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Google hires woman as new CFO, luring Morgan Stanley exec from Wall St. to Silicon Valley

...May 26. Her last day at Morgan Stanley will be April 30, ending a 28-year career at the New York investment bank.Google Inc. and other Silicon Valley heavyweights, including Apple Inc. and Facebook Inc., are trying to add more women to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-24/google-hires-woman-new-cfo
Self-driving cars getting dinged in California

...was driving, a person familiar with the accident reports told The Associated Press.Three involved Lexus SUVs that Google Inc. outfitted with sensors and computing power in its aggressive effort to develop "autonomous driving," a goal the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-11/self-driving-cars-getting-
Yelp looking into possible sale, report says

...its policy against responding to rumor or speculation.If Yelp solicits bids, Jeffe ries analyst Brian Pitz believes Google Inc. would be the most logical buyer. Other leading candidates include Ya hoo Inc., Facebook Inc. and Priceline Group...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-07/yelp-looking-possible-sale
Nokia in advanced talks to buy Alcatel-Lucent

...world's top cellphone maker. But it met its match when Apple launched the iPhone and also was unable to compete against Google Inc.'s Android operating system and cheaper handsets from Asia.Recently, it has made a turnaround since its 5.4 billion-euro...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-14/nokia-advanced-talks-buy-a
Google's safe browsing system targets 'unwanted software'

...told, the safe browsing application protects about 1.1 billion browser users, according to a Thursday blog post that Google Inc. timed to coincide with the 26th anniversary of the date when Tim Berners-Lee is widely credited for inventing the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-12/googles-safe-browsing-syst
Search, social & shopping: Pinterest turns 5

...the company's employees are women. This compares with 20 percent at Apple Inc. and 30 percent at Twitter Inc. and Google Inc. Among Pinterest executives though, it's a different story. Nineteen percent are women, compared with 21 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-02/search-social-shopping-pin
Controversial software on Lenovo laptops uses cutting-edge visual search technology

...the eMarketer research firm. Amazon.com Inc. built a similar shopping feature into its Fire smartphone last year. Google Inc., Facebook Inc., Pinterest and other tech giants are investing heavily in visual search.Pinhas has called Superfish...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-22/controversial-software-len
Business news

...Groupon Inc. has rejected an acquisition offer from Google Inc. and is staying independent, two sources with direct...copyright infringement suit against YouTube and its owner, Google Inc.The legal battle has already dragged on for nearly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-12-03/business-news
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Business news

Google plans to buy travel software firmSAN FRANCISCO --- Google Inc. plans to buy travel technology company ITA Software Inc. in a $700 million deal that would enable the Internet search leader...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-07-01/business-news
Business
Business news

...still thrive under the leadership of the company co-founder, who replaced Eric Schmidt at the start of the quarter.Google Inc. earned $2.5 billion, or $7.68 per share, in the April-June period. That's a 36 percent increase from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-07-14/business-news