Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Google, Facebook and Twitter to testify at public Congressional hearing

Already facing grilling by the Senate Intelligence Committee over alleged Russian use of U.S. tech companies to influence the 2016 U.S. election, Google, Facebook...

Google: Lawsuit alleging women paid less gets speeded up by judge

A lawsuit by three women alleging Google has a “sexist culture” and systematically pays women less than men has been speeded up, with a...

Google spinoff Waymo: World’s first fully self-driving ride-share service could launch ‘this fall’

On self-driving cars, Waymo appears to be moving fast and breaking projections. The many predictions that fully self-driving cars won’t hit U.S. roads for...

Google, Facebook and Twitter put out fake news on Las Vegas massacre

If the bloody massacre in Las Vegas was a test of the ability of Google, Facebook and Twitter to stop fake news, all three...

Google’s alleged gender pay gap: activist investor pushes parent firm for data, cites Damore...

The blows against Google over its compensation for female employees just keep coming. In April, the U.S. Department of Labor — probing compensation at...

Amazon unveils new and upgraded gadgets to compete against Apple, Google

In a new-product launch announced last-minute, Amazon has unveiled new and upgraded devices to compete against Apple and Google. The company’s flagship home-assistant/speaker, the...

Amazon unveils new and upgraded hardware to compete against Apple, Google

In a new-product launch announced last-minute, Amazon has unveiled new and upgraded devices to compete against Apple and Google. The company’s flagship home-assistant/speaker, the...

Google and Amazon in a YouTube fight

As with most disputes, the two sides are telling different stories. But what’s surprising in the spat between Google and Amazon is the extent...

Google Cloud ups game against Amazon, buys cloud-services firm Bitium

Google Cloud has moved to boost its market share against Amazon in the lucrative cloud, buying Santa Monica cloud-services firm Bitium. Bitium connects employees’...

Millennials prosper in tech as Generation X and Boomers get shut out: report

Just to be clear: Silicon Valley is not Logan’s Run. Unlike in the spooky ’70s thriller, techies don’t get hunted down and killed when...

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