Posts tagged “Google”

July 21

Premium Lock Rocket Fuel sale highlights complexities of ad tech business models

E-Commerce After billions of dollars in venture capital investment and initial public offerings, a fragmented advertising technology (ad tech) sector is maturing and consolidating with new challengers rising to face Google, says Technology Business Research analyst Seth Ulinski.

July 19

Premium Lock Moody's: Tech giants Apple, Google Microsoft hoard $464 billion in cash

Looking for cash? All told, non-financial U.S. companies studied by Moody's hoarded $1.84 trillion of cash at the end of last year. That's up 11% from 2015 and nearly two and a half times the 2008 level.

June 30

Premium Lock Google conondrum: We can't live with it or without it

Google The Internet promised us a perfect market--that is, one where there are many buyers and sellers with full information who freely and effortlessly strike deals unfettered by rules and regulations. But did it also give us a perfect monopoly?

Updated June 27

Premium Lock 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

Premium Lock 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.

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