Alphabet Chairman: Anybody Who Does Business in China Compromises Some of Their Core Values

“Anybody who does business in China compromises some of their core values,” says Alphabet Chairman John Hennessy in a live audience interview on Bloomberg. Alphabet is the parent company of Google.

Microsoft Surpasses Google’s Alphabet to Become World’s Third Biggest Company

Microsoft gained a lead over Google parent Alphabet for the first time in three years, becoming the third most valuable company following market close on Tuesday. Over the past 12 months, Microsoft’s stock price continued its rally and surged by…

Alphabet Takes Aim at Cybercrime with its Launch of ‘Chronicle’

As internet users are becoming more aware of online threats, cybersecurity is becoming a serious challenge for internet firms as they scramble for ways to dampen their users’ fears over online vulnerability. To take advantage of this need for more…

Alphabet (Google) Earnings Not As Good As Expected

Google parent Alphabet just announced its financial results for the first quarter with revenue up 17% year-over-year at $20.35 billion. Non-GAAP earnings per share were lower than expected at $7.50 (versus $7.96), and the stock is on the way down…

Google Parent May Try to Buy Yahoo?

Google parent Alphabet (formerly Google) is considering bidding on Yahoo as the deadline for first-round bids approaches. This is particularly interesting considering that regulators shut down a potential Google/Yahoo partnership years ago. Bloomberg reports that Verizon intends to make a…

Watch This New Robot From Alphabet (Formerly Google) Do Human Things

I know it’s cliche at this point to mention Terminator and Robocop in articles like this, but sorry, I call ’em like I see ’em. As you may know, Google bought Boston Dynamics, makers of humanoid (and other) robots in…

Alphabet Impresses On Revenue, Earnings

Google parent Alphabet announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2015. The company beat Wall Street estimates for the quarter on earnings per share ($8.67) and revenue ($21.32 billion). Cost per click on…

RankBrain: Google’s 3rd Most Important Ranking Signal

RankBrain is reportedly the third most important signal Google’s search algorithms use when determining what content to show users in search results. Out of over 200 signals, this is one of the most powerful. And we’ve never heard of it…

Alphabet Announces Q3 Google Results

Alphabet, parent company of Google (that’s still weird to type), announced the Q3 financial results for Google as it existed before the company reorganization that went into effect on October 2. The results are for the quarter ended September 30.…

Alphabet Code Of Conduct Does Not Include ‘Don’t Be Evil’

Google’s Code of Conduct has famously talked about not being evil for many years. It begins like this: “Don’t be evil.” Googlers generally apply those words to how we serve our users. But “Don’t be evil” is much more than…