With technology standing by, and paradigm shifts in the dynamics of a workplace, it is clear that the concept of virtually permanent Work from Home is one that’s here for good.There seems to be little difference between weekend and weekday, and the sources of motivation to keep things running in the week seem almost invisible.So, even with all the pros that work from home has to offer, why are we unable to provide our best?The element of alienation means that we are left alone and distant from our colleagues and teams.Putting together a team results in introducing a diversity of thoughts, abilities, and views into the situation at hand.Let’s look at this with a simple example of three musicians: a guitarist, a pianist and a drummer.When spending enough time with someone, one starts to incorporate their qualities into their behaviour too.This proves symbiotic as familiarity and trust with one another in the group would mean lesser time required to understand preferences, increasing productivity as a whole.Growing IngenuityGoogle CEO Sundar Pichai once asserted that “A diverse mix of voices leads to better discussions, decisions, and outcomes for everyone”.
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Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge This week on The Verge’s flagship podcast, The Vergecast: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) yells at Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, gadget makers are going to QVC, and it is weird phone season once again. Hosts Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn talk to Verge senior reporter Adi Robertson about the latest congressional hearing with the big tech CEOs — this time about Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, and Dorsey attended the hearing over video in front of the Senate Commerce Committee, and Adi explains what everyone had to say. In the second half of the show, Ashley Carman stops by to talk about the newest episode of her video series In the Making, which is about how live shopping channels like... Continue reading…
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'We are proud people choose Google Search not because they have to, but because it's convenient,' states CEO Google’s search and advertising business has bounced back, parent biz Alphabet said on Thursday as it revealed reported healthy revenues amid the coronavirus pandemic.…
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The social network says it still faces a "significant amount of uncertainty" looking ahead to 2021.
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Alphabet has published its Q3 earnings, revealing a big beat on Wall Street's expectations for the quarter.
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The search giant's revenue rebounds after a disappointing second quarter.
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With few exceptions, the questioning was a national embarrassment Comment  This morning the Senate Commerce Committee held a hearing with the CEOs of Google, Facebook and Twitter to discuss making changes to a critical piece of US legislation that provides online platforms, used by billions of people, legal protections from the content those people post.…
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Google's revenue numbers are out, and they show that Google Cloud's growth is accelerating as it takes on Amazon Web Services and Microsoft.
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The earnings were reported as the tech companies were under unprecedented scrutiny from US lawmakers and regulators over their market dominance.
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Big Tech's scale causes real problems. Disingenuous posturing solves none of them.
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Republicans and Democrats are considering reforms to weaken liability protections for social media companies.
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The Facebook, Twitter and Google CEOs sparred with a Senate committee over a foundational internet law.
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The exhausting, partisan shouting match of a hearing showed that the US isn't ready to regulate tech with facts and good faith.
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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook supports rewriting Section 230, and it’s starting to lay out the changes it wants. That’s the big takeaway from a nearly four-hour grilling of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai, and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. The point was quickly lost in a pre-election political scuffle — but in the coming months, it’ll be one of the most important things to watch. Yesterday, the Senate Commerce Committee held a hearing about Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, a foundational internet law. The event was supposed to examine whether Section 230 protections — which protect web services and sites of all sizes — “enable Big Tech Bad behavior.” Witnesses came prepared with arguments against that premise. Dorsey cited... Continue reading…
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Mark Zuckerberg said the extra days off, which Facebook employees worldwide will get, were reward for working through "unprecedented challenges."
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Also a former DHS official, Taylor has been criticized by Google employees for his role in the Trump administration's Muslim ban and family separation policies at the border.
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Republicans and Democrats are considering reforms to weaken liability protections for social media companies.
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"For the first time in 8 years in the United States Senate, I'm not going to use my time to ask any questions because this is nonsense," Schatz said.
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Klobuchar's comments came after last week's lawsuit filed by the Department of Justice, which accused Google of crushing its competition.
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