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Google CEO Sundar Pichai at the 2018 I/O conference. He once said AI was a more profound invention than "electricity or fire.”

Google is running a private cable underneath the Atlantic Ocean to speed up its infrastructure

Introducing Google's Dunant, a cable privately owned by the search giant, which will span the Atlantic Ocean to connect the United States and France.
Nest CEO Marwan Fawaz

Google eliminates Nest’s CEO role and tucks the once promising ‘Other Bet’ into another business group

Google has pushed out Nest CEO Marwan Fawaz after receiving employee complaints about his leadership, according to a CNET report. Google plans to integrate the Nest unit within Google home devices unit, led by Rishi Chandra.
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How I customize my Gmail to boost my productivity

Gmail has more than one billion active monthly users, many of whom take advantage of its customizable features. Tweaking your Gmail settings can help you stay organized and prevent email from becoming a time-sucking chore. Here are eight ways I customized my Gmail to optimize all of its benefits.
An early investment in Facebook would be worth nearly five times as much today.

Here’s how much you would have made investing $1,000 in Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and 19 other major companies back in the day

Using historical price data from Yahoo Finance, we took a look at how an early investment in 22 big-name companies — including Facebook, Amazon, Walmart, and Netflix — would have turned out over the years.

I compared Google’s Chrome browser with its No. 1 competitor — and the winner was clear

I'm always on the lookout for the best app that I use most often: the web browser. So here's how Google Chrome stacks up against Mozilla Firefox.

I was blown away by how well this $530 phone’s camera compared to Google’s $650 Pixel 2, the best smartphone camera in the world

You really need to ask yourself if the Google Pixel 2's camera is $120 better than the OnePlus 6's.

Google Chrome’s number-one competitor claims it fixes one of the biggest problems with Chrome — here’s how to see if works for you

Mozilla Firefox says that it uses 30% less memory than Google Chrome, at least on Windows. Here's how to see if you'll reap the same benefits.
One of Waymo's self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans navigates autonomously around its testing facility on Monday.

Alphabet says Loon and Wing are ready to become real businesses, but it’s impossible to know if any of its ‘other bets’ are paying o...

BI PRIME: Alphabet's "other bets" have cost Google's parent company $13 billion. But investors can't tell which, if any, of those companies look promising and which are dogs.

YouTube’s TV streaming service experienced a massive outage at the worst possible time — and customers were not happy

For many soccer/football fans, YouTube TV went down at the worst possible time on Wednesday: during the semifinals match-up between England and Croatia, and a crucial moment in the World Cup tournament.

Google’s first executive chef describes wild company parties with ‘truckloads of alcohol and a bunch of pot,’ where people would tel...

Google, in need of a chef, would end hiring Charlie Ayers who was, until that time, best known as the former chef for the Grateful Dead, which put him in the middle of the "counter culture" back in the day.