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Cecilia Kang / New York Times:
Sources: Facebook and Google now negotiating changes for sex-trafficking bill SESTA with senators, after vehemently opposing it   —  WASHINGTON — Last month, Facebook and Google came out forcefully against a bill that would hold companies accountable for hosting sex trafficking on their websites.
Sep 21, 2017, 12:01 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Cisco Talos report: hackers who hid backdoor in CCleaner targeted computers inside at least 20 tech firms including Akamai, Cisco, Google, Intel, Microsoft   —  HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS of computers getting penetrated by a corrupted version of an ultra-common piece of security software was never going to end well.
Sep 21, 2017, 10:15 AMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Bose launches QC 35 II noise canceling headphones, with a dedicated button that triggers Google Assistant, for $349.95   —  Push for Google  —  Google and Bose are today officially announcing a new version of the headphone maker's great noise cancelling headphones, the QC 35s.
Sep 21, 2017, 9:25 AMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Google is buying part of HTC's smartphone team for $1.1 billion   —  About 2,000 HTC staffers to join Google  —  Google is making another big buy into smartphone hardware — or at least the people responsible for creating it.  The company has just confirmed that it plans to acquire part of HTC's mobile division team for $1.1 billion.
Sep 21, 2017, 2:20 AMIn context
Daisuke Wakabayashi / New York Times:
About 2,000 HTC staffers to join Google as part of the deal; HTC to continue making its own smartphones, including a new flagship model   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Google announced late Wednesday night that it is spending $1.1 billion to hire a team of engineers from the smartphone business …
Sep 21, 2017, 2:20 AMIn context
PR Newswire:
Google to pay $1.1B to HTC in exchange for non-exclusive license for HTC intellectual property and staff working on Pixel smartphones   —  Certain HTC Employees - Many of Whom Worked on Pixel Smartphones - to Join Google  —  Google Receives HTC IP through Non-Exclusive Licensing Agreement
Sep 20, 2017, 10:40 PMIn context
Rick Osterloh / The Keyword:
Google signs agreement with HTC that includes HTC talent and non-exclusive license for HTC intellectual property   —  About a year and a half ago, I joined Google to pursue my dream job to create compelling hardware products, built with Google's smarts at their core.
Sep 20, 2017, 10:15 PMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired:
A look at the development of the Nest Hello doorbell, Nest Cam IQ outdoor with Google Assistant integration, and the Nest Secure package including Nest Guard   —  “We have better light rings than any other products on the market,” says Adam Mittleman.  This is a sentence that I have never …
Sep 20, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Android One launches in the US with Moto X4, available on Project Fi at $399   —  Back in June, Project Fi unceremoniously announced via Twitter that a mid-tier device that supports Google's MVNO service would be coming soon.  This was in line with our reporting from earlier in the year …
Sep 20, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Source: Google is close to buying HTC assets to bolster its hardware business; a report says Google will buy HTC's mobile phone design operations for ~$330M   —  Phone business has changed since Google jettisoned Motorola  —  Features like augmented reality require more hardware control
Sep 20, 2017, 11:51 AMIn context

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