Celebrating Canadian Tech (2)

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Google will treat its own buying service the identical as rivals after they bid for adverts on the top of a search page, the company mentioned on Wednesday, as it seeks to adjust to an EU antitrust order and stave off fresh fines.

And with growing competitors to fund the youngest, early-stage start-up companies, Google Ventures wants to set itself apart from other venture companies and angel investors. Google, which makes the Android software used to run most of the world’s smartphones, will offer a whole bunch of thousands of Walmart objects on its voice-controlled Google Assistant platform from late September, Walmart’s head of e-commerce, Marc Lore, wrote in a blog publish on Wednesday. The Google calling card in Silicon Valley, it’s the equal of a golden ticket at Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” stated Tom Hale, the chief product officer of Austin-based HomeAway, which operates …

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Celebrating Canadian Tech (3)

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 14 (Reuters) – A small group has toiled away since early October in a quiet corner of Google Inc’s ( GOOG. ) sprawling campus in Mountain View, CA on a challenge related to the discovery of human antibodies.

The group is just not a part of Google, and has nothing to do with Google’s flagship Internet search enterprise. But Google has supplied the crew – part of the secretive New Hampshire-primarily based biotech company Adimab – with a workspace fitted with top-notch amenities, together with excessive-velocity Internet entry, convention rooms, even a ping-pong desk. Google, a unit of U.S. firm Alphabet, has till Sept. 28 to halt this anti-competitive practice or face a penalty up to 5 p.c of its average day by day worldwide turnover. The firm stated rivals would be able to bid for advertisements within the buying box through an auction, confirming a Reuters …

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