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Friday, Aug 11, 2017 at 03:57 AM PDT

Google Cancels 'Town Hall' on Diversity at the Last Minute

Google Cancels 'Town Hall' on Diversity at the Last Minute

Google canceled a company town hall on diversity at the last minute Thursday afternoon out of concerns about people's safety, worrying they may be publicly outed for asking a question, according to a Google...

Thursday, Aug 10, 2017 at 12:59 PM PDT

Google Continues Property Buying Spree in Downtown San Jose

Google Continues Property Buying Spree in Downtown San Jose

Google is gobbling up properties, rapidly expanding its footprint in the South Bay.

Thursday, Aug 10, 2017 at 10:41 AM PDT

Lyft Sparks Censorship Fears With Email to Drivers

Lyft Sparks Censorship Fears With Email to Drivers

Lyft has ruffled feathers with an email sent to the ride-sharing giant’s drivers. The company has asked drivers to pump the brakes before speaking with the press, and instead check in with Lyft officials...

Thursday, Aug 10, 2017 at 07:39 AM PDT

How Your Phone Can Detect Card Skimmers

How Your Phone Can Detect Card Skimmers

Card skimmers at gas pumps and ATMs are a growing problem, but did you know your cell phone can protect you?

Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017 at 07:38 PM PDT

Silicon Valley Executives Urge Brisbane to Build Housing

Silicon Valley Executives Urge Brisbane to Build Housing

Executives from nearly three dozen leading Silicon Valley companies on Tuesday asked Brisbane officials to help tackle the Bay Area's critical housing shortage by approving the hotly debated Baylands project,...

Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017 at 11:47 PM PDT

Fired Google Engineer Speaks Out About Anti-Diversity Memo

Fired Google Engineer Speaks Out About Anti-Diversity Memo

The former Google employee who generated outrage among his co-workers for a memo criticizing the company's diversity efforts talked publicly about it Wednesday for the first time.

Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017 at 05:44 PM PDT

60 Women Consider Suing Google for Sexism, Gender Pay Gap

60 Women Consider Suing Google for Sexism, Gender Pay Gap

More trouble could be headed Google’s way. Roughly 60 employees, both current and former, are mulling filing a class-action lawsuit, accusing the Mountain View-based tech behemoth of sexism, according to the...

Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017 at 08:26 AM PDT

Take Down: Hackers Looking to Shut Down Factories for Pay

Take Down: Hackers Looking to Shut Down Factories for Pay

The malware entered the North Carolina transmission plant's computer network via email last August, just as the criminals wanted, spreading like a virus and threatening to lock up the production line until...

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 at 11:52 PM PDT

Fired Google Engineer Files Complaint, Weighs Legal Options

Fired Google Engineer Files Complaint, Weighs Legal Options

A 28-year-old former Google engineer who was fired over a memo he wrote about gender differences said Tuesday he's exploring all his legal options and has already filed a labor complaint over his treatment. Ja...

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 at 01:48 PM PDT

Disney to Remove All Content on Netflix for Own, New Service

Disney to Remove All Content on Netflix for Own, New Service

Disney wants to own a piece of the streaming pie. The company announced during its latest earnings report on Tuesday it intends to pull all its movies from Netflix for its own streaming service in 2019, CNBC...

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