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5 Apr 2024

$GOOG Alphabet eyes HubSpot acquisition.

$HUBS has a $35B market cap. - Could be Google's largest deal ever. - Reuters reported talks with advisers. - Deal could boost CRM on Google Cloud. Here's a look at their latest quarter. Source: App Economy Insights

5 Apr 2024

From a valuation standpoint, Alphabet is about 40% cheaper than it was the last time the stock was trading at these prices.

$GOOG 💸 Source: Trend Spider

4 Apr 2024

Google is considering charging for new “premium” features powered by generative artificial intelligence, in what would be the biggest ever shake-up of its search business.

The proposed revamp to its cash cow search engine would mark the first time the company has put any of its core product behind a paywall, and shows it is still grappling with a technology that threatens its advertising business, almost a year and a half after the debut of ChatGPT. Google is looking at options including adding certain hashtag#AI-powered search features to its premium subscription services, which already offer access to its new Gemini AI assistant in Gmail and Docs, according to three people with knowledge of its plans. Engineers are developing the technology needed to deploy the service but executives have not yet made a final decision on whether or when to launch it, one of the people said. Google’s traditional search engine would remain free of charge, while ads would continue to appear alongside search results even for subscribers. But charging would represent the first time that Google — which for many years offered free consumer services funded entirely by advertising — has made people pay for enhancements to its core search product. Source: FT

6 Mar 2024

GOOGL closed under its 200D moving average for the first time in 12 months

source : barchart

14 Feb 2024

Alphabet $GOOGL and Amazon $AMZN likely to follow Meta's lead by announcing their first ever dividend payments this year

Source: Goldman Sachs, Barchart

12 Feb 2024

Google pledges 25 million euros to boost AI skills in Europe

Google opens new tab has pledged 25 million euros ($26.98 million) to help people in Europe learn to use artificial intelligence (AI). Announcing the funding on Monday, the tech giant said it had opened applications for social enterprises and nonprofits that could help reach those most likely to benefit from training. The firm will also run a series of “growth academies” to support companies using AI to scale their companies and has expanded its free online AI training courses to 18 languages. The data centre will be located in the town of Waltham Cross, about 15 miles (24.14 km) north of central London. source : reuters

5 Feb 2024

Google searches for AI just hit a new high

Source: Bespoke

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