Google is, for the most part, a generally well-liked company, and they don’t tend to dabble in anything significantly controversial. They make free services, like Gmail and YouTube, then serve up ads to stay afloat, and aside from the minor privacy quirks here and there, they do pretty well in the court of public opinion. […]
Come comment on this article: Several Google employees walk out over military work for the US Department of Defense
Over 3,100 Google employees have signed a petition opposing the company's part in a Pentagon AI program. The letter asked CEO Sundar Pichai to pull Google out of the project, which harnesses artificial intelligence to analyze video and could improve…
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Rumors have been swirling around about an HTC acquisition by Google, and it kinda sorta almost happened. The two companies have announced a whopping $ 1.1 billion cooperation agreement that’s not quite a full buyout, but should still help both companies long term. Right now, Google is going to acquire some of HTC’s employees, many of […]
Come comment on this article: Google makes a major investment in HTC in exchange for employees and IP portfolio
It could be months before we see what’s next for LeEco. It might even be 2018 by the time we see anything new. With its cash spent and little revenue coming in, the company announced today its expansion in the United States is on hold indefinitely. Hundreds of employees have been laid off while the […]
Come comment on this article: LeEco layoffs affect 325 employees, pauses U.S. expansion amid financial crisis
At this convenience store in the town of Viken, Sweden, you won’t find a single cashier — or even a cash register for that matter. The entire store is unmanned, and patrons must use a smartphone or tablet to enter and purchase goods from it.
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Fitbit wants to make a jump into the corporate work, receiving HIPAA compliance to view employee’s health information. Target plans to implement a fitness program for its 335,000 employees using Fitbit technology.
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