|Bid||1,182.59 x 800|
|Ask||1,183.47 x 1100|
|Day's Range||1,175.00 - 1,187.45|
|52 Week Range||935.12 - 1,291.44|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||51.20|
|Earnings Date||Oct 25, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||1,385.10|
Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Google, will appear at a private meeting with Republican lawmakers on the Capitol Hill on Friday, September 28th, following recent allegations that the company had previously censored search results. In addition to that, Pichai is scheduled to attend a public hearing at a House Judiciary Committee in November after the midterm elections. The announcement comes two weeks after Google failed to send a sufficiently high-level representative to appear before the Congress Intelligence Committee along with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey.
New devices are coming that will give traditional audio equipment a voice. Amazon recently announced a mess of new Echo devices and among the lot are several small, diminutive add-ons. Sonos has a similar device too.
Last year, Google announced Feed, a personalized news feed that lives under the Google search box in the mobile app. You'll still get the same listing of current topics and upcoming events, but it'll be even more tailored to your interests.
The biggest tech giants are heading to Congress this Wednesday for a hearing focused on consumer data privacy. Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith, Dion Rabouin, and Dan Howley discuss.
A decade ago, Android launched... to a world of challenges. Now, Statista reports 88 percent of all smartphones sold run Google's mobile operating system, with iOS devices making up around 12 percent (based on total sales). What started as an alternative mobile experience for nerds has gone full mainstream.
Apple’s HomePod entered the home speaker market late in February, in comparison to Echo and Home, which were launched in 2014 and 2016, respectively. Amazon is currently the leader in the smart speaker space, but analysts predict that its share has been falling as competitors including Google, Apple, and Facebook (FB) are trying to gain from the home speaker market.
Sundar Pichai is responding to new scrutiny of the company’s work with China, its market power and alleged bias against conservatives in its search results.
In a world where media companies are competing against Google and Facebook for eyeballs and ad dollars in a fight that has seen some publishers going out of business , online travel magazine Culture Trip appears to be bucking the trend and reaching the elusive millennial audience. Culture Trip is a London-based website started in 2011 by former psychiatrist Kris Naudts, who claims almost 20 million people visit it each month — and that figure is growing. Compare that with Conde Nast Traveller ( 3.4 million ) and Lonely Planet ( around 17 million ) and it already looks like a success story, although Culture Trip does not disclose how many of its users are registered.
Shares of Snap Inc. rose more than 3 percent at the open Tuesday after reports that Instagram’s founders are leaving Facebook amid growing tensions. Snap has been struggling in a mobile-advertising market dominated by Facebook and Alphabet Inc.’s Google. Meanwhile, Instagram’s growth has been a bright spot for Facebook, especially in the wake of scandals over data privacy, fake news and election interference.
Google hopes that it can avoid a U.S. version of GDPR, insisting that its existing policies are robust enough to protect user data, and that its algorithms are politically neutral enough to fairly display information from both sides of the aisle.
Pichai will reportedly address issues including the firm's business dealings in China and allegations of political bias. The news comes after Google snubbed Congress, refusing to send a top-tier executive to a hearing on Capitol Hill. Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai will meet privately with top Republican lawmakers this week, the company confirmed to CNBC.
Amazon (AMZN) dominates the smart speaker market with its Alexa-enabled devices. Alexa is the technology behind Amazon’s smart speaker Echo devices and has been gaining market share since its launch in 2014. Alexa initially captured the home segment and has now reached offices, as Amazon wants companies to use Alexa’s skills for internal and business purposes.
Yelp’s longtime gripes about Google’s practices sound a bit similar to the complaints of bias made by President Trump. The reviews provider has taken note of a draft executive order that the White House is considering.