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Google also wanted to buy GitHub

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

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Google will stop reading your e-mail

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

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Google now more than just an ad business

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

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SA-educated Maritz out at VMware

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