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UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019, 5:19 p.m.

Walgreens, Google affiliate to test drone deliveries

Walgreens and a Google affiliate are testing drone deliveries that can put drugstore products on customer doorsteps minutes after being ordered.


Motley Fool: Google this stock

If you’re searching for a strong and growing company with a stock that isn’t terribly overvalued right now, take a look at Google parent company Alphabet


Google Plus social network is being killed, because of a privacy lapse and because people just don’t use it

Google is shutting down its social network, Google Plus, the arm of Alphabet Inc. announced Monday.


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 8:32 p.m.

Facebook, Twitter pledge to defend against foreign intrusion

Facebook and Twitter executives assured Congress on Wednesday that they are aggressively working to root out foreign attempts to sow discord in America, and they pledged to better protect their …


UPDATED: Mon., July 23, 2018, 7:37 p.m.

Alphabet’s Q2 profit triggers rally, despite $5.1B EU fine

Google parent Alphabet on Monday reported second-quarter earnings that pleased Wall Street, even as it booked a $5.1 billion charge to cover a fine levied by European regulators.


Motley Fool: Learn your Alphabet

With Alphabet’s unparalleled control of search and promising position in many other businesses, investors might want to buy and hold Alphabet for decades.


Motley Fool: An Alphabet for all ages

Investors in Alphabet get a dominant online advertising business coupled with the chance that one of the company’s “moonshots” will become the next big thing.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 12:29 p.m.

Google to comply with EU search demands to avoid more fines

Google will comply with Europe’s demands to change the way it runs its shopping search service, a rare instance of the internet giant bowing to regulatory pressure to avoid more …


In Google vs. the EU, a $2.7B fine could just be the start

Google’s parent company Alphabet can easily afford the $2.7 billion write-down it’s taking to cover a big antitrust fine in Europe. But it might find it harder to shrug off …


UPDATED: Mon., June 26, 2017, 10:54 a.m.

Avis teams up with Google parent on self-driving car program

Avis is teaming up with Waymo on a self-driving car program.


UPDATED: Fri., June 9, 2017, 6:38 p.m.

SoftBank buys robotics leader Boston Dynamics from Alphabet

Japanese internet, solar and technology company SoftBank Group Corp. is buying robotics pioneer Boston Dynamics from Alphabet Inc., Google’s parent.


Alphabet’s share price hits $1,000

Google parent company Alphabet Inc. joined rarefied company Monday when it for the first time reached a $1,000 share price. Shares of the tech company rose $7.76, or 0.78 percent, …


UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 8:48 p.m.

Waze unveils carpool app

And while Uber and Lyft companies have succeeded in getting people used to the idea of hiring an on-demand chauffeur and sharing that ride with strangers, neither have cracked the …


UPDATED: Mon., April 17, 2017, 4:25 p.m.

Don’t worry, driverless cars are learning from ‘Grand Theft Auto’

In the race to the autonomous revolution, developers have realized there aren’t enough hours in a day to clock the real-world miles needed to teach cars how to drive themselves. …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 6:18 p.m.

Microsoft, Intel, Alphabet buoyed by cloud boom

Alphabet Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Intel Corp., which all posted quarterly results Thursday, reinforced what’s become a truism in technology: the biggest growth is in businesses that deliver computing over …


Alphabet’s portfolio of innovative projects could pay off over long term

In August 2015, the company formerly known as Google changed its name and corporate structure to better reflect its business model and strategy. Alphabet (Nasdaq: GOOGL, GOOG) is now a …


Google parent Alphabet tops Apple as world’s most valuable company

Alphabet, Google’s new parent company, topped Apple as the world’s most valuable business in after-hours trading Monday after reporting surging earnings.