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Google's new workplace, community rules aim to moderate the debate of 80k employees

2 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Google

Google is well-known for maintaining an open company culture that encourages frank discussion and expression. It most recently played a role in the petition signed by over 4,000 Googlers to stop Project Maven. However, there are issues associated with that open atmosphere and Google last week established new rules for internal discussion and workplace conduct.
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Open source champion Google now a Linux Foundation Platinum Member

Open source champion Google now a Linux Foundation Platinum Member

2 monthes ago   |   By Beta News

Google is a huge proponent of open source. The company is constantly releasing projects on GitHub - a huge win for the open source community. Not to mention, Google leverages one of the most important open source projects for its operating systems - the Linux kernel. Both Android and Chrome OS, for instance, are Linux-based. Today, Google becomes a Platinum Member of the Linux Foundation. This is big news, as not only will Google benefit from the platinum perks, but arguably more importantly, the Linux community will experience a huge financial win. You see, the annual cost for being a...
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