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Alphabet’s Sidewalk labs partners with Ontario Teacher’s Pension to develop infrastructure

Sidewalk Labs LLC, an Alphabet subsidiary, has partnered with Ontario Teacher’s Pension Plan to develop smart infrastructure solutions. Sidewalk Infrastructure Partners (SIP) is a detachment from Sidewalk Labs and focuses on five key verticals including advanced mobility, energy, water and waste, digital infrastructure, and social infrastructure. Innovations from their collaboration would also help construct the …

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Why Netflix Shares Are Staging a Late-Summer Rebound

Text size (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images) Chris McGrath/Getty Images The bite is back in Netflix (NFLX), a FANG stock that had tumbled more than 20% from July 9 through Aug. 17. A disappointing second-quarter report in mid-July didn’t help. Shares of the streaming service improved 1.6% today, on top of last week’s gains of 12%, to lift …

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Saying ‘Sorry’ Isn’t Enough for Social-Media Stocks

Facebook (ticker: FB) and Twitter (TWTR) executives struck a contrite tone before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday, which should serve them well in the long run, a Wall Street firm said in a note Thursday. But the short-term pain continues for both stocks, even after Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter Chief …

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#GoogleDoBetter: The latest on internal issues at Google and Alphabet

June 19 saw Alphabet’s annual shareholder meeting take place in Sunnyvale, California. With protestors on the streets outside and a number of progressive policies being tabled and ultimately voted down by the board, the meeting was the latest moment in a storied 12+ months of internal issues and public criticism leveled at the search giant. …

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Anybody Who Does Business in China Compromises Some of Their Core Values

Alphabet Chairman John Hennessy says that anybody who does business in China compromises some of their core values. Alphabet, of course, is the parent company of Google and reportedly Google is considering re-entering the search business in China. Hennessy said that Google is struggling with whether it is better to give Chinese citizens a decent search engine …

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Report: Apple expected to say GDPR a model for US privacy regulation

According to a report from Reuters, Apple CEO Tim Cook will praise the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as a privacy model that the U.S. should emulate. This is according to an early look at prepared remarks that Cook will deliver at a conference of international data protection regulators being held Brussels, Belgium. Other …

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