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Google Parent Alphabet to Lay Off 12,000 Workers

Alphabet, the parent company of Google, will axe twelve thousand jobs in the latest round of mass layoffs affecting the tech industry in recent months. Google is set to lose six percent of its workforce as a result. The job...

Amazon to Fire 18,000 Staff to Cut Costs

Amazon is planning to lay off more than 18,000 employees to cut back on costs. It will be the largest dismissal of workers in the firm's 28-year history. It has not yet been announced where the job losses will occur,...

Myspace, the Rise and Fall of an Internet Empire

Between 2005 and 2008, Myspace was the largest social networking site in the world. Its influence on pop culture, technology, and music was immense. At its peak, Myspace had more monthly online visitors than Yahoo! or Google. Now, however, the...

Google to Create 20,000 New Jobs in Greece

Google's investment in cloud services in Greece could contribute over two billion euros to the Greek GDP by 2030 and create twenty thousand well-paid new jobs, PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday speaking at the event for the presentation...

Google to Open Cloud Service Hub in Greece

Following Microsoft’s and Amazon's investments in Greece, Google is also proceeding with the development of state-of-the-art infrastructure and a regional cloud service hub. An official announcement on Google’s investment plan is scheduled to be made on Thursday by Google Cloud...

Artificial Intelligence Will ‘Likely’ Destroy Humans, Researchers Say

Artificial Intelligence (AI) can eliminate humanity according to a recent research paper by scientists at Google and the University of Oxford. In the paper which was published in the journal AI Magazine, the team — comprised of DeepMind senior scientist...

Google Rejects Trump’s Social Media Platform

According to a Google representative on Tuesday, former US President Donald Trump's social media platform, Truth Social, has not yet been approved for distribution on Alphabet Inc.'s Google Play Store because of insufficient content filtering. In a statement, Google said,...

Google Fires Engineer Who Claimed AI Tech Has Feelings

Google’s Blake Lemoine, the engineer who said the company’s AI Tech system has feelings, was fired on Friday, the company confirmed. Last month in June, Blake went public with his theory that Google’s language technology has feelings and should therefore...

Google Suspends Engineer who Claimed its AI is Sentient

Google has placed one of its engineers on paid administrative leave for allegedly breaking its confidentiality policies after he grew concerned that an AI chatbot system had achieved sentience, the Washington Post reports. The engineer, Blake Lemoine, works for Google’s...

Greece and Google Launch Partnership for the Tourism Industry

On Friday, Greece and Google announced a new partnership for accelerating the green and sustainable transformation of the Greek tourism industry. The news was announced by Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias and Google EMEA Business and Operations President Matt Brittin...