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The ‘March on Google’ protest has been cancelled (GOOG)

The March on Google protest scheduled to take place in multiple cities across the US this weekend has been cancelled. In a statement on its official website, organisers claimed they had received credible terrorist threats from what they described as known Alt Left terrorist groups, and were cancelling the march due to concerns for the safety Continue reading The March on Google protest has been cancelled (GOOG)
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Fired Google memo writer says he regrets calling women neurotic (GOOG, GOOGL)

James Damore, the Google diversity memo writer who was fired last week, said he regrets using the term neuroticism when referring to women. In an interview with CNBC Monday, Damore was asked if he would have changed anything about his memo knowing what he knows now. I think I wouldn t have used the word neuroticism, even though Continue reading Fired Google memo writer says he regrets calling women neurotic (GOOG, GOOGL)
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Google’s voice typing tech adds support for 30 more languages, reaching further into Africa, India

 Google today is expanding its speech recognition capabilities to support dozens of new languages, particularly those in emerging markets in India and Africa, the company announced this morning. That means more people around the world will gain the ability to search the web by voice as well as type via voice using Google’s keyboard app, Continue reading Google’s voice typing tech adds support for 30 more languages, reaching further into Africa, India
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Google’s latest Doodle puts you in the DJ booth while paying tribute to hip-hop’s history

Forty-four years ago today DJ Kool Herc threw a party in the Bronx and decided he wanted to change up the sound. He played only the instrumental sections or breaks from full songs and had his friend Coke La Rock hype the crowd through the mic. The partygoers went nuts and modern day hip-hop was born. Continue reading Google s latest Doodle puts you in the DJ booth while paying tribute to hip-hop s history
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Google is holding a company-wide meeting on Thursday to discuss the controversial diversity memo (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google CEO Sundar Pichai will hold a town hall meeting with all Google employees Thursday to address the recent diversity memo written by fired Google engineer James Damore. Town halls are nothing new at Google. They re held regularly with employees and executives. But Thursday s meeting is expected to be tense given the controversy Damore s memo Continue reading Google is holding a company-wide meeting on Thursday to discuss the controversial diversity memo (GOOG, GOOGL)
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Fired Google engineer James Damore is giving his first major interviews to controversial right-wing YouTube channels (GOOG)

A Google engineer fired for circulating an offensive document about the company s diversity practices has given his first lengthy interviews defending himself to controversial right-wing YouTube personalities. James Damore lost his job on Monday after his internal memo, titled Google s Ideological Echo Chamber , caused outrage among his colleagues and was leaked in full to Gizmodo. Continue reading Fired Google engineer James Damore is giving his first major interviews to controversial right-wing YouTube channels (GOOG)
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An early investor in Facebook and Google has slammed them for ‘aggressive brain hacking’ (GOOG, GOOGL, FB)

*Roger McNamee, a famous early investor in Google and Facebook, says he regrets helping to create today s internet giants because they are hacking our brains to sell more ads. *He s not the only one condemning brain hacking. *McNamee warns that there are no watchdogs and consumers must start organizing now to pressure the internet giants Continue reading An early investor in Facebook and Google has slammed them for aggressive brain hacking (GOOG, GOOGL, FB)
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