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Google identifies pedestrian killed at HQ as one of its employees

A Google employee was struck and killed on Monday by one of the commuter buses that brings employees to its Mountain View headquarters, the company confirmed this week. “We are devastated to learn of the tragic passing of a member of our Googler .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2018

Uber not criminally liable in fatal crash

Prosecutors say Uber is not criminally liable for a deadly March 2018 crash in Tempe, Arizona, in which one of the company's self-driving cars struck and killed a pedestrian......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMar 7th, 2019

Over 6200 Pedestrians Killed Last Year

Pedestrian deaths took a sharp upturn last year. The number was the highest since 1990......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 28th, 2019

Over 6,200 Pedestrians Killed Last Year

Pedestrian deaths took a sharp upturn last year as accidents involving people on foot killed 6,227. The number was the highest since 1990 when the number was 6,482 and up from 4,109 in 2009. The........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 28th, 2019

A prominent former Googler says she has "grave concerns about how strategic decisions are made at Google today" and how it treats employees (GOOGL, GOOG)

Liz Fong-Jones Liz Fong-Jones, a prominent former Google engineer known for speaking out for employee rights, wrote about her experience i.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 14th, 2019

I just tried Google"s brand new augmented reality Maps on a one mile walk through San Francisco, and I miss it already (GOOG, GOOGL)

On Monday, the Google Maps team gave Business Insider the chance to try out its new AR feature for pedestrian maps, which the company first announced at its developer .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 12th, 2019

Why Google employees are losing faith in Sundar Pichai"s vision

Why Google employees are losing faith in Sundar Pichai"s vision.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 4th, 2019

Google workers, shareholders ‘sounding the alarm’ on diversity

Over the last year, employees at Alphabet Inc.’.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesFeb 1st, 2019

Google workers, shareholders "sounding the alarm" on diversity

Over the last year, employees at Alphabet Inc.’.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesFeb 1st, 2019

Apple has suspended Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) employees’ ability to run internal iOS

Apple has suspended Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) employees’ ability to run internal iOS On Thursday, Apple revoked Google’s ability to run internal iOS apps, leaving Google employees unable to access tools necessary to do their jobs, accordin.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 1st, 2019

Ban Cars In Florida? US Pedestrian Deaths Soar In Last Decade

Pedestrians are the only group among U.S. road users that are being killed at a significan.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 26th, 2019

Report: Google quietly worked to roll back federal protections for activist employees

Google’s lawyers have repeatedly urged federal regulators to roll back an Obama-era labor protection that allows employees to organize using their company’s own email system, Bloomberg reports, citing court filings. Google challenged the legal.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 25th, 2019

Google Secretly Pushed Feds To Let Them Punish Disgruntled Workers

Google employees have made headlines in recent months for coordinating internal campaigns against "evil" corporate projects such as their work on China's.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 24th, 2019

Google urged U.S. labor regulators to limit protections for activist workers

Google, whose employees have captured inte.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJan 24th, 2019

China Blocks Microsoft"s Bing Search Engine

As Google backs away from plans to introduce a re-engineered search engine to the Chinese market after provoking a chorus of scrutiny from lawmakers and its own employees, the Chinese government has abruptly blocked Micr.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 24th, 2019

The organizers of the Google Walkout are calling on the tech industry to end forced arbitration employment agreements completely (GOOG, GOOGL, FB)

Troy Wolverton/Business Insider Organizers of last year's Google Walkout, where thousands of employees left their desks to protest the company's handling of executive sexual miscond.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 19th, 2019

Google Is Paying Employees for Six Months of Charity Work

The newly launched fellowship aims to provide Google.org grantees with the company's expertise and motivate its own workforce. Google's philanthropic arm, Google.org, has launched a new progra.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 16th, 2019

Google killed the Chromecast Audio, so now’s a great time to buy one

Google just discontinued one of its best and most underrated products, the Chromecast Audio. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 12th, 2019

Family of a teen killed in a 116 mph crash sues Tesla

The parents of an 18-year-old who died in a fiery Tesla crash are suing the company and one of its employees......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 10th, 2019

Family of a teen killed in a 116 mph crash sues Tesla

The parents of an 18-year-old who died in a fiery Tesla crash are suing the company and one of its employees......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 10th, 2019

Google planning major city expansion

Google plans to lease 550 Washington St. as the nexus of a new, 1.7 million-square-foot campus in Hudson Square and could hire up to 7,000 more employees over the next 10 years—for a total of 46,000... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 17th, 2018