After Wisconsin mom Annie McGrath's teenage son died in a YouTube blackout challenge, she confronted shareholders at an annual meeting of its parent company.
Google's Bard, an answer to Microsoft's ChatGPT, delivered a factual error in a search demo that the company shared widely. That sent Alphabet's market value plummeting this week.
The layoffs at Google follow similarly huge cuts at Microsoft, Amazon and Salesforce. Tech companies who hired rapidly during the pandemic now face fears of recession.
Facebook and Instagram's parent company Meta reported a revenue drop for the second time in its history. Snapchat, Microsoft and Google also reported losses in the last quarter.