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Alphabet

Honda enters into talks with Alphabet's Waymo on self-driving technology - Reuters

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driverless cars

Google executive Krafcik, in charge of self-driving car unit, says company will be renamed Waymo, a 'self-driving tech company with mission to make it safe for people and things to get around - @marcodellacava

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Alphabet

Report: Google parent company Alphabet no longer developing its own driverless car, instead to partner with automakers on more conventional vehicles - The Information, The Verge

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Alphabet

Alphabet executive, in earnings statement, cites mobile search and video for increasing Google advertising revenue - CNBC

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Alphabet

Google parent company Alphabet says board has authorized a $7 billion stock buyback - CNBC

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Alphabet

Google parent Alphabet reports earnings of $9.06 a share, easily beating expectations of $8.63 - CNBC

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Airbnb

Airbnb brings on Alphabet Inc.'s growth-equity arm as an investor, part of an expected $850 million round that values the home-rental company at $30 billion - WSJ

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Google

Japan's competition watchdog to investigate Apple and Google after report claims companies engage in practices that undermine competition in app market, Nikkei says - Reuters

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France

French drug maker Sanofi and Alphabet's US-based life sciences company Verily launch diabetes joint venture - Reuters

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tech

Google CEO Sundar Pichai sells $3.1 million worth of shares in parent company Alphabet, per filing - CNBC

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Alphabet

Bill Maris, CEO of Alphabet's venture capital arm Google Ventures, to leave company on Friday - Bloomberg

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Alphabet

More: Alphabet's net profit rises to $4.88 billion, or $7 a share, from $3.93 billion, or $4.93 a share, a year prior - Wall Street Journal

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Alphabet

Google parent company Alphabet appoints former Federal Reserve official, Roger Ferguson, to its board; first black man on Google board - Recode

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2016 US elections

Long list of tech executives endorse Hillary Clinton for president; includes Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg, Alphabet's Eric Schmidt, Netflix's Reed Hastings - Recode

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Alphabet

Shares of Alphabet drop 2.5% toward a 7-week low after Citigroup raises concerns about search spending growth - MarketWatch

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Alphabet

Alphabet's Eric Schmidt says it's 'very hard to know' when self-driving cars will be ready - Verge

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business

Alphabet Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt says driverless cars should be national priority to save lives of more than 30,000 people in US who die in car accidents each year - @jguynn

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business

Russian state competition watchdog discussing out-of-court settlement with Google following complaints that mobile devices came with pre-installed apps - Reuters, citing Interfax

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Nest Labs

The CEO of Alphabet's Nest unit, Tony Fadell, to step down - CNBC

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Toyota

Nikkei: Toyota in talks to buy 2 robotics divisions from Alphabet; Toyota declines to comment - Reuters

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