Tech Bytes: Google Worker Protest, Twitter Tweet Order

Updated: November 01, 2018 06:10 AM

In today's Tech Bytes, a walkout at Google. The company's female employees are leaving their posts today, protesting Google's handling of sexual harassment claims. They are leaving these fliers behind. The walkout follows a report that Google paid the creator of android a $90 million severance package, despite finding claims against him credible.


Twitter is testing a new way to let users re-order the tweets they see. The company announcing the test, in a tweet. Users taking part will be able to switch between tweets chosen as "most important" by an algorithm, or the "most recent" tweets from users they follow.

Norway's postal service is now using a robot to deliver mail. Once it's loaded with mail, it rolls into a neighborhood at about four miles an hour. Residents get notified through an app, then go out to get their mail.

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