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Google invests $1 billion to ease housing shortage near California headquarters

Jun 18 2019

Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Tuesday it would set aside $750 million in land and $250 million in financing to spur developers in the San Francisco Bay Area to build at least 20,000 homes and rehabilitate other housing over the next decade.

RPT-FOCUS-Google policy head retools team for global lobbying push

Jun 14 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, June 13 Alphabet Inc's Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike building relationships with governments, people familiar with the matter said this week.

Google policy head retools team for global lobbying push

Jun 13 2019

SAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Inc's Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike building relationships with governments, people familiar with the matter said this week.

Exclusive: Some big tech firms cut employees' access to Huawei, muddying 5G rollout

Jun 10 2019

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif./NEW YORK Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Huawei Technologies Co Ltd in response to the recent U.S. blacklisting of the Chinese tech firm, according to people familiar with the matter.

Exclusive: Some big tech firms cut employees' access to Huawei, muddying 5G rollout

Jun 09 2019

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif./NEW YORK Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Huawei Technologies Co Ltd in response to the recent U.S. blacklisting of the Chinese tech firm, according to people familiar with the matter.

Russian disinformation on YouTube draws ads, lacks warning labels: researchers

Jun 07 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON Fourteen Russia-backed YouTube channels spreading disinformation have been generating billions of views and millions of dollars in advertising revenue, according to researchers, and had not been labeled as state-sponsored, contrary to the world's most popular streaming service's policy. | Video

RPT-Russian disinformation on YouTube draws ads, lacks warning labels -researchers

Jun 07 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON, June 7 Fourteen Russia-backed YouTube channels spreading disinformation have been generating billions of views and millions of dollars in advertising revenue, according to researchers, and had not been labeled as state-sponsored, contrary to the world's most popular streaming service's policy.

Google to buy analytics software firm Looker for $2.6 billion

Jun 06 2019

Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday it would buy Looker, a privately held big-data analytics company, for $2.6 billion in cash, in the first major acquisition for new Google Cloud Chief Executive Thomas Kurian.

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