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Google plans $9.5 billion USD investment in U.S. offices and data centres

As a California-based company, it’s not surprising that the company will spend a large portion of its investment in the West. Google committed to provide $1 billion to build 20,000 houses in the Bay Area near San Francisco, to help the city with its ongoing housing crisis. This $1 billion comprises a large part of the overall $9.5 billion investment.


Google data centre workers speak out against unfair practices

Recent public complaints from data centre workers alleging unfair labour practices throw the company’s core value into question.


Google Cloud’s Isaac Hernández: “The global trends reveal the great potential Spain has to become a European model”

“We share the commitment for an open cloud ecosystem in Europe that supplies flexibility, transparency and puts data control directly in the hands of the users.”


Google finalises £1.5bn takeover of Fitbit, insists deal ‘not about data’

“This deal has always been about devices, not data, and we’ve been clear since the beginning that we will protect Fitbit users’ privacy,” said Rick Osterloh, Google’s senior vice president for devices and services.


Google data centres to be 100% powered by carbon-free energy by 2030

Google said it has eliminated its entire carbon legacy and has pledged to operate completely on carbon-free energy by 2030.

In what the company called its carbon-free commitment, chief executive Sundar Pichai said the tech giant wiped out all its operational emissions from before it became carbon neutral in 2007 through the purchase of “high-quality carbon offsets”.