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Google Expands Low-Cost Phone Program to Several African Countries

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Google is attempting to make cell phones affordable for people living in 6 African countries. Google announced the “Hot 2” phone, which will cost only $88, would be sold in stores in Nigeria and offered by online retailer Jumia in five other countries: Egypt, Ghana,...

Former Google Employee Tweets Sheds Light on Wage Disparity of Minority Employees

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Ex-Google staffer Erica Baker recently tweeted some interesting accusations towards Google. Baker accused the tech giant of  gender and racial discrimination. The world didn’t end. Everything didn’t go up in flames because salaries got shared. But shit got better for some people. — EricaJoy (@EricaJoy) July 17,...

New Google Photo App Identifies Black People As Gorillas

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Technology pioneer Google is facing backlash yet again for a racially offensive bug in one of their new image recognition applications. The company recently introduced new photo identification software that automatically labels people or objects present in pictures when submitted by users, but the intelligence...

Google Issues Statement On Google Maps Hack Labeling The White House As “N***a House”

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Yesterday, Internet hackers found a way to make it so that a quick search of the words “N***a House” on Google Maps directs users to The White House. Google quickly issued the following statement once word of the hack began to go viral and reassured...

Fact: Being a Black Woman Employee at Google is Not Fun

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The tech world has never been known for its open door policy towards people of color. Its one of the few industries that has managed to legally keep their number of ethnic employees to a comfortable minimum and there is no indication that things are...

FKA twigs Uses Google Glass to Direct and Star in Short Film #throughglass

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FKA twigs creates a concept film for Google Glass, working both as performer and director the piece is set to a re-scored version of her songs 'Video Girl' and 'Glass & Patron'.