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'Alpha' movie review: A gripping tale of survival

A story of ancient European hunting tribes, Alpha is also a detailed study of survival, maturity, leadership, and courage in the most trying of circumstances.

published on : 25th August 2018

Race is on for second place after Apple's USD 1 trillion valuation

Amazon is now the second-largest publicly-listed U.S. company, with a market capitalization of $889 billion, followed closely by Alphabet and Microsoft, at $856 billion and $830 billion respectively.

published on : 4th August 2018

Facebook plunge puts Amazon investors on guard

Facebook warned about a margin hit as revenue growth slows and user privacy costs climb, and its 20 percent share drop heightened focus on the online retailer, already a closely watched stock.

published on : 27th July 2018

Google's parent Alphabet beats expectations despite EU fine

Excluding the fine, the tech giant would have had USD 32.6 billion in revenue and a profit of $8.2 billion.

published on : 24th July 2018

Google parent Alphabet sees record highs despite European Union fine

Profit dipped 9.3 per cent to $3.2 billion in the second quarter after accounting for the EU fines, the company said.

published on : 24th July 2018

Facebook, Twitter, Alphabet to testify at U.S. House hearing over filtering content

Conservative Republicans in Congress have criticized social media companies for what they claim are politically motivated practices in removing some content, a charge the companies have rejected.

published on : 14th July 2018

Google, Twitter told to share information about data-sharing agreement with Chinese firms

The letter by Democratic Senator Mark Warner follows a disclosure earlier this week by Facebook that it had partnerships with Chinese telecom companies.

published on : 8th June 2018

Microsoft surpasses Alphabet to become third most valuable firm

According to a report in Investor's Business Daily late Tuesday, Microsoft had a market cap of $753 billion at the close of trading, almost $14 billion ahead of Alphabet.

published on : 30th May 2018

Flipkart board stamp on Walmart deal; Alphabet Inc likely to invest too

Flipkart’s board has approved an agreement to sell around 75% of the company to a Walmart-led group for approximately $15 billion.

published on : 5th May 2018

Google unveils Gmail redesign to lure businesses away from Microsoft

It is Google's most extensive update to software in its G Suite workplace bundle since accelerating efforts to steal business from Microsoft Corp's dominant Office workplace software suite.

published on : 25th April 2018

Dropbox shares close up 35 percent in biggest tech debut since Snap

The 11-year old company reported revenue of $1.11 billion in 2017, up from $844.8 million a year earlier. Its net loss nearly halved from $210.2 million in 2016.

published on : 24th March 2018

Amazon is now second most valuable US-listed company, tops Alphabet

 Amazon.com became the second most valuable publicly listed US company on Tuesday, surpassing Google parent Alphabet Inc for the first time.

published on : 21st March 2018

Guinea readies for general strike and city shutdown

Guinea braced for a general strike by unions and a complete shutdown of economic activity demanded by the country's opposition.

published on : 26th February 2018

Ultrasound, blood test together may boost liver cancer detection

AFP is a plasma protein that is produced in abundance by the liver cells in the foetus. In adults, AFP levels are normally low, but liver cancer can cause AFP levels to rise.  

published on : 11th February 2018

Google parent Alphabet hit by higher costs, names new chairman

Google parent company Alphabet on Thursday reported a quarterly loss to set aside funds to pay taxes on repatriated profits, and named a new chairman to replace outgoing Eric Schmidt.

published on : 2nd February 2018
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