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The US government said no. Swarm Technologies launched its satellites anyway

Swarm Technologies CEO Sara Spangelo was flying high in October 2017—piloting a small plane carrying John Krafcik, the CEO of Waymo, Google’s self-driving car company,…
Amazon surpasses Alphabet in market value

Amazon surpasses Alphabet in market value

Amazon is currently the second biggest company in the world when it comes to market capitalization. The company is currently worth $763.27 billion (NASDAQ:AMZN) while Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) is “only”
It’s Time for Tech Companies to Build More Humane Products

It’s Time for Tech Companies to Build More Humane Products

Former Google design ethicist Tristan Harris is tired of technology demanding our attention.
It’s Time for Tech Companies to Build More Humane Products

It’s Time for Tech Companies to Build More Humane Products

Former Google design ethicist Tristan Harris is tired of technology demanding our attention.
Despite Uber’s fatality, most carmakers are carrying on with self-driving tests

Despite Uber’s fatality, most carmakers are carrying on with self-driving tests

After an Uber self-driving car struck and killed a homeless woman in Tempe, Arizona on March 18, Toyota has announced that it will be temporarily…
Amazon passes Alphabet to become the second most valuable U.S.-listed company

Amazon passes Alphabet to become the second most valuable U.S.-listed company

(Reuters) — Amazon.com became the second most valuable publicly listed U.S. company on Tuesday, surpassing Google parent Alphabet for the first time. Amazon shares finished up 2.69 percent at
Outline is a secure VPN for news organizations and journalists, from Alphabet think tank Jigsaw

Outline is a secure VPN for news organizations and journalists, from Alphabet think tank Jigsaw

Yesterday, Google announced the News Initiative, with wide-ranging objectives such as empowering quality journalism in the digital age and fighting the spread of fake news. There are many facets to
Government blocked sites? Outline helps you make your own VPN

Government blocked sites? Outline helps you make your own VPN

Outline, a new app that helps you make your own VPN, hopes to help people get online in countries where the internet is heavily censored.
Google Announces $300 Million News Initiative to Support ‘High Quality Journalism,’ Monitor Election ‘Misinformation’

Google Announces $300 Million News Initiative to Support ‘High Quality Journalism,’ Monitor Election ‘Misinformation’

Google has announced a $300 million "News Initiative," which will support and promote what the company deems to be "high quality journalism," and work towards monitoring "misinformation" during
Is it time to break up the tech giants such as Facebook? | Larry Elliott

Is it time to break up the tech giants such as Facebook? | Larry Elliott

Amazon, Facebook and Google are as dominant as Standard Oil and AT&T were. But breaking them up is not going to be easyIn the first decade of the 20th century, Standard Oil was as mighty as the
Alphabet X spinout Dandelion raises $4.5M to build out its geothermal heating and cooling system for homes

Alphabet X spinout Dandelion raises $4.5M to build out its geothermal heating and cooling system for homes

Dandelion, a clean energy startup that was originally incubated inside Google parent Alphabet, has raised $4.5 million in funding to build out its business — a geothermal heating and cooling system
Waymo teams up with Jaguar to intro a new, premium self-driving car

Waymo teams up with Jaguar to intro a new, premium self-driving car

This morning at Chelsea Piers in NYC, Waymo CEO John Krafcik announced a new model of car powered by Waymo’s self-driving technology. Dubbed the world’s first premium fully self-driving car, Waymo has
Waymo Jaguar I-Pace delivering 20k self-driving vehicles in the next 2 years

Waymo Jaguar I-Pace delivering 20k self-driving vehicles in the next 2 years

Waymo just re-introduced the Jaguar I-Pace SUV, what they call the world’s first premium electric self-driving car. Waymo and Jaguar Land Rover are in the mix together on this, bringing this vehicle
Waymo Jaguar I-Pace delivering 20k self-driving vehicles in the next 2 years

Waymo Jaguar I-Pace delivering 20k self-driving vehicles in the next 2 years

Waymo just re-introduced the Jaguar I-Pace SUV, what they call the world’s first premium electric self-driving car. Waymo and Jaguar Land Rover are in the mix together on this, bringing this vehicle
Waymo and Jaguar to build a fleet of all-electric self-driving cars

Waymo and Jaguar to build a fleet of all-electric self-driving cars

Waymo, the self-driving car unit of Google parent company Alphabet, has announced a partnership with Jaguar Land Rover to engineer what it’s touting as “the world’s first premium electric fully
Apple’s “Pencil” now works with its iWork toolkit

Apple’s “Pencil” now works with its iWork toolkit

Apple is bringing its pencil to the masses. The pencil tool will now work across Apple’s suite of iWork tools — including the popular Pages (document creation) Numbers (its spreadsheet app), and
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