Google fires employee behind anti-diversity memo

Aug 8, 2017

Google fires employee behind anti-diversity memo

Internet giant Google has fired the male engineer at the center of an uproar in Silicon Valley over the past week after he authored an internal memo asserting there are biological causes behind gender inequality in the tech industry. James Damore, the engineer who wrote ...

/ Jul 30, 2017

Florida startup boldly sets sights on moon

The Florida startup Moon Express is setting its sights high: ambitiously shooting to become the first private company to launch a small, unmanned craft to the moon before the year's out. A big success could pave the way for scheduled flights to deliver scientific and ...

Europe battles Google News over taxing snippets of articles

/ Jul 30, 2017

Europe battles Google News over taxing snippets of articles

A major battle is brewing in Brussels over an EU reform plan that would force internet aggregators such as Google News to pay newspapers for displaying snippets of their articles online. Google is furious at the reform idea, but powerful publishers, including Axel Springer in ...