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The organizers of the Google Walkout are calling on the tech industry to end forced arbitration employment agreements completely

Troy Wolverton/Business Insider Organizers of last year’s Google Walkout, where thousands of employees left their desks to protest the company’s handling of executive sexual misconduct cases, are launching a social media campaign called “End Forced Arbitration.” Forced arbitration is an employment practice whereby workers are required to settle any disputes with management out of court, […]

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Samsung's next TVs can be controlled by talking to Amazon's Alexa and Google Assistant

Samsung The next Samsung televisions will enable voice control through your existing Amazon Echo and Google Home smart speakers. By saying, “Hey Alexa” or “OK Google,” you’ll be able to turn your TV on or off, change channels, and even swap input selections. Rather than building the assistant software and associated hardware into its TVs, […]