Tag Archives: Sundar Pichai

Google’s Sundar Pichai says 48 employees were fired for sexual harass...

10 October, 2018 10:46 am 10:46 am

(Reuters) – Google Inc Chief Executive Sundar Pichai said on Thursday the company had fired 48 employees for sexual harassment over the past two years. Pichai sent an email to Google employees in response to a New York Times story here that was published earlier in the day. The report said the search engine giant … Read More

US senators asks Google to explain delay in disclosing vulnerability

10 October, 2018 10:58 am 10:58 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Three influential Republican US senators asked Alphabet Inc’s  Google unit to explain why it delayed disclosing vulnerabilities with its Google+ social network. Google said this week it would shut down the consumer version of Google+ and tighten its data sharing policies after revealing that the private profile data of at least … Read More

Google CEO will testify before US House on bias accusations

09 September, 2018 8:49 am 8:49 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai has agreed to testify before the US House Judiciary Committee later this year over Republican concerns that the company is biased against conservatives and will also attend a meeting with President Donald Trump, government officials said. Republicans want to question Google, the search engine of Alphabet Inc … Read More

Google CEO Sundar Pichai denies efforts to tweak search results

09 September, 2018 9:30 am 9:30 am

CALIFORNIA (Reuters) – Google’s Chief Executive Sundar Pichai denied reports of efforts to politically bias the company’s internet search results, Axios reported on Friday citing a memo. The Wall Street Journal citing internal emails reported on Thursday that the company’s staff discussed ways to alter search functions to counter the Trump administration’s 2017 travel ban. … Read More

In India, Google races to parry the rise of Facebook

09 September, 2018 8:51 am 8:51 am

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Google retains only a slight lead over Facebook in the competition for digital ad dollars in the crucial India market, sources familiar with the figures say, even though the search giant has been in the country far longer and has avoided the controversies that have dogged its rival. Facebook’s success has shaken … Read More