One of Google’s most powerful female executives says she walked out with staff protesting sexual harassment

One of Google’s most powerful female executives says she walked out with staff protesting sexual harassment

One of Google’s most senior female executives has revealed that she joined a mass protest at the firm’s handling of sexual harassment. Speaking at The Wall Street Journal’s WSJ Tech D.Live conference on Monday, chief financial officer Ruth Porat said she walked out with her finance team from Google’s Mountain View headquarters in California. Porat…

Google’s Pixel 3XL is for people who want the best smartphone, not the best design

Google’s Pixel 3XL is for people who want the best smartphone, not the best design

I’ve tested and played with an impressive crop of high-end Android devices this Fall. But after spending a week with Google’s new Pixel 3XL I was quickly reminded why, when it comes to choosing my day-to-day device, my SIM cards tend to stay in Pixel phones. My appreciation for Pixel phones has never been about…

Google’s internal rebellion over military contracts reportedly began when 9 engineers mutinied over a mysterious technology

Google’s internal rebellion over military contracts reportedly began when 9 engineers mutinied over a mysterious technology

A group of Google software engineers mutinied earlier this year and refused to contribute to a technology called „air gap” that might have helped Google win „sensitive military contracts,” according to a Bloomberg report on Thursday. There’s little in the Bloomberg story about the technology’s capabilities or function, other than it was a „cutting edge…

Google’s biggest conference of the year is about to kick off — here’s our live blog to watch all the announcements as they happen

Google’s biggest conference of the year is about to kick off — here’s our live blog to watch all the announcements as they happen

Google CEO Sundar Pichai. Beck Diefenbach/Reuters Google I/O, the search giant’s annual developer conference, kicked off on Tuesday. Google I/O is typically where executives and managers reveal the company’s plans as well as some new products. This year was no different. The main event was held in Mountain View, a stone’s throw from Google’s headquarters.…

Google’s biggest event of the year kicks off on Tuesday — here’s what to expect

Google’s biggest event of the year kicks off on Tuesday — here’s what to expect

Getty Google I/O is kicking off on May 8 at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, CA — right on the doorstep of the world-famous Googleplex. We’re expect to hear much more about what Google has in store for the next year. The event is mostly geared towards Google’s message to developers. But we still…

See the inside of Google’s German headquarters — where employees can bathe in foam pits, negotiate at poker tables, and work with robots

See the inside of Google’s German headquarters — where employees can bathe in foam pits, negotiate at poker tables, and work with robots

Hannah Schwär/Business Insider Deutschland Google’s Germany headquarters is located in Hamburg’s Old Town on Gänsemarkt. Each floor has a different theme — the 5th floor is sports-themed, complete with a track hallway, mini golf course and ping-pong stadium. They also have a foam pit, and a meeting room with a poker table. A poker table…