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Sen. Amy Klobuchar calls Google's defense of its search dominance 'offensive' and 'defiant' (GOOG, GOOGL)
Summary List Placement Sen. Amy Klobuchar called out Google's defense of its search dominance, calling it...Summary List Placement Sen. Amy Klobuchar called out Google's defense of its search dominance, calling it "defiant to the Justice Department." Klobuchar's comments came during Wednesday's Senate hearing on Section 230, the law that states tech companies cannot be held liable for content published on their platforms. While questioning Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Klobuchar mentioned the other major issue Google is currently facing: an...
Everything Google announced in its September event, with the new Pixel 5, Chromecast & smart speaker
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Only 2 of YouTube's earliest employees are still at the company — here's what YouTube's first 10 employees are up to now (GOOG, GOOGL)
YouTube has come a long way since 2005. Back then, YouTube had only 10 employees, plus...YouTube has come a long way since 2005. Back then, YouTube had only 10 employees, plus cofounders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen. Most of YouTube's earliest employees came from PayPal, where Hurley, Chen, and cofounder Jawed Karim met. While many have since left the company, others — like business development chief Chris Maxcy and engineer Bradley Heilbrun — are still at Google. Chen and...
The incredible story of YouTube's early days and how it rose to become the world's most popular place to watch video
YouTube has more than 2 billion monthly users visiting the video-sharing platform for their favorite vlogs,...YouTube has more than 2 billion monthly users visiting the video-sharing platform for their favorite vlogs, music videos, sports highlights, and more. YouTube was founded nearly 15 years ago above a California pizza shop by three early PayPal employees. Since then, it's become the most popular free video-sharing platform in the world. Take a look at the history of YouTube, from its start as...
Apple, Google, and Tesla accused in lawsuit of 'aiding and abetting' child deaths in Congolese cobalt mines
Apple, Google, Dell, Microsoft, and Tesla were all named as defendants in a lawsuit about child...Apple, Google, Dell, Microsoft, and Tesla were all named as defendants in a lawsuit about child labor, injury, and death of children in cobalt mines in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Cobalt is a key part of lithium batteries used by the companies' products, and the majority of it is within the DRC. Apple and other tech companies have previously been accused of...
Mistrust of Big Tech is one of the few issues that has strong bi-partisan agreement. With...Mistrust of Big Tech is one of the few issues that has strong bi-partisan agreement. With the backdrop of last month's news that 50 state attorney's general had launched a probe into Google, the company's CEO Sundar Pichai wrote an op-ed for Fox Business News. Pichai argues that Google is a friend to small business, not a foe. His choice of publication is an...