Is the Google Plus data breach a threat to Google's business?

Oct 9, 2018
Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has announced new privacy measures that include shutting down its social network Google Plus. The decision comes after news this week that Google exposed the private data of hundreds of thousands of Google Plus users. We’re talking full names, email addresses, birth dates, profile photos and more. Google opted not to […]

Uber has had a really bad week

Feb 24, 2017
The news early in the week was that Uber had hired former Attorney General Eric Holder to look into explosive allegations of sexual harassment by a former engineer at the company. On top of that, Uber is now being sued by Alphabet, the parent company of Google as well as the autonomous driving company Waymo. […]

In mobile advertising, Google and Facebook are king

Jul 29, 2016
Google and Facebook's strong earnings are powered by a surge in mobile advertising
People play "Pokemon Go," a came partially developed by Alphabet, on smartphones on July 24, 2016 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
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What does Nest's shutdown of Revolv mean for the future of smart home tech?

Apr 6, 2016
The company kills the home automation hub and its users are pissed.
A screenshot from the Revolv setup video.
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Alphabet delivers its first earnings report

Feb 1, 2016
Senior tech correspondent Molly Wood on what to look for for the Google holding company.

Alphabet introduces Verily, a private medical research company

Dec 8, 2015
Why are some tech companies starting up in-house medical research companies?

For public good, not for profit.

Weekly Wrap: China's yuan and a 3rd Greece bailout

Aug 14, 2015
Catherine Rampell and Sudeep Reddy join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week in business and finance.

What's next for Google … uh … Alphabet?

Aug 11, 2015
The conglomerate wants to change the world, one analyst says.

Google heads for big changes

Aug 10, 2015
Alphabet becomes the holding company for the iconic search engine.