|Bid||0.00 x 1200|
|Ask||0.00 x 1000|
|Day's Range||1,219.63 - 1,243.70|
|52 Week Range||918.60 - 1,291.44|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||52.86|
|Earnings Date||Oct 24, 2018 - Oct 29, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||1,375.58|
Accessibility is a critical consideration for manufacturers when they're building devices. Around 466 million people have disabling hearing loss, according to the World Health Organization, and that number is projected to grow to 900 million by 2050. Finding ways to help people who contend with hearing loss to get the most out of their devices is an important challenge for tech companies now and in the decades ahead.
Yahoo Finance's Jared Blikre joins Sean Smith from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to discuss the latest market moves.
Denmark's GN Hearing broke new ground in hearing aid technology five years ago when it inked a deal with Apple to develop a hearing aid that would integrate seamlessly with an iPhone, with no need for an intermediary device. Google has published a specification for audio streaming for hearing aids using Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and connection-oriented channels which, in the words of Google, relies on "an elastic buffer of several audio packets to maintain a steady flow of audio, even in the presence of packet loss. This buffer provides audio quality for hearing aid devices at the expense of latency." GN Hearing will be the first to develop these hearing aids using Google's specifications, which it helped to write.
Hundreds of Google employees have called on the company to provide more transparency over plans to develop a search engine app in China that sources say would block some websites and search terms. Jayson Albano reports.
More than a thousand Google employees have signed a letter protesting the company's secretive plan to build a search engine that would comply with Chinese censorship. The letter is similar to one thousands of employees had signed in protest of Project Maven, a U.S. military contract that Google decided in June not to renew.
Some doctors worry that those in the tech world think AI can not only help clinicians, but even do a better job. One U.K. health industry body believes regulators should keep pace with the rapid advances in technology. As an industry reliant on patient records and beset by outdated technology, health care is widely thought to be a prime target for an artificial intelligence revolution.
The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. - Hundreds of employees of Alphabet Inc's Google unit, ...
Google is not close to launching a search engine app in China, its chief executive said at a companywide meeting on Thursday, according to a transcript seen by Reuters, as employees of the Alphabet Inc unit called for more transparency and oversight of the project. Chief Executive Sundar Pichai told staff that though development is in an early stage, providing more services in the world's most populous country fits with Google's global mission. Whether the company could or would launch search in China "is all very unclear," Pichai said, according to the transcript.
Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai defended to employees the internet giant’s controversial push to do more business in China but said the company is “not close to launching a search product” in the country, according to a person briefed on the comments. Mr. Pichai, speaking Thursday at a weekly all-hands meeting in Mountain View, Calif., was responding to criticism from employees, human rights groups and others who in recent days have voiced concerns over the Alphabet Inc. unit’s work with the Chinese government. Google is developing services for Chinese citizens, including a search engine that could adhere to China’s strict censors, The Wall Street Journal and others reported last week.
of its search engine in China, telling employees on Thursday that the company was “not close” to launching the product. has been secretly considering a relaunch of its search engine in China, with results on the mobile app likely to be censored in line with local internet restrictions.
Investing.com - Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) reported third quarter earnings that beat analyst's expectations on Thursday and reported revenue that topped forecasts.
Investing.com - NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) reported second quarter earnings that beat analyst's expectations on Thursday and reported revenue that topped forecasts.
Google is not close to launching a search engine app in China, its chief executive said at a companywide meeting on Thursday, according to a transcript seen by Reuters, as employees of the Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) unit called for more transparency and oversight of the project. Chief Executive Sundar Pichai told staff that though development is in an early stage, providing more services in the world's most populous country fits with Google's global mission. Whether the company could or would launch search in China "is all very unclear," Pichai said, according to the transcript.
Ascent Robotics is a Japanese start-up creating software for self-driving cars. The company has raised $18 million in funding this year and aims to complete a fully functional AI vehicle system by late 2020. The company is catching the attention of Japan's tech community because it counts Ken Kutaragi, the creator of Sony's PlayStation game console, as one of its board members.
At an internal meeting on Thursday, Google CEO Sundar Pichai said the company was "not close" to launching a search product in China. Pichai's statements come in the wake of internal and external backlash over reports that Google plans to launch a censored version of its search engine.
Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai told employees at a meeting that plans to re-enter China with a search engine are “exploratory” and in “early stages,” addressing a topic that has exploded with controversy. Google co-founder Sergey Brin also spoke to the staff Thursday at the company’s all-hands meeting, saying that Google isn’t compromising its principles. Google didn’t respond to requests for comment.
Google has revised an erroneous description on its website of how its "Location History" setting works, clarifying that it continues to track users even if they've disabled the setting. The change came three days after an Associated Press investigation revealed that several Google apps and websites store user location even if users have turned off Location History. Google has not changed its location-tracking practice in that regard.
Days after an AP investigation, Google has changed a help page that erroneously explained how its "Location History" setting works. The page now acknowledges that Google still tracks user location even if they turn the setting off. On Monday, The Associated Press revealed that several Google apps and websites store user location even if users have turned off Location History.
Jim Cramer thinks it might be time to rethink FANG. Given Thursday's market moves, Cramer thinks WANG – Walmart, Apple, Netflix and Google – might be the new group to watch.