Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicSundar Pichai

Topic: Sundar Pichai

YouTube too big to completely fix harmful content despite revisions: CEO Sundar Pichai

YouTube has removed over nine million videos in the last quarter to reduce the spread of harmful content.

Sundar Pichai refused Google stock worth millions as he felt he’s already paid generously

Google CEO Sundar Pichai hasn’t received an equity award in more than two years after he turned down a big new grant of restricted stock in 2018.

What Donald Trump told Google’s Sundar Pichai

President Trump discussed military, China, political fairness & various things Google can do for America at his meeting with Sundar Pichai.

Sundar Pichai meets US General today amid military jitters over Google’s AI push in China

Google invited General Joseph Dunford for talks after he said the firm's AI work in China 'indirectly benefits the Chinese military'.

Guide for NRIs resettling in India after Trump throws them out

Do not mention Bobby Jindal, Mehul Choksi or Vijay Mallya. Their stock is seriously down these days.

Sundar Pichai tries to reassure Google staff after report on sexual misconduct

A Google employee accused then Android chief Andy Rubin of coercing her into performing oral sex in a hotel room in 2013.

Google’s Sundar Pichai to be grilled on allegations that conservatives are censored online

Sundar Pichai will meet American lawmakers this week even as Google denies it makes content decisions based on politics.

Google could be in trouble as US Congress rejects low-level testimonials on election meddling

US Congress wants Larry Page, CEO of Alphabet Inc. to testify in front of the intelligence committee which will include the chiefs of Twitter and Facebook as well.

Google plans China comeback after being missing in action for ten years

Google's co-founder Sergey Brin had defended Google’s pull-out from China in 2010 citing it was better to leave than compromise. 

Internal strife forces Sundar Pichai to rethink Google’s re-entry to China

Reports about Dragonfly, a censored search app, compelled over 1000 Google employees to petition against its launch in China. 

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.