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California Today: Google Employees Around the World Walk Ou…

California Today: Google Employees Around the World Walk Ou…

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Good morning.(Want to get California Today by email? Here’s the sign-up.)Women at Google have a message for management: Enough.Gender inequality has long been an issue at the internet giant, where only 31 percent of employees are female. But several recent incidents have prompted employees to demand better treatment; Googlers around the world are walking out of work today to make their demands known.“We need transparency, accountability and structural change,” protest organizers wrote on an internal Google website, which was viewed by The New York Times.The recent revelation in a Times article that Google had paid a $90 million exit package to Andy Rubin, the creator of the Android operating system, after the company found a sexual harassment claim against him credible, sparked workers
Baidu sets its sights on taking AI and self-driving cars ou…

Baidu sets its sights on taking AI and self-driving cars ou…

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Online search provider Baidu — referred to as the Google of China — has been expanding aggressively into cutting edge technology such as artificial intelligence and autonomous vehicles. The Chinese tech titan is one of the largest internet companies in the world with a strong user base, thanks in no small part to China's massive population of 1.4 billion people. About 70 percent of China's internet searches go through Baidu. The Chinese-language search platform is one of the most visited websites in the world, with its traffic surpassed only by Google, YouTube and Facebook, according to Alexa Internet, which measures web d