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Facebook, Twitter and Google suspend the processing of Hong Kong government data requests
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Facebook, Twitter and Google suspend the processing of Hong Kong government data requests

Two of the tech giants said they suspended their reviews of data requests from Hong Kong authorities immediately after the new national security law came into effect last week

Google mulling stake in Vodafone Idea positive, but inadequate to solve telcos' debt woes: Analysts
Business

Google mulling stake in Vodafone Idea positive, but inadequate to solve telcos' debt woes: Analysts

A potential investment by Google into cash-strapped Vodafone Idea (VIL), if materialises, will be a strategic positive for the Indian telecom operator, but a five percent stake would be still be inadequate to solve the telcos' debt problems, analysts said on Friday

Google faces antitrust case in India to unfairly promote its mobile payments app in country
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Google faces antitrust case in India to unfairly promote its mobile payments app in country

India’s antitrust body is looking into allegations that Alphabet Inc’s Google is abusing its market position to unfairly promote its mobile payments app in the country, five sources familiar with the case told Reuters

Wall Street rallies as some US states relax lockdown restrictions; all major indexes claw back, gain over 1%
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Wall Street rallies as some US states relax lockdown restrictions; all major indexes claw back, gain over 1%

The indexes are all now within 20 percent of their record closing highs reached in February, with the benchmark S&P 500 on track for its best month since 1987, after trillions of stimulus dollars helped US equities recover from March lows.

Sundar Pichai says Google will slow down its hiring for 2020 due to coronavirus outbreak
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Sundar Pichai says Google will slow down its hiring for 2020 due to coronavirus outbreak

Pichai said that while the company in 2019 had hired 20,000 Googlers and had been targeting a similar number for 2020,

No punishment off the table: Texas AG says break-up among possible remedies in Google probe
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No punishment off the table: Texas AG says break-up among possible remedies in Google probe

Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple are under a series of investigations for using their clout to defend market share, monopoly.

Indian smartphone makers fear coronavirus will hamper their supply from China
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Indian smartphone makers fear coronavirus will hamper their supply from China

India is the world’s biggest smartphone maker after China but is still largely dependent on China for supplies of parts.

Google parent company Alphabet Inc becomes fourth US company to hit $1 trillion market value
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Google parent company Alphabet Inc becomes fourth US company to hit $1 trillion market value

Alphabet joins Apple, Amazon.com and Microsoft as the only US companies to hit $1 trillion in market value.

Reducing carbon footprint: How Microsoft, Google, others are working towards a cleaner atmosphere
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Reducing carbon footprint: How Microsoft, Google, others are working towards a cleaner atmosphere

Apple last March said that it had reduced carbon emissions by 64 percent since 2011.

US Justice Department will reportedly investigate Google's Fitbit deal for antitrust issues
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US Justice Department will reportedly investigate Google's Fitbit deal for antitrust issues

The deal will give Google the capability to take on Apple and Samsung in the market for fitness trackers.

Sundar Pichai will now scrutinise Alphabet Inc's 'moonshot' projects that aim at diversifying business
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Sundar Pichai will now scrutinise Alphabet Inc's 'moonshot' projects that aim at diversifying business

Pichai now faces the challenge of balancing the potential benefit of bold, uncertain bets about future technology with their short-term costs.

Sundar Pichai to head Google's parent co, Alphabet Inc: The rise of a soft-spoken engineer from Chennai
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Sundar Pichai to head Google's parent co, Alphabet Inc: The rise of a soft-spoken engineer from Chennai

Pichai became the CEO of Alphabet Inc., parent of Google, as founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin steps aside.

Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin have passed on the Alphabet baton
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Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin have passed on the Alphabet baton

Sundar Pichai, Google’s chief executive, will become the chief of both Google and Alphabet.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai will head parent company Alphabet: Quick facts about him
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Google CEO Sundar Pichai will head parent company Alphabet: Quick facts about him

Sundar Pichai first interviewed in Google in April 2004 and it was the same day that the company launched Gmail.

Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple respond to congressional committee regarding antitrust concerns
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Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple respond to congressional committee regarding antitrust concerns

Despite its huge collection of data on search queries and clicks, Google said it could not provide much of the data sought by the committee.

Google antitrust probe to expand its investigation into Android business as well: Report
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Google antitrust probe to expand its investigation into Android business as well: Report

Google probe is known to be focused on its search and digital advertising businesses.

Alphabet board probes company's handling of sexual misconduct allegations
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Alphabet board probes company's handling of sexual misconduct allegations

Alphabet shareholders are awaiting the results of the internal investigation as they decide how to proceed with the case.

Google, Reddit defend tech legal protections ahead of Congress hearing
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Google, Reddit defend tech legal protections ahead of Congress hearing

Without Section 230, search engines, would either not be able to filter content at all or would over-filter content.

India to woo foreign firms like Apple, Foxconn and other to capitalise on US-China trade war: Report
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India to woo foreign firms like Apple, Foxconn and other to capitalise on US-China trade war: Report

The trade war between the US and China, the world’s two largest economies, has led to higher tariffs on goods worth billions of dollars