Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Friday.
*1. Business Insider spoke with fired Google engineer James Damore, who compared being conservative at the firm to "being gay in the.. Business Insider
*New York [USA], August 8 (ANI): After reports of a derogatory memo within the company branding women as 'biologically unfit' for tech roles came to light, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, who left his family.. ANI News
Although Google may be one of the most sought after tech companies to work for, reports say that it's still failing when it comes to diversity. According to Business Insider, "Men hold 75% of Google's.. Source: Wochit Tech -
According to a report from Variety, after several weeks of hacks and leaks, it now appears that last night HBO's social media accounts were hacked by hacker group Our Mine. In a screenshot of the.. Source: Wochit Entertainment -
In this week's wrap-up, a controversial memo circulating within Google becomes public and the company struggles to find the right response. Meanwhile, Disney announces its upcoming streaming plans that.. Source: CNET - Affiliate -
CEO Sundar Pichai called off a public debate about a now-dismissed engineer's views that biological factors may partly explain why there are fewer women in tech. What's next? Source: CNET - Affiliate -
For safety reasons, Google CEO Sundar Pichai canceled a meeting meant to address a controversial memo. The 10-page document written by former employee James Damore criticized the tech giant's diversity.. Source: CBS News -
Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Thursday denounced the recent violence by extremists in both Charlottesville and Barcelona, calling the incidents in both cities "terrorism [that] is designed to divide.. Business Insider
A lot of the debate about fired Google memo writer James Damore has centered around his views, the science he cited, and whether or not he deserved to get fired.
But what’s been largely ignored is.. Business Insider
The ethnic diversity of FTSE 100 firms' leadership pipeline has improved for the first time in four years, but is still not a fair representation of British society, according to research from.. City A.M.
You've likely seen in the news recently that Google has been under heat after an employee, James Damore, penned a 10 page anti-diversity memo that went viral internally.
Unsurprisingly, it caused.. City A.M.
James Damore, the Google diversity memo writer who was fired last week, said he regrets using the term "neuroticism" when referring to women.
In an interview with CNBC Monday, Damore was asked if.. Business Insider
It's a good bet that Brian Lesser, who oversaw billions in ad spending at the media buying giant GroupM, didn't leave his previous agency CEO gig to take on a small role at AT&T. After all,.. Business Insider
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) " Google CEO Sundar Pichai has canceled an internal town hall meant to address gender discrimination after employee questions for management began to leak online.Pichai said in.. New Zealand Herald
I spent three months living in San Francisco in 2014 for a work assignment.
As a New Yorker, I had the feeling I was jumping into a living cartoon, a culture more like HBO's "Silicon Valley" than.. Business Insider
Fired Google engineer Jame Damore has penned an op-ed for The Wall Street Journal explaining how *his good-faith effort to discuss differences between men and women in tech couldn’t be tolerated in.. Zero Hedge
A series of anti-Google outdoor ads have popped up in Los Angeles near the Google office in Venice.
The ads appear to be related to the saga of James Damore, the Google engineer who was fired.. Business Insider
Google on Thursday abruptly cancelled a town-hall meeting to address the fallout from an anti-diversity memo, but CEO Sundar Pichai made his feelings on the matter known Thursday night at an event.. TheSpec.com
There was massive fallout at Google this week after senior engineer James Damore released a controversial memo.
The situation snowballed from there, forcing Google CEO Sundar Pichai to cut his.. Business Insider
As controversy continues to swirl around fired Google engineer James Damore and his memo about gender diversity, longtime New York Times columnist David Brooks has placed blame squarely on the.. Business Insider
For safety reasons, Google CEO Sundar Pichai canceled a meeting meant to address a controversial memo. The 10-page document written by former employee James Damore criticized the tech giant's diversity.. CBS News
Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Thursday canceled an internal town hall meant to address gender discrimination after employee questions for management began to leak online from the company's internal.. L.A. Times