For the past several weeks, there has been an internal and external uproar about Project Dragonfly, Google’s rumored attempt to return to China with a censored search engine and other products. CEO Sundar Pichai this evening gave his first public comments on the matter, calling Dragonfly an exploration at what Google in China could look like after eight years.
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Google research scientist quits over ‘Dragonfly’ China search relaunch project
A report this afternoon out of The Intercept says that a senior Google research scientist has quit in protest over Google’s plans to re-launch its search engine in China via a new app.