The Dutch parent company of Yandex, dubbed Russia’s Google, wants to cut ties from its Russian unit to protect new ventures in artificial intelligence and autonomous driving, The New York Times reported. The move would mean selling off its popular internet browser, food delivery and ride hailing apps, the report said. But such a sale and transferring the other technology out of Russia would...
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Alphabet has doubled the headcount in its Google Cloud unit since early 2019, according to data obtained by The Information, outstripping Alphabet’s overall hiring growth. The rapid growth helps explain why Google Cloud’s losses continue to widen even as its revenue grows rapidly. Google’s hardware unit and YouTube also each roughly doubled headcount between the first quarter...
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