Google’s ambitions for China could trigger a crisis inside …

On Thursday afternoon, a critical meeting at Google was derailed by a handful of tweets. Employees who had been pressing top executives for answers about the company’s plans to build a censored search engine and news app for the Chinese market appeared to have finally gotten their wish. Google cofounder Sergey Brin and CEO Sundar
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Google employees demand more oversight of China search engine plan —Reuters What happened: Google employees have demanded more “transparency, oversight and accountability” after the revelation of the company’s secretive plans to launch a search engine for the Chinese market. Employees have requested an ethics review group that would provide independent assessments of projects that raise ethical questions. Google CEO
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(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. Here’s what you need to know: An emotional interview with Elon Musk • “This past year has been the most difficult and painful year of my career. It was excruciating.” That was the chief executive of Tesla, who alternated between laughter and tears
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We have said this many times before and we are saying it again: There’s an app for almost everything on Google’s Play Store for Android. This includes third-party apps that let users record calls. However, with Android 9.0 Pie – which is the latest version of Android – this won’t be possible. Developers of third-party
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Asia and Australia Edition (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. Honoring a soul music legend, protesting at Google and hiding a river of trash in Indonesia. Here’s what you need to know: ImageCreditTyrone Dukes/The New York Times • One word: respect. Tributes are pouring in for Aretha Franklin, the
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Wednesday, August 15, 2018 Abduction suspect arrested during threatened jump from bridge Posted By Max Brantley on Wed, Aug 15, 2018 at 4:03 PM click to enlarge
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Maruti S Cross is the most expensive utility vehicle on offer by the company today. First launched in 2015, the S Cross came with 1.3 liter and 1.6 liter diesel engine initially. Last year, it got a facelift update. At this point, the 1.6 liter diesel engine was discontinued. Today, the S Cross is only
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Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have come forward as the knights in shining armor for kids afflicted with autism. A software has been developed by the team at the institute, which coupled with the use of Google’s now-discontinued Glasses, has provided a solution for helping autistic kids with their communication and social skills.
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Traffic in Dhaka, Bangladesh’s capital. Photo by Mashrik Faiyaz via Flickr (CC BY-ND 2.0) The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world. Students in Bangladesh are demanding safer roads — and directing traffic — in response to a bus collision that killed two
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Consolidated revenue of $483 million (12% growth) and pre-tax loss of ($65.9) million SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK), a tech-driven online retailer and advancer of blockchain technology, today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2018. Dear Owners, Recently an investor lamented to me that Overstock
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