Employees walk out of Google offices worldwide, ads coming to WhatsApp
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Employees at Google staged walkouts at the company's offices around the world, in protest of how Google handles sexual harassment.
The walkouts were spurred by a New York Times report that said Google protected three executives after accusations of harassment.
The article named one of the executives as the creator of Android, Andy Rubin.
The report went on to say that Google paid him a $90 million exit package.
Protesters have opened a Twitter account under the name GoogleWalkout.
A pinned tweet said they were demanding five real changes, including an end to forced arbitration in cases of harassment and discrimination.
As well as a publically disclosed sexual harassment transparency report.
The organizers have also posted a full statement on thecut.com.
VP of WhatsApp Chris Daniels has told New Delhi media that ads are coming to WhatsApp in the status feature.
Daniels said that the ads will be the primary monetization mode for the company.
The VP of WhatsApp also said the ads will come in 2019 but did not give a specific date.
The status feature allows users to put up posts that disappear in 24 hours.
There is now a flexible phone up for pre order, but it's not from Samsung.
It's called the flex pi and it's made by a company called [UNKNOWN].
It features a 7.78 inch foldable screen.
The device can be bent in the middle with the screens facing outwards.
When folded, the spine of the device serves as a notification display.
The company claims tha the phone is very durable passing tests of over 200,000 bends.
A developer edition can be preordered at Royole site, starting at around $1,300, with shipments announced for December.
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