Google has agreed to buy Looker Data Sciences for $2.6-billion, expanding its offerings to help customers manage data in the cloud.
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Eric Schmidt, the former CEO of Google and one of the largest stakeholders in parent company Alphabet, will step down from Alphabet’s board in June.
GitLab, a platform for sharing and collaborating on code, has raised US$100-million to expand its suite of tools as it fights for market share with with Microsoft’s GitHub.
Google wants to get back into China, and is laying the groundwork for a key part of the initiative: bringing its cloud business to the world’s second largest economy.
Microsoft agreed to pay US$7.50-billion for GitHub earlier in June, but it wasn’t the only interested party. Google was in the running too, according to Diane Greene, head of the company’s cloud arm. “I wouldn’t
When Diane Greene first joined Google in late 2015, her first task was to assemble the company’s disparate and often wayward cloud projects and whip them into a real business. Sales, marketing and engineering divisions
Google is stopping one of the most controversial advertising formats: ads inside Gmail that scan users’ e-mail contents. The decision didn’t come from Google’s ad team, but from its cloud unit, which is angling to sign up more corporate customers
Google has spent years telling Wall Street its investments in non-advertising businesses will eventually pay off. Thursday’s results suggest that’s beginning to happen. Google parent Alphabet reported second
The Zimbabwean-born and SA-educated CEO of VMware appears to be stepping down. A report in IT channel publication CRN quotes “multiple” unnamed sources as confirming that Paul Maritz will relinquish the role. What’s not known, according to CRN, is whether Maritz, who has