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....There is one institution, of course, that has had a rather better record in terms of its regulatory activity: the EU. It ended Sky’s monopoly of Premier League football TV rights, scrapped mobile phone roaming charges across Europe, and has been persistent in its scrutiny of big US corporations such as Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Is being fined 1% of its profits just a mild irritation for BT? It looks like it | Stefan Stern image
....There is one institution, of course, that has had a rather better record in terms of its regulatory activity: the EU. It ended Sky’s monopoly of Premier League football TV rights, scrapped mobile phone roaming charges across Europe, and has been persistent in its scrutiny of big US corporations such as Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon. ...
ONS looks to big data as it explores new ways to measure UK economy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 05:01:00 AM
....At the opening on Monday, data scientists and apprentices at the new campus will hear from the non-profit foundation Flowminder about how it uses satellite images and mobile phone data to map populations and track migration. Smith said the ONS could also use “street level data”, such as the images on Google Street View, to track economic activity. ...
Snapchat 'will be bigger than Twitter, Yahoo and AOL with advertisers' image
....That bullish forecast is based on advertisers targeting the youth audience that the disappearing photo app has seemingly cornered. More than half (51%) of video users on Snapchat are under 24, compared with 23% for Facebook and 17% for Google’s YouTube, according to Ampere Analysis. ...
Google's bad week: YouTube loses millions as advertising row reaches US image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 10:00:06 AM
. It’s been a bad week for Google, with major brands pulling millions of dollars in advertising amid rows over extremist content on YouTube. ...
Is there an email I can use that has fewer targeted ads than Gmail? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 07:00:02 AM
....This week’s question:. My Google Gmail account has become so full of targeted ads that I’m considering switching. ...
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YouTube and Google boycott spreads to US as AT&T and Verizon pull ads image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 02:07:42 PM
. The growing advertiser boycott of YouTube has reached the US, with AT&T, Johnson & Johnson, Verizon and Enterprise all halting adverts on the site, as well as Google’s wider ad networks, over the video-sharing site’s inability to guarantee promotional messages won’t appear alongside extremist content. ...
Urban spies image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 12:29:02 AM
....Big data in cities has to be handled increasingly sensitively, thinks Nick Millman, managing director at consultancy firm Accenture. He cites the example of Google which is currently using Google Map data to assess the traffic flow in Stockholm as part of its Better Cities programme. ...
Why robots should be taxed if they take people's jobs | Robert Shiller image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 11:18:12 AM
.... But we should not dismiss the idea out of hand. In just the past year, we have seen the proliferation of devices such as Google Home and Amazon Echo Dot (Alexa), which replace some aspects of household help. ...
Viagogo should be forced to face a grilling over ticket resale abuse | Nils Pratley image
.... It intended to do so if Hogg had not resigned, but that’s slightly different. A striking aspect of the row over extremist material on YouTube is that owner Google didn’t see it coming – or, more likely, couldn’t be bothered to act until advertisers started to revolt. ...
The woman taking on ticket website Viagogo image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 05:40:43 PM
....She looked for tickets on 31 January, when pre-sale tickets for the gig were made available, but had no joy going through Sheeran's official site and Ticketmaster. "I went back onto Google and I found Viagogo at the top of the listings, which said, 'We have tickets today, official site', and I just went with that. ...
Viagogo snubs MPs' inquiry into online ticket reselling image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 10:57:46 AM
....MPs on the department for culture, media and sport committee heard allegations from music industry figures and fans about Viagogo, which allows touts to advertise tickets for huge mark-ups even before they go on sale, in return for a cut of up to 25% of the selling price. Internet giant Google, already under fire for placing adverts next to extremist content, now looks likely to be dragged into the inquiry, after it was accused of “colluding” with Viagogo by advertising the reseller at the top of search results. ...
Google to overhaul advertising policies after growing boycott image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 09:48:57 AM
. Google has promised a wide-ranging overhaul of its advertising policies in response to a growing boycott of the company’s platforms from leading brands and advertisers including the UK government, Marks & Spencer and McDonald’s. ...
Google and Facebook now paying full tax, Australia says image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 08:36:40 AM
. Multinational firms such as Google and Facebook are now paying tax in Australia based on profits earned there instead of shifting income abroad, the government has said. ...
Google promises to take action on 'hateful' content image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 08:15:36 AM
. Google has responded to major companies withdrawing online adverts by promising to take "a tougher stance on hateful, offensive and derogatory content". ...
Advertising control image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 12:07:48 AM
....The event is designed as a multiple-themed discussion programme. But this year it's been overshadowed by just one issue: Google, YouTube and adverts appearing next to extremist content. ...
YouTube is like the wild west – why won't Google pay to clean it up? image
....The first rule of making an apology is simple: be clear about what you are apologising for. Matt Brittin, head of Google’s operations in Europe, failed the test. ...
Google boss says sorry for extremist content image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 01:50:02 PM
. Matt Brittin, head of Google - the owner of YouTube - in Europe, Middle East and Africa, has promised to take action after advertising appeared next to extremist content on the video site. ...
Google boss says sorry for extremist content image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 01:50:02 PM
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Head of Google Europe apologises over ads on extremist content image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 12:23:08 PM
. Google’s European chief has publicly apologised after online adverts for major brands appeared next to extremist material, but declined to say whether the company would begin actively seeking out such content and taking action against it. ...
Google apologises after ads appear next to extremist content image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 10:09:41 AM
. Google's European boss has apologised after adverts from major firms and government agencies appeared next to extremist content on its YouTube site. ...
Uber president quits firm saying its values are 'inconsistent' with his image
....Last month, its top engineering executive, Amit Singhal, left five weeks after his appointment was announced. He allegedly failed to disclose he had left his previous job at Google because of a sexual harassment allegation. ...
Uber faces further turmoil as company president Jeff Jones quits image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 11:27:43 PM
....Jones is the latest in a string of high-level executives to leave the company. Last month, engineering executive Amit Singhal was asked to resign amid a sexual harassment allegation stemming from his previous job at Alphabet Inc’s Google. ...
Google braces for questions as more big-name firms pull adverts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 03:24:45 PM
. Google executives are bracing for a two-pronged inquisition from the advertising industry and the government over the company’s plans to stop ads being placed next to extremist material. ...
French advertising giant pulls out of Google and YouTube image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 03:08:24 PM
. A French advertising group that has clients including O2, EDF and Royal Mail has become the first of the major global marketing companies to pull all its ad spend from Google and YouTube. ...
YouTube: UK government suspends ads amid extremism concerns image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 11:15:21 AM
....The government has removed its adverts from YouTube amid concerns they are appearing next to "inappropriate" material on the video-sharing site. The Cabinet Office said it was seeking assurances from YouTube's owner Google that its messages would be displayed in a "safe and appropriate way" in future. ...
Google summoned   by ministers as government pulls ads over extremist content image
. Google has been summoned to the Cabinet Office after it emerged that government advertising was being inadvertently placed next to extremist material. ...
Has the tech bubble peaked? Signs that the startup boom may be fizzling image
....The critical difference now is that it’s not a universal tech slowdown. There are now large established technology companies such as Google, Oracle, Facebook, Apple and Salesforce trading on public markets that can bring stability to the region. ...
Rupert Murdoch's Sky bid to be investigated by UK regulator image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 11:35:05 AM
....In a letter to Bradley during the 10-day period she has had to review whether to refer the bid to Ofcom, Fox argued that in the six years since the aborted bid, the media landscape had changed beyond recognition. Fox said media plurality was flourishing with the rise of digital rivals such as Google and Facebook and news distributors and new outlets such as Vice, Buzzfeed and Huffington Post, while newspaper sales declined. ...
US charges Russian spies over Yahoo breach image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 02:54:02 PM
....Previously, Yahoo said "state-sponsored" hackers were behind the 2014 breach affecting 500 million accounts. The suspects are also alleged to have targeted Google accounts. ...
Hands-on with the jacket with Google woven in image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 01:00:07 AM
. A partnership between Levi’s and Google has yielded the Jacquard, a denim jacket with technology woven into the fabric. ...
Intel buys driverless car technology firm Mobileye image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 12:09:06 PM
.... . Google has also done extensive development of driverless cars. ...
UK households spent £180m on 'unnecessary' power capacity – report image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 06:01:24 AM
.... But Marshall said the standby scheme was about coping during dark, windless cold snaps, so temperatures across the season were not key. Over the weekend, the National Grid and Google’s Deepmind confirmed they were in early talks about how artificial intelligence could be deployed to more efficiently manage power supply and demand. ...
Tim Berners-Lee calls for tighter regulation of online political advertising image
....“We urgently need to close the ‘internet blind spot’ in the regulation of political campaigning,” he said, writing in an open letter marking the 28th anniversary of his invention. The 61-year-old British computer scientist described how political advertising has become a sophisticated and targeted industry, drawing on enormous pools of personal data on Facebook and Google. ...
After Brexit, Israel senses a chance to boost trade with UK image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 04:00:38 PM
....”. Technology is booming in Israel: Google, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft all have research centres there, and there are 300,000 hi-tech workers in a country of only 8. ...
'This is grossly unfair': self-employed readers react to NICs increase image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 02:21:03 PM
.... So if you support that kind of work as a government, the stance should be to give us sick leave and maternity leave paid by the state and an increase in taxation, but mostly by corporation tax or a financial transaction tax. Why on earth should I be happy to pay extra tax when Google pays so little?. ...
Budget: Money for robots, cars and 5G image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 02:04:53 PM
.... . "The government says it want this to be the leading robotics country in the world, but Google and others are spending far more, so it's ultimately chicken feed by comparison. ...
Apple, Samsung and Microsoft react to Wikileaks' CIA dump image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 09:32:08 AM
....". Google declined to comment about allegations that the CIA was able to "penetrate, infest and control" Android phones due to its discovery and acquisition of "zero day" bugs - previously unknown flaws in the operating system's code. ...
Glamorous, really? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of March 2017 12:14:10 AM
.... . Using Google and Yelp, members find people to dine with via the app's "radar invite" feature. ...
Brexit budget: what leave and remain voters in Hull and London want image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 08:23:59 AM
.... Moss says firms are worried about future trading relationships, how any uncertainty might hit investment and how easily they can access skilled workers after Brexit. The seat is home to hotels that employ large numbers of EU workers and tech firms such as Google, which recently confirmed plans to build a new headquarters in nearby King’s Cross and create 3,000 jobs. ...
Snap and Sorrell are wrong: powerful bosses can become untouchable insiders image
....Sorrell gave examples of the companies he had in mind. Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox; Comcast, the US cable company with Brian Roberts at the helm; Mark Zuckerberg’s creation, Facebook; and Sergey Brin and Larry Page’s Google. ...
Has wearable tech had its day? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 5th of March 2017 01:47:11 AM
....And what about smartwatches - once feted as the ultimate smartphone accessory with multiple tracking functions and apps?. Ben Wood argues that they are "a solution that's looking for a problem" - but robust sales of the Apple Watch and Google's current rollout of a new operating source for Android-powered watches, Android Wear 2. ...
Spotify hits 50 million subscribers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 01:42:36 PM
.... . But Spotify - which costs £10 a month in the UK - faces competition from deep-pocketed tech giants Amazon and Google, as well as Apple. ...
Sorrell: companies that offend good governance tend to perform better image
.... “Perhaps surprisingly, corporate structures that seem to offend customary good corporate governance may deliver better long-term results. “Controlled companies like the Murdochs’ News Corp and Fox or the Roberts’ Comcast or [Mark] Zuckerberg’s Facebook or [Sergey] Brin and [Larry] Page’s Google or, now, [Evan] Spiegel’s Snap may provide the confidence and stability needed to take the appropriate level of risk. ...
Snap IPO: a 21st-century firm with a 19th-century structure image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 07:36:11 PM
....Technology and social media pioneers already had a shocking record of ignoring the principle that equal economic risk should imply equal voting power. It was poor practice when Google and Facebook floated with shares carrying restricted voting rights, but at least the new co-owners were not entirely frozen out of debates about how the company should be run. ...
The Guardian view of Snap IPO: a shareholding monarchy | Editorial image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 07:35:19 PM
.... Silicon Valley is now dominated by companies with weak or passive public shareholders. Many investors have been silly enough to hand over cash for little say in the running of tech titans such as Google, Facebook and Alibaba. ...
Snapchat goes public at $29bn and makes co-founders tech billionaires image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 04:27:48 PM
.... Nor, unlike its far larger rival, is it profitable. But Sir Martin Sorrell, chief executive of WPP, the world’s largest advertising company, called Snapchat “very important” and said: “I think it’s a defining moment in that it could well be the third force” against Google and Facebook. ...
MWC 2017: Netflix chief is worried and excited by future image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 12:05:29 AM
. Netflix's chief executive Reed Hastings has said his movie and TV streaming service is facing growing competition from Amazon, Apple and Google. ...
ITV shouldn't get away with blaming Brexit for falling revenues | Nils Pratley image
.... It is less clear, however, whether its 3% fall in advertising spend – the first since 2009 – was a wobble or the start of a trend. The case for the defence is that commercial television is better equipped than, say, newspapers to resist the pickpockets called Facebook and Google. ...
Murdoch's 21st Century Fox bid for Sky should be rejected, minister told image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 09:38:50 AM
....Cardiff University research on coverage of the 2015 general election “demonstrates the influence of national newspapers – and News UK titles in particular – over the issue agenda of broadcasters including the BBC”, it said. Supporters of the bid by Fox, which is 39% owned by the Murdochs, have argued that an increasingly competitive media landscape with digital rivals such as Google and Facebook has diminished the influence of the family’s media empire in the UK. ...
Uber executive resigns after failing to disclose prior sexual harassment claim image
....The top engineering executive at Uber has resigned, adding to the company’s turmoil a week after the company found itself in an unrelated sexual harassment firestorm. Amit Singhal, whose hire was announced just five weeks ago, failed to disclose that he’d left his previous job at Google because of a sexual harassment allegation, according to the tech blog Recode. ...
MWC 2017: Sony launches slow-mo Xperia XZ Premium phone image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 07:45:47 AM
....Huawei P10 has smarter selfie camera. Google brings Assistant to more Android phones. ...
MWC 2017: Samsung unveils two new tablets but no phone image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 08:18:09 PM
....In the past, owners had to use controls built into the headset or buy a third-party gamepad. That compared unfavourably with Google's rival Daydream View headset, which featured a motion-sensing controller of its own. ...
MWC 2017: Google brings Assistant to more Android phones image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 12:47:07 PM
. Google's voice-activated digital assistant will soon be available on smartphones running the latest versions of the Android operating system. ...
MWC 2017: LG G6 phone is made for split-screen apps image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 12:03:56 PM
....The new device was unveiled in Barcelona ahead of the opening of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) trade show. LG's new phone was also distinguished by being the first Android device announced to include Google Assistant - the search giant's voice-controlled rival to Apple's Siri - beyond Google's own Pixel phone. ...
Snapchat IPO: Evan Spiegel tries to sell investors on his top product – himself image
.... Buy what you want; you won’t get a say in how Snapchat is run. Other tech titans, notably Google and Facebook, have gone public and retained control of their companies. ...
Don’t be a dinosaur image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 12:37:05 AM
...."It's not enough anymore to say I've figured it out, I'm gonna stay there; you can figure it out, and you have to figure it out for tomorrow again," says Sebastian Thrun, the founder of educational firm Udacity. Mr Thrun has been dubbed the "father of self-driving cars" due to his past role at Google, establishing their autonomous car programme. ...
Comparethemarket ads lead way as online firms become top TV spenders image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 07:01:00 AM
....Digital businesses- online-only companies such as Amazon and traditional firms promoting online services – spent a record £639m on TV ad campaigns in 2016 to become the biggest-spending group of advertisers on the small screen. Traditional media such as newspapers and magazines have been hit hard by advertisers switching their campaigns to online platforms such as Google and Facebook. ...
I’m losing my unused Vodafone pay-as-you-go credit after switching image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 07:00:00 AM
....89 credit on her account. She was told this could not be issued and it was instead suggested she make use of the money by ordering games on Google Play. ...
Ministers expected to soften impact of business rate changes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of February 2017 09:03:22 PM
....“I’ve got to sell quite a lot of books to clear the extra profit required to cover that 20% increase,” said Bryars. “If the market goes online I think something will be lost … you can only Google something if you’ve heard about it. ...
Paris, Frankfurt, Vilnius: how EU cities are vying for London's bankers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of February 2017 06:00:11 PM
....Highly competitive on tax, and unhampered by continental labour laws, Dublin is a serious contender. It boasts the EU headquarters of Google, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, plus subsidiaries of more than half the world’s leading financial services firms, according to its International Financial Services Centre. ...
Tax barrister plans to take Uber to court over alleged £20m black hole image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of February 2017 03:00:09 PM
....In an email to staff on Monday Kalanick said: “The company is hurting. ” He revealed that 85% of employees in engineering, product management and scientist roles were men – slightly more than at Facebook and Google, and the same as Twitter. ...
EE balloons and drones to help fix mobile blackspots image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of February 2017 12:54:47 PM
.... Facebook has signed up almost half the countries in Africa to its free internet service and is exploring options including deploying solar-powered drones to reach remote communities. Last month, it emerged that Google had scrapped its project exploring the development of massive solar-powered drones to deliver internet to rural and remote parts of thew world a year ago. ...
Uber hires Eric Holder to investigate sexual harassment allegations image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of February 2017 03:06:50 AM
....The company has long refused to release demographic data on its workforce, even though most major tech companies have in recent years begun disclosing data and publicly acknowledging their lack of diversity. Apple, Facebook, Google and Twitter have all published staffing reports. ...
Uber launches 'urgent investigation' into sexual harassment claims image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of February 2017 01:36:50 AM
....While Silicon Valley technology companies have long struggled with a lack of racial and gender diversity, Uber is one of the few holdouts that has refused to reveal data on its workforce. Facebook, Apple and Google have all disclosed diversity statistics. ...
Travel Trolley wanted £175 to correct a typo on my booking image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of February 2017 07:00:05 AM
....I booked flights from London to Sydney using the online agent Travel Trolley and, stupidly, put in a typo in my surname. I alerted it within five minutes and after a number of unhelpful phone calls (a rep told me to “Google it” when I asked how to complain about the service) it wanted £175 to amend my name on the booking. ...
How Xi Jinping's global ambitions could thrive as Trump turns inward image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of February 2017 12:25:10 PM
.... According to anti-censorship group Greatfire. org, almost 20% of the world’s top 1,000 websites, including Google, Facebook and Twitter, are blocked in Xi’s China, as part of a bid to keep out western ideas and competition. ...
Surge in smartphone shopping expected over next four years image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Friday 10th of February 2017 12:00:00 AM
. But research from Google, PayPal UK and OC&C Strategy Consultants shows that British retailers are failing to keep up with their Asian and American rivals who are adapting more quickly to consumers' shift to mobile. ...
Twitter: not even Donald Trump can help it make a profit | Charles Arthur image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of February 2017 02:19:50 PM
....Dorsey managed to throw in some buzzwords on the analysts call – machine learning, artificial intelligence – but the company is a wounded bird and arguably has been ever since it decided its model should be about showing people adverts. That’s a fight that it was always going to lose to Google and Facebook, which started earlier and do it better. ...
'The UK is a tax haven' – Bermuda attacks plan to end financial secrecy image
....While Bermudian companies did not feature heavily in the Panama Papers, they have played a role in other financial scandals including Bernie Madoff’s notorious Ponzi scheme and more recently in fraudulent public offerings on the Singapore stock exchange. The mid-Atlantic nation is a major centre of tax avoidance, with Google and other multinationals attracted by a zero corporation tax rate. ...
Apple, Google, Facebook and Microsoft file opposition to Trump's travel ban image
....Almost 100 US technology companies have filed a legal brief opposing President Trump’s ban on migration from seven Muslim-majority countries, arguing that it imposes significant burdens on the industry by preventing it from hiring talented migrants. Among the companies signing the filing, an amicus brief supporting Washington state’s lawsuit against Trump’s order are Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft, as well as smaller firms such as Uber, Reddit, Netflix and Dropbox. ...
Is Snapchat the new Facebook? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of February 2017 07:13:50 PM
....7bn advertising on Facebook last year. That compares to $5bn WPP clients spent on Google ads, but is vastly more than the $90m spent on Snapchat. ...
Snapchat rising: is Facebook-sized success the future for this youthful app? image
....In the future, being creepy will have to be less of a concern if Snapchat is to please investors. The company will also need to diversify its offering given Facebook and Google continue to dominate the ad market. ...
Uber CEO steps down from Trump advisory council after users boycott image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of February 2017 07:25:33 AM
....Trump’s executive order has faced widespread backlash in Silicon Valley, where many top executives and company founders are immigrants and where companies rely heavily on highly skilled workers from abroad. Executives from companies including Google, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook and Netflix spoke out against the travel ban. ...
Snapchat to make high-profile stock debut after revealing IPO plans image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of February 2017 10:54:42 PM
.... The company will not be selling any voting shares, allowing the company’s founders to keep total control of Snap Inc even after raising money in the public markets. Companies including Alphabet, owner of Google, and Facebook, have voting structures that give more rights to founders but it is highly unusual to not sell any voting shares. ...
Amazon Web Services: the secret to the online retailer's future success image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of February 2017 07:00:23 AM
.... That command was the beginning of Amazon Web Services, which launched in July 2002. Yegge, who left for Google in 2005, wrote that “from the time Bezos issued his edict through the time I left, Amazon had transformed culturally into a company that thinks about everything in a services-first fashion. ...
Starbucks vows to hire 10,000 refugees as US companies condemn Trump travel ban image
....”. On Sunday, the Google co-founder and Alphabet president, Sergey Brin, was photographed among people protesting at San Francisco international airport over the immigration measures. ...

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