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  • Google Employees Launch Rare Tech-Industry Union

    Google employees are forming the Alphabet Workers Union, both to push their parent company toward greater social responsibility and to ensure workers are treated fairly. It’s a rare occurrence in the technology industry, but Andrew Gainer-Dewar, a software engineer at Google and a founding member of the union, said Alphabet...
  • Empleados de Google lanzan un sindicato poco común en la industria tecnológica

    Empleados de Google están formando el Alphabet Workers Union, tanto para impulsar a su empresa matriz hacia una mayor responsabilidad social como para garantizar que los trabajadores reciban un trato justo. Es algo poco común en la industria de la tecnología, pero Andrew Gainer-Dewar, ingeniero de software de Google...
  • Politicians Say, “Break Up Big Tech!” But What Would That Look Like?

      Techlash has been brewing for years. No one should be surprised that “Break up big tech!” is a major talking point for many 2020 presidential hopefuls. But how, exactly, would this be accomplished? And, what would the world look like in the aftermath? Let’s start with a few observable...
  • GOOGLE’S ONE BILLION DOLLAR AFFORDABLE HOUSING INVESTMENT

    Google just announced this week that $1 billion will be allocated to address the need for ‘20,000 affordable housing units’ in the ‘San Francisco Bay Area, which includes the Greater San José Metropolitan Area (Silicon Valley). This announcement was made using a social media blog entitled, “Google Pledges $1...
  • After Amazon pulls out of New York, Google and San Jose must focus on community benefits

    Tech corporations and municipalities must prioritize residents’ concerns as part of huge tech deals Silicon Valley Rising San Jose – Last week Amazon withdrew its plans to open a headquarters in Queens, New York, after intense community opposition. In San Jose, Google’s plans to develop a new 8 million...
  • Google to invest $1 bn in new offices in New York

    EFE San Francisco – Google revealed Monday that it will invest $1 billion in the construction of new offices in New York, an announcement that comes weeks after both Amazon and Apple made known their individual expansion projects in the Big Apple. In a posting on the company’s blog,...
  • Sunnyvale Community Services Receives $100,000 Google Grant Funds to Support a year of Wrap-Around Housing Case Management

    Sunnyvale Community Services   Sunnyvale, Calif. – Sunnyvale Community Services (SCS) (www.svcommunityservices.org) announced on November 15 that a $100,000 grant from Google was awarded to them in order to support Wrap-Around Housing Case Management for families who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness. The grant will fully fund...
  • Google: I Don’t Think That Word Means What You Think It Means

    Shelly Palmer  President Trump recently tweeted: “Google search results for ‘Trump News’ shows only the viewing/reporting of Fake News Media. In other words, they have it RIGGED, for me & others, so that almost all stories & news is BAD. Fake CNN is prominent. Republican/Conservative & Fair Media is...
  • Las TECHNOLOchicas

    Google hosts program aimed at empowering young Latinas into working in technology fields Arturo Hilario El Observador On Tuesday April 25th, 2017, Google was the host of the launch of TECHNOLOchicas 2.0 collaborative project, which has a goal in emphasizing the STEM model of learning to young Latinas across...

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