Google said it would slow its pace of hiring for the rest of the year, joining other major tech companies in deciding to slow or freeze hiring ahead of an expected recession. “The uncertain global tech outlook has been top of mind,” Sundar Pichai, Google’s CEO, wrote in an email to employees that was viewed by The Information. Pichai wrote that Google added around 10,000 new hires in the...
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In 2003, General Motors killed the EV1, its first electric vehicle, and it has been branded a Luddite ever since. Gil Golan, who worked on the car as a young engineer, argues that the rap is unfair. Golan, named this month as GM’s chief technology officer and vice president of research and development, says canceling the EV1 was not a knock against technology, but simply recognition that the...
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