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EU fines Google a record $2.72B in antitrust case + Timeline

Google The European Union slapped a record $2.72 billion fine on internet giant Google on Tuesday for taking advantage of its dominance in online searches to direct customers to its own online shopping business. Plus: A timeline of the battle.

Updated June 12

Premium Lock Google's Alphabet comes before Apple as world's most valuable company

Alphabet now comes before Apple atop the list of the world's most valuable companies after a robust fourth-quarter earnings report. Plus: Take an interactive graphical view of Google's stock.

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June 12

GE CEO Immelt stepping down, Flannery to take over role

General Electric says Jeff Immelt is stepping down as CEO and John Flannery, president and CEO of the conglomerate's health care unit, will take over the post in August.

Updated June 9

Premium Lock Atlanta's Stackfolio wins Google Demo Day; investors invited to Durham

Atlanta-based startup Stackfolio, an online marketplace for bank loan trading, won the Judges Favorite award at the 2017 Google Demo Day event. It out-pitched 12 other startups, including Durham's PRSONAS, to take home a $150,000 investment from Tech Square Labs

American Underground's Adam Klein at Google Demo Day in San Francisco American Underground's Adam Klein at Google Demo Day in San Francisco

June 9

Premium Lock '35-45 seconds:' Two veterans share investor advice at Google Demo Day event

What do investors look for during startup pitch events? Dave Neal, co-founder of the Startup Factory, and John Austin, director of NC IDEA's Groundwork Labs, offer specific advice at the Google Demo Day watch party.

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June 8

Premium Lock Google, Cisco, SAP ramp up their IoT offerings

Internet of Things As the Internet of Things world continues to expand, analysts at Technology Business Research take an inside look at the latest IoT efforts at Google, Cisco and SAP.

May 24

Premium Lock Inside Google's Chapel Hill outpost: A growing success story

As Google continues to evolve as an Internet and technology giant, a David of sorts is emerging at a small outpost in Chapel Hill where some of its most important cutting-edge knowledge is being developed by a team of engineers. Meet the team leader and find out why Google is investing in its Triangle operation.

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May 23

Premium Lock Google aims to connect online ads to physical stores

Google Google's computers will be trying to connect the dots between what people look at after clicking on an online ad and what they purchase with their credit and debit cards at one of the advertiser's brick-and-mortar stores.

Updated May 18

Premium Lock Lenovo teams with Google for truly mobile virtual reality (+ video)

Lenovo makes headlines at Google's annual tech product demonstration with news that it is working with Google and HTC Vive to develop what the partners are calling a truly mobile virtual reality headset.

May 15

Premium Lock Judge orders Uber not to use technology taken from Waymo

Uber self-driving car in Pittsburgh   A federal judge has ordered Uber not to use technology that a key executive downloaded before he left Waymo, the autonomous car company that was spun off from Google. But he refused to order a halt to Uber's self-driving program, as requested by Waymo.

May 10

Premium Lock Google: We generate $2.38B in business across NC

Google Google says it is driving $2.38 billion worth of economic activity across North Carolina while working with thousands of website publishers and providing free advertising to non-profits. That's nearly triple the impact Google first reported in 2009.

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