After having to explain to Congress that Google doesn't make the iPhone, Google's CEO says it needs to talk with Washington more
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- In an interview after his appearance before Congress where he was had to explain that Google doesn't make the iPhone, Google CEO Sundar Pichai said that more conversations need to happen between Mountain View and Washington.
- "There needs to be deeper, different engagement than what happens today," he said.
- The Google CEO also seemed open to revisiting which settings are turned on by default on Google's services, though he declined to get into specifics.
- When asked if Google would be broken up, he cited investment in emerging technologies as a benefit of bigness.
The sudden scrutiny and skepticism hitting Google and other Big Tech companies is "here to stay," Google CEO Sundar Pichai told Axios Tuesday after he testified for more than three hours on Capitol Hill.
Why it matters: Pichai has been the least public of the top tech CEOs, and he and Google are beginning an effort to engage more consistently and directly with policymakers
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