Memegen, an internal forum that uses images overlaid with funny captions, was filled with irreverent posts that openly mocked how an email discussing the memo from Sundar Pichai, Google’s chief executive, had leaked to the media so quickly.
Google Android O (dubbed as Android 8.0) will likely release in the week of August 21, revealed tipster Evan Blass on Twitter. He added that launch could in fact take place on August 21 itself. “Android O release scheduled for the week of 8/21, “most likely on the 21st itself,” the tweet read.
In an email seen by Reuters on Thursday, Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai said some company employees were being named personally on websites in relation to the incident. Google cancelled a staff meeting to discuss the recent anti-diversity memo that went viral.
James Damore, whose memo over the weekend caused an uproar online, said in an email that he was terminated for “perpetuating gender stereotypes.” He said that prior to being fired he had filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board and that “it’s illegal to retaliate against a NLRB charge.”
Google Search app in India has today added shortcuts on Android, which will make it easier for users to to get relevant information quickly and easily. The shortcuts will provide quick access to tools and let users explore a topic in depth all from the app.
Google engineer who blamed biological differences for the paucity of women in tech had every right to express his views. And Google likely had every right to fire him, workplace experts and lawyers say.
Ex-Google engineer James Damore says problems with the company’s culture prompted him to write the memo on gender differences that ignited a social media firestorm and led to his dismissal. Damore was a software engineer at the search giant’s Mountain View headquarters.
The 10-page memo by James Damore argued that the lack of representation of women in leadership roles in the tech industry was due to biological differences rather than discrimination
Flipkart’s ‘The Big Freedom Sale’ has begun and there are massive discounts on some phones including the iPhone 6, iPhone 7, Google Pixel XL. Additionally, Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 4 will be listed for 72 hours during this sale as well.
Memo at Google justifying gender discrimination mirrors a striving to turn the clock back to a time of patriarchal privilege
Google has fired an employee who wrote an internal memo blasting the web company’s diversity policies, creating a firestorm across Silicon Valley. James Damore, the Google engineer who wrote the note, confirmed his dismissal in an email.
Google’s next-generation Pixel device or Pixel 2, which is codenamed ‘walleye’, has been leaked in a rendered image. The picture reveals thick bezels on top and bottom of the Pixel 2, and there’s no dual rear camera setup. Google’s new Pixel smartphones will ditch a 3.5 mm headset jack.
Google’s new diversity chief forcefully pushed back against a male worker’s argument that the company has a “politically correct monoculture” that ignores differences between the sexes. The document, titled “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber,” was posted on Saturday by Gizmodo.
Facebook has leapfrogged Microsoft and Google’s parent company Alphabet in securing maximum profit per employee in the second quarter of 2017 while Twitter suffered a hefty loss, a media report said. Facebook employed 20,658 persons in the past quarter.
Stamp evolved from media relationships Google already has for another one of its products, called AMP, which is meant to help load articles faster. Snapchat is under pressure as it works to prove that its photo- and video-sharing application serves up something unique to users.