Privacy features Google also hard to understand for own CEO
Google's privacy controls is so unfathomable that even CEO Sundar Pichai cannot explain it. This was revealed in testimony in a class action lawsuit against the tech giant.
A recent witness statement in the long-running class action lawsuit "Rodriguez v. Google" shows that Pichai is unable to ex... Read more
Everybody can create their own AI with Google Cloud
Google CEO Sundar Pichai opens the Google Cloud Next event. He reflects on the Cloud AI platform, specifically Vertex AI and Duet AI. How different organizations are using AI to develop custom solutions. For example, GM, the car manufacturer, is developing a personal assistant in its cars. Pichai e... Read more
Google CEO asks staff to spend hours ironing out Bard’s kinks
To stay ahead of its competitors in the AI space, Google has taken a proactive approach to ensure the quality and safety of its AI chatbot, Bard, before releasing it to the public.
The tech giant has reportedly asked thousands of its employees to spend two to four hours each day stress testing t... Read more
Google introduces Bard as a competitor to ChatGPT
Google has introduced its conversational AI service Bard. This lightweight version of its own LaMDA AI model is to compete with the recently introduced ChatGPT. Google Search will also soon get integrated AI functionality.
With the introduction of its own conversational AI service or chatbot, Go... Read more
Activist investor calls on Alphabet to reduce headcount and costs
Activist investor TCI Fund Management has called on Alphabet to cut costs by lowering its headcount and reducing expenses in several areas.
"We are writing to express our view that the cost base of Alphabet is too high and that management needs to take aggressive action", the organization wrote... Read more
CEO says Google is not performing as well as it could
Google CEO Sundar Pichai believes that the organization could be more focused. According to CNBC, the executive recently convened an all-hands meeting and stated that he wants a more efficient Google after saying that the business is "not currently" considering layoffs.
Pichai said there are ser... Read more
Google Cloud’s losses increase, but bosses aren’t worried
Although Google Cloud turned a loss of close to $1 billion in the most recent quarter, parent company Alphabet seems unconcerned.
Alphabet recently revealed its second quarterly report of 2022. Revenue totalled $69.7 billion. $40 billion came from Google Search and associated operations, $7.4 b... Read more
Google to face a privacy lawsuit
Google CEO was summoned to defend accusations over incognito browsing in the Chrome browser.
A lawsuit was filed in June of 2020 where Alphabet Inc's Google was accused of tracking users' activity while in incognito mode. As a result, the chief executive of Google, Sundar Pichai, was summoned to... Read more
Google cuts neutrality of search results, aims at climate positivity
Google Search is taking a tougher climate stance as of today. The world's most widely used search engine was adjusted to answer searches surrounding climate change with sources like the United Nations - sources that, in the words of Google CEO Sundar Pichai, are trustworthy.
In addition to the n... Read more
CEOs from big tech companies to testify about misinformation
CEOs Sundar Pichai, Mark Zuckerberg, and Jack Dorsey will have to answer to Congress about the explosion of misinformation on their platform. They will also be required to state how they plan to address the problem.
The House Energy and Commerce Committee announced the hearing with Facebook, Twi... Read more