SVE NEWS & CNBC Sharing Series — Google CEO tells employees productivity and focus must improve, launches ‘Simplicity Sprint’ to gather employee feedback on efficiency

Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced to employees Wednesday a new effort called “Simplicity Sprint,” which will solicit ideas from its more than 174,000 employees on where to focus and improve efficiency. Pichai said Google’s productivity as a company isn’t where


SVE NEWS & CNBC Sharing Series — Google plans privacy change similar to Apple’s, which wiped $230 billion off Facebook’s market cap

Google on Wednesday announced it’s adopting new privacy restrictions that will cut tracking across apps on its Android devices. The Alphabet-owned company said it is developing new privacy-focused replacements for its advertising ID, a unique string of characters that identifies