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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

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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

A picture shows the logo of online lodging service Airbnb displayed on a computer screen in the Airbnb offices in Paris on April 21, 2015.  AFP PHOTO / MARTIN BUREAU        (Photo credit should read MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Mountain View Man Renting Small Tent Near Google For $965 Per Month

The housing crisis in the South Bay is still in full swing.

06/24/2015

Google's search engine. (AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Google To Remove Explicit Images Of People Posted Without Consent From Search Results

Google plans to censor unauthorized nude photos from its influential Internet search engine in a policy change aimed at cracking down on a malicious practice known as “revenge porn.”

06/21/2015

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

California Releases Report On 6 Self-Driving Car Accidents, Most Were In Self-Driving Mode

It’s a reversal for the DMV, as the accident reports provide details about crashes involving self-driving cars that are being tested on public roads in California.

06/18/2015

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