Oyo Buys Co-Working Venture Innov8 for $30 Million

Indian hotel startup Oyo said on Tuesday it has bought local co-working venture Innov8, as the SoftBank-backed hospitality chain looks to venture into the commercial real estate business under the brand name Oyo Workspaces. Oyo will buy innovate for $30 million (roughly Rs. 200 crores) in an all-stock deal, a person …

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Google Not Biased Against Conservatives, Executive Says

Google’s top government affairs official said on Monday that the search engine does not discriminate against conservative viewpoints and that he will reiterate that to a US Senate panel on Tuesday. Karan Bhatia, vice president of global government affairs and public policy at Alphabet’s Google and a former official under Republican …

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Google Accused of Ripping Off Digital Ad Technology in US Lawsuit

Alphabet’s Google was hit on Monday with a US lawsuit alleging it copied a smaller firm’s patented digital advertising technology. Impact Engine filed the complaint in federal court in San Diego, California, alleging various Google online advertising platforms, including Google Ads and Google AdSense, infringed on six patents. The allegedly violated patents, granted …

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