Google

Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. Google was founded in 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University in California.

Together they own about 14 percent of its shares and control 56 percent of the stockholder voting power through supervoting stock. They incorporated Google as a privately held company on September 4, 1998. An initial public offering (IPO) took place on August 19, 2004, and Google moved to its headquarters in Mountain View, California, nicknamed the Googleplex.

In August 2015, Google announced plans to reorganize its various interests as a conglomerate called Alphabet Inc. Google is Alphabet’s leading subsidiary and will continue to be the umbrella company for Alphabet’s Internet interests. Sundar Pichai was appointed CEO of Google, replacing Larry Page who became the CEO of Alphabet.

Android Pay is a digital wallet platform developed by Google to power in-app and tap-to-pay purchases on mobile devices. Enabling users to make payments with Android phones, tablets or watches. Android Pay does not require specific contactless payment terminals, and can work with existing terminals. Android Pay uses near field communication (NFC) to transmit card information facilitating funds transfer to the retailer.

Target’s Official Twitter Account Falls Victim to Bitcoin Scammers, Google Becomes the Next
November 14th, 2018

Cryptocurrency scams stand up on a new level as nowadays the biggest industry players are caught into a trap of the frequent Bitcoin frauds.

Ex-Google CEO: Ethereum Has a Tremendous Potential
November 8th, 2018

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt recently revealed that he’s a fan of blockchain technology and digital currencies, specifically referencing the likes of Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH).

CryptoKitties Creator Dapper Labs Raises $15 Million from Venrock, Google, and Samsung
November 2nd, 2018

Dapper Labs, a startup behind CryptoKitties, has recently raised $15 million in a funding round led by Venrock, with participation from Google Ventures and Samsung Next.

Goldman Sachs Generously Invests into Google-Backed Bitcoin Payments Platform Veem
September 28th, 2018

Cryptocurrency startup Veem just completed a new funding round that includes investors such as Goldman Sachs and Google Ventures. This is not surprising, given the exponential growth of the company, as it seeks to disrupt the global payments sector.

Google Reverses the Cryptocurrency Ads Ban for Regulated Cryptocurrency Exchanges
September 26th, 2018

Google will manually approve the blockchain and cryptocurrency businesses providing better investor protection and weeding out illegitimate services and frauds.

Google Removes Three Crypto Wallets From Play Store
September 13th, 2018

Google delisted three major cryptocurrency wallets – Bitcoin.com, CoPay and BitPay, from its Play Store. Crypto community tries to find out the true reason.

Ethereum Dataset Becomes Publicly Available in Google BigQuery
September 3rd, 2018

The announcement comes just few months after Cloud giant Google introduced Bitcoin blockchain support for its BigQuery data analytics service.

Despite Google Showed the Door for Crypto Miners Out of its Play Store, Some Remain Live
August 29th, 2018

In July 2018, Google enforced a ban on applications that allowed mining cryptocurrencies on mobile devices. However, some apps with on-device mining capabilities are still live on the Play Store.

Softbank, Baidu and Others Pour $3M in Atlas Protocol to Rethink Data Sharing
August 21st, 2018

Blockchain-based advertising and marketing platform Atlas Protocol has successfully closed its new funding round, having raised raises $3 million.

Google Shows the Door for Crypto Miners Out of its Play Store
July 27th, 2018

Google has updated its Play Store policy banning all the apps engaged into cryptocurrency mining activities along with low-quality and low-effort applications.