Project Dragonfly

#GoogleDoBetter: The latest on internal issues at Google and Alphabet

June 19 saw Alphabet’s annual shareholder meeting take place in Sunnyvale, California. With protestors on the streets outside and a number of progressive policies being tabled and ultimately voted down by the board, the meeting was the latest moment in a storied 12+ months of internal issues and public criticism leveled at the search giant. …

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Google bans adverts for anti-censorship sites in China

Google has sported a rocky relationship with China for more than 10 years. While the company’s on again, off again approach to the Internet’s largest ‘untapped’ market has always been tempestuous, recent developments suggest the tech giant may be yielding to its own growth imperative and bending to the government’s demands once more. For more …

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Dragonfly: 500+ staff sign open letter for Google to drop new Chinese search engine

More than 500 engineers, designers, managers and other staff from across global Google offices have signed an open letter at Medium.com calling on the search engine to stop their Dragonfly project and for company leaders to “commit to transparency, clear communication, and real accountability.” As we reported last month… Google’s project Dragonfly first came to …

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