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States Prepare Second Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google for December

A bipartisan group of U.S. states plans to file an antitrust lawsuit against Google as early as next month, according to two people briefed on the matter, potentially beating a more widely anticipated lawsuit from a different group of states …

Alphabet Settles Suit Over Executives’ Exit Pay, Coverups Linked to Sexual Misconduct

Alphabet Inc. on Friday settled a shareholder lawsuit that accused the Google parent of covering up lavish exit packages to executives found responsible for sexual misconduct, saying it would overhaul workplace policies and increase oversight of its diversity efforts. The …

Alphabet Directors Sued Over Exit Pay, Coverups Tied to Harassment Allegations

Alphabet Inc.’s directors were sued by shareholders for approving a $90 million exit payment to Andy Rubin, the creator of the Android mobile software, while helping cover up his alleged misconduct and similar misbehavior by other executives. The investors claimed …

Google Parent Alphabet Enters Cyber Security Market with Chronicle

Alphabet Inc. launched a new business unit on Wednesday that will sell cyber security software to Fortune 500 companies, the latest move by the parent of Google to become a big player in corporate computing. The new unit, dubbed Chronicle, …

How Google Is Becoming 21st Century Berkshire Hathaway

Google Inc. Chief Executive Officer Larry Page speaks affectionately of fellow billionaire Warren Buffett’s approach to business. With the decision to restructure the Internet-search giant, Page is putting Buffett’s influence into practice. Page on Monday said he’s restructuring Google so …