Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin announced Tuesday they're leaving their respective roles as CEO and President of parent company Alphabet. Sundar Pichai, the current chief executive of Google, will also be CEO of Alphabet, replacing Page. Lisa Bernhard has more.
Tech giant Google is gradually rolling out a new feature to Google Chrome 87 that allows the user to type commands in the address bar that performs specific browser actions. According to Mashable, this new feature is called 'Chrome Actions' and allows the user to type in a command, causing an action to be displayed in the address bar search results. When the user selects that action, it will be executed in the browser. The new option can help user directly search in Google or the engine of choice and even present calculations and unit conversions even before pressing 'Enter'. Its next trick might appeal to a certain class of users who are more used to entering commands in a terminal or envision themselves giving orders to the browser through typed commands.
Google on Tuesday (local time) said that its payments application Google Pay's iOS, and Android applications along with its website version are set to lose their payment features in America. According to the Verge, applications will only work till December and will lose their features in January in America. As per a Google support document quoted by The Verge, the old apps will not be able to send or receive payments or withdraw money soon. Alternatively, a notice on the website of the payments service also said that it will also lose the feature of sending and receiving peer-to-peer payments.
U.S. stocks recovered on Thursday some of the steep losses seen the day before as investors gobbled up high-flying tech names in anticipation of strong quarterly results after the close, which Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google's parent Alphabet each delivered. Conway G. Gittens reports.
The U.S. House of Representatives antitrust subcommittee's findings on abuse of market power by four large tech companies took Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Alphabet's Google to task in a scathing take-down for what the committee saw as a gross abuse of power aimed at squelching competition. Conway G. Gittens reports.
In this episode of #SiliconValley2.0, hosted by Sabrina Halper, we bring you a conversation with Affinity co-founder Shubham Goel. Born in India, Shubham moved to California to attend Stanford University, where he met his co-founder Ray and began working on the idea behind Affinity. Backed by some of Silicon Valley’s top venture capitalists, Affinity helps customers build and harness their network of relationships by using artificial intelligence and machine learning. In this episode, Shubham tells us about his entrepreneurial journey, his beliefs around failure, and his insights into customer relationship management. Silicon Valley 2.0 is a fortnightly series that showcases next gen entrepreneurs and businesses that have the potential to scale new heights.
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In this episode of #SiliconValley2.0, hosted by Sabrina Halper, we bring you a conversation with Vise co-founders Samir Vasavada and Runik Mehrotra. Backed by some of Silicon Valley’s top venture capitalists, they have set out to re-imagine investment management through artificial intelligence and machine learning. With this AI-driven approach, Vise is able to customize the portfolio to the clients’ individual needs and allows advisors to educate their clients on the reasoning behind their investments. The co-founders discuss their personal experience in founding Vise, their understanding of Silicon Valley, how the pandemic has affected their business, and their insights into where the future of investment management is headed. Silicon Valley 2.0 is a fortnightly series that showcases next gen entrepreneurs and businesses that have the potential to scale new heights.
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