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Google Corporate Stories January 2
Google Corporate Stories December 8, 2017
Googlers and Google.org donated $260 million to nonprofits in 2017
In light of hurricanes, attacks, and other disasters this year, Google has provided aid through donations and employee matching initiatives. In 2017, employees and the Google.org philanthropic arm gave $260 million to nonprofits.
Google Corporate Stories October 10, 2017
While Apple switching Siri and Spotlight to Google is beneficial for Search traffic, there is a notable business cost associated. Investors (via Bloomberg) are noticing and wary of the rising traffic acquisition costs from Google paying Apple and Android OEMs to use Search and other services.
Everyone can use an Echo Dot: Just $50!
Google Corporate Stories September 11, 2017
Google Corporate Stories September 8, 2017
Over the past year, Google has been dealing with an accusation from the Department of Labor that its women employees are paid less than men. An investigation by the New York Times today, bolsters the U.S. Government’s claim with an analysis of pay data. Google has long denied the Labor Deparment claims and vehemently countered the Times today.
Google Corporate Stories September 1, 2017
Nearly two years after the reorganization was announced, Waymo, Verily, and the “Other Bets” are now legally Alphabet subsidiaries. Before this, the companies were all technically considered subsidiaries of Google. However, thanks to a new XXVI holding company the structure revealed in 2015 will soon be in effect.