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Tech Companies Push for Cellphone Privacy

Tech Companies Push for Cellphone Privacy

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) as well as many other high technology companies have requested that the U.S. Supreme Court make it harder for government officials to access people’s sensitive cellphone data. A 44-page brief was filed wi..

Uber and to Collaborate with Russian Competitor Yandex

Uber and to Collaborate with Russian Competitor Yandex

Uber announced that it will join with the Russian company Yandex NV (NASDAQ: YNDX), which is a competitor of Uber in the region. Yandex operates a service called Yandex.Taxi.The head of Uber's business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Pier..

Google is on the Defense

Google is on the Defense

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) is on the defensive. Just one day after the European union hit Google with a $2.7 billion antitrust fine, a Canadian court has ruled against the tech giant as well. A court in British Columbia ruled that Google must rem..

Alphabet Inc. Hit With Record Fine from the EU on Antitrust Violations

Alphabet Inc. Hit With Record Fine from the EU on Antitrust Violations

European Union antitrust officials fined Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) unit Google with a record 2.42-billion-euro, equivalent to $2.7 billion. The EU is demonstrating a tough position against the tech and internet giant, claiming that Google h..

 Avis Budget Group Inc.Share Up After Announcement on Alphabet Collaboration

Avis Budget Group Inc.Share Up After Announcement on Alphabet Collaboration

On Monday, shares of Avis Budget Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR) soared more than 18% (as high as $29.32) after the company unveiled plans to collaborate with Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) on self-driving automobiles.Waymo, Alphabet’s self-drivi..

Tech Stocks On Upswing, S&P 500, Dow Reach Peak Highs

Tech Stocks On Upswing, S&P 500, Dow Reach Peak Highs

Technology stocks pushed up US stock exchanges on June 19 after a choppy performance during the third week of June. The Standard and Poor 500 went up 0.8 percent to reach new peak highs. Technology stocks led the upsurge, rising 1.4 percent. The DJI..