Reflecting Google’s growing hardware line, Alphabet filing now lists inventory numbers

Reflecting Google’s burgeoning device business, parent company Alphabet now lists hardware inventory in its latest quarterly SEC filing (via Bloomberg). With the filing providing data through the end of September, it likely reflects the ramp up for hardware announced at the October 4th event.

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SEC filing: Google paid $380 million for Bebop and Diane Greene

In November of last year, Google announced they were combining their various cloud and enterprise products into one team headed by Diane Greene, the co-founder of VMWare. Greene was brought over after Google purchased her cloud platform startup Bebop for 0 million, as revealed in an SEC filing today.

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Snap IPO filing reveals heavy Google Cloud reliance, work to improve Snapchat on Android

Having just filed for IPO, Snap’s S1 document is full of insight about Snapchat usage and internal operation. In disclosing various risks, the company notes that the “vast majority” of Snapchat runs on Google Cloud, with a just signed billion five year deal. Additionally, work to improve the app’s experience on Android is mentioned.

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FCC filing reveals Samsung Galaxy View will be almost half meter wide, heading to AT&T

Samsung’s gigantic upcoming tablet has cropped up online more than once in recent times. The most recent rumor indicated that the device, code-named ‘Tahoe’, will be released as the Samsung Galaxy View and sport whopping 18.4-inch display. An FCC filing reveals more about the as-yet-unreleased tablet from Samsung, including its dimensions, some previously unknown features and which carrier it’s likely heading to…

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New NVIDIA Shield Tablet purportedly revealed in FCC filing, looks similar to Tablet K1

NVIDIA’s Shield Tablet is one of the better Android tablets for many reasons, one of which being that its smaller 8-inch screen allows unoptimized phone apps to look pretty decent. Now, it appears the company may be working on a next generation model according to a new FCC filing (via Liliputing) that features a schematic…

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FCC filing reveals Google seeking to test wireless Fiber broadband in 24 U.S. locations

We learned back in April that Google was planning to experiment with wireless Fiber service to extend the reach of its high-speed broadband service beyond cities, but the company wouldn’t be drawn on where it had in mind. An FCC filing spotted by Business Insider now appears to provide the answer.

A table in the filing reveals 24 locations spanning 17 states where Google is seeking permission to conduct tests, which are a mix of Fiber and non-Fiber locations …

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