Monday, June 17, 2019

Tag: Google

Geto Boys Rapper Willie D Takes Aim...

Willie D of the Geto Boys is taking YouTube and it's owner Google to task after a video criticizing the threats made against Congresswoman Maxine Waters was removed from the...

Beyoncé Partners with Google to Give More...

https://twitter.com/BeyGood/status/988424894668005377 After her iconic Coachella 2018 performance, Beyoncé's BeyGOOD organization donated $100,000 to four HBCU's. The organization announced on Twitter that Google has followed suit and matched...

Walmart Raises Minimum Age for Gun Buyers,...

Walmart Raises Minimum Age to Purchase Firearm: Walmart raised the age to purchase of firearms and ammunition to 21-years-old "in light of recent events". Walmart...

Black-Owned Hidden Genius Project Gets $1M Grant...

Google just took another huge step in its efforts to boost diversity in the tech world. On Oct. 27, the tech giant announced a $1...

WikiLeaks Claims CIA Has Been Spying on...

A federal criminal investigation has been opened following the release of several top-secret documents detailing the CIA's alleged hacking strategies by hacker organization WikiLeaks,...

Google to Open Computer Engineering Lab in...

Google is launching a new lab in Oakland, California to increase diversity STEM initiatives among Black and Latino youth. The company, which has previously partnered...

Google Invests in ‘Powerpuff Girls’ Reboot to...

To increase Black youth interest in computer programming, Google and Cartoon Network held an event at Atlanta's Turner Headquarters June 16 featuring 45 special...

Female Engineer Says Diversity Initiatives Focusing on...

In a blog post, Slack build and release engineer Erica Baker, brings the tech industry's diversity issue back to the forefront. Baker believes that...

Google Backs Africa’s Largest Wind Power Project...

Google is backing Africa’s largest wind power project, two years after investing $12 million in the continent’s largest solar power project. This morning, at a...

Google Expands Project Link from Uganda to...

While undersea internet cables may have brought a 20-fold increase in bandwidth in Africa, last-mile connectivity—the infrastructure to extend networks into homes, schools, and...

Google Seeks to Help Women, Minorities Learn...

After the lack of diversity among Google's workforce became public knowledge recently, the company is looking to make strides for more inclusion. With women only making up...

Latest Acquisition Allows Google to Monitor Your...

After weeks of speculation, Google is reportedly buying the home-monitoring startup Dropcam, which will allow the behemoth to physically enter the homes of consumers....

Google Partners With ESPN to Bring World...

If you're stuck in a cubicle at work and unable to watch every minute of the World Cup, Google and ESPN will at least...

Google Reportedly Plans to Launch Fleet of...

The Wall Street Journal reports that Google is planning to spend more than $1 billion on satellites that will offer Internet access worldwide from...

Google’s Diversity Report Reveals African-Americans Are Only...

The lack of diversity among Google's workforce has been highlighted by the company’s first diversity report, which reveals that only 30 percent of its...

Apple, Google, Intel, Adobe to Pay $325M...

Four major Silicon Valley companies have formally agreed to pay $324.5 million to settle claims brought by employees who accused them of limiting competition...

Google+ Stories And Movies Creates Digital Record...

It takes a special kind of dedication to curate hundreds of videos and pictures from a vacation into a usable digital record, a talent...

Game Changer: Google Translate Will Now Work...

Google said Friday that it is scooping up virtual reality translation app maker Quest Digital, whose technology will eventually allow Google Translate to read...

Google Working on Link Removal After Court...

Google will announce by the end of the month a mechanism for consumers to request that links to information about them be removed from...

Is Samsung Making a Google Glass-Like Wearable...

Samsung will launch a connected headset similar to Google Glass in September, a new report says. The device will reportedly run on the Tizen...

European Court Says Google Must Delete Personal...

People have the right to have data about them deleted from online databases, the European Court of Justice says, in a ruling issued against...