Hit or miss, come July 25, Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) worth owning

Hit or miss, come July 25, Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) worth owning

Hit or miss, come July 25, Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) worth owning I last wrote about Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL) May 1 just after the company reported an earnings miss. Down more than 8% on the news, I recommended investors buy Google stock despite the miss.  Heading into next week’s second-quarter earnings call, I thought I’d revisit some of […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Re-establishing privacy

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Re-establishing privacy

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Re-establishing privacy The biggest challenge in resuscitating privacy isn’t that it’s difficult for consumers to opt out of invasive online services, it’s that it’s nearly impossible for businesses to do so (and I only say “nearly” here by way of a hedge). Case in point: Steve Wozniak’s aforementioned recommendation to leave Facebook was initially […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) rallies despite appearance of bearish ‘death cross’ pattern

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) rallies despite appearance of bearish ‘death cross’ pattern

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) rallies despite appearance of bearish ‘death cross’ pattern Shares of Google-parent Alphabet Inc. GOOGL, +1.48% rose 1.2% in morning trading Wednesday, despite the appearance of a “death cross” chart pattern that suggests a bearish technical outlook. A death cross is when the 50-day moving average (DMA), a widely followed short-term trend tracker, […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) is reportedly in talks with satellite TV giant Dish Network

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) is reportedly in talks with satellite TV giant Dish Network

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) is reportedly in talks with satellite TV giant Dish Network Google is reportedly in talks with satellite TV giant Dish Network (DISH – Get Report) to potentially create a fourth U.S. wireless carrier, even as Sprint (S – Get Report) and T-Mobile struggle to get their controversial merger cleared with federal and […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Stock and the AI Moves

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG)  Stock and the AI Moves

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Stock and the AI Moves From its early days, Google has invested heavily in AI. Keep in mind that the technology has been critical in evolving the core search engine. The company has also pulled off a myriad of acquisitions to bulk up its AI capabilities. For example, with the deal for […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) A new global trend

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) A new global trend

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) A new global trend The technology sector has been on a volatile ride of late, driven in large part by the fortunes of some household names. Franklin Equity Group’s Jonathan Curtis believes the sector offers attractive long-term potential. In this article, he champions the contribution of lesser known names and explores the […]

California regulators have approved self-driving cars from Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) owned Waymo to carry passengers

California regulators have approved self-driving cars from Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) owned Waymo to carry passengers

California regulators have approved self-driving cars from Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) owned Waymo to carry passengers Alphabet’s self-driving car company Waymo can now begin transporting passengers in its robotaxis, thanks to a new regulatory approval in California. The California Public Utilities Commission issued Waymo approval to join a test program called Autonomous Vehicle Passenger Service Pilot. […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) division Google recently announced that it will be commissioning a new subsea cable

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) division Google recently announced that it will be commissioning a new subsea cable

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) division Google recently announced that it will be commissioning a new subsea cable Alphabet Inc.’s GOOGL division Google recently announced that it will be commissioning a new subsea cable, namely Equiano, which will connect Africa and Europe. In regard to this project, Google signed a contract with Alcatel Submarine Networks in the […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) cybersecurity business, Chronicle, is being absorbed into Google and will join forces the company’s Cloud division

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) cybersecurity business, Chronicle, is being absorbed into Google and will join forces the company’s Cloud division

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) cybersecurity business, Chronicle, is being absorbed into Google and will join forces the company’s Cloud division Alphabet’s cybersecurity arm, Chronicle, is being absorbed into Google and will join forces the company’s Cloud division, Thomas Kurian, the company’s Cloud chief, wrote on Thursday. The move makes strategic sense for Google Cloud – which under the […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) workers and investors demand accountability

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) workers and investors demand accountability

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) workers and investors demand accountability Of the five huge companies known as “cloud czars,” the one that has done worst for shareholders in 2019 is Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL). These are the artists formerly known as Google. GOOGL stock’s first-half advance of 4.1% not only trails Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) and Microsoft […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) search content practices and strategy receiving attention from regulators

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) search content practices and strategy receiving attention from regulators

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) search content practices and strategy receiving attention from regulators As media reports keep arriving about the DOJ’s antitrust probe of Alphabet/Google, it looks more and more as if Google’s search content practices and strategy will get some attention from regulators. If this part of the DOJ’s probe results in major changes to […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Rare Political Consensus Casts Cloud

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Rare Political Consensus Casts Cloud

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Rare Political Consensus Casts Cloud It’s a scenario that sets the stage, finally, for legislative change that could do what the FTC and the DOJ will likely be unable to meaningfully do. Additionally, it’s an element that could meaningfully affect Google stock. “If we want relief and we want it in our […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) faced a fierce backlash after details leaked about its censored search engine for China

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) faced a fierce backlash after details leaked about its censored search engine for China

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) faced a fierce backlash after details leaked about its censored search engine for China Last year, Alphabet ‘s (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google faced a fierce backlash after details leaked about its censored search engine for China, codenamed Dragonfly. In December, The Intercept claimed that Google “effectively ended” the development of Dragonfly, but CEO Sundar […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) none of the proposals made by activist investors at the company’s shareholder meeting were passed

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) none of the proposals made by activist investors at the company’s shareholder meeting were passed

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) none of the proposals made by activist investors at the company’s shareholder meeting were passed Google parent Alphabet Inc. faced a wave of critical proposals from activists and employees during its annual shareholder meeting Wednesday, including one to split up the internet search and ad-selling giant before regulators break it into pieces. […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) inject $1 Billion To Try To Tame Housing Costs In SF Bay Area

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) inject $1 Billion To Try To Tame Housing Costs In SF Bay Area

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) inject $1 Billion To Try To Tame Housing Costs In SF Bay Area Google is committing $1 billion to try to provide more affordable housing in the San Francisco Bay Area, where big tech firms have been blamed for putting home prices out of reach for anyone without a rich stock-option plan. […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) executives are preparing themselves for a bruising meeting with investors

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) executives are preparing themselves for a bruising meeting with investors

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) executives are preparing themselves for a bruising meeting with investors oogle executives are preparing themselves for a bruising meeting with investors protesting pay and bonuses for high ranking employees who turn a bind eye to sexual misconduct, following a year of high profile scandals at the company. Shareholders will on Wednesday vote […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Stock Too Big (and Important) to Break Up

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Stock Too Big (and Important) to Break Up

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Stock Too Big (and Important) to Break Up Anyone who remembers the 2008 financial collapse and the subsequent federal actions likely have a bitter taste in their mouths. Rather than give the American people a break, the government decided to help out major corporations; the very ones that almost destroyed global markets. […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) pays Apple billions of dollars to be the default search engine on the Safari browser

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) pays Apple billions of dollars to be the default search engine on the Safari browser

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) pays Apple billions of dollars to be the default search engine on the Safari browser Google pays Apple billions of dollars to be the default search engine in the Safari browser on iPhones and Mac computers. A deal like that doesn’t come together overnight, and a new interview with Apple’s former general counsel Bruce Sewell […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) will have an AWS moment like Amazon did

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) will have an AWS moment like Amazon did

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) will have an AWS moment like Amazon did While June has not been kind to Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL) stock so far, time will attest that it’s a gem in disguise. Every now and then, we get a stock that is a sure thing, and Google stock fits the bill. This is a company that […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) stock down amid concerns that the Justice Department may launch an investigation into potential antitrust violations

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) stock down amid concerns that the Justice Department may launch an investigation into potential antitrust violations

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) stock down amid concerns that the Justice Department may launch an investigation into potential antitrust violations Shares of Google parent Alphabet Inc. tumbled Monday, enough to push them briefly into bear market territory, before bouncing back out just before the close. The stock was down as much as 7.2% at an intraday […]

Should You Like or Dislike Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Stock?

Should You Like or Dislike Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Stock?

Should You Like or Dislike Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Stock? Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOGL , NASDAQ: GOOG ) reported its 2019 first-quarter earnings April 29 after the close of trading. Since then, GOOGL stock is down almost 14% through May 30.    There’s a lot to like about Alphabet. However, not everything is perfect. With that in mind, here are three things […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Justice Department Prepping Antitrust Investigation

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Justice Department Prepping Antitrust Investigation

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Justice Department Prepping Antitrust Investigation The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is preparing to launch an antitrust probe into Google, the search division of Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOGL) (NASDAQ: GOOG) , according to a Friday report in The Wall Street Journal . Several other news outlets, including The New York Times and Bloomberg, have since confirmed an investigation is imminent. The […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) CEO turns down large stock bonuses

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) CEO turns down large stock bonuses

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) CEO turns down large stock bonuses Sundar Pichai was, for years, one of the world’s highest-paid corporate executives. Now he’s facing the opposite reality: No big paychecks at all. The Google chief executive officer hasn’t received an equity award in more than two years. A key reason is that Pichai turned down […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) CEO Sundar Pichai hasn’t received an equity award in more than two years after he turned down a big new grant of restricted stock in 2018

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) CEO Sundar Pichai hasn’t received an equity award in more than two years after he turned down a big new grant of restricted stock in 2018

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) CEO Sundar Pichai hasn’t received an equity award in more than two years after he turned down a big new grant of restricted stock in 2018 Sundar Pichai was, for years, one of the world’s highest-paid corporate executives. Now he’s facing the opposite reality: No big paychecks at all. The Google chief […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) could lose around $150-$200 million for the Huawei ban

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) could lose around $150-$200 million for the Huawei ban

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) could lose around $150-$200 million for the Huawei ban Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) was in the news for it shutting Huawei out from Android after a 90 day license is up. Alphabet had to shut Huawei out of Android because the Trump administration placed the Chinese company on a tech blacklist that prevented american companies […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has had a spate of bad publicity

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has had a spate of bad publicity

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has had a spate of bad publicity The Big Tech backlash has just started, but it’s picking up speed. For the last two years, Facebook has been caught up in scandal after scandal, particularly about the use of its 2.4 billion users’ private data and providing a forum for hate speech and political skullduggery. The […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Targets Shoppers, Eyes Amazon Turf

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Targets Shoppers, Eyes Amazon Turf

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Targets Shoppers, Eyes Amazon Turf The company on Tuesday hosted its Google Marketing Live presentation, where it discussed new advertising products. It also unveiled a list of new products meant to attract online shoppers, encroaching on the turf of Amazon.com (AMZN). “From a competitive standpoint, new ad formats and experiences may compete […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) easing up on Huawei

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) easing up on Huawei

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) easing up on Huawei Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google said today it plans to work with China’s Huaweiover the next 90 days, shortly after the U.S. temporarily eased some trade restrictions on the world’s second-largest smartphone maker. The move marks a sudden and dramatic turnabout for the U.S. tech conglomerate. On Sunday, Google said it […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) announcement puts future access to popular apps such as Gmail, YouTube and Chrome in doubt. Huawei founder defiant in the face of U.S. action

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) announcement puts future access to popular apps such as Gmail, YouTube and Chrome in doubt. Huawei founder defiant in the face of U.S. action

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) announcement puts future access to popular apps such as Gmail, YouTube and Chrome in doubt. Huawei founder defiant in the face of U.S. action U.S. companies began complying Monday with a White House order to curb sales to Chinese telecom giant Huawei, sending U.S. technology stocks sharply lower and signalling what’s likely […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware Alphabet’s Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday, in a blow to the Chinese technology company that the U.S. […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Target $1300

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Target $1300

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Target $1300 Deutsche said Alphabet has one of the “best” ad product pipelines. “We increase our estimates and confidence in the medium-term outlook for Alphabet shares coming out of the Google Marketing Live keynote in San Francisco, where we see an accelerating pace of new ad product making us meaningfully more confident in the 2020 outlook. […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) fell after Morgan Stanley analysts write that the stock will likely continue to sink in the short term

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) fell after Morgan Stanley analysts write that the stock will likely continue to sink in the short term

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) fell after Morgan Stanley analysts write that the stock will likely continue to sink in the short term Google parent company Alphabet was down 1% Tuesday after Morgan Stanley analysts warned the stock will continue to deteriorate in the short term. The drop shaved more than $8 billion from Alphabet’s market cap, […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) kicked off its annual I/O developer conference today

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) kicked off its annual I/O developer conference today

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) kicked off its annual I/O developer conference today Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL) subsidiary Google kicked off its annual I/O developer conference today, announcing all sorts of news around both hardware and software during the opening keynote. The search giant has enjoyed particular success in smart-home technology, including its popular line of smart […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) remains extremely robust and growth will continue to come from multiple fronts

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) remains extremely robust and growth will continue to come from multiple fronts

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) remains extremely robust and growth will continue to come from multiple fronts Alphabet’s results disappointed Wall Street, although revenue and earnings were both ahead of our estimates. What’s more, revenue grew 16.7% off a $30 billion base, which is huge by any standards. Regardless, the shares were battered afterward. Google property ad […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) set to tackle gaming, healthcare, and smart assistant devices

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) set to tackle gaming, healthcare, and smart assistant devices

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) set to tackle gaming, healthcare, and smart assistant devices Google who has spent millions funding retailers such as JB Hi Fi resulting in them dominating in the voice activation market in Australia is set to revamp their business. The big search Company is set to tackle gaming, healthcare, and smart assistant devices […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Looks to Blockchain Investments

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Looks to Blockchain Investments

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Looks to Blockchain Investments One of the technological breakthroughs Google has been gambling on is blockchain technology. Last year, the company announced that it was developing its own blockchain-based distributed ledger as part of its Cloud services. According to a report by CBInsights, Alphabet is one of the top investors in blockchain […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) profit continues to be buoyed by paper gains on its investments, as long as you ignore giant fines

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) profit continues to be buoyed by paper gains on its investments, as long as you ignore giant fines

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) profit continues to be buoyed by paper gains on its investments, as long as you ignore giant fines Alphabet Inc. absolutely destroyed earnings expectations in every quarter in 2018 — but there are two big reasons for that. Google’s parent company beat analysts’ quarterly earnings estimates by an average of about 27% […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) regulatory troubles continue

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) regulatory troubles continue

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) regulatory troubles continue Last year was a tough one for Google parentAlphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG). The stock couldn’t seem to get any momentum and ended the year barely breaking even. But shares have gained 22% so far this year, and the company is trying to build on that momentum. Regulatory headaches, however, keep coming back […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) First Drone Delivery Seen This Year

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) First Drone Delivery Seen This Year

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) First Drone Delivery Seen This Year Drone delivery is a step closer to reality after Wing, a unit of Google parent Alphabet (GOOGL), received government approval as an airline. Wing Aviation has been given the same certifications smaller airlines receive from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and the Department of Transportation, according […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) A streaming breakthrough

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) A streaming breakthrough

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) A streaming breakthrough It appears the bitter rivals have agreed to cease hostilities — at least on one front. In a joint press release , Amazon and Google announced that they would “launch the official YouTube app on Amazon Fire TV devices and Fire TV Edition smart TVs, as well as the […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) cloud computing wars are heating up

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) cloud computing wars are heating up

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) cloud computing wars are heating up In 2018, major technology companies began to seriously turn their attention to the cloud gaming industry. For example, in May last year, it became known that the company Electronic Arts (the largest distributor of video games in the US) bought a startup Gamefly, which just specializes […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) expect the cheaper versions of Google’s Pixel 3 phones quite soon

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) expect the cheaper versions of Google’s Pixel 3 phones quite soon

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) expect the cheaper versions of Google’s Pixel 3 phones quite soon If Google’s own hint is anything to go by, we can expect the cheaper versions of Google’s Pixel 3 phones quite soon. There’s no guarantee, but May 7 appears to be the date Google will announce the “Pixel 3a,” as it’s […]

What Could Derail Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Stock?

What Could Derail Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Stock?

What Could Derail Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Stock? On Feb. 4, when Google came out with Q4 2018 earnings, it raised a few eyebrows as the company revealed declining advertising prices and rising costs. Investors are especially concerned that the group’s core advertising business is likely to be at a plateau. They are now watching Amazon’s increased […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) having an iPhone doesn’t stop Google handing over your data

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) having an iPhone doesn’t stop Google handing over your data

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) having an iPhone doesn’t stop Google handing over your data A New York Times investigation into how Google furnishes law enforcement with phone data exposed one crucial detail – having an iPhone doesn’t stop Google handing over your data. The in-depth investigation by the Times revealed many details about how Google uses its […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) chief diversity officer, Danielle Brown, is leaving the company

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) chief diversity officer, Danielle Brown, is leaving the company

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) chief diversity officer, Danielle Brown, is leaving the company Following a year full of controversy – including the Google Walkout, where employees protested the company’s handling of sexual misconduct allegations – Google is shaking up its diversity and inclusion team. Google’s chief diversity officer, Danielle Brown, is leaving the company, the company […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) paid just £67 million in UK corporation tax last year while it enjoyed revenues of £1.41 billion

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) paid just £67 million in UK corporation tax last year while it enjoyed revenues of £1.41 billion

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) paid just £67 million in UK corporation tax last year while it enjoyed revenues of £1.41 billion The revelations have triggered calls for the UK’s tax system to be simplified in order to reduce their exploitation. They come as the Treasury considers a new digital levy designed to boost the amount that Silicon […]

Hey Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG), talk to Walmart

Hey Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG), talk to Walmart

Hey Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG), talk to Walmart Walmart customers will be able to order groceries with voice commands through Google’s smart-home assistant, the retail giant announced on Tuesday in its latest effort to compete with Amazon. Starting this month, shoppers will be to add items directly to their Walmart Grocery cart using Google Assistant by […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) earnings are a concern

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) earnings are a concern

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) earnings are a concern Google stock slid 0.5% to 1,172.27, falling for a fifth straight session. The FANG stock now has a 1,236.53 entry in an eight-month saucer-with-handle base. That handle buy point is not far from the Google stock peak of 1,291.44 set July 27. Google earnings are a concern, though not as […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) is revitalizing its robotics division

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) is revitalizing its robotics division

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) is revitalizing its robotics division Today, Google’s new effort – known as Robotics at Google – is led by Vincent Vanhoucke, who served as a key player in the company’s artificial intelligence project, Google Brain. Perhaps a result of Vanhoucke background in AI, Robitics at Google will focus more on advanced software […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) expanding footprint in the online payment industry on the back of partnerships

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) expanding footprint in the online payment industry on the back of partnerships

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) expanding footprint in the online payment industry on the back of partnerships Alphabet’s division, Google is expanding footprint in the online payment industry on the back of partnerships, which is evident from its latest move. The company teamed up with eBay to offer the online payment app called Google Pay as one […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Regulatory risk is rising

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Regulatory risk is rising

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Regulatory risk is rising Of course, many would argue that the push to crack down on tech is an example of punishing success. Big doesn’t have to be bad. And these tech giants were built on American ingenuity.Nonetheless, Wall Street is starting to grow worried about a looming tech crackdown. Facebook,mired in […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) confirmed the firm won a deal for its game streaming platform

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) confirmed the firm won a deal for its game streaming platform

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) confirmed the firm won a deal for its game streaming platform Advanced Micro Devices spiked 11.8 percent Tuesday after Google confirmed the firm won a deal for its game streaming platform. Google unveiled the platform in an event Tuesday, where it shared its plans for a new gaming service called Stadia. The rally brought AMD’s market cap […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) reported earnings don’t tell the whole story

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) reported earnings don’t tell the whole story

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) reported earnings don’t tell the whole story Unlike most large-cap public companies, Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG,GOOGL), more commonly referred to as Google, doesn’t report adjusted earnings. That’s not necessarily a problem for Google stock — even as it trades at a five-month high. But understanding the actual underlying business is key to understanding GOOGL […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) newly unsealed court docs reveal Larry Page threatened to leave if the company didn’t find a way to keep him in control

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) newly unsealed court docs reveal Larry Page threatened to leave if the company didn’t find a way to keep him in control

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) newly unsealed court docs reveal Larry Page threatened to leave if the company didn’t find a way to keep him in control Google’s board of directors created a third class of stock in 2012 in part to placate cofounder Larry Page, who was worried about losing control of the company, Bloomberg reported […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) agreed to pay $135 million to two former executives accused of sexual harassment

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) agreed to pay $135 million to two former executives accused of sexual harassment

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) agreed to pay $135 million to two former executives accused of sexual harassment Google agreed to pay $135 million to two former executives accused of sexual harassment, it confirmed to The Verge today. We now know from a newly unsealed lawsuit that former senior search vice president Amit Singhal was initially offered $45 million, […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) about to be hit with a new tax bill in Europe

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) about to be hit with a new tax bill in Europe

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) about to be hit with a new tax bill in Europe Big tech companies including Facebook, Google, and Amazon are going to have start paying billions more in tax in Europe after lawmakers demand they contribute more to the public purse. France has joined the UK in setting out plans to tax […]

Valuations indicate Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) could be in GOOGL’s way

Valuations indicate Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) could be in GOOGL’s way

Valuations indicate Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) could be in GOOGL’s way Despite this threat, I would argue that the most significant danger to GOOGL stock is Alphabet itself. Part of this shows up in its finances. In past articles, I have argued that GOOGL needs to begin paying a dividend. The company maintains a $780 billion-plus market cap […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has asked the Supreme Court to take up what would likely be the final appeal on the case

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has asked the Supreme Court to take up what would likely be the final appeal on the case

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has asked the Supreme Court to take up what would likely be the final appeal on the case The Supreme Court has received an outpouring of amicus briefs from the tech industry and law professors imploring the highest court in the land to hear Oracle’s long-running case against Google – and rule […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) invests in a start-up using beams of light on chips for super-fast A.I.

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) invests in a start-up using beams of light on chips for super-fast A.I.

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) invests in a start-up using beams of light on chips for super-fast A.I. A small start-up in Boston has an oddball idea for a fast and efficient processor for artificial intelligence that could just work: Let there be light. More specifically, Lightmatter’s chip includes an optical component called a Mach-Zehnder interferometer instead of a more […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) failed to let consumers know about a hidden microphone in its Nest security devices

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) failed to let consumers know about a hidden microphone in its Nest security devices

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) failed to let consumers know about a hidden microphone in its Nest security devices Consumer privacy in the era of big tech companies like Facebook, Google, and Amazon may not be a hot button topic on the level of healthcare or gun control, but heading into the 2020 presidential election, it’s certainly gaining […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Makes ‘Error’ in Not Disclosing Microphone on Nest System

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Makes ‘Error’ in Not Disclosing Microphone on Nest System

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Makes ‘Error’ in Not Disclosing Microphone on Nest System Alphabet Inc.’s Google said it made an error when it didn’t disclose in product materials that its Nest Secure home security system contained a microphone. “The on-device microphone was never intended to be a secret and should have been listed in the tech […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) to acquire data-migration company Alooma

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) to acquire data-migration company Alooma

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) to acquire data-migration company Alooma Alphabet Inc.’s GOOGL, +0.61% GOOG, +0.44% announced Tuesday that it planned to acquire Alooma, a data-migration company. Financial terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. “The addition of Alooma, subject to closing conditions, is a natural fit that allows us to offer customers a streamlined, automated migration experience to Google Cloud, and […]

New Zealand to target online firms like Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG)

New Zealand to target online firms like Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG)

New Zealand to target online firms like Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) New Zealand said on Monday that it plans to update its laws so it can tax revenue earned by multinational digital firms such as Google, Facebook and Amazon, extending a global effort to bring global tech giants into the tax net. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the cabinet had agreed […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) This Can’t Be Happening!

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) This Can’t Be Happening!

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) This Can’t Be Happening! Losing at cloud is galling for Google, which practically invented the technology to run its search business. Its mistake was failing to get into cloud re-sale quickly or to treat cloud re-sale seriously enough. Google is now as serious as a heart attack with Kurian, who wants an army of salesmen […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) joined Apple in promising to investigate a Saudi government app hosted on the Google Play Store and Apple’s App Store

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) joined Apple in promising to investigate a Saudi government app hosted on the Google Play Store and Apple’s App Store

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) joined Apple in promising to investigate a Saudi government app hosted on the Google Play Store and Apple’s App Store Google has joined Apple in promising to investigate a Saudi app that lets men control women’s travel, as pressure from rights groups and international lawmakers builds on the tech giants. Google will […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) $13 billion investment reflects its ambitions to compete with Amazon and Microsoft

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) $13 billion investment reflects its ambitions to compete with Amazon and Microsoft

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) $13 billion investment reflects its ambitions to compete with Amazon and Microsoft Alphabet Inc.’s Google announced Wednesday it will invest $13 billion in new data centers across the United States as it looks to continue expanding its cloud business.  “Today we’re announcing over $13 billion in investments throughout 2019 in data centers and offices […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) is rife with “buy” ratings and very few sell or hold ratings, and it has 20.45% upside

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG)  is rife with “buy” ratings and very few sell or hold ratings, and it has 20.45% upside

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) is rife with “buy” ratings and very few sell or hold ratings, and it has 20.45% upside Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOGL ) has made the most AI purchases out of any tech firm calculated  research firm Quid , which shows that GOOG has made 20 acquisitions, including predictive analytics platform Kaggle in Q1 2017 alone. Google CEO Sundar Pichai long […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) struggling at the long-term 200-day line

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) struggling at the long-term 200-day line

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) struggling at the long-term 200-day line Dow Jones futures fell Thursday night, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures. The current stock market rally has hit resistance at the 200-day line, with China trade fears slamming the Dow Jones, S&P 500 and Nasdaq on Thursday. Notably, FANG stocks Amazon (AMZN), Facebook (FB) and Google parent Alphabet (GOOGL) are […]

Analysts concerned after Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) offers increased spending and vague commentary on financial performance

Analysts concerned after Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) offers increased spending and vague commentary on financial performance

Analysts concerned after Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) offers increased spending and vague commentary on financial performance Shares of Alphabet Inc. are falling Tuesday after the company disclosed a sizable increase in spending, prompting a series of questions about the internet giant’s future. Google-parent Alphabet GOOGL, +0.92% GOOG, +1.16%  reported better-than-expected financial results on Monday afternoon, but concerns about the company’s expense outlook seem […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) expected to post EPS at $11.12

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) expected to post EPS at $11.12

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) expected to post EPS at $11.12 With a market cap of over $760 billion, Google parent company Alphabet, Inc. is the third largest publicly traded entity in the world. In a recent survey of online search engine and social media use, Google’s audience reported the most stability, with 96% of those surveyed saying […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse the billion-dollar copyright case brought by Oracle

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse the billion-dollar copyright case brought by Oracle

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse the billion-dollar copyright case brought by Oracle Google (GOOG -0.2%)(GOOGL -0.1%) has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse the billion-dollar copyright case brought by Oracle (ORCL -0.1%). Google wants the court to say the company’s use of Oracle’s Java APIs to create the Android OS was allowed under […]

Better than expected Q4 numbers could spark a rally in Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) stock

Better than expected Q4 numbers could spark a rally in Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) stock

Better than expected Q4 numbers could spark a rally in Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) stock Global internet giant Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL) had a tough run in 2018. Google stock entered the year just under $1,100. It bounced around quite a bit throughout 2018, rising as high as $1,300 and falling as low as $980. Ultimately, though, GOOGL finished the […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) claimed it created an AI agent that could “correctly distinguish a slide with metastatic cancer from a slide without cancer 99% of the time

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) claimed it created an AI agent that could  “correctly distinguish a slide with metastatic cancer from a slide without cancer 99% of the time

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) claimed it created an AI agent that could “correctly distinguish a slide with metastatic cancer from a slide without cancer 99% of the time Major breakthroughs are now possible with less data than ever thanks to artificial intelligence, Alphabet Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat said during a panel at the World Economic Forum in […]

Fossil stock will sell smartwatch IP to Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG)

Fossil stock will sell smartwatch IP to Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG)

Fossil stock will sell smartwatch IP to Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Shares of Fossil Group Inc. FOSL, +0.00% are up nearly 5% in afternoon trading Thursday after the company announced that it would be selling intellectual property related to in-development smartwatch technology to Alphabet Inc.’sGOOGL, +0.74% GOOG, +0.77% Google for $40 million. The shares were up as much as 10.9% earlier in […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Japan failed to report ¥3.5 billion in income

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Japan failed to report ¥3.5 billion in income

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Japan failed to report ¥3.5 billion in income Tokyo tax authorities have found that Google Japan failed to declare about ¥3.5 billion in income for 2015, a source close to the matter said Tuesday. The authorities are believed to have determined that the Japan unit of the American tech giant reduced its […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Heffx Trading Outlook

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Heffx Trading Outlook

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Heffx Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. The projected upper bound is: 1,112.81. The projected lower bound is: 976.91. The projected closing price is: 1,044.86. Candlesticks A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 4 white candles and […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) shareholder are suing the board of directors for allegedly covering up sexual misconduct claims against top executives

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) shareholder are suing the board of directors for allegedly covering up sexual misconduct claims against top executives

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) shareholder are suing the board of directors for allegedly covering up sexual misconduct claims against top executives Attorneys in San Francisco representing an Alphabet shareholder are suing the board of directors for allegedly covering up sexual misconduct claims against top executives. The suit comes months after an explosive New York Times report […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Heffx Trading Outlook

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Heffx Trading Outlook

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Heffx Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. The projected upper bound is: 1,146.21. The projected lower bound is: 1,002.27. The projected closing price is: 1,074.24. Candlesticks A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 5 white candles and […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Seeing Huge Gains in January After a Rough December

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Seeing Huge Gains in January After a Rough December

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Seeing Huge Gains in January After a Rough December The stock market shook off a late morning malaise to post another strong gain today. The Dow and Nasdaq Composite indexes were both up more than one percent and the S&P 500 index gained 0.97 percent, marking the first three-day win streak for […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Heffx Outlook

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Heffx Outlook

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Heffx Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. The projected upper bound is: 1,147.78. The projected lower bound is: 992.42. The projected closing price is: 1,070.10. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 5 white candles and 5 […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) 2019 $1500 or $500

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) 2019 $1500 or $500

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) 2019 Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards but Google will come under regulatory pressure in 2019, taxation may start biting in to the bottom line. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. The projected upper bound is: 1,535.77. The projected lower bound is: 433.42. The projected closing price […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) expected to enjoy $3 billion in hardware profits this year

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) expected to enjoy $3 billion in hardware profits this year

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) expected to enjoy $3 billion in hardware profits this year Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) subsidiary Google has been taking hardware much more seriously over the past two years, starting with its first-generation Pixel smartphone. Since that device’s launch, Google has aggressively expanded its first-party hardware offerings to include tablets, laptops, smart speakers, smart displays, and more, all […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Can Waymo Drive Alphabet’s Stock?

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Can Waymo Drive Alphabet’s Stock?

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Can Waymo Drive Alphabet’s Stock? “Can Waymo Drive Alphabet’s Stock?” Jefferies equity analysts wondered in a research note to clients Wednesday. It certainly could, the analysts concluded in a sweeping report that examined the self-driving company’s impact on the Google-parent Alphabet. Jefferies upped its long-term value estimate for Waymo to $US250 billion (from […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) the least volatile of the five popular stocks called FAANG

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) the least volatile of the five popular stocks called FAANG

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) the least volatile of the five popular stocks called FAANG Internet content giant Alphabet Inc. has been the least volatile of the five popular stocks called FAANG. All have lost momentum and all ended Monday in bear market territory. The others are Facebook Inc.; Amazon.com Inc.; Apple Inc.; and Netflix Inc. Alphabet […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) plans to spend $1 billion to expand operations in New York City

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) plans to spend $1 billion to expand operations in New York City

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) plans to spend $1 billion to expand operations in New York City Alphabet (GOOGL)-unit Google plans to spend $1 billion to expand operations in New York City, a move expected to at least double its workforce there to around 15,000 over the next 10 years. Google stock edged down in early trading on […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) rough year, which was rife with high-profile controversies

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) rough year, which was rife with high-profile controversies

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) rough year, which was rife with high-profile controversies During his three and a half hours in the Congressional hot seat earlier last week , Google CEO Sundar Pichai managed to play it cool. He was well-rehearsed and responded to questions evenly, with patience and without the provocativeness or peculiarities which were characteristic […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) CEO Sundar Pichai Gets a Thumbs Up

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) CEO Sundar Pichai Gets a Thumbs Up

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) CEO Sundar Pichai Gets a Thumbs Up At least one Wall Street analyst came away impressed from Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai’s grilling on the Hill. Evercore ISI analyst Anthony DiClemente, in a Tuesday note titled “Sundar Also Rises,” maintained an Outperform recommendation on shares of Alphabet (ticker: GOOGL), Google’s parent company, […]