Jillian D'Onfro

ARTICLES

1 week ago

Alphabet Is Uber IPO’s Surprise Winner With Potential $5 Billion Stake

Alphabet is one Uber’s top shareholders, with a 5.2% stake that could be worth upwards of $5 billion if Uber hits its expected IPO valuation of $100 billion.  
By Jillian D'Onfro 10 min read
2 weeks ago

Google Scraps Its AI Ethics Board Less Than Two Weeks After Launch In The Wake Of Employee Protest

More than 2,350 Google employees  have signed a petition, as did about 300 other people, including AI researchers and members of AI-related organizations.
3 weeks ago

Google Launches Advisory Council To Help Company Question Assumptions On Ethical AI

The group will complement the public AI principles that Google released last summer in the wake of a controversy surrouding its contract with Pentagon. 
2 months ago

Uber's Latest Financials Reveal Slowing Growth

Uber reported $3 billion in revenue in the fourth quarter, meaning that sales only grew 25% year-over-year in Q4, compared to 38% year-over-year growth in the third quarter.
2 months ago

Google-Parent Alphabet Reports Surge In Spending And Hiring, Hitting Nearly 100,000 Employees

Alphabet said its expenses rose 26% to $31 billion, outpacing revenue growth of 21% in three months ended in December 31.