More than 20,000 workers in Google offices across 50 cities took part in Thursday’s Google Walkout, organisers say. CEO Sundar Pichai is set to meet other executives on Monday, to figure out how to address the protesters demands.
Uber has launched a bid to be allowed to restart its self-driving vehicle programme in Pennsylvania. It claims its software is now safer. An Uber autonomous vehicle killed a pedestrian in March.
UK tech site Trusted Reviews paid £1m as part of a settlement with games publisher Take-Two Interactive after it published secret details about then unreleased game Red Dead Redemption 2. While leaked information is published by news sites all the time, it seems Trusted Reviews fell foul of a combination of the specifics of UK law and a lack of rigour with verifying the source of the leak.
Samsung is reportedly bringing third-party integrations to its Bixby assistant software.These ‘Capsules’ will apparently be revealed next week. I’m still not sure if anyone actually uses Bixby on their phone. I spent most of my time as a Galaxy S8 user trying to avoid it.