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Google Announces New Or Expanded Offices, Data Centers In 14 States Across U.S.
Friday, 16 Feb 2018 03:29pm EST 

Feb 16 (Reuters) - Google::GOOGLE ANNOUNCES NEW OR EXPANDED OFFICES AND DATA CENTERS IN 14 STATES ACROSS U.S. - BLOG.GOOGLE SAYS INVESTING IN NEW OR EXPANDED OFFICES IN 9 STATES: CALIFORNIA, COLORADO, ILLINOIS, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, NEW YORK, PENNSYLVANIA.GOOGLE SAYS TEXAS AND WASHINGTON ALSO AMONG 9 STATES IT IS INVESTING IN NEW OR EXPANDED OFFICES ‍​.  Full Article

Google Announces Intent To Acquire Xively
Thursday, 15 Feb 2018 04:36pm EST 

Feb 15 (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc ::GOOGLE ANNOUNCES INTENT TO ACQUIRE XIVELY.GOOGLE SAYS ENTERED AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE XIVELY, A DIVISION OF LOGMEIN, INC‍​.GOOGLE SAYS ACQUISITION "WILL COMPLEMENT GOOGLE CLOUD'S EFFORT" ‍​.  Full Article

Roche To Acquire Flatiron Health
Thursday, 15 Feb 2018 03:09pm EST 

Feb 15 (Reuters) - Roche Holding Ag ::ROCHE TO ACQUIRE FLATIRON HEALTH.ROCHE SAYS UNDER TERMS OF THE AGREEMENT, ROCHE WILL MAKE A PAYMENT OF $1.9 BILLION TO FLATIRON HEALTH ON A FULLY DILUTED BASIS.FLATIRON HEALTH TO CONTINUE ITS OPERATIONS AS A SEPARATE LEGAL ENTITY.ROCHE SAYS WILL ACQUIRE ALL SHARES OF FLATIRON HEALTH, FOLLOWING ON FROM AN EXISTING EQUITY STAKE OF 12.6 PCT‍​.  Full Article

Wix.Com Says Chosen G Suite, The Cloud-Native, Intelligent Productivity And Collaboration Apps From Google, As Exclusive Cloud Productivity Offering
Wednesday, 14 Feb 2018 12:50am EST 

Feb 14 (Reuters) - :WIX.COM - CHOSEN G SUITE, THE CLOUD-NATIVE, INTELLIGENT PRODUCTIVITY AND COLLABORATION APPS FROM GOOGLE, AS EXCLUSIVE CLOUD PRODUCTIVITY OFFERING.  Full Article

Uber CEO Comments On Settlement With Waymo
Friday, 9 Feb 2018 11:11am EST 

Feb 9 (Reuters) - Uber CEO::UBER CEO, ON SETTLEMENT WITH WAYMO, SAYS "WE DO NOT BELIEVE THAT ANY TRADE SECRETS MADE THEIR WAY FROM WAYMO TO UBER".UBER CEO, ON SETTLEMENT WITH WAYMO, SAYS DO NOT BELIEVE UBER HAS USED ANY OF WAYMO’S PROPRIETARY INFORMATION IN ITS SELF-DRIVING TECHNOLOGY.  Full Article

Getty Images And Google Announce A New Partnership
Friday, 9 Feb 2018 07:00am EST 

Feb 9 (Reuters) - Getty Images Inc [RIC:RIC:GETTY.UL]::GETTY IMAGES AND GOOGLE ANNOUNCE A NEW PARTNERSHIP.GETTY IMAGES - AGREEMENT INCLUDES MULTI-YEAR GLOBAL LICENSING PARTNERSHIP, ENABLING GOOGLE TO USE CO'S CONTENT WITHIN VARIOUS PRODUCTS AND SERVICES.  Full Article

India's Antitrust Body Issues Order Against Google For "Search Bias, Imposes Penalty"
Thursday, 8 Feb 2018 09:20am EST 

Feb 8 (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc ::INDIA'S ANTITRUST REGULATOR ISSUES ORDER AGAINST GOOGLE FOR "SEARCH BIAS, IMPOSES PENALTY ".INDIA'S ANTITRUST REGULATOR - IMPOSED A PENALTY OF 1.36 BILLION INDIAN RUPEES UPON GOOGLE AFTER TAKING INTO ACCOUNT REVENUE FROM INDIA OPERATIONS.INDIA'S ANTITRUST REGULATOR - "ALLEGATIONS AGAINST GOOGLE IN RESPECT OF SEARCH RESULTS ESSENTIALLY CENTRED AROUND DESIGN OF SEARCH ENGINE RESULT PAGE".INDIA'S ANTITRUST REGULATOR - GOOGLE LEVERAGING "DOMINANCE" IN MARKET FOR WEB SEARCH TO STRENGTHEN POSITION IN MARKET FOR SYNDICATE SEARCH SERVICES.  Full Article

Alphabet Q4 Adj. EPS $9.70
Thursday, 1 Feb 2018 04:14pm EST 

Feb 1 (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc ::QTRLY ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $9.70.QTRLY AGGREGATE PAID CLICKS UP 43 PERCENT.QTRLY REVENUE $32,323 MILLION VERSUS $26,064 MILLION.QTRLY AGGREGATE COST-PER-CLICK DOWN 14 PERCENT.QTRLY LOSS PER SHARE $4.35.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $9.98, REVENUE VIEW $31.87 BILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.QTRLY INCREASE IN CONSTANT CURRENCY REVENUES YEAR OVER YEAR 24 PERCENT.BOARD APPOINTED JOHN HENNESSY TO SERVE AS CHAIR OF ALPHABET’S BOARD.HEADCOUNT AT QUARTER-END 80,110 VERSUS 78,101 AT Q3-END.QTRLY GOOGLE SEGMENT REVENUE $31,914 MILLION VERSUS $25,802 MILLION.BOARD AUTHORIZED CO TO REPURCHASE UP TO ADDITIONAL $8.59 BILLION OF CLASS C CAPITAL STOCK.TAX ACT WAS ENACTED ON DECEMBER 22, 2017 AND RESULTED IN ADDITIONAL TAX EXPENSE OF $9.9 BILLION IN THE FOURTH QUARTER OF 2017.QTRLY GOOGLE ADVERTISING REVENUE $27,227 MILLION VERSUS $22,399 MILLION.QTRLY TAC $6,450 MILLION VERSUS $4,848 MILLION.TAX EXPENSE OF $9.9 BILLION IN Q4 PRIMARILY DUE TO ONE-TIME TRANSITION TAX ON ACCUMULATED FOREIGN SUBSIDIARY EARNINGS, DEFERRED TAX IMPACTS.  Full Article

Google Says To Build Additional Data Center In Belgium‍​ - Blog
Thursday, 1 Feb 2018 04:49am EST 

Feb 1 (Reuters) - :GOOGLE SAYS TO BUILD NEW SOLAR FACILITY AND AN ADDITIONAL DATA CENTER IN BELGIUM‍​ - BLOG.GOOGLE SAYS TO INVEST ABOUT EUR 250 MILLION TO BUILD THE ADDITIONAL DATA CENTER BUILDING; IT'S DUE TO BE COMPLETED AND OPERATIONAL BY MID-2019- BLOG.  Full Article

Google Flights Can Now Help Users Predict Flight Delays This Winter
Wednesday, 31 Jan 2018 11:25am EST 

Jan 31 (Reuters) - Google::GOOGLE SAYS GOOGLE FLIGHTS CAN NOW HELP USERS PREDICT FLIGHT DELAYS THIS WINTER - BLOG‍​.GOOGLE SAYS INTRODUCING A NEW FEATURE TO HELP FIND CHEAPEST FLIGHT FARE NO MATTER WHERE USER IS GOING.GOOGLE SAYS NOW GOOGLE IS SHARING REASONS FOR FLIGHT DELAYS AND DELAY PREDICTIONS.  Full Article

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Uber's fourth-quarter loss narrows to $1.1 billion: source

Uber Technologies Inc narrowed its fourth-quarter loss to $1.1 billion from a loss of $1.46 billion in the previous quarter, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters.