIMINATION, BASED ON AGE, GENDER, RACE, CASTE, RELIGION, SEXUAL ORIENTATION.YOUTUBE - WILL BEGIN ENFORCING UPDATED POLICY TO TACKLE HATE ON WEDNESDAY.YOUTUBE- SOME VIDEOS COULD REMAIN UP AS THEY DISCUSS TOPICS LIKE PENDING LEGISLATION, AIM TO CONDEMN/EXPOSE HATE, PROVIDE ANALYSIS OF CURRENT EVENTS.YOUTUBE- RECOGNIZE SOME HATEFUL CONTENT HAS VALUE TO RESEARCHERS, NGOS LOOKING TO COMBAT HATE; EXPLORING OPTIONS TO MAKE IT AVAILABLE TO THEM IN FUTURE.YOUTUBE - LOOKING TO BRING UPDATED SYSTEM TO REDUCE BORDERLINE CONTENT, HARMFUL MISINFORMATION TO MORE COUNTRIES BY THE END OF 2019.YOUTUBE- CHANNELS REPEATEDLY BRUSHING UP AGAINST HATE SPEECH POLICIES TO BE SUSPENDED FROM ITS PARTNER PROGRAM; THEY CAN’T RUN ADS ON THEIR CHANNEL.  Full Article

Moody's Says That A DOJ Antitrust Probe Into Alphabet's Google Business Would Be Credit Negative
Wednesday, 5 Jun 2019 11:40am EDT 

June 5 (Reuters) - Moody's: :MOODY'S SAYS THAT A DOJ ANTITRUST PROBE INTO ALPHABET'S GOOGLE BUSINESS WOULD BE CREDIT NEGATIVE.MOODY'S SAYS AT THIS TIME THERE IS NO IMPACT ON ALPHABET'S AA2 LONG-TERM DEBT RATING, PRIME-1 SHORT TERM CREDIT RATING OR STABLE OUTLOOK..MOODY'S SAYS ITS MOST IMPORTANT FUNDAMENTAL CONCERN IS WHETHER REGULATION/ACTIONS IMPOSED ON ALPHABET MATERIALLY, PERMANENTLY ALTERS ITS BUSINESS MODEL.MOODY'S SAYS AS THERE ARE ONLY MEDIA REPORTS SO FAR, NEGATIVE RULINGS THAT WOULD MATERIALLY IMPACT ALPHABET'S CREDIT STANDING REMAIN LOW PROBABILITY.MOODY'S SAYS BELIEVE ALPHABET WELL CONDITIONED FOR POTENTIAL PROBES & HAS SO FAR EFFECTIVELY WARDED OFF ACTIONS THAT WOULD KINDLE OUR MAJOR CONCERNS.MOODY'S SAYS EXPECT SOME OF ALPHABET'S FCF IN 2019 CAN BE EARMARKED FOR POTENTIAL INTERNATIONAL FINES WITHOUT COMPROMISING ABILITY TO INVEST IN GROWTH.MOODY'S SAYS EXPECT SOME OF ALPHABET'S FCF IN 2019 CAN BE EARMARKED FOR POTENTIAL INTERNATIONAL FINES WITHOUT MATERIALLY ALTERING ITS LIQUIDITY.  Full Article

Atos Selected As Major Google Cloud High Performance Computing Services Partner
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 05:35am EDT 

May 14 (Reuters) - ATOS SE ::ATOS SELECTED AS MAJOR GOOGLE CLOUD HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING SERVICES PARTNER.  Full Article

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Trump calls for inquiry into Google's work with China

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration would investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google supports the Chinese government, following accusations that a company official refuted hours later at a Senate hearing. | Video