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Google, Square Hoping To Solve Gender Imbalance Through Recruiting

Silicon Valley tech giants have been taking heat for a gender imbalance among staff, particularly in the fields of engineering and coding, and now they’re doing something about it – targeting young women for careers in the tech sector.

07/01/2014

Picture taken on March 3, 2010 shows the camera of a street-view car, used to photograph whole streets, on the Google street-view stand at the world's biggest high-tech fair, the CeBIT in the northern German city of Hanover. (Daniel Mihailescu/AFP/Getty Images)

High Court Rejects Google Appeal In ‘Street View’ Snooping Case

The Supreme Court has declined to hear Google’s appeal of a ruling that it pried into people’s online lives through their Wi-Fi systems as part of its drive to collect information for its Street View mapping project.

06/30/2014

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Silicon Valley Workers Out En Masse At San Francisco’s Pride Parade

The fog and cold stayed away, but Silicon Valley’s tech community was out in full force at Sunday’s 19th Annual Gay Pride Parade in San Francisco.

06/29/2014

Google Cardboard Developers Conference Virtual Reality

Google Unleashes DIY Virtual Reality ‘Cardboard’ Goggles

While technology companies scramble to get into the virtual reality business, Google jumped right in with this do-it-yourself solution: cardboard.

06/27/2014

David Singleton, Director of Engineering of Android at Google, stands in front of a Samsung Gear Live watch during the Google I/O Developers Conference at Moscone Center on June 25, 2014 in San Francisco. The seventh annual Google I/O Developers conference is expected to draw thousands through June 26. (Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Google Shows Off Android Auto Interface, Wearable Gadgets At I/O Conference

Some 1 billion people are now using Android devices, Google said as the company kicked off its two-day developer conference Wednesday in San Francisco.

06/25/2014

Silicon Valley security officers and their supporters rallied on Wednesday outside of Google's Developers Conference. (Anna Duckworth/CBS)

Protesters Gather In Front Of Google Conference In San Francisco

Silicon Valley security officers and their supporters rallied on Wednesday outside of Google’s Developers Conference in San Francisco.

06/25/2014

Net neutrality protests at Google Headquarters in Mountain View. (CBS)

‘Occupy’ Protesters Arrested At Google Campus Overnight

The occupation outside Google headquarters lasted only about ten hours, but resulted in about half of the 10 protesters being taken into custody. The activists had been demanding that Google do more to protect net neutrality.

06/25/2014

A man tries out Google Glass.

Researchers Warn Google Glass Users Could Steal Passwords From Afar

Researchers at University of Massachusetts Lowell recently discovered a way would-be hackers could use video from wearable tech products like Google Glass to detect passwords typed onto a tablet from 10 feet away.

06/24/2014

A sign outside of a Google office in Mountain View, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Young Girl’s Letter To Google Wanting More Daddy Time Earns Employee A Week Off From Work

A young girl’s handwritten note lamenting her father’s absence from home because of his work at Google caught the eye of the man’s boss, resulting in some added vacation time for dad and a legion of online fans of his daughter.

06/23/2014

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Are Self-Driving Cars Safe?

Google says autonomous vehicles will eliminate human error.

06/23/2014

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