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Alphabet’s X research lab is still being asked to imagine the impossible. Only now, under pressure from investors, it has to imagine making money, too.


Google, Trying to Endear Itself to Europe, Spreads Cash Around

The company is financing a series of projects supporting European culture and education as its regulatory woes continue to compound.


Artificial Intelligence Swarms Silicon Valley on Wings and Wheels

The valley has found its next shiny new thing in A.I., and financiers and entrepreneurs are digging in with remarkable exuberance.


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Sidekix, Clarice and Google Translate can help you discover and navigate new cities and sites, and make the most of your time there.