Google fires author of anti-diversity memo, Disney removing content from Netflix in 2019Today's major tech stories include Google's firing of an employee who wrote an anti-diversity memo, Disney's cutting ties with Netflix in 2019 and Facebook's Lifestage social app getting shut down.
This is CNET and here are the stories that matter, right now. Google has fired the author of an anti diversity memo that was circulated internally at the company. According to Bloomberg, senior engineer James Damore was let go for perpetuating gender stereotypes. Google CEO Sundar Pichai is holding a company town hall on Thursday to further discuss the matter with employees. Disney's ending the companies exclusive deal with Netflix in 2019 and will instead focus on launching its own streaming service independent from other platforms. This leaves Netflix's Disney content situation in limbo as it's unclear if Star Wars and Marvel properties will be allowed to stay as well That was possible they can be licenced separately. And finally Facebook's team focused social life called life stage is being shut down its value to take off with these intended audience of those under twenty one never designated. Not to mention the app suffered from the number of privacy consurance. [MUSIC] You can stay related with the latest by downloading the cnet tech today app in apple or google play store.