“We need to be more entrepreneurial, working with greater urgency, sharper focus and more hunger than we’ve shown on sunnier days,” Pichai said.
Silicon Valley braces for tech pullback after a decade of decadence
Tech companies have slowed investment and hiring over the past several months as rising interest rates have sparked concerns about a possible recession in the United States and abroad. Several start-ups have said in the past two months that they would cut staff, and venture capital investors have warned companies to prepare for tougher conditions ahead.
Stocks continued to fall Tuesday as the euro sank, reaching nearly the same price as the U.S. dollar. The Dow Jones industrial average shed more than 192 points.
“There has been an enormous amount of pessimism in recent months,” Kristina Hooper, chief global market strategist for Invesco, told The Post.
Google’s parent company Alphabet had nearly 164,000 employees as of its last quarterly report.