Google announced Tuesday that its geothermal power project in Nevada is now operational and powering the company’s data centers. The geothermal site, located Winnemucca, Nevada, supplies the local grid with 3.5 megawatts of power. Constructed in partnership with Houston-based clean energy startup Fervo Energy, the project was first initiated in 2021 as part of an […]
First Microsoft, and now Google. The antitrust trial against the massive tech company is set to begin today, September 11, 2023. The 10-week-long trial will determine the Department of Justice’s claims over Google’s dominance on internet search engines and its alleged suppression of competition. Initially filed in October 2020, the DOJ lawsuit claimed that Google […]
Google announced it would proceed to remove the links to news articles on its new search function for Canadian viewers once a new national law is set in place.
Meta was fined a record-breaking $1.3 billion, for failing to comply with the European Union’s privacy policies by transferring the personal data of Facebook users to servers in the United States.
Bard is the new AI conversational service that Google is working on, which is expected to compete against ChatGPT. Last Monday, Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai announced on Twitter that this new chatbot service will use information collected from the web to generate creative and details responses to user questions. The power behind Bard is Google’s Language Model for Dialogue Applications, aka LaMDA.
In an email to Google staff members that was later made public on the Google site, Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google and parent company Alphabet, acknowledged the layoffs. The job layoffs would result in a 6% decrease in the company’s personnel. “This will require bidding farewell to some extraordinarily excellent individuals we worked arduously to hire and have enjoyed working with. I apologize sincerely for it, Pichai wrote. “I take full responsibility for the choices that brought us here because I am really concerned about how these changes will affect the lives of Google employees.
Former President Donald Trump filed a class-action lawsuit on Wednesday targeting Facebook, Twitter, Google, and their respective CEOs: Mark Zuckerburg, Jack Dorsey, and Sundar Pichai. The announcement came after the companies removed Trump’s access to their platforms after the January 6th riot on Capitol Hill.
Since Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed S.B. 202, which has widely been described as a series of controversial voting restrictions, or even more pointedly as “Jim Crow 2.0,’
Oh, the feels! Google has done it again! This year’s Year in Search has brought tears to everyone’s eyes here at NYCTastemakers and we hope you find the video as touching as we do. Let us be reminded of all the struggles we have overcome this year and do not forget those who have helped […]