Category: Sundar Pichai

Why Google’s Sundar Pichai Says He’s ‘Long-Term Bullish’ on New York City

Major tech outlets have recently announced the freezing of new hiring and cutbacks on planned office expansion in New York. Meta Platforms Inc. has decided not to take the additional 300,000 square feet of space at 770 Broadway located near its existing office. Similarly, Amazon.com, Inc. has reportedly decided to cut back on the amount of space…


Google to Start Testing Camera-Equipped Glasses in August

Google is set to test its augmented reality (AR) prototypes in public starting in August, the company announced on July 19. Some of the prototypes will look like normal glasses, but with an in-lens display and “visual and audio sensors” like a microphone and camera, the company said. Testing the AR prototypes solely in a…


Google CEO Sought to Keep Incognito Mode Issues out of Spotlight, Lawsuit Alleges

Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai in 2019 was warned that describing the company’s Incognito browsing mode as “private” was problematic, yet it stayed the course because he did not want the feature “under the spotlight,” according to a new court filing. Google spokesman José Castañeda told Reuters that the filing “mischaracterizes emails referencing unrelated second…