Alphabet Inc (GOOG.O)
26 Aug 2016
* On august 22, 2016, co and Google entered into Google
services agreement effective as of August 1, 2016
WASHINGTON, Aug 26 Alphabet Inc's
Google self-driving car project took a step closer to market
with the hire of a top executive from Airbnb, the online
vacation home rental marketplace.
* EU may require websites to seek deals with rightsholders
(Adds lawyer comment, details on publishers' new right)
Aug 26 The following are the top stories in the
Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does
not vouch for their accuracy.
BRUSSELS, Aug 25 Websites such as Google's
YouTube, DailyMotion and Pinterest could be required to seek
licences or revenue-sharing deals with artists for content that
is uploaded by their users as part of the European Union's
planned copyright overhaul.
LONDON, Aug 25 Facebook, Twitter
and YouTube should hire more people to monitor hate
speech and material inciting violence as well as putting staff
in police operation centres to remove offending posts faster,
British lawmakers said.
LONDON, Aug 25 Ride service Uber,
which enables users to instantly hail a taxi ride using their
smartphone, will allow customers to book trips days or weeks in
advance in London, the first European city to get the option.
WASHINGTON, Aug 25 A U.S. senator seen by
Silicon Valley as one of the technology industry's main foes in
Congress is fighting for his political life as Donald Trump's
slumping poll numbers threaten to damage Republican candidates
across the board.
WELLINGTON/SYDNEY, Aug 25 A New Zealand pizza
chain aims to become the world's first company to offer a
commercial drone delivery service, a milestone in the
once-unthinkable quest to save time and money with an air-borne
supply chain dispensing with people.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 24 Some information security
companies that were shut out of the leading system for sharing
data on malicious software are revealing more about how their
own systems work in hopes of rejoining the cooperative effort, a
shift that should improve protections for customers throughout