Google Plans to Spend $7 Billion on New Offices Across the Country

On Thursday, March 18th, Google announced that they plan to spend $7 billion on new offices and data centers across the country, creating 10,000 new jobs in the process, according to Fox Business. $250 million will be invested in New York City alone and an additional $1 billion in Google’s home state of California.

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Google’s Change In Data Collection Represents a Shifting Industry

Chrome will discontinue data collection for individual users and instead group users together by popular interests. They will also begin to secure web histories on individual user devices. Google has already said they will be moving forward with getting rid of third-party cookies. They hope that these steps will allow marketers to evolve in a way that they can still use valuable information to advertise relevant products to users while simultaneously taking greater steps to secure the individual.

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The Clash of Advertisers: Google Faces Competition in Trade Desk

Twenty years ago, the word “Google” was one of the Seussian variety—that is, a word that sounds like it belongs in a children’s book instead of one plastered along the walls of a Fortune 500 Silicon Valley-based company. However, it is no secret that Google has emerged as a tech titan in a world full of cutting-edge competitors that stop at nothing to outmaneuver one another at every turn, whether it is parent company’s Alphabet Inc.’s firm entrenchment in the top 15 of the Fortune 500 since its creation in 2015 or the company’s arrival to the trillion-dollar company club in 2020, there is little debate that Google has ruled the tech industry with an iron fist.

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Artificial Intelligence: A Challenge on Diversity in Today’s Technology-Powered World

“Being in a minority, even in a minority of one, did not make you mad. There was truth and there was untruth, and if you clung to the truth even against the whole world, you were not mad.” ― George Orwell, 1984

George Orwell’s quote has never been more relevant than today. Even though something may feel uncomfortable to talk about, that does not make it untrue. Change can start with a single voice creating a ripple effect. Being the only one, does not mean that what you have to say is any less important even if it feels like the whole world is against you.

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Google’s Antitrust Lawsuit

To many in the public, Google is a company they rely on nearly every day, from their business to personal life. Google has the biggest search engine including YouTube, the most used email service in the world, and finally, more recently a company’s step into the smartphone market. It can be easily said that Google has hands everywhere in the world of tech.

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The Potential of Quantum Computing

Many scientists and key researchers hypothesize that quantum computing could unlock a new level of computing capabilities. Far out pacing and outperforming their classical counterparts, able to calculate faster, as well as create simulations that current computers simply could not. This all sounds fantastic, but it does beg the question: What is quantum computing?

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