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Alphabet and Goldman Sachs are suing ad tech startup Outcome Health for alleged fraud

Investors are suing Outcome Health, a startup selling ad space on screens in doctor’s offices, for alleged fraud and breach of contract eight months after pouring $500 million into the company. First reported in the Wall Street Journal, investors Goldman Sachs, which invested $100 million into the company, and Google …

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Justin Trudeau explains why Canada really ‘gets’ AI and smart cities

At Google’s Go North event today in Toronto, which features a slate of speakers focused primarily on artificial intelligence, Alphabet chairman Eric Schmidt spoke to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (and actually asked him some tough questions on NAFTA negotiations and his feelings about Trump, surprisingly). Trudeau talked a lot about …

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Thoughts on the #techhearings from my time in Product Safety at Twitter

Leslie Miley is a Silicon Valley native who has held engineering leadership roles at Slack, Twitter, Apple and Google. Featured in USA Today, TechCrunch Disrupt, Wired’s 2017 Next List, Miley now advises several startups founded by women and minorities and is an investor in a fund dedicated to diverse entrepreneurs. …

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Crunch Report | HQ Trivia, New App from Vine Founders

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Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs to turn Toronto area into a model smart city

Alphabet-owned Sidewalk Labs, the Google parent’s company focused on smart city technologies, will build a “mix-use, complete community in Toronto on its eastern waterfront, with the aim of building a livable space from the ground up using innovations in construction techniques, self-driving, climate friendly energy systems and more to build …

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