Sundar Pichai, in his first public acknowledgement of Project Dragonfly, says the effort was an internal project to find out what was possible for Google in China.
A former Google employee has warned of the firm’s “disturbing” plans in China, in a letter to US lawmakers. BBC: Jack Poulson, who had been a senior researcher at the company until resigning in August, wrote that he was fearful of Google’s ambitions. His letter alleges Google’s work on a Chinese product — codenamed Dragonfly […]
Google bosses have forced employees to delete a confidential memo circulating inside the company that revealed explosive details about a plan to launch a censored search engine in China, The Intercept has learned. From the report: The memo, authored by a Google engineer who was asked to work on the project, disclosed that the search […]
Russian Ministry of Defense The last time that Russia mounted a military exercise the size of this week’s Vostok 2018 event, “Russia” was the Soviet Union, Leonid Brezhnev was General Secretary, and Ronald Reagan had just been elected president of the United States. That was 1981, at the height of the Cold War. Now, with […]
This comes as China plans on tackling gaming addiction over rising levels of myopia.
The meme that launched a veritable fleet of investigations. (credit: Kevin Lamarque / Getty Images) The Federal Bureau of Investigations issued a terse statement today regarding President Donald J. Trump’s allegation via Twitter that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private mail server had been compromised by the Chinese government. The official statement, issued by […]
Google’s employees and Google’s management are clashing over ethical issues again. Just two months after Google’s “Project Maven” military drone project was seemingly resolved, Google’s employees are now up in arms over company plans to create censored products for China. The internal protests resulted in the issue being addressed at an all-hands meeting, and we […]
It seems the government really doesn’t welcome Pooh.
The US has been outspent by $24 billion since 2015.