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Google and Facebook Backed an Event Denying Climate Change

This story originally appeared on Mother Jones and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Google, Facebook, and Microsoft have publicly acknowledged the dangers of global warming, but last week they all sponsored a conference that promoted climate change denial to young libertarians. All three tech companies were sponsors of ...

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Google Faces Internal Backlash Over Handling of Sexual Harassment

Google Faces Internal Backlash Over Handling of Sexual Harassment Image More than 1,500 Google workers plan to walk out of almost two dozen of the company’s offices on Thursday to protest the company’s handling of sexual harassment.CreditCreditChristie Hemm Klok for The New York Times By Kate Conger, Daisuke Wakabayashi and ...

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Google Plus Will Be Shut Down After User Information Was Exposed

Google Plus Will Be Shut Down After User Information Was Exposed Image Google announced the decision to shut down Google Plus on Monday.CreditCreditMark Lennihan/Associated Press By Daisuke Wakabayashi Oct. 8, 2018 Google said on Monday that it would shut down Google Plus, the company’s long-struggling answer to Facebook’s giant social ...

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As Google Feeds Cats, Owl Lovers Cry Foul

Image CreditJason Henry for The New York Times As Google Feeds Cats, Owl Lovers Cry Foul In a Silicon Valley park, burrowing owls are dying and disappearing. Public records and a bit of snooping uncovered a path that led to Google and its feline-loving employees. CreditJason Henry for The New ...

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Contentious Memo Strikes Nerve Inside Google and Out

SAN FRANCISCO — After leaving Harvard’s doctorate program in systems biology to join Google as a software engineer in 2013, James Damore joked on his Facebook page that he knew he had made the right move as he enjoyed a morning smoothie with oats. It was the type of workplace ...

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