Tag: Google

  • Google’s reorganization into Assistant follows the launch of Bard, the memo says

    Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks onstage at the annual Google I/O developer conference in Mountain View, California, May 8, 2018. Stephen Lam | Reuters Google is rearranging the reporting structure of its virtual assistant unit — called Assistant — to focus more on Bard, the company’s new artificial intelligence chat technology. In a memo to […]

  • Google that does not save chats in Epic case deserves sanctions, judge says

    Google “approved a ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy for message retention, to the detriment of its retention obligations,” a federal judge said. The court has ordered Google to pay attorneys’ fees in connection with the dispute, but is still deciding on any legal remedies. A Google sign is pictured during the company’s presentation of a […]

  • Character.ai valued at $1 billion after $150 million round of A16Z

    Character.AI, an artificial intelligence start-up founded by two former Google employees, is capitalizing on venture capitalists’ unquenchable appetite for deals in the hottest space of technology. The two-year-old company said Thursday it had raised $150 million at a $1 billion valuation in a funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz. Noam Shazeer and Daniel De Freitas, […]

  • Google’s Bard could “punch a hole” in margins, analyst warns

    Last Updated: March 17, 2023 at 1:17 PM ET First published: March 17, 2023 at 12:32 a.m. ET Would the foray of Alphabet Inc. to artificial intelligence, Bard, “punch a hole” in its margins? It’s a question posed by UBS analyst Lloyd Walmsley in a note Thursday. After careful consideration, he expects costs to drop […]

  • Elon Musk apologizes for mocking a disabled Twitter employee

    Photo: Britta Pedersen Pool (Getty Images) Twitter CEO and overlord Elon Musk apologized to the previous one employee Haraldur Thorleifsson for mockery his disabilityproving that even technology’s biggest villain has a heart, or at least the sense of smelling a huge incoming lawsuit. In a tweet on Tuesday afternoon, Musk stated that he had spoken […]

  • Google layoffs not based on performance: Indian worker laid off

    Even as technology giant Google continues to cut staff, a laid-off Indian employee stated that the layoffs are not based on performance. In a LinkedIn post, Animesh Swain, a Google India employee, stated that pink briefs were also served to employees with the highest ratings. The list also includes names that have recently received promotions. […]

  • How to fly to Japan this fall for less than $400 each way

    Photo: Natalia Hora (Shutterstock) Is Japan one of your bucket list destinations? Have you had to cancel your plans to attend the Summer Olympics in Tokyo and now want to try again, but without the sports? Whether you’ve wanted to visit Japan for decades, or since you started reading this article, you’re in luck: A […]

  • some of the company’s top products “weren’t the first to hit the market”

    Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks at a panel at the CEO Summit of the Americas hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on June 9, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. The CEO Summit entered its second day with a formal signing of the “International Coalition to Connect Marine Protected Areas” and a speech from US […]