Google is finally showing results from heavy investments in areas beyond search, with notable inroads in the mobile, video and display markets and new chief executive Larry Page setting social networking as a top priority

Google Plus revamped after lagging rivals

Social network redesigned to focus on specific community interests


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It does not take much to make the search company’s shareholders feel warm and fuzzy
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Hotel group’s late chief prioritised satisfaction of prestigious clientele over shareholder value
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It raises the question of whether we put too much trust in what digital service providers tell us, writes Izabella Kaminska
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Google creates virtual British Museum

Search company offers online tour of 5,000 images

Google Nexus 6P: deserves wider audience

Smartphone shows just how narrow the gap has become between the iPhone and its Android rival

Google adds podcasts to music service

Tech group signs deals with Earwolf, Gimlet Media and HBO

Google launches €150m EU journalism fund

Grants part of an attempt to improve relations with the media

Alphabet soars on news of $5bn buyback

Quarterly results under old Google format beat estimates

Yahoo in search drive with Google deal

Group cuts guidance after earnings and revenue miss forecasts

BlackRock and Google in talks over joint venture

Fund house and tech giant aim for artificial-intelligence venture

Smartphones top PCs in Google search

Rise in mobile queries raises questions for group’s ad business


Google purchases domain name on back of Alphabet restructure

Google fights Facebook and Apple in news

Group offers media owners such as BBC alternative to rivals’ apps

Google takes bet on an Alpha future

Official name change spells out group’s push for limitless growth

GM takes on big tech in self-driving cars

Car group seeks to fend off Google and Apple as market disrupter

Alphabet puzzle is all about perceptions

For employees and potential new hires the shift has advantages

Nest opens door to ‘smart home’ growth

Connected devices company to bolster its developer platform and launch online store

Amazon bars Apple and Google TV sales

Ecommerce group limits platform to products with its Prime Video

Two Sigma hires former Google engineer

Alfred Spector joins $28bn quantitative hedge fund group

Digicel first to block ads on network

Operator wants internet companies to pay for access to customers

Google and Microsoft settle patent case

Deal puts to rest a barrage of litigation between tech giants