Weeks after Microsoft layoffs caused resentment; the Satya Nadella-led tech giant is reportedly not planning to give any salary hike(s) this year. As per a report, Microsoft Corp is reducing its budget for bonuses and stock awards this year. The announcement came as a major drawback for employees, hoping for a hike in salary. Microsoft CEO Nadella said, "This year the economic conditions are very different across many dimensions.
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Google CEO Sundar Pichai hints another mass lay offs at the company. In an interview, Pichai said, the focus is on moving people to its most important areas and he did not rule out the possibility of another mass layoff. Pichai said, the company is looking into all aspects to re-engineer the cost base in response. Furthermore, as of now, the company has laid off 6% of work force.
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Citing low usage, US Tech Giant Google announced to shut down its translation services in Mainland China. On October 3, the company released a statement, "We are discontinuing Google Translate in Mainland China, one of the tech giant's few remaining products still available in the country". This is the second time Google ended any service. Back in 2010, Google ended Search Engine services, after it stopped self-censoring.
Earlier this week, rumors about Google Stadia's demise began to circulate. It caused quite a commotion in the gaming community. In response to rumors that the tech giant might shut down its cloud gaming service platform later in 2022, Google has publicly denied the accusations. The world's largest technology company Google said it is still "working on bringing more… read-more
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Google announced a financial aid worth $ 25 million for those organisations that are uplifting women on the occasion of Women's day on March 8. Launched under its charitable arm Google.org, the grant will provide incentives between $300,000 and $2 million. Besides, the company will provide non-monetary support. Currently, through its flagship Internet Saathi Program, Google will help 1 million women in rural India.
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