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Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene To Step Down; Will Be Replaced By Thomas Kurian
Friday, 16 Nov 2018 12:54pm EST 

Nov 16 (Reuters) - :THOMAS KURIAN WILL BE JOINING GOOGLE CLOUD ON NOVEMBER 26TH AND TRANSITIONING INTO THE GOOGLE CLOUD LEADERSHIP ROLE IN EARLY 2019 - GOOGLE CLOUD BLOG.GOOGLE CLOUD CEO DIANE GREENE SAYS WILL CONTINUE AS CEO THROUGH JANUARY, WORKING WITH THOMAS KURIAN TO ENSURE A SMOOTH TRANSITION- GOOGLE CLOUD BLOG.GOOGLE CLOUD CEO DIANE GREENE SAYS WILL REMAIN A DIRECTOR ON THE ALPHABET BOARD - GOOGLE CLOUD BLOG.  Full Article

Google Picks Geisinger Health CEO David Feinberg To Oversee Health-Care Initiatives - WSJ
Thursday, 8 Nov 2018 05:04pm EST 

Nov 8 (Reuters) - :GOOGLE PICKS GEISINGER HEALTH CEO DAVID FEINBERG TO OVERSEE HEALTH-CARE INITIATIVES - WSJ, CITING SOURCES.  Full Article

Google CEO Says Co To Make Arbitration Optional For Individual Sexual Harassment, Assault Claims
Thursday, 8 Nov 2018 11:34am EST 

Nov 8 (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc ::GOOGLE CEO SUNDAR PICHAI SENDS EMAIL TO GOOGLE EMPLOYEES ABOUT CHANGES CO IS MAKING.GOOGLE'S SUNDAR PICHAI - CO WILL MAKE ARBITRATION OPTIONAL FOR INDIVIDUAL SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND SEXUAL ASSAULT CLAIMS.GOOGLE'S PICHAI SAYS "GOING FORWARD, WE WILL PROVIDE MORE TRANSPARENCY ON HOW WE HANDLE CONCERNS".GOOGLE'S PICHAI SAYS TO PROVIDE MORE GRANULARITY AROUND SEXUAL HARASSMENT INVESTIGATIONS, OUTCOMES AT CO AS PART OF CO'S INVESTIGATIONS REPORT.GOOGLE'S PICHAI SAYS WILL ENHANCE PROCESSES USED TO HANDLE CONCERNS—INCLUDING ABILITY FOR GOOGLERS TO BE ACCOMPANIED BY SUPPORT PERSON.GOOGLE'S PICHAI SAYS "WE WILL UPDATE AND EXPAND OUR MANDATORY SEXUAL HARASSMENT TRAINING".  Full Article

Google's top U.S. public policy official Susan Molinari is stepping down - Axios
Friday, 2 Nov 2018 11:10am EDT 

Nov 2 (Reuters) - :GOOGLE'S VICE PRESIDENT OF PUBLIC POLICY FOR THE AMERICAS AND HEAD OF ITS D.C. OFFICE SUSAN MOLINARI IS STEPPING DOWN - AXIOS.  Full Article

Waymo Says California DMV Granted It Permit To Begin Driverless Testing On Public Roads - Blog
Tuesday, 30 Oct 2018 04:55pm EDT 

Oct 30 (Reuters) - :WAYMO SAYS CALIFORNIA DMV HAS JUST GRANTED WAYMO THE FIRST PERMIT IN THE STATE TO BEGIN DRIVERLESS TESTING ON PUBLIC ROADS - BLOG.  Full Article

Greylock Partners Says Google's Sridhar Ramaswamy will join Co As Venture Partner
Monday, 1 Oct 2018 07:31pm EDT 

Oct 1 (Reuters) - :GREYLOCK PARTNERS SAYS SVP OF ADVERTISING AND COMMERCE AT GOOGLE SRIDHAR RAMASWAMY WILL JOIN CO AS VENTURE PARTNER.  Full Article

Google Says Direct Bookings Can Be Made From Apps Via Reserve With Google
Monday, 24 Sep 2018 11:55am EDT 

Sept 24 (Reuters) - Google::GOOGLE SAYS CAN NOW BOOK TOP ATTRACTIONS, ACTIVITIES, AND MORE, DIRECTLY FROM GOOGLE SEARCH, MAPS, AND THE ASSISTANT VIA RESERVE WITH GOOGLE - BLOG.GOOGLE -MORE ACTIVITIES WITH MORE BUSINESSES TO BECOME AVAILABLE AS IT ADD NEW PARTNERS LIKE ACCESSO, CHECKFRONT, COURSEHORSE, FAREHARBOR, MORE -BLOG.GOOGLE SAYS BOOKINGS ARE POSSIBLE DUE TO INTEGRATIONS WITH PARTNERS LIKE PEEK & TIQETS - BLOG.  Full Article

Convoy Raises $185 Million Led By CapitalG
Friday, 21 Sep 2018 06:00am EDT 

Sept 21 (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc ::CONVOY RAISES $185 MILLION LED BY CAPITALG.CONVOY- SECURED $185 MILLION IN SERIES C FINANCING LED BY CAPITALG, GROWTH EQUITY INVESTMENT FUND OF ALPHABET.CONVOY SAYS AS PART OF NEW INVESTMENT, DAVID LAWEE FROM CAPITALG WILL JOIN BOARD OF DIRECTORS.CONVOY SAYS MORE THAN $265 MILLION TOTAL CAPITAL RAISED TILL DATE.CONVOY SAYS WILL USE FUNDS TO "FURTHER ACCELERATE PRODUCT INNOVATION TO MEET SCALE AND DEMAND FROM SHIPPERS AND CARRIERS".CONVOY SAYS NEW INVESTORS ALSO INCLUDE FUNDS AND ACCOUNTS ADVISED BY T. ROWE PRICE ASSOCIATES, INC. AND LONE PINE CAPITAL.  Full Article

Google Says App Developers May Share Data With Third Parties If They Are Transparent With Users About How They Use The Data - Letter
Thursday, 20 Sep 2018 12:04pm EDT 

Sept 20 (Reuters) - :GOOGLE IN LETTER TO SENATORS SAYS APP DEVELOPERS MAY SHARE DATA WITH 3RD PARTIES IF THEY ARE TRANSPARENT WITH USERS ABOUT HOW THEY ARE USING THE DATA.GOOGLE SAYS NO HUMANS AT GOOGLE READ USERS’ GMAIL, EXCEPT IN "VERY SPECIFIC CASES ", SUCH AS FOR FOR SECURITY PURPOSES - LETTER.GOOGLE SAYS DEVELOPERS WHO SEEK ACCESS TO SENSITIVE DATA MUST PUBLISH PRIVACY POLICY THAT FULLY DOCUMENTS HOW THE APP INTERACTS WITH USER DATA-LETTER.  Full Article

Future Retail Denies News Item On Investments by Google, Amazon
Friday, 13 Jul 2018 12:46am EDT 

Aug 27 (Reuters) - Future Retail Ltd ::CO DENIES NEWS ITEM ON GOOGLE TEAMING UP WITH PAYTM MALL FOR STAKE IN CO.CO ALSO DENIES NEWS ITEM ON AMAZON INVESTMENT IN CO .  Full Article

Alphabet unit halts glucose-detecting contact lens project

Alphabet Inc's life sciences division Verily said on Friday that it was putting on hold one of its oldest and highest-profile projects, a smart contact lens designed to help monitor sugar levels.