Posts filtered by tags: Carolyn Wang[x]


LEAKED MEMO: Alphabet's healthcare unit Verily suspended bonuses mid-pandemic to fund diversity programs instead, frustrating employees (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google sister company Verily Life Sciences has suspended employee spot bonuses for the remainder of 2020. It says it will redirect the money into diversity and inclusion programs instead. Employees aren't happy about it. In an internal letter sent to management, viewed by Business Insider, employees are calling on leadership to reinstate spot bonuses and subsidize diversity efforts by other means. The decision "implies that these efforts are charity causes not worthy of their own investment," ...
Tags: Google, US, Trends, Alphabet, Business Insider, Google Life Sciences, Andrew Conrad, Business Insider Employees, Verily Life Sciences, COVID, Carolyn Wang, Hugh Langley

Google tweeted a description of its coronavirus screening site hours after Trump touted it – and it sounds very different than the nationwide test Trump promised (GOOGL, GOOG)

Verily, an Alphabet company, is building a website to help triage people for coronavirus testing in the Bay Area. Earlier today, President Donald Trump appears to have exaggerated these claims, describing it as a nationwide website being built by Google to help with coronavirus screening. A Verily spokesperson clarified the project and says it hopes to expand the project from the Bay Area over time. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President Donald Trump appears to have mi...
Tags: Google, Microsoft, White House, US, Trends, Donald Trump, Kubernetes, Bay Area, San Francisco Bay Area, Trump, Google Communications, Carolyn Wang, Bay Area Earlier

Trump says Google is building a website to help with coronavirus tests — but his announcement seems to have been misleading (GOOG)

Google is building a website to help screen Americans for the coronavirus, President Donald Trump announced at a press conference on Friday. There are 1,700 engineers working on the project, which will launch on Sunday. However, Trump's descriptions of the project appear to have been misleading: Google says that it will be developed by sister company Verily, not Google itself, and that it will only be available in the San Francisco Bay Area for an initial testing period.  A Verily spokesperson...
Tags: Google, Europe, California, White House, Africa, US, Trends, Middle East, Donald Trump, Bay Area, San Francisco Bay Area, Trump, Carolyn Wang