Google AI Researcher Timnit Gebru's Exit Sparks Ethics, Bias ConcernsFuror over Timnit Gebru’s abrupt departure is the latest incident raising questions about whether Google has strayed so far away from its original “Don’t Be Evil” motto that the company now routinely ousts employees who dare to challenge management.
Two Bay Area Young Women Become Region's First Female Eagle ScoutsSince the Boy Scouts of America started allowing girls almost two years ago, the Bay Area is starting to see the very first class of female Eagle Scouts.
Waymo Pulls Self-Driving Cars From San Francisco Over Concerns About Post-Election UnrestWaymo, the self-driving company of Google's parent company Alphabet, has suspended its self-driving operations in San Francisco as businesses and cities in the Bay Area and across the country brace for potential unrest.
'We Really Didn't Expect This' - NASA Ames Researchers Contribute To Discovery Of Water Molecules On The MoonNASA wraps up a busy October with another significant announcement regarding the discovery of molecular water on the sunlit surface of the moon.
Mountain View Police Seek ID Theft Suspect Who Stole Nearly $2,000 From Bank AccountPolice in Mountain View are seeking information to help locate an identity theft suspect who stole nearly $2,000 from a Southern California woman's bank account earlier this year.
Google, Oracle Clash Over Copyrights in SCOTUSThe Supreme Court began hosting a battle between tech giants Google and Oracle this week as the two companies proceed in a copyright dispute that's worth billions and important to the future of software development.
Suspect Sought In Attempted Bank Robberies In San RamonPolice were looking for a man who tried to rob two banks in San Ramon on Friday, and may have tried to rob other banks in the area.
Google To Pay $1 Billion Over 3 Years for News ContentGoogle will pay publishers $1 billion over the next three years for their content, the company's latest effort to diffuse tensions over its dominance of the news industry.
Google Unveils Cheaper, 5G Versions Of Pixel 5 To Compete In Apple-Dominated MarketGoogle is trying to turn the tide with the Pixel 5, which boasts several new camera features, and a $700 price tag, a markdown of $100 from last year's model.
Google Parent Agrees to $310m Misconduct Lawsuit SettlementGoogle's parent company has reached a $310 million settlement in a shareholder lawsuit over its treatment of allegations of executives' sexual misconduct.
SOURCE: Justice Dept. to File Antitrust Action Vs. Google SoonThe Justice Department is expected to bring an antitrust action against Google in coming weeks, focusing on its dominance in online search and whether it was used to stifle competition and hurt consumers.
DOJ Nearing Antitrust Action on Google; Trump Eyes Tech CurbAs the Trump administration moves toward antitrust action against search giant Google, it's campaigning to enlist support from sympathetic state attorneys general across the country.
Project Homekey: Newsom Announces $236M In Grants To House Homeless; San Francisco Gets $45M For HotelGov. Gavin Newsom on Monday announced the state has issued a new round of grants totaling $236 million to help house homeless in the Bay Area and California, as part of the "Project Homekey" initiative.
Senate Judiciary Antitrust Panel Grills Google Exec On Online AdvertisingA Senate panel put a top Google executive on the defensive over the company’s powerful position in online advertising as some lawmakers look hopefully toward an expected antitrust case against the tech giant by the Trump administration.
Phosphine Gas Discovered In Atmosphere Of Venus Could Hint At Extraterrestrial LifeA team of British scientists have announced the discovery of a gas in the upper atmosphere of Venus that could be a "biomarker" for life on the planet.