The Google anti-diversity guy is suing the company for supposedly discriminating against conservative white dudes

You might remember an incident from a few months back, when Google engineer James Damore transformed himself into “former Google engineer James Damore,” using one of the tech giant’s legendarily intuitive interfaces. That is, Damore decided to send a memo to the entire company complaining about its “prejudices against…

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Google is once again trying to smash its way into the music streaming business

There are few aspects of online life that Google hasn’t managed to smash its way into over the years, buying up competitors, covering everything in a healthy slathering of doodles, and happily setting up its omnipresent shop. It’s a familiar enough story at this point that it’s almost more remarkable to be reminded…

Americans are desperately seeking ham shops and other Thanksgiving Google-search revelations

How many times did you Google “ham shop” this year? We’d cop to fairly regular internet sweeps of pork purveyors, but the phrase really spikes in national searches around noon the day before Thanksgiving. Google Maps and Google News Labs teamed up to visualize some of the more unique, location-based searches around…

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