Any company that uses as many servers as Google is going to kick all the tires to see what works and even if none of them are better than what they already have it's still a useful negotiating ploy. There's virtually no downside to Google having some prototypes and evaluations. It doesn't mean any of them will ever go beyond the evaluation stage.
No question, Rubio is flaming out with his canned lines. But his failure is nothing compared to Hilliary's disastrous performance with the feminist dinosaurs Albright and Steinem trying to shame young women to supporting Hillary just because they share the same gender. Really, can you imagine any male candidate saying "You should support me guys because us guys have to stick together". Anyone saying this is NOT presidential material.
I happen to agree on this one. Building the most successful products has nothing to do attempts to socially engineer the makeup of the staff according to some formula from the overall population. Doing anything other than hiring the most competent people irrespective of their background is a distraction and detriment to the company's performance.
BK needs to focus on being more competitive. That's his job #1.