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. Previously, G Suite added instant-messaging and spreadsheet features.
Manbang, formally known as Full Truck Alliance Group, said the investment was led by SoftBank's Vision Fund - which counts Apple Inc, Foxconn and Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund among its backers.
Under the new policy, the company will ban ads for unregulated or speculative financial products like binary options, cryptocurrency and financial spread betting among others.
The envisioned changes are a part of Google's AMP project.
Google, already the largest tenant with about 400,000 square feet in the building, is buying the property from Atlanta-based real estate investment firm Jamestown LP, the real estate website reported.
The move comes as internet companies face increasing political pressure to rid their services of misleading or fake news, extremist content and hoaxes.
Go-Jek's existing investors such as global private equity firms KKR & Co LP and Warburg Pincus LLC are also participating in the funding round of Go-Jek, which is raising about $1.2 billion in total, the sources said.
Japan's Nikkei reported earlier that Google had set up a China-specific version of the Google Maps website for the first time in eight years and introduced a map application for Chinese iPhones for the first time.
Dubbed smart displays by Google, the new devices introduce tablet-like screens to speakers that can obey oral commands to perform tasks like playing music, dimming lights, locking doors and setting alarms. JBL and Lenovo Group Ltd also are developing smart displays, Google said.
Founded in 2015, Chushou is an online e-sports platform where users can live stream their mobile phone games. The service has roughly 8 million streamers and 250,000 live streams a day, said the companies in a statement.
Google said in a statement the research center is the first of its kind in Asia and will comprise a small team operating out of its existing office in Beijing.
Record label Warner Music Group has already signed on while Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group, and Merlin, a consortium of independent labels, are in talks with the video streaming website, Bloomberg said.
YouTube is taking stern actions to protect its users against inappropriate content with stricter policies and larger enforcement teams, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki said in a blog post.
The multibillion-dollar case, in which Waymo has accused Uber of stealing confidential information about its self-driving car designs, has hobbled Uber's autonomous vehicle ambitions and is the highest-stakes legal challenge on a lengthy list of litigation that new Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi inherited when joining the company in August.
Google confirmed the move but declined, along with Mozilla, to disclose revenue-sharing terms of the multiyear agreement. Google's growing spending to be the primary search provider on apps and devices such as Apple Inc's iPhone has been a major investor concern.
The new policy affects videos that feature people and groups that have been designated as terrorist by the U.S. or British governments but lack the gory violence or hateful speech that were already barred by YouTube.
The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, which start at $649 and debuted in stores on Thursday, are the lynchpin of Google's efforts to take on Apple Inc's iPhone directly.
India's crowded digital payments market, expected to grow ten-fold to $500 billion by 2020, received a shot in the arm after Prime Minister Narendra Modi banned old high-value notes last year, forcing people to use e-wallets and card payments.
Tech analyst gives an estimate of the value of the popular video site if it were a stock
The Google parent has reported a quarterly profit of USD 3.5 billion, with a massive fine by the European Commission biting into earnings.
Automakers are leveraging expertise in automated driving functions for mass-market cars to develop mobility services, as they compete with tech firms such as Alphabet Inc and Uber Technologies Inc in the fast-growing "pay-per-ride" market which threatens to hit demand for car ownership.
The Japanese company will buy Boston Dynamics and Tokyo-based Schaft, which design and manufacture robots that simulate human movement. It did not disclose the terms of the transactions.
Uber had hoped Levandowski, one the most respected self-driving engineers in Silicon Valley, would help the ride services company catch up to rivals including Waymo, in the race for self-driving technology. Instead, the hiring led to a court fight and the threat of criminal charges. Uber replaced him as the head of its self-driving car unit in April before finally making the decision to fire him.
Google is back from the drawing board after the failure of Android One — its vision for cost-effective Android devices. Google parent Alphabet Inc announced plans to bring in Android Go — a new configuration standard for entry-level Android devices — at Google I/O developer conference in Mountain View, California on Wednesday. WIth Android Go, the company wants to bring 1 billion people in to the smartphone arena.
The Chromebook has gone from a standing start in 2011 to wild popularity in the market for education technology, which tech companies have traditionally viewed as a critical way to win over the next generation of users.