Google’s Layoffs: Hundreds of Engineering and Other Division Jobs Slashed

Google reduced its workforce across several divisions on Wednesday to cut costs and focus on AI. The company eliminated roles in its core engineering division, Google Assistant, and hardware division, affecting hundreds of employees. A Google spokesman confirmed the cuts and stated that the company is making organizational changes. This follows a trend of tech layoffs, as other companies like Amazon and Meta also announced job cuts. Since July 2022, Google’s CEO has been pushing for expense reduction, resulting in significant layoffs in January 2023. The Alphabet Workers Union criticized the layoffs as unnecessary.

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The Media Industry’s ongoing struggle to stay relevant in a digital age

The career of Roger Fidler exemplifies a warning: Sometimes, you can predict the future but still fall victim to it. Three decades ago, Mr. Fidler was a media executive promoting a vision of the future for newspapers. The rise of digital technology would allow for news to be accessed on portable devices all day long, […]

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The Continuous Decline of the Media Industry: A Losing Battle against the Future

Roger Fidler has had a front-row seat to the digital revolution in the newspaper industry. Thirty years ago, he was advocating for the future of newspapers as portable digital devices that would offer multimedia content to readers. While his vision has largely come to fruition with people constantly online and engaged with news, traditional media […]

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Biden Takes Action to Limit Sale of Personal Data to China and Russia

President Biden will issue an executive order to restrict the sale of American data to China, Russia, and four other countries in an effort to protect sensitive information from being used for malicious purposes. The order aims to prevent personally identifying data, such as locations, health records, and genetics, from being obtained by these countries […]

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