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New York City council members railed against Amazon in the hope of renegotiating the HQ2 deal

2018-12-13T03:04:23+00:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

The first of three public hearings on the terms of the previously secret deal were held today. Members of a New York City council committee denounced terms of the recent Amazon HQ2 deal in the first of three public hearings being held about the plans. “We are not in the business of corporate welfare here [...]

Recode Daily: Here’s what Google CEO Sundar Pichai explained to Congress

2018-12-13T03:04:21+00:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Plus: New Verizon execs say old Verizon execs made a $5 billion mistake betting on AOL and Yahoo; social media has surpassed newspapers as a news source for Americans; Time’s Person of the Year is a group of journalists targeted for their work. Google CEO Sundar Pichai told the House Judiciary Committee that the company [...]

Procter & Gamble has acquired the startup aiming to build the Procter & Gamble for people of color

2018-12-13T03:04:19+00:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Tristan Walker’s Walker & Company is the maker of Bevel shaving products and the Form haircare line. For the last five years, Tristan Walker has set out to build a health and beauty company that could create a legacy as enduring as that of an industry giant like Procter & Gamble. On Wednesday morning, Walker’s [...]

U.S. internet speeds rose nearly 40 percent this year

2018-12-13T03:04:18+00:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

New Jersey had the fastest broadband, while Maine had the slowest. Finally some good news: The internet is getting faster, especially fixed broadband internet. Broadband download speeds in the U.S. rose 35.8 percent and upload speeds are up 22 percent from last year, according to internet speed-test company Ookla in its latest U.S. broadband report. [...]

Google CEO Sundar Pichai refused to rule out launching a censored search engine in China

2018-12-12T03:04:21+00:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

The search giant’s top executive was grilled on the topic by members of Congress before the House Judiciary Committee today. During a grueling 3.5 hour congressional committee hearing today, Google CEO Sundar Pichai faced some tough questions around his company’s controversial project to build a censored search product in China. Pichai could have used the [...]

Republican lawmakers still think Google is biased against conservatives. Google still claims that it’s not.

2018-12-12T03:04:20+00:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Another day, a similar story featuring Google CEO Sundar Pichai. Republican lawmakers still believe tech companies are biased against conservatives — and it doesn’t look as though that’s going to change anytime soon. A number of politicians accused Google of bias in its search results during a hearing with CEO Sundar Pichai on Tuesday. The [...]

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