Thursday, February 22, 2018


Injong Rhee, Executive Vice President and Head of Samsung Pay at Samsung Electronics, speaks at the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2015 event in New York

Google Hires Former Samsung Executive to Coordinate Internet of Things Projects

By Paresh Dave SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters)  Alphabet Inc's Google this month hired Injong Rhee, who recently resigned as Samsung Electronics Co's chief technology officer, to lead...
Google logo on office building in Irvine, California

Google’s G Suite Is no Microsoft Killer, but Still Winning Converts

By Paresh Dave SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) Alphabet Inc's Google has struggled for years to get big businesses to embrace G Suite, its hip alternative to Microsoft...
A man is silhouetted against a video screen with an Facebook logo as he poses with an Samsung S4 smartphone in this photo illustration taken in the central Bosnian town of Zenica

Germany Opens Anti-Trust Probe into Online Advertising

FRANKFURT/BERLIN (Reuters) Germany's anti-trust regulator is opening an investigation into online advertising, responding to concerns expressed by advertisers and publishers over the "significant" market...
A Go-Jek driver rides a motorcycle on a street in Jakarta, Indonesia

Google Confirms Investment in Indonesian Ride-Hailing Firm Go-Jek

By Anshuman Daga SINGAPORE (Reuters) Google has made its first ride-hailing investment in Asia by pumping money into Go-Jek, as the Indonesian start-up and deep-pocketed...
Harrison, corporate vice president of Microsoft, speaks during the Xbox E3 Media Briefing at USC's Galen Center in Los Angeles

Former Xbox Exec Phil Harrison Joins Google Hardware Unit

By Paresh Dave SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) A veteran Sony and Microsoft video game executive has joined the hardware development unit at Alphabet Inc's Google, and...
The Google app logo is seen on a smartphone in this picture illustration

Google Removes Gaming Apps with Pop-Up Porn Malware

(Reuters) Alphabet Inc's <GOOGL.O> Google said on Friday it took down 60 gaming applications after security firm Check Point said it had discovered new...