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.
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.
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.
While technology companies scramble to get into the virtual reality business, Google jumped right in with this do-it-yourself solution: cardboard.
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.
Silicon Valley security officers and their supporters rallied on Wednesday outside of Google’s Developers Conference in San Francisco.
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.
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.
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.
Google says autonomous vehicles will eliminate human error.