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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. | Google corporate parent’s 3Q disappoints jittery investors

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.— Google’s corporate parent boosted its earnings by 37 percent during the third quarter, but it still wasn’t enough to reassure investors worried about tougher regulations that could make it harder to collect the personal information that fuels the company’s advertising network. Alphabet Inc. released results for Google and its other subsidiaries Thursday … Continue reading MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. | Google corporate parent’s 3Q disappoints jittery investors

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California | Loon and Wing graduate from Alphabet’s ‘moonshot factory’

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.  — Two of Alphabet’s high-flying startups are leaving the nest. Loon and Wing are graduating from X, Alphabet’s secretive incubator known as the “moonshot factory.” Loon aims to deliver internet signals via high-altitude balloons, while Wing builds airborne delivery drones. By graduating, they are considered full-fledged businesses and will be part of … Continue reading MOUNTAIN VIEW, California | Loon and Wing graduate from Alphabet’s ‘moonshot factory’

Mystery writer Sue Grafton dies in California

LOS ANGELES/December 29,2017(AP)(STL.News)— Mystery writer Sue Grafton has died in Santa Barbara, California. She was 77. Her daughter, Jamie Clark, posted news of her mother’s death on Grafton‘s web page Friday. She says her mother passed away Thursday night after a two-year battle with cancer and was surrounded by family, including Grafton’s husband, Steve. Grafton … Continue reading Mystery writer Sue Grafton dies in California