As a part of its plan to take a position $13 billion in constructing new information centres and workplaces in over a dozen states within the US this yr, Google has introduced a recent funding of $600 million to develop its information centre in Pryor, a metropolis in Oklahoma. The Pryor web site is a crucial a part of the corporate’s world community of information facilities, Google CEO Sundar Pichai mentioned on Thursday.
This community is what powers Google searches, electronic mail, all the images they retailer and treasure, and the maps that assist folks discover their approach dwelling. This new funding takes Google’s whole funding in Oklahoma to over $three billion.
“Pryor is already home to one of Google’s largest data centers in the country. I am pleased to announce that we will be investing another $600 million to expand the data center here and create an additional 100 jobs for the Pryor community,” Pichai mentioned.
“It’s part of our $13 billion investment in expanding our data centers across the US This week we also announced new investments in Michigan, and we’re breaking ground on a new data center in Texas,” he wrote in a weblog submit.
To enhance laptop science training within the US, Google additionally introduced on Thursday a $6 million grant to help 4-H, the most important youth growth group within the US.
“This is our largest ever computer science education grant from Google.org. It will help ensure that young people in Oklahoma and 25 other states have access to the curriculum, training, and devices to learn and grow their coding skills,” Pichai mentioned.
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