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Google to Invest $700 Million in Poland

Google announced it will invest nearly $700 million in Poland via the purchase and development of The Warsaw HUB, a modern office complex right in the heart of Poland’s capital city. Google moved into The Warsaw Hub as a tenant last year, opening a new office there — a home to teams working primarily on […]

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Google Launches $100 Million Career Certificates Fund

MOUNTAIN VIEW — Google CEO Sundar Pichai and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo together announced the launch of a $100 million Google Career Certificates Fund. Through its support of Social Finance, the Fund aims to drive $1 billion in aggregate wage gains for more than 20,000 Americans through the Certificates, which equip people with job-ready skills in fields like […]

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Google Cloud to Use AMD Epyc Processors

SANTA CLARA — AMD announced that AMD EPYC™ processors will power the new C2D virtual machine offering from Google Cloud, bringing customers strong performance and compute power for high-performance (HPC) memory-bound workloads in areas like electronic design automation (EDA) and computational fluid dynamics (CFD). This announcement continues the momentum for AMD EPYC processors, marking the third […]

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Alphabet to Split Shares 20-for-1 in July

Alphabet, the parent company of Google, reported spectacular revenues and earnings for the fourth quarter 2021 and plans to split shares of stock 20-for-1 in July. The stock split applies to the company’s Class A, B and C shares and will bring the price back down into the mid-$100s based on the current trading price […]

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Google Cloud Offering Free Hosting for New Venture-Backed Startups

Google Cloud wants to take on Amazon and Microsoft by targeting venture-backed startups with free hosting and support. Ryan Kiskis, Director of Startup Ecosystem of Google Cloud, announced in a blog post the Google for Startups Cloud Program will cover the first year of Google Cloud usage for investor-backed startups, through series A rounds, up […]

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Google to Buy London Office Building for $1 Billion

Google says it will increase its investment in the United Kingdom by purchasing the Central Saint Giles development in London — the site where many Google employees work — for $1 billion. Based in London’s thriving West End, the company’s investment in this Renzo Piano-designed development shows that Google remains confident in the office as […]

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Google Play Names Best Apps of 2021

Google has announced the winners of Google Play’s Best of 2021, a collection of apps and games that made positive contributions to culture this year. And to encourage innovation across Google Play, the company has expanded this year’s awards to apps and games on tablets, plus apps on Wear OS and Google TV. By challenging […]