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Executive Chairman of Google Eric Schmidt speaks at the Chinese University in Hong Kong on November 4, 2013. Schmidt shared his insight on entrepreneurship and engaged in a conversation with local students and young entrepreneurs. AFP PHOTO / Philippe Lopez (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Exec Eric Schmidt Urges Congress For More H-1B Visas, Says It Would Help Economy

The executive chairman at Google urged Congress on Wednesday to increase the number of high-skilled work visas made available to foreigners and to deal with other immigration issues later on.

03/18/2015

Executive Chairman of Google Eric Schmidt speaks at the Chinese University in Hong Kong on November 4, 2013. Schmidt shared his insight on entrepreneurship and engaged in a conversation with local students and young entrepreneurs. AFP PHOTO / Philippe Lopez (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Google’s Eric Schmidt Called Out For Repeatedly Interrupting Woman Tech Leader During Diversity Talk At SXSW

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt was called out for his behavior on a talk about diversity and tech at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, after repeatedly interrupting the only woman on the panel.

03/16/2015

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Google ‘Project Loon’ Wi-Fi Balloon Crash Alarms Mexican Town

The crash of one of Google’s “Loon” balloons for relaying Internet service was enough to have security forces summoned to a mountain township in central Mexico.

03/13/2015

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

A New Way To Waste Time On The Internet – Google Feud

A new game based on the autocomplete function in Google search has surfaced. If you’re known to have an Internet addiction, you may want to avoid this one.

03/13/2015

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

Google Launches ‘Safe Browsing’ System To Prevent Installation Of Unwanted Software

Google discovers more than 50,000 malware-infected sites per month. Whenever a potential threat is detected by the safe browsing system, it will display a red warning sign advising a user to stay away.

03/12/2015

A DNA test provided by 23andMe of Mountain View. (CBS)

Google’s Genetic Test Maker 23andMe Launches Drug Development Effort

Google-backed genetic testing company 23andMe is launching its own drug development unit, betting that it can translate its database of customer DNA information into novel medicines.

03/12/2015

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Bay Area Businesses Among 379 Pushing Supreme Court To Declare Same-Sex Marriage Constitutional Right

Bay Area businesses ranging from the San Francisco Giants to Silicon Valley firms such as Google Inc. and Facebook Inc. are among 379 companies that asked the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday to declare a constitutional right to same-sex marriage.

03/05/2015

Screen image of the Google Auto Insurance comparison site. (Google)

Google Providing Auto Insurance Quotes In California; May Foreshadow Move To Underwrite Own Policies

Google is helping California drivers shop for car insurance as part of a new service that could foreshadow the Internet company’s latest attempt to shake up a long-established industry.

03/05/2015

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

Google, Other Bay Area Companies Top Fortune’s List Of Best Employers

Google has once again topped the list of the best companies to work for in the Bay Area, and the country.

03/05/2015

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

No Cars On Facebook’s Horizon, CEO Zuckerberg Says He’s Focusing On Network

Asked at a town hall event at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, if the world’s biggest social network had ambitions outside of social media and the Internet, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook is “pretty focused.”

03/04/2015

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