A new report suggests revenue from mobile app stores grew faster in 2016 than in 2015. Apple, aided by soaring Chinese sales, drove a large chunk of it.
Alphabet's Google unit has agreed to purchase Twitter's Fabric, a platform that helps developers create mobile apps.
Mark Zuckerberg's testimony in a lawsuit filed against Facebook acquisition Oculus Rift shows that developing the nascent technology is not coming cheap.
Assuming it can find a buyer, Alphabet would be smart to unload this broadband service as soon as it can.