Tag: Alphabet Inc

  • Google’s reorganization into Assistant follows the launch of Bard, the memo says

    Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks onstage at the annual Google I/O developer conference in Mountain View, California, May 8, 2018. Stephen Lam | Reuters Google is rearranging the reporting structure of its virtual assistant unit — called Assistant — to focus more on Bard, the company’s new artificial intelligence chat technology. In a memo to […]

  • Google that does not save chats in Epic case deserves sanctions, judge says

    Google “approved a ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy for message retention, to the detriment of its retention obligations,” a federal judge said. The court has ordered Google to pay attorneys’ fees in connection with the dispute, but is still deciding on any legal remedies. A Google sign is pictured during the company’s presentation of a […]

  • Character.ai valued at $1 billion after $150 million round of A16Z

    Character.AI, an artificial intelligence start-up founded by two former Google employees, is capitalizing on venture capitalists’ unquenchable appetite for deals in the hottest space of technology. The two-year-old company said Thursday it had raised $150 million at a $1 billion valuation in a funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz. Noam Shazeer and Daniel De Freitas, […]

  • 5 things you need to know before the stock market opens on Wednesday, March 22

    The Fed is expected to raise its benchmark rate. Google releases its AI product Bard for testing. Nike sees momentum in China after Covid-induced slump. Here are the most important news items investors need to start their trading day: The decision day has arrived. Will the Federal Reserve raise its reference rate by another quarter […]

  • OpenAI CEO Sam Altman says he’s a “bit scared” of AI

    Sam Altman, co-founder and CEO of OpenAI Inc., speaks at TechCrunch Disrupt 2019 in San Francisco, California, on Thursday, October 3, 2019. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI, said in a recent interview with ABC News that he is “a little scared” of artificial intelligence technology and how […]

  • Regional banks are among Wall Street’s largest analyst visits on Friday

    These are Friday’s biggest calls on Wall Street: JPMorgan raises Chubb from neutral to overweight. JPMorgan said the insurance company is defensive. “Our long-term fundamental outlook for CB was positive, but we were reluctant to recommend the stock due to concerns about slowing price increases in the commercial lines market and the share’s valuation.” CFRA […]

  • Google raises the price of YouTube TV to $73 because of the cost of content

    YouTube TV’s price will increase from $65 a month to $73 a month starting in April, according to an email sent to subscribers on Thursday. “As content costs have increased and we continue to invest in the quality of our service, we are updating our pricing to continue to provide you with the best service […]

  • Why ChatGPT, AI Take Over the Cold Call: Leader of Salesforce

    The launch of ChatGPT has sparked a wave of tech companies looking to integrate generative AI into their products and apps. Salesforce is rolling out a new product that leverages OpenAI’s advanced AI models to help sales reps, customer service agents, developers, and others take mundane tasks out of their workday. According to Clara Shih, […]

  • 5 things you need to know before the stock market opens on Tuesday, March 7

    Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will testify on Capitol Hill. California Governor Gavin Newsom is taking on Walgreens over access to abortion pills. Google CEO Sundar Pichai says employees complain about ‘ghost town’ offices. Here are the most important news items investors need to start their trading day: For much of Monday, stocks looked like […]

  • Nasdaq skyrocketed last week. But the technology may be in trouble

    The Google New York office on February 2, 2023. Ed Jones | Afp | Getty Images This report comes from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our new newsletter for international markets. CNBC Daily Open brings investors up to speed with everything they need to know, wherever they are. Do you like what you see? You can […]