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Google ‘s Eric Schmidt Backs Uber-Style Helicopter Service For Elite

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has joined a group of executives backing an Uber-style mobile app for the luxury chopper crowd, called Blade. The startup was launched a year ago to get New Yorkers to the Hamptons in a matter of minutes.

05/19/2015

A screenshot of the YouTube Kids app download page. (CBS)

Google Taking More Heat From Consumer Groups Over YouTube Kids App

Google is taking more heat from consumer groups over its new YouTube Kids’ app who claim the content intended for toddlers is full of disturbing videos meant for mature audiences.

05/19/2015

Alix Tichelman appears in a Santa Cruz court, July 9, 2014. (CBS)

Woman Dubbed ‘Call Girl Killer’ Gets 6 Years In Jail For Google Exec’s Death

The woman accused of injecting Google executive Forrest Timothy Hayes with a fatal dose of heroin and leaving him to die, was sentenced to 6 years in prison Tuesday.

05/19/2015

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Appeals Court Sides With YouTube In Anti-Muslim Film Case

In a victory for free speech advocates, a federal appeals court says YouTube should not have been forced to take down an anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in the Middle East and death threats to actors.

05/18/2015

Google safety drivers will test fully self-driving vehicle prototypes like this one on the streets of Mountain View, Calif., this summer. (Google)

Self-Driving Google Cars Ready To Hit South Bay Streets This Summer

The latest version of Google’s self-driving car — a pod-like two-seater that needs no gas pedal or steering wheel — will make its debut on public roads this summer, a significant step in the technology giant’s mission to have driverless cars available to consumers in the next five years.

05/15/2015

Young Farmer

App Linking Low-Tech Farmers To Hi-Tech Profits Wins PUSHTech2020 Start Up Pitch Competition

When Reverend Jesse Jackson put dozens of investors with money to spend and bright African-American and Latino entrepreneurs with start-ups to fund in a room together sparks fly and magic happened.

05/12/2015

The Salesforce logo is displayed on a podium during the Dreamforce 2012 conference.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Rumors Of Yelp Or Salesforce Deals Appear To Be Fading

Buyers may not be as plentiful for Yelp aYelp’s stock skyrocketed on reports it was considering selling itself, with a host of big-name firms being possible suitors.

05/12/2015

Google's self-driving car has a spinning sensor on the top. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

4 Of Google’s Self-Driving Cars Have Crashed On California Roads

Four of the nearly 50 self-driving cars now rolling around California have gotten into accidents since September, when the state began issuing permits for companies to test them on public roads.

05/11/2015

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Study: Tech Companies Bypass Asians For Executive Jobs

A new study says major technology companies are far more likely to hire Asians as computer programmers than to promote them to become managers or executives.

05/06/2015

A bike rider at the San Carlos Caltrain station on July 15, 2014. (Curtiss Kim/CBS)

Bike-Bump Form Helps Cyclists Plan Caltrain Trips; Feeds Transit Agency Useful Data

Bicyclists looking for room on Caltrain will have a new online tool to help them anticipate when and where to board the train.

05/04/2015

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