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Lead Google Games Designer Leaves the Company

Noah Falstein, who joined Google four years ago as its chief game designer, has left the Internet search giant. He wrote about his departure on Thursday. 202 more words



In business, we tend to focus on the incremental changes we are dealing with every day. The big opportunities always seem too far away to build into our monthly, quarterly or even annual plans. 748 more words

Here's How Google Is Becoming a Lot Less Interesting Going Into 2017

Not that long ago, Google was the archetype of an Internet success story. Its massive search-related advertising business—an idea the company borrowed from a smaller startup—spun off a vast river of cash with almost no effort, to the point where Google started a host of unrelated businesses in what seemed like a vain attempt to spend it all. 551 more words


When Moonshots Fall Back to Earth

💥A Boom with a View💥 is a column about startups and the technology industry, written by Erin Griffith. Find them all here: fortune.com/boom.

Alphabet is in a pretty cushy place these days: Its revenue is growing, it has $78 billion in cash, and its $500 billion-plus market cap ranks among the top five of all publicly traded companies. 401 more words


What will it take for high tech startups to bloom in India

A few weeks ago, I heard the pitch from Team Indus which is the only Indian team competing for the Google X prize to launch a rocket to the Moon. 542 more words


When Will Alphabet’s ‘Other Bets’ Become ‘Other Businesses’?

How many companies can get away with spending $859 million to produce just $185 million in revenue? Not only that, but how many can do it and have investors celebrate it as progress? 406 more words


This New Google Camera Could Be Your New Watchdog

Google is now taking pre-orders of an outdoor version of Nest Cam, which is touted to keep an extra digital eye on its owner’s lawn while sending activity alerts and video to designated smartphones. 226 more words