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Sundar Pichai isn’t ready for Google employees to work from home full-time

Google will always need an in-person, human element.

What you need to know Wired recently interviewed Google CEO Sundar Pichai, covering a wide range of topics. Pichai talked about Google’s response to the pandemic, contact tracing, etc. Once all is said and done, Pichai doesn’t see Google becoming a 100% remote company.

We talk a lot about Google here on AC, and as with any company we often discuss, it’s important to have a better understanding of  [Read More…]

Google’s Sundar Pichai argues for AI regulation

It’s a challenge that no one company can solve on its own.

What you need to know Google’s Sundar Pichai has warned companies to be more clear-eyed when developing AI, keeping an eye out for the negative social side-effects. Pichai calls for government regulation, noting that no single industry or corporation can tackle this issue on his own. Google has also established its own AI principles when developing capabilities.

Google’s Sundar Pichai today called for AI regulation  [Read More…]

Google is promising Sundar Pichai $240 million in performance-based stocks

He will also take home an annual salary of $ 2 million for his new position as CEO of Alphabet.

What you need to know Alphabet’s CEO is going to be $ 240 million richer in the next three years. The Google parent is promising Pichai the largest stock grant in its history. The award will be dependent on the company’s performance in the next three years.

Being the CEO of one of the biggest tech companies  [Read More…]

Sundar Pichai is the new CEO of Google’s parent company, Alphabet

Larry Page and Sergey Brin will continue to be Board members.

What you need to know Larry Page and Sergey Brin are stepping down from their leadership roles at Alphabet, Google’s parent company. Google CEO Sundar Pichai is being appointed as Alphabet’s new CEO. Sundar will retain his role at Google, too.

Big things are changing in the Google and Alphabet world. On December 3, 2019, Larry Page and Sergey Brin — the co-founders of both companies  [Read More…]

Google CEO Sundar Pichai to testify in the U.S. House this November

The company’s being questioned on a bias against conservatives.

On Friday, September 28, Reuters reported that Google CEO Sundar Pichai will be testifying in the United States House Judiciary Committee this November following concerns from Republicans that Google shows a bias against conservatives.

Pichai will be asked about whether or not Google’s search algorithms are influenced in any way to be biased against conservative viewpoints and more favorable to liberal ones. Along with this, Pichai will also  [Read More…]

Sundar Pichai joins Alphabet’s board of directors, continuing his rise in the company

Sundar Pichai continues his rise in Google.

Google parent company Alphabet has announced that Sundar Pichai has joined its board of directors as the 13th member, and will continue his role as CEO of Google. Pichai has been at Google since 2004, and is just shy of his second anniversary as CEO. Joining Alphabet’s board of directors is just yet another step in his ascension at the company, and naturally indicates how important the core Google business is to  [Read More…]

Sundar Pichai replies to 7-year-old’s request to work at Google

We all need a feel good story every one in a while. This one will undoubtedly warm your heart.

Need a little pick-me-up? Check out this wonderfully sweet story about Google CEO, Sundar Pichai. From the BBC:

After discussing her father’s work, Chloe Bridgewater decided she would like to work for Google and penned a letter beginning “dear Google boss”.

The letter — which you can read in its entirety at the BBC — details little Chloe’s  [Read More…]

Google CEO Sundar Pichai says smartphones need to cost as little as $30 in India

Google CEO wants entry-level smartphones to be available for as low as $ 30.

During a visit to India, Google CEO Sundar Pichai paid a visit to his alma mater, IIT Kharagpur, where he addressed a congregation of over 3,500 students. Speaking at the event, Pichai said that the cost of entry-level smartphones needs to come down to ₹2,000 ($ 30) to boost adoption in India:

I would love to see cheaper smartphones, entry-level smartphones. I think  [Read More…]

Google CEO Sundar Pichai from CodeCon on Android, Samsung and Nexus

Google CEO Sundar Pichai, just two weeks removed from the keynote address at the Google I/O developer conference, sat down with Re/Code’s Walt Mossberg at that publication’s annual Code Conference.

It was a decent back and forth, without any real show-stopping nuggets of news, which isn’t a huge surprise for this sort of thing. It’s a conversation more than it is an interrogation, and Pichai put in a good half-hour.

A few highlights:

On machine learning and its  [Read More…]

Google CEO Sundar Pichai nets big payday with $199 million stock grant

As revealed by a recent SEC filing, Google CEO Sundar Pichai was awarded the equivalent of $ 199 million in stock. Pichai’s total Alphabet holdings now come in at around $ 650 million. As noted by Bloomberg, which first reported on the filing, the recently-awarded shares will vest incrementally through 2019, as long as Pichai stays on the job.

Pichai was named CEO of Google in August of 2015 after it was announced that the company would  [Read More…]