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Explained | What does the recent wave of tech layoffs mean
Explained | What does the recent wave of tech layoffs mean

American technology companies, including giants like Amazon and Google-parent Alphabet, laid off more than 1,50,000 employees in 2022 and over 40,000 in January of this year alone

Google Layoffs: Employee Came To Know About Job Loss While Feeding Newborn At 2 AM
Google Layoffs: Employee Came To Know About Job Loss While Feeding Newborn At 2 AM

Nicholas Dufau, a Los Angeles-based lawyer, was working as the associate product counsel for Google for the past six months

Googles head of mental health was among 12,000 workers laid off by the company
Googles head of mental health was among 12,000 workers laid off by the company

Google has laid off the director of global mental health and well-being, Kristin Maczko, after 15 years of service at the company.

Google's AI model converts text to music
Google's AI model converts text to music

MusicLM generates music at 24 kHz that remains consistent over several minutes.

Weeks before firing 12,000 employees, Google CEO Sundar Pichai received massive pay hike
Weeks before firing 12,000 employees, Google CEO Sundar Pichai received massive pay hike

Google CEO Sundar Pichai had received a massive pay hike in December 2022, barely weeks before the decision to fire people was announced. By this time, reports of possible job cuts at Google had also surfaced and the company had started evaluating employees performance more closely.

Google makes it easier to share access to presented content in Meet
Google makes it easier to share access to presented content in Meet

By allowing sharing directly from Meet, users will be able to share presented content without having to switch into another window to grant access.

Google Meet Users Can Now Share Access To Presented Content
Google Meet Users Can Now Share Access To Presented Content

The new feature is helpful because by allowing sharing directly from Meet, users can easily share presented content without having to switch into another window to grant access.

iPhone 14s emergency SOS via satellite feature saves two women after they got lost due to Google Maps
iPhone 14s emergency SOS via satellite feature saves two women after they got lost due to Google Maps

The two women reportedly got lost because Google Maps directed them to a "partially plowed (ploughed)" road after the main road was blocked by an accident.

Google employees who survived layoffs are worried, ask top bosses if their job is safe
Google employees who survived layoffs are worried, ask top bosses if their job is safe

During a recently held townhall, several Google layoffs survivors questioned top bosses and asked them to assure that their job is safe.

The Last of Us TV Series Renewed for Second Season at HBO
The Last of Us TV Series Renewed for Second Season at HBO

Disney+ Hotstar - India's destination to watch The Last of Us series - hasn't provided details on the viewership count, HBO has been doing it on an episode-by-episode basis. The second episode, adored by fans and critics alike, reached 5.7 million viewers across HBO and HBO Max in the US, representing a 22 percent jump over the 4.7 million viewers it gained for the pilot. As per HBO , the numbers

Bitcoin Climbs 40 Percent in January as Crypto Market Jumps by $280 Billion
Bitcoin Climbs 40 Percent in January as Crypto Market Jumps by $280 Billion

FTX exchange - such as the bankruptcy of crypto lender Genesis Global Holdco LLC and a spate of layoffs across the industry./ppJanuary "feels like a month of new beginnings, with emerging clarity as to bankruptcy proceedings, corporate restructurings and market fundamentals pointing to the bottom being behind us," wrote Noelle Acheson, author of the "Crypto Is Macro Now" newsletter./ppStil