Google’s chief executive, Sundar Pichai, apologized in an email on Wednesday for the departure of timnit gebru, a veteran AI expert, last week. Mr. picchay said he knew the incident “planted seeds of distrust and some employees began to worry about their positions at Google.” Mr. Chay said he would take responsibility Gerbrough said she was fired by Google. Google insists that the researcher resigned because it failed to meet several of her demands. These requirements relate to her co authored paper on the ethics of artificial intelligence. The report shows that the number of app store purchases soared in the first half of this year due to the impact of covid-19