Tag Archives: Mountain View

30Jan/17

Silicon Valley puts money and muscle into fighting Trump immigrant curbs

Silicon Valley took the lead over the weekend in corporate resistance to President Donald Trump’s clampdown on immigration, financing legal opposition, criticizing the plan, as well as helping employees ensnared by his executive order.

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18May/16

Google unveils Google Home, looks to compete with Amazon’s Echo

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (MAY 18, 2016) (GOOGLE) – Google, a unit of Alphabet Inc, unveiled a new hardware device called Google Home at the company’s annual conference on Wednesday(May 18).

The device, a portable speaker powered by the company’s search engine, would offer competition to Amazon.com Inc’s Echo.

The device will be launched later this year, Google said.

Amazon launched “Amazon Echo” in November 2014, a speaker one can leave on all day and give it voice directions, like Siri on an Apple iPhone.

23Jan/16

Google to pay $185 mln UK back taxes, critics want more

Britain’s finance minister welcomes a deal for Google to pay back tax, but his political opposition says the amount to be repaid is “derisory”.

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15Dec/15

Google CEO stresses potential of artificial intelligence in Seoul visit

Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai says user benefits should lead the direction for the future of artificial intelligence during his trip to Seoul.

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20Jul/15

Google self-driving car was rear-ended early July, causing injuries

A Google self-driving vehicle was involved in another rear-end collision, bringing the accident count to 14 since 2009.

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02Jul/15

Brazil’s Rousseff downplays opposition to fiscal policy during Google tour

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff downplays Congressional opposition to her controversial fiscal policy while touring Google’s California headquarters where she took a spin in one of the company’s self-driving cars.

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03Mar/15

Apple, Google poaching settlement appears headed for approval

Federal Judge expected to approve proposed multimillion dollar settlement in lawsuit that accuses tech giants of conspiring to keep salaries low.

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28Feb/15

New Google Mountain View Campus Design

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Vice President of Real Estate Dave Radcliffe and architects Thomas Heatherwick and Bjarke Ingels proposed Master Plan for the new campus in Mountain View, California. With the proposal, the focus is on creating space for people, nature and ideas to thrive.