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…