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Google 'arguably violated' labor law when it fired employees involved in unionizing, says NLRB chief

The National Labor Relations Board has said Google "arguably violated" US labor laws when it fired three employees involved in unionizing. REUTERS/Stephen Lam Google 'arguably violated' labor laws when it fired employees involved in unionizing activity. NLRB chief Peter Sung Ohr accused the tech giant of 'unlawfully discharging' three ex-Googlers. But Google insists the company remains 'very confident' in its legal position. See more stories on Insider's busi...
Tags: Google, Technology, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, National Labor Relations Board, Nlrb, Labor Law, Trump, National Labor Relations Board NLRB, Waldman, Spiers, OHR, Tech Insider, Peter Robb


Google is zhuzhing up Android tablets with a hub for entertaining content and games

Google is finally paying attention to making Android on tablets more useful with a new hub called Entertainment Space. This feature combines all things entertainment — videos, TV shows, movies, games, and books — under a new page. The new hub will live on the left side of the home screen that you can access just with a swipe. Once you sign into apps that you subscribe to, you’ll start seeing content in the Entertainment Space. This will allow you to search for stuff across the services — just li...
Tags: Google, Startups, Plugged


Google's Stadia division is continuing to bleed talent as more notable names depart

Google vice president and general manager Phil Harrison speaks during a Google keynote address announcing a new video gaming streaming service named Stadia at the Gaming Developers Conference in San Francisco Reuters Google Stadia is continuing to lose top talent. Its head of product recently departed the company, while six other employees have hopped over to a new studio. It's more bad news for the platform, which got off to a rocky start. See more stories on Insider's business pa...
Tags: Google, Gaming, San Francisco, Trends, Sony, Ubisoft, Alphabet, Raymond, John Justice, Watch Dogs, Phil Harrison, Stadia, Tech Insider, Jade Raymond, Hugh Langley, Stadia Games Entertainment


23 last-minute gifts you can still get in time for Mother's Day, including gift cards and subscriptions

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Sephora If you're purchasing a Mother's Day gift last minute, there's still time to order something special. We rounded up 23 options - from luxurious hair products to cookbooks - that will arrive by May 9. If you're not in a hurry, check out these 54 Mother's Day gifts under $50. Mother's Day is around the corner and there are just a few days to get a gift for the moms in your l...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Amazon, Kitchen, Coffee, Style, New York City, Trends, Walmart, Amazon Prime, Features, Gifts, Beauty, Washington Dc, Bedroom, Home Office


68 gifts under $25 that anyone will love - from a cold brew coffee maker to a silk pillowcase

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. West Elm You can get a great gift and still stick to your budget. We've rounded up 60+ gifts under $25, from a mini waffle iron to a set of travel-friendly lipsticks.For more inspiration, check out Insider Reviews gift guides. The elements of a good present - being thoughtful, useful, or novel - aren't restricted to a big budget. But the best gifts under $25 are usually hidden in a minefield of t...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Amazon, Gift Guide, Makeup, Etsy, France, Disney, Trends, Walmart, Gifts, Fox, Brooklyn, Beauty, New York Times, NARS


Google boss emails staff detailing return to office

In an email, chief executive Sundar Pichai suggests working three days in the office is the way forward.
Tags: Google, Business, Sundar Pichai


36 affordable tech gifts anyone will be happy to receive - all under $25

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Tech products can be pricey, but there are gems out there for those seeking gifts on a budget. Some items under $25 include the Tile Mate Bluetooth Tracker, Roku Express HD, and more. For more recommendations, check out all of our gift guides. Gifts in the $25 and under range are actually pretty great, as they're often compact gadgets that solve little problems or comp...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Google, Amazon, Audio, Speakers, US, Samsung, Trends, Tech, Walmart, Features, Gifts, Netflix, Logitech, Nintendo


The 5 best Fitbit trackers and smartwatches to improve your health and fitness

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky All of Fitbit's fitness wearables track steps, workouts, and sleep patterns, often automatically. Its devices also give insight into stress levels, health habits, and routines. We compared every current Fitbit for the best in the lineup, from smartwatches to basic trackers. Our top pick, the Versa 3, has all the smartwatch basics plus built-in GPS, a huge display, and a long battery life. A fitness tracker or smartwatch is an incredible tool to help you p...
Tags: Reviews, Health, Google, Fitness, Trends, Tech, Best, Features, Pandora, Fitbit, Garmin, Alexa, Deezer, Fitness App, EDA, Spotify Pandora


How 4 New Jersey pools turned into a startup that just raised $10M

As the oldest of 12 children, Bunim Laskin spent much of his teen years looking for ways to help keep his siblings entertained. Noticing that a neighbor’s pool was often empty, Laskin reached out to ask if his family could use her pool. To make it worth her while, he suggested that they could help cover her expenses for maintaining the pool. Soon after, five other families had made the same arrangement with her and the pool owner had six families covering 25% of her expenses. This meant that ...
Tags: Google, Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Renting, Entertainment, Australia, California, Cdc, Oregon, Funding, Sports, Startup, Tech, Ceo, Canada


Deleted tweet confirms that the Pixel Buds A-Series are coming soon

An inadvertently release tweet from Google's Android account has confirmed the existence -- but not the price or release date -- of the Pixel Buds A-Series.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, Trends, Home Theater, Rumor Roundup, True Wireless Earbuds, Google Pixel Buds 2, Pixel Buds 2a


How to add audio to a Google Slides presentation from Google Drive or Spotify

Google Slides makes it easy to add audio to your presentations. Tom Werner/Getty Images To add audio to Google Slides, insert an MP3 or WAV file directly from Google Drive. You can also insert a link to play music from Spotify, though this method is more cumbersome. If you want to add video to Google Slides, you can also embed a YouTube video. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Slideshows can either be exciting and engaging, or the most boring part of the workda...
Tags: Google, Google Drive, Spotify, Trends, Presentations, Google Slides, Tech Insider, Tom Werner Getty, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, Devon Delfino, Eliza Goodwin, Grace Eliza Goodwin, Grace Eliza Goodwin Insider


'Robinhood isn't democratizing investing': 6 markets experts break down why Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger were right to trash the trading app

Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, and vice chairman Charlie Munger. JOHANNES EISELE/AFP via Getty Images Billionaire investor Warren Buffett and his right-hand man Charlie Munger have slammed Robinhood. The online brokerage hit back, saying everyday investors deserve equal access to the markets. Markets experts say investment success is more easily achieved by practicing buy-and-hold investing. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Robinhood thi...
Tags: Google, Facebook, US, Trends, Reddit, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Robinhood, Gamestop, Buffett, Robert Johnson, Justin Sullivan Getty, David Morrison, Munger, Charlie Munger, Alexander Voigt


Warren Buffett warned newbie investors, touted tech stocks, and dashed acquisition hopes at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting. Here are the 7 key takeaways.

Warren Buffett. Thomson Reuters Warren Buffett cautioned new stock-pickers that investing isn't a cakewalk.The Berkshire Hathaway CEO said he was probably wrong to trim Apple and sell Costco.Here are the 7 key takeaways from Berkshire's annual meeting this year.See more stories on Insider's business page.Warren Buffett cautioned newbie investors not to get cocky, admitted he was likely wrong to sell Apple and dump Costco, and defended "big tech" valuations at Berkshire Hathaw...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, US, Trends, Treasury, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Pacific, Costco, Robinhood, Berkshire, Buffett, Canadian Pacific Railway, Charlie


30 useful tech gifts moms will enjoy

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. The Fitbit Inspire 2 is a nice, simple, fitness tracker that's perfect for mom. Fitbit The best tech gifts for Mom are those that upgrade her life in simple ways.We've found some of the best tech gifts for moms that are both useful and fun.You can also check out all our Gift Guides to find something for everyone on your list.Also, if tech won't do the trick, we've got lots of great gift id...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Google, Amazon, Post, Gift Guide, Youtube, Kodak, Gift, Trends, Tech, Features, Gifts, Netflix, Logitech, Fujifilm


10 things in tech you need to know today

Elaine Thompson/AP Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. Bill and Melinda Gates reportedly didn't sign a prenup. With nearly $150 billion at stake, they will split their property according to a "separation contract" they've agreed to instead. Bill Gates is the fourth-richest person in the world; here are 11 facts that show just how wealthy he really is.2. A Silicon Valley realtor said the exodus from th...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Washington, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Bill Gates, San Diego, Silicon Valley, Toyota, Bill, Seattle


Verizon's data dreams, denied

Hi and welcome to the Insider Advertising newsletter, where we break down the big news in advertising and media news, including:Jitters inside Verizon Media Group;JetBlue picks a new agency;Peloton malfunctions.First, we're seeking nominations for the world's most innovative CMOs. Submit here.And, if you got this email forwarded, sign up for your own here. FILE PHOTO: A photo illustration shows a Yahoo logo on smartphone in front of a displayed cyber code and keyboard Reuters Ver...
Tags: Apple, Google, Verizon, Facebook, Technology, Media, Yahoo, Israel, Advertising, Disney, Newsletter, Trends, Aol, Nyt, Jetblue, WPP


Fewcents raises $1.6M to help publishers take payments for individual articles, videos and podcasts

Fewcents co-founders Dushyant Khare and Abhishek Dadoo Many publishers are focused on converting visitors to subscribers, but there’s another important bracket: people who want to view a premium article or video, but not enough to sign up for a subscription. Fewcents, a Singapore-based fintech startup that enables publishers to take “micropayments” for individual pieces of content, announced today it has raised $1.6 million in seed funding. Fewcents can be used to monetize articles, video an...
Tags: Google, Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Facebook, Europe, Publishing, Southeast Asia, Singapore, India, Tech, Boston Consulting Group, APAC, DBS Bank, Koh Boon Hwee, Dainik Jagran


Google just leaked its new Pixel Buds A-Series… again

Oh Google. The company is notoriously bad at containing leaks, and after apparently leaking its upcoming budget Pixel Buds a month ago, it’s done so more explicitly this time around. As spotted by 9to5Google, the official Android account today tweeted about the new ‘Pixel Buds A-Series,’ all but confirming the headphones are on their way. Credit: 9to5Google The tweet was promptly removed a few minutes later, so it was clearly a mistake. Or, if you’re a conspiracy theorist, Google’s marketing dep...
Tags: Google, Startups, Insider, Plugged


A Silicon Valley realtor says the exodus from the region is overhyped - but that it's easier than usual to buy a house near tech campuses like Google

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The Silicon Valley exodus has been overhyped throughout the last year, realtor Mary Pope-Handy says. Instead, it's been a local migration to more affordable areas with more space and better weather. But it is slightly easier than usual to buy a house near tech campuses like Google, she said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Throughout the last year, we've been hearing of tech's elite leaving Silicon Valley in droves for southern lo...
Tags: Google, San Francisco, Trends, Netflix, Usps, Miami, Silicon Valley, Mountain View, Salesforce, Sonoma, East Bay, Bay Area, Northern California, United States Postal Service, San Francisco Chronicle, Santa Clara County


A new YouTube feature will make its connected TV ads more shoppable

YouTube today gave advertisers a sneak peek at its plans to make its video platform more shoppable. The company will soon be introducing a new interactive feature aimed at advertisers called brand extensions, which will allow YouTube viewers to learn more about a product they see on the screen with a click of a button. The new ad format will allow the advertiser to highlight their website link or another call-to-action in their connected TV video ad. The viewer can then click the option “send to...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Ecommerce, Video, Shopping, Youtube, Marketing, Brands, Tech, Walmart, Bloomberg, E-commerce, Video Ads, Ads, Shopify, Streaming Services


Buying Single Property Website Licenses

To activate an AgencyLogic single property Website you need a “License.” Each license covers your PowerSite for a year and includes all costs including the domain name. To add a license to your account please follow these steps – if you have additional questions give us a call on: (888) 201-5160 or email: [email protected] Step 1: Log into your account and you will see the Activity Screen: Step 2A: To buy licenses either click on the “Buy More” graphic in the top right of the screen: Th...
Tags: Google, Real Estate, Microsoft, Internet, Marketing, Internet Marketing, Online, Radio, Listing, Hit, Hits, Views, Visits, AgencyLogic, Single Property Website, Single Property Websites


Tucker Carlson turns misleading segment on vaccine hesitancy into an attack on House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy

Fox News primetime opinion host Tucker Carlson. Fox News Fox News host Tucker Carlson went after House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy on Monday night. McCarthy faces growing pressure from the pro-Trump wing of his caucus. Carlson bundled vaccine skepticism with the broadside at McCarthy. See more stories on Insider's business page. Fox News host Tucker Carlson started a segment Monday night by questioning the integrity of a prominent consultant leading vaccine hesitant focus groups, and he ...
Tags: Google, Politics, Washington Post, Washington, Trends, Wyoming, House, Fox News, Vaccine, Mccarthy, Frank Luntz, Trump, Tucker Carlson, House Gop, Kevin McCarthy, Carlson


Playlist privacy: You can be identified from just three songs

New research discovered that you can be identified from just three song choices. This type of information can be exploited by streaming services through targeted advertising.The researchers are calling for musical preference to be considered in regulations regarding online privacy.While the focus on music piracy dominated the media for years, an equally important (and far less discussed) phenomenon occurred during the transition from broadcast radio to streaming. People were no longer beholden ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Spotify, Music, Privacy, Advertising, Surveillance, Innovation, Ai, Apple Music, Self, Derek, Tel Aviv University, Spotify YouTube, Ariel University, Ron Hirschprung


Apple snaps up ex-Google AI leader who quit in the wake of Timnit Gebru’s firing

Apple has hired former Google AI scientist Samy Bengio, who resigned from the Big G following the controversial firing of ethics researcher Timnit Gebru. Bengio will lead a new AI research unit and report to fellow ex-Googler John Giannandrea, Reuters reports. In his role at Google, Bengio oversaw hundreds of workers and was a strong supporter of Gebru and Margaret Mitchell, who co-led the ethical AI teams before their terminations. Gebru was fired in December after a fallout with management ove...
Tags: Apple, Google, Startups, Insider, Margaret Mitchell, Neural, Timnit Gebru, Gebru, Samy Bengio, Timnit Gebru Bengio, John Giannandrea Reuters, Google Bengio


Ethereum's $400 billion market value makes it bigger than all but 12 publicly traded companies

Reuters Ether's 370% rally in 2021 had made the meme-based cryptocurrency worth $400 billion.These are the 12 remaining companies that are still worth more than ether.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. The market value of ether, the digital currency tied to the Ethereum blockchain, is now worth more than Walmart.Ether jumped more than 10% to record highs on Tuesday, bringing its year-to-date rally to 370% and its market valuation to just over $40...
Tags: Google, Microsoft, Trends, Taiwan, Getty Images, Warren Buffett, Berkshire, Reuters, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co TSMC, Mountain View California, Hsinchu, Matthew Fox, Cindy Ord Getty Images, Don Arnold, Roberto Machado Noa LightRocket, Justin Sullivan Getty Images


Yoast SEO – co warto wiedzieć o tej wtyczce

Yoast SEO to wtyczka, którą można zainstalować do WordPressa. Jest ona bardzo popularna, ponieważ pozwala ona na zarządzanie SEO na danej stronie www. Do tego nie jest zbyt skomplikowana, więc każdy bez problemu powinien potrafić z niej korzystać na co dzień. Jednak gdyby wtyczka Yoast SEO nie posiadała wielu funkcji, ten post z pewnością byłby zbędny. Jednak jeśli chodzi o Yoast SEO poradnik często jest bardzo przydatny, głównie ze względu na mnóstwo możliwości, które czasem mogą nawet przytłoc...
Tags: Google, Sales, Blog Seo, Nie, YOAST, Yoast SEO, SEO WordPress, Yoast SEO WordPress, Yoast SEO nie, Google Search Console i Analytics, Yoast WordPress


The 10 best places to shop for men's underwear

Tommy John Underwear is the one thing you wear every day, but probably hardly put any thought into. It may be time for an upgrade in comfort and style - and here are the best places to shop. Our favorite places to buy underwear include Tommy John, Saxx, MeUndies, Bombas, and All Citizens. If there's one article of clothing you wear every day, it's a pair of underwear. They've become such a standard wardrobe staple that most people put little to no thought into the kinds they b...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Style, US, Trends, Nasa, Features, Buying Guide, Men, Silver, Underwear, Pima, Tommy John, Tommy John Underwear, Men's Clothing, Bombas


Share buyback plans have boomed and should help the US stock market continue to soar higher, research firm says

Xinhua/Wang Ying/Getty Images Corporate buyback announcements 'exploded' as trading in April wrapped up and that helped push stocks higher, said Vanda Research. A jump in buybacks should help soften the blow in the US equity market in the event of a drawdown. "As net equity supply shrinks every dollar invested in the US market will have a larger marginal impact," said Vanda. See more stories on Insider's business page. There's been a surge in planned corporate share buy...
Tags: Apple, Google, Wall Street, US, Trends, Markets, Bank Of America, Stocks, Stock Market, S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average, Alphabet, Nasdaq Composite, Carla Mozee, Share Buybacks, Vanda


Vodafone using Google's cloud and AI to retain customers

Telcos are increasingly turning to machine learning, cloud and data analytics to boost revenues.
Tags: Google, Business, Vodafone


Shopee exec explains how mobile-first platforms are helping businesses in Southeast Asia optimize

Terence Pang, chief commercial officer at Shopee Shopee Terence Pang is the chief commercial officer at Shopee. Pang talks about how the digital revolution in Southeast Asia is being spurred by mobile platforms. Because of his work, Insider named Pang to our annual list of the 10 leaders transforming retail. Visit Insider's Transforming Business homepage for more stories. Southeast Asia (SEA) has seen rapid development in the past decade, as countries become more urbaniz...
Tags: Google, Indonesia, China, Southeast Asia, Singapore, US, Trends, E-commerce, Sea, Philippines, Retail, Platforms, West Java, Nonthaburi, Oreal, East Malaysia



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