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Facebook Asks Users About Coronavirus Symptoms, Releases Friendship Data To Researchers

Researchers use the data to provide daily updates on how people are moving around in different areas to authorities in those countries, along with officials in a handful of U.S. cities and states.

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Google-Parent Alphabet To Donate $800 Million In Response To Coronavirus Crisis

The company will provide $340 million in Google ad credits to small and medium businesses active on its platform and $250 million in ad grants for the World Health Organization and many government agencies.

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Google, Walmart Join U.S. Effort To Speed Up Coronavirus Testing

Shares of Google parent Alphabet Inc, Walmart Inc, Target Corp and drugstore owner CVS Health Corp all closed up more than 9%, in line with the broad stock market, though Alphabet dropped 2% after hours.

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Google Cancels Annual Developer Conference Amid Coronavirus Concerns

More new cases of the virus are now appearing outside China. There are almost 91,000 cases globally of which more than 80,000 are in the country.

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Alphabet Still Facing Questions Over Data Use In Its Toronto Smart City Project Proposal

The futuristic housing and community development, agreed to scale back plans after privacy experts and other town planners said the technology involved was excessively invasive.

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Google Seals Takeover Of Looker After UK Green Light

Google's cloud computing division is a distant third globally to Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp in terms of revenue from renting infrastructure and other computing tools to businesses.

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Google Parent Alphabet Loses Trillion-Dollar Status After Revenue Miss

The company said ad revenue at the video streaming site rose 31% compared with last year, while revenue from the cloud business rose 53%.

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Tesla, Apple Among Firms Accused Of Aiding Child Labor In Congo

The legal complaint on behalf of 14 families from Congo was filed on Sunday by International Rights Advocates, a US-based human rights non-profit, against Tesla Inc, Apple Inc, Alphabet Inc, Microsoft Corp and Dell Technologies Inc.

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Chennai Man Sundar Pichai Appointed CEO To Alphabet Inc

Pichai, who has been the CEO of the Google since 2015, will now also be filling in for Larry Page co-founder and former CEO of Alphabet Inc.

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Alphabet To Shut Google+ Social Site After User Data Exposed

Google+ launched in 2011 as the advertising giant grew more concerned about competition from Facebook, which could pinpoint ads to users based on data they had shared about their friends, likes and online activity

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Google Defends Gmail Data Sharing, Gives Few Details On Violations

Google said in a letter to U.S. senators made public on Thursday that it relies on automated scans and reports from security researchers to monitor add-ons after launch, but did not respond to lawmakers’ request to say how many have been caught violating the company’s policies

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Google Looking To Launch Stores In India To Boost Pixel Sales - Report

Google is exploring the idea of physical stores after finding an encouraging response to more than a dozen pop-up stores opened in malls across the country to showcase the second generation Pixel phones, the newspaper reported

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Google Unveils New Android Software In India To Power Cheap Smartphones

Although prices of smartphones have fallen sharply in the last few years with Chinese and local phone-makers flooding the market with cheaper handsets, they remain out of reach of a section of customers who are also concerned about a smooth user experience in low-priced phones

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Google Parent Alphabet’s Profit Up 29% On Strong Ad Sales

Google parent Alphabet Inc posted a surge in profit and revenue on Thursday as its core advertising business continued to grow at an extraordinary rate and problems such as an advertiser boycott of YouTube had little impact

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Google Launches Service To Take Internet To India Malls, Cafes

Google said on Tuesday it launched Google Station in India, a service that aims to deepen its reach across the country, as the search giant seeks to bring more people on to its Google platform

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