Alphabet Executives Confronted By Frustrated Employees at Shareholder Meeting

Employees of Google parent Alphabet went to the unusual length of grilling their bosses about several hot-button issues during the company’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday. The employees–upset about how the company deals with sexual harassment, its employment practices, and its development of a censored search engine for China–risked their jobs to tell Alphabet leadership […]

Google’s I/O Conference Is Coming: Here’s What to Expect

New smartphones, a new operating system, and a new foray into gaming will likely be the focus at Google’s I/O developer conference, a three-day event for app developers and hardware makers that starts Tuesday. Attendees, along with tech fans at home watching the livestream, will be closely following the conference’s keynote presentation, when Google CEO […]

Three Red Flags In Alphabet’s Earnings That Sent Its Shares Down 7%

Google parent Alphabet’s stock tumbled 7% after reporting its first-quarter earnings that included some troubling signs including slowing growth, difficulties in its hardware division, and disappointing guidance. After the market closed, the company’s shares fell to $1,200.70 from $1,296.20. Google CEO Sundar Pichai tried to reassure investors by suggesting the problems were only temporary. “We’ve […]

Trump Tweets About His Off-the-Book Meeting With Google’s CEO

President Donald Trump and Google CEO Sundar Pichai had a surprise meeting at the White House on Wednesday, where they discussed recent concerns over whether Google’s AI work may be indirectly benefiting the Chinese military. The meeting did not appear on Trump’s daily schedule, however judging by his tweets, it seemed to be a success. […]