Facebook, Google and Twitter CEOs agree to testify about misinformation

The CEOs of Facebook, Twitter and Google will soon make another appearance in front of Congress. Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey and Sundar Pichai have at a House Energy and Commerce…

Google is investigating an AI researcher over the handling of sensitive data

“Our security systems automatically lock an employee’s corporate account when they detect that the account is at risk of compromise due to credential problems or when an automated rule involving…

Google AI team demands changes after Dr. Timnit Gebru’s departure

“Google’s short-sighted decision to fire and retaliate against a core member of the Ethical AI team makes it clear that we need swift and structural changes if this work is…

Google won’t reopen its offices until September 2021

Google has already been looking at more flexible offices that reduce risks and enable remote work, such as in-office presentation booths for online sessions and outdoor spaces for larger company…

Google will investigate the controversial exit of a top AI ethicist

Gebru, who was co-lead of the Ethical Artificial Intelligence Team, said Google fired her last week, but the company said she resigned. Google declined to grant Gebru and four other…