Sundar Pichai

Apple Health

Tech Tent: The giants thriving in a crisis - BBC News | 5/1/2020

… Apple, Facebook and Amazon. Together, the infamous “Gafa” group is seen by some as dangerously powerful and in need of having their wings clipped. Google and Facebook are both almost exclusively dependent on advertising revenue. With companies slashing their marketing budgets, you might think this would be a very difficult time for them. Alphabet chief executive Sundar Pichai did talk of “a significant and sudden slowdown in ad revenue” in …

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Alphabet Inc

Google?s Sundar Pichai one of the highest paid CEOs in world; this is how much he earned | MSN | 4/24/2020

Google?s Sundar Pichai one of the highest paid CEOs in world; this is how much he earned The Financial Express 3 hours ago FE Online © Provided by The Financial Express A major chunk of … got a compensation of more than $280 million in 2019, Alphabet Inc said in a regulatory filing recently. On the other hand, CEO?s of other large companies earned less than $200 million in recent …

HIPAA

Verily told 5 US senators that it has run more than 7,000 tests for COVID-19 and plans to keep the mandatory Google sign-in – here’s the letter it sent (GOOG, GOOGL) | Business Insider | 4/15/2020

Sundar Pichai, chief executive officer of Alphabet, during a session of the 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, January 22, 2020. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse Google’s Verily division has been screening and … It also said data collected was not in compliance with HIPAA privacy rule. Verily says it has no intention of removing the Google sign-in, which is currently required for using its screening service. Visit …

Ascension

5 Democratic senators are pressuring Verily to drop the requirement for a mandatory Google sign-in to use its COVID-19 testing website | Business Insider | 4/1/2020

Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google and Alphabet, speaks on artificial intelligence during a Bruegel think tank conference in Brussels, Belgium January 20, 2020. REUTERS/Yves Herman Verily’s screening website requires a Google sign-in. Lawmakers … made explicit reference to Project Nightingale , Google’s controversial initiative with Ascension that was revealed last year. Verily responded to that letter, telling senators that it “will delete information collected through the Baseline COVID-19 Program …

COVID-19

5 Democratic senators are pressuring Verily to drop the requirement for a mandatory Google sign-in to use its COVID-19 testing website | Business Insider | 4/1/2020

Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google and Alphabet, speaks on artificial intelligence during a Bruegel think tank conference in Brussels, Belgium January 20, 2020. REUTERS/Yves Herman Verily’s screening website requires a Google sign-in. Lawmakers … asking how it will safeguard user data collected by its COVID-19 screening website. As Verily continues to expand its range of testing facilities, concerns are being raised over what the company is doing with …

Coronavirus

Google offers $800 mn to pandemic-impacted businesses, health agencies | Yahoo News | 3/28/2020

The aid will come in the form of cash, ad credits, and cloud services from the California-based internet colossus, according to chief executive Sundar Pichai More Google on Friday pledged $800 million worth of support in response to the coronavirus pandemic for health organizations, researchers and businesses impacted by the crisis. The aid will come in the form of cash, ad credits, and cloud services from the California-based …

CDC

Google aims to donate more than 2 million face masks to the CDC - The Verge | 3/27/2020

Google CEO Sundar Pichai says that Google will work with a partner company, Magid Glove & Safety, to produce and donate “2-3 million face masks in the coming weeks,” according to a blog post . Once produced, Google will donate them to the CDC Foundation. The face masks are part of a larger set of initiatives Google is taking to donate both money and services to combat the coronavirus pandemic. It is …

Microsoft Health

Microsoft, White House, and Allen Institute release coronavirus data set for medical and NLP researchers | VentureBeat | 3/16/2020

… family from around the world, is being released today for free. The data set is the result of work by Microsoft Research, the Allen Institute for AI, the National Library of Medicine at the National … the site requires a Google account. On Sunday, Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced the company is now working with the U.S. government to create a self-screening website for people wondering whether they should seek …

Amazon Health

Coronavirus: US leans on tech, telecom firms to help students forced to stay home | CNBC | 3/13/2020

Tim Cook, CEO of Apple (L), Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft (C) and Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google. Getty Images The federal government wants technology companies’ aid in helping students continue their education, as more are asked to do so from home amid the coronavirus outbreak, putting unprecedented pressure on America’s network. Representatives from companies including Amazon , Google , IBM and Cisco met at the White House on Wednesday with officials …

CVS

Google is building COVID-19 screening website as Trump declares national emergency | VentureBeat | 3/13/2020

… private partnership to dispense COVID-19 testing to “millions of Americans” in the weeks ahead at places like Target, Walgreens, CVS, and Walmart parking lots, according to U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. Testing to confirm … experimental work in developing future treatments,” Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai said in a blog post last week. Upon questioning by reporters at the press conference, Trump refused to take responsibility for the heretofore …

Johnson & Johnson

Desperate to exit, a $10B price tag for Magic Leap is crazy | TechCrunch | 3/12/2020

… physics and failed to get to market. Now it’s seeking an acquirer, but talks with Facebook and medical goods giant Johnson & Johnson led nowhere according to a new report from Bloomberg’s Ed Hammond . After raising … a damning report from The Information’s Alex Heath . Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai left Magic Leap’s board despite Google leading a $514 million funding round for the startup in 2014. Business Insider’s Steven Tweedie and Kevin …

Geisinger

Google Health has more than 500 employees | Be Love News | CNBC | 2/11/2020

… its parent company, Alphabet, are counting on new businesses as growth slows in its core digital advertising business. Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai, who was recently promoted from Google’s CEO to run the whole conglomerate, has … out in interviews for the job because he helped motivate Geisinger to start thinking more deeply about preventative health and not just treating the sick, according to people familiar with the hiring process. During his …

Wedbush Securities

Alphabet sees worst Q4 since 2015, breaks out YouTube ads for the first time | VentureBeat | 2/4/2020

… 31% to $4.7 billion. In addition, YouTube generated about $750 million in subscription and other non-advertising revenue, Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai said. Google through its namesake search engine as well as properties such as … enough to send it lower,” said Michael Pachter, analyst at Wedbush Securities. “YouTube was impressive at $15 billion for the year, Cloud less so at $8.9 billion.” Pichai said YouTube had 20 million paid subscribers …

Fitbit

Google CEO eyes major opportunity in health care, says it will protect privacy | CNBC | 1/22/2020

Google CEO Sundar Pichai testifies before the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee. Liu Jie Xinhua News Agency Getty Images Sundar Pichai , the CEO of Alphabet and its Google subsidiary, said on Wednesday that health … to operate. Google clinched a deal in November to acquire Fitbit for $2.1 billion, aiming to enter the wearables segment and invest in digital health. The acquisition is expected to be scrutinized closely by regulators …

McKesson

11 Healthcare Innovation Trends To Watch In 2020 | 12/31/2019

… first moves. I’m watching to see if they double down on the pharmacy or device distribution marketplace (watch out Cardinal, McKesson, and AmerisourceBergen), or call an audible and expand their healthcare services offering beyond just … spin-offs like Calico, Verily, and Google Health. Now that Sundar Pichai has been named CEO of Alphabet and the most the valuable subsidiary, Google, he has a big challenge in responding to constant public …

Digital Health

House Democrat presses Google on health data collection in wake of Ascension deal - FierceHealthcare | 12/9/2019

… health data in a project with Ascension. Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., sent a letter last week to Google CEO Sundar Pichai, former Alphabet CEO Larry Page and Google Cloud senior official Tariq Shaukat pressing … the U.S. Webinar Curating a Higher Level of Personalized Care: Digital Health + Mom A long-term digital health strategy is needed to respond to the technology demands of the modern patient while thriving as an …

Verily Life Sciences

Google chief Sundar Pichai named CEO of parent company Alphabet | 12/4/2019

MOUNTAIN VIEW (CALIFORNIA): Tech giant Google on Tuesday appointed Indian-origin Sundar Pichai as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Alphabet, replacing Sergey Brin as the head of the parent firm. Alphabet was established in 2015 as a “collection of companies” that separates Google from Other Bets which are not part of its core businesses like Waymo (self-driving cars), Verily (life sciences), Calico (biotech R&D), Sidewalk Labs (urban …

CapitalG

FACTBOX-Alphabet’s ‘Other bets’ in focus as Google’s Pichai takes helm | Yahoo News | 12/4/2019

Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai will replace Larry Page as CEO of parent Alphabet Inc , heralding a new chapter for the company that helped reshape the global tech industry under its co-founders Page … cans and infrared sensors to track foot traffic in stores. CAPITALG CapitalG, formerly Google Capital, is Alphabet’s private equity fund primarily focused on backing new tech ventures. It has invested in such companies as ride …

Fitness Tracking

Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin step down | 12/4/2019

… co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin would relinquish full control of both Google and its parent company to CEO Sundar Pichai, formally ending their reign atop one of Silicon Valley’s most powerful companies. Citing … capitalization of almost $900 billion — include YouTube and recently acquired fitness tracking company FitBit. “We’ve never been ones to hold on to management roles when we think there’s a better way to run the company …

Biotech

Google chief Sundar Pichai named CEO of parent company Alphabet | 12/4/2019

MOUNTAIN VIEW (CALIFORNIA): Tech giant Google on Tuesday appointed Indian-origin Sundar Pichai as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Alphabet, replacing Sergey Brin as the head of the parent firm. Alphabet was established in 2015 as a “collection of companies” that separates Google from Other Bets which are not part of its core businesses like Waymo (self-driving cars), Verily (life sciences), Calico (biotech R&D), Sidewalk Labs (urban …