Google Class Action

Alphabet shareholders claim in a federal derivative class action that directors of the company failed for six months to disclose a data breach affecting nearly 500,000 Google Plus users, causing the share price to drop by 15 percent in October 2018 as U.S. senators questioned the company’s compliance with a 2011 FTC consent decree.

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San Jose OKs Huge Google Downtown Deal Amid Opposition

Following hours of raucous debate that featured protesters chaining themselves to chairs, the San Jose City Council voted unanimously to approve a $111 million land deal with Google with the potential to dramatically remake the downtown area of the 10th largest U.S. city and capital of Silicon Valley and shape the future of corporate sponsored urban redevelopment.

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