Tag: Alphabet


US House committee pushes Apple CEO Tim Cook to testify in big tech probe

June 13, 2020

Via: Apple Insider

The U.S. House Judiciary Committee this week sent letters to Apple, Alphabet, Amazon and Facebook asking whether their CEOs plan to participate in a series of antitrust hearings slated for July. With the correspondence, antitrust investigators are pressing executives to […]


Apple and other tech giants are outspending legacy companies on infrastructure

September 26, 2018

Via: Apple Insider

According to a report this week by Bloomberg Businessweek, the five biggest tech companies in the U.S. —Apple, Alphabet/Google, Amazon, Facebook and Microsoft — spent a total of $80 billion in the last year on “big-ticket physical assets,” a category […]


EU hammers Google with $2.7 billion antitrust fine for illegal search manipulation

June 27, 2017

Via: Apple Insider

The European Commission has wrapped up its antitrust investigation against Google, and has decreed that it must pay $2.72 billion to settle charges related to it favoring its own products over rivals in search results. “Google has come up with […]


Google’s Alphabet: Where’s the brand vision?

August 17, 2015

Via: itCurated

Taking many in the business world by surprise, the tech giant restructured itself under a new holding company, Alphabet. The shake-up means many of the ‘moonshot’ projects Google picked up over the years have been spun off into separate and […]