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Posts Tagged ‘Google’

Apple’s Earnings Send Company’s Market Cap Below $1 Trillion

Shares of Apple were falling after the company reported mixed fourth quarter results. The iPhone maker saw its market cap fall below the $1 trillion mark as Wall Street digested the report. For the fourth quarter, Apple sold 46.9 million iPhones while analysts were expecting 48.4 million handsets. In the quarter a year ago, Apple…

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Facebook and Other Tech Giants to Be Hit with Big UK Tax

A new tax was announced recently by Britain’s chancellor that will target tech companies like Facebook, Amazon, and Google. The new 2% tax, which will take effect in 2020, was announced by finance minister Philip Hammond. Hammond stated, “It is only right that these global giants, which are profitable in the UK, pay their fair…

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Google Says It has Fired 48 Employees for Sexual Misconduct

In light of a recent New York Times story that said Google had protected several executives including Android creator Andy Rubin, from sexual misconduct allegations, the company’s CEO has sent an e-mail to employees in response. The email from CEO Sundar Pichai and Eileen Naughton, Google’s vice president of people operations, was obtained by CNBC…

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Millions of Users’ Information Has Been Exposed Due to a Google Bug

Google announced recently that a data breach has exposed the information of half a million Google accounts users. Shares of Alphabet Inc., the parent company of Google, saw its shares slip over 2% on the news. Google said that there was a bug in its developer platform on its Google Plus social network that left…

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