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Alphabet’s X partners with Econet Group to roll out Project Taara wireless light-beam broadband in Africa

Alphabet’s X partners with Econet Group to roll out Project Taara wireless light-beam broadband in Africa Alphabet’s X ‘Moonshot Factory’ subsidiary has a lot of cutting edge projects in development, so it’s always exciting when one of them gets ready for real-world deployment. On Tuesday, X announced that its ‘Project Taara’ high-speed optical wireless broadband […]

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Q3 earnings find Apple and Google looking to the future for hardware rebounds

Q3 earnings find Apple and Google looking to the future for hardware rebounds “5G is a once-in-a-decade kind of opportunity,” Tim Cook told the media during the Q&A portion of Apple’s Q3 earnings call. “And we could not be more excited to hit the market exactly when we did.” The truth of the matter is […]

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Alphabet’s latest moonshot is a field-roving, plant-inspecting robo-buggy

Alphabet’s latest moonshot is a field-roving, plant-inspecting robo-buggy Alphabet (you know… Google) has taken the wraps off the latest “moonshot” from its X labs: A robotic buggy that cruises over crops, inspecting each plant individually and, perhaps, generating the kind of “big data” that agriculture needs to keep up with the demands of a hungry […]

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Steps from the House Judiciary Committee are too little, too late when it comes to big tech

Steps from the House Judiciary Committee are too little, too late when it comes to big tech The U.S. House Judiciary Committee has finally released its omnibus report  on its investigation into the monopoly powers held by Apple, Amazon, Alphabet, and Facebook and its findings will do nothing to stem the power of big tech. […]

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Waymo’s Boris Sofman and TuSimple’s Xiaodi Hou to join us at TC Sessions: Mobility 2020

Waymo’s Boris Sofman and TuSimple’s Xiaodi Hou to join us at TC Sessions: Mobility 2020 One of the areas of autonomous driving technology with the most potential to have a near-term and dramatic impact remains trucking: There’s a growing lack of drivers for long-haul routes, and highway trucking remains a relatively uncomplicated (though still very […]

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Travel startups cry foul over what Google’s doing with their data

Travel startups cry foul over what Google’s doing with their data As the antitrust drumbeat continues to pound on tech giants, with Reuters reporting comments today from the US Justice Department that it’s moving “full-tilt” on an investigation of platform giants including Google parent Alphabet, startups in Europe’s travel sector are dialling up their allegations […]

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Big tech crushes Q2 earnings expectations

Big tech crushes Q2 earnings expectations Today after the bell, Apple, Alphabet, Facebook and Amazon reported their earnings results. Each bested expectations, and all but one are up sharply in after-hours trading. Coming on the heels of a day’s worth of congressional hearings in which the four companies highlighted competition and downplayed their market position, […]

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Google’s “no choice” screen on Android isn’t working, says Ecosia — querying the EU’s approach to antitrust enforcement

Google’s “no choice” screen on Android isn’t working, says Ecosia — querying the EU’s approach to antitrust enforcement Google alternative Ecosia is on a mission to turn search clicks into trees. The Berlin based not-for-profit reached a major milestone earlier this month, having used ad revenue generated by users of its privacy-sensitive search engine to […]

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Google’s Sundar Pichai grilled over “destroying anonymity on the Internet”

Google’s Sundar Pichai grilled over “destroying anonymity on the Internet” Google’s Sundar Pichai faced an awkward line of enquiry during today’s House Antitrust Subcommittee hearing related to its 2007 acquisition of adtech platform DoubleClick, and how it went on to renege on an original promise to lawmakers and regulators that it would not (nor could […]

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How to watch big tech’s CEOs tangle with Congress on antitrust issues and more

How to watch big tech’s CEOs tangle with Congress on antitrust issues and more Jeff Bezos, Tim Cook, Sundar Pichai and Mark Zuckerberg will defend their companies before the House Antitrust Subcommittee Wednesday in a hearing that will make tech industry history, no matter what happens. Given that the tech giants are accustomed to answering […]

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