Google is running a private cable underneath the Atlantic Ocean to speed up its infrastructure (GOOG, GOOGL, AMZN, MSFT)

Google is building its own private subsea cable — named Dunant — between the U.S. and France, which will boost the span and reach of Google Cloud. The company expects the cable to be up and running by 2020. This won’t be Google’s first privately-owned cable. The company is also building Curie, which will connect […]

TaskRabbit CEO Stacy Brown-Philpot went undercover as an errand-runner and had to clean someone’s dirty apartment

TaskRabbit CEO Stacy Brown-Philpot is an icon in Silicon Valley as a former Googler, as well as a board member at Nordstrom and HP. She’s been with TaskRabbit since 2013. She came on as COO, and was promoted to CEO in 2016. TaskRabbit was purchased by Ikea in late 2017. To better understand her company, […]

Google eliminates Nest’s CEO role and tucks the once promising ‘Other Bet’ into another business group (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google has removed Marwan Fawaz as CEO of Nest. The Nest team will now be folded into Google’s home devices division led by Rishi Chandra. After generating a lot of attention when it was founded by Tony Fadell and Matt Rogers, Nest has all but disappeared as a standalone entity. Google has removed the CEO […]

Some pretty convincing photos of Samsung’s big upcoming smartphone have leaked

Two new photos posted to Slashleaks supposedly show the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 coming later this year. If the photos are accurate, the Galaxy Note 9 is going to look pretty similar to the Galaxy Note 8. This isn’t a bad thing — the Galaxy Note 8 is a very nice-looking smartphone. Looks like Samsung’s […]