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Google staff protests worldwide against workplace harassment

Google staff protests worldwide against workplace harassment

San Francisco: Six months after they staged a walkout against workplace harassment, Google employees are staging sit-in protest at the IT major’s offices across the world on Wednesday. The group “Google Walkout For Real Change” announced the sit-in protest on Twitter. “From being told to go on sick leave when[Read More…]

Google workers can report harassment on new website

San Francisco: Facing campus walkouts and widespread criticism over workplace harassment, Google has announced a dedicated website to make it easier for workers to report harassment. “We’ve simplified and clarified the way employees can raise concerns by bringing multiple channels together on a new dedicated site,” Melonie Parker, Global Director[Read More…]

FB slammed for banning breast cancer non-profit's ads

Facebook announces first browser API for Google Chrome

San Francisco: Social networking giant Facebook has announced its first major API contribution to Googles Chrome browser that is focused on making user experience smoother and faster shortening the time between a click or keystroke and the browser reacting to that. In computer programming, API is a set of functions[Read More…]

Newspapers shut but Google made $4.7bn from news in 2018

Google diversity chief Danielle Brown leaves amid controversies

San Francisco: Google’s Chief Diversity Officer, Danielle Brown is leaving the company amid a series of controversies, including unrest over workplace issues. Brown would be replaced by Melonie Parker, who’s been serving as the company’s head of diversity, equity and inclusion. Following a year full of controversy — including the[Read More…]

Google unveils software-based open platform 'Anthos'

Google unveils software-based open platform ‘Anthos’

San Francisco: Google has introduced a new open platform called “Anthos” to run and manage apps from anywhere. Based on the Cloud Services Platform that Google announced in 2018, “Anthos” lets users run applications on existing on-premise hardware investments or in the Public Cloud. “Anthos not only allows customers to[Read More…]

Google sorry for saving users' password in readable form

Google within 10 days dissolves AI ethics board amid outcry

On Thursday, Google said it was dissolving a council it had formed on March 26 to consider ethical issues around artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies. Alphabet Inc’s Google had to dissolve the eight-member Advanced Technology External Advisory Council (ATEAC) after the council had run into controversy over two of[Read More…]

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