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A person prepares to search the internet using the Google search engine, on May 14, 2014, in Lille.  (PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Sexist Google Algorithm? Women Shown Fewer Ads For High-Paying Jobs, Study Finds

New findings from Carnegie Mellon University claim Google’s targeted ad algorithm is downright discriminatory, particularly if you’re a woman.

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The Yelp Inc. application and logo (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Yelp Stock Stung With Bad Review

Yelp’s future remains uncertain following reports its not up for sale

07/06/2015

Google Photos director Anil Sabharwal announces Google Photos during the 2015 Google I/O conference on May 28, 2015 in San Francisco, California. The annual Google I/O conference runs through May 29.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Apologizes After Photo App Tagged Black People ‘Gorillas’

Google is apologizing after reports surfaced that an automatic image-recognition feature in its Photos application was identifying images of some black people as “gorillas.”

07/02/2015

The logo of social networking website 'Twitter' is displayed on a computer screen. (LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Latest Round Of Twitter Buyout Rumors Fizzle As Fast As They Come

Twitter has been one of the more speculated on takeover targets over the past several weeks, with many predicting that Google will eventually come calling as it looks to beef up its social media capabilities.

07/01/2015

Railroad crossing (Getty Images)

Google First Mapping Company To Add Railroad Crossing Alerts

The federal agency that oversees railroads has asked digital mapping companies to alert drivers as they approach track crossings in the hope that visual and audio cues will lead to greater awareness of potential dangers.

06/29/2015

Sign at the entrance of Google offices in Brussels.  (Photo credit should read GEORGES GOBET/AFP/Getty Images)

Columbia Law Professor Argues That Google Is ‘Degrading’ Search Results To Bolster Its Own Properties

The study concluded that Google is “reducing social welfare, leaving consumers with lower quality results and worse matches.”

06/29/2015

A Google driverless car operating on a testing path. (Steve Jurvetson/Wikimedia Commons)

Google, Delphi Driverless Cars Reported In Near Collision In Mountain View; Google Denies Report

Two driverless cars, operated by Google and Delphi nearly collided earlier this week in Mountain View.

06/26/2015

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an event introducing new iPads at Apple's headquarters October 16, 2014 in Cupertino, California.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Silicon Valley’s Biggest Names Pull Out Rainbow Flags After Marriage Equality Ruling

This weekend’s big Pride Parade may be in San Francisco, but that didn’t stop Silicon Valley leaders from (digitally) waiving the rainbow flag in support of Friday’s Supreme Court ruling ending bans on same-sex marriage.

06/26/2015

Google is building 100 prototypes of a car without steering wheels. (Source: Google)

Google Now Testing Car That May One Day Come Without Steering Wheel

The cartoon-like cars were the stuff of dreams years ago, but are now a reality on Mountain View’s suburban streets.

06/25/2015

Google Street View of Yosemite's El Capitan (Google)

Google Street View Goes Vertical With Yosmite’s El Capitan

Google Maps is treading on new ground by taking its horizontal view mapping system 3,000 feet up the world’s most famous rock wall: Yosemite’s El Capitan.

06/25/2015

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