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News Story
8/12/2015
Posted by Mark Reback
Disclosure: Larry Magid is CEO of ConnectSafely.org, a nonprofit Internet safety organization that receives contributions from Google and other tech companies.     I was stunned when I first learned that Google was reorganizing itself with the new corporate name Alphabet that would serve as a holding company of sorts for all of...
News Story
8/11/2015
Posted by Mark Reback
As Larry Page once told staff, technology is revolutionary, not evolutionary, and Google’s surprise move has experts speculating there are more changes to come Every month a hundred billion searches run through Google – a repository of the world’s curiosity, hopes, dreams and fears. Google has been a verb in the Oxford English...
News Release
8/10/2015
Posted by John M. Simpson
SANTA MONICA, CA – Google’s announcement today that it is creating a new holding company called “Alphabet” changes nothing about the company’s impact and challenges it poses for consumers, the nonprofit public interest group Consumer Watchdog said. “A rose by any other name is still a rose and Google by any...
News Story
8/10/2015
Posted by Mark Reback
One of the world’s best-known tech companies, with a name no one can forget, just announced a new name for itself that’s exceptionally generic. Google said Monday it will be owned by a new umbrella company, Alphabet. Alphabet is meant to be a collection of companies, with Google as its largest subsidiary, wrote Larry Page, Google...
News Story
8/10/2015
Posted by Mark Reback
Internet Giant Restructures Under New Holding Co., Alphabet Search behemoth Google will reorganize under a new holding company dubbed Alphabet that will be run by co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin as CEO and president, respectively. Sundar Pichai, currently senior vice president of products for Google, will become CEO of the search giant....
News Story
8/10/2015
Posted by Mark Reback
SAN FRANCISCO — Google, coming to grips with its gargantuan size and the disparate nature of its many businesses, is forming a parent company called Alphabet in a move to streamline its corporate structure. The shakeup reflects the 17-year-old company's sprawling interests, which include Internet search, drones, investments, healthcare,...
News Story
6/3/2015
Posted by Mark Reback
Biodiversity. Workplace diversity. Religion. Wind turbines. Self-driving car crashes. Science fiction. Political lobbying. And yes, even the Internet. Wednesday morning was Google’s annual shareholder meeting, which is also a perennial opportunity for activists and vocal shareholders to pick the brains of some of the most powerful people in...
News Story
11/11/2014
Posted by Mark Reback
NASA announced today that officials signed a lease with Google's Planetary Ventures LLC to manage Moffett Federal Airfield and rehabilitate the landmark Hangar One. The agreement comes more than three years after Google's top executives offered to restore the massive hangar built in the early 1930s. Planetary Ventures was awarded the...
News Story
11/11/2014
Posted by Mark Reback
The tech giant will pay $1.16 billion over the course of a 60-year lease in order to conduct research at the Moffett Federal Airfield in California. According to a NASA statement, Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG) will use the site for research, development, assembly and testing related to “space exploration, aviation, rover/robotics...
News Story
11/11/2014
Posted by Mark Reback
MOUNTAIN VIEW -- In a deal that promises to restore Moffett Field's beloved Hangar One, Google on Monday said it would spend more than $200 million to rehab that and two other hangars, create an educational center and assume management for much of the historic air base, drawing cheers from preservationists.     Saying it will...