Conservative Platform Parler Goes Offline; Booted By Amazon, Apple And GoogleSilicon Valley tech giants have continued to take action following the storming of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump last week as Parler, the alternative social media platform favored by conservatives, found itself virtually homeless on the internet as Amazon, Apple and Google have all booted it from their platforms.
Google And Apple Crack Down On Social Media App Parler Over Violence ConcernsBay Area-based companies Apple and Google are both cracking down on social media app Parler, citing issues similar to those that led to Twitter permanently suspending President Donald Trump's account.
Google Workers Vote To Form Company's First-Ever Union; Will Workers At Other Silicon Valley Tech Giants Follow?Hundreds of employees at Google and its parent, Alphabet, have launched a union, a step that has sent shutters through the Silicon Valley tech giants that also represents the biggest and most organized challenge yet to the company's executive leadership.
Google Antitrust Lawsuit: Judge Sets 2023 Trial Date For Landmark CaseThe U.S. government's attempt to prove Google has been using its dominance of online search to stifle competition and innovation at the expense of consumers and advertisers won't go to trial for nearly three years.
3rd Antitrust Lawsuit In 2 Months Filed Against Google, Dozens Of States JoinDozens of states filed an anti-trust lawsuit against Google on Thursday, alleging that the Mountain View-based search giant has an illegal monopoly over the online search market that hurts consumers and advertisers.
COVID: Google Glitch, Snowstorm Create Woes for Virtual LearnersSnowstorms and technical malfunctions are still delaying school days, even when all the students are online.
Google Hires New Personnel Head Amid Rising Worker TensionsGoogle has hired a top executive from pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca to oversee its personnel policies amid ongoing tensions with many employees who are upset with the company's policies.
COVID Work From Home: Google Delays Return To Office Until At Least SeptemberGoogle employees won't be returning to the office until September. And when they do, the Mountain View-based tech giant might not be going five days a week.
Early Morning Google Outage Knocks YouTube Offline For An Hour; Gmail Issues LingerA massive outage swept over Google's services including YouTube, Gmail and Google Classroom early Monday, knocking them offline for about an hour.
Google Antitrust Case: AG Xavier Becerra Says California To Join Federal LawsuitCalifornia is seeking to join the Justice Department in its antitrust lawsuit against Google parent Alphabet Inc., one of the state's largest businesses.
Google CEO Says Company Will Review Abrupt Exit Of AI Scholar Timnit GebruGoogle CEO Sundar Pichai has apologized for how a prominent artificial intelligence researcher's abrupt departure last week has “seeded doubts” in the company heaquartered in Mountain View.
COVID: California Unveils Smartphone Tool Developed By Apple, Google To Trace Virus CasesCalifornia is rolling out a voluntary smartphone tool to alert people if they spent time near someone who tests positive for the coronavirus as cases and hospitalizations soar throughout the state.
Google AI Researcher Timnit Gebru's Exit Sparks Ethics, Bias ConcernsFuror over Timnit Gebru’s abrupt departure is the latest incident raising questions about whether Google has strayed so far away from its original “Don’t Be Evil” motto that the company now routinely ousts employees who dare to challenge management.
NLRB Accuses Google Of Unlawfully Firing 2 Workers For OrganizingGoogle violated labor laws when it fired two vocal employees in 2019, according to a complaint filed by the National Labor Relations Board on Wednesday.
SJ Sharks Ramping Up Battle With City Over DevelopmentRepresentatives from the San Jose Sharks informed fans Thursday morning that development projects planned for the city’s downtown could force the team out of the SAP Center.