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Senate committee votes to subpoena Facebook, Google and Twitter CEOs

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The Senate Commerce Committee has voted unanimously to subpoena the CEOs of Facebook, Google and Twitter. The members plan to compel Mark Zuckerberg, Sundar Pichai and Jack Dorsey to testify about Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act …

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Big tech CEOs release opening statements before antitrust hearing

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The big tech antitrust hearing with the House Judiciary Committee is set to occur tomorrow, July 29th at 12PM ET. But all four CEOs — Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Sundar Pichai of Google, Tim Cook of Apple, Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook — have releas…

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Google donates Chromebooks and WiFi hotspots to California students

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To help students keep up with their studies during the coronavirus pandemic, Google will donate 4,000 Chromebooks and 100,000 WiFi hotspots to households in California. Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced the initiative in a tweet …

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Senators ask Alphabet how it will protect COVID-19 screening site data

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Alphabet’s COVID-19 screening site might serve as a relief to those eager to determine if they need to get tested, but it’s also raising some privacy concerns in Congress. Five Democratic senators have sent letters to Vice President Mike Pence and A…

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Google reveals plans to build 20,000 Bay Area homes

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Google says it’ll invest in thousands of new homes in the Bay Area over the next decade, in the hopes of helping many of its employees and other residents find an affordable place to live in one of the planet’s most expensive regions. CEO Sundar Pich…

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Google will work with LGBTQ+ groups on harassment policies

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In the wake of YouTube’s controversial decision not to pull videos containing homophobic and racist attacks, Google CEO Sundar Pichai wrote an internal email acknowledging that “the LGBTQ+ community has felt a lot of pain and frustration over recent…

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AI is already beating us at our own game

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Although modern AI systems still have trouble deciding whether or not to flip that stranded tortoise in their path, they’re already outpacing the intellectual capabilities of their creators in a wide variety of fields. From beating grandmaster Go pla…

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