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Google CEO testimony to Congress – LIVE: Sundar Pichai faces a grilling on privacy and China

Google CEO testimony to Congress - LIVE: Sundar Pichai faces a grilling on privacy and ChinaWeeks before Democrats take over control of the House of Representatives, Republicans on the Judiciary Committee are set to question Google CEO Sundar Pichai on issues including transparency, data collection, and filtering. The hearing is one of the latest of several hearings Republicans have set up with tech company executives, which they have said show liberal bias in their dealings. Google refused to send a representative the last time that the Judiciary interviewed the top brass of social media companies, including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey.



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Google's Sundar Pichai says 48 employees were fired for sexual harassment

Google's Sundar Pichai says 48 employees were fired for sexual harassmentPichai sent an email to Google employees in response to a New York Times story that was published earlier in the day. The report said the search engine giant protected three senior executives from allegations of sexual misconduct by offering them payouts. The email, which was also signed by Google’s vice president of people operations Eileen Naughton, said that company employees could use internal tools to report cases of inappropriate behaviour anonymously.



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Google CEO Sundar Pichai denies efforts to tweak search results: Axios

Google CEO Sundar Pichai denies efforts to tweak search results: AxiosThe Wall Street Journal citing internal emails reported on Thursday that the company’s staff discussed ways to alter search functions to counter the Trump administration’s 2017 travel ban. The Journal’s report said Google did not go through with the ideas that were brainstormed. According to Axios, Pichai wrote an email to “Googlers” saying an internal email to suggest the company would compromise the integrity of its search results for a political end were “absolutely false”.



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