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2020 Acquisitions Alphabet Google News North Focals

Google acquires smart glasses maker, North

After being reported on last week, Google has officially acquired North.

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2020 Alphabet Google News Rumors & Leaks

Alphabet reportedly buying smart glasses maker, North

According to a report by The Globe and Mail, Google’s parent company, Alphabet is reportedly in final talks to acquire Waterloo-based North.

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2019 Alphabet Google News

Sundar Pichai becomes CEO of Alphabet

Google co-founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin have announced that they are stepping down, with Sundar Pichai now becoming the CEO of Alphabet and Google.

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2017 Alphabet Google News

Eric Schmidt to step down as executive chairman of Alphabet

Alphabet has announced that Eric Schmidt will be stepping down from his role as the executive chairman of the company’s board of directors. Instead Schmidt will be transitioning to a new role as a technical advisor.

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2017 Alphabet Google News

Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs announces Sidewalk Toronto

Alphabet’s subsidiary, Sidewalk Labs and Waterfront Toronto have announced a partnership, they’re calling Sidewalk Toronto.

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2017 Alphabet News Smart Home

Nest announces a new set of smart home security products

Nest has announced they foray into home security with the Nest Secure alarm system, Nest Cam IQ Outdoor and Nest Hello video doorbell.

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2017 Alphabet News Smart Home

Nest announces the simpler, cheaper Thermostat E

Nest has introduced a brand new thermostat called the Thermostat E.

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Alphabet Google Rumors & Leaks Snap Inc Snapchat

Google reportedly wanted to buy Snap for $30 billion last year

Business Insider reports that Google may have offered to buy Snap Inc. for $30 billion back in 2016.

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2017 Alphabet Google News

Sundar Pichai joins Alphabet’s board of directors

Alphabet, Google’s parent company, has announced that they have appointed Sundar Pichai to their board of directors, as their 13th member.