Google cancels staff meeting after Gamergate-style attack on employees

Firing of James Damore, engineer behind controversial anti-diversity memo, sparks ire from alt-right reminiscent of 2014 Gamergate harassment campaignGoogle cancelled a company-wide meeting on Thursday after several of its employees became targets of a Gamergate-style campaign of harassment by internet trolls angered by the firing of an engineer who had

More than 60 women consider suing Google, claiming sexism and a pay gap

Scandal over discrimination at the company deepens as dozens of current and former staff say they earned less than men despite equal qualificationsMore than 60 current and former Google employees are considering bringing a class-action lawsuit alleging sexism and pay disparities against women, as the technology giant wrestles with a

Google employee argues ideological diversity is more important than real diversity in viral internal document

Ideological diversity is all that matters, right?Image: FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA/EPA/REX/ShutterstockInside Google, there's a document circulating called "Google's Ideological Echo Chamber." Written by a senior software engineer and in part viewed by Motherboard, the 10-page Google Doc allegedly argues that biological differences between men and women account for the representation gap

Google said to launch AMP-based Snapchat Discover-like feature

Google is creating a visual publication format for media companies similar to Snapchats Discover, based on its AMP mobile optimization technology for webpages and called Stamp, according to a new Wall Street Journal report. The program is said to be announced as soon as next week, and could include

Google reportedly offered $30 billion to acquire Snapchat

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Nerdy Google has failed at social time and time again, so it considered buying teen sensation Snapchat. The search giant held informal talks with Snap and floated an offer of $30 billion in 2016 before Snaps last funding round, and just before its IPO this year, according to Business