Alphabet

Intercept: Google Carrying Out Secret ‘Performance Review’ of Chinese ‘Project Dragonfly’

Google is reportedly carrying out a secret “performance review” of its censored Chinese search app, codenamed Project Dragonfly, despite the company claiming in December that is has no plans to launch the project. Project Dragonfly faced widespread condemnation including from members of Congress, human rights organizations, and hundreds of Google employees themselves.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai

Report: Google Will Fund Local News Outlets with McClatchy

Google is reportedly launching a project with McClatchy that will fund local news outlets in an effort to combat the decline of local news. The tech titan claims it will have no editorial control over the outlets.

Google acquires Fossil smartwatch tech for $40 mn