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Feb 08, 2017
BMW, Google Ventures and Lowe's invest in emerging 3D printing startup Desktop MetalDesktop Metal hopes to make metal 3D printing cheaper, convenient, faster and better for design and manufacturing teams around the world.
Aug 26, 2016
London can now book trips, weeks in advance: UberRide service Uber, which enables users to instantly hail a taxi ride using their smartphone, will allow customers to book trips days or weeks in advance in London, the first European city to get the option.
Jun 17, 2016
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative makes its first major investmentFacebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg's philanthropy venture has made its first major investment, leading a funding round in a startup that trains and recruits software developers in Africa.
Jun 02, 2016
Microsoft starts its own venture capital divisionMicrosoft Ventures is Microsoft's very own venture capital division. It's main focus will be on early-stage start up investments.
Dec 17, 2015
Google to make driverless cars an Alphabet company in 2016: ReportGoogle plans to make its self-driving cars unit, which will offer rides for hire, a stand-alone business under its parent company Alphabet Inc next year, Bloomberg reported. The service could be launched in San Francisco and Austin, Texas locations, where it has tested the cars extensively, Bloomberg said, citing a person briefed on the company's strategy.
Oct 05, 2015
Bye bye Google, hello AlphabetAfter U.S. markets closed on Friday, Alphabet replaced Google as the publicly traded company that will house Google's search and Web advertising businesses, maps, YouTube and its "moonshot" ventures such as driverless cars.
Aug 13, 2015
Will Alphabet overcome the possible birth pangs of a parent sired by his child?Would Alphabet have reserved in the charters of Google and other group companies the right to nominate directors in them and thus control them?
May 20, 2015
Google Ventures leads $15 million deal in Farmers Business NetworkGoogle and two venture capitalist firms are investing $15 million in a U.S. tech company that helps farmers maximize their crops based on data gathered by agricultural equipment and shared between growers.
May 03, 2015
David Goldberg, CEO of SurveyMonkey and husband of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg passes awaySurveyMonkey CEO and husband of Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, Dave Goldberg, died unexpectedly on Friday night, his brother wrote in a Facebook post on Saturday.
Feb 28, 2015
Uber says details of about 50,000 US drivers leaked, files law suitA security breach at car service Uber may have disclosed the names and driver's licence numbers of about 50,000 drivers across multiple states, the company said in a statement on Friday.