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Screenshot of MyRedBook.com after being shut down by the FBI on June 25, 2014. (CBS)

Call Girls, Money & Power In Silicon Valley: Tech Exec Shares His Story

After a Google executive’s death from a heroin overdose aboard a yacht in the Santa Cruz harbor was linked to a high-priced prostitute, many were left wondering how a high-powered executive got mixed up in a world of call girls and deadly drugs.

07/16/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 18: White House Press Secretary Jay Carney speaks during his last White House news briefing at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House June 18, 2014 in Washington, DC. Jay Carney was stepping down from his position as the White House Press Secretary. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Apple, Uber Rumored To Be Interested In Hiring Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney

A former White House Press Secretary may be in line for public relations positions at a few of the Bay Area’s big tech companies.

07/15/2014

Google Bus

Cost For Tech Company Shuttles Using San Francisco Muni Stops More Than Triples

Companies using San Francisco city bus stops to pick up and drop off passengers on commuter shuttles will have to pay more than triple the cost to the city.

07/15/2014

Ford Motor Company CEO Alan Mulally (left) and Ford Chairman Bill Ford (right)

Google Appoints Former Ford CEO Mulally To Board

Google says it has appointed Alan Mulally, the former CEO of Ford Motor Co., to its board.

07/15/2014

The Yahoo logo is seen on a sign outside of the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Yahoo Female Executive Sued By Ex-Employee For Sexual Harassment

Yahoo and a high-level female executive are being sued by a woman who claims sexual harassment and wrongful termination.

07/14/2014

Offices at Facebook headquarters. (Ryan Anson/AFP/Getty Images)

Desperate Silicon Valley Firms Recruit High School Interns In Search For New Tech Talent

The competition for talent among Silicon Valley tech firms has led to companies recruiting high school students to become handsomely-paid interns.

07/08/2014

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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

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Silicon Valley Tech Companies Showing LGBT Pride More Than Ever Before

Turnout at the 2014 San Francisco Pride Parade set records for the number of spectators and floats, but perhaps even more significant is the overwhelming support the event now receives from businesses, including some of Silicon Valley’s most high-profile firms.

06/30/2014

Technology Business Leaders Address Salesforce Conference

Can Meg Whitman save HP? New Lightwave Computer Dubbed ‘The Machine’ Is Do-Or-Die Moment

PALO ALTO (CBS) — A groundbreaking new computer that uses light, not just electricity to move and process data, and combines all the complex RAM, ROM and other memory in one place is just one of the do-or-die projects that Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman must be successful at for her company turnaround to succeed.

06/26/2014

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

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