A tense internal meeting between Google CEO Sundar Pichai and employees went sideways as execs addressed rumors about the company’s China plans (GOOG, GOOGL)

Kimberly White/Reuters Google CEO Sundar Pichai and cofounder Sergey Brin met with employees during an all-hands meeting on Thursday and discussed reports that Google planned to launch a censored search engine in China. Pichai told staff that the company is not close to launching a search product in China. The meeting grew tense as Pichai […]

Horsham recovery meeting for Bendigo washout

VICTORIAN racing continues to suffer at the hands of weather extremes after today’s Bendigo meeting was abandoned because of heavy overnight rain. The 10-race program was called off after surface water pooled on the track following 21mm of rain. The abandonment follows the loss of virtually two full meetings at Pakenham because of winds. The […]

Will Emin sing? Mueller seeks interview with pop star linked to Trump Tower meeting

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has reportedly requested to interview Russian pop singer Emin Agalarov, who supposedly helped arrange the controversial 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Donald Trump Jr. NBC News reported the claim on Thursday, citing Agalarov’s lawyer Scott Balber. The special counsel office declined to comment. “Conversations are ongoing” about a potential interview, Balber […]

Trump heaps praise on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in late-night tweet, suggests another meeting could happen ‘soon’

Kevin Lim/The Strait Times/Handout/Getty President Donald Trump in a late-night tweet praised North Korean leader Kim Jong Un after his regime provided the US with what are believed to be the remains of US service members who died during the Korean War era. Trump also appeared to suggest that there could be a second meeting […]

Michael Cohen reportedly claims Trump greenlit the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting between campaign officials and Russians

REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, says Trump knew in advance that senior campaign officials planned to meet with a Kremlin-linked lawyer offering dirt on Hillary Clinton at the height of the election, CNN reported. The report says Cohen claims he and several others were present when Donald Trump Jr., who […]

12 productive things you can do while you’re waiting for your next meeting

WOCinTech Chat/Flickr Meetings can take up a lot of our time at work, but you can still be productive during quick breaks.  When you only have a couple minutes, you can organize your notes or talk to a co-worker.  If you have a bit more time before your meeting starts, schedule a doctor’s appointment or […]

EU fights for global digital tax on tech giants at G20 meeting

(Reuters) – European finance leaders called for progress on global rules to tax the digital economy at a meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bankers in Argentina on Sunday, putting them at odds with U.S. counterparts. The final communique reaffirmed a commitment to address the impacts of the shift to a digital economy on the […]

Putin reportedly proposed holding a referendum to solve the conflict in Ukraine in his closed-door meeting with Trump

Kevin Lamarque/Reuters Russian President Vladimir Putin reportedly proposed solving the conflict in eastern Ukraine with a referendum during his one-on-one meeting with President Donald Trump.  Putin discussed the proposal in a closed-door speech on Thursday, sources in attendance told Bloomberg.  Residents in pro-Russian separatist territories would vote on whether to separate, but similar separation referendums […]

Liverpool transfer news: Alisson agent drops major hint ahead of meeting today

With little over three weeks left of the transfer window, Liverpool are still looking to bolster their options. Nabil Fekir remains a target, despite a deal collapsing due to concerns over his medical. But one area Liverpool could still look to improve is in goal with Loris Karius on thin ice. The German goalkeeper made […]

Schwarzenegger slams ‘wet noodle’ & ‘little fanboy’ Trump after Putin meeting

Hollywood star and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has lambasted US President Donald Trump, accusing him of failing to live up to Ronald Reagan’s legacy during a meeting with his Russian counterpart. Schwarzenegger is one of many US public figures to criticize Trump for his media conference performance after meeting with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. […]