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Bay Area School Districts, Local Governments Tackle Increasing Number Of Homeless Kids

More than 20,000 Bay Area schoolchildren are homeless and in California that rate is twice the national average. So what are school districts and local governments doing to address the crisis?

12/19/2014

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Google Donates $2 Million To Help Shelter Bay Area Homeless Families, Youth

KCBS’ Barbara Taylor reports Google has gotten into the spirit of giving with a $2 million donation set to go to three Bay Area nonprofits that will benefit the homeless.

12/12/2014

Alan Eustace of Google presents a check of $1,306,243 to Second Harvest Food Bank as part of Food for Bay Area Families on December 9, 2014. (CBS)

Google Donates $1 Million To Food For Bay Area Families, Largest Single Donation Ever

To help fight hunger this holiday season, Google made a donation of more than $1.3 million to Food for Bay Area Families.

12/09/2014

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

Attorney For Prostitute Charged In Death Of Google Exec Aboard His Yacht Says Other Women Did Drugs With Him Before He Overdosed

An attorney for a Northern California prostitute charged with killing a Google executive with an overdose of heroin aboard his yacht says other women visited the man and may have done drugs with him before he died.

12/06/2014

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San Jose’s ‘Jungle’ Homeless Camp Marked On Google Maps, Days Before It’s Demolished

As city police and crews are working to wipe Silicon Valley’s largest homeless camp off the map, one anonymous person intends to keep it on another.

12/05/2014

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Larry Magid Tech Report: Is Google Putting The CAPTCHA To Pasture?

Google is introducing a new technology that will do away with those tricky CAPTCHA forms that make you type in codes that are barely legible to prove you’re an actual human being.

12/03/2014

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European Parliament Votes To Break Up Google

European Union institutions are piling pressure on Google to change the way it operates its business and applies EU rules.
The European parliament on Thursday approved a non-binding resolution that calls for the unbundling of search engines from other services that internet companies offer, a practice that could in theory lead to the break-up of giant internet companies like Google.

11/28/2014

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‘Ouija Board’ Makes List Of Top 5 Toys Getting Googled This Holiday Season

What’s are the most popular items on the wish list for Santa this year? If Google research is any indication, some of the top toys this season will be familiar favorites from a generation ago.

11/26/2014

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Google Invests In ‘Tremor Spoon’ That Will Allow Parkinson’s Patients To Eat Without Spilling

Google is investing in a spoon that uses hundreds of algorithms to allow people with essential tremors and Parkinson’s Disease to eat without spilling.

11/25/2014

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Tech Companies Scooping Up Commercial Properties In San Francisco’s Financial District

It’s not exactly a takeover but in San Francisco’s Financial District, bankers, lawyers and insurance executives are increasingly rubbing shoulders with workers from the tech industry.

11/25/2014

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