The tech giant had already come under fire this year from thousands of employees who signed a petition against a US$10 million contract with the U.S. military, which was not renewed. "Some people are very mad we´re doing it", the source said. The official, who declined to be named, said the project does not now have approval from authorities and that it is "very unlikely" such a project would be made available this year.
Google has not offered search services in China since it exited the country in 2010.
Google was harshly criticized both inside and outside the company for going along with Beijing's restrictions on Internet access, dubbed the "Great Firewall of China", when it entered the Chinese market in 2006. It would automatically block websites blacklisted by Beijing as well as search terms on human rights, democracy, religion, and peaceful protest, The Intercept said. "In putting profits before human rights, Google would be setting a chilling precedent and handing the Chinese government a victory", Poon said.
Twitter, Facebook and The New York Times website are blocked in China. Google is said to have developed an Androidapp to launch the search engine in China again.
But the company still employs 700 people in China working on other projects. In March 2010 Google announced it would no longer censor Google Search, Google News, and Google Images on Google.cn, a practice it had followed since 2000.
Although there is little sign of authoritarianism receding following President Xi Jinping consolidating power, the number of internet users in the country has risen sharply and China's version of Google, Baidu, which has annual revenues of billions of pounds.
The group says it still plans to focus its resources on helping Republican Senate candidates in Tennessee, Florida and Wisconsin. But the president and most of his loyalists never warmed to the Kochs, even as their interests at times have aligned.
The party now has an unassailable majority at 109 seats, while MDC-Alliance has 41, NPF has one seat and one independent. The police deployed 71‚000 officers countrywide ahead of the high stakes elections held on Monday.
The probe will include an examination of the polar bear. "We are extremely sorry that this incident has happened". The injured person was immediately provided with medical care and flown to a hospital with a rescue helicopter.
However, it should be possible to get the documents to Senators much more quickly than the Archives review process permits. They said it didn't even include Kavanaugh's 300 cases as an appellate judge.
He said the police would take strict action against those who were found involved in taking up the dance challenge. However, he also reminded his followers that the challenge is not about getting out of a moving auto .
Trump and his lawyers are right that the term "collusion" isn't a precise one when it comes to US law. "Collusion is not a crime". In an interview on CNN, the former New York City mayor suggested that Trump would have had to pay Russian operatives to collude.
Buttler had hit five half-centuries in a row for Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2018 when England called him up for the Pakistan Tests. India last won a test series in England in 2007, while the hosts are looking for their first series win in four.
Callum debuted in Premier League with Chelsea last season and goes on to play once more for the team past year . Sarri is also set to meet up with Chelsea star players Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois for the first time .
Amazon's market cap stands at around $877 million, while Alphabet's is $851 million and Microsoft is worth about $822 million. We'll be monitoring Apple's stock price closely to see if it's able to really become the first trillion-dollar company.
President claims ID is needed to buy groceries
Trump's weird and inaccurate claims in support of the laws certainly won't help win much additional support on the issue. President Donald Trump is calling the conservative Koch brothers "a total joke in real Republican circles".
Wisconsin's 5-day sales tax holiday begins
Georgia repealed a tax holiday last year, and the Massachusetts Legislature this year defeated a proposed holiday , Anklam said. According to the Texas Comptroller's Officer, the average shopper will save about $8 for every $100 spent.
At least 3 killed in Zimbabwe post-election violence
The Zimbabwean Electoral Commission (ZEC) says it will start announcing presidential results from 10 pm on Thursday. It has pitted his successor Mnangagwa - a one-time Mugabe ally - against Chamisa, a 40 year-old lawyer and pastor.
Mnangagwa reaches out to Chamisa
Three people died from confrontation between the army and MDC Alliance supporters demanding their candidate be declared victor . The ruling ZANU-PF won 109 seats while the main opposition MDC party had 41 in the country's 210-seat House of Assembly.
Even Chrissy Teigen Has Had Enough of Thomas Markle
One Royal commentator claims the situation with Thomas Markle has spiralled so out of control that HRH might get involved. But as a self-proclaimed foodie, some of the biggest sacrifices relate to what she's allowed to put on her plate.