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Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai Calls for ‘Sensible’ Regulation of AI

Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai believes that international alignment will be critical to creating a global regulatory standard for the development of AI. Artificial intelligence is "too important" not to be regulated because of the damage it could cause if left unchecked, the boss of Google wrote in an op-ed published in the Financial...

Google Inks $1.1 Billion USD Smartphone Deal with Taiwan’s HTC

Alphabet’s Google said it would pay $1.1 billion in cash to acquire the division at Taiwan’s HTC that develops the U.S. firm’s Pixel smartphones, its latest push into hardware manufacturing. According to a press release from HTC, the companies have also inked a separate non-exclusive license agreement for HTC’s intellectual property, the terms of which...

Google’s Waze App Looks to Take On Uber and Lyft

Google is expanding a carpool service in the United States and Latin America through its Waze navigation application in the next several months, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. According to the report, Google is planning a large expansion of Waze's carpool service, which encourages users to pick up other users who are on the same...

Bloomberg Lists Apple Boss Tim Cook As 11th ‘Best-Value’ CEO

Bloomberg has published its ranking of the world’s best-performing CEOs, listing the company bosses that are doing the best for their companies globally. Bloomberg looked at the pay-for-performance ratio of 100 CEOs at some of the largest companies around the world to see which companies are getting the best value from their CEO, and the results may […]