Stories by Zach Miners

Google tool helps homeowners decide on solar system purchase

A new Google tool, called Project Sunroof, lets users enter their home address and gives them information related to the costs and savings of having a solar power system installed on their home.

Written by Zach Miners17 Aug. 15 23:16

Google's Niantic Labs to become independent company

Two days after announcing a sweeping reorganization, Google has detailed its first departure. Niantic Labs, an augmented reality unit of Google, will be spun off into an independent company.

Written by Zach Miners13 Aug. 15 09:37

Four knowns and four unknowns in Google's Alphabet soup

When Google announced on Monday that it would create a new holding company called Alphabet, of which Google Inc. will be just one part, Larry Page said the new structure would allow the company to get more ambitious things done. But there was still a lot that he didn't say.

Written by Zach Miners12 Aug. 15 09:50

Google restructures, naming parent company Alphabet

Google will become a subsidiary of a new parent company called Alphabet, under a massive restructuring arrangement designed to let the company's businesses operate more efficiently.

Written by Zach Miners11 Aug. 15 07:19