February 24, 2020
Google executive says company is 'committed' to working with Defense Dept.
Google is committed to working with the Pentagon and is contributing to a number of Defense Department projects in areas like cybersecurity, healthcare and detecting deep-fake images, according to a company executive.
Kent Walker, senior vice president of global affairs at Google, said "it's been frustrating" to hear concerns about the company's commitment to national defense after it decided to end its involvement in DOD's Project Maven. Last year, hundreds of Google's engineers protested the company's work on the project,...