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‘Google’s parent company lays off 12,000 employees’

‘Google’s parent company lays off 12,000 employees’

A leaked memo suggests Alphabet will cut 12,000 jobs. The news follows shortly after the announcement of a layoff round at Microsoft. 10,000 employees will be fired in the coming months. The tech giant intends to cut costs. According to Reuters, Alphabet is taking similar measures. In a... Read more

date13 days ago
Google data center drains Oregon city of its water

Google data center drains Oregon city of its water

The facility uses almost one third of the municipal water supply for the city. Google’s water use in Dalles, Oregon, has nearly tripled in the past five years. That’s according to records released this week after the city settled a lawsuit against The Oregonian/OregonLive and agreed to hand... Read more

date1 month ago
Google postpones Manifest V2 phaseout

Google postpones Manifest V2 phaseout

The phaseout of Google’s Manifest V2 Chrome extension framework has been delayed. The framework was supposed to be discontinued in 2023. The tech giant announced the phaseout of Manifest V2 in 2021. Manifest V2 is a framework for capabilities and permissions that introduced more stringent rule... Read more

date2 months ago
Google unveils memory and energy-saving modes for Chrome

Google unveils memory and energy-saving modes for Chrome

Google announced two new performance settings for Chrome: Energy Saver and Memory Saver. Current browsers require a lot of memory to run optimally. For users with 32GB of RAM, that's not an issue. Chrome, however, can quickly slow down machines with low RAM capacity, which is what Google wants ... Read more

date2 months ago
Google adds new ML features to Google Sheets

Google adds new ML features to Google Sheets

Google Simple ML is now available. The browser add-on adds machine learning capabilities to Google Sheets. Simple ML is a free extension for Google Sheets. The beta is now available in a panel of the Google Sheets interface. Simple ML can be configured without writing code. The tool should a... Read more

date2 months ago
AWS, Microsoft, Google and Oracle secure major US military contract

AWS, Microsoft, Google and Oracle secure major US military contract

AWS, Google, Microsoft and Oracle each secured a part of the US military's Joint Warfighting Cloud Capability (JWCC) contract. The announcement marks the end of a long-lasting competition to secure the contract. The US Department of Defense has decided that the €8.5 billion JWCC contract will... Read more

date2 months ago
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