Facebook plans to use US mail to verify IDs of election ad buyers

Feb 18 2018

Facebook Inc will start using postcards sent by US mail later this year to verify identities and location of people who want to purchase US election-related advertising.

Roche to buy Flatiron Health for $1.9 bn to expand cancer care

Feb 16 2018

Roche Holding would buy the rest of US cancer data company Flatiron Health for $1.9 billion to speed development of cancer medicines and support its efforts.

Google's app network quietly becomes huge growth engine

Feb 15 2018

Google makes ads show up in more smartphone apps than any other technology company. That is the core of a resurgent business for parent Alphabet Inc.

Alphabet's Google to debut emails that automatically update

Feb 13 2018

Google plans to demonstrate a software programming system that would enable emails to feature continuously updating information and greater interactivity.

Waymo accepts $245mn and Uber's 'regret' to settle car dispute

Feb 10 2018

Neither company offered details on what those steps will entail.

Wall Street adds more fuel to Amazon share rally after stellar r

Feb 02 2018 Inc’s shares rose 6 percent as Wall Street analysts rushed to raise their price targets on the stock after blockbuster results.

Alphabet's earnings miss profit estimates as spending grows

Feb 02 2018

Google parent Alphabet Inc missed quarterly profit forecasts as steady ad sales growth was offset by increased spending to promote its consumer gadgets, the company said.

Fiat Chrysler, Waymo expand deal for public ride-hailing service

Jan 30 2018

Waymo with thousands of Pacifica hybrid minivans as Alphabet Inc’s self-driving unit begins rolling out its first public ride-hailing service.

Google rolls out new addition to 'Mute This Ad' feature

Jan 25 2018

Google rolled out a new addition to its ads settings that will enable users to mute reminder ads in apps and on websites that partner with the company to show the ads.

Google emerges top spender to influence Washington

Jan 25 2018

Google spent more money than its rivals in corporate lobbying efforts in the US in 2017, making it the first technology company.

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