Alphabet’s Legal Chief Retires Under Cloud of Abuse Allegations

Alphabet, the parent company of tech giant Google, has lost its Chief Legal Officer David Drummond, who is reportedly retiring from the company according to a recent filing. Drummond allegedly fathered a child with a subordinate and subsequently emotionally abused her, according to a blog post by the woman published in 2019.

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Big Tech Remains Divided on Plans for Political Ads

A recent report outlines how social media services and search engines such as Facebook and Google handle political advertising on their platforms. The Masters of the Universe remain divided on how they believe political ads should be presented.

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Lawsuit: Google Stole Smart Speaker Tech from Sonos

Speaker manufacturer Sonos has reportedly sued tech giant Google over the alleged theft of smart speaker technology. According to Sonos CEO Patrick Spence, “Despite our repeated and extensive efforts over the last few years, Google has not shown any willingness to work with us on a mutually beneficial solution. We’re left with no choice but to litigate.”

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NYT: Big Tech Is Invading the Big Apple

A recent report from the New York Times claims that Silicon Valley’s reputation as the home of major tech firms may soon be threatened as many companies open offices in New York City.

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Former Google Exec Blasts Company’s Bizarre Cult of Diversity

Google’s former Head of International Relations, who left the tech giant last year, blasted the company’s diversity initiatives in a recent blog post. He described one diversity training that split employees into groups like “brown people” and “homos” and encouraged the participants to yell stereotypes at each other, such as “Promiscuous! Love to party!”

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Bokhari: From Utopian to Petty – Silicon Valley’s Decade of Decline

In technology, “Moore’s Law” refers to the doubling of microchip processing power every two years. Come rain or shine, every two years, new computers will roll off the production lines twice as powerful as the previous generation. Unfortunately Silicon Valley has gone backwards over the last decade at the same speed.

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