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Google to spend $1 billion on new campus in New York

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(Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google is investing more than $1 billion on a new campus in New York, becoming the second major technology company after Amazon to pick America’s financial capital to expand and create thousands of jobs. FILE PHOTO: The Google signage is seen at the company’s offices in New York January 8, Read More

Android phone facial recognition security ‘tricked by 3D printed head’

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Popular Android smartphones can be broken into by using a 3D printed head to get around facial recognition technology, according to a Forbes report, revealing its limitations as a security measure. Forbes reporter Tom Brewster says he managed to successfully break into four Android phones by bypassing the facial recognition software with a 3D printed Read More

Google to spend $1 billion to establish new campus in New York

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FILE PHOTO: The Google signage is seen at the company’s offices in New York January 8, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google said on Monday that it is investing over $1 billion to establish a new campus in New York city, as it expands its presence in the city’s technology corridor along Read More

Apache Declares Cash Dividend on Common Shares; Sets Date for 2019 Annual Meeting

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HOUSTON, Dec. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The board of directors of Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) has declared the regular cash dividend on the company’s common shares. The dividend on common shares is payable Feb. 22, 2019, to stockholders of record on Jan. 22, 2019, at a rate of 25 cents per share on Read More

Giant blaze rips through Google’s office in ‘China’s Silicon Valley’

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A roaring fire burst through the roof and caused mass evacuations at Google’s office in Beijing’s Zhongguancun tech district – known as China’s Silicon Valley. The fire, which broke out at 11am local time, burned through the roof of Google’s glass-fronted office building, sending a plume of thick, black smoke into the air. Huge fire Read More

Seven things to watch as Google's CEO appears before Congress hearing

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Google’s chief Sundar Pichai will be quizzed by US lawmakers later. He previously failed to appear at a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing for top tech executives in September. An empty chair marked his absence. That hearing was attended by Facebook’s chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter’s chief executive Jack Dorsey, who made their own Read More

Google has 'no plans' to launch Chinese search engine: CEO

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Google has “no plans” to relaunch a search engine in China though it is continuing to study the idea, Chief Executive Sundar Pichai told a U.S. congressional panel on Tuesday amid increased scrutiny of big tech firms. Google CEO Sundar Pichai testifies at a House Judiciary Committee hearing “examining Google and its Read More

Tech stocks lead Wall Street higher on China-U.S. trade talk progress

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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks jumped on Tuesday, rising for the second day in a row, led by technology companies on signs of progress between China and the United States to resolve their trade dispute, which has roiled the markets for months. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Read More

Futures rise 1 percent on China-U.S. trade talk progress

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(Reuters) – U.S. stock futures rose about 1 percent on Tuesday, as signs of progress in trade talks between the United States and China eased jitters over the fragile relations between the two economic giants that have roiled the markets for months. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Read More